Chippewa Valley community and business leaders converge on Madison for the 25th Annual Chippewa Valley Rally on Jan. 30, 2019. The issues being brought forward by those taking part will be the topic of The West Side, which airs at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 on The Ideas Network of Wisconsin Public Radio. Host Rich Kremer will speak with members of the Chippewa Valley Chamber Alliance, which includes the Chambers of Commerce from Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls and Menomonie. The annual rally is an effort to interact with lawmakers on vital economic issues like workforce, education, economic development, and broadband and infrastructure.
Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) in Springfield, Ill., recently announced the appointment of a new member to the Boards of Directors for HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals. The two boards function separately with a common membership base. Having duplicated board memberships supports the continued collaboration between the two HSHS ministries. New to the boards is Tina Nazier. Her appointment became effective November 1, 2018. Nazier is the health care strategic alignment director for Wipfli LLP in Eau Claire. She served as an Advisory Council member at Sacred Heart Hospital for a number of years. Nazier has a bachelor’s in management and a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.