Falls Plan Commission
to decide on FBI facility
Menomonee Falls - The Menomonee Falls Plan Commission this week will consider a request of Procacci Development Corp. to obtain a conditional use permit for an FBI facility at N7950 Town Hall Road.
Procacci Development plans to acquire the property and lease the building to the federal government for the facility. The project includes an interior renovation of the existing 150,000-square-foot building to include office and ancillary uses for the FBI, which would be relocating its Milwaukee regional office on Kilbourn Avenue to this facility, according to village documents.
The federal government is requesting 152 parking spaces for its employees and visitors, with business hours from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
selects Falls student
Menomonee Falls - The U.S. Naval Academy invited a select group of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year.
Jacob Fuiten, a student at Menomonee Falls High School, will participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program. Summer Seminar is a fast-paced leadership experience for rising seniors in high school. This program helps educate, motivate and prepare selected students who are considering applying for admission to Naval Academy.
Each student will attend a six-day session and experience a glimpse of Naval Academy life. Students will have the opportunity to live in Bancroft Hall, eat in King Hall along with participating in academic and leadership workshops. They will also participate in daily physical training involving group runs and conditioning exercises.
Germantown - The Germantown Village Board on Monday voted to amend the temporary pool ordinance, removing the rule that temporary pools should not be less than 15-feet from any lot line or building.
Pools cannot be less than 5 feet from the septic tank.
approves yoga studio
Menomonee Falls - The Menomonee Falls Village Board on Monday approved the conditional use permit for Peace Yoga Studio to be located at W16800 Appleton Avenue.
soup contest winners
Residents from Germantown and Menomonee Falls were among the 10 winners of the Balistreri-owned and -operated Sendik's Food Markets' Community Soup Recipe Contest.
The winning soups were selected from nearly 400 entries received between Jan. 18 and Feb. 5. Entries were categorized and recipes were reviewed for accuracy and ease of production. Sendik's deli development center then tested the recipes for taste and flavor profile, narrowing the field to the final 10.
Brenda Behlmer of Menomonee Falls was selected for her Italian sausage and spinach soup. Germantown resident Michal Riege won for a hearty Lentil and ham soup. Joy Barger, also from Germantown, won for her vegetarian quinoa soup. Winners receive a $100 Sendik's gift card, a Community Soup Recipe Contest prize package and will see their soups available at Sendik's throughout the coming year.
The winners will be recognized at a reception at 6 p.m. March 11 at Sendik's Mequon store, 10930 N. Port Washington Road.
Menomonee Falls - The Menomonee Falls Fire Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer firefighters and/or emergency medical technicians.
Applicants must have a current EMT license and or Firefighter 1 certification and be at least 18 years of age. Applicants do not need to live in Menomonee Falls. Those interested must pass both a written and physical agility test.
Applications may be obtained at the Menomonee Falls Fire Department Station 3, N7501 Lilly Road or at www.menomonee-falls.org.
For information contact Deputy Chief Don Umhoefer at (262) 532-8803.
Applications are accepted year round. To be included in the current class, applications must be received by April 1.
Kohl's to fund field trips for Milwaukee schools
Menomonee Falls - Kohl's Department Stores recently launched the Kohl's Cares Field Trip Grant Program which will provide $750,000 in funding to eligible schools throughout the metro-Milwaukee area to help cover the cost of field trips during the 2013-2014 school year.
The donation comes from Kohl's philanthropic program, Kohl's Cares, which sells special merchandise, including plush toys and books, and donates 100 percent of the net profit to benefit children's health and education initiatives nationwide. The Kohl's Cares Field Trip Grant Program will allow schools to take advantage of engaging, educational opportunities outside the classroom without the extra cost. The grants will cover the additional expenses schools incur when arranging student field trips, including admission fees, transportation, substitute teacher fees and materials required for the experience.
Educators from eligible schools are invited to apply for a Kohl's Cares Field Trip Grant beginning March 1 through May 24. Eligible schools can apply for up to three grants valued up to $1,000 each and schools grades nine through 12 can apply for up to two grants valued up to $2,500 each to be used during the 2013-2014 academic year.
To apply, visit Kohls.com/fieldtrip.
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