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Steak fry
The Phelps Lions Club tickets to its steak fry sold out for the second straight year, as 450 guests participated in the meal at the 18th annual event at Wavering Park. Live entertainment was provided by the Bill Hassey Orchestra and 50/50 drawings were held throughout the dinner. Club Treasurer Brian Blank said the success of the event was due to the support from the Phelps community, surrounding communities and donations from the Mendham family at Sunrise Lodge, Barry Mohr at the Phelps Convenience Center and other individual donations. The event was coordinated by club members Dennis Konieczka and Mike McAdams. Event proceeds fund local scholarships for area students, the Headwaters Food Pantry, various local charities and Lions Club projects.  —Photo By  Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:27 PM
 
Picnic in Park serves 475
A total of 438 adults and 37 children were served at the 17th annual Picnic in the Park. The event is sponsored by Northwoods Living Care Foundation and raises money for the Phelps ambulance fund. 	—Photo By Sharon Gifford

The 17th annual Picnic in the Park fundraiser for the Phelps ambulance fund netted $7,500 and served 438 adults and 37 children a chicken and ribs barbecue.

The event was sponsored by the Northwoods Living Care Foundation.

“In spite of the wind, we had no rain and we still had a good turnout,” said foundation President Cathy Grady. “I heard many good  compliments

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:58 PM
 
Duct tape contest
 The Phelps Public Library recently held a duct tape art contest, coordinated by librarian Teresa Franzen. The winners included, from left, Cody Kangas and Madison Nyman. Jonah Schwenk took second place and Mia Turscany, Javon Turscany and Austin Buell all took third.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:58 PM
 
Poker run set Saturday

The North and South Twin Lake Riparian Association will sponsor its fundraiser poker run by boat Saturday, July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Participants will pay $5 each and meet at Fruth’s dock at 4050 Twin Lake Road in Conover at 1 p.m. for a map and instructions.

The winners will be announced at Dublin’s Sports Bar at 5 p.m. where food and beverages may be purchased.

For more information, call Jim and Jackie Fruth at (715) 479-6869.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:57 PM
 
Women’s club plans meeting

The Phelps Women’s Club will meet at Big Sand Lake Club Monday, July 21, at 1 p.m.

Hostesses will be Big Sand Lake Club members. Items on the agenda include the results of the chicken dinner and Scarecrow Fest.

For more information, call Lola Sobieck at (920) 227-5561.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:57 PM
 
Celebrating Independence
The Phelps community held its Fourth of July festivities last Friday. During a parade downtown, Phelps High School band (above) played while riding on a float. There were many other attractions at the celebration, including a pie-eating contest, chicken drop, minnow racing and a waterski show on North Twin Lake.            —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:55 PM
 
Wounded Warriors Committee to serve as 2014 parade marshals
Phelps Chamber of Commerce Director Sheila Schmidt (far right) recently presented the Wounded Warriors In Action Committee, who will serve as this year’s Fourth of July parade marshals. They include, from left, Scott Spurgeon, Karen Spurgeon, Robin Vold and Debbie Vold.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford

The Phelps Chamber of Commerce?recently announced that the Wounded Warriors In Action (WWIA) Committee will serve as the town’s Fourth of July parade marshals.

The Spurgeons and Volds have coordinated the WWIA fundraiser event at Holiday Lodge for the last three years with a three-year total profit of $26,600.

In that time, a total of 14 Purple Heart recipients and one nonmedical

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:47 PM
 
Lions Club’s steak fry set at Wavering Park

The Phelps Lions Club will hold its 18th annual Steak in the Park event at Wavering Park in Phelps Wednesday, July 16.

A steak fry will be served at the park from 5 to 8 p.m. including a cooked-to-order filet mignon, potatoes, salad, roll and dessert for a cost of $17 in advance or $19 at the event.

Live entertainment will be provided by the Bill Hassey Orchestra.

Tickets are available from Phelps Lions Club members,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:47 PM
 
Long Lake group sets annual meeting

The 2014 annual meeting of the Long Lake of Phelps Lake District (LLPLD) will be held Saturday, July 5, at 10:30 a.m. in the Phelps School cafeteria.

Landowners are welcome to attend for updates on the Department of Natural Resources grant, aquatic invasive species, fishery report, 2015 budget, 2015 tax levy and volunteer projects.

Two new topics for review include Long Lake being

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:47 PM
 
Northwoods Living Care sets 17th Picnic in Park

Northwoods Living Care Foundation Inc. will sponsor the 17th annual Picnic in the Park Tuesday, July 8, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Wavering Park in Phelps.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the town of Phelps ambulance fund.

The meal will include a chicken and rib barbecue, baked beans, potato salad, fresh fruit and homemade dessert.

Music will be provided by The Hits and a bounce house

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:46 PM
 
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