Subject: 03.13.2020 New North Newsletter

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Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Investors Community Bank to build new facility in Appleton
Herald Times Reporter
nvestors Community Bank, with headquarters at 2400 S. 44th St. in Manitowoc, has found success in literally living its tagline: we walk in your shoes.

That’s because Tim Schneider and two of the bank’s other three co-founders grew up on dairy farms. These experienced banking professionals saw an opportunity for how the banking industry could interface with agricultural clients, and they set out to establish a community bank built on relationships.

As they reflect 23 years later, they can say without a doubt that....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Lakeland University eyeing possible development on 80-acre site at its Sheboygan County campus

Biz Times
Lakeland University is weighing options for a potential development on 80 acres of farmland at its rural Sheboygan County campus that could create job opportunities for its students.

Lakeland officials said options for the university-owned property, which is located on the southwest portion of campus, could include developing a business park or an innovation center,...

Local Chamber / Economic Development Feature
State announces $75 million for 152 road projects
FOX 11 News
One of the projects is an expansion of Lineville Road along the border of Howard and Suamico, to include sidewalks and bicycle lanes. That project will receive $1 million in state money.

"The traffic around the school is great for business, but the safety improvements that may come from this, we are really excited about," said Zesty's co-ownerTed Zieman.

Construction wouldn't start until...


Investor Event
Manufacturing Roundtable
Tuesday, March 31 2020
Networking - 7:15 am
Roundtable 7:30 - 10:10 am
Featured speakers and what they will discuss:
Barb LaMue, Executive Director of New North, Inc. - how can New North help area manufacturers based on past successes and what you, as the new Executive Director, have as new projects, programs, etc. Barb will also highlight her WEDC experiences.
Ann Franz, Executive Director of Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance [NEWMA] – why are the NEWMA programs so beneficial to area employers and why has Sheboygan County had so many All-Stars since the program was launched; Ann will also talk about the event you have assembled every fall for many years. 
Nick O'Brien, Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation – an overview of the FreshTech program and how area manufacturers will benefit; will FreshTech help the county rise in the ranking described below?
Paul Griffin, Training Specialist, Millipore Sigma - from his perspective as a Training Specialist, are current school programs producing the kind of recruits manufacturers need? Does he have suggestions for different programs?
Jamie Schramm, CEO, UWGB-Sheboygan.- what is different now that Sheboygan is closely linked to UWGB? New degree programs on the horizon, new training labs, etc. Then, a tour of the labs.
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