Biznotes for 11.25.05

Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:35 pm

Roundy’s Inc.

The Roundy’s Foundation, a division of Roundy’s Inc., Milwaukee, awarded about $23,000 in grants to four non-profit agencies in Fond du Lac, Ozaukee and Winnebago counties. The foundation gave Broken Bread, Fond du Lac, a St. Paul’s Cathedral outreach ministry $10,000 worth of food. Advocates of Ozaukee, Saukville, received, $3,000 in cash and $3,500 in Pick ‘n Save gift cards. Winnebago County Literacy Council, Oshkosh, received $5,000. Fond du Lac Adult Literacy Services Inc. received $1,500 for its program that provides tutoring to adult students that are reading below the 5th grade level.


Institute of Real Estate Management

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Chapter 13, Milwaukee, donated textbooks to minority students studying commercial real estate through the Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) program at Marquette University. For the past two years, the local IREM chapter has provided the textbooks for more than 30 students enrolled in the course at no charge. In 2004, students used the IREM Principles in Property Management, 14th Edition. This year, the students are using a textbook from the Urban Land Institute to further their real estate knowledge.


Tauscher’s Reading Initiative for Every Child to Achieve and Associated Bank

Mark Tauscher of the Green Bay Packers launched Tauscher’s Reading Initiative for Every Child to Achieve (TRIFECTA), a foundation to financially support children’s literacy throughout Wisconsin. Through the foundation, school districts and programs that help children read are eligible for foundation grants. Tauscher launched TRIFECTA with a $10,000 donation to the Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation for literacy purposes. TRIFECTA partnered with Associated Bank, Green Bay. For every Packers Checking account opened through Jan. 31, 2006, the bank will donate $10 to TRIFECTA. Associated Bank guaranteed a donation of at least $50,000.


Bank Financial Centre

Bank Financial Centre, Oconomowoc, made a $3,000 donation to the Germantown Friends of Park and Rec., a non-profit group raising funds to improve the parks in Germantown.

AG Architecture

AG Architecture, Milwaukee, was selected by Lutheran Homes & Services Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill., and Greystone Communities Inc., Irving, Texas, to lead the design efforts for a $28 million senior living community in Tampa, Fla. The firm has also been commissioned for a $37 million project in Lemont, Ill., by Greystone Communities and the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Services Corp. The project involves the repositioning of an existing campus as well as the design of a new senior living community.


Women’s Club of Wisconsin

The Women’s Club of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, gave its historical records to the UW-Milwaukee libraries archives department. The UW-Milwaukee archives department acquires historical documents. Most holdings, including the archives donated by the WCW are accessible to the general public.


TPS International Inc.

Accellent Cardiology, a division of Accellent Inc., Collegeville, Pa., purchased $1.5 million in CNC manufacturing cells from TPS International Inc., Sussex. Accellent Inc. is a precision manufacturing and design services company serving the medical device industry.


Minority vendors invited to state conference

Minority-owned businesses seeking expanded opportunities and purchasing agents looking for quality minority vendors are invited to attend the 24th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Minority Business Development: Marketplace 2005. The event will be held Dec. 1-2 at the Country Springs Hotel & Convention Center in Waukesha.

The conference will include an awards dinner, workshops, panel discussions, networking forums and a trade fair. Featured speakers will include Doyle and Albert C. Black Jr., president and chief executive officer of On-Target Supply and Logistics of Dallas, Texas. Banks, venture capitalists and other service providers will also be present to provide assistance. To register, visit For more information about the event, contact Aggo Akyea at (608) 266-8379.

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