Monday, February 22, 2010

Elite Embroidery and Screen Printing Now Open Downtown (Sun Prairie Star)

Elite Embroidery and Screen Printing, which opened Feb. 2 on East Main Street in Downtown Sun Prairie, specializes in putting just about any logo a customer wants on a variety of apparel.

Sun Prairie BID looking forward to 2010 (Sun Prairie Star)

Members of Sun Prairie’s Business Improvement District (BID), which encompasses businesses and property owners in the city’s downtown area, have a lot to look forward to in 2010 according to BID Board President John Weishar and Sun Prairie Economic Development Coordinator Neil Stechschulte.Weishar and Stechschulte predicted an eventful 2010 for downtown businesses during the BID’s annual meeting held at Herreman’s Supper Club on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Click here to read the full article at the Sun Prairie Star online.

Fire Facilities Inc.: Expands Sales Force (Press Release)

For More Information Contact:
Linda Begley-Korth Fire Facilities Inc.

SUN PRAIRIE, Wisconsin – Fire Facilities Inc. is pleased to announce an addition to its sales department. This new sales position will assist Fire Facilities in its continued growth in the live fire training industry. Matt Doyle has joined Fire Facilities as sales representative servicing the east coast. In this capacity, Matt will oversee all aspects of direct selling, which includes facilitating the sales process from conception to completion and beyond. Doyle assists with coordinating the design and construction of Fire Facilities’ training towers. In addition, he handles all post-sale issues such as safety measures to follow while training with live fire.

Matt brings many years of experience in both the metal building and Fire Service Industries. Matt was a member of two different volunteer Fire Departments in Michigan, including service as an Assistant Chief. In addition, Matt served in the Michigan Army National Guard as a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Specialist.

Fire Facilities welcomes Matt to his new position.

Fire Facilities Inc. (FFI), an employee-owned company, manufactures a full-line of pre-engineered steel fire training towers. From mobile units to high-rise towers, Fire Facilities training models are available in any configuration. Each tower contains at least one live burn room to allow for repeat fires at high temperatures. Burn rooms are lined with the Westec™ Insulation System. FFI designs and manufactures training structures to the specific needs of each fire department. Fire Facilities is devoted to providing superior products and uncompromised service throughout the entire customer experience. This commitment, along with experience in engineering, designing, and manufacturing, has given the company a leading edge in the fire training industry.

For more information about Fire Facilities and its products, please contact Fire Facilities at 800-929-3726; 314 Wilburn Rd, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, 53590; or visit the company Website at

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Feb. 25, 2010 is "Innovation and Economic Development Day" at the Capitol (UWEX)

THURSDAY, February 25, 2010
Innovation & Economic Development Day
UW Colleges and UW-Extension: Planting Knowledge; Growing Jobs

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Exhibits on First Floor Rotunda, State Capitol
Exhibits showcase the UW Colleges’ & UW-Extension’s shared vision of innovative, educational programs that create jobs, promote statewide economic development, and foster vibrant communities.

Everyone Is Welcome!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Sun Prairie's Jimmy the Groundhog Predicts EARLY SPRING!

Jimmy X arrived at the Prognostication Site in a stretch limosine, escorted by a Sun Prairie fire truck. A fireman shoveled a fresh path for Jimmy and his caregiver, Jerry to meet the mayor. It was a snowy morning in Sun Prairie, and Jimmy did NOT see his shadow! The crowd cheered as the mayor interpreted Jimmy's message, proclaiming an EARLY SPRING!

Check out Groundhog Central for more updates.

Click here for coverage from NBC 15 (video inlcuded).