Business Spotlights

The Gateway Business Spotlight showcases local businesses and fosters pride in the airport region’s thriving business community. The Business Spotlight is a free business recognition program designed to create awareness about the variety of local businesses. The series provides a great opportunity for local businesses to share unique information about what makes their business a great addition to the community

Playtime Doggy Daycare II

Gregg and Jody Pawelski started Playtime Doggy Daycare in 2006, with humble beginnings and a very limited budget. It was the epitome of a mom and pop shop as they worked tirelessly to build the business up, at a time when doggy daycare was a very new concept. Dog counts increased and the business became more successful, soon the pair was looking into adding a second location. Easier said than done, since by this point dog related facilities had taken off, and the metro Milwaukee area became saturated with plenty of doggy daycare options. Fortunately, they were able to find a location in an area not completely saturated, and Playtime II was born in 2017. A location near the airport provides clientele something close to a major travel port, making it quick and easy for clients to drop off their loved one while traveling. This convenience was a major selling point for the couple when choosing the location of Playtime Doggy Daycare II. Learn more about the Playtime Doggy Daycare II story directly from the owners. Gregg and Jody share what makes their facilities (and business) stand apart from the rest. “With all of the other facilities, just opening up another facility was not a guarantee of success. The facility MUST be better than what was being offered, so both locations have spent the last 5 years continuously upgrading their facilities, and grooming top notch management and employees to be the skilled, yet fun and friendly workers that you see there every day. Our employees are the foundation for what we do, but the facility at each location was equally important. Top of the line, roomy kennels are available for overnight boarding, and safe, clean and fun play areas are available for all the dogs. Grooming is offered at both …

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Sollazo’s 703 Club

Sollazo’s 703 Club Celebrates 50 Years: serving up a half-century of cold drinks and charming conversation. Ron and Terri Sollazo are celebrating 50 years together …

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Reinders, Inc.

“For a business, I think it’s a home run.” Wayne Wheeler, Reinders Holiday Lighting Project Manager You may have noticed some ‘bright’ additions to the …

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Jen’s Sweet Treats

Making a Difference, One Cupcake at a Time With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, what better time to “Spotlight” Jen’s Sweet Treats. We …

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