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Downtown Whitewater 2013/2014 Board of Directors Nomination Form

Please see a Downtown Whitewater 2013/2014 Board of Directors Nomination Form: The Downtown Whitewater, Inc. Board of Directors is the legal entity responsible for overseeing Whitewater’s downtown revitalization program under the guidance of the Wisconsin Main Street Program, including the budget, staff, and program effectiveness. We are currently seeking nominations to fill five seats of the…

Press Release Tips for the WEDC

Let’s assume you’re a troubled, controversial public-private hybrid agency in Wisconsin, like the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. While spending vast sums of public money, you decide to issue a press release announcing taxpayers’ your largesse. You must know – and hope residents of a small city don’t know — that you’re politically toxic, across the…

Woodland Owners’ Conference: Saturday, 2.23.13

Please see a press release from the Dane County UW-Extension for an upcoming conference: On Saturday, February 23, 2013 the Madison Area Woodland Owners’ Conference will feature presentations focusing on drought and forest management, impacts of invasive earthworms on forests, integrated invasive plant management, managing deer, marketing timber in the current economy, safety practices for…

City Announcements

Let’s assume, as with Whitewater’s 12.4.12 Common Council meeting, the city adopts sensible guidelines for filling vacancies by appointment. The vacancy process adopted at the meeting was the work of Councilmember Binnie and City Attorney McDonell, and one can find the draft of their work online in the 12.4.12 council packet. As with a school…

Whitewater’s Annual Holly Days Events

Tonight’s Whitewater’s annual Christmas parade, at 6 PM, beginning at Main & Whiton, traveling down Main, and turning on Whitewater Street toward the Cravath lakefront. Downtown Whitewater is the parade’s sponsor. There’s a parade, of course, yet even more awaiting: live storytelling, hot chocolate for sale, gingerbread house decorating, roasted chestnuts, the Whitewater Chamber’s open…

City of Whitewater Selects Cameron Clapper as Next City Manager

Please see a press release from the City of Whitewater about the selection of a new city manager, following a selection process concluding with interviews of finalists earlier today:  PRESS RELEASE Saturday, September 22, 2012 After interviewing five finalists, the City of Whitewater Common Council has unanimously selected  Cameron L. Clapper to serve as Whitewater’s…

Pork in the Park: September 21-22, Cravath Lakefront

Something delicious for the beginning of fall, from Downtown Whitewater — Downtown Whitewater. Inc. Announces New BBQ Pig in the Park State Championship Cook-off Sanctioned by Kansas City Barbecue Society Downtown Whitewater, Inc. will host the area’s first BBQ Pig in the Park Cook-off, which was sanctioned by Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) 2 weeks…