Tuesday, January 23, 2018


The Chamber of Manitowoc County has open dates for Chamber Notebook articles. Every Sunday, we publish member news in the Herald Times Reporter in our own feature called The Chamber Notebook. As a Chamber member, you are welcome to submit a short article (400-450 words) and photo for publication. Call The Chamber at (920) 684-5575 for available dates. Submit your news articles to laura@chambermanitowoccounty.org. Article guidelines can be viewed here.
 
Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials of the Week: Tuesday - Beef; Wednesday - Swiss Steak with Chef's Sauce; Thursday - Baked Short Ribs; Friday - Baked or Fried Haddock; Saturday - Chicken Primavera or Prime Rib; Sunday - Broasted Chicken or Ham Steak; Monday - Chop Suey. Serving homemade soups every day.
 
Lester Public Library (LPL): Our weekly Tuesday 10:15am Story Times for preschoolers have resumed for the New Year. At 6:30pm on Monday, January 29, we'll delve into newspaper engineering at our Families with STEAM program sponsored by NextEra Energy Resources Point Beach Nuclear Plant: Collaborate to build the tallest tower, or a structure that will hold a book off the ground, or a chair that will hold a family member! On Tuesday, January 30, between 4:00 and 6:00pm, drop in for a fun Open LEGO Build for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages! And our LPL Flix feature at 1:00pm on Friday, February 2, is Dunkirk. Bring a beverage and enjoy it on our big screen!
 
GJ's Salon N Spa/Rustic Harbor Boutique: Winter boots and shoes all 40% OFF and get a FREE pair of boot socks with boot purchase! All scarves are BOGO FREE! All Natural Inspiration lotions, soaps, body butters, scrubs and body oils are BOGO FREE! While supplies last!
 
Fox Hills Resort:   Corporate Golf Memberships are available for the 2018 season. Silver (four player) memberships are $1,600 while Gold (eight player) memberships are $3,000. Memberships include unlimited golf and cart on both courses along with an assortment of other benefits. Contact Josh at (920) 755-3647 for details. Hosting a holiday party, business meeting or family gathering? Fox Hills has an array of services to make your party the talk of the house, office or town. For groups of 5-500, check out our Christmas Party menu under the "Specials" tab at www.foxhillsresort.com, and then call Sally or Heather at (920) 755-2376 to book your event.
 
Lakeshore Technical College   (LTC) invites K-12 educators and administrators, along with business professionals, to nominate recipients of the 2018 K-12 Celebration of Partnership Awards. The awards recognize the passionate teachers, counselors, administrators and business leaders who work to promote career planning in Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties. Three awards - Education and Business Partnership Award, Academic and Career Planning Award, and LTC Partnership Award - shine the light on the dynamic career planning partnerships that inspire innovation. Eligibility details and online nomination forms can be found at www.gotoltc.edu/k12-celebration.
 
Kretsch Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.:  Yikes! Did you get your heating bill? Let us help you lower that heating bill! Let us upgrade your heating system to a more energy efficient system with our Weather Any Season Sale going on now! Call us at (920) 682-6054 or email info@kretschhvac.com to schedule an appointment for a free estimate. We have over 38 years of experience in keeping the Lakeshore area comfortable!
 
Fox Communities Credit Union: Looking to purchase a home? Join us on Saturday, February 10, 10:00 - 11:00am, at for "Rise and Shine Home Buyers Seminar." Our mortgage lender will share valuable information to ensure your home buying experience is a great one. Topics include: How to benefit from a variety of loan programs; the difference between appraisals and inspections; why your credit is important; and home buying process details. Jenn's Java is located at 1124 Washington St., Manitowoc. Learn more and register!
 
Manitowoc Public School District: 4K Open Houses will be held at Riverview School, Head Start at Riverview, Manitowoc-Two Rivers Y, and Lakeshore Child Care on Sunday, January 28, from 1:00 - 2:30pm. Parents can attend to learn about wrap-around childcare, get questions answered, and pick up registration forms. Children who will be 4 on or before September 1 are eligible for 4K in fall. Registration begins on February 12. Call (920) 686-4786 with questions.
 
Felician Village: Have you always wanted to have ice cream for breakfast? Now you can...help us celebrate "National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day" on February 2 at The Gardens on the Felician Village campus.  Tours will be available at 9:00am, followed by a free ice cream sundae and beverages from 10:00 - 11:30am. The event is open to those age 55 and older. The Gardens is located at 1700 S. 18th St., Manitowoc. To register, call Lauren at (920) 684-7171, ext. 402 or email  ldaun@felicianvillage.org by January 31.
 
The Masquers, Inc. presents "Heaven can Wait."  A promising young prizefighter discovers he's been taken from his body prematurely, he's not scheduled to arrive in the after-life for another 60 years! Unfortunately, they can't return him to his body; it's been cremated! Hilarity and confusion  ensue during the search for a new body and a second chance at life. February 22, 23 and 24. Buy your tickets today: $17 for adults, $11 for students at the Capitol Civic Centre or  www.cccshows.org. More information at www.themasquers.org.
 
Manitowoc Public Library: Time to dance like no one's watching! Cuz no one is because they're getting down themselves! Music and Movement is a movement-based, early literacy rich program for young children ages 2-5 and their adult caregiver.  Join us on Friday, January 26, at 10:00am in the Balkansky Community Room as we move, groove and boogie along with the beat!  Stories, meaningful movement and fun dancing with scarves, egg shakers, rhythm sticks, parachutes and more! Admission is FREE!
 
Atrium Post Acute Care of Two Rivers: In celebration of Groundhog's Day, Atrium Post Acute Care of Two Rivers will host the Lincoln Park Zoo for a traveling small animal display and discussion.  Meet the small animals and their caretakers at 10:00am at Atrium, 1 Hamilton Dr., Two Rivers. Call (920) 793-2261 to reserve your spot. Atrium Post Acute Care provides short-term medical care and rehabilitation after hospitalization, long-term care for chronic health problems that affect ability to perform everyday activities, hospice care and respite stays.
 
David's House of Travel: Deal alert with Amtrak Vacations: Starting January 24, upgrade to sleeping accommodations and save $100 per couple! This offer also includes: Private sleeping room with a view, all meals included onboard the train, priority boarding, and other amenities. Enjoy one of Amtrak's vacation packages or customize your own trip!  Give David's House of Travel a call at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc, for more information! Just a reminder, we are still open Saturdays from 9:00am - 12:00pm!
 
Knox's Silver Valley Bar & Banquet Hall:  Land N' Sea Buffet Fridays are back by popular demand! Only $15.95, featuring Peel N' Eat Shrimp, Fan-tailed Shrimp, Broasted Chicken, Full Salad Bar and more. Crab Legs - 2 lbs. only $29.95. Saturday, March 10: Dueling Pianos. Doors open at 6:30pm; show at 8:00pm with the proceeds benefiting Manitowoc 12U Select Baseball. Saturday, March 17: Shamrocks for Shelter. Get a team of 4 for the Bean Bag Tournament. Live music featuring the Charlie Bucket Band. Check out our website for other upcoming events and specials - www.silvervalleybanquethall.com.
 
Nichols Electric Inc. ,   providing top-quality electrical service to Manitowoc and the surrounding area for over 20 years. We specialize in all types of electrical work including residential, commercial and industrial. No job is too big or too small with new owners, Lynn Eaton and Kirt Carviou. We offer competitive rates and great customer service. Contact us today for a free estimate at (920) 682-1161 or email lynn@nicholselectricinc.com. Voted Manitowoc's Best Electrician 2015, 2016 and 2017.
 
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Problem Identification and Creative Problem Solving" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2017-2018 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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.
 
CNC Links: Our Frozen Tundra Golf Tourney is Saturday, February 17, starting at 2:00pm. Cost is $8/person and reservations are necessary. Intrigued by the art of floral design? Join CNC Links and a local floral artist for a hands-on floral arrangement class on Wednesday, February 21, at 6:00pm. Cost is $42/person and includes all supplies. Pre-registration and payment of class at registration time is required.
 
Manitowoc County Historical Society will look at the history of the Rouse Simmons on Thursday, February 8, at 5:30pm at Holiday Inn - Manitowoc (4601 Calumet Ave).  Best-selling author and storyteller Rochelle Pennington will host a presentation that will explore the tragic loss of the Rouse Simmons, better known as "The Christmas Tree Ship," during a November gale in 1912. Advanced registration required. The cost is $20 Members and $25 Non-members.
 
City of Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department is offering golf instructions on Mondays, February 5-26, 6:00 - 7:00pm for youths ages 7-15 and 7:00 - 8:00pm on the same night for ages 16+. Fee is $32 Residents; $48 Non-Residents. You need your own set of  clubs. Registration deadline is January 26. Dan Shambeau from Eastwin Valley Golf will demonstrate the proper mechanics of golf. Whether a novice or you need a refresher, this class is great to prepare you for the golf season. Register online at www.activityreg.com.
 
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. Our indoor/outdoor facility is 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.
 
Service League of Manitowoc County is now accepting Community Grant Support applications. Deadline for submissions is February 1. A limited amount of funds are available and your needs must fit within our mission statement. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Service League will respond to your request before May 1. Additional information and the application can be found here.
 
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Join us Super Bowl Sunday and enjoy $5 domestic pitchers of beer and $5 12" one topping pizzas (in house). Specials available during the game only.

  
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