Manitowoc County’s Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center has named individuals to serve in key positions within their organization.

Laura Rose Hofland who’s resume includes Interim Director of the United Way-Manitowoc County and Assistant Manitowoc County Executive has been named FWDC’S Executive Director. Hofland has spent the past three-plus years as the Senior Corporate Giving Analyst at the Kohler Company.

Other appointments include Angel Johanek named as Director of Marketing and Development while Michelle Shambeau is the FWDC’s Floor Manager and Volunteer Coordinator.

The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center in Newton is a state-of-the art agricultural education center that will provide visitors opportunities to connect to the industry by better understanding where food comes from and why agriculture is vitally important to their survival.  The 10,000 Square-foot facility is scheduled to open Saturday, July 28th.