Best Bet Business Events for Week of Jan. 14

Posted on Jan 13, 2013 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The public is invited to a reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the historic Nicolet School, 109 E. 8th St., to launch the new Grand KaKalin riverfront development project in Kaukauna. Stadtmueller & Associates will present results of the community input workshop for the Eagle Mill preservation and redevelopment. They also will unveil a new development plan for another six acres across the street at the former Gustman dealership. Please email [email protected] to RSVP by Monday, Jan. 21.

Thursday, Jan. 17: The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business & Breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College. Diane Roundy, director of business development for Schenck SC, will present “Relationship Building Is Not Dead – It Has Risen to a Whole New Level.” Roundy will share 20 strategies for developing real relationships during the business development process. The cost is $18 for members and $35 for prospective members. To register call the chamber at (920) 437-8704.

Thursday, Jan. 17: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Fox Valley Technical College’s Bordini Center in Appleton. The event is free, but please register at

Tuesday, Jan. 22: The St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series 2012-13 will feature Helen Johnson-Leipold, chairwoman of Johnson Financial Group, chairwoman and CEO of Johnson Outdoors and chairwoman of the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread. The event is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Butte des Morts Country Club in Appleton. The cost is $60. The next speaker in the series will be Mitch Weckop, CEO of Skyline Technologies, who will present on March 7 in Appleton. Contact Jamie McGuire at [email protected]

Tuesday, Jan. 22: The Chamber of Manitowoc County will be hosting a Chamber Café event, “Workplace Culture: How Do We Do Things Around Here?” presented by Rick Balzan from noon to 1 p.m. at The Chamber of Manitowoc County, 1515 Memorial Drive. This event is free for chamber members and Sail members, and $25 per person for non‐members. To register, call (920) 684‐5575 or email [email protected]

Friday, Feb. 1: The fifth annual Progressive Operator’s Series will be presented by Lakeshore Technical College and the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service for the dairy and agribusiness industry. The three-part series begins Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Topics include world diary economics and “e-dairying,” or new electronic tools to assist dairy farmers manage herd health and reproduction. The session will be at LTC in Cleveland, and continuing education credits are available. The second session will be held on March 1 and the third on March 22. Clients enrolled in the Lakeshore Technical College Farm Business Program can attend free; others can attend for $60. Call 1-888-GO-TO-LTC or visit to register.