Economic Gateway http://www.pcedc.com Pierce County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:24:13 -0800 en-us SBA Loans http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15962 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Receiving an SBA loan is easier than you may think. These business loans are issued by a local bank but they are partially guaranteed by the government. This makes them easier to receive than a tradit... Pierce County EDC attends Legislative Day http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=16089 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 8800 15:18:50 -0800 Dan Lytle CVTC, Joe Folsom PCEDC, Brian Elwood Xcel Energy Pierce County EDC attends Legislative Day in Madison! The economic development corporations (EDCs) and chambers of commerce from St... Free Business Consulting http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15961 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 2400 15:18:42 -0800 Faster, sustained business growth is possible with the help of experienced business consultants. Unfortunately, paying for them can be expensive, but not if you participate in Wisconsin’s’... Local businesses recognized by PCEDC http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=16038 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) held its annual meeting Jan. 30, 2018, to recognize local businesses for their contributions to Pierce County. PCEDC Board of Directors ... Watch for Construction! http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15960 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Keep an eye on the roads this year as you drive around Wisconsin. This is a year for infrastructure projects which means that you are bound to see road work and highway projects underway. That’s... Apply Now for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15883 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 5600 15:17:38 -0800 MADISON – Farmers, groups and businesses involved in Wisconsin’s food industry who are seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for grants now available through the Buy ... Emergency Plans http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15399 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Does your business have an emergency plan in place? What would you do in the event of a natural disaster or terrorist attack? Would you continue operating and if so, how? Small businesses are critical... Questions Answered http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15398 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 8000 15:17:00 -0800 Incredible opportunities often give rise to a lot of questions. Selling to a new client, expanding your operations or growing into your own location are all incredibly exciting. To make sure that you ... Wisconsin Active Together Application Due Feb 1 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15664 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Please help spread the word: WEDC Downtown Development Program Manager Darrin Wasniewski has been working with UW-Madison's School of Medicine and Public Heath healthTIDES Active Communities Co... Free Business Support http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15397 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Save money by getting the support you need directly from University of Wisconsin River Falls. The Center for Innovation and Business Development is launching a business incubator, helps with business ... Brush Strokes Paint Party Provides Entertainment in Pierce County http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15573 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Pierce County has a new option in entertainment - Brush Strokes Paint Party. Kayleen Jakes founded Brush Strokes in 2014 and has been hosting paint parties ever since. Having grown up in Maiden Rock, ... Biggest Event of the Year http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15396 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 8400 15:15:39 -0800 If economic development, business and community growth, or opportunities excite you, don’t miss Wisconsin Economic Development Association’s annual Governor’s Conference on Economic ... How can we revitalize Ellsworth's downtown districts? http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15250 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 "Envision. Enhance. Enjoy. With your input, these three simple words can take on a new meaning for the Ellsworth, WI community. From the business and restaurant options you wish for, to the recre... Chamber presents check for EHS FabLab http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15249 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce presented a check for $4,000 to the Ellsworth High School to assist in meeting their FabLab grant matching funds. The donation from the chamber was made possible... ‘A Butchery Shoppe’ now open in Spring Valley http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15531 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 SPRING VALLEY, WI – “We had a fabulous Opening day,” said co-owner Fadra Greene about the newest business venture in downtown Spring Valley, Wisconsin. After welcoming the press,... Grant helps market foodie event in Ellsworth http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15532 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Sara Tischauser on Jan 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Matthew Beranek of River Falls flips jalapeno poppers during the 2017 Cheese Curd Festival in East End Park. His booth called Smokey Treats BBQ... BX Mexican Cuisine is family-friendly with late night eats in River Falls http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15248 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 River Falls' Main Street has a new eatery with the opening of BX Mexican Cuisine and Bar at 106 Main St. Owner Tito Ortiz held a soft opening of the new restaurant on Wednesday, Oct. 25, and it... Main Street on any street: Businesses making homes their offices http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15251 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Though small communities often turn to main street for local businesses, many business owners have a different location — their street. With technology and connectivity advancements, some are... Advancing Workforce http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15395 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The world has changed and manufacturing has changed with it. While there are still some traditional manufacturing jobs left, many companies are using technology in ways that blends or combines traditi... Glauses reopen Bittersweet Bakery and More http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15529 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 4400 15:14:53 -0800 By Sara Tischauser on Dec 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.  Gwen Glaus, owner of Bittersweet Bakery and More LLC, said her homemade caramel rolls are one of the staples she has every day for customers ... Local businessmen recognized at national convention http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15247 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Sat, 19 Feb 4400 15:14:53 -0800 Andy Wieser, president of Wieser Concrete Products, headquartered in Maiden Rock, was presented with the Robert E. Yoakum Award on Oct. 14 at the National Precast Concrete Association's 52nd annua... Governor's Business Plan Contest accepting entries through January 31 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15246 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The 15th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2018 competition until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. The contest is designed to encourage ent... Site of old St. Croixdale Hospital may be new assisted living http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15367 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Sara Tischauser on Dec 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. 13 Hearth Development is looking into the possibility of tearing down the old St. Croixdale Hospital and building an Independent Living, Assisted Liv... New Incubator Launching http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=14930 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Incubating your business is much like hatching an egg. It takes time, care, warmth and a little tenderness – things you won’t find on your own but you will have when working with a busines... Hemp haven: That’s what a Pierce County entrepreneur envisions for Wisconsin http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=15366 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ken Anderson aims to help state farmers become national leaders in industrial hemp production By Heidi Clausen | APG News Service Published on Dec. 25, 2017 con-Hemp-1-122017-1A combine harvests a f...