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Published Twice Monthly In Kohler, WI 53044

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Volume 7, Number 11

Thank you to all 2012 sponsors & supporters of The Kohler Villager!
Apologies for logos that didn’t print in December 15 issue!

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“Serving Sheboygan County residents for over 60 years. I look forward to serving you” 925 N. 8TH Street 26 Steps Above Rupp’s, Downtown Sheboygan 920.452.0972


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Restorat ion G ard e ns R iver f ront Store

KAVU Bags put the FUN in Functional!
Our Riverfront store is relocating to our Kohler location, so we will have everything under one roof. Thanks and see you in the Spring!
920-467-8370 920-395-2280
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*Moving to our Kohler location at 6018 Superior Ave. The Kohler Gift & Garden Center is not moving, we will re-open in the Spring!
Kohler Gift Shop Closed for the winter season. We RE-OPEN in Spring again! Riverfront store hours January 2nd - Jan 31st T-F 10am to 5pm Sat 10am to 4pm Sun & Mon Closed

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The Shops at Woodlake, Kohler, WI Mon - Sat / 10-6 and Sun / 11-5

The American Club Resort to host annual Winterfest, January 25-27

Sue Breitbach Fenn Agency 3626 Erie Ave. ONE BLOCK PAST KOHL'S Sheboygan, WI 53081 Bus: (920) 457-1950

Giant snow sculptures, snow golf, ice skating, horse-drawn wagon rides, dog sledding and snowshoeing demonstrations, S’mores by a lakeside bonfire, kids’ snow mountain climbing, photos with friends, and shopping specials at the The Shops at Woodlake are some the weekend activities for families and kids of all ages at Kohler’s annual Winterfest weekend, January 25-27. See page 12 for more information. Photos courtesy of Kohler  Co.


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State funds rail between Plymouth, Kohler
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has announced it will be funding the 11 mile rail restoration project between Plymouth and Kohler with over $17 million. The WisDOT purchased the rail line back in 2009, and expects to complete the project by the end of 2014. Gary Dulmes, Chairman of the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC), was very pleased with the announcement stating, “The SCEDC is extremely pleased to have played a role in the collaborative effort to restore freight rail from Plymouth to Kohler. This project is fantastic for Sheboygan County as it not only creates new jobs but also offers an additional transportation alternative for local businesses.” The rail restoration project is estimated at $19.1 million. The remaining funds will be provided by WSOR; cities of Plymouth and Sheboygan Falls; Sheboygan

KPAL Brat Fry fundraiser set for Sunday, February 17
The Kohler Police Athletic League will be selling raffle tickets for its annual brat fry to be held Sunday, February 17 from 11:30 6:00 p.m. at the Kohler Village Firehall. Each raffle ticket is good for $1 in trade for food at the brat fry (carry-outs available). Tickets will be drawn for door prizes. If you are not contacted by a KPAL member, call Rob Vander Schaaf at (920) 467-4657.

Alexis Neese earns highest honors at Phillips Exeter Academy
Alexis L. Neese, a junior at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, earned highest honors for the fall 2012 term. Alexis is the daughter of Melissa Neese of Kohler.

Photo by Mary Struck, The Kohler Villager

County; Bemis Manufacturing; Kettle Lakes Co-op, King Structures and Morrelle Transfer & Warehouse. “This project represents the department’s multi-modal approach to addressing transportation needs in Wisconsin,” said department Secretary Mark Gottlieb. “We are pleased to partner with several businesses, local governments and

organizations to move this project forward.” The rail line servicing Plymouth to Sheboygan Falls has been outof-service for over 20 years, while the Kohler to Sheboygan Falls corridor has been discontinued since 2006. This project is the first freight rail line that has been restored in the State of Wisconsin.

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May You Have A Prosperous Year in 2013
Village Realty & Development Brokerage, Inc. The Shops at Woodlake Kohler 795B Woodlake Road Kohler, WI 53044 (920) 457-1075 (800) 351-4371
1640 Crane Ct, Sheboygan Falls ONE OWNER CUSTOM BUILT Tucked away but close to all amenities Wood floors throughout, spacious for entertaining Kitchen offers breakfast bar, appliances Living room with gas fireplace 4 Bedrooms or 3 bedrooms and bonus room 1st floor laundry room with pantry Master suite WI-closet & shower, WP tub, twin sinks Basement 9 ft ceilings, egress window Western backyard exposure for sunsets #3749 $214,900 Trish Valleskey 980-7805

To all the customers we served in 2012, we would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude for a successful year

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1213 S 20th St., Sheboygan VERY WELL MAINTAINED Charming 3 Bedroom Bungalow Many updates throughout Granite counters, Hardwood floors New roof, furnace and hot water heater in 2009 2 car garage, beautiful yard with paver patio Good location close to schools, shopping Easy access to highways Move-in ready, A Perfect Starter Home! #3748 $124,900 Meg Trager 207-9228

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404 Park Ave., Sheboygan CHARMING HISTORICAL CAPE COD • Many updates of today • Beautiful updated kitchen with peninsula • Large living room with wood floors • Entertainment sized dining room • First floor utility room • First floor office and full bath • All 3 bedrooms have new carpeting. • All updated mechanicals and 2nd floor windows • Private fenced-in backyard and deck • One block from Vollrath Bowl #3743 $104,900 Kathy Nonhof 254-4784

624 Pine Tree Rd, Kohler CLASSIC KOHLER CAPE COD • Unending possibilities & great square footage • 4 Bedrooms and 4 bath areas • Large living room, dinette with built-in cabinetry • Kitchen with solid surface countertops • Family room with built-in bookcases • Lower level rec room and utility area • Amazing play sized back yard and shed • Superb location and lot #3744 $245,000 Kathy Nonhof 254-4784

545 Upper Rd., Kohler POPULAR RANCH STYLE HOME • Cute and Cozy Kohler Ranch • Large living and dining room with natural fireplace • Spacious kitchen includes appliances • 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath • Oversized 2 car garage has attic storage #3734 $145,900 Jim Schermetzler 912-1982

447 Hill St., Kohler KOHLER CHARM AT IT’S BEST • Spectacular addition with modern conveniences • Spacious kitchen open to dining room • Living room with gas fireplace flanked by cabinets • Pretty open staircase, stunning wood floors • Master bedroom suite with shower & claw foot tub • 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths • Great patio, beautiful landscaped yard #3735 $309,000 Shari Jensen 459-1714

755 Woodland Rd., Kohler UNBELIEVABLE QUALITY CRAFTSMANSHIP • Designed for entertaining • Formal and informal living space • Living room, library, office • Formal dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths • Family room with 2 sided gas fireplace • Kitchen features GE Monogram Series appliances • 6 Burner gas range with double ovens • Professional grade range hood with warming rack • Butlers pantry w/60 bottle wine chiller View this property at: #3736 $659,000 Jim Schermetzler 912-1982

1100 Creeks Cross Ct., Kohler KOHLER HOME ON QUIET CUL-DE-SAC • 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 baths plus office w/built-ins on main floor • Large kitchen w/granite topped center island w/breakfast bar • Family room w/fireplace • Nice sized dining & living rooms • Mud room entry off garage • TV room & ¾ bath in basement • Potential for add’l finished space in lower (2 rooms w/full egress windows) #3715 $299,943 Shari Jensen 459-1714

1111 Aspen Rd, Kohler IMPECCABLE MODERN/TRADITIONAL KOHLER HOME • Beautiful two story entry/open staircase • Sunken living/dining combo • Gourmet style kitchen w/eating area • 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths & 2 half baths • Master bedroom suite w/dressing room • Master bath with separate tub/toilet areas • Lower level family room w/wet bar • Professionally landscaped yard • Custom deck w/built-in planters & lighting #3697 $409,000 Terri Stewart 912-4303

685 Treehouse Parkway, Kohler ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED KOHLER HOME • Kohler home located on cul-de-sac • Living/Dining combo w/gas FP • Wood floors & open staircase • Gourmet kitchen, high end appliances • Dinette open to kitchen • Main floor master bedroom suite • 3BR, full bath, walk-in storage on upper • Attached 2 car garage + 1 car detached • This home is a true dream home! View this property at: #3692 $599,000 Mike Daniels 946-0034

412 Summit Rd, Kohler TRADITIONAL KOHLER BRICK HOME • 3 bedroom home w/tons of charm • Bright and cheery kitchen • Beautiful living room w/fireplace • Dining room w/gleaming wood floors • Finished lower level rec room • Nice size yard w/great views of park • 1 car detached garage w/carport #3672 $235,000 Brian Homiston 889-9439

432 Ridge Court, Kohler STATELY BRICK RANCH/PRESTIGIOUS LOCATION • 2 bedroom, 2 bath area Village home • Beautiful brick fireplace in the large living room • Dining room features a wall of windows • Eat-in kitchen has natural cabinetry • Main floor den/office could be 3rd bedroom • Many updates such as roof and windows • Screen porch offers blissful summer evenings • Large yard features mature landscape VIEW THIS PROPERTY AT: #3654 $239,000 Mike Daniels 946-0034


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30th Annual Winter Festival
Saint John Evangelist Parish Sunday, February 10 Kohler, WI 11:00 to 6:00 Come Enjoy Great Food & Fellowship We will be serving everyone’s favorites along With new beverages including a specialty beer and new food items. Also new this year will be Black Jack and Texas Hold’em Look for more information to come! If you are interested in donating raffle items please contact Melanie Romanoski at 920-208-7678 or
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Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program projects for Kohler slated to start next summer
Construction of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program projects earmarked for Kohler will begin in July, 2013. Projects include five foot paved shoulders added to each side of CTH Y between Greenfield Drive and State Hwy 23; in-ground crosswalk lighting added to Greenfield Dr. and Orchard Ct. along with restricted vehicle access to create a safer crossing to and from Ebben Field, where a multi-use pathway will be installed to connect with Forest Rd.; and paved shoulders added to both sides of Twin Oaks Rd. between Kohler Co. and CTH Y, providing bicyclists a connection to Kohler Co. and the Old Plank Road Trail from CTH Y. In July 2005, the US Congress adopted the new transportation budget which included special provisions to create a Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program. With the help of Rep. Thomas Petri, Sheboygan County was one of four communities in the country selected to participate in this pilot program, and received $25 million over four years to develop a network of non-motorized transportation facilities that connect neighborhoods, retail centers, schools, recreation amenities, and employment centers and will allow people to change the way they choose to move around through their daily lives. For more information on this project, visit the County website at (click “Departments,” then “Planning.”)

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At Libby’s House everyone benefits from our person-directed care, memory care programs and daily therapeutic programming from educated and compassionate caregivers. Our beautiful homes offer spacious common areas, gated courtyards, private rooms and two room suites with private bathrooms and great views. To learn more about our senior living options and schedule a personal tour, please contact Tracy Cinealis, Senior Living Director, at 920-946-8730.


Official RIBBON CUTTING Jan. 4 at noon.

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Call 920.457.WOOF to schedule your next appointment. (Weekends available)

Hands on Healing Energy upcoming events
Every Tuesday, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Heal Your Life - Group Reiki Session UW instructor and Reiki Master/Teacher John Oestreicher will offer a group Reiki Healing Session. This service provides a powerful session that promotes healing; is affordable and has the ability to help many people at the same time. Any size group can benefit, from two people to onehundred. This session is designed to encourage healing for any moderate to severe health issues including cancer and fibromyalgia. $20 fee. 4pm-5pm. At Intentions. Here are the answers to the 100 Reservation only. questions. For the full questions Call 920-946-0363 to register. and answers visit the Village Web- By Appointment, Tarot site, Readings available Gain insightful and uplifting information from Intuitive Reader, Pamela Oestreicher. By appointment. Fee. Call 920-457-9543 By Appointment, Reiki Sessions available Japanese form of stress reduction and deep relaxation. Try a “Relaxation”, “Healing”, or “Personal Power” Reiki Session. By appointment. Fee. Call 920-4579543 By Appointment, Feng Shui Consultation available Feng Shui is the Chinese art of placement and design. Our professional consultation brings harmony to your home & prosperity to your business. Serving clients nationwide. By appointment. Fee. Call 920-457-9543

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Also Offering……
Tuesdays Noon-5 p.m., Numerology profile Learn what your name reveals about you with this free mini profile. State of the art software provides an accurate calculation of your life path, heart’s desire and more. An electronic copy is yours for the asking. Hard copies are available for a nominal fee. Wednesdays Noon-5 p.m., Free Aromatherapy Treatments 100% pure essential oils are chosen based on your individual needs. Treatment is designed to bring the body, mind and spirit into balance. Thursdays Noon-5 p.m., Develop Your Intuition This free service is designed to help you open up your own inner knowing. Take a mini self-assessment and learn specific exercises to help you strengthen your natural ability or learn a new skill. Fridays 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Free Reiki Body Scan During this brief appointment, our Reiki Practitioner scans the body’s energy field and gives feedback to help you maintain high energy.

Village of Kohler Historic Hunt winners
Congratulations to our winners JP, Megan, Sorin, Delaney & Cassidy Drevline for submitting their winning entry! The Drevline family had the most correct answers to 1. 1918 2. $ 27.50 3. 5 Bushels 4. Bowling 5. The bowling alleys 6. The Greenhouse 7. England 8. The resident dining Room 9. He who toils here hath set his mark 10. The Kohler Medallion 11. Life without labor is guilt, Labor without art is brutality 12. The Scarf Dancer 13. 3 14. National Register of Historical Places 15. Lincoln 16. Washington 17. Dorothy Enderis or Margaret Meyer 18. Started Kindergarten or Pioneered Adult Education 19. The Great Lakes and Bays in WI 20. Shieks Home in India 21. Cooper Union Address – 2/26/1860 22. Walter Kohler 23. 9 24. Waterford Crystal from England 25. The shipping industry of Sheboygan 26. Vollrath 27. Lillie Vollrath 28. 7 29. 1899 30. Kohler’s Folly 31. Riverside 32. Sheboygan 33. England 34. Richard Phillip 35. 2 36. Olmsted Brothers 37. John Phillip Sousa 38. Sousa or marching music 39. July 4th 40. University 41. The Kohler family home in Austria 42. House in the woods 43. Kasper Albrecht 44. 4 seasons the 100 questions. At the December 10th Village Board meeting the Drevline’s were presented a $500 gift card for the Shops at Woodlake.

45. Tilted so they don’t get fire ash on them 46.Bethany 47.Grace 48.St. John’s 49. Hollyhock 50. Kohler Fire Department 51. KPAL 52. Gingko Trees 53. Kohlers first football coach 54. 1914 55. The Last Immigrant 56, 57, 58. Pot With Lid, Wolf Head, Waiting For Titus, Blindfolded, Light Orange & Baby Blue, Iron Man, Evil Twin, Screen, Glove Fish 59. 5 60. 5 61. Putting 62. Governor Walter J Kohler 63. 1923 64. US Women’s Open 65. Anderson Consulting or PGA Championship 66. Underground Parking lot 67. Victory Gardens 68. Craverie 69. Take 5 70. 3 71. Waelderhaus 72. Blue Bombers 73. Arrowheads 74. 1956, 1976, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1999

75. Joe Wolf 76. Part of the HS Graduation ceremony held in Ravine Park 77. Maypole Dance 78, 79, 80. Paper Birch, Red Oak, Butternut, Southern Catalpa, Boxelder, Canadian Hemlock, Burning Bush, Serviceberry, Burr Oak, Ginkgo, Basswood, Eastern White Cedar, Douglas Fir and more 81. Cullumned Spiral 82. 1989 83. Robert W.Harrison 84. Near the Hebrew Cemetery and the garden plots 85. Any one of 1960 graduates listed on the photograph at school 86. Girl Scouts 87. Kohler Andre State Park 88, 89. Lost Woods, Roosevelt, Ravine, Tall Oak, Lake View 90. Cucina 91. High Street 92. Church St, School St, E Riverside Dr, and more 93. Woodlake 94. Yes 95. 1988 96. US Women’s Open 97. 18 98.1986 99.Larry Wills 100. All answers accepted.

Sports Core specials and classes
For more information, pricing details and to register call Sports Core at 920-457-4444. TRX Fitness: New Sessions Available at Various Times/Days, call for details TRX Boot Camp: Tuesdays, January 8-February 12, 6-6:45am TRX Boot Camp: Thursdays, January 10-February 7, 12:10-12:55pm, 5:30-6:15pm Swing Dancing for Beginners: Wednesdays, January 9-February 20, 6:45-7:45pm Ballroom Basics: Wednesdays, January 30, 6:45-8:45pm Tiny Tot Camps: Fridays, January 4 and 18, 9-10:30am Kids Night Out: Friday, January 18, 5-9pm Sports Core Special Offers Take 5 Café: Enjoy special savings on Take 5 Café Oatmeal Creation Station, $2 for a small or $3 for a large. Offer valid January 1-31, 2013.

Wrap up this winter at Kohler Waters Spa
The Kohler Waters Spa offers warmth and relaxation all year long. This winter wrap yourself in hydration with the Avocado Wrap – one of the first services offered at the Kohler Waters Spa. The service begins with a full body exfoliation to prepare the skin for the creamy hydration of the avocado mask. Once the body mask is applied the spagoer will be wrapped in heated linens as the skin receives maximum benefits from the application. During the wrap the technician will massage facial pressure points and the scalp. The service concludes with a full body moisturizing application. This seasonal service is offered January 15April 30, 2013. Call 1-800-344-2838 for more information and to schedule your spa service.


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Scott Roberts Memorial 3v3 Indoor Soccer Tournament
March 9-10, 2013
at Kohler Schools
U8 - High School Age Brackets Girls and Boys Registration forms will be available at the end of January
This event is hosted by the Kohler Soccer Club and the Sheboygan Falls Y Any questions please contact the Sheboygan Falls Y at 467-2464 or Mark Cassidy at 459-8612.

Kohler boys win Kohler tournament, girls take second


Below is a partial list of conditions that may readily respond to chiropractic care
Sciatica Auto Injuries = Work Injuries = Sport Injuries = Colic = And Many Other Conditions
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Senior Tyler Lewis led the Kohler boys varsity basketball team in defeating Johnson Creek 52-38 in the semi-final for the Kohler High School Bomber Classic basketball tournament December 14-15, 2012. Brennan Ladig

and Brett Mueller each shot 11 points. The team then defeated Milwaukee’s CEO Leadership Academy for the championship 78-57, led by Brennan Ladwig (22 points), Dominic Bocchini (20 points), and

Tyler Lewis (13 points). The lady Blue Bombers also defeated Johnson Creek in the semifinals, then fell to Gibralter in the championship. Mari Marzano led the scoreboard in the championship game with 9 points.

Neck Pain Back Pain = Headaches = Extremity Pain = Ear Infections = Tingling/ Numbness = Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Bomber Basketball Club selling raffle calendars
Submitted by the Bomber Basketball  Club As the joy of the holidays gives way to the deep chill of winter, nothing warms the hearts of Kohler basketball fans like the glow of gym lights through school windows, the squeak of high tops on hardwood, and the swishing sound of a game-winning shot at the buzzer! What better time to formally introduce the Bomber Basketball Club… Currently a small group of Kohler elementary and middle school parents, the Bomber Basketball Club has a simple mission: To support Kohler boys’ and girls’ youth basketball programs and volunteer coaches by providing leadership and funding for equipment, uniforms, tournaments and coaching guidance at all levels. Our ultimate goal is a sustained, successful basketball program that promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and school spirit in our youth and the greater Kohler community. Of course to achieve this lofty goal takes money. To raise the needed funds, the Club has been hosting weekly youth basketball leagues throughout the season, and in November we asked players at all grade levels to sell raffle calendars that feature photos of Kohler students competing in a variety of athletic and academic activities. Not only are these calendars functional and attractive, they offer 365 chances to win cash prizes totaling nearly $10,000! Proceeds earned by the Club will go toward offsetting costs related to basketballs, uniforms, tournament fees and more beginning already this spring. If you’d like to learn more about the Bomber Basketball Club, or you’d like to purchase a calendar, please contact Jeff Romanoski, Marcus Knuth or Jason Keller, or email us at Calendars are just $20 and sales conclude January 31st. Please watch the Kohler Villager for more information about the Bomber Basketball Club. Thank you for your continued support and GO BOMBERS!

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Upcoming programs and events for the Sheboygan County Tennis Association (SCTA)
Family Challenge Cup March 2, 2013: This fun event consists of round robin play between family doubles teams along with tennis trivia contests, refreshments, and a raffle. Please join in on this fun family event at the Sports Core - registration flyers are attached to this newsletter (p4), in the Sports Core lower level lobby area, or on the SCTA website, Registration deadline is February 22! Midwest Youth Team Tennis (MYTT) 10 and under QuickStart Program MYTT was developed by the USTA to provide a team-based play for 10-and-under players. Utilizing the QuickStart format (mininets, foam balls, small courts & small racquets), players quickly learn how to rally and play points. For summer 2013, MYTT will be held on Monday/Wednesday evenings at Sheboygan North courts. Registration flyers available early March. Futures Tennis Second year offering for ages 11-12 Play-based program for ages 1112, developed by the USTA to bridge the gap from MYTT to JTT. Matches are played on a full-size court using a low-compression ball. This program will be held Monday/Wednesday evenings at Sheboygan North courts. Registration flyers available early March. USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) For ages 12-18 Coed team-based league play with optional drill session, 6 week program runs June 11-July 26. For summer 2013, the SCTA plans to offer the following JTT leagues: 12 & Under Intermediate (Thursday evenings at Kohler courts), 14 & Under Intermediate, (Thursday evenings at Kohler courts) 18 & Under Intermediate (Tuesday evenings at Kohler courts) and 18 & Under Advanced (Wednesday evenings at Sports Core indoors). Registration flyers available early March. Summer Employment Opportunities If you are a high school or college player who enjoys working with kids and are looking for a part-time summer job helping with the above programs, please contact Brad or Judy Hoffmann (see below for contact info). The success of these pro- grams is largely due to the outstanding help we get from high school and college helpers. Visit or


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Meeting Dates
Kohler School Friends PTO - Second Wednesday of the month in the Library from 7:00-8:00 p.m. during the school year Kohler Seniors A BRAND NEW “NEW YEAR” Join us in planning for a fun and interesting new year. What would really “rev” your engine? Share your ideas and enthusiasms. Get out of your rut! See you the first Monday in January at 1:30 at Village Hall. Everyone welcome! Kohler Police Athletic League (KPAL) Second Wednesday of every month at the firehouse. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. Kohler Athletic Booster Club First Monday of each month (except January, June and July) at 5:30pm in the library. Kohler Speakez’s Toastmasters Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday from 12:10-1:00 p.m. at the Kohler Co. Human Resource Garden Level meeting room. Guests will need to sign in and have an ID to enter the building. Contact Perie Villani for more information 889-2728, Sheboygan Toastmasters 2121 Meets the first and third Monday of month at The Highland House on the corner of 8th and Indiana Avenue from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. For additional information contact 920-287-7130.

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January, 2013 at Grace UCC
Grace UCC will usher in the New Year with services of worship on January 6 at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. On the first Sunday of the Year, January 6, the services will include the Sacrament of Holy Communion, when the bread and cup will be offered to anyone gathered who seeks a closer relationship to God. The services will also honor the coming of the Magi as this is Epiphany Sunday, the day when the Christian community celebrates the gift of the Magi to the Christ child. The public is invited to join Grace UCC on this event filled day. Grace UCC will hold their Annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, January 27 at 11:00 a.m. After the services the congregation will meet to review the reports of the past year and elect two new members to the Church Council. Grace Church meets regularly for worship on Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. The public is always welcome.


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Work of four artist-environment builders on display at John Michael Kohler Arts Center
The recent installation of Ernest Hüpeden’s Beyond the Forest at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center joins three other exhibitions that dip into the riches of the Art Center’s world-renowned collection of works by self-taught artists and artist-environment builders. Beyond the Forest is the first major exhibition of the artist’s paintings, and joins Emery Blagdon: The Healing Machine, Levi Fisher Ames: Animals Wild and Tame, and Dr. Charles Smith: The Ties That Bind. (See more detailed descriptions of the works below). All four exhibitions will be on view through the end of January – with several continuing on longer. Now celebrating its 45th anniversary year, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center has built a reputation as a visionary leader in this area. The New York Times praised the Arts Center recently, noting “it has been building a reputation in the art world for exhibiting outsider or self-taught art with the kind of single-minded passion and depth of vision typically associated with the artists themselves.” The self-taught artists featured produced works of art that transformed homes, yards, meeting halls, churchyards, and other spaces into otherworldly realms. The Art Center will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. The Arts Center will be closedcx New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Emery Blagdon: The Healing Machine (on view through Jan. 12, 2014) ing by doing small carpentry jobs and crafting musical instruments. Ames’s early animal carvings were depictions of familiar creatures such muskrats, chickens, and rabbits, but his curiosity and imagination eventually led to the creation of beasts from distant lands and local folklore. Dr. Charles Smith: The Ernest Hüpeden painting Ties That Bind (on view In 1955, Emery Blagdon (1907- through Feb. 17, 2013) 1986) began his work to harness Dr. Charles Smith (b. 1940), the healing power of the earth who has made a life’s work of celthrough a complex apparatus of ebrating African Americans as a sculptures, “chandeliers,” and collective family, used the detritus paintings comprising what he of his own neighborhood to create called The Healing Machine. He hundreds of concrete figures spent over three decades creating chronicling the struggles and vichundreds of objects and position- tories that comprise African Amering them to capture electromag- ican history. In The Ties That Bind, netic energy from the earth in order the Arts Center presents selected to alleviate pain and cure illness. works from its collection of more Central to this exhibition is a par- than 200 statues from that environtial recreation of the machine that ment. allows visitors to experience a In 1986, Smith began creating a sense of the original environment. sculptural landscape in Aurora, Levi Fisher Ames: Animals Wild Illinois, as a tribute to the more and Tame (on view through Jan. than 7,000 African Americans who 27, 2013) died in Vietnam. His “African Levi Fisher Ames (1843-1923) American Heritage Museum and enthralled early 20th-century audi- Black Veteran’s Archive,” grew to ences with a travelling tent-show be a memorial to all Africans and known as “The Grand Museum of African Americans, commemoratArt and Natural History, Whittled ing hundreds of people and events, Out of Wood.” His vast carved from the inception of slavery to the menagerie included more than 600 present. individual creatures contained Ernest Hüpeden: Beyond the within wooden shadow boxes, all Forest (Dec. 16, 2012–March 24, of which are now in the Arts Cen- 2013) ter collection. Animals Wild and Emerging from new research, Tame presents viewers with the Ernest Hüpeden: Beyond the Forlargest number of Ames’s carvings est is the first major exhibition of simultaneously on view since the artist’s paintings and includes those tent-show days. a number of recently restored Upon returning to Wisconsin works. Hüpeden, an itinerant artist after serving in the Civil War from working in Wisconsin in the early 1861 to 1856, Ames earned his liv- 20th century, is best known for “The Painted Forest,” a series of paintings lining the interior of the Modern Woodmen of America lodge in Valton, Wis. His paintings of rural American life reflect the aspirations and values of his patrons and of a state and a nation on the ascendency.

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Dog and Cat Licenses All dogs and cats over 5 months of age require licensing. Rabies vaccination certificate is required at time of licensing. Dogs and cats must be licensed by April 1 of each year. The fees are: Unaltered dog/cat $12.00 Altered dog/cat $ 5.00 Late fee $ 5.00

Village Meetings Scheduled for January 1/2 Library Noon (at library) 1/7 Finance Committee 5:00 pm 1/7 Property Committee 5:00 pm 1/14 Village Board 5:30 pm 1/24 Plan Commission 4:30 pm 1/28 Recreation Committee 4:45 pm All meetings are held at Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland Drive, unless otherwise indicated.

From Public Works Superintendent Bruce Neerhof
Snow Emergency To find out if a snow emergency is in effect for the Village, call 459-3881, or visit the village website at There is no parking on village streets during a snow emergency. A snow emergency is called when accumulation is expected to exceed six inches. Snow emergencies are typically called from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM to give the snowplows an opportunity to clear the streets with no cars in the way. Snow Removal Winter is upon us. Here are some reminders on Village snow removal ordinances and policies. 1. Please remember to shovel your sidewalks within 24 hours after a snowfall event. 2. Do not blow or shovel snow back into the street. 3. Please remove vehicles from the street when the plows are in operation. 4. Please do not put garbage cans in the street when it is snowing and plows are in operation. Snow Removal Around Kiosks It is the residents’ responsibility to have the snow removed around the kiosks/NDCBU (neighborhood delivery and collection box unit)/cluster boxes. The Postal Service will not deliver mail if the carrier is not able to reach the unit – the front as well as the backside. Someone in the unit/neighborhood needs to take the initiative to remove the snow; or maybe the responsibility can be shared within the unit. The Village is not responsible to keep these areas clear of snow. Christmas Tree Pickup Christmas trees will be picked up curbside during scheduled garbage pick-ups. Actions taken by the Village Board during their October 29, November 12, 19 and 29 meetings: • Appointed Nathan Eastway to the Planning Commission. • Approved the annual Joint Power Agreement with the Sheboygan County Sherriff’s Dept. • Approved Temporary Class B beer & wine license for Kohler Foundation, Inc. for 12/6/12. • Approved Class B beer license for Century Buffet. • Approved health insurance policy renewal and fund health savings account. • Approved changes to the employee handbook regarding health insurance opt out. • Approved labor contract for Kohler Police Assoc. Local 316. • Approved posting full-time DPW employee position.

From Clerk/ Treasurer Laurie Lindow
New Village Website Completed The web address is the same at, however, the look is different. The Village has redone their website to make it more user-friendly and to provide more information. Some of the information you can find online includes: garbage and recycling, building permits, agendas and meeting minutes for Village Board and Village Committees, and more. If you want to know if one of the Village Parks is available you can now check that online. Just click on the calendar of events and you will be linked to the Kohler School District Calendar. Select the date that you are interested in and a list will be generated of all the reservations for that day. This will also show reservations for the Kohler Memorial Theater, Village Gym and Kirkpatrick Center.

From Police Chief Bill Rutten
Identity Theft Have you or someone you know been a victim of Identity Theft. Statistics show that over 8 million Americans have been a victim of identity theft. The perpetrators are looking for victims without criminal records and good credit ratings, that’s you! Protect yourself with some easy to do steps. Shredding your confidential mail is very important. Remove unnecessary identifying information from your checks, such as phone number and Driver’s License number (a retailer will ask if they need it). Check your credit report annually for free at You do not need to sign up for anything at the site to get the report. Stop unsolicited pre-approved credit cards from being mailed by calling 1-888-5-OPTOUT (1888-567-8688), you can opt-out for life. Also, never answer questions about your identity on the phone or by unsolicited emails. Your bank or other financial institutions have all your information, they don’t need you to tell them again by e-mail or phone. The Kohler Police Department has a link about other ways to protect yourself at Other Scams There are residents in the Village that have been targeted by other scam artists. Many of them prey on your good intentions of helping those in need. If you get a phone call that someone you know is stuck in a foreign country and can’t leave until they are wired money, don’t believe it. Any time that a sweepstakes calls and says that you won and just need to be wired some money for any reason, don’t believe it. If someone is planning on buying something from you and “accidentally” makes the check out for too much, and asks to either keep it or send them the difference, don’t believe them. You’ll be out the check amount and the extra that you sent back. These are some of the most common ways for you to get talked out of your hard earned cash. The wired money can be retrieved from anywhere, and usually it is out of the country, so you don’t have much recourse. Also, any time you cash a check which bounces, or is fraudulent, you are on the hook. Your bank will make you reimburse them. If you get targeted by one of these or another attempt to swindle you of your money, call our department for advice, 459-3877.

• Approved hiring four seasonal part-time DPW employees. • Approved non-represented employee wages for 2013. • Approved replacement of Village Gymnasium lights, $5,609. • Approved the 2013 General Fund, Capital Outlay & Special Funds budgets. • Approved purchase of 100’ aerial ladder truck, cost not to exceed $950,000. • Adopted Ordinance 2012-11, 2013 Budget Adoption & Tax Levy Ordinance. • Adopted the following Resolutions: 2012-7, An Official Statement of Intent for Issuing Debt for 2012 Capital Outlay Purchased & Projects. 2012-8, Authorizing Borrowing $950,000 from the State Trust Fund Loan Program for purchase of an aerial ladder truck. 2012-9, Authorizing Borrowing $150,000 from the State Trust Fund Loan Program for 2012 Capital Outlay Projects.

Historic Hunt Winners
Congratulations to our winners JP, Megan, Sorin, Delaney & Cassidy Drevline for submitting their winning entry! The Drevline family had the most correct answers to the 100 questions. At the December 10th Village Board meeting the Drevline’s were presented a $500 gift card for the Shops at Woodlake. See page 6 for more coverage.

Village Board Thomas Schnettler, President Brett Edgerle Bill Kunst John Pethan Brian PostJohn Renzelmann Dietmar Wohlgemuth Jr. Clerk-Treasurer Laurie Lindow Police Chief William Rutten Public Works Supt. Bruce Neerhof Fire Chief Mike Lindstrom Recreation Director Doug Bocchini Aquatics Director Jen Vallo Librarian Erin Coppersmith

Property Tax Bills Tax bills were mailed on December 13. Tax payments can be paid in person… taxes will be collected at the Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland Drive. Drop off… 24-hour access drop box is provided outside the south entrance to Village Hall (Post Office entrance). By mail…checks or money orders only, payable to the Village of Kohler, send to Village of Kohler, 319 Highland Drive, Kohler, WI 53044. A stamped, self-addressed envelope is required for receipt. Real estate taxes may be paid in full or in two installments. Payments in full are due January 31, 2012. Installments are due: first half due January 31, 2012; second half due July 31, 2012.


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Kohler School Fitness Center hours of operation


November 12th to February 4th
Monday 6:00-7:30 a.m. 3:30-9:00 p.m. Tuesday 3:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday 3:30-9:00 p.m. Friday 6:00-7:30 a.m. 3:30-5:00 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00-6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 16 Wednesday
1:45 6:00-7:30 a.m. p.m. 3:00-9:00 p.m.
Kohler Memorial Theatre

JANUARY 15 2013 4:30-7:00 Kohler School Cafeteria
Adults and students: Tickets $8.00 Children 4 years and under $4.00 each Dessert table is extra

Kohler School Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes November 12, 2012
(Physics). Marlene noted how many students are doing so well in different types of classes. Review of District Finances The budget for this school year is projected to have a $7000 surplus while still allocating funds for technology and capital improvements. There is a significant increase in enrollment, up 13% from last year and there were increases in the elementary, middle and high school levels. Consent Agenda A. Approval of October 15, 2012 Minutes B. Approval of the October 29, 2012 Annual Meeting Minutes C. Approval of the October 29, 2012 Special Board Meeting Minutes D. Approval of Invoices Laura Kohler moved to approve the consent agenda. Matt Kautzer seconded. All ayes. Consent agenda approved. Action and/or Discussion Items A. Consideration and adoption of a Resolution approving a $1,000,000 short term revolving credit agreement with Associated Bank, National Association for the 20122013 school year. John Suralik moved to adopt the resolution approving $1,000,000 short term revolving credit agreement with Associated Bank, National Association for the 2012-2013 school year. Laura Kohler seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. B. Recommendation to approve the second reading of Bring Your Own Device policy. Matt Kautzer moved to approve the second reading of the Bring Your Own policy. John Suralik seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried. C. Approve Matt Zavada’s request for paternity leave. Laura Kohler moved to approve Matt Zavada’s request for paternity leave. John Suralik seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. D. Accept the generous donation from the Performing Arts Organization in the amount of $63,000 for the Band/Choir Trip to New York City. Laura Conklin and Sonja Heins, representing the PAO, presented this gift to the school. John Suralik moved to accept the donation from the PAO. Laura Kohler seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. E. Accept the generous donation from the Kohler School Foundation in the amount of $71,816.84. Quynh thanked the Kohler School Foundation for this generous gift. Laura Kohler moved to accept the Kohler School Foundation donation. Matt Kautzer seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. Adjournment Laura Kohler moved to adjourn. John Suralik seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm. Important Dates Monday, December 10, 2012

Call to Order Marlene Yang called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Kohler District Conference Room. Roll Call was taken by Laura Kohler. The following board members were present: Laura Kohler, Marlene Yang, Matt Kautzer and John Suralik. Diane Kelly was absent. Statement of Public Notice November 9, 2012 Approval of Agenda Laura Kohler moved to approve the agenda. John Suralik seconded the motion. All ayes. Board President’s Report Marlene attended the WASB Fall regional meeting in Kiel. The WASB state convention is January 23, 24 and 25th. All the board members are encouraged to attend. Marlene is the delegate for the convention. Superintendent’s Report The Wisconsin statewide initiative coordinator comes to the district once a month. The purpose of these visits is to empower the parent voice and establish a tailored protocol for IEP meetings. The Wizard of Oz production was a huge success. There were two sold out shows. Andrew Grose was selected into the WSMA All-State Honors Band and performed for the WI State Music Conference on Thursday, October 25. On October 22nd , the school report cards were released. The high school has the highest public high school score in the state. The elementary/middle school has an “exceeds expectations report.” Lori Neurohr and Quynh developed a temporary solution to Ms. Godlewski’s schedule and re-distributed the 6th grade students into Mr. Bayens classes. The administration will work to re-design the schedule at the semester. The board retreat was a huge success. It was a truly rich coloborative process with the teaching staff and board. The high school community session was held on Friday; the students, staff and community members benefited from this event. The National Honor Society induction ceremony will be Wednesday at 4:00 pm. Certificates of Honor Middle school students–Ben Tengowski (Life Science 7) and Jenna Ladwig, (Earth Science 8) High School Students–Adrienne Ahlborg (Math III), Katie Anderson (AP/CAPP Biology and Honors English 12), Megan Conklin (CP Biology), Julia Frederick (Intermediate College Algebra), Lindsey Griswold (CP Chemistry), Amelia Grose (Math III), Andrew Grose (CP Chemistry, Choir, Instrumental Music, and AP/CAPP Biology), Lily Hart (American History), Brennan Ladwig (CP Chemistry), Tyler Lewis (Physics), Ben Madigan (Math III), Jamie Pagelow (Math II), Connor Sbrocco (Accounting I, CP Biology, and Math III), Kyle Struck (Music Appreciation)., Greg Suralik (Physics, Am Government, Choir, and AP Calculus), Sarah Sutherland (Math II), and Tim Valicenti

Kohler School District LUNCH MENU
Oven Baked Fries Turkey Melt Panini Deli Sub on a Whole Grain Bun Oven Baked Fries

January 2013
Cheese Bread with Marinara Sauce and broccoli Chicken Pesto Panini Craving Chicken Salad with Whole Grain Dinner Roll Prepared From Scratch Contains Pork Whole Grain Item Harvest of the Month

& Parslied Noodles Build your own Sub Chef Salad w/ WG Dinner Roll Seasoned Corn

Hamburger on WG Bun w/Lettuce & Tomato Oven Fried Chicken with Honey Corn Bread


1 Pancakes w/ Syrup Hash Browns & Scrambled Eggs Sante Fe Rice Bowl Turkey Ranch Wrap Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce WG Garlic Breadstick Tuscan Piegga Crispy Chicken Wrap 2

Romaine Salad w/ FF Dressing Baby Carrots Celery Sticks Apple Wedges~Mixed Fruit Toasted Cheese Sandwich w/ Tomato Soup Pasta Bar Turkey Sub

Garbanzo Beans Broccoli Florets Cherry Tomatoes Oranges~Diced Peaches 3 Popcorn Chicken w/Mashed Potatoes & Cinnamon Roll Stir Fry with rice Chicken Caesar Salad w/ Roll


Kidney Beans Romaine Salad w/ FF Dressing Baby Carrots Apple Slices~Diced Pears Hot Dog on a WG Bun and Tater Tots Gourmet Turkey BLT Yogurt Pak

As we become more accustomed to the new USDA regualtions, we are constantly adjusting our menu based on popularity and customer satisfaction. Be sure to find your favorite items!

Baby Carrots Broccoli Florets Celery Sticks Oranges~Cinnamon Apples 7 Whole Grain Chicken Nuggets w/ Mashed Potatoes and dinner roll Omelettes to Order Combo Sliders

Romaine Salad w/ FF Dressing Cherry Tomatoes Garbanzo Beans Kiwi~Pineapple Tidbits 8 Cheese Bread with Marinara Sauce and corn BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich w/ homemade coleslaw Turkey BLT Wrap

Broccoli Florets Baby Carrots Green Peas Apples~Fruit Cocktail 9 Mini Corn Dogs and Potatoes Wedges Turkey Bacon Cheddar Melt Craving Chicken Salad w/ Muffin


Cherry Tomatoes Black Beans Cucumber Slices Oranges~Diced Pears Homemade Mac-n-Cheese Sloppy Joe Slider Risotto Bar Deli Sub


Radishes Broccoli Florets Green Pepper Sticks Apple Wedges~Peach Slices Walking Taco w/Salsa and Refried Beans Calzinis Chef Salad w/ Roll Refried Beans Please encourage your child to add fresh vegetables and fruit to their lunch each day. Each meal must have a combined 1/2 cup total of fruit and vegetable on the tray in order to qualify for a reimbursable lunch. K-8 students may take up to 3/4 cup vegetable and 1/2 cup fruit. When a full meal is not taken, A la Carte prices will be charged.

Glazed Carrots Broccoli Florets Green Pepper Sticks Apples~Mixed Fruit 14 Crispy Chicken Tenders w/ Dinner Roll Baked Potato Bar Taco Salad w/ Tortilla Chips

Spinach Salad w/ FF Dressing Tomato Wedges Cauliflower Grapes~Diced Peaches 15 Waffle Sticks with Syrup Tator Tots & Cheesy Scrambled Eggs Cubano Panini w/ Mojo Fries Turkey Ranch Wrap


Baby Carrots Broccoli Florets Wheatberry Salad Banana~Pineapple Tidbits Ravioli with Meatsauce w/ WG Garlic Toast Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches Deli Sub

Green Peas Cherry Tomatoes Cauliflower Cara Cara~ Applesauce 17 Cheeseburger on a WG Bun w/ french fries Gourmet Salad Bar Chicken Caesar Wrap


Baby Carrots Broccol Florets Radishes Fresh Pineapple~Diced Pears Pizza Parlor Cheese Pizza Thai Noodle Bowl Honey Mustard Ham Wrap

Baby Carrots Broccoli Florets Celery Sticks Oranges~Cinnamon Apples 21 Chicken Patty on a WG Bun Sweet Potato Fries Quesadillas Italian Sub

Cucumber Slices Cherry Tomatoes Kidney Beans Apples~ Pineapple Tidbits 22 Chicken in Gravy & Mashed Potatoes and WG Dinner Roll Hot Dog Bar Yogurt Pak

Honey Mint Rutabaga Broccoli Florets Baby Carrots Kiwi~Fruit Cocktail 23 Beefy Nachos w/ Homemade Cheese Sauce refried beans Chicken Pesto Panini Chicken Salad Sliders


Romaine Salad Cherry Tomatoes Black Beans Oranges~Diced Pears French Toast w/ Syrup Sausage Patty Cookout Tailgate Party Chicken Caesar Wrap


Cauliflower Broccoli Florets Green Pepper Sticks Apple Wedges~Peach Slices

BREAKFAST/LUNCH PRICES Elementary Secondary $2.95 $3.25

Additional Milk Adult

$0.40 $3.25

Radishes Broccoli Florets Green Pepper Sticks 28 29 Apples~Mixed Fruit Menus are subject to change without notice.

Green Peas Tomato Wedges Cauliflower Grapes~Diced Peaches


Baby Carrots Broccoli Florets Radishes Banana~Pineapple Tidbits

Spinach Salad w/ FF Dressing Cherry Tomatoes Cauliflower Orange Wedges~Applesauce 31

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Milk Choice of 1% White, Skim, or Chocolate Skim is included with Lunch

For more information regarding Foodservice, please contact: Chef Jeff Mallegni 920-459-2920 ext. 7217

The school district must locate, identify, and evaluate all children with disabilities, including children with disabilities attending private schools in the school district, regardless of the severity of their disabilities. The school district has a special education screening program to evaluate all children with suspected disabilities and are at least three years old. Upon request, the school district will screen a child who has not graduated high school to determine whether a special education referral is appropriate. A request may be made by contacting the Special Education Director at 459-2920.

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The American Club Resort

a KOHLER experience

S’more to discover! Celebrate winter delights at Winterfest 2013
The American Club resort hosts festive celebration from ice golf on Wood Lake to horse-drawn wagon rides throughout the quaint Village of Kohler, Wisconsin
Snow people of all ages celebrate the thrill of the chill during Winterfest, in Kohler, Wisconsin. The Shops at Woodlake Kohler hosts two wintery days of frosty fun and frolic January 25-27 featuring winter-themed activities, tastings and demonstrations. The shopping center is nestled along Wood Lake and offers a serene winter setting for new and traditional experiences during this outrageous seasonal celebration. The 2013 Schedule of Events features a sleigh full of new activities. Kohler is well known for world-class golf courses and this winter the professionals of the Kohler Golf Academy dust off their putters to host Ice Golf, a shortened golf course – with tees, fairways and greens. Pending ice conditions, the course will be played on Wood Lake with waffle balls and all the money raised will benefit the Above & Beyond Children Museum of Sheboygan. “We’re thrilled with the line-up for this year’s winter celebration,” said Tricia Rathermel, special events coordinator for The American Club Resort. “From the horsedrawn wagon rides – a favorite of many – to the new S’mores by the bonfire, the weekend’s activities are geared toward families and kids of all ages. We are especially looking forward to the Ice Golf experience on Wood Lake – who says you can’t golf in the winter!” & Take Crafts. Children are invited to enjoy a special Winterfest Kids Menu at Cucina Italian Restaurant and children of all ages can enjoy sweet treats at Craverie Chocolatier Café. Traditional Winterfest activities include Ice Skating with rental skates available‚ Snowshoeing demonstrations and rentals‚ Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, Dog Sledding presentations, Giant Snow Sculptures and Curling. Visitors shouldn’t miss the chance to make sweet treats with a S’more Kit at the lakeside bonfire. Event-goers are invited to warm up from the chill in the air and discover Winterfest Shopping Specials and enjoy 30%-70% discounts during the Winter Clearance at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler, a collection of more than 20 specialty shops and boutiques featuring men’s and women’s apparel, toys, collectibles, restaurants, home furnishing and design stores. For reservations please call 800-344-2838 or for a full list of activities, visit Stay up to date on news and happenings on Facebook and on twitter, **Some events are weather permitting

Photo courtesy of Kohler Co.

New activities for children include a colossal Snow Mountain for climbing and conquering‚ Photos with Winter Friends, friendly Winter Characters will engage children in the activities and Make

Winterfest events and activities
Ice Skating – Enjoy ice skating around Wood Lake. Skate rentals are available. Friday, January 25 – 5-8pm, Saturday, January 26 – 2-8pm, Sunday, January 27 – 10am-4pm Snow Sculptures – Giant snow sculptures hand-carved by internationally-known artists will be on display throughout the weekend to help celebrate the winter season. Sculptures will be located near the Kohler Design Center, at the Corner of Highland Drive and Greenfield Drive in Kohler, and throughout The Shops at Woodlake. Snowman Competition – Compete for first prize and show your creative side. Registration begins at 10am on Saturday in the breezeway and judging will be at 3:30pm. Please bring your own building supplies. Dog Sled Demonstration – Saturday, 1010:30am. Weather-dependent. Dog Sled Rides – Saturday, 10:30amNoon. Weather-dependent and based on availability. Dog sled rides for children ages 8-15. $5 per ride. Arts & Crafts – Saturday, 10am-4pm. Create fun winter craft projects with Above & Beyond Children’s Museum. Ice Golf – Saturday, 10am-4pm. $100 per foursome. Register through Above and Beyond Children’s Museum by calling 920458-4263. Snow Mountain – Saturday, 10am-4pm. Designed for children’s play. Winter Friends – Saturday, 11am-4pm. Visit with our winter characters who will be joining in the fun. Wagon Rides – Saturday, Noon-3pm. Horse-drawn wagon rides around The Shops at Woodlake, based on availability. Bonfire – Saturday, 5-8pm. Enjoy a cozy bonfire on Inn on Woodlake Beach. Concessions available.

Winterfest Shops at Woodlake Specials
Art Imig’s Clothiers: Final winter clearance sale. Savings of 50%-60% off select seasonal items. Craverie Chocolatier Café: Clearance on select items Eat at The Lake: $1 off the purchase of a flatbread, sub or wrap, regular-sized fountain drink and a side. Intentions: Cold Days, Hot Deals. Select Clearance Items up to 75% off. Kacia: Winter Clearance of 30-70% off select merchandise. Pre-Winterfest sale starts Thursday, January 24 with 50% off select winter items. Kohler Gardener: Fresh herbs make savory additions to your winter cooking. Herbs add gourmet zing to hearty winter soups, stews, salads and much more! Growing your own indoor herb garden in the winter is also a great antidote to the season’s dreariness for anxious gardeners itching for spring. Enjoy 25% off herb kits. Choose from parsley, basil or oregano. Enjoy 30% off herb planters and herb markers. Kohler Golf Academy: 20-60% off in-store apparel, gifts and accessories Movers & Shakers: A Snowflake or Snowman can really last ALL year long! Come join us for a special craft activity and make your very own snowflake or snowman from 11am to 3pm Saturday, 1/26 and Sunday, 1/27. While you’re here enjoy a special discount of 20% on your purchase of $100 or more. Scentualities: Get cozy in pajamas with some of your favorite brands such as Carole Hochman, Oscar de la Renta Pink, Natori, and Bed Head! Enjoy a special discount of 20% on your purchase of sleepwear of $100 or more. While you here, grab a cup of hot chocolate and stay warm. Sweet Potato’s: Enter for a chance to win 1-of-2 $50 Sweet Potato Gift Cards during Winterfest! Also, Sweet Potato’s is pleased to host Valerie Zimbal in-store on Saturday, 1/26 with her premium mink designs. Check out Valerie’s beautiful accessories, including her fabulous earmuffs and take some time to chat with her about her custom-made options as well! Wisconsin Trader: Warm up to savings with 50% off women’s winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves. Keep the refreshing “just-cut” forest fragrance throughout your home this winter. Enter to win a Thymes Frasier Fir Gift Basket. Gift basket includes all-purpose cleaner, dishwashing liquid, candle, votive set and bar soap. (Retail Value: $100) No purchase necessary. With Child Maternity and Baby Boutique: 30-70% off select apparel and items Woodlake Market: Saturday, January 26 Associate Chili Cook off at Woodlake Market Atrium 1-3 pm, Wine Sampling at Woodlake Market 1-3 pm, Brat Fry Woodlake Market 11-4 pm Yoga on the Lake: Winter clearance 3050% select items.

One & Only: Gifts Made by Hand ARTspace – A Gallery of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center On exhibit through January 13, 2013 Fine handcrafted items by artists from across the U.S. Select from a wide range of jewelry, ceramics, glass, textiles, prints and paintings. All items available for sale. For more information call: 920-452-8602 Cooking Class for Kids Blackwolf Run January 5, 10-11:30am $20 per class, ages 6-9 Presented by The Chefs of Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits. Call 920-803-3286 for more information and reservations. Taste of Tuesday Woodlake Market Atrium January 8, 6-7:30 p.m., $15 Join us as Ryan from General Beverage presents a variety of wines. Please call 920-457-6570 for reservations. A Photo Challenge: 30 days of yoga with Jessica Warren Yoga on the Lake January 12, 1-3pm, $30 Have you ever seen a yoga pose that you’d LOVE to do? I have and it drove me to step off my mat, grab my camera and enjoy the challenge of learning through practice and pictures! In this unique workshop/challenge we’ll look at how to break down the challenge poses to make them not only attainable but also fun! We’ll add in a daily photo to show us where we started and see how far we’ve come. This is a great workshop for yogis of all levels. I am so excited to take this journey with you! I will also be “playing” along and sharing my experiences with you! 920-453-2817 3 Sheeps Brewing Company Beer Dinner Blackwolf Run Restaurant January 18, 6pm Reception, 6:30pm Dinner $65 per person; inclusive of tax and gratuity. Chef Paul Smitala from Blackwolf Run Restaurant partners with 3 Sheeps Brewing Company, a new craft brewery in Sheboygan, Wis., to bring you a delectable five-course dinner and beer pairings. In the first of three unique beer pairing dinners, Chef Paul has created each of these sweet-and-savory courses to pair with 3 Sheeps Brewing Company’s four delicious year round brews, as well as its first seasonal beer – a Ginger Chocolate Stout. Please call 866-847-4856 to make reservations. From the Ground Up! with Carrie Green Yoga on the Lake January 19, 1-3pm, $25 Building a yoga practice stems from establishing a strong foundation for the physical practice as well as exploring the philosophy behind the practice. This workshop offers the beginning yoga student a safe place to learn fundamentals of the practice while offering an experienced student the opportunity to breakdown in order to rebuild his or her practice to new heights. Come to learn, practice, play, inquire and move into the New Year with a sense of adventure! 920453-2817 Yogi’s and Toes Event Kohler Waters Spa January 24, 6-8:30pm, $30 Enjoy the serenity of the whirlpool and fireplace feature on the top floor of Kohler Waters Spa while you experience a specialty class conducted by Yoga on the Lake manager Deb Sampson followed by a mini-pedicure and polish in your choice of colors. Refreshments will be served. 920-457-4444 Winterfest The Shops at Woodlake January 25, 26, 27 Join the winter fun with giant snow sculptures, ice skating, dog sled demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, ice skating and more. Warm up inside with a special children’s menu at Cucina, delicious treats at Craverie and a Winter Clearance Sale at The Shops at Woodlake. Most of the outdoor events are complimentary and everything is family friendly. Some events are weather dependent. Call 800-344-2838 for more information. Winterfest Winter Clearance Shops at Woodlake Kohler January 25-27 Save 30-70% on seasonal merchandise in select stores. Call 920-459-1713 for more information and store hours. Winterfest Celebration Kohler Design Center January 26, 11am-3pm, Free Visit the Kohler Design Center during Winterfest and enjoy a vendor fair, complimentary sweet and savory samples and activities for children. The Modern Shaman Workshop Intentions January 26, 8:30am-12:30pm, $95 per person Learn what Shamanism is and how the modern Shaman releases “old beliefs” and allows a new vibration in. You will be given practical suggestions to help you live as an “energy being” having a human experience rather than the other way around. You will learn techniques to heal yourself and others and create what you want by vibrating at a higher frequency. This class emphasizes not only the shaman’s physical tools but focuses on the core essence of what it is to be a shaman. Certificate of Completion. Reservations required call 920-457-9543.