Highlights from the July 28
edition of The Sounder
Random Lake Fire Department Picnic Arrives This Weekend -- This annual summer festival begins on Friday night, July 29, with live music, rides, food, bingo and fun. The action continues Saturday afternoon and night. Sunday's parade begins at 12 Noon with a free Elvis Tribute concert in the afternoon. See The Sounder for a map of the new parade route. Among the parade entries are the Random Lake High School Band and the University of Wisconsin Summer Band.
"Picnic Days Sale" Returns -- Random Lake businesses get into the act with special sales this week. It's a great time to visit the Random Lake Historical Museum and Lakeview Community Library. Many local rummage sales too
Jean Sepstead Serves as Parade Marshal -- Jean Sepstead, whose lifelong volunteer activities have helped to organize several local organizations, will be leading the parade.
Flower Baskets Decorate Carroll St. -- Visitors to Random Lake will notice the new flower baskets that adorn the main street. Read more about it.
University of Wisconsin Medical School Honors the Greater Random Lake-Adell United Fund -- Over the years the United Fund has contributed more than $25,000 for medical research.
Volunteers Needed by Adell Senior Dining Site -- The meal site needs some volunteer help in addition to drivers for "meals on wheels."
"Anything Goes" Summer Musical Opens on Thurs., Aug. 4 -- Read about this year's show by Lakeshore Productions Inc. Tickets can be purchased now at Doegnitz Ace Hardware.
2 Triathlons Come to Random Lake on Sat., Aug. 6 -- Lakeview Park will be the starting site for an Olympic Distance Triathlon starting at 7:30 a.m. and a Sprint Distance Triathlon starting at 8 a.m. These events are fundraisers for Elevate Inc. of Washington County.
Blood Donations Sought by American Red Cross and BloodCenter of Wisconsin -- Both agencies have experienced a decline in donations, partly caused by winter weather. Each week The Sounder lists upcoming blood drives in The Sounding Board on Page 10.
Ted Neitzke Named Executive Secretary of Random Lake Area Chamber of Commerce -- He looks forward to promoting the greater community.
WTMJ-TV Focuses on Random Lake -- "Tatiana's Road Trip" visits several locations in Random Lake.
What's Happening at Lakeview Community Library -- See the list of new books and other library news too. The library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. Your library card is free!
The Weekly Clergy Comment -- All area pastors are invited to write a periodic column in The Sounder. Read a new one each week -- see what they have to say.
Obituaries in the July 28 Edition -- Lois V. (Baie) Crittenden, Edna E. (Gessner) Reysen, James F. Feider, Sr., Orville J. Ehaney, Dianne M. Mueller (the obituary link above is updated daily).
Fun Family Activities -- Check The Sounding Board, a detailed calendar of events, on Pages 10-11. It includes concerts, plays, art exhibits, dinners, brat fries, fundraisers, local government meetings, bloodmobile visits, family fun activities, and lots more.
Random Lake High School Wins Big East Conference Small School Division -- Follow the Rams (Ozaukee High School did not have a baseball team this summer).
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