On The Move – Business

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 :: Business on the move
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Horizon Community Credit Union, with two locations in Green Bay, joined Fox Communities Credit Union, providing Horizon members 17 additional offices from Green Bay through the Fox Valley area and to the lakeshore in Manitowoc/Two Rivers.

ThedaCare Physicians-Neenah family practice and internal medicine providers relocated to the new ThedaCare Physicians clinic at 333 N. Green Bay Road in Neenah. The ThedaCare family practice clinics on South Commercial Street and Tullar Road and the internal medicine providers who practiced on the campus of ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah moved to the new clinic, and the three former clinics closed. The company also has reached an agreement with Marian University to offer a nursing bachelor’s degree through online and classroom education at its ThedaCare Medical Center-Berlin location.

Kohler Co. announced its Power Group acquired Clarke Energy Ltd. of Liverpool, England, a multinational specialist in the engineering, construction, installation and maintenance of engine-based power plants.

Faith Technologies completed construction on two of Agropur Cheese’s production facilities located in Luxemburg and Weyauwega.

Winona Foods announced plans to build a new redistribution and cheese converting facility.

The City of Manawa was among five municipalities the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. accepted into its Connect Communities program, an initiative that works with communities to advance downtown and urban corridor revitalization efforts.

Outagamie County selected Martenson & Eisele Inc. as design and construction administrator of the new 34,000-square-foot Outagamie County Sheriff’s office as well as an addition and interior remodeling of the Outagamie County Solid Waste and Recycling office.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College announced the accreditation of all its business programs, establishing Northeast Wisconsin’s first accredited two-year college of business.

Appleton International Airport will offer camping at its new campground, Camp Flying Fox, during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture starting in 2017, with an hourly shuttle to the event available each day.

Stone Cellar Brewpub changed its name to Stone Arch Brewpub to unify its restaurant and brewing operations under the same brand name.

Miron Construction Co. Inc. announced its work on the following projects: renovations and additions to the downtown Oshkosh YMCA, in partnership with Kahler Slater Inc.; a new distribution center for Alliance Laundry Systems, in partnership with Excel Engineering Inc.; and renovation of the Clintonville Wastewater Treatment Plant, in partnership with Foth Infrastructure and Environment. In addition, the United Way Fox Cities recognized Miron for its employees’ fundraising efforts, raising more than $180,000 for the United Way.

QuiCK Transport announced the purchase of MW Trucking of Kaukauna. QuICK Transport will move its operations to the MW Trucking facility.

Colliers International of Milwaukee has listed the Brillion Iron Works property for sale for $4.995 million. The real estate company is working with City of Brillion and the Fox Valley Regional Partnership to find a buyer.

Broadwind Energy Inc. announced $28 million in new tower orders. The company will produce these towers at its Manitowoc and Abilene, Texas, facilities for 2017 delivery.

Weidert Group was selected to execute an integrated inbound marketing program for Investors Community Bank.

Accounting and consulting firm Wipfli LLP added information technology firm Barefoot Technologies of Minneapolis to its practice.

Young & Maslowski, LLP opened a second office at 195 N. Main St., Fond du Lac, to meet the area’s growing demands and to serve more people in need of estate planning and family law.

HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital debuted its new Acuity Intensive and Intermediate Care Unit to the public in January. A $1 million donation from Acuity to the HSHS St. Nicholas Foundation funded development of the unit.

Lakeland Care has won a bid to administer the Family Care program, a Medicaid managed care program designed to foster independence in eligible elders and adults with disabilities, in nine additional counties — Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas and Wood — beginning in July.

The Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau launched a new promotional video highlighting the 20-community tourism destination. It is viewable on the organization’s YouTube channel and is being pushed out via its social media channels. The group also presented the following Tourism Awards: Wisconsin State Lions Convention, Convention award; Classic Lanes Fox Valley and Sabre Lanes, Sports award; Appleton Downtown Inc., Destination Builder award; Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Pineapple award for hospitality; and Carol Westphal, volunteer of the year.

The Advance Business & Manufacturing Center Incubator in Green Bay added Hoslet Consulting Inc., doing business as Sandler Training, to its business incubation program. Hoslet Consulting offers sales and sales management training.

Rich’s Barbershop in downtown Oshkosh will remodel its backroom space to expand services and turn an adjacent storefront into a location that will sell beauty supplies.

Sunset Hill Stoneware designed and donated Signature Stoneware collection mugs for Neenah’s Warm Your Heart event, which supports a local warming shelter.

Road America and Chevrolet announced an extension of their partnership, with Chevrolet remaining as the official vehicle of the four-mile, 14-turn road circuit through the end of 2019.

The Port of Green Bay announced that port tonnage in 2016 totaled 1.8 million metric tons of cargo, just shy of a 2 million metric ton goal and down about 9 percent from 2015. Major positive contributors to the 2016 season included increases in domestic imports of petroleum products and U.S. salt. It also announced the beginning of its First Ship Contest, which invites people to guess the date and time of the season’s first ship arrival at the port.

Hamann Construction is renovating the former Turba Photography/Welnetz building on Custer Street to accommodate a new homeless shelter location for Hope House of Manitowoc County. The company also renovated Late’s Restaurant, a Manitowoc eatery.

Prevea Health partnered with HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital of Eau Claire, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin for a collaborative effort to keep Eau Claire Family Medicine Residency Program in Chippewa Valley. The Eau Claire program is the first residency program to join Prevea’s family of care. The organization also announced it is now offering women’s care services at Prevea Oconto Falls Health Center.

IEI General Contractors Inc. earned the Historical Preservation Award from the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin for its work on the Chase Stone Barn in Oconto County. 

H.J. Martin and Son won the Best of Customer Service award from Houzz, a web platform for home remodeling and design.

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging presented its sixth annual Innovation in Caring award to Billy-Ray Home Mobility, LLC of Kimberly for its Friendly Beds, which allow people with disabilities or limited mobility to get in and out of bed more easily.

The American Bankers Association named Investors Community Bank a top farm lender in the nation. The bank also announced that its community impact program, which allows each bank employee to designate a $200 annual contribution on behalf of the bank to a charitable cause, donated nearly $20,000 to nonprofit organizations in 2016.

Society Insurance named CRW Insurance & Financial Services of New Holstein one of the 2016 Society’s Best agencies. In conjunction with the award, CRW used Society’s charitable donation match program to donate $1,000 to the New Holstein first responders.

Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried VE RAW BAR received Pet Industry Magazine’s 2016 pet business industry recognition award for merchandising displays.

The Rail Control Solutions division of rail manufacturing company Bombardier Transportation recognized Plexus Corp. with its innovation supplier award.

Kondex and Waupaca Foundry Inc. both earned recognition as partner-level suppliers for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence program, the company’s highest supplier rating.

The Chamber of Manitowoc County handed out awards to the following businesses and organizations at its 100th Annual Dinner and Meeting: Holy Family Memorial, safety, health and wellness organization of the year; Manitowoc Noon Rotary, cooperation award; Pink Heals of Manitowoc County, nonprofit organization of the year; Wilfert Farms, small business of the year; and UnitedOne Credit Union, large business/industry of the year.

The American Foundation of Counseling Services, along with founding sponsors Green Bay Packaging and the George F. Kress Foundation, is accepting nominations for its Ethics in Business awards through March 10.

Catalpa Health launched a new program that will assist children suffering from anxiety, teach them to cope with related symptoms and provide specialized, individualized treatment plans from certified Catalpa providers.

St. Norbert College has the fifth-lowest student loan default rate in the state and ranks in the top 10 percent of all schools in the nation for the percentage of its graduates repaying their college loans, the Student Loan Report found.

Dental Health Products Inc. donated $2,500 to support Dental Life Network’s Every Smile Counts campaign.

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce and Greater Green Bay Chamber partnered with Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce to take a February trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with the state’s congressional delegation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Door County Medical Center will use new technology that delivers faster, improved care to stroke patients. Telestroke uses telemedicine to connect stroke patients and their on-site emergency department physicians with board-certified neurologists, allowing for quicker diagnosis and treatment.

Appleton-based youth advocacy nonprofit Rise Together announced its partnership with Crave 21, a national student-led organization that educates on suicide, drugs and alcohol, bullying and mental illness.

Two Festival Foods charitable programs that allow customers to make donations at checkout — Food for Neighbors and Paw Away Hunger — have raised nearly $1.4 million to date, with donations in 2016 totaling nearly $150,000. The company also announced it will bring its American Heroes Café to its Green Bay North store. Each Friday from 8 a.m. to noon, Festival Foods will provide complimentary coffee and doughnuts to veterans in the community conference room.

Heid Music announced a collaboration with Guitars for Vets, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit organization that provides free guitar instruction, a new acoustic guitar and accessories to veterans struggling with physical injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder and other emotional distresses.

The Pulaski Tri-County Fire Department was among 33 grant recipients nationwide of Georgia-Pacific’s Bucket Brigade program. The department, which serves more than 4,000 households in five townships in Brown, Shawano and Oconto counties, received $10,000 to help fund equipment needs.

The Agnesian HealthCare Foundation raised more than $20,000 for its Hospice Home of Hope expansion through its Love Light fundraiser.