Subject: 05.19.2020 New North Newsletter

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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Lakeside Foods has donated nearly 20,000 cases of product amid the coronavirus pandemic
Herald Times Reporter
Lakeside Foods has donated close to 20,000 cases of product to food pantries since the coronavirus pandemic started in March, the company said in a news release Monday.
“We understand the essential role we play in keeping shelves stocked with nutritious, shelf-stable foods, not only at retail outlets, but also at community food pantries during this unprecedented time,” Lakeside Foods Chief Operating Officer Joe Yanda said in the release. “Our employees are invested in the communities where we operate, and they are proud to know that through their ongoing work they are helping to feed families struggling with food insecurity. Several of these donations were made because our employee teams saw a need in their communities and.....

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Fox River Mall announces reopening

We Are Green Bay
The Fox River Mall announced on Monday that it will reopen to the public on May 20.

In a statement from the Senior General Manager John Burgland, the mall will reopen on Wednesday, and the businesses that choose to re-open within the mall will be asked to follow the guidelines from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, CDC, and the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Burgland noted that measures have been implemented to help ensure the health and safety for all who enter the mall, including....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
City of Brillion receives two grants for Brillion Iron Works site
The Brillion News
Grant help is on the way for the City of Brillion in the redevelopment of the Brillion Works site.

Two grants, one worth $500,000 and another worth at least $358,000, will go toward the cleanup of the site and the restoration of Spring Creek.

The city received notice last week that it will receive $500,000 from the
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for cleanup purposes at the site under the....

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin eager to reopen safely
We Are Green Bay
A local non-profit is eager to reopen its doors after being forced to close by the state’s “Safer at Home” order. But Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin (NWC) wants you to know they’ve instituted a number of changes to keep everyone safe.

At Goodwill’s retail store in Menasha work is underway, sorting donations that keep coming in. Preparing for a reopening after being closed two months.

“We’re ready, we’re waiting, we’re happy,” said Andrew Schliess, the store....


Encourage Educational Attainment
UW System expects to open campuses in fall 2020
FOX 11 News
The University of Wisconsin System expects to reopen its campuses for the 2020 school year. But officials say, things won’t look the same as before.

The UW System is still working to figure out exactly how reopening will look.

University leaders say testing students and staff for...

Economic Development Feature
WEDC launches $75 million program providing COVID-19 relief grants to small businesses
Biz Times
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has launched the “We’re all In” initiative, a program offering $75 million in grants to small businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced today.

Funded largely by federal funds received through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the initiative will provide direct assistance to small businesses impacted by the duration and restrictions of the pandemic.

Through the program, small businesses will have access to $2,500 cash grants, which will assist with the cost of business interruption or for health and safety improvements, wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and....

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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