Khary Penebaker has announced his candidacy for Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District, challenging Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls) in the fall election.
Khary was raised in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University High School and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After earning his bachelor's degree, he began his nearly 20-year career in the roofing industry. Khary jointly owned and operated Community Roofing before starting The Penebaker Enterprises LLC Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. in Milwaukee, serving as its president for the next decade. Penebaker Enterprises completed the $60 million Milwaukee City Hall restoration project.
Khary was then hired by Metal-Era Inc., working in several key management positions. More recently, he returned to an executive role as president of Roofing Right America LLC.
Khary is married and the father of three. To learn more, visit www.kharyforcongress.com.
Grant to free clinic
will help expand services
St. Joseph's Medical Clinic Inc., a free clinic serving Waukesha County, has received a $35,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC).
'As a free clinic supporting individuals and families who reside, work or go to school in Waukesha County, this grant allows our clinic to expand our services into a multidisciplinary and patient-focused approach in a new way that will benefit patient health and overall health to our community,' said Dr. Elizabeth Davies, a physician with ProHealth Medical Group and medical director for the clinic.
Grants awarded to free clinics nationwide in partnership with the NAFC have allowed organizations to increase operating hours and the number of patient visits, resulting in a decrease in the number of emergency room visits and improved patient compliance.
Dedicated Computing donates
thousands to food pantry
Dedicated Computing, a global technology company in Waukesha, has donated of $10,000 to the Food Pantry of Waukesha County.
'This is our fourth year of conducting a fundraising effort to support this organization, and I am proud of the passion our employees put into this particular cause,' said Don Schlidt, CEO of Dedicated Computing. 'The Food Pantry of Waukesha County supports our community and truly makes a difference for those in need.'
'We are fortunate to have businesses such as Dedicated Computing who support not only the Food Pantry of Waukesha County, but the community as a whole,' said Karen Tredwell, food pantry executive director. 'We are grateful for this generous gift and are excited to be able to provide our community with exactly what they need in our effort to ensure no one goes hungry.'