On September 28, 2018, the Literacy Council received an email from Willman Industries in Cedar Grove wanting to know if we could set up English literacy classes at the foundry for their Hispanic employees who wanted to improve their reading and writing skills. “Is this anything you and your group can help us with?”
Plymouth, WI – On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at the national conference in Indianapolis, Indiana recognized the historical redevelopment of 133 E. Mill Street with a Gold Award in the category of creative financing. IEDC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization serving economic developers with more than 5,000 members. IEDC is the largest organization of its kinds. Tracy Foss, General Manager of the Cheese Counter & Dairy Heritage Center accepted the award on behalf of the project partners.
Community Support Overwhelming and Gracious
SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, WI (WHBL) - Sheboygan County's wages were the 2nd fastest growing in the state of Wisconsin. That's according to the Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
Plymouth, WI – On Friday, April 12, 2019, the Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions presented the City of Plymouth with the Award of Excellence for Economic Redevelopment and Revitalization for the initiative of the City of Plymouth to purchase the A.F. Laack building and its subsequent redevelopment. The award was presented at the 2019 Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions annual state conference in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Sheboygan has recently been named among the top 20 “Best Small Cities for Business” by the Chamber of Commerce. According to the methodology, Sheboygan scored comparatively well in seven areas: regional price parities, job creation rates, per capita income, percentage of the young population with a Bachelor’s degree or above, the median earnings of 25+ year olds with a Bachelor’s degree, unemployment rates, and total sales figures / number of firms.
TMJ4 - Co-working spaces are a growing trend and one southeast Wisconsin community is pushing for more.
Milwaukee Business Journal - The IoT council is one of several initiatives being operated inside the FreshTech Innovation District, a designated, half-mile urban technology park for innovation being built in Sheboygan.
Hillstrom and LeMahieu, who are former co-owners of Salon 511 in Sheboygan Falls, opened their new business venture in the historic Richardson building located at 202 Pine St. in Sheboygan Falls on Dec. 1, 2018.
Sheboygan, WI - For the first time in at least 10 years, the City of Sheboygan has a new condo complex being constructed. Located 15th Street between Wisconsin and Niagara Ave, Water’s Edge offers home ownership to those who want to live on or near water, seek walkability to retail, restaurants, and the lakefront, and who crave freedom to carry-on with personal hobbies instead of spending hours on home maintenance and care.