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MADISON, Wis. [Sept. 18, 2017] – The Federated Youth Foundation is pleased to announce Will Kramer, a student at the University of Wisconsin Law School, as this year’s winner of the Federated Youth Foundation’s Charles Van Sickle Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a pre-law or law student who...

MADISON, Wis. [Sept. 11, 2017] – Cooperative Network, the statewide trade association for cooperatives in Wisconsin and Minnesota, is seeking a qualified candidate to assume the duties of President and CEO. This position, headquartered in either Madison, Wis. or St. Paul, Minn., will direct all activities of the two-state operations...

Cooperative Network recently hosted seven executives representing state cooperative councils and centers from around the country. The biennial meeting gives an opportunity for leaders of state cooperative councils to share information and ideas on advocacy and education efforts, as well as meet with cooperative leaders in different regions of the...

Proposed comprehensive update to cooperative statute benefits cooperatives, member-owners MADISON, Wis. [August 30, 2017] – Earlier this year, Cooperative Network worked with a bipartisan group of legislators to introduce AB 353 and SB 281 – the Cooperative Statute Modernization Bill. This member-driven legislation is the first major proposed revision of...

The Federated Youth Foundation recently sponsored The Cooperative Experience, a two-day program for high school and college students to gain a deeper understanding of the cooperative business model, types of cooperative businesses, career offerings and the opportunity to meet with leaders at a number of cooperatives. Groups invited to attend...

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