Innovative Graphics, LLC named 2008 Score Business of the Year

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) also known as “Counselors to America’s Small Business” is a national, non-profit organization with 11,500 volunteer business counselors in 389 chapters throughout the United States and its territories. Established in 1964, they are a group of men and women that have worked for a business or have owned a business, who donate their time to serve as trained counselors and advisors to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.

“SCORE works with over 12,000 new business start-ups in Wisconsin. Renee is the kind of person who has taken her skills and found a need in the local region. She has taken her creativity and formed a business that meets the needs of all sizes of businesses. SCORE is pleased to recognize her as their Small Business of the Year – La Crosse Chapter” Bernie Howaniec, Score Wisconsin District Director.

CRPW names Renee Chrz as their 2008 Woman of the Year

Renee Chrz has been named 2008 Woman of the Year by the Coulee Region Professional Women organization of La Crosse. The award is for a member who has made notable contributions and achievements throughout the year within the organization, and within the community. Chrz owns Innovative Graphics, LLC of La Crosse. She is the publicity chairwoman of CRPW and has assisted with the club’s reorganization. She designed its logo and marketing materials and made key contributions to its Cruising for Scholarships event, which raises funds for educational scholarships for girls and women in the Coulee Region. Chrz is also involved in numerous charitable organizations throughout the community including The Tiny Tim Gala Benefit, the YWCA of La Crosse-Taste of the Coulee Region and Celebrity Pie Auction both helping to raise money for the YWCA Programs, and The La Crosse Symphony Orchestra to name a few.

Renee Chrz opens Innovative Graphics LLC in La Crosse on March 12, 2007.

Innovative Graphics will offer graphic design services including corporate identity, brochures, direct marketing, catalog/ magazine design and layout, print advertising, print brokerage as well as social media marketing, with future services to include web site design.

Chrz was marketing director at Gerrard-Hoeschler Realtors for nearly 12 years before opening her business. Her agency’s phone number is (608) 788-1909 and its e-mail address is The firm’s Web site is Become a fan on their facebook page at