Where Economic Vitality
Meets Quality of Life
The Portage County Business Council will be reopening Tuesday, May 26 at 8:00 am. We will be resuming our normal office hours of 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
We will do our best to reopen right:
Resources available to assist business owners:
• CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers
• OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces
• U.S. Department of Labor Workplace Safety
• Wisconsin Department of Health Emergency Preparedness
• WEDC Reopen Guidelines and WEDC Business Resources
• WMC Business Resource Center
• U. S. Small Business Association (SBA)
• Restore Your Economy / IEDC
• Central Wisconsin Economic Development Fund, Inc. (CWED)
Additional resources available:
• Department of Workforce Development
PCBC’s priorities for our members and the community are
retention and attraction of businesses and employees..
Listening to the important priorities from
members and engaging change.
Sharing member, community, regional and statewide resources
to enhance our partnerships.
A creative economy and entrepreneurial culture
supported by a vibrant work ethic.
Taking the initiative for positive, proactive opportunities.
Connecting member employees and
promoting the interaction of those networks.
Teamwork with business, education, government,
visitors, arts and our citizens.
This information has been provided by North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (NCWRPC). In an effort to help farmers and other agricultural producers impacted by the duration and restrictions of (continued).
While this “new normal” of working remotely may have its perks, it also has its downsides. Many people are struggling to maintain a work-life balance while working from home. Maintaining this balance is critical while working remotely.
Gov. Tony Evers announced $75 million in assistance for small businesses as part of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s "We’re All In" initiative, a comprehensive effort to celebrate and help Wisconsin’s small businesses get back on their feet and support best practices to keep businesses, consumers, employees and communities safe.
Well, it’s not just that the cream always rises to the top, it’s that our workforce development efforts produce the cream of the crop.
You like to recreate, be outdoors all four seasons, be with friends, you like fall colors and colorful people, good food and craft beverages, oh and yes, you like to work with talented people. You can do all of that and more in Portage County, the one place you can choose your you. Portage County, has been making appearance after appearance on national lists of America’s best cities. With small-town appeal and college-town sophistication, Portage County is the place to be.