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INTRODUCTION TO DATABASES AND DATA ANALYTICS: March 25-May 20, 2022 Providing an overview of basic concepts of SQL (Structured Query Language and basic concepts of relational database systems. To learn more and to register, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/certificate-programs/data-science/

Data Science INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING: March 25-May 20, 2022 Providing an introduction to the history of computing, fundamental computer concepts, procedural and structured programming techniques, including Python.

Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Certificate: February 4-June 3, 2022-5 classes and a Capstone project Virtual Nonprofits 9:00 am -11:30 am play a critical role in the health and vibrancy of Wisconsin communities. They are a major economic force, providing an enormous array of important community services and solutions. Nonprofits are catalysts for change, playing a critical role in civic engagement. Nonprofits are driven by passionate individuals committed to their causes. We have developed a certificate program to ensure they optimize their impact. To learn more and to register visit https://www.uwgb.edu/certificate-programs/excellence-in-nonprofit-leadership/

PORTERFIELD LUTHERAN CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE: Huge rummage sale on Friday, April 29th 7am-3pm and (bag sale) Saturday, April 30th 7am-Noon. 8 miles North of Marinette on Hwy 180 and 1 mile West on Hwy County G. Something for everyone. Freshly baked cinnamon rolls and coffee available for purchase.

The Republican Party of Marinette County will hold its annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Guest speakers will include our Federal, State and local elected officials along with Republican candidates for governor and other State and local offices. The event will take place at the Best Western Riverfront Inn, 1821 Riverside Ave, Marinette, Wisconsin. Please see our website, republicanpartyofmarinettecounty.org for details and to make a reservation using a credit card or to print a form to send in via U.S. Mail with a check. The cost is $25 per person. For additional details or for help with the website, call (920) 710-0423.

The Peshtigo Woman’s Club will host a Craft and Bake Sale: also a Concessions by the Woman’s Club with delicious foods. A Craft table for Kids, Teens and Adults to make Mother’s Day Gifts will be available Happy Mother’s for all. Hours of the sale will be 8:30 am. to 2 pm. at the Peshtigo High School gym address is 380 Green St. Peshtigo. Crafters or anyone interested more information may contact Mary Lou Richter 715 582 1035 or email [email protected] Admission is $2.00 or canned items for Peshtigo Food Pantry. See all April 30th.

Senator Johnson to Visit Northeastern Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, running for re-election to the United States Senate for Wisconsin, will be featured at a Town Hall meeting in Florence, Wisconsin on Sunday, May 1, 2022. The event will take place at 1:00 PM at the Encore on Central, 748 Central Ave, Florence WI. The Town Hall is sponsored by the Republican Party of Florence County along with the Republican Parties of Marinette, Forest, Langlade, Oneida, and Vilas Counties. Take this opportunity to meet Senator Johnson during his visit with the voters of Northeastern Wisconsin. The event is free and open to the public.

Coffee with Heroes: RCTAA Pam Basal will be hosting a Veteran/Service Member information session. Where: AppleJacks Bar When: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 8:00am – 10:00am Service Member Veterans and family members welcome

DOG TRAINING CLASSES: TRI-COUNTY DOG TRAINING ACADEMY. Dog obedience classes will be held at their new location: The Barking Spot, 1946 Old Peshtigo Road, Marinette. All class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required as there will be no walk-in registration. Two Beginner classes will be offered at 6 and 7 p.m. starting Tuesday, May 3. Advanced class will follow at 8 p.m. Puppy class will start Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. This is a 7 week session with training starting the first night of class. An enrollment form may be downloaded at www.tricountydogtraining.org or for additional information call 715-923-6628 or visit the Academy on Facebook. Payment must accompany the registration. Vaccination records should also be included or may be brought the first night of class. Confirmation notices will be sent to all registrants.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine: Hiring Event Wausaukee Community Center Room B 704 Main St. Wausaukee, WI 54177 May 4, 2022 3pm – 6 pm

River Cities Concert Association is proud to present a special family event: the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater: on Wednesday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m. CST at Blesch Auditorium in Menominee, Michigan. This concert is sponsored by Heritage Hearing Care and ValuCare Pharmacy. The world-famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich and the talents of his furry costars. A fifth-generation circus performer and former member of the Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus, Popovich is joined by more than 30 pets, including cats, dogs, and birds, that will perform stunts, tricks, and skits. Each one has been rescued from an animal shelter and given a new leash on life! Popovich Comedy Pet Theater currently performs at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas to raves and critical acclaim and has been hailed by the LA Times as “Best Family Attraction” and by People Magazine as “Fantastic!” A finalist on “America’s Got Talent,” this is an amazing show you don’t want to miss! Single tickets will be available at the door: $25 for adults and $8 for students. For more information, please contact Barb Akins by calling 906-863-7387 or visit us at rcconcerts.com.

River Cities Concert Association is proud to present the final concert in this season’s series: Veritas on Monday, May 9, at 7:00 p.m. CST at Blesch Auditorium in Menominee, Michigan. This concert is sponsored by Kelley Balzola: Weichert, Realtors-Place Perfect and Ann LaFleur. Over the past decade, Veritas, a male vocal quintet (3 tenors, 1 baritone, and 1 bass) has become known as a highly successful crossover group. From Broadway to sacred, pop to classical, opera to rock ‘n’ roll, Veritas produces a “wall of sound” by singing a cappella as well as with piano accompaniment and some orchestral tracks. Listeners of all ages will recognize famous tunes from over the past century through today. There will be something for everyone in this varied and marvelous program! Single tickets will be available at the door: $25 for adults and $8 for students. For more information, please contact Barb Akins by calling 906-863-7387 or visit us at rcconcerts.com.

Senior Health Insurance Counseling: Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 is the next scheduled date for supplemental health insurance counseling. This counseling session is free. It is offered as a public service, and it is held at the Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce office by appointment only. This service is available to both Wisconsin and Michigan senior citizens. The sessions are on an individual basis. Appointments can be made by calling the chamber office at 715-735-6681. Ext: 202. COVID-19 State of Michigan and State of Wisconsin mandates will be followed. Hand sanitizer will be provided.

Marinette Woman’s Club “New for You Sale: There will be gently used, like new items including furniture, holiday items, jewelry, home decor, collectables and silver. Come grab a cup of coffee and check out the delicious baked goods. Proceeds to benefit NWTC scholarships. This sale will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2022, at the Pioneer Presbyterian Church at 1947 Riverside Avenue, Marinette, WI. For more information call 715-732-2259. Admission $1.00.

Maylyn Raygo-Nicklaus, Junior member of the Menominee American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 146, 818 First Street, Menominee, has reported a “Community Food Drive” for the Menominee St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry for April and May. The non-perishable food items, and non-food items such as cleaning supplies, laundry soap, facial tissue, paper toweling, face soap, dish soap and liquid hand soap are also needed. The items may be dropped off at the Menominee American Legion Post 146 – Monday-Saturday from 3:00-8:00 p.m. by using the front entrance of the Post building. In addition, new standard size pillows are needed for CASA, Rainbow House, and the Foster Closet project; contact Jane Raygo @906-863-3086 to donate pillows.

Sunday June 26, 2022 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lots of artists from the Midwest and our local community. Entertainment, food and more! Free admission. Contact committee member at [email protected] or check us out on Facebook. website www.artforallinc.com

COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH: will be hosting a concert with VOICES OF PEACE on June 26, 2022 @ 10 A.M. @ 1123 13th St., Menominee, MI. For more info on this musical group visit their website @ VOICES OF PEACE. A freewill offering will be accepted. Free and open to the public.

Weekly camps from 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. NWTC Marinette Campus (1601 University Drive). Manufacturing summer camps are back this year with additional options available. Automotive Maintenance Camp, July 13th & 14th from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m., Welding Camp, July 18th – 22nd, from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m., and Electro-Mechanical Technology & CNC/Machining Camps, July 25th – 29th, from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Hands-on activities and instruction provided from NWTC faculty. Local Industry tours provided for the weeklong camps with breakfast and lunch provided for all camps. Camp sponsors include Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation, Winsert… The week-long camps are $99 per student and the 2-day Automotive Camp is $39. The recommended age group for participation is from 12 -15 years old. Registration is required. Please call 715-735-9361 for summer camp questions and/or registration.

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. The 43rd picnic will be held at noon at Red Arrow Park, Marinette, for anyone 50 years and older with ties to Menekaunee. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and beverages. Cost is $10 if paid by 7/25 or $15 if paid later. Checks should be made payable and sent to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore St., Marinette, WI 54143. People may call Sharon at 715-735-5577 for more information.

Menominee Recreation Department 2022 Annual boat launch permit stickers are now on sale at Menominee City Hall (2511 10th St.) at the Treasurer’s office or Menominee Recreation Department. Business hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Friday’s 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The annual permit entitles the purchaser the use of the Mystery Ship (adjacent to the river park campground) 18th Ave (adjacent to cemetery), and Marina boat launches. Anyone wishing to obtain an annual permit MUST provide the following information or an annual permit will not be issued. Required Information: Towing Vehicle License Number and Trailer License Number Annual Fees:City of Menominee Resident: $25 Senior City Resident (65 & older): $15 *Non-Resident: $30 *Senior Non-Resident (65 & older): $20 * Non-Resident is anyone not residing within the city limits.

Tired of eating alone? Trying to stretch the food budget? Let The Salvation Army help. Join us at 80 W. Russell in Menekaunee for an indoor community dinner every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening at 4:30 – 5:15 pm. We are also looking for volunteers to assist with meal preparation, serving and clean-up. Interested persons can contact: Ruth Fay at (906) 767-1358

RIVER CITIES CONCERT ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP. Memberships for the 2021-2022 Concert Series are available for purchase. Five concerts will perform, which is $37,000 worth of entertainment. People may purchase tickets online at rcconcerts.com or at Heritage Hearing Care Menominee Michigan, Mattison Insurance Marinette and Peshtigo Pharmacy. For more information, people may call Barb at 906-863-7387.

RETURN TO WORK. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering a self-paced session on how to return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. This online-only course can provide guidance to employees about actions they can take to keep themselves, their coworkers, their families and their community safe as businesses reopen and workers return to work. “Return to Work” also provides employees with insight into new or modified policies and procedures that business owners may implement to maintain a safer work environment and protect employee’s health during the COVID-19 outbreak. The estimated course length is 1 hour. Employees will take an online assessment to assure comprehension. The training can be completed in approximately 30 minutes. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/ready-to-work/. The cost of this training is $15 per individual. Employers may contact the division for group pricing.

MENTAL HEALTH DURING A CRISIS. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering self-paced sessions on how to take care of ones mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. This course was specifically developed to proactively address emotional upheaval and expand ones understanding of psychological well-being. Specifically, the course helps identify and help process reactions to crisis by learning healthy ways to cope when circumstances feel beyond ones control. The course will be taught my Angela Wessels, an alum of UW-Green Bay and has a bachelor’s degree in psychology with minors in human biology and human development. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/learning-opportunities/. The cost of this course is $25.

1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN (ages birth to 6). People may talk to Lara Lakari at the Stephenson Public Library to register for this read-at-home program. For all the reasons reading to a child benefits brain development, people may use this program to establish the reading habit by tracking the books one and one’s child read together. For every 100 books one reads, a child earns a sticker to put on the bulletin boards at the library. At the end, one’s child earns a certificate of completion and a book to keep.

MARINETTE SENIOR CENTER OFFERINGS/INFORMATION. Individuals 50 or older qualify to become a member of the Marinette Senior Center. Yearly membership is $10 per person. The center offers a variety of activities, exercise opportunities, crafts, and monthly newsletter. Marinette County also prepares and services meals Monday through Friday on site at a reasonable cost. For more information or to rent the Marinette Senior Center for an event, people may call 715-732-1280 or email [email protected]