Welcome to Kiel!


The Kiel Area Association of Commerce exists to promote business, industry and the greater community of Kiel, WI.


CHAMBER EVENTS- see corresponding tab at left

Contact Missy at 920-894-7861 if you would like to hold the meeting at your location.  

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2024 KAAC Board of Directors

Gina Ziegelbauer - President
Dan Carran - Vice President
Joan Lechler - Treasurer
Pam Mathes - Secretary

Shawn Mangan - Past President
Missy Brandt - Executive Secretary
HUI representative- Board member
Jamie Dahmer - Board member

Kathleen Fitzpatrick - Board member
Fritz Heathman - Board member
Jason Meier - Board member
Kyle Kurscheidt - Board member

Dennis Preissner - Board member
Jill Preissner - Board member
Jenny Schnur -  Board member
Playin hooky 4


Looking for an unforgettable fishing experience? Then check out our newest KAAC member Playin’ Hooky! The Playin Hooky boat is one of three boats owned by Capt. David Lutze and is a 36 foot Chris Craft Commander, complete with everything you will need for fishing Lake Michigan. The boat is equipped with a radar unit (for fishing in fog) GPS, fish locator, and several different speed and temperature gauges for finding the preferred locations of each trout and salmon species. Your fishing get aways ranges in time from 3 hrs., 5 hrs. or 10 hr. all day trip. From novice to expert you will enjoy being able to sit back, relax and catch fish, the crew will do the rest!
Book your next adventure by contacting Capt. David Lutze at: dlutze12@yahoo.com, or by phone at: 920-980-8557
Playin Hooky is docked at 641 Riverfront Drive Sheboygan
For more information please visit their website: www.playinhookyfishing.com
Shorewest ribbon cutting
Andrea of Shorewest Realtors was welcomed to the KAAC.
Andrea is a local realtor living in the Kiel area specializing in Manitowoc, Calumet and Sheboygan Counties. Providing superior customer service to buyers and sellers regarding current market trends and creating a clear path toward achieving your real estate goals is my main focus. Whether 2 weeks or 10+years down the road, let Andrea create a plan that works for you! You can contact Andrea at 920-227-8611 or aneils@shorewest.com
Andrea is located at
2500 Kohler Memorial Drive
Sheboygan, WI 53081
The KAAC welcomes Bison Fitness as our newest Chamber member. Owners Sam and Kenzie have been working day and night to transform their building into a 24/7 fitness center that will service people of all fitness levels. Inside members will have access to a dead lift station, professional breaker benches, cable circuit machines, full cardio and agility training, personal training and more all under a secure key fob system to help insure your safety. Saturday, March 2nd is their grand opening, and the public is welcome to attend. Bison fitness is located at 525 Fremont Street. There is still time to get into their pre-sale if you sign up before their opening date. If you missed it, Bison Fitness offers many different types of discounts that are affordable to everyone. Sign up online at: bisonfitness.com, call Sam at 920-863-9927 or email: bisonfitness@gmail.com. Come see why Bison Fitness, your 24-hour hometown gym will help you achieve your fitness goals!
Kobussen bus ribbon cutting


Welcome to our newest KAAC member:
Few companies stand the test of time but that is just the case for our newest KAAC member, Kobussen Buses Ltd. From its beginning in 1938, Kobussen Buses Ltd. has been the school bus transportation of choice. It began with Elwood Kobussen, a dairy farmer and trucker by trade, when he was chosen by the Kaukauna Board of Education to transport out-of-town students to and from the Kaukauna High School. Now in their 3rd generation with current owners, Joe and Dan Kobussen, Kobussen Buses Ltd. have 800 buses serving 23 locations in all four corners of the state. They work with 32 school districts in WI and are Kiel and Chilton’s Area School Districts student transportation service, safely transporting approx. 1,474 daily.
Kobussen Buses Ltd. also offers motor coach services that can accommodate 27 to 56 passengers. Charter services are available for many things like sporting events, wedding transportation and private parties just to name a few.
For more information about their services, employment as a driver, or charter rentals please contact Mark Scholz, New Holstein Terminal Manager at 920.898.4207 x2401 or his   Cell: 920.970.8009
Kobussen Buses Ltd is located at 2212 Plymouth St New Holstein, WI  53061

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KEEP IT IN KIEL by purchasing Kiel Chamber Bucks, a year around gift certificate that keeps revenue in Kiel, supports the local businesses who in turn support the community. It comes around full circle when you use Kiel Chamber Bucks. Kiel Chamber Bucks certificates can be redeemed at any participating Kiel Area Chamber of Commerce businesses. Advanced notice for large orders is greatly appreciated.

Kiel Chamber Buck certificates can be purchased by contacting the Kiel Chamber at kielchamber@gmail.com with the following information:

· how many  and date needed, they are sold in $25 increments

· A Kiel Chamber Buck Certificate will be Issued, according to your order request, and purchaser will be notified when ready for pick up