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Two-Thousand Sign onto Letter to Gov. Evers Calling for Economic Restart

Published Thursday, April 16, 2020
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – along with over 50 other business associations and local chambers of commerce – sent a letter to Gov. Tony Evers last week calling for the economy to begin to reopen on April 24 when the Safer at Home order expires. Since that letter was sent, nearly 2,000 concerned citizens and businesses have more»

Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Extend Wisconsin's Safer at Home Order

Published Thursday, April 16, 2020
Gov. Tony Evers today directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to extend the Safer at Home order from April 24, 2020 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, or until a superseding order is issued. The order implements some new measures to ensure safety and support the progress we've made in containing COVID-19, but also more»

WMC Statement on Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home Extension

Published Thursday, April 16, 2020
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) President & CEO Kurt Bauer release the following statement after Gov. Tony Evers and Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm announced the extension of the state’s Safer at Home order: “The health and safety of Wisconsinites is of paramount concern to all of us. WMC understood that more»

New episodes of Plug in to Health help listeners navigate challenges of COVID-19

Published Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on everyday life, prompting change in everything from our lifestyles, habits and relationships to our physical and mental health. As part of a larger effort to help keep people healthy and informed during this time, Prevea is creating new episodes of its podcast, Plug in to Health, focused on helping more»

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Launches Nationwide “Save Small Business” Initiative

Published Wednesday, April 15, 2020
To combat the economic destruction threatening the survival of small businesses in every town across America, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today launched the Save Small Business Initiative — a nationwide program to address small businesses’ immediate needs, mitigate closures and job losses, and mobilize support for long-term recovery. The Save more»

Beware of Unemployment Insurance Scams; You Should Never Have to Pay a Fee for Unemployment Insurance Filing

Published Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The Fox Valley Workforce Development Board, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit based in Neenah with a focus on workforce training and job search assistance, has been made aware of a scam in which a web site attempted to solicit a payment from a recently laid off worker to file an Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development more»

COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series continues this Friday

Published Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series of Webinars continue this Friday, April 17, from 11 a.m.-12 noon with the perspective of well-known Wisconsin businessmen Dan Ariens and Greg Frank. There is no cost to participate. Dan Ariens is chairman and CEO of AriensCo, a manufacturer of outdoor power equipment for the consumer and commercial markets. First more»

$275,000 from Fund Provides Critical Support to Local Nonprofit Organizations During COVID-19

Published Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, eight nonprofits were recently awarded $80,000 in grants to assist their efforts as they respond to the unfolding public health emergency. That brings the total awarded to 22 nonprofit more»
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