Hot weather and rain, summer is officially here. The rain is a welcome sight but I can live without the continual threats of severe weather. At least the garden is taking off; we haven’t had to water the plants all week.

Business Member News

Listing your business on RelyLocal Wausau opens you up to new markets and customers. If people can’t find you, how will they know about your products and services? RelyLocal Wausau helps solve that problem. Learn more at the link below.

Exterior Professionals

Please welcome Exterior Professionals of Wausau to RelyLocal, Visit their showroom on 1702 N 6th St to view a variety of windows, doors, siding and roofing options for your home. Also interior and exterior repair, decks and more.

Is crime on the rise in the Wausau area? We’ve had a couple high profile incidents in the Wausau area this past week. It could be a trend, or just the hot weather. If security is important to you, has a new building surveillence system that not only records the goings on in your place of business, but also lets you monitor and controll the cameras via your smart phone. Head on over and check it out, the demo Don gave me last week was real sweet.

The Planted Seed

The Planted Seed is now offering scones daily from Jojo’s Bakery – no reason to wait in line on Saturday at the Farmers Market. Large quantity orders- please preorder and indicate time wanted and you’ll get them hot from the oven! Customers can place orders for other items as well.

Caring Transitions Estate Sale in Marathon

4309 Creek Road, Marathon, WI
6/21/2012 & 6/22/2012 9am – 4pm
6/23/2012 9am – 1pm, Discount Day
This is 2 Living Estates of many items, housewares, Christmas, clothing,  glass dishes, furniture, desks, books, lamps, tools, lawn & garden, cameras, luggage, pictures, stamps, art supplies, office supplies & much more. Cash & Credit Cards Accepted. No Checks please. All sales final. No guarantees/warranties on items. **Numbers handed out at 7:30AM. Buyers arrange for someone to help you move large purchases.  To view pictures go to: or Contact Annette @ 715-443-3051

A Chorus Line

Starting today and running through this weekend, the Wausau Community Theatre is performing the Broadway hit musical A Chorus Line. Thousands will audition; but only 8 will make the final cut. A favorite musical of mine, you’ll be love the memorable tunes “One”, and “Dance Ten, Looks Three.” Find out more at the Buy Local Wausau blog.

Emergency Preparedness Expo

This week we’ve had thunder, lightning, severe storms, tornado warnings, and lots of rain. Are you prepared for severe weather? Does your family have a plan in the event of natural disaster? Find out how public safety and volunteer groups are working to keep our community safe at the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association’s Emergency Preparedness Expo. Saturday June 23 starting at 9:00am at Kennedy Park in Weston.

Local Business Roundtable

The Local Business Roundtable is more than a networking group, it’s an opportunity for business owners and professionals to get together and share their knowledge with business professionals. Our next roundtable is on Thursday, June 28 at 7:30am at the Entrepreneurial and Education Center in Wausau (100 N 72nd Ave). Interested in attending? Contact Steve Steffke to RSVP. (free)

Closing Thoughts

The road construction on Prospect street continues amidst the rain and heat. Last week’s installment highlighted the storm sewer installation (they really could use it now) and Friday’s post looks at more pipework. Two and half weeks in, and they have a ways to go for a 5 week project. See you next week