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Notes for the Week - September 14th

WEAU covered WoodWind Park's 2nd Annual Park for a Purpose, which benefited the Community Tables of Menomonie. You can watch it HERE. If you missed the event and want to donate, it's not too late. Donations can be sent to Thursday's Table, PO Box 669, Menomonie. Note "Park for a Purpose" in the memo line, and the money will be split among the four community tables.


Ted's Pizza will be closed Thursday September 14th and Friday September 15th for a family wedding. They will reopen on Saturday September 16th at 3:00 pm.


From the Mabel Tainter Facebook page: Unfortunately, The Holiday Songbook will not be returning for their rescheduled performance as previously planned. Current ticket holders have been contacted via email or phone call, but in case you missed it please call the Mabel Tainter at 715-235-0001.


Cook's Pumpkin Patch, located at N4873 610th Street, shared on Facebook that someone broke into the cash box at their pumpkin stand and stole all of the cash. The suspect was described as a tall, slender man in his early 30s wearing a black baseball cap. He was driving a tan or gray 4 door car. Please contact the Dunn County Sheriff's Office with any tips.


A local family lost everything in a house fire earlier this week. A GoFundMe has been set up to help them out. The GoFundMe includes a list of items the family (which includes an 11-year-old boy) is in need of.


MHS Class of 2022 graduate Bella Jacobsen finished in 7th place and helped lead the Wisconsin Badgers Women's Cross-Country team to victory at the Badger Classic last weekend. Bella was the second Badger to finish the race and did so in 18.18.8 minutes!


The Menomonie School District has a Nutrition Angel account to cover school lunch accounts with a negative balance. Anyone can donate by sending a check to: Nutrition Angel Account, c/o School District of the Menomonie Area, 215 Pine Avenue E, Menomonie, WI 54751.


A beautiful picture from the Menomonie Community Garden Facebook page.


The MHS Dance Team is looking for sponsors for the Menomonie Holiday Classic dance competition. Different donation tiers are available with advertising opportunities. If you or your business are interested in becoming a sponsor, follow this LINK for more information.


Bowling leagues are forming at Broadway Bowl. For more information contact


A youth bowling league will be starting at Broadway Bowl on September 23rd. You can sign up that morning starting at 8:15 am. Cost is $10 per week with a one-time membership fee each year. Contact the bowling alley for more information, (715) 235-2355.


Menomonie native Kaye Olson passed away recently. WEAU shared a story about Kaye and her life of service. You can watch it HERE, and read her obituary HERE.


Thursday's Table is the fiscal agent for the event and joint fundraising -- will be shared equally among the 4 meals.


This was posted on the Dunn County ADRC Facebook page.


From the Health Dunn Right Facebook page: Did you know that playing games, reading books, or doing arts and crafts all help reduce the risk of dementia! Instead of watching tv with your family make time to play a favorite board game or have an at home painting party!


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