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Futurist Rebecca Ryan to Speak in Monroe Aug. 21

Free Event Kicks Off UniverCity Year If you knew the future, what would you do? Run a better business? Build a smarter city? Leave your competition in the dust? Those are some of the questions world-renowned futurist and economist Rebecca Ryan poses as she inspires audiences to get future-ready. She’ll bring her fascinating insights and […]

Broadband Expansion Grant Brings High Speed Internet to Rural Green County

MONROE – Parts of Green County lacking adequate internet service will be getting broadband as part of a $414,000 grant from the Public Service Commission to the Green County Development Corporation. With pledged matching funds of more than $631,000, the Broadband Expansion Project will total more than $1 million to increase access to high speed […]

GCDC Executive Director Cara Carper on ‘The SynqUp’ Podcast

Click here for Cara Carper, GCDC executive director, on “The SynqUp” podcast.

Alpine Slicing, Ron Buholzer Honored

Alpine Slicing named Outstanding Business, Ron Buholzer earns Leadership Award at GCDC Annual Dinner MONROE – The Green County Development Corporation honored an outstanding local business and exemplary leader at its Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 8. The winner of the Outstanding Business of the Year is Alpine Slicing and Cheese Conversion Co. of Monroe.  […]

‘Building the Talent Pipeline’ Is Theme for GCDC Event

Deadline To Order GCDC Annual Dinner Tickets Is April 23 Click here to order tickets   MONROE – Ensuring a skilled and job-ready workforce is a common concern for many employers. In fact, many business leaders identify the talent pipeline as one of the greatest challenges they face today. Business owners struggling with labor shortages […]

‘Your Keys to Business Success’ Seminar Is April 17

MONROE – Small business owners and potential entrepreneurs can learn how to overcome the challenges they may face in the early stages of business development during a two-hour coaching session Tuesday, April 17 in Monroe.  Sponsored by Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin, the “Your Keys to Business Success” seminar will describe common early-stage challenges such as: Business planning […]

Open House Set for Enterprise Center Grand Opening

MONROE – The Enterprise Center is ready to help transform business in Green County, and the public is invited to celebrate its grand opening at an Open House on Thursday, April 19. Entrepreneurs, business owners, elected officials and community members are invited to an Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Enterprise Center […]

Consultant Kristi Smith eager to help Green County businesses

  The Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has hired Kristi Smith as a part-time business consultant serving Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland counties. Smith, who will work in the region with Senior Business Consultant Brock Waterman, fills a new position made possible through collaboration between the SBDC and the Green County Development […]

Grant Allows Additional Business Consultant for Green County for 2018

Small business owners and potential entrepreneurs are getting an additional opportunity for one-on-one assistance to grow their businesses this year, thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation with support from the William S. Knight Foundation. The grant allows GCDC, working in partnership with the Small Business Development Center, to hire a part-time […]

Business Award Nominations Sought

Know of a business or individual deserving of the GCDC’s annual business awards? Nominations are now being accepted for the Outstanding Business of the Year Award for a Green County Business and the Richard B. Schmied Leadership Award for an individual who has demonstrated the characteristics of a true leader. Click here for a nomination […]