The Granville Business Improvement District (BID No. 48) in Milwaukee will host its annual meeting on Mon., Nov. 11, at the Granville Business & Event Center, 9310 N. 107th St. from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Event registration begins at 3:45 p.m. The program will include remarks from Mark Krause, owner of Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Services and Granville BID 48 Chairman, and Mike Mallwitz, BID 48 Vice Chair and president of Busch Precision, as well as a financial report from Suzanne Quinlan, BID 48 Treasurer and chief financial officer for Office Furniture Resources.
Mary Hoehne, Granville BID 48 Executive Director, will provide a history of the organization and recognition of BID members, outline 2013 accomplishments, and offer an overview of the BID’s 2014 operational plan. Lieutenant Shannon Seymer-Tabaska of the Milwaukee Police Department will report on the partnership established between the BID and Milwaukee Police, while Beth Rosenow, BID 48 Police Liaison, will comment on retail operations within the district. In addition, Sandra McCleary, Senior Specialist, Business Development at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), will present an overview on soon to be implemented education programs for BID member employees offered by MATC instructors.
“This is a terrific opportunity for all BID members to socialize, network, and meet their business neighbors, plus learn more about what the BID has accomplished and hear about future plans,” Hoehne said. In addition, the first 10 people to arrive will receive a $5 discount card for an area food spot, and all attendees can enter their business card for a chance to win a complimentary oil change.
Granville BID 48 includes portions of Milwaukee between 60th Street on the east, 95th Street on the west, Glenbrook Road on the north, and Good Hope Road on the south. There are more than 500 commercial, manufacturing, and retail properties within the district.
The objectives of the Granville BID are to enhance the economic viability of local businesses, enhance property values, maximize business facilities, market and promote the friendliness and qualities of services, enhance the community image through safety and beautification, develop overall area growth, and facilitate economic development and business retention.
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