May, 2022

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

-Noon, Monroe County Justice Center -Guest Speaker, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels -Support the officers who give every day and those who gave everything for you — the public is invited and encouraged to attend -For more information, contact Chaplain Jef Skinner at jefskinner@gmail.com or (608) 487-0330

Eagle Scout Project for Chasing Daylight Animal Shelter

Eagle Scout Project for Chasing Daylight Animal Shelter

Ethan Purdy is a scout with Troop 5 in Tomah.  For his Eagle Scout Project, he is collecting donations for Chasing Daylight Animal Shelter located in Tomah.  He is looking for volunteers to help handout flyers to homes in Tomah on 14 May.  On 21 May, he will also need volunteers to go back to…

Driftless Dialogue: Bumblebee Conservation

Driftless Dialogue: Bumblebee Conservation

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host their monthly Driftless Dialogue lecture. This month’s topic is “Bumblebee Conservation”. Join Conservationist and Native Plant Expert Susan Carpenter to discover the life history, ecology, and healthy habitats of Wisconsin’s native bumble bee species. Learn how photography is used to document and monitor, how to identify the species that…

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Tomah Health and Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin are joining forces to meet area blood needs by holding a two-day blood drive May 24 & 25 from noon – 5 p.m. at Tomah’s Recreation Park, 1625 Butts Ave., Tomah. Officials say the summer kick-off of Memorial Day weekend places unmeasurable stress on the blood supply,…

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Tomah Health and Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin are joining forces to meet area blood needs by holding a two-day blood drive May 24 & 25 from noon – 5 p.m. at Tomah’s Recreation Park, 1625 Butts Ave., Tomah. Officials say the summer kick-off of Memorial Day weekend places unmeasurable stress on the blood supply,…

Over 50 Lunch & Learn: Medicare ABCD & Social Security

Over 50 Lunch & Learn: Medicare ABCD & Social Security

Over 50 Lunch & Learn will present Medicare ABCD & Social Security at 5pm. Shelley Mattson, Elder Benefit Specialist for the Aging & Disability Resource Center, will discuss the basics of how to sign up for and navigate these senior benefits. The meeting will be held at Viroqua’s Bigley Park Shelter, 340 W. South Street,…

Raffle & Brat Sale Fundraiser

Raffle & Brat Sale Fundraiser

-TACU Credit Union, 940 Superior Ave., Tomah — raffle tickets can be purchased from the lobby throughout the month of May -Proceeds from the Brat Sale benefit the Tomah PD K-9 Unit -Proceeds from the Raffle benefit Tomah Area Historical Society -Raffle winners will be drawn at 3pm — winners will be notified by end…

Memorial Day Program

Memorial Day Program

VFW Post 8278, Bangor, in conjunction with Bangor American Legion Post 40 will have a Memorial Day program at Bangor High School. Fort McCoy will provide a speaker for the event. Following the program, there will be a brief ceremony at Fairview Cemetery, Bangor. After the ceremony at Fairview, the two veterans organizations will visit…

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade

The Memorial Day Parade in Sparta will start at 10am on Monday, May 30th, beginning at South Water Street and travelling to Blyton Park, where the Memorial Ceremony will start immediately after the parade. There will also be a wreath-laying ceremony on Perch Lake by the VFW immediately after the Blyton Park ceremony. This parade…