Wow, what a difference a week makes. Warm and sunny last week, cold and dreary this week. Even though I hated having to turn on the furnace so early in October, at least we received some much needed rain.


Business Member News

RelyLocal Wausau’s community campaign also stretches into direct mail. Our cooperative Deal-a-Rama postcard makes direct mail easy and affordable. Your businesses message will be delivered to 5,000 households in the Wausau area for only pennies per impression. Our next postcard will be mailed the week of November 12th, just in time for holiday shopping. This card will fill up fast, so reserve your spot today.



Frontier Communications

I’m glad to announce that Frontier Communications, Wausau’s local phone company, is now a member of RelyLocal Wausau. Frontier’s local engagement team sees the importance of supporting our local community so much so that you’ll see their bright red tent at community events all over the area. Bookmark their listing as is has local contacts for customer service and support.


Wild Birds Unlimited

Fall is here and bird activity is up as our feathered friends prepare for colder weather. Wild Birds Unlimited offers bird feeders, high quality bird feed formulated for our region, books, backyard bird accessories and garden decor. Stop in today for great prices on the best bird food in the area; their seasonal bird feed sale continues from now until October 21st.


Lil Ole Winemaker Shoppe

Wausau’s local winery, the Lil’ Ole Winemaker Shoppe is hosting a Fall Open House on Saturday, October 20 from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Sample wines and snack foods, see their large collection of autumn and holiday inspired wine gifts and visit with the winemakers and learn more about wine.


Chip Magnet Salsas

Have you tried the salsa by Chip Magnet? Locally produced in Eau Claire, their salsas are very popular at area farmer markets. Now you can get their salsa year round at local stores including RelyLocal Business Members Red Clover Market and The Planted Seed.


Ringle Harvest Day

Don’t let this weekend’s impending rain scare you away. The weatherman has been wrong before and it can happen again. Ringle Harvest Day happens this Saturday in beautiful downtown Ringle? Don’t believe that Ringle has a downtown area? You’ll have to travel out there and see. Over 90 vendors, food, music, and fun. RelyLocal Business Members Resch Insurance will be on hand to provide friendly insurance information and balloons for the kids.


Caring Pathway’s Caregiver Retreat

The Caring Pathway’s 2nd  annual FREE caregiver retreat and resource fair is fast approaching. Head on down to Dale’s Weston Lanes on Friday, October  12, 2012 from noon to 4:30pm for this free fair featuring author Lisa Cerasoli and attorney Janet Lattyak.


Flu Shots

Don’t let winter illness get you down. Marathon Savings Bank is hosting a Flu Shot Clinic on Friday, October 19th from 11:00am – 1:00pm at their Scott Street location. Flu Shots are $25 and Pneumonia shots $70.


Wausau Regional Chamber of Commerce

I’m proud to announce that RelyLocal Wausau is now a proud member of the Wausau Regional Chamber of Commerce. Chamber membership will give us additional resources and opportunities to grow our business and further our grassroots community campaign to promote buying local and our great local businesses.


Closing Thoughts

Halloween is only a couple of weeks away. Get your spook on at one of our community’s area haunted houses, Halloween parties, or neighborhood trick-or-treating. More Halloween activities can be found on the Buy Local Wausau Blog. Am I missing any? Let me know and I’ll update the list.