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Razor Sharp Fitness, O&H Bakery Use ZERO Loan Program

Razor Sharp Fitness and O&H Danish Bakery are the latest recipients of the ZERO Loan Program. The program is a business lending initiative built to provide immediate financial relief to local businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Racine County Economic Development Corp. (RCEDC) administers the program. Terri and Michael Bannon, owners of Racine’s Razor […]

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DATCP Partners with Retailers to Prevent Scammers Collecting Gift Card Payments

MADISON – The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is collaborating with Walmart, the Wisconsin Grocers Association, the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association to stop gift card scammers in their tracks. DATCP will provide interested Wisconsin retailers, grocers, and convenience stores with free signage upon […]

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Wisconsin DFI and BBB Wisconsin Warn Businesses About Misleading Solicitations

MADISON, Wis. – Today the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) are warning businesses about solicitations designed to look like invoices arriving through postal mail and being reported to both DFI and BBB from “WI Certificate Service.” The solicitation is designed to look like it is from […]

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Racine County launches incentive program for businesses to locate in Union Grove

UNION GROVE – Racine County officials will pay entrepreneurs to open businesses in the village’s downtown, according to a city press release. The Racine County Economic Development Corporation will offer up to $500 to business owners who sign a lease between three and five months in the downtown area. They will also receive assistance for […]

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Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC offers help to people battling mental health issues

Co-support group facilitators Lynelle Saunders and Luann Simpson experienced first-hand the power of peer support. After many years working with and supporting people with mental illness their passion for making peer support services available to everyone led them to open Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC. Compassionate Peer Support and Training (CPSAT) is dedicated to […]

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Downtown Racine Achievement Award Nominations

DOWNTOWN RACINE – Celebrate Downtown Racine at the Downtown Racine Corporation’s State of the Downtown and Achievement Award presentation on Thursday, February 25 at 9 a.m. via Zoom. The presentation agenda will consist of the State of the Downtown address and the announcement of 2020’s Downtown Achievement winners. Some of the highlights during the address […]