North Shore Bank to hold Community Shredding Day on May 2

North Shore Bank will hold its third annual bank-wide Community Shredding Day on Saturday, May 2.  People can stop by any of North Shore Bank’s 41 Wisconsin branches from 9 a.m. to noon to have outdated personal documents securely shredded.  The event is free and open to the public.

Documents for shredding may include old bank statements and other papers listing bank account information, credit card statements and documents listing credit card numbers, credit applications, pre-approved credit offers, old paycheck stubs and documents listing Social Security numbers. While materials will be accepted at all North Shore Bank offices, those who have larger quantities of papers for shredding (up to two boxes) are encouraged to visit one of eight branches that will have large mobile shredders and shredding specialists on site. Those locations are:

  • Brookfield Square – 15700 W. Bluemound Road in Brookfield
  • Fox Point – 600 E. Green Tree Road in Fox Point
  • Southridge – 5101 S. 76th St. in Greendale
  • Westgate – 4923 Washington Ave. in Racine
  • Grafton/Cedarburg – 2301 Wisconsin Avenue in Grafton (across from Sendik’s)

All shredded materials will then be recycled.  In addition, the bank will provide information about how to prevent identity theft, what personal documents should be kept and for how long, green spring cleaning tips, and more. Additional information about the Community Shredding Day is available on the bank’s Web site at and at any North Shore Bank office. 

Washington County meeting to focus on stimulus bill

An informational meeting about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be held for Washington County businesses on Friday, April 24.

The event will take place at the Moraine Park Technical College’s West Bend Campus, 2151 N. Main St., Room T-101, from 8 to 10 a.m.

The session will focus on how entrepreneurs could reap significant financial benefits from the $787 billion federal stimulus bill by "simply following the money."

The Economic Development/Washington County will present the meeting in conjunction with the Godfrey & Kahn Law Firm. The session will be led by attorney Arthur Harrington, chair of the firm’s Environmental and Energy Law Practice Group and co-chair of the company’s Economic Recovery Team. To reserve a seat at the meeting, call (262) 335-5769.

DeWitt Ross & Stevens will present its “Employee Benefits Update” Seminar on Thursday, April 23 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Brookfield Suites Hotel, 1200 South Moorland Road, Brookfield. Speakers will address timely employee benefit topics including: reductions of retirement plan contributions, partial terminations of retirement plans, RMD suspension for 2009, pollovers to Roth IRAs, the Hecker case on 401(k) plan fees, COBRA law changes (premium subsidy), HIPAA law changes, cafeteria plan regulations and FMLA law changes. There are three ways to register for this free event: Go to, choose Events to register for the event of your choice; send an email to; or call 608-252-9234.

BizTimes Milwaukee will present its annual “BizTech Conference & Expo” on Wednesday and Thursday April 29 & 30 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park. The event will feature useful and informative business seminars, breakfast and luncheon events, and a regional after hours networking event. This two-day expo will be the largest business-to-business expo in southeastern Wisconsin. Free advanced registration is available at, which includes free admission to the expo. Use discount code "BIZ".

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