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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»

Fox Cities Chamber Announces Calkins-Murdzek as February Ambassador of the Month

Published Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce has announced Jane Calkins-Murdzek as a recent Ambassador of the Month. The Fox Cities Chamber Ambassador of the Month program recognizes a deserving person for their superior service and efforts to the Chamber organization and their dedication to helping businesses grow and prosper in the Fox Cities community. more»

Sumit Dangi joins Jewelers Mutual leadership team

Published Thursday, April 30, 2020
Sumit Dangi has joined the leadership team of Jewelers Mutual Group assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. Sumit comes to us from HSBC Global where he was their senior vice president and CFO. While in this role, he served as a thought leader and business partner for strategic products that drove revenue growth, established more»

New North announces release of Strength and Determination video

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2020
New North Inc. today announced the release of a Strength and Determination video – “Together, The Region Is Getting Through Challenging Times” – to highlight the ways that people and organizations throughout the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin are meeting the obstacles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The video is more»

Green Bay man encourages everyone to take COVID-19 pandemic seriously, following 21-day hospital stay

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2020
A 64-year-old Green Bay man was discharged from HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center on Wednesday, April 29 after a 3-week battle with COVID-19. “I was following the rules, staying at home, and would only go out to get groceries or gas,” said Ken. “I really don’t know how I came down with this, but when it hits, it hits more»
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