Press Releases & Columns
Planning Efforts Look to Building a Strong Future
Random Lake, WI – June 27, 2018 – Development in the Village of Random Lake has returned. This year several new home construction permits were issued after nearly a decade long new home construction drought. Several of the units were new spec condos which sold before being completed. “Random Lake is actively working to pick up the pace for economic growth at a time when Sheboygan County is booming,” stated Village President Matthew Brockmeier. “Our community cannot take growth for granted, and it is essential that we take an active role in enhancing living and economic prospects for our current and future residents and businesses.”
Experienced community leader catalyzes collaborative effort
Dr. Joseph Sheehan has been hired to serve as the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) newly created position of Executive Director. Gary Dulmes, SCEDC chair announced that Dr. Sheehan will be the face of the organization, enhance community partnerships, and drive collaborative efforts around FreshTech, the proposed Innovation District.
Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 at UW-Fond du Lac campus
Sheboygan/Fond du Lac - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region office announces a public hearing has been scheduled for the WIS 23 corridor from US 151 in the city of Fond du Lac to County Road P in the city of Plymouth. The public hearing provides an opportunity to give testimony regarding proposed transportation improvements that affect both near-term and long-term changes to the corridor.
Innovative alignment with Small Business Development Center planned
Sheboygan, WI – June 11, 2018 – Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) today announced the expansion of their entrepreneurial development services with the hiring of Ray York to the role of Entrepreneurship Specialist. A graduate of Lakeland University, York will be tasked with helping support the strong growth of SCEDC’s support for stimulating entrepreneurship and new business development. Since 2016, York has served as President and Owner of York Estates, Inc., which includes The Rochester Inn of Sheboygan Falls.
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Major investment helps expand food manufacturing cluster here
Initiating plan to expand team-oriented culture
Sheboygan, WI – May 10, 2018 – Nemschoff, manufacturer of high-quality furniture since 1950, is adding another 18 members to their staff and also implementing a plan to bring management, sales and marketing into a more collaborative working environment.
Oostburg, WI – May 8, 2018 – Masters Gallery Foods will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, May 9th at the Oostburg Municipal Building (1140 Minnesota Avenue, Oostburg) from 9a - 1p and again from 3-6p. Positions in both Plymouth and Oostburg include: second and third shift line attendants, utility or sanitation positions. Summer college opportunities are also available. Starting wage for line attendants - $18.58; utility or sanitation - $19.31. Candidates may apply on site and can expect to wait less than fifteen minutes for a guaranteed interview. If unable to attend, or wish to apply prior to the event, please visit www.mastersgalleryfoods.com/careers.
Investment designed to advance development in downtown Plymouth
Plymouth, WI – May 4, 2018 – The “Cheese Capital of the World” has been awarded historical tax credits through The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) to help catalyze the success of the destination-driven restoration project.
Sheboygan County joins municipalities nationwide to increase awareness of jobs and career development programs that enhance local economic impact
Sheboygan County (May 3, 2018) Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is participating in National Economic Development Week; this year’s recognition will run from May 6-10, 2018. National Economic Development Week (NEDW) was created and is coordinated by The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest professional membership organization for economic developers. It is being held during the week of the organization’s 92nd anniversary as the largest professional membership organization for economic developers.