Posted by Sarah Williams-Berg on Feb 06, 2019
SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE
“No kid sleeps on the floor in our town.” Larry Schroeder, (above) co-president of Sleep in Heavenly Peace described the volunteer-driven organization that provides hand-made bunk beds to children who don't have a bed of their own.
 
"Child bedlessness is a national problem, and as a national nonprofit with chapters spread across the country, SHP has provided the solution. We are a volunteer organization that builds beds for kids who are sleeping on the floor and there are multiple ways to get involved right here.” Beds run about $175 each, and SHP receives 2-3 applications for beds each week. Nationally, more than 2,000 beds are made and distributed each month. Schroeder cited build days, delivery days, event fundraisers and other ways to help the cause. The self-described retired businessman turned carpenter said that you’ll “never see more excitement on children’s faces than when they receive a bed.” Go to shpbeds.org to learn more.
 
IN HILTON's PASSING:
Family members described how much Rotary meant to Hilton, and daughter Ginny returned her dad’s Rotary necktie and pins to the club. Troop 212 Scoutmaster John Kyle (above) announced the new Hilton Neal God and Service Camp Scholarship, helping to fund summer and day camps, weekend retreats and church camps for qualifying scouts.
 
Oconomowoc Wine & Brewfest  2020
14th Anniversary Edition - 5 to 9 PM Saturday March 7.
Beer, Wine, Spirits and  Food Tasting at the Bertrand Family Pavilion in Okauchee. A fun event to raise funds for the Oconomowoc Rotary Foundation! Celebrate with over 30 different beer, wine, and food selections, a fun atmosphere and a chance to help out the local community and the world! Go to http://oconomowocbrewfest.com to purchase tickets.
 
Pheasant Hunt
Pheasant Hunt is Monday, April 6 at 11 a.m. at Wern Valley. Teams of 4 are sought now to have lunch, hunt, participate in the shooting range and dine in the evening. Thank you Matt Zach for organizing another successful hunt.
 
  • February 24 is Shorehaven Bingo at 6 p.m.
     
  • Saturday, May 2 is highway pickup at 8 a.m.
     
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