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Thrift store holds grand opening
Shopper Mary Beth Neubauer (left) and volunteer Jo Bock talk over cake and coffee at the grand opening of the St. Germain Community United Church of Christ Thrift Shop May 3. The shop is located in the strip mall just south of Camp’s Sentry Foods.   —Photo By Wally Geist

The Community United Church of Christ (CUCC) Thrift Shop in St. Germain had its grand opening May 3.

The shop moved to a larger area storefront to the south of its previous location on Highway 70. Members of St. Germain’s CUCC operate the shop.

Ellyn Dahnke, a volunteer from the church said, “We have a box by the door where people can donate food items to the Vilas Food Pantry. Each week a volunteer comes to the store to pick up the donated items.”

Diane Nielsen, co-director of the shop, added,

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:53 PM
Lioness Club hosts Spring Stampede
Mitzi Pockat holds the winning card created by Cheryll Steinke. Steinke’s card was “Spread Your Wings.” Steinke’s prize was $25.                                                               —Photo By Wally Geist

The Sayner-Star Lake Lioness Club hosted its 17th  annual Spring Stampede in Sayner May 3. The event focused on rubber stamps, stamping accessories and art.

“Growth is good, but we want to control the chaos,” said Lioness President, Mitzi Pockat. “The event is so popular that people are just about breaking down the doors to get in.”

“The Spring Stampede offers a great way to learn

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:51 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:53 PM )
Hall, Prigge receive Lions Club scholarships

The Sayner/Star Lake Lions Club (SLLC) selected Rachael Hall and Vaun Prigge, both of the Sayner-Star Lake area, as the recipients of $1,000 scholarships.

The SLLC offers four $1,000 scholarships. Two are awarded to high school seniors planning to continue their education. The other two are awarded to individuals who are already attending college or tech school.

Hall and Prigge were both selected based on their impressive

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:50 PM
The 36th annual St. Germain Firefighters Association Fish Fry was held at Golden Pines restaurant in St. Germain April 27. Members of the association, in conjunction with the owners of the restaurant, served 320 dinners. Above, first responder Judy Kohout (left) and Sandy Bacon, wife of firefighter Chad Bacon, distributed tickets to dinner attendees.         —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:49 PM
Garage, bake sale set May 24 PDF Print E-mail

The Community Garage and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sayner Community Building.

All proceeds from this event will benefit one or more of the beneficiaries on Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church’s list of supported ministries.

For more information about the garage sale or to reserve a table, call Dianne Briggs at (715) 891-6334.

For bake sale questions, call Anna at (715) 542-3777 or Melody at 542-2634.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:48 PM

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