Archive for February, 2016

29Feb

7-year-old girl excels at fat-tire biking

By Portage County Business Council

Siobhan Artz and her mother, Christine Kysely, took a bike ride near downtown Wausau early last week — a ritual, something they’ve done most days this year in the late (continued).

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29Feb

Free, Public Programs Offered at Schmeeckle Reserve

By Portage County Business Council

What makes some animals and plants glow? How is an insect a superhero? What kinds of mammals live in the water? Discover the answers to these questions and more at (continued).

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25Feb

Plover businesses plan for road work

By Portage County Business Council

Business owners along Highway 51 in Plover plan to stay open and positive heading into reconstruction of the major roadway. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will reconstruct Business 51 this (continued).

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25Feb

Point Bock Run will take to streets March 5

By Portage County Business Council

The Point Bock Run will be held Saturday, March 5, once again filled to capacity with 2,000 runners. The five-mile race begins at noon and follows a flat and fast (continued).

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25Feb

ADRC seeks to educate and train community to be dementia friendly

By Portage County Business Council

A movement has begun in Portage County to educate local businesses and train staff and management to identify and properly handle people with dementia without shaming them or restricting their (continued).

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24Feb

UWSP plans for bicycle, pedestrian safety

By Portage County Business Council

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point plans to follow suit with the city and county and focus more energy on alternative transportation. Both Portage County and Stevens Point adopted the Portage (continued).

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24Feb

Children’s museum gets helping hand in mission

By Portage County Business Council

A new fundraiser this weekend aims to support the Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum’s mission of being a place of fun and learning that is available to as many families as (continued).

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23Feb

Grants available for renewable energy

By Portage County Business Council

Grants are available for agricultural producers and some rural businesses to purchase, install and construct energy efficient improvements. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering grants to add renewable energy systems to business (continued).

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23Feb

Central City Credit Union changing name

By Portage County Business Council

Central City Credit Union will be known as Simplicity Credit Union effective June 1. The name change comes as an updated approach of what members want from a financial partner, (continued).

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23Feb

Walk Wisconsin to Celebrate 12th Anniversary in June

By Portage County Business Council

Walkers from throughout Wisconsin, along with their friends, family and relatives from around the state and across the country are gearing up for the 12th annual Walk Wisconsin, the Midwest’s premier (continued).

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