Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc: The Office of Continuing Education, in collaboration with the UW-Extension Master Gardeners, presents their 3rd Annual Educational Garden Expo on Saturday, March 11, from 9:00am - 2:30pm at the UW-Manitowoc campus. For more information contact Suzanne Lawrence, Regional Director of Continuing Education, at (920) 683-4702 or suzanne.lawrence@uwc.edu. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the UW-Manitowoc campus or at Festival Foods in Manitowoc starting February 19.
The Chamber of Manitowoc County: The Chamber Ambassadors' 14th Annual Evening to Wine Down Scholarship Fundraiser takes place on Saturday, March 4. Each year the Ambassadors Committee presents $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school  seniors that are pursuing a four-year degree and $500 scholarships for students pursuing a two-year degree. If your business is interested in donating a raffle prize for this important cause, give our office a call at (920) 684-5575 or email Angel at ajohanek@chambermanitowoccounty.org - we would be happy to pick it up! Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here .
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: Brian's is the go-to place on the Lakeshore for authentic southern BBQ offering many favorites. Pulled Pork Nachos and the Slider plate have certainly been a hit at the Smokehouse. Brian's offers many items sure to please the taste buds. Check out the mouthwatering items at www.brianssmokehouse.com. Call Brian's Sunday through Saturday at (920) 374-4185 to discuss options and to place your catering orders. A variety of cheesecakes are available while supplies last. Don't forget to pick up some of your favorite items. Gift certificates are available for dine-in, carryout or catering.
Lester Public Library: At 6:00pm Wednesday, February 15, our Local History Alive! presentation is "The People Who Came Before: Indians Along the Lakeshore" featuring Professor Emeritus Kerry Trask. Dr. Trask provides a fascinating overview of pre-European human life in our county and goes on to describe Indian settlements after the arrival of the French fur traders. Also, our Hour of Code computer science program for adults and youth (eight and older) continues at 10:30am Saturday. No registration is required for either program.
Rahr-West Art Museum presents the first exhibit of their annual Youth Art Series February 26 through March 19. All galleries will feature Manitowoc Public School District's elementary and secondary students' artwork. Other exhibits coming up include the Big East Conference, April 2 through April 12, in the Ruth West Gallery; Rahr-West Art Students, April 2 through May 17, in the Lounge Gallery; Eastern WI Conference, April 15 through April 26, in the Ruth West Art Gallery; and St. Francis of Assisi School, May 17 through May 28, in the Ruth West Gallery. For more information, call (920) 686-3090 or visit www.rahrwestartmuseum.org.
CNC Links: Wine with Paint in the Clubhouse on Wednesday, February 22, at 6:00pm. Advanced registration is necessary; $40 plus tax/person includes all supplies and a cocktail. Contact Laura at (920) 323-3760. Find all our weekly specials and happenings on our Facebook page!  
Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials for the week - Tuesday: Chicken à la King; soups ABC Vegetable or Cream of Broccoli. Wednesday: BBQ Short Ribs; soups Beef Barley or Cream of California Medley. Thursday: Lasagna; soups Minestrone or Cream of Chicken with Rice. Friday: Pub-style Haddock or Baked Haddock; soups Clam Chowder or Rotini. Saturday: Stuffed Pork Chops or BBQ Ribs; soups Cream of Broccoli or Chicken Noodle. Sunday: Roast Chicken or Ham Steak; soups Chicken Dumpling or Beef Vegetable. Open M-T-W 5:00am - 8:00pm; Th-F-S 24 hours; Sunday closed at 8:00pm.
Lakeshore Humane Society invites you to browse the shelter website to see many useful links, including strays in the shelter's care, by clicking this link: www.lakeshorehumane.org/lost-and-stray-animals. You can also see photos and bios of adoptable pets, fill out adoption applications and learn about fostering pets, as well as read our Wags N' Whiskers newsletter on the website. You can also follow our popular Facebook page to keep up to date on events and all that is of interest to animal lovers and advocates.
BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Manitowoc welcomes patients enrolled in Network Health Medicare Advantage plans. We offer eye care and contact lens and optical services. We also offer a wide range of medical care for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye disorders. BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists is at 4801 Expo Dr., Manitowoc, conveniently located near the intersection of Interstate 43 and U.S. 151. For appointments, call (920) 684-4429 or request one online at www.baycare.net.
Manitowoc Public Library: How do I get out of here? That's the question you'll be asking yourself-in a good way!-if you attend the Teen Scene Escape Room in the Balkansky Community Room of Manitowoc Public Library. The brainteasing fun all goes down at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 15. You and your team will work together to solve puzzles and problems to escape our room before time runs out. Better think fast! The clock is ticking! For more information, call (920) 686-3030. Admission is FREE!
Love Your Skin Aesthetics, LLC: February is all about Love at Love Your Skin Aesthetics. Love your healthy skin with a Customized Facial or Gentleman's Facial. Book your treatment anytime in February and receive $20 off. Gift certificates available. Book online at www.loveyourskinllc.com or call Nichol Kahlenberg at (920) 323-1059.

Felician Village: Although estimates vary, approximately five million Americans may have Alzheimer's disease, a form of dementia. As the leader of dementia care in Manitowoc County, Felician Village introduces the 2017 Caregiver College. A variety of classes are held on the Felician Village campus, free of charge, to help those affected by this disease as well as those caring for them. In addition, classes are also being offered for professionals at a low cost. To see the entire class listings and registration information, go to www.felicianvillage.org.
Roorbach Flowers, Inc.: Black Oil Sunflower sprouts have just harvested at Roorbach Flowers. Stop in soon - they don't last long! We have extended our store hours for Valentine's Weekend - Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm; Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm; Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm. Our store is located at 961 S. 29th St., Manitowoc (at the corner of S. 29th and Custer streets).
Shady Lane (Laurel Grove Assisted Living): Todd Brehmer of the Veterans Administration will present a program on assisted living benefits for veterans and their spouses, Wednesday, February 15, at 10:00am at Laurel Grove Assisted Living, 1235 S. 24th St., Manitowoc. "Often veterans don't realize that there are funds available for them as well as for their spouses," noted Theresa Patrick, Community Relations Director at Laurel Grove. "We felt that going right to the source for answers would be helpful for people considering assisted living, especially if they have concerns about affordability."
Sign Me Up Outdoor Advertising, LLC: Hurry...Hurry! Take advantage of this amazing Fabulous February Fleecing! Advertise your business in lights andget three digital billboard slots for the price of two! Choose from locations in Manitowoc, Plymouth and/or Two Rivers. Offer ends February 28. For the best billboard rates/locations in Manitowoc County, call John at (920) 901-6900 for more information.
Manitowoc Family Aquatic Center: The Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association (WPRA) and its Awards Committee congratulate the Friends of the Manitowoc Aquatic Center Board Inc. for being selected for the prestigious 2016 WPRA Partnership Award. This is a great accomplishment and certainly very deserving, and recognizes the tremendous support by an organization toward enhancing park and recreation services in their community. Board members are Amy Fricke-Weigl, Debi Schaefer, Chris Kornely, Chuck Krueger, Allan Brixius, Erik Barber, Dayna Goetz, Ryan Graff, Bill Manis, Jay Muchin and Kevin Schmidt.
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill:  Are you planning a party? How about a business meeting? Whatever the occasion, Time Out Sports Bar & Grill is the hottest place to hold your next event. We have a large private room that can accommodate up to 80 people, a game room that has something for everyone, and a large island bar that is perfect for that after work get-together. Whatever you need, Time Out Sports Bar & Grill can deliver! We will be happy to assist you in planning your next party or meeting. Please feel free to contact us at (920) 686-1380 regarding any questions you may have or to book your next event!
River Woods Place is hosting "Feed Your Spirit" on Wednesday, February 22, from 2:00-4:00pm. "Feed Your Spirit" is a complimentary event where lunch is provided and church members from various congregations get a chance to meet out in the community. This event will serve a complimentary meal of chicken and dumplings and dessert. Please RSVP by Monday, February 20 River Woods Place is located at 950 S. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc. (920) 684-3996.
Mike Howe Builders, Inc.:  Mike Howe has years of experience to walk you through the process of building your new home or your current home renovations. Mike Howe Builders will work with you to make sure we deliver a top-quality project. We will guide you in finding the right products and materials to help you stay on budget. No renovation challenge is too big for Mike Howe Builders. Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders at (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.
City of Two Rivers: Ultimate Legends Band Concert with tribute artists Martina McBride, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Shania Twain takes place Friday, March 10, in the J.E. Hamilton Community House gymnasium at 1710 W. Park St., Two Rivers. Doors open at 6:00pm; concert starts at 7:00pm. Beverages will be available for purchase. Free popcorn. $18 in advance at the Two Rivers Senior Center or by calling (920) 793-5596 with your credit card (plus $2 handling fee) or $21 at the door.
LBRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: Our new 2017 spring/summer product catalog has arrived. Check out our L'BRI skin care, hair, body and wellness products that include fresh Aloe Vera gel as the first ingredient, not water. We chose Aloe because of its unique healing and rejuvenating properties. February offers 25% off all foundations. If you are new to L'BRI and would like help finding the best skin care options for your skin type, contact Emily Howe Manager for more information at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com or order directly from www.mlehowe.lbri.com.
PINK HEALS Manitowoc County WI would like to thank all of our volunteers, supporters and The Chamber of Manitowoc County for being selected as the Non-Profit of the Year! We would like to congratulate all businesses nominated - we were in very great company. Congratulations to everyone! We look forward to continuing to spread the PINK HEALS love and helping our neighbors in Manitowoc County who are battling cancer.

David's House of Travel: Did you happen to forget today is Valentine's Day? Are you looking for a last-minute gift for someone special in your life? Give them the gift of travel with a David's House of Travel gift certificate! Together you can plan a romantic river cruise or a weekend getaway without the kids to a romantic U.S. destination. Give us a call at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc, to pick up a gift certificate today! We're open Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm.
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Best Practices to Onboard New Employees" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2016-2017 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, from 8:30am to 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.
Lakeshore Technical College (LTC): Looking for a unique higher education option that's affordable and flexible? LTC, in partnership with Lakeland University, offers the Lake to Lake Guaranteed Transfer Program. Students complete their associate degree at LTC and continue their education at Lakeland to complete a related bachelor's degree - many offered online or evenings. Plus, there are scholarships available. With the Lake to Lake Guaranteed Transfer Program you now have an affordable, flexible college degree option close to home. For more information, visit www.gotoltc.edu/laketolake. 
GreenStone Farm Credit Services: Build it your way with GreenStone. Financing your new home should not be a compromise. With GreenStone Farm Credit Services, you can pick up the hammer or let someone else do the heavy lifting. Our loans are designed with options for fully-contracted and Do-It-Yourself home construction. We offer competitive rates and low down payments on acreage of any size. Let GreenStone frame up a loan that is right for you. Contact Terrilynn Hastreiter, financial services officer, at (920) 682-5792 or Terrilynn.Hastreiter@greenstonefcs.com.

Check out this week's Featured Advantage Card Offer:
Four Seasons Family Restaurant
10% off entire bill - excludes breakfast and alcohol.
3950 Calument Ave., Manitowoc 
For a complete listing of 2017 Advantage Card Offers, click here.

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