Entries by Ellsworth E3

Etown Collective Opening in Ellsworth!

In an effort to fill a vacant property in our downtown, the Ellsworth Community Development Corporation is testing out a concept – a non-profit retail shop to raise funds for community revitalization projects. Through your support, this has the potential to fund projects currently underway in our community! Current projects already in the works are […]

Community Meeting on Tourism

We have a very exciting tourism initiative taking place in our area! Pierce County Economic Development (PCEDC) is working with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Tourism Research Institute to complete a research project with the goal of attracting greater tourism exposure to Pierce County. Part of this project includes gaining a better understanding from community […]

Generosity Key Trait in Pierce County Residents

As if we needed another reason to be proud of our community… A recent study by financial technology company SmartAsset set out to find where people are donating the most money. The study measured how much people donate as a percentage of their net income, and the proportion of people in a given county who […]

Red Letter Grant Supporting Ellsworth Women in Starting Businesses

Since the kick off of Design Ellsworth, doors have been opening and opportunities have been presenting themselves for our community! Recently, the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce was approached by Reba Krueger, Director of Red Letter Grant. Red Letter Grant is expanding their programs into Western Wisconsin with the hope of inspiring local women to start […]

Ellsworth “Represents” at Pierce County EDC Annual Awards Event

Consider it the Oscars of economic development for Pierce County! While there wasn’t a red carpet, the nominations and awards were just as exciting! Our community was well-represented among the attendees AND the award winners. Our local Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce was the recipient of the 2018 Pierce County Cornerstone Award. The award recognizes […]

Tactical Urbanism? Yes, please!

When talking about community revitalization, it’s easy for us to get overwhelmed. Where do we begin? Where do we find the money? How do we know if our ideas are good ones? This is why I’m falling in love with the concept of tactical urbanism. Tactical urbanism is an umbrella term used to describe a […]

Pierce County Herald Reports on Design Ellsworth

A big thank you to David Clarey, RiverTown Multimedia, for covering the Design Ellsworth Community Input Session on behalf of the Pierce County Herald. The event took place, Friday, October 19 at the Ellsworth Elementary School. Close to 275 community members attended the event. Attendees broke into groups and worked through thought-provoking questions such as, “Ten […]