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WWBIC Classic Open House on the Green

To celebrate WWBIC's new Milwaukee location we hope you can swing on by fore the WWBIC Open House Par-tee.  As innovative leaders in our industry we are creatively celebrating with an indoor golf themed reception.  We are teeing off - driving, putting and golfing on WWBIC's Green - you have to come!

Thursday, April 16, 2015
4:30pm - 6:30pm

WWBIC Milwaukee Business Office
1533 N. RiverCenter Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212

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2014 WWBIC Annual Luncheon

Thank you for helping WWBIC make a difference in 2014!  Please enjoy these highlights from our luncheon, and stay tuned for our 2015 events!


2014 Community First Fund Partnership Commemoration

In 2014, WWBIC’s loan fund received a $1.25 million boost from Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC) as the first recipient of their newly established Community First Fund.  To commemorate this partnership the FHLBC honored WWBIC with a tree planting ceremony at the sight of WWBIC’s new Milwaukee office.  Congresswoman Gwen Moore, representatives from FHLBC, WWBIC, area banks, partners and small business owners participated in a roundtable discussion before the ceremony collaborating together on ways to grow strong communities.


2014 Statewide Committee Meeting and Reception at the Governor's Executive Residence

Annually, WWBIC hosts a collective meeting for our statewide committee members to review WWBIC’s work supporting economic development in Wisconsin. Collaborating on efforts to bring WWBIC’s mission to the marketplace is ongoing.  Small business literally rolled up to the doorstep at Wisconsin’s executive home this year as various WWBIC’s small business food truck clients and vendors entertained a crowd of roughly 125 supporters.


2014 Regional Volunteer Celebrations

Thanks to those who attended our Volunteer Celebrations in April!  It's wonderful to take time to recognize our volunteers for their amazing service, and highligh our "Outstanding" volunteers for their ongoing committment.  Please enjoy this video from our Madison celebration, as well as our photo album!


2014 Sacagawea Awards

Congratulations to WWBIC President/CVO Wendy Baumann for receiving the 2014 Sacagawea Award!  We at WWBIC know how deserving Wendy is of this honor, and are happy to share some of Wendy's story with you in the video below.