Business On Stage – April 25, 2017

“Young Entrepreneurs Take the Stage – Energizing the Community”

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6 pm ~ Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

Mari Kay-Nabozny; Owner & Coach/Trainer: Ignite Fitness 

Josh Swan; Boatbuilder & Owner:  J.W. Boatworks

Ben Illick; General Manager: Carlson Building Supplies, Inc.

Judy Thompson; Co-Owner: JET Travel & Tours, Pizza Pub & Dairy Queen 


Business on Stage 04-25-2017 -Poster (pdf)

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Business On Stage program to be held on Tuesday evening, April 25, 2017 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, just west of Ashland.  Things get underway at 6:00 pm with complimentary pizza provided and an opportunity to network with other program attendees.  The evening’s presentation begins at 6:30 pm followed by a questions and answers session.

The title of the program is, “Young Entrepreneurs Take the Stage – Energizing the Community.”  The evening will feature a presentation by four young entrepreneurs, who will each describe how they pursued their individual dreams to launch a new or manage an existing business enterprise.  They will talk about their journeys, the hard work, challenges and rewards of being a young entrepreneur in the Chequamegon Bay area.

This evenings program is being sponsored by: The Evergreen Shopper, Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce,  The City of Ashland and  the Tech Council Innovation Network-Lake Superior Chapter.

This program is a collaboration of the Ashland Area Development Corporation, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Blue Rock Workshop, Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce, Bayfield Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Bureau and Solstice Outdoors.

For additional information contact:

Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation’s Scottie Sandstrom at (715) 209-4589,, or

Ashland Area Development Corporation’s Dale Kupczyk at (715) 682-8344,

Also, check out the Business On Stage web site at:


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