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April 2014


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Brewski - I'm a big, happy boy who's very friendly and good with other animals. I may look macho but it's just a disguise for my teddy bear personality! For more information on Brewski, please contact the Humane Society of Jefferson County at (920)674-2048. For a list of all available pets, visit our website at WIS. DATPC Dog Sellers License #269459-DS
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Champion marketers

As they walked around the American Marketing Association international conference, UW-Whitewater students felt a lot like Michael Phelps at the Olympics.

Student receives Goldwater Scholarship

Andrew Phillips remembers the grade school field trip to the Medical College of Wisconsin that changed his career perspective.

Spreading Schopenhauer: Professor's biography of philosopher reaches global audience

Pinned to the wall behind David Cartwright's desk is a faded newspaper clipping that reads "Schopenhauer till you drop."

Event to feature kids' run and kids korral

The Greater Whitewater Committee (GWC) will feature their 2nd annual Discover Whitewater Series through Whitewater on September 21. Taking place in conjunction with the Discover Whitewater Series Half-Marathon, Half-Marathon relay and 5K, is Working for Whitewater's Wellness (W3) Fit Kid Shuffle which features a one—mile fun run geared for kids 12 and under. This event is free to all kids 12 and under thanks to W3's Fit Kid Scholarship program.

Summer food service program

Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Office of PreCollege Programs announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program at its Upward Bound and Summer Academic Camp programs.

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  • .Annual Egg Hunt: 2 p.m. April 19, Johnson Creek Premium Outlets. Children 10 and under are invited to bring a basket and enjoy a free traditional egg hunt. Bring your camera and visit with the Easter Bunny. The event will be held near the grassy plaza east of Nike Clearance Store.  
  • BYOBrain: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19, Jefferson Public Library. Enjoy old fashioned family fun with a selection of board games or test your trivia skills with some of our trivia games. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Registration not required. To obtain a monthly calendar of events, stop in at the Youth Services Department or call (920) 674-7733 ext. 203. 
  • Seventh Annual Cocktails for a Cause: 6 to 9 p.m. April 19, Salamone's Restaurant Bar and Grill, 1245 Madison Ave., Fort Atkinson. Raffles, silent auction and musical entertainment. A percentage of all bar sales will be donated, and all proceeds from the raffles and silent auction will be going to our cause in keeping our Great Lakes clean.
  • Free Easter Brunch: 8:30 a.m. to noon April 20, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 201 E. Racine St., Jefferson. Everyone welcome, handicap accessible. RSVP at (920) 674-5273. Leave a message.

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