Economic Gateway http://www.polkcountyedc.com Polk County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:20:23 -0800 en-us Osceola awarded $500,000 for fab lab http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14460 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Sat, 18 Nov 9600 15:09:51 -0800 The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced it would award $500,340 to the Village of Osceola to build a fabrication laboratory, or fab lab.  ... Grant Money to Support Entrepreneurs http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14126 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Momentum West has launched a grant program to support entrepreneurial growth in ten Wisconsin counties. Each county’s EDC has the opportunity to apply for, and receive, $1,500 to support initiat... Cardinal LG announces 25 new jobs for Amery area http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14459 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cardinal LG of Amery, WI is experiencing explosive new growth and has the need for 25 additional production and Supervisory staff to meet business demands, according to a release sent by the company. ... WEDC, UW SYSTEM LAUNCH WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14458 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 New talent initiatives director position to oversee statewide efforts to attract, retain highly skilled workforce MADISON, WI – In a joint initiative aimed at addressing Wisconsin’... Groundbreaking was Held for the Greater St. Croix Innovation Center http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14125 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Groundbreaking for the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center (SCVBIC) was held on May 10th at the Sterling Ponds Corporate Park. The business center represents a collaborative partnership betwee... Export Development Grant Program can lead to international success http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14452 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Manufacturing & Logistics In November 2015, the Milwaukee 7 regional economic development partnership launched the Export Development Grant Program presented by JPMorgan Chase. The program prov... Business Guidance for Manufacturers http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14124 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you in the manufacturing sector? Are you looking to grow your business, improve your operations, or enter a new market? If so, receiving business guidance, tips and tools can make all the differen... We’ve Moved! http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14123 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Sat, 18 Nov 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Polk County Economic Development Corporation moved to a new location in Balsam Lake on May 1st. We invite you to stop by our offices at: 100 Polk Plaza Suite 226 Balsam Lake, WI 54810 ... Steve Healy Retiring http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=14122 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Polk County Economic Development Corporation team and Board of Directors would like to send a warm thank you to our retiring Executive Director, Steve Healy. Having served our EDC and community fo... Partnership with Small Business Development Center http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13631 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The UW-Extension Polk County is now working with the Small Business Development Center at UW-River Falls. Through this exciting partnership, free business consulting will be offered to local area busi... Connecting Workers with Hiring Companies http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13630 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Workforce development is critical to the growth of our economy. This requires robust training programs, connecting workers with hiring companies, and increasing the skillset of the available workers. ... Meet Our New Executive Director http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13629 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, Vince Netherland to the Polk County Economic Development Corporation team. Vince has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Public Administration... SEO Tips to Increase Your Exposure http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13628 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Sat, 18 Nov 8400 15:04:50 -0800 Search engine optimization (SEO) is critical for your business presence online. Without it, you could have a website that doesn’t come up in a local search. For most local businesses, it is impo... Receive No-Cost Consulting for Your Business http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13149 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As an entrepreneur starting up or established business owner, there will be times where you need business advice, help connecting with the right resources, or tools to help you grow. The Small Busines... Business Service Award Winner http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13148 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cardinal Accounting & Tax, LLC has won our Business Service Award for 2017. Local CPA, Martin Dikkers serves individuals, families and businesses in our area with a primary focus on serving the bu... SunTuria Solar/Polk Burnett Electric Cooperative Recipient of Energy Innovation Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12251 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 L to R Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Ed Johansen, Operation Manager, Stacy Bergmann, Executive Assistant, Steve Stroshane, General Manager, Joan O’Fallon, Director of Communications,... Cardinal LG Recipient of Large Business Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12253 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 L to R Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Jarite Dorenbush, Plant Manager, Joey Monson-Lillie, Human Resources Manager, and Steve Healy, Retiring Executive Director. AMERY – Cardinal... Cardinal Accounting and Tax, LLC Recipient of Business Service Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12254 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 L to R Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Martin Dikkers, CPA and Partner, Theresa Schuknecht, CPA,  Dustin Moeller, CPA and Partner,  and Jami Flanigan, CPA and Managing Partner, and... Netherland named new Executive Director of Polk County EDC http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=11913 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NEWS RELEASE May 4, 2017 Netherland named new Executive Director of Polk County EDC Healy to retire from organization following seven years as executive director Balsam Lake, Wis. – The...