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Takin' the Blog for a Walk

Join Waukesha resident Brien Lee and his blog, Sir Fido, as they explore the city and report on the interesting things they find.

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Waukesha Tree Lighting this Friday

Please join us downtown for the annual lighting of the Waukesha Christmas Tree
Celebrating our men and women in uniform, we'll be distributing small U.S. flags (courtesy of "Home of the Brave" - a downtown military clothing and collectibles store which donates a portion of its profits to FISHER HOUSE for housing families at no cost while their loved one receives medical care at the Milwaukee's V.A. Medical Center.

Bring your children to sign a card for an active duty soldier, sailor, Marine, or airman. Join in a group carol led by the talented Choral Union. us count down to the official launch of the holiday season when our Honorary Chairman Corporal Lester Nustad, a 92-year-old Waukesha resident and veteran of WWII!!

Help your family honor what freedom means in this celebration of America's military personnel of today and yesterday.  

Friday, November 21 at 6:00p.m. at the Historic Rotunda Building (235 W Broadway).

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grace us with your presence

Hope Center

I haven't talked a lot lately about the HOPE Thanksgiving Dinner and Auction, but I've talked about it for years. I love what Hope Center does for the needy and homeless, and am glad I'm not one of them. Glad they're there if I were.

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Looking forward

Hope Center, politics

As we turn the clocks back to standard time today there's things to look forward to.

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reunion 3.0

reunion, Waukesha North

This could be Waukesha North's first all class reunion... and you're invited! I recall being on the committee for the first couple reunions: lots of phone calls and mailings. Ten years ago: phone calls, web sites, internet searches, mailings, bookings and reservations, and a reunion booklet available on CD. Five years ago we saved postage and spread the word on the internet, meeting at a bar on St. Paul Ave. on a Friday night. We've always had a good turnout and a good time. Now, five years since our last reunion, we're again informally sending out the invites via the internet, but this time all are welcome.

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it all starts with a video

I used to take pride in being the last house on the block to mow the lawn. Kept telling myself I was being environmental by not mowing often or spraying for weeds. Always felt having a nice home and yard took too much time and money, the two things I was most sorely lacking.

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