Subject: 03/16/2020 New North Newsletter

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Dear Investors and Colleagues,

Not unlike other organizations and companies, New North, Inc., has had to postpone several events. The priority for all right now is the health and safety of others. We ask you to also think about creative ways you can still support our local companies throughout this containment period. We thank you for your understanding and hope that this virus can be contained in the near future.

As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found at the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) - website dedicated to COVID-19, along with additional resources to help your organizations: 


Barb

Barb LaMue
Executive Director
New North, Inc.

Elevate Sustainability as an Economic Driver
$150 Million solar farm proposed in Town of Holland
Ozaukee Press
A massive solar farm that would change the complexion of the Town of Holland near Cedar Grove in southern Sheboygan County is being proposed by Ranger Power, a Brooklyn, N.Y.,-based firm.

The 150-megawatt solar farm would take up between 1,000 and 1,200 acres of primarily farmland in the northwest corner of the town.

The facility, named Onion River Solar, would also be a financial boon to the town and county, replacing the property taxes collected on the agricultural land...

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Promote the Regional Brand
Here's how the Packers could add an extra game to their home schedule and reduce some season ticket holders' costs
Green Bay Press-Gazette
If the NFL adds a 17th regular-season game to its schedule, the Packers will need to figure out how to deliver that game to their fans.

Members of the NFL players union were mailed ballots last week on a new collective...
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Local Chamber / Economic Development Feature
WEDC now accepting applications for Certified In Wisconsin Program
Fox Cities Chamber News 
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is now accepting applications for its Certified In Wisconsin® Program, which designates industrial parcels of 20 acres or more as being “development ready.”

The program has played a key role in helping communities throughout the state attract new companies by providing independent certification that a wide range of concerns have been evaluated—such as environmental and geological factors, transportation access, utility and infrastructure capacity, zoning and property rights—and that the site is....

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Investor Event
Toward One Wisconsin Conference is being Reschedule
To ease your mind during these uncertain times, the Toward One Wisconsin 2020 conference is postponed. Please be patient as we work out the details of rescheduling the conference this fall. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work out the details of rescheduling the conference for this fall.

Of note: Registrants will be able to transfer their registration fee to the new date. Those who will need a refund please email shunter@uwsa.edu before April 30 for a full refund.
Meanwhile, stay tuned as we move forward with rescheduling. For other updates, go to T1W.org.
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