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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Waukesha State Bank, a 13 branch independent community bank in Waukesha County with $975 million in assets, is planning a year of events and celebrations in 2019 to commemorate the company’s 75th anniversary. The bank was founded in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 1944 and has grown to 13 offices serving all of Waukesha County.  Commenting on this important milestone, Waukesha State Bank President & CEO, ...read more
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Badger Railing has selected MSI General Corporation to design and construct an approximate 16,500 sf plant, lunch room and locker room addition located at their current facility at 3880 W. Milwaukee Road in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Construction will begin this January.  For over 50 years, Badger Railing has specialized in the custom fabrication of ornamental iron and miscellaneous steel for the ...read more
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Wisconsin’s early-stage health and life science firms and the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) received national attention for the state’s success over the past decade in landing competitive federal grants. Wisconsin ranked third after Oregon and Vermont in securing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding from the ...read more
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Waukesha, Wisconsin, January 16, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group has updated its TEMPS® Category Manager program, adding value in a number of areas and personalizing it to help their independent pharmacy customers get the most from the monthly merchandising tool. Many areas have been enhanced, including the Category Strategy, which contains an overview of trends and changes occurring in the ...read more
Monday, January 14, 2019
Waukesha, Wisconsin – December 18, 2018 – EmbedTek, LLC is honored to be named a Top 10 Imaging & Machine Vision Solution Provider by Embedded Advisor in their December-January issue.  A panel of CEOs, CIOs, venture capitalists, industry analysts and the Embedded Advisor editorial board selected these solution providers for their innovative technologies and strategies along with their exceptional ...read more
Monday, January 14, 2019
The Swallow School District and Swallow Education Foundation, in conjunction with  representatives from the Addiction Resource Council, Your Choice Prevention Education and the Waukesha Sheriff's Department will host a forum for parents and adults of all ages to discuss trends with vaping, opioid usage, and how we can all work together to curb this dangerous trend--especially among ...read more
Monday, January 14, 2019
Swallow School has received a grant to support multi-generational book clubs.  This format invites parents, community members, students, and school staff to read a book germane to all ages and come together for discussion. The first book,  New York Times Bestseller, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, by Angela Duckworth, will focus on learning how passion and perseverance can positively ...read more
Monday, January 14, 2019
Get out and embrace winter in Waukesha County Parks during the 34th Annual Waukesha JanBoree Weekend.  “This annual festival encourages residents and visitors to enjoy Waukesha County in all seasons,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. “The variety of indoor and outdoor activities offers something for everyone.”  The events offer citizens and visitors an opportunity to try unique ...read more
Monday, January 14, 2019
Fairchild Equipment has been awarded the prestigious Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award for 2019, based on accomplishments in 2018. This is the fifth time that Fairchild Equipment has earned an MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). “This is a great accomplishment for our organization. To win the award once takes hard work ...read more
Monday, January 14, 2019
MSI General is proud to announce that we are enhancing our company-wide commitment to deliver an unmatched client experience through our unique, proven Design Build process.  MSI General is a process driven market leader that has consistently delivered outstanding value for our clients in southeastern Wisconsin for over 60 years.  We have recently invested in strengthening our company with ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Wisconsin Philharmonic to Perform Family Concert for Waukesha Janboree  “The Carnival of the Animals!” with Pianist, John Schindler & News Anchor, Melissa Barclay  Lions, Kangaroos, and Pianists, Oh My! Enjoy Saint-Saens’ THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS performed by the Wisconsin Philharmonic and guest pianist, John Schindler at St. Luke’s Lutheran in Waukesha on January 27th. Melissa Barclay, ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin has recognized Consolidated Construction Co. Inc., a full-service design/build firm headquartered in Appleton, with Gold Projects of Distinction Awards for construction excellence for the firm’s Park Creek Independent Living facility (Cypress, Texas) and Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. frozen food plant (Joplin, Missouri) projects.  Park Creek ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Waukesha, Wisconsin, January 8, 2019 – Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), will present “Has SKU Rationalization Become Irrelevant?” at ECRM’s Cosmetics, Fragrance & Bath EPPS in Orlando, FL, Sunday, January 13th, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The U.S. cosmetics industry is estimated at nearly 80 billion dollars with ...read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use and the Town of Oconomowoc invite the public to an open house to discuss the creation of a Downtown Okauchee Zoning District and proposed amendments to the Waukesha County Shoreland & Floodland Protection Ordinance on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 between 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Oconomowoc Town Hall, located at W359 N6812 Brown Street, Oconomowoc.   “The ...read more
Monday, January 07, 2019
MSI General Corporation has recently hired Thomas J. Morris as a Project Superintendent.  Tom has over fifteen years of experience in residential and commercial construction.   Tom received a Bachelor’s Degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan and currently lives in Kenosha.  Tom enjoys sailing in the summer and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and the local food pantry. ...read more
Friday, January 04, 2019
The Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) wastes no time jumping right into the action in 2019!  Wings of Rescue landing at HAWS:This Saturday, January 5th, a flight originating in New Mexico and Texas will bring over 100 dogs to Crites Field in Waukesha. Sponsored by FreeKibble.com, GreaterGood.org and Wings of Rescue, HAWS, along with shelter partners Elmbrook Humane Society, Jefferson County ...read more
Friday, January 04, 2019
Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow is pleased to announce the kick-off of Waukesha County Park System’s new Conservation in the Parks programs beginning in early 2019 and continuing throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to become Citizen Scientists within the many natural areas of the county.  “Volunteering to become a Citizen Scientist is another great way to enjoy Waukesha County Parks ...read more
Friday, January 04, 2019
Waukesha County encourages residents to burn or bag and landfill their natural evergreen trees, wreaths, swags and other holiday decorations with foliage after highly invasive beetles were found on many items sold at large chain stores in Wisconsin this holiday season.   State tree inspectors found an insect called elongate hemlock scale, or EHS.  EHS saps nutrients as it feeds on the underside ...read more
Friday, January 04, 2019
Waukesha County UW-Extension is looking for people interested in leading the Taking Care of You curriculum in their organizations and communities. A training session for individuals interested in becoming facilitators for the program will take place on Tuesday, January 29 from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm in the Waukesha County Courthouse Complex. Register by January 14th by contacting Jen Whitty, ...read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Thousands of homes in southeast Wisconsin have elevated levels of radon, a radioactive gas known to cause lung cancer. Waukesha County health officials are encouraging homeowners to protect themselves against this common health risk during National Radon Action Month in January by offering affordable radon test kits and other mitigation resources to residents.   “It takes just $10 and a simple ...read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
OCONOMOWOC, Wisconsin —In recognition of his time and talents given to the University of Kansas, the KU Alumni Association is proud to honor Jay Craig with the Mildred Clodfelter Alumni Award.  After stops in Dallas, San Francisco, and San Diego, Craig’s career in real estate led him to the Milwaukee area. After a couple long nights driving to and from KU alumni watch parties in Chicago, Craig set ...read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
WAUKESHA, Wis. (January 2, 2019) -  Waukesha State Bank, a full-service community bank with 13 locations in Waukesha County, is dividing their Prairie Financial Group division into two separate brands — Prairie Trust and Waukesha State Bank Wealth Management.  Initially launched in 2013 as an advisor-friendly trust division, Prairie Financial Group was branded with the intent to expand its ...read more
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., a Milwaukee-based law firm has added Steven L. Miracle as Associate Attorney.   “We are excited to welcome Steve to our team,” said Tom Nichols, President and Shareholder at Meissner Tierney. “Steve comes highly qualified, with five years of litigation experience already under his belt. His dedication and eagerness to provide our clients with exceptional ...read more
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 19, 2018 – Just off another successful year year, the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) closed the curtain on its 2018 Campaign with its Annual Meeting yesterday, held at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center. “The meeting provides us with an opportunity to review the year’s highlights and recognize and thank the many people and companies who support the performing arts with their time ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member Release
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) has tapped three prominent business leaders to co-chair the UPAF 2019 Campaign, set to launch in early March. The trio consists of Jim Barry, president and CEO of The Barry Company, Sandy Botcher, vice president of field experience at Northwestern Mutual and Tim Stewart, attorney and shareholder at DeWitt Ross & Stevens.   All three Co-Chairs have a long ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member Release