October 9, 2018
Tuesday Tidbits
Join the Y during our PAY THE DAY promotion from October 1st-15th, and your membership Joiner Fee is adjusted according to the day you join. On October 1st you pay $1 Joiner Fee... October 2nd you pay $2 Joiner Fee... and so on. The earlier you join, the more you save! For more information or to join call (920) 682-0341.
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Midstar Printing and Marketing Service: Websites - Let us help create a stunning and user-friendly website that your customers can easily view information about your business and services. We can create a user friendly and secure e-commerce site. You will be happy with the results! Let Midstar help with social media - Time is important, so let our social media experts take care of everything and help drive results for your business. Find us at www.Midstarprinting.com or email Chris at Chris@Midstarprinting.com .
Friends of the Two Rivers Senior Center: Join us at the Two Rivers Senior Health & Information Fair on Thursday, October 18th, from 8:00-11:45am with over 40 vendor booths, educational presentations, continental breakfast and door prizes. Health screenings include glucose readings, blood pressure readings, and light massages. Flu Vaccinations from 8:00-11:30 (please bring insurance/medical card) and Skin Cancer Screenings from 9:15-10:45, will also be offered on a first come first serve basis, sign ups starting at 8:00am. This takes place at the J.E. Hamilton Community House, 1710 W. Park St., Two Rivers. For more information call Michelle at (920) 793-5597.
United Way Manitowoc County (UWMC) has kicked off their 2018 Campaign! Companies of all sizes and interests can get involved in the Workplace Campaign to join the fight for health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. All of the 2018 campaign materials are now available at UWMC's refreshed website: unitedwaymanitowoccounty.org . If you have any questions on how your company can contribute and invest in Manitowoc County, contact Courtney Pelot at courtney@unitedwaymanitowoccounty.org or (920) 682-8888 ext. 107.
Felician Village: Love the way the fragrance from a fresh orange peel brightens your day? Essential oils have enhanced lives for thousands of years and offer a variety of benefits. Attend "Natural Solutions Using Essential Oils" at Felician Village on Thursday, October 18th, at 6:00pm. Learn how to use essential oils, what the top 10 oils are and their benefits. Register at fvmarketing@felicianvillage.org or (920) 684-7171, ext. 329. Felician Village is located at 1635 S. 21st St., Manitowoc.
InCourage Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center has been selected to participate in Allstate's annual Purple Purse Challenge! This is a friendly competition among domestic violence centers to see who can raise the most money in one month! Let's make this a community effort and help raise great money to fight domestic violence! This year, the Purple Purse was designed by tennis' great Serena Williams. The purse is meant to signify financial independence for the women who are victims of domestic violence.
Miss Harbor Cities Organization, Inc. (MHC): Our sister program, Miss Green Bay Area Scholarship Program, is looking for entrants for the 2019 Miss & Teen programs open to young women ages 13-25 in the counties of Brown, Calumet, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Oconto, Outagamie, and Shawano. There is no fee to participate and no experience is necessary. Competitors will be provided with preparation assistance and will gain invaluable personal and professional skills, along with increasing confidence and will be eligible for scholarship! Learn more here .
Schenck SC: Join Schenck's payroll and human resource professionals for a complete overview of the most recent payroll changes and filing requirements at our Payroll Forum on Wednesday, November 14th, at Lakeshore Technical College . Our experienced specialists will help you understand how to answer frequent payroll questions and manage compliance effectively. For additional information on the Payroll Forum or to register, visit www.schencksc.com/events .
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: The Smoke Wagon is still in full swing. Brian will be at Sweat for a Cure Breast Cancer Awareness Charity event at the YMCA Saturday morning. Stop by and have some of your favorite Smokehouse foods. We have the best Authentic Southern BBQ. Check out our daily specials at the Smokehouse as well as appetizers and adult beverages. Brian offers several customized catering packages for your parties, reunions and get-togethers too! Call Brian at (920) 374-4185 if no answer call (920) 794-4600. Certificates available!
Manitowoc Health & Rehabilitation Center (MHRC) will be hosting a Career Fair on Thursday, October 18th, from 9:00am-6:00pm. Come and see all the amazing things MHRC has to offer. Entry level positions, competitive wages, sign on bonuses, excellent benefits to name a few. We will be offering facility tours and immediate interviews. Bring your resume and your friends and you could enter to win up to $50.00 in Chamber Bucks!
Mishicot Area Growth & Improvement Committee (M.A.G.I.C.): The Mishicot Farmers' Market ended on September 26th, but they will be back for Pumpkinfest on October 20th!
LBRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: The 2018 Holiday Gift Giving Holiday Collection is available as of October 1st. With Christmas only about 11 weeks away now is the time to start thinking about those special gifts you need to purchase for teachers, babysitters and the special people in your lives. This year's collection offers something for everyone on your list. Contact Emily Howe Manager at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com for more details. All your favorite products are available to purchase on our website .
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus: Come attend the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Preview Day on October 16th, from 6:00-8:00pm. Learn about what it's like to be a student on our campus. Enjoy a full campus tour and a chance to meet current students. Please complete the form here to schedule your visit or give us a call at (920) 465-2111. The event location is 705 Viebahn St., Manitowoc.
Manitowoc Trophy: Need a great gift for the upcoming holidays? Maybe something to thank the host? Check out our wine tool sets! Bamboo 2 piece set - $23.50, Black Leather 4 piece set $30.50 (engraves in silver), Barrel 4 piece set - $25.00. Prices include 1 sided engraving. These items are memorable yet practical! Pictures of these items can be located on Facebook as well as our website. Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for updates on new items and projects! www.manitowoctrophy.com .
River's Bend Health Services: High blood pressure has no symptoms, but it increases your risk for heart disease, stroke and more. Dr. Pradeep Giriyappa, MD, Holy Family Memorial Primary Care, and Medical Director, River's Bend Health Services, will present an educational program on blood pressure on Thursday, October 25th, at noon at River's Bend Health Services, 960 South Rapids Rd., Manitowoc. Blood pressure screenings will be offered from 11:00am-12:00pm. A light lunch will be provided. Free. Call (920) 684-1144 to register. Rapids Road is open to River's Bend from the south.
Mike Howe Builders: Mike Howe Builders and his team appreciates all your favorable comments from this year's Parade of Homes. Our team is ready to start working with you to build or remodel your current home. We take pride in making your dreams a reality. We will help design your project and find the right products/materials to meet your needs and stay on budget! Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders (920) 242-3111 or email mhowebuilders@yahoo.com to schedule at time to meet.
Lakeshore United Methodist Church (LUMC): Lakeshore United Methodist Church, 411 Reed Ave., Manitowoc, announces its Annual Fall Festival, Chili Fest and Auction for October 26th. This year's theme is A Night at the Movies, featuring a movie-themed Costume contest and Trivia. Each year hundreds of adults and children fill the Fellowship Hall to enjoy a half-dozen chili offerings, hot dogs, beverages and desserts. Chili and sweets will be served from 4:00-7:00pm, costume contest will be at 6:30pm, and the auction will start immediately following the costume contest. Tickets are $5 in advance from the church office, $6 at the door, $25 family maximum, children under 5 are free. For more information, visit LUMC on Facebook, our website www.lakeshoreumc.com or call (920) 682-6311.
The Medicine Shoppe: Last year's flu season was especially bad with over 80,000 reported deaths. If you are looking for a way to protect your business from the impact of the flu this year why not consider holding an onsite flu shot clinic? If you are interested, the Medicine Shoppe would love to help. Please call (920) 794-1225 or email 1564@medicineshoppe.com with questions or to sign up.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County along with BBBS affiliates across the country, unveiled a new, modern look and brand re-positioning with a goal of recruiting more diverse volunteers and emphasizing the potential inherent in all children. To find out more about the logo visit bbbs.org/bigpotential . "The need in Manitowoc County for young people to have a role model is more urgent than ever," said Joel Evenson Executive Director of BBBS Manitowoc County. To find out how you can help BBBS visit bbbsmantycounty.org ."
Steve Ford Agency-State Farm: You plan out so much of your life. Remember to help protect it too. Call me to talk about your life insurance needs and to get a quote at (920) 682-2997 or contact us at stevefordagency.com#LifeInsuranceAwarenessMonth .
The Haven Manitowoc County: The 2nd Annual Cardboard City event is Saturday, at 4:00pm, October 13th through 8:00am, Sunday, October 14th. It will be held in the Haven parking lot at 1003 Marshall St., Manitowoc. In collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and Hope House we are holding Cardboard City, where teams of up to 4 collect contributions to pay "rent" to sleep in a box, tent, or car. We will have Rock the Mic Karaoke providing entertainment, a presentation by Jason Latva from Drug Court, yard games and more! We will serve a bag lunch supper and breakfast in the morning. For more information call (920) 652-9110 and ask for Michael or Jenine. To register call Stephanie at (920) 682-7742.
Holy Family Memorial invites members of The Chamber of Manitowoc County to attend an Information Session on 2019 open enrollment in the HFM Chamber Clinic. The clinic is exclusively for Chamber members, their employees and employees' families. The clinic provides affordable healthcare options for wellness coaching, physical therapy, emotional health counseling, and primary care - for only a $10 access fee per visit. Chamber members can enroll for FREE by November 15th to offer this benefit. Click here for more information or to register for an information session.
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All Access Ads, LLC: "Text services are a great way to reach your employees in an emergency." Emergency Services Director Travis Waack, at a recent Chamber Lunch & Learn - "Businesses In Disaster." To make texting part of your emergency plan, call (920) 686-3747 or text (920) 973-1766. Click here to view the link.
Sepia Chapel has opened their doors to the public every Wednesday & Thursday from 4:00-10:00pm as Two Rivers only week-day wine bar. This week they're featuring 'Autumn in a Wine Glass'! Enjoy Pumpkin Mulled Wine from Cupcake Vineyards & FREE pumpkin cupcakes from French Creek Bakery while they last! They also serve craft beers & a full bar. FREE-TO-PLAY Wine-O-Bingo every Thursday at 7:00pm!
The Crossing of Manitowoc County invites you to its annual banquet fundraiser, October 25th, at Fox Hills Resort . Here's a chance to hear from a panel of clients succeeding through their life challenges, understand the programs and services provided and see the growth and additions to the organization. It's a joyful evening to share with friends and co-workers. Dinner is provided by our corporate underwriters. Call to RSVP (920) 973-4357 or go to thecrossingfundraiser.eventbrite.com .
Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials this week include; Tuesday - Broasted Chicken, Wednesday - Beef Stew, Thursday - Stuffed Peppers, Friday - Pub Style Haddock or Jumbo Shrimp, Saturday - Stuffed Pork Chop or Tenderloin Tips with Noodles, Sunday - Broasted Chicken or Ham Steak, and Monday - Chop Suey with rice. Stop in for quick delicious bite to eat! Open Mondays-Thursdays 5:00am-8:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays 24 hours and Sundays closed at 8:00pm. 2604 Custer St., Manitowoc.
Manitowoc Public Library (MPL): Thinking about submitted a DNA sample to Ancestry.com or 23andMe and don't know where to start? Or have you taken the plunge and are feeling overwhelmed? Might we suggest attending "Genetically Speaking: A DNA Workshop with Mary Eberle," October 13th, from 9:00am-2:00pm, at the Manitowoc Public Library. Mary is an expert in this field, having begun her work in DNA research thirty years ago. Registration is required, admission is FREE, and lunch is provided. Call (920) 686-3000 to register and for all the details!
Boelter's Jewelers: Dust off your old jewelry and let's get creative! Next week October 15th-20th features Boelter's Annual Remount Sale. If you've been wanting to update your favorite or most sentimental piece of jewelry, this is the perfect time to show your artistic side. Come into Boelter's and let our staff help you redesign your ring or pendant into something special. Boelter's is buying old gold and silver.
Lakeshore Humane Society (LHS): Saturday, October 13th is the Coldwell Banker "Homes for Dogs" National Adoption Weekend. Manitowoc's event will take place at the Lakeshore Humane Society, 1551 N. 8th St., Manitowoc, from 10:00am-4:00pm. Go to the Lakeshore Humane Society and enjoy free hot dogs, treat bags for shelter visitors, door prizes and more. Love on some sweet pets who are looking for their 'fur'-ever home. Gift baskets for the first 5 adoptions. View adoptable pets here: www.lakeshorehumane.org/adopt and even apply online now to be pre-approved.
City of Two Rivers: Exciting Fall at the Two Rivers Parks and Recreation with a lot of new programs. Restorative Yoga, Family Movie night, Peaceful Warrior Yoga, Embodying Mindfulness Yoga, Rise and Shine Yoga, Monster Mash Dance, Trunk or Treat, Ballroom Fundamentals, Wii Bowling League for teens, Holiday Decorating-Christmas Silk Wreath, and Mother/Son Dance. Check out our Facebook page, go to www.activityreg.com or call the office at (920) 793-5592 for more information on these programs.
Lester Public Library: Resume Review with Job Center Wisconsin is going on from 2:30-4:30 this afternoon. Stop by with your resume for feedback on its format and the information it contains. We have two exciting programs scheduled next Wednesday, October 17th, both at 6:00pm: Tech Play day for ages 8+, and The Czech Spirit in Manitowoc County (part of our Local History Alive! series) featuring historian Brett Ruzek. Visit www.lesterlibrary.org for details and a complete list of upcoming programs.
Manitowoc Public Utilities (MPU) is hosting an Open House on Thursday, October 11th, from 3:00-6:00pm in honor of Public Power Week! Tours of the Water Treatment Plant and Power Plant will be given along with bucket truck rides. Exhibits will be setup with information on energy efficiency, energy assistance, weatherization, safety and more! MPU is conducting a Christmas light exchange program - bring in a strand of working incandescent Christmas lights and get a free strand of LED Christmas lights. Details on our website and Facebook.
Lakeshore Technical College (LTC): Choose from a variety of classes for fun or professional development. Stand Up Speak Up and Digital SLR Photography will get you presenting comfortably and taking awesome photos. Join us on October 25th, from 6:00-9:00pm for Stand Up Speak Up, cost is $17.92 OR October 22nd and 24th, from 6:00-9:00pm for Digital SLR Photography, cost is $31.13. Both will be held at LTC's Manitowoc Campus on Dewey Street. Learn more and register at gotoltc.edu/Community-Education .
Managing Change-Facing Our Future Event 2018: Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the Managing Change-Facing Our Future Education event, being held Monday, December 3rd, 2018. This year, best-selling author Jay Baer will present, "Talk Triggers" as the Keynote presentation. Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
City of Manitowoc: The 30th Annual Lakeshore Holiday Parade is Thanksgiving Eve, and float registration is OPEN! The theme is Christmas Through the Decades - so pick a decade and run with it! For more information, click here. Deadline to register is 11:59pm on Sunday, November 4th. If you have questions, contact Stacey Groll at the Mayor's Office sgroll@manitowoc.org or (920) 686-6980.
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Professional development workshops are offered through the SBDC at UW - Green Bay's 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program. The workshop "Supervisory Leadership 101" is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16th and 17th, from 8:30am-3:30pm at the Advance Bus. & Mfg. Ctr., 2701 Larsen Rd., Green Bay. Cost of this workshop includes instruction, material, DISC Assessment, morning refreshments, and lunch. For more information on registration, visit our website at www.uwgb.edu/sbdc , e-mail sbdc@uwgb.edu , or call (920) 496-2117.
Dash 4 Cash starts November 19th! The first drawing will take place on November 26th. If you are interested in being a Dash 4 Cash participating business, please email callie@chambermanitowoccounty.org to sign up! Dash 4 Cash runs for 4 weeks meaning there are 4 chances to win!
Lakeland University is developing innovative ways to better prepare students for the workforce needs of Sheboygan & Manitowoc Counties. We have established a comprehensive cooperative education program that requires students to work with area businesses. With our exciting enrollment growth, we are looking for the support of area employers to provide valuable work experiences as early as January 2019. We invite all businesses, both big and small, to attend an informative session on Thursday, October 18th, at 8:30am, at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum to learn about the creative ways this could benefit your organization and how you can develop a partnership with Lakeland University.
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