Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Sparta Kiwanis Club

Sparta Police Dept. Detective Andy Kuen
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:12am
Sparta Police Department Detective Andy Kuen wasn’t wearing a deerstalker’s hat nor carrying a magnifying glass when he spoke to Sparta Kiwanians at their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24, but there was a 40-Caliber Glock at his hip. While he deals with crimes ranging from break-ins to homicide, Kuen said...
Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:35am
When Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson talked about the long-range consequences of childhood obesity at the Kiwanis Club’s weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17, some of the parents present wondered where they had stored those battered metal Roy Rogers lunch boxes. Markuson had referred to the Sparta...
From left, Sparta Kiwanis Club members  Reinhard Mueller, Neal MacCallum and Mark Sherin man the concessions at last week's final Concert in the Park. Contributed photo
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:29am
Summer staged an encore Aug. 28, at Evans Bosshard Park and didn’t lower the curtain until the sun went down. Sparta’s final Concert in the Park began with a fly-over from Fort McCoy and drew an estimated audience of 500, not counting lap dogs, Labs and Boston terriers. As the Pat Watters Band...
Left to Right, Girl Scout Troop 3270 Leader Julie Modjeski, Kiwanian Michael Bonello, Girl Scouts Kallie Modjeski and Leah Modjeski. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:35am
When Girl Scout cookie sales sweep through Sparta with the force of a wind storm they are doing more than adding inches to the waistline. Girl Scouts Kallie and Leah Modjeski, representing Troop 3270, told Sparta Kiwanians that cookie sale profits fund activities for seven local Girl Scout troops,...
Bob Micheel, Monroe County Land Conservation Department director, spoke to the Sparta Kiwanis Club at its weekly luncheon Tuesday at Jake's Northwoods. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 9:10am
Bob Micheel, Monroe County Land Conservation Department Director, in a hand-out distributed to Kiwanis members at their noon meeting Aug. 20, described the Perch Lake Dam as a “potential liability to residents downstream and to users of the current lake.”   But removing the dam and connecting the...
Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Rick Radcliffe speaks at the Sparta Kiwanis Club Luncheon last week. Contributed photo
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:10am
Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Rick Radcliffe, speaking on Aug. 13 to Sparta Kiwanis Club members at their Tuesday noon luncheon at Jake's Northwoods, focused on social fall-out as he described the need for the Monroe County Adult Treatment Center. Radcliffe said from 55 to 75 percent of Monroe...
Pictured above, from left, are Deb Smith, Kiwanis Bike Safety Specialist, and participants Avery Farmer, Emily Farmer, and Caleb Farmer. Contributed photo.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:52am
Last Sunday, as part of the Sparta Community Bike Ride, the Sparta Kiwanis Club hosted a Bike Safety Rodeo. Children and adults participated in skills to help keep bicycle riding safe by sharpening their skills.  Events included bike and helmet inspection, figure 8, looking back for traffic, ...
The Sparta Kiwanis Club presented a check to members of the Friends of the Sparta Free Library at its weekly luncheon Tuesday. Pictured from left are Kiwanians Anne Axelsen, Bill McClain and Mike Mohler, Friends of the Sparta Free Library representatives Trish Shecterle and Nancy Frazee, Sparta Library Director and Kiwanian Shanneon Grant and Kiwanian Michael Bonello. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:13am
As part of its planning for the 100th anniversary of Sparta Kiwanis in 2020, the club was looking for a Legacy Project that would benefit children far into the future and not just as a one-time gift.  The organization's planning committee  came up with the idea of supporting a Kiwanis Children's...
Pictured are Scott Siever, center, of Brenengen Ford with his two sons, Casey, left, and Avery. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:14am
The Sparta Kiwanis Club, in partnership with Brenengen Ford Mercury, Inc. and the Sparta Clinic-Mayo Clinic Health System, will again offer Snell-Certified Bike, Skateboard and Scooter helmets to all pre-K through third-grade students in the Sparta School District. The Lids-For-Kids program,...
Cyber Security Consultant John Rademan speaks at the weekly Kiwanis Club luncheon at Jake's Northwoods in Sparta. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:45am
Cyber Security Consultant John Rademan told Sparta Kiwanians at their Tuesday noon luncheon meeting April 9 that while his twenty-year professional career has focused on security in the public utility sector he is also a Board Game Nerd and owner of an enviable collection. Rademan said his day job...

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