Subject: 06.09.2020 New North Newsletter

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Expansion and Business Development in the New North
InitiativeOne plans expansion of downtown Green Bay offices to keep up with growth of its leadership training programs
Green Bay Press-Gazette
InitiativeOne owners Fred and Tracy Johnson plan to raise the roof, literally, on their downtown Green Bay building.

A "budget-friendly" leadership program, increased work with manufacturers and educators, and strong connections in northeastern Wisconsin have enabled InitiativeOne to continue growing, even through the coronavirus pandemic. The company specializes in leadership training that aims to improve....
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Promote the Regional Brand
Black-owned businesses welcome support in greater Appleton area

Appleton Post-Crescent
Natasha Banks, one of the established black business owners in the area, opened The Cozzy Corner in 2012. She sold that restaurant last November, but continues to be a consultant to it as well as partner in another food venture, The Jerk Joint.

She said the community has sought out black-owned businesses of all kinds in the last few...
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Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Bergstrom Subaru planned at former Mack Truck site

The Press Times
The former Mack Truck site at 761 Pilgrim Way could become a new Subaru dealership in the event an access road is vacated to increase the property's developable area.

The Ashwaubenon village board approved an initial resolution Tuesday, May 26, for vacating Pilgrim Way Access Road.

To provide the nearby property owners with at least 30 days of advance...
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Promote the Regional Brand
Champion Center makes national list
WHBY
A national organization says the Community First Champion Center is one of the best new sports facilities in the country.

The industry group Connect Sports picked four venues in that category.

General Manager Adam Ligocki hopes it will draw more teams to the facility. He says the more....

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Economic Development Feature
Gov. Evers announces dates for 2021 broadband expansion grant

WisBusiness
On Monday, Governor Tony Evers and Rebecca Cameron Valcq, Chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC), announced key application dates for the next round of grants available from the Broadband Expansion Grant Program. The PSC will make applications available on September 1, 2020 and will be due on December 1, 2020. The funding for the grants was appropriated in the 2019-2021 state biennial budget. In this grant round, $24 million has been made available to applicants to help expand high-speed broadband internet to unserved areas of the state. The grant funding is equal to the 2020 grant round which, at the time, was more funding offered than all the seven previous rounds combined. “The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the critical need for broadband service. With many working from home, distance learning for our children, and health care through telemedicine as the only option for some, broadband internet is an essential....
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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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