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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Division of Housing – Bureau of Community Development is pleased to announce that the applications and application instructions for both the 2015 CDBG Public Facilities and Planning grants are now available on our website at the following links: http://doa.wi.gov/Divisions/Housing/Bureau-of-Community-Development/CDBG-PF-Program-Overview http://doa.wi.gov/Divisions/Housing/Bureau-of-Community-Development/CDBG-PLNG-Program-Overview Please note that this is a competitive grant process, […]

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Funding Resources Forum

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) hosted a funding resources forum recently. Area partners helped promote this event: Badger High School, Lake Geneva Development Corporation, Walworth County Visitors Bureau, Walworth County Job Center, and WCEDA. This was an effort to bring awareness about the services that WWBIC provides to businesses. […]

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Career Opportunity for Students – Elkhorn

Last month we reported that Gateway would be offering CNC training at the Elkhorn campus. It will start with a CNC boot camp for high school students. This campus will be offered at no charge through the generosity of the S.C. Johnson Foundation; it’s a $4,500 training value. Working as […]

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Feeding the Employee Pipeline

About 60 people gathered at Geneva National recently to discuss a matter that is vital to business growth in Walworth County: qualified workers. Chief economist for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Dennis Winters, set the stage for the event. He underscored the dire nature of the labor market in […]

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Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to Our New Website

WCEDA is proud to announce the launch of our newly designed website. The website welcomes visitors with a clean, modern layout and content that focuses on our mission of improving the quality of life for Walworth County residents by working with public and private sector partners to advance efforts that create jobs and build […]

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WCEDA Closed for Move

WCEDA will be closed tomorrow, February 27, 2015, during our move. We are moving next door into the South Building of the Elkhorn Gateway campus. Our new address is 400 County Road H, South Building, Room 105 Elkhorn, WI 53121.

WCEDA Works to Improve County’s Economic Outlook

The Walworth County Economic Development Alliance Inc. held its annual meeting Nov. 12, 2014 at the Grand Geneva resort. WCEDA’s annual meetings are always well done, and this one was no exception. In addition to reporting on the state of the organization, presenting awards to local businesses and recognizing individuals […]

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Derek D’Auria: A People on the Move Spotlight

This week we take a look at the appointment of Derek D’Auria as executive director of the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance. D’Auria most recently was director of development at George Williams College and his past board affiliations include board member and president of the Walworth County Visitors’ Bureau. D’Auria […]

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