Algoma Celebrates Entrepreneurship Week USA

MADISON – The Living Lake’s Heritage, Inc. and Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation [KCEDC] announce a double-header Open House on Thursday, March 1 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Schools, businesses, communities, organizations and individuals are participating in Entrepreneurship Week USA (E-ship Week USA) activities listed on a national website The first-ever coordinated national effort to promote the importance of entrepreneurism is being held February 24-March 3, 2007.


“I encourage everyone interested in teaching or learning more about the role entrepreneurs will play in the future economy of Wisconsin – and the world – to participate in Entrepreneurship Week USA,” says Department of Commerce Secretary Mary P. Burke. “The purpose of the week is to educate the public and promote the entrepreneurial spirit across our country.”


The Living Lake’s Heritage, Inc. is the non-profit owner of the Gerald J. Haegele Center. The Center, on the shores of Lake Michigan in Algoma is headquarters for the Farm Market Kitchen Incubator and KCEDC. The Farm Market Kitchen Incubator is where food processing, cultural entrepreneurship and economic development come alive in Algoma for residents throughout northeast Wisconsin. The Open House will include tours of the shared-use food processing facility designed to assist food processors, chefs, caterers, restaurants and food-oriented entrepreneurs with business assistance, technical support and certified processing space.

The KCEDC team will be on-hand to answer questions and provide information about its many programs. For further information please contact John Rogers at 920-255-1661.


For more information about E-ship Week USA, and how your organization can participate, contact: Carol Dunn, Wisconsin Department of Commerce small business ombudsman at 608/267-0297 or [email protected]