Lighting the Way for Rural Prosperity was co-hosted by Dairyland Power Cooperative and WisPolitics.com on Tuesday, Sept. 14. If you weren't able to attend, clips from each session can be found below. Contact Dairyland's Economic Development Specialist Jenny Kuderer-Radcliffe if you'd like additional information regarding the event:
The morning session featured a presentation by Brent Ridge, President and CEO of Dairyland Power Cooperative on the future of energy, followed by a panel discussion on "Strategies and Best Practices to Propel our Rural Businesses and Workforce."
The lunchtime program featured a Q&A with Justin Maxson, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development at the United States Department of Agriculture and a discussion with Thomas Kimsey, CEO, Thomas USAF Group, an expert on rural development lending.
The afternoon program featured a panel discussion on "Foundations of Rural Development – Broadband, Education & Health Care."
WXOW also covered the event: https://wxow.com/2021/09/14/lighting-the-way-for-rural-prosperity-a-collaborative-opportunity-for-change/