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News and Notes

July 22, 2013

City seeks votes

as best small town

New Berlin — New Berlin Mayor Dave Ament is encouraging residents to cast their votes for New Berlin in the Rand McNally Best of the Road program searching for the Best Small Towns in America.

People all over the country are being asked to vote for the small towns that everyone should visit. This year a new website featuring a simple path to registration and easy voting features is available. Voting will take place through Sept. 3.

There are six categories – Most Beautiful, Most Fun, Most Patriotic, Friendliest, Best for Food and Best for Geocaching.

Voters are logging on to: www.bestoftheroad.com Voters may submit a short review of the small town and/or post photos or videos through various social media platforms. The content and activity on these social media sites will be a factor in judging.

Only one vote will be accepted per small town per voter in a 24 hour-period. Votes also are category specific, so a vote for a small town in one category will preclude any other votes from the same voter for that same small town during the same 24 hour period.

Photography studio

to hold grand opening

New Berlin — Olive You Photography will celebrate its grand opening from noon to 4 p.m. July 27 at 15136 W. National Ave.

Visitors can register for a drawing in which the grand prize will be a $500 gift certificate for photography at the studio. Other prizes include Milwaukee Brewers tickets and a membership in a kick-boxing school. The studio also will have giveaways.

City asks for Ideas

for naming park

Muskego — The Muskego Parks and Recreation Board wants suggestions for a name for a small city-owned park on Pioneer Drive, across from Marx Pioneer Inn.

Suggestions should include why the name is appropriate. If the suggestion is to name the park after a person, biographical information should be provided. Letters from organizations and individuals providing evidence of substantial local support can be submitted.

All materials are due Aug. 5 to the Muskego Parks & Recreation Department, P.O. Box 749, Muskego, WI 53150.

Workers winners,

because they're losers

New Berlin — In its second Biggest Loser competition, New Berlin-based CSE said its workers lost 540 pounds, blasting year's total of 503 pounds.

The competition promotes healthy lifestyles and internal team-building. Half of the employees participated, and they were split into six teams for the competition, which ran from April 3 to June 26.

CSE, 5400 S. Westridge Drive, is a 33-year-old promotional merchandising agency specializing in the development, hosting and fulfillment of branded merchandise, uniforms, large format printing, award and incentive programs.

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