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Students majoring in horticulture prepare for careers in landscaping, fruit, vegetable, turfgrass, interior plantscaping, golf course, woody ornamentals, greenhouse, and related industries.

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Feb 16, 2017

Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC)
The Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC) is a Commission of nine counties located along the Mississippi River in Western Wisconsin.  The Commission was organized in 1964 under Wisconsin State Statutes to plan for the physical, social and economic development of the Region. Other authorized functions include providing advisory services on regional issues to local governments and other public and private agencies, acting as a...

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Sep 21, 2016

Impact 7
e are a certified Community Development Financial Institution, manage several Small Business Administration (SBA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan programs, provide venture capital, and are part-owner of a community development bank, started in conjunction with a partner CDC. We are also one of the largest non-profit developers of affordable housing in Wisconsin, the only state-wide Certified Housing Development Organization (CHDO) in Wisconsin and manage over 1,400 units, most...

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Sep 21, 2016

Chippewa Valley Technical College
With eight convenient locations in Eau Claire and four regional campuses throughout Western Wisconsin, it's easy for students throughout CVTC’s 11-county district to access our many educational offerings.

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Sep 21, 2016

St Croix Valley Angel Network
The St. Croix Valley Angel Network, Inc. operates as an IRS not-for-profit organization with a volunteer board of directors. The network links early stage companies with high net worth individuals ("Accredited Investors") who secure equity positions in the companies. Many of these companies have exhausted their owner's personal resources and need additional funding to grow the business. Most companies have the potential for rapid growth...

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Sep 21, 2016

St Croix Valley Employers Association
The St. Croix Valley Employers Association (SCVEA) was formed in 1979 by a small group of business leaders. The first meeting was held in February, 1980, and was attended by 42 representatives from 28 firms. The origin of the SCVEA grew out of a perceived need to develop a collection vehicle for salary information, data that would help inform local employers with regard to prevailing wage...

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Sep 21, 2016

US Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

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Sep 21, 2016

UW River Falls Center for Business Innovation and Development
The Center for Innovation and Business Development at UW-River Falls is dedicated to supporting economic growth and development in the greater St. Croix Valley through offering assistance and resources to businesses in the region. If you are a business questioning how to contact UWRF to get the support you need, you have come to the right place.

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Sep 21, 2016

UW River Falls Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center at River Falls:   The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at River Falls is part of a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted education training programs.  Whether you are contemplating the start of a business or already own and manage one, the SBDC is an invaluable resource.  Our consultants are paid professionals with extensive, practical experience and advanced training in areas...

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Sep 21, 2016

Western Wisconsin SCORE Association
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the...

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Sep 21, 2016

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
As you look for the ideal location for your next business site, consider Wisconsin. Read more about how our state’s strong business climate, unmatched strength in traditional and emerging industries, skilled workforce and well-coordinated economic development network deliver a business environment geared for success.

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Sep 21, 2016

Wisconsin Economic Development Association
WEDA is Wisconsin's Voice for Economic Development. Our statewide association is a 420+ member organization whose primary objective is to increase the effectiveness of individuals involved in the practice of economic development in Wisconsin by encouraging cooperation, exchange of information and promotion of professional skills. With a proactive board and involved membership support, we will continue to advance the professionalism of Wisconsin's economic development efforts.

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Jul 21, 2015

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)
The Wisconsin Legislature created the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) in 1972 to meet an increasing need for affordable housing financing. The Legislature broadened WHEDA’s purpose in 1983 to include financing for the expansion of business and agricultural activity in Wisconsin.  WHEDA works closely with lenders, developers, local government, nonprofits, community groups and others to implement its low-cost financing programs. Since 1972, WHEDA has...

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Jul 21, 2015

Momentum West
Momentum West is a regional economic development organization serving Barron, Clark, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Pepin, Polk, Rusk, and St. Croix counties. Momentum West's volunteer Board of Directors provides their time, expertise and assistance in establishing annual goals and activities. Market and Brand West Wisconsin Serve as Economic Development support conduit in West Wisconsin Advocate for the Accomplishments of Regional Initiatives

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