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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
Rosner serves as representative for Phelps at Badger Boys State
Robert Rosner

Phelps High School student Robert Rosner recently was named the Phelps Badger State Boy representative and was sponsored by the Phelps Booster Club.

Badger Boys State was held at Ripon College. Badger Boys State may be described as a program which teaches the workings of government by doing, but it’s more than that, according to organizers.

“It is a week-long journey through a great many

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 1:46 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 01, 2014 1:45 PM
Teen award
Phelps High School junior Robert Rosner recently was recognized with the YMCA Teen Award. Each year, the YMCA of the Northwoods honors teens from Vilas, Oneida and Lincoln counties for demonstrating the YMCA’s core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility. Taking part in the award presentation were, from left, teacher Rachel Smith (who nominated Rosner), Donna Rosner, Robert Rosner and Bob Rosner. 	—Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:47 PM
Scholarship winners
The Phelps Women’s Club recently awarded academic scholarships to three area residents. Taking part in the award presentation were, front row from left, Kaye Petts, $300 to be applied toward her library director’s certification, and Geraldine Arlt of the women’s club; back row, Angela Grmick, $300 for Northern Michigan University, and Kendra Pietenpol, $400 for UW-Stevens Point.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:46 PM
Festivities set for Fourth

Festivities for the Fourth of July are planned in Phelps Friday, July 4, from 3 to 11 p.m.

The Lions Club Parade will begin at 3 p.m. through downtown Phelps, followed by the Chain Skimmers ski show on North Twin Lake and live music by Popular Girl beginning at 4 p.m.

There will be children’s games and activities, a pie-eating contest and chicken drop contest, along with 50/50 raffles.

Concessions with hot dogs, hamburgers

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:45 PM
Contest winner
Elizabeth Black, 12, of Appleton and Phelps won the logo contest sponsored by Barry and Wendy Mohr of Sweet Treats & More in Phelps with her logo “It’s Doggone Good.” Black designed the logo for the I.C. Sammy treat, winning the first-place prize of an ice cream sandwich every day for the season. Michael Franzen, 13, of Phelps took second and Brandon Aderhold, 10, of Edgerton won third prize. The logo will be displayed on signage and posted in the shop.  —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:53 PM
Golf tourney planned at Big Sand Lake Club

Big Sand Lake Club will sponsor the fifth annual charity golf tournament Sunday, June 29, beginning at 11 a.m.

The name of the event has been changed from the Vance K. “Kep” Vorhees charity golf tournament to Founding Fathers.

This is in remembrance of founding club members Charlie Barrett,

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:52 PM
Lions Club schedules 18th Steak in the 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, June 17, 2014 12:52 PM
Library to hold fundraiser event

The Phelps Public Library will hold a fundraiser event at the Wavering Park pavilion Saturday, June 28, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Local musicians will perform country, bluegrass and rock music.

Concessions will be available, and raffle tickets will be on hand for various donated items and gift certificates for a cost of $1 per ticket or six for $5.

All event proceeds will benefit the Phelps Public Library.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:52 PM

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