June 8, 2018
On June 5th, we participated in the 2018 Chippewa Falls Area Chamber 9 Hole Scramble. Along with participating in the on-course games, we enjoyed networking with fellow Chamber members, a box lunch and cookout, and enjoyed the beautiful weather. Thank you to the Chippewa Falls Area Chamber for putting on this great event!
May 22, 2018
We were very excited to sponsor our first golf outing of the year on May 18th. We sponsored hole 1 at the 6th annual Chippewa Charity Classic 18-Hole Golf Outing in support of the Helpful Hearts Foundation and Jason’s Presents. The Helpful Hearts Foundation eases the financial burden put on families experiencing the loss of a loved one. Jason’s Presents was founded after Jason Zunker, an officer killed in the line of duty. This organization provides a Christmas party for local children complete with gifts, fire trucks, police vehicles, and Santa. We were happy to support our community and these foundations in such a fun event!
May 14, 2018
On Saturday, May 12th we were honored to be a sponsor for the 29th annual Stroll in the Park for Epilepsy at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls, WI. The Epilepsy Foundation of Western Wisconsin’s mission is to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and help families overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy. This year, more than 600 people attended the Stroll in the Park for Epilepsy and the fundraiser raised over $30,000 to support more than 14,000 clients in 22 counties in Western Wisconsin. Learn more here.
*Photo from WEAU News
May 7, 2018
Atlas is excited to be a sponsor for the 3rd year for the Fierce Freedom 11th Annual JUST US for Justice Run/Walk! Fierce Freedom is a non-profit organization that works to combat human trafficking in west-central Wisconsin. Join us on Wednesday, July 25th at 6:00 PM at Carson Park in Eau Claire, WI to run, walk, or donate to end human trafficking and exploitation. Click here for more information about the event.
April 13, 2018
Join us Saturday, April 28th for the 4th Annual SpringFest 5k and Fun Mile at 10:00 AM! We are thrilled to be one of the sponsors this year! This family fun event is located at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds with proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley and the Chippewa Area Mentor Program. Other activities during the weekend event include the Kubb Championship, Chris Clark Bike Thrill Show, ATV Big Air Tour, and the Classic Car Show. Outdoor music and delicious food is also available. Learn more about SpringFest activities here!
January 9, 2018
Over the course of this of this summer and fall, Atlas Manufacturing has been involved in a variety of community events benefitting numerous programs and non-profit organizations in the area. Read below to learn more about the great events we took part in!
2017 Tee it up for the Troops
In July, we sponsored a hole at “2017 Tee it up for the Troops”. This is an event that provides resources for returning vets and families in need and recognizes our veterans and those that have fallen for our country.
Giving Through Golf
In July, we sponsored Giving Through Golf which benefitted the National Parkinson Foundation. 100% net proceeds funded Caregiver Resources available to people and families living with a Parkinson’s diagnosis. Services and resources include individualized support grants, and free education programs and materials.
2017 YMCA Charity Golf Outing
For over 23 years the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA has provided a day of golfers’ camaraderie in order to help those in need. Proceeds from the Golf Outing benefit the Annual/Strong Kids Campaign. The Annual/Strong Kids Campaign offers financial assistance and scholarships to those who cannot afford a membership at the YMCA. We were honored to be a hole sponsor for this event and help contribute to a great organization.
Annual Border Battle Golf Event
We were honored to be a part of the 2017 Border Battle Golf Event which is a fundraiser for the Eau Claire Area School District’s Homeless Program.
L.E Phillips Career Development Center
All money raised goes to support our Programs and Services Department that provides training to disabled or disadvantaged employees, provides guardianship to adults who need it and helps those who are homeless find homes.
Nordson Charity Golf Event
In October Atlas sponsored a team at St. Marlo Country Club in Duluth, GA helping raise money for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The event raised over $50,000 to get these children the necessary health care they need.
Sports for Special Kids of North Carolina
For the sixth straight year Atlas has been a proud sponsor of Sports for Special kids. This one day event took place in Raleigh, NC in October. Proceeds from the event are used to help support special needs children experience sports with the eventual goal of creating a facility designed just for them.
October 11, 2017
Every year since 2002, Atlas has ushered in the fall season with an Oktoberfest celebration. Oktoberfest brings employees, family, and friends together to celebrate. Operating 5 shifts of production in two locations, it’s difficult to bring everyone together at one place and time. Oktoberfest offers employees and their families a
chance to get together and enjoy time outside of the workplace environment. This year the celebration was at the Minneapolis Atlas facility where we were excited to showcase our remodeled reception area, reconfigured facility and new equipment.
The grand meal of the event was arranged by Atlas employees and prepared by the committee members. Under the watchful eye of our Chippewa Falls Facility Supervisor, we fired up the giant charcoal grill holding 7 bags of charcoal and cooked up some flip-flop chicken. We also had all the usual Oktoberfest eats including brats, mac and cheese, hot dogs, beans, coleslaw, and of course Oktoberfest beer from Leinenkugel’s.
A face painter created fanciful designs on children’s faces while flu shots were administered at the adjoining table. Anchor bank provided cookies and Dilly bars from their food truck along with banking advice. Northwestern Mutual financial advisors were standing by to help anyone with questions relating to investing and insurance. The kids loved the bouncy house which kept them dry from the irritating drizzle that fell on us.
Bingo has always been the highlight of the event and the prizes were plentiful thanks to our generous suppliers. All employees in attendance received T-shirts and prizes. We were grateful to have some of our folks from our Chippewa Falls facility join in the event as well. Over 150 people gathered for this celebration which brings us all together each year. We have a great deal to be thankful for; the tremendous loyalty of our customers, fantastic and supportive suppliers, and wonderfully committed employees that make the dream come alive.Read More
March 9, 2017
Atlas Manufacturing held a sales meeting at Mystic Lake on March 1st for our teams of Manufacturers’ Representatives and Sales Staff. The meeting was held to discuss ways we all can work together to better serve the needs of our current and future customers. The theme of the event was “Don’t gamble on your future, hit the jackpot with Atlas in 2017.”
Throughout the event, a variety of trophies and awards were given out. One of our team members, Bill, took home the Prospector Award and Rich took the title of Best Gambler Award. The meeting was followed by a blackjack tournament. It was a great team building event; everyone had a great time and shared a lot of laughs. Thank you to Mystic Lake for hosting us! This was an outstanding event that we learned a lot from. We look forward to applying this in working with our great customers in 2017!
February 22, 2017
Each year, Atlas Manufacturing gathers with some of our customers and employees and enjoy comradery and ice fishing while enjoying drinks on the lake. This year, it was sunny and cold but an amazing day. All teams were in costume and well recognized.
The essence of this fishing event is a way to get coworkers and retired employees together to have an afternoon of fun & fishing. This year’s theme was ‘Whizzards on Ice’ which consisted of a large variety of costumes including Munchkins, Scarecrows, Lions, Tin men (created by Atlas, of course), Dorothy, and Toto. The event included some wacky food options as well, including ‘Flying Monkey Head’ (Beef) Stew, Poppy Fields Rolls, and Auntie Em & Em Bars with a ‘Snow Place Like Foam’ topping. The event culminated with pizza and prizes at the Ojibwa Bowling Alley at JimBob’s pizza. At the end of the night, awards were given out for the best costumes as well as donated prizes given out to employees. This year’s big winner received a 50-inch TV.
At Atlas, we value our customers and employees. This was a great event that gave us the chance to connect with them outside of the business.
May 31, 2016
The Chippewa Falls Springfest kicked off the weekend of April 29th-May 1st. The weekend was packed full of events whether it was exploring an exhibit, running a 5K, or participating in the KUBB championship, there was something for everyone. ATLAS was a proud sponsor for this event which helped benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley as well as the Chippewa Area Mentor Program. Both of these programs are in place to help students and young adults gain positive relationships and mentoring. It is great to see programs in place to assist young adults in our community.Read More