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Farm Technology Days Volunteering

2024 will be here before we know it! Sign up to be a volunteer for Chippewa County Farm Technology Days today! FTD Committees: Hospitality Fundraising Publicity and Promotion Field Demonstrations Grounds Tent City Food Youth Family Living Traffic and Safety Parking Admissions Signs Utilities Conservation Tent Education Equine Area Innovation Square Heritage Farm Equipment Contact us with any questions by calling (715) 723 7150 or emailing info@chippewa-wi.com  

Farm Technology Days Volunteering2022-09-23T10:24:56-05:00

Raise Your Milk Glass to Dairy Farmers in June!

The Chippewa Economic Development Corporation works tirelessly to support and promote the Chippewa Valley's dairy industry, just as dairy farmers work tirelessly to provide the world with the Wisconsin dairy products we know and love. We have helped farmers explore exporting opportunities, improved their supply chain, and assisted in mentoring programs. We have even helped farmers obtain loans to implement automation equipment. The economic impact that agriculture has on the Chippewa Valley cannot be overemphasized. June is National Dairy Month, which has been nationally recognized since 1937. The Wisconsin dairy industry generates $45.6 billion each year, making Wisconsin the nation's highest producer and exporter of dairy. The Chippewa County agricultural industry contributes over $650 million to the local economy. This month, let's thank our dairy farmers for keeping the state's economy moving and [...]

Raise Your Milk Glass to Dairy Farmers in June!2022-06-13T08:38:29-05:00

So Many Reasons to Celebrate!

There are all kinds of reasons to celebrate Economic Development Week (May 9-13), but one of the most important is to celebrate, recognize, and thank the many staff, volunteers, and economic development organizations that work diligently to build wealth in our communities. Their daily actions create more economically vibrant and livable places, as well as encourage teamwork among organizations and businesses. In the Chippewa Valley, our local governments have officially proclaimed Economic Development Week. CEDC utilizes the week to not only pat ourselves on the back but to congratulate our partners, collaborators, and colleagues for all the hard work they do. It is always productive to take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments and gather together to network and lift each other up so the mission of economic development can continue. On Thursday, [...]

So Many Reasons to Celebrate!2022-05-18T15:02:52-05:00

A Week in May That’s Our Fave

Spring has sprung and Wisconsin is in bloom. You might not know, but May is a very busy month. For instance, May is American Cheese Month, Beef Month, Correct Your Posture Month, International Drum Month, National Asparagus Month, National Motorcycle Awareness Month, National Returning Youth Month, Sturge-Weber Syndrome Awareness, National Mental Health Awareness Month, National Wildfire Awareness Month, National Brain Cancer and Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Date Your Mate Month... you get the point! There are all kinds of reasons to celebrate, and there are even weeks within May to celebrate, like National Small Business Week (May 1-7). But our favorite week in the month of May is Economic Development Week (May 9-13)! It is during this week that communities across North America will celebrate, recognize, and thank the many staff, volunteers, and [...]

A Week in May That’s Our Fave2022-05-11T11:51:56-05:00

Altoona High School Career Fair

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 [...]

Altoona High School Career Fair2022-01-18T13:03:47-06:00

CEDC’s Developers Update

Attendees, along with gathering insightful information from real estate developers, will get to hear from the Chippewa County Housing Authority, the Chippewa Valley Homebuilder’s Association, the Chippewa Economic Development Corporation, and local telecom companies on their role in the County’s development.

CEDC’s Developers Update2022-04-25T15:56:58-05:00

CEDC Hosts Local Developer Summit

Recently, the Chippewa Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) hosted a Developers Update Summit, where we invited state and regional developers to familiarize themselves with the many opportunities that Chippewa County has to offer. The event also provided a sneak peek to CEDC investors regarding current industrial, commercial, and residential developments that are in-progress or soon to be announced. Besides giving attendees an update on the Chippewa Crossing project, Wangard Partners Inc. utilized the event to stay abreast of other development projects that are happening and provided insight as well as next steps, which the community can take into consideration to leverage its assets. Understanding how the community is investing in its roads, utility and high-speed broadband internet infrastructure, and workforce pipeline development helps site selectors, brokers, and developers with their due diligence in making [...]

CEDC Hosts Local Developer Summit2022-05-02T15:47:09-05:00

Economics and the Earth

As an Economic Development Organization (EDO), we like to take care of the Earth while ensuring a future for the Chippewa Valley. That's why the CEDC works hard with both government and business to create the most sustainable economic development possible. Climate change will continue to affect the state of affairs in the world, and we hope to mitigate that early by taking action now. Here are some ways that individuals and businesses can ensure an economic future as well as maintain the beauty of the Earth: Collaborate with other individuals or businesses to reuse or recycle by-products. Purchase goods locally to reduce both transportation time and cost. Instead of disposing of unwanted/surplus items, pass them on to another member of the community.

Economics and the Earth2022-04-26T08:32:23-05:00

Northside Elevator Expands to Stanley, Wisconsin

Northside Elevator, based out of Loyal, Wisconsin (WI), has recently announced their selection of the Stanley's West Industrial Park in Chippewa County as the location for their next facility. The company, for the past year and a half, has been working with the Chippewa Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), CN Railroad, and the City of Stanley, WI on due diligence for the facility. The phased project calls for Northside to build a new $20 million master-planned facility complex containing several warehouses, office space, a fertilizer plant tower system, and a corn drying bin. Located on over 55 acres of land and adjacent to the CN Railroad, the facility will have abundant rail spurs and truck transportation egress ease to serve their customers in the Chippewa Valley. The company is expanding in response from their customers [...]

Northside Elevator Expands to Stanley, Wisconsin2022-04-28T15:40:41-05:00

BEAR Discussions Podcast with Wade Latz

Join us for a special BEAR Discussions Podcast episode being recorded LIVE on Zoom, featuring CVTC Manufacturing Instructor Wade Latz. In addition to touching the lives of college students daily. Latz also started a nonprofit called Manufacturing Save Our Schools (SOS) Alliance, which works with school districts to provide a more realistic education to school age students. Thank you, St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls for being our partner in this educational series.

BEAR Discussions Podcast with Wade Latz2022-03-02T10:08:26-06:00

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