Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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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 .
Felician Village: Although estimates vary, approximately five million Americans may have Alzheimer's disease, a form of dementia. To help educate the community, Felician Village announces the next class in our 2017 Caregiver College series. Alzheimer's Communication will be held Tuesday, March 21, at 2:00pm. Learn effective communication skills to help decode messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. To register for this free class, email fvmarketing@felicianvillage.org or call (920) 684-7171, ext. 329. To see the entire class listing, go to www.felicianvillage.org.
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 d├ęcor, 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 Crossing of Manitowoc County : Be the best parent you can be! Our Earn While You Learn program prepares current and expecting parents with educational videos about prenatal development, infant health, parenting techniques and life skills. Participation earns "dollars" redeemable for baby supplies and clothing from our Boutique and Pantry. Not a handout but a hand up, this program is designed to support and develop as well as aid families in need. Contact office@crossingmanitowoc.org or (920) 973-4357 for more information.
Woodland Dunes Nature Center & Preserve: Dash at the Dunes on Saturday, April 22, to support nature-based education and promote a healthy community! Our race is a 5k walk-run that utilizes part of the Ice Age Trail and ends up at the Nature Center at Woodland Dunes. Great for the whole family to get out in the spring! To register, go to www.woodlanddunes.org/dash-at-the-dunes-5k-trail-run or call Woodland Dunes at (920) 793-4007.
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 .
Doneff Companies: Tired of shoveling snow? How about high heat bills? We have the solution for you. River House is your premier independent senior living 55+ property, located in downtown Two Rivers near the West Twin River. Amenities include onsite laundry, community room, elevator and professional management. Visit us at www.doneff.com/two-rivers.html , or give Sue a call at (920) 901-9162.
Mike Howe Builders, Inc.:  Are you ready to invest your tax refunds back into your home? Mike Howe has years of experience to help you make 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.
Central Bark Doggy Day Care:  Don't risk life and limb trying to walk your dog on icy sidewalks! A once-a-week visit is in order! Let Fido burn off steam and get the attention and exercise needed during the day at Central Bark Doggy Day Care, 1910 Mirro Dr., Manitowoc. Complete with an indoor/outdoor facility! Loaded with stimulation: toys, climbers, canine caregivers, and tons of fun! All dogs over six months of age are spayed or neutered, relatively social, and current on Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella. Click the 'ENROLL TODAY' link at www.centralbarkmanitowoc.com.
LBRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager:  Are you interested in getting some of your favorite products for free or at a substantial savings just for hosting a qualified catalog party? You will find aloe in all our skin care, health & wellness, hair, and body care products, alongside other proven ingredients, including natural vitamins, herbs, sea plants, and botanical s formulated to heal, nurture and rejuvenate your skin. 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.
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.
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Supervisory Leadership 101" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2016-2017 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2-3, 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.
Manitowoc Jaycees: The Manitowoc Jaycees is excited to announce that they are now accepting applications from Manitowoc County high school students for their annual scholarship program. The Manitowoc Jaycees take pride in providing three $500 scholarships annually to local high school seniors. The application deadline is March 31. These scholarships are awarded based upon the demonstration of leadership skills through community involvement, not financial need. The scholarship application is available from scholarship coordinators at local high schools or by email request to lisak76@hotmail.com.
Manitowoc County Home Builders Association  is pleased to host the 37 th Annual Home Show on April 7 and 8! Everything you need to build a home, remodel, update, landscape and replace will be HERE! This is the largest exhibition of local professionals from the building industry. There are still a few exhibit spaces left, but going fast! Please check our website for all the exciting event details. www.manitowoccountyhomebuilders.com
Yellow Zone International, LLC: Celebrate World Storytelling Day - Share a favorite story, read one from a variety of books that will be available, or challenge yourself by creating an impromptu story based on props handed to you. Manitowoc Public Library: Wednesday, March 22, 6:30-7:30pm. Lester Public Library: Wednesday, March 29, 6:30-7:30pm. Four-minute maximum time frame. Free and open to the public. Fun for all ages! Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Yellow Zone International, LLC and the Manitalkers Toastmasters. Call (920) 682-5015 for details.
H&R Block: March is all about "Letting Us Find the Green for You!" Bring in your previously filed tax returns for 2013, 2014 and 2015 for a Free Second Look. Come join us on March 17 for St. Patrick's Day. Free cupcakes and cookies. Everyone invited. H&R Block is located at Shopko Plaza, 3329 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc. Phone: (920) 682-8521.
Manitowoc Sunrise Rotary will be hosting its 6th Annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser on Sunday, April 2, at The Gardens at Felician Village. The silent auction and dinner begin at 4:00pm, serving until 7:00pm. Proceeds from the event will be split between community-sponsored Rotary projects and Manitowoc Sunrise Rotary Foundation. Dinner costs $15/adults; $10/children age 12 and under. Tickets available at the door or from any Sunrise Rotarian!
Rahr-West Art Museum continues to feature their popular and colorful Youth Art Series with the following exhibits: 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 Gallery; and St. Francis of Assisi School, May 17 through May 28, in the Ruth West Gallery. These talented students will amaze and delight you! The museum will remain open until 5:00pm, Tuesday through Friday, during the Youth Art Series. For more information, call (920) 686-3090, or visit www.rahrwestartmuseum.org.
Hamann Construction Co.: Mike Pappathopoulos, Hamann Construction Co. Estimator/Project Manager, took part in a three-day Wisconsin Commercial Building Code Refresher course at UW-Madison recently. Participants were brought up to date on key changes to building codes and the upcoming move to the 2015 International Building Code from the 2009 code. Understanding impending code changes allows Hamann to price future projects accurately and inform clients of any cost implications if they want to delay a project for a year. Hamann has been serving Northeast Wisconsin's construction needs since 1933. www.hamann.com
HP Enterprises currently has a few dates open for your summer events! May it be a company picnic, employee appreciation or other event, we can help make your event a success! We have bounce houses, miniature golf course and games to choose from. We can also supply prizes for your event if needed. HP Enterprises works with you to help plan your event and can supply personnel to run your event if needed. Contact us today to see if we have your day open: (920) 973-5106 or h-p-enterprises@comcast.net.
The Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials for the week -Tuesday: Ham or Corned Beef and Cabbage with Boiled Potatoes. Wednesday: BBQ Ribs. Thursday: Baked Pork Chops. Friday: Corned Beef and Cabbage with Boiled Potatoes, Baked or Fried Haddock, or Rueben Sandwich with Fries & Soup. Saturday: Corned Beef and Cabbage with Boiled Potatoes or Chicken Primavera with Alfredo Sauce. Sunday: Corned Beef and Cabbage with Boiled Potatoes or Salmon Steak. Monday: Chop Suey.
David's House of Travel: By now we know you're sick of snow and probably aren't thinking about traveling to Alaska, but Kathy just returned from an amazing trip to Fairbanks where she witnessed the beginning of the Iditarod. We work with multiple suppliers, even cruise lines such as Princess and Holland America, that offer some great tours of this beautiful state. Don't miss out on an opportunity to visit Alaska! Give us a call at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc today!
Lakeshore Humane Society (LHS): You are invited to participate in Lakeshore Humane Society events:  Saturday, March 25 - Stuff-a-Van at Rob's Family Market ; Sunday, April 2 - Kitten Shower at LHS; Saturday, April 8, 11:00am - Easter Egg Hunt for dogs at LHS; Saturday, May 6, 9:00am - 5k Run for Shelter (USATF-certified course runs through Lincoln Park, past the Manitowoc River) www.lakeshorehumane.org/news-and-events/run-for-shelter/ ; Monday, June 26, 11:00am - Putting for Pets golf outing at The Golf Course At Branch River (non-golfers attend the cookout after 4:30pm) www.lakeshorehumane.org/news-and-events/putting-for-pets ; Saturday, September 23 - Walk for Kindness.
CNC Links: 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!
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family invites you to attend the third annual President's CEO Breakfast Series on Wednesday, March 29. Ben Harrison, CEO of Kaysun Corporation, will present, "Corporate Wellness". Harrison is the third speaker of this year's series sponsored by Bank First National. Tim Schaefer, executive vice president of client and digital experience at Northwestern Mutual, will conclude the series on May 2. For more about the series, how to register and future series announcements, visit www.sl.edu/ceobreakfast.
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Are you looking for something to do this St. Patty's weekend? Join us for all the shenanigans at Time Out Sports Bar & Grill! Serving green beer, corned beef & cabbage, and Reubens (while supplies last). NCAA Tournament Game Specials include $3 16-oz. Aluminum Bud Light bottles and $4 22-oz. Miller Lite glasses of beer (you keep the glass) with $3 refills. With each Miller Lite 22-oz purchase, register to win a Miller Lite Grab Bag and a chance to win the 1/4 barrel and wing/pizza party. $2 off all pitchers of beer during NCAA Tournament Badgers games.
Manitowoc Public Library: New York Times bestselling author, Michael Perry, will be appearing live at the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc Theater on Wednesday, March 15, from 6:30-8:00pm. He will be promoting his new book, Roughneck Grace, a collection of brief essays culled from his Sunday Wisconsin State Journal column of the same name. A firm believer in the concept that art need not wear fancy clothes, this humorist, radio show host, singer/songwriter and intermittent pig farmer from New Auburn will draw you in with the universal appeal of his observational humor. Admission is FREE and Mr. Perry also will make himself available to sign copies of Roughneck Grace.
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-Manitowoc: Events on campus this week include an appearance by author Michael Perry on March 15 at 6:30pm in the University Theatre. "Zombie Prom: The Musical" plays March 16-26 in the University Theatre. For more information, visit www.uwmanitowoc.uwc.edu or call (920) 683-4700.
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: Brian's is the go-to place on the Lakeshore for authentic southern BBQ, offering many local favorites. It's all about the meat - Stop in and check out all the new mouthwatering items that have been added to the menu. Are you looking for a local caterer for your upcoming work or family events? Call Brian's at (920) 374-4185 to discuss your catering options. Cheesecakes available while supplies last. Don't forget we have homemade jerky and BBQ sauces - pick up some of your favorite items. Gift certificates, t-shirts and hats are also available.
Lakeshore Technical College: Looking to advance or change your career? Join us TONIGHT 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

Lester Public Library: Wear green (or your jammies!) to our fun-for-the-whole-family celebration at 6:30pm Wednesday: Q's Rainbow Magic! Special guest Two Rivers School District Administrator Lisa Quistorf leads a search for leprechauns and magical treats! Two Thursday adult programs are scheduled: Genealogy Club at 10:15am and Adult Coloring at 1:00pm. Everyone eight and older (including adults!) is invited to our computer coding class, Hour of Code, at 2:30pm Saturday. Our foreign film at 6:00pm Tuesday, March 21, is the Spanish drama, Ma Ma. Also, make plans to attend our World Storytelling Day event Wednesday, March 29: an evening of laughter and inspiration as we celebrate the art of storytelling, sponsored by Toastmasters International and Yellow Zone International, LLC of Manitowoc.
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 from 2:00-4:00pm! River Woods Place is located at 950 S. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc.  

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