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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9th Annual Shredding Party

Shredding Party FlyerYou’re Invited to the 9th Annual Pacelli Catholic Schools Shredding Party

Community Service & Fundraising Event Hosted by Schulfer & Associates, LLC Wealth Management

Thursday, May 9 | 3-6PM | 1417 Main Street, Stevens Point

Bring Your Secure Documents to Shred
Donations will be accepted and are greatly appreciated for secure, confidential shredding services provided by Express Recycling Solutions, Inc. No early drop off. For more than 10 boxes, please call ahead.

Featuring
LIVE MUSIC by the Pacelli Catholic High School Band from 4-5:30PM
SHREDDED FOOD FOR SALE
$3 Shredded Turkey Sandwiches | $1 Shredded Coleslaw | $1 Shoestring Potato Chips | $2 Cupcake | $6 Meal | $1 Soda/Water

Our goal is to raise $3,000 towards the purchase of a new van for Pacelli Catholic Schools used for transportation of student athletes, class field trips, and students completing service projects.

RSVP to 715.343.9600, www.schulferandassociates.com, or by email to schulferandassociates@lpl.com to receive a FREE “What to Shred/What to Keep” guide!

>> Click here to download the Shredding Party flyer.

 

 

 

 

Schulfer & Associates, LLC Wealth ManagementShredding Party hosted by Schulfer & Associates, LLC Wealth Management.

 

Secure and confidential shredding services provided by Express Recycling Solutions, Inc.

 

 

Community Corner: April e-Newsletter

Community CornerPortage County recently launched “Prosperity 2040”, a county-wide initiative aimed at strategically planning for future economic and community development.

Mark your calendars for May 11th and check out the Portage County Cultural Festival boasting food, music, and fun from around the world.

Farmshed is holding a Growing Collective Plant Sale throughout Memorial Day Weekend. Get your green thumb on some fruit, vegetable, and herb garden starts to feed your family with locally grown foods this summer.

Sentry was named one of America’s best employers, one of just 500 companies nationwide to earn their way on the list.

Join CREATE Portage County and dozens of downtown businesses and organizations for the 14th Annual ArtsWalk & Mass Guitar Incident on May 17.


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We Walk: A Pilgrimage to Honor Brother James Miller

Brother James Miller PilgrimageIn honor of the anticipated beatification of Brother James Miller, FSC, Lasallian Volunteers (LVs), in collaboration with the Midwest District and Pacelli Catholic Schools, is hosting a pilgrimage to honor the life and legacy of Brother James, a Custer, WI native and former Pacelli student who died as a martyr on February 13, 1982 in Huehuetenago, Guatemala.

LVs will take part in the pilgrimage May 27-June 1, 2019 to more deeply learn about Brother James and his childhood by visiting Pacelli High School, his home parish, his family’s property, and his current burial place. Anyone interested in joining the LVs and Pacelli High school staff/students is welcome to participate in the activities below, the highlight being the special one-day pilgrimage from Stevens Point, WI, where Brother James was born, to Polonia, WI, where Brother James is buried. The event is free to participants. For more information and to register, contact the Lasallian Volunteers at 202.529.0047.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Opening Ceremony Prayer Service | 9:08-9:58AM | Pacelli Catholic High School
Community Garden Planting | 1PM | Pacelli Catholic High School

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Pilgrimage Check In | 8:30AM | Pacelli Catholic High School
Pilgrimage to Polonia | 9AM | Pacelli Catholic High School to Polonia
Shuttle Back to Pacelli Catholic High School | 12:30PM

Register by May 1 by clicking here.