Friday, November 26, 2010

Presentations about job creation and local foods - Mon. Nov. 29

We are hosting presentations organized by Wisconsin Senator Dale Schultz highlighting the Wisconsin Innovation Kitchen and the Highland vegetable processing center. November 29, 2010. Both projects are supported by our Iowa County Area Economic Development Corporation and SW CAP.

(emphasis added by me)

From Senator Dale Schultz:

Greetings -

You are invited to take part in stops being hosted by leaders for job
and Wisconsin's bioenergy future on the afternoon of Monday,
November 29. This invite is to you and other community leaders in the
region of Grant, Green, Lafayette, Richland, Sauk, Juneau, Crawford and
Iowa Counties. Please consider forwarding this invitation to your
community contacts. Stop #1 is at a new regional food-jobs generator in
Mineral Point, plus we'll get an update on the next regional food-jobs
generator in Highland
and an update on other regional E.D. initiatives
from SWCAP. Stop #2 is at an exciting bio-energy generator in
Dodgeville. Take part in one or both stops. There is no cost involved
at either stop.

FIRST STOP, 1:30 to 2:40
Wisconsin Innovation Kitchen
851 Dodge St. (old Hwy 151), Mineral Point WI 53565
Web:, phone 608 987 3558
Host #1: Rick Terrien, director of the Iowa County Area E.D. Corp,
You'll get a tour and hear how WINK is helping food-related
entrepreneurs from a large region.
Come if you want to keep or create local food jobs in your community.

Host #2: Wally Orzechowski and David Vobora of Southwest Wisconsin
Community Action Program
They will be at WINK to describe their programs to help you keep and
create jobs in your community.
SWCAP ( is the region's leader for community and
economic development.
Come if you want to keep or create frozen-food-related jobs in your
community or you want to help people escape poverty and become
financially self-sustaining.

SECOND STOP, 3:00 to 4:15
Energy Unlimited, Inc.
4881 CR YZ, Dodgeville WI 53535
Host: John Lundell, President.
The Wisconsin Office of Energy Independence is one of many entities
excited about the Biomass Burner. Lundell plans to have the system
operating for your visit. See how various biomass inputs can generate
electricity at less cost than a digester, and heat a large facility.
Come if you want your community to be a leader for our bio-energy

RSVPs are not essential, but if you do, we can offer you car pooling
possibilities with other folks coming from your area.
To rsvp, email Tom Jackson,

- Tom Jackson, Office of Senator Dale Schultz,
- Rick Terrien, ICEDC,
- Wally Orzechowski, SWCAP,
- David Vobora, SWCAP,
- John Lundell, Energy Unlimited,

WI Senator Dale Schultz
Wisconsin Innovation Kitchen, WInK
Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, SW CAP
Dodgeville's Energy Unlimited Sawdust Burner site

Photo notes. - see the wing chunks missing bottom left wing - Monarch predation. A small biz strategy worth considering...


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