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TEDxOshkosh 2017 Registration Now Open

Published Monday, August 21, 2017
Registration for the second annual TEDxOshkosh event is now open. The event will take place on Saturday November 4th, 2017 at the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, WI from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. for a day of dialogue around the theme Break Through. TEDxOshkosh will feature a diverse lineup of 14 speakers presenting a wide range of topics. Speakers and topics more»

Appleton Housing Authority Hires New Family Support Specialist

Published Monday, August 21, 2017
The Appleton Housing Authority (AHA) is pleased to welcome Alicia Ray as its new Family Support Specialist for its Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. In her new role, Ray is responsible for mentoring families participating in the AHA’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program who have the desire to become independent of all subsidies. Ray will work with more»

State leaders, local officials to celebrate downtown successes on Wisconsin Main Street Day, Aug. 22

Published Friday, August 18, 2017
State officials will join local leaders in 12 communities to highlight the important role that downtown business districts play in Wisconsin’s economy as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan, Deputy Secretary and COO Tricia more»

Fox Cities Chamber Announces Social Media Workshop for Small Business this Fall

Published Thursday, August 17, 2017
To help local small businesses address concerns and identify solutions for their social media initiatives, the Fox Cities Chamber is providing a hands-on workshop to provide education and best practices about utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. These social media platforms, when executed effectively, can grow your business and more»

‘Aerospace Jam’ event with Milwaukee Bucks to connect top STEM students with aerospace industry

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
More than 150 of the state’s top science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students will engage with companies in Wisconsin’s growing aerospace industry during the first-ever Milwaukee Bucks Aerospace Jam event this fall at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the more»

Fox Cities Regional Partnership Announces Fall 2017 Talent Upload Dates

Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The Fox Cities Regional Partnership, the economic development division of the Fox Cities Chamber, plans to host up to 200 students from upwards of 30 Midwest universities during its fourth Talent Upload event scheduled for October 12-14, 2017. Talent Upload is an immersive event created to show students studying for their bachelor degree in several more»

WEDC, regional organizations launch statewide initiative to address workforce development needs

Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017
In an initiative aimed at addressing Wisconsin’s workforce development needs, all nine of the state’s regional economic development organizations are teaming up to develop a statewide platform that directly connects local employers to students. The regional organizations, with support from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) more»

Business Breakfast Bytes, from the Fox Cities Chamber, Focuses on Education to Address Challenges for Employees Caring for Aging Parents

Published Monday, August 14, 2017
The Fox Cities Chamber’s monthly educational program, Business Breakfast Bytes, will resume in September and address the challenges for employees managing their work while caring for aging parents. The September morning session will occur on Tuesday, September 19 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at Bridgewood Resort Hotel and Conference Center. The upcoming more»

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