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31Jan

Wisconsin Awarded $100,000 Grant

By Portage County Business Council

Supporting programs for innovative, technology-driven small businesses under SBA’s Federal and State Technology (FAST) partnership program, the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a $100,000 award to the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network program at the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

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28Dec

I-25 Pilot Program Aims to Nurture Growth Opportunities in Technology-based Manufacturing

By Portage County Business Council

Central Wisconsin Business recently published an article on the Innovation 25 Pilot Program, which is a state-wide effort to nurture 25 technology-based manufacturers in efforts to generate high quality research (continued).

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13Dec

“Survivors Guilt” and the Unexpected Costs of Downsizing

By Portage County Business Council

The Wall Street Journal reported the U.S. private-sector job total rose by only 50,000 in November and the unemployment rate rose to its highest level since April (9.8%). Layoff announcements (continued).

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16Nov

National Education Technology Plan

By Portage County Business Council

It’s national Education Week and the timely publishing of the National Education Technology Plan calls upon parents, teachers, students, mentors and business leaders to help make educational resources accessible outside (continued).

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12Nov

Local Eco-conscious B&B Earns Honorable Mention

By Portage County Business Council

An eco-conscious vibe and opportunities for conservation and energy efficiency education. These are the amenities that have earned the Artha Sustainable Living Center in Amherst, WI an “honorable mention” in (continued).

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08Nov

Rosholt High School Tech Upgrade – A Lesson in Distance Learning

By Portage County Business Council

Rosholt High School is now one of eight school districts in the entire state of Wisconsin to incorporate high definition distance learning as a resource to students. 34 students from (continued).

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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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