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PTO hosts staff luncheon

The St. Germain Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a potluck luncheon for the entire teaching staff. Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The luncheon featured door prizes and gift baskets. Kelley Kellner and Sara Waltz organized the event.

“Parents donated prizes and gift baskets for a staff raffle,” said Kellner. “Since the teachers can’t all sit down at once, we are serving lunch during their lunch periods and the raffle prizes will be given away at the end of the day.”

Waltz added, “We had around 40

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:12 PM
 
Club fundraiser
The St. Germain Women’s Service Club recently served 325 rotisserie chickens  at the sixth annual chicken roast and bake sale. Here Loretta DeCampi, Dianne Huff and Carol Scott work the bake sale table The event raises funds for various local charities as well as local emergency medical services and fire department proj­ects. The event also included door prizes and basket raffles. Students from Northland Pines High School assisted the club. —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:06 PM
 
Lions Club seeks hole sponsors for annual golf outing May 19

St. Germain Lions Club President Bruce Weber recently announced the club is still seeking hole sponsors for its annual golf outing Sunday, May 19, at St. Germain Golf Club.

Weber previewed hole markers that will be used at the fundraising outing at St. Germain’s municipally owned golf course.

“We’re going to have some surprise contests and we’re pretty sure there will be winners to take home extra prizes,” said Weber, who added the theme of the outing is Shake off the Dust and Get Rid of the Rust.

“It’s been a long winter and we’re inviting the community

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:05 PM
 
Library plans art workshop

The Plum Lake Library will sponsor an Art Enrichment Workshop for children ages 8-11 Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m.

Cora Mollen will be the guest artist who will demonstrate water color painting to the children.

To register, call the library at (715) 542-2020.

The library also will hold a chair-decorating contest. Participants

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:05 PM
 
Service club sets meeting

The St. Germain Women’s Service Club will meet Tuesday, May 21, at the Bear’s Den Restaurant and Lodge.

The meeting will honor the seven 2013 scholarship recipients, and will include a social at 11 a.m. followed by a luncheon served at noon.

Fundraiser profits will go towards high-school senior scholarships.

To make menu selections, contact Barbara Steinhilber at (715) 479-6550.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:04 PM
 
Borkowicz speaks to PrimeTimers
Octogenarian Dorothy Borkowicz shows her Marie Lemaczyk Award from the Milwaukee AmVets in 1976.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Great Depression survivor Dorothy Borkowicz, 84, spoke at the St. Germain PrimeTimers monthly meeting last week, filling a spot in the program where members tell stories about their lives and share lessons they’ve learned.

Borkowicz related how she lived through the Great Depression and taught herself how to play piano by watching the keys on an old player piano in her home.

She said she learned to share joy by playing the piano and encouraging

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:03 PM
 
Department presents awards, hosts 35th annual fish fry
Deputy Chief Jim Sherren (middle) presenting Tim Clark (left) with 2012 Firefighter of the  Year, and Tim Gebhardt (right) with a plaque for 20 years of dedicated service.  —Photo Courtesy of Pam Gebhardt

The St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department awarded a plaque for 20 years of continued dedicated service to Tim Gebhardt April 13.

Gebhardt has held the positions of lieutenant, training officer, communications officer and currently holds the rank of assistant chief.

He also has served on many committees to assist in the department’s

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:02 PM
 
School slates Spring Fling

St. Germain Elementary School will host the 2013 Spring Fling “Give My Regards to Broadway” Thursday, May 23, at 1:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

The event will feature students in kindergarten through fifth grade performing American musical theater songs from popular Broadway  shows including “The Music Man,” “Oliver,” “The Sound of Music” and “The Wizard of Oz.”

The songs will also feature student soloists, recorders and bells and more.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:02 PM
 
Library hosts authors
Author Tom Stecker recounts life in the family hunting shack on Pincherry Lake, located in a secluded portion of Vilas County. Cabin stories are a source of insight into family relationships and the joy of North Woods life.               —Photo by Wally Geist

Two local authors presented their latest works at the Plum Lake Library, Sayner, Wednesday, April 24. Tom Stecker, a newly published author, was joined by Leon “Buckshot” Anderson to tell about “The Pincherry Group” and “Wolves At The Cabin Door,” respectively.

Stecker, a St. Germain resident since 1982, completed his first book, “The Pincherry Group,” about life in the Stecker family, the family cabin and hunting stories from the shores of Pincherry Lake over the last 45 years.

Among the stories Stecker told

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:03 PM
 
Red Hats name queen

The Red-dy For Anything chapter of the Red Hat Society held a Mustache Party at Knocker’s Pizza in St. Germain April 24 with 19 members present. The event was organized by Pat Lichter.

The St. Germain chapter was founded in 2004 when a group of women formed a social group in St. Germain. Lois Ruediger was appointed the chapter queen and Carol Brey, vice queen.

The chapter describes its mission as “to have fun and enjoy

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:03 PM
 
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