A harvest moon, beautiful fall colors. This week has had some absolutely amazing weather. My hope is that we didn’t just experience our Indian Summer, but that there will be more great weather to come.


Business Member News

Shoppers are using the Internet to make decisions of what and where to shop. RelyLocal Wausau increases your online presence with our local business directory, electronic coupons, online reviews, video clips, and social media conversation. But that’s not all, it’s also a grassroots campaign to promote local business with events like our Cash Mobs and cooperative advertising such as the Deal-a-Rama postcard.



Jay’s Auto

Jay is proud to announce his 14th presentation of the Ladies Car Care Clinic, Oct. 20, 9am – 12noon. Free to the public. Snacks, refreshments, and door prizes. Great opportunity to learn more about your vehicle and how to prevent getting ripped off. Call 715.359.5554 today to reserve your spot as space is limited. ~ Hope to see you there, and bring a friend!



Marathon Savings Bank

All Marathon Savings Bank locations will have a drop box for your personal items that need to be shredded. Get those outdated personal papers together and destroy them properly. This service is free for you, your friends and relatives. Bring as much as you want and as often as you like. No need to remove staples or paper clips. How easy! Just pack up that old box of documents and have some peace of mind. Sponsored by Marathon Savings Bank and IROW.



Nicole’s Boutique

If you try on a pair of denim at our store, you’ll receive a free gift! And if you purchase a pair, you’ll get to pick out a novelty top at a special discount price. (: We want to find the perfect jeans for you this season so come check out the large variety we carry from our favorite brands: Democracy, Liverpool, Joe’s, David Kahn, Christopher Blue and many more! Stop in all weekend Thursday October 4 – Saturday October 6.



Haunted Sawmill

The Haunted Sawmill is back and it’s better than ever! A fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 599 of Merrill, WI the 2nd annual Haunted Sawmill has become a community event that shouldn’t be missed this Halloween season. Opening on Friday, October 12 the sawmill will run every weekend until Halloween on Wednesday the 31st of October. Better than any haunted house, his year’s Haunted Sawmill offers new thrills and chills, but also has special family friendly shows for the younger crowd.



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.



Contemporary Autumn Showcase

Contemporary Hair Style’s Contemporary Autumn Showcase is back and bigger than ever. The 2nd annual event, scheduled for Monday October 22, 2012 from 4-8pm featuring a wide variety of demonstrations and vendors  is an open house full of ideas, procedures and products for your body, skin and hair. Hosted by RelyLocal Business Member Contemporary Hairstyles, 420 Ross Ave in Schofield.



Get your news featured

This newsletter is an added benefit of RelyLocal Wausau Business Members. Do you have news to share with the loyal local community? Drop me a line at michaelmartens@relylocal.com. Deadline is Wednesday at 5:00pm. Not yet a member of RelyLocal? That’s ok, get in touch with me and I’ll tell you how easy it is to join.


Closing Thoughts

Although this week has been warm and sunny, colder weather is ahead. There are many people in our community were a warm coat will make all the difference in their life. The Kiwanis Club of Wausau’s annual Coats for Kids drive helps distribute warm jackets to those that need them. Coat collection is on now. To find out where to drop off your unneeded coats, head on over to the Buy Local Wausau Blog: