Category: Community

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.

  • Hardy Hosts Panel Discussion

    The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts (FHCA), a non-profit arts organization in Ephraim, recently announced that they are organizing a panel discussion scheduled for Saturday, Sept.

  • Ephraim Library Surveys Patrons

    Last fall, the Ephraim Library received a generous grant award from the Martha and Philip Cherry Estate. To use the funds in the best way possible, the Ephraim Library Committee is sending an user-friendly survey to all box holders in Ephraim when the village population is at its highest.

  • League Clarifies Voter Registration Project Misunderstandings

    The League of Women Voters of Door County wishes to clarify any misunderstandings that may have occurred regarding their current project of conducting Voter Registration drives throughout the county.

  • Candidate Bies Withdraws from Forum

    The League of Women Voters of Door and Kewaunee Counties regret to announce that on August 13 incumbent Garey Bies, the Republican candidate for the 1st Assembly district, withdrew his agreement to participate in the Candidates’ Forum on August 26.

  • Jorns Family History Featured in Presentation

    The next presentation of the Jacksonport Historical Society will be given on Wednesday, August 27 at 7 pm at the Jacksonport Town Hall on Highway V. Jeanne (Simon) Warwick will be the presenter.

  • Jacksonport Historical Society Dinner Meeting

    The Jacksonport Historical Society invites everyone to attend their September Dinner Meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at the Square Rigger Galley, 6332 Hwy 57 in Jacksonport beginning at 6:30 pm.

  • “A House in Mourning” in Fish Creek

    “A House in Mourning” is the theme for a special exhibit of Victorian-era funeral items on display at the Alexander Noble House Museum in Fish Creek. This historic building, circa 1875, located at the intersection of Highway 42 and Main Street, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • USDA Rural Development Offers Home Repair Loan

    Although summertime is in full swing, all too soon cooler temperatures will be here with the long, cold and sometimes hazardous months of Wisconsin winter.

  • Agricultural Grant Writing Workshops Offered

    Two workshops will be offered this fall to help farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs develop strategies to access state and federal grants. Attendees will learn how to successfully submit a Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG), an Agricultural Development and Diversification Grant (ADD), and The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program application.

  • Environmental Fund Now Accepting Applications

    The Door County Community Foundation (DCCF) announced recently that it is inviting local charities to submit applications for financial support from the foundation’s Environmental Fund.

  • Gilbert Brown Football Camp at Harbour Village

    On August 23, Harbour Village Campground in Carlsville will be hosting a fund raising event for the Gilbert Brown Foundation (GBF). The GBF has teamed up with WACO Campgrounds, such as Harbour Village, to raise funds to help kids with cancer.

  • Voter Registration Drives Continue

    Register to vote! Prepare for the fall primary and general election season and avoid long lines at the polls. Because of the high turnout expected for the fall elections, it has never been more important to register early.

  • Candidate Forums for State Assembly Seat

    The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Door and Kewaunee Counties are sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the September 9 primary election to acquaint the public with candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly and their positions on issues of importance to the voters.

  • Door County Learning in Retirement Fall Class Kick-Off

    It’s fall Kick-Off Time for Learning in Retirement here in Door County. The fall catalog of classes should be in mailboxes, as well as available at various places around the county.

  • Sister Bay Moravian Church Hosts Pancake Breakfast

    Sister Bay Moravian Church invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, August 16, from 8:30 – 11 am. The proceeds from the breakfast benefit two separate ministries of the congregation.

  • North American Water Garden Society Meeting

    The North American Water Garden Society (NAWGS) of Door County meetings unite pond lovers and provide a common forum in which to discuss and promote the enjoyment, education, and protection of the water garden hobby.

  • The Nature Conservancy Celebrates Preserve Addition

    About 75 people attended a recent celebration of the addition of 29.6 acres to the Judy Abert Meissner Memorial Wetlands Preserve near Kangaroo Lake, just outside of Baileys Harbor.

  • YMCA Strong Kids Campaign Takes to the Roof

    On August 7, the Northern Door branch of the Door County YMCA wrapped up their two-week fundraising effort to support their annual Strong Kids Campaign by raising over $30,000.

  • Fundraising Event at Brilliant Stranger in Fish Creek

    A fundraising event will be held at Brilliant Stranger in Fish Creek on Saturday August 23 to raise money for the Habitat for Humanity International trip to India.

  • Pesto Festo II Winners Announced

    The successful Pesto Festo II concluded on Saturday, August 2 with the awarding of the prizes for the Judges’ Awards and the People’s Choice Awards. Fourteen different entries were “tasted” by both the judges and the public.