Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra is hosting their "Cinco de Derby" fundraiser THIS Saturday, May 5, 4:00 - 10:00pm, at CNC Links in Manitowoc. Tickets are $75 per person ($40 tax deductible). To purchase, call Peggy Pitz at (920) 684-3492; tickets can also be purchased at the door. Activities include 50/50 Race Raffle, Table Horse Race, Bean Bag Toss, Liquor Pull Raffle, Silent Auction, Gift Baskets, and more! Music and dancing 8:00 - 10:00pm. For the full program and a list of some of the auction items and gift baskets, go to www.manitowocsymphony.org/cinco-de-derby.
Bauer Built Tire and Service is celebrating 74 years in business with a Birthday Bash THIS Friday, May 4. The in-store celebration includes FREE lunch from 11:00am - 2:00pm plus a chance to win cool prizes. Receive a $25 Bauer Built gift card with a 4-wheel alignment, or save $75 on a 3-axle alignment. Make a minimum purchase of $500 and you'll be entered to win a Traeger grill (one winner; grill value $750). Also, take advantage of manufacturer's promotions! 1501 S. 41st St., Manitowoc. www.bauerbuilt.com
Schneider and Schneider Construction, LLC: We welcome all Manitowoc businesses and citizens to our new office at 911 Washington Street. We are a full construction service company. We offer services such as new home construction, a room addition to your house, kitchen and bathroom remodel, finish basements, window and door installation, new decks. We also offer light commercial projects. For example, office renovation, business and store front remodels, and complete new wood commercial structures. Watch for updated information regarding our company! Visit us at www.schneiderbuilds.com.
Lakeshore Humane Society: Bissell Pet Foundation will help "Empty the Shelters," a free pet adoption event at Lakeshore Humane Society on Saturday, May 5, from 12:00 - 4:00pm. Adoption requirements include: proof of Rabies vaccination of current pets and proof of home ownership/pet policy in rental agreement. Visit www.lakeshorehumane.org/adopt-a-pet/ to fill out an adoption application and to view adoptable animals. To expedite adoptions, we are emphasizing the importance of filling out an adoption application ASAP. There is no guarantee of same day adoption in all circumstances.
Manitowoc Public School District:   Despite the non-spring like weather we've been having, summer IS on the horizon. That means it's time to register your child for the Manitowoc Public School District's summer school program.   Check out the offerings here   and contact us today at (920) 663-9891.
Holy Family Memorial (HFM) Transcend   and HFM Lakeshore Orthopaedics  present Workers' Compensation Panel Discussion on Thursday, May 17, at the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family from 7:30 - 9:00am. More than 2.8 million cases of Workers' Compensation occur annually, leading to loss of productivity and increased costs. Learn how to navigate Workers' Compensation to safely get your employees back on the job. Breakfast provided. For more information or to register, visit   www.hfmhealth.org/workers-comp-2018 .
Lakeshore Business Interiors  is selling off our sample side and lounge chairs. Most chairs range from $25 to $45 each. These are great chairs for work, home office, or college 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.
Mike Howe Builders:   We take pride in making your dreams a reality. Are you ready to start your home remodeling project? Mike Howe Builders and his team will work with you to start the planning process for both interior and exterior projects for your home. We will help find the right products/materials to meet your needs and stay on budget. Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders at (920) 242-3111 or email  mhowebuilders@yahoo.com  to schedule a time to meet.
Steve Ford Agency - State Farm: Did you know State Farm Bank has checking and savings accounts, money market savings accounts, loans and more? And a word to the wise - when you have more than one type of account, you may qualify for extra benefits. Let's talk if you'd like to learn more. Call me to schedule an appointment at (920) 682-2997 or through contacting us at www.stevefordagency.com.
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ:   Authentic southern BBQ - The changes at the Smokehouse have been great! We now offer daily specials as well as soups, burgers, appetizers and adult beverages. Brian's Smokewagon will be at Shoreline Credit Union on Mondays from 11:00am - 1:00pm with a variety of Smokehouse favorites; stop in and grab a bite to eat. Brian's offers several customized catering packages for your graduation parties, too. Call Brian's at (920) 374-185; if no answer, call (920) 794-4600. Gift certificates available!
Nichols Electric Inc.:  Are you looking for a quality Electrical Contractor for your project? No matter the type of job or size, Nichols Electric Inc. can support your needs. Our team will go above and beyond to create success and satisfaction with your project. We take pride in the services we provide and would love to help with your next project. We are a small and personal company and our main focus is you, the customer. Contact us today for a free estimate at (920) 682-1161 or email lynn@nicholselectricinc.com.
InCourage , with the support of Beacon Organizational Consulting, will host a Volunteer Resource Fair on Thursday, May 24, from 11:00am - 6:00pm, in the Beacon Non-Profit Resource Center, 812 Washington St., Manitowoc. This free event will feature several local agencies that rely on volunteers with a goal of connecting them with community members wanting to volunteer. There is no fee to attend. Please RSVP at your earliest convenience, space limited to first 18 agencies to respond. Contact Jennifer Jelenic at (920) 684-4661 or jennifer.jelenic@incouragewi.org.
UW-Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble: The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble presents "American Salute", Saturday, May 5, 7:30pm, at the Capitol Civic Centre. The concert will feature many traditional favorites: Barnum and Bailey's Favorite; Outdoor Overture by Aaron Copland; Strategic Air Command March by Clifton Williams; Far Far and Away by John Williams; and other popular selections. For more information, visit  www.LakeshoreWindEnsemble.org. For ticket sales, call the Capitol Civic Centre at (920) 683-2184. See you there...Music Unites Us!
Rahr-West Art Museum (RWAM):  The RWAM Art of Conversation Series features speaker Graeme Reid from the Museum of Wisconsin Art who will present, "The Fairer Six: Women Who Changed Art in Wisconsin", Thursday, May 10, 1:00pm. Beginning in the 19th century when the world was dominated by men, women took the lead for making things happen in the arts. From a home for Veterans, to war memorials, to cutting-edge art schools, women stepped up and led. Mr. Reid explains who these remarkable women were and why their legacies are still evident in our world today. Reception to follow. For more info call (920) 686-3090, or visit www.rahrwestartmuseum.org.
Felician Village: Fine dining is one of the many perks of living at Felician Village. If you like crepes or want to learn how to make them, you don't want to miss this event. Come to The Gardens on Friday, May 11, at 1:00pm, as Executive Chef Michael Collins provides a demonstration and tasting of two kinds of crepes - Crepes Suzette and Crepes Beef Au Champion. Cost is only $5. Tours of The Gardens will follow. RSVP by Monday, May 7, to  fvmarketing@felicianvillage.org or (920) 684-7171, ext. 402.
What The Lock?: Have you checked out our 200+ 5-star reviews yet? "No matter what skill level, What The Lock? has something for you! The staff is super friendly and so easy to talk to. The brains behind these rooms are phenomenal! I've done three rooms so far. Each was one of a kind, and had puzzles specific to it. Loved every minute of every one I've ever done here...even the ones I haven't escaped. So happy you guys are local for us, and I truly hope your business lasts here." ~JGR   When was the last time YOU tried something new for the first time? www.whatthelock.com
Miss Harbor Cities Organization, Inc. would like to thank The Flower Gallery (www.theflowergallery.org) of Manitowoc for their generous sponsorship of our pageant by donating the coronation bouquets to this year's winners!
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Building Healthier Workplaces through Diversity and Inclusion" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2017-2018 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, 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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County (BBBS) invites you to match wits with young and old alike in our Cards for Kids Sheepshead Tournament at Holiday Inn - Manitowoc, featuring cash paybacks and awards for the champion! Registration starts at 8:30am on Saturday, May 5, and play will start at 9:00am. To register, email office@bbbsmantycounty.org, or call BBBS at (920) 684-7445 to register over the phone. Only a limited number of day-of registrations may be available, so register in advance if possible. Cost of registration is $25 (includes lunch) with all proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County.
Shady Lane/Laurel Grove Assisted Living: Rehab at Shady Lane's road to recovery begins with our planning team. We work with you and your doctor to develop a personalized map to make your journey smooth through smarter recovery choices. Our Smart Healing Program brings all of the elements of healing together. We optimize the time you spend on the road and maximize your efforts to reach your destination. For more information call (920) 682-8254 or email Theresa Patrick at theresa@shadylaneinc.com.

City of Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department is having a fundraiser for their Youth Sports Program. McDonalds of Two Rivers is having a Grand Re-Opening, and you can now place your order inside at their new kiosk. April 30 - May 6: For every order you place on the kiosk, McDonalds will donate $1 to Two Rivers Youth Sports. This is at the 1414 Lake St., Two Rivers location only. The Parks and Recreation Department is also selling attraction tickets at a discounted price. Call (920) 793-5592 for more information.
Lester Public Library (LPL) is part of an innovative initiative: we collaborate with the Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department and Two Rivers Public School District to provide fun, inexpensive and safe activities for teens. At 4:15pm this Friday, May 4, teens are invited to cheer on the Two Rivers High School track team at an exciting invitational meet for teams from across our area. Tickets are $4 for students. Friday at 1:00pm, adults can enjoy our LPL Flix feature, The Shape of Water, on our big screen. Saturday from 11:00am - 1:00pm: Becoming Yoga for ages 16 and older. Call (920) 793-7114 to register. Next Wednesday, May 9, at 6:00pm, learn about our Czech heritage and our Sister City partnership with Domazlice. A delegation from the city arrives in July: hear about the events planned for their visit!
The Forst Inn Arts Collective: Final Weekend! The Forst Inn Arts Collective presents a modern update of the classic Neil Simon comedy, The Odd Couple, through May 6 at the historic Forst Inn in Tisch Mills.  Your ticket includes intimate table seating, a generous appetizer buffet before the show, and dessert served at intermission. Tickets are available at  www.forstinn.com  or by calling (920) 310-7228.
Le-Vel THRIVE Promoter:  New Fat Burning DFT! What is Burn? A Revolutionary New Weight Loss Derma Fusion Patch! In clinical trials, people were wearing "Duo Burn" patches and lost crazy amounts of weight! (Some of the testers said that it was too strong) *This product contains the largest amount of Forslean, the most clinically tested weight loss product IN THE WORLD! *It was made with fusion 2.0 technology-additional layers that enhance delivery. *They modified the adhesive, so that they will stick for 24 hours! May Promotion: Sign up for free and get $25 credits towards any of our products, receive a Pre-Paid Debit Card ($20) value and a Vacation. Call us for your FREE sample: (920) 629-0695 or https://lookingyourbest.le-vel.com #wearablenutrition #thriveburn 
The Salvation Army in Manitowoc will be a recipient of items from the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive done by the Postal Service. The event for this year is May 12. Make sure to get your items in a bag by your mailbox. Volunteers are always needed and appreciated for this event. You can volunteer by calling the office at (920) 684-7117.   Remember, "The Light" Teen Center, located at 402 N. 9th St., is open weekends. Hours of operation are Friday 4:00 - 10:00pm, Saturday 3:00 - 10:00pm, Sunday 5:00-9:00pm. Youth in grades 7-12 are welcome. Follow us on Facebook at The Light and/or The Salvation Army Manitowoc County.
Engaged Marketing Co.: Our knowledge and expertise at Engaged Marketing Co. cover all areas of graphic design. We create marketing pieces that connect with customers and help you stand out from the competition. Sell sheets, brochures, logo design and various digital and print marketing materials. Contact Gaby Cappaert at (906) 424-0229 or gaby@workwithengaged.com
Manitowoc Public Library: Not too long from now at a library very near to you, join us to "Party Like a Jedi" in a celebration of Jedi, Sith, Droids, and more! Enjoy crafts, activities, and a visit from the 501 st Legion, Rebel Legion, and Mando Mercs. This is a drop-in program in Manitowoc Public Library's Balkansky Community Room from 10:00am - 12:00pm on Saturday, May 5. Adults must accompany children at all times. Make no mistake-this IS the Jedi Party you're looking for! Admission is FREE!
River Woods Place: Spring is FINALLY here! This is the perfect time to get out of your house and tour your local assisted livings such as River Woods Place. Do you have a loved one who is now dreading the lawn care, planting the flowers or garden? Don't worry, we will take care of it all for you so you can relax and enjoy the beauty without the work. Stop in by River Woods Place for a personalized tour today. Call Miranda Schweigl at (920) 684-3996; you'll be happy you did!
Beacon Organizational Consulting: Thank you everyone who attended the Ribbon Cutting and Open House at Beacon Organizational Consulting last Friday! In honor of National Small Business Week, we are offering HALF OFF our workshops secured through Sunday, May 6 (actual workshop can take place on a future date). These highly interactive sessions are customized for your group and can be held at your location or ours. Workshops focus on the needs of nonprofit organizations, including board development, capital campaign planning, and grant writing. For details, visit www.BeaconOrgConsulting.com.
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Join our team! Now hiring. We are currently accepting applications for experienced servers, experienced line cooks, hosts/hostesses, dishwashers, and experienced bartenders. Apply online at  www.TimeOutSportsBarAndGrill.net.
Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) is excited to announce its 2018 Summer College offerings. Three college courses-Intro to Psychology, Oral Interpersonal Communication, and Intro to American Government-are offered in both Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Attend one day a week throughout the summer and earn 3 college credits for each class you take. Start LTC with up to 9 credits or transfer them to a 4-year university. This is a great option for college students and high school juniors and seniors. Classes begin the week of June 11 and run through the week of August 6. Register at www.gotoltc.edu/Summer-College.
Fox Hills Resort:  Spring Specials! Don't forget Mom's special day is coming soon; treat her to a delicious meal at Fox Hills Resort with our annual Mother's Day Buffet on May 13. Check out the complete menu at  www.foxhillsresort.com. Call (920) 755-2376, Option 1 for reservations. In addition, be sure to check out our weekly dining specials in The Hills Bar & Grill. Friday night Fish, Saturday night Prime Rib, and Sunday night All-You-Can-Eat Chicken with our new soup and salad bar.
Central Bark Doggy Day Care: Why come home to a shredded couch, traumatized cat, and a 'gift' on the living room carpet? It's beautiful outside and your dog knows it. While you were away ALL DAY, he entertained himself. Let us entertain him. Most of our parents will tell you that it is the best $28.50 they spend each week. Time is precious; regain some of it by bringing your dog to us one1 day a week. All dogs (6 months+ are spayed or neutered). Enroll today!
L'BRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager:  Mother's Day is Sunday, May 13. Share the gift of soft, healthy skin with moms and babies. Enjoy great savings on Hand and Body Lotion, Hair Repair, Baby Wash, Baby Lotion, Diaper Cream and BOGO on the Roll-on Deodorant. Say goodbye to dry skin and enjoy soft, healthy skin. Great time to stock up with the savings being offered. Contact Emily Howe Manager at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com for more details, or order direct at www.mlehowe.lbri.com.
La Carreta Mexican Restaurant: Come join the fiesta, Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday! Some of our specials include $4 shots of Patron, $15 pitcher of original or strawberry margaritas, $3 imported beer. Food specials will be posted this week on our Facebook page. Complimentary shot of tequila for customers 21+ while supplies last! We will be open at 11:00am. See you soon, amigos!  
David's House of Travel: The tulips aren't budding here, but they are on Viking River Cruise's 10-day Tulips and Windmills Cruise starting in Amsterdam, going through Belgium, and ending in Rotterdam. See colorful ribbons of farmland as Dutch tulips come into bloom. Roam Keukenhof Gardens, the world's largest floral park.The best time to see the Low Countries is spring, and this cruise is the best way to see them! Give us a call at (920) 684-6117 or stop in at 1029 S. 26th St., Manitowoc, to learn more!
Balance On Buffalo: Mother's Day Special! Receive a FREE Balance On Buffalo t-shirt with the purchase of a gift card of $111 or more April 23 - May 11 (while supplies last - t-shirt sizes are limited). In-person purchase only. Receptionist available 12:00 - 6:00pm Monday-Thursday, 10:00am - 2:00pm on Fridays. Please call ahead if purchasing outside of reception hours so we can be sure to greet you. Thank you for choosing Balance On Buffalo! 924 Buffalo St., Manitowoc. infobalanceonbuffalo@gmail.com www.balanceonbuffalo.com
United Way Manitowoc County: Please join United Way and Bellin Health for the last event in the Spring Public Awareness Series: Poverty and Healthcare. The event will cover financial resources available to patients and how to access healthcare (i.e., when is it appropriate to go to urgent care or Emergency department). Patient financial counselors will also be at the event to answer any questions. The event is Sunday, May 20, at 5:00pm at Lakeshore Cinema in Manitowoc. *Please note this date has changed.*    

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