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»

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»

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»