News Archive 2012
 
In the News Archive 2012

December 2012

The Bundle Up Campaign, Community Collecting Mittens for Needy Families

Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch met with Waukesha County leaders Tuesday morning to promote the statewide The Bundle Up campaign.
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November 2012

Waukesha named one of Top 10 Winter Vacation Destinations

A winter visit to Waukesha, WI brings opportunities to ice fish, cross-country ski, try the sport of curling and race down a wooden run on an old-fashioned toboggan.
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October 2012

Pewaukee Lake Supper Clubs Offer Ambiance, Food Specialties

The Lake Country Supper Club is a unique breed. Focusing on a commitment to service and tradition, with ownership that takes a “hands-on” approach, some of the area supper clubs have been delighting diners for years while others are new to the area and just hitting their stride.
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October 2012

Waukesha Pewaukee’s Amazing Race Event

The Waukesha & Pewaukee, Wisconsin Convention and Visitors Bureau held an Amazing Race in August 2012 with 30 meeting planners located within a 65 mile radius of their community.
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October 2012

Expanded Plans in 2013 for Waukesha GuitarTown

GuitarTown is returning to Waukesha. “Phase II of the project will amplify Waukesha’s identity as the birth and resting place of Les Paul and continue to move our community…” Mayor Scrima said.
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September 2012

Waukesha Named 98th in 100 Best Places to Live – Money Magazine

Natural springs first drew visitors to this town 17 miles west of Milwaukee, but these days there’s plenty more good stuff spilling out of the streets of Waukesha.
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September 2012

Waukesha Selected for 100 Best Communities for Young People – America’s Promise Alliance

Waukesha, a five-time 100 Best winner, provides young people with services that create opportunities for growth and success.
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June 2012

Waukesha County Museum Plans for Les Paul Exhibit

Among the guitars and memorabilia owned by the late Les Paul that recently sold at auction are 16 items that will come home to the place where the Wizard of Waukesha was born and is buried.
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January 2012

Waukesha Named Gibson Guitar Company’s Next GuitarTown

Joining the likes of Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip and Nashville, Waukesha is partnering with the Gibson Foundation in a public art project that will feature 10-foot-tall fiberglass sculptures modeled after the Gibson Les Paul guitar and placed in prominent locations.
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