ON THE MOVE – Business – September

Posted on Sep 1, 2012 :: Business on the move
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The Menominee Indian Economic Development Authority (MIEDA) is developing a 12,000-square-foot retail facility in Keshena. Family Dollar and Subway will anchor the development. There is a proposed laundromat for the remaining tenant space. MIEDA has created more than 15 new jobs for the community and the new development will create more employment opportunities. Smet Construction Services Corp. of Green Bay is the construction manager on this project.

U.S. News & World Report named Aurora BayCare Medical Center as the eighth-best hospital in Wisconsin in its 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings and named it the only hospital in the “Best Hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin” category.

James J. Calmes & Sons Construction in Kaukauna was appointed as a Butler Builder by Butler Manufacturing, the leader in metal building systems industry. The affiliation provides the construction company formal rights to sell and erect the leading brand of metal building systems for commercial, industrial and institutional projects in the Fox Cities region.

The H.S. Group of Green Bay celebrated its 45th anniversary. The H.S. Group is a full service management consulting firm with offices in Green Bay and the Fox Cities.

Agnesian HealthCare Home Care enhanced its services through Telehealth, or in-home monitoring, which uses technology to assist patients in the daily collection of their vital signs and other clinical data.

The Live54218 Coalition, a program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded a $320,000 grant from the Transform Wisconsin Fund to spearhead a program that will help Brown County residents lead healthier, more active lifestyles.

The Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Inc. in Appleton has received a grant of $33,333 as part of a multi-year grant from the Frank C. Shattuck Community Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc. The money will support the education coordinator position for the Paper Discovery Center, a science and technology museum operated by the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Inc.

American Animal Hospital in Neenah now has home-based basic veterinary care and diagnostic tests for clients within a 15-mile radius of Neenah. The hospital also added hours during which only cats will be seen for exams and treatments.

Camera Corner Connecting Point in Green Bay added Verizon Wireless to its products/services mix.

Ledgeview Partners, LLC of Appleton was named to the 2012 Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club for the fourth consecutive year.

ImproMed, LLC of Oshkosh, a developer and provider of business and medical management software for the veterinary industry, recently opened its new building.

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company of Neenah was named to the 2012 list of Ward’s 50 top performing insurance companies.

Fox Valley Truck in Appleton has joined the national Alliance AutoGas network to provide regional fleets with EPA-certified, cost-effective propane autogas conversions for more than 200 types of vehicles.

Wisconsin Bank & Trust will be the new name for Heartland Business Bank in Green Bay and Sheboygan. The new name will unite both Heartland Business Bank and the Wisconsin Community Bank in the Madison region. The Wisconsin-chartered bank has been operating under two distinct names for 15 years.

Fox Communities Credit Union in Kimberly is being remodeled to feature a new member-friendly design without a traditional teller counter. Construction was expected to be completed by the end of August.

Vita Rawstaurant in Green Bay is celebrating its grand re-opening. The restaurant had previously offered only catering and raw-food classes but now serves raw tapas, beer, wine and desserts on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Tower Clock Eye Center in Green Bay has expanded its patient care offering by adding a 6,000-square-foot ambulatory surgery center, which is equipped with the latest equipment for cataract surgery.

BBQ’s! USA recently opened its new restaurant in Two Rivers.

The Maribel Fire Department has selected A.C.E. Building Service in Manitowoc for a building expansion project. The addition includes 5,850 square feet on the east side of the building that will allow MFD to house more and larger firefighting vehicles and equipment.

SRC Technologies of De Pere is bringing CBAT (Codeless Business Application Technology) for IT Service Management to Wisconsin.

Octoberfest, a program of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, recently awarded $20,000 to local organizations in its third and final round of giving for this year, totaling more than $51,200 granted in 2012. Grants in the most recent round of giving were awarded as follows: $2,000 to Appleton Park and Recreation for Children’s Week; $5,000 to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Accessibility Services Project, created to improve ADA services to audience members with disabilities and special needs; $2,500 to the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity for the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative to assist low income homeowners with home maintenance; $5,000 to the History Museum at the Castle for a new exhibit; $500 to Literacy Education Services for its Financial Literacy Project which offers financial literacy classes to its English language learners and family members; and $5,000 to Makaroff Youth Ballet for the Nutcracker Ballet.

The National Railroad Museum in Green Bay is loaning its British Railways No. 60008 Dwight D. Eisenhower to the National Railway Museum in York, England. As part of a two-year loan between the two national museums, the locomotive and its tender will be restored to its late 1940s condition.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay is one of eight colleges and universities recognized by University Business magazine’s Models of Efficiency program.

Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett presented a $28,000 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant to the History Museum at the Castle. The museum will use the funds to promote the upcoming exclusive Wisconsin appearance of the exhibit, Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion.

Unity in Green Bay was named a Circle of Life Award Citation of Honor recipient. Unity was recognized with this national award for its innovative palliative program that improves the care of patients with serious illness. Unity is one of six organizations honored this year by the Circle of Life Award Program.

St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award. The award was presented because it has met quality standards for two consecutive years.

WSC Director Janie Ritter re-presented two safety awards to both Georgia-Pacific and Tweet/Garot Mechanical Contractors, both from Green Bay, during a joint awards presentation.

Charter Films, Inc. in Superior is the latest recipient of the “Futuremakers Partner Award” from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.

The Jor-Mac Company in Lomira, a manufacturer of metal fabrications and related assemblies, and Main St. Lounge & Café in Fond du Lac are now members of the Fond du Lac Association of Commerce.

Diamond Auto Parts expanded recently in Fond du Lac.

Dreher Collision recently opened in Fond du Lac.

PK’s Beans N’ Cream in Manitowoc recently made expansions to its ice cream and coffee shop.

Dana’s Knitting Room recently opened in Fond du Lac.

ThedaCare of Neenah was ranked among the nation’s most technologically advanced health care systems, according to this year’s survey by Hospitals & Health. The health care system was recognized for its consumer-friendly website and new physician/client management system. This will be the 11th year in a row ThedaCare has made the 100 list of “most wired.”

The Georgia-Pacific Foundation donated $15,000 for educational program support to the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Educational Foundation. Georgia-Pacific’s funding will support a math camp, science camp and manufacturing camp.

The Paper Discovery Center in Appleton has successfully earned a Travel Green Certification from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The center was recognized for reusing the Atlas Paper Company building, installing timed and motion sensing lights and evaluating staff on sustainable practices.

A-mazing Events, LLC expanded into a 2,800-square-foot warehouse/office space located at N282 Stoney Brook Road, Suite D in Appleton.

Keller Inc. of Fond du Lac will design and build the 9,000-square-foot warehouse facility for Wausau Equipment Company, Inc. in Fond du Lac. Construction is expected to be completed in mid-September.

OMNNI Associates, Inc. in Appleton will provide architectural design for a new terminal building at the New Holstein Municipal Airport. The project includes the demolition of the existing facility and construction of a new 1,600-square-foot terminal building.

Scheck Mechanical of Kaukauna received a Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award, recognizing the company’s 2011 safety best practices.