Community Corner: February e-Newsletter

Community CornerPointers, gear up for the annual Point Bock Run on March 7. While it’s sold out, be sure to show up to cheer on the runners and take part in the post-race festivities.

Check out the Tomorrow River Concert Series on March 14 with music by Mustard’s Retreat at the Lettie Jensen Community Center in Amherst.

Head over to the Stevens Point Holiday Inn & Convention Center on March 28 to see the dalek invade at the 2020 EgoCon.

Friend or family member looking to relocate to a thriving city with a small-town feel? Send them to everythingpointshere.com to see all the reasons why Portage Co. is the place to be!

Longtime community sports journalist Don Friday, 83, recently passed away. Inducted as a special contributor into the Pacelli Catholic High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015, his passion for local sports could not be matched. Visitation for Don will take place on Friday and Saturday with the funeral following on Saturday at St. Peter Parish.

Stevens Point-based Gamber-Johnson received the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award.

The Village of Plover is discussing how to best use a nearly $400,000 EPA Wetland Development Grant to help enhance the flowage and health of the Little Plover River and its watershed system.


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PCMS New Parent Night

PCMS New Parent NightJoin us for the Pacelli Catholic Middle School
New Parent Night
For Parents of Incoming 5th Graders & New PCMS Students

Tuesday, March 10 |6PM

Pacelli Catholic Middle School (5-8)
708 First Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Featuring Teacher Meet & Greets | Classroom & School Tours | Curriculum Overview | Q&A with Faculty & Staff

RSVP Recommended: Call or Email Terri at 715.344.1890 or tgreuel@pacellicatholicschools.com

Click here to download a copy of the flyer.

Preschool & Kindergarten Open House

Preschool and Kindergarten Open House FlyerJoin us for the Pacelli Catholic Schools
Preschool & Kindergarten Open House

Thursday, February 13 | 4-6PM

4K OPEN HOUSE
Pacelli Catholic Schools Tim Copps Early Childhood Center (6 Weeks-4K)
2150 High Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

3K, 4K, & K OPEN HOUSE
Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Bronislava (3K-4)
3301 Willow Drive, Plover, WI 54467

K OPEN HOUSE
Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen (K-4)
1335 Clark Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Featuring Teacher Meet and Greets & Classroom and School Tours

Learn about how you can get free & reduced tuition.

Click here to download a copy of the flyer.

Community Corner: January e-Newsletter

Community CornerThe Portage County Business Council invites you for an evening of dining, socializing, recognition and education at their annual dinner on January 29. Awards will be presented to the Ambassador of the Year and Small Business of the Year as well as special recognition awards for the Decree of Excellence and the Presidents Award.

On January 10, community members gathered at Standing Rocks to honor the donors who helped make the new Behnke Olson Recreation Center a reality.

General Capital Group will break ground on a new five-story 88-unit affordable senior housing development today.

Check out this recent Stevens Point Journal article highlighting all the exciting new developments in store for the Stevens Point area in 2020.

Are you or someone you know a young professional looking to get more involved in the community and grow personally and professionally? Check out the Intro to Ignite Young Professionals meetup on January 27 to learn more about what the organization does here in Portage Co.

Head to the Farmshed Local Food Fair on February 8 at SentryWorld and interact with local producers and learn more about where your food comes from and the importance of eating locally.

Mark your calendar for Dueling Against Cancer on March 5. Featuring a night of music, comedy and improv with the popular Deuces Wild! all supporting Marshfield Clinic cancer care. For information on corporate sponsorships, contact Kim Angell at kim.r.angell@ampf.com or 715.341.6657.


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Catholic Schools Week: Celebrate Mass With Us

CSW MassesHelp us celebrate Catholic Schools Week by joining us for Mass. Whether it be one of our two weekend parish masses or one of our three weekday school masses, we invite you to celebrate our schools by celebrating Mass with us.

Sunday, January 26
10:30am · Celebrate Catholic Schools Week Mass · St. Bronislava Parish

Tuesday, January 28
8:15am · Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen · St. Stephen Parish

Friday, January 31
8:15am · Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Bronislava · St. Bronislava Parish

9:43am · Pacelli Catholic Middle & High School · Pacelli High School FACC

Sunday, February 2
10am · Celebrate Catholic Schools Week Mass · Holy Spirit Parish

Community Corner: December e-Newsletter

Community Corner

The Sentry Insurance Foundation recently gifted $2 million to the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Wausau campus to train rural doctors.

Check out the new Downtown Stevens Point ice skating rink which held a grand opening last week.

The United Way of Portage County recently celebrated breaking their 2019 campaign goal of $3.2 million to assist our community’s most vulnerable populations.

On Monday, January 21, JusticeWorks will hold a special Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration featuring a special performance by the Pacelli High School Concert Choir.

Calling all brides to be – are you or someone you know getting married in Central Wisconsin? Check out the Central Wisconsin Wedding & Fashion Show on January 25-26 at SentryWorld.

Know someone looking to relocate to Portage County in 2020? Point them to everythingpointshere.com to find out more about education, housing, leisure, and more that makes this a great place to live and work.


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7th Annual Cardinal Crusade Live Auction & Dinner

Cardinal Crusade 2020 InviteYou’re Invited to the 7th Annual Pacelli Catholic Schools
Cardinal Crusade
Live Auction & Dinner

Where: SentryWorld Grand Hall
When: February 1, 2020
Event Timeline:
4:30PM Doors Open: Cash Bar, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Raffles, + Games
5PM, 5:30PM, + 6PM Early Bird Drawings
6:30PM Dinner, Raffle Drawings, Games, + Dessert Dash
7:45PM Live Auction + Raffle Drawings

$50/Person
Ticket includes hors d’oeuvres + plated meal. Cash bar available.

Invite a group + have a blast!
Get your table of 10 together and RSVP today.
Space is limited – only 240 seats available! RSVP by January 17, 2020.

>> Click here to RSVP and check out our raffles + games, silent + live auction items!


Interested in learning more about supporting the Cardinal Crusade by becoming a sponsor? Click here to check out the Cardinal Crusade sponsor packet.

Want to donate or sponsor an item, experience, or package? Check out our wish list and sign up to donate or contact Hannah Testin, Director of Advancement, at htestin@pacellicatholicschools.com or 715.341.2445.

Community Corner: October e-Newsletter

Community CornerTake part in SentryWorld’s Close the Course Run on Nov. 9 featuring both 2.5 and 5 mile run/walk options.

Central Rivers Farmshed is hosting a “Before there was a Thanksgiving” Community Potluck on Nov. 13 showcasing foods indigenous to the Americas. Bring a dish to pass and a recipe to share!

Attend the Central Wisconsin HATCH Finale on Nov. 13 at John & Patty Noel’s Car Barn where you get to be a judge in this entrepreneurial competition where the winner takes home prize money to invest in their business venture.

Don’t miss the Downtown Stevens Point Holiday Parade on Friday, Nov. 22.

Make room for turkey and mashed potatoes it by participating in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28.


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PCMS Presents Disney’s Frozen JR.

Disney's Frozen JR.The enchanting modern classic from Disney, Frozen JR., is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

Performance Dates
Thursday, Dec. 5 · 7pm
Friday, Dec. 6 · 7pm
Saturday, Dec. 7 · 2pm

Tickets Sold at Door
Adults $8, Students $6, Children 3 & Under Free

Community Corner: May e-Newsletter

 

Community CornerPortage County Prosperity 2040 met earlier this month to formally identify and launch seven projects to support the future economic and community development efforts in our county.

In case you missed it, our very own Coach Wayne Sankey earned win 400 at the helm of the Pacelli baseball team. Congratulations!

Earlier this week, the UWSP Allen F. Blocher Planetarium kicked off its series of summer shows. Be sure to check out one of the free hour-long programs offered on several Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 7:30pm in the new Science Building.

Groundbreaking took place for the new recreation center at Standing Rocks Park.

The Special Olympics of Wisconsin will hold their State Summer Games at UWSP June 6-8, billed as their largest State Games it’ll surely be a great weekend of fun and competition.

Mark your calendars now for Riverfront Rendezvous July 4-6 in Downtown Stevens Point.

Check out everythingpointshere.com and you’ll find access to fun, housing, and more here in Portage County.


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