Subject: 06.19.2020 New North Newsletter

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"New North is working to build a more inclusive and equitable environment across our 18 county region. It is important that we support and encourage a diverse population. Today we celebrate Juneteenth, which commemorates the date when emancipation reached those in the deepest parts of the former confederacy. 
 It gives us pause to reflect on our country’s history and evaluate how we all can play a role in reshaping our country’s and region’s future." 

- Barb LaMue, President & CEO, New North, Inc.

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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Survey: State businesses bouncing back
Insight On Business
Wisconsin businesses continue to demonstrate resilience during the pandemic as 41 percent of respondents to a University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh statewide economic survey indicate they have introduced or expanded online services over the last three months.

“The survey results illustrate a business community that is reopening. Like any economic shock or natural disaster, the early days of this process have brought a reassessment of conditions and plans to move forward,” said Jeffrey Sachse, director of UW-Oshkosh’s Center for Customized Research and Services. “Responding businesses have proven extremely resilient, but...

Economic Development Feature 
Wisconsin unemployment falls to 12% in May

NBC 26
Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped from 13.6% in April to 12% in May, a “nice surprise” that reflects just the very beginning of the state’s reopening after the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the governor’s stay-at-home order.

Gov. Tony Evers’ order, which the court struck down on May 13, had kept most nonessential businesses closed. The unemployment survey was conducted May 11-15, meaning only those businesses that....

State of Wisconsin COVID Relief Efforts 
Applications close June 23 for $75 million We’re All In Small Business Grants

WEDC Newsroom
With the application deadline just days away, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today announced that more than 16,000 businesses have already applied for the $75 million We’re All In Small Business Grant (WSBG) Program. The online application will be open until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23.

The program, which will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 small businesses, is designed to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, while also....

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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