Charter Bank is proud to announce and welcome Brittany Strand as Human Resources Generalist. She assists with a variety of HR topics such as recruiting and onboarding, assisting with employee questions, benefits administration, payroll processing, and any HR related projects for all Charter Bank locations, serving as a resource to both employees and the bank.
“Brittany comes to Charter Bank with a variety of valuable skills and experiences,” states Jerrilyn Parr, Vice President/Human Resources of Charter Bank. “We are excited to have her join our team as we continue building a top-notch team to serve our employees and customers.”
Strand is not a new face to Charter Bank as she spent some time here as a temporary employee covering another employee’s leave of absence. Strand began her career at the Medicine Shoppe working in Human Relations, Compliance and as a Pharmacy Technician. Most recently, Strand worked at Hutchinson Technology as a recruiter and Leave of Absence Administrator. She helped with various HR projects such as employee training, testing and implementing a new HRIS system, and document redesign.
“Charter Bank is a great company because of its people. I’m really excited to be a part of this organization and have the opportunity to not only work with everyone here, but also have an impact on the company and our community,” states Strand.
An Osceola, WI native, Strand and her husband Nick, enjoy spending free time with family, friends, and pets. They also enjoy spending time boating or floating on the river and visiting local wineries and breweries.
The Eau Claire United Soccer Club is pleased to announce a partnership for its annual soccer tournament. The Eau Claire Invitational Tournament, Presented by Scheels, will be held June 7-9, 2019, at the Eau Claire Soccer Park and Bollinger Fields.
Scheels is joined by an impressive list of sponsors that includes Jimmy John’s, CCF Bank, Chippewa Valley Vein Center, Ken Vance Motors, Larson Orthodontic Specialists, Market & Johnson, Tractor Central, Weld Riley, Heritage Rentals, Kwik Trip, Prevea Health, WESTconsin Credit Union, Hoeft Builders, Mancino’s, Schleis Flooring and Toppers Pizza.
As the United’s main fundraiser, tournament proceeds help to fund player scholarships, coaching certifications, training equipment and lower overall fees for all players with the club. “The mission of the Eau Claire United Soccer Club is focused on giving local soccer players the chance to get involved with and learn to love soccer,” said President Shamus Funk. “Generous sponsorships from Scheels and several other local businesses helps the club provide these opportunities by funding player scholarships and coach training that support the athletes' development to their highest competitive levels.”
While typically drawing around 100 teams a year, 2019 has seen a significant boost. So much so, the club closed registration with 130 teams committed by April 13th. “This is one of the largest weekend events the city hosts annually,” said Boys Team Director Doug Morosky. “It has an economic impact of greater than $1 million over two-and-a-half days of activity. The impact is greater than just hotels. as food/beverage, transportation, entertainment and grocery are all impacted with 1,000's of out of town
Eau Claire Chamber
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