The last cupcake sale of the season was on August 13th. We raised $123.40 for Heifer International. This gives us a total of $466 at this point in time. We are still collecting donations thru the end of October. If you're interested in donating, you can put your donation in an envelope marked Juneau UMW Heifer Project. Make any checks out to Juneau UMW. Check out the pictures at Connect - Sunday School - Juneau SS.
Juneau sponsored a BINGO night on Saturday, September 17th. We had a good turnout - there were 21 in attendance. There was a lot of laughing and fellowship that night. In fact, many people asked when we were going to hold another BINGO night (watch for one in April 2017). Check out the pictures at Events & News - What's Happening - Juneau.
Juneau is in the process of purchasing new banners to adorn our Sanctuary. See our first one at Events & News - What's Happening - Juneau.
Juneau held a Pie Social on August 25th. We had a great turnout and raised $ 200.71. Check out the pictures at Events & News - What's Happening - Juneau.
Thanks to everyone who contributed, worked or stopped to eat at the August Brat Fry. We made $495.54 that day. The total amount made during our July and August Brat Fry's was $ 862.48. Watch for updates as to what projects this money has gone to. Check out the pictures at Connect - UMW of Juneau - UMW Brat Fry.
Charge Conference will be at Lowell on Sunday, November 6th. It will start at 12:00 noon with a lunch provided by the Lowell UMW. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend.
We are starting to get to our busy season with lots of events coming up in our three churches. Watch for more information on these events.
Today, Saturday, September 17th we have Bingo at Juneau from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. We had a good turnout last time and everyone had a good time. Come and join us.
Saturday, October 15th at Juneau from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. is the annual Craft Fair. We have lots of items (check out the website at Connect - Juneau UMW - Craft Items for sale) for sale and are still making more. We will also have baked goods for sale. Potato Soup and Ham Sandwiches will also be available for purchase. Start your Christmas shopping now.
From October 9th until November 6th will be the Avon Fundraiser. There are a lot of Christmas type items for sale in the campaign we are selling from. This is a great time to start your Christmas shopping early. Proceeds from this year's fundraiser will be split between Support the Troops and the Angel Tree.
On Saturday, October 1 will be Women' Day at the Horicon church from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Lowell UMW. Becky LeBouton will be our guest speaker. Lunch will be served around noon. Marty Stanton will be helping with the afternoon session. This event is for anyone who wants to come, so ask a friend and come and enjoy the day!.
Our biggest event, The Election Day Chili & Soup Supper at Horicon, on November 8th is from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from this event provide salary support for our missionaries, Larry & Jane Kies, at African University in Zimbabwe.
We also have the Harvest Dinner at Juneau on Sunday, November 30th and the Cookie Walk at Horicon on Saturday, December 10th. More information to come on these two events.
The children at Juneau, along with the Juneau UMW, are still collecting funds for Heifer International until the end of October. If you are interested in contributing, you can put your donation in an envelope marked Heifer Project and put it in the offering plate. Checks should be made out to Juneau UMW. Thanks for your help and look for future posts about this mission project.
Earlier this summer the Juneau church had a local company come in and pull out all of the heat registers in the Sanctuary to be sandblasted and repainted. They were recently re-installed and look really nice. Check out the before and after pictures at Events & News - What's Happening - Juneau.
We have a lot of people in our congregations that do a lot of work that people may not know about, especially outside work. I want to thank Bob and Nancy Krueger in Juneau and Mary Danner and whoever else helped keep the beautiful flower beds in check at Horicon for all of their hard work this summer. Check out the pictures under Events & News - What's Happening - Horicon and Juneau.
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