Highlights from the March 23
edition of The Sounder
Town of Scott Calls for Consolidation of Batavia and Beechwood Fire Departments -- On Monday the Town of Scott Board confirmed its desire that the Batavia Fire Department and Beechwood Fire Department consolidate into one organization. Batavia has been dealing with low roster numbers for several years. Leaders from both departments said they will continue talks that began last fall. Read more about it.
Random Lake High School Wrestling Practice Facility Moves Forward -- Bids have been awarded and the groundbreaking will be Fri., March 24, at 11 a.m.
Random Lake Job Fair Draws 157 Participants -- The Random Lake Area Chamber of Commerce organized the event with help from the Sheboygan County Economic Developoment Corp.
Random Lake Chamber of Commerce to Publish Another Hometown Visitor Guide -- Many area communities will be featured in this guide edited by Bob Arndt. The deadline for news and ads is March 25 (call 920/994-9460).
March 31 Deadline for Comments about Proposed Marine Sanctuary in Lake Michigan -- There are 37 known shipwrecks in this 1,075 square mile area adjoining Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Manitowoc Counties.
Blood Donations Sought by American Red Cross and BloodCenter of Wisconsin -- Both agencies have issued a call for more blood donors. Each week The Sounder lists upcoming blood drives in The Sounding Board on Page 10.
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 March 23 Edition -- Laverne M. (Van Treeck) Depies (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.
All-Big East Boys' Basketball Team Announced -- Take a look at the statistics. Also watch for spring sport previews for Random Lake and Ozaukee High Schools.
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