Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Dairy 2020 and Rural Economic Development Grants

Tony Hozeny, Department of Commerce, 608/267-9661

MADISON – Governor Jim Doyle today announced that 14 Wisconsin businesses
will share $40,478 in planning grant funding from the Department of Commerce
Dairy 2020 Program and the Rural Economic Development (RED) Program.

“My Grow Wisconsin Initiative calls for promoting economic development,”
Governor Doyle said. “Both of these programs provide professional planning
assistance as dairy producers, business owners, and entrepreneurs consider
starting-up or expanding their businesses.”

The projects are as follows:

* Steven D. Wadzinski, Marathon, Marathon County, $3,000 Dairy 2020
* Alfance M. Danczyk, Mosinee, Portage County, $3,000 Dairy 2020 grant

* Daniel Pearson, River Falls, St. Croix County, $3,000 Dairy 2020
* H & R Severson Farms, Inc., Trempealeau, Trempealeau County, $3,000
Dairy 2020 grant
* Randall D. Leitner, Lodi, Dane County, $3,000 Dairy 2020 grant
* Herb J. Herbst, Gratiot, Lafayette County, $3,000 Dairy 2020 grant
* Moehn Acres, Inc., Hilbert, Calumet County, $3,000 Dairy 2020 grant
* Raymond B. Halbur, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, $3,000 Dairy
2020 grant
* Greendale Dairy, LLC, Kiel, Manitowoc County, $3,000 Dairy 2020
* Anthony Simon, Valders, Manitowoc County, $3,000 Dairy 2020 grant
* Red Cedar Plastics, LLC, Menomonie, Dunn County, $3,000 RED-1 grant
* CBT Wear Parts, Inc., Richland Center, Richland County, $2,228 RED-1
* Kenneth A. Lizak, Ashland, Ashland County, $3,000 RED-1 grant
* Grill-Rub, Inc., Wauzeka, Crawford County, $2,250 RED-1 grant

The RED Program, administered by Commerce, helps small rural businesses
start-up and expand operations. For further information, contact Jamie
Wall, Commerce, 608-267-0770.

The Dairy 2020 Program, administered by the Department of Commerce, helps
improve the dairy business climate through business, government, and
education partnerships.

For further information on the Dairy 2020 program, contact your area
development manager by visiting