Subject: 04.22.2020 New North Newsletter

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Economic Development Feature
35% of Wisconsin businesses surveyed felt they could not be viable
after three months of current circumstances
New North Press Release
Thirty-five percent of Wisconsin businesses responding to a recent statewide survey reported they will be forced to close if current conditions persist for more than three months amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The survey was conducted by New North Inc. and the eight other regional organizations in the state, along with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp (WEDC) and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, to assess COVID-19 business recovery ability, plus state and federal aid effort. It yielded...


Economic Development Feature
COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series Webinars: Business, Healthcare and Government working together towards a Smart Restart - Friday, April 24, 2020
WEDC - Regional Leadership Council
Join our CEO Leadership Series webinars to hear from state business and health
leaders on the latest medical updates, insights into how companies are adapting
their operations to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how these best practice examples
might apply to your business as the state works towards a Smart Restart.
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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Verve sets aside money for coronavirus relief
FOX 11 Online
Verve, a Credit Union, has announced it will be allocating more than $4 million for COVID-19 support programs and services to help its members take care of personal and business financial needs.

To help its members navigate challenging times caused by the coronavirus, Verve has already issued more than....


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Manitowoc’s Shoreline Credit Union offers grant for ‘nonessential’ businesses
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
Shoreline Hometown Credit Union in Manitowoc has created a COVID-19 relief grant program to help local nonessential businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

According to a news release Tuesday, the grant will be awarded in $2,000 increments to...


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Green Bay plant ramps up toilet paper production
FOX 11 Online
Toilet paper has been in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
But Green Bay's Procter & Gamble plant has been working to meet the demand.
Many people bought extra packages of toilet paper...


Promote the Regional Brand
Jake Woodford sworn in as Appleton’s first new mayor in 24 years
FOX 11 Online
StoryJake Woodford, 29, was sworn in as Appleton's new mayor Tuesday.
Woodford worked as a senior administrator at Lawrence University for the last 
seven years.
"I got started right away with scheduling meetings with department heads here 
at the city,...


Foster Targeted Industry Clusters and New Markets
Foxconn making masks at facility in Mount Pleasant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aside from working on ventilators, the Foxconn Technology Group has begun manufacturing masks at its facilities in Mount Pleasant. 

Under the brand Sharp, which is owned by Foxconn, the company plans to make "tens of thousands of procedural masks" to be used by healthcare professionals, law enforcement, caregivers and...

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