For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — This week, the community begins its “plunge” into a new era in Wisconsin Rapids history: They will celebrate the kick-off of fundraising for the Regional Aquatics Park at Witter Field.
The theme is,”Learn, Give, Make a Splash!” – and to that end, the city has put together a week’s worth of events designed to publicize this effort and spur support —
Monday, June 19, 1:30 & 7:00 p.m.: The “Monday Movie @ McMillan Library” presents The Eagle Huntress, an inspiring family film that documents the story of a 13-years-old girl who, with the coaching of her father, tries to become the first girl from her nomadic Mongolian culture to learn to hunt with a trained eagle.
Tuesday, June 20, 6:00 p.m.: “City Council takes the Plunge!” City Hall Council Chambers will take on a festive atmosphere, as Council members show up in their finest beach attire to acknowledge their colleagues who have played significant leading roles in transforming aquatics plans into reality.
Wednesday, June 21, 10:00-11:00 a.m.: The Aquatics Park Fundraising Marathon will be conducted during my monthly “Morning Magazine” broadcast with WFHR radio host Carl Hilke. You can donate during the live Facebook, radio and Charter 985 Solarus 3 simulcasts.
Thursday, June 22, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Lunch By The River – Join members of the Mayor’s Youth Council to “Give and Learn” more about the project.
Friday, June 23, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Brat Fry and Root Beer Float Social – The Mayor invites you to join me and City Staff at City Hall for a cheery meet-and-greet. Donations are welcomed and will be accepted. This is the time for all citizens to step forward and contribute to making our long-held vision of a modern, high-quality aquatics facility a resoundingly successful dream-come-true!.
For more information, please call 715-421-8202.