Best business bets for the week of June 30

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
Sean P. Johnson
Posted by of Insight Publications

Tuesday, July 8: Local entrepreneurs are invited to the Imagination Network Entrepreneurs Picnic Challenge at its meeting 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 in the Fond du Lac County area, surrounding counties and beyond. Meetings occur every second Tuesday of each month. Information:http://www.fcedc.com/sft386/imaginationnetworkmonthlyflyer.pdf or (920) 929-2928.

Wednesday, July 9: The Fond du Lac Association of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Reflexions Salon & Spa, 29 3rd Street, Fond du Lac at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 15: The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay will present its first of three no-cost webinars addressing relevant business topics in a 30-minute timeframe. The 2014 class schedule can be found at www.uwgb.edu/sbdc.

Wednesday, July 16: The Door Kewaunee Business & Education Partnership (DKBEP) will host its 7th Annual Golf Challenge fundraiser at The Orchards Golf Course in Egg Harbor. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. for the noon start. Proceeds will support DKBEP Career Awareness and Workforce Readiness programming and the Door County Home Builders Association high school home construction scholarships. Information, registration, sponsorship:www.dkbep.com or (920) 743-3113 ext. 205.

Wednesday, July 16: The Management Women Luncheon Meeting will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse, 1004 Brett Favre Pass, Green Bay. Lori Pollard, Director of Organizational Effectiveness for Aurora Health Care, will be speaking about the crucial conversations model for working through potentially disastrous conversations. Registration, information: [email protected]and www.managementwomen.org.

Monday, July 28: UW-Green Bay’s Division of Outreach and Adult Access will present Economic Development Day 2014: Creating Entrepreneurial Communities, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay. This event will center around three sessions designed to help attendees explore entrepreneurial topics and hear from experts on the issues. Registration is $99 per person. Registration, information: www.uwgb.edu/govt or (920) 465-2468.

Wednesday, August 6: The Service League of Green Bay will hold its 22nd annual Back to School Store at Green Bay East High School from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Elementary-age children living in poverty in Brown County will receive free school supplies and medical screenings, and over 600 volunteers are needed for this event. Information:http://serviceleaguegb.org/ or (920) 228-0092.