Milwaukee

Rexnord Corporation Adds Don Butler to Board of Directors

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:30pm

Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) announced today that Don Butler, a retired senior business executive who has held key leadership positions with General Motors and Ford, joined the companys Board of Directors effective February 25, 2021.

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  • Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) announced today that Don Butler, a retired senior business executive who has held key leadership positions with General Motors and Ford, joined the companys Board of Directors effective February 25, 2021.
  • Don joins the board at an exciting time, said Todd A. Adams, Rexnord Chairman, President and CEO.
  • Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 6,600 employees worldwide.
  • All forward-looking statements included in this release are based upon information available to Rexnord Corporation as of the date of the release, and Rexnord Corporation assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.

Northwestern Mutual Commits $5 Million to Children's Wisconsin and the MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Largest Standalone Donation

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

To support those affected both nationwide and in its hometown of Milwaukee, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, today announced a $5 million commitment to Children's Wisconsin to support its MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

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  • To support those affected both nationwide and in its hometown of Milwaukee, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, today announced a $5 million commitment to Children's Wisconsin to support its MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
  • The funding, which will span across five years through 2025, represents the company's largest standalone donation connected to its national philanthropic cause of childhood cancer.
  • It will also expand existing programs and services, such as the Northwestern Mutual Day Hospital for Childhood Cancer , to continue to provide outpatient care for children with cancer and blood disorders.
  • Today, more and more families are choosing the MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Wisconsin, the largest cancer program in Wisconsin and one of the top programs in the country.

Meet animals and experience adventure through the stories in ‘Ralphie And Friends’

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:41am

She was brought up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, until the age of 23.

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  • She was brought up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, until the age of 23.
  • She then moved to Tennessee and called it home for over 40 years.
  • Jobs would take her to other states through the years but now retired, her roots are happily bound in Tennessee.
  • Shes traveled a lot through the United States and even got the chance to travel to Japan.

Rashad Khazi Syed MD is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:49am

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rashad Khazi Syed MD is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Cardiac Electrophysiologist for his professional excellence in the field of Medicine and at Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee.

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  • MILWAUKEE, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rashad Khazi Syed MD is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Cardiac Electrophysiologist for his professional excellence in the field of Medicine and at Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee.
  • Located in Milwaukee County, Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee Water Tower Medical Commons offers a full spectrum of personalized, compassionate healthcare services.
  • The doctors and nurse practitioners provide a wide range of services, including family-focused care, heart care, women's health, and rehabilitation therapy.
  • Dr. Rashad Khazi Syed is a board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist with Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee Water Tower Medical Commons for the past six years.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Announces Offering of Class A Common Stock

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:53pm

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE: APAM) (the Company or Artisan Partners) is announcing today that it has agreed to sell 963,614 shares of the Companys Class A common stock (representing approximately 1% of the firms outstanding equity) and a selling stockholder has agreed to sell 146,466 shares of the Companys Class A common stock in an underwritten public offering, for an aggregate offering size of 1,110,080 shares of the Companys Class A common stock.

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  • MILWAUKEE, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE: APAM) (the Company or Artisan Partners) is announcing today that it has agreed to sell 963,614 shares of the Companys Class A common stock (representing approximately 1% of the firms outstanding equity) and a selling stockholder has agreed to sell 146,466 shares of the Companys Class A common stock in an underwritten public offering, for an aggregate offering size of 1,110,080 shares of the Companys Class A common stock.
  • The Company intends to use all of the net proceeds of the offering received by the Company to purchase 963,614 common units of Artisan Partners Holdings LP, the Companys direct subsidiary, from certain limited partners, including employee-partners, of Artisan Partners Holdings LP.
  • The completion of this transaction will increase the Companys public float of Class A common stock by 963,614 shares.
  • The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares of Class A common stock by the selling stockholder.

Milwaukee Welcomes Spirit Airlines, Gains New Daily Nonstop Routes to Popular Destinations

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm

Spirit will be the only airline serving Los Angeles nonstop from Milwaukee, removing intermediate stops on the way and making quick trips between the two cities easier than ever.

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  • Spirit will be the only airline serving Los Angeles nonstop from Milwaukee, removing intermediate stops on the way and making quick trips between the two cities easier than ever.
  • "Spirit's legendary low fares will make it even more affordable for people from all walks of life to fly to and from Milwaukee."
  • Las Vegas and Orlando are two of Spirit's biggest cities, which means nonstop flights from MKE come with easy connections to nine additional destinations.
  • Orlando also serves as one of Spirit's biggest international gateways to the Caribbean and Latin America, providing access to numerous countries.

National Association for Business Resources Names Spectrum Investment Advisors A 2021 Winner for Milwaukee's Best And Brightest Companies To Work For®

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:14pm

Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.

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  • Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.
  • Spectrum Investment Advisors, located in Mequon, Wisconsin, is one of 47 Greater Milwaukee area businesses, out of 359 nominated, that are being named a 2021 winner.
  • "Throughout the year of 2020, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For have demonstrated leadership and forward thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through COVID-19.
  • In these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For excel and share their knowledge with others," said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.

Kohl’s Donates $400,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

Kohls (NYSE: KSS) announced today a donation of $400,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee to support the services it provides to meet the needs of children and families impacted by the pandemic.

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  • Kohls (NYSE: KSS) announced today a donation of $400,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee to support the services it provides to meet the needs of children and families impacted by the pandemic.
  • The events of 2020 deeply impacted our organization and the families we serve, said Kathy Thornton-Bias, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee CEO.
  • The donation reflects our continued commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs at the national and local level, and Kohls culture of giving back to the communities we serve.
  • Since its founding, Kohls has given more than $785 million to support communities across the country, including more than $4 million to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and nearly $700,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.

Dominican Republic Begins Mass Vaccination Plan Against COVID-19

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 8:14pm

"Vaccination against the coronavirus in the Dominican Republic will have an immediate positive effect on the tourism industry.

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  • "Vaccination against the coronavirus in the Dominican Republic will have an immediate positive effect on the tourism industry.
  • Dominican Republic is considered a success story in containing COVID-19 and for the launch of its Responsible Recovery of Tourism plan.
  • The Dominican Republic is also the only country providing an international tourist medical assistance plan covered 100 percent by the government.
  • To learn more and begin planning your trip visit the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism's official website at: https://www.godominicanrepublic.com/
    Download the Go Dominican Republic App, available in the App Store and Google Play