Tuesday, October 10 , 2017

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Hawkins Ash CPAs invites you to attend a FREE QuickBooks desktop edition training event. The training session will assist business owners and bookkeepers in taking full advantage of the benefits QuickBooks offers. This event takes place Friday, October 20, 9:30am - 12:30pm, at the Manitowoc Public Library (Balkansky Community Room AB), 707 Quay St., Manitowoc. Topics covered include: basics of getting around in Quickbooks; writing checks; accounts payable; accounts receivable; reporting. Learn more and register.

The Chamber of Manitowoc County is  offering a $200 sponsorship opportunity for a Lunch & Learn taking place on Thursday, November 2. This sponsorship covers the cost of lunch for all attendees. As a special Lunch & Learn sponsor, your business can choose to introduce the speaker or simply be thanked for your contribution. Your logo will appear on the promotional materials as well as on a sign at the event. The title of the Lunch & Learn is "What the Hashtag?", presented by Engaged Social Networking's Lindsay Harrison-Eirich. Please call The Chamber office at (920) 684-5575 if interested in this sponsorship opportunity. Learn more about the event and register.
 
Manitowoc County Farm Bureau is honored to have American Farm Bureau Federation President Vincent "Zippy" Duvall and Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Jim Holte as the keynote speakers at our 75th Annual Meeting and 75th Anniversary Celebration. This special event is Thursday, October 12, at Knox's Silver Valley Bar & Banquet Hall , 1222 S. Alverno Rd., Manitowoc. A family-style meal of chicken and tips will be served at 7:00pm. Tickets are $25 per person and are by reservation only. Call (920) 775-4138, ext. 107 if you would like to join us!
 
River Woods Place: Unsure if assisted living is the right solution for you or a loved one? Schedule a personalized tour given by our Community Relations Manager, Miranda Schweigl, and find out why River Woods Place may be the right decision for you! We currently have immediate availability for studio and one-bedroom apartments without a wait list! Call Miranda at (920) 684-3996 to schedule your personal tour or stop in anytime at 950 S. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc.
 
Masquers, Inc.: Individual show tickets are now on sale for Masquers, Inc.'s 87th season. This season's shows are "Wait Until Dark," a thriller by Frederick Knotts (November 9-11); "Heaven Can Wait," a comedy by Harry Segall (February 22-24); and "Legally Blonde: The Musical," based on the hit film (May 10-12)! To purchase tickets, call or visit the Capitol Civic Centre box office. For more information about Masquers, Inc., including show details and how YOU can get involved, visit  www.themasquers.org.
 
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Now booking holiday parties. Dates fill quickly so call us today at (920) 686-1380 to reserve your date!
 
David's House of Travel: Magical news from Disney! You can now play, stay, and dine while saving up to $500 on a 5-night/6-day Walt Disney Travel package. This special is valid for arrivals most nights January 1-March 10, 2018, when you book now until December 22. This is a deal you don't want to miss out on! Give Linda or Alyssa a call in our office today at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc, to book your next magical vacation!
 
UW-Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble (LWE): The UW-Manitowoc LWE kicks off its 34th concert season with Music of the Masters "Thundering Trumpets", Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:30pm, at the Capitol Civic Centre. The concert will feature soloist John Daniel, Lawrence University Professor of Trumpet; The Thunderer, Rolling Thunder, Thunder and Lightning Polka, and other favorite selections. For ticket information, visit www.cccshows.org or call (920) 683-2184. For further details of the concert, visit www.lakeshorewindensemble.org .
 
Central Bark Doggy Day Care: Accepting new clients immediately! Central Bark is located at 1910 Mirro Dr., Manitowoc (near Roncalli High School). Dogs that attend day care one day per week are entitled to perks including pickup/delivery service via Canine Cab and Slumber Party invites (aka Boarding). Call (920) 652-9663.  Dogs over the age of six months must be spayed or neutered and current on Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella vaccinations. Click 'ENROLL TODAY' on our website.
 
CNC Links: Ahnapee Tap Takeover this Friday, October 13, at 5:30pm. $5 walking rounds of golf are back - everyday! Glow in the Dark Night Golf is Friday, October 27, with tee times beginning at 7:00pm. It's just $15 to golf with a $5 discount given to any golfer dressed up in a Halloween Costume! 
 
Lester Public Library: Come for a fun evening of skills assessment at our "Are You Psychic?" program Wednesday at 6:00pm!  And spread the word that the library, the City of Two Rivers and the Two Rivers Public School District are collaborating on an effort to provide fun activities for teens every Friday night. This week, teens (and all ages) are invited to a tailgate party preceding the Raiders vs. Sheboygan Falls game. The library offers many programs this month, including the Haunted Library October 27 and our fall book sale October 26-28. Visit www.bit.ly/2y3IvYL to see all events.
 
Atrium Post Acute Care of Two Rivers: Atrium Health & Senior Living begins its Third Thursdays series October 19 with "Medicare and Prescription Drug Coverage and How They Work Together" by Bankers Life Insurance Agent Travis Price.  The event begins with bingo at 2:00pm, followed by the presentation at 3:00pm. Price will discuss your rights; enrollment periods; medication coverage; and choosing a plan that fits your needs. FREE! Refreshments provided. The program is at Atrium Post Acute Care, 1 Hamilton Dr., Two Rivers. Register by calling (920) 793-2261 or emailing TRPAC-DirAdmissions@atriumhsl.com.
 
Lakeshore Humane Society (LHS) kicks off its fall V.I.B. (Very Important Business) membership drive. We are asking businesses in Manitowoc County to show their support for LHS by becoming member companies. Your donation is vital in helping us care for the 1,600 animals per year that come through our doors. Your support will ensure the health, safety and care for those animals. We ask that you please be generous with your tax-deductible donation. THANK YOU for your willingness to help the homeless animals and for your continued support!
 
City of Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department is offering Mini Hooper Basketball to 1st and 2nd grade boys and girls (2017-2018 school year). Program runs November 4-December 16, Saturday mornings 8:30-9:45am. Fee: $25. Registration deadline: October 27. Register online at www.activityreg.com or call (920) 793-5592. The J.E. Hamilton Community House Fitness Center has several different memberships if you are looking for a workout facility - Student, Adult, Senior, Group (member and legal spouse) and Monthly Membership. Call (920) 793-5592 or stop in to check it out.
 
Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC)  is celebrating another monumental moment in its evolution. The center will have a new "doing business as" name and logo. We are pleased to share when we open our doors in 2018, we will proudly be Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center. This new identity honors our heritage as America's Dairyland and welcomes visitors to explore the incredible world of agriculture. Follow us on Facebook as Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center for updates.

Laurel Grove Assisted Living: Sue Quirt presents the GEMS Brain Change Model - a n informative and supportive approach to dementia that teaches how to modify environments, manage situations, and adjust expectations to make your life and your loved one's life a little easier. Sue, our administrator, has extensive dementia training.  "Caregivers Morning Out" gives caregivers a respite, present resources, answer questions, and provides needed breathing space. Refreshments will be served. Wednesday, October 18, at 9:30am. Laurel Grove Assisted Living, 1235 S. 24th St., Manitowoc.
 
SESCO, LLC: Engineered for safety! SESCO provides a plethora of customizable safety products and systems. Air monitoring equipment is one of the most important products we provide to our customers. Our dependable multigas detectors are equipped with special features such as MotionAlert and InstantAlert which allows you to immediately notify others of dangerous situations. For more information on our air monitoring products, please visit our website at www.sesco-services.com or call (920) 482-0016.
 
Manitowoc Public Library  wants to know if you can hack it! In Hackers Club, of course, an introductory Computer Science course designed by code.org to demystify coding and show that anybody can learn the basics of developing apps, programming games, and solving computational problems. Teens-ages 13 to 18-will work with both offline and online activities to learn about the process of coding and develop their creative problem-solving skills. Registration required! Register at the Children's Desk or call (920) 686-3030. Admission is FREE!!!
 
HomeCare Health Services and Hospice : Did you know HomeCare Hospice was the first licensed hospice in Manitowoc County? Furthermore, we are locally owned and operated, guaranteeing a quick response time by a nurse, any time of day. We also go the extra mile and assist families in meeting their end of life goals, whatever they may be! These are just a few reasons to choose HomeCare Hospice for your loved one. For more information or to make a referral, contact Jenny Johnson, RN BSN, at (920) 684-7155.
 
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc:  Check out the campus and meet faculty, staff and students during Fall Preview for prospective students on Wednesday, October 25, 6:00pm. Details and RSVP at www.uwc.edu/campus-preview, or call 888-INFO-UWC. Students planning to attend any college in 2017-18 can receive free assistance in completing their  online FAFSA  (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on October 18, 6:00pm, at UW-Manitowoc during College Goal WI. The FAFSA form must be completed to be considered for grants and loans. Details: www.manitowoc.uwc.edu
 
Fox Hills Resort:  Hosting a holiday party, business meeting or family gathering? Fox Hills has an array of services to make your party the talk of the house, office or town. For groups of 5-500, check out our Christmas Party menu under the "Specials" tab at www.foxhillsresort.com, then call Sally or Heather at (920) 755-2376 to book your event. Fox Hills is excited to announce 2018 golf memberships start at just $600! Perhaps your business is interested in a corporate membership? We have a deal that cannot be beat. Contact Josh at (920) 755-3647 for details.
 
Felician Village: Learn more about Medicare Open Enrollment as Elder Benefits Specialist, Allison Van Groll of the Aging & Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore, speaks at Felician Village on Wednesday, October 11, at 3:00pm. Allison will discuss why Medicare open enrollment is important, when it is and what it may mean for you or a loved one.  RSVP at fvmarketing@felicianvillage.org or by calling (920) 684-7171, ext. 329. Felician Village is located at 1635 S. 21st St., Manitowoc.
 
Service League of Manitowoc County , in partnership with Girl Scout Troop 8215, will be holding a Diaper Drive on October 14 from 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Manitowoc Shopko. Both money and diaper donations will be accepted. Troop 8215 is jump starting the drive by purchasing diapers with $110 previously raised. Your diaper donation will benefit the children at in courage (formerly the Manitowoc County Domestic Violence Center).
 
Love Your Skin Aesthetics, LLC:  It's Peel Season!!! Too many chemical peels today use incredibly strong chemicals that can damage living cells and cause adverse side effects. But, Dermalogica's Expert Strength BioActive Peel is different. It powerfully targets fine lines, hyperpigmentation and acne, working with the skin, not against it. No scarring or downtime. $125 per treatment or for a limited time, purchase 3 for $300 - a savings of $75 (includes a post peel care kit). Best results with 3-6 treatments. Call Nichol Kahlenberg at (920) 323-1059 or book online at  www.loveyourskinllc.com.
 
BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists of Manitowoc is having a month-long sale. For the entire month of October, we're offering 30 percent off frames with the purchase of a complete pair of glasses at our Manitowoc location. BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists is at 4801 Expo Dr., conveniently located near the intersection of Interstate 43 and U.S. 151. Excludes Oakley, Maui Jim, Costa, packages and promotional items. Information: (920) 684-4429 or www.baycare.net.
 
The Crossing of Manitowoc County  celebrates client success stories. Nicole fled an abusive relationship in Chicago and came with her daughter to her sister in Manitowoc. "I was desperate. My sister introduced me to The Crossing. With their guidance and encouragement, I've been able to turn my life around. Now, I'm employed, in my own apartment, engaged and planning my wedding. The Crossing has been a positive place of hope for me." These successes are made possible by your support. Contact us to help: (920) 973-4357.
 
Rotary Club of Two Rivers meets Tuesday mornings at 7:00am at the Lighthouse Inn on Lake Michigan, Two Rivers. Please consider attending a meeting to learn more about how we live out our motto of 'Service above Self'. Rotary Clubs contain more than one million members worldwide and exist in more than 160 countries. Although they function independently, all Rotary Clubs carry out services for improving lives of citizens in their communities. Come see why this club celebrates over 94 years of service to Two Rivers the community!
 
Steve Ford - State Farm: Steve Ford's State Farm agency is proud to welcome Katie Hughes as a member of their team. Katie is fully licensed in Life, Disability, Auto, Home, and Bank. Katie is a native of Valders, Wisconsin and looks forward to serving the families and businesses in the community. She can be reached by email at katie@stevefordagency.com or by calling our office at (920) 682-2997.
 
Holy Family Memorial (HFM)  is thrilled to announce that the HFM Lakefront Campus, located at 800 Lakefront Way in Two Rivers, is now open. HFM will be celebrating the opening of the new campus with a ribbon cutting and open house celebration on Saturday, October 14. The ribbon cutting is scheduled at 9:00am, and the open house, facility tours and refreshments will follow from 9:30am - 12:00pm. Visit www.hfmhealth.org/lakefront-campus for more information.
 
Soodsma Insurance Agency has added a newly licensed insurance professional, Patti Geigel, to the team. She is ready to assist you with your home, auto and business insurance needs. Patti is a lifelong resident of Manitowoc County, and she has been a local business owner for the past 25 years. You can reach Patti at (920) 482-2222.
 
Yellow Zone International, LLC and the Manitowoc Senior Center invite you to a delightful evening of entertainment Thursday, October 12, 7:30 - 9:00pm. Garald Farnham, a professional musician from NYC, will perform "Passing By: My Life as a Minstrel," which includes Renaissance lute songs, songs from Shakespeare's plays, ballads and folk songs, as well as songs from the 1960s. He will also recite several Shakespeare monologues and contemporary poems while dressed in Elizabethan costume. This event is free. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP: (920) 682-5015.
 
Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra: Saturday, October 14, Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra's "Songs of Our Nation" salutes America's brave heroes! Tap your toes to the patriotic music of such flag-waving composers as Copland, Sousa, Gershwin, Berlin, Greenwood and more! FREE admission for all active and former military personnel and their spouses. Get your tickets at the Capitol Civic Centre by calling (920) 683-2184 or order online at www.manitowocsymphony.org .
 
Engaged Social Networking: How Social Media Works: It Takes Two! It starts with unique custom content. It's posted and connects with two people. In turn, they share it with two people, and then they share it with two people, and so on until possibly tens of thousands are seeing your message. Engaged Social Networking can help your business find an audience. Contact Gaby Cappaert at (906) 424-0229 or gaby@engaged-networking.com for your social media marketing and consulting needs!
 
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Managing Projects" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2017-2018 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Tuesday, October 17, 2017, from 8:30am - 3:30pm, at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Rd., Green Bay. For more information on registration, visit our website at  www.uwgb.edu/sbdc, email Diane Welhouse at sbdc@uwgb.edu, or call (920) 496-2117.
 
Lincoln Park Zoological Society: Adult and teen volunteers needed to install lights for the "Lights in Lincoln Park" holiday light show. Join the fun! Community Lights Installation takes place Saturday, November 11, 10:00am - 3:00pm. RSVP and register for lunch by emailing manitowoclpzs@gmail.com. Will you help to make the holidays a little sweeter? Donate cookies for Santa Night every Friday night. Would you like to volunteer at the show? Contact Jane at (920) 242-6645 or manitowoclpzs@gmail.com.
 
Manitowoc Public School District: Enjoy an afternoon of forest fun at the Rahr Memorial School Forest on Saturday, October 14, from 1:00 - 4:00pm. Set your own pace as you explore the trails and take part in ongoing nature activities or join one of the scheduled activities. Scheduled activities include live animal programs with Wildlife of Wisconsin, archery, geocaching, guided nature hikes and water critters. Directions to the School Forest and more information about this day of forest fun can be found on the Rahr School Forest website .
 
M.A.G.I.C. - Mishicot Main Street: The Mishicot Area Growth & Improvement Committee (M.A.G.I.C.) is sponsoring the 30th Annual 2017 Mishicot Pumpkinfest on October 21 in downtown Mishicot. Hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm. There will be food and craft vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, parade at 12:00pm, baking contest, pumpkin carving contest and pumpkin weight contest. Vendors will be located in downtown Mishicot and at the Mishicot High School, where a pancake breakfast will be served from 8:00 - 11:00am. M.A.G.I.C. is looking for vendors and volunteers; please contact us at (920) 755-3411 or magic@mishicot.org .
 
Mike Howe Builders, Inc.: Is a new home in your future plans? It's never too early to start planning. Mike Howe Builders will work with you to start the planning process for your dream home. We take the time to learn your needs and desires while designing your custom home. We offer many options to meet your needs. We will guide you in finding the right products and materials to help you stay on budget. Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders (920) 242-3111 or email mhowebuilders@yahoo.com to schedule a time to discuss your options. We take pride in making your dreams a reality.
 
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ:  Brian's is the place to go if you are looking to try some authentic southern BBQ! Stop in and enjoy your Smokehouse favorites. The homemade cheesecakes are amazing! If you are looking to have your family or business holiday parties catered, reach out to Brian's. Brian's offers several customized catering packages to meet your budget/needs. Call Brian's at (920) 374-4185; if no answer, call (920) 794-4600. Gift certificates and a variety of special items are also available for purchase at the Smokehouse.
 
L'BRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: October Specials - Refresh and restore your eyes with L'BRI - Smooth n' Firm Eye Repair Gel and the Intense Eye Repair Cream. Get smoother, wrinkle-free skin with these products. Use them together for increased moisture and maximum anti-aging benefits. Customer orders of $80 or more will receive a sample set of the Body Care or the Hand & Body Care as a FREE gift. If you need help with determining what skin type you currently have, please contact Emily Howe Manager for more information at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com or order directly from www.mlehowe.lbri.com .

 
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