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Thursday, March 21, 2019
 (WAUKESHA, WI) – With spring weather just around the corner, Waukesha County Park System campgrounds are ready for visitors to return as the 2019 camping season opens Monday, April 1 and runs through Sunday, November 3.   "Offering high-quality facilities and activities like camping, fishing and hiking is an integral part of the continued success of our park system,” said Waukesha County ...read more
Thursday, March 21, 2019
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Wednesday, March 21, 2019) – Two Waukesha County Technical College faculty – Janel Bucci and Brenda Wolfe – have been named recipients of NISOD Excellence Awards.   NISOD, or the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, is a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning and leadership at community and technical ...read more
Thursday, March 21, 2019
WAUKESHA, WI)– On Wednesday, March 27, members of the media are invited to join the Waukesha County Drug Treatment Court as it celebrates its seven-year anniversary. A graduation celebration will honor past and current graduates of the Drug Treatment Court Program. State and local leaders who helped pioneer the program will kick off the event with remarks before graduation ceremonies ...read more
Thursday, March 21, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Waukesha, Wisconsin, March 21, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) and Global Market Development Center (GMDC) are presenting “Healthcare is Becoming Selfcare” at the Associated Wholesale Grocers Innovation Showcase and Annual Meeting, in Overland Park, KS, Monday, March 25th, from 3:00 – 3:25  p.m. Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations and member of the ...read more
Thursday, March 21, 2019
 (WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County is ranked the 4th healthiest in Wisconsin, according to the 2019 County Health Rankings, released nationwide today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI).   “Waukesha County is fortunate to have a large number of resources available that help our citizens take action to improve their ...read more
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Waukesha, Wisconsin, March 18, 2019 – CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ToSolution, Inc. to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed services. These services help customers improve operational efficiencies, maximize return on IT investments, and ...read more
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 14, 2019) – Tailored Label Products, Inc. (TLP), a custom manufacturer of engineered labels and die cut adhesives, announced that it has acquired Jaymar Screen Printers of DePere, WI.Jaymar Screen Printers, founded in 1981, is a manufacturer of high-performance screen-printed products.  Their rich heritage in providing performance-based solutions with long standing ...read more
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
WAUKESHA – Three women and a Menomonee Falls High School student will be honored at the 35th annual Women of Distinction luncheon May 10, 2019.The luncheon, the signature annual event of the Women and Girls Fund of Waukesha County, will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Waukesha. Honorees are:• Mary Baer of Waukesha, former vice president for ...read more
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
(Waukesha, WI) -  Today, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow announces the appointment of Andrew Thelke as Director of the Waukesha County Department of Administration. Thelke will replace current Director Norman Cummings, who is retiring in June. The Director of Administration serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the County and oversees Budget, Accounting, Business Services, Human ...read more
Thursday, March 14, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – A new nesting platform has been installed at Fox River Park to support population recovery efforts for osprey, a specialized bird of prey that is also known as a river hawk. The platform, a collaboration between Waukesha County Parks and Land Use and We Energies, can easily be viewed from an observation deck in the park along the Fox River. Fox River Park is located at W264 S4500 ...read more
Thursday, March 14, 2019
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 14, 2019) – Tailored Label Products, Inc. (TLP), a custom manufacturer of engineered labels and die cut adhesives, announced that it has acquired Jaymar Screen Printers of DePere, WI.Jaymar Screen Printers, founded in 1981, is a manufacturer of high-performance screen-printed products.  Their rich heritage in providing performance-based solutions with long standing ...read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 HOUCK TRANSIT ADVERTISING WINS TRANSIT ADVERTISING CONTRACT FOR WAUKESHA METRO TRANSIT SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA – March 13, 2019 – Following a competitive bidding process, Houck Transit Advertising was awarded the advertising contract by the City of Waukesha, WI to operate the Waukesha Metro transit bus advertising program. Under the terms of this contract, Houck Transit Advertising ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Member Release, Chamber, Government Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Indianapolis, IN & Milwaukee, WI (March 12, 2019) – Mortenson Kim + Raidious (MK+R) is pleased to announce that the firm took home two Gold American Advertising Awards (formerly known as the ADDYs) in the Indianapolis local competition of the American Advertising Federation on March 1, 2019.  The awards are the advertising industry’s largest competition; MK+R’s Gold awards in the category of ...read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Today, Waukesha County leaders kick off the Waukesha County Courthouse Project by beginning demolition of the intake court building, which will serve as the construction site of a new Secure Courtroom addition.   “This project will improve public safety for the residents who use our courthouse and employees while accounting for our growing population,” said Waukesha County ...read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – The Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use has won the 2019 Outstanding Achievement in Education Award for their coordinated regional recycling messaging. Waukesha County and the City of Milwaukee collaborated on strategic educational components for the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), which manages all recycled materials for Waukesha County and City of Milwaukee ...read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP (GRGB) is proud to announce that it was recognized at the 2019 ALS Evening of Hope event for their dedication and support of that event and the ALS Association-Wisconsin Chapter. The Evening of Hope was held on Saturday, March 9th, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee.The ...read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019 —  Families and community members are invited to attend the Fluid Power Action Challenge competition March 15th, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC), Gymnasium; Building S. Four years ago, Price Engineering launched this event in Waukesha County with nine teams. This year, 52 teams of over 200 local middle school students will work to design and build a ...read more
Thursday, March 07, 2019
OAK CREEK, WI – February, 2019 – Riteway Bus Service, Inc. d/b/a GO Riteway Transportation Group has acquired Cardinal Buses, Inc. of Middlebury, Indiana. Milwaukee investment bank, Bridgewood Advisors, represented GO Riteway in the transaction. GO Riteway is headquartered in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and has 1,475 employees in 22 locations with over 1,250 passenger transportation vehicles, including ...read more
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Industrial brush manufacturer Schaefer Brush, Waukesha, is excited to announce the acquisition of E. Gornell & Sons, Chicago.  The company will operate E. Gornell & Sons independently, continuing in the rich tradition of serving the brush industry and industrial distribution, according to Kim Erdmann, president and CEO of both companies.  “The idea is to take each company’s unique manufacturing ...read more
Thursday, March 07, 2019
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Thursday, March 7, 2019) – Waukesha County Technical College’s Small Business Center will hold a Women Entrepreneur Speaker Series (WESS) event featuring a sales and marketing panel discussion on Wednesday, April 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   The event will be held at the College’s Richard T. Anderson Education Center on the main campus, 800 Main Street, Pewaukee.   WESS ...read more
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County leaders will kick off the Waukesha County Courthouse Project by beginning demolition of the intake court building, which will serve as the construction site of a new Secure Courtroom Tower. Members of the media are invited to attend a brief news conference followed by the commencement of demolition.  WHAT:          Waukesha County Courthouse Project Kick ...read more
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
  Waukesha, Wisconsin, March 5, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) has completed its semiannual update of its Fine Line classification system for health, beauty, and wellness (HBW), home health care (HHC), and general merchandise (GM) products with notable adjustments to reflect industry changes. The March 2019 updates include extensive modifications which support the Fine Lines mission of ...read more
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County is kicking off a new partnership with Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin’s E-Cycle program with an electronics and appliance recycling event. The partnership will allow residents to recycle several items they were unable to conveniently drop off during previous events. The kickoff event will take place at the Goodwill Store and Donation Center, 1408 ...read more
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County Health & Human Services Department (HHS) is recruiting adult volunteers willing to staff a Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) in the event of an emergency. A Volunteer Reception Center efficiently processes individuals who spontaneously show up to volunteer following a disaster and refers them to organizations who need help with services and manpower. To best manage ...read more
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County recycling staff will be hosting two free workshops to encourage more residents to try backyard composting. Attendees will learn how to create and use compost in their yards and gardens. “Composting is a great way for residents and municipalities to save money by reducing the need for fertilizers and garden debris collection services,” said Waukesha County ...read more
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Placed in Pioneer 250 category for focus on small to mid-size businesses  Superior Support Resources, Inc. (SSR), a leading information technology services provider supporting small to mid-sized businesses, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named SSR to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North ...read more
Categories: Member Release, Press Release
Thursday, February 28, 2019
(WAUKESHA, WI) – The Nature Play Area at Fox River Park has won the 2019 Excellence Award from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The play area provides a naturalized alternative to the typical playground, for a unique and educational play experience.  “Naturalized play spaces combine a built environment with elements found in nature, and they allow ...read more
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Brookfield, WI – Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc. (VBCC) is pleased to announce it has added Mary Strand as a consultant. Mary’s focus is to help clients utilize Sage to its full capacity as an ERP system. Her responsibilities include working with installations, upgrades, technical support and custom work for Sage 100 Software clients. Strand has over 17 years of experience as a Sage and ...read more
Thursday, February 28, 2019
[Pewaukee, Wisconsin – February 25, 2019] – TopLine Results Corporation, a customer relationship management (CRM) consulting firm based in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, announces the launch of a new seminar series. The seminars, appropriately called Pizza and Pop, are free lunches hosted by TopLine Results at their corporate office. Each seminar covers a new topic for 30 minutes and then allows another 30 ...read more
Thursday, February 28, 2019
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019) – Waukesha County Technical College will hold a spring all-campus open house on Thursday, March 14, from 4-7 p.m., to share with potential students and their families details about WCTC and its 95+ associate degree, diploma and apprenticeship programs.   Open house guests can attend information sessions, tour facilities and labs, view industry-specific ...read more
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Waukesha, Wisconsin, February 26, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. and Linkage Research & Consulting, Inc. are releasing their first co-created research brief about the growing demand for natural skin care products. The new brief, “Demand for Natural Skin Care Products Poised for Growth,” looks at both consumer attitudes about natural skin care attributes and how the CPG industry has responded ...read more
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
WAUKESHA, WI – FEBRUARY 22, 2019 –Nissen Staffing Continuum, a leading staffing agency in Southeastern Wisconsin announced on February 7th that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality ...read more
Monday, February 25, 2019
One of 50 firms participating in program aimed at introducing seventh-graders to career optionsBrookfield, Wis. – February 25, 2019 – Superior Support Resources, Inc. (SSR), an award-winning IT firm, is participating in Be the Spark, a program launched by the Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE). Be the Spark gives 1,800 students from Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) an inside look at the ...read more
Categories: Community, Member Release, Education