Archive for October, 2010

28Oct

Check out Wisconsin’s Economic Development Programs for your Business!

By Portage County Business Council

Businesses considering job creation, investment in property or equipment, employee training or other development may be eligible for financial assistance programs offered through the Wisconsin Department of Commerce. According to (continued).

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27Oct

SBDC Director Recognized for Advancing Area Business

By Portage County Business Council

The director of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been recognized for her leadership in assisting about 300 small businesses get started and expand (continued).

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26Oct

U.S. International Trade Commission Determines Unfair Competition on the U.S. Paper Industry

By Portage County Business Council

According to a recent news release, George Martin, president and CEO of NewPage, announced the company’s satisfaction in the 6-0 vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) determination that (continued).

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22Oct

SPASH Nationally Certified for Project Lead The Way Program

By Portage County Business Council

SPASH announced that it has received national certification for the Project Lead The Wayprogram offered since 2009. Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation’s leading provider of science, technology, engineering, and (continued).

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14Oct

CWED Fund, Inc. Provides Funds to Support Business Growth

By Portage County Business Council

Central Wisconsin Economic Development (CWED) Fund, Inc. has $2.7 million available in funds to support business growth in the region. The CWED Fund is a regional loan fund covering Central (continued).

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13Oct

Results from WI RN Survey Shows Future Demand

By Portage County Business Council

On the heels of Governor Doyle’s announcement of over $11 million in WI health care workforce funding, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Devleopment and Wisconsin Center for Nursing recently announced (continued).

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05Oct

New Economic Development Game Plan – Competitiveness Study Summary

By Portage County Business Council

The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA), Competitive Wisconsin, Inc., Wisconsin Counties Association and the research organization Wisconsin Economic Development Institute (WEDI) recently released the results from a comprehensive economic development (continued).

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