Cooperative Network's service and retail sector encompasses a wide variety of businesses including associations, education, grocery, publishing, transportation, and more. Cooperative Network offers these businesses a range of education and resource tools and the backing of the broader co-op community on issues that may threaten their cooperative existence. Members are encouraged to participate in the association's Resolutions Committee, which drives Cooperative Network's policy agenda.
A few fun facts about these cooperatives:
- Food cooperatives have a higher per capita concentration in Minnesota than in any other state.
- Inter-County Cooperative Publishing Association, based in Frederic, Wisconsin, is the first and only cooperatively owned newspaper and publishing company in the U.S.
- Union Cab of Madison, Wisconsin, is the only cab service in the city to offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles in addition to traditional cabs.
The Federated Youth Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship. The $2,000 award is open to a pre-law or law student who resides in Wisconsin and plans to specialize in cooperative law. Applications are due April 1, 2018 for the spring semester.2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship Application
MADISON, Wis. [November 30, 2017] – Cooperative Network, the statewide trade association for cooperatives in Wisconsin and Minnesota, has named Gary Weber as the organization’s Interim President & CEO. In this role, Weber will direct all activities of the two-state operations, working closely with cooperative directors, managers and employees. “Cooperative...
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