Group News

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern WI

November 8th, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern WI’s Incoming Executive Board President Clint Markin kicked-off this year’s Annual Gala with a toast. This year’s event raised more than $70,000 to help provide mentoring to youth facing adversity in the Chippewa Valley. BBBS’ programs are funded through donations from the community, donors and sponsors, and their services are provided at no cost to the family of the child enrolled in the program.

Sacred Heart Hospital

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation

October 6th, 2019

For the 10th year in a row, our Group has sponsored and attended the HSHS Sacred Heart Gala.  This year’s event raised more than $53,000 for mobile mammography services in western Wisconsin.


Annual Kiwanis Paul Bunyan Flapjack Feed

September 21, 2019

For the 11th year in a row, Chad Mickelson participated in the 63rd Annual Kiwanis Paul Bunyan Flapjack Feed (pictured here with his daughter, Lilah).  All proceeds from the event went to support community service projects including scholarships, sponsored school service clubs, and many other youth-oriented and civic improvement programs. A portion of the proceeds benefited the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum in Carson Park, which club members created in 1934 and continue to help support with volunteer efforts.


Barron’s 100 Summit

 September 18th – 20th, 2019

For the 8th year in a row, Chad and Clint had the opportunity to attend the Barron’s 100 Summit in Palm Beach, FL.  This conference brings together some of the best minds in the wealth-management industry. It is designed to facilitate a free-flowing exchange of information, ideas, and insights from some of the industry's most accomplished advisors—in the interest of raising the standards of excellence in the wealth management profession.​​  It includes discussion on the challenges facing the wealth management industry, strategies for improving outcomes, and ideas on growth.