This is your chance to weigh in on the future of Shawano Country!

With every community at our fingertips, via the web, in a fraction of a second, Shawano Country, which includes Shawano and Menominee Counties, needs to find its Unique Selling Proposition - finding that one thing that sets the region apart from hundreds of other communities throughout the state and will make Shawano Country THE destination of choice as a terrific place to live, establish or grow a business, and to visit. All great brands come from local input and so we want you to weigh in on Shawano Country's future!

Please take a few minutes and answer the following nine questions and let everyone you know - both in and out of the Shawano Country - about this opportunity to be heard.

* 1. Where do you live?

* 2. What age group are you in?

* 3. What is your gender?

* 4. If you live in the two counties, when friends and family visit you, where do you take them while they're visiting? (The "must see" or "must do" activities - other than staying home).

* 5. If you live in the two counties, where do YOU go to hang out on weekends or during evening hours (other than home)? Another town? If so, where? Or to a certain place?

* 6. What do you think are the two counties' three greatest assets? Please list them in order. Don't include "people" - we know the people are a great asset.

* 7. What do you think the three biggest challenges, or negatives are about the two counties? Don't include "local politics" or "the people."

* 8. What could or should be done in the two counties to get people to spend more time and money here?

* 9. What do you think your town should be known for that will set it apart from every other community or region in Wisconsin?

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