First Nations Community Financial is a state chartered not-for-profit Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
We are so much more than just a loan! First Nations Community Financial provides opportunities for members of the Native Community. It also makes available financial education and coaching, credit counseling, technical support and other programs and services exclusively for Community members. First Nations Community Financial currently partners with the Ho-chunk Nation and Ho-Chunk Housing and Community Development Agency to provide a wide range of financial products and services for the Communities and its members. Nationally, about 68 Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) exist in Indian Country. However, First Nations Community Financial is unique because it is the only Native CDFI that puts all its financial services to serve more communities than any other.
Safety organization hosting several safety training events, OSHA update seminar, defensive driving class and safety camp for kids.
Friends Sharing Food (FSF) is a tax-exempt, volunteer organization that works to help reduce hunger in Jackson County families through three projects. Food for Kids places supplemental grocery bags in all Jackson County elementary schools at the end of each school week and during the summer months. FSF also stocks food shelves at some area high schools. Friends Food Shelf distributes perishable foods like produce, bakery, dairy and meat to anyone in need. The Friends Food Shelf is located at the Gebhardt School on HWY 27 and Gebhardt Road every Monday from 3 to 5 PM. Jackson County Food Pantry every Tuesday before the last Wednesday from 4-6 pm. and the Neighborhood Food Pantry the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 9-10 am.
The Friends of Bruce Mound is a local non-profit 501c3 organization which began in 2002 to help Clark County fund improvements and help promote this great winter recreation area. We invite anyone who is interested in helping us make Bruce Mound an even better place to join with us! You can call or message Bryan at 715-533-2620 or Keith at 715-937-3841 with any questions or to join.
The Jackson County Agricultural Society is an organization intended to help care for youth including 4-H and promoting dairy, agriculture and home economics.
The Friends of the Black River is a citizen-led organization that works to foster a greater community appreciation and understanding of the Black River. The group promotes wise decision-making of issues affecting the health of the river and its watershed. Members of the Friends of the Black River are involved in various activities and programs including stream monitoring, enjoyment of the river, aquatic invasive species monitoring, river and land-based cleanups and community educational outreach.
PO Box 475
Black River Falls, WI 54615
The Black River Area Community Band is an all-volunteer band, providing adult musicians within the Black River Falls area a means of continuing their musical education and enjoyment of concert music. We sponsor the Concert in the Park series at the Lunda Community Park Bandshell, and usually give three concerts each season, in addition to performing at many other festivals and parades throughout the year. Our two major fundraising events are the Holiday POPS concert, held each year the Sunday after Thanksgiving, and the Spring Fling, held every April or May.
PO Box 383
Black River Falls, WI 54615
The Jackson County ATV Association was formed in April 2009 to promote the sport of ATVing in the Jackson County area. Strong emphasis is placed on keeping the trails open by working with the State and County to maintain the trail system.
PO Box 871
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Jackson County Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers is a private, non-profit organization that provides non-professional services, free of charge, to older adults and disabled people in Jackson County, regardless of income, religious belief, or ethnic background. Services are provided by trained volunteers from area congregations and communities to help people improve their quality of life and remain independent as long as possible. Possible services may include caring companionship, telephone reassurance, shopping and errands, transportation and escort to appointments, yard work and minor home repairs, light meal preparation and respite care. A visually impaired program that provides audio tapes of local newspapers, a new mother’s helper support service, a school based mentoring program, a library book delivery service for homebound individuals, and transitional help from hospital or extended care facility to home, following an illness or surgery, are also available.
Jackson County Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, is a faith based organization, providing volunteer opportunities for individuals wanting to put their faith into action by helping others. We match friendly volunteers to older adults, disabled individuals and people with special needs. If you are looking for a rewarding experience or someone you love needs assistance, please contact Interfaith.
In 2018 Interfaith began their Time for You Respite Program, providing stimulating activities for those experiencing memory loss, valuable resources for family members, and a few hours of respite for caregivers. For more information, call Interfaith at 715-284-7058 or email at jcivc.org.
UMOS, a non-profit advocacy organization, provides programs and services which improve the employment, educational, health and housing opportunities of under-served populations.
UMOS began as a single-focused, single state, migrant and seasonal farm worker serving agency only. Today, UMOS offers diverse programs and services to diverse populations with a diverse staff. Currently, UMOS operates 40+ programs with more than $25 million grant and performance-based contracts from federal, state, and local funding sources.
Programs and services provided by UMOS are divided into three major divisions: workforce development, child development, and social services, which include farm labor housing, Teen Tobacco Prevention, HIV prevention services, domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking supportive services, home energy assistance, food pantry, farm labor housing and after school programs . In addition to these programs, UMOS sponsors and organizes a number of corporate, cultural and community events in Wisconsin. The UMOS corporate offices are located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. UMOS programs operate throughout the state of Wisconsin, as well as in Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, and Texas, along with a housing consortium in an eight-state area.
Conveniently located in Black River Falls on Highway 54, the Lunda Community Center features an Indoor Waterpark, Fitness Center, Senior Center, Field House, Program Gym, Climbing Wall, Golf Simulator, classes for all ages and more. Day passes, rentals and memberships available. Lunda Community Center offers: Indoor Waterpark: Current Channel, Whirlpool, Zero Depth Water Playground, Water Slides, Lap Lanes Fieldhouse: Basketball Courts, Volleyball Courts, Pickleball Courts Fitness Center: Cardio Equipment, Pin & Plate Based Circuits, Free Weights, Fitness Studios Golf Simulator: 69 Championship Courses Climbing Wall: 5 TRUBLUE Autobelays Indoor Suspended Track (1/7 Mile) Multi-Purpose Rooms Racquetball Courts Senior Center Give us a call or visit our website for more information!
The Children’s Learning Village Montessori Academy serves the educational needs of children from infancy through pre-primary. Recognizing that the children of today are the future leaders of tomorrow, we strive to develop intrinsically motivated and independent learners who will achive their highest potential, therefore, preparing them to become successful participants in society. We challenge the children to learn and explore on an individual basis as well as develop a respect for others and the environment. We are a Non-Profit Organization and our hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM. We are state licensed for up to 49 children, ages 6 weeks to 7 years.
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The Tavern League of Wisconsin is a non-profit trade association dedicated to serving the needs of the retail beverage alcohol segment of the hospitality industry in the State of Wisconsin. The League exists to provide services to members that are not available to them as individuals and to use the collective strength of its membership to accomplish, as a group, goals that cannot be accomplished alone. The League provides their members with services such as legislative and governmental relations, legal information, educational services and promotes the industry on behalf of its membership.
If you’re thinking of starting, improving or expanding a business, the Western Dairyland Business Center can help. We work with start-ups and existing businesses to offer assistance and training in all aspects of business, including business plan development, marketing, management and finance options. Special efforts are made to assist economically and socially disadvantaged women and individuals through low or no-cost classes, events and business counseling. We’ve helped more than 500 clients start business in Western Wisconsin, resulting in more than 1,000 full-time and part-time jobs. Our clients include men, women, teenagers, minority populations, military veterans, disabled individuals and low-income families.
Discover Historic Downtown Black River Falls: A picturesque downtown nestled along the scenic Black River, offering a variety of unique attractions, parks, gardens, museums, brewery and a taste to satisfy everyone’s appetite. Experience the charm and relax while shopping at the various unique antique, art & specialty shops.
The Jackson County Historical Society Museum, Carnegie Building, is dedicated to preserving the history of Jackson County. Housed within the Carnegie Library, built in 1915, the museum has two floors of exhibits representing early life in Jackson County. Some exhibits include the Clay Post Office, a complete dental office, historical military artifacts, lumber and logging displays, and a Native American display featuring photos, beadwork, and leather items. The research area includes county business histories, family histories, biographical files, and much more. Open April through October 12 pm-4pm. Closed November through March. Call for an appointment if its during the off season or if you’d like to visit after hours in the regular season.
Job Center of Wisconsin: Where talent & opportunity meet.
A proud partner of the American Job Center network
Contact the experienced and professional staff at your local job center to receive comprehensive employment services. Employers work with the Business Services team to: post jobs on JCW; access regional labor market information, expand talent searches to include target populations, such as people with disabilities and veterans; coordinate onsite recruitment, application collections and interviews; perform National Career Readiness Certification testing; and obtain Fidelity Bonds. Job seekers also receive staff help with: resume and interview preparation; soft skills training; job search assistance; matching employment skills with available job opportunities; and more. Connect with your Western Wisconsin Business Services Team who provide collaborative, high quality, demand driven services to assist businesses with recruitment, retention, training, and workforce planning. Connect with any one of our Business Services Team Members, and we will work with you to find the personalized solutions that meet the needs of your business. The workforce landscape is undergoing many important changes, contact us and we will provide you with valuable tools that your business can utilize today to meet your workplace objectives.
We have a big mission: To provide safe temporary housing, hot meals, guidance, connections to education and work placement for people aging out of the foster care system. Then continued support with affordable transitional housing to increase their success rate, reduce homelessness, and reduce the involvement of law enforcement, as well as decrease the number of future foster care cases. Visit our thrift shop on Main Street in Black River Falls! All funds from the thrift shop support our mission. Call us for more information!
Spaulding Place Cooperative is a 27 unit housing cooperative for adults. 62+member-owned and operated, providing affordable home-ownership, maintenance-free lifestyle, tax advantages, a secure investment and many convenient building amenities including underground heated parking, additional storage, car wash bay, workshop, guest suite, garden plots, community room, club room, hobby room, library, and much more! Homes range in size from 1,058 sq. ft. to 1,490 sq. ft. Call for more information.
Our mission is to support and expand the Jackson County trail system for ATV and Off Road Motorcycle Riders.
The Karner Blue Garden Club formed in 1995 with a strong desire to enhance the beauty of the Black River Falls area. Currently the club boasts 42 members, many of which are Master Gardeners. The club generously contributes hundred of hours each year to maintain 50 flower beds throughout the community along with more than 70 hanging baskets placed along Main and adjacent streets. The KBGC is supported through membership, generous benefactors, Black River Falls City Recreation Department, volunteer support from the community and various local organizations.
PO Box 809
Black River Falls, WI 54615
West Central WI SHRM is comprised of HR Professionals from Monroe, Jackson, Juneau and Vernon counties. Founded about 3 years ago and just recently affiliated as a SHRM Chapter, WCW SHRM is a great asset for small and large businesses in the west central Wisconsin area. We have members from a wide variety of businesses including retail, manufacturing, health care, distribution, finance, government, insurance, telephone, education and much more. Our monthly lunch meetings feature speakers who present on relevant HR topics. We welcome you to join us!
PO Box 284
Tomah, WI 54660
The Rotary Club of Black River Falls is a member of Rotary International and was chartered on October
26, 1928. Its members represent the business and professional leaders of the Black River Falls area. The
club normally meets Monday at noon in the Lunda Porch at the Skyline Golf Club, 612 N 11 th St. Any
changes to the time and location will be noted in our weekly bulletin and can be found by visiting our
website at http://www.brfrotary.org. Our active and engaged members work on local, regional, national and
even international projects to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere. More information
can be obtained via e-mail at email@example.com.
PO Box 734
Black River Falls WI 54615-0734
Aptiv is a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities in the Jackson County area. Please call for more information.
Jackson in Action (JIA) is a community coalition that promotes healthy lifestyles for children, their families, and the greater community. To help combat obesity and promote wellness in the Jackson County area, JIA offers events such as The Pace and Pedal Duathlon, Hunter Fitness classes, Laces to Leaders, snowshoe events and more. For more information, visit http://www.jacksoninaction.org.
The Republican Party of Jackson County is committed to improving the life of Jackson County Citizens through the election of knowledgeable, conservative representatives who possess impeccable integrity and are dedicated to protecting life, defending liberty, and upholding the United States Constitution at all levels of public office.
Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital is an auxiliary group that has had a long tradition of caring and giving. It was formed in 1967 and currently has 150 men, women and students who freely give of their time, skills and energies to support the hospital and its mission. There are many volunteer positions within and outside of the hospital. Partners provides lobby/escort services throughout the hospital. They also hold several different fundraising events to provide monies for our hospital’s needs and projects. The Gift Shop is part of the Partners continuous fundraising and is staffed solely by volunteers. They provide educational opportunities to schools concerning teens and tobacco, poison prevention, and self-esteem. Partners also sponsor area Red Cross Blood Drives, including 2-3 times per year at BRMH. The Partners operate the Telecare program, which consists of volunteers doing a safety call every morning to listed subscribers. On occasion, Partners have provided family respite for hospital patients/families. Partners also sponsor a Volunteen group. This is for teens age 14-18 to take part in many of the same activities as the adult volunteers, as well as allowing opportunities for job shadowing. Volunteer services staff will find the best “job” that fits volunteer’s interests, skills and schedules. Volunteers are required to complete and interview, application, health history, TB skin test, general orientation and specific orientation and training for their particular position. For more information on volunteering at Black River Memorial Hospital or for other hospital based programs, contact Volunteer Services.
We are a member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The national movement serving more than 5 million children ages 8-18 in 4,000 club facilities. Clubs are located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and on domestic and international military bases. Each Boys & Girls Club is locally autonomous but must meet certain requirements to maintain membership. A Boys & Girls Club Provides: A safe place to learn and grow Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals. Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences, Hope and opportunity.
Warrens, Wisconsin – Where Fun is Harvested Year Round! Home of the world’s largest cranberry festival, Warrens hosts over 100,000 visitors each September to experience three amazing days of shopping, food and fun. But if you’ve only visited Warrens during Cranfest, it’s time to see what we have to offer year round! Check out the Visit Warrens website for information on the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center; cranberry marsh tours; recreational opportunities including both an indoor and outdoor water park, skate park, bike and snowmobile trails, and a petting zoo; campgrounds; lodging; restaurants and unique shopping opportunities in our quaint village. The Visit Warrens website and Visit Warrens Facebook page are maintained by the Warrens Area Business Association. Any area business is welcome to join. More information can be found at http://www.visitwarrens.com.
The Black River Falls Figure Skating Club (BRFFSC) is a non-profit organization with a purpose of promoting a positive, friendly atmosphere where all members can grow, develop camaraderie and enhance their skating abilities. BRFFSC is an official member of United States Figure Skating. BRFFSC holds its annual Basic Skills Competition in February and its annual ice show in March.