This is an exciting time for Sheboygan County as new opportunities for growth continue to surface. I am delighted to highlight several local companies experiencing tremendous success. As front-runners of economic development, these businesses are models for growth and exemplify exceptional leadership qualities.
Coastal Connections is hosting its Annual All Member Meeting at 12:00 pm at The Bull on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The event allows attendees to socialize with members and guests, review the organization’s events and accomplishments over the last year, and learn more about leadership opportunities in the organization.
Everyone is invited to celebrate a successful 2012 with us, preview the events of 2013, and recognize members and sponsors that support our organization. Whether you are a current member, past member, or just want to find out more about what Coastal Connections, you’ll want to attend this event. Also be sure to invite your colleagues who are looking for a way to get involved in an organization and meet new people. The All Member Meeting is a great networking opportunity for members and non-members alike!
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STATE CAPITOL- Today, State Senator Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan) had the opportunity to listen to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as he gave the annual State of the State address to members of both houses of the Wisconsin legislature. The address took place in the State Assembly chambers. Following Governor Walker’s remarks, Senator Leibham offered the following reaction:
VALUE CHAIN MAPPING NEXT STEP IN LAKESHORE INDUSTRY CLUSTER INITIATIVE
Sheboygan Falls, WI – Johnsonville Sausage broke ground on an expansion of one of their Sheboygan Falls manufacturing facilities. This expansion will add more than 40,000 square feet to the plant, which will be used for innovation and new product development. Johnsonville is working with Wisconsin-based contractors and engineers and anticipates adding nearly 35 full-time positions once the expansion is completed.
SHEBOYGAN - After a nationwide search, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is pleased to announce the selection of Randy Hopper, former Wisconsin State Legislator, as its new executive director. He will officially start in the new role on July 9.
The Board of Directors of the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is a committed group of volunteers representing private and public entities and organizations throughout Sheboygan County. This board of business and civic leaders are dedicated to improving the economic outlook of Sheboygan County.
New Employee Understands the Value of Business Retention: Jocelyn Ertel Joins the Sheboygan County EDC
The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) announces a national search for a new Executive Director. According to SCEDC Chairman Gary Dulmes, “The SCEDC is moving quickly to find a new Executive Director. After more than two years of leading the business retention, expansion, and attraction activities of the SCEDC, Executive Director Patrick Drinan has accepted a Regional Account Manager position with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). “
The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation has hired four new part-time employees.