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Volume 7, Number 4

Kohler Schools: budget New face in town on trash is balanced, tax levy pickup Tuesday lowered by more than Larry’s Hauling acquired $200,000 by Veolia
Veolia Environmental Services has acquired Larry’s Hauling and will be the Village of Kohler’s garbage collection service beginning on the first of November. Public Works Superintendent Bruce Neerhof said Veolia promises a smooth transition, and will honor the two years that are left on the Village’s contract with Larry’s Hauling, which includes a yearly cost of $73,000 for solid waste collection and disposal, and $50,000 for recycling and yard waste collection. The contract also includes a fuel surcharge and built-in consumer price index provision. Submitted by Kohler Schools At its Annual Meeting on October 25, 2011, the Kohler School Board approved the final 2011/2012 school budget and tax levy. The levy for this current year will decrease by $203,000. The corresponding levy rate will drop by three per cent to $10.82 per $1,000 of property value. The budget approved by the Board at the Annual Meeting includes a surplus of $13,000. This is good news because in recent years the school had been operating at a deficit. “Because of careful budget planning and the teacher contract extension which allowed the Board to use its resources more efficiently, we are pleased to continue to focus on quality education in Kohler. We appreciate the concessions the teachers have made and their ongoing commitment to the students and families of Kohler Schools,” stated Board President Jane Bishop. The total school tax levy for the 2010-2011 school year was $5,798,000. The total tax levy for the 2011-2012 school year is $5,595,000, a reduction of $203,000. The tax levy rate will fall from $11.16 per $1,000 of property value to $10.82. The 2011-2012 budget is not only balanced, but includes new investments in teacher and student technology, professional development for staff, and long-term capital improvements. The long-term capital improvements fund will be built up over time to provide for major repairs and improvements in the future. The need to tuck point and restore the brick work on the exterior of the kindergarten room highlighted the need for the capital improvements investment. The Treasurer’s report at the Annual Meeting included an explanation of the factors comprising the $203,000 reduction in the tax levy. A decrease in per pupil revenue of 5.5 per cent required by the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, totaling $308,000, was partially offset by: 1.) an increase of $72,000 in the amount of payments due under the schools’ referendum debt that was approved in 2003; 2.) lower state aid of $26,000; and 3.) $7,000 of other factors. The Board is pleased to have returned to a balanced budget while using all available resources to support a high quality education in Kohler Schools.

Veolia trucks like this one will replace the familiar yellow Larry’s Hauling trucks.

Kohler for Food & Wine Experience draws crowds
Approximately 7,000 visitors were expected to attend the more than 100 events at the 11th Annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience in Kohler throughout the weekend of October 20-23. The event featured some of America’s most innovative chefs, notable wine experts, and regional restaurateurs. Sponsors of the event were The American Club, Bon Appetite, Stella Artois, Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin, Domaine Serene, Death’s Door, Dono Rum, and Blackbeard.
Saturday night Grand Tasting event.

Best of Belgium Café by Stella Artois beer. Visitors try samples at Woodlake Market.

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Kohler School Friends VISIT US FOR ALL YOUR Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair CHRISTMAS NEEDS! Trees G Wreaths G Roping to be held November 19 Lighting G Firewood
Take care of all of your holiday shopping at an event where every detail is carefully planned and wrapped up into an unforgettable experience
Submitted by Vicki Friske, KSF Chair The Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair returns to Kohler Schools November 19, 2011. This event is hosted by Kohler School Friends and presented by the Kohler Village Tourism Committee, Shoppers are treated to a complete holiday experience from the decor, to the catered café, to the live music. The Fair will feature over 80 merchants offering unique items for the entire family. Offerings will include home decor, apparel, accessories, toys, jewelry, novelties, pottery, gourmet food, bath and beauty products, and much more. Two new additions this year will be a while-you-wait caricature artist and a face painting booth for the kids. Our “Holiday Café” will feature ala carte selections prepared by Kohler School’s very own Chef Ted. Enjoy a variety of lunch specials as you are entertained by Kohler School’s Music Department. This year’s musical performances include: Mrs. Hucke, piano (10:00 a.m.); the Kohler Jazz Band (11:00 a.m.); the Kohler Madrigals (11:30 a.m.); Mrs. Kukla, piano (12:00 p.m.) Be sure to stop by our raffle table to explore the many exciting prize packages available on the day of the event (pre-sale tickets are also available). The Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair is a proven tourism attraction and development tool for Kohler

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Schools. With the outstanding organizational committee, generous local support, and variety of merchants assembled, the Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair is a village tradition not to be missed. Parents and school staff can support this year’s event through volunteering at the event, purchasing raffle tickets or donating baked goods to our Bake Sale. The Annual Kohler School Friends Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair takes place on Saturday, November 19 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Kohler Schools, 333 Upper Road. Admission is $3.00. Direct questions to ksfcraftfair@yahoo.com

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Kohler School Friends PTO donates more than $23,000 to Kohler Schools
Provides field trip transportation, classroom materials, and stipends for 2011-2012 school year
This fall, the Kohler School Friends Parent Teacher Organization approved more than $23,000 in funding for Kohler Schools, including $9,430 for field trip transportation, $7,289 for teachers wish lists, and $6,400 for teachers stipends. (Visit kohlerschoolfriends.com for a complete listing of items). All students grades 4K through 12 benefit from this donation. KSF PTO has been providing this type of financial support to the Kohler Schools each year since the late 90’s. The Kohler School Friends PTO is the only support group with an annual “Teacher Wish List.” Kohler School teachers request educational items that they’d like to have in their classrooms. These items are above and beyond our District’s available budget, and are not classroom necessities, but enhancements that support the curriculum. Our teachers also submit requests for bus transportation funding to the KSF PTO “Field Trip List.” Another form of financial support for our teachers is the Kohler School Friends Teacher Stipend. Through this program, each classroom teacher is eligible for a $150 stipend which reimburses him/her for miscellaneous expenses that they’d pay out of their own pockets otherwise. Funds for the teacher wish list, field trip transportation, and teacher stipend come directly from KSF PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year – the Kohler School Friends Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair. All items in the accompanying list were purchased with funds raised by the 2010 Craft Fair. A large portion of this income came from outside of our school community–vendors/crafters rented booth spaces from KSF, and shoppers from all over the Midwest paid admission, purchased raffle tickets, bought baked goods and purchased lunch items at our Holiday Café. By holding our Fair in conjunction with the American Club’s Wisconsin Holiday Market, many people spend the day shopping in Kohler, which benefits both shows, local businesses, and most importantly–the children of Kohler Schools.






County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection program closed for season
County Planning & Conservation Director Aaron Brault reported that the overwhelming success of the program has exhausted all of the funds budgeted by the Sheboygan County Board for 2011. An impressive 1,300 vehicles passed through the four collections held this year. These popular collections are conducted several Saturdays throughout the year, rotating between Sheboygan and Plymouth. Funding for the program in 2012 is included in next year’s proposed departmental budget. It is anticipated that the program will reopen in March of 2012.

Two authors visit Kohler Schools
On October 14th, two visiting author presentations were held in the Kohler Memorial Theater. Students in grades 9 – 12 attended a 90 minute talk with author M.T. Anderson (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing; Thirst). Students in grades 4 – 8 met with author Liz Garton Scalon (All the World; Noodle & Lou). The authors read portions of their books aloud, discussed the writing and publishing process, and answered questions from the students. Both presentations were sponsored by Kohler School Friends PTO, and were held in conjunction with the Sheboygan Childrens’ Book Festival.

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School chef and Tech Ed students collaborate on creating apple peeling station for lunches
After Kohler Schools Chef Ted Weidman received comments from parents saying that their children prefer apples in their lunches to some less healthy snacks, he purchased two apple peelers and the Tech Ed department created an awesome cutting board to attach them to. “I feel it is a win-win for all,” Said Weidman. “Kids bring up to 65 apples daily, or I sell them for 50 cents.”


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The Kohler School Foundation would like to thank the following donors for their support and dedication to the 2011 Fall Follies and Kohler Public Schools
52 Stafford 8th Street Ale Haus Above & Beyond Children's Museum Aldag Honold Mechanical Allen Edmonds Amanhavis Hotel American Family Insurance Amy Michelle Photography Amy Schoenfeldt Children's Photography Anonymous Anytime Fitness Applebee's Associated Bank At the Water's Edge BMO Harris Bank Badger Driving School Balistreri's Bluemound Inn Barbara Mueller Bartolotta's Care-a-lotta Charitable Fund Bed Bath & Beyond Big Apple Bagels Bitter Neumann Bodega Bay Farm, Joel & Nicole Ziemer Bossler's Tree Farm Bread & Bean Eatery Brian & Jess Childs Brisco County Grill Bullard Children’s Dentistry Bushwood Caan's Floral Carol Nelson CG Services Chili's Grill and Bar Chris Lofgren Connie Giese Corner Studio Jewelers Costco Craig & Sarah Loest Creative Art & Framing Crown Trophy - Sheboygan D&H Rentals Dave & Busters Dave DeBruin David & Nina Kohler Debbie Silvestri Dr. Ashok Rai, MD Dr. Jane Bishop Dr. Jeffrey Herold Dr. Peter & Julie Steinert Dr. William Shows, DDS DuBois Tuxedos Dulmes Décor Dutchland Plastics Eat at the Lake Ed & Jacque McKelvey Elise Cantrell Elkhart Lake's Road America Entourage Erin Rachwal Erna Kovacic Falls Firehouse Pizza Faye's Pizza Festival Foods Final Approach Steakhouse Five Pillars Supper Club Flambeau Adventures Floral Essence Fox River Mall Franzen Graphics / Jim Hapeman Fred Astaire Dance Studios Game Board George & Sara Hess Gerald & Norrita Thorne Gilly's Frozen Custard Great Lakes Plastic Surgery Greg Bohn & Carla Ross Greg & Jennifer Grose Greg & Patty Leick H. Lulloff & Sons Harbor Pointe Minature Golf Hoffman's Cleaners Ike & Sheryl Dyksterhouse Irish Studios Jaume & Mapi Mesalles Jay & Heather Torke Jeff & Karen Overly Jeff & Tania Twohig Jim & Kristi Richerson Jim & Linda Lewis Jim & Jackie O’Donnell Jim & Jeanene Meisser Jim & Nancy VanTreeck Jim Kacmarcik/KAPCO Joe & Diane Kelly John & Kate Klink John & Margaret Suralik John & Marita Samuels John Michael Kohler Arts Center John Saurmilch Construction Johnson Bank Johnston’s Bakery JP & Megan Drevline Judi's Place Junior Kindergarten Kathleen Blaser Kathy Kemp Ken & Susan Senti Kettle Moraine Veterinary Clinic Klement's Sausage Kohler Co. Kohler Schools Kohler Villager Kristina Marcus Kristine Fenton Kurt & Heidi Becker Lake Orchard Farm B&B Lake Street Café Lakeside Pepsi Larry & Linda Bryce Laura Gabrielse Laura Kohler & Steve Proudman Lisa Luigs Morrissett Lynn Erbstoesser M&I Wealth Management Magic Car Wash Mansion Hill Inn Marcus Hotels Mark Nash Mark & Amy Biznek Mark & Lesley Cassidy Mark & Barb Quasius Marquette University Mary Moeller Master's Gallery Foods Matt & Tracy Maggi Matt Jacobson Medieval Times Mel Free Melowski & Associates Memories by Linda Michael & Lisa Bates Michael & Maryellen Pellegrino Millhome Supper Club Milwaukee Admirals Milwaukee Ballet Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Public Museum Moondance B&B Museum of Science & Industry Natalie’s Pastries Nest Nouvelle Salon & Day Spa Odyssey Fun Center OfficeMax Old Wisconsin Olivu 426 Pamela Oestreicher Patricia Mumm-Lovely Patrick Kelleher Patti & John Thomack Paul & Sara Breitenbach PC Junction Peter & John Weber Pizza Ranch Plastics Engineering Co. Plymouth Foam Polar Mitts Previa Health Quit Qui Oc Golf Course Rana & Jaswinder Sohki Randall & Judy Hake Randy & Rita Romanoski Red Ox Supper Club Reinhart Foods Renee Leismer Restoration Gardens Rick's House of Flowers Rudnick Jewelers Salon 511 Salon Sase Sargento Scott & Amy Silvestri Serenity Farm Landscaping Sheboygan A's Sheboygan Chevrolet Chrysler Shorewest Realtors Shuffs Last Resort Siebkens Snowshoe Gear, LLC South Pier Parlor Southwest Airlines Starbucks Stardust Limousines - Kiel Steve & Christine Campione Steve & Helen Hamer Stu & Marlene Yang Sud-z-Paws Summerfest Superior Car Wash Superior Lawn & Garden Sweet Basil Restaurant Sweet Potato's Taher, Inc. Tangerine Salon Tents, Inc. Texas Roadhouse The Funky Bean Theo's Toby & Kim Watson Tom & Jill O’Donnell Tom & Rita Gast Torke Coffee Roasting Co. Trattoria Stefano Ulrich & Christina Koberstein US Bank, N.A. Usinger UW Men's Basketball Team Verifine /Dean Foods Victorian Village Von Ziemer Kennels Wal-Mart Walgreen Drug Stores Watson's Vending Wells Fargo Windway Capital Corporation With Child








Grace United Church of Christ November celebration schedule
Thanksgiving worship celebration
Grace United Church of Christ, 500 School Street, Kohler, under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Thomas M. Schroeder will offer a special service of worship on Wednesday evening, November 23 to celebrate and give thanks. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m... The service will begin with a reading of the presidential proclamation followed by the singing of some of the best loved “Thanksgiving” hymns known. An inspirational message will be given by Pastor Schroeder detailing our need to give thanks as influenced by a reading from the Gospel of Luke. The anthem from our Senior Choir, under that direction of Audrey Braatz, will be David H. Williams arrangement of “We Thank Thee, Father.” The people of Grace UCC invite the public to participate fully with the congregation.

St. John the Evangelist to hold food drive
Religious Education students grades 7-11 from St John Evangelist Catholic Church & Blessed Trinity Catholic Church will be going door to door on November 9 from 7:15-8:15 p.m. asking Village residents for food donations on behalf of the Sheboygan Falls Food Pantry. Residents may also donate non-food items such as personal hygiene products, diapers, toilet paper, etc. Donations will support the Sheboygan Falls Food Pantry Sponsored by St John Evangelist and Blessed Trinity Catholic Churches. The Sheboygan Falls Food Pantry is a non-profit, charitable organization that distributes mostly donated food to a wide variety of agencies in Sheboygan County that in turn feed the hungry. Please consider making a donation to help those in need. Thank you in advance for your generosity and support.

Late Nite Catechism
Saturday, November 5, 2011 7:30 PM
(doors open at 6:30)

Kohler Memorial Theater
Kohler High School
$25.00 $30.00 at the door $50.00 reserved

Catechism classes are never as much fun, or as hilarious, as when they are led by Sister in this international hit comedy! Late Nite Catechism is an uproarious piece of theater that takes audience members back - sometimes nostalgically, sometimes fearfully - to the children they once were.

Come join us for an evening of fun and laughter! Sponsored by Holy Family School – Sheboygan, WI Call for tickets 452-1571 Mon-Fri 8-4 or order online at entertainmentevents.com

First Sunday of Advent – November 27
The People of Grace UCC will celebrate the beginning of the Advent Season on Sunday, November 27 by sharing the Sacrament of Holy Communion. The Season of Advent is a season of preparation for the celebration of Christmas. In this season each of the four Sundays before Christmas celebrates a gift of God that comes as a result of Jesus Christ, the Light of the World, coming into our darkest time. The people of Grace invite the public to join us in Sacrament and celebration at either of our Sunday services on November 27, 8 or 10. Everyone who attends is welcome to partake at Christ’s table.

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Make the Season Bright with a dazzling tree-lighting at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler. Join us for a magical day sure to delight young and old. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011

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11am–6pm Shops at Woodlake Kohler Holiday Customer Service Center opens for the season. Complimentary gift wrapping. 1–5pm 2–6pm Visit with Santa at Movers & Shakers Kids Toys Complimentary horse-drawn wagon rides at The Shops at Woodlake. Live reindeer and Santa’s elves Reindeer flown in courtesy of Village Realty & Development. Woodlake Market Holiday Tastings Tree lighting program Live musical entertainment. Holiday greetings and the lighting of a spectacular Christmas tree over 20 feet tall.

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The Kohler Villager deadline is always the 20th of the month prior to the next month’s issue!

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Saturday, December 3 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Corporate Sponsors: National Exchange Bank & Trust Brian Passehl American Family Insurance Agency * Carriage Rides * Pony Rides Live Family Entertainment * * Holiday Raffle * Shopping Specials & Discounts Santa Photos * * Holiday Music * “Reindeer Daze” Holiday Parade at 4:30 pm, sponsored by Wells Fargo * Letters to Santa *Community Tree Lighting after Parade at the Municipal Building, sponsored by Friends of St. Paul

Saturday, Nov.
11 am - 3 pm


Introducing custom cabinetry for your home building or remodeling. See the new displays and learn at these sessions: noon - Benefits of Cambria Countertops 1:00 - Woodharbor Cabinetry Options for Today’s Design Trends 2:00 - The Kitchen and Bath Design Process-Steps to Success

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Kohler Home for Sale by Owner
925 West Park Lane
3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, brick and stucco restored home, 2,126 sq. ft., 2 fireplaces, sun room with heated tile floor, and fenced backyard. Close to school. Truly a 1927 classic with quality improvements. Call 920-889-8396 for a showing


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And then some. In Celebration of Chocolate will be a festival of flavors highlighting the complex and captivating character of chocolate – from sweet to savory and everything in-between. Whether you’re a chocolate lover or simply a food aficionado, this interactive event will be a fascinating journey through the enchanting world of chocolate.

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* Did you know 1 out of 4 homes across the U.S. is now professionally staged and gets sold up to 3 times FASTER than their non-staged competitors? In today’s challenging realty market, smart home sellers realize they need a competitive edge to sell their house. House to HAVEN Designs is ready to provide you with a custom staging solution to help you get your home finally sold! (*According to CBS Sunday Morning Show, Aug. 7th, 2011)

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~ Artisanal cheese station ~ Chef stations featuring food infused with chocolate ~ Interactive chef demonstrations

Reiki is a Japanese form of deep relaxation and stress reduction, which also promotes healing. All Reiki sessions include: Scan for Low-Energy Areas of the Body Balance Energy Centers Why Low-Energy Has Developed Suggestions for Maintaining High-Energy

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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 Our guest speaker will be Mr. Thomas Schnettler, Village Board President, who will bring us up to date on “what's happening” in the Village....what is on the horizon.....and what would be on the wish list if a magic wand existed! Everyone is welcome. Let’s be brought up to date and informed! 1:30 PM Village Hall, November 7. 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 Thur. from 12:10-1p.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, perie.villani@kohler.com Sheboygan Toastmasters 2121 meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of month at The Highland House on corner of 8th and Indiana Avenue from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. For additional information contact 920-287-7130.

The Holidays are coming! Pet care services available in Sheboygan, Falls and Kohler. Responsible experienced adult with excellent references. Will stay at your home with your pet, or stop by several times a day.

Call Jenna at 920-254-0156

November 18: 9:00am-4:00pm November 19: 9:00am-3:00pm 535 Washington Walk Kohler (just off W.Riverside Dr.) Mittens, scarves, pine needle baskets, baby items, hats, blue jean bags, scrubbies, and many other unusual items.

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Kohler Co. announces new corporate security director
Pat McCarthy Named Director – Corporate Security
KOHLER, Wis. – Pat McCarthy was recently appointed Kohler Co.’s director of corporate security, responsible for the development and direction of the corporate security function worldwide. He brings 15 years of corporate security experience, including most recently serving as the director of corpoPat McCarthy rate security for Capital One. He also led corporate security departments at Nextwave Wireless, Fifth Third Bancorp, Cisco Systems and U.S. Bancorp. In addition, he spent 18 years as a police officer and law enforcement helicopter pilot. McCarthy earned a Master of Arts in organizational management and a Bachelor of Science in business administration management from the University of Phoenix. He is currently completing his Master of Science in business ethics and compliance from New England College of Business and Finance. He also holds a Georgetown University ISMA Security Leadership Certificate, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Protection Professional.

Kohler Co. announces new head of resort lodging
Robert Schofield named General Manager – Lodging, The American Club Resort
KOHLER, Wis. – Robert Schofield was recently appointed Kohler Co.’s general manager of lodging for The American Club Resort. In this position, Schofield is responsible for all lodging at The American Club Resort, including maintaining the resort’s AAA Robert Schofield Five Star rating. He also leads the planning and operation of new products and services. Schofield brings more than 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently serving as the managing director of the Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he was the managing director of the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Raleigh, North Carolina. Schofield is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (United Kingdom).

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Restoration Gardens receives Exemplary Employer of the Year award
Sheboygan County celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month

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2011 Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair online volunteer sign-up
Show date: November 19th, 2011
An online volunteer sign-up form is available for anyone wishing to volunteer for Kohler School Friends’ biggest annual event, which raises more than $25,000 each year for purchasing educational items for the teachers and students of Kohler Schools. Compete the sign-up form at www.mysignup.com/craftfair2011 and and help enhance the curriculum of Kohler students.

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Sheboygan, Wis. – Restoration Gardens was named Exemplary Employer of the Year at the 10th Annual Sheboygan County Employer Recognition Luncheon held Thurs., Oct. 6, at The American Club in Kohler, Wis., to honor the hundreds of area employers who support vocational skills training and provide job opportunities for people with disabilities. "Restoration Gardens owner Craig Harms and his team join a distinguished group of local businesses who recognize the skills, work ethic, and determination of people whose abilities too often remain an afterthought when it comes to employment," said Craig McFadden, RCS Employment Services. “Helping people of all abilities find meaningful work benefits everyone and strengthens our communities.” Only one employer among hundreds in the county is recognized each year for demonstrating a long-term effort to investing in employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Harms co-founded Restoration Gardens in 2003 and Restoration Farms in 2009 to establish a handson education and agricultural experience for high school students and a way to teach valuable training and life skills. Harms is also a member of Business Education Partnership Committee of the She-

boygan County Chamber of Commerce. “When we make things better for others we are really only making things better for ourselves, and we get to hire great employees thanks to RCS Empowers,” said Harms. Other Sheboygan County outstanding employers in 2011 include Aurora Medical Center in Grafton; Bread & Bean Eatery; Faye’s Pizza; Georgia Ave. Body Shop; Gibbsville Implement; Highland House Restaurant; Kwik Trip #361; Legend Larry’s; Main Street Subs and Salad; Richardson’s Furniture Emporium; Taco Bell; Taco Bell South Sheboygan; and Weimann’s Sports Center. The awards luncheon is a collaborative effort sponsored by RCS Employment Services, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Hearthstone of Wisconsin, a selfhelp and advocacy organization for people with disabilities and their families. Each year, more than 200 Sheboygan County employers, community leaders, service providers, employees, and families attend the recognition luncheon to appreciate the ongoing support for providing job opportunities for people of all abilities.

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Kohler resident and tireless supporter of Kohler Schools athletics Lisa Bocchini is frustrated by the lack the blue and white school colors at Kohler athletic events. She is calling on other parents, spectators, and students to wear the “blue and white” at athletic events. “When you look across the gym, do you see the team colors of the opposing team? Do you know the boys and girls on that court or field are working their tails off for the pride of the Blue and White?” asks Bochini. “Show the athletes that you support them! Wear the team colors, stand up for the school song, and, most importantly, stand up and cheer for them when they are announced!” The Kohler School Friends PTO organization offers Bomber blue and white logo apparel throughout the year at athletic events as well as on its website at kohlerschoolfriends.com, but Bocchini would be happy to just see the audience wearing anything in royal blue. “Let’s make our side of the gym a blue and white-out!” exclaims Bocchini.

Kohler girls tennis team MISSING: Bombers wins EWC Championship, Blue & white sends three to state
Jessie Dyksterhouse/Sarah Leick (2 doubles) and juniors Sydney Yang/Shelby Homiston (3 doubles). Sectional qualifiers included Audra Hoffmann (3rd place), Elyse Gutschow (2nd place), Lily Proudman (4th place), and Melyssa Louwagie/Mari Marzano. Audra earned a trip to the State Individual tournament on Oct 1314. She won her first match over Olivia Gallager of Lodi before falling to Daley Rupar of Wausau Newman. Audra was only one of six freshman out of the 84 girls who competed at state. The No. 1 doubles team of Mari Marzano and Melyssa Lowagie were chosen as special qualifiers and also competed at the State Tournament. They fell in the first round to Annabel Ware/Margaret Zimmermann of Racine Prairie. Kohler’s junior varsity team showed outstanding team spirit and significant skill improvement throughout the season. JV players included seniors Sarah Molepske and Angela Sjolund; junior Katie Anderson; sophomore Morgan Fenton and freshmen Leigh Schlect, Megan Conklin, Katie Lindow, Hannah Cantrell and Lily Hart. Individual all-conference awards and team awards had not yet been selected prior to submission deadline, so they will be included in next month’s issue.

Melyssa Louwagie, Audra Hoffmann, Mari Marzano

Submitted by girls tennis coach Wendy Tauscheck The Kohler girls tennis team wrapped up a very exciting season by winning the 10-team Eastern Wisconsin Conference Championship for the first time in coach Wendy Tauscheck’s 10-year history of coaching girls tennis. The entire varsity squad is credited with the victory by scoring a total of 55 dual meet points to edge Plymouth (54 points) and Roncalli (53 points). Each match won in the

conference dual meets counts for one point, so seven points are possible in each of the nine conference dual meets. The team finished the season ranked sixth in the state in Division 2 in the Wisconsin High School Tennis Coaches Association poll behind Green Bay Notre Dame, University School of Milwaukee, Edgewood, Wausau Newman and Racine St. Catherine’s. Editor’s note: Though Kohler High School is one of the smallest

in Division 3, the lack of tennis programs in Division 3 schools forces Kohler’s girls and boys tennis teams to compete in Division 2 against much larger high schools. The varsity singles line-up included freshman Audra Hoffmann (1 singles), sophomore Jenny Louwagie (2 singles), sophomore Elyse Gutschow (3 singles) and senior Lily Proudman (4 singles). Varsity doubles teams were senior Melyssa Louwagie/junior Mari Marzano (1 doubles), juniors

Kohler soccer fans Diane and Mike Venn show their school pride.

Kohler girls tennis players earn EWC All-Conference awards
For the first time in coach Wendy Tauscheck's coaching history, all varsity players received all-conference awards. Audra Hoffmann – 2nd at 1s; Jenny Louwagie – 3rd at 2s; Elyse Gutschow – 1st at 3s; Lily Proudman – 2nd at 4s; Mari Marzano/Melyssa Louwagie – 3rd at 1d; Sydney Yang/Shelby Homiston – 3rd at 2d (played part of the season at 3d); Sarah Leick/Jessie Dyksterhouse – 1st at 3d (played part of the season at 2d); The following awards were given at the tennis team's fall banquet: VARSITY: MVP – Melyssa Louwagie; Most Improving Player – Jenny Louwagie; True Blue - Lily Proudman; Fab Freshman - Audra Hoffmann; Conference Major Contributors – Elyse Gutschow, Shelby Homiston, Sydney Yang; Ace award - Jessie Dyksterhouse; Hustle Award – Sarah Leick; Eyes Open award – Mari Marzano; JV: MVP - Leigh Schlecht; Most Improving Players – Angela Sjolund, Lily Hart; True Blue award – Katie Anderson, Megan Conklin; Super Senior award – Sarah Molepske; Great Groundstroker award – Morgan Fenton; Future Champion award – Katie Lindow; Most Committed Player – Hannah Cantrell

The Voila!~ cheerleaders had another fantastic season cheering on the LKC Bomber tackle football team this fall. Home game hijinks included bust-through banners for the team, half time pom pom routines, and showing off their new uniforms.






Kohler boys soccer team ends season as regional champs for sixth year in a row
Kohler High School’s successful boys soccer team was just one win away from qualifying for the state semifinal when they fell 3-0 to Winnebago Lutheran Academy in the Division 3 sectional final on October 22. The Blue Bombers achieved a record of 24-3-1 over the course of the season. They won their fourth Central Lakeshore Conference Championship in five years and their sixth WIAA Regional Championship in a row. The team was voted as one of the top five teams in the state by the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association for six weeks in a row.

Top Row (l to r): Charles Olmsted, Joe Pellowski, Connor Hogan, John Benishek, Alex VanderSchaaf, Brendan Schneider Middle Row: Assistant Coach John Schad, Billy O'Neill, Kevin Wilkens, Ryan Zittel, Aidan Hogan, Eric Mehoke, Head Coach Scott Feltner Bottom Row: Phil Case, Ray Venn, Joe Schmitt, Max Becker, Jack Imberti, Alex Romanoski, Garrett Griswold, Ben Madigan Front Row: Carson Schneider, Connor Sbrocco, Andrew Goodell, Tommy Xiong

Kohler residents place in Mountain Bike Challenge
The traditional finale of the Wisconsin Off Road Racing Series (WORS) is the Wigwam Mountain Bike Challenge, which is staged at Sheboygan’s Jaycees’ Quarryview and Evergreen Parks in Sheboygan. (WORS is America’s largest state mountain bike racing series). Allison Pieper took first place in the Junior Females age 13-14 category, and won the overall Junior Female 14 and under. Christian Pieper came in third in the Male age 9-10 category, and 13th overall in Junior Males 14 and under. In the gory, Bob Griswold took fourth in Category 3 Citizen and Citizen the 40-49 age group, 17th overall; Clydesdale Combined Male cate- Alex Pieper came in sixth in the 40-49 age group, 10th overall. See more photos online at facebook.com/kohlersports

Christian Pieper, second from left, Allison Pieper holds up plaque, Alex Pieper navigating trail, Bob Griswold far right.

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the recyclables that are picked up along the curb. Also, we do get theft complaints like bikes or lawn mowers, etc., that may be left close to the curb. Therefore, if you see someone that may be suspicious or actually taking something from the curbside, you should call the police. Gunlocks: With gun deer hunting season right around the corner, the Kohler Police Department is reminding all those with firearms to use caution when handling firearms. Also, the Kohler Police Department continues to supply Masterlock trigger locks for all residents that want one. One free gunlock can be obtained from the police department just by stopping in. For those who have already obtained one in 2011, another can be obtained starting in 2012. In addition to the Masterlock trigger locks provided by the Kohler Police Department, a federal program, Project Childsafe continues to have locks available at the police department, while supplies last. These locks are the cable lock variety and anyone may request up to three of those for their guns too. 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.

Village Meetings Scheduled for November 11/2 Public Library Board 12:00 pm (at Library) 11/7 Property Committee 5:15 pm 11/7 Finance Committee 5:00 pm 11/14 Village Board 5:30 pm 11/17 Plan Commission 4:30 pm All meetings are held at Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland Drive, unless otherwise indicated.

Adopted Ordinance 2011-5, Amending Cemetery section of the code book. Approved hiring Jon Stinson and Levi Boy for the Youth Center. Approved July 2011 Revenue & Expense Reports & bank reconciliation. Approved posting the Recreation Director position. Approved a one-time payment of additional wages equal to the amount of WRS employee contributions as reimbursement in 2011 for non-represented general municipal employees, $7,463. Appointed Tom Belot to the Board of Review and Bob Schofield to the Tourism Promotion & Development Committee. Approved Tourism Promotion & Development Committee funds request for 2011 Harvest Days, $20,000. Authorized Laurie Lindow’s attendance at the WI Municipal Treasurers Assoc. Conference 9/22 & 9/23/11. Approved the Centennial Celebration dates as August 3-5, 2012. Approved operator’s licenses as requested.



From Clerk/ Treasurer Laurie Lindow:

From Intermin Rec Director Bruce Neerhof:
Village Pool Open Swim Hours Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:15-6:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays (STARTING NOVEMBER 8TH) 4:15-5:30pm Saturdays 9:00-10:30 am ADULTS ONLY Saturdays and Sundays 1:30-4:30 pm November 25th, 26th, and 27th: The pool will be open from 1:30-4:30 pm Water in Motion Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays 7:00 am This is an energizing experience in the shallow water. The emphasis for this class is both a cardio workout and muscle toning. We encourage participants to wear water shoes, but they are not required. The ability to swim is not necessary. Deep water Cardio & Abs Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:15-6:15 pm Tuesdays & Thursdays (STARTING NOVEMBER 8TH) 4:15-5:15 pm The participants in this class wear flotation belts for buoyancy. We start with interval training of the abdominal muscles in the deep water and finish in the shallow water targeting core muscles with an active cool down. You need not be a strong swimmer for this class. Pool Class Fees $1.00 for residents per session $3.00 for non-residents per session You may also purchase a 12-session punch card for $10.00 for residents, $32.00 for non-residents Actions taken by the Village Board during their September 12, 2011, meeting:



Office Hours The Village Offices will be closed Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Regular office hours are: Monday-Friday, 7:00am4:00pm. Nomination Papers for Spring Election Thursday, December 1, 2011, is the first day to circulate nomination papers for the 2012 Spring Election. Nomination papers are available at the Village Offices during regular business hours or on-line at www.gab.wi.gov. The due date for filing nomination papers is Monday, January 2, 2012, at 5:00 pm. All terms begin on April 17, 2012, and are for two years. The following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed: Village Trustee –Brett Edgerle Village Trustee – John Pethan Village Trustee – John Renzelmann If you have any questions regarding nomination papers, please contact the Village Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 920459-3873. The Spring Primary, if needed, will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, and the Spring Election will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.






From Public Works Superintendent Bruce Neerhof:
LEAF COLLECTION: Leaf collection will continue until December 2nd. Leaves should be raked into the street along the curb in a three- foot (3’) wide row. No grass clippings, sticks, or other garden debris is allowed. SNOW EMERGENCY: To find out if a snow emergency is in effect for the Village, call 459-3881, anytime. 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. SAND/SALT: Village residents are welcome to obtain a sand-salt mix from boxes located around the village. SNOW REMOVAL: Winter is nearly upon us. Here are some reminders on Village snow removal ordinances and policies. 1. Please remember to shovel your

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

From Police Chief Bill Rutten:

Theft from curbside: Recently there have been several thefts reported of items being taken that were located close to the road. One such item was a lawn mower that wouldn’t fit on a landscape trailer. We are not sure, but someone may have thought that it had been left at the curb as garbage. However, we do have an ordinance that prohibits the taking of recyclables/garbage from the curbside. The Village has a contract and receives money back from

Approved purchasing a Mission Communications SCADA system, $14,000. Approved temporary Class B beer & wine license for Kohler School Foundation Fall Follies 10/15/11.







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BOOKS Non-Fiction • The Lost Empire of Atlantis Menzies • Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone Hunter S Thompson • Confidence Men Suskind • World in Balance: historic quest for an absolute measuring system • The Elements: a visual exploration of every known atom in the universe • Last Call: the rise and fall of Prohibition Okrent • Polish Classic Recipes Zeranski • Home Upgrades Under $600 • 13 Art Mysteries Children Should Know • Everything I Know About Love I Learned In Romance Novels • The Notes Ronald Regan Fiction


KOHLER PUBLIC LIBRARY LOCATION: Kohler Public Library is housed with the school library in the school building at 333 Upper Road. FALL HOURS: Monday—Thursday: 8am-8:30pm Friday: 8am—5pm Sunday 1—4pm We will open at 9am on all non-school days. We will be closed November 24-27 for Thanksgiving. REMINDER TO ALL PARENTS In accordance with the Library Board policies, children under the age of 10 should not be left alone in the library. Also, library cards are required to use both public and school computers.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED We are looking for long time village residents to spend some time sorting through old photographs. We have a whole filing cabinet full of pictures that are not labeled or identified and we want names for these faces! Stop in anytime and grab a stack of post-it notes. KNIT CLUB We meet the FIRST Tuesday of every month at 6:30. (note the switch from the second Tuesday to the first) Please join us for an evening where we work on our projects and share our skills. Everyone is welcome. Crocheters welcome! NEW MATERIALS: Please call 459-2923 or email Erin at ecoppers@esls.lib.wi.us if you have suggestions of items to purchase for the library.

• The Affair Lee Child • Wild Rose Jennifer Donnelly • Definitely Not Mr. Darcy Doornebos • Nigthwoods Charles Frazier • Ed King David Guterson • Bonnie Iris Johansen • American Boy Larry Watson DVDs • African Cats • Captain America: the first avenger • Green Lantern • Scream 4 • Set Up • X Men First Class • Bridesmaids • The Kennedys

(S.120.06(6)(b), WI STATS.) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election to be held in the School District of Kohler on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, two members at large are to be elected to succeed the present incumbent listed. The term of office for school board members is three years beginning on Monday, April 23, 2012. INCUMBENT Jane Bishop John Suralik NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that a Campaign Registration Statement and a Declaration of Candidacy, must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, in the Kohler School District office located at 333 Upper Road, Kohler, Wisconsin, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, mailed to the address noted above or filed personally with the school district clerk, Diane Kelly or school district deputy clerk, Mr. Martin Lexmond. (If nomination papers are required, the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2011, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, in the office of the school district clerk). NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. A description of the school district boundaries can be obtained from the school district office. Given under my hand, on November, 2011. ____________________________ Diane Kelly District Clerk /paba

Pets of the month at the Sheboygan County Humane Society
See all the Humane Society’s adoptable pets at MySCHS.Petfinder.com Visit the Sheboygan County Humane Society at: 3107 N. 20th St., Sheboygan, WI 53083 ~ 920-4582012 Shelter hours: Monday: Noon - 4:30 p.m., Tues.& Thurs: Noon - 6:30 p.m., Wed. & Fri.: Noon - 4:30 p.m., Saturday: Noon 4:00 p.m., Closed Sundays. The Humane Society offers discount adoption rates on adult cats. Please help us end pet overpopulation in Sheboygan County, please SPAY and NEUTER your pets.

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Looking for a few good subs!
Kohler Schools is in need of qualified substitute teachers. If you are interested, please pick up an application in the district office.


Donating Bake Sale Items!
(cakes, pies, muffins, breads, cookies, brownies, cut bars, snack mixes)
for Visit Market Day.com and check out the variety of foods, especially the cookie dough and yummy desserts that are perfect for the holidays!
What is it? A monthly frozen food program at Kohler School. How do I order? Orders can be placed online (account #27229) or by picking up an order form in the District Office. How do I pick up my order? The food is delivered to the school cafeteria on the designated Wednesday, where it can be picked up between 3:15 and 4:15 P.M.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday, November 19
Help support Kohler Schools by donating items to be sold during the KSF Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Drop off donations Thursday or Friday, November 17th or 18th 7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Jill Lewinski’s classroom
or Friday, November 18 3:30-7:00 p.m. in the gym lobby Creative packaging is greatly appreciated, but not necessary Questions??? Contact: Jennifer Roeber 467-0623

The Market Day Frozen Food Program is offered by the Kohler School Friends PTO as a service to Kohler families.
Market Day 2011-2012 Dates
Month November December January February March April May Online Orders due by 11:00 p.m. on Saturday: 11/12/2011 12/10/2011 1/21/2011 2/18/2011 3/17/2011 4/21/2011 5/19/2011 Pick up Orders between 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. in the cafeteria on Wednesday: 11/16/2011 12/14/2011 1/25/2012 2/22/2012 3/21/2012 4/25/2012 5/23/2012

Kohler Math Team News
The members of the 2011-2012 Kohler Math Team are:
Seniors Melyssa Louwagie Brendan Schneider Ryan Zittel Claire Hillstrom Charlie Olmsted Lily Zehfus John Benishek Juniors James Misfeldt Nate Tures Tim Valicenti Tyler Lewis Logan Willis Sydney Yang Jessica Dysterhouse Katelyn VanTreeck Sophomores Alexis Neese Andrew Gross Zach Neil Ann Benishek Eric Bauer Morgan Fenton Freshman Andrew Bryce Leigh Schlect Katie Ruelle Megan Conklin

Check weekly updates from the school counseling office
. . . at kohlerpublicschools.org click on School Counseling then Laura Multer and finally on News You Can Use. New postings every Wednesday with book reviews, resources and opportunities for students and their families.

KOHLER TIMES is published for residents of the Kohler School District Kohler Public Schools 333 Upper Road, Kohler, WI 53044 920-459-2920 Board of Education Jane Bishop, President Laura Kohler, Vice President John Suralik, Treasurer Marlene Yang Diane Kelly District Administrator Marty Lexmond Editor Mary Struck E-mail submissions: kohlertimes@charter.net Phone: 331-4904

Children with disabilities procedure
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 Jackie Schira, Special Education Director at 459-2920 x1200.

On October 10, 2011 the Kohler Math Team participated in its first math meet at Lakeland College. Medals are awarded to the top 16 individual scores and three plaques were awarded to the top three teams in the team competition. Congratulations to Team I for its second place finish in the Team Competition at the Lakeland Math Meet. The members of Team I were Brendan Schneider, Melyssa Louwagie, James Misfeldt, Nate Tures, Tim Valicenti, Andrew Gross, and Carson Schneider. Special congratulations to the medalists at the Lakeland College Math Meet. Tim Valicenti earned a medal when he tied for 8th place in the individual competition and a spot on Team I for the math meet. Tyler Lewis tied for 16th place in the individual competition and earned a spot on the honorable mention team for the math meet. Our next math meet will be at Lomira High School in November. (The math team is coached by Cindy Bleuel and Diane Godlewski)

Kohler Times deadline: 20th of every month

Read monthly updates from Superintendent Lexmond at www.kohlerpublicschools.org

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Kohler Fall Band Concert
On, Tuesday, November 22, the Kohler Band Department will present its Fall Band Concert. The concert, which features the Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Jazz Ensemble, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Kohler Memorial Theater. The program will feature music selections sure to please everyone. The theme of the concert is modern music. All of the band pieces to be performed will have been written within the last ten years by some of today’s most creative composers. The middle school Concert Band will be performing Anne McGinty’s Fanfare and Fugue, a march called Festive Spirit, March on a King’s Highway written by Wisconsin composer Pierre LaPlante, and an energetic blues tune called Drive. The high school Symphony Band will open their portion of the concert with Michael Daugherty’s Alligator Alley. The composer invokes two themes in this piece: the first called the alligator theme and the second is called the hunter’s theme. Within the piece you will hear slithering melodies and the loud snaps. Next on the program is John Fannin’s Hexagon. The driven tempo and constantly changing meter creates an unrelenting rhythmic masterpiece from a few well-developed fragments – all based on the number six. One of the student’s favorites is Hymn for the Lost and Living by Eric Ewazen. This piece is a memorial to everyone who has been touched by the events of 9/11. The Symphony Band will end their part of the program with music of Harry Potter written by one of today’s finest film composers, John Williams. The Jazz Ensemble will conclude the concert with Sinatra’s The Way You Look Tonight, and a Dizzy Gillespie’s Manteca. The bands are directed by Richard Tengowski. The concert is free and open to the public.

Kohler Madrigal Singers
The Kohler Madrigal Singers are going to be very busy this season. A list of their performances is below. Performances for the public are marked with an *. We hope to see you at some of our performances. We will surely put you in the holiday spirit!

New Making A Difference Club (MAD) aimed at community service, education regarding global issues

Madrigal Singers performance dates:
*Open to the public Fri. November 4th Performance at Field To Fork Sat. November 19th *Kohler Craft Fair 11:00 AM Fri. December 2nd Jake’s Café at 5:00 Sat. December 3rd Johnsonville 11:30 & 12:30 performances Sun. December 4th *Waulderhaus a 2:00 performance Mon. December 5th Town & Country for the Town of Sheboygan Lyons Thur. December 8th Performance for the Shoreline Women’s Club Sat. December 10th Quarter Century Club – The American Club *Blue Harbor 5:00 – 6:00 Mon. December 12th First United Lutheran Church Tue. December 13th *Winter Vocal Concert 7:30 and a noon performance at The American Club Wed. December 14th *Green Lawn Memorial 7:00 Mon. December 19th Sing @ Elks Club By Madeline Kelly This year the Kohler High Key Club has joined forces with the one-year-old, student-founded Making A Difference Club (MAD) to create a more powerful group aimed at community service and education about global issues. The focus of Key Club continues to be community service, but MAD will also be integrating their goals of educating students about global issues and taking action in the community. After the first few meetings of Key Club/MAD, a group of executive board members were elected to represent the club, take on leadership roles, and accept the responsibilities of planning and organization. Sydney Yang, a junior who founded MAD in 2011, was elected president. Also elected as representatives are sophomore, Andrew Grose, junior, Madeline Kelly, and seniors Ryan Zittel, Lily Zehfus, and Alex Romanoski. MAD introduced four themes for the year around which their efforts will be focused: agriculture and sustainability, poverty and homelessness, culture and diversity, and the environment. To introduce the current theme of agriculture and sustainability, a group of students recently took a field trip to the Growing Power urban farm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Growing Power is a national nonprofit organization based in Milwaukee that aims at creating sustainable and ecological food sources and stable communities. Growing Power consists of six greenhouses, two independent fish runs, seven hoop houses, fourteen beehives, a rainwater catchment system, and outdoor pens for livestock. The MAD group toured the facilities and learned about Growing Power’s mission and success. While on the Growing Power tour, the members of MAD learned about innovative forms of agriculture and sustainability. The members hope to bring what they learned back to the Key Club/MAD group in Kohler to educate the community. One way MAD plans do this is by hosting a screening of the documentary “Fresh,” which features Growing Power and its founder, Will Allen. Also in the works is a technology drive, which incorporates environmental consciousness and sustainability. Unused or outdated technologies such as cell phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players will be collected and sent to a corporation who specializes in recycling such products. Watch for the documentary screening and technology drive in November! Key Club/MAD has high hopes for the year ahead and encourages the community to visit the Facebook page for Making A Difference that features up-to-date news information about the group and pictures from field trips and activities.

Winter vocal concert
Mark your calendars for the Kohler Winter Vocal Concert on Monday, December 13th at 7:30 p.m. in the Kohler Memorial Theatre. The concert features the middle school choir, madrigal singers, and the high school concert choir and community choir. The concert will feature songs such as “Ragtime Town” by J. Estes, a contemporary piece “Lux Aeterna”, by Brian Schmidt and will conclude the concert with the traditional favorite “Peace, Peace” by R. & S. Powell, featuring the class of 2012. Accompanists for the concert are Rilind Hidri, John Tengowski, and Wendy Kukla. There will be a special performance by the high school choir and the community choir singing “The Battle of Jericho”, a traditional Spiritual arranged by Moses Hogan. Rehearsals for the community choir will be on the following Sundays: October 30th, November 6th, November 20th, and Sunday, December 4th. All rehearsals are from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the choral room. Use the West door on School Street to enter. Please contact Lori Hucke at Huckelo@Kohler.k12.wi.us to sign up for singing. We are need of adult singers. This will be an exciting night that you will not want to miss. We hope to see you there!

October 9-15 — National Fire Prevention Week
The Senior Kindergarten classes learned about fire dangers and what to do in case of a fire. They also took a field trip to the Kohler Fire Station. A huge thank you to the volunteer fireman who took gave us our tour. These are the top ten fire safety tips from the Senior Kindergarteners. 1. If you are on fire, Stop, Drop, and Roll 2. Once you escape a fire don’t go back inside your house 3. Don’t hide from the fire fighters even though they may look scary 4. When escaping a fire be sure to feel the door before opening it 5. Don’t play around the stove/oven 6. Never play with matches or lighters 7. Don’t be silly when close to a bonfire 8. Candles, cords, and fireworks are not toys 9. If you have to move through smoke, crawl on the ground 10. Don’t play with fireworks

Kohler students – raffle tickets for the 2011 Craft Fair are here!
Exciting new prize packages Middle and high school students
are waiting for you! Elementary families received their tickets at parent-teacher conferences in October, or in their child’s backpack. can purchase tickets from an elementary student, or request their own tickets from Mrs. Bartelt or by email: bartelta@kohler.k12.wi.us





Annual Bike/Walk to School Day
October 5th, 2011 was Annual Bike/Walk to School Day. Hundreds of students, parents, teachers participated in this outstanding event. Kohler students were thrilled to enjoy the beautiful weather, get some exercise and cut down on gas consumption as they were greeted by “Bomber” the school mascot dog. They were served healthy treats and enjoyed a time to socialize with one another.

Third graders see things in a new light
By Diane Gafney and Jennifer Roeber Mrs. Roeber’s 3rd Grade class was seen wandering the halls one Wednesday morning and most that passed them, walked a bit slower and stared in wonder of what they were doing. These students were wearing blindfolds and special glasses which simulated a visual impairment, so they didn’t know anyone was watching them. It was all part of a fun and challenging learning experience to help understand what it would be like to do several tasks with reduced or no vision in honor of National White Cane Day. Diane Gafney an Orientation and Mobility Specialist with CESA #7 along with one of her low vision students planned 2 hours of activities for the class. The students wore a blindfold while listening to a children’s book by Beth Finke, Safe and Sound, about a woman and her dog guide. They were asked to visualize and describe what they thought the illustrations looked like. Information about white cane day and dog guides was shared and discussed. Next, the class took part in a craft activity making a beaded keychain that looked like a white and red cane. The challenge was to do so while wearing a blindfold and without seeing the finished project. “This is impossible” and “I can’t do it” were phrases heard initially, but those comments were eventually replaced with, “That was easy!” and “I did it!” All students were proud of their final product and were rewarded with a special “cane cookie.” However, the kids needed to put the finishing touches on the cookie by adding the red stripe and marshmallow tip! YUM! As they enjoyed their cookie, students took to the hall two at a time, for their final challenge – walking with a cane. Each student had an opportunity to “see” what is was like to have low vision and no vision while trying to negotiate the hallway and move from their classroom to another location. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared October 15th as National White Cane Safety Day, and every year since then the U.S.

President, state governors, and city mayors issue a proclamation asking people to observe and celebrate the independence and safety of those who are blind or visually impaired and use white canes or dog guides. You may not realize that there is a White Cane Law in Wisconsin (and every state)…it states: “An operator of a vehicle shall stop the vehicle before approaching closer than ten feet to a pedestrian who is carrying a cane or walking stick which is white in

color or white trimmed with red and which is held in an extended or raised position or who is using a dog guide and shall take such precautions as may be necessary to avoid accident or injury to the pedestrian. The fact that the pedestrian may be violating any of the laws applicable to pedestrians does not relieve the operator of a vehicle from the duties imposed by this subsection.” WI statute s.346.26 (1) Those of us who know about

White Cane Day and the white cane law look at this as an opportunity to help spread the word and to be a little more understanding of people who are blind or visually impaired. After these special activities there are now many third graders who have a much better understanding of what it is like to do different types of tasks without vision and just how important those white canes are.

A sunny day at the pumpkin farm

Ongoing fundraisers at Kohler Schools!
It isn’t often that someone gives you money for something you’re going to throw away, but that’s exactly what these programs do. Each label or cap may seem small, but together they add up to hundreds of dollars each year, which helps KSF PTO fund many great activities for the children of Kohler Schools. Elementary students can turn in these items at any time to their classroom collection box. We’re having a collection contest again this year – the top 2 classes with the most points at the end of the year will receive an ice cream party (each box top/label/cap = 1 point). If you don’t have an elementary student but would like to support our school, please give your items to an elementary student or teacher (they’ll be happy to take them off your hands!) VERY IMPORTANT! Please cut along the dashed line and save the coupon only as shown below. The companies do not accept the entire label or package.

Box Tops for Education coupons can be found on General Mills cereals, Pillsbury Refrigerated and Frozen/Dairy, Hamburger Helper, Betty Crocker Snacks and Baking, Ziplock Bags/Containers, Kleenex and many more products. Each coupon is worth 10 cents! Labels for Education coupons can be found on Campbell’s soup, Swanson Soup, Franco American products, Prego Sauce, Pepperidge Farms products, and V8 drink lids. Each label earns points for free merchandise. Tyson Project A+ coupons can be found on Tyson Chicken products. Each label is worth 24 cents! Kemp’s Nickels for Schools caps on gallon and half gallon milk containers. Each cap is worth 5 cents. Kwik Trip Milk Moola caps on Kwik Trip or Kwik Star's Nature’s Touch, and Kwik Quencher products (worth 5¢ each) or Glazers Dozen or Half-Dozen donuts packages (worth 10¢ each). Questions? Please contact program coordinator Tina Horth at: horth96@aol.com

Kohler Kare spend a sunny fall day at Bultiz's Pumpkin Farm for early Release. We spend the afternoon feeding the animals,going on a hay ride,picking out that very special pumpkin, and having fun in the jungle gym.

18 NOVEMBER, 2011




Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes
September 13, 2011
Call to Order Jane Bishop called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room. Roll Call was taken by Diane Kelly. The following board members were present: Marlene Yang, Diane Kelly, Laura Kohler, Jane Bishop and John Suralik. Statement of Public Notice September 12, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m. Approval of Agenda Laura Kohler moved to approve the agenda. John Suralik seconded the motion. All ayes. Closed Session To consider employment, contracts and performance-related information for employees over which the school board has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85 (1)(c), 118.25, 119.85(f). Diane Kelly moved to go into closed session. Laura Kohler seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried. Roll Call—Diane Kelly called roll. John Suralik, Laura Kohler, Diane Kelly Jane Bishop and Marlene Yang were present. Discussion of the District Administrator 2010-2011 performance evaluation and compensation package Discussion was held. Marlene Yang moved to go into open session. Laura Kohler seconded. All ayes. Adjourned to open session at 7:00 pm. Reconvene in Open Session/Roll Call of Members (Kohler School Library) Diane Kelly called roll. John Suralik, Laura Kohler, Diane Kelly, Jane Bishop and Marlene Yang were present. Board President’s Report The committees have been reorganized to be more efficient. Finance, Human Resources and Building and Grounds are now one committee—the Finance Personnel and Operations Committee (FPO). John Suralik (chair), Laura Kohler and Marlene Yang are the FPO committee members. Curriculum and Instruction and the Policy Committee are still separate committees with Diane Kelly (chair) and Jane Bishop as members. Superintendent’s Report Susan Jaberg presented Megan Conklin, James Conklin, Alison Boerner and Luke Silvestri a Northwest Academic Talent Search Participantion certificate.

Jane Bishop and the school board awarded Dana Krejcarek her honorarium as a National Board Certified educator. Review of District Finances Marty reported that the preliminary budget is on track for the 2011-2012 school year. Consent Agenda Approval of August 9, 2011 Regular Board minutes and August 31, 2011 Special Board Minutes Approval of Invoices Reports of the Finance Personnel and Operations Committee Recommendation to approve the Director of Student Life description Recommendation to approve layoff of a JK teacher Recommendation to approve the hiring of a part-time Spanish teacher Recommendation to approve the hiring of various coaches Recommendation to approve the health plan implementation without an open enrollment period Reports of the Policy Committee Recommendation to approve the policies Laura Kohler moved to approve the consent agenda. Diane Kelly seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. Action and/or Discussion Items Approve the Director of Student Life Laura Kohler moved to approve the hiring of Doug Bocchini as Director of Student Life. Marlene Yang seconded. All ayes. Motion

carried. Approve the first reading of the revised and new policies Marlene moved to approve the first reading of the policies: Bylaw 0100—Definitions (Revised) Bylaw 0140—Membership (Revised) Bylaw 0150—Organization (Revised) Bylaw 0610—Meetings (Revised) Policy 2461—Recording of IEP Meetings (New) Policy 3215—Use of Tobacco by Professional Staff (Revised) Policy 4215—Use of Tobacco by Support Staff (Revised) Policy 5512—Use of Tobacco by Students (Revised) Policy 7434—Use of Tobacco on School Premises (Revised) Policy 5310.01—Emergency Nursing Services (New) Policy 9150—School Visitors (Revised) Policy 9160—Public Attendance at School Events (Revised) Policy 3132/4132—Vacancies (Revised) Policy 3340/4340—Grievance Procedure (New—Paul Hemmer)

Policy 3425/4425—Benefits (New) Policy 3430/4430—Leaves of Absence (Revised) Policy 7540.04—Staff Network and Internet Acceptable Use (Revised) Policy 3120.08—Employment of Personnel for Co-Curricular/Extra-Curricular Activities (Revised) Policy 3131—Reductions in Staff (Revised) Policy 3139/4139—Staff Discipline (Revised) Policy 3140—Termination, Non-Renewal and Resignation (Revised) Policy 4140—Termination and Resignation (Revised) Policy 3242—Professional Growth Requirements (Revised) Policy 3431/4431—Employee Leaves (New) Policy 3432/4432—Sick Leave (New) Policy 4131—Reduction in Staff (Revised) Policy 6520—Payroll Deductions (Revised) Policy 8320—Personnel Records (Revised) Policy 9700—Relations with Special Interest Groups (Revised) Post-Secondary Courses not

part of Youth Options (New) Online Courses (New) John seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried. Approve the first reading of Grievance Procedure Policy 3340/4340 and waive the second reading Laura Kohler moved to approve the first reading of the Grievance Procedure Policy and waive the second reading. All ayes. Motion carried. Consideration and possible action on changing regular Board meeting dates to avoid conflicts with other local board meetings Marlene moved to changed the regular board meeting and the COTW meeting to the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Laura seconded. All ayes. Motion carried. Adjournment Marlene Yang moved to adjourn. Diane Kelly seconded. All ayes. Meeting adjourned at 7:56 pm. K. Important Future Dates Regular Board Meeting Monday, October 10, 2011, 7:00 pm Annual Meeting Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:00 pm

Kohler Public School Lunch Menu
MONDAY 1 Stromboli Caesar Salad TUESDAY 2 Beef Barley Stew Broccoli Salad Whole Grain Biscuit Gourmet Turkey BLT Panini Alternative Entrée(s) Italian Sub Lunch Box Salad 9 Pizza Parlor Pizza Italian Tossed Salad Harvest Bar Philly Cheesesteak Alternative Entrée(s) Turkey Ranch Wrap Southwest Chicken Salad 15 Beefy Nachos with Homemade Cheese Sauce Corn & Rice Bake Meatball Sub Alternative Entrée(s) Buffalo Chicken Wrap Chef Salad 22 Oven Baked Chicken Herb Roasted Potatoes Seasoned Green Beans Whole Grain Dinner Roll Chicekn Cordon Bleu Alternative Entrée(s) Ham Pinwheel Garden Salad 28 Chicken Nuggets Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Buttered Green Beans Whole Grain Dinner Roll Roasted Portabella Mushroom Alternative Entrée(s) Buffalo Chicken Wrap Chef Salad 29 Stromboli Caesar Salad Pizza Parlor Pizza Italian Tossed Salad Harvest Bar Baked Potato Bar Alternative Entrée(s) Turkey Ranch Wrap Southwest Chicken Salad 30 Toasted Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup Italian Pasta Salad Sante Fe Rice Bowl Alternative Entrée(s) Italian Sub Lunch Box Salad Cranberries Barley Sweet Potatotes HARVEST OF THE MONTH Stromboli Cranberry Salad 16 Turkey & Gravy Mashed Potatoes Buttered Broccoli Whole Grain Dinner Roll 17 Chicken Wok Egg Roll Brown Rice Fortune Cookie Cubano with Mojo Fries Alternative Entrée(s) Cold Cut Combo Sub Asian Spinach Salad THANKSGIVING DAY 1/2 Day Roast Beef Sub Kettle Chips 10 Chicken Tender Sweet Potato Puff Green Peas Whole Grain Dinner Roll Japanese Ramen Noodle Bowl Alternative Entrée(s) Chicken Caesar Wrap Confetti Ham Pasta Salad

November 2011
FRIDAY 4 Carly Spaghetti Taco Italian Tossed Salad
Prepared From Scratch Contains Pork Whole Grain Item USDA Food Farm to School Item Harvest of the Month Contains Peanuts Contains Tree Nuts Chef Ted's On Display


THURSDAY Lasagna Garden Salad

Sweet and Sour Chicken
FRUIT & VEGETABLE BAR Fresh vegetables plus fresh and canned fruits are available daily with lunch from the Fruit & Vegetable Bar.

Lebanese Chicken Schwarma Alternative Entrée(s) Cold Cut Combo Sub Asian Spinach Salad 11

Grilled Rueben Wrap Alternative Entrée(s) Buffalo Chicken Wrap Chef Salad VETERAN'S DAY Mini Corn Dog Mac & Cheese Vegetable Blend Bomber Tailgater Alternative Entrée(s) Egg Salad Sandwich Crispy Chicken

Alternative Entrée(s) Yogurt Pack Turkey BLT Salad 8

7 Cheeseburger on Whole Wheat Bun Lettuce & Tomatoes Oven Fries Pasta Bar Alternative Entrée(s) Ham Pinwheel Garden Salad 14

Have you tried the apple pealing station yet? Apples and pears are a fun and delcious snack!

BBQ Rib Sandwich Alternative Entrée(s) Chicken Caesar Wrap Confetti Ham Pasta Salad 23



Turkeys originated in North and Central America, and evidence indicates that they have been around for more than 10 million years. Mature turkeys have more than 3,500 feathers. The heaviest turkey ever raised weighed 86 pounds, about the size of an average third-grader. LUNCH PRICES Elementary Secondary Additional Milk Adult Extra Entrée

Marty talked about the first days of school. Student Council Ambassadors (current students) are paired with new students to make them feel welcome. Kohler School Friends sponsored a new family breakfast on September 12. Melyssa Louwagie is a National Merit Scholarship SemiFinalist. The High School Parent and Student Handbook, District Emergency Response Plan, and updated High School profile were show-cased.

1/2 Day Hot Dog Oven Fries

Grilled Fajita Wrap Alternative Entrée(s) Yogurt Pack Turkey BLT Salad

$2.95 $3.25 $0.40 $3.25 $2.00

Please make an appointment with Chef Ted for any questions

Menus are subject to change without notice.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

Milk Choice of 1%, Skim and 100% Fruit Juice is included with Lunch

or concerns at: 920-803-7217 weidmant@kohler.k12.wi.us





The American Club Resort
November Calendar of Events
Wisconsin Trader Nov 1–Nov 30 Shop our Holiday collection of German wood smokers, handcrafted in Germany. Choose from an assortment of Santas, skiers, toy maker, wine maker, grill master and much more! Receive a complimentary box of Christmas scented incense with your purchase of any smoker. While supplies last. 920‐451‐2113 Kohler Gardener Nov 1–Nov 30 Have a beautiful bloom inside your home for the holidays! Enter to win a potted Amaryllis. No purchase necessary. 920‐458‐5570 Movers & Shakers Kids Toys Nov 1‐30 Donate new toys for to our Toys for Tots collection box. Receive $2 in Movers & Shakers bucks for every donated toy purchased from Movers & Shakers. Enter to win a fun family game night gift basket. 920‐453‐2874 Scentualities Nov 1‐30 Receive a complimentary Bath Soak from Thymes with any purchase of $30 or more from Thymes body care products. Choose from the gently uplifting aromas of Eucalyptus, Lavender, Wild Ginger and Kimono Rose, while supplies last. 920‐208‐4935 Exhibit: One & Only, Gifts Made by Hand ARTspace – A Gallery of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center Nov 1–Jan 15 Fine, hand‐crafted items by artists from across the U.S. are on display and available for purchase. Select from a wide range of jewelry, ceramics, glass, textiles, prints and paintings. 920‐452‐8602 Special Events at Intentions Special events throughout the month include: Complimentary Numerology Profiles, Aromatherapy Treatments, Develop Your Intuition, Reiki Body Scans, and Discussion Groups. Please call 920‐457‐9543 for more information and a complete schedule or visit us at www.intentionsonline.com. Tuesday’s Tastes Woodlake Market Atrium Nov 1 from 6‐7:30pm Cost: $15 per person Sample perfect food and wine tastings while enjoying great company. Preregistration is required. 920‐457‐6570. Discover Scuba Sports Core Nov 3 from 6‐6:45pm Cost: $35/member, $31/ Non‐Member Join us underwater as we team up with the certified instructors from the Underwater Connection! The Discover Scuba Experience offers you a chance to try the sport of scuba diving in our own pool. The instructors from the Underwater Connection will work with small groups of students to introduce them to the techniques, knowledge, and unique experience of SCUBA. All you need to bring is a swimsuit and towel, and your sense of adventure! All SCUBA and snorkeling equipment will be provided. Special release forms will need to be completed prior to participation. For ages 8 years old & up. For more information, feel free to contact Michael Haynes at the Underwater Connection at 262‐251‐8283, or

a KOHLER experience
Kohler Golf End‐of‐Season Sale Blackwolf Run Clubhouse ‐ Wolf Pack & Bear Clan Rooms Nov 18 from 10am to 8pm Nov 19 from 8am to 5pm Enjoy 20‐80% savings on official Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run logo’d merchandise. For more information call 920‐457‐4446. 2011 Holiday Market The American Club Resort‐Hotel Nov 18‐20 Friday, 9am‐7pm / Saturday, 9am‐5pm / Sunday, 9am‐3pm Cost: Adults ‐ $5, Children under 12 years ‐ free. The 29th Annual Wisconsin Holiday Market, hosted by The American Club, features artisans from throughout the United States, including many artists from the local area. 920‐457‐8000 Restorative Workshop Yoga on the Lake Nov 18 from 5:30–7pm Cost: $30.00 Come join Deb Sampson for restorative yoga, the yoga of non‐doing, using props to support you in each pose allowing you to relax and release. Take time to recharge before the holidays begin, and thus be able to give the best gift you can give: being present with your family and loved ones. You will find ways to use your breath to connect your mind and body. Experience these supported Yoga poses as a restorative and restful way to relax. Using props such as pillows, bolsters, blocks and straps; you will feel openings in your body and release muscles and tensions. You will leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and renewed! 920‐453‐2817 Kids Night Out! Sports Core Nov 18 from 5‐9pm Cost: $20.00 fitness/$25.00 Standard/$30.00 Guest/ $45.00 family rate fitness/$55 standard family rate/$65.00 guest family rate* (family rate = 3 or more children) Everyone needs a night out now and then! Why not make it a fun evening for the kids, too? We will take the children swimming* and enjoy dinner from Take 5 (included in your registration fee) and a movie (G or PG‐13 rated). Popcorn and beverages will also be provided. Don’t forget your pillow and sleeping bag! Please complete a registration form indicating your menu choice. SPECIAL NOTE: Children MUST be potty trained to be registered for this program. 920‐457‐4444 Terrific Turkey Cards Movers & Shakers Kids Toys Nov 19 & 20 from 10‐2pm Cost: $5 per child Create a Terrific Turkey Thanksgiving card. All ages welcome. 920‐453‐2874 Set the Season Aglow Tree Lighting Event The Shops at Woodlake Nov 25 from TIME See live‐reindeer flown‐in courtesy of Village Realty & Development, sample holiday tastings at Woodlake Market, take a horse‐drawn wagon ride, visit with Santa, and more! 920‐459‐1713 Visit with Santa Movers & Shakers Kids Toys Nov 25 from 1‐5pm Nov 26 from Noon‐2pm Santa visits the toy store. 920‐453‐2874 Holiday Customer Service Center Shops at Woodlake Kohler *Located next to Scentualities Nov 25‐Dec 23 daily from 11am‐6pm Dec 24 from 11am‐4pm Complimentary gift wrapping for all Shops at Woodlake purchases. Write a Letter to Santa Movers & Shakers Kids Toys Nov 25 – Dec 24 Write a letter to Santa at the store, or drop off your already written letter at our North Pole Mailbox! Sign up for our e‐newsletter and be entered for a chance to win an Elf on the Shelf box set signed by the book’s co‐author Carol Aebersold. 920‐453‐2874

In Celebration of Chocolate Nov 11 6:30pm Reception / 7‐9pm In Celebration of Chocolate Kohler Design Center Cost: $75 per person Savor gourmet desserts, from cakes and tortes to pastries, candies and specialty items ‐ especially our very own delectable KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates. Enjoy candlelight and live music along with chocolate at this elegant evening gala. 920‐457‐8000 Yoga‐Palooza Holiday Event Yoga on the Lake Nov 11 from 5:30‐8:00pm Cost: $20.00 Kick your holiday shopping off right. Start your weekend off with a flowing yoga practice, set to great music. Enjoy an hour of delightfully unpredictable, dynamic and creative yoga, designed to bring you into the present moment. Finish with a glass of wine, while you start your holiday shopping. Take time this Friday night to slow down and experience all of the joys life has to offer: yoga, wine, shopping. 920‐ 453‐2817 Junior Drill Program Sports Core Nov 13 from 1‐2:30pm Cost: $12 members/$16 non‐ members Open to intermediate and advanced players ages 12 and up. The program will be a drill oriented program that will provide lots of hitting and point playing situations. (Younger players may participate with pro approval.) To register call Sports Core at 920‐457‐4444. Tennis Clinic – Starting The Point Sports Core Nov 17 from 12:30‐1:30pm Cost: $10 members/$15 non‐ members Do want to work on a specific part of your tennis game? Take advantage of the themed tennis clinics slated for the months of November and December. This clinic is titled “Starting the Point” and is a Serve and Return of Serve clinic. 920‐457‐4444

To register call Sports Core at 920‐457‐4444. Tennis Clinic – At the Net Sports Core Nov 10 from 12:30‐1:30pm Cost: $10 members/$15 non‐ members Do want to work on a specific part of your tennis game? Take advantage of the themed tennis clinics slated for the months of November and December. This clinic is titled “At the Net” and is a Volleys and Overheads clinic. 920‐457‐4444

20 NOVEMBER, 2011




The American Club Resort

a KOHLER experience

Three’s a Charm: Caramel Trio
Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates is pleased to launch of its newest line of sweet treats: The Caramel Trio. Launched during opening day of the 11th annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience at Craverie Chocolatier Café, this year’s fall and holiday season offering is three unique caramels enveloped by a smooth chocolate shell. The caramel flavors include: Dark Chocolate Salted Vanilla Bean Caramel, Milk Chocolate Rosemary Caramel with a hint of Orange Peel and a Milk Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Caramel with hints of Nutmeg, Ginger and Fresh Cracked Pepper. Kohler Chocolatier Peter Clemens has tested many recipes to create unique blends of fine ingredients that enhance the flavor complements of each of these three fine caramels. The Kohler Original Recipe Chocolate caramels are available for purchase individually at the Craverie for $2.25 each and as a 6-piece box for $11.95 featuring two of each of the caramel flavors in the chocolate shop and online at www.KohlerChocolates.com. Visit Craverie this fall and winter season for a warm coffee and a bite of chocolate (or caramel), for an afternoon cheese plate or for any meal of the day. Book a wine and chocolate pairing demonstration from the talented Chocolatier for birthdays, showers, special dates or girls’ night out. And don’t forget to stop in on your birthday for a free scoop of ice cream! Craverie is located at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler and is open daily from 7 am to 6 pm. For more information call 920-208-4933.

Annual Holiday Market – Nov. 18-20

In the market for a holiday gift or seasonal decor? Attend the 29th Annual Wisconsin Holiday Market hosted by The American Club to shop from artisans from throughout the United States, including many artists from the local area. Admission: Adults $5, Children 12 years and under free.

Admission is a one-time charge for the entire weekend. Please, no strollers permitted in showrooms. Call 920-457-8000 for more information. Dates & Times: Nov 18-20 on Friday, 9am-7pm / Saturday, 9am-5pm / Sunday, 9am-3pm

Ranked in the top 50 best golf schools in America by GOLF Magazine, Kohler Golf Academy is the premiere place to go to improve golf skills. The Kohler Golf Academy opened on November 1 for the winter season offering lessons from certified instructors using state-of-the-art tools like video analysis and photometric technology to help golfers shoot lower scores. The Golf Shop offers all the latest equipment and gear from Titleist, TaylorMade, Nike and more.

Indoor Golf Studio Now Open
Choose from golf instruction practice sessions, private classes, instruction for juniors, club fitting and more. Located at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler. Book lessons today at KohlerGolfAcademy.com or call 920-5656075 for more information. Dates & Times: November 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012 Monday – Closed, Tuesday through Friday – 10am to 6pm, Saturday – 10am to 5pm, Sunday – noon to 5pm

Kitchens of Kohler celebrate Thanksgiving Feasts
The Kitchens of Kohler are giving many reasons to entertain out-of-the-home this Thanksgiving Day. Special menus and buffets are available at Blackwolf Run, The Wisconsin Room and The Immigrant in addition to the festive feast located in The Grand Hall of the Great Lakes within The American Club featuring The Grand Harvest Buffet. Thanksgiving Day special menus are available online at AmericanClub.com or call 920457-8000 for more information and to make reservations. Special Dining Options on Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 24 Blackwolf Run Thanksgiving Buffet from 11am-4pm Cost: $36 Adults, $16 Children 4-12 years, under 4 years free Wisconsin Room Thanksgiving Day Feast Special Menu from Noon-7pm Cost: $48 Adults, $18 Children 4-12 years, under 4 years free, plus tax and gratuity The Wisconsin Room Breakfast Buffet & Menu will be offered from 7-11am. Immigrant Thanksgiving Day Chef’s Tasting Menu Cost: $100, $150 with Standard Wine Pairing, $180 with Reserve Wine Pairing, plus tax and gratuity. This special menu will also be served on Friday and Saturday, November 25 & 26. A la carte menu is also available. Grand Hall of the Great Lakes Grand Harvest Buffet at The American Club from Noon - 5pm Cost: $46 Adults, $16 Children 4-12 years, under 4 years free; includes gratuity, plus tax Please know the following Kohler restaurants will be closed on Thanksgiving Day: Cucina, Craverie and Whistling Straits.