Community Clinic of Door County recently welcomed an additional accredited mental health therapist to their staff of volunteer professional providers. Barbara Rich, M.Div, M.A.P.C., has joined existing therapist Kathy Pammer, M.S., LPC, and Rich will begin accepting new patients at the Sturgeon Bay clinic site in July.

Community Clinic of Door County (CCDC) provides primary (non-emergency) health care, mental health care, and complementary care to people in the Door County community who don’t have health insurance. With the recent addition of Barbara Rich, the Community Clinic is now poised to respond positively to the growing need for further mental health care at its two locations. The Sturgeon Bay clinic is conveniently located at 1623 Rhode Island Street with a satellite clinic at Partners-in-Health, located in Sister Bay, for people living in Northern Door County.

For those interested in setting up an appointment or for additional information call Laura Moeller, Executive Director, at 920.746.8989.

The Cookery is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new restaurant on Sunday, July 5 at 8 pm with bluegrass music by Highland Road. After a fire devastated the restaurant last May, The Cookery reopened its doors on June 4 with a new building that includes the restaurant, as well as a new second level wine bar. Highland Road will be playing a combination of bluegrass, country and folk music in The Cookery’s wine bar. In addition to the music, The Cookery will be serving their Sunday “beer and burger” feature that night, which includes a cheeseburger, fries and a beer for $10. Cupcakes made by Karin, Dick and Carol’s daughter, will also be served during the concert. For more information about The Cookery, visit

• New this year to Rowleys Bay, Gravity Trails, a multi-recreational activity center is scheduled to open at the Wagon Trail Resort in early July. Motivated by their passion of the outdoors and eco-tourism, business partners Michael Fischer and David Rack, are bringing a new dimension to Door County recreation. Gravity Trails will offer guided kayak tours of the Mink River estuary and Newport State Park, cruiser style biking, and a zip line course. The idea behind Gravity Trails is to offer people a full-day adventure with multiple activities as well as food. For additional information on Gravity Tails email [email protected] or visit

• Under new direction for 2009, the Outpost has just opened its upper-level tasting room to the public, presenting a completely new wine tasting experience for visitors to Door County. Wine is certainly a focus, but in addition to wines, visitors can also sample locally brewed craft ales from Central Waters Brewing Company and Hinterland, local cheeses, chocolates and other local delicacies.

With their 2009 music season underway, the tasting room will be busy throughout the season. Featured tastings and pairing are available on concert and event nights and visitors are invited to attend the music programs early to partake in a wine tasting event. A host of festivities and events will be held over the July 4 weekend.

The tasting room is open daily to the public between 2:30 – 6 pm (11 am – 6 pm on weekends and later on music nights). For a schedule, or to learn more about the Outpost and its efforts to support “Fair Trade” and Organic principals, please visit or call 920.868.4321