Wiley Law, S.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Timothy J. (TJ) Proue as an associate attorney. Proue brings experience from the corporate law and litigation sectors, adding to Wiley Law’s tradition of serving the Chippewa Valley business community’s legal needs for more than 100 years.
Northwestern Bank of Chippewa Falls has donated the Fanny Hill property to Hope Gospel Mission. The gift of land will be used for the long-term strategy for the mission to address the growing needs of the homeless and poor of the Chippewa Valley.
Karen Stuber and James Ward were among alumni and university staff emerita who recently received awards from the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association, recognizing their professional and personal successes as well as their contributions to UW-Eau Claire, their communities and their professions.
- Honorary Alumnus Award – The Honorary Alumnus Award is presented to non-alumni who have demonstrated great love of and service to UW-Eau Claire. Karen Stuber, university conferences coordinator emerita, served the students of UW-Eau Claire for 46 years through her work in Davies Center. Beginning in 1969 when she began her UW-Eau Claire career in the position of Typist 2 until her retirement in July 2015, Stuber was responsible for the scheduling and setup of University Centers events.
- President's Award – The President’s Award recognizes outstanding professional and personal achievements and service to UW-Eau Claire. James Ward is the president and co-founder of Applied Data Consultants, a 20-year-old west-central Wisconsin company that provides Web technologies, software development services and geographic information systems across the U.S. and internationally. The winner of recent awards such as the 2015 Eau Clare Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year and the 2011 Chippewa County Economic Development Corp. Business of the Year, ADC’s current client list includes organizations in 47 states, along with parts of Canada, Mexico and Western Europe.
The Altoona City Council recently purchased 469 MemberSolar subscriptions from Eau Claire Energy Cooperative. The local clean renewable solar energy purchased will be enough to power a number of the City of Altoona’s traffic lights, pumping stations, water towers and more, which are located on the south and east sides of the city. The subscriptions purchased for these accounts served by Eau Claire Energy Cooperative will provide a significant portion of the energy used by the City. All of the 2,816 solar panels in the MemberSolar array were recently installed on a four-acre field owned and operated by Eau Claire Energy Cooperative. Only members of the Cooperative, including the City of Altoona, are eligible to purchase subscriptions.