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Tuesday, August 19

The Richland Center Men's Bowling Association will hold it's annual meeting on Tuesday, August 19th at 7:00 pm at the Phoenix Center. All participants are encouraged to attend.

The UW Richland is currently seeking a head soccer coach. Anyone with an interest is encouraged to contact UW Richland Athletic Director Tracy Krueger immediately at 647-6186; Extension 206. The soccer season for the Roadrunners will begin very soon. 

Ithaca Schools will be putting two more names onto the Wall Of Honor this September during the school fair and homecoming. Community Service and Athletic Hall of Fame nominees are being sought. Nomination ballots are now available at the Ithaca School office or at Richards Insurance in Ithaca. Completed forms need to be turned into the Ithaca School office by September 1st. 

 

Wednesday, August 20

Animal House, the Ocooch Mountain Humane Society food stand, will be serving their Chicago dogs Wednesday through Friday, August 20-22 starting at 9:00 am at Ed's Family Foods.

The Lone Rock Community Congregational Church will host a Peach Shortcake Social on Wednesday, August 20th starting at 4:30 pm.

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, August 20th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.

Merchants Bowling League will hold a meeting on Wednesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm at the Phoenix Center. Participants are encouraged to attend.

 

Thursday, August 21

The Vernon County Health Department will hold an immunization clinic at the Health Department on Thursday, August 21st from 9:00 - 11:30 am and 4:30 - 6:00 pm. These clinics are available for those that are uninsured, have Medicaid or Badger Care, or no vaccine coverage.  A $2 donation is requested. Any questions can be directed to the Health Department at 608-637-5251.

Harvest Guest Home will sponsor a Brat Stand and Bake Sale on Thursday, August 21st from 10:00 - 3:00 at the Killian-Meyer Building in Krouskop Park, Richland Center.  All proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance.

The Door of Hope will host an all-you-can-eat Corn Boil on Thursday, August 21st from Noon-9:00 pm at the Vernon County Fair Expo Center.  Adults are $7.50, teens 13-17 are $6.00, children 4-12 are $3.00 and children under 4 are free.  Corn to go is $4 a dozen.

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Thursday, August 21st from 3:30 - 5:00 pm at Richland Center Fellowship.  Clients in line by 4:30 pm will be guaranteed a full share of food.

 

Friday, August 22

A Spring Green Community Blood Drive will take place on Friday, August 22nd from Noon - 6:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org

Hub City Days will take place Friday-Sunday, August 22-24 at Mick Memorial Park. Enjoy Men's Softball Tournament, $150 entry fee, a Tractor and Truck Pull Friday night at 7:00, ATV Drag Races Saturday night at 5:00, Casey's Chicken BBQ on Sunday at 11:30 am, and music all weekend. Camping is available.

Anyone interested in couples bowling league should contact the Phoenix Center or call 475-0514 and leave a message for more information.

 

Saturday, August 23

Richland Center Archery Club will host a Target Shoot on Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24. Registration is from 7:00 - 3:00.  There will be 32 Rinehart 3D targets and 28 Broadhead targets. For more information, contact Jim Birch at 647-3423 or Herb Moore at 647-4103. You can also visit www.richlandcenterarchery.com

The Hillpoint First Responders and Amish Community Blood Drive will be held on Saturday, August 23rd from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Hllpoint VFW Hall.  To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org

Richland Center Lions Club will host a Brat Stand on Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00 - 2:00 at Ed's Family Foods. Proceeds will help in the funding of Children's Vision Programs, eye glass assistance, park shelters, Little Free Libraries and much more.  They will also be accepting old eyeglasses for recycling.

The Boscobel Antique Club will host its August Show on Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd and 24th at the Antique Club grounds.  Saturday brings midwest pulling sled with antique farm classes and farm classes. Sunday will have ATV, car and truck drag races.  Cost is $5.00 at the gate both days.

 

Sunday, August 24

St. Patrick's Church-Loreto Ridge Festival and Bell Tower Dedication will be held on Sunday, August 24th on the church grounds.  A special Polka Mass will be held at 10:30 with a BBQ Beef and Ham Dinner served from 11:30 - 2:30. Adults are $12, children 5-12 are $5 and children 4 and under are free. Enjoy music, a silent auction, raffles, kid's games and food throughout the day.

Richland County Youth Football sign ups will take place on Sunday, August 24th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at Krouskop Park. For more information, contact Greg at 963-3837.

 

Monday, August 25

It's Old Home Week at the Rockbridge Meal Site August 25 - 29. Reserve your spot by 1:00 Sunday, August 24th for the Mealsite Luncheon on Monday, August 25 with a Hawaiian Party at 11:00 am.  Wednesday, August 27 will be an Old Car Show, and Friday, August 29 enjoy the music of Hank Dedrick on the accordion.

The Richland Hospital will offer Free Blood PRessure Checks on Monday, August 25th from Noon-4:00. For more information, contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321.

Registration is open for the Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge Triathalon, to take place on Saturday, October 4th.  This challenge is a 7-mile Paddle, 14-mile Pedal and 3-mile Run around the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.  To register or for more information, visit kvr.state.wi.us/damchallenge.

 

Tuesday, August 26

The Richland Hospital will offer a Safe-Sitter Class on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 26th adn 27th from 8:00 - 2:30. For more information, contact Cindy Hying at 647-6321.

 

Wednesday, August 27

 The Richland Center outdoor pool will close for the summer on Wednesday, August 27th.  Those that purchased a summer membership to the outdoor pool will be able to use the Symons Recreation Complex pool from August 27th - September 2nd, free of charge.

Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will host a Burger Night on Wednesday, August 27th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm or until gone, at Muscoda's Railroad Park.  Proceeds to support Building Fund Handicap accessibility.

 

Thursday, August 28

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host a Memory Café, a social gathering place where individuals with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementias, can come together, will meet on Thursday, August 28th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center.  Family and friends are encouraged to come. Contact Becky Debuhr, Outreach Specialist, at 608-723-4288 for more information.

Richland County Health and Human Services-Public Health will host an Immunization Clinic on Thursday, August 28 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the Community Services Building.  This clinic will offer all routine childhood vaccinations to children covered by BadgerCare or who do not have vaccine coverage.

 

Saturday, August 30

The Hombre's MC Annual Memorial Ride benefiting "Smiles for a Child," will take place Saturday, August 30th at the Richland Center American Legion. Registration starts at 10:30 with a cost of $10 for a single rider and $15 for a couple. A Memorial Ceremony will take place at Noon at the American Legion Flag Park, with the ride to follow. Lunch will be priovided at Duffy Slades upon conclusion of the ride.

 

Monday, September 1

Final registration forms for the 2014 Home Brewfest, sponsored by the UW-Richland Alumni Association, are due by Monday, September 1st.  For more information, contact Derek Kalish at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 647-6186 etx. 238. 

 

Wednesday, September 3

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, September 3rd from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.

 

Friday, September 5

St. Luke's Church of Plain will host its Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, September 5th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.

 

Saturday, September 6

The 2014 Kaul Community Park Fish Boil will take place on Saturday, September 6th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Cost is $12 for adults, children 12 and under are $6.  There will be a 50/50 raffle from 4:00 - 8:00 pm and enjoy music from Whiskey River Band from 5:00 - 9:00 pm.

Maple Ridge Bible Church of Boscobel will host a free Hog Roast on Saturday, September 6th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. (43955 Cty Hwy E)

 

Monday, September 8

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, September 8th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, September 8th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elementary.  The Pantry serves families whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens with a Lone Rock address.

 

Tuesday, September 9

The Kraemer Library in Plain will host Facilitator Donna Hutter, as she reviews the book "And Then There Was One," a Tactical Survival Workbook Following the Loss of a Spouse, Life Partner or Lovee One, in free, two-part workshop to take place on Tuesdays, September 9th and 16th.  Workshops will run from 9:00 - 11:00 am.  For more information and to sign up, please call the Kraemer Library at 546-4201 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Thursday, September 11

The Partners of the Richland Hospital will host their Autumn Bloom Sale Thursday, September 11th from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Friday, September 12 from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm.

 

Tuesday, September 16

The Richland Hospital will hold a free Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, September 16th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. 

 

Wednesday, September 17

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, September 17th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.

The Richland Hospital will host a Breastfeeding Class on Wednesday, September 17th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. For more information, contact the Birth Center at 647-6321.

 

Monday, September 22

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, September 22nd from Noon - 4:00 pm.

 

Tuesday, September 23

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will begin Tuesday, September 23rd from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Grace Community Church. This is a nine week class to show how to get rid of debt, manage money, spend and save wisely, and much more. For information on the course and its cost, visit www.lifeofgrace.org. For additional questions, please contact Dean Babcockat 608-228-1065

 

Wednesday, September 24

The Richland Hospital will host a Breastfeeding Class on Wednesday, September 24th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. For more information, contact the Birth Center at 647-6321.

 

Thursday, September 25

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host a Memory Café, a social gathering place where individuals with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementias, can come together, will meet on Thursday, September 25th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center.  Family and friends are encouraged to come. Contact Becky Debuhr, Outreach Specialist, at 608-723-4288 for more information.

The Richland Hospital will host a Blood Drive on Thursday, September 25th from 11:00 - 4:00 in Pippin Hall 1. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321, or visit www.bcw.edu/richland.

 

Saturday, September 27

The Gays Mills Applefest Arts and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28. Crafters are invited to exhibit and sell their work by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 608-735-4342.