Updates & tidbits
– Five candidates have filed to run for two seats on the West Bend School Board. Candidates include current Randy Marquardt, Tiffany Larson, Rob Miller, Ken Schmidt, and Jennifer Donath.
– Sharon (Sheri) Rennicke, RN circulator, retired from Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Thursday, Jan. 7. Rennicke had been with St. Joseph’s Hospital for 44 ½ years; she was hired in July 1971. During her years at SJH Rennicke worked 17 years in Pediatric/Medical Surgical and 27 ½ years in the Operating Room.
-“No Regrets,” a live satellite-stream event from Elmbrook Church, will be hosted at Community Church, 2005 S. Main St., West Bend on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. No Regrets is a community-based outreach program to bring men closer to God and to each other. Boys ages 12-19 are also encouraged to attend. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Featured in-house speaker is Vince D’Acchioli. The cost is $25 per person. Order tickets at westbendchurch.org
-Enjoy great music Saturday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. as Slinger High School hosts its 33rd annual jazz festival. Guest musicians include Mathew Buchman (piano-UW Stevens Point) and Nick Keelan (trombone-Lawrence University). Bands from Slinger High School, Hartford H.S., West Bend H.S., Lomira H.S, Kaukauna H.S, and Deforest H.S. will perform. Admission is $5 at the Slinger High School Auditorium.
-Russ Feingold will be in West Bend on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at the Washington County Democratic Party Office, 132 N. Main St., West Bend at 5:30 p.m. Feingold is running against Ron Johnson for the U.S. Senate. On Wednesday, Jan. 13, two of the three candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court will be at the Democratic Party headquarters at 7 p.m.
– Former West Bend High School band directors Brandon Yahn and Robert Dittmer, members of Quattro Horns, a French Horn quartet, will host a concert at the Old County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 at 7 p.m. The concert is free, open to the public and will be followed by a reception.
– Northbrook Church in Richfield, will begin a new series of Life Groups in late January, that offer small groups for friendship, faith, and fun. Pastor Dean Stelow said the community groups discuss various life topics “appropriate wherever you are in your faith journey.” A person does not have to be a member of Northbrook Church to attend. Register at northbrookchurch.org.
-Free reunion concert by Jack Damage on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 8 p.m. at Stocky’s Fast Track Bar and Grill in West Bend.