New Richmond News
The fourth annual Thanksgiving Box Meal Giveaway is up and running again. Those interested in signing up for the giveaway can do so at Five Loaves Food Shelf in New Richmond (14 W. Third St.), by calling 715-246-5255, or online at FeedNewRichmond.com.
The Central St. Croix Chamber of Commerce recently named Snap Fitness 24/7 the October Business of the Month. According to Snap Fitness 24/7 Hudson and Roberts co-owner Stacey Knoebel, if you want to look good, feel great and get real results, Snap Fitness 24/7 is the place. "We work with our members every step of the way so they know exactly what they need to do for their body to get the results they want in the most efficient and safest way possible, all while having fun along the way," said Knoebel.
For the month of November, artZ Gallery presents three area artists and the Earth Arts Fall Salon. Jan Killian Art has always filled Killian's life while exploring many mediums from acrylic and watercolor to alcohol ink, felting, hooking, stained glass and more. Killian is a full-time, self-taught artist with a strong attraction to color. Her love of photography and nature is the basis of her paintings, with a twist of imagination to bring about the whimsy in her art.
The New Richmond Middle School Future City team recently traveled to the Science Museum of Minnesota to view the "Dream Big" video at the Omni Theater and explore the various engineering exhibits. The goal of the Future City Competition for 2018-19 is to create a model city (set 100 years in the future) that supports its power grid and recovers from a natural disaster. Students work in teams to research and create their cities both virtually and in a physical model.
Brier Blietz Grade: 6 Paren (s): Meagan Blietz and Brian Blietz Favorite class: Social Studies Favorite activities: Softball and swimming. What I like about school: We get to move around a lot so I'm not always antsy. Owen Groth Grade: 6 Paren (s): Amy and Doug Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Soccer What I like about school: Math Trevor Solland Grade: 6 Parent(s): Sara and Wayne Solland Favorite class: Math
The City of New Richmond is excited to announce the release of Alert New Richmond, an emergency alert and notification service available to anyone who lives, works, travels through, or visits New Richmond. The system will be used to send alerts to the public during emergencies, utility disruptions, road closures, major traffic incidents, etc., as well as provide important community updates. After signing up online, individuals can choose to receive alerts via text message, email, and/or voice message (landline or mobile phone).
The New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce encourages you to nominate a New Richmond area resident who has made a positive and noteworthy contribution to the community this year. The recipient of this prestigious award will be announced at the Chamber's annual meeting and awards gala on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at R&D Catering. Tickets for that will be available soon.
Between Oct. 24 and Nov. 4, store guests who visit Econo Foods will have the opportunity to donate $1, $5 or $10 at any checkout lane — and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Somerset Community Food Pantry.
Can you think of a mentor in your life who influenced your decisions, habits or future for the better? You could be that mentor to a high school student. Somerset High School is once again inviting community members to take part in the school's Community Mentor Program for the 2018-2019 school year. SHSl is recruiting 20-30 business and community mentor volunteers who would like to give time and wisdom to students.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward Dual Enrollment Grant to WITC in the amount of $167,219 to train a minimum of 35 teachers toward certification of Higher Learning Commission Dual Enrollment standards in career and technical education areas. WITC will work with teachers from several school districts in their service area. Career and technical education certifications include healthcare, financial, accounting and multiple welding areas.