Subject: 05.22.2020 New North Newsletter

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State of Wisconsin COVID-19 Relief 
The Ethnic Minority Emergency Grant (EMEG) Program.
WEDC News Release
The deadline for the Ethnic Minority Emergency Grant (EMEG) Program has been extended through 11:59PM Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Our hope is that this two-day extension will allow more ethnic minority-owned Wisconsin micro-businesses to apply for the grant funding. Successful applicants that receive a grant through the EMEG Program are encouraged to apply for the upcoming We’re All In opportunities. An EMEG recipient is not precluded from applying for or receiving assistance through the We’re All In Grant. We are grateful for your partnership and collaboration, which is key to the success of this program in assisting ethnic minority-owned micro-businesses across Wisconsin in this time of crisis.

Innovation within the New North Region
Colorado startup will relocate to Green Bay after TitletownTech investment
A Denver startup is moving its headquarters to Green Bay this year after receiving funding from TitletownTech, a tech hub and venture fund led by the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft.

TitletownTech announced this week that it invested in Quantum Radius, a startup developing faster video processing technology. The company, founded in 2019 by Frank Christofferson and Tim Wahlers, aims to improve bandwidth inefficiency and eliminate lag from real-time video streaming. Its eyeing virtual and augmented reality,...


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Green Bay company’s food pantry challenge takes off
A Green Bay company is stepping up to help put food on the table during the coronavirus pandemic.

Carnivore Meat has donated $100,000 to local food pantries. The pet food company is challenging other businesses to donate.

Carnivore Meat owner and CEO Lanny Viegut says he was inspired by a friend and business owner who donated $100,000 to the community as people...

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
‘Clean Seal’ stickers made in Door County alert hotel guests if a room has been entered
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Summer tourists who start filling hotels and other lodging sites in the newly reopened Door County might want assurance they're staying in a safe place as COVID-19 concerns linger.

To give guests that confidence, Sturgeon Bay-based Sunshine House created stickers that break when the door opens so visitors know if someone's entered their room since it was sanitized.

Housekeeping staff will wedge the stickers, called Clean Seals, between a door and its frame after a room is cleaned, according to a....


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Fewer tables, more sanitizing and your cooperation – that’s what to expect at Wisconsin breweries and wineries

Green Bay Press Gazette
Less than two months after celebrating its grand opening, state mandates forced Zambaldi Beer to close its taproom. It reopened May 21, but with noticeable changes.

A staff member is dedicated to sanitizing door knobs and other high-contact surfaces as well as tables and chairs after customers leave. There's a plexiglass barrier at the ordering station. Staff wear masks. Hands are sanitized between serving each customer. There are fewer tables; all stand at safe social distance spacing.

Owner David Malcolm said they used the WEDC reopening guidelines to ready the Allouez taproom for guests and held a staff meeting to go through....


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Fox Valley Technical College students gets a crash course in construction in the middle of a pandemic

Appleton Post-Crescent
Whatever profession he chose to pursue, Dylan Casey has always wanted to feel like he's making a difference.

That's why the 20-year-old Portage native landed on construction, an industry that's vital to maintaining infrastructure, building communities, as well as ensuring all buildings — hospitals, office buildings, whatever else — are safe and up-to-date.

In his second semester as a student of Fox Valley Technical College's construction management technology program, Casey is already well on his way to making the difference he'd


Promote the Regional Brand
ThedaCare performs first spine surgeries in region using Mazor X robotic platform
ThedaCare News
The surgical team of providers from ThedaCare and Neuroscience Group have successfully performed the first robotic-assisted spine surgeries in Northeast and Central Wisconsin using the Mazor X Platform this week.

It is estimated that nearly 80% of the population will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives, with one in 20 of them needing surgery. As spinal surgery has evolved, more focus has been placed on new techniques often providing benefits of less blood loss, less radiation exposure, less tissue damage, 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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