NOW:53208:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
14°
H 25° L 12°
Clear | 8MPH

Announcing the Wauwatosa Distinguished Citizen for 2013: Maureen Connors Badding

March 10, 2014

The Wauwatosa Distinguished Citizen Award Council has a long history of honoring the people who have made significant voluntary contributions to community life in Wauwatosa to make this city such a great place to live. Leaders in our school systems, fire and police services, civic, business, neighborhoods, community services, and historic preservation have been honored over the years for their selfless dedication to making a difference in everyone’s life who lives in and around Wauwatosa.

The Wauwatosa Distinguished Citizen Award Council is pleased to announce Maureen Connors Badding as Wauwatosa’s 2013 Distinguished Citizen of the year.

A Wauwatosa resident for 27 years and a tireless volunteer, Maureen can be seen all over our city, using her many talents to enhance our quality of life here. In addition to serving on the Wauwatosa Public Library Foundation and Friends of Hoyt Park & Pool boards, Maureen also serves as a board member for the Neighborhood Association Council (NAC), and she is currently serving as the chair of the first ever Tosa’s All-City Read for the NAC. Maureen has helped put together more than 20 different events celebrating the All-City Read, including a memoir-writing workshop, a build a Little Free Library workshop, and a Young Science Lover’s workshop.

Maureen also has helped coordinate, and volunteers at, the annual Wauwatosa VillageGreen Street Fair. And showing her commitment to going green, Maureen created and is the coordinator of the ”Green Team” group in the Olde Hillcrest Neighborhood. She is the former president of the Olde Hillcrest Neighborhood Association and founder of its Beer Nuts group. She also serves as a Block Watch captain.

Previous volunteer activities include serving on the PTA board and co-chairing Scholastic Book Fairs at Washington Elementary. She was the spirit wear chairperson and worked on the graduation and ACAL committees for the PTA at Longfellow Middle School. She also served on the Orchestra Parents board and coordinated the publishing of the PTA Phone Directory at Wauwatosa East High School. Maureen was a board member and communications chair for the Tosa Swordfish Swim Club for several years.

You will spot Maureen volunteering at TosaFest and at the annual Firefly Art Fair (benefiting the Wauwatosa Historical Society). She is a driver for Greater Tosa Interfaith’s Older Adults program and a baker for her church’s meal program. As a freelance writer, she enjoys helping Wauwatosa entrepreneurs develop their communications programs. Spring, summer, fall, and winter, Maureen is working to make Wauwatosa better.

The public is invited to recognize this quiet, energetic, and reliable Distinguished Citizen and thank her for making Wauwatosa a better place to live, work, and raise a family. Please join other community members, family, and friends on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Blue Mound Golf and Country Club for the official Distinguished Citizen Award Banquet and Ceremony. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. (cash bar) and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Reservation Deadline is Monday, March 28, 2014
Reservations are $45.00 per person

Reservations may be made in person at:
Wauwatosa City Clerk’s Office, 7725 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53213 from
8 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (checks only – no charge cards)

Reservations by Mail:
Mailing a check (with names of people attending) payable to:
Wauwatosa Distinguished Citizen Award Council
c/o Chris Zirbes, 2658 N. 88th Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53226.
Banquet reservation information will be posted on the City’s website: www.wauwatosa.net

(Questions: Chris Zirbes’ Cell – (414) 630-6943)

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Wauwatosa superintendent attends President Barack Obama's 'ConnectED to the Future' event 11/18

» Children's Hospital of Wisconsin moves babies to newly designed NICU 11/18

» City Market closes North Avenue location 11/17

» Early momentum doesn't stay with Tosa East 11/14

» Wauwatosa woman investigated for stealing credit card information from Froedtert Hospital patients 11/13

» Man pointed handgun at front door of Applebee's 11/10

» UW Credit Union branch could break ground in Wauwatosa this month 11/10

» Suburban roundup: Week three of the WIAA football postseason 11/10

» Indulgence Chocolatiers to open in Wauwatosa, and sell Purple Door Ice Cream 11/10

» Former Central States Mortgage CEO to plead guilty to obstruction of justice Updated:  11/6

» Tosa East stuns Brookfield East in volleyball sectional 11/6

» Election roundup: How the Milwaukee suburbs and Lake Country voted Updated:  11/5

» Walker wins Wauwatosa by slimmer margin than the state 11/5

» Walker's neighbors divided over election 11/4

» Authorities identify Wauwatosa man killed by train Updated:  11/4

» Wauwatosa apartments sell for $2.5 million 11/4

» Suburban roundup: Week two of the WIAA football postseason Updated:  11/3

» Power restored to Eisenhower after classes canceled 10/31

» Photo Gallery: WIAA state soccer tourney day one 10/30

» Four-story apartment building proposed for Hall Automotive site 10/30

» Apartments planned at Hall Automotive site in Tosa Updated:  10/30

» Little Read Book in Wauwatosa has author signing Sunday 10/30

» Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Wauwatosa Updated:  10/29

» Suburban roundup: Week one of the WIAA football postseason 10/27

» New Mayfair parking structure to open tonight 10/24

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where reporter Rory Linnane explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

Local Business Directory

CONNECT