Notes for the Week - 11/17

Food pantries in Wisconsin are expecting record demand this holiday season. Here is an article from Up North News discussing the increased demand. Stepping Stones is looking to partner with local clubs and organizations with their Holiday Food Drive. See this previous post for more information and this article from Feeding America on other ways to help


Wakanda Wonderland is coming up on December 10th and they are looking for individuals or groups to sing at the event. If you are Facebook, follow this link if you are interested. If you are not on Facebook, contact the Rassbach Museum at (715) 232-8685. Per the Facebook post, there are a limited number of slots they are trying to fill and there will be auditions. The deadline to contact them if interested is November 25th.


Shared by Stepping Stones: Menomonie High School DECA dropped off a truckload of canned goods last week from their Trick or Can food drive, collecting 1408# of food! Other organizations that participated were the Menomonie Middle School, Menomonie High School FBLA, and Menomonie High School NHS. Thank you for your donations!


A major retailer will be opening a store in Menomonie this spring. Check the Menomonie Minute this week to find out more!


Dunn County shared that it is Winter Weather Awareness Week which is the perfect time to make sure your vehicle emergency kit is up to date. Follow this link for some tips. The National Weather Service has tips on their website as well.

Make sure your wipers are in good condition. This funny graphic was found on the Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center Facebook page.

Dunn County Partnership for Youth shared this graphic with Tips for Teens new to driving in winter.

It is also Crash Responder Safety Week. Please be sure to slow down and move over if possible.