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April Quick Links

Get connected to the latest small business news and resources. Join The GRID in celebrating financial literacy month, and learning about all the free resources to get your finances in order. National Financial Literacy Month: 30 Days To Celebrate - Forbes Magazine 4 Simple Ways to Promote Financial Wellness Month in Your...

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SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program Helps Nrthwoods Small Businesses Access Resources

Previous rounds of economic relief last year helped millions of small businesses stay afloat and keep employees on the payroll, yet too many minority-owned businesses and mom and pops found themselves at the end of the line, while larger, well-connected businesses accessed programs right away. To better reach these small...

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Nicolet College and The GRID Recieve SBA Navigator Grant Award

Nicolet College and several regional economic development partners will have “significant financial resources to serve entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Northwoods” after receiving a $1 million grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the college announced this week. Nicolet and the college’s partners applied for the grant in July...

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Nicolet College Starts Entrepreneurial Thinking Series

Every entrepreneurial journey is unique. No matter where you are in your journey, this workshop series will give you the resources, support, and inspiration to define/refine your entrepreneurial vision and apply simple, practical tools to move forward on your road to success. Begin by exploring the entrepreneurial mindset. Fundamentally, entrepreneurship is a...

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July Quick Links

Get connected to the the latest small business news and resources. This month’s quick links are dedicated to recruiting, retention and retraining your workforce. 27 Free Job Posting Sites for 2021 - Article from Career Cloud Labor Shortage Is Forcing Restaurants To Get Creative - Article from Forbes Magazine 5 ways to address...

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Oneida County Economic Development Corporation hosts Economic Summit

Are you a large manufacturer, small business owner, service provider, contractor, entrepreneur, tourism supporting business, or someone who just wants to find out what you can do to help Oneida County’s economy recover and grow? Are you looking for a place to get your business questions answered? If so, we...

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Innovator In Action – Mosquito Squad

Larry Poltrock from Mosquito Squad provides mosquito and tick protection for residential and commercial properties in north central Wisconsin. Learn more about this veteran-owned business which has grown exponentially over the last six years. By watching his video interview here. "I think Langlade County is good place to have a business--there's...

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New Virtual Business Incubator Program Starting soon – Scholarships Available!

The GRID is announcing the launch of a new 6 week boot camp for businesses and startups in the Food, Hospitality, and Retail sectors.  This program will be completely virtual and will run on Thursday evenings from 7pm to 9pm beginning April 29th.  There is grant funding to cover the...

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Spotlight on Services

This Month's Spotlight on Services is the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation. In partnership with Vilas County, Nicolet College, area business leaders, the Lac du Flambeau Tribe, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, VCEDC Executive Director Kathy Schmitz and our volunteer board of directors are working diligently to build a stronger Northwoods economy and help improve...

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