Ray's Growler Gallery to mark second anniverary

Ray's Growler Gallery, 8930 W. North Ave., will hold its second anniversary party beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Tap list details will be announced, and an Iron Grate BBQ food truck and cake are part of the festivities.

Ray's also will host a Stone Brewing Tap Takeover at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 22.

Stone Brewery is described as a craft beer out of California that has returned to the Wisconsin market.

City to offer a landlord training seminar

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council is hosting a free training seminar for the landlords in the city of Wauwatosa from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wauwatosa City Hall, 7725 W. North Ave. Learn about local, state and federal laws; advertising; negotiation; reasonable accommodations and more. No registration is required. For information, email or call (414) 278-1240.

Ruby Tap hosting an Argentina night

Ruby Tap, 1341 N. Wauwatosa Ave., is hosting an event called Wauwatosa International Night: Argentina from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. Patrons can try some unique Argentinian apps while enjoying Argentinian wines. The event is first-come, first-served and costs $20 per person. Deals on all bottles tasted are good for that night only.

NARI rummage sale earns $8,500 for students

The Milwaukee NARI Foundation Inc., the educational and charitable arm of the Milwaukee NARI Home Improvement Council, announced that its 11th annual Home Improvement Rummage Sale on May 6 had net proceeds of nearly $8,500.

The council has offices at 11815 W Dearbourn Ave., Wauwatosa.

The event supports efforts of the Milwaukee NARI Foundation to provide financial and educational support to students pursuing a career in the home improvement and remodeling industry, while helping to reduce the construction and demolition materials that are filling landfills.

Consumers from throughout southeastern Wisconsin were able to purchase an assortment of merchandise, including lighting fixtures, cabinets, bathroom tiles, windows, doors, furniture, faucets, bathtubs, showers, sinks, appliances, shingles, lumber, garage doors, siding, and hardscaping materials.

Hunger Task Force wins Waterstone's top prize

WaterStone Bank, 7500 W. State St., Wauwatosa, has announced that local nonprofit Hunger Task Force has won the top prize in the bank's 95th anniversary video contest, receiving a donation of $50,000.

WaterStone Bank pledged to give away $95,000 to local nonprofit organizations through a video contest. Registered nonprofit organizations in the four-county Milwaukee area were invited to submit a one-minute video that tells the story of how their organization is making a difference in the community.

In a public voting process, Hunger Task Force was the winner. Its video can be viewed at

Other finalists receiving awards were: the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha, Milwaukee Recreation Department, Dryhootch, America Scores Milwaukee, Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative, Gold in September, Milwaukee College Prep, Milwaukee Women's Center and the Marquette YES Program.

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