Subject: 12.19.2019 New North News

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Business Development in the New North
Oshkosh Defense receives nearly $804M military order
Fox 11 Online
The U.S. military is ordering $803.9 million worth of vehicles from Oshkosh Defense.

The company says the order is for 2,721 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles for the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy. The order also includes 30 vehicles to be sold to Montenegro, a NATO ally.

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Sturgeon Bay promotes ‘Winter Fleet’ of big ships

Fox 11 Online
n the Sturgeon Bay Shipping Channel, signs of the season are starting to appear. The 1,000-foot-long freighter Edgar B. Speer arrived on Saturday, and on Tuesday, the 678-foot-long Wilfred Sykes slowly crept its way toward Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay. The vessels gather at the shipyard for repairs, and other maintenance work.

"It's just fun to watch them come through the canal, and to go down to Bullhead Point, and by Graham Park. It's just fun to watch them go through the bridges," said Sandra Simonar of Sturgeon Bay.

Simonar says she looks forward to the ships' arrival....

Local Chamber / Economic Development Feature
The task force behind Sheboygan’s innovation district hired a full-time director to focus on programming
Sheboygan Press
The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation and its task force to create a technology-focused district hired a full-time director to focus on programming for the initiative.

Nick O'Brien was named the director of innovation and engagement for the FreshTech Innovation District, according to a news release Tuesday. He brings experience in talent attraction, retention strategies and community engagement through his previous work in other counties in the state, like..... 


Investor Event
Insight Women of Influence Awards
Insight Publications is hosting the inaugural Insight Women of Influence Awards on March 31, 2020, at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel and Conference Center in Neenah to recognize women making a difference in the New North.
Winners will be selected on the following categories:
Difference Maker
Corporate Leader
Business Owner
Young Influencer  
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