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New report highlights impact of WEDC entrepreneurship programs

Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Startups and early-stage companies receiving direct assistance from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) entrepreneurship programs attracted nearly $300 million in new funding and generated more than $85 million in revenue in 2016, according to a report released today. The 314 companies receiving direct assistance from more»

MARKETPLACE 2017 Conference on minority business development set for December

Published Monday, November 20, 2017
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation WEDC) is hosting the 36th annual statewide conference for minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses Dec. 13-14 at Potawatomi Hotel and Conference Center in Milwaukee. The conference is expected to draw more than 700 attendees and is sponsored by corporations, small businesses and organizations, with Town more»

Application Period Now Open for 2017-2018 Octoberfest Grants

Published Friday, November 17, 2017
The Octoberfest planning committee is currently accepting 2017-2018 grant applications, with the first of three deadlines set for December 15. The application process is open to nonprofit organizations in the Fox Cities with projects designed to improve the community or strengthen the economy of the Fox Cities. Interested organizations can apply by more»

RE: Hardscape North America Recognizes Three Projects With Products Manufactured by County Materials

Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
County Materials Congratulates Shawano Lawn and Stone of Shawano, Wis., PICS Inc. of Rhinelander, Wis., and TMS Landscapes Inc. of Muskego Wis., for receiving recognition in the 10th Annual Hardscape North America (HNA) Awards on October 19, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Hosted by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), the awards program recognizes more»

THE 47th ANNUAL DOWNTOWN APPLETON CHRISTMAS PARADE FEATURES MARCHING BANDS AND "OUR WISH FOR THE SEASON: PEACE, JOY & HARMONY”

Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
The 47th Annual Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade will feature twenty marching bands from Northeastern Wisconsin/Upper Michigan high schools and area communities. The parade is scheduled for Tuesday, November 21st at 7:00 p.m. "Our Wish for the Season: Peace, Joy & Harmony" is this year’s theme for the largest nighttime parade in the Upper more»

Leadership Fox Cities: Executive Program Accepting Applications for Winter 2018

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Leadership Fox Cities: Executive, a program of the Fox Cities Chamber, is now accepting applications for the Winter 2018 class. The program is designed for the C-suite or VP-level executive and their spouse/guest. This program is unique because it allows for both participants to gain a better understanding of the community, as well as make critical more»

Wisconsin Leaders Named Real Estate Brokers of the Year

Published Monday, November 13, 2017
Lori and Greg Muller, Owners of EXIT Elite Realty with offices in Appleton, Shawano and Green Bay were named Broker of the Year for the North Division of EXIT Realty Corp. International during the company’s annual Convention held at the Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel and Convention Center near Dallas, Texas. “Lori and Greg have expanded their more»

VERVE, A CREDIT UNION, LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE ACCOUNT OPENING SERVICE

Published Monday, November 13, 2017
In an effort to meet the needs of its growing membership that increasingly prefers to interact online, Verve, a Credit Union, recently launched its online account opening service. This service allows consumers to open checking, savings and money market accounts, or complete an auto loan through an online application without ever needing to come into a Verve more»

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