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January 22nd, 2015

Hello Local First Milwaukee Peer Members. My name is Penn Engebose and I represent Lakeside Animal Hospital who is a member of LFM. I would like to challenge Local First Milwaukee members to donate a service or merchandise to Horizon Home Care and Hospice (your locally owned hospice) for their annual gala. Lakeside Animal Hospital donated two baskets of new dog and cat toys valued at $200. The money raised at the gala supports Horizon's Grief Resource Center. The Grief Resource Center is free and open to anyone in our community who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Please contact email: Katy Corey @ katy.corey@hhchg.net or call: 414.586.8341. The deadline for donations is January 30, 2015.

Posted By: Lakeside Animal Hospital

Just Because, happening now at Kathy's Creations.

January 13th, 2015

The beauty of Just Because. Just Because: I Love You, Your Special, Your In My Life, I Remember, I Can, I Care, Your Mine.
Make someone feel special with florals from Kathy's.
Just Because. Let us assist you in making someone's day, Special.

Posted By: Kathy's Creations


January 2nd, 2015

[January 2, 2015] Milwaukee, WI - Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative announces the four recipients of its 2015 Community Partners give back program: Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative (January - March), Wellspring (April - June), Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (July - September) and Progressive Community Health Centers (October - December). Community Partners is part of an overall ten year success strategy that includes building strong community partnerships with local like-minded organizations.
Outpost partners with four different locally based non-profit organizations on an annual basis. The goal is to build greater community awareness for the co-op’s owners, shoppers and staff. Each organization receives a $3,000 donation from Outpost, opportunities to partner with the co-op on additional outreach, volunteer and fundraising events and one-fourth of the earned interest from Outpost’s Co-op Community Fund, an endowment of the Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation that supports co-op development across the United States. New with the 2015 program, Outpost employees can enroll in a voluntary payroll deduction program where a portion of each paycheck can be designated to one or more of the four Community Partner organizations. The co-op will match up to $5,000 of total employee contributions.
According to Outpost General Manager Pam Mehnert, “Cooperatives have long been leaders in their communities when it comes to many kinds of social integration. Outpost's Community Partners program is a perfect example of the co-op business model strengthening community relationships.”
Community Partners has been an Outpost program for over twenty years. Over $2000 was raised through additional fundraising efforts in 2014.

Posted By: Outpost Natural Foods Co-op

Space for Rent

December 9th, 2014

Looking for that perfect place to start up your dream business or grow your existing one? Hometown Building has a 1368 sq/ft first floor office or retail space for rent in our Walker's Point building. The unit features a large open reception area with 3 private offices, a private restroom, wired for cable/internet, central air conditioning, and has on site parking. Available February 1st. Call us at 414-272-5802 if interested in taking a look.

Posted By: Hometown Building

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