June 6, 2018
By: The Courier
Legion to hold brat, hamburger sale Friday
The Waterloo American Legion Post 233 will be selling hamburgers, brat burgers, French fries and onion rings every Friday at the legion hall on State Highway 89. Food will be served starting at 4:30 p.m. and the bar opens at 4 p.m. Food carry-outs are available.
WAHS to hold beer, cheese tasting Saturday
The Waterloo Area Historical Society will be host a beer and cheese tasking event from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 9 at the museum on Polk Street. Beer locally produced by Hubbleton Brewing Company will be served, along with locally produced cheese. There will be outside serving. Enter the museum parking area on South Monroe Street, or park roadside. Call 920-478-8015 for information.
Reeseville Fire Department to offer bingo Sunday
The Reeseville Fire Department will hold bingo night Sunday, June 10 at the Reeseville Community Center, 406 N. Main St. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the first game starting at 5:30p.m. Fifteen games will be played plus one progressive game. Food and refreshments are available.
Marshall library summer reading program begins Monday
“Marshall Rocks!” is the summer reading program at the Marshall Community Library. From June 11 to July 27, there will be painted rocks hidden on public property around the village for people of all ages to find. This community-wide game is intended to promote local places, getting outside and sharing. A special time for painting the rocks will be held at the library on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. During the summer reading program, each time a person reads as book or completes a challenge, they will earn a prize. The first 20 finishers of all challenges will earn a wristband from Little Amerricka. More information can be found on the library’s website at www.marlib.org.
Reeseville Public Library to offer summer reading activities Monday
The theme for the summer reading program at the Reeseville Public Library is Libraries Rock. Sign up began June 4. There will be activities for children at the library every Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. Drop in to participate in crafts, contests and games.
Sensenbrenner to be in Waterloo Monday
Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner will hold a town hall meeting at the Waterloo Municipal Building at 9 a.m. Monday, June 11. It is an opportunity for constituents to discuss federal issues with the congressman.
Marshall Area Historical Society to meet Monday
The Marshall Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. June 11 at the historical society building on Main Street.Marshall/Waterloo VFW Auxiliary to meet Monday
The Marshall/Waterloo Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 11 at the Krause Langer VFW Post on South Monroe Street. There will be no meeting in July.
Holy Family Parish in Marshall to hold blood drive Tuesday
Holy Family Parish will hold an American Red Cross blood drive at St. Mary’s Church, Marshall, on Tuesday, June 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For an appointment call 10800-733-2767 which is 1-800-REDCROSS or visit redcrossblood.org. Culver’s restaurant will present a free scoop coupon for all presenters and volunteers and there will be a $10 raffle prize. Volunteers for registration, canteen and recovery needed. Call Carol at 608-65-3142. Walk ins are welcome.
Relay For Life to meet in Waterloo Tuesday
The Relay For Life of Rock River will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Farmers & Merchants Bank, 201 W. Madison St., Waterloo. All team captains, team members, participants, and those new to relay can come and learn more about the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. The event is for all the surrounding communities. There are teams from Watertown, Waterloo, Lake Mills, Johnson Creek, Lebanon and Reeseville. This year’s theme will be Super Heroes, but the most important Super Heroes are the cancer survivors. They are the whole reason why we do this event. The Relay For Life mission is to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. For more information, contact Kay Christian, event lead at 920-261-0077 or email@example.com.
Euchre offered at VFW Hall on Tuesday nights
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is holding Euchre on Tuesday nights at its hall on South Monroe Street in Waterloo.
MABA tour set June 14
The Marshall Area Business Association (MABA) will meet at 8 a.m. June 14 at the Columbus Community Hospital for a tour.
Jefferson County Area Retired Educators to meet June 14
The Jefferson County Area Retired Educators Association will meet on Thursday, June 14 for lunch at Lindberg’s By the River in Watertown. After a brief meeting, the program will be a tour of the Octagon House in Watertown. President Diane Fontaine and legislative chair David Hertel will be tour guides. For reservations, call 920-261-9637.
KJML to hold drone presentation June 14
The Karl Junginger Memorial Library will hold a free drone presentation on Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m. It is open to all ages. Learn more about drones and experience a drone demonstration. A digital drop in will be held at 6 p.m. June 18. Get help with a phone, computer or tablet. No registration is required.
Veterans of Foreign Wars to hold cookout June 15
The Waterloo Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a cookout on Friday, June 15, at its hall at 115 S. Monroe St., Waterloo. It will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. followed by the Waterloo City Band performance at the four corners starting at 7 p.m. A brat plate will be available for $5 and a hot dog plate for $3. A plate includes potato salad, chips and pickle. A brat is $3 and hot dog $2. Bowl of ice cream and strawberries will be $3 and there will also be a back sale. Proceeds go to the building of the veterans’ memorial.
WYSO to offer adaptive/challenger program
The Waterloo Youth Sports Organization in introducing an adaptive/challenger program for children with special needs. Registration for the adaptive sessions for 4K to fifth grade is coming soon. There is a $25 registration fee per child for summer session. Weekly sports clinics will be held June through August. For more information, go to the WYSO website at www.waterlooyouthsports.org.
Marshall Community Library offers Senior Meal Program on Tuesdays
Every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Marshall Library, volunteers will serve a nutritious meal to anyone age 60 or older. All are welcome to stay after lunch for games or other activities. Those who can may donate a few dollars towards this service, but it is not at all required to get lunch. This program is managed by the Sun Prairie Colonial Club, and funded in part by the Village of Marshall.
To make sure everyone gets served, the Colonial Club asks that you tell them 24 hours in advance that you will be attending the meal. Call by 11 a.m. on Mondays to 608-837-4611 extension 113. The Marshall library already offers free senior aerobics classes every Monday at 10 a.m., during which time the Marshall EMS does free blood pressure and heart rate checks.
Waterloo fire, rescue looking for volunteers
Waterloo fire and rescue is currently accepting applications for volunteer fire and/or emergency medical services personnel. At this time, the department is in need of people 18 and older. To be a firefighter, one needs to live within the Waterloo Fire Department’s response area. There are no residency requirements for emergency medical technicians. For more information, stop by the station at 900 Industrial Lane or call 920-478-2535.
Veterans collecting donations for memorial
The Waterloo American Legion Post 233 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars are collecting donations for a memorial at Oak Hill Cemetery. The memorial will include three granite stones to honor the service and memory of those who served in the Armed Forces from Waterloo. Donations can be sent to the American Legion Post No. 233, Humphrey-Wilson Post, N8661 Island Church Road, Waterloo, WI 53594. Donations are also being accepted for memorial bricks to be laid before the memorial. For more information, contact Larry Killian at 920-478-3697.
Marshall Scholarship Foundation Dollars has on-going fundraisers
The Marshall Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars has an ongoing fundraiser with Amazon Smile. Amazon will donate .5 percent of a purchase to the Marshall Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars when an order is placed using Amazon Smile. Log into Amazon http://smile.amazon.com. Search and select Marshall Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars and place the order.
Marshall resident seeking troop addresses
Pete Ponti, who has worked with both the Marshall VFW and American Legion, is seeking the addresses of local soldiers stationed overseas to send care packages to. Anyone with the address should contact Ponti at 608-655-3568. Ponti also reminds residents that bricks are still for sale in Marshall Veterans Memorial Park.