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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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Community calendar 04/25/14

Community calendar submissions may be faxed to (262) 367-1136 or emailed to Include time, date, full address and contact information for the event. Submission deadline is noon Wednesday.

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.

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 Featured this week:  

  • Block Party: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26, Jefferson Public Library. Kids of all ages can play with Duplos, Lincoln Logs, and an assortment of other blocks to exercise their creativity and ingenuity with. The library recently received a generous donation of Lego sets. Registration for this event is not required. To obtain a monthly calendar of events, stop in at the Youth Services Department or call (920) 674-7733 ext. 203.
  • Diva Day: 10 a.m. April 26, 143 West Main St., Cambridge. Vendor fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; glamour shots, cooking demo 11 a.m.; and 2 p.m. “What to Wear.” There will also be a runway show and hair and makeup styling tips. Admission: $5. Refreshments available. Tickets online at or (608) 423-3780.
  • Collector’s Show: 1 to 4 p.m. April 27,  Cambridge Historic 1906 school, 213 South St., Cambridge. Providing adults and children the opportunity to share your collection with the community. Space is limited, so tables must be reserved — deadline is Friday, April 25. To register call (920) 563-9095 or (920) 650-7247.
  • Monthly Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m. to noon April 27, at The American Legion Post 304 (115 North 3 St. Palmyra, across from Post Office). Small meal $3 and all you can eat $5; children under 6 free.

 Updates to this calendar are made weekly Wednesday afternoon. 



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