Archive for the ‘Business News’ Category

12Jun

Sentry rated A+ by A.M. Best for 29th year in a row

Sentry has earned an A+ rating with A.M. Best for the 29th year in a row and has also moved up on the Fortune 1000 list.

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08Jun

“Business is a Force for Good” Essay Contest Winners Announced

Wisconsin Business World – a program of WMC Foundation – announced the winners of its 2020 Business is a Force for Good essay contest on Wednesday. One of the winners is from Portage County - Amherst Middle School 8th grader, Aleda. Congratulations to all of the winners!

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18May

Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million “We’re All In” Grant Program and Initiative to Spur Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery, Promote Safe Business Practices

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.

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14May

Wisconsin Safety Council Releases 8 Step Guide to Keep Employees Safe

As Wisconsin prepares to return to work, Wisconsin Safety Council released a guide to be used by employers in an effort to help keep their employees safe. The new publication is meant to summarize guidance from OSHA, NIOSH, CDC and National Safety Council on how to safely open and operate businesses.

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13May

Aspirus offers free resources to help businesses safely reopen and operate

Aspirus is introducing Work Well, a program to help businesses of all sizes rise above COVID-19. Two webinars are going to be offered this week: Wed, May 13th at 1:00 pm & Friday, May 15th at 10:00 am.

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13May

CAP Services announces new loan options for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Submitted by Laura West-Kralcik, VP of Lending, CAP Services CAP Services recognizes the impact that COVID-19 has had on our community and hears the concerns of small businesses as they (continued).

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28Apr

8 Things to Make Your Home Office Secure

A summary of the top things to consider/do, even if you aren't an IT expert, to remain productive and secure in your home office. Article submitted by RMM Solutions.

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27Apr

Video-Conferencing Alternatives

As a cybersecurity company, Wildcard Corp, strongly recommend that organizations do NOT use Zoom because of the many security and privacy concerns associated with it. 

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16Apr

Medical Provider Member Updates

By Portage County Business Council

Important updates we have received from some of our Medical Provider Members.

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18Mar

WEDC announces targeted grants to small businesses suffering losses due to COVID-19 emergency

By Portage County Business Council

$5 million grant program to assist “smallest of the small” businesses around state

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