Waterloo Legion Auxiliary to hold movie night Thursday
The Waterloo American Legion Post 233 Auxiliary will host a movie and popcorn night Thursday, June 20 at the Legion Post Hall on State Highway 89. The film, “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero” will be shown. The movie is open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the film starting at 7 p.m. The auxiliary does not meet in July.
Marshall Legion to meet Thursday
The Marshall Luther-Hamshire-Pearsall American Legion Post 279 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the American Legion Hall in Marshall. There will be an installation of officers. All members are encouraged to attend. The American Legion Post meets the third Thursday of every month, except July, at 7 p.m.
Pocan to be at Marshall library Friday
Congressman Mark Pocan will hold open office hours at the Marshall Community Library on Friday, June 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. Constituents can bring questions and comments. On Thursday, June 27, the library will host Star Party & S’mores at Langer Park. Stay up late at Langer Park on Canal Road to eat s’mores while star gazing with astronomer John Heasley. Look through his giant telescope to see planets and starts and learn the constellations. It is part of the library’s summer reading program.
City band to perform Friday
The Waterloo City Band will perform a Concert on the Lawn at 7 p.m. Friday at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library.
Karl Junginger library to announce kiss the cow contest winner Friday
The Karl Junginger Memorial Library is hosting a penny war to determine who will kiss a cow on Friday, June 21 during the city band concert on the library lawn. Patrons who visited the library this month was able to vote with coins and bills added the candidate’s jars. The candidates include police Chief Denis Sorenson, school district Administrator Brian Henning, library friends Tammy Renforth, Parks Coordinator Gabe Haberkorn, children librarian Amanda Brueckner and Librarian Kelli Mountford. In celebration of June Dairy Month, free ice cream will be provided by the Portland Boosters 4-H Club during intermission. The concert begins at 7 p.m. An Adult Tech Time will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, June 24. Randy’s Rocking Reading Show will be held from3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 25. Cupcake Wars 2 will be held from1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. The library will host an author visit, Bottoms Up: a Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars and Breweries at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27.
Waterloo American Legion to sell burgers, host car show Friday night
The Waterloo American Legion will hold burger night Friday, June 21 at its hall on State Highway 89. The legion will sell hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and brats starting at 4:30 p.m. There will also be French fries and onion rings. There will also be a car show every Friday August from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Blue Mass set Sunday at Holy Trinity
At 9 a.m. Sunday, June 23, a Blue Mass at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Marshall, will honor Marshall police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. All who serve in these capacities are invited for recognition to this ecumenical service. The public is also welcome. Refreshments will follow. There will be a tub to donate pre-wrapped snacks (chips, granola bars and cookies) to sustain the hard-working people in their long hours on the job. Call 608-655-4246 for more information.
Waterloo Legion to meet Monday
The Waterloo American Legion Post 233 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 24 at the Legion Hall, N9250 State Highway 89 South. All Legionnaires and prospective members are welcome. Meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month.
Jefferson County GOP to meet Tuesday
Jefferson County GOP Pints & Politics will meet June 25 at Lake Mills Golf Club, 800 S. Main St., beginning at 6:30 p.m. Vicki McKenna, talk radio host 1310 WIBA & News/Talk 1130 WISN, will speak at 7 p.m. Contact for the event is Sandy McManama, Sandra.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.
The Courier to hold office hours Wednesday
The Courier will hold office hours at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library June 26 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Marshall Community Library from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Community members can stop in and drop off news and press releases or visit with the managing editor.
Pony Pullers to be at Barrel Inn June 28
A pony pull will be held at the Barrel Inn in Deansville on Friday, June 28, starting at 6 p.m.
River cleanup set for June 29
A Maunesha River cleanup day is set for Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Organizers will meet at Langer Park and carpool to the worksite near Maple Heights. Lunch will be provided at the conclusion of the workday, but reservations are needed. Future fall cleanups are also being planned. For more information or interested in attending, email Ryan Frey at firstname.lastname@example.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.