Joe Heffernan grills pulled pork for visitors to the Cheery Cherry Fall Fair in Menomonee Falls. He and other WE Energies volunteers who just moved into their new Menomonee Falls building wanted to be part of the community and looked at the fair as a good way to get involved.
Students from Elm Grove Lutheran School learn how to create food bags for the Feed Our Starving Children program at Brookfield Lutheran Church. Volunteers helped bag 296,000 meals - or 49,300 pouches - destined for Haiti during a four-day project at the church.
"I would not know what to do with myself if I did not get my hands dirty," said Ronald Hause, a life-long New Berlin farmer as he restocked his self-serve pumpkin stand on Calhoun Road south of Cleveland Avenue. Hause grows pumpkins and other produce in fields across from Ronald Reagan Elementary School. He started growing pumpkins as "something for the kids."
New Berlin Eisenhower Middle and High School was placed under lock down after a bomb threat was received Sept. 27. A planned homecoming pep assembly was postponed while New Berlin Police swept the building, nothing suspicious was found, and after-school activities resumed without incident.
The Greendale High School varsity football team is led by Jesse Johnston (59) and Sam Bryan, left, as the Panthers take to the field before the start of the homecoming contest against New Berlin Eisenhower.
Vietnam Veteran Joe Campbell, of Wauwatosa, right, greets Peter Tycz, of Greenfield, as the two attend a Prisoner Of War/Missing In Action Vigil on South 108th Street in Hales Corners. Tycz's brother, James, was listed as missing in action during the Vietnam War. His remains were found and identified in 2004 and were buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Sept. 21 is National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Day.
Members of the Nicolet High School girls swimming and diving team sing the National Anthem before the start of the Nicolet Sprint Invitational. It is a tradition at the school for the girls and boys swim teams to sing the song before the start of all home swim meets.