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See the latest news and upcoming events from the Hales Corners Park & Pool.

Final Call- Ethan's Run

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Friday, June 1: Gene Mueller from 620 WTMJ and Hales Corners resident will be the MC and as of today we are at 583 runners and walkers runners for the First Annual Ethan's Run Against Addiction on June 9, 2018 in Konkel Park in the City of Greenfield. Please see the blog below about how Coach Richard Dodd and myself started this process six months ago and how this event came about and the attached letter. Ethan's Run would be a great way for our community to come together and support a great cause and at the same time it's a fantastic way for businesses and community organizations to get their brand further into the community. The logos for each sponsor will be on all the t-shirt's and on a banner in Konkel Park.

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Memorial Day 2018

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018: You are cordially invited to the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 beginning at 11:00 near the Hales Corners Library in Hales Corners Park. The American flag that has been up since Veterans Day in 2017 will be presented to Pat Laughlin, Director, Hales Corners Library and her staff. In addition, music will be provided Michael Zens, Whitnall High School Band Director. .

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Work in the Parks

Sunday, May 20, 2018: There are many exciting summer jobs available with Milwaukee County Parks. Please pass the word and share with interested parties. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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HWY 100 Update

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Thursday, May 3, 2018: As part of the WIS 100 (S. 108th Street) Reconstruction Project, the upcoming project work is scheduled for the next phase of this project. Please see the below Project Brief for further details. As these updates come in, we will update the community.

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4th Annual Community Banquet

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Wednesday, May 2: The Magic of the Hales Corners Chamber of Commerce on behalf of our Village of Hales Corners continues with our 4th Annual Community Banquet on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Emanuel Church / Park's Edge Preschool in Kurth Hall. The Magic and fun begins at 5:30 pm with drinks from Consumer Beverage, laughter and networking and an Italian dinner from That's Amore at 6:30. In addition, this is our 8th year of awarding scholarships to deserving students and a business of the year will be recognized. Exciting stuff! Tickets are going fast and can be purchased at CarStar in the Village. Please see the attached flyer for more details. Hope to see you on May 17!

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Fantastic Update- Earth Day Clean Up

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Sunday, April 28, 2018: On April 20, 2018, Mr. Jerry Johnson of MKE Property Detailing contacted me on Next door Hales Corners and informed me that he has relocated his family to the Village of Hales Corners and wants to give back to the community by helping out at the Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool 16th Annual Earth Day clean-up. Jerry, also informed that he would do an inspection of Hales Corners Park & Pool and get back with me. Please see Jerry's kind and generosity on display below from his email post on Next door Hales Corners yesterday, Saturday, April 28, 2018. Hope to see you next Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 8:00 am. We will be serving lunch for all volunteers at noon- 1:00 pm. .

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Clean up Event Flyer

Earth Day 2018

Sunday, April 23, 2018: To do our part with recycling, the Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool along with the Hales Corners Chamber of Commerce established a community wide program for the collection of aluminum cans in 2009. The recycling containers are 75 gallon, blue, double sided with holes for the cans and the logo for the Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool, the Hales Corners Chamber of Commerce, the Village Environmental Committee and the Hales Corners Historical Society all have their logos on several of the bins as well. These containers are stationed at Village businesses and allow the Friends to raise funds to be put toward our mission.

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Ice Rink Liner

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Monday, March 27, 2018: Special thanks to Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool volunteers, Don and Dave Paulus, Michael Zens, Tony Campione and Mike Jansen who met at Hales Corners Park in 30 degree weather yesterday morning to fold up the ice rink liner and hauled to the Hales Pool House basement. One of the liner braces is still frozen solidly to the ground with a white towel over it. Please see the attached pictures. Next event coming up for the Friends of Hales Corners Pool Park & Pool is the 16th Annual Earth Day cleanup of Hales Corners Park & Pool on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

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Ice Rink Closing & Recap

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Sunday, March 4, 2018: The Village of Hales Corners and the surrounding communities enjoyed over two months of ice skating this winter season from Dec 42, 2017 - Feb 25,2018, but due to fluctuating weather of warm to cold, it was time to start packing up for the year.

The liner and half of the small triangle braces remain frozen, so we will need to return on another date to remove. Special thanks to all of our volunteers...

Nov. 11 Meeting

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Friday, Nov. 10, 2017: Just a reminder that this Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:30 am is the next Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool meeting. We will be meeting at the James R.Ryan Municipal Building located at 5635 S. New Berlin Road in Hales Corners in the Board room on the first floor. Items to be discussed: Brief recap of 2017, Plan a date and time to set up the temporary Alyson Dudek International Ice Center for the winter of 2017-18, Update on the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center and the Jerry and Dorthy Holz Family Shelter projects., Plan future fundraisers for 2018 including a possible Farmers Market in Hales Corners Park, & Discuss the idea of a possible Dog Park in the back of Hales Corners Park. All are welcome to attend and share your ideas. Thank you for your time and consideration Hope to see you on Saturday morning. .

NEW Donation!

Monday, Feb 26, 2018: Great news today! The Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool received a $25,000.00 donation in the mail. This contribution puts us a little closer to constructing the Alyson Dudek International / Community Ice Rink and the Jerry and Dorothy Holz Family Shelter projects in Hales Corners Park! Ethan Monson-Dupuis, a 2009 Whitnall HS graduate and Track/Cross Country runner, tragically lost his battle to this scourge on 12-27-16. Funds raised from this annual event will go to others' going through the same, in hopes that this epidemic can be eradicated.

 

Ethan's Run

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Sunday, Feb 25, 2018: Save The Date: June 9th 2018, will be the inaugural "Ethan's Run Against Addiction" - a 5K Run/Walk staged at Konkel Park in Greenfield, Ethan's hometown, to help fight our current Opioid Crisis. Ethan Monson-Dupuis, a 2009 Whitnall HS graduate and Track/Cross Country runner, tragically lost his battle to this scourge on 12-27-16. Funds raised from this annual event will go to others' going through the same, in hopes that this epidemic can be eradicated.

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Speical Thanks

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Saturday, Dec 30, 2017: Speical thanks to Mike Seavert, Don Paulus and Ted Shawn who are volunteers with the Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool who showed up this morning at the Alyson Dudek Community Ice Rink with myself to attempt to remove the snow fence and the metal stakes holding it up.

Nov. 11 Meeting

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Friday, Nov. 10, 2017: Just a reminder that this Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:30 am is the next Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool meeting. We will be meeting at the James R.Ryan Municipal Building located at 5635 S. New Berlin Road in Hales Corners in the Board room on the first floor. Items to be discussed: Brief recap of 2017, Plan a date and time to set up the temporary Alyson Dudek International Ice Center for the winter of 2017-18, Update on the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center and the Jerry and Dorthy Holz Family Shelter projects., Plan future fundraisers for 2018 including a possible Farmers Market in Hales Corners Park, & Discuss the idea of a possible Dog Park in the back of Hales Corners Park. All are welcome to attend and share your ideas. Thank you for your time and consideration Hope to see you on Saturday morning. .

Successful Road Rally!

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017: The Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool 4th Annual Road Rally was quite a success last night! Please join me in thanking Bob Stollenwerk, Sue Kosiboski and Mark Redetzke when you see them around in our community. All three did an outstanding job organizing this highly successful fundraiser. Also, I would be remiss if I didn't acknowledge the continuing and wonderful support from our fifteen year partner, The Milwaukee County Parks Department.

 

Going the Extra Mile

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Sunday, Jan 15, 2018: This past Saturday morning Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool volunteers, Don Paulus, Mike Seavert, AJ and his father Tony Campione met in 5 degree weather at the Alyson Dudek International / Community Ice Rink in Hales Corners Park to pick up litter, secure the snow fence with cable ties and resurface the ice. Please see the pictures by clicking the link below.

Ice Rink Setup Complete

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Saturday, Dec 9 2017: The Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool installed the Alyson Dudek International / Community Ice Rink in Hales Corners Park this morning. We had 15 hearty Friends volunteers show up on a cold and wintry day to get the ice rink set - up on behalf of the residents in the Village of Hales Corners and the surrounding communities. Bellow is a link to just a few pictures from this morning. I’m very proud of each and every one of these folks. Well done!

Final Call!

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Friday, Dec 8 2017: The Friends have 8-9 people right now to set up the Alyson Dudek International / Community Ice Rink tomorrow, Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9am in Hales Corners Park. However, we need 5-6 more people to help us so that inter-generational ice skating will be available to all this winter in the Villlage of Hales Corners.
Please message Don if you can help with the set up on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:00 am.

UPDATE: Ice Rink Setup

Monday, Dec 4 2017: Due to the fact that the Whitnall Park Rotary Craft Fair was this past Saturday, December 2, 2017 and some of our volunteers were committed to this event, we decided to reschedule setting up the Alyson Dudek International / Community Ice Rink. 
for next Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:00 am.
This will be the last opportunity to set up the rink this year.
Please message Don if you can help with the set up on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:00 am.

 

4th Annual Road Rally

chipotle fundraserThursday, Sept 14, 2017: Please see the registration form and rules (click links) for this year's Road Rally. In addition, we attached two posters that you can post as you see fit. Please remember that the 4th annual Road Rally has been rescheduled for September 30th at the pool house beginning at 5:30 pm. This year's registration fee is $25 and we can accept registrations up until September 25th. If you are on Facebook, please "Like" the Hales Corners Park & Pool page for updates and more information. We hope to see all of our former teams back this year! Please join us for an evening of fun and support the great Hales Corners Park & Pool.

Fantastic News

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Wednesday Sept 6, 206: The Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool received a grant for $5,000 today from the Olive and Eunice Toussaint Foundation. This grant will be put toward the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center and the Jerry Dorothy Holz Family shelter project in Hales Corners Park.

Ice Rink September Updates

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Saturday Sept 2, 2017: Please see our brochure (below) for information to drop off your aluminum cans in the Village of Hales Corners to help us raise the funds for the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center project. This new addition will help our residental community, business community, and the Village overall.

Final Stretch to Build the Ice Rink!

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Friday, August 18, 2017: Please help us raise the final funds (see brochure) for these fantastic projects which will also help to improve the home values for all the Village of Hales Corners residents!

 

Hops & Vines

chipotle fundraserSunday, June 18, 2017: Whitnall Park Rotary Club hosts its annual "Hops & Vines" event at the Boerner Botanical Gardens on Friday evening, 6/23 from 6-9pm. Read below for ticket prices

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Summer Pool Guide

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Saturday, June 17, 2017: Read this summer's Splash & Swim Guide to all Milwaukee County Pools which open today through August 20, 2017. This is also the final call for summer advertising purchases- display your message at Hales Corners Park & Pool!

Summer Swimming

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017: The Milwaukee County Park schedule for summer swimming at all County locations including Hales Corners is now available. The costs and a map are also included for your convenience.

Approval Update of Ice Rink Project

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Monday, May 1, 2017: The Alyson Dudek International Ice Center and the Jerry and Dorothy Holz Family Shelter recommended for approval by the Village of Hales Corners consultant this past Thursday afternoon. Please see the pictures of both projects.

 

15th Annual Earth Day Cleanup

chipotle fundraserThe Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool held their 15th Annual Earth Day cleanup in Hales Corners Park on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Over 65 volunteers from the community showed up to clean up all 33 acres including the big pool.

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Ice Rink Volunteers

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A great big thank you is in order to the Hales Corners Fire Department and the Hales Corners Police Department for all their hard work in assisting the Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool this morning in Hales Corners Park.

Ice Rink Open!

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The Alyson Dudek International Ice Rink will open on Thrusday, December 15, 2016! Free inter-generational winter ice skating will be open from 9am-9pm each day in Hales Corners Park.

November Meeting

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You are cordially invited to the next Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool meeting on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be at the James R. Ryan Municipal building (Village Hall) in the first floor Board room located at 5635 S. New Berlin Road in the Village of Hales Corners.

 

Thank You

chipotle fundraserThe Friends of Hales Corners Please join me in thanking the following long time volunteers from the Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool who each gave a couple of hours plus of their time this morning at Hales Corners Park & Pool

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Scott E Berendt Headlines during 4th of July Bash

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Scott E. Berendt & the US Project will headline the  Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool Community Bash on Saturday, July 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.

4th of July Fundraiser

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Join us for a fundraising event during the 4th of July Bash at the Hales Corners Pool House benefiting the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center!

Volleyball Court this Summer

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A volleyball sand court will be developed and compleated in early summer 2015 at the site of the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center temporary ice rink.

 

Volleyball at Hales Corners Park

chipotle fundraserThe Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool are partnering with Milwaukee County Parks to construct a 50'x80' Sand Volleyball Court next to the pool.  We need the community to help rais $5,000 to make it happen this summer!k

Politics on Pool Budget

The Village Board and community members are rallying against the suggested closing of Hales Corners wading pool as listed in Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's 2015 county budget...

Ice Rink Site Plans

...Download the latest site map of the Alyson Dudek International Ice Rink to open at Hales Corners Park

7/28/14 Meeting

...Hales Corners Park & Pool Meeting agenda and minitues from July 28, 2014.

Public Meeting

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Location Approval

...The village's proposed outdoor pavilion project is still $60,000 short of the amount needed to ensure its construction by July 4...

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Dudek makes Olympic Team

...Alyson Dudek qualified for the US Olympic Short Track Speed Skating Team.  She was one of 3 women skaters to secure her spot in the Sochi Games.

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Holz Motors

...Vist Holz Motors & test drive the 2014 Silverado or Impala. When you do, Holz will donate $20 to the Friends of Hales Corners Park/Pool & Alyson Dudek Ice Center.

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Ice Center Opening

...You are invited to the Grand Opening of the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center on Sunday, Dec 15 at 2:30pm at Hales Corners Park

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Help Build

...The Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool is on its way to raising the funds to build the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center, but are still in need of help. Dine Out at these events to support the build.

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Ruby Tuesdays

chipotle fundraser Pint the flyer below and present at Ruby Tuesday in Greendale to donate 20% of sales to the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center.  (7/21-7/23 & 8/18-8/20)

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Chipotle Fundraser

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NFL Draft Event

...Visit the Pool House on Thrusday April 25th for an NFL draft event to benefit the Hales Corners Park, Pool & Ice Rink. Click below for details and how you can help. Dowload the Poster Here.

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Support the Ice Center

...Portion of proceeds go to the Alyson Dudek International Ice Center at the Hales Corners McDonald's.

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Recycling Event

...Free Electronics Recycling event June 21 & 22, 2013. All electronics are acceptable, click below for details

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