Monday, January 18, 2021

Sparta Kiwanis Club

Chief Emilee Nottestad
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 11:23am
Sparta Chief of Police Emilee Nottestad, speaking to the Kiwanis Club at its weekly ZOOM meeting Tuesday, December 8, outlined the inadequacies of the current Police Department building and described the advantages encompassed in the design of the new structure, formerly Lakeview School. Nottestad...
Holly Kirking Loomis pictured with Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes at December 2019 climate negotiations in Madrid, Spain. Contributed photo
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 11:45am
When Holly Kirking Loomis spoke to the Sparta Kiwanis Club Nov. 10, members sat up straight and listened. In 2019 Loomis, a Sparta High School graduate and recipient of a Kiwanis Student of the Month Award, was the acting director of the State Department Office of Global Change, the team that...
Monroe County Local History Room Director Jarrod Roll gets some painting done in the Research Library. Contributed photo
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:01am
Monroe County Local History Room Director Jarrod Roll, as guest speaker at the Sparta Kiwanis Club’s weekly Zoom meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12, said there was one bright note in the COVID-19 pandemic.  “From the very beginning we were closed,” said Roll, preventing visits to MCLHR exhibits, public...
Dr, Amy Van Deuren, Sparta school superintendent, addressed by ZOOM the Sparta Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Note the bag of Sweet Tarts—standard desk-top nourishment for Wisconsin’s school superintendents. Contributed photo
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:20am
Sparta Area School District Supervisor Amy Van Deuren, speaking to Kiwanians Tuesday, Sept. 29, said District operation under COVID-19 was akin to “a Snow Day on steroids.”   Describing how the model used by the Monroe County Health Department to track the spread of COVID cases led to the closing...
Kayleigh Day
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:36am
Kayleigh Day, Community Health Educator for the Monroe County Health Department, lowered hopes for a return to the Sparta Kiwanis Club’s traditional luncheon format when she spoke to Kiwanians Tuesday, September 22.  Day, appearing by Zoom on the day Gov. Tony Evers renewed the state-wide mask...
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...


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