CPA BBQ Social – Sept 22

Please join us for the Community Prosperity Alliance Social on September 22, 2018, at English Ridge Orchard in Richland Center, Wisconsin.



What’s Involved?

4pm Farm Tour, Appetizers & Games

  • Start the evening with a little walk around our hosts’ farm. See pigs, chickens, geese, horse, and ducks!
  • Get to know your local community and economic development partners better while playing fun games! Lawn games will be provided.

5pm Dinner & Celebrating Local Businesses

  • Locally sourced, restaurant-quality BBQ and veggies, served on a local ridge-top farm in Richland County, Wisconsin.
  • Chef Corey Everts is donating his time,  food, and culinary expertise with those interested in local community and economic development!
  • Roundtable will include everyone sharing their experience with new and growing businesses in our unique area of Southwest Wisconsin!

everyone is welcome

Reservations limited to the first 50 people.

Reserve your spot today by emailing with the subject line,

“RSVP for CPA Social” by September 7th.

Picnic style! Bring a chair if you have one.

Suggested donation is $20, or donate what you can. No one is turned away due to inability to donate!



English Ridge Orchard

18769 County Highway A Richland Center, WI

Weather contingency plan: if the weather looks questionable, please check Facebook for day-of updates.

This event is held at a working farm, so no dogs, please.


Showcasing Kinnettic Kreations

Our local radio station, WRCO, featured one of our newest businesses in Richland Center, Kinnettic Kreations!

On the radio, Kate Koziol, Community Prosperity Alliance’s Economic Development Specialist, and Brock Waterman, Small Business Development Center’s Business Consultant, discussed resources for new and growing local businesses.

Listen to the Morning Show with Kate, Brock, and Jacob here.

Kinnettic Kreations

Kinnettic Kreations does custom wireless connections for Dodge Neons on Sextonville Road in Richland Center.

Visit their website today:

Kate Koziol

Contact Kate at 

Brock Waterman

Contact Brock at Wisconsin’s Small Business Development Center


Listen to WRCO here.

Business Workshop – January 23

Have you ever thought about starting a business? Have you ever imagined growing your business? If so, you should attend this business development seminar to learn what local resources exist that can help you achieve your dreams!

See the PDF fliers for the event here:

On January 23rd, come to the session at 6pm at UW-Richland East Hall Room 713. Business Workshop timedates

Information about the event: Business Success description.PNG


Kate Koziol on WRCO Radio

On Friday, January 11th, 2018, Kate Koziol and Bob Jones spoke with Ron Fruit on WRCO Radio about the upcoming event on January 23rd, and about the local opportunities for business development and entrepreneurship . Kate discusses how “The Richland region is going to be the new hotspot” for business and community prosperity, and her optimism is contagious!

Listen to the whole show here:

See the PDF fliers for the event here:


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