Category Archives: Chamber Blog

We Go Together

photocredit: foodnetwork.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES There is an endless list in my mind of things that go together.  When you think of one, your brain automatically clicks to the other.

Salt & Pepper

Oil & Vinegar

Mac & Cheese

Peanut Butter & Jelly

See?  Your brain is probably on rapid-fire right now listing all...
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Where Are You From?

photocredit: tripoto.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES It's a complex question, often answered simply: with the name of the town in which you live.  But have you actually pondered the depth of its meaning?  Thought about your family tree and how the branches have grown? Twisting through the sands of time, etching the story of your lineage. Tracing the branches...
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Our Focus for 2020

photocredit: ippf.org BY: RACHEL WUMKES I’ve already seen hundreds of sayings regarding the year 2020.  The common theme being a play on words (obviously) associated with perfect eyesight. *Our focus is 2020. *Seeing clearly in 2020. *Our clear vision for 2020. *2020 Optics for a Great Year! Those are just the first few that came up in my quick Google search. But, is...
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That’s a Wrap on 2019!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES I know it sounds super cliché, but did I blink, and another year passed? Were we not just basking in the warm, sunny weather, watching fireworks over the Lake for our fabulous 4th of July Extravaganza? Seriously.  Time needs to slow down a bit. We are now in that strange time frame between Christmas and...
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