Business Briefs


• A new TV show called Outdoor Rooms is scheduled to air sometime early next year on HGTV and will feature three Door County locations. Jamie Durie, a landscape designer who hosts the show, was in Door County with a production crew the week of June 22 to film segments for the show. They shot at three Door County locations, including the Chanticleer Guest House near Sturgeon Bay, Woodwalk Gallery near Egg Harbor and at the private gardens of Karin Overbeck in Sturgeon Bay. Additional details about the new HGTV show Outdoor Rooms and a more specific air date for the episode featuring Door County will be announced later this year.






First Baptist Church of Sister Bay is pleased to welcome Scott Erlenborn as their intentional interim pastor. As an intentional interim pastor, Erlenborn helps churches navigate through periods of transition. He specializes in organizational leadership and leads churches through a re-visioning process that seeks to unite a congregation around a shared vision and effective strategies for impacting its community and world by reproducing disciples, leaders and congregations. 



Erlenborn has served previously as the lead pastor of churches in Madison, Wis. and Ironwood, Mich, as well as recently as the intentional interim pastor of Good News Baptist Church (Mosinee, Wis.) and Oakhill Christian Church (Janesville, Wis.).



For more information call 920.854.2544.






• The current Door County real estate market offers buyers a number of advantages, including the First-Time Homebuyers tax credit, which enables eligible individuals and couples to receive up to $8,000 in tax credit that does not have to be repaid, unless the buyer sells the home within three years.



In addition to the tax credit, historically low interest rates and a variety of loan programs may eliminate the need for a substantial down payment, giving buyers plenty of ways to save money on home purchases.



For more information on the current mortgage and housing situation in Door and Kewaunee counties, visit the Door County Board of REALTORS® online at or call the Sturgeon Bay office at 920.743.9651.






• The next Door County Women in Business gathering will be held Thursday, July 23 at 8 am at the Alpine Resort in Egg Harbor. Although men are not banned from attending the meetings, the topics covered and discussions that follow are mostly female-specific. The meetings begin with a short networking period, followed by a brief business meeting and then a discussion on a particular topic facilitated by a member within the group. Topics covered thus far have run from Online Social Networking to Stress Management to Retirement Planning. Upcoming meetings will focus on Time Management (July) and A Marketing Smorgasbord (August). For information on Door County Women in Business contact Dina Boettcher at 920.818.0377 or email [email protected].






Sunrise Power Yoga in Sturgeon Bay has expanded their offerings, as well as adapted their scheduling to better suit peoples’ schedules. Sunrise Power Yoga is now offering vinyasa flow yoga, hatha yoga, and new “restore & renew” and “yin/yang” classes in addition to its full slate of power yoga classes. The class schedule has also changed.



“I updated class times to better suit people’s work schedules and overall demand,” said Erika Leslie, owner of the yoga studio.



Additionally, Sunrise Power Yoga is now utilizing “MINDBODY” online scheduling, which allows students to view current and upcoming classes, create reminders for themselves, and find links to other useful yoga related websites.



Sunrise Power Yoga is located at 242 Michigan Street (Fairfield



Building) in Suite 302. For complete class listings and other details, visit