Kohl's plans to hire
50,000 for holiday help
Menomonee Falls — Kohl's anticipates hiring more than 50,000 associates nationwide this holiday season to support seasonal business.
Kohl's anticipates hiring an average of 40 associates per store. In addition, the company plans on hiring approximately 6,400 seasonal positions at distribution centers across the country and adding approximately 350 seasonal credit operations positions.
Seasonal associates can work anywhere from a few hours to more than 20 hours per week. Typical store jobs include unloading trucks, freight processing, stocking and cash register duties. Hiring began this month, and most jobs will be filled by mid-November. Holiday positions are also being filled at the company's distribution centers, where hiring began in August.
For information on employment, visit Kohlscareers.com.
Municipal clerks graduate
from Treasurers Institute
Green Bay — Ninety-six clerks and treasurers graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay from the 2013 Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Institute held July 14 through 19.
This training Institute is one of the largest programs in the U.S. and has received awards and recognition nationally and internationally. This year 285 clerks and treasurers from all over the state of Wisconsin were in attendance at the KI Center in Green Bay. Each summer municipal clerks, treasurers and other officials participate in a week of continuing education training courses. The institute is designed to advance the professional development of local government officials in Wisconsin. The course work focuses on the development of technical skills, learning state statutes and regulations, administrative knowledge, leadership and financial management.
Germantown native receives law scholarship
Germantown — Germantown native and third-year law student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School Colin McGinn was awarded the Joseph P. Mettner Foundation scholarship.
The scholarship is awarded to students planning careers in public service and honors the life of Joe Mettner, who held a passion for public policy and was a devoted public servant. McGinn has been active at the Frank J. Remington Center and provided assistance to victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Legal Assistance of Disaster Relief.
to business park
Germantown — Germantown and Economic Development of Washington County have announced that Trans-Coil International has decided to consolidate their headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Germantown Industrial Park. The groundbreaking for the new building occurred Sept. 16.
Continued growth has required TCI to expand its manufacturing and R&D capacity which their current site in Milwaukee is unable to support. The new 66,000-square-foot facility is planned to accommodate their future growth over the next five years and will combine their Milwaukee and Menomonee Falls facilities to optimize operations in a single location. The planned expansion is projected to create 55 to 60 new jobs over the next three years.
Summer building projects
wrap up in Falls
Menomonee Falls — A list of projects has been completed over the summer as part of the Menomonee Falls School District's 2013-14 capital projects.
Rick Fechter, manager of facilities and operations at the district, gave an update to the School Board on Monday. At the high school, the Fisher track and tennis courts were both resurfaced in July. A district-wide security camera and access system was implemented in August, as well as an additional secured entrance at Shady Lane Elementary.
Other projects included sidewalk repairs and asphalt work at various district buildings.
Residents approve higher
board member salary
Germantown — Germantown School Board members salaries were raised by $1,000 at the district's annual meeting Monday after Germantown resident Jill North made a motion for the salary increase.
Salaries haven't been increased since 2010, which is why North said she made the motion. It passed, 7-2. All the board members abstained from the motion, except School Board President Bob Soderberg who voted against the salary increase. Board members will be paid $5,000 for the 2013-14 school year, instead of the $4,000 they made in the last two years.
Germantown High School
adds three AP courses
Germantown — The Germantown School Board on Monday approved adding three Advanced Placement courses at the high school.
AP Chemistry, AP Economics and AP Music Theory will be added to the course offerings for the 2014-15 school year.
AP Chemistry includes some web-based self-study. The board encouraged administration to look into ways students who do not have access to the Internet or technology can still participate in the web-based portion of the class. Administration is looking into offering devices to students to check-out on a need-basis so all students can take the AP courses.
Germantown hires one new
teacher, has one resign
Germantown — The Germantown School Board Monday hired Barbara Krupo as an elementary teacher at County Line Elementary. Her salary is $41,216.
The board also approved the resignation of Cameron Jackowick, assistant facilities manager for the district. He has been with the district since September 2011.
Training class offered
to help caregivers
Hartford — An educational training class for caregivers of family and friends will be offered through a six-week series Oct. 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6, 13 and 20. The class runs from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the United Way Resource Center, 1121 E. Sumner St., in Hartford.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide caregivers insight into ways to take care of themselves while they are caring for others.
A donation of $15 per person is asked to help cover the cost of books and materials. Scholarships are available. Registration is required by calling (262) 335-4497.
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