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Haller Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union
Chippewa Valley, WI--WESTconsin Credit Union, an advocate for education, has recently awarded thirteen $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors as part of the WESTconsin Scholarship Program. Recipients were selected based on
a variety of criteria including community and school involvement, academic progress, financial need, career plans, and goals.
Mattigan Haller, Eau Claire North High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Eau Claire, Altoona, and Chippewa Falls area. Haller will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Lawrence University, where she will be studying Biochemistry and Spanish.
For over 24 years, WESTconsin has distributed over $309,000 to help support the higher education goals of area students. Scholarships are awarded annually to youth members from communities served by WESTconsin offices.
Prevea now providing nephrology care in Chippewa Falls and Rice Lake
Chippewa Falls – Prevea Health is pleased to now offer nephrology care to patients at the Prevea Chippewa Falls Health Center and the Prevea Rice Lake Health Center with the addition of Dr. Jason Bydash.
Dr. Bydash, a board-certified and fellowship-trained nephrologist, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of:
“My practice is patient-centered and focused on the whole person,” said Dr. Bydash. “Patients can expect to have my undivided attention, a thorough evaluation and a treatment plan that encourages active participation and includes kidney-related health care goals while taking each patient’s perspective into account.”
Dr. Bydash graduated from Michigan State University of Osteopathic Medicine, completed his residency in internal medicine at Saint Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio and completed a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Minnesota.
Appointments with Dr. Bydash at the Prevea Chippewa Falls Health Center, 2509 County Hwy I, or the Prevea Rice Lake Health Center, 1051 West Ave., can be made by calling (715) 717-3400 or online at www.prevea.com.
To learn more about nephrology and treatment options for kidney conditions and abnormalities visit: prevea.com/medical-services/Nephrology
About Prevea Health
Founded in Green Bay, Wis. in 1996, Prevea Health is a health care organization that provides high-quality, primary and specialty health care in 80+ locations across Northern, Eastern and Western Wisconsin in clinic and hospital settings. It is partnered with six Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals across Wisconsin to provide patients a system of highly-coordinated care, close to home: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls; HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire; and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. For more information, visit www.prevea.com.
WESTconsin Credit Union Celebrates June Dairy Month
WESTERN, WI-- June Dairy Month started out as a way distribute extra milk during the warm months of summer. The commemoration was established in 1937 by grocer organizations sponsoring “National Milk Month.” By 1939, June became the official “dairy month” and is still celebrated today. For Wisconsin residents, this celebration seems to be especially significant as Wisconsin has over 9,500 licensed dairy farms and a million plus dairy cows, more per square mile than any other state.
“We know farming isn’t just a job, it is a lifestyle sustained by passion and hard work. We are happy to recognize those in our community who work on dairy farms and in the dairy industry,” says Stephanie Rasmussen, WESTconsin Credit Union Chief Experience Officer. To acknowledge our local dairy farmers and the industry, WESTconsin will have weekly giveaways throughout the month of June. To participate, please follow the WESTconsin Facebook page or visit the website at westconsincu.org to learn more.
The Eau Claire Community Foundation will kick off a year of celebration and fundraising opportunities for local nonprofits in honor of its upcoming 25th anniversary.
WHAT: Press conference announcing new opportunities for nonprofits
WHEN: Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Holiday Inn Eau Claire South, 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire, WI 54701
WHO: Karl Murch, ECCF Board of Trustees Chair, and Sue Bornick, ECCF Executive Director
WHY: For almost 25 years, Eau Claire Community Foundation grants have provided vital financial support to Eau Claire’s nonprofits. As ECCF enters its next quarter century, it will involve the community in philanthropy by launching new ways for the public to support local nonprofits both now and for years to come.
An overview of the planned celebration will be announced at a press conference immediately before ECCF’s Annual Meeting begins.
Huebsch Services Celebrates 130 Year Anniversary
Eau Claire, Wisconsin (June 2, 2021) – Huebsch Services is kicking off a celebration of 130 years of supporting customers and communities. If there is a theme throughout the 130-year history of Huebsch, it is that change is a constant. To survive and thrive through four generations of local family ownership, Huebsch has focused on innovating and staying connected to the local communities it supports. A more detailed history of the founding and history of Huebsch Services can be found here: https://huebsch-services.com/130-year-anniversary/
To celebrate this milestone, there are some special activities happening.
“Change is a constant,” said Jim Vaudreuil, Fourth Generation Owner and CEO. “The ability to adapt, innovate, and stay connected to our local communities over time is what keeps us going strong.”
About Huebsch Services
Huebsch Services serves over 6,000 customers in the West Central Wisconsin and the metropolitan areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN with offices in Eau Claire, WI and Eagan, MN. Huebsch is dedicated to helping others be successful. The company specializes in the sales and service of work uniforms, floor matting, and facility supplies.
Photos available upon request: Several Vintage Historical Photos from the 1891 - Today.
WESTconsin Credit Union Opens New Office in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH, WI--WESTconsin Credit Union is excited to announce the opening of their new office in Ellsworth, WI. The credit union has been operating in Nilssen’s Grocery since 2014 and is grateful for the opportunity to serve members from that location. Though as WESTconsin membership in the area has grown over time, so has the desire for additional space and drive-up services. The new office will provide members with additional conveniences, and the same staff and services they have come to expect from WESTconsin Credit Union.
Tara Buechner, Vice President of WESTconsin Ellsworth & Prescott Offices shares her excitement about the new office, “I love seeing a vision come to fruition!” She continues, “as a company, we took our time to get to know our members and the Ellsworth community over the years. When the opportunity arose, we consciously and skillfully blended the wants and needs of our members with our mission and growth plan as a credit union.”
Recent Law Graduate Justin Andrews Joins Weld Riley S.C.
Eau Claire WI –The law firm of Weld Riley, S.C. is pleased to announce Justin Andrews has joined the firm after receiving his Law degree from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Minneapolis this May.
Since Justin is a recent graduate of a Minnesota law school, he will sit for the bar and will work towards being licensed in Wisconsin in September. Justin started on June 1st assisting other members of the firm with research and writing projects. Upon being licensed, Justin will begin working directly with Weld Riley clients.
Justin originally grew up on a farm in rural Boyceville, Wisconsin. After high school, he received his undergraduate degrees from Chippewa Valley Technical College and the University of Wisconsin – Stout, both in Criminal Justice. While in undergrad, Justin was always on the Dean’s List and received the prestigious University Chancellor’s Award of Academic Excellence.
While in law school, Justin participated in the Rosalie Wahl Moot Court and the Hamline Mock Trial Team. His personal interests include hiking, boxing, weightlifting, and cheering on Wisconsin sports teams.
Weld Riley, S.C. was founded in 1991. The firm consists of lawyers across four offices (Eau Claire, Menomonie, Wausau and Black River Falls) and offers a full range of legal services, including labor and employment, business law, estate planning, municipal law, mining and mineral rights, environmental law, banking and creditor rights, civil litigation, criminal defense, and family law.
For more information and to schedule an interview: Press Contact: Abby Swiecichowski
STOKES|HERZOG Marketing and Consulting 4205 Southtowne Dr.
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Per Mar Security Services Ranked #15 in SDM’s Top 100
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, is ranked 15th in SDM’s 2021 Top 100 list, moving up five spots from last year. The SDM 100 Report measures consumer dollars gained by security companies in order to present an account of the size of the market captured by the 100 largest residential and non-residential electronic security providers in the United States.
This marks the 31st consecutive year that Per Mar has held a ranking in the SDM 100 Report. Chris Edwards, President of Per Mar’s Electronic Security Division, said, “We are thrilled to have moved up five more spots to 15th on SDM’s Top 100 rankings. In one of the strangest and most challenging years anyone has experienced, our team was able to adapt and deliver amazing results. Our focus on driving customer satisfaction and net promoter scores to high levels paid off and is reflected in our growth. We are once again proud to be a part of this prestigious list.”
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