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TopGeneral Announcements

Tomahawk Lions Club is accepting donations of deer hides this hunting season.  Funds raised go directly to the Lions Camp.  The drop-off location is Hometown Feed Mill, 216 S. Tomahawk Avenue in Tomahawk.

The Leader Dog Program for the Blind is looking for donations of pieces of deer antlers that the dogs use as chew toys.  If any hunter has pieces of deer antlers they would like to donate, drop off at WJJQ and call AJ at 966-1817 with any questions.

Tomahawk Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells at Nelson’s County Market from 10:00 to 5:00 PM and at the Tomahawk Post Office from 9:00 to 10:00 AM, Noon to 1:00 PM and 3:00 to 5:00 PM.  If you would like to volunteer, please call 966-1500.

Tomahawk Girl Scouts are collecting aluminum cans now through December 1.  The cans can be dropped off at the trailer located at the parking lot of Nelson’s County Market.

The Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation invites you to honor or memorialize relatives, family or special friends by reserving a Love Light in their name.  The lights are a symbol of love and caring and are a way to express those thoughts during the holiday season.  For a donation of $10.00 or more, you can reserve a white light in memory of a loved one, or a blue light in honor of a relative, family friend, or to simply convey a Christmas greeting.  The names of all being memorialized or honored will be listed in the Tomahawk Leader On December 9 and on display at Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital.  The lighting ceremony will take place at 5:30 PM on Thursday, December 11 at the hospital.  Forms are available at the hospital’s greeter desk or call 453-7770.

The Tomahawk Community Bank Relay for Life Team has a Christmas raffle going on until December 12.  The raffle includes a quilt, wreath, ornaments, candles, $100 Party Lite gift certificate donation by Sharon Behling and more.  Tickets are $2.00 each and three for $5.00.

The School District of Tomahawk is seeking nominations for its third annual Distinguished Alumni Award.  Nominations may be submitted by a friend, family member or colleague and are due by December 16.  Mail nominations to Superintendent’s Office, 1048 East King Road, Tomahawk, WI  54487

 

TopFriday, November 28, 2014

St. Mary’s Thrift Cellar will be closed, and please no donations until Tuesday, December 2.

TopSaturday, November 29, 2014

The Town of King Recycling will take place at the King Town Hall from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.

Tomahawk Ben Franklin will host Kid’s Shopping Day, with each youngster shopping before Noon receiving a free treat bag that includes raffle tickets for special drawings and $5.00 in Ben’s Christmas Bucks to use towards your purchase of $10.00 or more.  Ben Franklin’s elves will assist with wrapping.

St. John the Baptist Church will hold a Christmas Social, with Mass at 6:00 PM and the social to follow with dessert potluck, sweepstakes raffle, themed baskets, bake sale, Christmas items and fellowship.

The Tomahawk Chamber will present the annual kickoff to the Holiday Season.  The day starts with Christmas shopping at Tomahawk area business during National Small Business and Kid’s Shopping Day.  There will be two free showings of Earth to Echo at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM at Tomahawk Cinema. Santa will welcome visitors to his Winter Wonderland Cabin behind Rodeo Saloon at 4:30 PM. There will be a live nativity and a warm campfire as well. There will also be old fashion horse drawn wagon rides.

TopSunday, November 30, 2014

The TB Scott Free Library in Merrill will host a reception for Ageless Wisdom at 1:0 PM.  Ageless Wisdom is a collection of life lesson from people aged 13 to 93.

TopTuesday, December 2, 2014

Learn how to spot possible symptoms of depression, anxiety during a free program titled, “Mental Illness: A Closer Look at Depression, Anxiety and Suicide.”  The program will be held in the De Angelis Room at Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center in Merrill at 5:30 PM.

The City of Merrill City Plan Commission will meet at 5:45 PM in the City Hall Common Council Chambers.

TopWednesday, December 3, 2014

The Northwoods Riders Snowmobile Club will host a snowmobile safety class at the Nokomis Town Hall, from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.  The class will also be held on Thursday, December 4 and Friday, December 5.  A spot can be reserved by calling Dean at 453-8374.

TopThursday, December 4, 2014

The Home and Heart of the Holiday Concert will be at 7:30 PM at the Nicolet College Theatre.  Tickets are $7.00 and can be ordered online at nicoletlive.com or by calling 365-4646.

TopFriday, December 5, 2014

A Tomahawk Community Blood Drive from noon to 3:30pm in the Spruce Room in Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital. Walk-in donors are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Call 1-800-280-4102 or visit www.save3lives.org for a donation appointment.

TopSaturday, December 6, 2014

The annual Holiday Home Tour and Lunch sponsored by Manitowish Waters Lioness, with the tour of three homes decorated for the holidays from 10:0 to 2:00 PM.  Call 543-8212 to get tickets.

The Nokomis Food Pantry will be having a benefit at the Walleye Lodge at 11:00 AM.  There will be food, raffles, baskets, a bake sale and much more.

Trinity Lutheran Church of Merrill will be hosting a Outdoor Live Nativity from 3:00 to 7:00 PM and the Indoor Nativity Displays from 3:00 to 8:30 PM.  There will also be a free soup meal.

TopSunday, December 7, 2014

The Campanile Center will host their Winter Concert at 1:00 PM.  Admission is by donation, and the suggested minimum is $5.00.  The Campanile Center is located at 141 Milwaukee Street in Minocqua.  For more information call 356-9700.

St. Mary’s Choirs and Friends will present their annual free concert titled “Night of the Father’s Love” at 3:00 PM at St. Mary Catholic Church of Tomahawk.  The entire community is welcome, and refreshments will follow the concert.

TopMonday, December 8, 2014

The Town of King monthly board meeting is at 6:30 PM.

The Town of King Board Meeting will take place at the King Town Hall at 7:00 PM.

TopTuesday, December 9, 2014

Officers from the Merrill Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee.  All community members are invited to attend, the event begins at 9:00 AM at First Street Coffee Shop, 809 E. First Street in Merrill.

TopFriday, December 12, 2014

Rhinelander United Methodist Women will host a Christmas cookie and candy sale from 8:30 to 4:00 PM at the Riverwalk Mall.

TopSaturday, December 13, 2014

Grace Lutheran Church of Tomahawk will hold their cookie walk, lefse, and craft sale, with the doors opening at 8:30 AM.  The cookie walk and lefse sale is from 9:30 until 11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall.

The Town of King Recycling will take place at the King Town Hall from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.

A benefit for Ray Eternicka will be held at 4:00 PM at Buckethead’s Sports Bar & Grill in Rhinelander.  There will be raffle, food and fun.  For more information call 367-3593.

TopSunday, December 14, 2014

The popular Community Holiday Concert will be held, with five local musical groups performing at 2:00 PM at the Nicolet College Theatre.  Admission to this concert is free.

TopMonday, December 15, 2014

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 11:30 to 5:30 PM at Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk, 108 W. Somo Avenue in Tomahawk.

TopThursday, December 25, 2014

Christmas With Friends will be held at Grace Lutheran Church of Tomahawk from 11:30 to 1:30 PM, with deliveries taking place beginning at about 11:00 AM.  Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling Debbie at Grace 453-4066.  Monetary donations can be dropped off at the church.  If you would like to help during the meal, call Shirley at 453-4165.

TopSaturday, December 27, 2014

The Town of King Recycling will take place at the King Town Hall from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.

The Town of King Treasurer will hold office hours from 10:00 to Noon for tax collections.

TopFriday, January 2, 2015

Nicolet College is offering students the chance to earn three college Fundamentals of Speech credits this January.  The class features a workshop style, accelerated format, and will meet January 2 to January 23, from 10:00 to 1:30 PM Monday through Friday.  To register go to www.nicoletlive.edu or call 365-4493.

TopSaturday, February 14, 2015

Lake Alexander in Merrill will host the Merrill Ice Draggers 50th Annual Ice Drag Championships. Two cars race side by side to be the fastest on the 1/8 mill ice track. Free Spectator Area. Officials are planning an alumni reunion for those who raced in the previous 50 years. Contact the Merrill Chamber for more information.

Top Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from alcoholism.  The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking.  There are no dues for AA membership.

Meetings are held on the following days:

Sunday:  10:10 am at Grace House, corner of  West Somo Avenue and Third Street

Monday:  7:00 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 East Wisconsin Avenue

Wednesday:  8:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 West Somo Avenue and Third Street

Friday:  7:30 pm at Grace House, corner of  West Somo Avenue and Third Street

Saturday:  9:00 am at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 West Somo Avenue and Third Street