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VCEDC 2020 Business of the Year Award



VCEDC 2020 Business of the Year Award

The Great Wisconsin Steak Company

John McGraw, CEO


December 11, 2020

Congratulations to John McGraw for your innovative and entrepreneurial spirit to launch The Great Wisconsin Steak Company during a global pandemic and challenging economic time. Leveraging your high-speed broadband to start this new e-commerce business epitomizes the message that you can do business worldwide from Wisconsin’s Northwoods. You are an inspiration!

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Northwoods Children's Museum

Located in Eagle River, the Northwoods Children's Museum has thought outside the box continuing its programming and mission to give back to the community even during Covid-19.



LDF Country Market

Congratulations to the new $3.3 million Country Market in Lac du Flambeau (LdF) for being selected as the VCEDC July Business of the Month. According to Melissa Doud, LDF Business Development Corp. Interim COO, the Country Market which opened in June, has enhanced the entire shopping experience.


June 2020

Land O' Lakes Arts

Congratulations to Land O' Lakes Arts, a cultural establishment that offers people of all ages that sense of wonder and purpose.


May 2020

Coontail

Steve and Lisa Coon have turned their passion for the outdoors into a successful business and yet, feel their true success comes from being integrated into the community, a community they feel is like family.


April 2020

Little Bohemia Lodge

Among being a stellar lodge, restaurant, and destination of choice for tourists and area residents, we congratulate Debby and Dan Johns and all of their staff for their generosity and commitment to Vilas County to ensure our history and culture live on for future generations.


March 2020

Eagle River's Last Resort

Congratulations to Eagle River's Last Resort for 38 years in business providing great customer service and experiences to Eagle River visitors, and providing a positive influence on the Eagle River community.


February 2020

Starlight Centers for Inclusion

In 2016, April graduated from a business startup course, now called Nicolet Entrepreneur Training (NET) program, offered through a partnership with the VCEDC and Nicolet College. "With ongoing support from the VCEDC, including rental space within the Eagle River Business Incubator, I was able to develop and implement my business plan, founding Starlight in 2016," said April.


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