Business Notes: March 3

March 3, 2011

Unisource Insurance makes commitment to metro area

Unisource Insurance Associates has renewed its commitment to the greater Milwaukee area by doubling its office space, extending its lease, hiring new talent and installing a new lighted sign on North Avenue, company officials said.

CEO and founder Paul Brunner stated in a news release that the new sign investment demonstrates the company's commitment to the Unisource brand, as it will be seen by 15,000 to 20,000 vehicle drivers per day.

Unisource Insurance Associates, an independent insurance agency offering personal and business insurance with a full employee benefits division, is located at 10425 W. North Ave. Suite 226, Wauwatosa.

Mr. Rooter to stay sponsor of Ronald McDonald House

Mr. Rooter Plumbing will continue its sponsorship of Ronald McDonald House Charities for the second year in a row.

The plumbing company made a national commitment of $100,000 in collaboration with five of its affiliate companies: Aire Serv, Glass Doctor, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric and The Grounds Guys. Mr. Rooter of Southeast Wisconsin plumbers will donate their services, labor and supplies year-round.

The Ronald McDonald House, provides a home away from home so families can stay close by while their child gets the health care they need.

Public, community health consortium members named

The Medical College of Wisconsin has named five new community members to the Consortium on Public and Community Health.

The consortium serves as the board of directors for the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program. In addition to oversight responsibility for the HWPP, the consortium board also serves in an advisory capacity for conversion funds allocated to research and education at The Medical College of Wisconsin.

The new Consortium members are: Bevan Baker, Genyne Edwards, Joy Tapper, Joseph Kerschner and Daniel Wickeham.

The four other members of the consortium are: John Raymond, Sr., CEO and president of The Medical College of Wisconsin; Cheryl Maurana, the Medical College's senior associate dean for public and community health and director of the Institute for Health and Society; Paula Lucey, executive director of Willowglen Academy-Wisconsin; and Elizabeth Giese, regional office director of Wisconsin Division of Public Health.


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