Grand opening set for Chick-fil-A restaurant

PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Chick-fil-A, 9114 76th St., will have a ribbon-cutting and “first bite” ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday.

The new restaurant is 5,000 square feet with 104 dining room seats and additional outdoor seating for 16.

On Wednesday, local franchise owner Jason Miley is welcoming the first 100 residents who live in designated ZIP codes to participate in an overnight “First 100 Camp Out” party, according to spokeswoman Candice Chapman.

For a list of eligible zip codes and rules go to

The family-friendly event includes activities for all ages, and the lucky 100 will be able to enjoy Chick-fil-A meals leading up to the opening. Registration for the campout begins at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

H&R Block ribbon-cutting ceremony, open house set

KENOSHA — H&R Block, 2304 18th St., will celebrate its newly renovated and expanded space during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Attendees can talk with H&R Block tax professionals about recent tax law changes, tax planning and other financial resources available at the office.

Refreshments will be served throughout the open house.

Those attending are asked to RSVP to

Stores unite to support fallen officer’s family

PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Ten Milwaukee-area Batteries Plus Bulbs stores, including the store at 10288 77th St. in Pleasant Prairie, are uniting to offer support for the family of fallen Milwaukee police officer Matthew Rittner.

Through March 31, the stores will donate all sales of blue LED filament light bulbs to the Milwaukee Police Association’s Fallen Heroes fund, in memory of officer Rittner.

“Blue light bulbs are a distinguishable way to honor police officers who have fallen in the line of duty,” said Shawn Budiac, Batteries Plus Bulbs vice president of category management. “We don’t want to just help Milwaukee residents show support for officer Rittner’s family; we want to do our part to stand behind them as well.”

For more information on the Milwaukee Police Association (MPA), visit The MPA is also accepting donations for Officer Rittner at all TCF Bank Branches. Anyone interested can contact TCF Bank and request the account called “Family of Matthew Rittner.”

Rodriguez earns award

KENOSHA — Otto Nelson Moving and Storage employee Mikki Rodriguez is the recipient of the 2019 Heart of Quality Award.

Presented by Unigroup, Otto Nelson’s parent company, the award is given to moving coordinators with excellent customer service. This award is based on the feedback of customers.

“Mikki has earned their customers’ confidence and loyalty and deserves this recognition for achieving consistent service excellence,” the company said in a news release.

Mikki will be presented with her award in front of more than 700 attendees at the upcoming Unigroup 2019 Learning Conference held in St. Louis starting March 2.