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Church to hold ‘Messiah’ sing-along

St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Minocqua will host a sing-along of Handel’s “Messiah” Sunday, April 13 from 2 to 4 p.m.

“When someone mentions Handel’s “Messiah,” do you think of Christmas?” asked Beth Jacobson of St. Matthias Episcopal Church. “Many people do, especially since the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ is so strongly associated with the holidays.

“But the ‘Messiah’ is much more than just that one

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:38 PM
Strike Out Cancer raises over $10,500 for research
The Strike Out Cancer committee recently presented a check for $10,508 to Rikki Starich, Marshfield Clinic development coordinator, for breast cancer research.     —Contributed Photo

The Ladies Night Out Bowling League hosted its 10th fundraiser Feb. 15 with the theme “Everyone De­serves a Lifetime.”

The event, now called Strike Out Cancer, was held at Eagle Lanes. The money raised is going to benefit breast cancer patient care and research at Marshfield Clinic in northern Wisconsin.

“Patients all across the state benefit from the world-class

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:35 PM
Health seminar slated April 9 in Woodruff

Ministry Medical Group Woodruff Clinic announced its upcoming free educational seminars at Howard Young Medical Center, located at 240 Maple St. in Woodruff, in Classrooms 2 and 3. Refreshments will be available.

“Circle of Health, Reflections on Wellness and Balance in our lives,” a free educational one-hour seminar, will be held Wednesday, April 9, at noon or 5 p.m.

Attendees will discover how health equals balance, how to become proactive in healthcare, learn the benefits of physical activity, discuss the importance of good nutrition and learn the significance of rest and sleep.

The program’s key presenter is Ronald Cortte, M.D.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:34 PM
Vilas County Health Department offers Strong Women exercise program

Vilas County Public Health?Department (VCPHD) will offer the Strong Women program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older women, starting May 6 and running through July 17. Class space is limited, and early registration is encouraged.

Classes are held twice weekly from 10 to 11 a.m.  at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 5030 Highway 70 W. in Eagle River.

Each class will include progressive weight training, flexibility, balance activities. The cost will be $30.

“The instructors have been trained in the Strong Women program,

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:33 PM
Hospital gift shop has new look

The Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announced that its gift shop, located inside the hospital at 201 Hospital Road, has a new look.

The shop is newly painted and display areas have been rearranged. Old merchandise items are gone and new items are arriving daily.

Among the new items are baby items, kitchen items, children’s books, slippers, socks, stationary, picture frames, a few clothing items and jewelry.

Other items include purses, scarves, candy bars,

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:32 PM