8-Twelve MVP Bar and Grill is expected to replace Coa Mexican restaurant at Bayshore Town Center.
A restaurant devoted to Wisconsin sports heroes Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun will replace COA Mexican restaurant at Bayshore Town Center. The restaurant, 8-Twelve MVP Bar and Grill, first opened last year in Brookfield. Launched by Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers along with SURG Restaurant Group, the restaurant's name is based on the jersey numbers of the Green Bay Packers quarterback and Milwaukee Brewers left fielder. The restaurant will open in the space currently occupied by COA, which is expected to close by June 30, according to Milwaukee Magazine. In a news release, SURG Restaurant Group owner and CEO Mike Polaski said Bayshore is an ideal second location for the restaurant. “Having enthusiastic support from Omar, my partner, and that …
More than 100 Whitefish Bay students are baking treats to raise money for an African schoolhouse through the Boxes of Love organization.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jeff Rumage
Thursday, November 22, 2012
A growing number of Whitefish Bay kids are giving new meaning to the phrase 'made with love'. This holiday season, more than 100 Whitefish Bay students are expected to participate in the Boxes of Love project, which bakes holiday treats to raise money for a charitable cause. Last year, 120 kids baked 17,000 treats for a fundraiser that donated $20,560 to expand the HIP and HIPPY parent involvement programs at COA Youth and Family Centers. This year, the kids will be baking treats to purchase desks for Valley View Academy near Nairobi, Kenya. The effort to rebuild the schoolhouse has been led by Shorewood native Stephanie Koczela, who studied abroad in Nairobi in her junior year of college. After finishing her study abroad program, she …