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Birthday Party Chalks One Up for Gratitude

“We were thinking birthday party differently this year,” Jennifer Lodl described her daughter Lily’s 9 yr. old birthday party Oct. 2. “With all the COVID precautions, we were trying to be cognizant and careful. And we thought some good should come of it, too, actually benefitting other people.” The Lodls planned to gather six kids… Read more »

Mask-‘r-Aid perfects the product

Mask-‘r-Aid perfects the product She’s worn a mask most of her adult life. So when Oconomowoc’s Linda Thacker saw the world needed them, she set to work making the ones that would hold their form, conform to the individual’s face and last for weeks. Thacker developed her own “Mask-‘r-Aid” brand template after researching YouTube videos… Read more »

Bounty of Bunnies for Easter

It blossomed like an Easter lily. The idea grew from a granddaughter’s simple request. Oconomowoc’s Lynn Darnell wanted to do something special for Shorehaven seniors confined to their rooms during the Governor’s COVID-19 Shelter in Place order. Lynn’s granddaughter Emma asked her, “Grandma Lynn, can we make bunny bags again this year?” “That was when… Read more »

Service of the Nativity – A wonderful story to tell

Shorehaven Chaplain Nick Slater introduced a “Service of the Nativity” this week, inviting residents and families to share the spiritual experience.

Shorehaven – Trusted for Generations

Annual meeting reaffirms commitment Shorehaven chaplain Nick Slater installs new board and corporate members at the organization’s annual meeting.

Transforming lives while providing timeless trishaw rides

Life unfolds at all ages, young and old, and can be thrilling and fun. We believe that seniors should be able to age with dignity – fully aware of the opportunities of interacting in their local community. That’s why we at Shorehaven have acquired our first bicycle rickshaw – called a trishaw – through Cycling… Read more »

Catching Up With Local Legend Don Schmitt

Don Schmitt epitomizes the Wisconsin spirit. He values fish fries, polkas and bleeds green and gold for the Green Bay Packers. There is one other thing that Don values above almost all else, a clean haircut and a nicely groomed beard.