Subject: 04.17.2020 New North Newsletter

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Economic Development Feature
2020 Census: Wisconsin communities see strong early response rates, turn focus to under-counted populations
Green Bay Press Gazette
It looks like many northeastern Wisconsin residents found at least one thing to do while they sheltered in place: The Census.

Northeastern Wisconsin counties have some of Wisconsin's highest, and also its lowest, 2020 U.S. Census response rates roughly one month after households started receiving notices to go online, call or mail in their completed census form.

Overall, the Badger State is outperforming most other states in responding to the decennial population.....
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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Sargento Foods donating 15.8 million cheese sticks to Milwaukee-based Hunger Task Force and Feeding America

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Sargento Foods, of Plymouth, says it is donating $2 million in cheese sticks to Milwaukee-based Hunger Task Force and Feeding America, the largest hunger relief organization in the United States.

Sargento says it’s providing 15.8 million cheese sticks that will help feed more than 1.3 million American households.

“Our long-standing commitment to fighting hunger means more now than ever before. We are grateful to continue our partnership with....
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Economic Development Feature
Additional funds approved for Greater Oshkosh COVID-19 Emergency Response Loan Program
FOX 11 OnlineMore help is on the way for Oshkosh businesses.

The Oshkosh City Council approved an additional $250,000 for the Greater Oshkosh COVID-19 Emergency Response Loan Program.

This is in addition to the $300,000 announced in late March. The additional funds were made available from a cash excess in a TIF account through the work of Allen Davis, Community Development Director. These funds will be specifically used for businesses within...
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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
ThedaCare works with local companies to produce
PPE
WBAY
With a concern about the ability to obtain some personal protective equipment, or PPE, ThedaCare has teamed up with local businesses to make sure the supply in Northeast Wisconsin doesn't run out.

ThedaCare employees, treating patients with respiratory issues, are all wearing protective equipment called a CAPR. The mechanical respirators protect against germs and other harmful airborne particles, but they also come with some parts that are supposed to be disposed of....

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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Therma-Tron-X families making face shields for hospital
Door County Daily News
With Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) still in high demand, Therma-Tron-X in Sturgeon Bay teamed up with their employees during their off-hours to make face shield designed to protect medical personnel at Door County Medical Center. Therma-Tron-X is a heat processing equipment manufacturer. Amy Barnard, the director of IT, explains the materials that go into....
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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Nonprofit delivers care packages to healthcare workers at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center

Sheboygan Press
Last week, an Illinois-based nonprofit delivered care packages to health-care workers at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

Lemons of Love usually delivers care packages to people undergoing cancer treatment, but now its spreading appreciation for "front line superheroes" during the coronavirus crisis

“Individuals on the front line are working tirelessly for....
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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Fox Valley Technical College driving instructors hit the road to help others during pandemic
We Are Green Bay
Diane Rake would normally be in the classroom instructing student truck drivers at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton.

Latest coronavirus in Wisconsin updates
Instead, she and other driver educators at the college, are getting back behind the wheel and helping to make a difference during the current....
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COVID-19 Updates & Resources
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 on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.
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