Subject: 05.20.2020 New North Newsletter

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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Integrity Insurance donates $100,000 to United Way Fox Cities amid COVID-19 health crisis
Integrity Insurance News
Integrity Insurance announced it is making a special $100,000 donation to United Way Fox Cities to support COVID-19 relief efforts and subsidized programs built to create lasting change in our community.

“At Integrity, we are committed to holding true to our core values during this pandemic by doing the right thing to support our community,” said Integrity President Jill Wagner Kelly. "We have a longstanding relationship with United Way Fox Cities and are proud to stand with them as they address the....


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Grants, donations from U.S. Venture helps keep nonprofits going during coronavirus pandemic
Appleton Post-Crescent
The coronavirus pandemic has put an unexpected strain on nonprofit organizations in the Fox Valley.

They quickly had to adjust to meet new challenges brought on by the pandemic to keep helping the people they serve. U.S. Venture recognized the challenges facing nonprofits and decided to do something to help.

Every year, the company's U.S. Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation gives grants to local nonprofit organizations. This year, the foundation had $1.7 million to give away. To make sure the nonprofits could use the money to best meet their needs, the foundation removed....


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Manitowoc, Two Rivers commit funds to COVID-19 small business relief fund
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
The cities of Manitowoc and Two Rivers are joining forces along with The Chamber of Manitowoc County and local businesses to create a small business relief grant to help businesses that are struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic.

"If we look at the need in our community, it's going to be great," Manitowoc Ald. Scott McMeans said. "We don't know what that need is going to be exactly, but it's fair to say that a lot of businesses have been hurt by this."

The Manitowoc Common Council and the Two Rivers City Council met separately Monday night, and both committed to providing funds for the program....

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Burger Boats looking to beef up staff as business rebounds
We Are Green Bay
Now that the “Safer-At-Home” order has been lifted, many people are still looking for work as businesses begin to bounce back from the shutdown. The fight continues against the COVID-19 pandemic, and those who reopen are taking new steps to keep everyone safe going forward.

Latest coronavirus in Wisconsin updates
Burger Boats in Manitowoc is looking to increase staffing at their manufacturing facility. They specialize in building yachts of any size for both personal and commercial use.

“We are looking for good people. Whether it’s next week, next month, or next year please look us up,” said Ron Cleveringa, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Burger Boats. “We are looking for....


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Bay Park Square mall will reopen Wednesday
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Simon Property Group, which owns the mall, announced the reopening on its website. The hours will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays.

Simon listed several protocols intended to prevent employees and shoppers from exposure to the coronavirus, including:

No employees should work if they have COVID-19 symptoms or have had symptoms in the 72 hours before their shift. As they report for work, employees will have their temperatures taken and anyone with...

State of Wisconsin COVID-19 Relief
Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity receives $1.5 million for manufacturers

Biz Journals
The Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity will receive $1.5 million for manufacturers as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which was passed in Congress and signed into law in March.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has created an economic crisis that is hurting our Wisconsin manufacturers,” Sen. Tammy Baldwin said in a press release. “I supported the bipartisan CARES Act because it provides critically needed federal funding to support our...

State of Wisconsin COVID-19 Relief
Gov. Tony Evers unveils plan for spending $1B in fed money to fight COVID-19 in Wisconsin
WI State Journal
Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday unveiled his plan for spending $1 billion in federal funds to combat COVID-19 in Wisconsin.

The money will be used to fund ongoing virus testing efforts, conduct contact tracing, purchase supplies, provide resources and prepare for a surge. The spending plan comes a day after Evers dropped plans to work with the state Legislature to pass a new statewide rule to slow the spread of....

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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