Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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Lakeshore Technical College: Looking to advance or change your career? Join us March 14 from 4:00-7:00pm for College Preview Night. This free event allows full access to over 60 college degree programs in one room. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to faculty and staff about high-demand careers as well as part-time evening and 100% online programs. Tours will be available along with information on financial aid, career placement and scholarships. Pre-register for the chance to win a $25 gift card! For more information, please visit www.gotoltc.edu/preview-night .
Two Rivers Main Street announces an upcoming seminar, "Improving the Customer Experience - Making an Impact!" on Wednesday, March 15, 7:30-9:00am, at the J.E. Hamilton Community House in downtown Two Rivers. FREE for Two Rivers Main Street members; only $20 for non-members. Join Lyn Falk of RetailWorks and learn how to make your business a destination! Learn how to attract and engage your customers through effective storefront design, interior décor, layout, and display and merchandising techniques. To register, call the Two Rivers Main Street office at (920) 794-1482 or email director@tworiversmainstreet.com.
The Chamber of Manitowoc County and Beacon Organizational Consulting, LLC present "Nonprofit Workshop: The Illusion of Grant Readiness" on Tuesday, March 14, 2:30-5:00pm, in the Balkansky Room at the Manitowoc Public Library. FREE for Chamber members; $50 for non-members. Theresa Collins, CEO of Beacon Organizational Consulting, presents a highly interactive workshop full of action-packed activities that stimulate all the senses and appeal to every learning style. Fill your toolbox to the brim with fresh ideas and new resources that will ensure you will be ready for any last-minute grant that comes your way. View the agenda and learning objectives here. Register for the workshop here.
incourage (formerly The Domestic Violence Center of Manitowoc County): Join incourage for their 6th Annual Domestic Chef benefit on Sunday, April 2, 5:00-9:00pm, at The Golf Course at Branch River. Enjoy over 20 delicious dishes prepared by professional and amateur chefs along with a raffle and Bucket List Auction. Tickets $45 in advance; $50 at the door. Reserve a table of eight for $320. Purchase tickets by calling (920) 684-4661 or emailing cheftickets@yahoo.com.
A Patch of Lakeshore Quilters Biennial Quilt Show takes place April 8 and 9 at the Manitowoc County Expo Center, 4921 Expo Dr., Manitowoc. Hours are 9:00am-5:00pm on Saturday; 9:00am-3:00pm on Sunday. $5 per person 17 and older; 16 and under free (with a paid admission). The Quilt Show features food and refreshments, raffle quilt made by Guild members, hundreds of quilts on display, vendors, gift boutique, youth gallery, quilt appraiser Carol Butzke and featured quilt artist Margaret Greicar. Learn more about A Patch of Lakeshore Quilters at www.patchoflakeshore.com.
Holy Family Memorial Health & Wellness Center Servicing The Chamber of Manitowoc County Members is NOW OPEN! This exciting new Chamber member benefit is a convenient, cost-effective service to help the Manitowoc County business community engage in healthy behaviors. Located at HFM Harbor Town Campus, 1650 S. 41st St., Manitowoc, the Center offers primary, urgent and preventative care; emotional health counseling; physical therapy; and wellness coaching. To learn more about how the new Health & Wellness Center can benefit you and your employees, please visit www.hfmhealth.org/chamber.
RPM Small Engine, LLC is having an end-of-the-season sale on the remaining snow blowers that we have in stock. There are only a few left and the deals are so good they won't last long. While you're here check out the new Columbia lawn mowers. Also, don't procrastinate, spring is just around the corner so get your lawn mower tuned up before the season hits and you need it. We offer a pickup and delivery service if you're unable to get your equipment to our shop. Just give us a call at (920) 717-0608.
Lakeshore Business & Professional Women (BPW): Learn about BPW on Wednesday, March 15, at Time Out Sports Bar and Grill in Manitowoc during our monthly meeting. The evening includes dinner at 6:00pm followed by this month's program featuring a representative from The Salvation Army speaking about what their organization does for our community. Cost for dinner is $15. Contact Vicki Wetenkamp at (920) 320-2730 before noon on Friday, March 10. Lakeshore BPW's mission is: "To develop women's potential while promoting equality through networking, education and advocacy." For more information, go to www.lakeshorebpw.org.
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 click here to register online.
Rotary Club of Two Rivers will be hosting its annual dinner/fundraiser on March 26 at The Courthouse Pub. The silent auction begins at 5:00pm, with dinner at 6:00pm followed by an oral auction around 7:00pm. Proceeds from the event will be split between the Neshotah and Mishicot Water Trail and Two Rivers Rotary Foundation. Dinner costs $75/person and include appetizers, dinner and a glass of wine. Auction items include a river cruise with dinner and drinks and a catered "Dinner for Twenty" at the famous Schwartz House.
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Sales Techniques and Motivating Your Sales Team" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2016-2017 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 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.
Doneff Companies: Enjoy the comfort of the Community Room. Delight in the community activities from Bingo to potluck-style gatherings. Southbrook Manor is your premier 55+ independent senior living community. Featuring a private library, styling salon, underground parking, and fitness room, Southbrook Manor makes independent senior living enjoyable and affordable. Visit us at www.doneff.com/manitowoc.html , or give Debbie a call at (920) 901-RENT.
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Now accepting applications for experienced servers. Apply online at www.timeoutsportsbarandgrill.net. St. Patrick's Day Specials: Green Beer, Corned Beef & Cabbage and Reubens (while supplies last).
Manitowoc Public Library (MPL): Teen Tech Week - All week long, we'll be showcasing the great digital resources we have available at Manitowoc Public Library. Learn about what the library has to offer and take advantage of the technology we've made available to you! From 3-D printing to MeeperBots, March 7th through the 10th is the perfect time to stop by MPL to get your tech on! Best of all-there's no need to register for anything. Just stop by, look around, and ask any questions you might have. For more information, call Justin at (920) 686-3030.
RE/MAX Port Cities is proud to announce our 2016 Award Winners. Amy Townsend: Platinum Sales Award and RE/MAX 100% Club. George Krause: Diamond Sales Award and RE/MAX 100% Club. Peggy Kadow: Diamond Sales Award and RE/MAX 100% Club. Colleen Korinek: Diamond Sales Award and RE/MAX Executive Club. Travis Stevens: Silver Sales Award and RE/MAX Executive Club. Valerie Karlin: Silver Sales Award and RE/MAX Executive Club. David Koch: Silver Sales Award and RE/MAX Executive Club. Caryn Gates: Bronze Sales Award.
David's House of Travel: Disney Cruise Line has released their 2018 sailing schedule and prices! They are out until September 2018, and have announced some new ports they will be touring! In summer 2018, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to destinations in Italy and Ireland; of course, they still have their Caribbean and Bahama cruises, and will also bring back their Alaska itineraries. Give us a call at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc!
Rahr-West Art Museum: On Thursday, March 9, 1:00pm, John Abler from Abler Art Glass, Kiel, will present a program at the Rahr-West Art Museum as part of their Art of Conversation series. His topic is "40 Years of Glass, Design to Fabrication". The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow where guests can talk to the artist.
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: Are you ready for the Grand Opening of Brian's Smokehouse - the go-to place for authentic southern BBQ - on Thursday March 9? We are having free hourly drawings. The Chamber of Manitowoc County is doing a Ribbon Cutting at 2:00pm. We are offering several specials - $1 tacos, $5 pulled pork sandwich meals, $1 slaw dogs to name a few. We will have free beer tasting, a steak raffle, hats, shirts, and a GREAT Catering Event Giveaway! We will also have a visit from the K-9 Unit. Take time to stop down and be a part of this great event!
Lester Public Library: Our Scholar for Life series continues Wednesday at 6:00pm. University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc Professor of Art Berel Lutsky presents "The Oxymoron of the Original Multiple: Prints and Printmaking Explained". He tells us how fine-art printmaking is practiced today, and how it differs from printed reproductions. Our programs next week include Genealogy Club and Adult Coloring on Thursday, March 16, at 10:15am and 1:00pm respectively, and our very special Hour of Code at 2:30pm on Saturday, March 18. This is the third session in our computer coding series, but you need not have attended the first two to join in. Hour of Code attendees thus far have ranged in age from eight to their 80s! No registration is required for any of these programs. For more information, visit our website at www.lesterlibrary.org or call (920) 793-8888.
Women in Management Inc.-Manitowoc Chapter: A Women in Management scholarship will be awarded at our May chapter meeting. This annual scholarship is available to a female student aspiring to a post-secondary professional, managerial, or entrepreneurial career. Applicants must have completed at least their first year of college with the intention of obtaining a degree. Preference is given to applicants attending college in Manitowoc County, but those who reside in Manitowoc County, or who have graduated from a Manitowoc County high school are considered. Financial need, academic performance, community and extracurricular involvement are also considered. Applications can be requested in electronic version by emailing ajuza@manitowoc.org. For more information on Women in Management, visit www.wimiwi.org.
LBRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: Are you feeling LUCKY? Take advantage of the L'BRI specials, BOGO items on our Daily Cleansing Liquid Hand Soap and our Sparkling Fresh Multi-Surface Cleaner or Cleaner & Spray Bottle. Are you interested in getting some of your favorite products for free or at a substantial savings just for hosting a qualified catalog party? Contact Emily Howe Manager for more information on becoming a consultant or hosting a catalog party and getting great hostess rewards by calling (920) 242-3110, emailing mlehowe@yahoo.com or ordering directly from www.mlehowe.lbri.com.
River Woods Place: Happy Birthday to us! River Woods Place is celebrating its third year as a part of the Enlivant family! To celebrate, we will be hosting an anniversary party on Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30pm with entertainment by Lee & Lloyd & Co., door prizes, cake and refreshments. All who attend will also receive a free gift for starting off spring! Please RSVP by Monday, March 27, to Miranda at (920) 684-3996. Don't forget about the "Feed Your Spirit" chicken and dumplings luncheon on March 22! River Woods Place is located at 950 S. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc.
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. Visit us online at www.greenstonefcs.com.
Mike Howe Builders, Inc.:  Are you looking to spend your tax refunds on home improvements? Mike Howe has years of experience to help you make those home improvements and upgrades to your home. 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.
BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists of 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.
The Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials for the week - Tuesday: Chicken à la King; soups ABC Vegetable or Cream of Broccoli. Wednesday: Beef Stew; soups Chicken Seashell or Cream of Cauliflower. Thursday: Baked Short Ribs with Chef's Sauce; soups Navy Bean or Cream of Chicken with Rice. Friday: Pub-style, Baked or Fried Haddock or Lake Perch; soups Clam Chowder or Rotini. Saturday: Prime Rib or Broasted Chicken; soups Cream of Broccoli or Chicken Noodle. Sunday: Ham Steak, Roast or BBQ Chicken; soups Chicken Dumpling or Beef Vegetable. Monday: Ham and Scalloped Potatoes with Ham; soups Beef Noodle or Cream of Potato.
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.
CNC Links: Ten Round Golf Passes are back on sale! Ten rounds walking just $65 and ten rounds with a cart just $115. St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner - Tap Takeover and Irish food specials March 16-19; The Drowsy Maggies play on March 18 from 6:00-8:00pm!
Love Your Skin Aesthetics, LLC: Spring Break is almost here! Who wants to shave daily on vacation? Love Your Skin has waxing services available from head to toe using high quality Cirepil wax. Hair length should be at least 1/4 inch long to achieve an effective wax. It's best to wax every 3-5 weeks depending on how fast your hair grows. Waxing services should be scheduled at least 48-72 hours before or after sun exposure. Call Nichol at (920) 323-1059 or go online at www.loveyourskinllc.com to schedule your waxing services now.
Cousins Subs presents Milwaukee Bucks Block Out Hunger benefiting Hunger Task Force. Help Block Out Hunger in Wisconsin as we team up with the Milwaukee Bucks and Hunger Task Force this March! Donate three healthy, nonperishable food items in the marked donation boxes located in-store. In return you'll receive a "Buy One 7-1/2" Sub, Get a FREE 7-1/2" Sub" offer and a special ticket offer from the Bucks. Each donation will support emergency food supplies at pantries statewide. Learn more here.
PINK HEALS Manitowoc County WI helps women, men and children in Manitowoc County battling any type of cancer. All donations given to PINK HEALS go 100% back into Manitowoc County. When you donate to PINK HEALS, your generous donations are helping through our Direct Care Assistance (DCA) program by financially supporting someone actively battling cancer who may have fallen on hard financial times. DCA recipients are provided up to $750 to pay utility bills, hospital bills, mortgage/rent and other bills.  To help those in your community battling any type of cancer, click here to donate today. Thank you for your support!
Buffalo Wild Wings: The Haven of Manitowoc County Incorporated will be holding fundraisers every Wednesday for the month of March at Buffalo Wild Wings. Dine in or take out. Come and enjoy some great food while raising funds for The Haven of Manitowoc County Incorporated!
Check out this week's Featured Advantage Card Offer:
Eis Implement Inc.
10% off parts, attachments and merchandise. Some restrictions apply.Excludes serial numbered units. Free John Deere hat with purchase of lawnmower, XUV Gator or tractor.
8431 County Rd. B, Two Rivers 
For a complete listing of 2017 Advantage Card Offers, click here.

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