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23Jul

2011 Will Bring WI Web-based Educational Resources for Entrepreneurs

By Portage County Business Council

The first phase of a new entrepreneurship program for the University of Wisconsin system is expected to be completed by 2011. Web-based educational resources will be made available to the (continued).

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23Jul

New Job Training Grant Helps Workers and Employers

By Kathy Marks

Governor Jim Doyle has made nearly $2.3 million in federal funding available in order to help displaced Wisconsin workers find new jobs and improve their skills. The On-the-Job Training National (continued).

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22Jul

Stevens Point – An Eco-municipality since 2008

By Kathy Marks

Then take a good look at Stevens Point — an eco-municipality since 2008. Just what is an eco-municipality you ask? One devoted to sustainable development that can meet present needs (continued).

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22Jul

Preparing for Change in the Trucking Industry

By Portage County Business Council

The trucking transportation industry faces one of its biggest challenges this year as the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) launches Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010), a new enforcement and (continued).

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18Jul

Destination Marketing Organization Certification

By Portage County Business Council

The Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau recently announced its Destination Marketing Organization certification. The certification was awarded by the Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (WACVB). The (continued).

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16Jul

Attracting Gen. Y’ers

By Kathy Marks

Are you green? If so, you may have an edge in attracting Gen Y workers. According to a recent study completed by Johnson Controls, when Gen Y’ers are reviewing potential (continued).

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14Jul

Student Research at UWSP GIS Center

By Portage County Business Council

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center, part of an expanding geography/geology curriculum at UWSP, will lead undergraduate students on research in Iceland this summer. Geoscience students are reporting on the (continued).

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