Subject: 07.07.2020 New North Newsletter

New North, Inc. is very happy to welcome Us 2 Behavioral Health Care, Inc. as our newest investor. Us 2 Behavioral Health Care, Inc.'s mission is to advance health equity by removing barriers and creating an inclusive community where people can reach their full potential. There are a number of services this nonprofit provides for the New North region, including but limited to counseling, training and consulting.

To learn more about Us 2 Behavioral Health Care, Inc., click HERE.

Close the Distance: CEO Leadership Conversations on Food & Dining
Aurora WDC & Regional Leadership Council 
How should business leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and strategists direct their organizations to prepare for the future? How is the organization you lead adapting and evolving to this “Next Normal” and guiding your stakeholders into an uncertain future?

Featuring CEO Guest: Craig Culver, Co-Founder, Culver Franchising System, Inc. 

Date: Thursday, July 9th

Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm CST


Business Development & Expansion in the New North 
Oneida Nation eyes hemp production as a way to diversify, strengthen tribal economy
Green Bay Press-Gazette
The Oneida Nation’s experiment with hemp farming last year didn’t produce a bumper crop, or really anything of significant material worth, but tribal officials are still optimistic about the crop’s potential.

“I wouldn’t say it was unsuccessful,” said Tribal Councilman Ernie Stevens III about last year’s venture.

He said the Nation’s hemp production is still in its experimental phase and hopes it could eventually become a....

Promote the Regional Brand
National Walleye Tour coming to Oconto
Fox 11 Online
Oconto will be the site for the National Walleye Tour season opener on Green Bay later this month.

The event will be held at Oconto Breakwater & Park July 23-24.

Anglers who participate in the pro-am style format will launch at 7 a.m. both mornings and return at 3 p.m. for weigh-in. No spectators will be....


Economic Development Feature 
Tom Still: Fixing broadband critical to economic recovery
Missy Hughes, the secretary of Wisconsin’s leading economic development agency, doesn’t need much lecturing on the shortcomings of broadband penetration in rural Wisconsin.

Her family’s home sits at the end of a rural road in southwest Wisconsin, with a driveway that stretches a third of a mile off the road. The broadband connection is through a satellite dish, a solution that works well enough, but it’s an....

Economic Development Feature
Treasury releases PPP loan data; here’s the Wisconsin breakdown of $150,000 loans and above

Wisconsin Bankers Association
The SBA and Treasury recently released loan-by-loan information about the Paycheck Protection Program. This data release follows the extension of the PPP application deadline until August 8. The Wisconsin Bankers Association has done a preliminary analysis of loan categories of $150,000 and above in the Badger State.

“The numbers show a truly impressive effort from Wisconsin’s banks on behalf of their customers,” said Rose Oswald Poels, president and CEO, Wisconsin Bankers Association. “Bankers worked around-the-clock to process....

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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