Monona, WI – The Monona East Side Business Alliance (MESBA) is excited to host their third annual Ultimate Chamber Mixer on Wednesday, August 17, at The East Side Club’s tiki bar. Area associations attending the mixer include the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce, McFarland Chamber of Commerce, Out Professional Engagement Network, Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and Madison Network of Black Professionals. This is MESBA’s yearly networking event to give associations and their members the opportunity to connect with each other.

The mixer, sponsored by Capitol Travel Service in Monona, will run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at The East Side Club located at 3735 Atwood Avenue, Monona, WI 53714. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. Pontoon boat rides will also be available for free. Door prizes will be drawn at 6:30 p.m. and attendees must be present to win.

Kristie Schilling, Executive Director of MESBA, stated, “We love hosting this event and seeing several membership organizations working together to further the cause of bringing businesses together to help them grow and make connections. The venue is so much fun and the relationship building is second to none at this event!”

Jason Rae, Executive Director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce commented, “At the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber, we value building strong relationships that promote our intersectional work. The Ultimate Chamber Mixer is a prime opportunity to do just that. We are excited for this event and for the chance to network with other business leaders and professionals. We know that are stronger by working together.”

The Monona East Side Business Alliance is a private, not for profit, membership-driven organization comprised of approximately 310 businesses, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals. For more information, visit or contact Kristie Schilling, Executive Director of the Monona East Side Business Alliance at (608) 222-8565 or