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The Main Street America updates resources

With new direction, the National Main Street Center has been diligently working to supply new or updated support materials for designated Main Street America™ programs. They have also focused on developing a user-friendly web experience, and the fruits of this labor were revealed in the summer of 2017 when the new mainstreet.org was launched. The new site’s goal was to bring the resources of a national network into an easy-to-navigate portal. When you visit for the first time you’ll notice the professional photos that capture Main Street America™ programs at their best. Read More

2017-12-20T21:17:11-06:00November 29, 2017|Marketing & Promotion, Places|

New Food Truck’s Story Highlights Challenges, Rewards of Starting a Business

When Jeremy Taylor was laid off in late 2015 from his job as a loan adjuster for Wells Fargo, he saw it as an opportunity to pursue a long-held dream. While studying finance in college at UW-Milwaukee, he'd been intrigued by the entrepreneurship courses he'd taken and the experience of writing a business plan. From that time on, “it was in my blood,” he said. During his time in the corporate world, he built up savings with the idea of starting a business one day. When the layoff notice came, he knew the moment had arrived. Read More

2018-06-26T12:35:42-05:00December 13, 2016|Uncategorized|

Wisconsin Makes a Splash at WEFTEC 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, are once again coordinating efforts to promote Wisconsin’s leading water technology solutions at the annual Water Environment Federation Technological Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), held this year in New Orleans. WEFTEC provides a forum for knowledge and technology exchange within the water and wastewater

2019-02-14T10:06:21-06:00September 26, 2016|Uncategorized|