Kewaunee County news briefs
Relay for life hosts spaghetti buffet
CASCO – Relay For Life of Kewaunee County has scheduled an all-you-can-eat spaghetti buffet for 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at JW’s Place, N5685 County E, Casco.
The buffet includes spaghetti or Alfredo sauce, choice of meatballs or chicken, salad, bread and desserts. Gluten-free pasta is available upon request. Proceeds help Kewaunee County residents who are affected by cancer.
Tickets ($8.50 in advance or $10 at the door for adults, $4 in advance or $5 at the door for children under 12) are available at JW’s Place, from any Relay for Life member, or by calling 920-655-4348.
Grand View Terrace receives perfect score
ALGOMA – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has presented Grand View Terrace Apartments with a certificate of excellence for achieving High Performer Designation for fiscal year 2015 with a score of 100 percent for the second consecutive year.
Grand View Terrace is a 39-unit apartment building for lower income families operated by the Algoma Housing Authority. HUD has established four categories to assess a housing authority’s performance – physical, financial, management and capital funds.
DKREA honors Staege as top volunteer
Members of the Door-Kewaunee Retired Educators’ Association (DKREA) recently chose their Outstanding Volunteer – Lois Staege.
The DKREA members contributed 4,040 hours valued at $88,031.60 serving more than 21 organizations in and around their communities. The Wisconsin Retired Educators’ Association board of directors commended the unit and unit members for giving back to other organizations and making a difference.
WREA members from around the state volunteered a total of 248,994.65 hours valued at $5,425,571.63 serving more than 800 organizations across the state of Wisconsin. WREA has more than 12,000 members and 62 local units. Since 1951 WREA has served as a professional organization representing Wisconsin’s retired educational community.
Rossmiller is poppy princess
ALGOMA – Adeline Rossmiller, daughter of Christopher and Dawn Rossmiller and granddaughter of Lee and Barbara Piechocki, has been chosen Poppy Princess for 2016 American Legion Auxiliary to Post 236 Algoma.
Poppies will be offered Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, in Algoma.
WPPI offers grants for nonprofits
Algoma Utilities, through funding available from its power supplier, WPPI Energy, is soliciting requests from local organizations interested in a Community Contribution Grant or Economic Development Grant. Typically, grants are awarded to Algoma Utility, not-for-profit customers, to help offset specific community programs or project costs.
Grant requests will be accepted at the Utilities’ office through July 11. To be considered for a grant, nonprofit organizations must submit a letter requesting assistance. The letter should include information as to how the not for profit organization will use the funds to benefit the community or local economic development. Organizations must also show that funds are necessary to complete a project or program and the time frame in which the grant would be utilized.
Letters should be sent to: Algoma Utilities, Attn: Office Manager, 1407 Flora Ave., Algoma, WI 54201. For more information about the grant programs, contact the Algoma Utilities office at (920) 487-5556.
This article originally appeared on Green Bay Press Gazette: Kewaunee County news briefs