Archive for January, 2016

21Jan

City adds transgender individuals to equal opportunity protections

By Portage County Business Council

The Personnel Committee recommended approval of a modification to the city’s administrative policy to expand the equal opportunity employment language to include transgender individuals. The added language will protect people (continued).

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21Jan

Healthcare career without blood and needles

By Portage County Business Council

Brittni Knepprath spent a semester studying nursing at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland before deciding blood and needles weren’t for her. But she wasn’t ready to move on from pursuing (continued).

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21Jan

Tech jobs expected to grow next year, beyond

By Portage County Business Council

Central Wisconsin is proving that people interested in working in tech need not move to Silicon Valley or Seattle: The jobs, it turns out, are right here. Officials estimate that (continued).

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20Jan

Words from David Worth of the Worth Company

By Portage County Business Council

  Portage County Business Council (PCBC) delivers results – results to the economy through out economic development efforts, and results to area business through our Chamber of Commerce. Learn about what (continued).

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18Jan

City double checks Coye Drive alternatives, sticks with original plans

By Portage County Business Council

After many meeting and reviewing of ideas, the city feels they need to stick with their original plan. The city’s design for the intersection is the best it can get. No (continued).

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18Jan

City pursues grant for painting dedicated bike lane network

By Portage County Business Council

The city will seek a Transportation Alternative Program grant to fund 80 percent of the Stevens Point Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s project to paint a dedicated network of bike (continued).

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15Jan

Almond to hold public meeting on Elm Street

By Portage County Business Council

The Village of Almond is conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss the preliminary design for the recondition of Elm Street. The Village of Almond has applied for and received (continued).

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14Jan

Lassa’s Bill to help the economy get a Hearing

By Portage County Business Council

Two bills to boost Wisconsin’s economy, authored by State Senator Julie Lassa (Stevens Point), received a hearing by the Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy on Wednesday. The first bill will (continued).

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14Jan

Small-business marketing evolves with social media

By Portage County Business Council

Year after year the importance of the online world is becoming more of a must. Social Media is a large part of the upcoming workforce. With this being said just (continued).

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14Jan

Biz Briefs: Farm program, Point Brewery

By Portage County Business Council

Investors Community Bank is sponsoring a free program for farmers on how to manage tight margins.  This program will take a look at  economic outlook for dairy and crop farmers, How (continued).

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