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News & Notes: April 29

April 29, 2013

Kohl's volunteers spend

day helping Boy Scouts

St. Cloud, Wis. - On April 25, more than 250 associate volunteers from Kohl's Department Stores in Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay helped the Boy Scouts of America-Potawatomi Council get Camp Long Lake, in St. Cloud, Wis., ready for summer.

The volunteers built new fire pits, ran electrical lines, picked up brush, built carports, painted and mulched. The group included associates from Kohl's Menomonee Falls store.

The volunteer effort was part of Kohl's fourth annual National Go Green Event in celebration of National Volunteer Week and Earth Day. During NGG, the company will donate a total of $2 million in grants to nonprofits nationwide for the fourth year in a row, including approximately $33,000 in grants for Boy Scouts of America-Potawatomi Council.

Grace Lutheran members

help out community

Menomonee Falls - On April 20, more than 200 members of Grace Lutheran Church gave back to the communities of Menomonee Falls, Germantown, Sussex and Milwaukee by doing acts of kindness that made a difference in the lives of individuals.

Young families, couples and individuals participated in the second annual Servant Saturday to go out and serve members of the community by cleaning up homeowners' yards, parks and waterways, windows and food pantries. They played games with senior residents at Riverview Village and Linden Grove.

The church's Mission Team - Acts of Grace - organized this event to provide a service to residents of the community. The event was in collaboration with many organizations including Interfaith of Waukesha County that provides a list of individuals who were in difficult situations and needed projects done at their home.

The youth group, along with several adults and other families, spent the morning doing yard work and painting Old Falls Village to prepare it for the season. Walmart employees joined efforts with Grace in cleaning up debris along County Line Road, Appleton Avenue and Maple Road. The areas and projects served by the volunteers included seven individual homes, Linden Grove, The Gables, Riverview Village, Arboretum, the Bug Line, Germantown Parks, Rotary Park, Menomonee Falls and Sussex Food Pantries, Germantown Soccer 5K run, Old Falls Village and A Place of Refuge

For information on the church, visit grace-connect.org.

FASTSIGNS moves to a new

location on Francis Drive

Menomonee Falls - On May 1, FASTSIGNS of Menomonee Falls started doing business in a new location for the first time since the center opened in 2005.

The business moved to W173 N9170 St. Francis Drive, a former U.S. post office at the intersection of Shady Lane and Appleton Avenue. The new location is 6,000 square feet, which is 3,900 square feet larger than its initial space. With the larger facility, the company will have more production and office space to accommodate its growth and serve customers better.

The production area will be expanded to accommodate space for its flatbed printer, a large packaging area, an area for upcoming equipment, such as cutting and engraving machines, and an indoor vehicle bay, which provides space to complete vehicle graphics and lettering regardless of weather conditions. The design area will also be larger to house the roll-to-roll printer, an additional printer and vinyl plotters.

For information, visit fastsigns.com/452 or call (262) 253-0799.

Hainbuch America hosts

ribbon-cutting ceremony

Germantown - Hainbuch America is moving into a new Germantown manufacturing facility, N10980 Washington Drive, in Germantown, and is hosting an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10 at the facility in the Germantown Business Park.

Dignitaries from the state of Wisconsin as well as from Germany, the headquarter's location, will briefly address the audience, followed by tours and a buffet lunch featuring traditional German and American dishes.

For information, contact Mike Larson at (414) 433-0845 or mlarson@hainbuchamerica.com.

Board of Review most

likely postponed to June

Menomonee Falls - Because assessments are not yet complete, the Menomonee Falls Board of Review will be adjourned until 4:30 p.m. June 25 at Village Hall, N8480 Pilgrim Road.

The Board of Review is set to meet at 5 p.m. May 22 at Village Hall; however, the meeting will likely be adjourned and moved to June, according to a notice released by the village.

The assessment roll for 2013 will be open for examination from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from May 15 to June 4 in the assessor's office at Village Hall. Information about how to file an objection and the Board of Review procedures will be available at that time.

Tamarack Place holding

free health care seminar

Menomonee Falls - Tamarack Place, a senior living community in Menomonee Falls, is sponsoring a free seminar called Understanding Our Evolving Healthcare System, from 2 to 4 p.m. June 4 at the Menomonee Falls Public Library, N8436 Pilgrim Road.

The seminar is presented by Debra Winterhack, a Seasons Hospice Care Consultant. She will talk about the many changes and continuously evolving health care system.

She will also answer questions on how the changes in the health care system impact hospitalization, long-term care choices, and individual health care choices.

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