The Altoona School District would like to invite you to attend our 2022 Career Fair event on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 from 12:30-5:00 PM at the Altoona High School. See below to confirm your participation. High School students will have more options for competitive careers than any time in recent history. That is why it is critical that we work together to help increase student awareness of all of the tremendous employment opportunities in our region. Our community and our area is in need of workers. We look to the business community to support students looking to earn money, get job experience, gain employment skills and learn more about what careers they may want to pursue. We have the opportunity to partner with our community to match employers with potential employees. As part [...]
On September 19th, 2019 Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) held its monthly Board of Director's (BOD) meeting at the new Hoeft Builders location in Altoona, WI. The board discussed topics that included planning for HATCH 2019, Business at the Gardens, Manufacturing Month, CareerTek and the strategic planning efforts that this year's BOD's will be gearing towards. CCEDC would like to thank Hoeft Builder's for their hospitality in their beautiful new building!
Altoona, WI (US) July 23, 2019 – Since 1847, rail has had a significant impact on Wisconsin’s mobility and economic prosperity. There is no doubt that freight, intercity passenger, and commuter rail all benefit our local economy. Railroads have played a critical role in the development of the Chippewa Valley because important sectors of our local economy depend on freight rail to deliver low-value, high-volume, heavy commodities. They link raw materials and finished products to markets throughout North America and overseas. Finally, our freight-dependent industries, utilize train cars as moving warehouses, allowing manufacturers and producers to reduce inventory and warehousing costs while improving their competitive positions in the global marketplace. On July 23, 2019 several thousand Chippewa Valley businesses and citizens took part in recognizing the importance of the railroad and welcomed the [...]