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Blood drive set May 29

Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital will hold a Northwoods Community Blood Center blood drive Thursday, May 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Medical Arts Building, located across from the hospital at 150 Hospital Road. Park and enter from the lower level.

To schedule a donation appointment, call Alicia at (715) 479-0267. Walk-in donors are welcome.

For more information, call the Northwoods

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:27 AM
 
St. Mary of the Snows church holds mortgage burning event
The Rev. Jim Fosdick of St. Mary of the Snows Anglican Church in Eagle River burns the mortgage for the former Tula’s building, which is now The Rock Community Center in Eagle River.                                  —Contributed Photo

Father Jim Fosdick and the members of St. Mary of the Snows Anglican Church in Eagle River engaged in a ceremonial mortgage burning May 11.

St. Mary’s purchased the former Tula's building May 1, 2013, and created The Rock Mission Center, located at 1019 E. Wall St. The 17,500-square-foot building is three and one-half times the size of their former church.

For the past year, the building has undergone remodeling to

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:22 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:26 AM )
 
Bird survey slated June 6-8

UW-Green Bay students and Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest employees will hold the 28th annual Nicolet National Forest Bird Survey June 6-8 in the northern half of the Nicolet National Forest.

The survey’s headquarters will be located at Trees For Tomorrow, a natural resource education center in Eagle River.

Study teams will be composed of experienced birders and novices. No experience is necessary.

Volunteers will work in teams to

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:22 AM
 
Summer Days of Art series to kick off in Land?O’ Lakes
The Summer Days of Art series will begin Saturday, May 24, with the LOLA’s Antique Car and Boat Show at Brew’s Pub from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Above, Robert  “Ivan” Ivancevich, LOLA’s board president, stands beside an antique car.  —Contributed Photo

The Land O’ Lakes  Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA), announced that the Summer Days of Art series, which has daily summer activities for visitors and residents, will be held Memorial Day through Colorama, May 24-Sept. 30.

Saturday, May 24, will feature the LOLA Antique Car and Boat Show at Brew’s Pub  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a corn-toss team competition, square and line dancing,

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:20 AM
 
Paramedic presentation
Paramedics from Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital visited Christ Lutheran School in Eagle River to give a presentation on emergency medical situations. One student took a short ride on a gurney transport.                    —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:19 AM
 
Artwork exhibited at library

Eighteen artists currently have artwork on display at Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River as part of an annual art show sponsored by the Headwaters Art League, part of the statewide Wisconsin Regional Art Program.

Coordinators for the project are Jane O’Brien and Marlyn Hupperts of Eagle River, and Eleanor Lapp of Land O’ Lakes.

The exhibitors are all non-professional artists who are 14 years of age or older.  Artwork includes watercolor, acrylic, pastel, oil painting and wood work.

Sue Pucci, an artist from Eagle River, will judge the show. She will also hold a workshop at the library Saturday, June 7. Area artists who have not entered the show may register and attend the workshop for a $5 fee. 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:19 AM
 
Vactionland Voices seeking singers
The Vactionland Voices welcome singers to participate in upcoming concerts set Wednesday, July 23, and Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Eagle River. Above, Vactionland Voices members, from left, Lori Hunter, Barb Gauger, Becky Jefferson and Karen Stanton put together music folders. 		            —Contributed Photo

The Vactionland Voices are currently seeking singers to perform in their upcoming concerts slated Wednesday, July 23, and Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Eagle River.

The theme for this year’s concerts is “I Love to Tell the Story” by which the audience will take a journey into the Bible through musical selections.

The coordinators for this year’s concerts

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:16 AM
 
Fundraiser spaghetti dinner set Saturday, May 24, at The Rock

Sunshine for Humanity Inc. will serve a spaghetti dinner Saturday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Rock Community Center, located at 1019 E. Wall St. in Eagle River.

There will be activities for children and music with disc jockey Rich Whitaker for those who like to dance.

A diamond necklace will be raffled off to one lucky winner. The cost will be $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 10. There will be no charge for children younger than age 5.

Proceeds will benefit Sunshine for Humanity,

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:16 AM
 
Mural project coming to downtown Land O’ Lakes
The “Before I Die  . . .” interactive, mural project will be exhibited in downtown Land O’ Lakes May 23 through Sept. 1. Above, Carolyn Rohlen (left), Denise Fauntleroy (center) and Danny Otterpohl help make the first section of project. The mural will be in two sections on the west outside wall of Brew’s Pub.    —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) will bring a global, interactive mural to the  outside west wall of Brew’s Pub, in downtown Land O’ Lakes on Highway B, May 23 through Sept. 1.

Visitors can write in chalk  on the mural about what one wants to do, become and overcome. The mural and chalk will be available 24 hours a day.

The mural, titled “Before I Die I want to .?.?. ,”

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:03 AM
 
Manufacturing career open house planned May 20 at Nicolet College

Anyone thinking about a career in manufacturing can learn how to make that a reality at the Manufacturing Career Open House Tuesday, May 20, at Nicolet College in Rhinelander.

Those interested in either the electromechanical or industrial mechanical field can drop by anytime between 4 and 7 p.m. in the college’s Manufacturing Lab located in Art Tech Center 206.

Nicolet offers a range of academic credentials in the field, ranging from short-term certificates to two-year associate degrees.

“This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in

Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:26 PM
 
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