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News & Notes: Nov. 13

Nov. 13, 2012

School Board approves use of facility for annual event

Germantown - The Germantown School Board on Monday approved a waiver request for Youth Futures, an organization that supports youth development through education and positive activities, to use the Kennedy Middle School cafeteria, gym and hallways for the annual Lock In event slated for May 10.

Approximately 200 middle school students attend the event.

The board also approved the use of the middle school gym and cafeteria for the Parent Teacher Association and Youth Futures social scheduled from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Nov. 30. Between 200 to 300 students will attend this event.

Falls School Board approves two resignations

Menomonee Falls - The Menomonee Falls School Board on Monday approved the resignation of Menomonee Falls High School teacher Lyn Deiss and educational assistant Paul Schramka.

Both employees requested approval of their resignation Nov. 8.

School Board approves student fee for PLTW class

Germantown - The Germantown School Board on Monday approved a $20 student fee for those taking biotechnical engineering, a 2012-2013 Project Lead the Way course.

The fee goes toward necessary materials used in class, such as yeast and aluminum foil. According to School District documents, the fee would have been approved during the budget process; however, the teacher attended training in July and a full list of materials needed was not known until August. Other PLTW courses have similar fees.

Germantown manufacturer honored with award

Germantown - Hampel Corp.'s continuous innovation and improvements to Calf-Tel, a bestselling dairy calf housing product, have earned the company a Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division Award.

Thermoforming is a manufacturing process where a plastic sheet is heated to a pliable forming temperature, formed to a specific shape in a mold and trimmed. Calf-Tel is the only thermoformed dairy calf housing product available and provides unmatched strength and longevity, improving dairy operations around the globe.

Hampel won the award, which was presented at the organization's annual conference, for the steady improvements the company has made to Calf-Tel since introducing the product since 1981.

Village Board appoints new Library Board member

Menomonee Falls - Menomonee Falls resident Doris Barnes was appointed by the Village Board last week to fill the vacant seat on the Library Board.

The seat became vacant after Kathleen Hood resigned from the Board. Barnes' term will expire in 2015.

Sneakers purchases Anytime Fitness in Germantown

Germantown - Sneakers Health and Fitness recently purchased Anytime Fitness in Germantown.

The two businesses will merge into one and be located in the current Sneakers location, N11162 Stonewood Drive, and conduct business as "Anytime Fitness Germantown."

The Sneakers building will retain all of its amenities, including cardiovascular and strength equipment, personal training, group fitness classes and extensive locker rooms. Because of the transition from an independent club to a national franchise, current Sneakers' members will gain 24 hour access, national insurance reimbursement plans, the Silver Sneakers program and access to thousands of locations worldwide.

Anytime Fitness members will upgrade to a 12,500-square-foot facility and gain access to locker rooms and group fitness classes. Both locations will continue to operate the same until renovations of Sneakers are complete, which is anticipated to be Jan. 1.

For information, email info@sneakersfit.com.

Groups presenting series on caring for an aging parent

Menomonee Falls - The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County, in partnership with its contracted Adult Day Service providers and the Alzheimer's Association, is presenting a series for family caregivers.

The November session of the series is called Caregiver Stress: How to take care of yourself while taking care of a loved one is slated for 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Lutheran Social Services Menomonee Falls Adult Day Program, N7863 Town Hall Road in Menomonee Falls.

Registration is required. Call Darcie at (262) 751-5950 or email Darcie.nissen@isswis.org. Services for adult day care are available at no charge during this program, but should be discussed at the time of registration.

Enviro-Safe Consulting moves to new location

Germantown - Enviro-Safe Consulting recently celebrated its new location with a ribbon cutting with the Waukesha County Business Alliance.

Enviro-Safe Consulting has constructed a new state-of-the-art resource recovery facility, N10500 Washington Drive in Germantown, designed to help Wisconsin manufacturers with their recycling needs of various industrial byproducts.

For information, call (262) 790-2500 or visit enviro-safe.com.

Falls resident joins Children's Hospital staff

Menomonee Falls - Menomonee Falls resident Dr. Melissa A. Mosel has been appointed assistant professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

She sees patients at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Board eligible in pediatrics, Mosel's clinical interests include newborn care and breast-feeding, sports medicine and dermatologic conditions. She is also fluent in Spanish.

Germantown student named All-State honoree in golf

Germantown - The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin recently announced that Alex Kleczewski of Germantown High School is an Academic All-State honoree for the girls golf season.

Students are nominated by GCAW member coaches if they meet the specific criteria including a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25, participate in 75 percent of the team's varsity matches and be at least a sophomore in high school.

New physicians at Community Memorial Medical Commons

Menomonee Falls - The Community Memorial Medical Commons, a multi-specialty clinic of Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, has opened a new clinic, N7055 Northfield Drive, and added several physicians who are now seeing patients at that location.

The new Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Dermatology Clinic offers services in the diagnosis and management of adult skin diseases and conditions by MCW dermatologist Dr. Stefan Schieke and physician's assistant Laura Richter.

New physicians have also been added to clinics at CMMC. Jonathan Florczak, an MCW neurologist has joined the clinic. His practice focuses on general neurological disorders and illnesses, with a special interest in headaches.

Theodore Hubley, an MCW pulmonologist, specializes in sleep medicine, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung carcinoma and interstitial lung disease. Syed Mehdi is an MCW gastroenterologist and is seeing patients in the Gatroenterology Clinic. He specializes in colon and pancreatic cancers, irritable bowel syndrome, swallowing disorders, diverticulosis, constipation and incontinence, gallstones, hepatitis and alcoholic liver disease.

David Milia, a general surgeon, is now offering consultations at the General Surgery Clinic. He specializes in laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, trauma and emergency surgery, and critical care medicine.

CMMC offers more than 20 medical specialties in addition to primary care and walk-in services.

For an appointment with any of the physicians, call the Medical Commons at (262) 253-5400.

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