The Sheboygan County Business Expo, the largest peer-to-peer business networking event on the lakeshore, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at the Blue Harbor Resort. The event includes nearly 100 exhibitors. Registration is complimentary for the first 500 registrants. Gourmet appetizers and cash bar available throughout the venue. Register online at www.sheboygan.org.
Thursday, April 3: The Door County Economic Development Corporation and the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center will offer free, one-on-one business counseling sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., for any new or existing business owners in Door County. Chuck Brys, Business Counselor for the Small Business Development Center, will provide advice on business planning, financing and other issues. Individual, confidential sessions will be held at the Door County Business Development Center, 185 East Walnut Street, Sturgeon Bay. Appointments are required and can be made by contacting Cindy Wick at (920) 743-3113 x 200 or via e-mail at [email protected] doorcountybusiness.com.
Monday, April 7: Fox Communities Credit Union is launching its Shredfest Week, which will continue through Saturday, April 12. Shredfest offers a safe way for area residents to destroy all unwanted tax returns, credit card statements, or other documents that contain sensitive information attractive to identity thieves. Participants can drop off up to two grocery bags of paper in locked bins at any Fox Communities Credit Union location. On Saturday, April 12, trucks will be at the locations on Calumet Street in Appleton; Ashland Avenue in Green Bay; and Main Street in Clintonville to destroy personal papers on-site, especially for people bringing in large amounts (up to 10 grocery bags) to be shredded. The Calumet Street branch will hold a “Drive-Through Shredfest.” For more information, contact Kristin Cates at (920) 993-3792.
Tuesday, April 8: The Imagination Network, an inventors and entrepreneurs club, will offer the program “The 7 Step Sales Process,” presented by Bill McHenry, president of Envision Sales and Marketing, LLC, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Elks Club, 33 Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac. Imagination Network meetings are free and open to everyone. Meetings occur every second Tuesday of each month. Those wishing to attend the April meeting or to be added to the email list should contact the Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation at (920) 929-2928 or email [email protected].
Monday, April 14: CitizensFirst will hold “Mythbusting 101 for Homebuyers: Understanding the truth about buying a new home in today’s real estate market,” a free seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the CitizensFirst Highway 44 branch, 2900 Universal St., Oshkosh. Another workshop takes place on Thursday, April 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the CitizensFirst West Johnson Street branch, 740 W. Johnson St., Fond du Lac. Register online at www.citizensfirst.com/mythbusting. Both presentations are free.
Wednesday, April 18: The Management Women Inc. Luncheon Meeting will be held from 11:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse, 1004 Brett Favre Pass, Green Bay. Jean Howard, owner of Alpha Senior Concepts, and her co-worker Katherine Graham will speak on keeping your brain healthy. To register, contact Jeri Starich at [email protected] or (920) 430-9800. Guests are welcome. The cost is $15, which includes lunch. For more information, visit www.managementwomen.org.