The COVID-19 Crisis Does Not Eliminate the Need for a WARN Notice; Cost of Non-Compliance May Be Financially Devastating

Published Monday, April 27, 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, urges local employers who are laying off employees temporarily or permanently not to skip the filing of the required Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Notice. “With a record number of more»

Oshkosh Food Co-op Capital Exceeds $1.6 Million Capital Campaign Goal to Open Central City Grocery

Published Sunday, April 26, 2020
The Oshkosh Food Co-op campaign to open Northeast Wisconsin’s first community-owned grocery store at the corner of Jackson Street and Pearl Avenue in Oshkosh has successfully completed its $1.6 million capital drive, with pledges and gifts totaling $1,615,830 from more than 600 member-owners, businesses, organizations and supporters in the region. more»

Outagamie County COVID-19 Business Assistance Loan Program Created to Support Small Businesses

Published Friday, April 24, 2020
Outagamie County announces the launch of the COVID-19 Business Assistance Program in collaboration with the Fox Cities Regional Partnership (the economic development division of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce). The new program offers local businesses access to capital in a nimble and quick manner due to the economic challenges from COVID-19. By more»

WMC Announces Plan to Get Back to Business

Published Friday, April 24, 2020
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber, manufacturers’ association and safety council – unveiled its Back to Business plan on Friday, the same day Gov. Tony Evers’ initial Safer at Home order expired. The Back to Business plan is designed to strategically open Wisconsin businesses based on a more»

U.S. Chamber Praises Additional $310 Billion in Funding to Help Small Businesses Stay Afloat

Published Friday, April 24, 2020
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today applauded Congress and the Trump Administration for their bipartisan action in adding another $310 billion to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) after surging demand from small businesses exhausted the initial $349 billion of funding in less than two weeks. more»

Mark’s East Side ranks in top 20 in Travel Wisconsin Fish Fry Faceoff

Published Friday, April 24, 2020
Travel Wisconsin recently cast a statewide net asking residents to nominate their favorite establishments on social media for the best fish fry in the state. With more than 1,400 comments and a reach of over 225,000 people, Mark’s East Side in Appleton was ranked among the top 20 in the Wisconsin Fish Fry Faceoff. Fish fry fanatics are encouraged to more»

Great Northern Corporation - Oshkosh Welcomes Bruce Kehler as Vice President, Sales Development

Published Friday, April 24, 2020
Great Northern Corporation (GNC) - Oshkosh is pleased to welcome Bruce Kehler as vice president, sales development. In his role, Kehler will provide sales leadership, strategic account development and key account relationship management. “Bruce’s background in Fortune 500 consumer goods packaging, web printing, converting, customer strategy and more»

Brian Elmer Joins the Private Wealth Team at First Business Bank

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2020
The Private Wealth team of First Business Bank, part of the First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: FBIZ) family of companies, is pleased to announce that Brian Elmer was hired as Vice President – Wealth Advisor. Brian joins First Business Bank with over 10 years of banking experience serving the needs of clients throughout Northeast more»