A regional economic development corporation recently received an award, along with money to support an annual event.
Grow North received the AT&T Innovation and Investment Award, and with it $2,000. The funding will help support the 6th annual Northwoods Research Summit.
The summit explores important topics affection the groups region, which includes Forest, Lincoln, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas Counties.
Executive Director Joe Hegge says, “Through this event, we hope to not only to explore the broadband issues in Northern Wisconsin, but also look to the future and see where our region is headed.”
The AT&T Wisconsin Innovation & Investment Award program provides funding to organizations and programs that improve the community by: advancing education, enhancing the environment, promoting economic development, or delivering other community services.