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: …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A successful ride through Muskego catches some off guard, but has organizers grateful for the response of residents and riders.
Kathy Schaber, who was the 'point person' in organizing the Wisconsin Firefighters Memorial (WSFM) 'Ride of Remembrance' on Saturday, July 28, has a list of people to thank. The 66 volunteers were our biggest supporters, and we could not have done this without them," she said. "Thank you also goes to Matty's Bar & Grill, Tri City National Banks, InPro Corp., Piggly Wiggly, Kwik Trip, Bushy's Pub & Grill, Walmart, and Aldi Corporation. We had a few families from the fire department donate soda, ice and raffle items as well." The ride raises money for the memorial and park in Wisconsin Rapids. According to their website, the vision of the WSFM was to create a park with a natural and scenic setting to house a memorial to our firefighting …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ride to Remember makes a loud statement as it rolls into Muskego Saturday afternoon for a little lunch.
Hundreds of motorcycles made their way into Muskego from the south as they traveled throughout southeastern Wisconsin to remember firefighters and raise money for the state memorial in Wisconsin Rapids. The 9th annual Ride of Remembrance paid a visit to Muskego as it brought about 700 motorcyclists and 900 riders to stop at the Tess Corners Fire Station No. 1 for a brief bite to eat before they continued on their ride, which began at the House of Harley Davidson in Greenfield. The riders traveled from Muskego to Stone Bank and Dousman before their final stop in East Troy. Residents took advantage of a lazy afternoon to pull up a blanket or chair along the route and snap a few pictures. If you have any of your own that you'd like to share, …
Saturday, July 21, 2012
State firefighters memorial will benefit from annual ride, which will rumble through Muskego around lunchtime on July 28, bringing 700 motorcycles with it.