Subject: 10.24.2019 New North News

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Door County Medical Center robotic surgery has a successful first year
Door Country Daily News
obotic Surgery at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay is marking a successful first year. Dr. Michael St. Jean, who heads the minimally invasive robotic surgery program, says about 200 procedures have been performed....
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Kewaunee County freshmen get a look at local job opportunities, tour Algoma factories

Green Bay Press Gazette
Kewaunee County ninth-grade students not only got an up-close look at local manufacturers recently, but also learned that those manufacturers are looking for more than
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Pitch events put startups in the spotlight
Insight Publication
Eight entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas to a team of judges during the afternoon of the New North Summit on Dec. 5. The first-place winner will receive $5,000, and the second-place winner will receive $3,000. BrightStar, a nonprofit organization that invests in early-stage companies, 
will fund the event’s prizes.
Two contestants from four local Hatch contests, which will be held during Startup Wisconsin Week, Nov. 11-17, will win the right to compete during the Hatch event at the New North Summit.

Do you have a business idea? Do you have a product or initiative that you know will impact lives?
The deadline to upload your pitch idea is November 1; go to
www.thestartuphub.org/pitch and select the one registration link that is closest to you.

The four local pitch contests and locations are:

Greater Green Bay Chamber – The Audible
Date: Nov. 12, 2019
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Urban Hub, 340 N. Broadway St., Green Bay (2nd floor)
(Special event to announce the winners on Nov. 14 at The Shindig)
Contact: Ron Franklin, rfranklin@greatergbc.org

Sheboygan – HATCH Pitch Sheboygan County
Date: Nov. 14, 2019
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Mily Barn at Nourish, 100 Alfred Miley Ave., Sheboygan Falls
Contact: Ray York, york@sheboygancountyedc.com

Appleton – Fast Pitch
Date: Nov. 12, 2019
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Fox Club Room at Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton
Contact: Amy Pietsch, pietsch@fvtc.edu

Marinette – Invent Your North (in collaboration with Florence, Marinette and Oconto Counties)
Date: Nov. 14, 2019
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence, 1320 Main Street, Marinette
Contact: Robert Pontius, operations@inventurenorth.com

New North would like to congratulate Justice Support Solutions of Fond Du Lac, and Red Shoes, Inc. of Appleton, for winning a Governor’s Award at this year’s WEDC Marketplace Conference, held Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th. Justice Support Solutions won the award for Rising Star Business in the category of Disabled-Veteran Owned Business. Red Shoes, Inc. won the award for Outstanding Small Business in the category of Woman Business Enterprise. JT Engineering of Hobart was another New North company that was recognized as a finalists for Outstanding Large Business in the Category of Woman Business Enterprise. New North is extremely proud of these companies and we were honored to share in this moment with all Marketplace attendees and finalists.
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