WHAT’S GOING ON?
Concerts by Wisconsin favorites Copper Box and Last Man Standing, an All-
The fundraiser day's events start at 7:00 am with breakfast at the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department on Nebraska St. This is an AYCE (All You Can Eat) meal including pancakes with butter and maple syrup, Seaquist Orchard cherries, eggs, sausage, bacon, fresh fruit, and orange juice, all served with a bottomless cup of coffee or water. Breakfast will be served until 11:00am, and costs $10 per person ($5 for those 10 and under).
Beginning at noon at Martin Park, Sara Lautenbach will sing the National Anthem, and the American Flag will be presented by a local veterans group.
Then lunch begins and features fresh-
For those looking for good music, Door County's own Last Man Standing starts things off at noon with their own fresh feel for bluegrass, folk and fun music. You'll be laughing and singing along with their lively tunes!
Then Copper Box from Oshkosh will kick things up a notch or three starting about 3:15! This much-
Throughout the day there will be raffles and silent auction items. A few silent auction items include a handmade quilt by Mary Biggs; a 5 day/4 night Cancun vacation ($189 up-
There will also be opportunities to buy a pre-
Each year, Adopt A Soldier-
Each of the 1,500+ boxes costs the group about $20 to send via the U.S. Postal Service. The cost of all the donated items is born by local volunteers and supporters as well as a number of supporting companies local media, Hershey's, Smarties, Jelly Belly, Wienke's Market, Conway Freight, Old Bolts Car Club, sports groups (Brewers, Gamblers, Bucks, and Admirals), and many more. But the fundraiser is to help offset the cost of additional requested items and the huge shipping costs.
Founding member Nancy Hutchinson began the group in 2008 for a young man who was a student at Sevastopol High School and had joined the Marines. Matt Olson was friend with one of Nancy's sons and like a third son to the family. They wanted him to know how much they loved him and appreciated all that he was doing for not only our community but for our country. They began sending him regular "care packages" of wished-
Adopt A Soldier-
For more information, see their Facebook page (AdoptASoldierDoorCounty) or website AdoptASoldierDoorCounty.org.