21 businesses named finalists for 2017 MARKETPLACE Governorís Awards

Published Thursday, November 30, 2017
Twenty-one Wisconsin companies have been named finalists for the 2017 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards, which recognize outstanding Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. More than 400 nominations were received this year for the awards, which recognize the achievements of Wisconsin businesses of all sizes and more»

Fox Cities Regional Partnership welcomes Peter Thillman as new vice president of economic development

Published Monday, November 27, 2017
The Fox Cities Regional Partnership announces today that Peter Thillman will join the organization as its vice president of economic development on Jan. 2, 2018. Thillman joins the Regional Partnership with 25 years of economic development experience. Thillman comes from Lakeshore Technical College as vice president of workforce and economic development. more»

No increase in undergraduate tuition at Marian University for 2018-19 academic year

Published Monday, November 27, 2017
Marian University has frozen undergraduate tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. In a decision by Marian University administration, supported by the Board of Trustees, students at Marian will not see a tuition increase for the upcoming academic year. This freeze comes after the tuition reduction of 2017-18. Tuition for the traditional undergraduate more»

Mobile Food Pantry Provides Families with Food as Thanksgiving Approaches

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Yesterday morning, individuals representing 147 families weathered cold and wind to receive food from a mobile food pantry in parking lot of the J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. corporate campus at 3003 Breezewood Lane, Neenah. More than 45 J. J. Keller associates staffed the food pantry from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. “By providing a location for and more»

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»

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