Archive for May, 2016

31May

Economic conditions in Central Wisconsin

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point Journal The following is a brief excerpt from the May 20 UW-Stevens Point CWERB Economic Indicator Report. This activity was made possible by a generous (continued).

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31May

Ciderboys claims eight medals, six gold

By Portage County Business Council

Originally posted by the Stevens Point Journal Ciderboys claims eight total medals  Ciderboys, the Stevens Point Brewery’s line of hard ciders, recently claimed six gold medals and two silver medals (continued).

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31May

10 steps for a healthier summer

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point Journal Summer’s arrival means more time outdoors and partaking in warm weather fun with family and friends. If your New Year’s resolution to be (continued).

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31May

Patterson: Goals for UW-Stevens Point grads

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point Journal  I had the privilege of conferring degrees on 1,400 graduates at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point last week. This pinnacle of their college (continued).

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25May

Colleges invest millions in technology training

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Wausau Daily Herald  Central Wisconsin employers are demanding so many more computer specialists that two regional technical colleges are investing millions to expand training for information technology training. Northcentral (continued).

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23May

Point May History 1918

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point City Times As Wisconsin became the 30th state in the Union, pioneers flocked to the lush pinery to take advantage of the opportunities created (continued).

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23May

Girls in Pearls adds tuxedo rentals

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point Journal Having already established itself as a shopping destination for women in downtown Stevens Point, Girls in Pearls Boutique has expanded to serve men as (continued).

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18May

Skyward job makes UWSP grad’s dreams reality

By Portage County Business Council

Original published by the Stevens Point Journal Julian Basuki accomplished his career goal before he even graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Basuki will be a full-time employee at Skyward as (continued).

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17May

Ways to support veterans on Memorial Day

By Portage County Business Council

Original published by the Wausau Daily Herald “All gave some. Some gave all.” You likely hear that phrase around Memorial Day every year, but do you know its origin? Or what (continued).

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16May

Ben Franklin to Hold E-Cycle Drive

By Portage County Business Council

Original published by the Stevens Point City Times Students at Ben Franklin Jr. High work an e-cycle drive last October. Students at Ben Franklin Jr. High are hosting an e-cycle drive (continued).

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