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Are Veterans The Solution to Tech Talent Shortages?

Are Veterans The Solution to Tech Talent Shortages?

By Kathy Henrich, Guest Contributor

A national shortage of tech talent is a major challenge for employers.

South Korea and the United States: A Hero’s Example

South Korea and the United States: A Hero’s Example

By Arthur Cyr, Guest Contributor

Col. Puckett may not be a “household name” across America, but he is a legendary and inspirational figure within the U.S. Army.

Rendering Honor, The Wrong Way

Rendering Honor, The Wrong Way

By Adam Braatz

  

What does it mean to truly support our military members?

You may be surprised to learn that the average civilian's vision of what "veteran friendly" embodies can be vastly disparate from the average veteran's.

Four Essential Money Tips for Turbulent Times

Four Essential Money Tips for Turbulent Times

By Chris Smith, Guest Contributor

  

Turbulent times highlight the need to prepare for the unexpected. Here are a few ways to get ahead of the stress and safeguard your strategy.

Revolutionary New App is Saving Veteran Lives

Revolutionary New App is Saving Veteran Lives

By: Adam Braatz

Wisconsin based non-profit Center for Veterans Issues has teamed up with the WI Veterans of Foreign Wars to launch a powerful new resource for veterans and their families.

WI Veterans Chamber Leads Coalition to Host Revitalized Veterans Day Parade

WI Veterans Chamber Leads Coalition to Host Revitalized Veterans Day Parade

The Wisconsin Veterans Day Celebration will feature a revived parade with a new parade route, partnerships and promotions from area businesses, and a festival with live entertainment, vendors, and resources for veterans and their families. 

Celebrate BBQ Month With These Veteran-Owned Businesses

Celebrate BBQ Month With These Veteran-Owned Businesses

By: Adam Braatz

In April, the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce observed "Restaurant, Food, & Retail Month." May is National Barbeque Month. What better way to celebrate both occasions than by featuring our favorite Wisconsin-based veteran-owned BBQ outfits?

Everything You Need to Know About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Everything You Need to Know About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

By Saul Newton, WVCC Executive Director

Restaurants and businesses in the hospitality industry have been disproportionately impacted by the economic downturn because of the pandemic.

Thankfully, help is on the way.

WVCC Staff Picks - Spring 2021 Edition

WVCC Staff Picks - Spring 2021 Edition

Nothing is Quite Like the Spring and Summer in Wisconsin... We have had a handful of requests from our members and volunteers to share a bit more...
Thinking About Running for Office? Don’t Let Your Disability Deter You.

Thinking About Running for Office? Don’t Let Your Disability Deter You.

By Ed Carter, Guest Contributor

We need people who have an honest desire to improve our communities and show the commitment and courage to lead with practical solutions. Your disability doesn’t have to prevent you from realizing your dream of winning an elected office.

Why I Left My Corporate Job To Focus On BBQ

Why I Left My Corporate Job To Focus On BBQ

By Greg Fischer, Guest Contributor
 

"During the summer of 2020, I really began thinking back to those days overseas.  My corporate career was going well, but I had a desire for more."

WI Vets Chamber Announces Selectees for 2021 Command Post

WI Vets Chamber Announces Selectees for 2021 Command Post

By: Adam Braatz
 
"This diverse group of veteran entrepreneurs from all over Wisconsin are poised to do big things in 2021 and beyond..."