Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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The Chamber of Manitowoc County 's Safety, Health & Wellness Council is hosting "You're It Get Fit!," Manitowoc County's National Employee Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 17. This challenge is a fun way to promote a healthy lifestyle by encouraging employees to engage in physical activity. Participating organizations must submit a brief evaluation upon completion of the event. Completed evaluation forms are entered in a prize drawing. The event is sponsored by Prevea Health. For more information and to register your organization, click here.
Novoprint USA, Inc.:  Chamber Members: RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW for The Chamber of Manitowoc County's 2017-2019 Membership Resource Directory. This full-color, multimedia publication will include a community guide with editorial sections (new this year!) and an eBook version with the ads linking to the advertiser's website. To get in on this fantastic advertising opportunity, please contact Suzanne or David at (850) 305-3142 or  Suzanne.lunner@novoprint.com  to schedule a time to meet. This year the directory will be a new larger size!
Manitowoc Jaycees: We are in need of a small dump truck and heavy duty trailers to load with sand for our Annual Sandbox Fill. Please call Kylee at (920) 242-5577 if you would be willing to donate your small dump truck or heavy duty trailer for the day of our event. The Sandbox Fill will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 8:00am to 5:00pm, rain or shine!
SESCO, LLC: Engineered for safety! How do you access your roof? Are your walking/working surfaces adequate for all weather conditions? Does your facility have any skylights or rooftop openings? Is there any equipment close to the edge of the roof that needs to be serviced? SESCO, LLC can help solve all your fall protection problems. Currently, we are providing onsite rooftop safety evaluations to help create a compliant and safe work environment. For more information please visit our website at www.sesco-services.com or call (920) 482-0016.
Ameriprise Financial, Raddatz & Associates: Are you within five years of retirement, or retired but haven't started to draw on your Social Security and have questions on Social Security? Do you take it early or defer? When do you break even? What are strategies for couples or surviving spouses? Raddatz & Associates, An Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services® practice, is sponsoring that expert to answer your questions. Join us Tuesday, May 23, at 6:00pm in the Balkansky Room at the Manitowoc Public Library. Reserve your spot by calling (920) 682-1119 option 1 or email jena.s.hillmer@ampf.com.
Mike Howe Builders, Inc.:  Happy Mother's Day to all those special Moms! With summer in the air and families and friends gathering to enjoy the holidays, Mike Howe Builders can help you expand your outdoor living space by adding a new deck to your home or an outdoor patio area. Mike Howe will guide you to finding the right options for your home; we take pride in making our customers' dreams a reality. Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders at (920) 242-3111 or email mhowebuilders@yahoo.com to schedule a time to discuss your options.  
Women in Management Inc.: Are you looking for something fun to do with your daughter the day after Mother's Day? Women In Management is hosting a Cookie and Canvas at the Manitowoc Public Library on Monday, May 15, 5:00-7:30pm and the cost is ONLY $15. If you choose to paint with your daughter, you only pay $15; if you both would like to paint your own canvas, the cost is $30. Open to all ages young and old. The painting is suited for 12 years old and older. RSVP to manitowocwimi@gmail.com ; space is limited to the first 30 guests. Send payment to P.O. Box 335, Manitowoc, WI 54221.
David's House of Travel: Don't forget about the FREE Dining Special Walt Disney World has to offer! For select dates of travel from August 21 through December 23, for most nights, some restrictions apply when you book now until July 7. Also, Holland America Cruise Line's Ready Set Sail event is back! Book ANY stateroom on select sailings June 2017 to March 2018 and receive valuable offers including prepaid gratuities and up to $500 onboard spending money. Give us a call at (920) 684-6117 to learn more about these offers.
Acoustic Fest: The 22nd annual Acoustic Fest is scheduled for Saturday, July 15, at Washington Park, Manitowoc. This FREE-to-the-public music festival is made possible by the generosity of businesses and individuals such as yourself. See how you can be a part of this community event. For more information, check out our website. Take a look at our brochure and print and mail the sponsor form! Looking forward to hearing from you and your participation in this special day!
PINK HEALS Manitowoc County WI: The Adult Support Group is meeting Tuesday, May 16, 6:30pm, at Holy Family Memorial (Manitowoc Room - enter on the west side of the building). This group is open to women and men who are receiving treatment (no matter where you receive treatment), as well as survivors and caregivers. The YOUth Matters Support Group is held at the same time. Go to our website for more information. Please note - these are the last support groups prior to our summer break (June, July and August).
Love Your Skin Aesthetics, LLC: Mum's the word! Surprise mom for Mother's Day with the gift of healthy skin! Now until May 12, pick up a gift certificate for that special mother or "like-a-mother". Purchase a $75 Gift Certificate for ONLY $60. Love Your Skin Aesthetics features Dermalogica skin care products and Cirepil Wax. Call or text Nichol Kahlenberg at (920) 323-1059. Located at 3322 Menasha Ave., Manitowoc.
Fox Hills Resort: May Golf Special - 18 holes of golf with cart and a $10.00 merchandise credit (to use toward a $15 minimum purchase) for $32 on Fox Creek and $37 on the National. Valid during the month of May only. Call (920) 755-3647 for tee times.
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Leading Multiple Generations in the Workplace" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2016-2017 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 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.
Felician Village: Knee replacement surgery is not fun or easy, but Felician Village is here to help guide you through the process. Join us Tuesday, May 16, and learn how we can help if you need knee surgery. Tours of Next Step Rehab and Therapy at Felician Village start at 5:00pm, followed by hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Then at 6:00pm, Kirk Dimitris, MD, from Holy Family Memorial, will discuss knee pain and knee surgery. RSVPs are required and can be done at fvmarketing@felicianvillage.org or (920) 684-7171, ext. 329.
Manitowoc Public School District: The public is invited to hear Grammy award-winning  saxophonist Casey Benjamin perform with Lincoln High School's (LHS) Jazz Lab at "Jazz Trax XLV". The performance will be held on May 19 at 7:00pm in the LHS auditorium.  It is only $2 to attend this outstanding performance. 
L'BRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: Happy Mother's Day to all those amazing moms! L'BRI has some great specials to help spoil/pamper mom - Luminous Body Bronzing Lotion, Sunless Glow Tanning Lotion, Roll-on Deodorant. Limited Edition for the month of May only - Custom Eyes Eye Shadow Set. Your skin will thank you for years to come. Free shipping with a $60 order. Business opportunities available with endless possibilities. Contact Emily Howe Manager for more information at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com or order directly from www.mlehowe.lbri.com.  
Jim Reif Builders, Inc.: What is hardscaping? By definition it means, "man-made features used in landscape architecture". Hardscaping provides the functionality of an outdoor space and it includes walkways, retaining walls, and much more. Since we feel that your outdoor space is an extension of your home, Jim Reif Builders provides design and construction of hardscape areas complimenting your home and adding tremendous value. Discuss your ideas with us by calling (920) 684-6899. Find our project portfolio on Houzz or visit us on Facebook and www.jimreifbuilders.com!
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill Daily Specials: Sunday - 4pc. Broasted Chicken Dinner for $7.95; Monday - 12" One-topping Pizza for $5 (in house); Tuesday - Kids eat FREE (one free kid's meal per adult meal purchase); Wednesday - Fresh Susie Q Smelt Baskets for $7.95 (includes French fries, coleslaw and rye bread); Thursday - $6 Domestic Pitchers of Beer all day and 49 cent Wings (in house). Time Out is located at 1027 N. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc.
The Crossing of Manitowoc County thanks The Fitness Store for its charitable efforts. As part of their 40 Years in Business celebration, they are honoring one worthy local charity each month with a donation amounting to 2% of all in-store sales. The Crossing has been chosen as the May charity. The Fitness Store is located at 1410 Dewey St., Manitowoc and provides bicycles, fitness equipment and accessories . We thank them for their generous support of local non-profits and ask you to patronize them.
Two Rivers Senior Center: Join us on a day trip to see "Wicked" at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Thursday, August. Trip includes reserved seating, motor coach transportation and supper at The Red Ox.  $155 for Two Rivers Senior Center members; $165 for guests. Call (920) 793-5596 for more information or to reserve your spot.
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: Brian's will be open for Mother's Day with a special menu offering baked tilapia, beef tips, smoked stuffed pork loin and grilled chicken breast along with baby carrots, broccoli and cauliflower with homemade cheese sauce and baby red potatoes, as well as all your regular Smokehouse favorites. Mothers eat FREE on Mother's Day from our special menu. Bring your mom down and get her something to eat on us. Call Brian's (920) 374-4185. We are willing to work with you to create a catering package to fit your budget/needs.
Manitowoc Public Library: Summertime on the Lakeshore. Arguably the crown jewel of our outdoor activity time. A plethora of festivities and events overflow the landscape during this warm-weather stretch. There's no better time than National Travel & Tourism Week for us to welcome Jason Ring-President of Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau-to Manitowoc Public Library to present "The Manitowoc Experience: Summer 2017". Join Jason on Wednesday, May 10, at 6:00pm in the Balkansky Community Room for his revealing presentation. Admission is FREE!
BMO Harris Bank N.A.   invites you to the "Your Own Home" Event on Monday, May 8, 5:30-7:30pm, Fox Hills Resort, Mishicot. Learn important information about the home buying and selling process. Enjoy free refreshments and meet with industry professionals (realtors, appraisers, title agents, inspectors, experienced BMO Harris lenders). This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP by emailing  mellisa.coronado@bmo.com .
Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) will be offering the opportunity to explore non-traditional occupation opportunities through free exploration classes. Landscaping for Women is a free 16-hour class that will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 15 from 4:00-8:00pm on the LTC Environmental Campus in Cleveland. Participants will learn about workplace tool and equipment operation safety, plant propagation, plant care and maintenance, career opportunities in sustainable landscape horticulture and sustainable landscape design, installation and maintenance. For more information or to register, visit our website
Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County presents "BEING MORTAL", a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande. This presentation explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors, nurses and family members who care for them. Plan to attend this FREE community outreach event: Wednesday, May 10, 2:00-4:00pm or Thursday, May 11, 6:00-8:00pm at Aurora Medical Center, 5000 Memorial Dr., Two Rivers. Please RSVP to (920) 794-5293.
Painting Pathways Clubhouse: In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, Painting Pathways Clubhouse is partnering with Aspire Real Estate Group, LLC for a Brat Fry on Thursday, May 25. It will be located at the Aspire building at 822 S. 8th St., Manitowoc, from 11:00am-3:00pm. Please call (920) 652-9952 to request an order form and flyer. All proceeds will go to Painting Pathways to support mental wellness.
Lakeshore Humane Society invites you to browse the shelter website to see many useful links, including strays in the shelter's care, by clicking here. You can also see photos and bios of adoptable pets, fill out adoption applications, learn about fostering pets and read our Wags N' Whiskers newsletter on the website. You can link into our popular Facebook page to keep up to date on events and all that is of interest to animal lovers and advocates.
United Way Manitowoc County, Inc.: Volunteers needed ! United Way Manitowoc County has again teamed up with the National Association of Letter Carriers for the 25 th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive on Saturday, May 13. Help gather and sort food donations so some of our neighbors, children and seniors in Manitowoc County can worry a little less this summer about where their next meal is coming from. Please visit the United Way website and sign up to help sometime during 9:00am-5:00pm, Saturday, May 13. Drive. Run. Sort. Whatever you can do to help!
Buffalo Wild Wings: The patio is now open for the season. Come and enjoy a getaway with friends and enjoy new limited-time-only food and drink offers. Also, we are taking reservations for your special occasions on the patio. Contact a manager for details at (920) 652-9033.
Lakeshore Business Interiors is selling off our overstock, brand new, one-of-a-kind showroom sample chairs. We have a variety of floor model ergonomic task chairs starting at $195 each. These are great chairs for either work or home office use. Give us a call at (920) 683-3711 or stop in at 2820 Basswood Rd., Manitowoc, to check out these deals. This is a first-come, first-served sale and when they're gone, they're gone. Sales tax not included.
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc 's Office of Continuing Education is now taking reservations for their New York Theater Tour scheduled for June 6 - June 10, 2018. The price of the trip includes coach and air transportation to Milwaukee, three plays, four nights at a conveniently located hotel on Times Square with plenty of free time to explore the Big Apple. For more information, contact Suzanne Lawrence, Regional Director of Continuing Education, N.E. Region at (920) 683-4702 or suzanne.lawrence@uwc.edu.
Rob's Family Market: Are you a non-profit organization looking to grow your money? Encourage your staff to purchase Best Choice products at Rob's! Best Choice labels can be redeemed for $.03 each in the Best Choice Save-A-Label program. Each bundle of 1,000 Best Choice labels is worth $30. To enroll in the program, go to www.bestchoicebrand.com or stop by Rob's at 2330 Menasha, Manitowoc, for a registration card. In return, you'll receive an information kit as well as a yearly Bonus Label Certificate worth an extra $30!
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