Waupaca Foundry named large business of the year
The Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce named Waupaca Foundry, a Hitachi Metals group company, the 2018 Large Business of the Year. The chamber recognized the iron casting component supplier for its business practices and commitment to the community.
Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Waupaca Foundry in Tell City and Perry Central Junior-Senior High School join forces to offer Work-based Learning - Southwest Indiana Chamber
Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Waupaca Foundry in Tell City and Perry Central Junior-Senior High School join forces to offer Work-based Learning
Red Cross, Tell City Fire Department team up for "Sound the Alarm" installing free smoke alarms
The American Red Cross is partnering with the Tell City Fire Department and Waupaca Foundry to help "Sound the Alarm", providing home fire prevention education and installing free smoke alarms. This event will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. It will involve door-to-door canvassing, starting in the neighborhood where a fire killed three children.
Wreaths for Veterans This Christmas
The holidays are a time about giving, and for the last four years, Chloe Heisler has spent her holiday season raising money to assure no grave in the Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery (CWVMC) at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King goes wreathless.
Local hunters support veterans
Area deer hunters helped raise $7,533 for a nonprofit organization that takes Purple Heart recipients hunting and fishing. Hides for Heroes raised the funds for the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation. The foundation is a national nonprofit that provides outdoor sporting activities for Purple Heart recipients who were wounded in combat. Hides for Heroes involves collecting deer hides, salting them and then selling the hides when the market is right.
Waupaca Foundry Provides Teacher Externship Opportunity
A part of the CESA 8 Career Academy Teacher Externship (CATE) Program, Waupaca Foundry in Marinette, Wisconsin mentored Cathy Smiley, a chemistry and environmental geology teacher from Marinette High School, for her summer externship.
Waupaca Foundry soars to new heights at EAA KidVenture
KidVenture, a part of EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. According to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, about 601,000 people were in attendance for the fly-in and weeklong events with roughly 134 takeoffs/landings per hour.
Waupaca Foundry Awards Scholarships
At Waupaca Foundry, we are committed to the well-being of our employees, their families and our surrounding communities. We have been awarding scholarships to deserving high school seniors on their achievements for more than 40 years now. We are pleased to announce this year we have awarded $39,000 in scholarships to graduates across the United States. Many of the recipients are children of employees, and all are attending a two-year or four-year college in the fall.
Group raising funds for WMS students
Waupaca Foundry and Farmers State Bank each gave $3,000 to the new Waupaca Middle School Performance Enhancement Center (PEC). The PEC is a new space next to the middle school gym with improved workout equipment to help students be healthier. The Waupaca School District is working with the Waupaca Middle School PEC Fundraising Committee to upgrade the room with proper ventilation, lighting, ceiling fans, rubberized flooring, and mirrors to aid with exercise.
Sheriff seeks another term
When Waupaca County Sheriff Brad Hardel first ran for office in 2006 he was motivated by a long list of goals. While he has achieved many of those goals, Hardel wants at least one more term to complete the work he began a dozen years ago. One of his top goals has been to increase the number of officers in the department.