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Men's Book Club

The Butler Public Library's Men's Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month.

The club will meet Wednesday, Feb. 8, to discuss "Over There" by Frank Freidel, the story of America's first great overseas crusade.

Call the library at 262-783-2535 for more information.

Medical excellence

Community Memorial Hospital is accepting nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Caring awards, Community Service and Excellence in the Medical Profession for physicians.

Anyone can nominate a CMH physician for either award. Nominations my be submitted online at The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 10.

Contact Rita Schuetz at 262-257-3204 or, for more information.

Food Pantry

The St. Boniface/St. Gabriel Food Pantry, located in the St. Boniface Parish Center, W204 N11940 Goldendale Road, Germantown, serves the communities of Germantown, Richfield, Hubertus, Jackson and Colgate.

Items needed include brownie cake mix, complete pancake mix, syrup, sweetened breakfast cereals, cans of mandarin oranges, applesauce, strawberry jelly, SpaghettiOs, Hamburger Helper, spaghetti sauce, instant rice and peas. The pantry is always in need of household and personal care items. The pantry is open from 3 to 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month.

Call St. Boniface Parish office at 262-628-2040 for more information.

Morning Book Club

The Germantown Community Library's Morning Book Club will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the library, N112 W16957 Mequon Road.

The group will discuss "The Lace Reader" by Brunonia Barry. The group meets the second Thursday of each month in the large meeting room. No registration is necessary and  guests are always welcome.

Call the library at 262-253-7760 for more information.

Health care scholarships

Community Memorial Foundation and the medical staff at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Memorial Hospital are accepting scholarship applications for area students interested in health care careers.

The scholarships are offered to high school seniors and undergraduate students pursuing health care or medical careers, who reside in the hospital's service area. Students are selected by a scholarship committee based on academic excellence, interest in health professions, scholarship need, connection to the hospital and enrollment in an accredited university or college. Online applications and complete details can be found at Completed applications must be submitted by March 1.

Email for more information.


Sewing Group meets, 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, Butler Public Library, 12808 W. Hampton Ave. Group meets the first Thursday of every month. Library, 262-783-2535.

Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, St. Anthony Catholic School, N74 W13646 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls. Adults $11, children ages 5 to 12 $6 and children 4 and younger free. Hot dog meal for children 5 to 12 years $5. Fish fries are held the first Friday of the month September through May. Church, 262-251-5910.

Blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, Menomonee Falls Public Library's Meeting Room, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road. Appointment and information: 1-800-733-2767.

Menomonee Falls Saddle Club meets, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, Lannon Lions Community Center, 7610 N. Lannon Road, Lannon.

Band Revue, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11 and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, Menomonee Falls High School, W142 N8101 Merrimac Drive. John Woger or Meredith Spencer, MFHS office, 262-255-8444.

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