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Family event
A Winter Family Fun day, held March 8, brought children from St. Germain and neighboring communities to the St. Germain Community Park. Ice skating with Sparky the Fire Dog and ice bowling were available outside while hot dogs, cookies and beverages were served in the community center by PrimeTImers, Lioness Club and Women’s Service Club members. Games such as minnow race and plinko, as well as face painting, were available for children. Members of the St. Germain Volunteer Fire Department offered complimentary smoke detectors and prizes for the children. Above, Cortney Pirus (left) of Eagle River paints the face of Briana Ozelie of St. Germain at the event. 	—Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:22 PM
Students raise $738 for society
St. Germain Elementary School custodian Gerald Healy, well known in the school for being a Chicago Bears fan, waves Green Bay Packers flags and leads the school in “Go Pack! Go!” as part of the challenge he made to the students to   raise $500 or more for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s “Pennies For Patients” program. The students raised $737.91, and the money will be used to help those who suffer from cancers of the blood. —Photo By Wally Geist

The 130 students at St. Germain Elementary raised $737.91 through the Pennies For Patients program of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The funds will be used to help those suffering from cancers of the blood.

The school’s custodian, Gerald Healy, well known at the school as a Chicago Bears fan, challenged the children to raise $500 or more during the course of the project.

Healy’s challenge was met, and March 5

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:21 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, March 11, 2014 3:27 PM )
Cancer fundraiser
Students at St. Germain Elementary are halfway through their Pennies For Patients challenge to see how pocket change can be collected to help those suffering from cancer. Funds will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help those suffering from cancers of the blood. The program will run through March 5. Students promoting the challenge included, front row from left, Nathan Wells, Trenton Olson, Elvis Russell, Griffin Stiemke, Aiden Aldermann, Owen Will, Eric Nagel and Ryan Muench; back row, Camryn Cox, Eleanor Wirth, Jayle French, Megan Franke and Victoria Kessro. For more information or to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, visit  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:15 PM
Winter Family Fun Day scheduled March 8

The Winter Family Fun Day will be held Saturday, March 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the St. Germain Community Center and ice rink.

The event will feature games, prizes and free refreshments, and is sponsored by the St. Germain Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, St. Germain Lions and Lioness clubs, Women’s Service Club and PrimeTimers.

Sparkey the Fire Dog also will be skating on the rink with attendees.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:15 PM
Dr. Dirksen speaks on foot issues at Women’s Service Club meeting
Members of the seventh annual Community Chicken Dinner Committee met with Chef Rich Polaski from Team Twilight prior to their luncheon presentation by Dr. Dirksen Feb. 18 at   the St. Germain Community Center. Committee members included, from left, Jean Joyce, Sandy Summers, Janean Hemauer, Loretta De Campi, Sharon Trudeau, Polaski and Jan Toivonen.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The St. Germain Women’s Service Club met Feb. 18 at the Community Center in St. Germain to hear Dr. Andrea Dirksen’s presentation on aging-related foot issues.
Dirksen summarized, “Try to keep walking and lead a healthy lifestyle because staying active makes you happier,

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 1:58 PM

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