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Last updated January 2, 2017  

                     

Welcome to Reeseville

JANUARY 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE

The Village of Reeseville Board Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month beginning at 7:00pm.  The first 15 minutes are for public in-put.  If you have something you would like on the agenda, please contact the Village Clerk @ 927-5785. All Village residents are encouraged to attend.  The Village Board minutes for the month are included in each Newsletter. 
All Board minutes are not official until approved at the following months meeting.


VILLAGE BOARD VACANCY

We have a vacancy on the Village Board for Trustee If anyone is interested in this position please contact Village President Brian Miller at 927-5503


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Large trash may be put out to the curb for regular pickup ONLY on the 1st Friday of each month.  Trash Pickup is on Saturday following a Holiday. Pick up your trash cans in a timely manner. It makes the Village look cleaner.


 

NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION

VILLAGE OF REESEVILLE

APRIL 4, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Village of Reeseville, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.  The term for village president and village trustee begins on April 18, 2017.  The term for all other offices begins on May 1, 2017.  All terms are for two years unless otherwise indicated.

 

Office                                 Incumbent

Village President               Brian Miller

Village Trustee                   Lee Brasch

Village Trustee                  (Vacant)

Village Trustee                  Margaret Schmidt

Village Clerk                     Donald Gibson

Village Treasurer               Gabriel Olson

                 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2016, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in the office of the village clerk.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

           11/22/2016                                                

     Donald Gibson, Village Clerk


 

REESEVILLE CHAMBER OF

COMMERCE CHRISTMAS DECORATING CONTEST

The Chamber Christmas Decorating Contest for the Villages of Reeseville & Lowell

 

Winners for Reeseville;

1st Kevin Stanton   602 Prairie St

2nd Aaron Grulke   212 Ruby St

3rd Ken Leistico     207 Emerald St

 

Winners for Lowell;

1st Dave Galston 340 South St

2nd John Zellmer   620 Blair St

3rd   Caine Transfer   255 Beaver Dam Rd

 

Congratulations to all.  Good Job to the Communities for all the Decorations.  They were all beautiful!!



CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL DINNER

The Reeseville Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Dinner will be held on January 23rd, 6:30pm at the Reeseville Community Center.  Details will be out soon.  Please contact Joan Beal with any questions. 


ANNUAL FIRE DEPT. CHRISTMAS PARTY.

 

Courtney Salmi and her parents attended the Annual Fire Dept. Christmas Party. Thanks for all she has done to represent the Dept. as reigning Queen.

Awards handed out at the RFD Christmas party...received their RFD Auxiliary coats, Kay Kromm and Courtney Barlow

Presented with 25 years of service pins with the RFD Auxiliary were, Phyllis Schulz, Ruth Snow, Jeanie Grosenick, Joan Beal

Corey Barlow, Justin Woldt, Debby Casperson received their RFD jackets after passing their Fire Fighter I Class presented at the Annual Fire Dept. Christmas Party

 

 

REESEVILLE FIRE DEPT.

 For all emergencies call 911
 For non-emergencies call 927-5271

Fire calls:
12-14: Barn fire
12-16: CO2 alarm
12-24: Lift assist

FIRE FIGHTERS NEEDED

Would you consider becoming a firefighter?? Reeseville Fire Department is currently accepting applications. This is a great way to serve your community.   Let’s get out there!!!

For more information call 920-927-5271 and ask for Dave Snow


REESEVILLE-LOWELL FIRST RESPONDERS 

The First Responders are still looking for Volunteers from the community.

 Grab an application
Fill out application and return to proper people (info is on the application)
Find a First Responder Class through Moraine Tech. Park (The First Responder Director can help find a class)

Go through the semester long program. That's right; it's only a semester long.
Pass the class and the national exam
Keep in contact with The Director of The First Responders   Welcome aboard!

ATTENTION RNS AND EMT’S
Did you know that you can be a First Responder without going through the class?!?!? RNs, the State of Wisconsin says you can become a First
Responder under your RN license. You can only follow the scope of practice of the First Responders. All you have to do is fill out an
application through the Director of the First Responders. Any questions, please feel free to ask.

EMTs, you also don't have to go through the First Responder class. You will work under your EMT license. You will follow the First Responder
Scope of Practice. Just fill out an application and
contact the Director of the First Responders.

Any information you will need for contact will be on the application.


 

Fish Fry

FRIDAY – FISH FRY/

Reeseville Community Center

(406 North Main Street)

JANUARY 13, 2017

5:00 TO 7:30 PM

Fish 2 Pc. – $10.00

Fish 3 Pc. – $11.00

(Cod: deep fried or baked)

Chicken Tenders 3 Pc. – $8.00

*Carry Outs Available*

CO-PARTNER: LAKESIDE 4-H CLUB

(Bake Sale & Raffle)

 


REESEVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

Looking for dedicated, caring volunteers to serve on the Reeseville Community Center Board.

We want individuals who want to use their skills and knowledge to serve and support our great Community by working on our RCC Board. Interested contact: Ken Leistico: 920-927-5450


 

Reeseville Public Library
216 South Main – 920-927-7390
www.reeseville.lib.wi.us
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
January 2017

In December several patrons left the library with gifts in hand.  Donna Pinkel took home Kay’s goodie bag of homemade oatmeal bath, handcream and tea; Sabrina Bolen took Laurie’s crocheted hat, Jessica’s handmade pottery went home with Olivia Meyers and Naomi Vana was the lucky winner of Elaine’s homemade laundry soap.  Thank you to everyone that stopped in and entered our drawings.  We hope you had fun and make good use of your lovely gifts from the library staff. 

January at the Library

Holidays: The library will be closed January 1-2.   We hope you have a fun and safe New Year’s celebration. 

St. Jude’s Card Collection:  The library will continue collecting cards for St. Jude’s so please bring them in thru the month of January.

Story Time:

Story time will be held in January on Tuesdays at 12:30.  Since January 16th is Dragon Appreciation day we are focusing our storytime on dragons!  An activity and snack will follow.  This is an excellent opportunity to meet new friends and get creative together!  Your preschoolers will have such a great time that you’ll want to take some books home to keep the creativity flowing.

Sr. Apartment Book Chat: Monday, January 16th, 2PM at the Sr. Apartments, Mrs. Kozi and the group will talk about the material that they have been reading.

All throughout January there will be activities at the library. Each week in January a new craft or activity will appear at the table in our computer area! Stop in to decorate our bulletin board or take home a craft bag. Take a guess at what’s in the guessing jar and you might win it! There's always something happening at your library, so stop in and check it out.


 

SENIOR CITIZENS

The Senior Dining Program operates Monday through Friday with the exception of holidays.  The local Meal Center is located in the VFW Hall in Lowell.
Meal reservations must be made the day before you wish to attend 1-920-386-3580 or 1-800-924-6407

 



FOOD PANTRY & RESOURCE CENTER 209 S. MAIN ST, REESEVILLE

CLOSINGS DUE TO BAD WEATHER – When the Dodgeland Schools are closed for bad weather, so are we.  You can also find information about closings on our Facebook Page and our website (www.thegatheringsource.org).  Closings will also be announced and available on the WBEV website.

– Join the Gathering Source Team for the Million Pound Challenge!  For each hour of exercise you complete, The Gathering Source receives 10 pounds of food.  All you have to do is sign up at http://www.princetonclub.net/mpc/join-a-team.html 

SAVE THE DATE – The Gathering Source annual spring fundraiser will be held on Friday, April, 2017.  Join us for food by Chef Chanse at the Juneau Community Center.  There will be raffles and a live auction. 

Calling all Amerigas Customers – The Gathering Source will receive a donation of $.02 per gallon for every gallon of propane from Amerigas.  Please donate your propane fill receipts from Amerigas to us to help offset our costs.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Volunteers are needed to help clean The Gathering Source on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays from 10-noon.  Contact us through our website or by stopping in and filling out a volunteer application.

THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS FOR THE GATHERING SOURCE –Through a unique member-advised charitable grant program called Thrivent Choice®, members of Thrivent Financial are helping support enrolled 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations across the country, including The Gathering Source.  Visit our website (thegatheringsource.org) for a link to Thrivent’s Choice Dollars donation program or pick up instructions at The Gathering Source.  This is a great way to donate money to support The Gathering Source without opening your wallet!

SMILE.AMAZON.COM –  When you shop on smile.amazon.com and choose The Gathering Source as your charity, Amazon donates a portion of the value of your purchase to us.  An easy way to donate without having to spend extra money!

VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND/OR LIKE US ON FACEBOOK! – To keep up with all the latest Gathering Source news.  

DONATIONS – We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays 10-noon.  This time of year, we are especially in need of soups of all kinds as well as canned meats and fruit.  Monetary donations can be made by mailing a check to us at PO Box 66 or online at thegatheringsource.org.

FOOD PANTRY continues on Tuesdays from 10-noon and Thursdays from 5-7 pm.  When registering for the food pantry, please bring identification and proof of residency for adult members of the household.  In addition, bags, boxes or other containers are needed to transport food home.

OPEN HOUSE is on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10-noon.  This is also a great time to drop off your donations.  This is a great time to stop in and see the design for The New Gathering Source.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION! – We support our Dodgeland Schools by collecting Box Tops and Labels for Education!  Please clip all Box Tops and Labels for Education!  You can turn in your box tops or labels at The Gathering Source, State Bank of Reeseville. The Reeseville Library, and Clyman Village Hall.  www.boxtops4education.com or www.labelsforeducation.com   

DON’T THROW OUT THOSE USED INK CARTRIDGES – DONATE THEM TO US - We use them to offset the cost of our office supplies.

Please visit thegatheringsource.org for more information about our programs.  You can reach us at 920-927-1702 or email us through our website for more information.


CHURCH NEWS

IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS
Pastor Donald Steinberg  
920-927-5734
210 Lincoln Ave
E-mail address immanuellc@tds.net
Worship Sunday 9:00am
Sunday School and Adult Bible Class at 10:20 a.m. Worship
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Pastor Matthew Martin  
920-927-5762
County Hwy I
Worship Schedule; Sunday 10:00am
Sunday School at 8:45am
Adult Bible Study on Tues. at 6:00pm.
Holy Communion served on the 1st & 3rd Sunday

CATHOLIC TRI PARISHES OF
SW DODGE COUNTY
Pastor:  Fr. Mike Erwin, 
Associate Pastor:  Fr. Erick Cassiano, 
Assisting Sr. Priest:  Fr. John Yockey
http://www.triparishwi.com
Office: (920) 927-3102    Fax:  (920) 927-1970

The Catholic Tri Parishes of Dodge County Mass schedule will change beginning November 1st.  
Our weekend mass schedule is as follows:
5 pm Saturday:     Holy Family Church, Reeseville
8 am Sunday:       St. John the Baptist Church, Clyman
10 am Sunday:       St. Columbkille, Elba

  Our weekday schedule remains the same:
Tuesdays:             8:00 am @ St. John the Baptist
Wednesdays:      5:30 pm @ Holy Family
Thursdays:          7:00 pm @ St. Columbkille
First Fridays Only:  8:00 am @ Holy Family

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Pastor Lois Rosko    
920-344-7845
E-mail address larosko@hotmail.com
Worship Schedule:
Sunday Service at 10:00am
Sunday School a 9:00am
Communion held on the 1st Sunday
SALEM EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH
Pastor Vander Galien
920-927-5353
115 Juneau Street, Lowell
E-mail address pvgvandy@aim.com 
Sunday Service 10:00am
Thursday Evening Service 7pm

“THE REFUGE” of Reeseville
Apostolic Bible Study & Sunday Service
Isaiah 3:10  Say to the righteous, it shall be well.
214 Main Street Reeseville
2nd Kings 10:16 Come and see our zeal for the Lord.
Sunday Service @10:30am Bible Study
& 6:30pm Tuesday
More info on our full page Pastor Chris and Cherie

Behymer 920-927-6056 behymer6@charter.net www.facebook.com/TheReesevilleRefuge

 

The Refuge of Reeseville Church

Greetings to you, friends and neighbors in Reeseville and abroad, in the Name of Jesus. I pray that you all had Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I also pray for the Grace of God to be with you in this new year and that you would be blessed as you read this letter.

Because in todays’ world, with so many life threatening and life changing issues; sickness, money, depression, loneliness, accidents, and on and on, we need a blessing. Time flying by so fast we can’t keep up. Today’s world can be like a pressure cooker on each one of us. We are all stressed out and seeking a place of peace and rest. We need a Hope.

I imagine the life of Abraham, the father of the nation of Israel written about in the book of Genesis. He would ask his wife, Sarah, one day, “What are we going to do this month? Shear the sheep?”

Nowadays, we have so many things to do in a day, we can’t even get them all done. And if by chance we do, we are so exhausted by the end of the day, it all we can do to get up the next morning.

I am writing to remind us of something so powerful that lies in the heart of men and women today. It is not a chemical produced by the body, it’s not a rationalization or imagination created by our minds. But instead, something that has been placed inside of us by our creator Himself.  It’s called HOPE.

I’m not talking about hope in election results, I’m not talking about hope in the next movie releases or the latest in phone technology. I am talking about Whom the bible declares as “The Hope of Nations” Matthew 12:21 I am talking about the God of Hope. The only one who has the power and resources to fulfill all of His promises. The only one who has the authority to forgive our sins. The Hope of all the Nations.

There is a hope inside of all of us. What matters is on what we are hoping for and who we are placing that hope on.

I hope that there is more to this life than hatred, immorality and antichrist mentality. I hope there is an end. I hope that I don’t fail, that I am not a hypocrite, that I retain my integrity and reputation. That I don’t offend needlessly. I hope that I have been forgiven. And I especially Hope that I don’t ever lose the need to Hope.

And here comes Jesus, the Hope of the Nations. He is certainly my Hope. And as far as I am concerned, He is my only Hope.

The French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte of the early 1800’s is credited as saying concerning Jesus, “I know men, and I tell you that Jesus is not a man.”

Jesus claimed and proved that He was not just a mere man, He was God in the flesh. He is the only One Who will never fail us. He said He’s coming back for us, He is going to come back for us. He died so that we could be forgiven, that means we are forgiven.  He promised us rest if we come to Him. Matthew 11:28, that means, if we go to Him, we will find rest. The Word of God holds thousands of promises waiting to be discovered by hearts that Hope in Him. Deliverance from addictions, fears, and depression. Promises of wisdom and guidance for your marriage and children. Forgiveness, Strength, Peace, Rest, and more and more.

[ One Solitary Life}

Here is a man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in another village. He worked in a carpenter shop until He was thirty. Then for three years He was an wandering preacher. He never owned a home. He never wrote a book. He never held an office. He never had a family. He never went to college. He never put His foot inside a big city. He never traveled two hundred miles from the place He was born. He never did one of the things that usually accompany greatness. He had no credentials but Himself...

Nineteen long centuries have come and gone, and today He is a centerpiece of human race.

All the armies that ever marched, all the navies that were ever built; all the parliaments that ever sat and all the kings that ever reigned, put together, have not affected the life of man upon this earth as powerfully as has that one solitary life. [by Dr. James Allan Francis]

My name is Chris Behymer, Pastor of The Refuge Church, and I invite you to come and see what this Hope looks like.

Psalm 66:5 Come and see the works of God

Sunday Service @ 10:30am / Tuesday Service @ 6:30pm - 214 South Main Street, Reeseville

 


FROM THE EDITOR
ALL NEWS MUST REACH ME BY THE 25TH OF THE MONTH.


I can’t promise to get your news or articles in the paper if I don’t get it on time. We print 600 copies each month.  This does take time to put together and print so it gets out by the 1st of the month. All ads are at the discretion of the Editor.

 To put an ad in the newsletter Contact me at
920-927-5477 or e-mail at
nziegel@charter.net
Minimum of 3 Lines for $5.00.  The cost goes up accordingly as you add additional lines.

I include all ads on the website www.reeseville.com  at no additional charge. 

As always, Charitable organizations are publicized free. 

It isn’t necessary to wait until the last minute to get your news to me.  I will save it and put it in at the appropriate time.