Robin Manke has been a lifelong resident of Menomonee Falls, with her family being part of the community for over a century. She owns Robin’s Nest, a store that sells current fashion, with a focus on USA-made garments. Her store has been open since 1982 and is located next to her dad’s shop, Dan’s Tog Shop, which is one of the oldest contiguous businesses in Menomonee Falls.
With a family history dating back to the 1890s, it’s clear why Manke is committed to Menomonee Falls. She has made significant contributions to her community, including working with the Menomonee Falls Food Pantry and teaching Sunday school for 50 years. Despite her age, she shows no signs of slowing down and remains dedicated to maintaining a vibrant downtown area in Menomonee Falls.
In recent years, businesses in Menomonee Falls have seen significant growth, making the village a popular destination. There are now art galleries, gift shops, improved parks, and new restaurants and bars in the area. Manke is proud of this development and plans to continue working towards creating a lively and thriving downtown area.
Manke is an Everyday Hero who deserves recognition for her dedication to her community. If you want to nominate someone like her for this award, send an email to [email protected].