This week marks the 2nd anniversary of RelyLocal Wausau. Launched in September 2010, our directory and grassroots Buy Local campaign is still growing and working hard for our member businesses and the community. While other directories have come and gone, RelyLocal is standing the test of time. Thank you to all the member businesses and the Wausau Area Community for your support.


Business member news

Did you know that RelyLocal Wausau was selected as a Favorite Way to Buy Local by the readers of the Wausau City Pages in their recent Best of Wausau Poll? While RelyLocal is a favorite go-to resource for the community, that also means your local business also benefits from our positive branding and recognition. If you aren’t already a valued RelyLocal Wausau business member, what are you waiting for?


Jay’s Auto

With the Jay’s Auto Repair $uper$aver Card you’ll get a year’s worth of oil changes and tire rotations for only $99.95 plus tax ~ Save over $65! Plus with the the $uper$aver Card, you will receive additional savings on other service, maintenance and accessories for your vehicle and a million mile warranty on all recommended repairs. Contact Jay’s Auto Repair to get your card today.


One Girl Creative/Celebrations Bridal Expo

Visit One Girl Creative plus scores of other wedding vendors at the Celebrations Bridal Expo Saturday, September 23 at the Elks Lodge in Downtown Wausau. Planning your upcoming wedding or event…?One Girl Creative will have TWO workshops. “Garbage to Glam” will inspire you to use things that you find in your basement or garage to create awesome, unique “shabby chic” elements in your celebration, and the opportunity to create some of your own!


“Q&A with OGC” will be an open forum where you can ask any questions you have about planning, decoration, vendors, traditions, etc. ! We have 25 weddings under our belt and are ready to share our love for the Big Day!


Find out more information on the show by visiting:


Briq’s Soft Serve

OMG, fall is here! Briq’s will be fresh dipping their famous caramel apples starting Saturday ! A favorite fall tradition! They will also be offering our hot cinnamon apple sundaes, hot caramel apples sundaes, hot cinnamon apple pie sundaes and hot caramel apple pie sundaes! With Eight locations in Wausau and Northern Wisconsin, there is a Briq’s near you.

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River District Theatre

The newest play by River District Theatre, Gertrude Stein and A Companion will be performed this weekend at the YWCA in Wausau. Learn more about Stein and the role and relationship that she had with companion Alice B Toklas. Tickets available in advance at Art, Books, and Banter or at the door.


Cash Mobs are Back

I’m pleased to announce that Cash Mob season is once again here. On Saturday September 22nd at 11:00am we will be mobbing two businesses that are located next to each other. I want to keep the suspense going for a bit, but I assure you that these businesses offer a little something for everyone. Watch our Facebook Page for ongoing hints of the location.


Deal-a-Rama Postcard

Our first Deal-a-Rama postcard was a great success and I’m finishing up lining up advertisers for the second card which will be mailed out around October 8. There are a couple of spots left, so if you want to get your business and offer in front of 5,000 households in the Wausau area, please contact me at 715-203-1240 right away.


Closing Thoughts

Like I mentioned earlier in this letter, it’s been an exciting week between receiving the award, organizing the new cash mob, and celebrating our 2nd anniversary. I’m looking forward to the years ahead and strengthening our role in the community.