Tuesday Tidbits - December 15th, 2020
Calendar of Events
Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County: Don't make another stop! Aurora Pharmacy can have your prescriptions ready in as little as 15 minutes. We offer FREE Curbside Pickup, Same Day Rx Delivery (fee applies), FREE Mail Delivery (Any medication to your home or office), and Immunizations (Many for $0 copay. Click Here to learn more.
***Please Note: The Chamber office will be closed from December 24th through January 1st. We will open again on January 4th. There will be no publications for that last week of December).
The top ad/image space in "Tuesday Tidbits" and "Business Matters Weekly" are also now available to reserve for 2021. If you'd like to place an ad, please contact Shannon at shannon@chambermanitowoccounty.org or call (920) 684-5575.
Events:
Miss Harbor Cities Organization: TONIGHT is the night! Please consider ordering dinner from Panera in Manitowoc, from 4:00—8:00 pm, to help support our scholarship fund. 20% of all online orders placed using code PRFUND, or orders showing this flyer, will be donated to the Miss Harbor Cities scholarship organization which allows us to award scholarships to young women ages 13-25. Make dinner easy tonight, and place your order online! Learn more at www.missharborcities.org
Lester Public Library: Our special "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" virtual event featuring Lisa Quistorf is tonight (Tuesday) at 6:30 pm. Visit www.lesterlibrary.org for the Zoom event link. Our latest "Screen Break" pack for school-aged kids includes supplies for building a (nonlethal) elf trap. And this week's Christmas is Here "Story Time To Go" pack is filled with songs, chants and games. Make a tissue paper "stained glass" window ornament and a pine needle keepsake ornament for the tree. Plus, Little Jack Horner's Christmas pie--with playdough plums!
Unity Hospice: More than ever before, it is important to take the time to remember loved ones who have died and connect with those you love in safe and meaningful ways. To help support and guide you through the darkness of grief, Unity Hospice invites you to join us tonight, Tuesday, December 15th at 7:00 pm for our annual Honor a Life Virtual Holiday Gathering: https://www.facebook.com/UnityHospiceWI.
Advocate Aurora Health: This Wednesday, December, 16th at noon join us to get your questions answered on the COVID-19 vaccine. Is it safe? Who will get the vaccine first? We’ll provide the facts, discuss what we currently know and how Advocate Aurora Health is managing the distribution of the vaccine. We’ll also share why wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and washing your hands will continue to be critical. This Q&A will be hosted by Advocate Aurora Health CEO Jim Skogsbergh and he will be joined by our experts, including our Executive Medical Director of Infectious Disease and Prevention, Dr. Robert Citronberg. Click Here to RSVP. For additional COVID-19 vaccine information and resources: Click Here.
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay: Travel with Us Virtually in 2021! Two Unique Travel opportunities from the comfort of your own home! EAA Virtual Tour - Tuesday, January 12th & Museum of Pop Culture – Tuesday, February 2nd. Join us for a first time ever virtual tour of the Frank Borman Exhibit. You will see important historical artifacts that this astronaut donated to the museum as well as some stories behind them.  Explore one of Seattle's most unusual buildings in this architecture workshop at the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP). Click Here to learn more.
Friends of the Two Rivers Senior Center: Pumpkin spice, salted caramel, paradise passion, Bombay chai…COFFEE, TEA, COCOA FUNDRAISER. Wide variety to choose from! Order by January 29th for early February pick-up. White chicken chili, split pea & ham, stuffed pepper…WINTER WARM-UP SOUP & BAKE SALE February 12th (8:30 am–3:00 pm). Pre-orders encouraged by January 27th. Find more information on any of our fundraisers, activities or programs: pick-up at the Center or area businesses, on Facebook: Two Rivers Senior Center, on our web-site:  www.tworiversseniors.org, or call (920) 793-5596. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
United Way Manitowoc County: This holiday season, join United Way Manitowoc County in fighting for a future where everyone in our community can live the life they deserve. You can help us create a tomorrow where every single person in Manitowoc County has a strong start, a good education, financial stability, access to health care and a safe home by giving today either online or by mailing a check to 21 E Waldo Blvd, Manitowoc.
Offers/Promotions/Information:
Insight Publications is looking to help promote your business with our monthly contest giveaway. What is in it for you: Your business branding will be seen by over 20,000 readers in the New North region through the contest ad in our print and digital magazine. This ad will also be posted on our website and promoted on our social media platforms and in our e-newsletter. To see an example of a contest ad, click hereWhat do we need from you: Your business provides a gift certificate with a value of $30–$100 that will be drawn and given to one lucky winner. Contact Deb Toll (920) 422-0504 or email dtoll@insightonbusiness.com for more details.
Manitowoc Public Library (MPL): DUDES! NOW AVAILABLE AT MPL! BODACIOUS ‘80s & ‘90s MOVIE BUNDLES!!! Cheeuh! Each bundle contains four randomly-selected, totally tubular ‘80s movies or four randomly-selected awesomesauce ‘90s movies—with some most excellent popcorn included! Here’s the part that’s completely clutch: there’s no limits! No need to bogart these bundles—pick up one of each or however many bundles you prefer! Wig out, bruh! Just call (920) 686-3010, tell staff what you want, and they’ll arrange your hella radical Curbside Pickup. Schweet!
HFM Wellness Center: Looking for a gift idea? Give the gift of wellness this holiday season with an HFM gift card. Gift cards can be used towards new and existing fitness memberships, personal training or massage therapy. Stop in to purchase one today.
Take Time Therapeutic Massage: Massage is not just a luxury but is a way to a healthier, happier life! Take Time offers soothing relaxing massages to take your tensions away while bringing your mind, body and spirit at peace. Take Time also can provide therapeutic massages to work the underlying muscles that are causing you tension. Appointments are made per request, Monday through Saturday and are tailored to meet your needs. Please check us out at www.taketimetherapeuticmassage.com or by texting or calling
(920) 901-3573 or emailing at lsstrutz@gmail.com.
Kurtz's Pub & Deli: When getting together for the holidays, let us help you do the cooking! We sell our famous, freshly made daily, potato salad along with our pasta salad, soups and anything off our updated menu to go! We also have meat and cheese trays available. We have so many ways you can give a little bit of Kurtz’s to the ones you love for Christmas! We have gift cards, Baumeister variety packs, growlers, steins, cases of Czechvar and variety baskets of beer available for you.
Goodwill NCW: Need a last minute gift? Have a thrifter in the family? Give them the gift of Goodwill with our gift cards available at any of our Goodwill NCW locations. When you shop Goodwill, you give the gift of hope and positively impact the lives in our Manitowoc Community. Happy Holidays from your friends at your Manitowoc Goodwill!
Balance on Buffalo Therapeutic Massage Works: Interested in purchasing a Gift Card this Holiday Season? They are available online and right from your home! You can go to our website balanceonbuffalo.com and click the ‘Gift Cards’ tab, from there you are able to purchase one. Have it emailed to yourself where you are able to print it out, making it super convenient for this busy season!   924 Buffalo Street, Manitowoc. balanceonbuffalo.com. (920) 684-8880.
Felician VillageAre you taking care of your own home, working and helping your parents with their needs? Felician Village at Home has a membership program to help support aging in place and is now offering a holiday special.  Buy 10 months and receive two months free! Benefits to being a member include referrals to pre-screened providers, in-home volunteer assistance, educational/social events, telephone reassurance program, technology tutoring and more. Find out more at http://www.felicianvillage.org/fv-at-home.html or contact Megan Bruckschen, at mbruckschen@felicianvillage.org or (920) 684-7171, ext. 425.
BayCare Clinic: Now in Two Rivers! Hearing Center BayCare Clinic is providing audiology services and hearing care at Aurora Health Center in Two Rivers, 5300 Memorial Drive. Heather Schwartz, a certified audiologist, provides hearing tests and diagnoses and treats hearing loss. She partners with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat specialists at that location to provide comprehensive care for hearing issues. Hearing Center BayCare Clinic also offers hearing aid options that include advanced Bluetooth and wireless technology. To request an appointment, call (920) 288-8230 or go to baycare.net.
City of Two Rivers: The Two Rivers Parks and Recreation is taking Park Shelter reservations for the 2021 Season. You can reserve in person today or tomorrow, December 16th, you can go online trrec.activityreg.com to reserve your park shelter for you gathering this summer. Reservations are on a first come/first serve basis. Also go to trrec.activityreg.com for all upcoming programs at the TR Parks and Recreation. Also, watch for the Winter/Spring brochure coming out soon with new and exciting programs.
Aurora Medical CenterFREE INJURY EVALUATION Does an injury have you sidelined? SEE US. Get a FREE injury assessment and treatment recommendations by a Licensed Athletic Trainer for Muscle and joint pain during activity, Acute or chronic injuries, Sport-related injuries. To schedule an appointment, visit aurora.org/freeinjuryeval or call (920) 793-7570.
Marketing:
O’Connor Connective: Become exceptional. We’ve spent decades helping visionary leaders strategize on how they can connect with those who matter most—their clients, employees and stakeholders. Find out more at https://oconnorconnective.com/services/strategy/.
Education/Personal Growth:
Lakeshore Technical College: Do you know someone who prefers hands-on work and would enjoy a career in an in-demand field with above average pay? If so, refer them to LTC for our new 9-month HVACR Installation Technician program that starts in January. The median annual salary is $53,300 for heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration positions in our region. Beginning courses include welding introduction, basic electricity for construction trades, and blueprint reading for building construction. Learn more about this program, which is financial aid eligible, at gotoltc.edu/hvacr.