Sommunity Thanksgiving Dinner November 27, 2014 - November 27, 201411:00 - 2:00St Bronislava Church, 3200 Plover Rd, PloverThe 31st annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, November 27th. If you would like to volunteer go to www.volunteersrock.org or call Suzanne at 715-341-4054. To volunteer to deliver meals call Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 715-341-6122. The dinner is free to all Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk November 27, 2014 - November 27, 20148:30 a.m111 S. 1st Avenue. Wausua, WI 54401The Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk is an event held in support of fighting hunger in Marathon County. All proceeds will be donated to the Marathon County Hunger Coalition. Participantscan register online untill November 21, at 4:00 p.m or register the day of the race at the site starting at 6:30 a.m. as long as there is room available. Registration will be granted untill the race capacity of 1,500 is filled. Health Insurance Fair December 2, 201410am - 2pmBoys and Girls Club: WausauInsurance companies who offer plans on the health insurance marketplace will be available to answer consumer questions, Certified Application Counselors will be present to answer Affordable Care Act related questions and/or help consumers enroll in a marketplace plans, and Aspirus, Ministry, Marshfield, and Bridge will each have booths with information and some sort of health screening or give-away. Bring any questions you have regarding the Affordable Care Act, Marketplace, or health insurance! Wednesdays at the Wood December 3, 2014 - December 3, 20142 p.m. - 4 p.m.UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449Visit your local University of Wisconsin campus to learn how you can receive an affordable, high quality education. Students who start at UW-Marshfield/Wood County have a 15 percent higher graduation rate when they transfer to a four-year campus than the students who start there. Learn about classes, professors, student activities, and organizations from current student ambassadors. Learn more online at marshfield.uwc.edu/admissions/visit or call 715-389-6530. Toys for Tots Benefit December 9, 2014 - December 9, 20142:00 pm - 6:00 pm4231 8th Street South, Wisconsin RapidsHigher Grounds Bakery Cafe, along with Representatives from 31 Gifts, Pampered Chef and PartiLite are hosting a "Toys for Tots" Event! Bring in your new, unwrapped toys and earn discounts from one of our businesses! Sample soups, and buy your cookie dough and frosting by the pound. Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase toys for this organization. Christmas Concert December 20, 2014 - December 20, 20148pm - 10:30Marshfield High SchoolReserve this date: December 20th, 2014 Red Higgins and the Yankee Train will be doing a Christmas Concert at the Marshfield High School Auditorium to benefit the Frederic Ozanam Transitional Shelter. In the meantime, check out Red Higgins at the Central Wisconsin State Fair Saturday August 30th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dG5quglOd5o#t=90 Wednesdays at the Wood January 7, 2015 - January 7, 20152 p.m. - 4 p.m.UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449Visit your local University of Wisconsin campus to learn how you can receive an affordable, high quality education. Students who start at UW-Marshfield/Wood County have a 15 percent higher graduation rate when they transfer to a four-year campus than the students who start there. Learn about classes, professors, student activities, and organizations from current student ambassadors. Learn more online at marshfield.uwc.edu/admissions/visit or call 715-389-6530. Passport to Paradise January 10, 2015 - January 10, 20157 pm - 10:30pm601 N Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481 (715) 345-1600Are you looking for a fun Friday night? Then check out our Passport to Paradise event at the new Sentry World facility in Stevens Point Friday, January 23rd from 7-10:30pm. For $25 you get a chance to win a large raffle item, a buffet of food, a live salsa band, fabulous silent auction items, and an opportunity to learn salsa dancing! Portage County Taste of Wine & Cheese 2015 April 10, 2015 - April 10, 20157pm - 10 pm4501 Hwy 66 Stevens Point, WI 54481The 11th annual Portage County Taste of Wine & Cheese features over 100 wines from around the world, more than a dozen specialty cheeses, hand crafted beers, delicious desserts, a silent auction, and a special bourbon tasting to celebrate our 11th anniversary. 72nd state assembly district debate October 6, 2016 - October 6, 20146:30 pm - 8:30 pmPerforming Arts Center Wisconsin Rapids, WiThank you for posting this. Helen Donahue 715-213-6678 On Monday, Oct. 6th., from 6:30-8:30 the Protect Wood County and Rome Saratoga Friendly groups will be hosting a political debate at the Performing Arts Center at 1801 16th Street South in Wisconsin Rapids. The debate will be between the 72nd Assembly candidates: Democrat Dana Duncan and Republican Scott Krug. The debate will focus on questions of concern submitted by citizens of our district. Questions can be submitted to the website at www.protectwoodcounty.org Please watch for future announcements and mark your calendars to attend the debate Oct 6th at the PAC center.