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West Allis Rebranding

West Allis Announces Agency Partner for Rebranding Project

West Allis Mayor Dan Devine announced that the City of West Allis has chosen Savage Solutions, a Milwaukee-based marketing agency, to lead a strategic rebrand for the City.Savage Solutions currently works with many municipal governments and BIDs, including the City of Oak Creek, the City of South Milwaukee, and Downtown Waukesha. 

The multi-phase rebranding project begins with research and design of a new brand identity, followed by the development of a comprehensive three-year marketing strategy for the city. No residential tax dollars will be spent on this project, which is funded by tax revenue the city earns from Wisconsin local room tax laws.  

View Savage Solutions Article

Dog Park Workshop

Join Us to Move the West Allis Dog Park Forward

Join Mayor Dan Devine and the City of West Allis Department of Development for an Interactive community workshop to begin early-stage planning of a West Allis dog park.

Topics to be discussed and brainstormed during the workshop include:

  • Possible locations.
  • Funding and financial solutions for creating and maintaining a dog park. 
  • Volunteer groups, positions of leadership, and other opportunities for participation from community members. 

The workshop will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 7525 W. Greenfield Ave.

If you support a dog park or are interested in volunteering, assisting, and helping this project move forward, please join us for this collaborative workshop! This workshop is an opportunity for conversation, questions, and ideas. Everyone is welcome to attend. 

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Neighborhood Partnership Meeting

Join the WAPD Jan. 31 at 6 p.m.

The West Allis Police Department will be holding a Neighborhood Partnership Meeting on Wednesday, January 31, from 6 - 8 p.m. at the West Allis Police Department Satellite Station, 6900 W. National Ave.

These meetings are an excellent platform to address neighborhood concerns, as well as to become updated on current law enforcement issues, crime trends, and community challenges that impact our quality of life. Presenters include Chief Patrick Mitchell, Deputy Chief Chris Botsch, and Deputy Chief Robert Fletcher.

These meetings are an opportunity for conversation, questions, and answers. Everyone is welcome to attend. 


CAAD winterfest 2018

Beat the Winter Blues with CAAD

Join West Allis' Community Alliance Against Drugs (CAAD) for Winterfest, a fun festival for the whole family!

Winterfest will take place Saturday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Nathan Hale High School located at 11601 W. Lincoln Ave.

CAAD members will receive free admission and meal. Admission for non-members is $5 with additional food costs. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Enjoy cool activities like basketball, volleyball, swimming, carnival games, concessions, music, and "warm up" families in need by contributing to the food drive. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item with them to donate to a local food pantry.

For more information, call 414-302-8050 or visit CAAD on Facebook. 



Reflections of wellness for women

New Format for Reflections of Wellness for Women 2018

Aurora Health Care's Reflections of Wellness for Women returns to educate and empower women to proactively manage their health. Presenters include Julie O' Neil, MSN, RN presenting "Your Heart is in Your Hands: Understanding Your Unique Heart to Become Your Best Advocate," and Philip Chard, psychotherapist, presenting "Happiness: What It Is and How Do We Grow It?" 

This year's event will not include vendor exhibits, but will include light refreshments. Donate a new or gently used book to receive one entry ticket into a drawing for a spa gift basket (one entry per book donated). Reflections of Wellness for Women will be held at West Allis Central High School, 8516 W. Lincoln Ave. (use auditorium entrance).

Registration is $10 before Jan. 26 and $15 thereafter.


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community blood drive

Be a Hero: Donate Blood Jan. 29

The Blood Center of Wisconsin will be holding community blood drives at City Hall on the following dates:

  • Jan. 29
  • April 30
  • July 30
  • Oct. 29

The drives will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 7525 W. Greenfield Ave. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcomed.


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Beloit Rd Senior Housing

Beloit Rd. Senior Housing Accepting Applications

The Beloit Road Senior Apartment Complex is located on W. Beloit Rd. and W. Dreyer Pl., between S. 72 St. and S. 74 St., conveniently located next to a bus stop, shopping, and in a quiet residential neighborhood. Recent rehab of the units includes new kitchen cabinets, countertops, flooring, updated bathrooms, new carpet, and new appliances (refrigerator, oven/stove, microwave, washer and dryer in basement). Units include one (1) bedroom with a den and one (1) parking space. Applications for renters are now being accepted. 

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Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee

West Allis Businesses Honored in Best of MKE

The Shepherd Express reader's choice for "Best of Milwaukee" businesses, attractions, and service providers honored several West Allis businesses. Double B's BBQ, West Allis Cheese and Sausage Shoppe, Corvina Wine Company, Uncle Ned's Consignment and Liquidation Sales, Chef Paz Restaurant, and many other fantastic small businesses received recognition. Congratulations to these winners!

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