News & Events

Food and Beverage Boot Camp Coming This Winter

MONROE – Do you own a food, beverage or value-added farm business that’s poised for growth but needs some help getting to the next level? Is your business struggling to turn a profit – you know things need to change, but you’re just not sure how to do it? Green County Development Corporation is hosting […]

Celebration of Entrepreneurship to Honor Individuals Creating Business Here in Green County

MONROE – Community members are invited to help honor the men and women who create business right here in Green County during a special Celebration of Entrepreneurship on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Enterprise Center, at the north end of Blackhawk Technical College (BTC), 210 4th Ave., Monroe. A […]

GCDC Executive Leadership Breakfast Planned for Oct. 16 in New Glarus

It started with a great idea: Tera Johnson wanted to claim some of the organic whey she saw being mixed in with nonorganic whey for animal feed and process it into powdered protein supplements for human consumption. That was in 2007. The next year, she built a “green” plant in Reedsburg to process the organic […]

Plan for the Future of Your Community and Green County Oct. 2 in Monroe

Community members, civic leaders and people who care about Green County are invited to share their views on community and economic development as we plan for the future of our county and our region. Please join the conversation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 2 in the multipurpose rooms located in the lower level […]

Entrepreneurial Training Program Slated to Begin in Monroe in September

View the brochure   Ensure your chance at success by taking 8-week course   MONROE – Want to stack the odds in your favor as you begin or grow your business venture? Plan now to attend the fall Entrepreneurial Training Program, an 8-week course that greatly increases the success rate of participants. The program, which meets […]

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 […]