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Three Pop-Up Shops soon to open in the Harbor Centre Business District

Sheboygan, WI - The Harbor Centre BID is proud to announce the finalists for the Pop-Up Shop project. Out of eleven candidates that applied for the project, we narrowed the field down to three finalists. They are Pam Butler - Nest: Adorn, Jennifer Nowicki - Cultivate Tea, and Robyn Schneider - Hometown Barkery. We felt that these three business plans coincide with what we were looking for. They each have strong business backgrounds and great business models that the Sheboygan Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) will be working with to make even stronger. 

Posted by on September 16, 2019 at 7:10 PM

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Acuity Insurance Selected as Finalist for Economic Development Award

Madison, WI – Acuity Insurance of Sheboygan, WI, has been selected as a finalist for the Wisconsin Economic Development Association’s (WEDA) Economic Driver award. The award is part of the Community and Economic Development Awards (CEDA) program established by WEDA to recognize businesses, projects, and organizations that are making significant contributions to Wisconsin’s economy.

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 3:00 PM

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Sheboygan County’s Only Hmong Radio Program Signs Off

By Mary Motiska, Special Projects Coordinator for the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC)

Posted by on August 29, 2019 at 8:27 PM

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Business Plan Class Offered in Sheboygan County

By Ray York, Business Counselor for the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green BaySheboygan County, WI – A key mission of the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is to provide opportunities to Sheboygan County entrepreneurs and help them make informed business decisions.   The SCEDC has partnered with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay to bring the Entrepreneurship Training Program (ETP) to the entrepreneurs of Sheboygan County.

Posted by on August 20, 2019 at 7:16 PM

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Over 50 employers expected for Lakeshore Military-Focused Job Fair

Sheboygan County, WI – A military-focused hiring event will take place on Thursday, August 22 at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, located at 7001 Gass Lake Road in Manitowoc, WI from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

Posted by on August 20, 2019 at 3:05 PM

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Wisconsin Internet of Things (IoT) Council Announces Coordinator and Inaugural Event

Sheboygan, WI – The Wisconsin Internet of Things (IoT) Council is pleased to announce the date of the organization’s inaugural event, as well as the hiring of Ronald S. Rumack, who will be the council’s first employee.

Posted by on August 7, 2019 at 7:08 PM

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Military Hiring Event Hosted by Sheboygan Area SHRM

Sheboygan County, WI – A key mission of the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is to drive workforce recruitment campaigns in partnership with community leaders. In conjunction with this mission, the Sheboygan Area-Society for Human Resource Management (SA-SHRM) received a grant to educate human resource professionals on best practices to attract, retain and engage area veterans, reservists, guardsmen and trailing spouses.  

Posted by on August 1, 2019 at 8:49 PM

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Sheboygan County Innovation Hub Feasibility Study Underway

Sheboygan, WI - An initiative to launch a network of innovation centers across the Midwest is moving forward in Sheboygan, with a decision by the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC), Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) and Lakeland University (LU) to support a feasibility study for a community-wide innovation hub in the FreshTech Innovation District south of Downtown Sheboygan. 

Posted by on July 29, 2019 at 8:50 PM

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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON LAKESIDE PEPSI NEW DISTRIBUTION FACILITY IN SHEBOYGAN FALLS

Sheboygan Falls, WI July 26, 2019 – Lakeside Pepsi, in partnership with Quasius Construction, broke ground in late June on its new 72,000 SF distribution facility.

Posted by on July 26, 2019 at 4:14 PM

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Sheboygan is Only Wisconsin Community to make list of America’s Most Unique Art Towns

Sheboygan encouraging arts & crafts entrepreneurs
Sheboygan, WI – Sheboygan has recently appeared on a list of “21 of America’s Most Unique Art Towns” on Cube Smart’s blog. “Art is meant to challenge, inspire, question, and surprise. These towns stand out for reembracing art in unique and fresh ways.” Lily Rogers, author of the blog, goes on to state, “The list is to celebrate the underrated places and artists that well deserve to be appreciated in our time.”   

Posted by on July 24, 2019 at 2:12 PM

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