Subject: 07.02.2020 New North Newsletter

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Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Packers’ development potential moves across Lombardi Ave. with funeral home site purchase
FOX 11 News
As the Packers prepare to get back on the football field, the team continues to make moves off of it. For the first time, the team has purchased land north of Lombardi Avenue.

A Packers spokesperson confirmed to FOX 11 the team recently bought about two acres of land on the northwest corner of Lombardi Avenue and Ridge Road, which includes Lyndahl Funeral Home.

The team partnered with Commercial Horizons, a Green Bay-based development company,....
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Attract Develop and Retain Diverse Talent
While many opportunities were lost to COVID-19, UW Oshkosh’s ERIC lab is providing 32 paid internships
UW Oshkosh News
Thanks to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Environmental Research and Innovation Center, there are 32 students taking part in paid summer internships—many in Wisconsin vacation spots.

Michaela Prince, of Winneconne, started her internship in Vilas County after graduating from UWO in May with a degree in biology. She is staying in a cabin in Conover, 11 miles from the well-known tourist community of Eagle River and its chain of lakes.

“My job does allow me to do some beach testing, but primarily I am doing inspections of tourist rooming houses,” she said about....
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Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Area waterfront projects receive state grants
FOX 11 News
Several water-related projects in Northeast Wisconsin are among those receiving a total of $1.5 million in state grants.

According to Gov. Tony Evers' office, the grants will help projects aimed at enhancing public access to the Great Lakes, sustainable use practices, community development, habitat restoration and pollution control.

Included among the grants in our area are $60,000 to the City of Kewaunee to buy part of the Salmon Harbor Marina, $52,120 to NEW Water to address flooding along....

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Promote the Regional Brand
Fox Cities Stadium to host 3 nights of drive-in concerts July 23-25
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Fox Cities Stadium will host three consecutive nights of drive-in concerts July 23-35.

The Paperfest Rockin’ Drive-in Concerts will feature area bands Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks July 23, Boogie & the Yo Yo’z July 24 and Road Trip July 25. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.

People will be able to listen from inside their vehicle, in front of it or from the bed of their truck. Audio will be projected over the speaker system and.....
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Economic Development Feature 
Full recovery from pandemic will take more than 2 years in Wisconsin, WEDC says

BizJournal
According to a new report released Tuesday by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., wage and salary income across Wisconsin and the nation will fall by 9% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will be detrimental to the state's economic activity.

By 2021, however, wages in the state will grow 7%, more than double the percentage growth for wages in Wisconsin in 2019 of 3.2%, as the state's economy rebounds from the economic....
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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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