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Slam-A-Rama raises funds for breast cancer patients
Eric “Leibo” Liebenstein (center), owner of Sayner Pub, gives encouragement and support to Dave (left) and Chris (right) Glodowski before the Slam-A-Rama bicyclists depart from Sayner. The event raised funds for breast cancer patients and was held Sept. 28.                              —Photo By Wally Geist

The third annual Slam-A-Rama bike ride for breast cancer was held Saturday, Sept. 28, in the St. Germain-Sayner area.

The event raises funds for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Eighty-one participants rode bikes and nine served as crossing guards and support staff for the ride.

The ride began in 2011 with 50 riders and grew to 86 participants last year.

Chris Glodowski, event organizer and Green Bay resident,

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:24 PM
 
Star Lakers donate
Members of the Star Lakers Community Club donated $500 to each of three organizations serving the area. Representatives of Plum Lake Ambulance, Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department and Sayner-Star Lake Barnstormers Snowmobile Club each received a check on behalf of their organization. The Star Lakers hold two fundraisers during the year, the Honorary Mayoral Race sponsored by the club and Stillwaters, and the community picnic in the park. This year Star Lakers members also provided a new sign for the Old Mill Site Centennial Park which will celebrate its 120th anniversary in 2014. Star Lakers members and organization representatives shown are, front row from left, Barb Rasmussen, Plum Lake Ambulance; Dennis and Anita Horant, Barnstormers Snowmobile Club; Karen Altamore, Stillwaters; Vicki and Jim Haberle, Star Lakers club; and Chuck Altamore, Stillwaters; back row, Kevin Rasmussen, Plum Lake Volunteer Fire Department; and Bob Munson, Star Lakers  club.                        —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:24 PM
 
Lions Club meat raffle scheduled Oct. 6

The St. Germain Lions Club  will host a meat, seafood and cash raffle at Sportsmen’s Chalet in Eagle River Sunday, Oct. 6, from 2 to 5:30 p.m.

The event will feature a  paddle wheel, a 50-50 drawing, Lions gun drawing and an archery shooting contest.

Participants in the contest should take their own bow and target arrows. The top prize is one-half dozen custom arrows.

Food and beverages including one-third

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:23 PM
 
Plum Lake Ambulance holds fundraising dinner
Plum Lake Ambulance Chief Kevin Rasmussen (left) shares excitement over the turnout for the roast pork fundraising dinner with hostess Joy Sievert. The dinner was held at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain with the proceeds going toward underwriting the cost of training new EMTs and saving for a new ambulance.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The Plum Lake Ambulance sponsored its 19th annual roast pork fund­raising dinner at the Whitetail Inn in St. Germain Sept. 23.

Volunteers served almost 450 dinners, hosted donation drawings and cleared tables.

Local merchants contributed items for the donation drawings.

“We are thankful for the great turnout

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:22 PM
 
Women’s club slates luncheon

The St. Germain Women’s Service Club announced it will hold a luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the community building.

Social hour will be at 11 a.m. Lunch will be at noon and feature a program by Marilyn Jennings from Minocqua Antiques on collectible buttons.

“Take along those odd-shaped buttons you’ve had hidden away and see how special they are,” said a St. Germain Women’s Service Club spokesperson.

To make a reservation, call Mimi at (715) 479-5961.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:22 PM
 
AARP driver safety class scheduled Oct. 25

The Lakeland Senior Center in Woodruff recently announced it will host an AARP Driver Safety Program Friday, Oct. 25.

The class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The program, open to all drivers, will review how drivers change with time, advances in highway design and improvements in modern automobiles.

The fee for the course will be $12 for AARP

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 5:40 PM
 
Sportsmen’s Chalet donates to area clubs
Kevin Krueger, president of the New Tom Snow Fleas Snowmobile Club (left), received a check for $4,275 from Laurel and Gary Frank (middle), proprietors of Sportsmen’s Chalet in St. Germain Sept. 11. Al Clemmensen (far right), president of the Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club, also received a similar check on behalf of the Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The Bo-Boen and New Tom Snow Flea Snowmobile Clubs each received a check for $4,275 from Laurel and Gary Frank, proprietors of Sportsmen’s Chalet in St. Germain Sept. 11.

Sportsmen’s Chalet sponsored its 17th annual pig roast on behalf of the two clubs on Aug. 24.

Tom Zimmerman roasted a 211-pound pig for the event which, according to Laurel Frank was the most well attended annual pig roast in recent memory.

“Each club also participated fully with members

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 5:43 PM
 
Town board receives petition about bear dogs
By Wally Geist
St. Germain Correspondent

A petition originating with Karl and Peggy Koehler, 8448 Henry Circle, St. Germain, about a neighbor’s bear dogs was presented at a meeting of the St. Germain town board Monday, Sept. 9.

The meeting convened under the appointed leadership of Supervisor William Bates in the absence of Chairman Walt Camp. A quorum was present.

The petition was signed by the Koehlers and 10 neighbors from Henry Circle and adjacent property owners on Highway 70 W.

The petition alleges that tenants of 8447 Highway

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 5:43 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, September 17, 2013 5:44 PM )
 
Woman’s Club seeking vendors

The Plum Lake Woman’s Club recently announced that it is still seeking vendors for Christmas Fest Saturday, Nov. 16. There is room for three more vendors.

Vendor spaces are $25 for two tables, electricity and advertising.

Contact the library at (715) 542-2020 to reserve the last spaces. The deadline is Oct. 10.

Club memberships for the 2013-’14 year are due now. To be included in the booklet, payment must be received by Sept. 23.

Thursday meetings begin Oct. 19 at 1:15 p.m. and

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 5:42 PM
 
Neider retires from chamber

The board of directors for the St. Germain Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the retirement of Bill Neider, the chamber’s ex­ecutive director. He served for 10 years.

“He will enjoy traveling and a well-earned retirement,” said Anne Small, special events coordinator, St. Germain Chamber of Commerce.

Neider’s signature event was the annual Pig in the Pines RibFest and music event, which is now recognized as St. Germain’s main attraction sponsored by the chamber.

“The concept and execution of this monumental undertaking

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 5:42 PM
 
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