Public Input Needed for Pulaski Printery Project

Share YOUR feedback on the Franciscan Publishers Building Project – it takes less than 5 minutes! Volunteers representing local businesses and the Pulaski community came together on Tuesday, March 21st at Pulaski Area Community Education District Offices for an engaged discussion on how a vacant downtown building could be revitalized. The three story, 65,000 SF building […]

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Green Bay Metro Traffic Survey

Read the Green Bay Press Gazette story on this effort here. The Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is collecting public input for places where drivers experience longer waits from increased traffic in the Green Bay metro area.  If you experience longer waits at specific locations than what you would expect for average traffic flow, […]

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$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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2017 Land Use, Planning and Zoning Continuing Education

Brown County UW-Extension will again be hosting in-person listening sessions for three Land Use, Planning and Zoning teleconferences this spring. All listening sessions will be held in the Nicolet Conference Room at De Pere’s City Hall, a relatively central location with free parking. Sessions are FREE to attend if you attend in-person. To register on […]

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Gift Giving that Puts Our Community First

The holiday season officially kicked off with the passing of Thanksgiving weekend, and Americans are on a gift buying bender the likes of which have not been seen in the past decade. As per the American Research Group, the average American plans to spend $929 on gift buying this holiday season, the first time since […]

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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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Service Clubs and Millennials, a Smart Combination

I made an unusual choice earlier this year in how I spend my free time as a millennial – I joined a service club (the De Pere Kiwanis Club, to be specific!). Millennials are known for their commitment to volunteering, but that isn’t what makes my choice unusual. What makes it unusual is that millennials […]

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Denmark Community Trade Show Recap

The Denmark Community Business Association hosted their Community Trade Show on Saturday, October 22nd. I had shared about this event earlier this month in a blog post. I wanted to recap the event with some photos (below) of the local businesses hard at work. It was attended by more than 200 people, was a good learning experience […]

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Moving Ahead with the Franciscan Publishers Building

Back in February, I shared an update on a community visioning meeting hosted in downtown Pulaski with members of the Pulaski Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee (made up of village staff, elected officials, local business and school representatives) and the public. Fast forward 8 months, and conversations are moving ahead on how to bring new […]

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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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