Mother Nature is handing us an old fashioned winter. Which means those who are struggling will suffer even more. Join us in supporting Wausau Area Warming Centers and the Women’s Community by donating gently used coats, boots, mittens and hats for men, women and children.
Bring us your donation and you’ll get 20% off your purchase of new outerwear, sportswear, footwear, goggles and helmets here at Shepherd & Schaller in Downtown Wausau. November 12-Dec 31, 2019.
Don’t have something to donate? We have hats and small items available for purchase to donate and earn the discount.
Disclaimer: Not retroactive to prior purchases, discount may not be combined with other discounts or offers, discount does not apply to product categories not listed here.
You be you. That’s what we love about the outdoors:no judgement, no comparison. Just encouragement and appreciation. So we’re excited that the performance gear we love is being embraced in fresh ways. Our brands demonstrate an unmatched commitment to the environment and positivity all around.
We see you VSCO girl!
Come see us in downtown Wausau, WI for Hydroflask, Fjallraven Kanken, Kavu Rope Bags, Patagonia, and so much more. This must-have gear and clothing will be your favorites for years to come, regardless of trends.
Tag us in your social posts! We’re Wisconsin’s favorite outdoor store @shepssports.
Built in the late 1800s, our building at 324 Scott Street, Wausau, WI is undergoing exterior maintenance and repairs. A new exterior logo sign and possible artistic mural are needed for Shepherd & Schaller, Wausau’s favorite Outdoor Store. Respond to our RFP and be part of our long history!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org RFP Below:
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Shepherd & Schaller External Wall Mural/ Sign
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. 324 Scott St. Wausau, WI 54403Contact: Robb Shepherd Business Phone: 715-845-5432 email@example.com
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. is an Outdoor Specialty Store, founded in 1949. It is family- owned and operated in downtown Wausau. “Shep’s” is known best as the premier snow sports shop in Wisconsin as well as for premium brand merchandise and services for cycling, camping, paddling and water sports, plus clothing and footwear. An e-commerce site, shepssports.com, was created in 2011 featuring live salesfloor inventory for select products. Shepherd & Schaller actively communicates and promotes via social media @shepssports.
2. Project Goals and Scope of Services
Shepherd & Schaller is seeking the services of a full-service muralist/sign company to develop and execute a new exterior mural that identifies and calls attention to the business while complimenting the building. The project will be awarded to a responsive and responsible bidder based on design, value and professional capacity.
The selected party will be responsible for the design, development and installation of the mural.
3. Tasks include but may not be limited to the following criteria:
Design a full-color mural which includes Shepherd & Schaller’s logo, represents the company’s products and services, and is easy to read and understand by motorists traveling West on Scott Street in downtown Wausau.
Produce/install full-color mural comprised of long-lasting, exterior-grade materials.
Provide a full-color rendering of proposed design (and subsequent redesigns until approved), all materials and tools for creation, production, installation, clean-up.
Confirm that proposed design and installation meets all city ordinances.
Other communications and/or installation and clean-up related services as required
4. Time and Place of Submission of Proposals
Anticipated Selection Schedule
The Request for Proposal timeline is as follows:
Request for RFP: July 15, 2019
Deadline for Bidders to Submit Questions: July 30, 2019
Shepherd & Schaller Responds to Bidder Questions: August 10, 2019
Selection / Notification to Unsuccessful Bidders: August 31, 2019
Respondents to this RFP must submit one original and two copies of their proposal delivered in person or by mail or freight service. Responses must be received no later than July 31, 2019. Responses should be clearly marked “RFP-Mural” and mailed or delivered to the contact person listed above.
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. needs the project completed by October 15, 2019.
6. Elements of Proposal
A submission must, at a minimum, include the following elements:
Description of the firm/proposer that includes a general overview, names and credentials of creative team.
A one-page narrative outlining the firm’s strengths and distinguishing skills or capabilities as they might relate to the project.
A representative selection of sign and/or mural projects created for current and past clients.
A full-color rendering of the proposed design.
A list of proposed materials to be used along with an explanation of the installation process.
A proposed time-line for completion.
7. Evaluation Criteria
The successful respondent will have been operating as a muralist/sign company for a minimum of 12 months and/or successfully completed at least one similar project, plus possess full-service, in-house capabilities for complete project design and installation.
8. Possible Challenges
Summer 2019, Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. is currently repairing and upgrading the exterior wall location for the mural, of which bidders should be aware. The new surface will be a red brick colored EIFS “synthetic stucco” surface which is expected to be completed by September 15, 2019.
No specific mural size is required, rather prior Shepherd & Schaller’s historic mural should be considered as a baseline (photos attached.) Shepherd & Schaller recognizes this allows for artistic interpretation and a variation in proposed costs.
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc.’s budget for the project is not to exceed $2500, with preference given to lowest cost/highest value proposals.
Visit our awesome *neighbors in downtown Wausau, show us the receipt from your same-day visit, and we’ll give you 10% off your purchase of our in-stock clothing and footwear. Yes, you’ll get an extra 10% off our sale price clothes and shoes! Buy some flowers, books, art or jewelry or grab lunch or drinks, then shop and save at Shepherd & Schaller.
SHOP LOCAL. SHARE THE LOVE!
Limit one 10% discount per transaction. Discount will be honored on receipts from *neighboring retail stores and restaurants located in the Wausau River District coverage area. Receipt must be dated within 24 hours and presented at time of purchase. Offer is not retroactive and is not available at shepssports.com. Offer may be adjusted or cancelled at any time.
Bike to Work Week this year runs from May 13-May 19th. If you’re going to bike everyday for a week straight, this is your week to do it! Make it a goal. Give yourself a little more time to and from work and make it happen! Many bike enthusiasts will say there shouldn’t be a designated week for biking, people should just enjoy it any week of the year. For some it’s not that easy, and Bike to Work week is the perfect time to give it a try.
Biking has so many healthy benefits both Physically and Mentally (not to mention more money in your wallet.)
Here are just a few positive things biking can do for you.
Great way to start/end your day
Clears your mind, Stress reliever
Great Cardio workout without hard impact on your joints
calorie burn/weight loss
You will save money
Opens your eyes to things you may not see otherwise
The list goes on and on…
Some of us at Shep’s will be biking to work all week, heck some of us bike to work all year-round. So do yourself a favor and hop on your ride and GET TO WORK!