Press Releases & Columns
Sheboygan, WI – The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation released an updated SomeplaceBetter.org. Sheboygan County is the only area with comprehensive workforce relocation materials thanks to a partnership between the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) and Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce under the Someplace Better brand.
Sheboygan County has ~3,000 jobs available in nearly every field, education level and experience expectations. Growing Sheboygan County firms such as Johnsonville continues to have available opportunities for both professional and entry-level careers. “Johnsonville currently has 55 open positions including supply chain, maintenance, and manufacturing with a starting wage of $17.00 per hour with benefits.” Stated, Kristen Hiske, Johnsonville’s Workforce Outreach Coordinator.
Sheboygan, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Revenue released statements of changes in equalized values for 2017 growth. These records are used to determine property taxes across the state and provide insight into regional economies.
December 18, 2018 - The League of American Bicyclists recognized Sheboygan, Wisconsin with a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award, joining 464 visionary communities from across the country.
Sheboygan - The Sheboygan County unemployment rate continues to remain under 2.5% and factoring the overall worker shortage, the best way to retain employees is to invest in their professional development.
Sheboygan, WI – Results from the FreshTech Innovation District summit are in. Participating in the summit were ~150 individuals representing over 100 organizations. Overwhelmingly, participants stated the Innovation District must be a world-class development. Most importantly, nearly all attendees stated the District’s culture must be inclusive, diverse, open, energetic, collaborative and engaging.
Sheboygan, Wis. (November 1, 2018) – Waters Edge Development of Sheboygan, LLC, is pleased to announce the unveiling of its 32 unit two-bedroom one and a half bath condominium project called Water’s Edge located on the Sheboygan River at 15th Street between Wisconsin and Niagara Ave.
Elkhart Lake, USA – Restoration and renovations will begin on the Shore Club on Elkhart Lake, former Victorian Village in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. New resort owners, Thomas Shortt, and Kristin Pagel, will rejuvenate the 60-unit, 3 restaurants, 2 pool and event/theater space complex nestled along nearly 600’ of pristine shoreline on Elkhart Lake just blocks from historic downtown Elkhart Lake. The Resort will stay open during renovations this winter and be branded the Shore Club as of January 1st with an opening celebration set for spring.
Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest held at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, Thursday, Nov. 8
Green Bay, WI – As part of Sheboygan’s Startup Wisconsin Week, UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will be hosting a Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Wombat Room.