More Than $400,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Local Students
GREEN BAY — The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation announced that more than $400,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students from Northeastern Wisconsin pursuing post-secondary education.
Those scholarships came from the Community Foundation’s 42 scholarship funds, made possible by donors who desire to support students’ pursuit of higher education and break down the financial barriers which may otherwise prevent them from doing so.
“The Community Foundation is committed to breaking down barriers for students to afford higher education,” said Kari Olsen, the Community Foundation’s Director of Grants and Scholarship Programming. “These scholarship awards send a message to students in our community, letting them know that people believe in them and are cheering on their success.”
New information about scholarships for the following academic year is posted on the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s website each year on December 1.
Local students, teachers and school counselors are encouraged to visit ggbcf.org to learn more.
Ebben Joins Bellin Health Titletown, Marinette
GREEN BAY — Bellin Health Titletown Sports Medicine and Orthopedics has added orthopedic surgeon Dr. Beau Ebben to its healthcare team.
Dr. Ebben will split his time as a foot and ankle expert seeing patients at both Bellin Health Titletown in Green Bay and Bellin Health Marinette, bringing with him his expertise in a variety of areas including foot and ankle surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.
After earning his Medical Degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Ebben completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ebben, call (920) 430-4888 or visit bellin.org.
Green Bay to host business workshop for Community Resilience and Green Infrastructure
GREEN BAY — The city of Green Bay, Clean Wisconsin and The Farmory will host a workshop Tuesday, Sept. 6, for local business owners.
Attendees will learn about environmentally sustainable agriculture and how the installation of green infrastructure related to stormwater management can provide social, environmental and economic co-benefits to the private sector.
Feedback from participants in this event will help inform flood resilience planning efforts by the City of Green Bay.
To learn more or register for this event, visit farmory.org.
Three-month closure of WIS 96 in Brown County
BROWN COUNTY — A full closure and detour of WIS 96 between the town of Greenleaf and the village of Denmark began Monday, Aug. 29.
This closure is part of the ongoing WIS 96 Project to improve 14.66 miles of WIS 96 by resurfacing, replacing culverts and box culverts, adding rumble strips and more.
WIS 96 is closed between County B in Shirley and I-43 in Denmark, with County G, County Z and I-43 being utilized as alternate routes.
More details and up-to-date construction staging and traffic impacts can be found at projects.511wi.gov.
C.A. Lawton Co. gains new sister company
DE PERE — Lawton Standard Co., owner of C.A. Lawton Co., has added Northern Iron & Machine (NIM) to its family.
NIM, located in St. Paul, Minn., produces and machines cast gray, ductile and austempered iron castings up to 250 pounds – expanding on Lawton Standard Co.’s current size and method offerings and benefitting both Lawton and NIM customers.
Alex Lawton, CEO of Lawton Standard, said NIM demonstrates a dedication to their customers and commitment to improvement.
“Northern Iron & Machine’s history goes back to 1906 when they first started serving the agricultural industries,” he said. “They quickly advanced to serve more markets with malleable and ductile iron. We appreciate their strong desire to meet customers’ expectations for quality and delivery and their commitment to continuous improvement. NIM utilizes modern and efficient equipment and is run by well-trained, dedicated workers. We’re eager to develop and grow from an interchange of knowledge and projects between NIM and all locations.”
Greater Green Bay Labor Council sponsors Labor Day event at Bay Beach
The Greater Green Bay Labor Council’s AFL-CIO Community Services Program will sponsor a Labor Day event on Monday, Sept. 5, at Bay Beach.
This event for working men and women and their families is put on to celebrate Labor Day and the social and economic achievements of American workers.
The event will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Food and refreshments will be provided, as well as game and ride tickets for kids.
Admission to this event is $10 for adults and kids ages 13-20, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and free for children under three. A package deal is available for families — $25 for two adult tickets and up to four kids tickets.