Sunday, January 5, 2020

Ruth Steffen: October 29, 1925 - December 5, 2019

Ruth Steffen passed away in early December.  Her visitation and service will be held on January 11, 2020.  Use the link below to read her obituary.  She was an extraordinary woman.

https://www.bostonfuneralhome.net/obituaries/Ruth-E-Steffen?obId=9385311#/obituaryInfozonr


Friday, January 3, 2020

January Meeting


January 13, 2020
Park Ridge Restaurant
3425 Church
Stevens Point, WI 54481

11:00 am.  Socializing
11:15 am. Order Lunch Entrée
11:30 am. Business Meeting
12:30 pm. Program Speaker

Mark of the Tiger: So you want to be a writer; what would your mother say? Marc Thwaits was a general science teacher at SPASH and Ben Franklin Jr. High, retiring in 2008.

He is a prairie farmer, falconer, and has banded falcons in Greenland. He also has worked with
the Madison Geology Museum studying fossil mammals in South Dakota. Marc was a zookeeper in the Vilas Zoo in Madison. He went to China in 2010 and taught English.

Once Again, the Floor becomes the Ceiling


It took three days:

 Iranian authorities appoint replacement, vow retaliation for killing of General Soleimani

General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. strike in Baghdad Friday. 

https://abcnews.go.com/International/iranian-authorities-vow-retaliation-killing-top-military-chief/story?id=68046263&cid=clicksource_4380645_null_twopack_hed

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Upton Sinclair was Right

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Events at Boston School Forest

Polar Pond Plunge, December 14, 2019--This is the only fundraiser.  Registration is open now.  They need both plungers and spectators/cheerers!

Winter Open House, January 18, 2020--CC skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, crafts, and campfire.

Earth Day Celebration, April 19, 2020--Activity stations, performances, snacks, and crafts.

Forest Family Fun Run/Walk, June 19, 2020--Free 1.75 mile run/walk sponsored by the Town of Plover.




We had a great time this summer at our July meeting held at the Boston School Forest.  For many of us, it was the first time to learn about this fantastic resource.  These events would be a great time to take the grandkids, grand nephews and nieces, or assorted other kids to a great place for some fun.