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Small Business Association aids Sheboygan area business during COVID-19 pandemic

Sheboygan County, WI – Over the past eight months, the wide-ranging economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has extended into all sectors of the small business community, including to companies located in Sheboygan County and supported through the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC).

Posted by on November 17, 2020 at 8:42 PM

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New ownership, old favorites in place at Leicht’s Waldo Café

Sheboygan County, WI – Among the main goals of the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay are to supply keen insight, useful tools, and proven knowledge to assist budding entrepreneurs in realizing their business-ownership dreams. With the SCEDC and the SBDC at UW-Green Bay playing a key guiding role, Parnell native Christina Leicht, along with her husband Brad, who grew up in rural Sheboygan Falls, recently assumed ownership of the newly renamed Leicht’s Waldo Café, located at 235 North Depot St. in Waldo.

Posted by on October 28, 2020 at 7:20 PM

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Little Owls Expands the Conventions of Sheboygan County Childcare

Sheboygan County, WI – The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) works with local entrepreneurs to encourage investment in community-identified markets. One market that has been identified is childcare, specifically, second and third shift childcare options.  The SCEDC and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay has assisted Yer Xiong of Little Owls Childcare Center in developing a business plan to start her new childcare facility at 5934 South Business Drive in the town of Wilson. 

Posted by on September 18, 2020 at 3:40 AM

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Registration Open for Virtual Business Plan Class

By Ray York, Business Counselor for the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay

Posted by on August 26, 2020 at 7:42 PM

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SCEDC TABS BRIAN DOUDNA AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Sheboygan, WI – The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) announced today the hiring of Brian Doudna as the new SCEDC Executive Director. Doudna comes to Sheboygan County after six successful years as the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA), a statewide trade association that represents the interests of economic development professionals.

Posted by on August 26, 2020 at 5:55 PM

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Checolinski leaving the SCEDC, but not the Area: Reflects on last Decade

SCEDC – Dane Checolinski, Director at the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC), is resigning after nearly a decade of service.

Posted by on August 12, 2020 at 8:54 PM

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Silver Lining in post COVID19: Sheboygan County has 3,000+ job openings again

SCEDC - A key mission of the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is to create proactive workforce recruitment initiatives in partnership with area employers. “As we face this changing economy, SomeplaceBetter.org, our online county- wide workforce development and engagement tool continues to help job seekers stay connected to employers hiring in the area for current job opportunities,” stated Joe Sheehan, SCEDC Executive Director.

Posted by on July 28, 2020 at 3:13 PM

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Town of Sheboygan creates 500-acre TID

Town of Sheboygan, WI – The Town of Sheboygan in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin has created its first Tax Incremental District (TID), a progressive stance on economic development as there are only 22 township TID’s in Wisconsin’s history. The Town of Sheboygan TID covers 509 acres straddling the intersection of Interstate 43 and State Highway 42.

Posted by on July 16, 2020 at 5:24 PM

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Whistling Oak Apartments Broke Ground in Town of Sheboygan

Town of Sheboygan - Wisconsin Lakefront Property Management owner, Eileen Robarge, saw a problem. Their existing Sheboygan property, Windward Cove is always fully occupied and often has quite the waiting list. When there is a vacancy, multiple applications on the apartment home are not uncommon. In addition to being fully occupied Windward Cove has received over 100 inquiries in just the past three months from people looking for a quiet, quality community without all the “extras” at an affordable price. 

Posted by on July 15, 2020 at 1:39 PM

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Arrosto Delicatessen Introduces a Taste of New York to Sheboygan

Sheboygan County, WI – Aiming to bring an authentic New York Italian-style deli experience to the Sheboygan area, the newly opened Arrosto Delicatessen is well positioned to fill a unique niche in the local restaurant scene.

Posted by on July 14, 2020 at 4:29 PM

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