Family Links




Here are a few links to family and friend's websites.  Please feel free to let the author know of any additional websites of Blaska family and friends that would be appropriate here.  Email comments and suggestions, mailto:

Places to Stay and Things to Do!

Riad Souika 

Riad Souika is a wonderful vacation home located in the old Medina section of Marrakech, Morocco.  This magnificent house within the old walled city spans four stories with roof terraces, all surrounding an inner, open courtyard.  There are three colorful bedrooms all with en suite baths.  This treasure is owned by Margaret Lourenço's mother, Susan Lourenço.  If you are looking for a magical adventure in an enchanted land, this is the place.  Feel free to call Rich or Margaret for more information and to hear our personal experiences at Riad Souika.  Click on the Riad Souika link for direct booking information.  I've added a page with a photo gallery of pictures Jacqueline, Margaret and I took on our visit over New Years 2004 - click Riad Souika New Years.  Even more pictures and info can be found at: A .     

The Oaks Golf Course

Visit the the award winning Oaks Golf Course, built, owned and run by the Blaska family.  Located on the Koshkonong Creek at 4740 Pierceville Road, Cottage Grove, WI.  Golf Digest's America's Best New Golf Courses - #5, 2004 and home to numerous tournaments and championships, The Oaks is truly one of the finest courses.  Give John Blaska a call for more information.

People and Their Careers

Richard C. Blaska, RCB Elevator Consulting, LLC

Richard C. Blaska is the principal of RCB Elevator Consulting, LLC, a full service elevator design and engineering firm.  RCB provides services directly to elevator companies for the design and engineering of custom elevators and especially the alteration of obsolete and more complex systems.

Richard C. Blaska, Smart Elevator Tech, LLC

Richard C. Blaska started Smart Elevator Tech, LLC in January 2010 to manufacture and sell unique elevator components such as the patent pending, Retracta Ladder®, Adjusta Ladder™, Low-Profile Fishplate™, Rope Align Block™, and Deflector Sheave Isolator™.

J. Michael Blaska, Wisconsin Counties Association

J. Michael Blaska is Director of Programs & Services at the Wisconsin Counties Association.  WCA provides services and  support of counties and local governments including legislative, public relations, insurance, administrative, economic development and more.    Previously, Mike served as director of the Office of Land Information Services (OLIS) and as Team Leader for the Resource Policy Team that includes Coastal Management, Wisconsin Land Council, Land Information Board and Comprehensive Planning. Mike recently retired from 18 years of service on the Dane County Board (two terms as Chair); a decade on the Town of Sun Prairie Board (8 years as Chair); and membership on several state and national advisory boards and commissions.

Mary Blaska, Coldwell Banker Elite


As of the first of this year, I am now affiliated with Coldwell Banker Elite. I am thrilled to be a part of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Network! I look forward to continuing to work with you. I wish you a healthy and prosperous 2014!

Mary Blaska is a consistent listing and sales award winner. She has been a professional full-time Realtor since 1974 in Chicago and since 1988 in the Lake Country area, having grown up in Oconomowoc. Mary specializes in sales of lake and country residential homes and is trained as a buyer agent to assist buyers in their purchase. Much of Mary's business comes from personal referrals because of her solid, proven marketing and sales record and experience. Her expertise and excellent service are widely acknowledged by many home buyers and sellers in the Lake Country!

David Blaska, Blaska's Bring It!
Visit Blaska's Bring It! blog at the In Business magazine  It is a wonderfully witty conservative blog on politics local and national.  Though I don't often agree with my brother's perspective, I do love to read it nonetheless.  I think you will enjoy it too.






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