St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society will celebrate its 40th anniversary April 18. The society was founded April 19, 1979, as a chapter of the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society. Fifty-two people interested in family history and genealogical research gathered together from communities in Pierce, St. Croix, and Polk counties to organize the society.
During the month of March, students at St. Francis Catholic School in Ellsworth focused on being forgiving. When we forgive, we choose to love and forgive others. Students were recognized for showing the virtue of forgiveness and were awarded with virtue certificates on Wednesday, March 27.
Ellsworth Elementary School March students of the month were honored for showing the character trait of cooperation. Cooperation is defined as the actions of someone who is being helpful by doing what is wanted or asked for; common effort. These students were chosen for demonstrating the ability to work well with others. We are so proud of them. Photo courtesy of Lisa Groh
Pierce County will provide free disposal of unwanted medications for county households during Spring Clean Sweep 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 13, at the Pierce County Solid Waste Department / Recycling Center, 707 N. Maple St./ Highway 65, Ellsworth. Black out personal information on original medication container. This is the same event that accepts pesticides, fertilizers, solvents, fuels, cleaning agents, lead, oil and latex based paints, and other chemicals from households and farmers in the county.
April is a busy month at Turningpoint as we raise awareness around child abuse, sexual assault and crime victims' rights. This year we are celebrating 40 years of serving our community and empowering survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Pierce and St. Croix counties. In this letter, we highlight prevention and invite the community to join us in our efforts.
UW River Falls Student Health and Counseling Services will host its annual Health Fair, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m Wednesday, April 10, in the University Center Ballroom. "BE WELL: MOVE WELL. THINK WELL. EAT WELL" will be this year's Health Fair theme. This is a free event for all UWRF students, staff, faculty and community members. All are encouraged to attend and enjoy this great event and learn more about their health and wellbeing.
The Prescott Chamber is looking for volunteers to help with watering flowers downtown this summer. This includes hanging baskets and the four big planters. The task takes a little over an hour and a watering cart is used. If you would like to give back to the community and are available to sign up for a day each week please let us know. This runs from about mid May to Prescott Daze. Any questions or to sign up please contact the chamber office. 715- 262-3284. email@example.com
The Spring Valley School Board of Education has officially recognized the academic accomplishments of the Class of 2019 students graduating with honors. Dylan Bosshart, son of Rob and Sally Bosshart, and Madison Maier, daughter of Craig and Tonya Maier, share the designation of Co-Valedictorians of the Class of 2019, based on their respective cumulative grade point averages (GPA's) of 4.0.
On Thursday, March 14, the fifth grade students at St. Francis Catholic School in Ellsworth performed "Tikki Tikki Tembo," a Chinese Folk Tale for students and visitors.
As part of National Public Health Week (April 1-7), the Pierce County Public Health Department selected five Public Health Heroes for their work in preserving, protecting and promoting the health of Pierce County residents. The Heroes are from a wide range of sectors and backgrounds, but all make a positive impact. Local public health departments must rely on partnerships in other sectors to influence the conditions that impact people's health. The Pierce County Public Health Department is proud to celebrate our partnerships with these remarkable individuals.