HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital
CHIPPEWA FALLS – If you have a child excited to begin babysitting, taking a babysitting class is a must.
The Volunteer Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital is offering two classes in March to prepare those ages 11 and older for babysitting. An instructor will prepare participants to be effective caregivers by covering feeding, diapering and basic first aid. Attendees will also learn how to provide safe activities and chose age-appropriate games.
Babysitting skills will be learned through discussion, video presentation and hands-on learning stations.
The cost is $10 per person, which includes lunch and class materials. Registration is required.
For more information or to register, call the hospital’s volunteer services department at 715-717-7439, or visit www.StJoesChipFalls.org/Events-Classes.
Saturday, March 7: HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital McDonald Hall, 2661 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 14: HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital McDonald Hall, 2661 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
EAU CLAIRE – If you’re a soon-to-be parent, you likely have a lot of questions about what to expect during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and more. HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital’s Women and Infants Center is offering free prenatal education classes for first-time parents and those who would like a refresher Mondays, April 6, 13, 20 and 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Monsignor Klimek Auditorium (lower level) at the hospital, 900 West Clairemont Ave.
The hospital is also offering a prenatal class Saturday, April 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Monsignor Klimek Auditorium (lower level) at the hospital. This is a one-day class that covers the same information as the several-week series.
In addition, the hospital is offering a breastfeeding education class Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Bishop Treacy (lower level) at the hospital.
These classes are free but registration is required by visiting www.sacredhearteauclaire.org/Events-Classes. For more information, call 715-717-4156.
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education will present a variety of programs in March, including "Learning to Lead," "Pain Management Webinar," "Critical Conversations," "STEM Saturday" and "Sign Language 1." Full story.
Everyday applications of mathematics to be focus of 'Thursdays at the U' presentation
Dr. Wufeng Tian, assistant professor of mathematics at UW-Eau Claire – Barron County, will provide an overview of a variety of mathematical applications during his community presentation March 12 in Rice Lake. Full story.
Saturn's upper atmosphere to be focus of March 12 'Ask a Scientist' presentation
Jess Vriesema will present an overview of discoveries from NASA's recent Cassini mission beginning at 7 p.m. March 12 at the Acoustic Café in downtown Eau Claire. The event is free and open to all. Full story.
Dr. Catherine Chan to lead UW-Eau Claire Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Dr. Catherine Chan, an experienced undergraduate research program administrator and longtime faculty research mentor to students, will join UW-Eau Claire March 18 as executive director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Full story.
Dr. Heather Fielding named director of UW-Eau Claire University Honors Program
Dr. Heather Fielding has been named director of the University Honors Program at UW-Eau Claire. She will join the university this summer. Full story.
Blugold is marching to the beat of his own drum
When Kehinde Olu Famule is drumming, he’s doing more than entertaining those around him. The UW-Eau Claire junior is connecting with his West African heritage while also sharing an important part of his culture with the campus and Eau Claire communities. Full story.
Century 21 Real Estate
Raven Team Honored for Being #Relentless in Delivering Extraordinary Experiences to Homebuyers and Sellers in Wisconsin
Altoona, WI (Grassroots Newswire) March 5, 2020 -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC announced today that it has honored CENTURY 21 Affiliated’s Raven Team with the "2019 State Award" in Wisconsin for being #1 Team by Sales Production. Raven Team was honored during the One21 Experience, the annual gathering of global CENTURY 21® brokers and affiliated agents in Los Angeles February 23-26, 2020 for being #relentless in delivering extraordinary experiences to homebuyers and sellers in Wisconsin.
In its inaugural year, the CENTURY 21 "State Award" recognizes relentless sales professionals and C21® offices that have gone 'above and beyond' providing personalized, unique moments to consumers throughout the real estate relationship.
"The award was created to honor our System members who are changing the way consumers and industry professionals interact as together, as a brand, we move this business from strictly transactional to experiential," said Mike Miedler, president and chief executive officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. "Their accomplishments show that our mission to defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary experiences is resonating with homebuyers and sellers who deserve, and demand, more from their real estate agent and company of choice."
CENTURY 21 Affiliated is a full-service brokerage located at 3149 Meadowlark Lane in Altoona.
Members of the media and other industry professionals are invited to interview and learn more about the achievements of these professionals who are proud ambassadors of the CENTURY 21 brand. To learn more, please contact Peter L. Mosca, email@example.com.
About CENTURY 21 Affiliated
CENTURY 21 Affiliated is an independently owned and operated franchise affiliate of CENTURY 21 Real Estate LLC (century21.com), franchisor of the iconic CENTURY 21® brand. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is comprised of approximately 11,500 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 84 countries and territories worldwide with more than 131,000 independent sales professionals. Century 21 Real Estate has numerous websites to help answer specific consumer needs. They are century21.com, century21Global.com, commercial.century21.com, century21.com/finehomes, and century21espanol.com
©2020 Century 21 Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. CENTURY 21®, the CENTURY 21 Logo and C21® are registered service marks owned by Century 21 Real Estate LLC. Each office is independently owned and operated.
Wisconsin Public Radio
Michael Perry will be a guest on “Spectrum West,” which airs at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 on The Ideas Network stations 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls. The program will also include interviews with the director of The Master Singers, a book editor and a local guitarist with a new album.
Host Al Ross will share a visit at the Fall Creek home of writer Michael Perry prior to his March 13 appearance at the Worden Avenue Exchange in Ladysmith. They will talk about the event and get an idea of what he is working on and how he goes about his craft.
Gary Schwartzhoff, director of The Master Singers, joins Ross to talk about the group’s annual spring/Easter concert. This year’s performance, entitled “Choral Images: Lux: The Dawn from on High” will take place three times. Two concerts will occur in Eau Claire, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 15 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ and at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 21 at the Pablo Center at the Confluence. At 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, The Master Singers will perform the concert at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis, Minn.
Correspondent Jim Oliver will be sharing a conversation with Jo Ann Daly Carr. Daly Carr has edited a collection of letters written by wives of Civil War soldiers entitled “Such Anxious Hours: Wisconsin Women’s Voices from the Civil War” published by the University of Wisconsin Press.
Guitarist Lucas Fischer from Eau Claire, a member of the band Poor Man’s Ridge, will be joining Ross to sample music from the group’s newest self-titled album. Fischer has played in several other regional bands such as Rhythm Posse, Code Blue and Eggplant Heroes.
“Spectrum West” is a weekly program exploring the music, arts and humanities in western Wisconsin. The show includes in-depth behind-the-scenes interviews and stories about area writers, musicians, theater, visual arts and much more. The show is broadcast at 10 a.m. Thursdays on The Ideas Network stations 88.3 WHWC-FM Menomonie/Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM River Falls and via an online live stream on 88.7 WRFW-FM University of Wisconsin River Falls via wrfw887.com/listen-live.html. A repeat broadcast plays at 7 p.m. Fridays on 89.7 WUEC-FM Eau Claire and 90.7 WVSS-FM/ Menomonie. Archives of “Spectrum West” are available at wpr.org/programs/spectrum-west-al-ross.
Katherine P. Frank, the new chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, will be the featured guest on “The West Side” at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 9 at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 on The Ideas Network Stations of Wisconsin Public Radio: 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls.
Host Dean Kallenbach will welcome the new chancellor, who began her duties at UW-Stout this month. They will discuss her aspirations for the school, which labels itself as Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University.
Also joining the program will be Patrick Guilfoile, who served as interim chancellor during the search for the new chancellor to replace Bob Meyer, who retired from the post in August. Guilfoile now serves as a special assistant to the chancellor. Bryan Barts, director of career services at UW-Stout will also be a guest.
The Monday, March 9 program will be the final Monday airing of “The West Side.” Beginning Friday, March 20, the program will be moving to 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network stations 88.3 WHWC-FM Menomonie/Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM River Falls and via an online live stream on 88.7 WRFW-FM University of Wisconsin River Falls via wrfw887.com/listen-live.html. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at (800) 228-5615. Archives of “The West Side” are available at wpr.org/programs/west-side.