Subject: 05.14.2021 New North Newsletter

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Celebrating Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Belonging
Gov. Evers Signs Bill Designating May 14 as Hmong-Lao Veterans Day, Orders Flags to Half-Staff

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today signed Assembly Bill 154, now Wisconsin Act 31, designating May 14 as Hmong-Lao Veterans Day in Wisconsin. The governor issued Executive Order #115 ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff in honor of Hmong-Lao veterans...


Special Event
New North’s second economic outlook event for Wisconsin and the New North region will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on May 19

NEW NORTH – New North Inc., the regional economic development corporation for the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin, is presenting a second economic outlook event for Wisconsin and the New North region on Wednesday, May 19, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. The free webinar is being offered through a partnership between New North Inc., The Schneider School of Business & Economics at St. Norbert College and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue...

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Green Bay-area businesses feel new CDC guidance is step in the right direction

GREEN BAY -- The CDC's updated guidelines for fully vaccinated people brings good news to Green Bay businesses. But, they may require masks a bit longer.

For groups like PMI Entertainment, who manages the Resch Center, the new guidance means the venue is a step closer to having the packed concerts it once had.


Promoting the Regional Brand
Six-story illustration in Appleton honors nurses

APPLETON -- A larger-than-life illustration in Appleton is recognizing Nurses Week.

Local artist, Michael Suess stretched a drawing of trailblazing nurse, Florence Nightingale, across six floors of ThedaCare's hospital.

According to Suess, it took a lot of coordination with all the hospital floors over the span of just one week...


Economic Development Feature
52 Wisconsin broadband providers offering subsidized internet through FCC program

Fifty-two Wisconsin broadband providers — including the state's largest providers — are participating in the Federal Communications Commission's Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP), which starts today.

The temporary $3.2 billion federal program will subsidize internet access by up to $50 per month for qualifying low-income households and up to $75 per month for eligible households on tribal lands. As many as 300,000 Wisconsin households could be eligible, according to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC)...


An illustration of Florence Nightingale spans across six floors at ThedaCare Regional Hospital in Appleton, May 12, 2021, WLUK story above
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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