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Statewide COVID-19 business impact survey measuring for 2nd time

Published Thursday, May 7, 2020
The second observation period of a statewide survey, measuring the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wisconsin businesses, is underway. The survey is open – for both past participants and new participants – until May 14. The survey is a partnership between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the state’s more»

O’CONNOR CONNECTIVE WELCOMES JOHANEK AS MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING SPECIALIST

Published Thursday, May 7, 2020
After a successful first year with its social enterprise, O’Connor Connective has hired proven marketing and business development professional Angel Johanek to further enhance the visibility and growth of The Connective: A Place for Women in Business. From a safe distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, Johanek joined the O’Connor Connective more»

COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series continues Friday with New North leader

Published Thursday, May 7, 2020
The COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series of Webinars continue this Friday, May 8, from 11 a.m.-12 noon with the perspective of a business leader from the New North, John Kreul of Amcor. He will offer personal perspectives on best practices and on how his company is adapting operations. There is no cost to participate. John Kreul is vice president of supply more»

Analysis: Wisconsin Economy Can Reopen According to Gov. Evers’ Own Criteria

Published Thursday, May 7, 2020
An analysis of data from Gov. Tony Evers’ Administration and the Department of Health Services (DHS) show that Wisconsin has met all of the governor’s criteria to begin to reopen the state’s economy. Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber, manufacturers association and safety council – more»

Appleton’s Octoberfest Announces Change in Format for 2020 Event

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2020
From the very first Octoberfest in 1981 to today, the Octoberfest mission remains the same – to set a stage for non-profit organizations to showcase the good work they do in our community and make money as food vendors, wristband sellers, and more. To date, Octoberfest has reinvested nearly 3 million dollars in our community. It is paramount that more»

Prevea Health, HSHS hospitals resume some services, procedures delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Prevea Health and Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals in Wisconsin are resuming some non-COVID-19-related services and procedures that were placed on hold beginning in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are continuously monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and with carefully-designed infection prevention protocols in place, we are more»

Old National Bank Responds to Urgent COVID-19 Need with $1.2 million commitment including $11,500 locally joining #GivingTuesdayNow #ONBKIND

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Old National Bank is joining #GivingTuesdayNow in a global day of giving and unity and responding to meet the needs of communities by committing $1.2 million for COVID-19 relief. This includes: • $600,000 in funding focused on meeting the immediate needs in local communities, with an emphasis on low-to-moderate income communities. • $600,000 in more»

Fox Cities Chamber Now Accepting Applications for 2020-2021 Leadership Fox Cities Program

Published Monday, May 4, 2020
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce has opened the application process for its long-standing Leadership Fox Cities (LFC) program. The community immersion program allows participants to grow as leaders and get further engaged in the Fox Cities. Since 1991, the program’s mission continues to teach participants to be imaginative and informed leaders in more»
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