Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Granted, we've heard and read our share of lousy news, but we're celebrating those stories that made us smile. Miss any? Click on the links to read on.
It's been a year full of news, and not all of it was the hard-as-nails variety. In fact, there's been plenty to celebrate and smile over. Remember these? A uniquely fun and entertaining way to spend a March evening, even if you just sat in the stands: If You Can Dodge A Wrench... The Muskego Chamber of Commerce made 2012's Jammin' on Janesville an opportunity to remember local organizations: Jammin' 2012 Set to Rock to the Beat of a Heart. There was a local business as well who stepped up to help Stacy Young, a woman who had helped out so many others with cancer: Area Business Helps Woman With Cancer Muskego Patch also welcomed back Jenny Addis, a voice from the past with an inspiring message to share in the aftermath of personal tragedy: …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A voice from the not-so-distant past offers encouragement, motivation in the midst of personal struggles.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Jenny Addis suffered severe injuries after a rollover accident in Muskego in 1997 and has been in a wheelchair since, but the amazingly optimistic woman calls her life a blessing, and looks to help and empower others.
Jenny Addis is the picture of a normal life turned upside down, but she is coming out better and stronger because of it. "No one believes tragedy can hit their home. We have this mindset that it happens to other people, not to ourselves, our loved ones or someone we know. I was living a life that seemed perfect and what most people would call 'normal,'" the Muskego native said. "Until that unimaginable tragedy struck me and my family's lives. I learned very quickly just how real and fragile we really are," Addis added. "How life can change in just the blink of an eye, no matter how 'normal' it is." The night of March 16, 1997, after hosting a bachelorette party at Kelley's Bleachers 2 in Wind Lake, for her future sister-in-law, Addis' …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Jenny Addis' life was changed after an accident in Muskego, but she's now changing others' lives and received an award for community service in Waushara County.