Subject: 08.03.2020 New North Newsletter

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Encourage Educational Attainment
UW-Green Bay Partners with Interapt and global training provider General Assembly to launch new tech training pathway for students
UWGB News Release
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is teaming up with Louisville-based tech company Interapt and global education provider General Assembly to launch a new tech training pathway for people in the Green Bay area.

With unemployment at an all-time high in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the software engineering program will provide tuition-free technical training to a class of 25 individuals, giving them an opportunity to develop the technical skills needed to kickstart a new career in data science, software development, digital marketing, UX design, robotic process automation, information technology and other tech related fields.

“We’ve changed countless lives through our program,” said Interapt CEO Ankur Gopal. “There are plenty of people out there with the aptitude and grit to learn new skills and change careers, but they don’t have options. At Interapt, we’re dedicated to opening doors and providing opportunities for...

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
West Waterfront RFP
Door County Economic Development Corporation
The City of Sturgeon Bay seeks development proposals for the purchase of and development of a prominent site in downtown Sturgeon Bay. The site is located along E. Maple Street and adjoins filled lakebed that is being converted public maritime and recreational uses. It is part of the city's West Waterfront Redevelopment Project and located within Tax Increment District #4. 

Sturgeon's Bay's West Waterfront Area is a highly visible development opportunity within the west downtown district. The surrounding region has active local and tourism economy....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Fond du Lac Forward aims to answer questions about Lakeside Park redevelopment
Fond du Lac Reporter
Proponents of a redevelopment plan for Lakeside Park that adds a multipurpose building near the lighthouse on Lake Winnebago have come out with new branding that invites the public to send questions their way.

Lakeside Forward describes itself as "a group of like-minded businesses and community organizations who are committed to the realization of the elements of the Lakeside Park Master Plan as developed by the Lakeside Park Exploratory Committee."

A new website at gathers resources about the plan together and addresses some of the issues surrounding the proposed changes....

Economic Development Feature
Low interest rates keep Wisconsin home builders busy, but supply shortages a cause for concern
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Low mortgage interest rates helped fuel an 11% increase in new home construction in northeastern and Central Wisconsin, even as the national economy endured its worst downturn in history.

New home construction permits issued during the first half of the year increased to 1,454 in a 16-county area that includes the Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Wausau, Stevens Point, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Marinette and Fond du Lac metro areas.

The strong activity came at a time when statewide housing starts are...


Economic Development Feature
D.O.T. Wants to Hear From You
Those with opinions on the future of transportation in Wisconsin are being invited to make their thoughts known to the state DOT. The agency is developing its new 30-year transportation plan, called “Connect 2050”, and as part of the plan they’ve posted an online survey to gauge public opinions of six key areas: Economic Vitality, Safety and Security, Quality of Life and Natural Environment, System Integration and Connectivity, System Management, and Funding and Project Costs.

Survey participants are being asked to prioritize those aspects and to provide comment on them. You can learn more and take the survey by...

Promote the Regional Brand
Welcome to Plymouth, Wisconsin, video released

The City of Plymouth
The City of Plymouth released it's "Welcome to Plymouth" video, showcasing the city's many qualities, such as Plymouth's dairy and cheese making heritage, coining Plymouth as the "Cheese Capital of World". It's historic downtown, parks, aquatic center and the Evergreen golf course to name a few. 

Virtual Chamber Chat: Growing & Maintaining your Business by Financing the Right Way
In an effort to provide clarity during this time of uncertainty, the Fox Cities Chamber provides Chamber Chats as an opportunity to be part of a virtual conversation centered around the topics that matter to you. Led by a Chamber staff member, Chamber Chats give you the chance to speak directly with 
subject-matter experts.
Date: August 12, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM CDT

For details CLICK HERE!
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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