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Grow your startup business with Progress Lakeshore
In this month's BizStarts event, Peter Wills, the executive director of Progress Lakeshore, will share how his organization can assist your business with financing, business planning, workforce recruitment, site selection, and connections with other regional resources like SCORE and SBDC. Don't know what these are? That's a great reason to attend! What you'll learn by attending: >> Entrepreneurial bootcamp training dates >> Local and regional resources available to you, including training and financing information >> Key economic data about starting a business in Manitowoc County >> Government contracting opportunities for small businesses >> Finding technology and other talent to grow your business >> Much more! As the leader for economic development programs for Progress Lakeshore, Peter brings over 20 years of experience in finance, management, and community outreach. He has worked for BMO Harris, Chase Bank, and Morgan Stanley and has held management roles with Enterprise Fleet Management. He has a degrees in business administration and political science from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Peter holds several regional board positions and is a member of the Two Rivers Business Association (TRBA) and many other organizations.

Lester Public Library

1001 Adams Street · Two Rivers, WI

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    Two Rivers BizStarts is a program of the Lester Public Library ( in the City of Two Rivers. In collaboration with BizStarts (, we hold a monthly meetup for current and aspiring entrepreneurs.

    Our purpose is to provide inspiration, ideas, support, and access to local, regional, and state resources, all to help you establish a thriving business.

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