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Thursday, August 24, 2017 Vol. 53, No. 14 Verona, WI Hometown USA ConnectVerona.com $1

Eclipse brightens
Verona Area School District

A fork in the road

day in Verona
EA considers
future as charter Timelines
Option A
agreement nears
2018-23: Charter
completion Option B
SCOTT GIRARD 2018-19: Charter
Unified Newspaper Group 2019-20: Charter/program Verona Press editor
As the Exploration 2020-21: Charter/program
Academy enters its fifth 2021-22: Program The weather wasnt ideal and the
year, its governance board timing wasnt the best, but the solar
2022-23: Program eclipse brought many Veronans out-
is thinking about the next
five. side their homes Monday, Aug. 21.
The Verona Area School students are given the Even though the day was overcast,
Districts first charter high same standards to meet blotting out the best view of the sun,
school is approaching a as their Verona Area High the rare, highly publicized celes-
fork in the road, gover- School peers to graduate tial event was still visible for nearly
nance council president but can demonstrate their three hours with the only two safe
Paul Driftmier told the mastery of those standards methods.
Verona Press last week, through projects of their School wasnt in session yet, but
explaining that a pair of choosing, overseen by an day care centers brought kids out in
options remain under con- adviser. ones and twos to look through hard-
sideration for how it might The charter agreement to-find eclipse glasses, which filtered
continue as a charter or a with the district allowed out the most harmful rays. Some par-
school program. them freedom from state ents brought their kids to parks with
With its charter up for rules and regulations gov- the glasses or pinhole projectors
renewal sometime this erning class requirements. low-tech reflecting telescopes made
school year, Driftmier and Both options being con- of cereal boxes or just hung out in
the governance council sidered would leave EA their front or back yards watching
plan to bring one of those as a charter for the next the moon slowly cross the sun.
options to the school board three years allowing People reportedly came out in larg-
in the next two months. this years class to grad- er groups at Epic, and other places in
EA opened in fall 2013 uate as students expected the Madison area held viewing par-
as a project-based school when they enrolled but ties.
that provided an alter- one would continue as-is Some Veronans traveled south
native to the traditional beyond that point while to reach the band the 70-mile-
high school model. Rath- the other would convert wide area stretching from the Pacif-
er than basing curriculum ic Northwest to the South and get
on classroom instruction, Turn to EA/Page 3 an unobstructed view of the total
eclipse, an event that happens about
every four decades.
Local hobby photographer Jerry
Wheelchair athlete dies in hospital Erdmann did that, heading to the St.
Louis area to get good photos, say-
ing he had a great time, with birds
Natzke competed flocking and chirping and 49 sec-
with spina bifida
Inside onds of totality at 99.999 percent
moon coverage of the sun.
The sudden death of a Read Natzkes Alanya Patterson, a Country View
Elementary School teacher, wished
teammate rocked the Vero- obituary she had. After spending 45 minutes
na Area High School track with her 12-year-old son, Jack Yod-
and field Page 4 er, on the hill north of Badger Ridge
team last Middle School, watching through
weekend. pinhole projectors, she was a little
Paul team last spring, reach- disappointed by the tiny images they
Natzke, 15, ing the WIAA state tour- got.
Photo by Jim Ferolie
died Sat- nament in the 100-meter Summer Bussier and son Solomon Agus, 7, watch the solar eclipse Monday after-
I wanted more from my eclipse, noon, Aug. 21, through eclipse glasses at Hometown Junction park.
urday at wheelchair race and she said.
the Ameri- wheelchair shot put. Those looking through special
can Family Natzke In the 100, he competed glasses got a very different view, area media calling it a once-in-a-life-
Childrens in front of a crowd of more with an orange crescent peeking out time event, despite partial eclipses
Hospital in than 10,000 spectators. of a dark sky. That was something happening about two or three times
Madison the result of Though many of his com- Solomon Agus, 7, asked his mother, a decade in Wisconsin. At least one
an unexpected accident, petitors had far more expe- Summer Bussier, about while the two radio station played nonstop sun and
coach Joff Pedretti told the rience than he did, Pedretti checked it out at Hometown Junction moon songs for the entire time.
Press. said, Natzke had no prob- park downtown. Many people reported hearing
Natzke was born with lem rising up to the occa- The glasses actually block out crickets during the peak time, around
spina bifida, a crippling sion and earning a WIAA most visible light and all ultraviolet 1:15p.m., when the sky got just a bit
neurological disorder, and medal. rays, leaving only the lower parts of darker. Photo by Jerry Erdmann
became active in wheel- Paul was a great team- the spectrum visible. A photo by Verona hobby photographer
chair sports. He competed mate, he said. He was The opportunity to see the total Email Verona Press editor Jim Ferolie Jerry Erdmann shot in St. Louis of the
on the Verona Area High eclipse brought huge publicity, with at veronapress@wcinet.com. total eclipse, which he said lasted for
School track and field Turn to Natzke/Page 10 49 seconds.

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Fitchburg police and fire personnel conducted a series
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situation at the school. Officers and firefighters practiced
approaching and entering the school, locating a shoot-
er, treating an injured victim and exiting back out safely
over the three days. The Verona Area School District has
had some larger-scale trainings at its sites in the past with
multiple area departments involved.

Fitchburg Police Department officer Rodd Rettler enters

Savanna Oaks Middle School to the fake sound of gun shots
during a training drill Thursday, Aug. 17.
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Obituaries ConnectVerona.com

Dennis W. Kutsche Northern Wisconsin while School with the class of out for the best interest of Dennis enjoyed spending long. The woods will be
on vacation. 1976. While in high school, whoever placed their trust time with his huge network without him now.
Dennis is survived by his he was active in football, in him with their financial of friends which included Dennis will be greatly
loving wife, Carla Kutsche, basketball and baseball. He future and retirement. A many deep friendships that missed by his many friends
his sons, Kyle and Jared graduated from Madison true professional you could extended back to his school and family.
(Bailey Bauer) Kissing- Area Technical College in trust and a husband, father, days. He found ways of Funeral services were
er, his sisters, Marj Kut- 1979 with a degree in Mar- brother and friend you keeping in touch with all, held at 3p.m. Saturday,
sche, Judy (Dave) Huebner, keting. On Oct. 16, 1996 on could count on. whether it was a phone call Aug. 19, 2017 at Ryan
Nancy (Dave) Pepper, his a mountain in Colorado he Dennis and Carla loved or meeting for a beer. Funeral home, 220 Enter-
nephews and niece, Shane married the love of his life being involved and engaged Dennis was an avid out- prise Dr., Verona, with Rev.
Huebner, Michael (Lind- and best friend, Carla, and in their sons school sport- doorsman having grown Jeff Jacobs officiating. Vis-
say) Huebner, Megan (Tom) became a devoted husband ing events. They travelled up with a fishing rod in his itation was held from noon
Sherven and Kyle Jay. He and father to sons Kyle and often to support the boys in hands. His true passion for until the time of service
was preceded in death by Jared, of whom he was very their adventures, enjoyed the last 30 years was bow on Saturday at the funeral
Dennis Kutsche his parents, William Bill proud to parent. vacations in Mexico and hunting for Whitetails. home.
and Elizabeth Betty Kut- Dennis was quick wit- the Northern Woods and He spent much time in the To view and sign this
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Scott Girard sports, and was espe-
Diane Beaman he could. Baycliff Health Camp in they can attend or not.
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Inside Sales Samantha Christian, Bill Livick, the Wisconsin youth e s p e c i a l l y Wo m e n s Courage in Colorado, gifts, donations will be
Monica Morgan Anthony Iozzo, Amber Levenhagen, sled hockey team, now Hockey. Paul formed Camp Wawbeek in Wis- directed to the Wiscon-
insidesales@wcinet.com Scott De Laruelle, Helu Wang known as the Wisconsin a special bond with consin Dells and Grand- sin Skeeters sled hock-
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Hired to help Voters approved a total of Design Assist method
for the 2017-2018 Vero- Patrick McCavinue, Jessie
What: Verona Area Per-
$182 million for that con- for contracting three trades forming Arts Series
oversee referendum struction and remodeling, involved in the new high na Area Performing Arts Baker, Buddy Hyatt and
First show: Dailey and
along with eventual operat- school: mechanical, electri- Series. Shaun Richardson.
design, construction ing expenses, in the April cal and site work. Huffman The shows, all three of Carpenters Remembered Vincent, 7:30p.m. Sat-
which take place at the is led by Michelle Berting urday, November 11
election. representatives had worked
SCOTT GIRARD Karl Kraemer will be the with the district to decide Verona Area High School Brett and will be accompa- Second show: Car-
Unified Newspaper Group main representative of the against using that method Performing Arts Center, nied by a live, four-piece penters Remembered,
group working with the dis- for a fourth trade, plumb- begin Nov. 11 with blue- band. They re-create the 7:30p.m. Saturday,
The Verona Area School trict, including being on site ing, that construction man- grass musicians Dailey and Carpenters original sound February 17
District hopes an invest- almost every day through- ager Findorff had offered as Vincent. and share stories about Third show: The Letter-
ment of $748,000 can help out the construction pro- an option to the district. The second show, on Feb. the band, in addition to men, 7:30p.m. Satur-
cess. The contract requires The Design Assist meth- 17, is a tribute to 1970s performing hit songs that
it avoid any mistakes at its day, April 21
new high school that could the company to provide od is an alternative to the brother-sister icons the Car- include Superstar, Top
penters, with Weve Only of the World and Close to Tickets: $32 per show
be even more costly in the advice, guidance and pro- traditional bid system that ($30 senior, $10 stu-
long term. fessional opinions on the Findorff said would save Just Begun: Carpenters You.
design and construction. important time in getting Remembered. The Lettermen signed dent)
The school board
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tative for the post-refer- process for work. The City allow subcontractors to be Dailey and Vincent have I Fall In Love.
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Enrollment above projections
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third Friday in September.
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Coming up Churches
Yard waste drop-off Monday, Aug. 28. opportunities. All Saints Lutheran Church Sunday: 7:30 a.m., St. William,
Fitch-Ronas community para- For information, visit heartland- 2951 Chapel Valley Rd., Fitchburg Paoli
Beginning April 1 and continuing medics will be offering free blood farmsanctuary.org. (608) 276-7729 Sunday: 9 & 11 a.m., St. Andrew,
through mid-November, the drop-off allsaints-madison.org Verona
pressure checks, blood sugar screens Interim Pastor Daily Mass, Tuesday-Saturday: 8
site hours at 410 Investment Court and medications checks every fourth Flag for food Sunday: 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. a.m., St. Andrew, Verona
will be: Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday of the month through Dec. The last day to subscribe for the
Monday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Tuesday The Church in Fitchburg St. James Lutheran Church
25. Labor Day Flag for Food is Thurs- 2833 Raritan Rd., Fitchburg ELCA
- Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For information, call 845-7471. day, Aug. 31. (608) 271-2811 427 S. Main St., Verona
People can donate $50 to help feed livelifetogether.com (608) 845-6922
Volunteer Restoration Day Inara Wrap Knitalong a family for six months and get a flag Sunday: 8 & 10:45 a.m. stjamesverona.org
Pastors Kurt M. Billings and Peter
Volunteers are needed to restore Free knitalong will be held from as an exchange. The annual fund- Fitchburg Memorial UCC Narum
the Sugar River Wetlands from 9 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29 at the raiser is organized by Badger Prairie 5705 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-
Sows Ear, 125 S. Main St. Need Network. (608) 273-1008 day, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8
a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 26. memorialucc.org a.m.-noon Wednesday
Upper Sugar River Watershed Asso- The event repeats every Tuesdays Volunteers are also needed to help Interim Pastor Laura Crow Saturday Worship: 5 p.m.
ciation will meet the volunteers at until Sep. 12. Attendees can bring install the flags at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Sunday: 8:15 and 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.
2517 County View Road. yarn, stitch markers and tapestry Sept. 4, at the BPNN, 1200 E. Verona
Good Shephard Lutheran Salem United Church of Christ
Lead volunteers to collect prairie needle and pick up colors and pat- Ave. Church ECLA 502 Mark Dr., Verona
seeds and remove woody invasive terns in the store. For information, email kimpeder- (608) 271-6633 (608) 845-7315
species on the west side of Military For information, call 848-2755. son484@gmail.com. Central: Raymond Road & Whitney salemchurchverona.org
Way, Madison Rev. Dr. Mark E. Yurs, Pastor
Ridge trail.
Tools and gloves are available. Volunteer info session Chat and Chew Sunday: 8:15, 9:30 & 10:45 a.m.
West: Corner of Hwy. PD & Nine
Laura Kolden, Associate in Min-
Coffee and refreshments will be pro- A Heartland Farm Sanctuary vol- An Alzheimers disease talk will Mound Road, Verona Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.
vided. unteer information session will be be held from 9-10 a.m. Friday, Sept. Sunday: 9 & 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Fellowship Hour: 10:15 a.m.
For information, call Wade Moder held from 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesday, 1, at the senior center. Damascus Road Church West Springdale Lutheran Church
at 850-6902. Aug. 30, at the library. Ryan Dougherty, a UW doctor- The Verona Senior Center ECLA
Hearland Farm Sanctuary is a local al candidate, will share information 108 Paoli St., Verona 2752 Town Hall Rd. (off Hwy ID),
Paramedic checkups nonprofit organization that builds about how to exercise the brain and (608) 819-6451 Mount Horeb
info@damascusroadchurch.com, (608) 437-3493
The senior center will hold para- connections between homeless ani- decrease the risk of Alzheimers dis- damascusroadonline.org springdalelutheran.org
medic checkups from 8:30-10 a.m. mals and kids. Attendes can learn ease. Pastor Justin Burge Pastor Jeff Jacobs
more about upcoming volunteer For information, call 845-7471. Sunday: 10 a.m. Sunday: 8:45 a.m. with communion

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201 S. Main St., Verona Church
Community calendar (608) 845-7125
415 W. Verona Ave., Verona
(608) 845-5855
Lead Pastor Jeremy Scott sugar.river@sugarriverumc.org,
Thursday, Aug. 24 10:30 a.m., Womens Group (repeats every Friday), senior cen- Sunday: 10:15 a.m. sugarriverumc.org
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senior center, 845-7471 Redeemer Bible Fellowship 9 & 10:30 a.m. contemporary
845-7180 12:30 p.m., Movie: Beauty and the 130 N. Franklin St., Verona worship.
4-5:30 p.m., Anime and Manga 7 p.m., Common Council, Verona Beast, senior center, 845-7471 (608)848-1836 Sunday School available during
club, library, 845-7180 City Center, 845-6495 redeemerbiblefellowship.org worship. Refreshments and fellow-
Monday, Sept. 4 Pastor Dwight R. Wise ship are between services.
Friday, Aug. 25 Tuesday, Aug. 29 6:30 p.m., Plan Commission, Sunday: 10 a.m. family worship
3:30-7:30 p.m., Verona Farmers Verona City Center, 848-9943 West Madison Bible Church
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Pontoon boat Resurrection Lutheran Church 2920 Hwy. M, Verona
ride at Temmu Locks pier, 845-7471 Market, Hometown Junction Park,
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4-5:30 p.m., Anime and Manga St. Andrew Church
Resurrection Lutheran church, Thursday, Aug. 31 club, library, 845-7180 301 N. Main St., Verona Sunday: 10:15 a.m.
6705 Wesner Rd., redcrossblood. St. William Church
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Football Girls swimming

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top three
Sports editor

Verona Area/Mount Horeb

girls swimming remained
among the top programs in the
state last season, despite the
graduation of the best swim-
mer in school history, Beata
Still unable to overtake
Middleton, the Wildcats fin-
ished second to the Cardinals
at the WIAA Division 1 state
meet, thanks in part to Grace
Bennin won a state title
in the 100-yard breaststroke
and finished runner-up in the
50-yard freestyle. She also
helped the 200 medley and
200 free relays medal.
The Wildcats graduated 10

Turn to Swim/Page 9

Boys soccer

Photos by Anthony Iozzo

Cats return
eight players
Senior defensive backs Jack Lilly (8) and Jake Doerfler (17) tackle Janesville Parker junior wide receiver Brody Lippens in the second quarter Friday at
Verona Area High School. The Wildcats defeated Parker 21-0 in Week 1 and held the Vikings under 100 total yards, including -12 rushing yards.

Defense carries the load to talented

Verona stuffs Parker, Big Eight squad
makes up for offensive Team W-L ANTHONY IOZZO
Assistant sports editor
miscues in shutout Verona 1-0
Sun Prairie 1-0 The Verona Area High
Middleton 1-0 School boys soccer team
Assistant sports editor
will have a more experienced
Madison West 1-0 bench in 2017 than it did a
The Verona Area High School foot- Madison La Follette 1-0 year ago.
ball defense was prepared for whatev- The Wildcats lost 10 play-
er it saw Friday during its 21-0 sea- Madison Memorial 0-1
ers from last season but return
son-opening win against Janesville Madison East 0-1 eight: seniors Jose Adri-
Janesville Craig 0-1 an Lazaro-Padilla, Andres
While the offense capitalized on Temozihui, Ethan Pop-
good field position early, the defense Janesville Parker 0-1
pen and Jake Bates, juniors
continued to make stops, held the Beloit Memorial 0-1 Andres Rios Vivian and Bryan
Vikings to negative rushing yards and Lopez-Martinez and sopho-
didnt allow a first down until late in mores Eliot Popkewitz and
the third quarter.
Senior linebacker Ruben Zavala
and junior linebacker Dylan Bourne
Whats next George Ohm.
Many will look at their
bench and see young players;
prepared for Week 1 by spending a Verona travels to Beloit Me- I look at our bench and see tal-
lot of time in the film room to study
everything Parker was going to throw Senior offensive lineman Tristan Largent (right) celebrates with senior morial (0-1) at 7p.m. Friday. ent and intelligence within the
offensive lineman Declan Makuch (53) and senior split end Jaden King Fri- The Purple Knights fell 20-0 to sport of soccer, coach Chris
at them. They helped the rest of the Handrick wrote in a preview
defense get ready, and it showed from day after Largent caught a tipped pass in the end zone for his first career Madison West last week.
touchdown reception. questionnaire. We have key
the first drive until the final minutes. returners to lock down the
We were telling the defense where middle of our field and bring
to go and basically what to do, Zav- end Carson Bull (four receptions,
had a short field, starting on Parkers stuff to work on. The defense still has 47 yards) for 16-yard gain on an out in the strength needed to close
ala said. We knew the formations up our defense, and the cre-
and were ready for them. We were 16-yard line. Three plays later, Vero- to work on stuff, but we are all ready. route to the right to make it first-and-
na scored again. While the offense scored twice goal. ativity to have fun up top.
prepared for the last three months of Lazaro-Padilla (of Fitch-
football that we have had. It has been An interception by senior defensive in the first quarter, Verona sputtered Riley was stopped for a yard loss,
back Jacob Walton sealed the game in through penalties and turnovers in the but Verona would get a little bit of burg) is a strong, creative
really good, and we got a nice team player that will be moving
going. the fourth. second and third quarters. luck on the next play. Young (16-for-
The Vikings finished with -12 rush- In the first, senior running back Joe 24 for 176 yards, two touchdowns into the offense at the mid-
After holding Parker to two yards field position, Handrick wrote.
on two runs to start the game, the ing yards and 85 passing yards (73 Riley rushed for a 16-yard gain and and an interception) found senior split
total yards). a 6-yard gain before punching in a end Jaden King (six receptions, 57 Lazaro-Padilla finished with
defense forced a fumble that Zavala seven assists last season as an
recovered on the Vikings 27-yard We have to study more film and 1-yard touchdown run. Riley finished yards) in the middle of the end zone,
keep lifting and doing our thing, with 15 carries for 83 yards and a but the ball was tipped up high into honorable mention all-confer-
line. That led to a Verona touchdown. ence defender.
On the next drive, the defense Zavala said. The shutout is amaz- touchdown. the air.
ing. I am really happy about that, but After the defense forced its sec- While it looked like Parker had a Bates will be a forward, and
caused a 19-yard loss on a fumbled he will play at the top. He had
snap and forced a punt. The punt was it is more about the whole team. The ond three-and-out, senior quarter-
shanked, and the Wildcats once again offense is really good, and they have back Aaron Young found senior split Turn to Football/Page 10 Turn to Soccer/Page 8
8 August 24, 2017 The Verona Press ConnectVerona.com

Girls golf
Verona falls four strokes shy of Middleton
Assistant sports editor Whats next
Verona traveled to Monona Verona traveled to Portage Country Club for the Portage invite
Golf Course Monday to take on Wednesday after the Verona Press deadline. Results will be in next
Madison East and Middleton in a
Big Eight triangular and fell 167- issue. The Wildcats travel to Maple Bluff Country Club at noon Mon-
171 to Middleton. The Purgolders day, Aug. 28, for the Crusade Fore a Cure invite.
had an incomplete team.
Senior Courtney Shorter fin-
ished with a 38, and senior Lau- Payton Hodson led the Cardi- with a 44.
Photo submitted ren Shorter followed with a 39. nals with a 39. Kate Meier and The Wildcats are now 3-1 in
The returning letterwinners for the Verona Area High School girls golf team Senior Claire Swain and sopho- Grace Peterson both shot 42s, the Big Eight. Veronas JV team
(from left) are: Nicole Thomas, Lauren Shorter, Claire Swain and Courtney more Caitlyn Ott both shot 47s. and Makenzie Hodson followed defeated Middleton 197-200.
Shorter; (not pictured) Alexis Gaillard.

Soccer: Verona looks to have intelligent bench this season

Verona expected to compete in Big Eight

The Big Eight Conference has several first-team forward Allen Braden, first-team
teams that will be tough to beat this year, but defender Ryan Peyton, honorable mention
coach Chris Handrick sees the Verona Area defender Taylor Schlueter and honorable
High School soccer team having the poten- mention goalie Brendon Martin.
tial to play with anyone in 2017. Middleton looks to have a strong midfield
In an emailed questionnaire for the Press, with the return of first-team senior Derek
Handrick wrote that if the Wildcats (4-3-2 Waleffe, second-team senior Drake Vander-
last year) show a simple movement of play, mause and junior honorable mention Grego-
intelligence of the sport and mental strength ry Pauly.
to play consistently every day, they could Beloit Memorial has built itself into a
win the conference title. strong program in the last five years and is
Sun Prairie (7-2) won the Big Eight last once again expected to be a contender, Han-
season, but Middleton (6-2-1), Beloit Memo- drick wrote.
rial (6-2-1), Madison West (6-1-2) and Mad- The Purple Knights return senior sec-
ison East (6-3) were close behind, as was ond-team midfielder Coco Castellanos,
Verona. senior second-team defender Lorenzo Ama-
Handrick once again expects Sun Prairie, dor and senior honorable mention defender
Middleton and Beloit Memorial to be some Tony Zepeda.
of the top teams in the Big Eight. Beloit graduated first-team forward
Sun Prairie won its first conference title Alberto Martinez and second-team forward
last season and coach Chris Mitchell earned Andres Delatorre.
Big Eight Coach of the Year honors. But Madison West is another perennial con-
Mitchell is being replaced by assistant coach tender. The Regents return senior sec-
Vince Padilla in 2017 after Mitchell stepped ond-team forward Paolo Gratton, senior hon-
Photo by Anthony Iozzo
down for family reasons. orable mention forward Sam Loving, senior
Despite the change, Handrick wrote that second-team midfielder Evan Thom, junior The returning letterwinners for the Verona Area High School boys soccer team (front, from
he doesnt think the Cardinals should be honorable mention midfielder Will Taylor, left) are: Ethan Poppen, Bryan Lopez-Martinez, Andres Rios Vivian and Jose Adrian Laza-
underestimated as they defend their title. junior second-team goalie Alex Alvarado and ro-Padilla; (back) Andres Temozihui, Jake Bates, Eliot Popkewitz and George Ohm.
Junior first-team all-conference forward senior honorable mention defender Alex Yin.
Kyle Hagerman and first-team defender West graduated first-team defender Nate Continued from page 7 Popkewitz, who contributed Key players gone from last
Davis Green are both back. Junior honorable Brody, second-team defender Max Ohne- a goal and four assists, are season are second-team All-
mention forward Bubacarr Bah and senior sorge, honorable mention midfielder Dan both quick on their feet and Big Eight forward Noah Her-
five goals in 2016. can execute plays, Handrick kert (21 goals, six assists),
honorable mention midfielder Tyler Nelson Spiegelman and honorable mention forward Temozihui (of Fitchburg),
also return. Fabian Perez. wrote. honorable mention forward
Rios Vivian (of Fitchburg), Poppen is the lone return- Alex Johnson (11 goals,
Sun Prairie loses honorable mention goalie Madison East was another team within Lopez-Martinez and Pop-
Josh McCrary, honorable mention defender a few points of Sun Prairie last season. The ing defender. Handrick wrote three assists) and honorable
kewitz keep the core of the that Poppen is aggressive mention midfielder Lorenzo
Tyler Boebel and honorable mention mid- Purgolders return senior honorable mention midfield intact. Temozihui,
fielder Abdoulie Bah. midfielder Nick Johnsonton, senior honor- and has grown a lot since Albertoni (four goals, eight
who had a goal and four last season. Poppen had two assists). Will Haessig (10
Middleton has a history of being a strong able mention midfielder Ryan Rohlke, senior assists last season as an hon-
team with a large program that keeps athletes honorable mention defender Sam Baumen assists in 2016. goals, four assists) is also
orable mention midfielder, Ohm is the returning start- graduated.
in the sport, Handrick said. While the Cardi- and sophomore honorable mention forward is a returning captain who
nals lose players every year, they also seem Josh Cervantes. ing goalie for Verona. He Some newcomers to fill the
remains consistent and keeps played 1,813 minutes and voids from last years grad-
to be able to fill the gaps. East graduated first-team goalie and Big it simple, Handrick wrote.
The Cardinals will be looking to fill four Eight Player of the Year Conor Schlicting allowed 44 goals while sav- uation include sophomore
Rios Vivian plays the out- ing 66 (2.18 goals-against Sam Lynch and freshman
big losses in 2017, with the graduations of and first-team defender Harrison Van Hout. side-midfielder position, and average). Sam Abreu. Handrick wrote
he also is a big offensive This team has the poten- that Lynch, who is expected
threat. He had three goals tial to be the overall most tal- to play the center defender
and four assists in 2016. ented Ive coached between role, has the potential to be
Lopez-Martinez, who club and school and yet some the missing link the Wild-

had a goal and three assists of the humblest examples all cats need on defense and that
last season as an honorable around that Ive coached, Abreu is a playmaker that is
mention midfielder, and Handrick wrote. creative and light on his feet.

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Boys soccer Home Talent League
Wildcats drop opener at Oconomowoc Cavs season comes to an end in Night League playoffs
Assistant sports editor Whats next Assistant sports editor

The offseason is coming earlier than

Verona opened the season Verona hosts Moline (Ill.) High School at 5p.m. Friday expected for the Verona Home Talent
Tuesday at Oconomowoc and Green Bay Notre Dame at 10:30a.m. Saturday at team.
and fell 3-1.
Senior forward Jack Bates Reddan Soccer Park. The Wildcats also host Mount Horeb The Cavaliers suffered a 12-6 loss
at 7p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, at Reddan and travel to Thursday to Cross Plains in the Night
scored the lone goal in the
Menomonee Falls at 5p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29. League quarterfinals at Stampfl Field.
first half. Sophomore mid-
They had already been upset in the first
fielder Jack Knight assisted
round of the Day League playoffs after
on the score, which was in
in the second half. Ohm finished with three finishing 13-3 in the regular season, but
the fourth minute.
Sophomore goalie George saves for Verona. they received the top seed in the Night
Oconomowoc scored twice
League after a 9-1 finish in the Central
Section and won the first playoff game on
Aug. 10.
But despite high hopes for continuing
the season past Thursday, Cross Plains Photo by Anthony Iozzo
scored five times in the first inning and Shortstop Justin Scanlon bare hands a
never trailed to knock off Verona (23-6 grounder in the seventh inning Thursday in
overall). a Night League quarterfinal against Cross
I think we played well as a team but Plains at Stampfl Field. The Cavaliers lost
it seemed like, for most of the year, we 12-6.
would hit some balls hard and they were
being caught, manager/left fielder David
Lund said. We played well all year, but Cross Plains.
there were just a few bad breaks. That is In the seventh, third baseman Luke
just baseball. Yapp doubled to right field, and Murphy
The Cavaliers trailed 12-2 in the sixth later singled him home. Olson then dou-
when the offense made a play for a come- bled home Murphy on a liner to right-cen-
back. Designated hitter Derek Burgen- ter.
ske and catcher Derek Murphy singled But that is where the scoring ended with
with one out, and right fielder Alex Olson Brandt grounded out to end the game.
walked to load the bases. The Businessmen started the game with
Second baseman Klayton Brandt a five-run first inning. Verona scored in
brought home Burgenske on a fielders the top of the fifth to get within 6-2, but
choice grounder, and Flora singled to
Photo by Jeremy Jones left field to score Murphy, making it 12-4 Turn to HTL/Page 10
Returning letterwinners for the Verona Area/Mount Horeb girls swimming team (front,
from left) are: Molly McCormick and Sophie Henshue; (second row) Camie Otto, Caroline
Smith, Sara Stewart and Kaitlyn Zuehl; (third row) Grace Bennin, Ireland McMahan, Gabby
Gnewuch, Josie McCartney and Ellen Bie; (fourth row) Maggie Nunn, Rachael Drapp, Sam Krohn retires from Cavaliers after 21 years
Malecki, Laura Semmann; (back row) Ali Buzza, Cleo Seidl, Annika Larson, Avery Updegrove
and Ella Chorlton. There will be a new D av i d L u n d i s t a k- are in good hands. They
Verona Cavaliers manager ing over as the manager have nothing to be wor-
Swim: 20 girls return to the pool in 2017 in 2018.
Nick Krohn is retir-
next season, and Derek
Burgenske will also be
ried about for sure.
Lund said it was an
Continued from page 7 Gnewuch and Hensue. and McCartney will be ing after 21 years with helping out. After anoth- honor to play under Kro-
McCarthy was a state counted on even more this the team as both a play- er 20-win season despite hn, and it will be a chal-
qualifier in the 100 butter- year and freshmen Bailey er under former skipper s ev e r a l v e t e r a n s n o t lenge without him.
letterwinners, including a Dale Burgenske and as a returning in 2017, Krohn There is a lot of
huge number of points from fly. Gabby Gnewuch was Felscheim, Taylor Kalish,
a state qualifier in the 200 Gianna Gnewuch and soph- manager when Burgenske said the future is bright responsibility that come
Maizie Seidl and Kristi retired. for the Cavaliers because with it, but we are taking
Larsen, but the team returns and 500 free. omore Kieran McGilvray
Rachael Drapp qualified could all make an immedi- It was an emotional of all the young talent as a team and kind of by
20 letterwinners this sea- ending following Thurs- that stepped up to help the committee, Lund said.
son. for state in the 200 IM and ate impact.
100 backstroke, McCart- If the Wildcats wish to d a y s l o s s a s K r o h n team this season. Guys will help here and
Verona returns 3/4 of its hugged teammates, and it In a veteran league, there. It is going to be a
fourth-place 200 medley ney also swam in the 100 remain the second best
butterfly and Sara Stewart team in the Big Eight, they all began to sink in. While Verona got younger, and team effort. There might
relay where Sara Stewart, Krohn thought he would it still was able to win a be one guy that is labeled
Josie McCarthy and Ben- reached state in the 50 free have their work cut out to
and 100 backstroke. finally topple Middleton. retire following the 2016 lot of games, Krohn said. manager, but it is not
nin were joined by Kristi season, he expected to be There is a lot of talent going to be just one per-
Larsen. The Wildcats return Senior Maggie Nunn is After turning the tide
back looking for a third trip against Madison Memo- managing through Sep- here, Krohn said. They son.
just half of its third-place tember before the early
200 free relay in Gabby WIAA Division 1 diving rial over the last couple
tournament after finishing of seasons, the Wildcats playoff exits.
Gnewuch and Bennin. It has been a pret-
Seniors Sophie Henshue tied for seventh last year. were never able to win the
Av e r y U p d e g r o v e i s conference. The Cardinals ty big part of my life,
medaled in the 500 free at Krohn said. I will still
state, taking sixth place, another returning varsity and Spartans remain favor-
starter looking to have an ites to win the Big Eight, be down here watching
and was also a state qualifi- some games, but it is
er in the 200 free. even bigger role this sea- while Verona could battle
son. Sun Prairie for third or try still tough to be done.
The Wildcats also return There is no doubt about
3/4 of its 400 free state Sophomores Sam Malec- to beat Madison Memorial
ki, Kaitlyn Zuehl, Stewart again. it. But it is time.
relay Stewart, Gabby

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HTL: Verona Girls tennis

finishes 23-6 Verona wins six of 10 to open season
Sports editor
Parker, along with Gracie Riedl 6-0,
6-1 at No. 1 doubles.
top of the singles lineup and Blessing
added a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 2 sin-
Continued from page 9 Mary Saley prevailed 6-4, 4-6, 15-13 gles. Keyes and Parker rolled 6-1, 6-1
Verona girls tennis jumped right into in an exciting match over Anna Long at No. 2 doubles.
the season, playing nine matches in of Arrowhead at No. 3 singles. Delaney
Cross Plains put the game three days. Dykman and Angie Sutter supplied the SPASH 6, Verona 1
out of reach by scoring two The Wildcats started things out Wildcats other win, closing out their The Wildcats were unable to stick
times in the fourth, three going 2-1 at the Stevens Point Area No. 3 doubles match 6-3, 6-7 (3), 10-3. with the host Panthers in the second
times in the fifth and twice Senior High tournament before return- Conley lost 6-3, 6-2 against 2016 round despite the graduation of two-
more in the sixth. ing home for a Big Eight Conference state qualifier Maddie Shipshock at No. time WIAA Division 1 state champion
In the fifth, RJ Sarback- win and a 2-3 finish at the Madison/ 1 singles Emily Luetschwager, falling 6-1.
er had a two-run single, Milwaukee tournament last weekend. Verona followed that up with a Samz earned the team lone win,
and a third run scored after showdown against the defending beating Allison Rush 7-6 (4), 6-3. Bre-
the throw got past Murphy. Madison/Milwaukee tourney WIAA Division 1 state champion itbach and Sutter also had a shot at pull-
The inning was extend- Verona opened last weekends Mad- Homestead Highlanders and were shut ing out a win, but fell 3-6, 7-5, 10-2 at
ed twice after the ball got ison/Milwaukee tournament with a 4-3 out 7-0. No. 3 doubles.
past Murphy on strikeouts, win over Oak Creek and 6-1 victory
allowing runners to reach against Kettle Moraine. The Wildcats Photo by Jeremy Jones Verona 7, Parker 0 Verona 5, Wausau West 2
first base. finished 2-3 overall, though, losing to Verona No. 3 singles player Mary The Wildcats rolled to a 7-0 shutout Saley prevailed 2-6, 6-4, 11-9 in a
In Cross Plains opening state powerhouses Homestead, White- Saley gets to a ball Friday morning of Janesville Parker in their Big Eight hard fought No. 3 singles match and
burst, Drew Meinholz dou- fish Bay and Arrowhead. against Oak Creek. She won her season opener. Samz came out with a 6-3, 6-2 win at
bled and Hilton walked to Sophomore state qualifier Meredith match 5-7, 6-4, 10-6. Conley and Blessing rolled 6-0, 6-0 No. 4 singles.
lead off the inning. Kenny Conley (5-3) cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 vic- and 6-0, 6-3 at the top of the singles Both Wildcat losses game atop the
Allen later hit an RBI sin- tory over 2016 doubles state qualifier and picked up wins at Nos. 2 and 3 lineup and things didnt dip off much singles lineup as Conley dropped a
gle to left with two outs. Tori Lara of Oak Creek. Fellow sopho- doubles. as Mary Saley and Samz added 6-0, tough three-set match 6-3, 2-6, 10-4
Derrick Meinholz later more Meghan Samz (6-3) added a 6-1, Conley, Blessing, Samz and Lauren 6-1 and 6-1, 6-0 victories at Nos. 3 and against Natasha Bailey and Blessing
added an RBI single down 6-2 victory over Kelsey Miner of Oak Samz rolled 6-1, 6-4; 6-3, 6-4; 6-1, 6-2 4 singles. went down 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 singles
the third-base line that died Creek at No. 4 singles. and 6-3, 6-0, respectively. Verona lost just three games in all against sophomore Lilia Teske, a state
and stayed fair, and a cou- The Wildcats capped the win by Claire Johnson and Kayla Johnson three double flights. Claire and Kayla qualifying doubles player a year ago.
ple of runs scored on errors winning two of three doubles flights. added a 7-5, 6-2 victory at No. 2 dou- Johnson rolled 6-1, 6-0 atop the lineup Claire and Kayla Johnson won 6-4,
to make it 5-0. Claire and Kayla Johnson rolled 6-2, bles and Keyes and Breitbach won 6-2, while Keyes and Parker and Sutter and 7-6 (6) at No. 1 doubles, while Parker
Verona got one run back 6-2 over Rachel Papp and Sarah Luther 6-3 at No. 3 doubles to secure the win. Breitbach cruised 6-0, 6-0 and 6-0, 6-2, and Keyes and Sutter and Breitenbach
in the bottom of the inning. at No. 2 doubles and Kasie Keyes and The Wildcats fell 6-1 to Whitefish respectively. both added 6-0, 6-2 wins.
Shortstop Justin Scanlon Sydney Breitbach added a 6-4, 6-3 win Bay and 5-2 to Arrowhead on Saturday.
doubled, and Yapp later over Ann Ross and Stephanie Sauve at Conley beat fellow 2016 state qual- Verona 6, DePere 1 Verona 7, Beloit Memorial
singled him home. No. 3 doubles. ifier Mia Hessel of Whitefish Bay 7-5, Verona opened the season Wednes-
Lund singled home Verona improved to 2-0 in the Big
Junior Allison Blessing (3-5) lost 6-0 for Veronas lone win 7-5, 6-0. The day, Aug. 16 at the Stevens Point Area Eight on Tuesday with a 7-0 shutout
Brandt in the fifth for the a tough No. 2 singles match 2-6, 7-5, Blue Dukes returned half of their state Senior High invitational with a 6-1 win
Cavaliers other run. against Beloit Memorial. No flight last-
10-6 to Sarah Ferguson. qualifying doubles team in Ali Menard, over DePere. ed more than three games for the Wild-
Brad Laufenberg start- Verona swept all four singles flights who beat Meghan Anderson and Eve Conley had a 6-0, 6-0 victory at the
ed on the mound and took cats.
the loss. He allowed two

Natzke: Celebration of life to be held Sunday at Cress Funeral Home

earned runs on three hits
and three walks in 2/3 of
an inning, striking out one.
Alan Kopp finished the Continued from page 1 the Wildcats plan to dedicate their
final 6 1/3 innings and upcoming season in his honor.
Natzke was often the only person in
If You Go
allowed seven earned runs always positive and never intimidat-
on 11 hits and one walk, the room in a wheelchair and was able What: Paul Natzkes celebration of life ceremony
ed. to change the way people thought
striking out five. Natzke also enjoyed swimming, ski- Location: Cress Funeral Home, 6021 University Ave., Madison, WI
about kids with disabilities. A fan of
ing, bowling and was especially proud Badger athletics, he formed a special Date: Sunday, Aug. 27, 11a.m.-5p.m.
to be one of the first members of the Sports attire is encouraged. Please bring your stories and photos about
Legals Wisconsin youth sled hockey team,
bond with members of the UW wom-
ens hockey team who would push Paul Natzke to share. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family is asking that
now known as the Wisconsin Skee- him while playing wheelchair hockey
NOTICE ters. He was also an active member of donations be directed to the Wisconsin Skeeters sled hockey team. An
The City of Verona Plan Commission at the Shell in Madison. account is being setup at Oak Bank in Fitchburg.
will hold Public Hearings on September
5, 2017 at City Hall, 111 Lincoln Street, at
the Spina Bifida Family Network. For several years Natzke was the
6:30 PM for the following planning and Pedretti said his team has been ambassador to the American Fam-
zoning matters:
1) General Development Plan (GDP) notified of Pauls celebration of ily Childrens Hospital at Mike McCarthys golf outing in Oregon three holes and help coerce the
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD)
to be located at 102/104 Lincoln Street
life ceremony on Sunday and that where he would sit at one of the par golfers to beat the pro.
that would allow for the construction 114
multi-family units in 3-buildings.
2) Precise Implementation Plan (PIP)

Football: Cats hold Parker to under 100 total yards in Week 1 victory
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD)
located at 720-730 Schubert Street and
specifically located on lots 33 through 36
of the Hometown Grove Subdivision. The
proposed PIP would allow for the con- Continued from page 7 snatch the ball out of the air score a touchdown, coach fumble on the opening drive quarter.
struction of a four-unit townhouse.
3) Precise Implementation Plan (PIP) and get his first career touch- Dave Richardson said. That of the third quarter, and Young found sophomore
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD), down reception. was awesome. Young threw an interception split end Aubrey Dawkins for
known as Sugar Creek Commons, lo-
cated at 501 West Verona Avenue, 503
play to get the interception, I dont think I have ever But the offense stopped to Parker senior defensive an 11-yard gain, and Riley
West Verona Avenue, 507 West Verona senior offensive lineman had (an offensive lineman) there. On the next Wildcat back Sam Garvoille after the busted out 7- and 10-yard
Avenue, 513 West Verona Avenue, 100
Legion Street, and 501-522 Topp Avenue Tristan Largent stepped in to drive, two fumbled snaps Verona defense had forced runs to make it first-and-goal
that would allow for the construction of
243-apartment units, and 23,495 square
feet of commercial space. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND JOINT REVIEW BOARD and four flags two of which another three-and-out. on the Vikings 8-yard line.
4) General Development Plan (GDP) MEETING REGARDING THE PROPOSED CREATION OF took away first-down plays It was very frustrating for Young finished the drive with
for a Planned Unit Development (PUD),
known as Festival Foods, to be located at
TAX INCREMENTAL DISTRICT NO. 9 IN THE forced a punt. everybody, the players and a nice arcing pass to the right
660 Hometown Circle that would allow for CITY OF VERONA, WISCONSIN Verona also had a drive coaches, on the offensive corner of the end zone, that
the construction of a 67,867 square foot Notice is Hereby Given that the City of Verona will hold an organizational Joint
grocery store. Review Board meeting on September 5, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Verona City Hall, lo-
cated at 111 Lincoln Street. The purpose of this meeting is to organize a Joint Review
before halftime stall because side, Richardson said. That King grabbed and got his feet
Interested persons may comment
on these planning and zoning matters Board for purposes of considering the proposed creation of, and proposed project of two offensive pass inter- hurts the emotion on the down to make it 21-0.
during the public hearings at the Septem-
ber 5th Plan Commission meeting. The
plan for, Tax Incremental District No. 9 (the District).
Notice is Hereby Given that the Plan Commission of the City of Verona will hold ference calls. Young convert- bench too. It is hard to keep That last drive made me
Plan Commission will make recommen-
dations for these matters, which will then
a public hearing on September 5, 2017 at 6:30p.m.at the Verona City Hall, located at
111 Lincoln Street, for the purpose of providing the community a reasonable oppor-
ed a 25-yard pass to senior everybody up, so we have to feel a little better, Richard-
be reviewed by the Common Council for tunity to comment upon the proposed creation of the Project Plan for the District. split end/defensive back Bui live and learn and keep work- son said. I thought we exe-
final decisions on Monday, September The proposed boundaries of the District would be within an area generally de-
11th. tailed on the map below. Clements (two receptions, 43 ing. cuted better. We ran our base
Contact Adam Sayre, Director of
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9941 for more information on these items long, and Young later rushed next two drives, as well, but next week and get honed in to
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CLEANING HELP wanted for an appre- LAWN MOWING
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- 3:00pm approximately 3-5 hours per
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12 August 24, 2017 The Verona Press
Business ConnectVerona.com

Capitol PT to move to East

Verona Ave. in November
Capitol Physical Ther- care by being convenient-
apy will relocate within ly located on Verona Ave-
Verona later this year. nue, Dr. Julie Lombardo,
The company, which CEO of Capitol Physical
is headquartered in Vero- Therapy, said in a news
na and has resided at 411 release.
Prairie Heights Dr., will The company has five
move to a newly construct- other locations through-
ed facility at 416 E. Verona out Dane County, with
Ave. one each in Mount Horeb,
That 4,900-square-foot Waunakee and Sun Prairie
mixed-use building, next and two in Madison.
to the Sherwin-Williams Ve r o n a s C o m m o n
building, is currently under C o u n c i l a p p r ove d t h e
construction. building in January after
After 13 years in the the Plan Commission had
Verona community, we are a discussion about the
excited to offer Verona res- driveway access and park-
idents even better access to ing.

In Business
The Verona Press runs a business section on
the fourth week of each month, highlighting local Photos by Helu Wang
business topics and news bits. To submit an item Sherwin-Williams general manager Brock Dvorak organizes the stock at the new store located at 422 E. Verona Ave.
for this page, email ungbusiness@wcinet.com.

The amateurs pro

To inquire about advertising on this page, email
veronasales@wcinet.com. Or call 845-9559.

The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce

recognizes the Business of the Month! Verona Sherwin-Williams caters to DIYers, first-time homebuyers
HELU WANG for Sugar Creek Elementary
Unified Newspaper Group School and has organized
a hands-on workshop for
Many Sherwin-Williams homeowners to restain their
chain stores have a strong decks, which is one of the
base of experienced com- most popular demands over
mercial painters and con- the summer season.
tractors, but Veronas new The 3,500-square-foot cor-
Contemporary & traditional frames store, at 422 E. Verona Ave.,
is still building its clientele.
porate-owned Verona store is
smaller than many stores in
for adults & kids! As a result, general man- the 150-year-old company
and business has been grow-
ager Brock Dvorak spends
(608) 848-5168 much of his day working
with first-time homeowners
ing since it opened.
Many of the Veronas cus-
320 S. Main Street, Verona and do-it-yourselfers.
Though the store, which
tomers already know what
they want when they come
www.VeronaVisionCare.com opened in January, cranks
out about 70 transactions
in, as a result of the compa-
nys online paint-matching
a day and maintains a fast system. In the past, cus-
For information about Verona pace, Dvorak often finds Brock Dvorak, right, works with a customer to make sure he tomers often had to pay for
himself taking a step back gets the right paint. designers to stop by their
and the business community
and helping customers houses and match colors
visit www.veronawi.com through their questions. hour or more with one set homeowners leave the store for them or try to work with
adno=527683-01 Hes spent as much as an of homeowners to help them with the skills they need and swatches. Now a free app
turn their dream houses into excitement to put the first makes things easier.
a reality. brush to their walls. It allows people to pick
Its time consuming, but Dvorak, who start- colors within photos, look at

Bank &
rewarding, Dvorak said. ed working part-time for sample paint schemes in day
It starts with learning the Sherwin-Williams before or night lighting and calcu-

amateur painters vision and he graduated college three late how much paint will be
continues with details like years ago, is often at the needed, among other things.

picking up the right brushes store by himself, though he But many of his customers
for their paint. Hes found gets help from other stores still need all sorts of help.
himself correcting peo- and is working on adding a Were definitely able to
ple who wanted to get the part-timer. assist, he said. If we cant,
cheapest brush available and A newcomer to the area, we can always get an answer
didnt realize how it would Dvorak has tried to reach very fast.
ruin the paint job. out to the community out-
He gets satisfaction side of the store. Hes vol- Contact Helu Wang at helu.
f r o m s e e i n g fi r s t - t i m e unteered to paint the library wang@wcinet.com.

Capitol Bank is proud to announce our
newest lender, Craig Coleman, to the
Capitol Bank Team. Craig and his family
moved to Verona 2 years ago but, until
recently, worked in Madison. Now hes
come home and is ready to serve the
community he loves.
Call to discuss your businesss needs.
Verona Market President, VP Commercial Lending

608.836.4302 608.836.4302

CapitolBank.com | 108 E. Verona Avenue | 608.845.0108 | Member FDIC The new Sherwin-Williams store, at 422 E. Verona Ave., focuses on working with first-time
homeowners and DIYers.

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