State of the Village Presentation
The Village of Waunakee is excited to release the 2017-2018 Village of Waunakee State of the Village presentation given by Village Administrator Todd Schmidt. The video, which takes less than 10 minutes to watch, briefly highlights the past several years of Village progress and provides a snapshot of our current financial conditions. Please take some time to watch the video and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Todd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-850-5227. You can also access a PDF copy of the presentation below.
PDF Copy of the Presentation
Waunakee Mural - Dane Arts Mural Project
Please take a few minutes to watch this video highlighting the creation, installation
and dedication of the new mural in Waunakee.
Click the link below to watch the video:
Love Note to Waunakee
2018 Dane Arts Poster
The Dane Arts 2018 poster is now available at the Village Hall, located at 500 West Main Street. This year's poster is titled "Sunflower on Ely Place" by artist Reed Jones. Your donation is warmly welcome and greatly appreciated. For information on the artist, and the story behind the poster, click the link below for more details.
Badger Honor Flight is expanding their efforts to find all war era Veterans who qualify for an Honor Flight. Badger Honor Flight is an all-volunteer organization. They are currently looking for volunteers to honor these deserving Veterans.
Click the link for more details:
Badger Honor Flight Volunteers
Registration Technology Inc. (RTI) is an authorized partner of the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles and is pleased to announce that EZ-TAB is now available at two locations in Waunakee.EZ-TAB is an easy to use self-service kiosk that will renew your Wisconsin license plate, dispense your vehicle’s registration and license plate sticker (tag/tab), all in real time with the WI DMV. EZ-TAB gives you everything you need instantly. EZ-TAB is paid for and provided by RTI at $0 cost to the DMV or the State of Wisconsin.
Please support EZ-TAB at the following locations:
Wipperfurth's Piggly Wiggly at 205 N. Holiday Dr., Waunakee, WI 53597
Walgreens at 401 W. Main St., Waunakee, WI 53597
Click the link below for more details: EZ-TAB
Michael F. Simon Builders donated, sorted, and stocked shelves at the Waunakee Food Pantry with 1,500 pounds of food and personal care items. That is a record collection for the Waunakee Food Pantry by an individual organization and is the equivalent of feeding 4,500 people. In addition, they made a very generous cash donation of $500 for more food and $3,000 to be used to pay the rent for the remainder of this year.
Waunakee Presented Award at the Wisconsin City/County Management Association Annual Conference
The Waunakee Neighborhood Connection Board of Directors announced they have a new executive director, Lisa Humenik. Lisa started at the beginning of August and is quickly becoming familiar with the WNC programs, services, processes, partnerships, volunteers, and donors. Lisa comes to WNC with 25+ years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Having lived in several cities as a result of her husbands career advancements, her own interesting and varied career path has allowed her to acclimate quickly to new communities and settings, create connections and partnerships, and gain a wealth of skills and knowledge that she applies to making organizations sustainable and impactful. She is excited about working collaboratively with the board, staff, volunteers, and Waunakee community to build upon WNC's already strong foundation of success.
Welcome to Waunakee Lisa!
"Fill the Bus" School Supply Drive
WNC is seeking donations for the Fill the Bus program! Stores have begun putting out their back to school displays, please consider picking up a few extra items to help Fill the Bus! Donated new supplies ensure all Waunakee Area students are prepared to go back to school!
Look for Lamers' Little Yellow Bus to drop off your donations:
Waunakee Neighborhood Connection August 1-16
Fortifi Bank August 17-23
Peace Lutheran Church August 24-31
Creative Wall at the Hall with Waunakee 8th Grade StudentsAre you interested in viewing a collection of acrylic paintings created by Waunakee Middle School 8th grade students? Do you wish to support the local initiative promoting creativity and innovation in Waunakee? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, please make plans to stop in at the Village Hall to learn more!
The Village Hall (500 West Main Street) currently has on display several pieces by these talented 8th grade students. Make plans to stop in the Village Hall, during business hours, for the months of July and August. You'll have the chance to see what these artists have created!
Connecting to the Village of Waunakee continues to be convenient since the 2017 rollout of the Village of Waunakee Mobile App (MyWaunakee). Currently available in both the Apple Store and Google Play Store, information like news alerts, job postings, Village Board information, and events and meetings are now at your fingertips. The application, designed to make connecting to your local government more seamless, allows users the unique ability to report a concern (ex. street light out), attach relevant photos along with map location, and connect to the appropriate staff to easily address concerns.
To download the MyWaunakee app, follow the links below or simply search for “MyWaunakee” in either the Apple Store or Google Play Store.
Apple Store - https://itunes.apple.com/WebOb
Google Play Store - https://play.google.com/store/
For more information about the mobile application, please contact Adam Bentley, Assistant Village Administrator at email@example.com or by phone at 608-850-2182. If you would like to watch a quick demonstration of the application please visit the Village’s YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/WzqD1j0fV7A.
Waunakee Ranked Among Safest Communities
Waunakee was recently named the second Safest City in Wisconsin for 2018 by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. For the full article and more information on the study, click the link below.
Village officials and staff have enjoyed the recent opportunities to interact with citizens who have inquired directly for factual information on various Village issues and project. Those who have sought facts before forming their opinions have demonstrated truly responsible citizenship. READ MORE:
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