2/11/14 – 3/11/14 The Car Dunk is Back!!!
Want to win $200.00? Outdoors Forever Conservation club invites you to guess what day and time the car will “dunk”. 1st prize is $200.00 and 2nd prize is $100.00. One chance costs $2.00 or get 3 chances for $5.00!! Enter at one, or all, of these local establishments: Randalls Uptown Bar, Carl’s Brite Spot, Hustle Inn, Body Shop, Red’s Bar II, Opera House, Tuesday’s Bar, Jackson’s Clinic, Little Summit, Babe’s Country Club, J&S Liquor, Mauston Equipment, R&R Shooters, Mauston Plumbing, Mauston True Value, Manthey Salvage, Northside Mobil, Anjero’s Bar, United Auto, Way Station, Mauston NAPA Store, and the WRJC Studios. Stop in and enter today!!
3/7 – 3/9/14 Cabin Fever Rummage Sale
St. Patrick’s Parish on 110 Spring Street in Elroy is having a large rummage sale. Items include Furniture, sporting goods, tools, toys, books, collectables, clothing, and lots of household items. They are also offering their “famous” homemade pies and other baked goods. Hours are as follows: Friday 9am – 6pm, Saturday 9am – 3pm, and Sunday (half priced day) 9am – 10:30am. Please call 608-462-5110 or 462-5400 for more information.
3/7/14 Hillsboro Fire Department Fundraiser Dinner
The Hillsboro Fire Department will be holding an All-You-Can-Eat Fish/Chicken/Shrimp Buffet on Friday, March 7 from 5pm-8pm. It will be at the Hillsboro Firemen’s Community Center on Mill Street, next to Kwik Trip. The dinner includes: all-you-can-eat fish/chicken/shrimp with two kinds of potatoes, two kinds of vegetables, soup and salad, etc. Cost is $10 for adults, children under 10 are $6 and children under 4 are free!
3/9/14 St. James’ Lutheran Church Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
St. James’ Lutheran Church in Necedah (Hwy 80 South) is having its 20th Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner on Sunday, March 9 from 3:30-6:30pm. The food is EXCELLENT! Cost is $8.50 for adults, which includes beverage and dessert. Children from age 5 to age 10 are $5.00 and kids under 5 years of age are free. Take outs are available. For any questions, call the church at 608-565-7252.
3/10/14 Juneau County Alzheimer Support Group/Caregiver Coalition Meeting
Support groups provide people with Alzheimer’s and their families a confidential, open forum to share concerns and receive useful advice and support from other caregivers. Support groups are open to all and free of charge. Juneau County has its next meeting March 10 at 1:30pm at the Aging and Disability Resource Center, Room 2.
3/16/14 St. Mary’s Ham Dinner
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lyndon Station will be serving a ham dinner on Sunday, March 16 from 11:00am-1:30pm. Menu includes: hame, green beans, corn, baked potatoes, vegetable tray, coleslaw, rolls, pies and beverage. There is a raffle drawing as well! Cost is $9.00 for adults, though carry-outs are $10.00. Children from age 6 to age 12 are $5.00 and kids 5 and under are free. Proceeds will help offset the church window restoration project.
The month of March – Powerlifting Fundraiser
The Mauston Powerlifting team has six teammates that are qualified for nationals. They will be traveling to Killeen, Texas at the end of March. Their goal is to raise $3,000. Any donations will be greatly appreciated! They can be dropped off at the Mauston District Office with Attn: Mauston Powerlifting.
March Public Educational Sessions on Federal Health Insurance
Public Educational Sessions on Federal Health Insurance Enrollment will be held by Carmin Trillo, Affordable Care Act Navigator. These sessions will include General Overview of Affordable Care Act, How to Apply for Federal Health Insurance, and Local Resources important to know before the March 31st, 2014 deadline to enroll in federal health insurance. Sessions will be held at the Hatch Public Library in Mauston on the following dates:
- Thursday, 3/13/14 at 6pm
The Aging and Disability Resource Center will be offering the AARP Tax Aide program again for the 2014 tax season. State and federal taxes are prepared for low to moderate income persons on an appointment basis by trained AARP Tax Aide Program volunteers. Appointments are on a first come, first served basis and can be made by calling the ARDC of Eagle County, Mauston office at (608) 847-9371 to schedule your appointment. The schedule is as follows:
Friday appointments are from 9:00am to 3:00pm – March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014.
Saturday appointments are from 9:00am to 2:00pm – March 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2014.
Taxes are prepared at the Hatch Public Library, 111 W State St., Mauston, Wisconsin. No walk-ins are allowed due to the high demand for this program.
4/26/14 Our Kids Outdoor Day
It’s Outdoors Forever Conservation Club is holding Our Kids Outdoor Day for kids age 5 and older. It will be a wonderful opportunity to help them learn outdoor skills and gain an appreciation for the Natural Wonders around us.
Mile Bluff Medical Center Events
3/5/14 Free Blood Pressure Screenings
- The Bank of Mauston, Highway 82 in Mauston, will be holding free blood pressure screenings on Wednesday, March 5th, from 1-3pm. For more information, please call 608-847-1845.
3/20/14 Health Fair
- Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center will be holding a health fair on Thursday, March 20th from 7am until 11am. There will be FREE blood sugar and blood pressure screenings, total cholesterol tests (no fasting) for $10, or lipid profile tests (12-hour fasting) for $20, and heart disease and diabetes risk assessments. Appointments are required for all tests. Call 608-254-58888 for appointments.
3/31/14 Community Blood Drive
- Mile Bluff Medical Center will be hosting a community blood drive on Monday , March 31st, from 9am until 2pm. For more information and to register, call the Blood Center of Wisconsin at 888-310-7555 or visit www.bcw.edu/milebluff
Expecting parents will learn about prepared childbirth, feeding babies, and what to expect after delivery. The cost is $15. For more information and to register, call 608-847-1013.
Hand-in-Hand Parenting Program
A monthly parenting program is available to those with children 12 months and younger. This program is held the second Monday of every month at 4:30 pm. This program is available to assist you during the first year of your baby’s life. For more information or to register please call 608-847-1013.
Monthly Community Supper/New Lisbon American Legion Hall
A Monthly Community Supper will be held the last Tuesday of each month beginning March 26th from 4:30-6 p.m. at the New Lisbon American Legion Hall. No charge. Everyone encouraged to attend-regardless of age, address or handicap. Come for the meal, the fellowship or both. Hosted by New Lisbon United Methodist Church and sponsored by various businesses and individuals. For information on volunteering, donations or sponsoring call 847-3005.
Exercize for Seniors Program/Bethany Lutheran Church-Mauston
The Exercize for Seniors program celebrated its first anniversary on March 12th and will continue its spring season starting Tuesday, March 19th from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Mauston. It is held Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the spring months. Free class. No pre-registration required. Open to anyone in the Mauston Community. United Methodist Church, Mauston serves as a back up location. Sponsored by St. Patrick’s Parish, United Methodist and Bethany Lutheran. For information call 608-847-6690 and ask for Sara during normal business hours.
UW Extension Broadband Office 855-306-8050 or email@example.com
Juneau/Adams County Clients may call 608-847-9375 for WIC Clinic times and locations.
Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Sub-Committee (RLF) meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*
4-H Leaders Association meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Juneau County Agricultural, Industrial, Recreational Society (JCAIRS) meets the first Monday of each month in Room 301 UW-Extension meeting room at 6 p.m.*
Juneau County Industrial Recreational Committee (IRC) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 10:30 a.m.*
Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Committee (RLF) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*
*SOME MEETINGS MAY REQUIRE CLOSED SESSIONS – all meetings are subject to change. Please contact the UW-Extension Office at 847-9329 with any questions or concerns.