Sunday, September 27, 2020

Sparta Kiwanis Club

Pictured, from left to right, is Roger Krogstad, Kiwanis District Governor; Bill Nussdorfer, President; Mark Sherin, Board Member; Deb Smith, Past Secretary and President - Elect; Steve Bernett, Secretary; Michael Bonello, Immediate Past President; John Winkelmann, new Board Member; Bill McClain, Past President; Dennis Woods, outgoing Board Member; and Bill Abbott, Lt. Governor, District 7. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:49am
The Sparta Kiwanis Club introduced its 2021 leadership team and recognized its retiring leaders Tuesday noon, Sept. 15 as it met for a picnic lunch at Sparta’s Memorial Park.  Bill Nussdorfer, installed as President, an office once held by his father Burr Nussdorfer, was joined by Deb Smith,...
Several of the recent clinic volunteers at St. Clare Health Mission of Monroe County include, from left,  Maria Reiland, Tanya Evenson, Megan Neumann, Deborah Lutjen (Coordintor), Ann Wermer, Ben Upham and Nicole Drinkwine. Contributed photo
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:31am
Deborah Lutjen, Coordinator of St. Clare Health Mission of Monroe County, speaking by ZOOM to Kiwanians at their noon meeting, September 8, said the Mission’s focus and location have not changed since the Clinic opened in December 1996, in what was then known as Sparta’s St. Mary’s Hospital.    The...
Aimee Schreiber, Interim Director of Sparta Free Library, in a ZOOM meeting with the Kiwanis Club. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 9:35am
Aimee Schreiber, Interim Director of Sparta Free Library, speaking on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Sparta Kiwanis Club ZOOM meeting, described an almost cyclonic pace of action by staffers in the library building, suddenly shuttered by the COVID crisis in mid-March.    Schreiber and her staff responded...
Steve Bernett and John Winkelmann, co-chair of the Kiwanis-MCHRM Sparta Youth Scavenger Hunt, and Kiwanis Secretary Deb Smith present the $100 Kiwanis Grand Prize to the winner, Ava Janzen, shown with her mother Alex Schanhofer and sister Aria Schanhofer. Contributed photos
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:52am
Excitement boosted the heat level at Pavilion #1 in Sparta’s Memorial Park Tuesday  and Wednesday nights as winners of the Sparta Kiwanis Club-Monroe County History Room & Museum SPARTA YOUTH SCAVENGER HUNT arrived to receive their prizes.  The two $100 Grand Prizes, provided by the Sparta...
From left, Kiwanian John Winkelmann, Monroe County Local History Room Museum Director Jarrod Roll and Kiwanian Steve Bernett stand with the first scavenger hunt participants, Harry and Charlie Frazee. Contributed photo
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:16am
   Excitement on North Water Street was high Saturday morning as the Sparta Kiwanis Club, in partnership with the Monroe County Local History Room Museum, launched the Sparta Youth Scavenger Hunt.  Harry and Charlie Frazee, sons of Rachel and Joel Frazee, were the first to receive registration...
Monroe County Health Department Director Sharon Nelson. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:59am
Monroe County Health Department Director Sharon Nelson sat alone at her desk as she spoke to the Sparta Kiwanis Club at its ZOOM meeting Tuesday, May 19. “The virus has not gone away,” she said, demonstrating her own social distancing as one way of slowing the spread of COVID-19.  Nelson predicted...
John Hendricks
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 9:41am
John Hendricks, Executive Director of Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, speaking to Sparta Kiwanis Club members at their weekly Tuesday meeting May 12, described scaled-down Sparta area activities affected by the pandemic. The good news, said Hendricks, is that the Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail is open,...
From left are Toni Robertson, March Kiwanis SHS Student of the Month Tanner Robertson, Darrell Robertson.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:47am
COVID-19 delayed awarding the Kiwanis Student of the Month on March 17 but did not lessen the well-deserved honor for Sparta High School Senior Tanner Robertson. His nominating SHS Social Studies Teacher Katlyn Buika described Robertson as a leader in her classroom, with a passion for education...
Sparta Kiwanian Tom Eddy, owner of Westside Wine & Spirits, represents one of the six Sparta businesses collecting monetary donations for Sparta’s two Food Pantries. Contributed photo
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:48am
The Sparta Kiwanis Club, with the help of six Sparta businesses, has launched a drive to collect monetary donations for Sparta’s two food pantries, the Ecumenical Food Pantry and Coulee Cap. Collection Cans are available at Hansen’s IGA, Citizens First Bank, Westside Wine & Spirits, Fast-Eddies...
Kevin Schmitz, SHS Kiwanis Student of the Month Lily Schmitz, SHS Instrumental Music Teacher Tarrie Thompson, Anje Schmitz, Marie Grewal and Kiwanian Jordan Wagner. Contributed photo
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:17am
In her long-sleeved black sheath, Sparta High School Kiwanis Student of the Month Lily Schmitz looks more like a corporate executive than a sprinter and a scholar. In fact, Schmitz is both, and more—a singer, percussionist, language translator and a high-end academic achiever. SHS Instrumental...


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