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Donations to Warm The Children, a program sponsored by the Vilas County News-Review to provide winter clothing for needy children, have now reached approximately 54% toward its 2012 fundraising goal, according to News-Review Publisher Kurt Krueger.

“We need to collect an additional $29,689 in donations in order to meet our goal of $65,000,” he said.

People donate for many different reasons, according to Sharina Adams, program coordinator.

“In the past, for example, we have received donations from foundations and matching-funds programs,” she said. “People also donate in memory or in honor of loved ones.

“We are very thankful for every donation, no matter how large or small.”

Donations may be made by mailing them to Vilas County News-Review, P.O. Box 1929, Eagle River, WI 54521, or online at

In addition to many ­a­no­nymous donors, donations were re­ceived Nov. 30-Dec. 6 from residents of the following communities:


Arbor Vitae

Carol E. Giese.



Roger and Audrey Flaherty.

Eagle River

Donald De Castaker, Eagle Floor Inc., Eagle River Lions Club Foundation, Eagle River Roasters/Merchant Brands, Brett and Laurie Edwards, Cliff and Susie Erickson, Roger and Janis Gerds, Lee Krajewski family, Anne and Michael Maillette, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Petersen, Arnold and Kathleen Tabaka, Elke Rea, anonymous in honor of Whitney and Heidi Riemer and Rudy and Iris Wayland, and Bob and Jayne Winblad.


Land O’ Lakes

Land O’ Lakes Service Center, Michael A. Miller, and Ron and Jeri Miller.



Anonymous in memory of Jim Adams, and Tom and Donna Bucher.


St. Germain

Bob and Chris Frenz, Bill and Doris Minnich, Stan and Marlene Rakowski, and St. Germain Women’s Service Club in memory of Harold Suarez.



Jack and Beverly Damos, Verdelle R. Mauthe, and Robert and Nancy Moser.


Star Lake

Dwight and Fay Sandman.



Three Lakes

Bob and Barb Borek, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tondi.


Other Wisconsin cities

John and Holly Blackwood, Brookfield; Lori L. Seeboth, Hartford; Pat and Mary Hietpas, Kaukauna; Dick and Kathy Hietpas, Little Chute; and Jeff and Deb Farris, Sturgeon Bay.


Other states

Robert Besser, Homewood, Ill.; Robert Benos, Palatine, Ill.; William and Marie Schliep, Prospect Height, Ill.; and Martha Grove and Bob Mueller, St. Louis, Mo.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 4:46 PM

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