$5 Million for STEM Innovation Center Included in Governor’s Budget

This post reproduced all or in part from an outside press release: Governor Scott Walker announced on Friday, February 17 his Capital Budget which includes $5 million for the construction of a 55,000 square-foot Brown County Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Innovation Center in Green Bay. Governor Walker made the announcement at CA Lawton in De Pere and […]

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First Impressions Exchange – Green Bay & Fond du Lac

Green Bay and Fond du Lac are a conducting a First Impressions exchange in March 2017. A First Impressions Exchange is where volunteers from two communities swap places for a day and share their feedback about visiting the respective communities. It is a valuable learning experience for the host communities to gain new insights and new […]

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3 Things I Learned from Kohler Co. About Workplace Culture

An event I am involved with in my personal life is the Inside Innovation speaker series. A new event, co-hosted by Nicolet National Bank and the De Pere Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs, Inside Innovation, brings candid conversations to light with Wisconsin business leaders. Our most recent guest speaker was Christine Loose, Director of Lodging for […]

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A Living Learning Lab in Wisconsin Rapids

As those of you who read my blog regularly know, I’ve been working with the Village of Pulaski on an adaptive reuse effort for the Franciscan Printery Building in their downtown. A group of stakeholders joined me on a field trip to Wisconsin Rapids last week to dive into a similar project happening a few hours […]

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Wisconsin Wednesday – November Edition

Happy November, readers! I completely failed to post this on Wednesday. As the weather turns from falling leaves to whirling snow (please, not yet…) – I’ve got some local and statewide things to share with you! Wisconsin Downtown Action Council – Downtown Summit (La Crosse, WI) I celebrated my first year co-chairing the Wisconsin Downtown […]

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Denmark Community Trade Show Launches

The Denmark Community Business Association (DCBA) invites the larger community to attend the Denmark Community Trade Show on Saturday, October 22nd from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Denmark High School. The event is free and open to members of the public and showcases Denmark area businesses. This community event offers area residents a ‘one-stop […]

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Inside Innovation Series Profiles Wisconsin Innovators

This post is generated from an original LinkedIn post. This is in relation to a project I am working on for a service club of which I am a member. However, the topics at hand and guest entrepreneurs play into Wisconsin and Brown County economic development handily, and I encourage my professional colleagues to attend! […]

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Wisconsin Wednesday: June 2016

The majority of my content is localized to Brown County, but there are too many exciting things happening in the state of Wisconsin to not share some of it here! Here are a few highlights in community, natural resources and economic development from around Wisconsin from this month: Ernessi Organics I just found out about […]

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Brown County Parks YP Focus Group

As a part of the Brown County Parks Department five year plan, we are going to be hosting a young professional focus group, in order to dive into the desires and expectations that young professionals and young parents have as park users in our community. This two hour activity is open to 12 participants, and […]

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Hobart Creates Own ‘Downtown’ District

This post generated from a Green Bay Press Gazette article, which you can read in full here. The Village of Hobart’s Centennial Centre project is growing quickly as Hobart Crossing is on target to complete their second luxury apartment building this June. The complex offers high end amenities such as granite countertops, high end appliances, […]

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