Congregation Emanu-El

elects board members

Mark Levy of Brookfield was elected vice president of Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha's Board of Trustees for 2016-17 at CEEW's annual membership meeting on June 5.

Levy previously served three terms as CEEW president. Ann Meyers of Pewaukee continues her two-year term as current synagogue president.

Alan Meyers of Pewaukee was re-elected treasurer, Sara Rahmes of New Berlin was elected secretary and David Rubenstein of West Allis and Elaine Goldberg of Brookfield were elected trustees. Continuing their terms are trustees Joe Dailey and Adrian Richfield, both of Waukesha.

Also on the board is Phil Schuman, immediate past president, of Delafield as well as representatives of Sisterhood and the Youth Education Committee.

Waukesha State Bank

celebrates remodeling

Waukesha State Bank celebrated its newly remodeled downtown Waukesha office at 151 E. St. Paul Ave., with a customary ribbon cutting ceremony this month.

Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, State Rep. Scott Allen, local business representatives, customers and Waukesha State Bank officials attended the event.

'We're excited to unveil our remodeled downtown Waukesha location complete with more efficiencies and security, easier access to safe deposit boxes and a 150 person capacity community room,' said Ty Taylor, the bank's president and CEO.

Festival of Books has

youth essay contest

This year's theme for the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books is 'Roots and Branches.'

Middle and high school students in Waukesha County are invited to submit an original essay based on the theme for the festival's annual essay contest. Contact the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Foundation at 262-446-3328 or or check the for more information or for an official entry form.

This year's festival is held Nov. 4-5 at UW-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha.

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