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Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is hosting Scoopie Fundraiser Night

Please join the Paddock Lake Area Lions Club on Aug. 24 to help raise funds for the community. Culver’s of Pleasant Prairie at I-94 and Highway 165 and the Lions Club of Paddock Lake will be teaming up to help support a good cause. Culver’s will donate 10 percent of the sales profit brought in […]

Hair salons unite to help The Sharing Center with The Hair Raising Good Time Rock n Roll Benefit

Five local hair salons are getting together to host a benefit that will get you a great haircut and help The Sharing Center at the same time. The Hair Raising Good Time Rock n Roll Benefit will take place July 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Silver Lake Marina Bar and Grille, 28836 Silver lake Road […]

Silver Lake police officers to wash cars for fireworks fund

Silver Lake Police Officers Association Local 325 will be pumping gas and washing cars for donations to the Silver Lake Fireworks Fund on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Badges, Bubbles and Fuel will take place at the BP Gas Station, 551 N. Cogswell Drive, Silver Lake. ShareTweet0 Shares

The Sharing Center receives grants from Kenosha Community Foundation

The Kenosha Community Foundation honored one of its own – Howard J. Brown – at its annual Grants Distribution Reception held at Kenosha’s Civil War Museum. Foundation Executive Director Robert Schneider, remembered Brown’s generosity and caring, and noted that contributions to Mr. Brown’s Endowment Fund at the Foundation continue. At the reception, five of the funds managed by […]

James Fulmer DDS blood drive

The office of James C. Fulmer DDS hosted a blood drive today at its Paddock Lake location, 7137 236th Ave. The BloodCenter of Wisconsin conducted the drive from its blood drive bus. This was the second year for the Fulmer office to host a blood drive and this year saw more donors than last year. BloodCenter […]

Brighton Bombers 4-H Club visits veterans

Members of the Kenosha County 4-H “Brighton Bombers” Club hosted an “ice cream social” at the Union Grove Veterans Home at “Boland Hall”. ]The veterans having served in WWII and Korea were treated to the ice cream social compliments of the 4-H club. The 4-H’ers took the opportunity to earn community credit by visiting these […]

The Sharing Center receives $5,000 from National Consumer Panel

Representatives of National Consumer Panel were in Paddock Lake last week to deliver a $5,000 check to The Sharing Center after a local resident told the group why that organization was worthy of the donation. Salem resident Karen Mahoney’s family tracks their purchases for The Nielsen and Symphony IRI companies, to be used as part of consumer behavior databases. Late last year, National […]

Kiwanis Jack of Spades drawing pot expected to top $1,000 this week

The Westosha Kiwanis Club Jack of Spades weekly drawing pot stands at $788. Tickets for the drawing are $1 and can be purchased at Drifters in Paddock Lake or 75th Street Inn in Salem. The proceeds from the  drawing fund Westosha Kiwanis Club community service projects . This fundraiser has a progressive pot and will […]

Help a Bunny, Fill Some Tummies to benefit The Sharing Center

Hartnell Chevrolet and Community Library, Salem branch, are the collection points for The Sharing Center’s ” Help a Bunny, Fill Some Tummies!” food drive . Donations can be dropped off at either of the two locations during their usual business hours. Here’s what the The Sharing Center Facebook page said the center was in need […]

Siebert’s to host ECLA fundraiser

On Saturday April 30, from 1 to 5 p.m., 10 percent of all proceeds at Siebert’s Pub in Salem will go directly to ELCA Urban Outreach Center in Kenosha, a local nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of children, youth, and adults through programs that encourage them to become self-sufficient, caring, and participating members of the community. Buy food, buy drinks, and […]

Vendor/craft fair to benefit Relay for Life

Vendors and Crafters are needed for a Vendor/Craft Fair to benefit The American Cancer Society Relay for Life, which will be held on Saturday, June 4, at the Salem Town Hall. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. A vendor registration form is available here. Please contact Kathy Christenson at 843-2162 for […]

Paddock Lake Area Lions hosting annual flower sale

The Paddock Lake Area Lions Club is again selling flowers. A dozen roses all one color, or a dozen roses in a rainbow of colors, or a bouquet of mixed flowers can be purchased for just $17 each. The flowers will be delivered on Wednesday, April 27,  to anywhere in Kenosha County and parts of Racine County Orders will be […]

Third grade 4-Her collecting books for Frank School families

Kenna Beth, a third grader in the Brighton Bombers 4H Club, has set a goal to collect as many gently used books as she can to donate to the Frank Neighborhood Project. Kenna’s family does fun things with kids who go to Frank School in Kenosha and she feels many of them might like some […]

Free income tax filing help available

United Way of Kenosha County in partnership with Carthage College, UW-Parkside and the Kenosha County Job Center are excited to announce the return of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) for 2011. The VITA Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $49,000 and below) individuals and families who cannot prepare their […]

The Hope Council receives $400 grant

The Hope Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs, Inc. received a $400 grant from the Wisconsin Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, the International Honorary Organization of Women Educators. Alpha Delta Kappa reaches out to others in several significant ways: at the local level to develop partnerships with medical institutions and fund-raising organizations and facilitate the involvement of other agencies and […]

Kenosha Jail Chaplaincy honors volunteers

Over 50 volunteers to the Jail Chaplaincy of Kenosha were recognized for their giving and service to the inmates at the Kenosha County Correctional Facility at the group’s Second Annual Volunteer Recognition Evening on Thursday night, February 10th. ShareTweet0 Shares

Eagle Scout project fixes drainage problem at Riverview School

Craig Manarik of Silver Lake recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor recognized by the Boy Scouts of America. He is the son of John and Margaret Manarik who helped organize his Court of Honor Ceremony, which was attended by state Rep. Samantha Kerkman, state Sen. Bob Wirch, and Ross Swartz, owner […]

Blue shovel campaign to benefit The Sharing Center snow fund

The Help Shovel Out The Sharing Center fundraising campaign is under way. This campaign, initiated by local citizens who just want to help out, consists of asking for donations of  $5 in exchange for a token small blue toy shovel. The money raised will go directly into the Snow Plowing Fund at The Sharing Center […]

Smoker this Saturday to benefit injured Central students

A smoker to benefit two Central High School student athletes injured in a car crash last month will be held this Saturday, Jan. 22. The proceeds from the benefit will help the families Mike Michelau and Rayshawn Solomon meet medical and other expenses incurred as a result of the crash. The smoker will take place Jan. 22, from 7 p.m. to midnight, […]

Randall School PTC to host daddy/daughter dance Feb. 12

The Randall School PTC will hosting a daddy/daughter dance on Feb/ 12 for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students. The $10 tickets will include the dance with a DJ, snacks and 4 by 6 photo. Proceeds will be going towards the school “Playground Beautification” effort to replace the elementary playground equipment. The playground project has been an ongoing […]

Bristol 12-year-old raising $10,000 for Children’s Hospital

When 12-year-old Brett Niederer’s hair is short enough, you might notice the  line on the top of his head. You might think it’s a scar. But Brett looks at it differently. “It’s not a scar, it’s a storyline,” Brett said. The story of how Brett and his family have dealt with his craniosynostosis is indeed an […]

Free lunch to benefit area Special Olympics

Mark your calendar for Jan. 17 and take your family, friends and coworkers out to lunch at Texas Roadhouse, Fill your stomach without emptying your wallet. Lunch is free, with 100 percent of tips benefiting Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Southeastern Area. Texas Roadhouse, 7121 118th Ave. Kenosha, will open its doors from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. […]

Smoker to benefit two injured Central students

A smoker to benefit two Central High School student athletes injured in a car crash last month will be held Jan. 22. The proceeds from the benefit will help the families Mike Michelau and Rayshawn Solomon meet medical and other expenses incurred as a result of the crash. The smoker will take place Jan. 22, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at […]

Hartnell Chevrolet raises $2,500 for The Sharing Center

Hartnell Chevrolet was able to donate $2,500 and literally a pick up truck bed full of food and other needed supplies to The Sharing Center after a month long effort at the Salem car dealer. Craig Schilz, new car sales manager, said the money was raised by the dealership donating $50 per each vehicle sold […]

Westosha Kiwanis launches new fundraiser today

The Westosha Kiwanis Club has launched a new fundraiser that will give participants a chance to win cash and the club an opportunity to raise funds for its community service projects. The fundraiser is called a Jack of Spades Card Draw. Tickets will be $1 each and good for one week only. Drawings will take […]

Destiny Girls Basketball to host fundraiser for cancer survivor

On Sunday, Jan. 23, Destiny Girls Basketball will be hosting a 9-pin Bowling Fundraiser at 1 p.m. to benefit Sue Morton, breast cancer survivor. On that day, people from Destiny and surrounding communities will come together to enjoy a day of fun and togetherness to raise funds to help the Morton family pay for the bills incurred during […]

Westosha SHARE and Scully’s partnering in food drive

Westosha SHARE Food ,19200 93rd Street,Bristol,Wi. and Scully’s Silver Lake Grill,107 S.Cogswell Drive, Silver Lake are hosting an Adopt-a-Senior Drive for The Sharing Center, Paddock Lake. Westosha SHARE will be accepting monetary and non-perishable items and Scully’s Silver Lake Grill has a Giving Tree with wish lists and a suggested food list to be fulfilled. […]

Wilmot Auto Service participating in Anonymous Angels program

This holiday season, Wilmot Auto Service in downtown Wilmot (Highways C and W) has teamed up with The Sharing Center in Paddock Lake. Business owners Cindy and Dwayne Garwood  have hung Anonymous Angel Christmas ornaments on their Christmas tree at 11307 Fox River Road. The public is invited to come by and pick the information […]

Imagine Kenosha collecting Toys for Tots

Imagine Kenosha, a non-for-profit organization located in Bristol whose mission is to help meet unmet needs of youth in Kenosha County, is partnering with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots organization this holiday season to help bring joy to children of families in need this Christmas. Donations of new, unwrapped toys can be donated at […]

United Way seeks volunteer tax preparers

With tax season approaching, United Way of Kenosha County is working in partnership with other community organizations to support the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, to provide income tax preparation services for low-moderate income individuals and families. Volunteers are being recruited to work at VITA sites throughout the county and will be provided with […]

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