This Local Milwaukee Business Owner Handmade About 3,000 Masks

Michelle Lopez, founder and designer of Mask On Mask Off has been in the fashion industry for over 20 years and owns a children’s clothing shop in Milwaukee. When the pandemic hit, the factory which produces the clothes for her store closed down. Seeing the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) and realizing she had the supplies and means to make her own masks, Lopez started hand-making masks out of her house in Milwaukee back

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The Day – Kindness in Real Life: Annual breast cancer walk is personal for local jewelry store owner

If breast cancer is the enemy, Susette Tibus is ready to do battle. As a breast cancer survivor, she sees herself as a platoon leader, urging her troops to battle cancer, push forward and fight for a cure.

“I believe there is a cure out there and we’re getting close,” said Tibus, who is the 2020 honorary walk chair for the 15th annual walking marathon fundraiser for the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Tibus, who

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Insurance company won’t cover much of Whitehall Junior-Senior High School water damage | Local

Whitehall Junior-Senior High School damage

Seen here is damage to Whitehall Junior-Senior High School from the storms on Aug. 24. The district’s insurance company said Thursday that much of the damage was from flooding, and not water and sewer backup, so it would not be covered. 

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WHITEHALL — Whitehall school officials received news on Thursday afternoon that its insurance company was denying much of its claim for the significant damage to the junior-senior high school building from the

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Local insurance company hiring 30 customer service representatives

Jacksonville-based Brightway Insurance has openings for its Customer Service Representative role, which takes inbound calls from customers and agents. 

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“If you have a background in customer service, insurance, retail, sales or a related customer-facing field, we encourage you to apply online,” said Brightway’s Senior Director of Human Resources, Linda Hill. “We specifically want people who have great communication and interpersonal skills.”

Brightway is currently hiring to fill the next two

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Gym Owner Who Ran To Support Local Businesses Forced To Close

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown gym owner Matt Scarfo is experiencing something many local business owners have felt as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: the loss of his business despite all efforts to save it.

After months of uncertainty, attempts from supportive community members to raise money, and the governor’s go-ahead to reopen, Scarfo announced last week that his business, Full-Time Fitness, would be closing for good.

“Six months is a terribly long time for

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