Ashley Kosharek of AMK Cleaning Services was included on new report on the state of women’s entrepreneurship in the United States, which was recently released by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat on the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. “Tackling the Gender Gap: What Women Entrepreneurs Need to Thrive” features new interviews with female entrepreneurs who share their business journey and how they overcame adversity on the way to building successful companies. Kosharek was one of the entrepreneurs featured. The Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship report, is available here.
Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. Northwest and Coulee Region Districts received $15,000 from the Market & Johnson (M&J) Employee Impact Fund managed by the Eau Claire Community Foundation. The employee fund’s goal, which was created in 2015, is to find an appropriate way to direct M&J employee donations to charities that make an impact in the communities in which they build. This generous donation will help JA continue to reach area youth with programs teaching them about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. These skills help area youth own their own economic success.
Mid-State Truck Service is proud to be in its 10th year of giving back to the less fortunate youth within the communities they serve. This holiday season they have expanded their annual efforts and teamed up with additional partners, their employees and the local Toys for Tots program coordinators to help make a greater impact! Mid-State Truck Service is donating $5,000 towards its Truckers for Tots shopping event, which supports the area’s Toys for Tots Programs; $2,500 to Eau Claire County and $2,500 to Chippewa Falls County.
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.