LWVNOW meeting to focus on status of broadband in Northwoods
For the Tomahawk Leader
NORTHERN WISCONSIN – The June meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods (LWVNOW) will take place on Tuesday, June 8, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and will be open to the public.
The meeting will feature a panel discussion focused on the current state of broadband internet in the Northwoods, what is being done, and what type of service can be expected in the future, according to a release from LWVNOW. Ben Meyer, Special Topics Correspondent at WXPR Public Radio, will moderate the discussion.
Featured on the panel will be Angie Close, Executive Director of Langlade County Economic Development Corp.; Kathy Schmitz, Executive Director of Vilas County Economic Development Corp.; Jeff Verdoorn, Executive Director of Oneida County Economic Development Corp.; and Bill Niemuth, President of Loss Mitigation Solutions, LLC, Director and Broadband Lead for Vilas County Economic Development Corp., and Vice-Chair of the Boulder Junction High Speed Broadband Committee.
Following the presentation, the panel will be available to answer questions.
For more information on the meeting, visit www.lwvnow.org. This meeting will be recorded and uploaded to LWVNOW‘s YouTube Channel, LWVNOW Information.
The LWVNOW encompasses Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas counties. The local league belongs to the state and national League of Women Voters, “a non-partisan organization devoted to helping members and fellow citizens develop educated political opinions and act upon them through the democratic process.” The league’s monthly meetings and sponsored events are open to all. Contact the league by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting www.lwvnow.org.