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The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is doing what chambers do, but differently than it did them before.

Led this year by the triumvirate of board chair Christopher Del-Moral Niles of Associated Banc-Corp, chairman-elect Dr. Ashok Rai of Prevea Health, and Laurie Radke, who was named chamber president three years ago Monday, the organization seeks to operate in a more integrated way, both internally and in the community....

Tom Lyga, director of leadership and education, oversees the Golden Apple Awards for teachers, Leadership Green Bay training program, Current young professionals network, Brown County Teen Leadership program, youth apprenticeship and any other work-based education programs.

"Moving forward, we want to be in alignment with Achieve Brown County," Radke said. "We are talking about how the Partners in Education board can play a part."....

Ken Notes: Chambers and other business leaders need to reach out to partner with local schools to help train the workforce needed for today's industrial jobs. Congrats GB.

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