State Senator Van Wanggaard's eNewsletter 2018
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Looking for Work? Foxconn is Hiring

Foxconn has an immediate need for skilled talent.  Foxconn is offering a range of full-time entry-level positions and senior level positions.  Those interested can apply online at: Those interested in constrution jobs are encouraged to attend the  Wisconn Valley Construction Resource Fair at the Racine Civic Centre on March 29th from 1-4pm.  The Wisconn Valley construction resource fair offers an opportunity for individuals and businesses to connect with community resources. Individuals will gain a better understanding of the skills they need to launch a career in construction.

Foxconn is constructing a 21.5 million square foot manufacturing campus which represents a capital investment of $10 billion by the company. The project will support an estimated 10,000 construction jobs over the next four years as well as 6,000 indirect jobs from the construction.

This resource fair will bring together organizations that provide services and support to the unemployed and underemployed, as well as those seeking to enhance their skills. Types of resources will include: trade associations, career exploration, education programs, apprenticeship opportunities, reentry workforce solutions, veteran services, and vocational rehabilitation.

This event will also feature several workshops on pre-apprenticeship construction training, entrepreneurship, and jobs of the future.  If your organization or business is interested in helping individuals take steps to launch a rewarding career in construction, you are encouraged to participate.

Information regarding the Jobs Fair and more can be found at: Click.  Interested workers can apply at

Congratulations to the Racine County Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Racine County Convention& Visitors Bureau has received the Wisconsin Department of Tourism JEM Grant in the amount of $8,365 for the Racine Open House.  The projected economic impact of this project when it is finished is approximately $132,000.  For more information on JEM grants, click here.  Congrats!

Conservation Congress Annual Spring Meetings

The 2018 Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring Hearing questionnaire is now available.  Each county will host a public hearing at 7pm on Monday, April 9th where individuals interested in natural resources management will have an opportunity to provide input on local and statewide conservation issues.  The questionnaire can be found here.
Racine County
Union Grove High School, Auditorium, 3433 S Colony Avenue, Union Grove, WI 53182

Kenosha County
Kenosha County Center, Hearing Room, 19600 75th Street, Bristol, WI 53104

At the Capitol

On Monday, March 5th, Brighton Elementary from Kansasville toured the Capitol.  Welcome Brighton!
On Tuesday, March 6th I was visited by members of the Racine and Kenosha Tavern League as part of their Annual Legislative Day at the Capitol.  Pictured here with Spencer Alexander from Racine.
The Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association was also in Madison.  I had a nice conversation with Racine County Register of Deeds, Tyson Fettes and the Oneida County Register of Deeds, Kyle Franson.

David Mann, Racine Airport Manager visited as part of Wisconsin Airport Management Association Day at the Capitol.
Earlier this week, I testified before the Senate Insurance, Financial Services, Constitution and Federalism Committee.
Issue 107
Friday, March 9, 2018

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21st Senate District 

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Local Events

Boy Scout Troop 505 Spaghetti Dinner
St. Mary's Lutheran Church
Kenosha, WI
March 10th

Chocolate Extravaganza
Burlington High School
March 10

Spaghetti Dinner and Auction
Cross Lutheran Church
March 10

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner
Community Baptist Church of Honey Creek
Honey Creek
March 10th

Take a Taste out of Crime
Roma Lodge
Mount Pleasant
March 23rd

30th Annual Gifford School Carnival
Gifford Elementary
March 24th

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