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ORV's OLD IRON SHOW

Sep 6, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014 Pancake Breakfast 7am - 10pm, Exhibits/Vendors 9am - 5pm

Orv Schrader's Place 4265 HWY W, Wisconsin Rapids, 54495
See old tractors, Stationary engines, vintage machinery and other farm equipment, collector cars and trucks. Tools galore! There is a swap meet, demonstrations, Kids pedal Pull, Barrel Train rides, refreshments and food! Admission is by donation. Proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House in Marshfield. Free parking.

Call Orv Schraeder at 715.887.4159 for more details.


23rd Annual Musky Memorial Classic

Sep 6, 2014 All Day

Pelican Lake-Rhinelander
The 23rd annual Kevin Worrall Memorial Musky Classic will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014, in memory of Kevin, who loved to fish. This tournament was a HUGE success last year in part to the sponsors, fishermen, and volunteers. There was an outstanding turn out with a total of 119 boats. The tournament netted $7,304 as a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House in Marshfield. This House provides temporary lodging for families of ill children using the Marshfield medical facilities. www.rmhc-marshfield.org

For more details of how you can get involved in this fishing tournament, contact Sherri and Gary
Gerrits of Gerrits Lakeview on Pelican Lake-"Home of the Musky." Email: sggerrits@frontiernet.net for more details and entry form.

Sandra Zygarlicke, House Director of Ronald McDonald House 803 W North St Marshfield, WI 54449
715.387.5899
www.rmhc-marshfield.org



Komen Central WI Race for the Cure

Aug 10, 2014 Events Begin at 7am

Downtown Wausau
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.

Since its inception in 1983, the Komen Race for the Cure series has grown from one local Race with 800 participants to a global series of more than 120 Races with more than 1 million people participating in 2010.

The Komen Race for the Cure is a unique event, designed and implemented to promote positive awareness, education and early detection of breast cancer. It has proved to be an enormously effective way to reach many women and men with the message that breast cancer is not necessarily fatal if mammography and breast self-exam become routine. As well as being a road race for runners, the Komen Race for the Cure is an emotionally charged event that attracts many first timers and recreational runners. The Komen Race for the Cure is an opportunity for thousands of women, men and their families, running or walking, to spread the breast cancer message within their communities.

Every registration brings us closer to the cure. Whether you are a serious runner or a runner who want to celebrate the lives of men and women who are fighting breast cancer, young or older, you can register for the 2014 Komen Central Race for the Cure.

komencwrace@gmail.com


Marshfield Cranberry Century BIke Tour fundraiser

Sep 14, 2014 Bikers leave at 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am

NEW LOCATION: UW-Marshfield Fine Arts Building 2000 W 5th St Marshfield, WI 54449
PULL UP YOUR SPANDEX AND SNAP ON YOUR HELMET FOR THE MARSHFIELD CRANBERRY CENTURY BIKE TOUR AND JOIN THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE IN SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AFFECTED BY ILLNESS. FOR JUST 25 DOLLARS, ALL RIDERS GET A T-SHIRT, LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS. PRE-REGISTER AT RMHC- MARSHFIELD DOT ORG OR AT THIS YEAR’S NEW LOCATION, THE UW-MARSHFIELD FINE ARTS BUILDING ON DAY OF TOUR. THE CRANBERRY CENTURY BIKE TOUR, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14TH, SPONSORED BY MCDONALD’S OF CENTRAL WI, BURNSTAD’S MARKET OF SPENCER, MARSHFIELD MEDICAL CENTER CREDIT UNION, MINISTRY HEALTH CARE, Hawkins Ash CPAs, FOX-55, AND SEEHAFER BROADCASTING.

Ronald McDonald House
Sandra Zygarlicke, Director
803 W North St
Marshfield, WI 54449
715.387.5899
www.rmhc-marshfield.org



2nd Annual Summer Stride 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk

Aug 16, 2014 9am

Merrill Area Recreation Complex, 1100 Marc Drive, Merrill, WI 54452
5K & 10K Fun Run/Walk beginning at the Merrill Area Recreation Complex and continuing through the beautiful Council Grounds State Park. Event is "chip timed" and benefits the Merrill Park Endowment Fund. Very scenic and shaded run. Online registration at www.tandhtiming.com

Dan Wendorf, 715-536-7313


2nd Annual Pulled Pork in the Park

Sep 20, 2014 7pm - 11pm

Birnamwood Village Park, Birnamwood (behind Chet & Emil's)
Birnamwood Area Emergency Services Fundraiser
Pork sandwiches, beer and soda w/purchase of ticket $10
Children 10 & under free
Music by Raised Reckless, presented by Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg
Hamburgers, Brats, and Cheese Curds for sale.

Birnamwood Emergency Services 715-449-3131


Altrusa's 35 Doll -Toy - Antique Show & Sale

Oct 11, 2014 10am - 3pm

St. Matthew's Gymnasium
Dolls - Toys- Antiques-Collectibles, 100 tables North Central Midwest Dealers- Raffle, Doll Repair, $4.00 Admission, Children Free, Food Court, Proceeds help support the Little Red Schoolhouse Program.

Bernie Corsten, 715-845-5124


Ice Cream Social

Aug 24, 2014 4pm - 7pm

Marathon Park, Next to Little Red School House
Altrusa's Fundraiser for the Little Red School House. Suggested donation $5.00 Children 5- under free. Tour, Sing-Along- Square dancing

Bernie Corsten - 715-845-5124


Frankie Ballard Benefit Concert

Aug 22, 2014 Gates Open 5:30pm

Witter Field Wisconsin Rapids
Country Music Star Frankie Ballard will perform a benefit concert to support the Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area on Friday August 22nd along with opening act Raised Reckless. Gates open at 5:30pm, Raised Reckless performs at 6:30pm and Frankie Ballard at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale through the Rapids Rafters ticket office at Witter Field. All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Wisconsin Rapids.

Boys & Girls Club (715)424-2582 info@bgcwra.org
http://bgcwra.org/index.php



20th Annual Boys & Girls Club Motorcycle Fun Ride

Jul 27, 2014 10am - 1pm

Donahue Super Sports Highway 54 Wisconsin Rapids
The 20th Annual Fun Ride is a benefit ride for the Boys & Girls Club of Wisconsin Rapids. The ride will start at Donahue Super Sports and depart at 10:30am traveling through Wisconsin Rapids toward Rome and then back to Wisconsin Rapids for lunch at the Boys & Girls Club for lunch and awards. The cost is $20 per motorcycle and $10 for any additional passengers. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area.

Boys & Girls Club of Wisconsin Rapids
http://bgcwra.org/events.php



Trig's 10 year anniversary celebration

Jul 24, 2014 10am - 4pm

Trig's in Wausau
Peyten's Promise benefit at Brat Hut 10am-4pm, buy a Rib Eye Sandwich proceeds help fill the food pantry

Kindl Furtak Marketing Director


Wausau West Side Business Association’s Annual Golf Outing

Jul 25, 2014 11:30am Shotgun Start

Pine Valley Golf Course
Wausau West Side Business Association’s Annual Golf Outing, Friday, July 25 at Pine Valley Golf Course. 11:30 a.m., shotgun start, 18 hole four person scramble, cart, lunch and prizes, $75.00 per person. Singles welcomed. Net proceeds help support Junior Achievement and Wausau West DECA.

John DeLaporte, 715-842-3993,
www.wausauwestside.com



Kolten Cares Golf Event

Aug 23, 2014 2pm

Indianhead Golf Course
Registration begins at 2 P.M. Announcements and Rules at 3 P.M. Shotgun Start
$160 per 4-person team
Includes: 9 holes golf, cart and dinner
Barbecue dinner, awards and raffles to follow golf (about 5:30pm)
Come out just for dinner and raffles, only $10 per person!

Nikki Prahl, Foundation Assistant
Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital



Family Fun Fest

Aug 10, 2014 11am - 3pm

Clark County Health Care Center W4266 State Hwy. 29, Owen WI
Join us for our 5th Annual Family Fun Fest. Enjoy an afternoon of good food, live music, activities for the kids, bucket raffles and prizes.
Serving the famous Lublin Legion's charcoal-grilled chicken dinner from 11a-2p.
$8 for 1/2 chicken & $7 for 1/4 chicken
Music by Jerry Teclaw and Art Petke
Petting zoo and face painting for the kids
Bucket & 50/50 raffles plus many other great prizes!
Proceeds will be used to help further develop the CCHCC's Memorial Park. The park is intended for use by residents and visitors of the HCC and community members as well. This event will be held rain or shine. Hope to see you there!


715-229-2172


Wausau Stroll For Epilepsy

Aug 16, 2014 10am - 1pm

Wausau
Join individuals and families supporting epilepsy awareness in Central Wisconsin!

This one-mile stroll in Marathon Park is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while raising awareness of epilepsy, supporting individual services, and increasing community education and research in hopes of soon finding a cure.

The Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin is a non-profit organization. Funds raised will be used locally to provide services and education to individuals with epilepsy and their families and offer seizure recognition and first aid training to the community.

Register a team or make a donation by visiting www.wausaustroll.com. For more information please email us at cne@epilepsywisconsin.org.

Dennis Perkins
(715) 341-5811
dperkins@epilepsywisconsin.org



33rd Annual Autofest 2014

Jul 26, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014 Saturday Starts at 11am, Sunday Starts at 8am

Medford City Park, Medford
RAIN or SHINE...The 33rd Annual Autofest 2014 Car, Truck, Motorcycle and Vintage Camper Show is held in the beautiful Medford City Park for the whole family to enjoy both Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday's activities include Food, Refreshments, Music and an Automobile Fun Run leaving Medford City Park at 2:00pm.

Sunday's activities include the 33rd Annual Show with vehicle registration starting at 8:00am, Show Trophy Presentation beginning at 2:30pm, Craft Show from 9:00am to 3:00pm, Live Auction at 12:30pm, Food, Refreshments and Music all day.

Free Admission both days

Proceeds from this event are donated to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN).

Kari Williams-Passehl
715-443-2362



2014 IPMS/The Glue Crew Model Contest and Swap Meet

Nov 1, 2014 9am - 4pm

Howard Johnson Inn and Conference Center 2101 N. Mountain Road Wausau WI 54401
Model Contest and Swap Meet
Time: 9:00 ,A.M. until 4:00 P.M.
Entry Fee: Adults: $10.00 for the first 20 models, and $1.00 for each additional model. Juniors & Intermediates: $5.00 for all entries. Each entrant receives a raffle ticket
Other Activities: Large Raffle, Large swap meet on-site!
Open to the General Public!
Categories include:

•Autos
•Trucks
•Airplanes
•Armor
•Ships
•Si-Fi
•Figures
•Dioramas
•Miscellaneous
•Open Junior (12 years & under)
•Open Intermediate (13-17 years)

Special awards for Best in Show, Most Innovative, and Glue Crew Traveling Trophy

The Glue Crew is a non-profit group, with all proceeds from this event going to Wausau area charities. Thanks to your participation over the years, the Crew has donated over $7,000 to deserving groups. We couldn’t do it without your support! Thank you!



Joseph Drew


Relay For Life of Portage County

Jul 25, 2014 6pm - Midnight

Amherst High School, Amherst WI
At Relay For Life events, communities come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference in the fight against cancer – just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year!


Stephanie Groshek at 404.417.8004


Benefit for Levi

Aug 8, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014 All Weekend

Marathon City Sports Center 1200 Wisconsin 107, Marathon, Wisconsin 54448
Levi Hoppenworth, is the 4 ½ year old son of Adam Hoppenworth and Erin Pestka (also part of the Betzner and Wielock families) who sustained severe head trauma in May 2012 due to an accident. He is in need of ongoing care and has been hospitalized multiple times over the past two years.

Angels of Miracles along with family, friends and loved ones are hosting the 3rd Annual Benefit for Levi the weekend of August 8-10, 2014 at the Marathon City Sports Center, 1200 Hwy 107 in Marathon, WI in a continued effort to add to Levi's trust fund.

We will be holding a Softball and Volleyball Tournaments, Monster Home Run Derby, Beer Drinking Trophies, Dunk Tank, Bouncy House, Musical Entertainment and Refreshments. There will also be 50/50 Raffles, Bucket Raffles and a Bat Raffle.

Please contact us by calling 715-370-7297 or e-mailing us at info@BenefitForLevi.com if you have any questions or concerns.


22nd Annual Truck & Car Show

Aug 10, 2014 8am - 3:30pm

Pfiffner Pioneer Park, Stevens Point, WI
All Proceeds to Benefit the Rosholt Area Youth Football. 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Trophies. Overlooking the beautiful Wisconsin River.

Barb 715-344-8784
Kathy or Tom 715-345-9814



Lugerville School Pie Auction & Raffle

Nov 22, 2014 8pm

Crane Chase Tavern, N10105 County Road F, Phillips, WI 54555
Delicious pies will be up for auction followed by raffle drawings for guns, flat-screen TV and various other items. Everyone is welcome to attend and bid on the pie of their choosing or participate in raffle drawings. Members of Save the Lugerville School group and the area community donate pies for the auction. All proceeds earned go directly back into maintaining the Lugerville School/Community Center building.

Maureen Trojak 715-339-2254 matrojak@pctcnet.net



14th Annual Boxer Bash

Sep 20, 2014 10am - 3pm

Firemans Park, 1049 Park Ave., Columbus, WI 54303
Green Acres Boxer Rescue of Wisconsin's largest fundraiser of the year. Family and dog friendly, we offer kids' games, bake sale, silent auction, raffles, lure course and much more.

Ann Janssen, Volunteer & Adopter
608-566-7039



Saratoga EMS "Ride 4 Life"

Jul 26, 2014 Registration 10am, Ride Leaves 11am

Saratoga Town Hall (1120 Hwy 73 So.) Wisconsin Rapids, 54494
When: Saturday July 26th, 2014

Where: Saratoga Town Hall
(1120 Hwy 73 South, W.R.)

Registration 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Ride Leaves at 11:00 A.M.

*$15 Per Person/Includes 1 raffle ticket
for $100 at end of ride

Music By:
Running with Scissors
7 p.m.-11 p.m.

*Food *Refreshments *Raffles

Ride is going to Wild Cat Mountains. Ride is leaving at 11:00am and should return to town hall 5/6pm. Please come support a local first responder group help raise money to purchase new supply to help better the community as the health field is always improving with technology. Running with Scissors is a band out of Madison, Wisconsin. They play a mix of music.

Come support a good cause and have a good time!!

Samantha Heeg
715-323-1439



Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run

Aug 30, 2014 9am

Carson Park, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Join us for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin. This 2 and 5 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate and average attendance is 1,500 people. Help us grow this year’s event by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
After the race, enjoy concessions, live music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park. There’s even a kids’ race starting at 11:30 with local business mascots.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, there’s a 2 mile race on Wednesday, August 27. Registration at 5:30, race at 6:00 with award and concessions to follow.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org


Karen Kraus
715-833-0833
Join us for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin. This 2 and 5 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate and average attendance is 1,500 people. Help us grow this year’s event by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
After the race, enjoy concessions, live music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park. There’s even a kids’ race starting at 11:30 with local business mascots.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, there’s a 2 mile race on Wednesday, August 27. Registration at 5:30, race at 6:00 with award and concessions to follow.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org




Marshfield Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 6, 2014 Registration 8:30am, Opening Ceremony 9:30am

Wildwood Station at the Wildwood Park: 1800 S Central Ave
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the Alzheimer's Association's signature event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Start a team, join a team or sponsor a team. The 2-3 mile Walk includes food and raffles. If you can't make it on September 13th, register today to be a virtual walker! Proceeds benefit local programs of the Alzheimer's Association.

**There is no registration fee. T-shirts are awarded to adults raising $100 or more and Champions Club medals are awarded to those raising $500 or more. Youth 18 and under receive a t-shirt after raising $35.00.

Registration is required. Register online or day-of at the event.


Allie Swatek, Special Events Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association, 715-845-7440


Kolor for Kids FunFest

Aug 23, 2014 8am - 1pm

Grand Rapids Lions Club in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Get ready to Kolor your world and change a child's life!! Registration will be open March 24th for the 3rd Annual Kolor for Kids FunFest, sponsored by Element Mobile benefiting Children’s Miracle Network. This colorful event will feature a day full of fun for all ages.

Kolor for Kids FunFest will be held at the Grand Rapids Lions Club on Saturday August 23, 2014. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. Participants will start wearing white and end sprinkled in an array of fabulous colored cornstarch powder.

For a complete list of activities and 5K registration information, go to www.kolorforkids.com.



Katy Zaleski


Taste of the Town

Aug 9, 2014 5pm - Dusk

Pfiffner Pioneer Park, 1110 Crosby Avenue, Stevens Point
Taste of the Town is a fundraiser that benefits one to one youth mentoring. This event includes tastes of food and drink from area businesses. The food is served from 5-7:30pm. Includes a Chef Demonstration along with a live auction, champagne raffle and live music. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. For more information go to www.bigimpact.org or call 715-341-0661.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Wisconsin
715-341-0661



Wausau Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 20, 2014 8:30am - Noon

324 E Wausau Ave, Wausau, WI 54401
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the signature event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Start a team, join a team or sponsor a team. The 2-3 mile Walk includes food and raffles. Proceeds benefit local programs of the Alzheimer's Association.

Allie Swatek, Special Events Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association. 715-845-7440


Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk and Ride

Aug 16, 2014 8:45am

Rosholt, WI
On August 16, 2014, the Wisconsin Lions Camp will be hosting its 5th Annual Fun Run, Walk and Ride. This event is for runners, walkers, and bikers of all different skill levels. Proceeds raised at this event support our Summer Camp Program that provides a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities
The 5K run or walk and 10K run will be held on the beautifully maintained nature trails of the Wisconsin Lions Camp. Both the 15 mile and 30 mile bike rides start and end at the Camp and take you through a scenic countryside. Both events are chip-timed. The 5K and 10K courses are certified (WI-11021-DM).
More information on this event, including registration can be found at: http://www.wlf.info/events/fun-run-walk-ride/


WLF PR Manager Cecily Filtz, 715-677-4969 or cfiltz@wlf.info


Assumption High Schools-Auction Royale

Nov 8, 2014 5pm Cocktails, 6pm Silent Autction, 7pm Live Auction

The Ridges, 2311 Griffith Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Live and Silent Auction
5:00pm Cocktails
6:00pm Silent Auction
7:00pm Live Auction
Enjoy an evening of food, spirits, auctions, raffles and great fellowship!

Lorna Holewinski 715-422-0914 lholewinski@assumptioncatholicschools.org




Empty Bowls

Nov 22, 2014 ?

The Rothschild Pavilion 1104 Park Street Rothschild, WI 54474 Rothschild, WI
The seventh annual Empty Bowls - a project to raise money for hunger in our community. Part art, part soup and all heart.

Kathy Rubino, The Neighbors' Place, Wausau, WI W: 715-845-1966 C: 715-571-0571


Recycled Building Materials Facility

Jan 12, 2013 - Dec 31, 2014 Open Saturdays 9am - 1pm

500 South 38th Avenue, Wausau
Items available for purchase include: New and gently used building materials, sinks, doors, flooring, windows, cabinetry, furniture, appliances, modern and antique lighting & much more!

E-cycling now available through HFH of Wausau.

All Proceeds help fund Habitat for Humanity of Wausau's mission to build homes for local qualified families to purchase.

715-848-5042