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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Waukesha, WI – The Waukesha County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants to fill the County Clerk seat which will be vacated due to Kathy Novack’s recently announced resignation.  “I want to thank Kathy for her service to Waukesha County and wish her the best in retirement,” said Chairman Paul Decker. “The County Board office works closely with the County Clerk, and I am hopeful we find a ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Waukesha, WI (October 9, 2018)- Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County is excited to announce the grand opening of an expansion of the Habitat ReStore will take place on Wednesday, October 17th at 10:00am. The ReStore has completed a 9,000 square foot expansion, doubling the current size of the store, located in the Westbrook Shopping Center at 2120 E. Moreland Blvd. in Waukesha.  The ReStore, a ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Waukesha, Wis. (October 16, 2018) –  Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow will speak on the importance of affordable housing during the Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County Housing Champions Award Luncheon. Also, hear the testimonial of a new Habitat Homeowner on Tuesday, Oct 16 at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield. This event recognizes organizations and individuals that have displayed ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
(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 are in need of services and manpower. To best manage ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Waukesha, WI –  I will be resigning my position as Waukesha County Clerk shortly after the November 6, 2018 General Election wraps up.   The past six years have been very challenging and rewarding. I have enjoyed working the County Board, County Executive’s Office and departments, municipal clerks, my fellow elected officers, and of course the great members of the Clerk’s Office’s team.   I ...read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
WAUKESHA, WI) – Today, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow released the following statement in response to County Clerk Kathleen Novack’s announcement that she will resign her position with the County Clerk’s Office after her obligations for the fall election have been completed.   “I want to thank Kathleen Novack for her service as Waukesha County Clerk over the last six years. Overseeing a ...read more
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Pewaukee, WI – If you’re looking for work or want to advance your career into a new field or position, the Workforce Development Center Fall Job Fair is an event you don’t want to miss! Why? Here are the top four reasons to attend: 1. One hundred and thirty-six employers in one place – That’s correct! We’ve brought together over one hundred local employers from various industries hiring for ...read more
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
MILWAUKEE, Wis.—For the sixth consecutive year, Team Hidalgo/Warner joined forces with the Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation to raise $43,050 at the Sixth Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing, held July 20 at Western Lakes Golf Course in Pewaukee.   Over 300 supporters attended the event, which included an 18-hole scramble, dinner, raffle and silent auction. All contributions ...read more
Monday, October 08, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Waukesha County will be convening more than 80 community stakeholders to discuss possible changes in the way we care for people with dementia who are experiencing a crisis. In late 2017, the ADRC received a grant through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to create a coalition of local stakeholders who will work together ...read more
Monday, October 08, 2018
Brookfield, WI – Vrakas CPAs + Advisors, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office branch in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In connection with this expansion, Vrakas is also very excited to announce that it has added Pete Sinsky to the Vrakas team. Pete will lead the Kenosha office alongside John Staehler, a Vrakas shareholder who has been with the firm for over 20 years. Pete is currently the Chief ...read more
Monday, October 08, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County veterans and their family members are invited to access free health services and learn about resources available to them at the second annual Waukesha County Veterans’ Resource Fair. The two-day event will be Monday, October 15 from noon to 6 pm and Tuesday, October 16 from 9 am until 3 pm at the Waukesha County Expo Center Arena (1000 Northview Road).  More than ...read more
Monday, October 08, 2018
WISCONSIN – Schenck is hosting an annual Payroll Forum, “Developing Confidence and Competence to Bring Payroll Clarity,” in a number of locations throughout Wisconsin.Participants will receive updates about recent payroll changes and filing requirements, get answers to frequent payroll questions and learn how to manage compliance effectively. A wide variety of topics will be addressed, including ...read more
Monday, October 08, 2018
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018) –Waukesha County Technical College will host an economic summit on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. in the Richard T. Anderson Education Center at WCTC’s main Pewaukee campus.   The event, Deficits, Division and Dysfunction: A Conversation with Paul Stebbins, will focus on the current perilous fiscal and political environment.  Stebbins, who ...read more
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
MADISON – In Wisconsin, 83 lawmakers repeatedly stood up for tax cuts, pro-growth reforms and investments in our state’s workforce this past legislative session. Each of these legislators supported initiatives that will spur economic growth and job creation by putting an emphasis on improving Wisconsin’s business climate. WMC, the combined state chamber of commerce and manufacturers’ ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Monday, Oct. 1, 2018) – Waukesha County Technical College’s Foundation of Teacher Education program, along with the Wisconsin Division for Learning Disabilities (WDLD), will be sponsoring a state-level conference, It Takes a Team, on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Richard T. Anderson Education Center at the WCTC main campus, 800 Main Street, Pewaukee.   The ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
The Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), an AERIS rated Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and 501(c)(3) whose mission is to improve the economic well-being of individuals – specifically women, minority, lowerwealth and Veterans, was awarded a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Community Services – ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
Dousman, Wis. September 20, 2018—LeadingAge, a national nonprofit organization, and their Awards Committee has selected Three Pillars as the recipient of the National 2018 Excellence in the  Workplace Award. The award will be presented at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting in Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania next month. LeadingAge stated in their nomination that, “Three Pillars Senior Living Communities ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – On Tuesday morning, October 2, 2018, the Community Health Improvement Plan and Process (CHIPP) will announce specific collaborative strategies selected to improve the public’s health and community well-being in Waukesha County. More than 100 community leaders are registered to attend the event. WHAT: CHIPP 5-Year Initiative Kickoff Announcement of Collaborative Strategies across ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
Today, I am proud to announce a game-changing technological integration to the Waukesha County Communications (WCC) Center. We are among the first in the nation to utilize precision location services for 911 calls from smartphones. This is just the latest innovation establishing Waukesha County as a leader in its commitment to public safety. We are partnering with RapidSOS 911 Clearinghouse, a ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – The Village of Hartland will be hosting a special one-day collection of household electronics and appliances open to any Waukesha County resident on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The collection will take place at 701 Progress Drive.  State law bans electronics and appliances from landfills and incinerators due to the valuable materials that can be recycled and ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
WWBIC (The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation) received notification today that we have been awarded $1 million from the federal CDFI Fund. The award will allow us to serve more people with our business and micro loan financial products and our business assistance services, achieving growth that will truly make an impact, especially in lower-income urban and rural areas, as ...read more
Monday, October 01, 2018
WISCONSIN – The Manufacturing & Distribution team at Schenck, a full-service CPA and consulting firm, recently published the results of their sixth annual manufacturing survey, focused on the use of robotics in manufacturing.Schenck’s 2018 Manufacturing Survey, Robotics in Manufacturing, is intended to provide insight as to how mid-size Wisconsin companies are implementing and using robotics to ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County has received the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting; the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has presented the county with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2018 budget.   “Waukesha County’s budget team is among the best in the nation,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. ”Not only do our professionals ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
MILWAUKEE – (September 25, 2018) Marketing services firm Mortenson Kim has acquired Indianapolis-based Raidious – creating one of the largest agencies in Indiana, with capitalized billings projected to exceed $40 million annually. The new organization, working under the name Mortenson Kim + Raidious, combines Mortenson Kim, an integrated marketing communications agency, with Raidious, a marketing ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow has introduced his 2019 Executive Budget to the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors. The budget cuts the County tax rate for the fourth consecutive year while falling under the state revenue cap. It invests in public safety; economic development; roads and infrastructure; and the initial stages of the new courthouse project. The County Board ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI)– The Waukesha County Communications Center is one of the first 911 dispatch centers in the nation to utilize precision location technology for 911 smartphone calls. The WCC is utilizing tech startup RapidSOS’ Next Generation 911 (NG911) Clearinghouse, an IP-based system, to receive rich data from smartphones. That data includes real-time location information that can quickly and ...read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
OCONOMOWOC, Wisconsin —HSA Commercial Real Estate has selected MSI General Corporation for the design and construction of an approximate 132,000 sf industrial building located in the OakView Business Park in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.  Construction began in July and completion is scheduled for May of 2019.  HSA Commercial is a privately held, full-service real estate development and investment firm ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
(September 20, 2018) Appleton, Wis.– Main Street inHortonville, Wisconsin will soon be home to a beautiful new retail center featuring a well-known national retailer and a national financial services company, along with five additional storefronts.     Consolidated Construction Co. Inc., a full service design/build firm headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, is building the new 14,656 square ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI)– On Wednesday, September 26, members of the media are invited to the Waukesha County Communications (WCC) Center for a demonstration of new software that will allow Waukesha County 911 Dispatchers to pinpoint extremely accurate locations of 911 smartphone calls. WCC will be one of the first 911 dispatch centers in the nation to utilize precision location technology for 911 mobile ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
MILWAUKEE – September 20, 2018 – The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is pleased to announce a $100,000 donation from Thrivent Mutual Funds in support of the Window to the Wild Capital Campaign. The first phase of the campaign will create a new area called Adventure Africa. This project will transform 25% of the developed footprint of the Zoo and will create new homes for the elephants, African ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
MILWAUKEE, WI – September 19, 2018 – After years of using Advanced Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists S.C. and ADVENT interchangeably, the Milwaukee-based medical practice officially changed its name to ADVENT this month. President and Founder, Madan Kandula, MD, made a distinction in the name and design to coincide with ADVENT’s mission to help patients break the cycle of ineffective care to sinus ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
MILWAUKEE – SCORE Southeast Wisconsin, a nonprofit organization offering workshops and mentoring to startups and existing small businesses, is presenting four business training workshops in the month of October.  October 6 – How to Write a Business Plan (Module 2 of 3) – Frank Sherman, SCORE Mentor October 13 – Human Resources Basics for Small Business – Rebecca Lopez, Godfrey & KahnOctober 20 – ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
OCONOMOWOC, WISCONSIN—Knoll Precision has selected MSI General Corporation to design and construct a 12,500 square foot New office, production and warehouse facility in East Troy, Wisconsin.  Construction completion is scheduled to for November.  From the employees to the machining techniques, quality is always the number one priority at Knoll Precision.  This is their mission; this is their ...read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – In a continued effort to reduce the deer population in Nashotah Park, Waukesha County will open a limited archery hunt within the park to hunters that are licensed and have deer harvest authorization (formerly known as deer tags) through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The special archery hunt will take place from November 27 through December 17, 2018 in ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
Pewaukee, WI – Snider Mold was named 2018 Employer of the Year by the WOW Workforce Development Board at their annual meeting held on September 13, 2018. The Employer of Year recognizes private-sector businesses that have achieved excellence in leadership, employee engagement and training, social responsibility, and workforce development partnership. Royce Hix, Controller at Snider Mold Company, ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
WISCONSIN – Schenck is hosting several tax workshops, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Personal tax strategies.” Participants will receive a broad overview of the key provisions and how they impact individuals, including strategies to minimize your tax liability.Following the tax update, Dave Isaacson, chief investment officer with Schenck Investment Solutions, will share how tax legislation might ...read more
Monday, September 17, 2018
(WAUKESHA, WI) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)  and the Waukesha County Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) are advising residents to continue to protect themselves against mosquito bites due to the recent confirmation of this year’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a resident of Waukesha County. The majority of WNV human cases in the state occur during the ...read more