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Portage County Farmers Market
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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05Jun

the Active Voice Digital Magazine

By Portage County Business Council

Read our June 2020 Digital Magazine – the Active Voice – to meet our Summer Intern and find out about our Upcoming Events – virtual & live! You can sign (continued).

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04Jun

Retirement Planning: Like an Equation

By LouAnn Schulfer - Retirement planning is like a giant equation:  there are many inputs to the left of the equal sign that influence the outcome of retirement to the right of the equal sign. 

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28May

Finish Line or Starting Point?

Graduation is both a finishing line and a starting point, with a very bright future ahead! After the finish of one race, there is a new marathon to be started on another day. The same can be said for retirement. 

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26May

Financial Assistance Programs for Farmers

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).

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20May

Courage in your Life

By Portage County Business Council

“Courage is being afraid, but showing up anyways” – Rachel Hollis On May 2nd, I was fortunate enough to attend a Rise-X-Live conference hosted by the Hollis Company – aka, (continued).

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20May

Maintaining a Work-Life Balance While in Quarantine

By Portage County Business Council

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. 

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