Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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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 - we would be happy to pick it up! Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here .

Menchie's:  Bring your friends to mix and chill! Fill your cup for $4 at Menchie's this Thursday from 5:00pm until close. We are located at 4550 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc.
Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials for the week - Tuesday: Corned Beef or Ham & Cabbage with Boiled Potatoes; soups ABC Vegetable or Cream of Broccoli. Wednesday: Swiss Steak; soups French Onion or Cream of Cauliflower. Thursday: Baked Pork Chops; soups Navy Bean or Cream of Chicken with Rice. Friday: Pub-style Haddock or Broiled Whitefish; soups Clam Chowder or Rotini. Saturday: Polish Sausage or BBQ Ribs; soups Cream of Broccoli or Chicken Noodle. Sunday: Roast Chicken, BBQ Chicken or Tilapia; soups Chicken Dumpling or Beef Vegetable. Open M-T-W 5:00am - 8:00pm; open 24 hours on the weekends. Serving homemade "Cravings" tortes. Hope to see you soon!
LBRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: What makes L'BRI special? Not only do we have Pure n' Natural products, but we also offer an amazing business opportunity to those looking to make some additional income right away. You can set your own schedule, no need to carry inventory, all products ship direct to the customers and you get to enjoy discounts on your favorite products. If you are looking for a GREAT opportunity for yourself or your family, contact Emily Howe Manager for more information at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com or order directly from www.mlehowe.lbri.com
River Woods Place is celebrating our third year as part of the Enlivant family! We will be celebrating on Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30pm with entertainment by Lee and Lloyd & Company, cake and refreshments and door prizes! Come check out our beautiful community and get a free gift to start off spring! Please RSVP to Miranda at (920) 684-3996. ***Reminder that this Wednesday is Feed Your Spirit at 2:00-4:00pm. Come enjoy some chicken and dumplings!*** River Woods Place is located at 950 S. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc.
BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists of Manitowoc welcomes patients enrolled in Network Health Medicare Advantage plans. We offer eye care, 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.
Lakeshore Technical College (LTC): Are you the parent of a high school senior? Don't miss out on the opportunity to have them attend College Planning Day on Tuesday, February 28, from 8:45am-3:00pm! This event will help students select a program of study and get assistance with admissions and financial aid. Lunch is included. With a degree from LTC, students are prepared for high demand, local jobs and can transfer credits to a four-year college when they're ready. Visit www.gotoltc.edu/college-plan for more information or to register.
UW-Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble: For the Love of Music, the UW-Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble will present "Winds of March", March 4, 7:30pm, at the Capitol Civic Centre. The concert is featuring Mezzo-soprano soloist Karen Leigh-Post singing excerpts from Carmen; chorales and hymns "Give Us This Day" and "Chester", as well as other well-known favorites. For additional information call (920) 683-2184 or visit www.LakeshoreWindEnsemble.org.
Felician Village has developed a Caregiver's College for Professionals to help provide knowledge and insight about dementia. Classes are designed for those who work directly with someone who has dementia or who have customers with dementia. The first class for Professionals is Monday, February 27, from 1:00-4:00pm and is entitled "Intimacy & Sexuality in Dementia Care". Cost is only $45. To register, contact Connie at (920) 684-7171, ext. 351. To see all the class listings and registration information, go to www.felicianvillage.org.
Mike Howe Builders:  Are you ready to make interior or exterior changes to your current home? Mike Howe has years of experience to help you make those upgrades to your home. Mike Howe Builders will work with you each step of the 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!
Manitowoc Public Library: Are you ready for your close-up? Time to grab the spotlight and make yourself a star during Teen Scene Music Video time in the Franklin Street Room of Manitowoc Public Library. It's an opportunity to put yourself into the video of your favorite song or to show the world what it is you see when music becomes your inspiration. Why not snag a few moments from your fifteen minutes of fame?! For more information, call (920) 686-3030! Admission is FREE!
Fox Communities Credit Union presents "Credit 101-Understanding Credit" on Tuesday, March 14, from 6:00-7:00pm at the Capitol Civic Centre, 913 S. 8th St., Manitowoc. At this FREE seminar for members and non-members, a team of experienced Fox lenders will educate you about: The importance of understanding credit usage and credit scoring; What is on a credit report; How to build a good credit score; Ways to help prevent identity theft; and How to correct or dispute credit discrepancies. Phone (920) 993-9000 or register online.
Doneff Companies: Fitness center, playground, covered picnic area with grill, centrally located new commercial amenities, what more can you ask for in an apartment community? Southbrook Apartments is located near restaurants, shopping, and many other commercial amenities. Southbrook Apartments features various floor plans from our efficient one-bedroom units to our luxury two-bedroom exclusives.  Visit us at www.doneff.com/manitowoc.html, or give Debbie a call at (920) 901-RENT.
Vagabond Visual Concepts LLC: The art of award-winning artist Stephen Wysocki is currently on display at Vagabond Creative Studio/Gallery. There is something quite special about being surrounded by 60+ pieces of original artwork created by the same hand. It's not every day one gets the chance to see a collection like this on display. The Gallery is open to the public free of charge Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00-6:00pm. Or by appointment. All pieces are available for purchase. www.vagabondvisual.com
The Crossing of Manitowoc County celebrates the opening of the new Crossing HOME. A short-term residence for young women, pregnant or with small children, the HOME's programs are designed to change lives and redirect the cycle of poverty while fostering sound life and parenting skills. We thank the many volunteers who helped us restore and furnish this wonderful historic home at 419 Park St., Manitowoc. Can you or your organization help? We welcome pantry donations, staff volunteers, mentors and caregivers. Contact office@crossingmanitowoc.org for more information.
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!
Roorbach Flowers now has freshly harvested shoots available in our cooler! Hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm and Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm. We're located at 961 S. 29th St., Manitowoc. We hope to see you soon!
Lakeshore Humane Society has partnered with several local veterinarian offices to help low-income pet owners who cannot afford the full cost of spaying or neutering their pets. Anyone needing financial assistance to offset the cost of surgery is welcome to apply for spay/neuter assistance. You pay $25 per cat co-pay or $50 per dog co-pay. Proof of rabies vaccine is required. Limit three per household. Your information will remain confidential. Please see www.lakeshorehumane.org/programs-and-services/spay-and-neuter-assistance/ for more information and help promote spaying and neutering in Manitowoc County!
Rahr-West Art Museum: The Art of Conversation series at the Rahr-West Art Museum will feature John Abler of Abler Art Glass, Kiel, on Thursday, March 9, at 1:00pm. At the presentation "40 years of glass, Design to Fabrication," Abler will discuss the various techniques he uses to create art glass. This event is free and open to the public.  A reception will follow the presentation.
David's House of Travel: We have some upcoming tours in 2017! David's House of Travel and Collette present "Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice", September 27-October 5, and "On the Trail of Martin Luther", a celebration of the Reformation, August 23-September 2. Also, The Chamber of Manitowoc County and David's House of Travel along with CIE Tours presents "The Best of Ireland South", September 20-28. For more information on any of these tours, give us a call at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc.
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc: Professor Jessica Van Slooten will share her experience editing her grandfather's WWII/POW memoir at the Lester Public Library on Wednesday, February 22, at 6:00pm. This is part of the Scholar for Life Series. For more information, visit www.uwmanitowoc.uwc.edu or call (920) 683-4700.
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 on Wednesday, March 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."
Buffalo Wild Wings: To satisfy your king-size hunger, try our new burgers - the Meltdown or the Boston Lager. If an appetizer is more for you, try our Kickin' Shrimp Tacos or the Ultimate Cheese Sampler. The new wing sauce is the Sweet Saharan Spice. Don't pass up these hot, limited-time-only items!
Sign Me Up Outdoor Advertising, LLC: Hurry...Hurry! Take advantage of this amazing Fabulous February Fleecing.  Advertise your business in lights and get 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.
in courage (formerly Domestic Violence Center of Manitowoc County): Join three local retailers for a LuLaRoe Clothing Fundraiser! Shop to support incourage on Friday, February 24, from 5:30-7:30pm at 702 York St., Manitowoc. Enter through the door with the lightning bolt image. Bring a donated food item and enter into a drawing for FREE LuLaRoe! Don't wear LuLaRoe? Shop and donate to fill the incourage closet for women and children!
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: Brian's will be hosting their Grand Opening on Thursday, March 9, at 2:00pm. Brian's is the go-to place on the Lakeshore for authentic southern BBQ offering many favorites. It's all about the meat - Tacos, Pulled Pork Nachos and the Slider plate have certainly been hits at the Smokehouse. Check out the mouthwatering items at www.brianssmokehouse.com. Call Brian's at (920) 374-4185 to discuss your catering options. Cheesecakes available while supplies last. Don't forget to pick up some of your favorite items! Jerky, gift certificates, t-shirts and hats are also available.  
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. Remember to also book your FREE 15-Minute Skin Analysis and learn what skincare routine is right for you. Book online at www.loveyourskinllc.com or call Nichol Kahlenberg at (920) 323-1059. 

CNC Links is having a February Wine Special. Come in anytime during the month of February and you can order any bottle of wine from our regular selection for just $21.95! Ten Round Golf Passes will go back on sale March 1! Ten rounds walking just $65 and ten rounds with a cart just $115! 
PINK HEALS Manitowoc County WI: Adult Cancer Support Group and YOUth Matters Support Group are meeting today, February 21, at Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County (main hospital entrance - Michigan Room) at 6:30pm .The adult group will have a speaker presenting on Chemo Brain followed by an open conversation. Go to our website for more information.
Lester Public Library: Our foreign film feature tonight (Tuesday) at 6:00pm is the Icelandic "Rams", billed as a drama with dry, even bleak, humor. It's about two neighboring but estranged elderly brothers trying to save the lineage of their rare and ancient breed of sheep after a dreaded disease is detected in one of the herds. Our Scholar for Life program at 6:00pm Wednesday features Dr. Jessica Van Slooten of the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, who will recount her experience editing the WWII memoir of her grandfather's military service, capture and escape from an Italian prison camp.
Check out this week's Featured Advantage Card Offer:
Friar Tucks
Fountain soda with free refills with purchase of a meal.
3702 Calument Ave., Manitowoc 
For a complete listing of 2017 Advantage Card Offers, click here.

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