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Door County community news from the Peninsula Pulse. Find information about health programs, fundraisers, announcements, and more to keep you in the loop in your community.

  • Win Packer Club Seats

    Peninsula Preschool has the best tickets in town! Two outdoor club level seats for the Green Bay Packers 2008-2009 regular season – all eight games – are the prize for the preschool’s fundraiser.

  • Annual Sand Box Fill

    The Sturgeon Bay Jaycees are providing a service to the community to have quality play sand delivered to homes and businesses. Sand is available in six cubic ft.

  • Parade of Ponds Benefits Family Centers

    On Saturday, June 28, Door County will be alive with visitors streaming into the well-manicured yards of homeowners throughout the county as Waterscape Designs of Forestville presents the 3rd Annual Parade of Ponds, with major sponsorship by Baylake Bank and the Mission Grille.

  • The Boys and Girls Club Hosts Wine and Cheese Party

    On Friday, July 11, the Jim Larsen Boys and Girls Club is hosting a Wine and Cheese Party, “The Grape Escape,” at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay from 5:30 – 9 pm.

  • HELP of Door County’s Private Reserve

    On Monday June 23, HELP of Door County will host its second annual Private Reserve Wine Tasting Benefit at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Egg Harbor. The wine tasting has become HELP’s primary fundraising event, featuring eight wine wholesalers pouring over 60 different wines.

  • Winner Announced for Freighter Adventure Raffle

    William Hackbarth of Appleton and Egg Harbor will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime trip later this summer after having his name chosen among those who participated in the Door County Maritime Museum’s Freighter Adventure Raffle.

  • Bluebirds to Benefit from State Grant Funds

    The Newport Wilderness Society, the official friends group of Newport State Park in Ellison Bay, has been awarded a grant to refurbish and expand bluebird nest box trails at the state’s first wilderness park.

  • PepsiCo Awards $2,500 Grant to Door County YMCA

    PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, and its Smart Spot program, a health and wellness initiative, has awarded the Door County YMCA a grant for $2,500 in support of health and wellness programs related to Activate America®, a long-term initiative designed to strengthen and promote the YMCA’s abilities to help more Americans live healthier lives.

  • Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2008

    Sunday, June 15 marks the third anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, an occasion intended to bring greater recognition to the hidden problem of elder abuse and neglect.

  • Bike Ride Benefits Northern Door Children’s Center

    Last year, the Bill Bastian Memorial Bike Benefit Ride was organized as part of the grand opening celebration for Nor Door Sport and Cyclery’s revamped setting, as well as a tribute ride, honoring the memory of a community icon.

  • Gibraltar Graduate Chosen as WEMTA Professional of the Year

    Valerie Edwards, a graduate of Gibraltar High School and Library Media Specialist at Monona Grove High School in the Monona Grove School District, was selected as the Wisconsin Educational Media & Technology Association’s Professional of the Year.

  • Michele Geiger-Bronsky Receives Prestigious Award

    The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, an organization founded by Sue Ann Thompson, recently honored Michele Geiger-Bronsky, Executive Director and Founder of the Wellness Center, with a Champions in Women’s Health Award.

  • Rural Development Sets Community Office Days

    A USDA Rural Development representative will be in the Door County area to provide information about the many loan and grant programs that are available to Wisconsin’s residents, communities and businesses.

  • Sister Bay Plans 4th Annual Village Rummage Sale

    One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. In this time of economic belt-tightening, visiting second-hand sales make perfect sense. Come to Sister Bay on Saturday, May 17, for 32 sales sites in one town.

  • Peninsula Music Festival Announces Scholarship Winner

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) has selected Matthew Burress, a senior at Gibraltar High School as the recipient of their college scholarship. Burress will be attending McNally Smith College of Music in Minneapolis/St.

  • Olde Ellison Bay Days Call for Parade Participants

    The Olde Ellison Bay Days parade committee is searching for the best parade floats to award prizes to for this year’s festivities, so don’t miss this fine opportunity to be a star! Musicians, pet owners, clowns, politicians, equestrians, businesses, actors, if you have it, bring it, here, to downtown Ellison Bay for the Olde Ellison Bay Days parade.

  • Historic Noble House, Circa 1875, Opens May 24

    The Gibraltar Historical Association (GHA) and the Gibraltar Sesquicentennial Committee announce that the Historic Noble House in Fish Creek will open for the season on Saturday, May 24.

  • Celebrate May With an Orange Ribbon

    May has been designated as Supervised Visitation Month symbolized by an orange ribbon. Supervised Visitation centers exist to provide a safe haven for children during parental visitation.

  • Northern Door Outreach

    Feed My People – Clothe My People is extending their effort throughout Northern Door to continue accomplishing the theme of “We’re Neighbors Helping Neighbors.

  • Billerbeck Field Re-dedicated

    Gibraltar High School re-dedicated Billerbeck Field to its namesake, Rod “Chief” Billerbeck, Thursday, May 15 in a pre-game ceremony. Billerbeck coached the team for nearly three decades and led the Vikings to 17 conference championships, as well as the school’s only team sport state championship in 1979.