News Briefs

Friday, August 17

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Loaves and Fishes

meal planned

The Loaves and Fishes Community Meal will be served Monday from 5-6 p.m. at Watertown Moravian Church, 510 Cole St.

The meal is sponsored by Ebenezer Moravian and Watertown Moravian churches.

Hospice to hold

breakfast meeting

Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Care Center, 1225 Remmel Drive, Johnson Creek, will hold a Monday Morning Joe breakfast meeting on Monday from 8:30-10 o’clock in the upper level dining room.

Family center hosts

summer playgroup

The Watertown Family Center is hosting its Parent and Child Enrichment Playgroups in the Park this summer.

The playgroup will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. at Union Park in August.

The PACE playgroup offers parents an opportunity to spend time with their children while meeting other local families. During that time, parents/caregivers and children will work on science, engineering, art and math activities. Children will learn through play and work on developing their social, fine and gross motor skills. A snack will be provided for the children.

The playgroup is free and open to children of any age, but they must be accompanied by an adult. Donations are appreciated. The playgroup will be canceled if it is raining.

Call the family center at 920-261-2450 for more information.

Bingo planned

at senior center

Bingo, sponsored by Chalet Restaurant, will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Watertown Senior and Community Center. Cost is 50 cents per card, not to exceed $2.

Watertown Rotary

Club plans meeting

The Watertown Rotary Club will meet Monday at noon at Madison College, 1300 W. Main St.

Individuals wishing to join the club are asked to call Dave Lang, secretary, at 262-6300.

Watertown Kiwanis

to host meeting

The Watertown Kiwanis will hold a Service Club meeting Monday at noon at the Crave Restaurant at Marquardt.

The club’s mission is to make the welfare of children a top priority and organize programs to support the young population in the surrounding community. Service Club meetings involve discussing such programming and business matters.

The meetings are open to the public. For more information call Edna DeWitt at 920-342-9460 or David Block at 920-261-4160.

Blood pressure

clinic to be held

The Watertown Senior and Community Center will have a free walk-in blood pressure clinic Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. There is no fee.

Aeromodelers club

will meet Monday

The Watertown Aeromodelers will hold its monthly meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Watertown Municipal Airport.

Those interested in building and flying radio-controlled airplanes, drones and helicopters are welcome to attend the meeting. Those with questions may call Bill Berger at 920-988-6210.

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Area News Makers

Rachel Henselin of Watertown graduated after the spring 2018 session at South Dakota State University.

Nicole Drayna of Lake Mills received a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from LIM College in New York in May.

Carlee Dawson of Oconomowoc and Austin Weber of Reeseville were among more than 40 students selected to conduct research with faculty as part of the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at Carthage College in Kenosha.

Lindsay Holsen of Oconomowoc and Sara Schliesman of Juneau were awarded bachelor's degrees from Lawrence University in Appleton.

The following students from the area graduated in May from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh:

Phillip Olt of Watertown received a doctor of education degree from the University of Wyoming at the conclusion of the 2018 spring semester.

Students from the area received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison's spring commencement ceremonies in May:

Travis Noel of Waterloo, who is studying engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has been named a new member of Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta.


Larry and Nell Simons of Lebanon are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house on Aug. 19 at Lebanon Firemen's Park from 2-6 p.m.

Kimberly Lyn Hiemstra and Justin James Stevenson were married May 18 at The Cupola Barn in Oconomowoc.

William and Patricia Benzel, N8198 County Highway X, Watertown, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house party at Kathy's Buffalo Inn, 814 N. Church St., Watertown, on Saturday, June 30, from 1 to 6 p.m.

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