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219 Church St., Kohler, WI 53044


MAY 15, 2015

Kautzer steps
down from
School Board
Submitted by Kohler School
Board President Marlene Yang
School Board Treasurer, Matt
Kautzer has announced his resignation from the School Board.
Kautzer was first appointed to the
Board in October, 2012 and has
served as Treasurer since May,
In his resignation to the Board,
Mr. Kautzer said “It has been a
true pleasure to serve along side
you, and to serve my community
and the school over the last 2+
years. I’m extremely confident in
the direction the school is headed,
and I have complete confidence in
the leadership provided by the
Board and administration.
I consider myself fortunate to
live in the Village of Kohler where
we possess the recipe for success
within our schools. Among many
other attributes, we are blessed to
have committed teachers and support staff, engaged parents and

families, effective volunteer organizations, a supportive community, a clear focus on setting high
standards, a drive for continuous
improvement, supportive business
partners, a dedicated school board,
a high achieving student body, and
a tireless and competent administrative team.
I’m humbled to have played a
small part in all of this and, more
than anything, proud to be part of
the Kohler School District. I look
forward to being involved in other
capacities. While many challenges
lie ahead, even greater accomplishments will follow.”
School Board President, Marlene Yang said” Mr. Kautzer has
provided the District with sound
financial oversight, thoughtful
leadership, and a strong commitment to education. The School
Board would like to thank him for
his service.”

Kohler School Board
accepting applications
to fill vacancy
The Kohler School Board is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from Matt
Kautzer’s recent resignation. Interested candidates must submit a
letter of interest and resume to
Paula Anderson, Assistant to the
Superintendent, by 4:00 p.m. on
June 5.
As governed by district policy,
the Board will conduct candidate

interviews during a special open
meeting to be held later in June.
The interview process will include
a statement of qualifications by
each candidate and short question
and answer period. Selection to
the Board will be determined by
confidential paper ballot vote.
Interested candidates may contact Board President Marlene
Yang with any questions. | 920-331-4904

National Blue Ribbon
bookkeeper leaves
her mark

Ruth Moncrief retires after 24 years of service
to the Kohler School District – will close the
books on June 30 for the final time
Submitted by Quynh D. Trueblood,
Superintendent Kohler School

Over the years, Ruth diligently
kept the district’s books in impeccable shape. She is an exceptional
person: hard working, meticulous,
humble, hilarious, genuine, and endearing.
Ruth’s career began at the Sheboygan County Court House in the
Auditor's Office. After more than
nine years, she was ready for a
change and became the bookkeeper for the Sheboygan County
Handicapped Children's Education
Board, known also as Lightfoot
School, located in Sheboygan
Falls. After Lightfoot School
closed, Dr. John Egan, who was
superintendent of Kohler Schools
at the time, hired Ruth. Twentyfour years later, Ruth retires after
37 years in the field of government
Ruth warmly offered, “I will
miss being with the teachers and
staff on a daily basis, but I will also
miss helping them with their
needs – be it in the form of a reimbursement check, help with a field
trip, or offering help with entering
a budget request for books or supplies. However, I will not miss
opening the supply orders in the
summer or during the school year.
(No it is not just like Christmas,

when I open those
lehem Lutheran Church
in Sheboygan, and
My favorite part of
maybe enjoying a trip
the job is keeping
to Ireland are on Ruth’s
record of the cash and
monthly reconciliation
of the various bank acshared, “When I first
counts. Balancing the
started, Lori Hucke inbooks for one month
vited me to a card club
Ruth Moncrief
at a time adds up to a
and I got to know a few
full year fast. I will miss the year teachers and their families and felt
end annual audit days and state re- welcomed to the district. While we
porting processes. Auditor days don’t play cards anymore, we still
help pull the books together and get together to reminisce. And, we
confirms a full year of work. It’s a celebrated a birthday together in
good feeling to know I was a part Vegas. What happens in Vegas
of all the reporting processes and stays in Vegas! There were also a
kept things on track for another few shopping trips to Appleton.
year. I am proud to be part of a Na- What happens in Wendy Kukla’s
tional Blue Ribbon School, and van stays in Wendy’s van!!! I
know I was a part of that process would like to thank current and
as well.”
past administrators, and also the
Ruth looks forward to a “sum- various School Board member’s
mer off” and taking more time to over the past 24 years, for giving
care for her 85 year-old mother and me the opportunity to serve the
her needs, and playing with great Kohler School District and Kohler
nephews. With mischievous eyes, Community.”
Ruth says she will be having her
Ruth Moncrief is an original. We
mom and her great grandchildren will miss her immeasurably. The
play together!
school community will celebrate
Many days will find Ruth mak- Ruth’s retirement with a dinner
ing her own jewelry, knitting gathering, Magic School Bus trip,
(making hats and mittens for all), End-of-Year celebration, and
and being part of a handbell choir. School Board recognition. We
Once settled in, painting and home wish her the very happiest of days
fixing, adding a few flowers to a ahead.
garden, volunteering more at Beth-


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Kohler sophomore Emily Vallo’s
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Emily Vallo, a sophomore at Kohler High School, was awarded second place at the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. Pictured above is Vallo with U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman. Her work
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MAY 15, 2015




Jenna Peters named BIG EAST
Women’s Golfer of the Year
Kohler native Jenna Peters was recently
named BIG EAST Women’s Golfer of the
Year by a vote of the league’s head coaches,
and for the second straight year she has
been named to the All Conference Big East
Women's team.
Peters was a medalist in four tournaments
for the 2014-2015 golf season with two second place finishes. She tied for fifth twice
and finished in the top ten in ten of eleven
tournaments. She led her team to be named
2015 All Big East Conference team. Peters
now holds Butler records for women low
season average 75.2 (23 rounds) and
women low career average 77.9 (99
As a high school senior at Kohler, Peters
helped lead the boys golf team to it’s first
WIAA state championship victory in 2011.
The Butler website describes Peters as “a
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MAY 15, 2015




Kohler grad Nathan
Litt receives Fox Cities
Future 15 award
Nathan Litt, a 2004 Kohler
High School graduate and a 2008
graduate of Lawrence University,
was recently named a 2015 Fox
Cities Future 15 award winner by
the Pulse Young Professionals
As one of the winners of the
prestigious Fox Cities Future 15
Award, Litt and this year’s 14
other award recipients were chosen based on their professional
dedication, sense of vision for the
Fox Cities and their commitment

to volunteering.
Litt works for Willems Marketing & Events and was recently
promoted to Project Director,
where he will manage client projects and project staff at the downtown Appleton firm. He joined
Willems Marketing & Events in
May 2012 as a project and social
media specialist and later became
a project coordinator for the firm
as well as a core team member in
the launch of the Mile of Music
Festival in 2013.

Nathan Litt currently resides in
Appleton. His parents are former
Kohler residents Cam and Lynn
Litt, currently living in Sheboygan.
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Medal of Honor nominee and former
Kohler resident takes honor flight

Glenn Dohrmann was wounded three times
in Korea
In 1950 Elizabeth “Betty” Roessler of
Kohler married Glenn Dohrmann from
Shelby, Iowa. The two of them were both in
the military in Fort Ord, California until
they settled in Kohler in 1954. Betty passed
away in 1968. Glenn remarried in 1969 and
the family left Kohler in 1973, moving to
Cedarburg where the couple currently resides.
Dohrmann served with the U.S. Army in
Korea, both before and during the Korean
War. Though the average length of stay for
an officer on the front line in Korea was four
months, he served on the front lines for eight
months. During peacetime Dohrmann was
involved in the first free elections in the
country in 1948.

In a March interview by the Ozaukee
press, Dohrmann said he was shot three
times during the last battle he fought in and,
decades later, was nominated for the Medal
of Honor. He received the Silver Star — the
military’s third highest award for combat
valor — mainly because there were so few
surviving witnesses to testify to what had
happened during the battle for Old Baldy,
Hill 346, on Oct. 17, 1951.
Dohrmann said that by the time the battle
was over, only 54 of the 200 men in his
company were still standing. They spent 14
days trying to take the hill, suffering 1,400
This past April 18, Dohrmann along with
44 other Korean War veterans took the Stars

and Stripes Honor Flight to Washington
D.C. to visit the war memorials on the National Mall.
Dohrmann’s amazing war stories published in the Ozaukee Press, as well as the
struggles he faced as a child – beginning
with the loss of his mother during childbirth
when Dorhmann was two, then the loss of
the family farm during the Great Depression
which drove his father to be temporarily institutionalized – can be found by visiting (Facebook
account not required to view the postings).
Photos, etc. from the honor flight can also
be viewed at

Former Kohler resident Glenn Dohrmann
Submitted photo

Performing Arts Auction overwhelming success
The Kohler Performing Arts Organization would like to thank the
donors, attendees and volunteers
for making the 2015 "Sailing the

High C’s" Dinner and Auction a
tremendous success! The event realized a profit of just under
$40,000! All proceeds are used to

fund summer music camp scholarships for middle school music students and the high school band and
chorus performance trips. Plans

are already underway for the 2016
Auction. A special thank you to
our dedicated donors who provided products, talent and services.

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Cassy Tully - Fine Art
Chanhassen Dinner Theater
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Corner Studio
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Dale & Linda Neil
David & Nancy Madigan
David & Nina Kohler
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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EAA Museum
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Entourage Salon & Spa
Falls Firehouse Pizza
Falls Healing Arts
Fox World Travel
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Green Bay Packers, Inc
Greenscape Lawn-Landscape, LLC

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Grover Foundation
Harry's Prohibition Bistro
Heid Music
Help Me Rhonda Wellness, LLC
Highland House Sheboygan
Hoffman's Cleaners LLC
Imogenes Cleaning Center Pro-Clean, Inc.
InTune Travel & Tours
James & Wendy Kukla
Jason & Mary Beth Pierce
Jay & Kathy Hoekstra
Jeff & Suzie Herold
Jeff & Tania Twohig
Jerry Jones / The O'Hare Group at Merrill
Jim & Laura Conklin
Jim & Sarah Hapeman
Joe & Quynh Trueblood
John & Cathy Farrell
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Just Drive
Kacia at the Shops at Woodlake
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Kohler School
Kohler School Engineering Club
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Michael Schultz, Voice Teacher
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Prevea Health & Wellness
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RB Productions
Rich & Beth Tengowski
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Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club
Shining Lotus Yoga & Ayurveda
Shorewest Realtors
South Pier Parlor
Stefanie H. Weill Center for the Performing
Stephen Proudman & Laura Kohler
Stu & Marlene Yang
Summer School Sportfishing
Superior Lawn & Garden Center
Sweet Potato's Boutique
Tents Inc.
The Bull at Pinehurst
The Dramm Corporation of Manitowoc
Theatre for Young Audiences
TLC Casuals
Todd & Amy Gutschow
Todd & Julia Hart
Tom & Jerry's Mini Golf
Tom & Marie Boerner
Torke Coffee Roasting Co.
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Duke of Devon
Universal Lithographers
Victorian Village Resort
Vollrath Company, LLC, the
White House of Music
Worzella Photography Inc.

We ask that you thank them and
patronize their businesses:

Performing Arts

The Kohler Performing Arts
Organization would like to congratulate their 2015 summer
music camp scholarship winners. After filling out their application
following students were selected
to receive summer camp scholarship: Kelsey Sbrocco, Sierra
Fish, Julia Ruelle, Brooke Warren and Lily Montes. Congratulations Kohler music students.

MAY 15, 2015


Kohler fourth grader Simran
Bhatia participated in the 12th Annual All Girls National Chess
Championship held in Chicago on
April 17-19. The prestigious three
day (6 rounds) National USCF
rated chess championship, which
was hosted by Kasparow Chess
Foundation, saw a record braking
turnout of 358 girls from all over
the U.S.
Simran, who competed with 92
of these players in the under age 10
category, finished 14th place nationally, and was the top finisher
from the state of Wisconsin.
To see more results from this
tournament, visit:




Simran Bhatia takes home
14th place trophy at
national girls chess


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Simran Bhatia poses with the trophy
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MAY 15, 2015




Kohler Co. and Destination Kohler serve as host
venue for Wisconsin Sports Awards
Kohler Co. and Destination
Kohler served as the host venue for
Good Karma Brands’ Fourth Annual ESPN Wisconsin Sports
Awards, which took place May 7,
2015, at The Beacon KOHLER
Communications Building in
Presented by American Family
Insurance, more than 500 business
executives, athletes and community leaders walked the “blue carpet” into the invitation-only
ceremony, which celebrated
achievements by the state’s top
athletes and teams.
Attending this year’s event were
Wisconsin Badgers basketball

coach Bo Ryan and some of his
star players including Sheboygan
native Sam Dekker, Nigel Hayes,
Josh Gasser, and Zak Showalter.
Coach Ryan sat down with Wisconsin Athletics Director Barry Alvarez for a radio interview with
former Packers player Mark
Tauscher. Also in attendance were
Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason
Kidd, Milwaukee Brewers catcher
Jonathan Lucroy, and media from
Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Madison.
“We are thrilled to work with
Good Karma Brands to host the
Wisconsin Sports Awards and the
most influential and successful

sports figures in the state,” said
Michael Belot, General Manager
Destination Kohler. “It’s an honor
to be a part of this prestigious annual event, and we look forward to
extending hospitality both at the
Beacon KOHLER Communications Building and throughout
Destination Kohler.”
Nominations for the 2014 Wisconsin Sports Awards were announced by ESPN Wisconsin
earlier this month. The event was
filmed onsite in Kohler and will be

broadcasted throughout the state.
Winners of this year’s awards
were: Destination Kohler Game
of the Year: March 29, 2014:
NCAA Elite Eight – Wisconsin 64,
Arizona 63; High School Football
Player of the Year: Zack Baun,
Brown Deer High School; Goodwill Power of Work Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Arike
Ogunbowale, Divine Savior Holy
Angels High School; Rick Majerus Boys Basketball Player of

the Year: Kevon Looney, Milwaukee Hamilton High School; College Coach of the Year: Bo Ryan,
University of Wisconsin; Cousins
Subs Homegrown Player of the
Year: JJ Watt, Houston Texans;
College Athlete of the Year:
Melvin Gordon, University of
Wisconsin; College Team of the
Year: University of Wisconsin
Men’s Basketball; Professional
Athlete of the Year: Aaron
Rodgers, Green Bay Packers;
Gruber Law Offices Coach of
the Year: Bo Ryan, University of
Wisconsin; ATI Player of the
Year: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay
Packers; American Family Insurance Dream Team of the Year:
University of Wisconsin Men’s
Basketball, Baird Community Involved Player of the Year:
Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee
Brewers; Whyte Hirschboeck
Dudek Inspirational Player of
the Year: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks; Fan
Friendly Team of the Year:
Green Bay Packers.
Top left: Badgers basketball players
Nigel Hayes, Josh Gasser. Top right:
Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd.
Bottom left: Former Packers player
Mark Tauscher interviews Badgers
coach Bo Ryan and Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez.
Photos by Mary Struck, The Kohler Villager

See more photos from the Wisconsin Sports Awards at

Booster Club

Kohler Athletic Booster Club volunteers make it possible for the organization
to raise and donate thousands of dollars to Kohler High School athletic programs. These
funds further enhance the benefits student athletes experience through participation in high
school sports.
The Kohler Athletic Booster Club wishes to thank these volunteers who have given generously
of their time. GO BOMBERS!
Carol Benishek
Brian Benishek
Doug Bocchini
Lisa Bocchini
Jack Cassady
Cathy Cassady
Leslie Cassidy
Shelly Cieszynski
Scott Cieszynski
Denise Coulis
Sonia Egbert
Paul Egbert
Jenelle Griswold
Sarah Hapemen

Sonja Heins
Maureen Hunsucker
Mary Janssen
Diane Kelly
Jennifer Kelm
Mike Kelm
Marcus Knuth
Nina Kohler
Mary Kral
Mike Kral
Jill Ladwig
Laurie Lindow
Nancy Madigan
Dave Madigan

Matt Maggi
Tracy Maggi
Katie Maki
Mapi Mesalles
Kristin Morehouse
Linda Neal
Kristin Otte
Maryellen Pellagrino
Michael Pellagrino
Deb Pfrang
Steve Porter
Murali Ramagoni
Jenny Roatch
Kerri Roeder

Tandra Sbrocco
Kerri Schaefer
Beth Tengowski
Jessica Watson
Brandon Watson
Patti Wenberg
Rob Wenberg
Natalie Wesemann
Martin Wesemann
Marlene Yang
Mike Zimmermann
Christy Zheng

HS golf tournament results
Team results for the May 9 high school
boys golf tournament held on the Irish
Course at Whistling Straits.
Division 1



Team Score

Division 2

Team Score

MAY 15, 2015


Kohler Seniors Audra Hoffmann and Noah
Fink recently honored at 57th Annual Elks
Gridiron Athletic banquet

Audra Hoffmann, Doug Bocchini, Noah Fink

Submitted photo

in baseball, four in tennis, three in basketball, and two in soccer. Noah excelled
in baseball, where he won EWC accolades all four years, including First Team
All-Conference as a pitcher (Jr), catcher
(Soph), and first baseman (Fr). He was
named All-State Honorable Mention by
the Wisconsin Coaches Association as a
sophomore, made the All-Area baseball
team for pitching his junior year, as well
as being named team MVP. He was also
chosen to play for the Wisconsin AllStars Baseball Team last fall.
Noah’s achievements on the basketball court spanned three years and culminated in being selected second team
All-Conference his senior year, team
MVP (Sr), Offensive Player of the Year
(Sr), and team Captain (Sr). His decorated high school athletic career will
soon end as he completes his final year
as a member of the Bomber Tennis
Team. Noah qualified for State in doubles as a junior and has been named
Team Captain for the 2015 season. Noah
will continue his education at St. Norbert
College where he will study Sports Marketing and join the pitching staff of the
Green Knights varsity baseball team
under Coach Tom Winske.

The Gridiron Club honors Sheboygan
area athletes for outstanding athletic
achievements, and this year Audra Hoffmann and Noah Fink each received a
$1,000 Elks Sports Scholarship.
Audra Hoffmann played #1 singles for
the Bombers tennis team all four years
of high school. She compiled a career
singles record of 91-26 and is a fourtime state qualifier, earning a sixth place
medal in 2013 and a third place medal in
2014. Audra is a four-time All EWC selection, two-time Sheboygan Press/Sheboygan County Player of the Year,
two-time Team MVP, and two-time
Team Captain. She helped the Bombers
win the EWC Conference Championship in 2011, 2013, and 2014. In addition to high school tennis she
competed in USTA Junior Tournaments
where she was ranked as high as #2 in
the state. Audra will continue her education at the University of St. Thomas
where she plans to major in Math/International Business. She will be a member
of the UST Women’s Tennis Team under
Coach Terry Peck.
Noah Fink is a multi-sport standout
athlete, earning 13 varsity letters during
his decorated high school career – four

Kohler teen to spend school year in Germany
through youth exchange program
Nine Wisconsin teenagers, including Brigita Kant of Kohler,
have been named as 2015 recipients of the Congress-Bundestag
(CBYX) administered by Youth
For Understanding USA (YFU).
The program, which is in jeopardy due to a 50% proposed
budget cut by the U.S. Department of State, is jointly funded by
the U.S. Congress and the Ger-

man Bundestag and sponsored by
the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural
Affairs. This prestigious full-tuition scholarship provides selected high school students with
the opportunity to study abroad
and explore local culture in Germany for an academic year.
The CBYX Program was established in 1983 to help strengthen
ties between Germany and the US

by selecting American students to
live with a German host family
and German students to live with
an American host family for the
course of a school year.
For additional information
about exchange opportunities
with YFU, including scholarships, hosting an international
student, volunteering, or community cultural tours, visit
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Grace UCC to celebrate
Sacrament of Holy
Communion on May 17

On May 17 at both the 8:00 and
10:00 a.m. services Grace UCC
will celebrate the Sacrament of
Holy Communion. Grace has an
open table recalling how Jesus ate
with all his disciples. At the table
of the Lord, all who wish to approach God in Christ are welcome
to join us in celebrating this gift of
personal presence with all. To further an atmosphere of openness
Grace UCC uses gluten-free bread.
May 31: Grace UCC honors
those who graduate from area
high schools
A breakfast for all middle and
high school youth will preceed the
10:00 a.m. service to honor those
graduating this year. At the 10:00
a.m. service the congregation will
pass on its words of encouragement
as we celebrate the graduation of
Andrew Groth (Kiel High School),
Zia Harriott and Will Hapeman
(Sheboygan North), and Katherine
Lindow (Kohler High School).
Public Invited – Brat Fry
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Grace UCC invites the public to
join them for supper on Wednesday, June 3 from 5-7 p.m. Brats,
hamburgers, salads, desserts, and
beverage available to be eaten at tables on the church lawn or for carry
out to the KHS scroll night festivities. It will be a wonderful way to
ease the rush on this night as you
go and watch the activities of our
youth and children. Come join us
and have your cake and eat it too.
In case of inclement weather, we
will serve in the church basement.


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Salon at Sports Core to relocate to Shops
at Woodlake, become Salon Aura

Kohler Co. announced that
Salon at Sports Core, one of several premier salons in Sheboygan
County, will relocate to The Shops
at Woodlake and begin operation
as Salon Aura, a prominent group
of Aveda salons based in Appleton
and Green Bay.
As part of the Salon Aura group,
the studio will become a top-tier
Lifestyle Aveda Salon in Wisconsin and the only one in the county.
The new location affords a beautiful natural setting on the shores of
Wood Lake, creating a better environment for associates and existing
clientele and ample parking. The

innovative design and leadingedge equipment of the new $1-million, 5,000-square-foot spacious
salon will offer a destination for relaxation and rejuvenation and
allow the salon to expand its client
base. Salon Aura has signed a 10year lease for the space.
“For more than 25 years the
Salon at Sports Core has served the
community, but the Salon has long
since outgrown its space. We are
excited to expand services and
offer guests an enhanced experience,” said Michael Belot, general
manager of Destination Kohler.
“Under Salon Aura, the Salon will

thrive and continue to be a staple
of the community as a resident of
Shops at Woodlake.”
The expanded footprint of Salon
Aura will provide more work
space for stylists, a broader menu
of services, large retail area, additional stations, new leading-edge
equipment, private rooms for specialty services and employment
opportunities. Sports Core members will continue to receive a 20
percent discount on salon services,
and the salon’s pricing structure
will remain comparable.
Renovations on the space will
begin this Spring, with opening ex-

pected in August. The Salon at
Sports Core closing will coincide
with the opening of Salon Aura,
with no interruption in client service. Salon Aura will employ all
Salon at Sports Core associates
and maintain seniority of stylists.
Salon Aura is an upscale salon
business led by owner Jim Gill, focusing on the Total Beauty Experience since 1984, with salons in
Fox Valley and Green Bay. The
Kohler salon will be its fifth location. Salon Aura is an established
business with Midwestern roots focusing on the welfare of its team,
including continuing education

and offering benefits and compensation above industry standards.
“We are thrilled to partner with
Kohler to expand the Salon services in the community,” said Jim
Gill, owner of Salon Aura. “The
Shops at Woodlake offer us a great
space to serve more clients and expand the current menu of services.
We are excited to work with the
talented Salon associates and look
forward to a long-term partnership
in Kohler.”
For more information and employment opportunities please call

Sip. Swing. Smoke. Scotch-themed experience
at Destination Kohler
The Balvenie Distillery partners with the Forbes Five-Star Destination to share exclusive tastings of
The Balvenie Fifty with Scotch enthusiasts on May 15-17
Scotch aficionados will contions in the United States to regregate for the exclusive opceive an allotment of The Balveportunity to savor a dram of
nie Fifty Scotch. In November
The Balvenie Fifty Single Malt
2014 The Balvenie Distillery in
Scotch at Destination Kohler
Banffshire, Scotland, the most
during the Sip. Swing. Smoke.
handcrafted single malt producer
Weekend, May 15-17. Travelin the world, released 131 bottles
ers will enjoy an extravagant
worldwide distributing only 15
weekend sipping a variety of
bottles to the United States. The
high-end Balvenie Scotch,
Sip. Swing. Smoke. weekend is
– Photo courtesy of Kohler Co.
swinging golf clubs at
centered on the opening of Bottle
Whistling Straits and smoking Gurkha CiNo. 53.
gars al fresco with luxurious accommoda“The Balvenie Fifty is one of the rarest
tions at the Forbes Five-Star The
bottles of scotch in the world,” said
American Club Resort Hotel. The celebra- Jonathan Wingo, The Balvenie Brand Amtion culminates with an inventive scotch
bassador. “Aged for fifty years in a Europairings dinner at the Forbes Four-Star Im- pean oak sherry hogshead by Malt Master
migrant Restaurant with pours of the reDavid Stewart, The Balvenie Fifty Scotch
cently released The Balvenie Fifty Scotch. stays true to the distinctively honeyed
Destination Kohler is one of four locacharacter of The Balvenie portfolio with

notes of oak and vanilla with a lovely
mouth coating sweetness at the end. We
knew Destination Kohler, a brand that exudes the same level of sophistication and
prestige, was the perfect partner for this
momentous occasion.”
The Sip. Swing. Smoke. package includes accommodations for two nights at
The American Club Resort Hotel and highlights the following exclusive experiences
for a maximum of 12 guests (call for pricing):

SIP – The Balvenie Fifty
Scotch Dinner

menu will highlight innovative cuisine to
complement pours of 21Year PortWood,
The Tun 1509, The Balvenie Thirty, The
Balvenie Forty closing with a dram of The
Balvenie Fifty Scotch.

SWING – Golf at Whistling
Guests will swing their golf clubs for 18holes of championship golf at the Straits
course, host of the 2015 PGA Championship and 2020 Ryder Cup on Saturday,
May 16 at leisure.

SMOKE – Gurkha Cigar &
Scotch Reception

A multi-course Scotch pairings dinner at
Smoking jackets will be donned for an
the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restauoutdoor evening reception at Whistling
rant will be hosted by Chef Matt Bauer and
Straits overlooking the Scottish-style links
The Balvenie Ambassador Jonathan
course and expansive Lake Michigan on
Wingo on Saturday, May 16 at 7pm. The

Friday, May 15 from 9-11pm. Guests will
feel as if they have been transported to
Scotland for an intimate cigar-themed
evening featuring a seminar hosted by a
representative of Gurkha Cigars. Gurkha
Cigars will be paired with The Balvenie’s
12 Year DoubleWood, 14 Year Caribbean
Cask, 17 Year DoubleWood and 21 Year
Scotch enthusiasts may elect to enjoy
the weekend with the Little Sip Package
that includes accommodations for two
nights at The American Club Resort Hotel,
the Gurkha Cigar & Scotch Reception and
golf at Whistling Straits with package
prices starting at $895 per person. Package excludes The Balvenie Fifty Scotch

Special Offers at Kohler Gardener

The Normandy Room at the Immigrant
Through May 16
MacKenzie-Childs Gift with Purchase: Re- Restaurant
A scotch dinner with no rival. Balvenie’s
ceive a Butterfly Garden Enamelware
brand ambassador Jonathan Wingo along
Squashed Pot ($70 retail value) with a
$300 MacKenzie-Childs purchase. Please with Chef Matt Bauer will take you on a
culinary experience. This meal will start
call 920-458-5570 for more information.
with a private reception and then lead to a
May 1 — 31
beautiful custom menu pairing the 21 Year
Give Mom a gift that will last all summer
Port Wood, The Tun 1509, The Balvenie
long. Visit Kohler Gardener for bloomin’
Thirty, The Balvenie Forty and finally, closgood ideas! Choose from roses and hying with a dram of The Balvenie Fifty.
drangeas, to a wide selection of colorful
annuals, perennials and hanging baskets. Forever Young
Purchase $50 or more in outdoor plants
May 19, $30
and receive $10 in Kohler Gardener bucks Intentions
to use on your next visit. Please call
Is it possible to reverse the aging process?
920-458-5570 for more information.
Can we grow younger? In this class you

been meditating for 30 years and teaching
meditation for ten years. In this informative and relaxing class, participants will
learn: the benefits of meditation, how and
when to meditate, focused attention, and
how to slow down and release the mind’s
endless chatter. Students will practice
meditating and each individual will receive
a customized meditation based on their
goals and energy scan. 6:30pm — 8:30pm.
$30.00 (cash or check). Please call 920457-9543 for more information.

National Hamburger Day
May 28th
The Horse & Plow
Join us at the Horse & Plow on May 28th
will learn that is it possible to look, feel and and enjoy a hamburger basket with fries
Special Offer at Wisconsin Trader
be younger. Popular speaker, John
for only $5.99 in celebration of National
Through May 31
Oestreicher will present anti-aging studies Hamburger Day.
Wisconsin Trader
and how other cultures have reversed the Phone number: 920-457-8000 Ext. 55067
Spoil Mom with one-of-a-kind handmade
aging process. Learn natural, holistic and
Kohler Festival of Beer
Shop Wisconsin Trader during the month practical techniques that will help you tap May 29-31
of May and take advantage of 20% off all in to the “fountain of youth” that is within
Destination Kohler
you. 6:30pm — 8:30pm. $30.00 (cash or
jewelry. Choose from an assortment of
The annual Kohler Festival of Beer celecheck). Please call 920-457-9543 for more
bracelets, necklaces and rings - the perbrates one of Wisconsin’s top industries
fect gift for Mother’s Day, graduation or
with the country’s premiere craft brewers
any day! (While supplies last-No other dis- Meditation Training
and beer fans from around the nation. The
counts may be applied)
May 26, $30
Village of Kohler comes alive with music,
food pairing events, cooking demonstraBalvenie Fifty Year Dinner
tions, and flowing taps that highlight the
May 16, 7pm, Call for pricing and reserva- Relaxation expert John Oestreicher has

weekend. Online purchasing available at or via phone
For more information, pricing details
and to register call Sports Core at 920457-4444 or online at
for more information.
TRX Training Spring Session II: Begins
the week of May 11
Summer Sampler Open House: Sunday,
May 17, 1—3pm
Adult Tennis Mixer: Friday, March 27, 69pm
Kids on the Move: Saturdays, 10-11am
Salon at Sports Core May Specials Sun Kissed Tips and Toes Pedicure- This
ritual begins with a detoxifying Epsom and
sea salt soak to restore and revitalize tired
hands and feet, as hydrating Shea butter
and gently exfoliating fruit extracts replenish and cleanse skin. Dry skin is sloughed
away during a hydrating exfoliation, followed by an intensive Shea butter cuticle
and skin treatment that smooth’s, plumps,
and transforms skin, leaving a beautiful
glow. An ultra hydrating organic Shea butter mask is applied to seal in hydration,
plump, and transform skin, for a soft, cashmere feel. Nails are impeccably groomed

and polished. $60
Receive a FREE gift with the purchase of
two Zents products.

Sports Core Membership
Here’s to Summer!
May 17th — June 20th
Includes: $75.00 Enrollment Fee, $25.00
Core Cash, Choice of one of the following: 1 Hour Tennis Lesson, 6 Week TRX
Session, Two — Half Hour Personal
Training Sessions, Coupon Book valued
at $500, and entry for a chance to win
one month of free membership. Valid on
new memberships only.
Commit to be Fit!
Sign up for a 12 Month Pre-Paid Membership and you’ll also receive these additional benefits!
Includes: Waived enrollment fee, choice
of Cut and Color at the Salon at Sports
Core, 50 min spa service at the Kohler
Water Spa or 5 Class Pass to Yoga on
the Lake.
*Offer valid on monthly or annual membership options. Not valid on Summer
Only Memberships. Some restrictions