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STILL MISSING! TWO Beautiful German Shepherd Dogs! ZOE is seven years old and SASHA is a puppy that's six months old. Very friendly dogs. They are both house dogs. ZOE doesn't have her collar on. SASHA has a teal colored collar on. They live at N-4315 Pine Road in Birnamwood. South of Mud Lake. If you  have seen them or heard of them PLEASE, PLEASE call 715.297.3019, my name is Ray or call 715.297.3018 for my wife Jenny. We miss them dearly. Please DO NOT try to chase or call their name. Please continue to look! Thank you!

Summer Recreation Program Opportunities                Wausau                                                                        There are still openings in many Summer recreation programs savailabe in the Wausau area. Tennis camp and swimming lessons can be made on-line at either of the following web sites  For more information, please contact the Park Office at 715.261.1550.

10th Annual Pond Hockey Registration                  Eagle River                                                                               The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is pleased to announce that registration for the 10th Annual Pond Hockey Tournament will open at 11am on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. BEFORE registration opens, each Team captain must sign up for a Sport Ngin account. NOTE: All teams are required to have a Sport Ngin account in order to register for this Tournament. No team will have access to the “Registration Session” without a Sport Ngin account. All registrations, including “Sport Ngin” and “Team Registration” MUST be processed at the website. Entries into the Tournament will be on a first come, first served basis and fills up quickly. It is suggested you make the necessary arrangements to register your Team when registration opens. You will not be required to submit Team rosters during registration; however payment in full of $500.00 is required. All players must be at least 21 years of age and a member of USA Hockey. The host location for the 2014 Pond Hockey Tournament will again be the Chanticleer Inn, located at 1458 E. Dollar Lake Rd. Eagle River, WI.

Boulder Junction FREE Fishing Seminars                                                                                                     Fishing Guides are ready to share some of their best fishing secrets with you at the free fishing seminars this season. All seminars are free to the public. No reservations are necessary, just come and enjoy! For more information visit or call 715-385-2400.
Sunday, July 20 – Summer Bass Fishing by Marty Clauson Guide Service @ Boulder Junction Community Center

Sunday, July 27 – Fishing the Northwoods by Bob’s Manitowish Guide Service @ Boulder Junction Community Center

Sunday, August 3 – Fishing the Back Watersby Dave Osborn, Little Lakes Guide Service@ Boulder Junction Community Center

Sunday, August 17 – Musky Fly Fishing by Bill Sherer’s Guide Service@Boulder Junction Community Center

Sunday, August 24 – Fall Walleye by Bob’s Manitowish Guide Service & Marty Clauson Guide Service at the Boulder Junction Community Center

Sunday, August 31 – Fall Musky Fishing by Bobby Orr’s Guide Service & Erv Keller Guide Service at the Acorn Lodge

Puppets on Main                 July 22 & 24                Stevens Point                                                                    Puppets on Main Tuesday, July 22nd and Thursday, July 24th 2014 from 9am to 1pm Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main St. in Stevens Point. Make your very own puppet. Then create & perform a puppet show! Parents/guardians are welcome to watch their child’s creativity come to life with a performance at end of the workshop. Cost: Members - $15/day, Non-members - $20/day Ages: 4-8, Leaders in Training 9-12 years (limit 3 per day) Pre-registration is required 1 week prior to workshop. Register online at or at the admissions desk. For more information contact Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext. 4#,

The Heart of Vilas County Bike Trail Dedication       July 26        Boulder Junction                                              Everyone is welcome to attend the “The Heart of Vilas County Bike Trail System” Trail Dedication on Saturday, July 26 at the Wayside at the intersection of Hwy H and Hwy K, along the bike trail, just 2.5 miles west of Boulder Junction and 10 miles east of Manitowish Waters. Join us anytime from 12noon to 2pm, when the Manitowish Waters and Boulder Junction Lions Clubs will be hosting a complimentary brat and hot dog fry. For more information call the Boulder Junction Chamber at 715-385-2400, or Manitowish Waters Chamber at 715-543-8488.
Dog Gone Pool Party            July 28           Marathon Park - Wausau                                                                 Join us Monday, July 28 at the Splash Pad in Marathon Park for the second of three pool parties for dogs and their owners. The fun begins at 5:30pm-8pm. The event is held to help raise funds to help families and youth in need get access to the city pools and swimming lessons. Dogs must have proof of current vaccinations and be well socialized with people and other dogs to participate. The fee is $5 per adult. Children under 13 years of age are free, but must be accompanied by a paying adult. Maximum of two dogs per person. For more information, contact the Park Office at 715-261-1550 or visit

Rebel Raisers               July 29 & 31                  Stevens Point                                                                          Rebel Raisers takes place on Tuesday, July 29th and Thursday, July 31st at 9am from 1pm at Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main St. in Stevens Point. Build some common or crazy things and get hands on experience. Try out hand tools or use no tools at all! Drill, hammer and construct a wooden contraption. Or glue, staple and duct tape your way to a cool cardboard compilation. Cost: Members - $15/day, Non-members - $20/day Ages: 4-8, Leaders in Training 9-12 years (limit 3 per day) Pre-registration is required 1 week prior to workshop. Register online at or at the admissions desk. For more information contact Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext. 4#,

Community Blood Drive               July 29            Stratford                                                                                     Stratford will be having its community blood drive on Tuesday, July 29. It will be held at the VFW from 3:30pm - 6:30pm. (Veterans of Foreign Wars, 403 North Weber Avenue, Stratford) No appointment is needed and new donors are always welcome. If you have any questions please call the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin at (715) 842-0761. Give the gift of life!

CVA Farm to Table Exhibit             Thru August 2           Wausau                                                                       The Center for the Visual Arts will host the Farm to Table exhibit in the Caroline S. Mark Gallery thru August 2. The exhibit features a series of stunning cow and rural paintings by Door County artist Craig Blietz. The 7th Congressional Art Competition – An Artistic Discovery exhibit will be featured in the Loft Gallery. The Opening Gallery Gala will be held on Friday, June 6th from 5 to 7pm at the CVA to celebrate the exhibiting artists in the Main and Loft Gallery. The public Walk and Talk of the exhibit is scheduled for Monday, June 2nd from 6-7:30pm. CVA volunteers and the public are welcome to attend to learn more about the artist and the exhibit. The upcoming CVA fundraiser, Spring into Market Season, was inspired by the Farm to Table exhibit. The CVA is seeking to create more interaction with the community and the exhibits held within the galleries. The day-long event will consist of a Public Market from 9-2pm in the Main Gallery featuring local food, wine, art, and yard & garden vendors along with artist demos. Raffles and Silent Auctions benefiting the CVA will also take place – bidding will close at 6:30pm. The evening event transforms the Loft Gallery into a farm to table dining experience teasing your palate with a 3 course spread created by Urban Street Bistro in the spirit of the slow food movement. The menu features three courses. Tickets are $65 per person – vegetarian options available.

St. Philip Parish Church Picnic & Chicken Dinner                August 3                   Rudolph                                The 94th Annual St. Philip's Church Picnic & chicken dinner in Rudolph takes place on Sunday, August 3. Serving from 10am-2pm. Adults-$9. Ages 6 thru 12-$5. Ages 5 and under-$2. Carryouts-$9.50. Mass at 9am with polka music by Old Time Brass and the Choraleers. Enjoy polka music from 11am-8pm. Dance on covered dance floor. Children's games & bingo begin at 11am. Enjoy all day entertainment, refreshments, fun and more! St. Philip's is located at 6957 Grotto Avenue in Rudolph.

Merrill Community Night Out              August 5                   Merrill                                                                         The Merrill Police and Fire Departments are hosting a community event at Normal Park on Tuesday, August 5th from 5-8pm. The event is focused on services that are offered in the Merrill community. Merrill residents are invited to enjoy free food, activities, and fun, all while learning about the many services available to the community. For more information call 715.536.7112. Have fun!

 Learn to Square Dance     Aug. 5-12-17-19        Wausau                                                                                         Now's your chance to learn to Square Dance! 1st Lesson FREE! New Beginner's Class! Open to new dancers on three Tuesdays from 7-9:30pm on August 5, 12, 19 and one Sunday, August 17 from 2-4:30pm at First United Methodist Church, 903 N. 3rd Street (downstairs) in Wausau. No experience needed. No partner necessary. Square dance attire not required. Professional caller. Several Styles of Music. Sponsored by Merry Eights with Butch Danielski & Michael & Kimberlee Streby. For more information call 715-218-9973.

Galway’s We Banjo 3 - Back To Marshfield By Popular Demand    Aug. 7    Marshfield                               Award-winning Galway quartet We Banjo 3 returns to Chestnut Avenue Center for the Arts on Thursday, August 7 at 8pm. Featuring banjos plus fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion, We Banjo 3 is renowned for its rich, extraordinary Irish music, influenced by Old-Time American and Bluegrass. $15 advance tickets can be purchased until noon on Wednesday, August 6 at (715) 389-8999 or . Tickets are $20 at the door. Chestnut Center is located in downtown Marshfield at the corner of Third Street and Chestnut Avenue.

Benefit for Levi                August 8-10           Marathon City Sports Center                                                          Levi Hoppenworth, is the 4 ½ year old son of Adam Hoppenworth and Erin Pestka (also part of the Betzner and Wielock families) who sustained severe head trauma in May 2012 due to an accident. He is in need of ongoing care and has been hospitalized multiple times over the past two years. Angels of Miracles along with family, friends and loved ones are hosting the 3rd Annual Benefit for Levi the weekend of August 8-10, 2014 at the Marathon City Sports Center, 1200 Hwy 107 in Marathon, WI in a continued effort to add to Levi's trust fund. We will be holding a Softball and Volleyball Tournaments, Monster Home Run Derby, Beer Drinking Trophies, Dunk Tank, Bouncy House, Musical Entertainment and Refreshments. There will also be 50/50 Raffles, Bucket Raffles and a Bat Raffle.

Wild West Historic Pub Crawl             August 9          Merrill                                                                                The Wild West Historic Pub Crawl thirst-free adventure through Merrill's West Side is sponsored by the West Side Tavern owners and Merrill Walks to benefit Merrill Historical Society on Saturday, August 9 from 3-8pm. Tickets are $20 and are available at Merrill Historical Society and Merrill Chamber of Commerce as well as the day of the event at the starting point at the corner of Grand Avenue and Prospect Street in Merrill. Participating taverns have discounts for crawlers. Your ticket also includes a guided historic Lost Taverns walk.

 Poor Man’s Pennsic XXII                   August 9                 Wisconsin Rapids                                                        Experience the past come back to life at Poor Man’s Pennsic XXII on Saturday, August 9 from 10am to 5pm. Grand Rapids Lions Club Park in Wisconsin Rapids will be transformed from its everyday existence as a quiet recreational park to a colorful middle ages encampment for pageantry, celebration and mock battle. This gathering of the local chapter of the Society For Creative Anachronism (, Shire of Falcon's Keep, brings together regional history enthusiasts from all over Wisconsin and Minnesota. The SCA is an international not-for-profit organization devoted to bringing the Middle Ages and Renaissance to life through research and re-enactment, and employing their knowledge of history to enrich their lives and the lives of others. With over 100,000 participants worldwide, the SCA is one of largest living history societies in the world. Wearing armor made as authentically as possible to emulate the mail, boiled leather, and plate steel used between the 10th and 15th centuries, combatants- who have been through rigorous safety training and equipment inspections to meet SCA armor standards- wield broad swords, maces, and clubs made of rattan to simulate the balance and handling of the original weapons, without the lethal qualities. Visitors will enjoy rapier combat, equestrian activities, fashion through the ages, classes and merchants.FREE and Open to the public. Grand Rapids Lions Club Park is located to 2411 36th St. South, Wisconsin Rapids.

Chicken Dinner             August 9          Sayner                                                                                                          Vilas Historical Museum's Chicken Dinner will take place on Saturday, August 9 from 4pm -6:30pm at the Sayner Community Bldg. Enjoy 1/2 spit roasted chicken, 2 sides, bread & dessert! $10 Raffles Tickets are limited and available at the Museum. Carry-outs available. Call 715-542-3388. YUM!

St. Therese August Fest                 August 9-10-11                   Schofield                                                              The Polka Family began back in the 1970's as a single-family group in Southern California, playing for relatives and small public gatherings. Nearly every summer, the family would travel to Mt. Carmel, PA to visit the children's grandparents and other relatives. They would play at small affairs while in the area, and on occasion get to see a "big time" polka band perform ST. THERESA FESTIVAL on Sunday, August 10 at noon. ST. THERESE AUGUST FEST is located at 112 W. Kort Street in Schofield. Schedule of Events: AUGUST 9TH 6pm-11:30pm-POLKA MASS - 5pm. Music by: Maroszek Bros & Led West. AUGUST 10TH 11am-8pm. POLKA MASS - 10:30pm. CHICKEN DINNER: 11am - 1:30pm. Music by: Polka Pac & Polka Family. See you there!

15th Annual Festival Aurora Borealis Chorus                   August 15                       Minocqua                               The Aurora Borealis Chorus will present its concert on Tuesday, August 5 at 7pm at the Campanile Center for the Arts. This year’s theme is Wicked and Wonderful: The Musicals of Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz. Campanile is located one block west of southbound Hwy. 51 on Milwaukee St. in downtown Minocqua. A suggested minimum donation of $5 is requested to help defray expenses.

National Championship Musky Open Tournament          Aug. 15-16-17         Eagle River                                      The Eagle River Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center along with the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin will be hosting the 29th annual National Championship Musky Open Tournament on August 15th, 16th and17th. Tournament headquarters are at the Vilas County Fairgrounds on Hwy 70 West, just blocks from downtown Eagle River. The National Championship Musky Open Tournament is a total catch and release tournament and is a great family event. The entry fee is $60 per angler if pre-registered by August 1, 2014. All other registration is held at the event on August 14th, 15th and 16th at an entry fee of $65. It’s important that you register on or before August 1st to ensure a fishing spot on your favorite lake family. If you are interested in registering or if you have questions, please contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at 1-800-359-6315 or visit for more information.

Stroll For Epilepsy 2014                August 16                   Marathon Park-Wausau                                            The Join us on Saturday, August 16 for the 2014 Stroll For Epilepsy at Wausau's Marathon Park. Raise a minimum of $25 you'll get a commemorative t-shirt, picnic lunch and more! Pick up your registration forms from participating Hardees or online at See you there!

5th Annual Fun Run Walk Ride          August 16                                                                                                      On August 16, 2014, the Wisconsin Lions Camp will be hosting its 5th Annual Fun Run, Walk and Ride. This event is for runners, walkers, and bikers of all different skill levels. Proceeds raised at this event support our Summer Camp Program that provides a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities. The 5K run or walk and 10K run will be held on the beautifully maintained nature trails of the Wisconsin Lions Camp. Both the 15 mile and 30 mile bike rides start and end at the Camp and take you through a scenic countryside. Both events are chip-timed. The 5K and 10K courses are certified (WI-11021-DM). More information along with registration can be found here:

Summer 2014 Cow/Calf Meeting           Aug. 19             Rudolph                                                                             Mark you calendars for August 19. The Summer 2014 Cow/Calf Meeting will take place at Tower Hill Farms, Bruce & Cheryl Thorson. Located at 6676 State Highway 34 in Rudolph. Registration 5:15PM (Registration deadline August 8) Program 6-9PM. Registration Application can be found at

Scarabocchio Art Museum                        Downtown Stevens Point                                                                     New Work from Hector Acuna. Now on display thru August 21st. The Scarabocchio Art Museum is located at 800 Main Street in Stevens Point. Visit Scarab Exhibits and more!

Fish Fest 2014        August 23           Wisconsin Rapids                                                                                         Mark your calendars for Fish Fest 2014! Celebrating life with music. This event takes place on August 23rd from 2pm to midnight at the Wildhorse Saloon located at 9031 Cty Rd. WW in Wisconsin Rapids. Free Concert with 6 bands! The Blue Olives headlining. Fish Boil, Bake Sale, Food, Beer, Raffles and much more. Proceeds benefit UW Cancer Center/Love Lights & South Wood County Humane Society. For more info visit

Golden Age of Radio                 August 24                 Merrill                                                                              Rhinelander native, author and retired FBI agent Jack French will present the Golden Age of Radio at the Merrill Historical Society, 100 E. 3rd St., Merrill, on Sunday, August 24 at 7pm. Mr. French will be signing his newest book, Private Eyelashes, both before and after the presentation. General admission $5, Society members $4. Seating is limited so advance tickets are recommended. Please call 715-536-5652 for tickets and further information.

Community Blood Drive           August 27      Wausau                                                                                                Christ Lutheran Chuch is having a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, August 27 from 3:30-6pm. Please call the church office at 715-848-2040 for an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 1300 Townline Road in Wausau.

The Garms Family Performs      August 30             Marshfield                                                                                 The Garms Family is passionate about the Gospel of Jesus and loves to share the message. You're invited to enjoy their smiles, gospel music and the message of Jesus Christ on Saturday, August 30 at 5pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 604 S. Chestnut Avenue in Marshfield. for more information about The Garms Family, visit

46th Annual Wausau Fall Gun Show                     Sept. 12 & 13                   Wausau                                        The 46th Annual Wausau Fall Gun Show takes place on Friday, September 12th from 3-8pm and on Saturday, September 13th from 9am-5pm at Marathon County Park, East Gate Hall, Garfield Avenue in Wausau. Admission: $5. Youth under 12 FREE with Adult.

ExporTech                        Sept.17/Oct.13/Nov.18                   Menomonie                                                  ExporTech An Export Acceleration System for Achieving Profitable Growth Dates are: September 17, October 13, November 18 from 8am-5pm at the University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie. ExporTech was designed specifically for manufacturers that need innovative ways to grow, and see international sales as part of the answer. The program provides executive leaders with a systematic approach for entering or expanding in global markets. For more information contact Joni Geroux at 715-232-5270, Register at:

Fletcher Family Fund
The Fletcher Family had a devastating fire on Friday, May 23rd. They lost everything. Here's how you can help. An account has been set up through St. Agnes, 601 Zinser Street in Weston, WI  54476.

2014 FOOD PRESERVATION SERIES                  Now – Oct. 2            Wausau                                                The Marathon County UW-Extension will offer five programs this year on Food Preservation; Intro to Canning and Food Preservation; Jams and Jellies; Pickling Vegetables; Canning Tomato Products; and Canning Meats, Poultry and Fish. This program series will be offered on five dates and interested participants can sign up for as many sessions as you desire. Intro to Canning and Food Preservation will be offered on Wednesday May 28th from 6-8:00pm. The Jams and Jellies program will be offered on Wednesday, June 18 from 6-8:30 pm. Pickling Vegetables program will be offered on Wednesday, July 16 from 6-8:30 pm. We will be making Dilly Beans. This boiling water canner method preserving green beans is a quick, fun food preservation method. This program will be offered on Wednesday, July 21 from 6-8:30 pm. Canning Tomato Products will be offered on Tuesday, August 6 from 6-8:30 pm. Canning Meats, Poultry and Fish will be offered on Thursday, October 2nd from 6-8:30 pm.Pre-registration is required and each program is limited to 25 participants per session. The fee for each program is $10 per program. To register send payment of $10 to Food Preservation Series, Marathon County UW-Extension, 212 River Dr, Ste 3, Wausau WI 54403. Pre-registration is required two weeks before each program. No confirmation will be sent; fee non-refundable, however, another person can take your place.

Wausau & Marathon County Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept. On-Line Registrations
The Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is now offering on-line registration for camping, shelter reservations and tennis or swimming lessons. For more information visit;arks.asp or call the Park Department at 715.261.1550.

City of Merrill MPD 2014 K9 Challenge Coins Now Available!
Challenge coins will be given for individual donations of $20 or more. All proceeds will be used to support the Merrill PD K9program. The Merrill PD K9 solely is soley funded through donations and community support. Donations can be made at the MPD front desk during normal business hours. MPD is located at 1004 East First Street in Merrill. For more information call 715.536.2311.

CW Children’s Museum Calendar of Events!          Stevens Point                                                                      Looking for some fun! Check out Central Wisconsin Children's Museum Event Calendar!
Visit or call 715-344-2003. Located at 1100 Main Street in Stevens Point! Happy Summer!

UWSP Arts & Culture Outreach Programs      Stevens Point                                                                                    May-Clutter Busting Made Easy Summer -Relaxation and Renewal/Brain Gym 101/  Camp COFAC/  Point Tap Festival. Travel Opportunities-British Mystery Writers:Cornwall, CrimeFest (May 2014)Cycling in Mallorca, Spain (April 2014)Cycling in Italy (September 2014) New York Theatre Trip. (Fall 2014).For more information call UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education at 715-346-3838/800-898-9472.

A hangout place for the physically handicapped and Elderly to congregate, play cards and games, watch TV, and see movies every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through May 6, 2015. A hangout place is located at 215 Thomas Street in Wausau- Elder Sanctuary Tower and Hall Building (old church) It is handicapped accessible in back parking lot. For more information contact Kevin WEB LINK

Please Stay Alert! School's Out! Please help keep children safe! Be extra careful when driving at or near schools or playgrounds.

Help Homeless Animals! Support Your Local Animal Shelter
Your contribution to the Humane Societies across the area are tax deductible and are of tremendous help! You can help keep your pets safe by following the tips for cold weather protection, traveling with pets and safety issues, a well as behavior guidance, go to and click the Dog Tips link.

Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minocqua
You can help our animal friends with any of these items off the Northwoods Wildlife Center's Wish List. Items include: sheets, blankets, towels, paper towels, worms or night crawlers, fresh whole fish, dry dog food, Gas, cards, postage stamps, cleanser w/bleach and more! For more information, please call 715.356.7400 or email: The NORTHWOODS WILDLIFE CENTER Working For A Better Future For Wildlife, Through Rehabilitation And Education or visit them online at

Wisconsin First Breath Program Information                                                                                                          Currently, at least 13 percent of women in Wisconsin smoke during pregnancy--that's higher than the national average of 9 percent. Smoking while pregnant can lead to a host of complications, such as miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth, low birth-weight, birth defects and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Wisconsin's First Breath Program provides quit-smoking counseling to expectant mothers. In addition, Badger Care Plus members who are pregnant and smoke may be eligible to participate in Striving to Quit. Striving to Quit is a study that offers many of the benefits of the First Breath Program, with two additional benefits: participants may be eligible for cash incentives for quitting smoking, plus up to a year of post-partum quit support. For more information on First Breath, visit / For more information on the Striving to Quit study, visit:   For additional resources on smoking and tobacco use, visit

Anyone in the U.S. can call the National Tobacco Quit line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or go on line to  

The Marathon County UW-Extension website  has wonderful horticulture resources – including publications that can be printed, other gardening resources, educational programs and events that are open to the public. 

Wheels To Work NEEDS DONATIONS!                                                                                                                      Is getting to work a problem? The Wisconsin Employment Transportation Assistance Program can help get you there with WHEELS TO WORK! Right now, they're in need of donated vehicles! People donating their vehicle will receive a 1098-c Form and can be used for a tax deduction while helping qualified clients get reliable and affordable transportation to and from work for family sustaining employment and independence. To donate your vehicle and to find out more about the program, call 715.261.8719 or visit

Inside ARTSblock      Grand Theater, Downtown Wausau
Get your show tickets today by calling 715.842.0988/888.239.0421 or

Central For The Visual ARTS Downtown Wausau                                                                                                    CVA Center For The Visual Arts and is located at 427 N. 4th Street in Downtown Wausau. Visit for upcoming Exhibits and more!

Scarabocchio Art Museum                         Downton Stevens Point                                                                        The Scarabocchio Art Museum is located at 800 Main Street in Stevens Point. Visit Scarab Exhibits and more!

Edna Carlsten Art Gallery in the Noel Fine Arts Center     Stevens Point   For Exhibition schedule and Gallery hours visit or for tours call 715.346.4797.  Gallery Exhibitions are Free and Open to the public.

Spanish Speaking AA Meetings      Every Monday           Wausau
The Spanish speaking AA meetings will take place every Monday night, 7-8:30pm in the DeSantis Room (RM 1432) at North Central Health Care, 1100 Lakeview Drive in Wausau. For more information, call 715.848.4600.

WIHFC (Wisconsin Health Freedom Coalition) Monthly Meeting
4th Wed. of every Month           Wausau

WIHFC (Wisconsin Health Freedom Coalition) will present a FREE 1-hour informational meeting the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Wausau Legion Hall, 1001 Golf Club Rd. in Wausau. The WIHFC protects freedom of speech and freedom for Natural Health Choice. The Spirit of Safe Harbor Exemption Bill is to give Wisconsin consumers freedom of choice in healthcare by protecting natural health providers from unwarranted prosecution. Go to to learn more. For more information call 715-432-6402 or 920-712-4716

Parents Supporting Parents   Second Tuesday of Every Month         Wausau
A monthly gathering for parents who are concerned about their child's use of drugs or alcohol meets every second Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the Wausau Family Resource Center, 705 S. 24th Avenue in Wausau. For more informal call 715.297.2178.

Wausau's Celiac Support for Adults and Children
Group meets on the first Monday of each month at 6:30pm at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau. For more information, contact Jennifer at 715.298.4060 or email: Check we, website site for updates on the group and activities at

Help Homeless Animals! Support Your Local Animal Shelter
Your contribution to the Humane Societies across the area are tax deductible and are of tremendous help! You can help keep your pets safe by following the tips for cold weather protection, traveling with pets and safety issues, a well as behavior guidance, go to and click the Dog Tips link.

Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization not a government agency and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit

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    Please Adopt Jack

    Woof! Jack the gentleman here, and I'm looking for love. Staff keep telling me my new home is just around the corner, will I see you standing there?More >>
    Woof! Jack the gentleman here, and I'm looking for love. I came to HSMC when my previous owner had to move and couldn't take me along. I love making new friends and I can't wait to find my new family. I'm great with other pets, very intelligent and (as if you haven't already noticed) very handsome. Staff keep telling me my new home is just around the corner, will I see you standing there?
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