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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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13Jul

Healthy Worksite Healthy Community

By Kathy Marks

Research indicates that not only are “green” or sustainable efforts in the workplace important to customers — they’re important to employees as well. In fact, a company’s sustainability efforts are (continued).

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12Jul

Entrepreneurship in Spite of the Recession

By Kathy Marks

Entrepreneurship saw gains last year, despite the recession, credit crunch and high unemployment. According to a study done by the Kaufmann Foundation, “New-business creation during the 2007-2009 recession years increased (continued).

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