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Friday, May 22 2015
Milwaukee, WI – UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite, will commemorate its 35 th year by offering an easy way to donate to the 2015 UPAF Campaign: mobile pledging. The signature fundraising event, set for Sunday, May 31, 2015, will for the first time allow for riders to raise dollars via text messaging. Anyone making a mobile pledge will be eligible to win a variety of prizes ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Wednesday, May 20 2015
(MADISON, WI) During the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s commencement ceremony May 21, the first bachelor’s degree graduate in the campus’ history will be among those accepting a diploma. Geoffrey Hall is one of the first seven recipients of UW Colleges’ Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS), which is offered at six of UW Colleges’ 13 campuses. Other BAAS ...read more
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Wednesday, May 20 2015
HOLLAND, MI – Haworth, Inc. today announced that M&M Office Interiors, Inc. has earned 2015 Best In Class designation. This annual award honors dealerships with exceptional performance in operational excellence, customer satisfaction, sales, marketing, brand development and enterprise development. “We were very pleased with another strong year for Haworth in 2015 and it ...read more
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Wednesday, May 20 2015
Wauwatosa, Wis. — This June, WaterStone Bank will pilot a new “Summer Bank Camp” program featuring free educational sessions on financial literacy for kids ages 5 to 10. Each of WaterStone’s nine Milwaukee-area branches will host a camp session, where participants will learn about responsible money management while making crafts and having fun. Parents are required to ...read more
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Monday, May 11 2015
Waukesha, WI – A new water conservation program will provide incentives for businesses to replace equipment with new technology to save water. Incentives are available through the Waukesha Water Utility to help implement projects that otherwise would not be completed, or to complete projects sooner than scheduled. The utility has budgeted approximately $30,000 for incentives. The water ...read more
Categories: Government Release
Monday, May 11 2015
Waukesha, Wis., (May 2015) – During May, Sky Zone in Waukesha is saying thank you to teachers and first responders with special “jump free” nights. As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, on Wednesday, May 6, 3:30 – 9 p.m. teachers are invited to visit Sky Zone and jump for free. On Monday, May 18, 4 – 8 p.m. Sky Zone is reserving the park just for first responders ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Monday, May 11 2015
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced today its hotel has attained LEED® Gold certification , making it the first casino hotel in Wisconsin to attain the green building honor. PHC placed a priority on sustainability efforts for this project from groundbreaking through the entire building process. Our goal was to become one of the premier sustainable developments in Milwaukee. “While ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Monday, May 11 2015
Waukesha, WI – Interfaith Senior Programs, a Waukesha County non-profit organization serving seniors, and adults with disabilities, will be honoring Community Volunteer Terry Sutter with the Edmond J. Vaklyes, Jr. Memorial Award next week at its annual Tapestry Dinner fundraiser. The Edmond J. “Ned” Vaklyes, Jr. Memorial Award was initiated in 2014 to ensure that Vaklyes’ ...read more
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Monday, May 11 2015
Brookfield, Wis. – After pledging to take a stand against domestic violence in our communities, a coalition of nine local businesses delivered Wednesday by donating more than 500 items to The Women’s Center, Waukesha. Forty boxes, cases and bags of donated items were unloaded from a Ford Explorer literally filled to the top. The assembled goods, ranging from books to diapers to ...read more
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Monday, May 11 2015
Brookfield, WI (May 7, 2015) More than 500 business and community leaders from the Greater Milwaukee area will attend The Big Event, an all-inclusive evening of dinner, dancing, and first-class entertainment to be held Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center). As part of this celebrated fundraising event, Greater Milwaukee community leader and ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, May 05 2015
Brookfield, WI – We are pleased to announce that as of May 4, 2015, we have changed our firm name from Vrakas/Blum to Vrakas CPAs + Advisors . “This change better identifies who we are and what we do,” states President, Jim Holmes. “Many of our clients, employees and business partners were already calling us “Vrakas” so this update aligns with that ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, May 05 2015
Menomonee Falls, Wis . (May 4, 2015) — Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Workforce Health, a provider of wellness programming and health care services for employers, has opened a new occupational medicine clinic in the heart of one of Wisconsin’s largest industrial areas. Based in Menomonee Falls, the Froedtert & MCW Occupational Health Clinic will offer a full ...read more
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Tuesday, May 05 2015
MADISON |MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt Ross & Stevens, S.C. and its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., today announced the addition of attorney Danielle M. Johnson to its Madison office as an associate practicing in its Business Practice Group. “Danielle brings a unique skill-set to the firm based on her excellent experience, in addition to being licensed to ...read more
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Tuesday, May 05 2015
WAUKESHA - The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s Theatre Department announces auditions for The Cat in the Hat, a t heatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat In The Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest ...read more
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Tuesday, May 05 2015
Wauwatosa, Wis. — 5/4/15 — WaterStone Bank has hired a new vice president of business banking. Jeff Jarecki is the newest member of the bank’s Business Banking team. His primary area of focus will be on helping business owners in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties secure loans for equipment, lines of credit and owner-occupied real estate loans. “My main goal is to develop a ...read more
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Tuesday, May 05 2015
MILWAUKEE – Trefoil Group, a strategic marketing communications firm, is enhancing its ability to serve its current and growing B2B client base by rounding out its client services offerings through strategic hires and the promotion of a key contributor on the Trefoil team. The realignment of client service offerings heightens the firm’s expertise and maximizes the competencies and ...read more
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Tuesday, May 05 2015
Brookfield, WI – Every year SVA gives back to the community in a variety of ways. This year SVA supported the Hunger Task Force with a tax time peanut butter drive. From January 1 to the tax deadline, SVA donated a jar of peanut butter to the Hunger Task Force for every tax return they filed by April 15. Their tax team made the delivery of over 1400 jars of peanut butter to the Hunger Task ...read more
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Wednesday, April 29 2015
New Berlin, Wis. – The School District of New Berlin (SDNB) will receive $96,000 from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Fast Forward Grant program in 2015, earning the most out of all school district applicants this year. Grants will enable the District to expand programs in healthcare, information technology and manufacturing. “We are extremely grateful to the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 29 2015
Milwaukee, Wis. – The Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin health network’s three hospitals have been collectively recognized as one of the top 20 medium size health systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics, an independent firm that evaluates hospitals and health systems. The Froedtert & MCW health network is the only Milwaukee health system to make the list and ...read more
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Wednesday, April 29 2015
(Waukesha, Wisconsin) The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Foundation will host its 13th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, June 15, 2015. The event supports the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Foundation’s mission to partner with the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha to support its programs, advance the development of the campus and to support students with scholarships. The golf outing honors ...read more
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Wednesday, April 29 2015
BROOKFIELD, Wis. – Ten financial advisors with Ameriprise Financial in Brookfield have been named recipients of the 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager award by Five Star Professional. The award goes to less than seven percent of the wealth managers in the region based on research administered by Five Star Professional, a third party research firm. Receiving the Five Star Wealth Management honor ...read more
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Wednesday, April 29 2015
Milwaukee, Wis . – Busch Precision is pleased to announce that it has been named a Finalist for the 2015 Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin’s Torch Award for Ethics . After a rather extensive application process, Busch was chosen from hundreds of companies across Wisconsin. The BBB’s Torch Award for Ethics is a statewide competition that honors companies and charities who do ...read more
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