Plenty of things to do this week in the New North

Posted on May 9, 2010 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The US 41 project will be in the spotlight on Friday during a construction resource fair sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation at Northeast Technical College’s Business Assistance Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is designed to educate the community about the construction project and share information about businesses associated with construction. For more information, please e-mail Wendy at [email protected].

The Chamber of Manitowoc County is hosting a “PCI Compliance” seminar from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Lakeshore Technical College-Manitowoc.  The seminar will be presented by Diane Roundy of Schenck SC, Peter Helander of Heartland Business Systems and Amanda Adams of US Bank. This seminar is ideal for any business that accepts credit cards today as part of everyday business.  For more information or to register, please call (920) 684-5575.

Manitowoc’s Women In Management chapter will focus on the unique "7 Secret Positive Psychology Success Strategies” to help you improve your personal and professional life at its Tuesday meeting at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc. The speaker will be Dr. Judy Krings of Riverhill  Psychological Associates. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. and includes a lunch. For more information or to register, please visit

The Warch Campus Center at Lawrence University will be the site for this month’s Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Connection on Wednesday. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Shuttle service to the Warch Center will be provided from the Soldiers Square Parking Ramp. For more information about the service, please visit Cost for the event is $2 for chamber members in advance and $4 at the door.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Morning Business Advice program beginning at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the DJ Bordini Center on the campus of Fox Valley Technical College. Heidi Strand of Blue Door Consulting LLC will speak on “Nothing Happens Until Something is Sold: Professional Selling Skills for Business.”  For more information, please visit

Confused about the new healthcare legislation? Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), and the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich, are collaborating with the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce, to provide guidance to benefit consultants and employers on the key changes in the new law at two seminars Friday. In Green Bay, a seminar will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-City Centre Hotel. In Appleton, the event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. Registration begins 30 minutes prior at both events. For more information or to register, please visit

Here are some other events coming up in the next couple of weeks that may be of interest:

Schenck SC is hosting a workshop on what buyers and sellers need to know when working on a business deal. It will be held at 7:30 a.m. on May 18 at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah. Speakers include LeRoy Matuszak, a shareholder at Schenck SC, and guests from Martell Construction Inc. and Generation Growth Capital Inc. For more information or to register, please visit

A two-our workshop entitled “Successful Selling & Sales Management” will be offered at five sites in East Central Wisconsin in May including May 18 in Wautoma, May 19 in Sheboygan, May 25 in Kaukauna, May 26 in Oshkosh and May 27 in Fond du Lac. The cost is $35 per person including materials. To register or for more information, please visit

Angel Investors Anonymous is a new Fox Cities networking and education group that will hold a series of meetings in the next month to showcase how it will help business owners dealing with increased credit restrictions and stricter lending policies. Entrepreneurs who are interested in working with Angel Investors Anonymous and individuals considering membership are encouraged to attend an upcoming informational meeting. These meetings will be held Wednesdays, May 26 from 6 to 7 pm; June 2 from 11 am to 12 noon; and June 9 from 8 to 9 am at Butte des Morts Country Club, 3600 W. Prospect Ave., Appleton. For more information, visit

Mid-Day Business and Professional Women is hosting an event at 5 p.m. May 20 at Ridgeway Country Club in Neenah to connect corporate business professionals, entrepreneurs and non-profits benefiting all through awareness and support. The event will include networking, entertainment, refreshments and entrepreneur exhibits. Register online at

For more business events, please visit the New North’s online calendar.