The Vanguard is encouraging everyone that can and if it is legal to do so, to vote on Tuesday, November 2nd.
Wisconsin is one of the four most easiest states to vote in on Election Day.
We're taking a few deep breaths at HAWS before launching into the holiday season. But we have lots to do and to look forward to...
The Friends of HAWS annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale is this Saturday, November 6th at our shelter. Shop early for the pets and pet-lovers in your life! The Bazaar is full of great pet-related and seasonal merchandise, and is also a super place to satisfy your sweet tooth. Make plans to come by for lunch and do a little browsing and buying to support HAWS.
TTouch for Little Critters will be presented on Sunday, November 7th. If you have a house rabbit, guinea pig or other small animal in your life, this seminar shows you great ways to promote their well-being and lessen their stress for visits to the vet, groomer, etc. Come to think of it, we could all use a little de-stressing...
Of COURSE HAWS' Mobile Adoption Center has a busy month planned! Rub-a-dub all pups in the tub for our Dog Wash at Petlicious Spa on Sunday, November 14th. Dine out for HAWS at the Pewaukee Applebees on Monday, November 15th. We'll be joining in the fun for Muskego's Country Christmas when we set up shop at Pet Supplies 'N More on Saturday, November 20th. Finally, we'll be making "black Friday" a celebration with a holi-day-of-fun at Petco of Waukesha on November 26th. Throw in stops at Brookfield Square, Petco of Germantown AND Delafield, and a parade appearance or two...well, you can understand why it is called our MOBILE Adoption Center!
Our calendar is filled out with dog training classes and our famous "Keep your Puppy and Your Sanity" seminar (11/14), along with volunteer orientations, the monthly Friends meeting (11/10), little pet pedicures and more. Two feet or four, paws or claws - HAWS has something for YOU this November!
By the way - we've STILL got lots of kittens available for adoption. So, now you can adopt a kitten at HAWS...and get the 2nd kitten at no charge! Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, the first round of vaccinations, wellness exam, microchip I.D. A great time to enjoy twice the fun at 1/2 the price!
I noticed today that the Menomonee Falls Fire Department is in need of some new firefighters and EMTs. If you have the time, there is nothing more rewarding to your soul than giving to the community by performing these services.
I spent 18 years volunteering with the Menomonee Falls Fire Depatment and believe me, every bit of time spent was worthwhile. There is not much more than you can give to your community but your valuable time.
Menomonee Falls Community Education & Recreation (CE & Rec) has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. CE & Rec has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-facilitated courses.
CE & Rec has a growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.
America has so much to be thankful for in honor of all Veterans who served our wonderful country throughout the course of time with pride, humility and sacrifice to protect the dream of our forefathers to preserve our constitution and freedom.
Unfortunately, too many of our current progressive leaders don't feel that way and will do anything they can to dumb down America out of guilt and redistribution to put us on a level playing field with all countries.
FREE PICS WITH SANTA!
On Saturday, November 13, all adopters can have a free candid picture with Santa taken with their new companion animal between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m! For a $10 donation, you can bring your own dog, too.
It isn’t often that the State of Wisconsin produces a high-school basketball player who’s courted by virtually every high-major Division I program in the country.
Story Time: Tails and Tales
David Dison sent me this and it looks like a great event for a great cause. One way to celebrate the gifts that God gives us is to share your good health with those who are in need. This can be done by simply attending a fun event.
Good luck to the local high school football teams as Waukesha West, Waukesha Catholic Memorial and Cedarburg go for the championships in their respective divisions on Friday.
With turkey day fast approaching here are some things to keep in mind for pairing beers with your food menus.
Water pump distributor FM Industries LLC has leased 16,362 square feet of industrial space at 4837 W. Woolworth Ave., and will move there in December from N59 W14339 Bobolink Ave., Menomonee Falls, according to broker NAI MLG Commercial.
The lease was brokered by Stephen Provancher and Vytau Barcas, both of NAI MLG Commercial.
Did you know that 45 million Americans, or 21% of the adult population provide unpaid care to an older adult or a person with a disability 18 years or older? As National Caregiver month winds down, the need for respite and quality services for caregivers and their loved one continue on.
Easter Seals is proud to announce that last week we relocated our Waukesha Adult Day Program in the heart of downtown Waukesha, at 201 Wisconsin Avenue.
There is a very cute video on YouTube that shows an Australian Cattle Dog who has learned to bow his head and "Say Grace." A good reminder that it is time to tally our blessings and give thanks!
Eddie is a happy 7-month-old Australian Cattle Dog/Bull Terrier mix who is looking for a new home.
Caregiving can be rewarding and frustrating, fun and discouraging, heartwarming and heartbreaking.
For years, Peggy has been trying to find an adult day program for her daughter Candy. Numerous
I happened to run into an old friend of mine at the post office today.
John Badke and I served for 19 years together on the Menomonee Falls Fire Department. (John's service time there was considerably longer than mine.)
Resident registration for winter/spring programs offered through Menomonee Falls CE & Rec begins at 12:01 AM on Monday, December 6 (the night of December 5). The best way to get into the class of your choice is to register online at www.fallsrec.org. Non-resident registration begins Friday, December 10 at 12:01 AM (the night of December 9).
Brochures have been mailed to residents of Menomonee Falls. Copies of the brochure are also available at the CE & Rec Office, Menomonee Falls Public Library, Village Hall, Menomonee Falls Community Chamber, or Sussex Library. Program information can also be viewed at www.fallsrec.org.