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Fox Cities visitor spending for 2019 surpasses milestone, tops half a billion dollars

Published Monday, May 4, 2020
Visitor spending in the Fox Cities increased to $511 million in 2019, an increase of 3.6% over 2018. This spending directly supported 5,850 jobs in the local tourism industry with employee earnings totaling $114 million. “Reaching $511 million in direct visitor spending is a milestone for the Fox Cities,” said Pam Seidl, executive director of more»

JumpStart Auto Repair to Permanently Close, List Neenah Location for Sale

Published Monday, May 4, 2020
JumpStart Auto Repair, LLC, a Neenah-based auto maintenance and repair shop announced today that it will remain closed and put its Neenah location up for sale. The auto repair company, which used the proceeds from customers’ auto service to fund auto repairs for domestic abuse survivors, closed April 3, following the COVID-19 outbreak. Founded in more»

Evergreen Credit Union Establishes New Roots in Downtown Appleton

Published Monday, May 4, 2020
Branching out from its primary location in Fox Crossing, Evergreen Credit Union has announced it will be opening a new office on Richmond Street, just north of College Avenue. Designed to mirror Evergreen’s mission to become the most environmentally responsible credit union in the nation, the new streamlined facility is being built to provide a more»

Bank First recognized on 2020 KBW Bank Honor Roll

Published Friday, May 1, 2020
Bank First (NASDAQ: BFC) (“Bank First”), is pleased to announce it has been named to the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) Bank Honor Roll for a second year. Bank First joins only 15 banking institutions across the United States that have been recognized with this honor, down from 18 institutions in 2019. To be eligible for inclusion on this more»

WEDC creates digital platform to share pandemic response and recovery resources

Published Friday, May 1, 2020
To help Wisconsin businesses and communities facing economic challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has launched a digital platform—Focus Forward—to serve as an online “one-stop shop” for state, federal and other funding and operational assistance programs. Focus Forward more»

New initiative Downtown Faces Forward brings awareness, support for downtown businesses in Green Bay and De Pere

Published Friday, May 1, 2020
Small businesses throughout the downtowns of Wisconsin are doing what they can for a second month amid the “Safer at Home” state order that has shaken their business plans and forced a new way of doing business. In each case, there is a business owner, who despite the odds, continues to face forward. As a way to celebrate these downtown more»

The Community Blood Center collects first convalescent plasma donation offering treatment options for COVID-19 patients

Published Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Community Blood Center (CBC) has reached a milestone for the community in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and a recovered COVID-19 patient is to thank. Gregg Bartel of Malone, Wis., who was diagnosed with COVID-19 and has since fully recovered, was CBC’s first donor of convalescent plasma on Wednesday, April 29. This plasma can now more»

FOX CARES FOUNDATION GIVES $35,000 TO LOCAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS COVID-19 RESPONSE FUNDS

Published Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Fox Cares Foundation has committed to giving $35,000 to support three local community foundations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a relatively new foundation, I was thrilled with the speed and level of response that we were able to create, as we all continue to walk down this unknown road as a local community. Giving to our local more»
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