Northwoods People in the News
Sharon Coleman, an Ascension at Home volunteer, was honored with the first quarter High Five award. Those nominated for the award consistently apply exceptional interpersonal skills with patients, families, peers, or colleagues; demonstrate mutual trust, respect and emotional support to all; make a significant difference and create a sense of community; generate enthusiasm and energy; and listen with their heart. HIGH FIVE Award recipients are celebrated for their continuous support of Ascension at Home’s mission, role-model behavior and compassionate presence in the work place. Winners are chosen by a committee of colleagues from various departments and agencies. Nominations are submitted by associates, patients or patient families throughout the Ascension at Home agencies in Wisconsin.
The town of Boulder Junction has received a $1.6 million broadband expansion grant from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. The project, which is in partnership with CenturyTel of Northern Wisconsin, will supply fiber to the premise (FTTP) high-speed broadband to each Boulder Junction home and business within the project area. The two-year project is expected to begin this summer. Town chair Dennis Reuss said broadband will increase the ability for employees and business leaders to work from their homes, increase educational opportunities, enhance medical access options and provide additional benefits. Installation is free, but property owners must sign up for the service.
Clara Schroeder has joined the Lakeland Group at Morgan Stanley as a financial advisor in the Minocqua office. Schroeder is a native of Arbor Vitae and holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from UW-LaCrosse. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management provides brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, cash management and other financial services.
KerberRose has announced the addition of System and Organization Controls (SOC) reporting to its auditing services and has hired Abe Babler as Information Assurance Manager. Babler has more than 20 years’ experience in business, technology and accounting. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication and psychology from the University of Dubuque, Iowa, and holds a Master of Business in accounting from Edgewood College in Madison. KerberRose has offices in several Wisconsin cities, including Rhinelander.
Ascension Medical Group has announced the hiring of board certified family nurse practitioner Danielle Polega to its Tomahawk clinic. Polega provides primary care to patients of all ages and has a special interest in women’s health. She completed her Master’s degree in nursing at Chamberlin College in Downers Grove, Ill. When not in the office Polega enjoys traveling, kayaking and golf.
Nicolet College is offering free professional development courses. The online learning opportunities are self-paced, non-credit tutorial classes include topics such as creating web pages, personal finance, job search tips, management, customer service and more; 10 classes in all. To see the entire course catalog, visit https://www.ed2go.com/nicolet. For more information, contact continuing education specialist Jodi Engleman at [email protected].