Please join us for one or more of the following FREE business sessions featuring speakers from JRM and Associates. All sessions include breakfast and will be held at Stoney Creek Inn (3060 S Kinney Coulee Road, Onalaska) from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
- Quickbooks Beyond the Basics Part 1 on Thursday, October 2 – Learn how to read and reconcile the balance sheet.
- Quickbooks Beyond the Basics Part 2 on Thursday, November 6 – Learn how to understand and utilize the income statement.
- Year-End Tax Update on Thursday, December 4 – Prepare for your year-end taxes.
RSVPs are appreciated for planning purposes:
- Becky Herrmann (firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-779-8268)
- Tricia Barnes (email@example.com or 608-781-8712)
Wonder how to get the beautiful bulb flower garden at your home? Do you know when it is the “right” time to plant bulbs to have them bloom in the spring? On Tuesday, September 9, Master Gardener Pat Tolmie will share her expertise in bulb planting with us. Whether you are a veteran flower gardener or a rookie to the bulb-planting scene, this class will be informative for all. The class will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at our downtown location. The cost is free, but you need to call and register no later than September 4. Please plan on joining us.
Call Jen (507) 457-1108
The employees at Merchants Bank will be hosting a free car windshield washing event in support of Caledonia High School arts, academics and athletics on Friday, September 5 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. For each windshield washed, Merchants will donate $5 to Caledonia High School.
“Many of our employees have a student, know someone who attends or attended Caledonia High School themselves,” said Matt Schuldt, President for Merchants Bank in Caledonia and Spring Grove. “Being able to give back to one of our community partners is a great feeling and we’re looking forward to this fun event.”
All community members are encouraged to visit the Caledonia Merchants Bank drive-thru on Friday, September 5. No customer relationship is required to participate. Free will donations for Caledonia High School will also be accepted.
Our staff invites you to join them at these great events throughout the Summer. Be sure to follow us on our Facebook page for information on these events or pictures from other events you may have missed.
July 12: Pan-O-Prog Parade, 5:30 p.m., Holyoke Avenue in Lakeville.
July 17: Hampton Community Appreciation Picnic, 11:00 am.–2:00 p.m., across the street from Merchants Bank-Hampton. Merchants Bank staff will be serving grilled hot dogs with all the fixings!
July 19: Leprechaun Days Parade, 11:00 a.m., Rosemount High School in Rosemount.
July 19: Deer Creek Speedway Corn Growers Ethanol Night, 6:00 p.m., in Spring Valley. Sponsored by Merchants Bank-Rochester.
July 19-20: Cannon Falls Wine and Arts Festival, 10:00 a.m.–5: 00 p.m., in Cannon Falls. Sponsored by Merchants Bank-Cannon Falls.
July 20: Rivertown Days Parade, 12:00 p.m. in Hastings.
July 23: Rosemount Community Appreciation Picnic, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Merchants Bank-Rosemount. Merchants Bank staff will be grilling hot dogs and serving refreshments in the Bank parking lot.
July 24: Apple Valley Community Appreciation Picnic, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Merchants Bank-Apple Valley. Merchants Bank staff will be serving refreshments, grilled hot dogs and hamburgers in our parking lot.
July 25: Cottage Grove Community Appreciation Picnic, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Merchants Bank-Cottage Grove. Merchants Bank staff will be grilling hot dogs, and serving pulled turkey sandwiches and refreshments in the Bank parking lot.
Merchants Bank invites you to join your friends and neighbors for a community picnic, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, at the Jaycee Pavilion at Lake Park in Winona, according to Merchants Bank Events and Adventures Coordinator Jen Welch, who is coordinating the picnic.
This will be the perfect opportunity to enjoy great food – a brat, a bag of chips, a cookie and something cool to drink. To reserve a meal, community members will need a ticket. Cost of the ticket is just $1 before June 26. From June 26 until July 2, tickets are $3 each. Tickets can be picked up at any local Merchants Bank location.
“We think it’s a wonderful opportunity to get together with people you know, enjoy fantastic food and celebrate Summer as a community,” Welch said. “Our expectation is this will be a great time for everyone involved.”
Children ages 12 and under will have the opportunity to take a turn in a money machine, with the chance to win money or prizes donated by local merchants. A scavenger hunt is also planned as kids and parents make their way from the Jaycee Pavilion to the 8 p.m. Municipal Band concert at the Band Shell.