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Jan. 15: Legion Post 481 Fish Fry

Westport American Legion Post 481 will serve a fish fry with a choice of deep fried or baked cod or a large walleye filet, baked potato or french fries. The dinner include coleslaw, beans, bread and cookie and starts at $11. A full bar available. The Post is located at River Road and Hwy. 113 next to Taylor’s Liquor Store. Dinner is prepared and boxed up by non-paid volunteers and supports local veterans programs. Carry-out orders are being taken only. Call (608) 849-7480 to order.

Jan. 18: MLK Day volunteer effort

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the community can support local families in need by donating to the local Waunakee Neighborhood Connection organization (WNC). Many of our neighbors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are facing crises which have increased demands for WNC’s free need-based programs and services. To donate go to or call (608) 849-5740. Consider funding the Neighbor to Neighbor Crisis Fund which provides direct financial assistance to help families experiencing unexpected crises. Or the general Pulse Fund that supports community and educational programs, upkeep and utilities, store merchandise and supplies.

Household and personal items can also be dropped at WNC’s location, 208 S. Century Ave, Waunakee, WI 53597 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Visit the website for a list of items needed. This fundraising drive is sponsored by the Grassroots Organization of Waunakee group, GROW at

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