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Pulaski News

PULASKI, WISCONSIN

Special Polka Days Issue


and Pan Franek, Zosia, and the Polkatowners of Michigan. The Family Tradition, Roger Majeski and the Harmony Kings, Polish Connection, Music Connection, New Polish Sounds, Karl and the Country Dutchman, Steve Meisner, and Hausers Hot Shots are all bands native to Wisconsin. Also appearing at the festival are Pulaskis own Concertina Rich, Maroszek Bros, New Generation, Aaron Sochas Live Wire, Chad Przybylski and His Polka Rhythms, the Brzeczkowski Family, Joe Brzezinski and the New Found Sound, and the Bohemian Bunch. Buck Night will be returning on July 22. Admission will be only $1 for ages 12 and up. Music will be from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds only. Enjoy a fantastic fireworks display at dusk thanks to our friends at American Tradition Fireworks of Sobieski. Also witness the 6:30 p.m. crowning of the Polka Days Queen. The contest is for girls ages 16 to 19 with the Junior Miss category allowing girls ages 13 to 15 to participate. For more information, call Jean at (920) 822-1986. Admission on July 23 is $10; music will be from 3 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. One daily admission will allow entrance to both locations. Musicians: bring your instruments for a polka jam session from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Zielinskis Ballroom. Admission on July 24 is $10; music will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. One daily admission will allow entrance to both locations. For those who enjoy running, sign up for the Annual 5K Polka Trot at the Pulaski Middle School on July 24. The 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:30 a.m., with the halfmile kids run at 9:30 a.m. Preregister at Swimpasc@hotmail. com or by calling Stacy at (920) 865-7468. This event is sponsored by the Pulaski Area Swim Club. The Firefighters Water Fight will take place at 6 p.m. on July 24 at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds. Also enjoy the Mountain Bay Plaza Car Show, presenting antique tractors, cars, and motorcycles.
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Help Pulaski celebrate its 100th birthday by participating in the 32nd Annual Pulaski Polka Days on July 22 to 25. This festival ranks as one of the largest festivals of polka music in the Midwest, drawing thousands of polka lovers to the event each year. Once again this year, polka music will fill the town as music and dancing will be held in two locations. For the German/Bohemian/Slovian-style polka enthusiast, the downtown location of Zielinskis Ballroom will be where you want to be. For those who like the faster polka beat, the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds, located just off Hwy 32 in Pulaski, will host an array of music. This year, the entire festival will feature 25 of the nations top polka bands. The out-of-state festival headliners include the following: Grammy Award Winner Eddie Blazonczyk and his Versatones of Illinois, the Polka Family of Pennsylvania, Americas Polka Sweetheart Stephanie of New York, Dynabrass of Michigan, the Knewz of New York, Buffalos Concertina All Stars of New York, Freeze Dried of Illinois, Twin City Sounds of Minnesota,

Check inside for local business specials Polkaits the law Pulaski area businesses invited
to student registration days
All businesses in the Pulaski Community School District are invited to the school districts student registration days on August 11 and 12 from 1 to 7 p.m. School district parents will be registering their children for the upcoming school year. This year, all elementary, middle, and high school students will be registering at the Pulaski High School. Because thousands of students and parents will be at Pulaski High School on those days, we thought it would be a great opportunity to have the businesses in our community showcase their products and services, said Dr. Mel Lightner, Superintendent of Schools. The high school commons will be made available for area businesses. Tables will be provided. Businesses can display products and hand out flyers, business cards, coupons, etc. We know that it is crucial in this economy that we encourage our citizens to do business locally. Our intention is to make our families aware of the many fine businesses in our school district, said Dr. Mel Lightner. Any business that would like a spot at student registration on August 11 and/or August 12 should call or e-mail Registration Coordinator Kris Reed at (920) 822-6009 or kkreed@pulaski. k12.wi.us. Businesses can either have someone present during the registration or display flyers, business cards, etc., for families to take.

Christensen gives back

LEFT: Joey Christensen stands with family and friends after speaking about his journey and the difference he wants to make within the Pulaski Community School District.

Pulaski News

By Laura Dahms In the sixth grade, Joey Christensen transferred from John F. Kennedy Elementary School to Pulaski Community Middle School. This was a difficult transition because Christensen did not know anyone, and he felt especially uncomfortable because he had disabilities that prevented him from doing many things that the other sixth graders did. Christensen had dealt with difficult

situations before. When he was born, no one thought he would survive, let alone sit or walk on his own. Yet, he has survived and has learned to walk and sit on his own. Using the same determination, Christensen got through middle school and eventually made friends whom he could relate to and rely on. Of his friends, Christensen said, Once I met them, middle school got better. I met people who took me for me. With these friends, he advanced to Pulaski High School, where he further developed his strength of mind and body. During high school, he experienced many difficulties that few people can claim. He constantly battled within himself between his need to be independent and the fact that he also needs help sometimes.
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Since 1991, N.E.W. Curative Rehabilitation, Inc., and the Center for Childhood Safety have teamed up to promote bicycle safety through our annual Winners Wear Helmets event. This years event celebrated our 20th Anniversary! More than 1,000 Head Start and third grade students from at risk schools participated in a bike rodeo and interactive educational demonstrations about traffic safety and brain injury prevention. All of the participants were also fitted with a new helmet, courtesy of area sponsors. We rely heavily on volunteers to assist with this huge event. This year, we were again privileged to have a group of middle school students volunteer for the two-day event. Not only did these students assist as needed throughout the day, but also they reinforced the importance of safety and wearing a helmet. Our staff members were very impressed by the quality of their work and the sincerity and maturity with which they performed their tasks. We look forward to their participation again next year. We would like to acknowledge this wonderful group of young people and the Pulaski Community Middle School teachers for their assistance in making

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the 2010 Winners Wear Helmets event a success! They did a great job representing themselves, their school, and the Pulaski community! Sincerely, The Winners Wear Helmets Committee N.E.W. Curative Rehabilitation, Inc., and the Center for Childhood Safety The American Legion Auxiliary of Pulaski wishes to thank the following businesses for their support of our Veterans. Checks were received from the following: MCL Industries, Baytek, Dr. Chrisman, Dr. Jerlinga, Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski Chase Co-op, Premier Bank, North Shore Bank, Sound Check, Town & Country Soft Water, Woodys Wheels, Raiderland Storage, McKeefry & Sons, Olson Oil, J.W. Industries. We would like to express a thank you to Super Rons of Pulaski and Northwoods Convenience Center in Krakow for allowing us to collect donations at their stores. All donations stay in the Pulaski area to help Veterans. Submitted by American Legion Auxiliary

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Wisconsin are in trouble


By Graham Severson Turtles are commonly-seen reptiles in Wisconsin, but in truth many turtle species are actually endangered or threatened. Wisconsin has about 12 species of turtles currently in the state, and many of those species are endangered, threatened, or species of concern. Many more turtle species are in danger around the world as well. The underlying cause of this is habitat loss. Much of the turtles wetland habitat has been lost and has been replaced by roads or buildings. Some other causes are common household pets, vehicles, and colonization around turtle territory. Even though the painted turtle numbers are relatively strong, other turtles such as the Ornate Box turtle, Blanding turtle, Wood turtle, and False Map turtle numbers are all inadequate. The Ornate Box turtle is especially in danger. Although turtles have a long life span, reproduction is rare and too far in between because of a slow maturing rate for turtles. When turtles do reproduce in the mating season of early summer, around a dozen eggs will be laid in a turtle-made hole in the ground. The temperature around the egg in the first trimester can determine the gender of that turtle. It is suggested that if a person finds turtle eggs, they should leave them
A turtle gets photogenic.

Dear Editor,

alone. If an egg makes it to hatching time, it will take several years for that new hatched turtle to fully mature. A turtles shell is made up of 60 bones connected together, covered in hard plates called scutes to protect the turtle. The shell has nerve endings so a turtle is able to feel with its shell. If one ever touches the shell of a turtle, he/she should wash his/her hands immediately afterwards because many turtle shells carry salmo-

nella. Turtles have inhabited Wisconsin before any humans and deserve their place in this state. They are never guilty of attacking a human by any other means but self defense and are regular victims of urbanization. Help is needed to protect the reptile from extreme endangerment by all people. The next time you see a turtle crossing the road, drive around it.

Letters should be no more than 200 words. All are subject to editing and must have your address and daytime phone number where we can confirm your letter. Letters will not be run without confirmation. Writers are limited to one letter every 30 days. Letters to the editor and articles submitted to Pulaski News may be published or distributed in print. Mail to: Pulaski News, 1040 S. St. Augustine St., Pulaski, WI 54162 Fax: (920) 822-6726 E-mail: kagerds@pulaski.k12.wi.us

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Polka Days say cheese!

By Laura Dahms The Pulaski Polka Days weekend is a beloved celebration for thousands of people, Pulaski citizens and beyond. What better way to show the world how Pulaski can put on a party than to photograph its events? A photo walk has been planned for July 24. The walk will start at 2 p.m. at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds, and it will end at about 4 p.m. in downtown Pulaski. Participants will take photographs along the way as part of an international event organized by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. Similar photo walks will take place on the same day around the world. Last year, more than 900 walks took place, with more than 32,000 photographers participating. Participation in the event is available to everyone and is absolutely free, but attendees of the event are required to register online at http://worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/pulaski-wiunited-states-downtown-pulaski-polka-days/. Participants are allowed to use any type of camera available. Bob Stocki, a graphic design instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College, will be organizing the photo walk. He is a teacher of a Photoshop and a Photographic Art Director course. Stocki will choose the best photo of the day for entry into a global competition. Details are available online at http:// worldwidephotowalk.com. Help show the world how great the Pulaski Polka Days are by signing up for the photo walk. Captured images of the celebration just might capture the heart of judges and out-of-town viewers alike.

Join in the Polka Trot 5K run/walk


The Polka Trot 5K run/walk will begin at Pulaski Community Middle School on July 24. Registration is from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 23 and 7 to 8 a.m. on July 24. The cost is $25. For the half-mile kids run, entrance is free. All proceeds will benefit the Pulaski Area Swim Club.

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Dean Distributing, Green Bay Diederich Truck Repair, Inc., Seymour Docs Harley-Davidson, Bonduel Dons Quality Market, Seymour Doxbees Banquet & Buffet, Seymour Steven Drake O.D., Gillett Dynamic Designs Unlimited, Pulaski Earthstone Landscaping Supplies, Pulaski Edward Jones Investments Andy Sulskis Repr., Pulaski El-Kay Services, Inc., Pulaski Els Escort Limousine, Green Bay Figaros Pizza & Cousins Subs, Pulaski Furnitureland, Pulaski Going Places LLC, Pulaski Giese Landscaping Service, Inc., Pulaski Grabian Trucking LLC., Coleman Graf Creamery, Zachow Gramas Diner, Oneida Greater Insurance Service, Pulaski Green Bay Seven-up Bottling, Green Bay Ground Source, De Pere Grygiel Farms, Inc., Pulaski Gwidt Electric, Pulaski Hofa Park Tavern, Hofa Park Holiday Inn and Suites Stadium, Green Bay Hot Stuff Pizza, Pulaski Hugo and Bramschreiber, Sobieski Industrial Engraving, Kunesh J.R.s Welding and Fabricating, Pulaski Jens Knaughty Pine, Angelica Johns Refrigeration, Green Bay Journeys Bar and Grill, Pulaski Karcz Auto Salvage, Pulaski Kopke Auto Salvage, Pulaski Krolls Bar, Sobieski Krumrai Chiropractic, Pulaski Lamers Bus Lines, Inc., Green Bay Laney Cheese-Stiede, Inc., Laney Robert E. Lee Associates, Oneida

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Community

We can never get a re-creation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging. ~ Patch Adams

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Armstrong The Very Hungry Caterpillar visits the library Creek celebrates

L.I.F.E. Youth Group attends Camp


By Timothy Frisch The youth group, L.I.F.E., attended their bible camp at Lake Helen Bible Camp in Wausaukee from June 20 to June 25. Lake Helen Bible Camp has been serving numerous groups like L.I.F.E. for years now. The camp includes a lake, swimming docks, a lodge, a cafeteria, numerous cabins, basketball and volleyball courts, and a chapel. The camp has a dear place in the lives it has helped change, including the members of L.I.F.E. youth group. My favorite part of L.I.F.E. Camp was the chapel services because it was just generally a great time, and everyone came together as a family, said Nikki Wied, a member of L.I.F.E. youth group. Chapel was held twice a day, a morning service after breakfast, and an afternoon service after dinner. These chapels offered attendees a chance to reflect on life. Sermons were given by various members of the L.I.F.E. youth group staff, including Dave and Jamie Jackson, Pastor Bob Wied, John Sharp, and others. Each of the sermons reflected around a central theme. The week ended with testimonials around a campfire, where each of the attendees had the opportunity to speak about what God has done for them. The theme of the week was a Mountaintop Experience. Each of the sermons mentioned earlier played off of a central passage

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Polish heritage
Submitted by Kara Millan The Town of Armstrong Creek, Wisconsin, is gearing up for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Polish Heritage Days, July 16, 17, and 18. The weekend will be packed with three days of fun, including four polka bands, a parade, vendors, games for the kids, and a kitchen full of Polish food. It all begins July 16 with a polka dance held at the park pavilion from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring Family Tradition Polka Band from Stevens Point. They are a seven-piece band with a sound that is sure to get you dancing. At 9 p.m., past queens will be honored as part of the 20th anniversary. There will be music, food, vendors, and more to enjoy with a $3 admission for the night. July 17 is the highlight of the weekend. The day starts off with an 11 a.m. Polish Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church. A parade from the church to the town park will follow mass starting at noon. At the park, you can polka for 10 hours, if your feet can keep up. Straight from Pulaski are Chad Przybylski and the Polka Rhythms playing from 1 to 6 p.m., followed by the melodic sounds of The New Generation Polka Band entertaining from 6 to 11 p.m. Throughout the park, you can enjoy Polish food, refreshments, kids games, a fun house, petting zoo, vendors, raffles, a silent auction, horse-drawn wagon rides, an antique car show, and just plain hometown fun. The gate opens at noon, no carry-ins or pets allowed. Saturday park admission is $5. On July 18 the fun continues with an early morning 4K walk/ run Polka Hop! Get your morning exercise in with us (at your own pace) as we enjoy the beautiful countryside of Armstrong Creek together. Check in is at 7:30 a.m. A $10 entry fee will be charged, and participants receive a commemorative t-shirt. Early registrations are encouraged, but sign up is at the festival till Saturday evening. In honor of the 20th Anniversary, Sunday park admission is free of charge to enjoy an afternoon of electrifying polkas, featuring Aaron Sochas LIVEwire Polka Band from noon to 5 p.m. Armstrong Creeks Polish Heritage Days is sponsored by Citizens for Armstrong Creek, Inc., a non-profit group for the betterment of its community. If you wish to be involved in the parade, antique car show, as a vendor, or enter in the 4K walk/ run, please contact Kara Millan at (715) 336-3299 or by e-mail at karamillan@centurytel.net.

Brenna and Maya Newdiger stand by the very hungry caterpillar at the Pulaski Library.

By Tim Frisch Pulaski Library held the Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar event on June 17. There was an enormous turn out of young children. The primary goal of this event was to teach kids basic functions of everyday life and to count and rhyme. They started out the event by handing out fruit cards that related to the story, and when the instructor told the kids to hold up

the right fruit card, the caterpillar puppet would come over and gobble up their card. After all the cards were gobbled up, they all moved on to sing songs, such as If Youre Happy and You Know It. These songs were promptly followed by the arrival of a giant mascot of the hungry, hungry caterpillar, which kids were jubilant to greet and to take pictures with.

from the Bible. Each of these Bible passages contained something about a mountain, such as the transfiguration of Christ, and the mountaintop that was involved in that passage. The purpose of this theme was for many of the youth members to consider this camp a Mountaintop Experience. L.I.F.E. youth group has been attending Lake Helens camp over the past three years. Each year has had a unique theme and unique messages. The attendees have been left with numerous memories, including this years pudding race. My most memorable experience from this year was the pudding race, said Nikki Wied. It was messy and good fun. The pudding races objective was for two team members to dig out gummy worms out of chocolate pudding with their mouths and then to transfer them to a pan on another table. The team which completed this first was dubbed the winners. L.I.F.E. youth group has been operating over the past four years to reach the youth of Pulaski and the surrounding areas. They currently meet in the Teen Hope Center on 127 S. St. Augustine Street, Pulaski. They hold youth group from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday nights. For more information on the Teen Hope Center or L.I.F.E. youth group, call (920) 822-7117.

Pets have story time at library


By Taylor Maccoux As part of the summer program at the Pulaski library, children and families could bring in their pets for story day. A wide array of pets including gerbils, stuffed animals, a husky, a Chihuahua, and other dogs were brought to the library on June 30. My kids have been preparing for today by brushing the dog and have really been looking forward to it, said Brigid Molony. Librarian Anne Mead welcomed all of the events partici-

pants and read them stories about pets. The book Duck and Cover was widely received by all who listened. After story time, those who had brought their pets could introduce them to the whole audience, describing the animal and sharing an interesting aspect about it. Then, if the owners were comfortable, children could go around meeting and petting every animal. I thought today was fun to see different kinds of dogs, said Helen Treankler.

An audience member at the Pet Story Time event at the library pets the husky named Indy.

Librarian Anne Mead reads stories to families and their pets at the Pulaski library.

Little Suamico Fire honors dedication


By Laura Szela The Little Suamico Fire Department will be having a parade, open house, and dedication service on July 17. Starting in 1957, the Little Suamico Fire Department has been active for 53 years. Prior to this, Suamico had serviced the Township of Little Suamico with its fire department needs until 1957. The department will show its building as well as presenting other events. A parade will run in honor of the Fire Department starting at 10 a.m. The parade will follow a route starting at the Little Suamico Fire Department and ending there as well. It will go through the village of Little Suamico and Sobieski, throughout populated areas in the township. The parade will be led by motorcycles driven by members of Fire and Iron, a motorcycle club for firemen. Following the motorcycles will be all of the fire trucks belonging to the Little Suamico Fire Department as well as other firefighters who choose to drive their vehicles in the parade. The parade is expected to take approximately an hour and 15 minutes. After the parade, there will

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be a memorial dedication around noon, after which the Length of Service Awards will be presented to firefighters to honor their years of dedication. There will be an open house to show the public the new addition of the Little Suamico Fire Department added in 2008. Inside there will be equipment on display, hands-on fire extinguisher demonstrations, and free soda and ice cream. Also, a landing of the Eagle Three Rescue helicopter will be presented. The Oconto County canine unit will also be there later with demonstrations of how their dogs operate in the community. The Little Suamico Fire Department invites all to come and check out the department and facility on July 17 and enjoy the parade and other activities. The Little Suamico Fire Department would like to send special thanks to the following for their donations toward the memorial: JC Santy Construction LLC, Hugo Bramschrieber, Pomps Service Inc., Ben Bukowiec & Robinson Metal, and Steve Szymanski of Truss Systems. As an individual effort of funding for the memorial at the fire department, you may want to purchase a stone with your name on it!

John Zak and Dave Pribyl stand by the memorial stone for the Town of Little Suamico Fire Department.

One of the accomplishments that Christensen takes the most pride in is his ability to be so independent. Recently, he has acquired part-time jobs such as at Ashwaubenon Bowling Lanes, Western Lanes, and Verns Hardware. It is difficult but necessary for him to ask for help more often than others. His teachers and counselors at the high school helped him deal with this inner strife when they suggested that he advocate for himself. This idea helped Christensen immensely because advocating is not a sign of helplessness; it is simply a vocalization of his need of support from others. He wanted people to be aware that he is able to do almost anythingit just takes him more time than average. Christensen graduated from Pulaski High School in 2005. High school was great! Because of the acceptance from the people that helped or acknowledged me, it was a great four years! These people in school, staff and students, looked past my physical looks and took me for me. They knew I was handicapped, but they treated me as a normal person. They respected me, and they earned my respect, said Christensen. After graduating, an idea came to him, which grew into a huge dream over the course of several years. He wanted to give to Pulaski students what many of his teachers gave to himan environment where handicapped students are constantly challenged, respected, and safe. In order to do so, Christensen knew that he needed to not only motivate the disabled students, but also their peers, teachers, and parents. For now, Christensen is planning to speak at teacher inservices at many of the schools in the Pulaski Community School District. I want to get everyone in the same mindset and with the same goals. I want to put non-disabled people in disabled peoples shoes, said Christensen. Christensen does not want the subject of handicapped people to be quiet. He would like everyone from young to old to understand handicapped students points of view. Christensen said, My focus point is in the Pulaski District right now, but eventually Id like to visit other districts and make a difference there as well. My mission statement goes back to the saying that everyone knows: Treat others the way you want to be treated.

Superintendant Dr. Mel Lightner and PACE Director Mark Heck show their support for Joey Christensens goals to give back to the community.

The Rolling Thunder get ready to for the drive to Brillion, Neenah, and Hortonville.

The Pulaski Area Veterans Color Guard presents colors as the caravan of motorcycles and trucks heads to Brillion.

Corps and the Rolling Thunder and be apart of this event. It is another chance to reflect on the sacrifices that our veterans have made to ensure our freedom, especially those who never came home. The Pulaski store collected the most toys in advance out of all the stops. We are appreciative

to the Pulaski community for their gracious support, said Royer. DQ gave out a free blizzard for each toy donated to the drive. It was a huge success, said store manager Karen Birr. We had a lot of toys brought in this year. I hope next year is even bigger.

DQ partners with US Marine Corps and Rolling Thunder

The next issue of Pulaski News will be July 29, 2010

By Kevin Ripley Toys for Tots, operated by the U.S. Marine Corps, held its Third Annual USMC Rolling Thunder Toys for Tots Drive, cumulating in a June 26 event held at Dairy Queen. At DQ, a bagpipe player played patriotic songs as the Rolling Thunder gathered. Sent off by the Pulaski Area Veterans Color Guard, a fire truck led the convoy of trucks and motorcycles out of town. They drove to DQs in De Pere, Brillion, Neenah, and Hortonville and then returned to Pulaski with toys they picked up from those locations. The toys were actually collected throughout the region beginning in the first part of June. Dale Royer, who owns the Pulaski DQ with his wife MaryJo, said, We are humbled to again be affiliated with the U.S. Marine

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POT LUCK / ST. JAMES PARK CONCERT on Wednesday, July 28. Supper at 5:00 p.m. Bring a dish to pass. $2.00 for transportation to Green Bay for concert at 7:30 p.m. Theme of the concert is Swings the Thing. BOOK GROUP at Pulaski Senior Center on Wednesday, July 21, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Light supper will be served for $2.00. Julys book is Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Augusts book will be Main Street by Sinclair Lewis. Books available at the Senior Center. Call 822-8100 for more information. All ages welcome. MOVIE MONDAY on July 19 at Pulaski Senior Center. We will be watching episodes of Leave It To Beaver and I Love Lucy. Shows start at 12:15 p.m. Snacks provided. PULASKI SENIOR CENTER OPEN HOUSE on Monday, August 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come see whats happening at the Senior Center and enjoy lunch with us. Entertainment and door prizes. CARDS every Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the Pulaski Senior Center. If you are interested in playing CRIBBAGE, call the Pulaski Senior Center at 8228100. BINGO at Pulaski Senior Center Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. RED CROSS VAN will take senior citizens to Super Ron's, bank, etc. on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., to hair appointments on Friday mornings, and to church on Saturdays at 3:30 p.m. If interested, call Kitty at 822-8100. QUILTING WORKSHOP at Pulaski Senior Center on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING at Pulaski Senior Center on Mondays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Sponsored by N.E.W. Rescue Service. BENEFIT SPECIALIST, Mary Kay Norman from the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County, Green Bay office, will be at the Pulaski Senior Center the first Tuesday of this month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. She will be here on August 10. Do you have questions about benefits for seniors that she may help you with? Call Kitty at 822-8100 or Mary Kay at 448-4308. FOOT CARE CLINIC at Pulaski Senior Center on Tuesdays July 27 & August 10 starting at 9:00 a.m. Call 822-8100 to set up an appointment. Cost: $17.00 SEWING SIMPLE QUILT TOPS at Pulaski Senior Center Fridays at 9:00 a.m. Wii BOWLING at Pulaski Senior Center on Thursdays from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. All ages welcome. Call 822-8100 for more information. SIT & BE FIT CHAIR EXERCISES on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at Pulaski Senior Center. Call 822-8100 for more information. All ages welcome. Sponsored by Prevea Health. THURSDAY EVENING CARD GAMES. Anyone interested in forming a Thursday night card group? For more information call the Pulaski Senior Center at 822-8100. PULASKI SENIOR CENTER MEALS FOR July 16 - 30 Meals served at 11:30 a.m. Suggested donation of $3.50 per day. Meals are available for delivery to the homebound. Reservations required by 11:00 a.m. of the previous day. Friday, July16 --- Baked Fish Monday, July 19 Turkey Primavera Tuesday, July 20 Swiss Steak Wednesday, July 21 --Lasagna Thursday, July 22 Chicken Piccata Friday, July 23 Sloppy Joe Monday, July 26 Beef Stew Tuesday, July 27 --- Baked Chicken Wednesday, July 28 Meatballs in Gravy Thursday, July 29 --- Chili Friday, July 30 --- Beef Tips

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Sunday thru Thursday August 8-12 Children ages 3 yrs-12 yrs are invited to St. John annual VBS, 6-8 p.m. Theme: Son Harvest County Fair Bible stories, crafts, songs, & snacks. Guests are welcome. Call the church office with registrations 822-3511. St. John Lutheran ChurchLCMS, 910 South Saint Augustine Street, Pulaski, (across from Pulaski Middle School) GREEN & GOLD HOSTA SOCIETY of Northeast Wisconsin is hosting a Hosta/Shade Garden Walk on Tuesday July 20, 2010 from 6:00pm till 8:00pm at David Calhoon's Swanstone Gardens, 4696 Swan Road, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Tour the beautiful six acres of gardens created by David who has been gardening for many years. Receive more information on shade gardening and Green & Gold hosta Society of Northeast Wisconsin. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information contact: Patricia Gwidt 715-799-4521, Linda Joslin 920-497-0189 or Judy Sytsma 920-897-3205. PULASKI AREA MUSEUM, 129 W. Pulaski St. Pulaski is open each Tuesday during the Farmers Market from 3 6 pm and Thursday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. during summer months. Also the first Wed. of each month from 6-8 pm. During Polka Days, Sat. & Sun. from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. and during nearby Pulaski Centennial events. NORTHERN GARDENERS CLUB GARDEN TOUR - Wednesday July 21, 2010 6:30pm at Sally & Tim Slezewski residence, 323 W Green Bay Street, Pulaski, WI. Everyone is welcome to join Northern Gardeners Club tour the beautiful corner lot of garden beds and learn new garden ideas. For more information contact Judy Strebel at 920-897-953 or Joan Korzeniewski at 920-899-3687. POLISH HERITAGE SOCIETY presents the Chopin 200 Year Anniversary Music Festival. The event will be held at Pulaski High School Ripley Performing Arts Center on July 24,

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2010 beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is Free to all. For more info contact: Tom Dobesh @ (920) 655-0759. PULASKI BRIDGE MARATHON anyone interested in joining call Gerrie Wesolowski @ 822-5611 by August 1st. AMERICAN LEGION MIXTACKI-JOHNSON POST 337 meets the second Monday of the month at the Veterans Hall, 135 N. St. Augustine St. Pulaski. A social begins at 6:30 p.m. and meeting begins at 7 p.m. with a delicious lunch after. All veterans and active service members are encouraged to visit us to find out what we are about. If eligible, we need you to join. Hall rentals 822-6996. Membership information -822-2337/822-3017. Commander LeRoy Holl: 826-5324. PULASKI AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE web site is: pulaskichamber.org WELCOME HOSTESS: The Welcome Hostess for Pulaski is Tiffany Rondou. If you know of any newcomers to the area, please contact Tiffany at 920-822-2119. CLOTHING DONATIONS ACCEPTED for local distribution through New Life Community Church. New or clean gently used clothes can be brought to the church office at 450 E. Cedar St., Pulaski (next to Subway) or call 822-7117. JR. AUXILIARY UNIT 337 meets every first Monday of the month from 5:00 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Hall; 135 N. St. Augustine St. Girls ages birth to 18 years are welcome to join whose family members have served in the military forces. For membership information: call Dorothy at 822-5485 or Joan at 855-6486. PULASKI LIONS CLUB meets every first and third Monday of the month at the Legion Hall located at 135 N. St. Augustine St., Pulaski. There is a 6 p.m. social and a 7 p.m. meal followed by the meeting. New members are always welcome. Call 619-7762 for more information. THE PULASKI COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY, INC. is

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in need of dry goods, canned fruit, cereal, past and pasta sauce. The pantry is open every first and third Tuesday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. If you can help the pantry with these items, or any other food items, please call 822-6050. The pantry appreciates your willingness to help feed the hungry. AMVETS POST 160 OF ANGELICA/PULASKI meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion building in Pulaski. We welcome all veterans from all E. R. A.s. Delicious lunch served after each meeting. For more information: 822-5933. POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS AUXILIARY KRAKOW POST 178 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion building, 135 N. St. Augustine St. Pulaski. New members are always welcome. Call 865-7617 for information. AUDITIONS FOR FALL GUILD PLAY The Box in the Wood Theatre Guild will hold open auditions for their fall play The One That Got Away, a fishing farce by Eddie McPherson. Auditions will be held at the Mielke Arts Center, Airport Road in Shawano on Monday, July 19th andThursday, July 22 at 6:30 pm. Director Kimberly J. Brei will be casting five women and five men for the comedy set in a fishing lodge during a fishing tournament which pits the women against the men in more ways than one. Sparks fly and egos are bruised when both groups end up sharing the lodge unexpectedly. Performance dates are October 14 - 17 and 21 - 24. 2ND ANNUAL SPOTLIGHT FEST! Abrams Spotlight Productions, Inc. will be having its second annual Spotlight Fest on Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 12:00p-8:00p. Spotlight Fest will be held at The Byng Community Theater, 5852 Maple Street, Abrams. Picnic events include food served all day, as well as beer and soda. There will also be a bake sale. Bernies Polka Band will be playing 1:00p3:00p, with Late Night Runners DJ & Karaoke playing after the band until 8:00p. There will be various kids games, and they will be having a bounce house from Badger Bouncers. Paddle wheel prizes and other raffles will be going on all day. A rummage sale will be held in the theater basement 1:00p-5:00p. Minnow races will be held throughout the day. All proceeds from the picnic will support Abrams Spotlight Productions, Inc., a non-profit community theater organization. For more information you can visit their website at www.abramsspotlightproductions.com.

Seniors

Therese and Louie Lasek celebrated 65 years of marriage on June 30. They celebrated with their family, which includes their daughter Carol and son-in-law Darrell Mijal and grandsons Alex, Max, and Dexter; daughter Linda and son-in-law Dave Malczewski; and granddaughter Tracy and her husband Luke Scharf. Therese and Louie also had a son Norbert who is missed dearly.

BUS TO PULASKI FARMERS MARKET leaving from Pulaski Senior Center every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. and returning to the Senior Center at 4:00 p.m. Call 822-8100 for more information. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / ELDER ABUSE PROGRAM on Tuesday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Pulaski Senior Center. Monica from the Golden House in Green Bay will speak on domestic violence in relationships. NEW MEDICARE INFORMATION on Tuesday, July 27 at 12:15 p.m. at Pulaski Senior Center. AARP volunteer advocate Stan Wozniak will give us much needed information on the new Medicare coverage. KIDS FROM WISCONSIN on Thursday, August 19 at St. Norbert College. Show at 7:30 p.m. We will leave the Pulaski Senior Center at 6:30 p.m. Cost of $17.00 includes ticket and transportation. Call 822-8100 for more information.

Thursday, July 15, 2010 had gone through the unlocked vehicles sometime over night. Complainant stated that someone did try and get a radio out of the pick up but were unsuccessful. There was a small amount of loose change missing but she did not know the amount. Also missing was a hunting knife. 06/28/2010 2:18 am - Theft From a Motor Vehicle Lincoln Street Received complaint of two subjects wearing dark shirts taking cordless drill from truck. Two subjects were observed by officer attempting to get in two vehicles in the driveway on Rosemary Dr., they then found the drivers door of a vehicle parked on the street at that same residence. Officer apprehended them while they were in the vehicle. Arrested Garrett L Laurence Age 17, Pulaski, 16 year old Sobieski teen referred to Human Services for charges. 06/28/2010 7:38 am - Criminal Damage To Property Pulaski Middle School Officer was called to the Pulaski Middle School in regards to someone who had gain entry and did some property damage. Officer did obtain pictures of the damage, along with photos of the parties that had been inside which were taken by the schools cameras. Entry more than likely had been gained by means of unsecured doors. Three 13 year old males, one from Pulaski and two from Green Bay were referred to Brown County Human Services for charges. 06/28/2010 9:00 am - Criminal Damage To Property Park Street Subject reported to Officer who was taking a report of theft from a vehicle from next door neighbor, that her swimming pool was vandalized sometime during the night. Cut marks from a knife were made to 5 different locations around the pool and the filter pump was knocked off causing the water to leak out. Skin of pool is totally ruined. Arrested Garrett L Laurence Age 17, Pulaski, 16 year old Sobieski teen referred to Human Services. 06/29/2010 8:50 am - Theft From a Motor Vehicle - W. Pulaski Street Officer called to residence in regards to items that had been taken out of her vehicle and thrown all over her backyard.

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Submitted by Chief of Police Randal Dunford 06/18/2010 10:32 am Disturbance Camelot Park Officer requested at the residence for a dispute over property lines. Incident involved a dispute over one party planting tomato plants too close to the lot line. Complainant call because she felt that neighbor, who was cutting grass at the time, would cut down the plants. Officer advised both parties to make contact with the park manager to settle the issue. 06/18/2010 11:16 am - Traffic Accident Hit/Run Trailside Convenience Mart Officer call to the Trailside BP Station for a two-vehicle hit and run accident. Officer did obtain witness statements along with the run vehicles license plate. Officer will attempt to make contact with operator run vehicle. 06/23/2010 9:19 am - Theft From a Motor Vehicle Colonial Courts Officer called to take a report of theft from a vehicle. Incident would have occurred sometime last evening. Complainant stated she had accidently left her purse on the floor and did not lock the vehicle. 06/24/2010 6:31 pm - Suspicious Person/Activity Memorial Park Complaint of an older man wearing a blue mechanics shirt and baseball cap who was speaking to some younger girls, approximately 13 years old. Complainant thought it didnt look right. Officer spoke to male who said he knew one of the Girls brothers from school. Male told to stay out of park for the night. 06/28/2010 - Theft From a Motor Vehicle Park Street Officer was requested at the residence in regards to someone that

Citizens Update

On June 22, the Pulaski Senior Center American Red Cross volunteer drivers were presented with the Andrew Janssen Transportation Award at the American Red Cross Annual Meeting and Volunteer Banquet. This award is given to volunteers for exceptional work in assisting the aging population and those with disabilities by providing quality transporta-

Volunteer drivers receive award

tion that helps individuals maintain a self-sufficient lifestyle. I am so pleased that our drivers were selected to receive this award. They are the kindest, most caring, big-hearted group of people you would ever want to meet. They generously give of their time to help others, said Kitty Kaari, program coordinator for the Pulaski Senior Center.

Angelica 4-H Updates


Submitted by Reporter Alyssa Splan The Angelica 4-H Club met on June 8 at the Angelica Town Hall for their monthly meeting. The meeting began at 7 p.m. by Abby Brown leading the Pledge of Allegiance and Jenna Wolf leading the 4-H Pledge. Non-perishable food items donated by the 4-H members were collected for the Pulaski Food Pantry. Congratulations to High School graduates Ashley Nischke and Allan Wolf! Information about the fair was discussed. The club will be working the food stand on the Friday during the fair; please check your schedule and sign up. Also, a reminder went to everybody to attend their required livestock meetings. Fair entry forms were passed out and Donna Robaidek explained how to fill them out. The entry forms are due to the Robaideks by July 26. Photos of the clubs finished June Is Dairy Month display at the Wood Shed in Bonduel were shared. Thank you Robaideks! The next meeting will be on July 13 at 7 p.m. at the Angelica Town Hall; all members please bring ideas for decorating at the fair.

Pulaski Senior Center American Red Cross volunteer drivers were presented with the Andrew Janssen Transportation Award at the American Red Cross Annual Meeting and Volunteer Banquet. Those receiving the award are Steve Maricque, American Red Cross Executive Director; Roger Brzeczkowski; Tom Abrahamson; Kitty Kaari, Dick McDermid; Frank Slezewski; and Tina Whetung, Transportation Office Manager for the American Red Cross. Drivers not pictured include Jim Van Lannen, John Kurzynski, Jerry Wojcik, Bill Schumacher, Jerry Nagel, Hal Erickson, and Paul Van Sistine.

Lutheran women meet in convention


The 33rd biennial convention of the Lutheran Womens Missionary League (LWML) of the North Wisconsin District drew almost 400 delegates and guests to Houghton, Michigan, June 4 to 6. Attending from St. John, Pulaski, were Barb Hoeft, voting delegate; Miriam Slaght, guest; and Wendy Nooyen, YWR (Young Womens Rep). The theme of the convention was Refined by God, reflecting the areas mining history and focusing attention on the on-going process God uses to cultivate Christian spiritual growth. Rev. John Trewyn, Jr., District Pastoral Counselor, presented the convention Bible study. Rev. Dr. James Lamb, Director, Lutherans for Life, Nevada, Iowa, served as the Mission speaker. Edie Norris, LWML Public Relations Director, presented the message from the National LWML President, Jan Wendorf. In other convention activity, delegates elected officers for 2010-2012 and set a mission

goal of $92,500. The mission money will be used to carry out nine world-wide mission projects including NWD Professional Church Work Student Grant, Seminary Student Tuition Assistance Grant, Lutheran Blind Mission Gospel Tract Outreach, Central Asia Medical MissionKyrgyzstan, NWD LCMS Campus Outreach-Stevens Point, and Wolf River Lutheran High School, Cecil. The national LWML, with its membership of over 200,000, focuses on affirming each woman in her relationship with Christ to enable her to be in ministry to the people of the world. For more than 60 years, this organization, the official womens auxiliary of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has been encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission service and to financially support global mission projects.

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Fastrak Great Lakes Inaugural Car Show is success

Walmart customers and race car fans enjoy visiting with drivers and getting a close look at race cars at the Fastrak Great Lakes Inaugural Car Show.

Miles Maroszek plays accordion with the Maroszek Brothers during the St. Stanislaus Church picnic. Everyone who attended the picnic enjoyed music all afternoon from local bands that donated their time and talents.

The St. Stanislaus Church picnic, which was celebrated on June 19, began with a Polka Mass celebration, featuring the Maroszek Brothers.

Bike tour rolls into town


The Breast Cancer Family Foundation is holding its Tenth Annual Titletown Bike Tour event on July 18 with the start/finish line at the West Side YMCA in Howard. The official start time is between 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. The Titletown Bike Tour is a fun and exciting bicycling event for families and bike enthusiasts, which helps raise funds for the Breast Cancer Family Foundation. The Breast Cancer Family Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides educational presentations on cancer awareness, early detection, and prevention strategies, including healthy lifestyle behavior choices. The bike tour includes a 15K family route through the Village of Howard, a 35K intermediate loop to the Brown County Reforestation Camp, a 55K loop into Southern Oconto County, and more challenging loops of 80K and 100K, which pass through the pristine Machickanee Forest. Routes are marked, and all riders receive a detailed map. Support vehicles will travel the route, and five rest stops are available to assist riders. Again this year at the start/finish area, the Howard YMCA will be the Stay & Play Kid Zone, which features bounce houses, a rock climbing wall, interactive fitness videos, exciting raffle prizes, and silent auction items. An enhanced lunch menu including hot dogs, hamburgers, and ice cream treats will be available to all participants along with other healthy snacks. To register, go to www.titletownbiketour. com. Registration fees prior to July 18 are $30 per adult and $45 per family. On-site registration fees the day of the event are $35 per adult and $50 per family. The concept of the Titletown Bike Tour is to promote a family friendly, fun activity that encourages healthy lifestyles in the community while raising money for local cancer education and awareness services. Since 2001, the Titletown Bike Tour has raised over $450,000 to support programs for our local communities. Please contact Laurie Cooney at (920) 498-2285 or Laurie@ bcff.org for further details.

Bright, sunny skies greeted Fastrak Great Lakes drivers, race fans, and Shawano Walmart customers on June 3. Several hundred fans stopped by to visit with drivers and get a close-up look at the Fastrak Great Lakes Late Models. Drivers Adam Janke, Cody Welch, Josh Moesch, Joel Bennett, Jeff Curtin, and former Fastrak driver Craig Bartz spent three hours lifting kids in and out of their cars to pose for pictures. Bartzs daughter Jordan brought her racing go cart and had fun showing it to the youngsters in attendance. Over 300 people

stopped by to see the cars. Sixtyfour dollars was raised for the Childrens Miracle Network. Walmart managers were overwhelmed by the positive feedback in the store about the car show. Manager Marty Monfils said, Customers told us they enjoyed seeing the cars close up and the kids being able to sit in them. We look forward to having Fastrak Great Lakes here again in the future. People already asked when the event will be held again. It was very good for some of the younger drivers to get this exposure.

St. Johns Church offers VBS


St. Johns Lutheran Church in Little Suamico will offer Vacation Bible School (VBS) to all area children from July 26 to 30. This years theme is Baobab Blast: Gods Great Get-Together. Under the great African baobab tree, kids will have the opportunity to hear the Word and be amazed at Gods wildlife creations. Baobab Blast takes place at the church each day, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to noon. VBS is open to all area children ages 3 (potty trained) to 12. The VBS fee is $15 per student, with a maximum of $30 per family. The deadline to register is July 19; fees increase slightly after the deadline for late registrations. Free day care is provided for students before VBS from 7:30 to 8:30 am. Children of all faith backgrounds are welcome. This is a week of discovery and action for everyone; our students and our adult volunteers. Children will build their faith while having fun under the great baobab tree, said Valerie Plasky, Director of Family Ministry. Baobab trees are one of the worlds oldest life forms, growing up to 98 feet tall and 36 feet wide. They serve as meeting places for people in the African Savannah. Each day has a daily theme, introduced by an African animal character and reinforced with a Bible story. Students explore the theme of the day through music, crafts, science, stories, and games. Registration forms may be obtained at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 1253 County J, Little Suamico, 54141, or by phone at (920) 826-7785.

The Farmers Market is up and running in downtown Pulaski every Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. The new location is behind Pulaski Auto Parts.

Lindas Natural Gardens is a vendor at the Pulaski Farmers Market. Any interested vendor should call Gail at (920) 822-1477.

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Maple Grove Countryside 4-H met in March


Submitted by Reilly Peterman On March 11, the Maple Grove Countryside 4-H Club held its monthly meeting where Derek Leidel, Club Treasurer, called the meeting to order. The American Pledge was led by Erin Stiede, and the 4-H pledge was led by Laura Aprill. Roll call was answered by what is your favorite Easter candy? Our club will again be changing the chamber sign in Pulaski as one of our community service projects this year. Thank you to Jared and Tieha Kuczer for changing the chamber sign for the month of February. On February 20, members in the club enjoyed tubing in Oconto Falls as the winter activity. The club held a White Elephant Auction at the last meeting to raise money for the CP Telethon. It raised $153.38. On March 8, club officers Derek Leidel, Melissa Stiede, and Kayla Gracyalny presented a check from the club to the telethon of Channel 2 in Green Bay. Gifts were handed out to the club point winners for their outstanding involvement in club activities and community service work. Mr. Aprill started horticulture meetings, and Laura Aprill set up a Facebook group for it. There was a cheese plant tour for all members, sponsored by the WMMB, on March 30 at Trega in Weyauwega. Again this year the club voted to collect food at Easter time for a family in need. Please have your food items to Mrs. Kuczers house by March 26. Communication Expo was March 16, and the Foods Revue was April 10. The March birthday calendar was made by Dalton, Dylan, and Mallory Ruechel. The March birthday cupcakes were made by Laura and Steven Aprill. Thank you to the Ferfecki, Jauquet, and Lewis families for serving at the March meeting. Also, thank you to Dalton and Shi Gracyalny for updating the chamber sign this month. The next meeting was April 8 at 7:15 p.m. at the Pulaski High School.

31. They were Paula and Reilly Peterman, Emma Burkel, Austin Krueger, Rachael and Ashley Valeria, Kayla, Taylor, Brock, and Lucas Gracyalny, Mason and Carter Jauquet, Carson and Dustin Graf, and Mallory Ruechel. Our club chose to donate food to a family in need at Easter time. Thanks go to Geri Kuczer for organizing this community service activity. Jenny Gracyalny led the Adopt-A-Highway clean-up on May 15. The club decided to go bowling as the spring fun activity. Bowling was held at Lakeshore Lanes in Shawano with pizza and soda. On May 2, there was an older youth meeting to discuss Mays meeting notes and the summer club trip. The April birthday calendar was made by Dalton and Shi Gracyalny. The April birthday cupcakes were made by Paula and Reilly Peterman.Thank you to the Burkel and Kuczer families for serving lunch at the April meeting. The next meeting was May 13 at 7:15 p.m. at the Maple Grove Town Hall.

Maple Grove Countryside 4-H met in June


Submitted by Club Reporter, Reilly Peterman On June 10, the Maple Grove Countryside 4-H club held its monthly meeting where Club President Andy Peterson called the meeting to order. The American pledge was led by Shi Gracyalny, and our 4-H pledge was led by Laura Aprill. Roll call was answered by what is your favorite summer food or treat? The secretarys report was read by Kayla Gracyalny and the treasurers report was given by Derek Leidel. The following members helped Mr. Aprill on June 5 to plant flowers at Memorial Park in Pulaski as one of our community service projects: Paula Peterman, Laura and Steven Aprill, Rachel and Ashley Valeria, Kayla, Taylor, Brock, and Lucas Gracyalny, Dustin and Carson Graf, Austin Krueger, and Derek Leidel. 4-H softball has started. Our first game was on June 6. Members who played in the game came up and spoke about their experiences and the fun they had. The following members worked with Mrs. Graf on May 25 to paint a window display at Smurawas Bakery in Pulaski for our clubs June Dairy Month window display: Carson and Dustin Graf, Kelsey Jo Sarenich, Mason and Carter Jauquet, Kayla, Taylor, Brock, and Lucas Gracyalny, Shi Gracyalny, and Rachel and Ashley Valeria. On June 9, Mrs. Gracyalny hosted a visual arts day for our club members to complete several projects for the fair. Many members attended for the day, and they were able to finish a number of projects. Thank you to the adult leaders Mrs. Gracyalny, Mrs. Ruechel, and Mrs. Peterman. Our club plans a club trip to Mt. Olympus in Wisconsin Dells for the end of June and a club picnic in July at Memorial Park in Pulaski. The new entry fairbooks were handed out at the June meeting. All members age 9 and older are required to work one shift in the food stand at the Fair. Mrs. Bal will be having knitting meetings starting in June at her house. The June birthday calendar was made by Kelsey Jo and Rory Sarenich. The June birthday cupcakes were made by Melissa, Erin, and Steven Stiede. Thank you to the Peterson and Reetz families for serving lunch at the June meeting. The next meeting was July 8 at 7:15 p.m. at the Maple Grove Town Hall.

Maple Grove Countryside 4-H met in May


Submitted by Club Reporter, Reilly Peterman On May 13, the Maple Grove Countryside 4-H club met for its monthly meeting. Club President Andy Peterson called the meeting to order, followed by the American pledge led by Mason Jauquet and the 4-H pledge led by Clara Peterson. Roll call was taken where members answered by, what are your summer plans? On May 15, Mr. Aprill arranged a tour of the Fox Valley Growers Greenhouse near Seymour. Adopt-A-Highway clean-up took place on May 15. This is one of many of our community service projects. May 25 was the date to create our June Dairy Month window display at Smurawas Bakery in Pulaski. On June 5, the club planted flowers at Memorial Park in Pulaski. The first softball game was June 6 at the ABVM field in Pulaski. Again, there are many County meetings and activities going on. Please refer to your Cloverline newsletter for all your important dates, as there are deadlines and forms to fill out. Again this year Mrs. Gracyalny organized a visual arts day at Hillcrest School on June 9 for all members in visual arts and our cloverbuds. The summer club trip to Mount Olympus was set for June 30. The May birthday calendar was made by Paula and Reilly Peterman. The May birthday cupcakes were made by Dalton and Shi Gracyalny. Also, thank you to the Krueger, Lipsey, and Mooren families for serving lunch at our May meeting. The next meeting was June 10 at 7:15 p.m. at the Maple Grove Town Hall.

Submitted by Reilly Peterman The April 8 meeting of the Maple Grove Countryside 4-H Club was called to order by president Andy Peterson. The American pledge was led by Destin Werniecke and the 4-H pledge was led by Steven Aprill. Roll call was answered by what is your favorite weather? All fundraiser money was to be turned into Mrs. Leidel at this months meeting. The County Beef Weigh-In was April 17 at the Equity in Bonduel. Mr. Aprill continues to have horticulture meetings. A huge thank you goes to all the members who helped to clean the Pulaski Food Pantry on March

Maple Grove Countryside 4-H met in April

Fitness center and pool reach records


The Pulaski Community Pool set a number of participants record for the month of June at 7,984. Also, the fitness center just finished its first year and a total of 9,001 people worked out during the year.

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Picnic raises funds for stone barn

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into this event really paid off. Chris Jaworski, president of the Pulaski Area Historical Society and member of the Pulaski Tractor Cruisers (PTC), pulled hay wagons filled with community members. During the rides, Jaworski gave a brief history about the barns unique style and the land. The town bought the barn from a developer in 2007, and since then, the barn has become a staple and landmark to the Town of Chase. The barn will be a historical park used as a gathering place for events such as weddings, farm shows, auctions, workshops, and more. The stable area will be a rustic museum, showcasing the lifestyles of the early settlers from this area. The stone barn was built in 1903 and is on the State and National Register of Historic Places because it is one of the last surviving all-fieldstone barns in the country. Efforts began in 2009 to raise $430,000 for the restorations of the stone barn. If the town can raise $287,000 of this amount by June of 2012, then they will receive a Challenge Grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation for $143,000. To date, the town has raised around $100,000 in pledges and donations. For more information about the Stone Barn and how you can make a tax-deductible donation, please visit www.townofchase. org, or call Kris at (920) 8225447.

Kids enjoy a make-shift train ride pulled by a tractor at the Chase Town Picnic.

Children at the Chase Town Picnic get up close to goats in the petting zoo.

By Laura Szela and Taylor Maccoux Fun, food, music, animals, fireworks, and more awaited attendants of the seventh annual Chase Town Picnic. The Chase picnic on June 26 was a fundraiser for the restorations of the stone barn, which will be part of the new Chase Stone Barn Park. The Chase picnic included hay wagon rides through the stone

barn, an antique tractor show, a pony ring, bouncers for the kids to jump in, a petting zoo, kiddy tractor rides, a bake sale, raffles, booyah and other great food, and music. An amazing fireworks show sponsored by American Tradition Fireworks in Sobieski ended the night with a bang. The fireworks were amazing, said spectator Laura Dahms. All of the hard work that people put

Chris Jaworski takes community members on a tour of the Stone Barn as part of a hay ride offered to picnic goers.

Front/Polka Days Thursday: $1 Sunday: Free


The show is located at the Mountain Bay Plaza from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The $10 entry fee will be collected at the time of registration, beginning at 8 a.m. with awards being presented at 3 p.m. The site will feature activities for the kids, raffles, music, food, and beverages. The show will wrap up with a classic car cruise through downtown, ending at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds. For details on the Mountain Bay Plaza Car Show, call Al at (920) 680-2878. Also on July 24, show off your best dance moves and win a trophy by entering the dance contest at 6 p.m. at Zielinskis Ballroom. Call John Pinter of the Wisconsin Polka Boosters at (262) 894-6998 for details. If crafting is more your style, dont forget to join in the annual Arts and Crafts Fair that will be held July 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Lisa at (920) 822-3279 for more information. The admission on July 25 will be free. Music will be from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds only. This is a way for the Pulaski Polka Days sponsoring organizations to show their appreciation to the community and surrounding area for their support of the event. The events on July 25 at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds will include a Porkie and Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Pastor Don Behrendt will be officiating the Lutheran Church services at 8 a.m. The Catholic Polka Mass at 9:30 a.m. will have music provided by the Maroszek Bros of Pulaski. Please be sure to bring your own chair. Also, the biggest Polka Parade around will kick off at 11 a.m. Not only will this parade feature polka bands, but also will showcase the 132nd U.S. Army Band from Madison, the Pulaski High School Marching Band, and the first appearance of the Pulaski Middle School Band. Everyone is welcome to participate in the parade. This years theme celebrates Pulaskis 100th Birthday. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in many different categories. The parade will line up at the Pulaski Community Middle School, and proceed north on St. Augustine Street. It will pass Memorial Park, turn right on Pulaski St. (Hwy 32), pass ABVM Church, and end at the Pulaski Polka Day Grounds. This years parade marshal will be Tony Hieronimczak for his many years of community service. For more parade information or registration, call Wayne Wood at (920) 822-5456. Pulaski Polka Days will conduct its annual raffle on July 25 at 5 p.m. with over $2,000 in cash to be awarded. Winners do not need to be present to win. Plenty of free parking, live radio shows, two wooden dance floors, souvenirs, refreshments, and Polish food can be found all weekend long. A limited number of campsites are available; for reservations or further information, call Randy at (920) 615-2015 or e-mail wick6102@yahoo.com While in town, dont forget to check out the Pulaski Museum, located in downtown Pulaski. During the Polka Days weekend the special museum hours will be Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Remember, the Polka is the state dance, so come to Pulaski Polka Days and help support the following non-profit organizations that sponsor the event: American Legion Post #337, Knights of Columbus, Pulaski Am-Vets, Pulaski FFA Alumni, Pulaski Lions Club, Pulaski VFW, Tri-County Optimist Club, and the Tri-County Firefighters. All proceeds raised by this event remain in the community to help improve the quality of life for everyone. The following are some examples of items that have been purchased through the joint efforts of all local non-profit organizations: land for the Pulaski Public Library, a jaws-of-life, a thermal camera, a defibrillator, and improvement to Festival Park. In addition, each organization also sponsors or donates to various community items and activities of their choice. For further information on Pulaski Polka Days, write to PO Box 439, Pulaski, WI 54162 or call (920) 822-3869. Also, check us out on the web page at www. pulaskipolkadays.com. Pulaski Polka Days is held rain or shine, and all entertainment and activities are subject to change without notice.

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Breakfast held at Green Valley Dairy

People eat their breakfasts in the main tent at Green Valley Dairys breakfast on the farm event, after reaching the end of the long but worthwhile line, which ran through the activity areas and stretched down Hintz Road.

DNR gives boating safety reminder


By Tim Frisch and Andy Lundin, Conservation Warden Even though the boating season has already begun, one must keep in mind that there are numerous laws and safety recommendations that go along with boating and that the boater shares the waters with over 635,000 other registered boaters in the state of Wisconsin. First of all, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has provided statistics of 2009 and 2010s injuries, fatalities, and other boat-related accidents to date. There have been at least seven fatal boating accidents this year alone. In 2009, there were a total of 16 fatal boating accidents. Of those fatalities, 88 percent were drownings, and none of those 88 percent wear wearing a PFD (Personal Floatation Device). Also, 38 percent of fatalities were OWIs (Operating While Intoxicated) with an average blood alcohol content level of 0.227, over three times the legal limit for Wisconsin. Finally, of the fatalities of 2009, 79 percent of them had not taken any form of boating safety instruction courses. Furthermore, the WDNR requires that certain equipment be on board and stowed appropriately on the vessel. First and foremost, every person must have a readily accessible PFD on board; this PFD must be wearable. Also, this PFD must be in a good and serviceable condition, and it must be of the proper size intended for the boater. Additionally, if a boat is 16 feet or longer, there must be a Type IV also on board, which is considered to be a throwable device. This throwable device must be available immediately to the boaters present. Secondly, if the boat has any enclosed compartments, regardless of the vessels size, you must have a fire extinguisher on board the boat, and it must be mounted where it is easily and readily able to be retrieved. If your boat is smaller than 26 feet, then it is required that you carry a Type B-1 fire extinguisher. If your boat is larger than 26 feet, you may be required to carry more extinguishers; check the boating regulation PDF link at the bottom of this article. Thirdly, the WDNR also requires that you have fully-functional navigational lights. Lights are required by law to be on from sunset to sunrise, and during periods of restricted visibility. If youre going boating during the daytime and plan to stay out long enough so that it will become dusk, check your boat lights prior to departing. The federal government requires that every boater on federal water ways, such as Lake Michigan, the Bay of Green Bay, the Fox River, or Lake Winnebago, carry at least three flares that arent past their expiration dates, and some sort of noise making device. Also, federal law requires that children under the age of 13 must wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved lifejacket while underway in an open vessel on federallycontrolled waters. Next, the WDNR has a series of safety precautions that are recommended for boaters. Check your local weather prior to departing; this is especially vital if you are embarking on a larger body of water. Also, if you have a marine band radio, you can receive constant weather updates with that device while you are out boating.

By Kevin Ripley While many people believe that there isnt anything better than a hot farm-style breakfast, the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board came up with something better: breakfast on the farm for everyone. Every June throughout the state, farmers serve homecooked breakfasts to celebrate June Dairy Month. For Pulaski, the closest breakfast was held June 27 by Green Valley Dairy of Krakow, selected by the Shawano County Farm Bureau. Nearly 7,000 people showed up to the event, lining the streets to purchase their food or just walking in for the tour. An inch of rain the day before almost hindered the parking space, but it worked out, and people were even

bused in. We were delighted with the turnout, said Green Valley Dairy owner John Jacobs. However, food wasnt the only reason people showed up; Green Valley Dairy is an ecologicallyfriendly farm with plenty of technological advances to impress visitors. It is one of the largest operations in the area and also one of the newest, having begun in 2000. Guided tours were conducted throughout the event, taking wagons of visitors through the cow and nursery barns, past methane digesters, nutrient storage ponds, and feed storage mounds. We tried to make it a fun, educational event, said Jacobs.

Children and adults alike could attest to that as they enjoyed miniature horse and cart rides, a petting zoo, a pedal tractor pull, and fire truck and emergency vehicle demonstrations. Also, the KNX Party Band entertained the crowd with live music in one of the seven tents. A speaker tent featured guests who educated listeners about agriculture issues such as sustainability, methane, cow care, and the environment. The actual breakfast included diced ham in scrambled eggs, pork sausage, hash browns, cheese, cinnamon bread, milk, juice, and ice cream sundaes. Overall, 4,700 breakfasts were purchased, and children ate free.

If youre going to an unfamiliar boating location, it is recommended that you let someone you trust know where you are headed and for how long you plan to be boating there. Furthermore, in case of a passenger falling overboard, it isnt a bad idea to carry a wool blanket to quickly re-heat the victim. Lastly, the WDNR states that anyone born after January 1 of 1989 is required by law to complete a state-approved boater safety course in order to operate a motor boat or personal watercraft. This course is available either online or by attending a classroom version. The online version can be found at www. boatexam.com or www.boat-ed. com. You can also consult the WDNR website boating safety page at http://dnr.wi.gov/org/es/ enforcement/safety/boatsaf.htm., for classroom locations or links to the safety course websites. If you or a friend know of any illegal boating activity or sight such an event, the WDNR can be contacted at 1-800-TIPWDNR (847-9367), or text us a tip beginning with TIPWDNR followed by a space to TIP411 (847411). For further information or questions contact the Brown County Conservation Warden, Andy Lundin, at (920) 662-5434 or e-mail him at Andrew.lundin@ wi.gov. Be safe, and enjoy the rest of the 2010 boating season.

School Updates
Students get creative

Educations purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes

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By Candice Matuszak In the Building with Tools class at PCMS, teacher Lynn Kabat helps summer school students construct bean bag toss boards using tools. The class gives children the opportunity to construct with their own hands. Kabat has been teaching summer school for two years, and this year she has two classes with 24 students in each class. The students in this class put together boards, measure, saw,

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Students build with tools

sand, paint, design patterns, and sew bean bags. The different things that the students are learning in the class are basic tool awareness, they learn how to make corrections, remove nails, make measurements, and learn safety rules. On the last day of class, the class is having a bean bag tournament with the bean bag toss game they made. We get to use spray paint. We get to make stuff with wood and tools. Its fun to use tools to build stuff, said Ethan King.

Isaac Haskelle, Megan Aumann, Janelle Berna, Chris Jones, Faith Hicks, Emmalyn Bestul, Emillee Hendricks, Marisa Paque, Mitchelle Girtz, teacher Amy Demo, Sylvia Ragland, Alexis Payette, Kayla Norton, Alyssa Wareham, Alexandra Carmichael, and Robyn Gehri show off their work in the Ceramics and Art Metals summer school class.

By Taylor Maccoux Teacher Amy Demo helps students get creative in handson activities in the Ceramics and Art Metals Courses at PHS summer school. The classes, one for ceramics and the other for art metals, have 15 to 17 students from grades seven to eleven. This is Demos first year teaching at Pulaski High School and in summer school. I think its been a great success to meet some students that do not get a chance to take extracurricular courses during the school year and also meet some of the middle school students,

said Demo. Hopefully, summer school provides a sample of some of the great high school art courses we have to offer that students may further explore during the school year. The students in the ceramics class practiced hand building with clay and created a variety of projects using slabs and coils. Furthermore, they worked on wheel throwing, which is a new technique for middle school art students. Finally, the students could glaze and paint their final ceramic pieces. I had a lot of fun, and I got to meet others students who were

younger and older. It was a great experience, said student Alyssa Wareham. Those in the art metals class worked on a soldering project where they used a variety of original-design images to make magnets, necklaces, or key chains. Then, the students sawed, filed, sanded, soldered, and polished their pieces. Getting first-hand experience, they learned about different tools and equipment and how to use them properly. Ethan King said, I liked the projects we got to make in metals because they were different.

Students from the Building with Tools class stand by the boards they made and painted for a bean bag toss game.

Carroll University announces deans list


Samantha Heezen, an exercise science major and pre-physical therapy student, was named to the deans list at Carroll University for the spring 2010 semester. To be named to the deans list, students must have a grade point average for the semester of at least 3.5 on a 4-point scale. Samantha is a 2008 graduate of Pulaski High School and daughter of Richard and Mary Heezen of Sobieski.

McCormick receives medical degree


Sarah Daniele McCormick was one of 247 medical students who received the doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) degree from Kansas City University of Medicine in Biosciences. Commencement ceremonies took place on May 15 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. McCormick is the daughter of James and Elizabeth McCormick of Oneida, Wisconsin. A 1999 graduate of Pulaski High School, Dr. McCormick earned Bachelor of Science degrees in art and pre-medicine in 2003 from Wisconsin Lutheran College in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. She will complete postdoctoral training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center in Mount Clemens, Michigan.

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Summer school students Band performs Concert on the Concourse Day, and more. Also, the song Forces every year, and theres By Candice Matuszak learn about dogs Washington and Lee Swing, no better way to honor veterans and Taylor Maccoux which was written in 1910, com- than through music, said Julian
Throughout the years, it has been the tradition that the Red Raider Marching Band and the Pulaski Community Middle School band perform Concert on the Concourse in front of the Pulaski High School. On June 24, the tradition continued as the band marched onto the concourse to cadences played by percussion. The middle school band, under the direction of Tim Kozlovsky, performed first in the concert. Songs performed by the middle school band included Do You Love Me? Bang the Drum All memorated Pulaskis 100-year anniversary. Afterwards, the high school band and color guard, directed by drum majors Colin Duke and Tamara Deneys, played a wide variety of songs including On Wisconsin, Thats a Plenty, Mr. Roboto, and many others. Then, to honor veterans, the band performed Armed Forces Salute, which is a compilation of the themes songs of all the branches of the armed forces. Its a tradition to play Armed

Lacera, a graduated percussion player. The band also played some Latin tunes in honor of Seymour High Schools band, which will be joining the band on its trip in July to Colorado. The audience also enjoyed pie and ice cream during the performance, which was a fundraiser for the Pulaski Music Boosters. Jake Leigh, a graduated tuba player, said, I enjoy Concert on the Concourse every year. The pie and ice cream is great to have after we perform.

In the All About Dogs class, students mold clay to make ornaments for their dogs.

By Candice Matuszak This summer, there is a summer school class called All About Dogs that takes place at the middle school. In this class, students participate in activities such as making ornaments out of clay, making bandanas, picture frames, homemade dog biscuits, and puppy chow. They also have had dog visitors which have included a safety dog, a therapy dog, and Raider the drug dog. This class will also be taking a field trip to the veterinarian office in Pulaski. The students learn about dogs, safety, the different breeds of

dogs, dog jobs, and they do a lot of crafts that enhance their creativity. My favorite part would be when we made bandanas and when the dogs visit. I have two dogs, so its really cool to make stuff for them, said Alysse Urcavich. The teacher of this class is Jodie Walker, and she has been teaching summer school for about two years. There are about 24 to 30 students in each class, and there are two classes total, with students from grades third through sixth.

The Pulaski Red Raider Marching Band waits for drum major Colin Duke and drum majorette Tamara Deneys to begin the song Rebel Yell.

Director Tim Kozlovsky introduces the Pulaski Community Middle School band to the audience at Concert on the Concourse.

Viterbo University announces deans list


Students performed different plays with puppets on June 26 at the Pulaski Community Middle School. The puppets were actually sewn and created by the students as well. The play was a part of PACE Summer School Readers Theatre program. The group consisted of third through fifth graders. Megan Mills-Koehler was the instructor for Readers Theatre along with Sarah Loew. Parents, grandparents, and friends attended the event.

Megan Ladowski of Pulaski was named to the deans list at Viterbo University for the 2010 spring semester. A total of 750 students were named to the list. Viterbo is a liberal arts university located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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Touch it up

Students hop on the Magic School Bus

Sandra Schmidt and her students use IPod Touches in their summer school class.

By Taylor Maccoux and Laura Dahms As technology becomes more prominent in schools, summer school helps educate students in the new advances of their generation. In the IPod Touch summer school class, Sandra Schmidt directs students how to work

10-digit dialing procedure to debut


Residents and Businesses Prepare for Area Code Overlay; Current 715 Phone Numbers to Keep Area Code Residential and business customers within the existing 715 area code should be prepared for the introduction of the 534 area code. Cellcom reminded customers today that as of July 17, 2010, all customers located in the 715 area code will be required to dial the area code + seven-digit number (10-digit dialing) when making local calls from both landline and wireless phones. The most important facts that consumers and businesses need to know about the upcoming 534 area code overlay are: -Beginning on July 17, 2010, customers in the 715 area code must use the new 10-digit dialing procedure for all local calls. After this date, local calls made without the area code will not complete and a recording will instruct callers to hang up and dial again. -The dialing procedure for long distance or operator assisted calls will not change. -All customers with a 715 area code telephone number today will keep the 715 area code for that number. -Phone numbers with the new 534 area code may be assigned after August 14, 2010. -The price of a call, local and long-distance calling areas and other rates and services of your provider will not change as a result of the area code overlay. What is a local call now will remain a local call regardless of the number of digits dialed. -You will still dial three digits to reach 911. If 211, 311, 411, 511, 611, 711 and 811 are currently available in your community, or from your provider, you will still dial them with just three digits. In addition to changing their local dialing procedure, customers in the 715 area code will need to reprogram their automatic dialing equipment and any other equipment that is currently programmed to dial a 7-digit local number. For more information, please visit http://psc.wi.gov/ utilityinfo/tele/areaCodes/homeAreaCodeRelief.htm or call Cellcom at (800)236-0055.

with the IPod Touch and make it useful for their educational activities. This is Schmidts fourth year teaching summer school but her first year with this class. There are two classes a day with between 20 and 30 students in each class. Students from grades second to ninth participate in learning the technology. Every day, each student gets his/her own IPod to use during the class. They are then instructed in activities, which can fit into the following categories: school, challenge, group, or free time. This allows them to get first-hand experience with technology while reviewing school subjects such as math and language. The students really seem to enjoy the brain challenge games, said Schmidt. I like playing the games, said student Jacob Wittman. Learning about IPods is fun.

By Laura Dahms and Taylor Maccoux Take a ride on the Magic School Bus in Tracy Wiedemans summer school class at Pulaski Community Middle School. With about 20 students in each class, Wiedeman teaches 2 classes of second through fifth graders. Wiedeman has taught summer school for the past 10 years. She decided to teach the Hop on the Magic School Bus class simply because she loved the educational series. This class was my idea, said Wiedeman. I love Magic School Bus. It has something new and fun every day. Ms. Frizzle and the gang take the summer school students on new adventures into space, the rainforest, the ocean, and more every class period. Along with viewing a new episode each day, students make a project that relates to the topic they learned, followed by a corresponding snack. Overall, the students learn little bits of information from a variety of important topics, mostly relating to science and its application in history. A participant in the class said, I really like the Magic School Bus class. We get snacks every day.

Children from the Hop on the Magic School Bus class show off the paper airplanes they made during the dynamics of flight unit.

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PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL


SENIORS Highest Honors: Leigh Danner, Adam Herkert, Erin Holder, Deedra Irwin, Kasarah Kabacinski, Taylor Maccoux, Jenny Oxley, Andrew Peterson, Alecia Richards, Kevin Ripley, Katherine Schlender, Blake Smith, Tyler Sylvester, Carrie Trina, Sarah Wallenfang, Alexandria Wenninger.
High Honors: Adam Abegglen, Emily Alger-Feser, James Anderson, Michelle Anderson, Ethan Archambault, Tyler Bartz, Dylan Bialozynski, Joel Bluma, Ashley Caelwaerts, Michael Clausen, Brooke Coenen, Robert Dooley, Colin Duke, Sam Egelhoff, Jonathan Enderby, Emily Feivor, Kyle Forsberg, Kayla Fredrickson, Joseph Giesler, Nathanial Hansen, Briana Harter, Nathaniel Helmle, Alexander Hoppock, Justin Huben, Andrew Huxford, Krista Kamke, Trent Kapla, Laura Kawleski, Leah Keyes, Morgan Kobylarczyk, Kraig Kolkowski, Charlie Kralapp, Joshua Krueger, Katelynn Krueger, Brandon Kryger, Nicole Lasecki, Yoon Joo Lee, Jacob Leigh, Daniel Lemerond, Erika Lemerond, Kristen Lewandowski, Vasisht Marada, Danielle McCole, Alixandra Molnar, Nathan Nelson, Ashley Nischke, David Nooyen, Steven Nowak, Margaret Pelton, Trevor Reinhard, Hannah Roth, Tanner Ruechel, Anne Schanock, Emilie Schauer, Steven Schlender, Aaron Schroeder, Amanda Schuld, Nicholas Seglund, Shawn Sell, Bryan Sesko, James Shaline, Christopher Shaw, Ashley Smith, Alex Smithback, Andrew Smurawa, Laura Stachura, Timothy Stone, Brittini Uhlig, Marlo Vercauteren, Miranda Wallenfang, Samantha Weckerle, Chantel White. Honors: Colin Abendroth, Jordan Aderholdt, Hayley Ahlswede, Leah Andreini, Alicia Aulik, Ellen Berg, Elijah Bloch, Devany Boydston, Matthew Brehmer, Samuel Caldwell, Cuyler Crump, Meghan Degeneffe, Eric Deutscher, Emily DeVillers, Brooke Dombrowski, Justin Enderby, Ashley Estreen, Tyler Gerhartz, Eric Gjerde, Kristin Halla, Kameron Hatton, Tanner Herkert, Ryan Hicks, Alicia Hugo, Stephanie Klein, Timothy Koehler, Kayla Kraemer, Kyle Kubiak, Cameron Lambert, Jamie Lardinois, William LaRock, Mary Anne Malcheski, Molly Mayer, Brian McMahon, Kalie Mullins, Warren Nordgren, Seth Parmer, Andrea Peot, Paula Peterman, Amanda R. Przybylski, Travis Przybylski, Sam Reed, Jesse Reinhard, Kayla Reitmeyer, Karisa Rhoades, Antonio Rosa Torres, Hanna Salmon, Billy Salnik, Talisa Schroeder, Lisa Schwister, Jacob Staszak, Ethan Steeno, Joseph Szczepanski, Andrew Teresinski, Austin Tisch, Brock Treankler, Jessica Wampler, Zachariah Webster, Ethan Wegner, Jesse Wesolowski, Corey Whitt, Sandra Wied, Tyler Wood, Logan Worm, Romico Bianco Zapanta. lynn Gohr, Kelsey Lang, Brooke Lauritzen, Jacob Pelegrin, Shelby Ridderbush, Shannon Schwenke, Rebecca Tauscher, Marley Worm, Cassandra Zahn. High Honors: Jacob Abegglen, Skyler Adamski, Melanie Aldrich, Andrew Ambrosius, Jordyn Anklam, Kelli Badtke, Ryan Bartels, Laura Becker, Brett Bellisle, Jason Blicharz, Brian Boehmer, Hannah Bornemann, William Bowers, Samantha Brabender, Lauran Brice, Luca Brilli, Sara Brown, Luke Button, Parker Christiansen, Maran Collett, Laura Dahms, Benjamin DeGrave, Tamara Deneys, Gavin Denzer, Courtney Dettman, Travis Elkins, Leigha Flagstad, Dylan Fleming, Daisee Francour, Tasha Giese, Andrea Gjerde, Billie Jean Grych, Lindsay Gwidt, Mark Hartman, Ethan Helmle, Kaitlyn Hilliard, Kaci Hoverson, Devin Hynes, Megan Kaczmarek, Jennifer Karrasch, Justanjot Kaur, Laura Kirby, Connor Kmiec, Dustin Koepsell, Michael Kurowski, Kayla LaPlante, Michael Loberger, Lauren Lotter, Jacob Martin, Taylor Mattson, Jordan M. Matuszak, Krista Neerdaels, Race Noeldner, Joshua Nooyen Wade, Stephanie Paape, Kayla Peterson, Rebecca Polum, Morgan Prentice, Briana Prieto, Alex Rentmeester, Ruthanna Ringel, Isaiah Robertson, Taylor Saari, Joshua Sendra, Kevin Simoens, Meredith Simpkins, Andrew Smith, Chantre Smith, Charles Smoot, Cameron Spinler, Casey Stepien, Jena Stewart, Melissa Stiede, Emily Stone, Bryan Sundstrom, Laura Szela, Taylor Tassoul, Derek Vandenhouten, Noah VanderLoop, Emily VerHaagh, Matthew Vesco, Mitchell Wasielewski, Joshua Waupoose, Nicole Wied, Derek Wirta, Brittni Wirtz, Adam Wrobleski. Honors: Andrew Adamski, Cassandra Alfheim, Jacob Bablitch, Brendan Bahun, Zachary Beaver, Victoria Bentz, Jacob Bloch, Brooke Bornhofer, Rebecca Buckmaster, Megan Buhr, Samantha Caelwaerts, Derren Carter, Katie Christopherson, Alicia Cichon, Anna Deau, Aaron Delzer, Emily Dombrowski, Nicholas Douglass, Ryan Dummer, Nicole Eagle, Rachel Everard, Jarrod Folkman, Zoie Fossum, Elizabeth Frisch, Kody Habeck, Joseph Hames, Casey Haupt, Eman Jazayeri, Katherine Johnson, Caitlin Kafura, Alexander Kinner, Jacob Kolinski, Michael Kuss, Lindsay LaCount, Shannon Ladow, Haley Mahr, Brooke Majewski, Matthew Matuszak, Stephanee Morales, Dalton Murphy, Jessica Nelson, Kayla Nischke, Sarah Olejniczak, Nicole Olesinski, Heather Pautz, Brett Radecki, Jamie Rodgers, Rey Rodriguez Ortiz, Tyler Rusch, Taylor Salamonski, Ashley Schaumberg, Alexandria Schmidt, Kelly Schwister, Shea Sikes, Hannah Slezewski, Brett Smith, Tyler Smith, Robert Sobieck, Cassandra Steichen, Kelsey Swanson, Isabel Thyne, Kelsey Wargo, Rachael Wilinski, Lucas Zablocki.

Second Semester Honor Roll 2009-2010


ranczyk, Emme Bertler, Alison Blackford, Clarissa Blodgett, Kendall Doersch, Megan Dooley, Elissa Harter, Zachary Hendzel, Rachel Hickson, Rachel Huben, Laura Juszczyk, Joseph Lhuillier, Paige Lightner, Anna Loew, Haley Miller, Alyssa Rentmeester, Alexander Schuld, Erin Skalitzky, Brianna Wichlacz. High Honors: Derek D. Anderson, Katelyn Aumann, Weston Banker, Erik Beckman, Amy Boerst, Emma Brudnicki, Ashley Burkel, Austin Bush, Mariel Carlson, Alexandra Carmichael, Megan Coenen, Theresa Cooley, Rudy David-Weber, Savanha Drew, Kevin Dunford, Alecia Erdmann, Kelsey Everson, John Fitzgerald, Michael Fleming, Brennan Gille, Sadi Gracyalny, Logan Hansen, James Hendricks, Brandon Hendzel, Jenna Herkert, Alyssa Huxford, Dylan Ihler, Brett Janssen, McKenna Jensen, Grace Kaiser, Natalie Kaiser, Kaira Kamke, Jordann Kaufman, Amy Kawleski, Michael Kennedy, Rachel Kennedy, Hannah Kestly, Ayla Kress, Erica Kuczer, Trevor Lardinois, Derek Leidel, Brock Manning, Taylor Maroszek, Christopher McBride, Brady McGuire, Daniel Mellenthin, Erika Monette, Matthew Neily, Mackenzie Nickerson, Brianna Oelschlager, Michael Pelton, Bryce Penn, Briane Prentice, Nicholas Reed, Kayla Reinke, Kristin Richards, Michael Richter, Rachel Roth, Anthony Sarvello, Michael Schreder, Jocelyn Schroeder, Nicholas Schumacher, Amanda Simmons, John Skalecki, Megan Stephanie, Chantel Streblow, Dakota Styczynski, Jacob Syndergaard, Adam Tisch, Cassandra Toellner, Nicholas Traub, Paul Unger, Tanner Vannieuwenhoven, Kari Wasielewski, Zachary Wech, Olivia Whitaker, Mackenzie Wozniak, Matthew Zey. Honors: Kimberly Adams, Dalton Aderholdt, Casey AlgerFeser, Jack Ambrosius, Christopher Bania, Jade Baran, Chelsea Bartz, Dylan Bersch, Evan Bluma, Kristin Boerst, Victoria Busch, Megan Carpenter, Reanne Castner, Cody Davidson, Nelson DeCleene, Tyler Englebert, Austin Eparvier, Angelica Fischer, Morgan Francois, Nathan Frank, Lexis Harris, Jaleesa Henn, Logan Hinderman, Brandyn Horn, Danniel Irwin, Mitchell Jarosinski, Zachary Jordan, Brittany Jourdan, Dylan Kabara, Alexander Kaster, Samantha Kinlen, Zachary Kobes, Nathalia Kohlhase, Alexis Krusic, Jessica Lambert, Brady Lepak, Logan

Maciejewski, Theresa Malcheski, Jacob McLester, Ashley Mikulsky, Winston Moss Jr, Cole Motiff, Robert Peterson, John Pionek, Allison Reed, Ciara Richardson, Riley Ryczek, Emilee Sailer, Jordan Schroeder, Samuel Schwartz, Kelsey Shadick, Victoria Sturzl, Adam Styczynski, Zachary Suess, Cassey Szymanski, Elliot Thiem, Craig Thompson, Mallory Timm, Nicholas Tomashek, Kelsey Trina, Elana Urfer, Ashlynn VanToll, Michael Wasielewski, Elizabeth Wenninger, Hayle Wery, Nathan Whiting, Edwin Wied, Zachery Wroblewski, Alec Zambrowicz.

ski, Dillon Pallex, Anna Paradies, Kelsey Pelegrin, Nicole Petcka, Samantha Peters, Jennifer Peterson, Justin Przybylski, Taylor Przybylski, Andrea Quade, Jordyn Rasmussen, Danielle Robertson, Turner Ruechel, Nicholas Salewski, Marie Salmon, Ryan Scanlan, Chantel Schubert, Molly Schumacher, Kalli Seglund, Emily Smithback, Timothy Smoot, Adam Socha, Jay Steinbrecher, Sarah Stock, Brooke Sundstrom, Paige Sylvester, Taylor Tisch, Jonah Wallschlaeger, Dakota White, Cody Wichmann, Katelyn Winther. Honors: Montana Ahlswede, Ashley Allen, Eric Ambrosius, Bryana Babiash, Jacob Bader, Alyssa Bardouche, Brandon Bartels, Kyler Berg, Janelle Berna, Chloe Bessert, Dalton Bouzek, Brandon Buhr, Alex Caelwaerts, Sean Cropper, Anthony Deneys, Lauren Dettman, Joel Egelhoff, Dalton Eldredge, Tyler Ermis, Linda Faustino, Nikoll Fjelstad, Robyn Gehri, Jena Gorr, David Halla, Dalton Hendzel, Emily Hovell, Jonathan Jensen, Tyler Johnson, Ashley Kaczmarowski, Taylor Kaczrowski, Natalie Katers, Navjot Kaur, April Keyes, Caelan King, Karissa Kosmal, Laci Kropp, Spencer Lawniczak, Nathan Leigh, Teri Lewins, Brock McDermid, Alex Nestor, Spencer Niemi, Maia Oelschlager, Melissa Olson, Ryan Paschke, Joshua Perrault, Tori Phillips, Ashlyn Pias, Devin Renier, Cody Rollin, Amanda Romanek, Hanna Schommer, Robert Schuettpelz, Heather Seiltz, Alexis Sell, John Seroogy, Matthew Shier, Melissa Skalecki, Angelina Smith, Sarah Smith, Rachel Smurawa, Zachariah Sobieck, Erin Stiede, Jacob Swiecichowski, Megan Sylvester, Heather Tossava, Stephanie Uhlig, Logan Vandenhouten, Randy Verheyden, Tosha Wagner, Matthew Walgurski, Nicole Wanta, Britney Watermolen, Anthony Wendrick, Brock Westgor, Karlye Whitt, Casey Wied.

FRESHMEN Highest Honors: Brenna Adamski, Laura Aprill, Megan Archambault, Laura Cortright, Ian Duke, Brian Ferrer, Nathaniel Hilliard, Katie Kosmal, Danielle LaCount, Elizabeth Lemirande, Peter Lundberg, Jennifer Maronek, Samantha May, Laura Schott, Alyssa Schuld, Jordan Stiede, Liana Streckenbach, Xiao Wei, Teagan Wernicke.
High Honors: Neil Anderson, Katie Barth, Andrew Baumann, Ruth Becker, Marissa Bieda, Hannah Bloch, Carly Borremans, Kayla Burdeau, Alyssa Busjahn, Jaden Canales, Christa Charnon, Shelby Cornell, Maria Deau, Cody DeMuth, Katelyn DeStarkey, Rebecca DeValk, Alyssa Downey, Thomas Drake, Alexis Effert, Jacob Egelhoff, Shoshoni Elbe, Michaela Enneper, Kendall Forsberg, Byron Foth, Sarah Giesler, McKenna Girtz, Kendra Gohr, Megan Greatens, Adam Guernsey, Cameron Harrison, Sarah Hoffman, Brianna Hoppock, Alesha Huffman, Brad Hylok, Tyler Jessel, Andre Johnson, Sara Kaczmarek, Hailee Kapla, Zachary Klein, Sierena Kloes, Michael Knauer, Austin Kosmal, Joshua Kryger, Drew Lewis, Alicia Linzmeier, Erin Mahr, Emily Matuszak, Adam Morgan, Mallory Nickerson, Steven Nooyen, Allison Olesin-

JUNIORS Highest Honors: Derek C. Anderson, Brianna Bliese, Kate-

SOPHOMORES Highest Honors: Luke Ba-

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The Hofa Park Panthers traveled to Shawano on June 10 to take on the Lobos in an exhibition game and dropped a 1-0 decision in nine innings in a game scheduled for seven. The winning run scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth with two out. The batter reached on a walk, moved to second on a passed ball and third on an infield ground out. The Panthers managed only two hits in the contest with Tyler Jacobson and Troy Leiskau each singling. The Lobos only managed one hit off of Hofa Park pitching but still came away with the victory. Matt Zittlow started the game and pitched three innings, allowing the only hit in the second inning while walking two and striking out two. Jacobson then threw the next five innings, not allowing a hit while walking two and striking out five. Jeff Lajeunesse took the loss in the game, walking two batters, hitting one, and striking out two. June 13 had the Navarino Rangers visit Krumrai Memorial Field in Hofa Park for a Dairyland League contest. The Panthers came away with a 5-1 victory to even their league record to 3-3. The Rangers struck first in the sixth inning with their only run, but Hofa Park answered with a run of its own to tie it. Matt Zittlow singled to open the inning, and Tyler Jacobson followed with a single. Jon Rupnos sacrifice bunt was thrown away to first base and allowed Zittlow to score. The Panthers added three more runs in the seventh inning. Trevor Gaura singled with one out, and Jake Pamperin followed with a single of his own. John Jarosinski then singled in Gaura and Rupno , followed with a two out single to score two more runs. Hofa Park finished the scoring in the eighth when Gaura hit a two single and AJ Crooks followed with a single. Mitch Socha then doubled in Gaura for the final margin of victory. Jarosinski, Rupno, and Gaura each had two hits as the Panthers totaled 13 in the game. Jeff Luedke picked up his third victory of the season, pitching eight and two-third innings, allowing one run on six hits while not walking a batter and striking out seven. June 19 had the Panthers travel to Nichols to take on the undefeated Nitros and came away with a hard fought 5-4 victory in 11 innings. Nichols jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the contest by plating two runs in the second inning and single runs in both the fourth and fifth innings. Hofa Park tied the game in the sixth inning; Chandler Hunkins lead off the inning with a single, and with one out John Jarosinski walked. Brent Belaire then hit a run, scoring double with two out and Ryan Rozmiarek followed with a three

The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break. ~ John Madden

Panthers are victorious


run home run to tie the game. Belaire then lead off the eleventh inning with another double and later scored on a fielders choice with no outs to plate the go ahead and eventual winning run. Belaire finished the game with two hits as did Hunkins and Rozmiarek. Dave Landers pitched the Panthers to victory throwing five and one-third innings of relief of Jeff Luedke. Landers allowed no runs on three hits and struck out four. Hofa Parks upcoming schedule includes a Dairyland League contest against the Bonduel Broncos on July 1 at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Bonduel Tournament held the week of July 5 to 9. The New London Merchants will then visit Hofa Park for an exhibition game on July 10 at 1:30 p.m., and the Panthers will then travel to Cecil on July 11 for a league game at 1:30 p.m. The Hofa Park Panthers finished second in the Pulaski Reds tournament held June 14 thru the 18. The Panthers started the tournament on Monday night with a 7-0 victory over the Navarino Rangers. Tyler Jacobson was the story of the game pitching a one hit shut-out. Jacobson walked one hitter in the fifth inning and allowed an infield single in the sixth for the only base runners allowed in the contest. He also struck out eight in seven innings. Hofa Park scored a single run in the first, two in the second, one in the third and three in the fourth to put the game out of reach. Jon Rupno ended the game three for four with an RBI, and Matt Zittlow, Jacobson, Troy Leiskau, Jeff Lajeuness,e and Ryan Rozmiarek each had one hit. The second round of the tournament had the Panthers taking on the Cecil Mudhens on Wednesday night. The Panthers came away with a 10-1 victory on another great pitching performance, this time by Matt Zittlow who allowed three hits in seven innings while walking one and striking out seven. Tyler Jacobson was three for four in the contest and John Jarosinski, Jeff Lajeunesse, Preston Hunkins, and Cody Haase each had two hits. The Panthers then took on the Bonduel Broncos in the Championship game on Thursday night and were defeated 14-10. The Panthers took a 4-2 lead in the first inning and were ahead 5-4 after three innings. Bonduel then plated four runs in the fourth, but the Panthers fought back and retook the lead 10-8 after the fifth inning. The Broncos scored four more runs in the sixth and two in the seventh, and Hofa Park could not answer. Zittlow, Jacobson, Leiskau, and Rozmiarek had two hits each. Jacobson took the loss on the mound, allowing one earned run on five hits in three innings of relief.

Reyment helps bring scouting to Pulaski


By Taylor Maccoux Every year, hundreds of accomplished high school athletes go unnoticed by university coaches looking for new recruits. However, the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) strives to educate high school athletes on the recruiting process, as well as giving strategies to help get them noticed. As a National Collegiate Scout, Andy Reyment gives guidance to families of the Pulaski School District and surrounding areas. His main focus is to educate high school athletes and their families about the process to better that athletes chances of getting recognized and recruited. Its important for kids to know more about the rules, the regulations, and the process of recruiting, said Reyment. Reyment decided to help the Pulaski area because he grew up in Pulaski and still lives there. Pulaski is near and dear to my heart, said Reyment. It means more to me than any other district. Reyment drives to help young athletes live up to their sporting potential because he was once an athlete looking for a scholarship opportunity. At Pulaski High School, Reyment participated in football and track, receiving a scholarship for track at UW Parkside; he is the current holder of the 4 x 4 record in track at PHS. Besides working for NCSA, he also owns a remodeling business called Bath Renewal. The NCSA website provides the opportunity for athletes to begin building their recruiting resume for college coaches and to get evaluated by an NCSA Scout. In talking to families, Reyment offers advice and instruction as to best present an athlete to different colleges and coaches in his/her resume. A lot of kids who are really great athletes get overlooked, said Reyment. People need to stay informed. For more information from Reyment, contact (920) 9654575 or areyment@ncsasports. org. Also, be sure to check out further information from him in this edition and future editions of Pulaski News.

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Pulaski PYO 18U Girls Softball competed in the Green Bay East Softball Tournament on June 25 to 27 at the Riverview Complex in Allouez. The girls won their first three games and placed first in their pool. The seeding for Sunday gave them a first-round bye and set them up for a game against Preble at noon. After winning against Preble, they were headed to the Championship Game at 2 p.m. against Luxemburg-Casco. Pulaski led for most of the game, but Luxemburg-Casco was able to rally back and take the win in the seventh inning. Congratulations on second place and an excellent tournament, girls!

The PYO 18U Softball Team includes Assistant Coach Jim Dorn, Assistant Coach Randy Huben, Kelsie Dorn, Briana Bliese, Daisee Francour, Laci Kropp, Marley Worm, Alyssa Rentmeester, Aly Huxford, Bethany Bikman, and Rachel Huben. Not pictured are Brooke Lauritzen, Emily Matuszak, Assistant Coach Tom Rentmeester, and Coach Kevin Bliese.

Memorial ride planned for July 17


By Kevin Ripley Last month, Shawn Dobry of Oconto County was killed by Jordan Walker. Dobry wrestled at Oconto Falls High School and planned to attend the University of WisconsinOshkosh, and Walker planned to leave for Marine Corps boot camp the day after the shooting, June 20. In honor of Dobrys life, a scholarship fund has been started in his name. In order to collect money for the scholarship, a memorial ride is being held July 17. The ride will begin at Mugshots Bar, 2400 Highway 32, in Krakow. If interested, register by calling Paula Phillips at (920) 899-3961 or Nicki Kellogg at (920) 5900009.

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Old Timers game held

The Pulaski 11U Baseball team recently won second place playing in the Oconto Baseball Tournament. Their record for the tournament consisted of four wins and one loss, which came in the championship game against De Pere. Members standing with their trophies are Dave Brant, Dominick Hendricks, Logan Zastrow, Jack Anderson, Logan George, Isaac Vandehei, Joel Vandehei, Jonah Wesoloski, Austin Smith, and Joe Franks. Not pictured is Griffin Robaidek. Participants, young and old, in the 2010 Old Timers game had lots of fun playing on Fathers Day.

Submitted by Dale Krumrai The annual Old Timers game

was held in Hofa Park on June 20 in conjunction with the church

picnic. A good-sized crowd came down to watch the old timers beat up on the young guy in a game with a lot of laughter and fun for all. Participants included Ralph Rozmiarek, Ron Kryger, Dick McDermid, Paul Rozmiarek, Joe Adamski, Scott Gueller, Bob Adamski, Dick Lajeunesse, Nate Kemp, Jay Robaidek, Joe Alger, Dave Jashinski and Josh Zablocki. A handful of some of the ballplayers children and grandchildren did the base running to save on some weary legs. Pitching for the old timers were Scott Gueller, Jay Robaidek, Dick McDermid and Dale Krumrai. No one got injured and everyone had a lot of fun. This was the 21st annual Old Timers game held on Fathers Day in Hofa Park.

New BMX track provides fun

Drew McDermid flies over the first jump of the BMX course in Pulaski as Logan Lom, Brayden Lom, and Ryan McDermid look on.

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By Kevin Ripley While driving down St. Augustine, one will notice something very different at Memorial Park: a dirt BMX track filled with jumps. Anyone can use the course from sunrise to sunset, under the condition that protective equipment is definitely required. Tom Holewinski of the Village of Pulaski Publics Works department came up with the idea. I had seen kids riding their bikes where they shouldnt be, so I thought it would be a good idea to put dirt piles out there [at Memorial Park]. The dirt and gravel actually came from the past South St. Augustine Street construction project. The Village had been permitted to keep the excavated road; it was stored in the Pulaski compost area and hauled to the park to form the ramps. Brayden and Logan Lom and Drew and Ryan McDermid were first-timers at the track. This is the only bike place, and Im glad they made it, said Drew McDermid. Brayden Lom said, I like how I can get high on the jumps. People dont even have to always be in on the action to enjoy the track. Ryan Lom said that even watching the bikers is pretty fun. Among young public, the track has been a popular go-to spot for recreation. Its fun to have something to do instead of sitting at home, said Logan Lom. Its our first time here, and they seem to really enjoy it, said Cathy Lom about her two boys. The area that the track is located on used to have volleyball courts. However, the sand became too overgrown with weeds to be appealing. This winter, Public Works Department plans to use the Memorial Park parking lot for the ice rink. A liner will be installed with a barrier around the edges. Holewinski said, If police problems arise, the bike track will be turned into a parking lot, and we will use it as the ice rink.

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What does September 1 mean for recruiting?


Submitted by Andy Reyment, National Collegiate Scout September 1 is right around the corner. Do you know the significance of that date in the recruiting world? If not, you need to take a step back from the process and educate yourself on the rules and regulations regarding your graduation class and sport. Below are a few simple guidelines for student athletes to review before moving forward in the fall. Seniors: September 1 should serve as a significant benchmark recruiting date for seniors. The reality is that for many sports, a majority of Division I scholarship offers have been given out and final evaluations will be completed. Division II and Division III recruiting will start to pick up. Although the actual timelines will vary slightly based on sport, every recruit should evaluate where he/ she stands. Are you happy with your recruiting situation? Official visits will be taken by thousands of senior recruits around the country over the next few months, and those are allowed on the first day of classes. Also, September 1 marks the beginning of an Evaluation Period for the football players, and other sports will soon follow. If youre not sure what an Evaluation Period is, then you havent read The Guide of College Bound Student Athletes published by the NCAA, and you should consider yourself behind with the recruiting process. The level of contact between recruits and coaches will soon start to pick back up from the lull in the later summer months. If you are not in close communication with several colleges by the end of September, you should re-evaluate your recruiting strategy. As a smart recruit you should look to match this rise in the level of communication with coaches by reaching out to more and more schools. If you havent already started to inquire about applications and visits, now is the time to do so. Be more direct with coaches about where you stand. If a school is going to be an option for you, great! However, if you sense that the school is not interested in you or it is not a good fit, take that school off your list and move on. Its important to note that DII, DIII, and NAIA coaches often wait until senior year before showing significant interest. Juniors: On this date, DI and DII college coaches are allowed to send written recruiting information (the date is different for mens basketball and mens ice hockey.) For many athletes this is the first point where a college coach can show serious interest. If youve taken the proper steps of researching schools during your freshman and sophomore years, you should have a target list of programs put together that you can reach out to. DI and DII coaches are now allowed to respond to your e-mails, so be sure to include questions. For some athletes, this will mark the first point where they start receiving written scholarship offers from schools. Remember to be on your toes, and respond to any information you receive, regardless of your initial interest in the school. The more options you have on the table, the better. Its important to note that recruiting does not start on September 1 of your junior year. Freshmen and Sophomores: Many experts have pointed out that the majority of recruits separate themselves from their recruiting competition during the freshman and sophomore years. The recruits who actively put together a serious recruiting game plan ultimately will have more success than those who wait until junior or senior year. While recruits cannot technically receive official recruiting letters or phone calls for the most part, they can take several important steps: -Receive an initial third party evaluation to determine what you need to improve to reach your ideal level of play. -Begin building an online athletic and academic resume. -Start researching colleges and universities. -Proactively reach out to college coaches through letters, phone calls, and unofficial visits. Make sure you understand how to do this properly so you dont hurt

your chances! -Educate yourself about the recruiting process. The reality is that in some sports, college coaches begin putting their recruiting lists together in seventh and eighth grade. Even more coaches will compile those lists when prospects are freshmen and sophomores. The work that freshmen and sophomores put into the recruiting process will dictate their position junior and senior year. Remember, this process will affect the rest of your lifewhy wait to get started? If you have any questions regarding recruiting please contact Andy Reyment at (920) 965-4574 or at areyment@ncsasports.org.

Middle school boys participate in the Pulaski basketball camp sponsored by Todd Gutzman.

Youth Ice Hockey is a fun winter sport


For children who skate or want to learn to skate, Youth Ice Hockey is a great sport to try. No skating experience necessary. Shawano Hockey League has USA Hockey-certified coaches experienced in teaching children to skate and to play hockey. It also offers a Learn to Skate program and now sponsors figure skating lessons (previously offered through Shawano Park and Recreation). The cost for the hockey season for ages 5 to 8 (Mites) is $75, including instruction, a hockey jersey, and a stick. The cost for ages 9 to 10 (Squirts) is $225, for ages 11 to 12 (PeeWees) is $275,

Younger students wear t-shirts they received, courtesy of Todd Gutzman, at the Pulaski basketball camp.

Alvin Wilinski was presented with a service award by Commander Richard Styczynski. Wilinski has served for a total of 35 years in the Polish Legion of American Veterans of Post 178 as treasurer.

for ages 13 to 14 (Bantams) is $400. The season runs from October 2010 through February 2011 at the Crawford Center in Shawano. Practice times are between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for one hour, two times per week. Games on weekends are always within a one-hour distance from Shawano. For more information and registration, visit www.shawanohockey.org. Shawano Hockey League draws skaters from Bonduel, Cecil, Marion, Pulaski, Shawano, Tigerton, Clintonville, Menominee County, and other surrounding communities.

Coach Woody Wilson gives Kati Harty, a former basketball player for UW Green Bay, a few tips at his Hoosier basketball camp. Wilson has coached for 45 years and has been directing camps and clinics for 25 years. He was also elected to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame and Sparta Wall of Fame. He held a basketball camp July 5 to 9 in the Fred Kestly Fieldhouse for students grades 4 to 12 at Pulaski High School.

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Pulaski Developmental DNR gives boating safety reminder Football Camp


By Tim Frisch and Andy Lundin, Conservation Warden

July 20-22 from 9:30-Noon All Athletes Entering Grades 7-9 At Pulaski High School Practice Fields
Phase #1: Athletes will be taught movement fundamentals that will focus on improving overall athletic ability. Daily speed and flexibility sessions will be ran focusing on making athletes more explosive, faster, stronger, and quicker. Phase #2: Athletes will concentrate on all the basic fundamental skills needed to become a better/successful football player and athlete that include: running, throwing, blocking, tackling, kicking, punting, snapping, and catching skills. Phase #3: Athletes will work on position specific skills using a typical high school practice routine. The campers will be taught individual, group, and team concepts and strategies. We will be introducing the concepts of the offensive and defensive schemes that will be used in the fall season. This is a jump start to the season, just like the Packers Mini-Camp. Schedule: Tuesday Thursday July 20-22, 7:30-10:00 a.m. at Pulaski High School. Check in will be at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20 on the PHS practice field behind the high school. Daily schedule: Stretching/Agility Routine, Individual Skill Development, Team Strategy & Knowledge, & 2010 Pulaski Offensive & Defensive Packages Staff: Dennis Bogacz, Head Football Coach & Freshmen Coaching Staff & past Pulaski Players. Equipment Needed: Molded football cleats or athletic shoes, athletic clothes, and a water bottle. Cost: $15.00 per camper. (Call Dennis Bogacz at 822-6820 if you have any questions) Freshmen Football Camp-Registration Deadline is July 20, 2010 We will accept same day camp entrees --------Detach Here-----------------------Make checks to Pulaski Football. Mail payment and parents signature to: Dennis Bogacz, Pulaski High School, 1040 S. St. Augustine St., Pulaski, WI 54162. Campers Name:____________________________________ Parents Name:_____________________________________ Address: _________________________________________ City & State________________________________________ Daytime Phone:____________________________________ Work Phone:_______________________________________ Adult Shirt Size (circle): S M L XL XXL

Grade Entering in Fall____________ Defensive Position: (Circle) DB LB DL Offensive Position: (Circle) QB RB WR OL Parent/Guardian Statement: I hereby authorize the directors of the Pulaski Pride Camp to act according to their best judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention. I hereby release and waive the PHS staff from any and all liability for any injury or illness. I have no knowledge of any physical impairment of the camper. Parents Signature__________________________________

Even though the boating season has already begun, one must keep in mind that there are numerous laws and safety recommendations that go along with boating and that the boater shares the waters with over 635,000 other registered boaters in the state of Wisconsin. First of all, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has provided statistics of 2009 and 2010s injuries, fatalities, and other boat-related accidents to date. There have been at least seven fatal boating accidents this year alone. In 2009, there were a total of 16 fatal boating accidents. Of those fatalities, 88 percent were drownings, and none of those 88 percent wear wearing a PFD (Personal Floatation Device). Also, 38 percent of fatalities were OWIs (Operating While Intoxicated) with an average blood alcohol content level of 0.227, over three times the legal limit for Wisconsin. Finally, of the fatalities of 2009, 79 percent of them had not taken any form of boating safety instruction courses. Furthermore, the WDNR requires that certain equipment be on board and stowed appropriately on the vessel. First and foremost, every person must have a readily accessible PFD on board; this PFD must be wearable. Also, this PFD must be in a good and serviceable condition, and it must be of the proper size intended for the boater. Additionally, if a boat is 16 feet or longer, there must be a Type IV also on board, which is considered to be a throwable device. This throwable device must be available immediately to the boaters present. Secondly, if the boat has any enclosed compartments, regardless of the vessels size, you must have a fire extinguisher on board the boat, and it must be mounted where it is easily and readily able to be retrieved. If your boat is smaller than 26 feet, then it is required that you carry a Type B-1 fire extinguisher. If your boat is larger than 26 feet, you may be required to carry more extinguishers; check the boating regulation PDF link at the bottom of this article. The WDNR also requires that

you have fully-functional navigational lights. Lights are required by law to be on from sunset to sunrise, and during periods of restricted visibility. If youre going boating during the daytime and plan to stay out until dusk, check your boat lights prior to departing. The federal government requires that every boater on federal water ways, such as Lake Michigan, the Bay of Green Bay, the Fox River, or Lake Winnebago, carry at least three flares that arent past their expiration dates, and some sort of noise making device. Also, federal law requires that children under the age of 13 must wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved lifejacket while underway in an open vessel on federallycontrolled waters. Next, the WDNR has a series of safety precautions that are recommended for boaters. Check your local weather prior to departing; this is especially vital if you are embarking on a larger body of water. Also, if you have a marine band radio, you can receive constant weather updates with that device while you are out boating. If youre going to an unfamiliar boating location, it is recommended that you let someone you trust know where you are headed

and for how long you plan to be boating there. Furthermore, in case of a passenger falling overboard, it isnt a bad idea to carry a wool blanket to quickly re-heat the victim. Lastly, the WDNR states that anyone born after January 1 of 1989 is required by law to complete a state-approved boater safety course in order to operate a motor boat or personal watercraft. This course is available either online or by attending a classroom version. The online version can be found at www. boatexam.com or www.boat-ed. com. You can also consult the WDNR website boating safety page at http://dnr.wi.gov/org/es/ enforcement/safety/boatsaf.htm., for classroom locations or links to the safety course websites. If you or a friend know of any illegal boating activity or sight such an event, the WDNR can be contacted at 1-800-TIPWDNR (847-9367), or text us a tip beginning with TIPWDNR followed by a space to TIP411 (847411). For further information or questions contact the Brown County Conservation Warden, Andy Lundin, at (920) 662-5434 or e-mail him at Andrew.lundin@ wi.gov. Be safe, and enjoy the rest of the 2010 boating season.

Spring 2010 all-conference athletes annouced


BOYS & GIRLS TRACK

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Dustin Koepsell 1st team Boys 3200 Meter Run 2nd team Boys 4x800 Meter Relay

Sam Egelhoff 2nd team Boys 4x800 Meter Relay

Kevin Ripley 2nd team Boys 4x800 Meter Relay

Jon Enderby 2nd team Boys 4x800 Meter Relay

Brett Smith 2nd teamBoys 4x200 Meter Relay 2nd team Boys 4x100 Meter Relay

Jordan Butcher 2nd team Boys 4x200 Meter Relay 2nd team Boys 4x100 Meter Relay

James Anderson 2nd team Boys 4x200 Meter Relay 2nd team Boys 4x100 Meter Relay

Adam Abegglen 2nd team Boys 4x200 Meter Relay 2nd team Boys 4x100 Meter Relay

Deedra Irwin 1st team Girls 800 Meter Run 2nd team Girls 1600 Meter Run

Girls Soccer

Kristin Halla 2nd team Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Honorable mention Girls 4x200 Meter Relay

Teagan Wernicke 2nd team Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Honorable mention Girls 4x200 Meter Relay

Rachael Busjahn 2nd team Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Honorable mention Girls 200 Meter Dash Honorable mention Girls 4x200 Meter Relay

GIRLS SOFTBALL

Brittni Wirtz 2nd team Girls 100 Meter Dash 2nd team Girls 4x100 Meter Relay Honorable Mention Girls 4x200 Meter Relay

Morgan Prentice 2nd Team

Bethany Bikman 1st Team-Outfield

Leah Keyes 2nd Team-Outfield

Nicole Lasecki 1st Team-Catcher

Brooke Lauritzen Player of the Year 1st Team-Utility Player

Business

To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. ~ Thomas Watson, Sr.

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Presenting a professional image seminar announced
The Pulaski Area Chamber of Commerce Lunch-n-Learn series proudly presents Presenting a Professional Image. Tammy Brzeczkowski of Dynamic Designs Unlimited and Terra Fletcher of Fletcher Freelance will be presenting an instructional program to help your business display a more professional image by covering the following topics: your office/store/service companys image, signage and displays, personalizing your business image, your companys phone image, new rules for websites in 2010 and beyond, business cards, uniforms, and more. A bonus to all who attend is that three winners will be presented with a free website review, a free embroidered shirt, or a strategic marketing consultation. This event will be held July 27, 2010 at noon until 1 p.m. in the Citizens Bank basement, 160 E Pulaski Street, Pulaski, WI 54162. Lunch will be provided by Super Rons Catering Service. The cost is $7 for PACC members or $10 for non-members (please pay at the door). RSVP is required by July 23, 2010 at 3 p.m., and all cancellations must happen by July 23 as well. Please RSVP to Arlen Thayse at arlen. thayse@nsight.com or at (920) 822-8858. Please provide your name, company name, and phone number. Please give this invite to anyone who might be interested. This is a great way to network with other chamber members.

China Wok burglarized


Submitted by Chief of Police Randal Dunford The Pulaski Police Department and Brown County Sheriffs Department is investigating the burglary at China Wok Restaurant located at 1170 Mountain Bay Road. Due to installed surveillance cameras located at the business next door, detailed pictures were obtained of a car believed to be a GM product, possibly Buick mid 90s to early 2000, maroon color, pulled in front of the restaurant, and parked without its lights on. The front glass door was broken with a large rock, which gave the subject entry. Approximately $350 to $400 dollars was taken from a cash jar. We believe this person is a white male with a beard, white baseball hat with unknown logo, approximately 190 to 225 pounds, and about six feet tall. The burglary occurred sometime from 1:30 to 2 a.m. on July 1. We believe this crime is also related to a burglary that occurred at Tammys Tack & Feed located at 14500 Velp Ave, Village of Suamico on June 30 around 12:34 a.m. Another burglary happened the same night at Sportswear Outlet located at 1566 Lineville Road, Village of Suamico on June 30 at 1:19 a.m. If anyone has any information related to this crime that will assist the Pulaski Police Department and Brown County Sheriffs Department in this investigation, he/she is urged to call Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers at (920) 432-STOP (7867) or contact the Pulaski Police Department at (920) 822-5613 or Brown County Sheriffs Department at (920) 448-4210.

China Wok, a local Pulaski business, was broken into and robbed in the early morning hours of July 1. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken and the front door was smashed in by a rock to gain entry to the business.

Cellcom says thank you at celebration


Cellcom is excited to once again host customer appreciation events throughout their service area this summer. These annual events begin on June 8 and continue until August 5. The celebrations are one of the many ways that Cellcom thanks its customers. Nsight Telservices, Cellcoms sister company, will again host Celebrations at both of their locations. The Nsight Telservices Abrams Celebration will take place on July 15 at their offices, 2711 E. Frontage Road. The Nsight Telservices Pulaski Celebration will be on July 19 at their offices, 122 S. St. Augustine St. The events run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at each location. Getting to know our customers through events like these is at the foundation of our efforts to provide excellent customer care, said Brighid Riordan, Cellcoms director of Public Affairs. We look forward to these special events every year. Current customers and others interested in learning more about the companys products are welcome to participate in hands-on demonstrations, take advantage of special offers, and enjoy food and refreshments with their friends and neighbors. In addition, all customers who bring three non-perishable food items for donation to a local food pantry will receive a 50 percent discount on the retail price of any accessory (maximum discount of $15 and one discount per line of service per week).

Sobieski resident to lead Ag Innovation Center


The Central Wisconsin Agribusiness Innovation Center (CWAIC), a non-profit group that is establishing an agricultural business incubator near Owen, Wisconsin, has hired Sobieski resident Mike Kawleski as its first executive director. Kawleski, formerly the agriculture market leader at Wisconsin Public Service, will lead fundraising, tenant recruitment, and marketing for the Center. The Central Wisconsin Agribusiness Innovation Center (www.agribusinessinnovation. org) will be a multi-purpose facility with 48,586 square feet of business incubator space for agricultural entrepreneurs, large- and small-group classrooms, public meeting and event space, a commercial test/classroom kitchen, laboratory space, offices for lease, and a distance learning lab. It is a key component of a 71-acre agribusiness complex, the Clark County Agribusiness Technology Park, located just south of Highway 29. This facility is designed to foster education, training, research and business development in the fields of agribusiness, biotechnology, renewable energy and related industries, said Kawleski. Im pleased to be associated with the Center, because it ultimately will strengthen the regional economy, create new jobs in agriculture and green technologies, and train people for those careers. In addition, the state-of-theart building itself will be a learning tool, using sustainable design concepts for both the Innovation Center and the surrounding site. CWAIC will be seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, designating the building as green and environmentally-friendly as possible. The Center facility will cost approximately $9.8 million to construct, with funding coming from a variety of sources, such as cash and in-kind donations from individuals, companies, and foundations, as well as grants and loans from municipal, state, and federal entities. The federal Economic Development Administration has already awarded a $4 million grant for the design and construction of the building. Kawleski was raised on a family-owned dairy farm and sawmill operation near Junction City in Portage County. In 1976 to 1977, he served as the Wisconsin FFA President. He and his wife Jeanne have been married 25 years and have three children, Dan, Laura, and Amy. For more information, visit www.agribusinessinnovation.org.

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Dealing with conflict in business


same pagejust listen first. The way to become a better listener is to practice active listening. This is where you make a conscious effort to hear not only the words that another person is saying but, more importantly, to try and understand the total message being sent. In order to do this you must pay attention to the other person very carefully. You cannot allow yourself to become distracted by what else may be going on around you, or by forming counter arguments that youll make when the other person stops speaking. Nor can you allow yourself to lose focus on what the other person is saying. All of these barriers contribute to a lack of listening and understanding. Dont jump to conclusions; get the facts straight first. Sometimes you just need to look into the situation. Sometimes you need to walk away or just take a breather before you determine what you need to do or how you need to approach the scenario; take a little time to think. When we have a conflict with a customer, what we like to do is find out what is wrong, and then check into things. In our business, we like to get the facts first. We will pull the entire work order, find out what might have happened, determine who may be at fault, and then figure out what we are going to do to make the situation right. Do what is right. If you are wrong or right, come to an agreement that you both can accept. If you are wrong, if you made a mistake, deal with it. Apologize to the customer, and ask your customer what you can do to make the situation right. If it means printing shirts overthen print them over. If it means giving a discount to them for a cheeseburger that should have been a hamburgerthen give them a discount. Do what you need to do to make the situation right. You may loose a little money upfront, but in the end the customer will remember what you did to make them happy, and youve increased your chance of keeping that customer. Even if you are right in the situation and the customer is wrong, try to come up with a workable agreement. Remember, you really do not want the customer to go away angry. Meet Face to face. Most recently, I had a situation on the phone with a vendor, and to put it mildly I was extremely upset by the end of our conversation. I told my vendor I would check into things and call him back in the morning. I knew what I had to do. It was the morning after, and I jumped in my car and drove 30 miles right to my vendors door. We met directly, face to face with my vendor, whom was the president of the company as well. This was the best thing that I could have done. Sometimes just looking the person in the eye is what you need to do. It turned out that we both had a bad day prior to the phone call. We probably should never have picked up the phone that day, but we resolved the situation by the time I had left. All in all, confrontation is inevitable in business or even in your personal life. People are different and so are their personalities; conflict will happen. Each one of us must learn how to deal with it in a positive manner. Following some of these basic tips will help you do just that, and believe me, you will learn from every situation. Most importantly you will become a better person and as a result, a better business person. Conflictmeet it head on! Tammy Brzeczkowski has over 20 years in the marketing and advertising field. She is co-owner of Dynamic Designs, a familyowned business that embroiders, screen prints, and promotes companies with advertising products. Dynamic Designs also has a showroom and gift shop that sells red raider apparel, polka tshirts, polish souvenirs and gifts, and much more. For more information, go to www.dynamicdesignspulaski.com.

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Submitted by Tammy Brzeczkowski, co-owner of Dynamic Designs In all of my years as a business person, one of the things I hate most is conflict. Ive certainly had my share of it. From dealing with vendors that are jerks to dealing with sticky family situations Ive seen a lot. I believe that Ive learned to deal with it too. Most importantly, from every situation that Ive dealt with conflict in my business, with volunteer organizations, and even with friends and family, I must say that Ive become a better person from every encounter Ive had. H ere are some tips for dealing with conflict: Listen. One of the most important skills is listening. People remember only 25 to 50 percent of what we hear. That means that when you talk to your boss, colleagues, customers, spouse, or children for 10 minutes, they only really hear 2.5 to 5 minutes of the conversation. Talking back, screaming, or yelling doesnt cut it either. A good example of this is having a customer upset with you because the product they received isnt exactly what they wanted. Take the time to actually hear what the customer is saying and how they are saying it. Repeat back to them what you think you are hearing, so you are both on the

Polka t-shirt contest winner announced


Submitted by Tammy Brzeczkowski Dynamic Designs in Pulaski, Wisconsin is proud to announce that the winner of the sixth annual Design a Polka Days T-Shirt contest is James Steeno of Milwaukee. Steeno will receive two complimentary tickets to Pulaski Polka Days, two t-shirts with the winning design, and a Pulaski gift basket. Im so excited I won. Ill be at Polka Days with several of my family members, said Steeno after being notified. The winning t-shirt design will be available for purchase on July 15 at Dynamic Designs in Pulaski. Dynamic Designs will also be hosting a polka celebration at the store on July 22. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., customers enjoy polka music featuring the Dynamic Designs family band, the Polka Dynamics, as they play polka music in front of the store. Polka

Dynamics consists of owners Tammy and Bruce Brzeczkowski and their three children Zac (age 8), Josh (age 7), and Brandon (age 6). During the event, customers and friends will be able to purchase polka merchandise, souvenirs, and Pulaski apparel. Polka CDs from local bands will also be available to buy. Individuals attending the event will receive a free hotdog, compliments of Dynamic Designs. Free lemonade will be available with a purchase of a Pulaski water bottle for $1. Customers can enjoy free popcorn with any showroom purchase. There will also be polka specials featured throughout the day. Dynamic Designs Unlimited, LLC is a family-owned business. The showroom is open Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, check out www.dynamicdesignspulaski.com.

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Learn investing tips from Earhart


Submitted By Andy Sulskis You may not realize it, but July 24 is Amelia Earhart Day. July 24 was chosen because its the birthday of perhaps the most famous female aviator in history. Earharts story ended tragically when she became lost in the Pacific Ocean in 1937 on her voyage around the world, but she is still celebrated for her bravery and pioneer spirit. As an investor, you can learn a lot from Earharts career. Here are a few lessons to consider: Plan ahead. After a lengthy analysis of Earharts final flight, decades after it occurred, a noted aviation expert came to one succinct conclusion: poor planning, worse execution. Yet on her successful flights, Earhart was known to have produced, and followed, detailed flight plans. As an investor, you, too, must plan your journey toward your financial goals. First, you need to identify your destination, such as a comfortable retirement. Next, you must create a map to reach your goal, in the form of a detailed financial strategy based on an investment portfolio tailored to your risk tolerance and time horizon. And along the way, you must chart your progress via regular reviews of your investments performance. Use the right tools. Some sources have noted that, on the fateful flight, Earhart did not appear to fully understand how to use her planes directionfinding loop antenna, which at the time was a new technology. If you dont fully understand the tools that is, the investments you need to help achieve your goals, you may run into difficulties. Always know exactly what youre investing in and why youve chosen those specific investments. Without this information, you could end up with investments that are either too risky for your comfort or too conservative for your goals. Follow your vision. On the day they disappeared, Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, were scheduled to land on Howland Island. Unfortunately, it was a cloudy day; some researchers speculate that the clouds dark shadows on the ocean surface may have camouflaged Howland and confused the aviators. As an investor, you need a clear view of what you want to accomplish in the long term and you need to avoid having your vision clouded over by short-term events such as price drops and recessions. Put sufficient power in your portfolio. Many aviation scholars and researchers believe Earharts plane simply ran out of gas before she could land on Howland Island. Does you portfolio have sufficient fuel to help you go the distance? Specifically, do you have the right mix of growthand income-oriented vehicles to power you toward college for your kids, a comfortable retirement and your other goals? If youre not sure, you may want to work with a professional financial advisor to get the assistance you need. You probably will never try to circumnavigate the globe in a small plane. But if you can emulate the best features of Amelia Earhart such as her courage, perseverance and faith in the future while taking steps to help focus on what you can control, your investment journey may be rewarding. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor.

What is there to do in a small community like Pulaski?

By Lori Stephan Broker/ Owner since 1999 ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI Country Pride Realty, Inc.
It is a small town! Thats one of the nice things about Pulaski. Residents are attracted to the heart of this small town and the surrounding areas. It has small town coziness and old-fashioned character which draws people to live here. But there is still a lot of stuff to do! You can choose from

all kinds of activities (or none at all if you want to be left alone). We have a great library and music program (for adults and children) and garden clubs and churches and cable television and fabulous biking on the bike trail and a very active senior center. We have an awesome Historical Society and Chamber of Commerce. Then theres polka dancing and hiking and shopping and gambling and tennis and swimming and golf (four nearby courses within 30 minutes).and lets not forget horseback riding, fishing, boating, skydiving and the New Zoo. Is there a Saks Fifth Avenue nearby? UhNot within walking distance. But on the other hand, we have some of the best shopping opportunities within a 45 minute drive. Lots of small local shops, coffee shops and restaurants and several food chain stores as well and a newer Super Value grocery store and hardware stores. All of them are staffed by friendly, local people who havent forgotten how to care. More? Ok. We have good builders and plumbers and electricians and barbers and beauty shops. And we have good mechanics and lawyers and just about any service youll find in any other fair sized town. There are several good insurance agencies and a really good real estate brokerage company in town (thatd be us at Country Pride). We also have excellent banks, mortgage lenders and an investment company. Add to the list is a great police and fire department and caring Village Board officials and employees. Oh yeah, lets not forget our super Pulaski Schools and their staff! Go Red Raiders! Plus, we must mention our fabulous programs like PACE and Positively Pulaski! So how are the people? Mainly nice (with a few grouches mixed in for contrast). Suppose to be about 3,382 of us in the Village. About 18,002 of us live within the area of the Pulaski School District. Its a pleasure? If you ever find yourself thinking about moving to the rural Pulaski area, I can point you in the right direction. Why just the other day, I met a young couple from Green Bay and sort of on a whim showed them a really lovely three bedroom home. They fell in love with the place. It had some really nice updates and wonderful landscaping. And wouldnt you know, they bought the place. Just like that. I can put you in touch with numerous properties for sale. Right now is an excellent time to buy! Rates are low and there are a lot of awesome deals out there! Youd be surprised how much home you can buy for the money. So if you ever think about a move, please feel free to contact me. For all your real estate needs, feel free to contact Lori Stephan at Country Pride Realty.com at 822-HOME (4663) or e-mail lori@countrypriderealty.com

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Births and Deaths


June 15, 2010 Kroll, Wendy and Daniel Pulaski, son June 17, 2010 Kassube, Michelle and Kent Pulaski, daughter June 20, 2010 Sheedy, Andrea and Matthew Green Bay, daughter June 30, 2010 Kadlec, Katrina and Timothy Krakow, daughter June 30, 2010 Miskulin, Heather and DJ Suamico, daughter June 30, 2010 Vanasten, Katie and Nick Pulaski, son July 1, 2010 Derner, Tina and Eric Sobieski, daughter July 5, 2010 Rai, Andrea and Ashok Hobart, daughter

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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one sister, Susie (Jack) Gritz, Colorado; her lifelong best friend, Judy (Gene) Clark, Pulaski; many dearly loved nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Lue McKeefry and one niece, Jessica McKeefry. Gloria E. Hilgenberg, 81, village of Howard, died peacefully June 20, 2010. She was born December 20, 1928, in Kenosha, to James and Marcella (Bruso) Rathburn. Gloria graduated from Green Bay West High School in the Class of 1947, and later graduated from Milwaukee Normal School with a teaching degree in 1949. She taught for over 25 years at the elementary level including teaching at Highline Elementary School in Howard and later at Tank School in Green Bay. On June 15, 1968, she was united in marriage to Martin J. Sarge Hilgenberg at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Oneida. They enjoyed almost 30 years of marriage together. Gloria and Mart lived in Freedom. After Marts retirement, they moved to Crivitz. Mart preceded her in death on December 8, 1997. Gloria returned to the

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with the boys and spending time with his grandkids. He is now in heaven fishing and arguing with Vernon. Survivors include his children David, Elaine, and Carl; grandkids Bink and Mark Shreiber, Robbie and Michelle Christensen, Carrie Christensen and Todd Wilcox, Odie and Erin Olson, Shane and Jessica Peche, Joey Christensen; eight great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law Lorraine and Wayne Kadlec; and brother Lawrence Christensen. He is further survived by many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Tina Christensen; son-in-law Gary Olson; daughters-in-law Susie Christensen and Ruthie Christensen; grandchildren Danny Christensen and Leah Granius; three brothers; one sister; and both parents.

She is further survived by her two godchildren; niece, Connie Crites, Roanoke, Virginia, and Paul Mroczynski, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews, greatnieces and nephews, and greatgreat-nieces and nephews. Ruth Ann Gawryleski, 67, Pulaski (Laney), went home to be with the Lord on June 23, 2010, at home surrounded by family and friends. The daughter of Beatrice (Johnson) and the late Lue McKeefry was born April 15, 1943, in Pulaski and was a 1961 graduate of Pulaski High School. She married James Gawryleski on November 5, 1966, at Assumption B.V.M. Church in Pulaski. Jim and Ruth Ann made their home and raised their family in Laney. Ruth Ann worked at A. Rosenberg and Sons for 21 years, Frankenthal International, Ltd., for eight and a half years, and retired from Bank Mutual after 18 years of service. She was the recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award from the Green Bay Rotary Club on July 26, 1999, for her work with the annual Free Enterprise Awards Dinner. She became an honorary member in the Rotary Club on May 12, 2003. She also belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #337, Pulaski for many years. She enjoyed the simple things in life: gardening, bird watching, playing cards, and folding laundry. She always appreciated a job well done. Ruth Ann was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. She adored her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. She was a person of strong faith and character who cherished her family and friends, and always made sure they knew how important they were to her. Ruth Ann always had a smile on her face and had a way of leaving a smile on the face of everyone she touched. Her family and friends will forever cherish the wonderful person that she was and are thankful to have been a part of her life. She is survived by her husband, Jim; one son and daughter-in-law, Bryan (Mary) Gawryleski, Suamico; one daughter and son-in-law, Lori (John) Heinz, Laney; four grandchildren; Jack, Owen, Lucas and Ella Heinz; her mother, Beatrice McKeefry, Pulaski; five brothers; Jerry (Mary) McKeefry, Cecil, Jimmy Lee (Lori) McKeefry, Pulaski, Pat (Mary Ann) McKeefry, Pulaski, Bruce McKeefry, Baileys Harbor, and Geno (DeeDee) McKeefry, Pulaski;

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Green Bay area in 1998. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish. Gloria enjoyed Friday fish fry, playing cards, and getting together with neighbors and friends. Gloria is survived by a brother, Patrick (Kathy) Rathburn, Krakow; a sister-in-law, Anne Marie Rathburn, Oneida; sistersin-law and brothers-in-law; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin J. Sarge Hilgenberg; her parents; a brother Floyd Rathburn; and a nephew Mark Rathburn.

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Births and deaths are a complimentary service from Pulaski News. If you wish to place an obituary, please have your funeral home director email it to us. If you wish to place a photo with the obituary, there will be a $20 fee. Contact Laurie Fischer at (920)822-6800 for more information. Joann Berna, 43, Krakow, died unexpectedly June 21, 2010, at home. The daughter of Ambrose and June (Rolek) Kerr was born March 24, 1967, in Krakow and was a 1985 graduate of Pulaski High School. She earned her degree in math and science from UW-Green Bay. On August 9, 1986, she married James Berna at St. Casimir Church in Krakow. Joann worked as a substitute teacher in Pulaski, Gillett, Oconto, and Oconto Falls. She was recently employed as a duplex manager in Green Bay. Her Polish heritage was important to her and she was quite fluent in the Polish language. She visited Poland twice, most recently last summer. Joann also loved trips to Illinois, where she enjoyed visiting with family. Joann loved being a wife and mother. She loved spending time with her girls and enjoyed watching their activities, both at school and at play. She is survived by her husband, Jim, Krakow; two daughters, Janelle and Jenae Berna, at home; father, Ambrose Kerr, Krakow; one sister and brother-in-law, Julia (Daniel) Witt, Suamico; her father-in-law and mother-inlaw, Frank and Marlene Berna, Pulaski; her brother-in-law, John (Patricia) Berna, Pulaski; three godchildren and nieces, Haley, Jenna, and Emily Witt; two nephews and one other niece, Mark, Marie, and Michael Berna. She was preceded in death by her mother, June Kerr, in 2002, and her grandma busia, Julia Rolek in 2000. Charles Charlie Christensen, 84, lifelong resident of the Village of Howard passed away at a local nursing home with his family right by his side on July 2, 2010. Charlie was born in Howard on February 17, 1926, to the late Katherine and Thomas Christensen. On July 26, 1947, he married Martina Cornell. Charlie loved his many gardens, hunting

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Family and friends are remembering Alice F. DeBaker, who passed away June 21, 2010, at Good Shepherd Home in Seymour. She was born in Pulaski on June 11, 1923, to Peter F. and Mary R. (Swiekatowski) Mroczynski. On June 25, 1973, she married Roland DeBaker. He preceded her in death on July 18, 2008. She will join in heaven her husband, her parents, her three sisters: Lucille Liss, Arlene Marnocha, and Phyllis T. Mroczynski; her two brothers: Daniel and Gerald Mroczynski; and a brother-in-law, Larry Dominiczak. Alice was a 1941 graduate of Pulaski High School. She chose a career in the health field, first as a dental assistant in Pulaski, and then worked for many years as a medical secretary in Green Bay, where she resided most of her life. She had a passion for the fine arts, attending performances of the Green Bay Symphony and art shows throughout the Midwest with her artist husband, Roland. Alice had many interests, which included reading, a love of flowers, flower gardening, gourmet cooking, and seamstress skills, all of which she inherited from her mother. Alice is survived by a sister, Celine Dominiczak, Cardinal Ridge, Howard; a brother, Raymond (Donna Mae) Mroczynski, two brothers-in-law, Richard Liss and Donald Marnocha, two sisters-in-law, Phylis and Dorothy Mroczynski, all of Pulaski.

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Michael Mikey Kornaus, 61, Pulaski, died June 23, 2010, at a Green Bay hospital as the result of a stroke. The son of the late Leonard and Doris (Banaszynski), Kornaus was born January 27, 1949, in Pulaski. Mikey was a people person. He enjoyed being with people and people liked being with him. He is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Mona Kornaus, Pulaski; two nieces and one nephew, Maggie Kornaus,
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Eleanor Rhodes, 90, Ashwaubenon, died June 20, 2010. She was born January 18, 1920, to the late Thomas and Lucy (Calvert) Shobbrook in Harvey, Illinois. She married Clifford Dusty Rhodes in Chicago Heights, Illinois; he preceded her in death in May of 2000. Eleanor was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Green Bay. Prior to moving here she and her husband resided in Branson, Missouri, where she served as a Red Cross Volunteer at Skaggs Hospital for 25 years. Survivors include three daughters, Diane (Dennis) Loy, Hobart; Sandra (Bill) Limeberry, Indianapolis, Indiana; and Eileen (Paul) Pavlik, Tyler, Texas; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Marine Capt. Thomas Shobbrook, who perished in Pearl Harbor. Edward J. Rybka, 89, Abrams, died unexpectedly June 25, 2010, at his home. The son of the late Steve and Anna (Hoholowicz) Rybka was born May 10, 1921, in Abrams where he married Leona Meczekalski on October

Danielle (Dean) DeKeyser, and Travis (Tanya) Kornaus; great-nieces and great-nephews, Gianna, Gracie, Olivia, and Myles; aunts and uncles, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Leonard Lenny, Jr., and Rick. Marjorie Marge Little, 82, Pulaski, passed away June 24, 2010, at her home. The daughter of the late William and Nellie (Van Lith) Van Ert was born April 30, 1928, in Rudolph. She attended St. Phillips School where she was the only girl to play on the Boys baseball team. Fr. Wagner put her on the team after she belted a ball through a church window. On April 3, 1948, she married Robert E. Little at St. Phillips Church in Rudolph. The couple owned and operated a restaurant in Rudolph before moving to Green Bay, and then to Pulaski in 1958. Marge and Bob owned Littles Restaurant in downtown Pulaski. She also operated M&M Floral before retiring in 1966. Marge was a faith-filled woman. She taught religious education classes at Assumption B.V.M. Parish for over 20 years. She loved hunting, fishing, and spending time at

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Lake LaMotte. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to her. Marge loved kids. Her hobbies included making porcelain dolls, ceramics, gardening, and sewing. She liked to play cards and board games, especially Scrabble. Survivors include her husband, Bob, three sons and one daughter, Dean (Katy) Little, Wausau; Kathryn Trink Little, Pulaski; Kurt (Bobbet) Little, Neenah; Eric (Jodi) Little, Buffalo, New York; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Little, Pulaski; 14 grandchildren; Robert and Rebecca, Sara and Elizabeth, Ryan, Erin, and Andrea, Douglas, Joshua, Alexander, Jacob and Samantha, Gabrielle and Claudia, and two other precious grandchildren, Danielle and Everette Berchmans; four great-grandchildren; Nekita and Ian, James and Jordan; one brother, Melvin (Mag) Van Ert, Mosinee; one sister, Ethel Milner, Sacramento, California; two sisters-in-law, Jane Van Ert, Rudolph and Jeannie VanErt, Waupaca; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one son, Rolland Little, in 2006; three brothers, Clarence, Alois, and Leo (Helen); two sisters, Irene Van Ert and Kathryn (Ray) Olson; and one brother-in-law, Lee Milner.

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14, 1950. The couple farmed in the Town of Abrams all of their married life. Ed Mac also worked for 13 years at Wisconsin Concrete in Green Bay. He had a love and passion for farming. He was a generous neighbor, always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. Ed loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. They were his pride and joy. He will be remembered as a jokester. His gentle wit was complimented by his rosy cheeks and the twinkle in his eye. Survivors include two sons and one daughter; Ray (Karen) Rybka, Abrams, Alice (Tom) Seifert, DePere, and Norm (Carol) Rybka, Abrams; five grandchildren; Deanna, Grant, and Travis Rybka, David Salnick and Annette (Paul) Nowak; two great-grandchildren, Calvin and Megan Nowak; one sister, Theresa Pecho, Morgan; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona, on March 5, 1988; two brothers; Chester (Irene) Mlynarski and John (Mary) Mlynarski; two sisters; Vickie (Tony) Lukaszewski and Helen (Frank) Kornowski; and a brother-in-law, Frank Pecho.

Church Services

ASSUMPTION B.V.M. CHURCH, Pulaski. Saturday Mass: 4:00 p.m.; Sunday Masses: 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Daily Masses: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 7:00 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Thursday 8:15 a.m. Rite of Reconciliation: 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Rev. Patrick Gawrylewski. (920) 822-3279 CORNERSTONE FAMILY CHURCH, 2780 School Lane (Cty. B), Suamico. Sunday morning service 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Childrens service provided and nursery available. Wednesday evening service 6:45 p.m. Childrens activities provided and youth activities provided. Pastor Dennis Toyne (920) 662-1146, www.cfcgb.com. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN - LCMS, 910 St. Augustine St., Pulaski. (across from Pulaski Middle School) Worship Services: Thursday 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.; S.S. & H.S. Youth Classes, 9:15 a.m.; Conf. Classes Wed. 6:00 p.m.; Advent & Lent Worship, Thurs. 7:00 p.m.; (A/C & wheelchair accessible). Pastor Jeff Dobratz; Church office (920) 822-3511 ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH, Hofa Park. Masses: Tuesday 7:00 p.m. & Saturday 8:00 p.m. ; Vigil of Holy Day 8:00 p.m. ; Sacrament of Reconciliation, Saturday 7:30 p.m. or upon request. Rev. Patrick Gawrylewski. Parish Office: (920)-822-5512 HOLY CROSS NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH, Pulaski. Mass 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month at 2:30 p.m. (715) 693-2241. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH, Sunday Worship Services and Kids Church at 10:00 a.m. Nursery provided. Meeting at the Pulaski Community Middle School auditorium. Pastor Bob Wied, (920) 822-7117, www. PulaskiNewLife.com. OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA) Lessor, Cty. Rd. S, Pulaski. 3 miles west and 3 miles south of Angelica on Cty. Rd. S. Worship Services: June through Labor Day - 9:00 am Sundays. Sept. through May - 10 am. Sunday School - 8:45 am Sept. - May. Pastor Dennis Ellisen. WWW.oursaviors-lessor.org UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Angelica. WI586 Cty. Trunk C, Pulaski. Sunday Worship Service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday School at 8:30 a.m. Pastor Loretta Waegli, Cell (715) 8534444; Church (920) 822-1743. PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1954 County Rd. U, Green Bay WI 54313. Worship Schedule: Thursday evening 7:00 p.m.; Sunday Morning 8:00, 9:30; Sunday School & Power Hour 9:15 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated on the 1st & 3rd Sundays and Preceding Thursday evening service at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Don Behrendt. Member of ELCA ST. PAULS LUTHERAN CHURCH, W 1978 Church Drive., Angelica. Sunday 8:30 a.m. Church Services. Zachow location, Sunday 10:00 a.m. Pastor Phillip Geiger. (715) 758-2275 ST. CASIMIR CHURCH, Krakow. Rev. James Esser, OFM. Masses: Saturday 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. Holy Days 8:00 a.m. & 8:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 7:00-7:45 p.m. ST. JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH, Little Suamico. (East of 41-141 on Cty. S, right on Cty. J mile) Church 826-7785. Sunday Service at 9:00 a.m. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Member ELCA. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, Morgan. (920) 846-3453. Worship Sunday, Contemporary Service at 8:00 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:00 a.m. Adult Bible Class, 9:30 a.m.; Traditional Service, 10:30 a.m. Pastor Paul Heykes. Member ELCA ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE (St. Jogn Cantius Site), Sobieski. Fr. Gerald Prusakowski, Pastor. Masses: Saturday, 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00 a.m. & 9:45 a.m. Confessions: Saturday 10:30 a.m. or by appointment. Phone (920) 822-5255. SS. EDWARD AND ISIDORE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3667 Flintville Road (County M) Green Bay. Saturday Masses at 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:15 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. Confession: Saturday ST. JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH GREEN VALLEY (LCMS) W1294 Nauman Road, Cecil, WI 54111 (715) 745-4558. Sunday Worship Services are 10:30 a.m.; Holy Communion the 1st & 3rd Sundays; Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. (Sept. - May 20) ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS), Hobart, corner of Overland and J. Worship services: Sunday 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School & High School Youth Classes 9:15 a.m. Adult Class, Sunday 9:15 a.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Summer Schedule: May thru September, Thursday 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. Pastor Vern Heim, (920) 869-2777.

Classifieds
FOR SALE
BRAND NEW! Queen pillow top mattress set sealed in plastic. Delivery avail. $175. Call 920-5901110. WHY PAY $800 OR $900 A MONTH FOR RENT when you can own your own home? Buy this very nice 3 Bdrm, 1 Bath ranch w/huge backyard near park. Lots of updates. Finished basement and all appliances included. Located in Village of Pulaski. Take advantage of the lowest interest rates in years and buy your own home now. $114, 900. Call 920-822-1293 for more info. 1997 BUICK LESABRE 101,000 miles. $3,200. 920-8225218. plus utilities! Call Lori @ 2463000. 2 + BDRM HOUSE IN PULASKI - includes stove, fridge, microwave, washer & dryer. No smoker or pets. $625 month + sec. dep. Call Dave @ 822-2020. PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE - 1,740 S.F. now available in Glenbrook Plaza (585 E. Glenbrook Dr.). Along Hwy 32. Asking $1,740 per month, includes all utilities and common area expenses. Call Vander Zanden Real Estate Co., LLC at 920-437-9797. FREE - ONE MONTH RENT - TWO BDRM APARTMENT $440 MONTH. Heat and water include. 357 W. Pulaski St. No pets. 715-758-8503. Leave message. ONE BDRM APARTMENT 109 S. St. Augustine St. Security entrance. Laundry facilities. $370. Call (920) 819-5057. 2 BDRM UPPER w/stove, fridge, dishwasher, washer & dryer. Water included. No smokers or pets. $525 mo. + sec. dep. Call Dave @ 822-2020. 2 BDRM COTTAGE LAKE METONGA, CRANDON, WI. By day, week or weekend. Call 920-822-3911.

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Hwy 160. Watch for signs. New doors w/frames, glassware, crafts, baby items and lots of miscellaneous.

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TWO BDRM MOBILE HOME in excellent condition. $450. 920822-5496. DOWNTOWN PULASKI! Approx. 1,500 office space or retail/ restaurant space for lease for $900 month! Also, approx. 3,500 sq ft of warehouse space available or use as variety of options! Call Lori @ 246-3000.

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EARN INCOME FROM HOME Around your schedule. Make a Difference. Call: 920-660-0097. CHILDCARE OPENINGS: Educational activities, safe, loving and nurturing environment. (920)639-2210

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RUMMAGE SALE
HUGE RUMMAGE SALE! Polka Days Week! 128 W. Pulaski Street. Lots of household items, office items including printers, many children and baby things and name brand clothing! No reasonable offer refused & everything must go! Call Lori @ 2463000! 3 FAMILY SALE Garden veggies, Avon, baby adult clothing, play pen, car seat, microwave, toys and lots of others. July 22, 23 & 24. 8 am 6 pm. Cty Rd. C. Anston Area. CRAFT & RUMMAGE SALE 208 & 252 W. CEDAR ST. July 22, 23 & 24. Starts 8 am. Dish cloths, Wisconsin, Packer & John Deere Hot Pads, Crocheted towels, books, toys, puzzles and household items. Also changing table and crib. JULY 22, 23 & 24TH. 8 am 3 pm. N2343 Green Valley Rd. off

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FREE SPACE AVAILABLE ON HWY 32 to sell your car, truck, boat, snowmobile, camper, etc. Space located at Evergreen Tree Farm. Sell your items fast. Call Leon @ 822-5696.

PERSONAL
The Class of 1978 is planning their annual get-together this summer Saturday, August 21st at the Pulaski Centennial Street Party. Former classmates are invited to meet in front of Classics Saloon starting at 7:00 p.m. The Centennial Celebration on the street includes games, music by various bands including MPH, and food and beverages from local vendors throughout the evening. Pass the word on to Class of 1978 classmates and join us for the fun. ATTENTION PHS CLASS OF 1980: REUNION AUGUST 28, 2010 CLASSICS SALOON, PULASKI. 5 p.m - ? Pay $10 at the door for food, beer and soda. Contact: Patti (Hanna) Calawerts

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FOR RENT
2 BEDROOM FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT IN KRAKOW. Stove & Ref. Included, No Pets, Quiet Neighborhood. $395.00 per Month. Call: 920-994-9503. Please Leave Message. COUNTRY HOME FOR RENT! 3 BR, 3 BA home in the country for rent! Pulaski Schools. Avail mid to late August. $950 month

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-Thursday, July 15, 2010

Willy Wonka cast visits three hospitals

The directors and cast of Willy Wonka visit the Skydeck Ledge in Chicago.

By Laura Dahms and Taylor Maccoux Instead of visiting the world of pure imagination, members of the cast of the middle school musical Willy Wonka visited and performed at hospitals in Madison and Chicago. However, the trip did not lack in sweetness. Initially, Willy Wonka was performed on April 30, May 1, and May 2 for friends and family at Pulaski Community Middle School. The musical was codirected by Sarah Kohls for her fifth year and by Amy Wright for her ninth year. For his ninth year,

Joe Diefenthaler served as technical director, and for her first year, Molly Suehs served as assistant director. The directors wanted to take the musical beyond the community to benefit others. We wanted the cast members to realize how fortunate they are. We also wanted them to learn the value of serviceto give to those less fortunate. Our goal was that they would see that service is a great thing. I hope they learned that giving smiles is service too, said co-director Kohls. To prepare for the hospital per-

formances, directors condensed the 200 cast and crew members to just 15 and the musical itself to just 35 minutes long. It was a lot of work, but cast, crew, and directors looked forward to the upcoming shows. Kohls said, We went to hospitals with Suessical the Musical. It was so amazing that we decided to do it again with Willy Wonka. Besides performing for the patients, they hoped to raise a generous amount of money to donate to the hospitals. On May 22, they held a fundraising event

Co-director Sarah Kohls gives representatives from Shriners hospital for Children a donation of $2,000 from the Willy Wonka proceeds.

The cast of the musical Willy Wonka perform at the Shriners Hospital for Children.

with a scrumpdidilyumptious dinner and a performance of Willy Wonka to follow. Volunteers who made the dinner theater possible were Trina Townsend, Ken Hall, Cindy Egnarski, Laurie Olson, and Arlene Zuleger. Also, the directors give a huge thank you to the many people and businesses who contributed hard work, help, and donations to the show. The directors said, The dinner theater event would not have happened if it werent for these very special people. Without their help, planning, and expertise, we would have never been able to host such a fantastic event. Through the dinner theater, the cast was able to collect $4,000 to donate to the hospitals. The directors and 15-member cast traveled to Madison to perform at the UW Hospital and the American Family Childrens Hospital on June 7. They were the first members of a musical to ever perform at the adult UW Hospital. In Chicago the next day, the group visited Shriners hospital. The cast members were very excited to visit the hospitals. Many said it was the greatest experience of their lives so far, said

Kohls. They loved having time to mingle with patients. They realized just how lucky they are to be healthy. Even though the stage and audience were different at each hospital, the magic, creativity, and energy of the musical remained. Together, patients and cast members experienced the enchantment of Willy Wonka, Charlie, Oompa Loompas, and the chocolate factory, where all troubles fade away. The patients were happy to see kids their age. They were so grateful. We brightened their day. That was just what we wanted to give them happiness, joy, and an extra smile, said Kohls. We also wanted to brighten the day for the families, doctors, and nurses as well. Through the cast of Willy Wonka, hospital patients could forget everyday life as they got a first-class golden ticket into the world of pure imagination. Next years middle school musical will begin on April 14, 2011. Also, be sure to check out members of the cast on their very own Willy Wonka float during the Polka Days Parade.

After visiting the UW Hospital and the American Family Childrens Hospital in Madison, the cast of Willy Wonka visited the Shriners Hospital for Children.

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