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Colorama set Sept.21

The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce recently announced it will host the 54th annual Colorama Festival Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This fall-themed event will take place at the St. Germain Community Park, located at the corner of highways 70 and 155 in St. Germain.

“St. Germain is the birthplace of Colorama and visitors will enjoy the wide variety of activities at this year’s event,” said a chamber spokesperson. “The main focus will be the arts and crafts show with handmade items created by exhibitors from around the region.”

The feature will also feature a farmers market,

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:03 PM
 
Golf school concludes season
Gertie Geraghty (front) displays her golf form in front of her class members Hertie Geraghty (far left) and Ned Geraghty (far   right), and teachers (center from left) Scott Harrison and Bob Hartshorne at Plum Lake Golf Course Golf School Aug. 7. —Photo By Wally Geist

The Plum Lake Golf Course in Sayner used the volunteer services of retired golf pro Bob Hartshorne of Tampa, Fla., and golfer Scott Harrison of Kansas City, Kan., to teach children how to golf at its 2013 Golf School.

“At times this summer we had over 20 students,” said Hartshorne who has been teaching at the course since 1997.

Scott Harrison, member of the First Tee

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:20 PM
 
Scholarship recipients
The St. Germain Lioness Club awarded two $1,500 scholarships at the St. Germain Community Center. One scholarship went to Erin Jacob (left) of Arbor Vitae, who will be a second-year student at UW-Stout, majoring in art education. Michelle Schowalter (center) also from Arbor Vitae, received the second scholarship, and will be a freshman nursing student at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau. Also shown is Marlys Scharf, scholarship chairwoman for the St. Germain Lioness Club.	—Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:19 PM
 
Church sets pizza buffet PDF Print E-mail

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Sayner will host an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet featuring Papa Murphy’s pizza Saturday, Aug. 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the church scholarship fund.

The suggested donation is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12. Children age 3 and younger may eat for free.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:19 PM
 
Reunion picnic
The Milwaukee Fire Department recently held its 32nd annual reunion picnic at the St. Germain Park. Jerry and Sharon Gifford of Phelps coordinated the event, which drew 105 active and retired firefighters and their spouses. A  potluck lunch was held along with a closest-to-pin challenge and horseshoe tournament. Retired police officer Thomas McKale played “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipe after a roll call of the 25 deceased Milwaukee firefighters since the 2012 picnic.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 6:09 PM
 
Church to hold outdoor service

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Sayner will hold an outdoor worship service Sunday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.m.

This will be held under the shelter and on the lawn behind the church.

The Rev. Norm Peterson will be leading

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 6:04 PM
 
Museum sets chicken dinner

The Vilas Historical Museum in Sayner recently announced it will host a chicken dinner Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Sayner community building and pavilion from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $10 per ticket. Tickets are limited and available for purchase at the museum. This event sold out last year.

The menu consists of one-half spit-roasted chicken,

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 6:03 PM
 
Plum Lake Library hosts antique appraisal event
Ida Nemec, Plum Lake Library librarian, shows a serving tray and its companion pieces which Mark Moran appraised at an antique appraisal event at the library Aug. 1. “Unfortunately, I paid $15 to find out one of my trays was only worth $10. But, it was worth knowing its value and learning more about it,” said Nemec.	—Photo By Wally Geist

The Plum Lake Library in Sayner hosted an antique appraisal event Aug. 1, 2013.

Mark F. Moran of Iola, an expert appraiser of antiques and guest expert on the PBS Antiques Roadshow TV series, was on-hand to discern the value of items brought in by attendees.

Moran was formerly a senior editor

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 6:03 PM
 
Bingo night
The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce sponsors Monday night bingo and a 50/50 raffle in the town Community Center at 7 p.m. through Aug. 26. Lynn Upthagrove, co-owner of Cedaroma Lodge, is shown volunteering at the ticket sales booth. According to John Burger, who calls the numbers, the 50/50 raffle   totals between $400 and $500 each week. Proceeds from bingo and the 50/50 benefit the publication of “St. Germain,” the chamber’s business information magazine. The bingo program pays out a guaranteed $1,000 per week. Rules and the schedule are available on the chamber website at st-germain.com.   —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:41 PM
 
Museum plans chicken dinner

The Vilas Historical Museum in Sayner recently announced it will host a chicken dinner Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Sayner community building and pavilion from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $10 per ticket. Tickets are limited and available for purchase at the museum. This event sold out last year.

The menu consists of one-half spit-roasted chicken, potato salad, baked beans, bread and dessert.

Raffles will include a $50 Walmart card, a gift basket from the Cottage at Cardinal’s,

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:41 PM
 
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