Dec
13
Winters Farmers Market
December 13 - Wednesday
Dec
14
Stories at the Marsh; Tea time with Friends
December 14 - Thursday
Dec
21
Horicon Marsh Bird Club Meeting
December 21 - Thursday
Jan
06
Walk it Off with Winter Wildlife
January 6 - Saturday
Jan
11
Stories at the Marsh: Hibernation
January 11 - Thursday
Jan
18
Horicon Marsh Bird Club Meeting
January 18 - Thursday
Jan
20
Candlelight Hike
January 20 - Saturday
Jan
26
Yoga at the Marsh
January 26 - Friday
Feb
03
Owl Prowl
February 3 - Saturday
Feb
08
Stories at the Marsh: Groundhogs
February 8 - Thursday
Feb
09
Yoga at the Marsh
February 9 - Friday
Feb
15
Horicon Marsh Bird Club Meeting
February 15 - Thursday
Feb
17
Winter Wild Women Workshop
February 17 - Saturday
Feb
17
Eagle Adventure
February 17 - Saturday
Mar
02
Full Moon Hike
March 2 - Friday
Mar
03
Nestbox Seminar
March 3 - Saturday
Mar
15
Stories at the Marsh: Migration
March 15 - Thursday
Mar
15
Horicon Marsh Bird Club Meeting
March 15 - Thursday
Mar
16
Yoga at the Marsh
March 16 - Friday
Mar
24
Waterfowl Stopover
March 24 - Saturday
Mar
25
Waterfowl Stopover
March 25 - Sunday
Apr
07
Turkey Tracks Weekend
April 7 - Saturday
Apr
08
Turkey Tracks Weekend
April 8 - Sunday
Apr
19
Horicon Marsh Bird Club Meeting
April 19 - Thursday
May
04
Living History Days
Friday thru Sunday
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
May
05
Living History Days
Saturda
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
May
19
Wildflowers for Wildlife
May 19 - Saturday
Sep
23
Autumn Art on the Marsh
September 23 - Sunday
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Dec
01
Chamber Christmas Chicago Bus
December 1 - Saturday
07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Job Fair At Bethesda

Come shop and enjoy the beautiful weather with us! Bethesda Retail Store AND Distribution Center are having a Job Fair on Friday, September 15th from 11am-3pm. On site interviews given!

Business Highlights
Thank You Steak Fry Volunteers! – 5/25/2017
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Business Highlights
Blue Zones Project Kick Off Event

Click above for more information! 

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Horicon Marsh Candlelight Snowshoe/Hike

     The 8th annual Horicon Marsh Candlelight Snowshoe/Hike will be on Saturday, January 20th from 5-9 p.m. Sponsored and hosted in partnership by the Friends of Horicon Marsh and the Wisconsin DNR this is a night to remember! A roaring bonfire, hot chocolate, kids crafts, owl talks and of course over two miles of candlelit trails await those looking for a nighttime winter adventure. Admission is free but donations of canned goods and hats/mittens will be collected for local food pantries and schools. Baked goods will also be for sale to help support the Friends group. The new Explorium will be open as well! Due to the popularity of this event we recommend taking one of the FREE shuttles from either Theiler Park in Mayville or the Bethesda parking lot in Horicon. Visit www.horiconmarsh.org for more information!

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Horicon Marsh Amateur Photography Contest

         The deadline for submitting photos for the Horicon Marsh Amateur Photography Contest is December 1, 2017. Please send your entries to hmphotoblitz@gmail.com and include your name, address, phone number and which category you are entering. Categories include Youth (17 and under) Color or Black and White and Adult (18+) Color or Black and White. You may enter any photo that was taken at Horicon Marsh throughout the year. Limit of three entries per person. Photos will be judged by our education team on their content, originality and composition. The top 12 photos will be posted to the Friends of Horicon Marsh Facebook Page for public voting. The photos with the top votes in each category will win! Winners will be notified in January, 2018. Thanks to those who have already submitted photos and we look forward to seeing more!

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Rock River Archaeological Society Road Show

Rock River Archeological Society

December 13th

Archaeology Road Show

 

On Wednesday, December 13th , the Rock River Archaeological Society will have their December meeting at 6:30 PM at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center, N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, WI., lower level. The program for the evening is the annual “Road Show” where members and visitors are encouraged to bring in an interesting, strange, or unknown artifact to share with others. The “Road Show” is really a fun event and unlike a similarly named show on TV, this is not an appraisal, but a chance to show off and learn about interesting things we have hidden in our garages and attics. One at a time, participants come to the front of the room to show and talk about their item. If it is a mystery item to the owner, there is a good chance that someone in the audience can identify it.

At the end of the show there will be a drawing for prizes that one of the members has collected. Some lucky people will go home with a new item. Also there will be three very special items donated by the Don Gerke family and offered by Silent Auction.

After the “Road Show” there is delicious snack time for everyone to enjoy. All are welcome to bring something edible to share and stay to enjoy the festivities.

For more information about December 13th’s Road Show one can call Julie Flemming at 920-928-6094. There is no cost for attending the “Road Show.”

 

Bob Krueger of Juneau holds up many different mystery items at the 2016 Annual "Road Show".

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Cookies and Milk With Santa

The Horicon Chamber welcomes you to spend your morning with Santa. On December 9th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. you can play fun activities, decorate cookies, and share your very own christmas wishes with Santa! 

Don't like waiting in lines? Get tickets before hand! Email the chamber at writeus@horiconchamber.com or call at (920) 485 3200!

We hope to see you there!

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Cookie Walk

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Tech Company Committed to Employee Well-Being

Celebration Held for Tech Company Committed to Employee Well-Being

 

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin –November 13, 2017 – Blue Zones Project® Dodge County held a ribbon cutting celebration today for the newest worksite that became Blue Zones Project Approved™. Inter-Quest, an IT company that provides managed services, voice over IP solutions, website design, videoconferencing and audio/video solutions, demonstrated its commitment to improving employee well-being through this designation. Blue Zones Project Dodge County is a community-wide well-being improvement initiative—designed to make healthy choices easier through sustainable changes to environment, policy, and social networks.

 

Owner Bill Schwartz explains that while the company’s slogan is “We Make Tech Simple,” technology isn’t simple and it’s always changing. “We make technology simple for our clients by taking the complexity upon ourselves and making the results simply obvious.”

 

The company culture supports not only their mission, but it supports their team and community as well. Inter-Quest leadership understands the importance of caring for their employees that care for their clients. The choice to become a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite speaks directly to that culture.

 

“When we talk with our peers about the things we are proud of, becoming a Blue Zones Approved worksite is at the top of our list,” commented Jeff Davidson at Monday’s ribbon cutting ceremony. Davidson also reported a noticeable decrease in the amount of soda consumed by employees at Inter-Quest in the last six months. The company has added flavored sparkling water to the choices they offer to employees.

 

Inter-Quest is a sponsor of Jam by the Dam, a concert series held in Beaver Dam. The music events bring neighbors and families out to enjoy a safe, free, and fun activity one Friday a month throughout the summer. The company also organized a Walking Moai to connect with other local downtown business owners and community members.

 

Employees at Inter-Quest are encouraged to walk throughout the day by holding walking meetings and scheduling desk breaks. Half of the employees at Inter-Quest also utilize sit-to-stand desks.

 

Additionally, owners Jeff Davidson and Bill Schwartz, frequently cook for their staff for monthly meetings and special events. Since working with Blue Zones Project, the company aims to offer Blue Zones inspired meals all event catering.

 

Blue Zones Project is brought to Dodge County through sponsorship by Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, in collaboration with Sharecare®, Inc. and Blue Zones, LLC. Dodge County is the first Blue Zones Project demonstration site in the state.

 

For details about becoming a Blue Zones Project Approved organization or general information about Blue Zones Project, Dodge County, call 920-212-8511, or visit dodgecounty.bluezonesproject.com.

About Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc.

Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. is an independent, non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to deliver excellence across a continuum of services to patients in the region of Dodge, Columbia and Fond du Lac counties, Wisconsin. BDCH offers a comprehensive continuum of services to people of all ages, including primary and specialty care, obstetric and inpatient acute care, outpatient surgery and oncology services, emergency services, rehabilitation, independent and assisted living, home care, hospice, long-term care, wound care, urology, orthopedics and sports medicine, interventional radiology, occupational health, pain management, breast health services and women’s health, community education, sleep medicine, and day care for children. For more information, visit www.bdch.com.

 

 

About Blue Zones Project
Blue Zones Project® is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to a city’s environment, policy, and social networks. Established in 2010, Blue Zones Project is inspired by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times best-selling author who identified five regions of the world—or Blue Zones®—with the highest concentration of people living to 100 years or older. Blue Zones Project incorporates Buettner’s findings and works with cities to implement policies and programs that will move a community toward optimal health and well-being. Currently, 42 communities in nine states have joined Blue Zones Project, impacting more than 3 million Americans nationwide. The movement includes three beach cities in California; 15 cities in Iowa; Albert Lea, Minnesota; the city of Fort Worth; and communities in Southwest Florida, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.bluezonesproject.com.

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Juneau Celebrates Its First Blue Zones Approved Organization

Juneau Celebrates Its First Blue Zones Approved Organization

 

Juneau, Wisc., – November 9, 2017 –The Barrel House Saloon and Eatery held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate its designation as a Blue Zones Project Approved™ restaurant. This designation demonstrates the Barrel House’s commitment to improving the well-being of their customers. Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthier choices easier by encouraging simple changes to environment, policy, and social networks.

 

The restaurant made simple enhancements to its menu and environment while maintaining their customer favorites. The most popular entree is now offered in a smaller portion size. All entrees can be split at no extra charge and to-go boxes are available by request at any point during the meal. Healthy choices are easy to find on the menu, and there are multiple healthy side dishes to choose from.

 

The restaurant now offers a Blue Zones Project inspired Grilled Portabella Burger and the children’s menu now includes whole grain spaghetti with pasta sauce. Customers can choose from the three heathy side dishes on the menu included with their order of a wrap, sandwich, or burger. The crowd of approximately thirty community members and supporters that attended the ribbon cutting ceremony were treated to samples of the restaurant’s new healthy options.

 

“They clearly have passion for flavor. I am proud of what they have done. You can come in here and have flavorful and tasty food and, not only enjoy it in a wonderful setting, but have food served by people that really care about your well-being,” commented Blue Zones Project Organization Lead Keith Hill. “I am really proud of Kelly and Joe (Storrm, owners of the Barrel House Saloon and Eatery) for their leadership to make sure that healthy has a place at the table here for the community they serve.”

 

Blue Zones Project is brought to Dodge County through sponsorship by Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, in collaboration with Sharecare®, Inc. and Blue Zones, LLC. Dodge County is the first Blue Zones Project demonstration site in the state.

 

For details about becoming a Blue Zones Project Approved organization or general information about Blue Zones Project, Dodge County, call 920-212-8511, or visit dodgecounty.bluezonesproject.com.

About Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc.

Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. is an independent, non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to deliver excellence across a continuum of services to patients in the region of Dodge, Columbia and Fond du Lac counties, Wisconsin. BDCH offers a comprehensive continuum of services to people of all ages, including primary and specialty care, obstetric and inpatient acute care, outpatient surgery and oncology services, emergency services, rehabilitation, independent and assisted living, home care, hospice, long-term care, wound care, urology, orthopedics and sports medicine, interventional radiology, occupational health, pain management, breast health services and women’s health, community education, sleep medicine, and day care for children. For more information, visit www.bdch.com.

 

About Blue Zones Project
Blue Zones Project® is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to a city’s environment, policy, and social networks. Established in 2010, Blue Zones Project is inspired by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times best-selling author who identified five regions of the world—or Blue Zones®—with the highest concentration of people living to 100 years or older. Blue Zones Project incorporates Buettner’s findings and works with cities to implement policies and programs that will move a community toward optimal health and well-being. Currently, 42 communities in nine states have joined Blue Zones Project, impacting more than 3.3 million Americans nationwide. The movement includes three beach cities in California; 15 cities in Iowa; Albert Lea, Minnesota; the city of Fort Worth; and communities in Southwest Florida, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.bluezonesproject.com.

 

 

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Horicon Marsh Bird Club to host Researcher Tom Prestby

Horicon Marsh Bird Club to host UW-Green Bay Researcher Tom Prestby on Nov. 16

 

HORICON, WISCONSIN – Tom Prestby of UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, will present a program on the endangered Piping Plover on Thursday, November 16th at the next meeting of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club. The meeting will start at 7p.m. and be held in the lower level of the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center.

 

Piping Plovers, a small shorebird that historically nested on beaches along the shores of the Great Lakes, was listed as endangered in 1986 when biologists estimated the species had less than 20 breeding pairs.

 

In 2016, Piping Plovers successfully nested on the newly restored Cat Island Chain and fledged three chicks—the first time to do so in more than 75 years. "Piping plovers have used the site increasingly since it was created, including multiple males throughout the summer of 2015 but they were unsuccessful attracting a mate. We knew breeding was likely if a female found them and we’re pleased that it happened," Prestby explains. In 2017, four nesting pairs fledged six chicks. In his talk, Prestby will discuss the habitat restoration that encouraged this little endangered bird to once again use the area to breed, as well as continuing efforts to help increase the breeding pairs of Piping Plovers in the Great Lakes region.

 

Prestby is a graduate student at UW-Green Bay, and has worked for the Wisconsin DNR on various bird conservation projects including breeding bird surveys, marshbird surveys, Spruce Grouse trapping and telemetry, and grassland bird nest searching. He has worked alongside USFWS researchers and nonprofit organizations in monitoring Piping Plovers in the Green Bay area of Wisconsin.

You do not have to be a member of the Bird Club to attend this free program. All ages are welcome. For more information, please visit www.horiconmarshbirdclub.com or call 920-387-7893.

The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located at N7725, Hwy. 28 between the towns of Horicon and Mayville on Hwy. 28. Please use the lower entrance.

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About: The Horicon Marsh Bird Club was organized in August 1994 for studying and sharing with others the rich bird life of the Horicon Marsh and Eastern Wisconsin. Through regularly scheduled field trips, meetings, and other activities, members develop a better understanding and deeper appreciation for the diversity of birds and their important habitats. 

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Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin

Rock River Archaeological Society presents program on "Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin" November 15, 2017

 

The Rock River Archaeological Society presents a program on the "Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin" on November 15th at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center, N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, WI. at 6:30 PM. Tim Malzhan will be the speaker for the evening and is the Director of Trail Operations for the Ice Age Trail. He is responsible for creating and sustaining a vision of excellence for The Ice Age National Scenic Trail, while leading and managing all Trail programs and related undertakings of the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Following his thru-hike of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in 1991, Tim's love-affair with the Ice Age Trail continues.

The Mission of the Ice Age Trail Alliance is "To create, support and protect a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age Formations across Wisconsin - The Ice Age National Scenic Trail. It is a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age Formations across Wisconsin.

The Ice Age Trail Alliance staff and volunteers work cooperatively with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, National Park Service, local governments, businesses and private landowners to shape the Ice Age Trail into one of the premier hiking trails in the United States.

Areas where the Ice Age Trail can be found are the Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit where it snakes through the length of the forest for 31 miles; in Cross Plains there is a marker pointing the way near the village's Public Library; it climbs to the top of Gilbralter Rock near Lodi; the western terminus is in Interstate State Park in St. Croix Falls; and the Eagle segment of the Trail is near Dousman.

Everyone is invited to this FREE program on the Ice Age Trail of Wisconsin - one of the gems of Wisconsin. The doors open at 6:00 PM for this program and parking can be done in the upper parking lot. The doors leading into the upper level of the Center will be open from 6:00 to 6:35 PM and an elevator is available to the lower level where the program will be held. After the program there are snacks available for everyone to enjoy. For further information one may call 920-928-6094.

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Horicon Bank Named Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Leslie Covell Hershberger

Community Program Manager

Blue Zones Project® -- Dodge County
920-342-2479

Leslie.CovellHershberger@sharecare.com

 

 

Horicon Bank Named Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite

 

Horicon, Wisc., – October 25, 2017 – Blue Zones Project® Dodge County held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Horicon Bank on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in recognition of their designation as the newest Blue Zones Project Approved™ worksite. This designation reflects the bank’s commitment to doing its part in creating a healthier community. Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthier choices easier by encouraging simple changes to environment, policy, and social networks.

 

With five locations in the Blue Zones Project demonstration communities, Horicon Bank president, Fred F. Schwertfeger, said it was a natural choice for Horicon Bank to join the initiative for Dodge County.

 

“We’ve been working to create a wellness culture at Horicon Bank over the last few years,” said Schwertfeger. “Investing in the Blue Zones Project was a perfect fit, and we couldn’t have achieved the designation without the commitment of our employees.”

 

Horicon Bank has had a wellness team in place for three years. This team has set wellness goals and strategies by implementing creative exercise challenges to promote overall health. The bank also holds bio-metric health screenings free for employees. As part of their health benefits package, Horicon Bank provides reimbursement for fitness club memberships and an Employee Assistance Program, which helps employees seek guidance and counseling when needed. About 25 percent of employees utilize office furniture that allows the flexibility to sit or stand and walking routes have been published to encourage natural movement throughout the day.

 

Renee Peterson, Recruitment and Training Officer, spearheaded the initiative for Horicon Bank to become a Blue Zones Project approved worksite. Peterson said, “Horicon Bank truly cares about the well-being of their employees. By encouraging healthy habits and giving the opportunity to grow into a healthy lifestyle, we are providing support for a positive work/life balance.”

 

“The Blue Zones Project Worksite Pledge acted as a road map for Horicon Bank to promote a healthy environment in the workplace,” commented Schwertfeger.

 

The bank also seeks to support wellness programs within the communities it serves. Schwertfeger continued, “We sponsor numerous run/walks annually and have organized three 5Ks in our Fond du Lac, Horicon, and West Bend communities this year alone.”

 

Blue Zones Project is brought to Dodge County through sponsorship by Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, in collaboration with Sharecare®, Inc. and Blue Zones, LLC. Dodge County is the first Blue Zones Project demonstration site in the state.

 

For details about becoming a Blue Zones Project Approved organization or general information about Blue Zones Project, Dodge County, call 920-212-8511, or visit dodgecounty.bluezonesproject.com.
 

About Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc.

Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. is an independent, non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to deliver excellence across a continuum of services to patients in the region of Dodge, Columbia and Fond du Lac counties, Wisconsin. BDCH offers a comprehensive continuum of services to people of all ages, including primary and specialty care, obstetric and inpatient acute care, outpatient surgery and oncology services, emergency services, rehabilitation, independent and assisted living, home care, hospice, long-term care, wound care, urology, orthopedics and sports medicine, interventional radiology, occupational health, pain management, breast health services and women’s health, community education, sleep medicine, and day care for children. For more information, visit www.bdch.com.

 

About Blue Zones Project
Blue Zones Project® is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to a city’s environment, policy, and social networks. Established in 2010, Blue Zones Project is inspired by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times best-selling author who identified five regions of the world—or Blue Zones®—with the highest concentration of people living to 100 years or older. Blue Zones Project incorporates Buettner’s findings and works with cities to implement policies and programs that will move a community toward optimal health and well-being. Currently, 42 communities in nine states have joined Blue Zones Project, impacting more than 3.3 million Americans nationwide. The movement includes three beach cities in California; 15 cities in Iowa; Albert Lea, Minnesota; the city of Fort Worth; and communities in Southwest Florida, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.bluezonesproject.com.

 

 

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All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner

The Horicon American Legion Auxiliary is having an,,,

(All You Can Eat) Spaghetti Dinner,

Tuesday, October 17, 2017,

at the

Horicon Legion Post

735 S. Hubbard St.

Doors & Bar open at 3:30 pm,

Serving from 4:00 to 7:00 pm,

Menu includes: salad, spaghetti & meatballs, garlic bread, dessert, coffee & milk.

Adults: $7.00 Children 6 to 12: $3.50, Children 5 and under: Free


This is one of our yearly fundraisers for Veterans and Active Service Men & Women & their families

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Horicon Marsh Bird Club to host Wisconsin Wetlands Association’s Tracy Hames

Horicon Marsh Bird Club to host Wisconsin Wetlands Association’s Tracy Hames on Sept. 21

 

HORICON, WISCONSIN – Tracy Hames, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, will present a program about Wisconsin’s wetlands on Thursday, September 21st at the next meeting of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club. The meeting will start at 7p.m. and be held in the lower level of the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center.

 

As a designated wetland of International Importance and a Globally Important Bird area, Horicon Marsh plays a key part in bird conservation. The marsh’s 33,000 acres provides valuable habitat for over 300 species of birds. Attendees will learn about the types of wetlands in Wisconsin, why they are important, the current state of our wetlands, and what you can do to help protect, restore and care for these natural treasures.


The Wisconsin Wetlands Association is a non-partisan, science-based, statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and enjoyment of Wisconsin’s wetlands. Tracy Hames and Wisconsin Wetlands Association staff help individuals and communities throughout Wisconsin gain the knowledge and guidance needed to protect and care for their local wetlands. Before returning to Wisconsin in 2011, Tracy worked for over 20 years as a waterfowl biologist protecting, restoring and managing watershed-scale wetland projects on the Yakama Indian Reservation in eastern Washington state. Tracy obtained a BA from Macalester College in 1984, and an MS in Natural Resources from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in 1990.
 

You do not have to be a member of the Bird Club to attend this free program. All ages are welcome. For more information, please visit www.horiconmarshbirdclub.com or call 920-387-7893.

The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located at N7725, Hwy. 28 between the towns of Horicon and Mayville on Hwy. 28. Please use the lower entrance.

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New Metalcraft Location

Mayville, WI ~ Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc. announced that they have acquired Venture Manufacturing located in Beaver Dam, WI., effective September 1, 2017.

Metalcraft representatives say that the acquisition gives Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc. the additional capacity and capability they have been looking for to expand their business and serve their valued customers.

 

The acquired Beaver Dam facility will operate as a division of Metalcraft of Mayville. Intentions are to retain all current employees working in the Beaver Dam facility and to increase the amount of manufacturing done in the facility. This acquisition does not impact or affect the jobs in either of Metalcraft’s two existing facilities. Hiring and growth strategies will continue as recently communicated to work groups and the public. “The addition of the Beaver Dam facility will help take Metalcraft of Mayville to new heights” said company president, Randy Gloede.

 

Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc. is a precision metal fabrication and custom manufacturing company. Their full service metalworking facilities are a single source for custom metal fabrication needs. They operate two facilities for a combined total of over 630,000 square feet of manufacturing space. Both Metalcraft facilities are ISO 9001 registered.

 

Metalcraft of Mayville's main facility, located in Mayville, Wisconsin, has over 400,000 square feet of manufacturing space. Their second facility, located in West Bend, Wisconsin, has 230,000 square feet of manufacturing space. Metalcraft offers a wide range of pre- and post-fabrication services including: CAD/CAM engineering and design - 15 Pro-E Work Stations,Precision tooling, Complete assembly of products, Machining, and Conventional and Powder Painting.

 

For more information about Metalcraft of Mayville go to www.mtlcraft.com.

 

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Drive it Yourself

The 2017 Fall Farm & Foliage Tour will be held on Saturday, October 9:00am to 4:00pm. There are 10 stops on the tour and you can stop at all of them or as many as you want. Pack up the vehicle and come Discover Dodge County and drive the Fall Farm & Foliage Tour. Make a weekend of it and enjoy our hospitality! For more information or events happening in Dodge County, please visit or contact us at Discover Dodge 127 E Oak Street - 3rd Floor Juneau, WI 53039 (920) 386-3266 and info@discoverdodgecounty.com

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American Pickers Come to Wisconsin

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Wisconsin!
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Wisconsin! They plan to film episodes of the
hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in October 2017!
AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on
History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for
America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the
interesting stories behind them.
As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue
forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items.
The pair hopes to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about
America’s past along the way.
Mike and Frank have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are always looking to discover something
they’ve never seen before. They are ready to find extraordinary items and hear fascinating tales about them.
AMERICAN PICKERS is looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasure. If you or someone
you know has a large, private collection or accumulation of antiques that the Pickers can spend the better
part of the day looking through, send us your name, phone number, location and description of the
collection with photos to:
americanpickers@cineflix.com or call 855-OLD-RUST.
facebook: @GotAPick
AMERICAN PICKERS is produced by Cineflix Productions for History. New episodes air Mondays at 9pm EST on History.

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War Between the States

War Between the States (1860-1865)

Program, September 20

 

The Rock River Archaeological Society will be hosting historian, Raymond Glazner, for War Between the States (1860-1865) on September 20th at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center on Highway 28 between Horicon and Mayville. The program will begin at 6:30 PM with refreshments to follow.

Ray Glazner is a teacher/author with 40 years of experience. It is his goal to allow the audience to see history brought alive with artifacts which allow hands-on learning. During the program Ray will talk about the equipment used by both north and south during this all-important phase of American history. The equipment includes personal as well as military.

The audience will be brought in as the program is presented as a monologue of a soldier who will explain his reasons for being in the war, his experiences and his equipment.

Doors will open at 6 PM both at the lower level where the program is given and the upper main-door of the Education Center adjacent to the parking lot. There is no cost to attend the program and the PUBLIC IS INVITED.

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Volunteering at the Marsh

Volunteering at the Marsh:
Fall Drawing

Interested in volunteering at the marsh, or do you already volunteer?

For every shift you work September through November, either at the visitor center or at special events, your name will be entered into a drawing for some great Flyway Gift Shop items. Drawing will take place at the annual volunteer appreciation night on Monday, December 4, and the winner will have the choice between two gift baskets:

Horicon Marsh Sticker, Blue Mammoth Hoodie, Horicon Marsh Buff, and Horicon Marsh mug.

Clovis Point t-shirt, Pint of Maple Syrup, Horicon Marsh Journal, and "Horicon Marsh History".

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Horicon Marsh Members-Only Hike

Photo by Deb Pritchard

Friends' Members-Only hike

Saturday, October 14: 10am-11:30am

Join DNR Wildlife Educator Liz Herzmann on an easy, guided hike (no more than 1.5 miles) in search of summer wildlife on the marsh. Binoculars will be provided if you do not have your own. Open to current Friends of Horicon Marsh members.*

For more information please call Julie Church at 920-387-7890 or email her at julie.church@wisconsin.gov

*If you would like to become a member or renew your membership, stop by the Flyway Gift Shop and ask for a membership.

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Wisconsin State SHRM Conference

Join Us For The 2017 Wisconsin State SHRM Conference - Kalahari, Wisconsin Dells, WI
October 11-13, 2017


Register an Pay by September 15th to SAVE $80 - Click Here to Register Today!

With over 1100 attendees, 100+ vendors, & top-notch speakers, the Wisconsin State SHRM Conference is always the must-attend Wisconsin HR Event of the Year! You can visit the Conference website at - http://www.wishrm.org/2017-State-Conference

  • Certification Update
    • 3.5 Credits by attending a preconference session
    • 12 SHRM PDCs
    • 10.75 HRCI General Recertification credits
    • SPHR Certified Professionals will have the opportunity to earn up to 7.50 Business Credits as pre-approved by HRCI. There are a couple more session in process for Business Credit approval.
  • Wed. Oct 11th Attend a Preconference Workshop from 1:00-4:30 p.m. for only $75
    • Utilzing Behavioral Finance Strategies and Revealing Viable Outcomes in Retirement?
    • The Annual Legal Overview: Keeping Up with the Times
    • Can we PLEASE Evolve the Diversity Talk and Start Taking Action?!
    • Company Culture & Employee Engagement
  • Thursday & Friday Learning Sessions - For Session descriptions click here
  • Exhibit Booth opportunities avaliable - click here
    • Exhibitors will have an opportunity to take advantage of special advertising in our program. As an additional bonus, if you choose to become an exhibitor there will be a 10% discount off of advertising based on the size of the ad you desire. In addition, the conference offers opportunities for sponsorship which will maximize your firms' exposure while demonstrating your commitment to the HR profession.
  • HR's got Talent - follow this link to view our activities

Keynote Speakers

Josh Bleill
"One Step at a Time"
Thursday, October 12th, 2017
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Avish Parashar
"Ding Happens! How to Improvise, Adapt, and Innovate in an Ever-Changing World!"
Friday, October 13th, 2017
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Jason Hewlett
"The Promise: It's All About the Engagement Experience"
Friday, October 13th, 2017
12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

 



































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Open Door Coffeehouse Is A Blue Zone Approved Restaurant

THE OPEN DOOR COFFEEHOUSE IS THE NEWEST BLUE ZONES PROJECT APPROVED RESTAURANT

Mayville residents and visitors can enjoy a casual café atmosphere with healthier choices.

 

Mayville, Wisc. – August 19, 2017 – Blue Zones Project®, Dodge County announced The Open Door Coffeehouse as the newest Blue Zones Project Approved™ restaurant in Dodge County, reflecting its commitment to creating a healthier environment. Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthier choices easier by encouraging simple changes to environment, policy, and social networks.

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Membership Kickoff Drive

SHRM – Dodge County
Celebration Invitation

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Are you an HR professional or responsible for the Human Resource functions?

Discover the benefits the SHRM-Dodge County chapter has to offer to you!

 

We invite you to join us for our

Membership Kick-off Drive to learn more about SHRM!

 

Date: Wednesday, September 20th 2017

Time: 4:30pm – 7:00pm

Place: Old Hickory Golf Club

W7596 State Rd 33, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

 

 

Come & enjoy free appetizers, drinks and door prizes ----

We are giving away a $100 bill and more!

Prize drawings will be held at 6:00pmmust be present to win.

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with local HR Professionals and
business owners. Learn more on the upcoming workshop topics and the benefits of SHRM memberships!

 

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We hope to see you on September 20th!

 

To RSVP – please email dodgectyshrm@gmail.com
by the deadline of 09/08/2017.

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Second Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurant!

BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY HOSPITALS, INC. CAFE EARNS BLUE ZONES PROJECT APPROVEDTM RESTAURANT STATUS

Café provides healthy options for visitors, employees, and the community they serve

 

Beaver Dam, Wisc. – July 14, 2017 – Blue Zones Project®, Dodge County announced Beaver Dam Community Hospital (BDCH) Café as the newest Blue Zones Project Approved™ restaurant in Dodge County, reflecting its commitment to creating a healthier environment. Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthier choices easier by encouraging simple changes to environment, policy, and social networks.

 

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at 707 S. University Ave., to celebrate BDCH Café’s contribution to improving well-being in the community.

 

“I am thrilled that BDCH Café has made improvements to earn this distinction to help make healthy choices easier for everyone that we serve,” said Jim Feil, Director of Food Service. “The new Blue Zones-inspired menu options have been well received by our customers.”

 

Some of the most popular new dishes include Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos and a Toasted Sourdough Portabella Sandwich with White Bean Pesto and Pickled Onions. Additionally, special events and meetings that are catered by the hospital café now feature delicious plant-based hors d’oeuvres.

 

Additional steps that the café took to achieve this designation include sourcing fresh produce from Two Good Farms in Columbus, WI, serving fruits and vegetables as default side dishes with combo meals, and offering fresh fruit-infused water every day as a beverage option.

 

“My take on a plant-based menu is that I try to take things that people are familiar with and put a twist onto them,” said BDCH Chef Kylie Peltier. “Eliminating processed foods and using real and fresh foods allows me to utilize my creativity to produce fun and nutritional meals while helping Dodge County in its journey towards better health”.

 

Blue Zones Project is brought to Dodge County through sponsorship by Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, in collaboration with Healthways®, Inc. and Blue Zones, LLC. Dodge County is the first Blue Zones Project demonstration site in the state.

 

For details about becoming a Blue Zones Project Approved restaurant or general information about Blue Zones Project, Dodge County, call 920-342-2479, or visit dodgecounty.bluezonesproject.com.

 

For more information about BDCH Café contact (920) 887-4045 or visit: www.bdch.com

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Volunteers Needed!

Bethesda is always in need of volunteers for their business!

Supporting a thrift shop run by a non-profit organization benefits the community in many ways. Three examples:

  1. Thrift Shops provide lower economic groups access to goods they might not normally be able to afford.
  2. Thrift Shops make use out of items that fill our landfills.
  3. Most thrift stores operate as an extension of a non-profit agency with funds going towards their mission within the community. Bethesda Thrift Shop’s mission is to raise funds that allow us to provide access to programs and services that support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Their thrift stores are almost 100% volunteer run, and that allows for more profit to go to the programs and services that they provide.  Bethesda offers training, programming, and support services to individuals who are intellectually and developmentally disabled....with local resident homes and day programming as two examples of what we support. They always need volunteers at our thrift shop located in Horicon. It can be serving as a one time project, fulfilling a certain amount of designated service hours, or volunteering occasionally or on a continuing basis.

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