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Patton Law Office, S.C. receives hero’s welcome to Racine

RACINE — A throng of around 70 people came to show their support and to welcome a new business to Racine. Patton Law Office, S.C. was officially welcomed into the Racine business community yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) and Mayor Cory Mason among others. The mural, painted by […]

Posted inBusiness, Business Spotlight, Events, Health, Health and Fitness, Local news

Business Spotlight: The Joint Chiropractic in Racine

The nation’s largest network of chiropractor services is facilitated through The Joint Chiropractic franchise. Through their no-appointment needed, walk-in service business model, chiropractors in Racine are able to assist patients in need of treatment, when they need it. The goal of The Joint Chiropractic in Racine is to eliminate stress and give people in the […]

Posted inCommunity, Kenosha Schools, Opinion, Schools

Op-Ed: Gateway’s Dr. Bryan Albrecht – Colleague, Partner and Friend

An open letter to Dr. Bryan Albrecht of Gateway Technical College on his retirement Dr. Albrecht… Bryan: Most of the time a “congratulations on your retirement” letter starts out with congratulations on your retirement. I’m not ready to go there just yet. When I came to southeast Wisconsin and UW-Parkside 13 years ago, I was […]

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RAMAC partners with Upper Iowa University Corporate Advantage Partnership program

FAYETTE, IA — The Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) is Upper Iowa University’s newest partner for the Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) program. RAMAC families to benefit with UIU As CAP program members, RAMAC members, employees, their spouses and dependent children (under the age of 26) are eligible to receive set tuition grants for courses […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

State adds 14 new pathways to Youth Apprenticeship offerings

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and Gov. Tony Evers’ office announced this week that the state’s high school juniors and seniors will now have 14 new occupational pathways for Youth Apprenticeship. “We have to make sure our kids have apprenticeship opportunities and different pathways to get the jobs and skills training […]

Posted inLocal news, Non-Profits

Leadership Racine Seeks Applicants for New Class

RACINE COUNTY – Leadership Racine, a program that develops leaders for local public influence and decision-making, is seeking applicants for its 25th class. The nine-month program, sponsored by Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC), provides a unique learning environment that includes teaching leadership skills, fostering community service and developing community trusteeship. Sessions are scheduled monthly […]

Posted inCommunity, Events, Local news, Non-Profits

May 22 Draft Day Event Matches Nonprofits With New Board Members

RACINE COUNTY – A first-ever, free event aims to match local nonprofits with prospective board members. Racine County Nonprofit Draft Day is planned for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at River Bend Nature Center, 3600 N. Green Bay Rd., Caledonia. Nonprofit Draft Day is hosted by Leadership Racine, a program of Racine Area […]

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RAMAC Business Expo Set

The Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce is hosting a business to business expo from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Racine Festival Hall, 5 5th St. RAMAC held the event for 26 years, but it was discontinued five years ago and now the event is back, said Anna Clementi, operations supervisor  and leadership coordinator […]

Posted inGovernment

RAMAC Master Education Plan Presentation Tuesday

Trustees in Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant Tuesday will learn more about a proposed master education plan for Racine Unified, and each board will then consider a resolution supporting the plan. Dominic Cariello, director of manufacturing and operations for the flow instrumentation group of Badger Meter Inc. and a member of Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce, will make […]

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RAMAC Honoring Business Award Winners at Annual Dinner

Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce will honor exemplary community business people at the Chamber’s annual dinner Oct. 21. Business Award winners will be formally recognized during a ceremony Oct. 21 at the Racine Marriott, 7111 Washington Avenue, following a networking cocktail hour and dinner. Racine County Eye says, “Congratulations!” to the 2015 winners: Business Person […]

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More Engagement with Schools on Tap for RAMAC

Increased involvement and engagement with area schools is on tap for RAMAC, newly placed president Jim Ladwig told small business owners last week. Ladwig was the featured speaker at the monthly Business Ideas Exchange luncheon at John’s Dock, 303 Dodge Street, followed by a Q&A session. During his remarks, Ladwig outlined three areas on which […]

Posted inGovernment

Ladwig Resigning County Executive to Lead RAMAC

Racine County Executive Jim Ladwig confirmed Tuesday he is resigning from his office to lead the Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce effective January 1, 2015. He will not seek re-election in April. The announcement was made by RAMAC chairman Rick Vojtisek, a story in The Journal Times reads. “RAMAC is very pleased to announce Jim as […]

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