Press Times news briefs
Jersey Mike’s coming to Howard
HOWARD – A Jersey Mike’s Subs location is coming this fall to Lineville Road, between Noodles & Company and Qdoba.
More details will be released soon.
Co-owner Chad Bass said this is the second Green Bay location, the group’s fourth overall in Northeast Wisconsin.
Bass said Jersey Mike’s is now hiring and training at the Oneida Street location to be ready for the fall opening off Lineville.
4-H summer discovery camps
BROWN COUNTY – Registration for the Brown County 4-H summer discovery camps is now open.
A wide range of activities and time/day options are available throughout June, July and August.
Camp topics range from food preparation and cooking to building Lego robots.
All programs are planned and delivered with positive youth development at its center, with age categories listed for each one.
Each camp is $65 per person, except for archery, which is $10.
Non-4-H members pay an additional, one-time $10 registration fee.
All camps will be held in the STEM Innovation Center
More information about each camp and how to register is at browncountywi.gov/departments/extension-brown-county/4-h-youth-development/
Black History Month contest winners
GREEN BAY – UScellular announced the three winners of its Third Annual Black History Month Art Contest with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay.
Following a month of online voting, the winning artists include:
• Kiela Matzkee received $250 for 1st Place
• Kayle Matzkee received $150 for 2nd Place
• Karllylea Lopez received $100 for 3rd Place
Club members were encouraged to create their original pieces of artwork in recognition of influential Black STEM icons, including historical figures, world leaders, scientists and educators.
6th annual Packers art contest
GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Packers are inviting student artists to submit artwork for the sixth annual Packers Student Art Contest.
The theme of this year’s contest is “Why the Packers Inspire You,” and asks students to share an artistic representation of why the Packers serve as a source of inspiration for them.
Winning pieces will be displayed in the stadium’s club levels throughout the upcoming season, receive a $5,000 donation to the winner’s school art program and tickets to a future game at Lambeau Field.
For full contest rules and guidelines, visit pckrs.com/artcontest.
The deadline to submit pieces is 10 a.m. April 11.
Casa Alba looking for next executive director
GREEN BAY – Sister Melanie Maczka, the current executive director of Casa Alba Melanie, whose name is in the organization’s title as a tribute, announced she will retire in May.
Casa ALBA Melanie, a Northeast Wisconsin Hispanic/Latinx resource center, is now seeking its next director.
Applications will be accepted through April 15.
Interviews will take place in late April, and the new executive director will start June 1.
For further information, contact Dr. Gratzia Villarroel, president of the Board of Directors of Casa ALBA Melanie, at [email protected] You may also contact her by phone at 920-562-7040.
GREEN BAY – The City of Green Bay is again offering a training session for rental property owners and managers.
The training will be held from noon to 5 p.m. April 6 at the Neville Public Museum.
Speakers from the city’s inspections division, neighborhood division and police department, as well as representatives from the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and a local landlord/tenant attorney, will present during the event.
Registration is free and limited, and can be done at surveymonkey.com/r/83LRBTP.
Preference will be given to property owners/managers with property in the City of Green Bay.
Happy Birthday Charlee
DE PERE – Charlee, the chocolate lab therapy dog at Dickinson Elementary School, celebrated her first birthday Monday, March 14.
A school-wide celebration included a “Happy Birthday” sing-a-long, cards and a doggie-appropriate treat.
Students also enjoyed cupcakes.
Village-wide rummage sale registration
ASHWAUBENON – Registration for the village-wide rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine April 29-30, is officially open.
The cost is $6 and includes a yard sign, advertising and inclusion in the sale map.
Stop by the Ashwaubenon Community Center or visit ashwaubenon.gov to get a registration form.
The deadline is April 1.
New parent class
GREEN BAY – Center for Childhood Safety, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Northeastern Wisconsin dedicated to preventing and eliminating childhood injuries, is offering a new Parent Bootcamp Class April 6.
The class is designed for expectant parents or those of newborn babies.
Class topics include car seat installation, sleeping positions and diaper changing, among others.
The cost of the class is $10, and registration is required at: secure.qgiv.com/for/cenfochisaf/event/843121/
For additional information, contact Kimberly Hess at [email protected]
New department recruits
GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Metro Fire Department swore in 15 new recruits Monday, March 14.
They now start a 10-week recruit class to expand their knowledge, before serving at stations in Allouez, Bellevue and Green Bay.
UWGB moves Teaching Press to STEM Center
GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Teaching Press, the university’s teaching printing press, recently moved its full operation into the Brown County STEM Innovation Center.
It’s a move the university said will increase the program’s visibility and create a collaboration between the arts and technology, signaling the growth and success of the program.
The Teaching Press is a student-managed printing house at UWGB, founded in 2018.
Valley View principal announced
ASHWAUBENON – Doug Pieschek, current associate principal at Valley View Elementary School, has been promoted to principal, effective July 1.
The appointment is the result of the current Principal Andrew Bake accepting the position of director of curriculum and instruction.
Prior to becoming the associate principal four years ago, Pieschek worked in the Howard-Suamico School District for 11 years as a physical education teacher.
“I am extremely humbled by the support of the Valley View staff and Ashwaubenon community to be selected as principal,” Pieschek said.
Attorney Calewarts promoted to shareholder
GREEN BAY — Attorney John Calewarts was promoted to shareholder at the Law Firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry. Calewarts has been with the firm since 2019 and focuses his practice on estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law, real estate and tax/succession planning.
National Merit Scholarship winners
DE PERE – De Pere students Elisabeth Ngo and Janani Sampath achieved finalist status in the National Merit Scholarship program.
As semifinalists, they scored in the top 1% of nearly 1.5 million high school juniors who took the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) test.
After additional qualifying evaluations, they have moved closer to becoming National Merit Scholars.
Pollinator seed kits
BROWN COUNTY – Brown County’s Land and Water Conservation Department is offering residents seed kits to help attract pollinators into current landscapes, plant a pollinator meadow or establish a pollinator corridor in the neighborhood.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service-approved kits include a variety of aster, milkweed, black-eyed Susan and purple coneflower.
The seed kits cost $15 and cover approximately 1,000 square feet.
For more information, call (920) 391-4620.
Bruess leaving SNC, Kunkel returning
DE PERE – St. Norbert College (SNC) President Brian Bruess announced he is leaving St. Norbert College to become the inaugural president of both the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in Minnesota July 1.
Former SNC President Thomas Kunkel will return on a one-year interim basis to fill the role when Bruess leaves.
Kunkel spent nine years as president at SNC, retiring in 2017.