Waterloo American Legion to sell burgers, host car show Friday night
The Waterloo American Legion will hold burger night Friday, June 14 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.
Fish fry for Alzheimer’s set Saturday
A fish fry for the longest day, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of South Central Wisconsin chapter, will be held Saturday, June 15 at the Marshall Area Community Center, 226 Madison St. The suggested donation is $5 per person, Donations support the free programs, services, advocacy and research of The Alzheimer’s Association.
Marshall library to hold lunch with Dad Saturday
The Marshall Community Library will hold Legos and Lunch with Dad from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the library. It will be a celebration of Father’s Day with an afternoon of family fun. Reservations are suggested by calling 608-655-3123 or email email@example.com. Magic the Gathering Tournament will continue Tuesday, June 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. There is no fee, but reservations are required. Rockin’ Round the Universe Show will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Randy Peterson will give a musical tour of the universe with his high-energy songs. It is part of the summer reading program. Congressman Mark Pocan will hold open office hours at the library on Friday, June 21 from 10 to 11 a.m.
KJM library to hold story time Saturday
Story time with family forts will be held at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library in Waterloo on Saturday, June 15 from 10 to 11 a.m. Another story hour will be held on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. and again from 1 to 2 p.m. A resume writing workshop will be offered at 6 p.m. at the library. City vehicles will be on display at the library on Tuesday, June 18 from 3 to 4 p.m. A writers’ workshop will be held at 6 p.m. Adult Tech Time will be offered at 1 p.m. June 19. An adult wine glass painting activities will be offered at the library at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20. The Waterloo City Band will perform on the lawn of the library on Friday, June 21 starting at 7 p.m. The winner of the kiss the cow contest will be announced.
Waterloo historical society museum open Sundays
The Waterloo Area Historical Society Museum, 130 E. Polk St., is now open every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The newest display is “1960s.” Anyone can bring items from the 1960s to add to the display. Waterloo High School yearbooks, records, dress, and news breaking pictures and articles are available to view.
Reeseville library offers summer reading program
Sign-up is underway at the Reeseville Public Library for the summer reading program that will run June 17 to July 29 with events from 2 to 3 p.m. Readers of all ages can explore all things space with the theme “A Universe of Stories.” Programs will include age appropriate group games such as Planet Pull Tug-o-war and Water on Mars balloon toss/sponge relay. There will be space-related crafts, art projects, stories, and healthy snacks.
Camrock bike team to meet Tuesday
The Camrock Composite Youth Mountain bike team will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. at the Amundson Center in Cambridge. Learn about middle school and high school mountain biking. The team is open to grades 6 to 12. For more information, contact Dave Karlovich at 262-470-0269.
Masonic Lodge to meet Thursday, June 20
The Waterloo Masonic Lodge No. 63 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at 300 Hendricks St., Waterloo.
OUT THIS WEEK
The Courier will not hold office hours Wednesday
The Courier will not hold office hours at the Karl Junginger Memorial Library . and at the Marshall Community Library on Wednesday. Community members can stop in and drop off news and press releases or visit with the managing editor.
Legion Auxiliary to meet Monday
The Waterloo American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17 at the American Legion Hall on State Highway 89. The auxiliary does not meet in July.
Blue Mass to be held at Holy Trinity June 23
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.
American Legion to meet June 24
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.
County GOP to meet June 25
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.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.