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New business to offer free massages at ribbon-cutting

New business to offer free massages at ribbon-cutting

A Sun Prairie business will offer food and free massages at its official grand opening next week. 

Elements Massage's open house will take place from 3-7 p.m. Aug. 6 at the business, 2804 Prairie Lakes Drive, Suite 102. 

The company said it will offer free 15-minute chair massages and serve light hors d’oeuvres. Attendees can get tours of the facilities and information about massage and overall wellness. 

The Sun Prairie Chamber of commerce will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Elements Massage of Sun Prairie is located across from Costco. There are two other Elements Massage business in the Madison area including Fitchburg at 6317 McKee Road and in Middleton at 1950 Cayuga St., according to the company website. 

Sun Prairie business collects sandals for overseas charity

First Choice Insurance Solutions, 1777 W. Main St., collected sandals to send to overseas to help Tanzanians prevent certain foot diseases. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that FCIS's flip flop donation drive for Hope 2 Others yielded 600 pair of flip flops... Read More

Council approves Aldi's plan, reduces traffic fee

Last week the Sun Prairie City Council  approved a plan for a new Aldi grocery store to be on Bunny Trail and reduced the traffic impact fee the company will be assessed, according to a Sun Prairie Star report. 

Aldi expects construction to begin the first week of August and the store to be completed in 2015.

The new Aldi's will be a stone's throw from Sun Prairie’s Woodman’s Supermarket in the city’s West Side Neighborhood... Read More

Planning commission OKs drive-up donut shop

The Sun Prairie Plan Commission recommended approval of a donut shop on Windsor Street.

On July 8 members voted 7-2 to recommend city council approval of a new Dunkin Donuts to be located in the parking lot of Dorn True Value at 926 Windsor St.

According to the Sun Prairie Star, the Dunkin Donuts will be a 24-hour shop with a drive-up window... Read More

New fitness apparel, training store to open in fall

A new fitness shoe and apparel store is scheduled to open in Sun Prairie this fall. 

Fleet Feet Sports Madison owners Matt & Jessica Anderson announced in June that they would open a second store in the Shoppes at Prairie Lakes shopping center at 2828 Prairie Lakes Drive. 

The Andersons said the new Fleet Feet should open in September. Fleet Feet offers sporting goods like apparel, athletic shoes and training. 

"With this expansion, Fleet Feet Sports will be accessible to even more people in the greater Madison area so we can share our passion for serving customers and encouraging the fitness lifestyle," the Andersons said in a news release. 

Dunkin Donuts plan to be tabled until July

An applicant seeking approval for a new Dunkin Donuts restaurant has been requested to be tabled until July, according to City of Sun Prairie Planning Director Scott Kugler... Read More

Bank to host paper-shredding event May 10

Bank to host paper-shredding event May 10

The Bank of Sun Prairie will host a paper-shredding event to help the community safely recycle their unwanted personal documents, according to a release.

Community members can bring up to five boxes, three 13-gallon plastic bags or 50 pounds of paper to be shredded and recycled by Pellitteri Waste Systems, officials said.

“We know it can be difficult to safely dispose of documents that include personal or sensitive information, so we’re offering an easy way to recycle any unwanted papers,” said Deb Krebs, with the Bank of Sun Prairie. “It’s really a win-win. We can safely discard personal documents and at the same time help save a tree.”

All papers shredded at the event will be bailed and shipped to a paper factory in Wisconsin that will repurpose the materials into other products like paper towels, napkins and tissues, according to the release.

For every 200 pounds of paper that is shredded and recycled, one tree is left standing, officials said.