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November 29, 2010 What's Cooking: Jobs & Energy 1:30PM & 3PM


At Senator Dale Schultz request, leaders for jobs and energy are hosting a visit for you and other community leaders from the region of Grant, Green, Lafayette, Richland, Sauk, Crawford and Iowa Counties. You are welcome to come to one or both stops the afternoon of Monday, November 29.

Stop #1 is at a new regional food-jobs generator in Mineral Point, plus we'll get an update on the next regional food-jobs generator in Highland and an update on other regional E.D. initiatives from SWCAP. Stop #2 is at an exciting bio-energy generator in Dodgeville. You're welcome to take part in one or both events, no cost.

FIRST STOP, 1:30 to 2:40
Wisconsin Innovation Kitchen
851 Dodge St. (old Hwy 151), Mineral Point WI 53565
Web: http://www.wi.innovationkitchen.org/, phone 608 987 3558 Host #1: Rick Terrien, director of the Iowa County Area E.D. Corp, (http://www.iowacountyedc.org/) You'll get a tour and hear how WINK is helping food-related entrepreneurs from a large region. Come if you want to keep or create local food jobs in your community.

Host #2: Wally Orzechowski and David Vobora of Southwest Wisconsin Community Action Program They will be at WINK to describe their programs to help you keep and create jobs in your community. SWCAP (http://www.swcap.org/) is the region's leader for community and economic development. Come if you want to keep or create frozen-food-related jobs in your community or you want to help people escape poverty and become financially self-sustaining.

SECOND STOP, 3:00 to 4:15
Energy Unlimited, Inc.
4881 CR YZ, Dodgeville WI 53535 http://www.energyunlimitedinc.com/
Host: John Lundell, President.
The Wisconsin Office of Energy Independence is one of many entities excited about the Biomass Burner. Lundell plans to have the system operating for your visit. See how various biomass inputs can generate electricity at a fraction of the cost of a digester and heat a large facility. Come if you
want your community to be a leader for our bio-energy future.

RSVPs are not essential, but if you do, we can offer you car pooling possibilities with other folks coming from your area. To RSVP, email Tom Jackson, tjackson@legis.wi.gov.

- Tom Jackson, Office of Senator Dale Schultz, tjackson@legis.wi.gov
- Rick Terrien, ICEDC, rickt@iowacountyedc.org
- Wally Orzechowski, SWCAP, w.orzechowski@swcap.org
- David Vobora, SWCAP, d.vobora@swcap.org
- John Lundell, Energy Unlimited, john@sawdustburner.com


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