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Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation awards community grants


Pictured, Prairie du Sac’s Cub Scout Pack 373 received a 2020 grant from Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation to help with a community service project. In order to promote literacy in the area, the Pack constructed and placed Free Little Libraries at multiple locations in our region.

Every year, Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation supports community projects that contribute to the health of the community. Organizations apply for these “Healthy Life Initiative Grants.” Applications are reviewed by the members of the Foundation Board Grants & Gifts Committee. 

Mikayla Wheeler graduates from MATC


Mikayla Wheeler

Madison College-Reedsburg is proud to announce the fall 2020 graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program. At right is Mikayla Wheeler of Prairie du Sac.

Reese Grinstead is the SP Optimist Middle Level Leader


Reese Grinstead is the Sauk Prairie Optimist Club’s Middle Level Leader for December. She is an eighth grader and the daughter of Carl and Kimberly Grinstead. She was nominated by her team of core teachers. Her teachers had this to say about Reese: ”Team Red in eighth grade is proud to present Reese Grinstead as a Middle Level Leader. A middle school year is filled with changes and adaptations. Reese is a student that is adaptable and conscientious to the constantly changing conditions in school. Reese is independent and trustworthy. In the classroom, Reese is a role model and a leader for fellow students. Reese pays attention to the finer details that lead to larger learning. In English class, Reese’s writing is entertaining and always improving. In Science and Social Studies, Reese has the unique ability to read the room and volunteer information and questions that further the class discussion. Reese is a leader inside and outside the classroom. In harmony with the Optimist vision, Reese provides hope, a positive vision, and brings out the best in others. At the Middle School, Reese is involved in Show Choir and Coding Club. In the community, she participates in dance and soccer. Time will tell what the future holds for Reese. She definitely plans to further her education beyond high school.

Reese Grinstead is the Sauk Prairie Optimist Club’s Middle Level Leader for December.  She is an eighth grader and the daughter of Carl and Kimberly Grinstead. She was nominated by her team of core teachers. 

Sauk Prairie Music Department putting on a Madrigal Dinner, available virtually December 22st


Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The time has come for the Sauk Prairie Music Department’s esteemed Madrigal Dinner. It is an entirely student run Elizabethan affair with costumes, good food and revelry. This year, we will be celebrating from a distance. Interested in viewing the festivities? The virtual performance will be available starting December 22nd and run through the holidays. A link will be posted on the Sauk Prairie Music Association Facebook page as well as www.riverartsinc.org/madrigal. There is no cost to view the show, but donations to support the Sauk Prairie Music Association are appreciated. Questions? Call River Arts Inc. at 608-643-5215.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The time has come for the Sauk Prairie Music Department’s esteemed Madrigal Dinner. It is an entirely student run Elizabethan affair with costumes, good food and revelry. This year, we will be celebrating from a distance.

Black Earth American Legion, Sons of American Legion donate to food pantry

Mickelsons-Martin American Legion Post 313 along with The Sons of The American Legion Squadron 313 of Black Earth presented Rita Miller of Heights Unlimited Food Pantry with checks totaling $700.00 to support our local communities.

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River Arts gives out free art kits to Sauk Prairie students

River Arts Inc. was proud to provide 50 free art kits to youth in the Sauk Prairie community this week. In partnership with the guidance department at Sauk Prairie School District, kits were created for lower elementary, upper elementary, middle school, and high school students. 

Mazo American Legion helps out community

The Greening-Buelow American Legion Post 437 Mazomanie presented District Administrator, Jordan Sinz with a $1500 check. 

The donation will be put towards additional Chromebooks for the district.

Community events: Black Earth and Mazomanie

Wisconsin Heights Sharing Tree

 

The Wisconsin Heights Community Sharing Tree and people of the Heights communities know that not all families have family support available and at times need some help. The organizers of the sharing tree have collected gifts that they believe the area  children would like.  

Good Neighbor Clinic provides prescriptions through pandemic


The Good Neighbor Clinic of Sauk Prairie has continued to offer prescription services and limited primary care for its patients throughout the pandemic. Pictured is Nicholas Miller, who stopped by the clinic to deliver a $500 donation. The clinic relies on donations and volunteers to remain open, meeting the needs of people with no health insurance, and all monies are used for patient services.

The Good Neighbor Clinic of Sauk Prairie has continued to offer prescription services and limited primary care for its patients throughout the pandemic.  Pictured is Nicholas Miller, who stopped by the clinic to deliver a $500 donation.  The clinic relies on donations and volunteers to remain open, meeting the needs of people with no hea

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