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Aurora Health Center 1910 Alabama Street, Sturgeon Bay 920-746-7200 • 800-801-9764 Starts September 2011 Scott Anderson, MD Family Medicine

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The 2011 Answer Book is made possible with the support of these community minded advertisers: Action Electric The professional, over 35 years in the business – 2071 Green Rd., Sister Bay; 920-854-4070..................................................7 Alberts Plastering, Inc. Tradition, quality, service since 1952 – 1610 Orchard View Ln., Brussels, 920-854-7373. ...............................................8 Aurora Health Care Trusted care right in our community 1910 Alabama St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-7200 or 800-801-9764 and 2521 S Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-2347. ................................................2 Bay Pharmacy Health Mart Where your health is our concern – 1300 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-2977. . ........................................... 38 Bay View Lutheran Church 340 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay. 920-743-4705................................................ 23 BayCare Clinic Providing the best care to every patient every day. – For practice locations call 1-877-229-2273 or go to ...........................................5 Calvary & Zion United Methodist Churches – 4650 Cty. Rd. E, Egg Harbor, 920-868-3112; 8781 Cty. Rd. R, Fish Creek, 920-868-3112. ..............................22 Carrington Pub & Grill Great view, tasty food, friendly crew – at the Landmark Resort, 7643 Hillside Rd, Egg Harbor; 920-868-3205...................... 35 Christ the King & Holy Nativity Episcopal churches – 512 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay and Cty. Rd. V, Jacksonport; 920-743-3286. ............................................22 The Clearing A “Folk School” for adults – 12171 Garrett Bay Rd., Ellison Bay, 877-254-3225....... 32 Curzon Electric and Appliance We service what we sell – 10514 Country Ln., Sister Bay; 920-854-5054................34 Dermatology Associates Experience you can trust …treatment you can depend on – 33 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-4434 ................. 37

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Eyes for You Largest selection of frames in Door County - 1300 Egg Harbor Rd., Cherry Point Mall, Suite 160, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-0101. ............................................. 38 First Baptist Church of Sister Bay 2622 S. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-2544. ............................................. 23 Golden LivingCenter -Dorchester Skilled Nursing Facility and rehab – 200 N Seventh Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6274. . ...........................................28 Good Samaritan-Scandia Village A senior Living Community – 10560 Applewood Rd., Sister Bay, 920-584-2317. .............................................. 25 Helping Hands Caregivers, LLC. Giving independence and peace of mind – 1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, 855-434-1011.................... 32 Hope United Church of Christ corner of 12th & Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-2701. ....................................22 Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Service – A safe harbor for families in times of loss - 1414 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-5635 or 1-866-736-9322. ..........................................8 Keihnau’s Auto Service Serving Northern Door County for over 50 years – 8074 Hwy. 57, Baileys Harbor, 920-839-2070. ..............................................7 Lakes Gas Co. Your full-service propane supplier – 235 Nautical Dr., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-5704 or 877-203-6274. .............7 Landmark Resort Your relaxation expert – 4929 Landmark Dr., Egg Harbor, 1-800-273-7877. ........ 32 Ministry Door County Medical Center – Today. Tomorrow. Together. – 323 S 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 800-522-8919. ...40 Ministry Home Care Keeping you at home with compassionate home health care – 800-743-7984........ 25 Nelson Shopping Center True Value Start right. Start Here – W3449 Hwy 42,

Fish Creek, 920-854-5752 and 8124 Hwy, 57, Baileys Harbor, 920-839-2326............8 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College We are future makers - 229 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-4900.................. 19 Renard’s Say Cheese! The edible gift from Door County – 248 County Rd. S, Algoma, 920-487-2825 and 2189 Cty. Rd. DK, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-6626. . ............. 32 St. Norbert College It’s your place to change the world – 100 Grant St., DePere, 800-236-4878.........20 St. Peters Lutheran Church WELS, 108 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4431. ..............................................22 Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center Eat well, think well, move well to be well! – 30 N 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7255. ............................................. 39 Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 4767 E. Dunn Rd, Institute; 920-743-4842. ............................................22 United Methodist Church Sturgeon Bay 836 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-3241. ............................................. 23 UW Green Bay – Change your life, change your world – 18 UW Manitowoc Start ahead – www.usmanitowoc.uwc.ed; 920-683-4707. ............................................ 21 Valley Cabinet Our experience, your signature – 966 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-2243 or 800-236-8981. ..........34 Veolia Turning waste into a resource – 3853 Old Highway Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-1097 or 800-279-1930..............13 Wellness Center Compassionate, confidential & affordable – 312 N 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-9444. ............................................. 37

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table of contents Newcomers

Information & Referral ....................................................... 6 Service Clubs ....................................................................... 6 Animal Care & Licensing ................................................... 6 Voter Registration ............................................................... 8 Utilities .................................................................................. 9 Information Center Business Associations.................... 9 Volunteer Opportunities .................................................... 10


County Government . .......................................................... 14 Emergency Response ......................................................... 15 State/Federal Elected Officials......................................... 15 City, Town & Village Information . ................................... 16


Schools.................................................................................... 18 Libraries ................................................................................. 21

Social Services & Religion

Places of Worship................................................................. 22 Senior Resources . ............................................................... 24 Community Resources ....................................................... 26 Child Care Services.............................................................. 28

welcome This 2011/12 edition of the Answer Book, the annual encyclopedia of Door County, represents our best effort yet to pack everything you need to know between two covers! Our plan was to provide a straightforward, easy-touse guide for newcomers, residents and visitors to Door County alike, loaded with the basics about our county, its people, businesses, special groups and local governments. With the help of our readers and advertisers, Door County Publishing will continue to keep “tweaking” — we strive to improve this publication and keep building on the informational content each year. If you have comments or information to include in the 2012/13 Answer Book, please send it to me at gward@ or P.O. Box 130, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 or to Editor, Patti Rasmussen 920-7433321 ext. 113 or email at We hope you find the 2011/12 Answer Book useful and informative.

Gina Ward

Gina Ward, General Manager Door County Publishing

Things to Do

Performing Arts & Music..................................................... 29 Parks & Recreation . ............................................................ 30 Golf Courses ......................................................................... 30 Youth Activities ................................................................... 31 Lighthouses .......................................................................... 31

Business & Services

Industrial Park ..................................................................... 33 Door County Economic Development Committee.................................................... 35 Financial Institutions ......................................................... 35

Health Care

Hospitals and Clinics ......................................................... 36 Support Groups and Helplines . ....................................... 37

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Providing the best care to every patient every day. At BayCare Clinic®, we aspire to lead the nation in the quality of specialty medical care. We know that quality care begins with quality providers. To assure our patients the highest level of quality, every BayCare Clinic specialist is Board Certified, or is an active candidate for certification. The Boards must be recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). This is the highest certification which boarded physicians can earn in the United States today. BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin. It is comprised of over 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. We have medical specialists in these areas providing services in Door County:

· Cardiology Bay Eye Clinic ·· Green Neurological Surgeons & Maxillofacial Surgeons ·· Oral Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Medicine & Rehabilitation · Physical Surgery ·· Plastic Urological Surgeons


For more information about our specialists and practice locations, contact us at 1-877-229-2273 or go to

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information & referral Nicolet Promotions Welcome Service. If you’ve moved to DC or bought a second home within the last year, Nicolet Promotions Welcome Service has free gift certificates for you. Contact Arlene at 920-7438686 for more details. Sponsored by businesses in Door County.

animal shelters & pet services American Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA): Website: Animal Control: Door County Sheriff’s Department, 920-746-2416.

service clubs Sturgeon Bay Jaycees: 340 Jaycee Ct., P.O. Box 284, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4224.

Knights of Columbus 4 Degree: 130 S. 16th Pl., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7198.

American Legion Auxiliary: 428 N 7th Pl., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7647.

Lions Club-Brussels: 1580 County C, Brussels; 920-825-1213.

American Legion Post No. 372: P.O. Box 305, Forestville; 920856-6217.

Lions Club-Sister Bay: P.O. Box 81, Sister Bay; 920-854-5653.

American Legion Post No. 402: 1254 Main Rd., Washington Island; 920-535-0353. American Legion Post No. 527: 1324 Beach Rd., Sister Bay; 920854-2125. Amvets Post No. 51: 231 S. 9th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-1148. VFW #3088: 744 Delaware St., Sturgeon Bay.

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Henry S. Baird Masonic Lodge No. 211: 31 S. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-2596. Sons of Norway: 6347 Bay Shore Dr., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-8925. Sturgeon Bay Breakfast Rotary: 368 Jefferson St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7370. Sturgeon Bay Noon Rotary: P.O. Box 81, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-9127.

Animal Poison Control Center Hotline: 888-426-4435; http://www. Door County Humane Society: 3475 County PD, P.O. Box 93, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-1111; fax, 920-746-4681; www.dooranimals. com. The Door County Humane Society provides a haven for lost or homeless pets while working to reunite them with their owners or place them with a new family. If you would like to adopt a pet from the shelter, and would like to have the application filled out prior to coming, visit the Website. Photos and profiles of all adoptable animals as well as their adoption fees are on the website. Adoption fees are posted on the Website: kittens (unaltered),$85.00; cats (spayed/neutered), $85.00; puppies (unaltered), $60; dogs (spayed/neutered), $120. The society encourages responsible pet ownership through education, training and spay/neutering. DCHS also offers pet cremation services, please call for more information. Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitation and adoption: M-W-F-S-S, noon-4 p.m.

pet licenses Cities, villages and towns issue dog licenses and set license fees. State laws require that current rabies vaccinations certificates be presented when applications are made for licenses - by March 31 for animals six months or older. A Door County ordinance requires all dogs older than five months to be licensed, and dogs over four months of age must be vaccinated for rabies. The minimum dog license tax is $3 for a neutered male dog or spayed female dog, upon presentation of evidence that the dog is neutered or spayed, and $8 for an unneutered male dog or unspayed female dog, or half of these amounts if the dog became 5 months of age after July 1 of the license year. The governing body of any DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

town, village or city may raise the minimum dog license tax. A $5 penalty will be imposed for anyone applying for licenses after April 1.

The following are details for some Door County municipalities:

Baileys Harbor: $3 for spayed/neutered; $8 for non-spayed/neutered. Applications are mailed with property tax bills, or they can be picked up in the clerk’s office at the Town Hall, 2392 County Rd. F, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday and between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday. Egg Harbor (village): $5 for neutered/spayed pets, $10 for pets not neutered or spayed. Proof of vaccination by a veterinarian must be provided to the village treasurer upon application; payment may be made at the village office - Village of Egg Harbor, P.O. Box 175, 7860 State Hwy 42, Egg Harbor, WI 54209 - during regular business hours. The dog license form is available online at Ephraim: $3, $8. Form available online at and click on “Forms & Applications.” Mail payment and proof of vaccination to Ephraim Village Treasurer, P.O. Box 138, Ephraim, WI 54211.

Gardner: All dog license are to be renewed by January 1st of each year. Dog licenses are collected by the town treasurer - Nancy Robillard. Costs of a license are: Neutered Males and Spayed Females: $3.00 Males and Unspayed Females: $8.00 All owners must present proof that dogs are vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian before the dog can be licensed. You must bring the slip with you when applying in person. If applying by mail, you must send the rabies vaccination slip along with your fee, and the slip will be returned to you along with your license. Gibraltar: $3, $8. Application forms are available at under “Forms/Permits.” Return the completed application, current rabies certificate and appropriate fees to Town of Gibraltar, P.O. Box 850, Fish Creek, WI 54212. A late fee of $5 will be charged to every owner of a dog five months of age or older if the owner fails to obtain a license prior to April 1 each year. Jacksonport: $3 for spayed/neutered and $8 if not spayed/neutered. Dog licenses are handled by the town treasurer; send to 4273 County Rd. I, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. Please send rabies certificate showing date of shot, date for renewal, animal name, color, sex, breed, manufacturer of vaccine, plus serial

number. Website: Liberty Grove: Handled through the town treasurer. Call Janet Johnson at 920-854-7273 or e-mail at Present the dog’s rabies certificate showing the date of shot and when renewal is needed, as well as manufacturer and lot number of serum; payment required when registering. If you find a lost dog or cat, contact Mark Richards at 920868-3924 or 920-421-0828, to pick up strays. Sevastopol: $3, $8. To obtain a dog license, send proof of vaccination and payment to: Town of Sevastopol, P.O. Box 135, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-0135. Proof of vaccination must include name, sex, color, breed, date, expiration and manufacturer of vaccine and serial number. Application available at Sister Bay: $3 for spayed/neutered; $8 for non-spayed/neutered. To obtain a dog license provide the dog owner’s name and address as well as a rabies vaccination certificate and payment to: Christy Sully, village clerk, 2383 Maple Dr., P.O. Box 769, Sister Bay, WI 54234. The rabies vaccination certificate must include the name, sex, color and breed of the dog as well as the name of the manufacturer of the continued on page 8 >>>

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<<< continued from page 7 vaccine and its expiration date and serial number. A $5 late fee will be imposed after March 31. If you find a stray dog in the village please call the Administration Office at 920-854-4118. Sturgeon Bay: $3 for an animal that is spayed or neutered, $8 if they are not spayed or neutered. Contact the city clerk or treasurer at 920-7462900 or visit the city Website at for additional information. Provide the pet owner’s name and address, and the name, breed, color and sex of each dog, cat or pot-bellied pig more than five months of age. Also provide the current rabies vaccination information from your veterinarian for each animal that includes date given, expiration date, manufacturer and serial number, along with the license fee.

voting registration & polling places In Wisconsin, residents can register to vote at the polls on Election Day. Residents must provide proof of identification, such as a driver’s license. Voters may register before Election Day with the clerk in the municipality where they reside; the same clerk has appropriate forms for absentee voting. In Door County, all polling places are open from 7a.m. - 8p.m. on Election Day, and results are posted on the county government Website: For most voter information, contact County Clerk Jill Lau at 920746-2200.

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polling places TOWNS:

Baileys Harbor: Town Hall, 2392 County F. Brussels: Town Hall, Brussels Community Center, 1366 Junction Rd. Clay Banks: Town Hall, 6098 County OO. Egg Harbor: Town Hall, 5242 County I. Forestville: Town Hall, 7705 County H. Gardner: Town Hall, 2344 County C. Gibraltar: Community Building, 4097 Main St., Fish Creek.

Jacksonport: Town Hall, 3365 County V. Liberty Grove: Town Hall, 11161 Old Stage Rd. Nasewaupee: Town Hall, 3388 County PD. Sevastopol: Town Hall, 4528 State Hwy 57. Sturgeon Bay: Knights of Columbus Hall, 692 Tacoma Beach Rd. Union: YMCA Camp Wabansi, 1242 Bay Shore Rd. Washington Island: Washington Island Community Center, 910 Main Rd.


Egg Harbor: Bertschinger Community Center, 7860 State Hwy 42. Ephraim: Administrative Office, 10005 Norway St. (County Q). Forestville: Village Hall, 123 S. Forestville Ave. (State 42). Sister Bay: Fire Station, 2258 Mill Rd.


Wards 1-6, 22 & 23: City Municipal Facility, 421 Michigan St. Wards 11-17 & 28: Jaycee Hall, 340 Jaycee Ct. Wards 7-10, 18-21, 24 - 27: Bay View Lutheran Social Hall, 340 W. Maple St.


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utilities gas and electric Diggers Hotline Inc., 800-242-8511 (for location of underground gas and electric lines). Cygnet Controls & Co., 10770 Pheasant Ct., Sister Bay, WI 54234; 920-854-6515. Sturgeon Bay Utilities, 230 E. Vine St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-2820;; electric, water and sewer services to Sturgeon Bay and nearby areas. Washington Island Electric Co-op, 1157 Main Rd., Washington Island, WI 54246; 920847-2541. Wisconsin Public Service Corp., 700 N Adams St., Green Bay, WI 54307-9002; Residential Customer Service, 800-4507260; Business/Farm Customer Service, 877-444-0888; 24-Hour Emergency Service, 800-450-7280, gas; 800-450-7240, electric; Diggers hotline, 811;

propane AmeriGas Propane, 1223 Flightway Dr., De Pere, WI, 800-705-2400; Badger Energy Services LLC, 1104 Mulligan Dr., P.O. Box 308, New London, WI 54961; 866-455-7200; Door County Cooperative, 317 Green Bay

Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6555 or 800-257-8475; Ferrellgas, 735 Weise St., Green Bay, WI 54302; 800-444-0316. Lakes Gas Co., 235 Nautical Dr., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-5704 or 877-2036274; E286 State Hwy 54, Luxemburg, WI 54217; 920-845-5550 or 800-574-2744. Milton Propane Inc., 2988 Wanek Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-8800.

telephone AT&T;; business, 800-6603000; residential, 800-288-2020. CenturyLink,; residential, 800-201-4099, business, 800-201-4102; service & outages, 800-824-2877. Charter Communications, www.charter. com; sales, 888-438-2427; customer service, 888-438-2427; 877-728-3814.

cell phone providers

New Century Service, www.ncsdigital. com, 1300 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-0021 or 888-516-5983. Northern Door Communications, www., 2350 Maple Dr., Sister Bay, WI 54234; (behind the “Bowl”); 920-8544800 or 877-528-1414. Radio Shack Dealer - Authorized Cellcom agent Radio Shack Division of Door County Co-op, 317 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6555 or 800-257-8475. U.S. Cellular,, Wal-Mart, 1536 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-559-0030.

job services Door County Job Center, 1300 Egg Harbor Rd., Ste. 124 Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920743-6915, 800-924-4191;

Cellcom, 67 E Maple St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-0560 or 800-236-0055.

A B R Employment Services, 57 N 12th. Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-4543;

Hammersmith TV & Radio Shack, 10541 Country Ln., Sister Bay, WI 54234; 920-8542614.

Locate Staffing, Ink., 1009 Egg Harbor Rd., Ste. 104, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-7467917;

information centers & business associations Door County Visitor Bureau, 1015 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-7434456; Baileys Harbor Community Association, County Highway F at State Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202; 920-839-2366;

Ephraim, 10049 Water St., Ephraim, WI 54211; 920-854-4989; Winter, 10329 Water St.; www.vacation@ephraim-doorcounty. com. Fish Creek, 4097 Main St., Fish Creek, WI 54212; 920-868-2316; www.visitfishcreek. com.

Carlsville Business Association, 5773 Hwy 42, Carlsville WI, 920-743-8930; www.

Jacksonport, 6275 State Hwy. 57, Jacksonport, WI 54235; 920-823-2288;

Egg Harbor, 4666 Orchard Rd. Egg Habor, WI 54235; 920-868-3717;

Sister Bay, 2380 Gateway Dr., Sister Bay, 54234; 920-854-2812;

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Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, 36 S. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6246; Top- of-the-Thumb Association, State Hwy 42, (just north of Porcupine Bay Rd.) Ellison Bay, WI 54210; 920-854-5448.o Washington Island, Detroit Harbor and Northport Ferry Docks, 920-847-2179; Washington Island Chamber, 2206 West harbor Rd., E:mail: Door County Economic Development Corporation, 185 E Walnut St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-3113; 800-450-3113. AUGUST, 2011 | PAGE 9

volunteer opportunities Volunteer opportunities throughout Door County as compiled through the Volunteer Center of Door County. Please contact: Volunteer Center of Door County for further information regarding these and other volunteer opportunities. The Volunteer Center is located at 62 S. Third Avenue, P.O. Box 441, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-7704;; email:

Altrusa Club of Door County 920- 7437905;; the mission of Altrusa is literacy. Contact: or American Folklore Theatre 920-854-

6117,; American Folklore Theatre strives to create, develop, and present professional musical and dramatic productions which will further the knowledge and appreciation of the culture and heritage of the United States. Contact:

American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter 920-468-8535,; The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter delivers humanitarian services locally by helping people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies and anticipate community needs through a volunteer led, community directed organization. Contact:

AseraCare Hospice 1-866-268-3203;; Serves the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of patients and families with life-limiting Illnesses by providing service to maintain patient dignity and comfort. Contact: ashley.ausloos@ Baileys Harbor Women’s Club

Volunteer organization for Baileys Harbor full or part-time residents. Annual July 4th Strawberry Fest raises funds for scholarships and community projects/improvements. Contact President Beckie Hawker at 839-2903 or email at

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin 920-498-

2227,; Strives to make a positive difference in the lives of youth through professionally supported mentoring relationships. Contact:

Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Inc. 920-868-3763, www.; Provides intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment. Contact:

The Clearing Folk School 920-8544088,; The Clearing PAGE 10 | AUGUST, 2011

provides diverse educational experiences, in the folk school tradition, in a setting surrounded by the quiet of forests, meadows and water. The Clearing is a place where adults who share an interest in nature, arts, crafts or humanities can learn, reflect and wonder. Contact:

Community Clinic of Door County 920-746-8989, www.; Provides affordable primary health and mental health care to people without insurance, regardless of their ability to pay. Contact: laura@

Crossroads at Big Creek, Inc. 920746-5895,; Crossroads at Big Creek provides life-long, experience-based, learning which will nurture historical and cultural apppreciation, scientific curiosity and environmental awareness. Contact: DOOR CANcer, Inc. 920-743-8492, www.; DOOR CANcer, Inc is a community-based voluntary organization dedicated to help serve Door County families with cancer in times of financial need. Contact: Door Community Auditorium 920-

868-2728,; Door Community Auditorium serves as a center to enrich, entertain, and challenge through a balanced combination of performing, visual, and literary arts; and to provide opportunities for social, educational, and cultural growth. Contact:

Door County 4-H 920-746-2260, www.; Door County 4-H and UW-Extension Youth Programs integrate research, education and community-based partnerships, enabling youth to learn and practice skills to be productive citizens. Contact:

Door County Child Care Services, Inc.

920-743-2833, Door County Child Care Center strives to meet the childcare needs identified by the people of Door County. The Center also strives to provide a program that is affordable and accessible, abiding by the established philosophy and objectives of the Center. Contact:

Door County Department of Social Services 920-746-2300;

Door County Department of Social Services promotes self-sufficiency and family unity; dedicated to providing the highest quality service to individuals and families in a manner that demonstrates respect, integrity and commitment. Contact:

Door County Habitat for Humanity

920-743-2869; www.; A Christian organization striving to provide to all who participate with us opportunities to further grow into all that God intends. We act in partnership with our community to extend a “hand up” to help others acquire and own decent and affordable housing. Contact:

Door County Humane Society 920746-1111,; Provide a safe haven for the lost or homeless pets while working to reunite them with their owners or place them in new loving family. Contact: Door County Land Trust 920-746-1359,; the mission of Door County Land Trust is to protect, preserve, and maintain lands that contribute significantly to the scenic beauty, open space, and ecological integrity of Door County. Contact:

Door County Library/Friends of Door County Libraries 920-746-7115, www.; Provide all county residents and visitors a comprehensive collection of materials in a variety of media that records human knowledge, ideas, and culture; to organize these materials for ready access, and to offer guidance and encouragement in their use. Contact:

Door County Maritime Museum 920743-5958,; Mission is to preserve Great Lakes maritime history, primarily focusing on Door County, Wisconsin. Also, provides interpretive and educational opportunities for current and future generations. Contact: Door County Medical Center Foundation 920-746-1071, Provides

various volunteer services for Ministry DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Door County Medical Center by assisting with the following: Foundation, Auxiliary, Skilled Nursing Facility, Lifeline, Gift Shop, Plant operations, Clerical Duties, Hospitality Services, Beauty Shop, Fund-raising, Clinic Services Area, Oncology Services, Outpatient Surgery Unit, Medical records, Rehab Services, Hospital Tours, Garden maintenance, Special Events. Contact: ann.anderson@

Door County Senior Resource Center

920-746-2542; helps older persons live with dignity, independence and safety. We are dedicated to enhancing the ability of older adults to maintain a high level of health and independence. Contact:

Door County Sexual Assault Center and Family Services of Door County

920-746-8996,; Family Services, as a human service center of excellence will support the development of a diverse community of strong individuals and families with supportive relationships, safe environments, and sufficient resources. Supporting all people through life’s challenges and transitions. Contact: kanthony@

Door County YMCA 920-743-4949 or

920-868-3660; Door County YMCA at 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek. Volunteers fulfill the YMCA mission in a variety of ways, from raising funds for our annual Strong Kids Campaign, to teaching youth programs and leading fitness classes or assisting at special events. Contact: info@

Door Shakespeare, Inc. 920-8391500,; Offers its audiences more than an opportunity to enjoy and appreciate another rich theatre experience, as it welcomes the past, celebrates the art of the marvelous English language and the beauty of poetry as expression and serves as teacher to reinforce our very human characteristics of honor, integrity, DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

morality, honesty and character. Contact: doorshakespeare@

Door-Tran, Inc.

920-743-9999 or 877-330-6333, www.door-tran. com; affordable, accessible, available transportation for all travelers of Door County. Contact:

Ephraim Historical Foundation Inc.

920-854-9688, www.; Ephraim Village Museums are the public face of the Ephraim Historical Foundation with a Advocate file photo goal to sustain the beauty of Ephraim and to foster preservation, restore of historical sites, documents and relics; to foster development of cultural education and activities in Ephraim and the larger community. Contact:

Family Centers of Door County Inc.

920-825-1430; Dedicated to strengthening and supporting families and communities. Contact: sara@

Feed My People/Clothe My People

920-743-9053, www.feedmypeopledoorcounty. org; Not-for-profit organization that provides food and clothing to residents of Door County in cases of emergency and on a longer term basis as needs require. Contact: E.Huff@

FISC Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Door County Inc. 920-

743-1862; community organization that helps families and individuals improve the quality of their lives through the teaching and application of sound financial principles. Contac:

Good Samaritan - Scandia Village

920-854-2317,; providing shelter and supportive services to the elderly and others believing that “In Christ’s love, everyone Is someone.” A multi-level retirement center offering comfortable, stimulating secure living options to seniors.


The Hardy Gallery 920-854-2210, www. The historic Hardy Gallery is a non-profit organization enriching the vibrancy of the Door County community by promoting and fostering local art and artists. Contact: HELP of Door County Inc. 920-743-8818,; HELP’s mission is to eliminate domestic abuse through prevention and intervention services and to advocate for social change. Contact: help@ Isadoora Theatre Company, Inc. 920-

493-3667,; Celebrate theatre through its basic elements of movement, music, story and thought. Contact:

Jim Larsen Boys & Girls Club of Door County 920-746-5125; Strives to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Contact: cpodc@

Kimberley House 920-746-7784; Kimberley House provides a transitional living arrangement for adults in the early stages of alcohol and drug abuse recovery. The goal of staff is to help residents affect positive change in themselves physically, emotionally, spiritually and socially in order to develop and maintain more productive and chemically free lifestyles. Contact: Lakeshore CAP Inc. 920-743-0192; Lakeshore Community Action Program, Inc. is dedicated to enriching the lives of families and individuals around Northeast Wisconsin. We provide independent living skills programming, juvenile restitution programming and the Door County Food Pantry that provides on-going and emergency food assistance to low and limited income residents of Door County. Contact: ssoik@ Leadership Door County 920-746-6663, ext. 812,; Brings together community members who have diverse viewpoints to become stronger leaders and to understand community issues through experiential education. Contact League of Women Voters of Door County 920-743-1691; Nonpartisan political

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<<< continued from page 11 works to increase understanding of public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Contact:

Loaves & Fishes Community Meals Ministry 920-743-6218; www.sbmoravian.

org/loaves; Serves meals on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Fridays in Sturgeon Bay and the 4th Tuesday in Sister Bay; Contact: sbmc@

Midsummer’s Music Festival 920-8547088;; Bringing the art of chamber music to Door County for over 20 years. Contact: kp.midsummers@ Miller Art Museum 920-746-0707, www.; Fosters and inspires the creative life of the community through its permanent collection, changing exhibitions; and by being a catalyst for enrichment through cultural, art appreciation, and educational programming for people of all ages. Contact Bonnie Hartmann: bmam@ Ministry Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic 920-493-1300; Mission is to

care for the dental needs of children 3-18 who are on Medical Assistance or Badger Care or who have no dental home with care and compassion. Contact: zjala@ministryhealth. org.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

(PFLAG) 920-7438146;; Promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends. PFLAG provides the opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Contact: sbrown@itol. com.

Parish Nurses of Door County

920-743-3476; www.; promotes healthy interrelationship of body, mind and spirit and encourages personal and social responsibility of wellness. Contact:

Peninsula Music Festival 920-854-

NAMI Door County - JAK’s Place 920818-0525. www/; A drop-in social and resource center for people with mental illness, their families and friends, and allies in the community. Through outreach, education and active programming they offer refuge and a beacon for all those whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Contact:

4060,; Committed to the presentation of excellent performances by a professional symphony orchestra and the enhancement of music appreciation and education in Door County. Contact:

The Nature Conservancy 920-743-8695,; Preserve plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and water they need to survive. Contact:

com; Committed to preserving America’s oldest resident summer theatre in its unique setting along the cedar-lined shores of Green Bay. Contact:

Neighbor-to-Neighbor Volunteer Caregivers of Door County Inc. 920-

743-7800, www.neighbor-to-neighbor. org; Strives to comfort and assist persons experiencing problems arising from conditions or limitations that lead to a deterioration in their quality of life. Provides medical equipment loans, peer companions and respite care providers. Contact: PAGE 12 | AUGUST, 2011

Peninsula Players Theatre Foundation Inc. 920-868-3287; www.peninsulaplayers.

Peninsula School of Art 920-868-3455,; Promote a greater understanding and awareness of the visual arts in Door County and beyond. PS of A fulfills this mission and inspires participation in the arts through high-quality, dynamic educational programs, including workshops, exhibitions and community outreach. Contact:

The Ridges Sanctuary 920-839-2802,

Advocate file photo; Dedicated to the protection of the Sanctuary and to inspire stewardship of natural areas through programs of education, outreach and research. Contact:

Sister Bay Historical Society, Old Anderson House Museum, and the Corner of the Past 920-854-7680 or 920854-9242,; striving to encourage, foster and participate in the documentation, preservation and renovation of historic information, artifacts, and sites in the Sister Bay area. Contact: robertakk@

Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center 920-743-

6246,; Market Sturgeon Bay as a year-round destination and promote our city as a premier community to live, shop and play. Contact:

Sunshine House Inc. 920-743-7943, ext. 204,; A diverse community service organization whose purpose is to achieve full participation in DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

the community of people with special needs. Contact:

Sustain Door, Inc. 920-743-3337, http://

,water and wildlife work together to provide us with the building blocks of a healthy life. Contact:

Third Avenue Playhouse 920-743-1760,; Provides a high quality, year-round community arts center in Door County that is a permanent home for educational and community theater, music and dance groups, and is available to schools, businesses and organizations. Contact:

United Way of Door County 920-7469645;; Mission is to empower people to build better lives. We strive to be a catalyst for change and collaboration in the area of health and human services. We unite people to build a strong community through service to others, creative problem solving, and offer efforts to help people become self-sufficient and contributing members of the community. We match community needs with community resources. We provide financial, educational and networking opportunities for local nonprofit member agencies. Contact: info@

The Community’s Garden 920-746-

Unity - Hospice & Palliative Care; The mission of Sustain Door is to promote the social, economic and environmental sustainability of Door County using the Natural Step framework and process. Contact:

5994,; The Community’s Garden is an 8 acre park located on 16th Avenue across from Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay, WI. We have created a garden for our community that will provide a laboratory for learning about what we eat and how it is directly related to how we feel. It also will provide information as to how sunshine, rain, wind, soil

920-743-6440 or 800-990-9249, www.; Committed to promoting dignity, comfort and self-determination to anyone coping with a life-limiting illness or the issues of grief and loss. Contact:

Volunteer Center of Door County

920-746-7704; www.VolunteerDoorCounty.


Competitively Priced Waste Removal

920-743-1097 800-279-1930

com; Mission is to build and strengthen volunteerism; creating solutions for community needs. The Volunteer Center is a centralized volunteer recruitment and referral service focusing on matching volunteers with meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout Door County. Contact:

Wellness Center of Door County Inc. 920-746-9444, www.; Provide affordable and confidential sexual, reproductive and related health care for men and women in an educational environment that respects the dignity and choices of each person. Contact: info@

WEP, Inc. (Women’s Employment Project,

Inc.) 920-743-7273,; WEP’s purpose is to improve the quality of life for low-income persons and families in our service area by providing comprehensive programs in the areas of employment, training, career and vocational planning (for adults and youth), energy conservation, home improvement and hazard reduction. Contact:



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county government Door County government, established in 1851, provides services to the 30,043 year-round residents, plus a seasonal population that can reach ten times that number. The city of Sturgeon Bay is the county seat, home to the Government Center, 421 Nebraska St., and the Justice Center, 1201 S. Duluth Ave. County Website:

county supervisors and districts District 1: Town of Union and Town of Brussels - Ward 1: Cletus Fontaine, 11185 Shoemaker Point Rd., Brussels, WI 54204; 920-825-1209; e-mail: District 2: Town of Brussels, Ward 2, Town of Forestville - Ward 2 & Village of Forestville: John Neinas, 8674 County Rd. H, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, 920-825-7618; e-mail: jonein789@ District 3: Town of Forestville - Ward 1, Town of Clay Banks: Patrick Olson, 6285 Salona Road, Sturgeon Bay; 743-7797; e-mail: District 4: Town of Gardner, Town of Nasewaupee - Ward 2: Paul DeWitt, 8911 Lime Kiln Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-8245093; e-mail: District 5: Part of Nasewaupee - Ward 1: Leroy Liebe, 3201 Park Dr., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-5750; e-mail: District 6: Town of Nasewaupee - Ward 3 & Town of Sturgeon Bay - Wards 1 & 2: Neal DeBaker, 2325 S. Shiloh Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6110; e-mail: nealdebaker@

District 12: City of Sturgeon Bay - Wards 11, 12, 15, 16, 17 & 28: Mark Moeller, 916 N. 8th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 9 2 0 -74 6 -16 0 9 ; e-mail: mmoeller@

Advocate file photo District 14: Town of Sevastopol Wards 2 & 3: County Board Chairman Leo Zipperer, 3850 Bay Shore Drive, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6355 or 493-6355; e-mail:

District 7: City of Sturgeon Bay - Wards 1 & 2: Ben Meyer, 725 Georgia St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-5580; e-mail: District 8: City of Sturgeon Bay - Wards 3 & 4: Dan Austad, 942 Memorial Dr., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6773; e-mail: daustad@

District 16: Town of Egg Harbor - Wards 1 & 2, and Village of Egg Harbor: Dale Wiegand, 5340 W. Townline Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54209; 920559-6081; e-mail:

District 9: City of Sturgeon Bay - Wards 5, 6, 22 & 23: Richard Haines, 1126 S. 18th Pl., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6853; e-mail:

District 17: Town of Baileys Harbor - Ward 1, Town of Jacksonport & Town of Egg Harbor Ward 3: Kari Anderson, 6844 County Rd. A, Egg Harbor, WI 54209; 920-823-2078; e-mail:

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District 20: Village of Sister Bay and Town of Liberty Grove - Ward 2: David Lienau, 10611 Chalet Ln., P.O. Box 823, Sister Bay, WI 54234; 920-6345372; e-mail:

District 13: City of Sturgeon Bay Wards 13 & 14: Kathy Schultz, 423 N 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920743-2543; e-mail:

District 15: Town of Sevastopol - Ward 1: Richard Virlee, 3959 Glidden Dr., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-7040; e-mail: rvirlee@

District 10: City of Sturgeon Bay - Wards 7, 8, 20, 21, 24 & 27: Ken Fisher, 967 S. Douglas Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-9660; e-mail:

of Baileys Harbor - Ward 2 & Town of Liberty Grove - Ward 3: Hugh Mulliken, P.O. Box 275, Ephraim, WI, 54211; 920-4210820; e-mail:

9, 10, 18, 19, 25 & 26: Charles Brann, 207 N. Fulton Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920743-6876; e-mail: cbrann@co.door.

District 18: Village of Ephraim, Town of Gibraltar - Ward 1: Holly Runquist, 8488 State Hwy 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212; 868-3043; e-mail: District 19: Town of Gibraltar - Ward 2, Town

District 21: Town of Liberty Grove Ward 1 & Town of Washington: Joel Gunnlaugsson, 1423 Townline Rd., Washington Island, 9 20 - 8 47-3 456; e-mail: jgunnlaugsson@co.door.

county offices and department heads (* = Elected officials) County Administrator: Michael Serpe, 920746-2303; Building & Grounds: Ted McCartney, 920746-2211; Child Support: Rodney Dequaine, 920-7462231; Cherryland Airport: George K. Pinney, 7467130 *Circuit Court: Circuit Judge D. Todd Ehlers, Branch 1, 920-746-2204 ; Circuit Judge Peter C. Diltz, Branch 2; 920-746-2280

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*Clerk of Circuit Courts: Nancy Robillard, 920-746-2205; Corporation Counsel: Grant Thomas, 920746-2228; *County Clerk: Jill Lau, 920-746-2200; Community Programs: Joseph Krebsbach, 920-746-2345; *District Attorney: Raymond Pelrine, 920746-2284; Emergency Services: Richard Burress, 920746-7101; Finance: Shirley Scalish, 920-746-2209; Highway: Commissioner John Kolodziej, 920-746-2500; Human Resources: Kelly Hendee, 920-7462305; Information Systems: Tim Ullman, 920746-2304; Library: Rebecca Berger, 920-746-7115; Museum: Maggie Wier,


Parks: George Pinney,


Planning & Zoning: Mariah Goode, 920746-2323 Public Health: Rhonda Kolberg, 920-7462234; Real Property Listings: Holly Hansen, 920746-2287; Register in Probate: Moeller, Jennifer, 920746-2482 *Register of Deeds: Carey Petersilka, 920746-2270; Sanitarian: John Teichtler, 920-746-2308; Senior Resource Center: Bev Knutson, 920746-2542; *Sheriff’s Department and Jail: Sheriff Terry Vogel, 920-746-2400 Medical Examiner: Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office, 920-448-4185 Social Services: Roger Tepe, 920-746-2300; Soil & Water Conservation: William Schuster, 920-746-2214; *Treasurer: Jay Zahn, 920-746-2285 University of Wisconsin Extension Service: 920-746-7130 or 746-2280 Veterans Services: Scott McFarlane, 920746-2226; DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

emergency numbers

crises & intervention

For all emergencies requiring assistance from fire, police, sheriff’s or ambulance departments - dial 911

Alcohol & Drugs Referral 800-996-3784

U.S. COAST GUARD SEARCH AND RESCUE Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-3366

HELP of Door County, crisis hotline 920-743-8818 or 800-914-3571

POISON CONTROL CENTER 800-222-1222 WISCONSIN STATE PATROL Fond du Lac, 920-929-3700 U.S. SECRET SERVICE Milwaukee, 414-297-3587 FBI Green Bay, 920-432-3868; Milwaukee, 414-297-3587

non-emergency numbers DOOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT General Information and jail 920-746-2400 Drug tip line 746-2444 Crime tip line 746-2436 STURGEON BAY POLICE DEPARTMENT General Information 746-2450

fire departments STURGEON BAY FIRE DEPARTMENT General Information 746-2916 SISTER BAY-LIBERTY GROVE FIRE DEPARTMENT 920-854-4021 SISTER BAY, RESCUE-AMBULANCE 920-854-4333 Volunteer fire departments operate in Baileys Harbor, Brussels-Union-Gardner, Southern Door, Egg Harbor, Gibraltar-Fish Creek, Jacksonport, Ephraim and Washington Island, but typically have no on-duty staff. For information about non-emergency matters in those areas, contact the Door County Sheriff’s Department at 920-746-2416.

U.S. coast guard Sturgeon Bay Canal Station 920-743-3366 Mobile Bay, city dock 920-743-2646 Marine Safety Detachment 57 N 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-3367

Door County Sexual Assault Center 920-746-8996

state/federal elected officials Senator - 1st Senatorial District 4 year term.................................................Jan. 2015 Frank Lasee (R)........................Door-Kewaunee, part of Manitowoc, Brown, Calumet, Outagamie,Fond du Lac & Winnebago Counties P.O. Box 7882 | State Capitol Madison, WI 53707-7882 (608) 266-3512 Fax: (608) 267-6792 e-mail: Representative - 1st Assembly District 2 year term.................................................Jan. 2013 Garey Bies (R).........................Door - Kewaunee and part of Brown County P.O. Box 8952 | State Capitol Madison, WI 53708-8952 Toll Free 888-482-0001 Fax: (608) 282-3601 e-mail: Residence: 2590 Settlement Road Sister Bay, WI 54234 | Phone (920) 854-2811 U.S. Senator | Ron Johnson (R) 2 Russell Courtyard | Washington, DC 20510 202-224-5323 Fax: 202-224-2725 e-mail: website: U.S. Senator | Herbert Kohl (D) 330 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-4903 202-224-5653 or 800-247-5645 Fax: 920-738-1643 - Appleton website: Congressman - 8th Congressional District | Reid Ribble (R) 1513 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515-4908 202-225-5665 Fax: 202-225-5729 Appleton 920-380-0061 website: Governor 4 year term.................................................Jan. 2015 Scott Walker (R) P.O. Box 7863 | Madison, WI 53707-7863 (608) 266-1212 | Fax: (608) 267-8983 e-mail: AUGUST, 2011 | PAGE 15

city, town & village information Door County is organized into one city, the county seat at Sturgeon Bay; four villages and 14 towns.

the towns

Pam Krauel, 5242 County I, Sturgeon Bay, 920743-6141.

Baileys Harbor Established 1848. Population (2010 Census): 1,033. Equalized valuation, 2010: $481,796,000. Town office: P.O. Box 308, 2392 County F, Baileys Harbor, 54202; 920-839-9509; e-mail: tbaileysharbor@ Chairman: Donald Sitte, 8480 E. Ridgeview Dr., Baileys Harbor 54202; 920-4210481. Supervisors: Peter Jacobs, 3581 County E, Baileys Harbor, 920-473-4408; Roberta Thelen, 7817 Red Cherry Rd., Baileys Harbor, 920-8392954; Robert Schultz, 2657 County EE, Baileys Harbor, 920-839-2239; Barbara Anschutz, 7756 Arthur’s Ct., Baileys Harbor, 920-4934649. Treasurer: Lois Pluff, 8115 Red Cherry Rd., Baileys Harbor, 920-839-9509. Clerk/ Administrator: Douglas Smith, P.O. Box 308, Baileys Harbor, 920-839-9509. Constable: Mark Merrill, 8072 Red Cherry Rd., Baileys Harbor, 920-839-2204.

FORESTVILLE Est. 1858. Pop. 1,160. Equalized: $80,860,300. Chairman: Gerald Uecker, 7398 Mile Rd., Forestville, 54213, 920-856-6620. Supervisors: Jason Tlachac, 6790 Maplewood Rd, Forestville, 54213, 920-856-6464; Roy Englebert, 7290 Geier Rd., Forestville, 920856-6706. Clerk: Ruth Kerscher, 1364 Mill Rd., Sturgeon Bay 54235, 920-856-6551; e-mail: Treasurer: Dena Schmidt, 7821 Old Elm Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920856-6907.

BRUSSELS Est. 1858. Pop. 1,161. Equalized: $73,505,900. Chairman: George Delveaux Jr., 1750 Brussels Rd., Brussels, 54204; 920-8251450, Supervisors: Joe Wautier, 1469 County DK, 920-825-7277,; Galen DeJardin, P.O. Box 52, Brussels, 920-825-7839; Clerk: JoAnn Neinas, 8674 County H, Sturgeon Bay, 920-825-7618. Treasurer: Lois Maedke, 8886 County Rd. D, Forestville, 920-825-1229, CLAY BANKS Est. 1859. Pop. 420. Equalized: $66,832,700. Chairman: Myron Johnson, 6188 Midway Rd., Algoma, 54201, 920-743-9004. Supervisors: Mark Heimbecher, 5701 Hornspier Rd., Sturgeon Bay 54235, 920-743-1729; Patrick Olson, 6285 Salona Rd., 920-743-7797. Clerk: Jessia Bongle, 597 Lower LaSalle Rd., Algoma, 920-743-1540. Treasurer: Trudy Kruger, 1186 County Hwy U, Sturgeon Bay, 920-746-1023; EGG HARBOR TOWN Est. 1861. Pop. 1,483. Equalized value: $548,482,430. Town office (M-T-Th): 920-743-6141 (phone), 920-743-1102 (fax) or e-mail: Chairman: Paul Peterson P.O. Box 133, Egg Harbor, 54209, 920-493-0528. Supervisors: Steve Schopf, 5132 Townline Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-493-5982; Miles Dannhausen, 7592 Heritage Lake Rd., Egg Harbor 54209, 920-8682456; Robert Mueller, 7369 Hwy 42, Egg Harbor, 920-868-2890; Dave Enigl, 7807 Memorial Dr., Egg Harbor, 920-493-2294. Clerk/Treasurer: PAGE 16 | AUGUST, 2011

GARDNER Est. 1862. Pop. 1,296. Equalized: $222,809,900. Town phone and fax numbers: 920-825-1137; e-mail: Chairman: Jon Koch, 9238 Lovers Ln., Brussels, 920-825-7567. Supervisors: Emily Ahlswede, 8604 Maple Ln., Brussels,54204, 920-8245735; Gary Schaeffer, 3154 Stevenson Pier Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-824-5872; Michele Ploor, 3050 S. Stevenson Pier Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920824-5016; Glenn Dart, 2963 County C, Sturgeon Bay, 920-824-5292. Clerk: Amy Sacotte, 2026 County DK, Sturgeon Bay, 920-825-1436 or 920-825-1137. Treasurer: Nancy Robillard, 2760 Bay Rd., Brussels, 920-824-5201. GIBRALTAR Est. 1857. Pop. 1,063. Equalized: $777,697,200. Town Office: Community Center, Fish Creek, 920-868-1714; e-mail: clerk@ Chairman: Brian Merkel, 9242 Gibraltar Bluff Rd., Fish Creek, 920-8682335. Supervisors: Steve Sohns, 2833 Maple Grove Rd., Fish Creek, 920-839-1247; Richard Skare, P.O. Box 376, Fish Creek, 920-868-3316; Brian Hackbarth, P.O. Box 766, Fish Creek, 920-495-3387; Karl Stubenvoll, PO Box 848, Fish Creek, 920-868-9020. Clerk-TreasurerAdministrator: Beth Hagen, P.O. Box 850, Fish Creek, 920-868-1714; Deputy Clerk-Treasurer: Julia Maskell, PO Box 850, Fish Creek, Wi., 920-868-1714. JACKSONPORT Est. 1869. Pop.705. Equalized: $293,077,040. Town Phone: 920-823-8136; Fax: 920-823-8136; e-mail: jtownclerk@jportfd. com. Chairperson: Alvin Birnschein, 6103 Cty. Rd. T, Sturgeon Bay, 54235, 920-493-7467. Supervisors: Randall Halstead, 3693 County Rd. V, Egg Harbor, 920-559-0646; Thomas Wilson, 6390 Loritz Rd., Egg Harbor, 920-3090050. Clerk: Elissa Taylor, 3365 Cty. Rd. V., Sturgeon Bay, 920-823-8136. Treasurer: Carol Oram, 4273 County Rd., I, Sturgeon Bay, 920743-9789.

LIBERTY GROVE Est. 1859. Pop. 2,102. Equalized: $1,031,020,700. Town Office: 11161 Old Stage Rd., Sister Bay 54234, 920-8542934; Fax: 920-854-7366; e-mail: Chairman: John Lowry, 11587 Beach Rd., Sister Bay, 54234, 920854-9416. Supervisors: Nancy Goss, 12020 Timberline Rd., Ellison Bay, 920-854-5776; Frank Forkert, 1904 Hillside Dr., Ellison Bay, 54210, 920-854-4091; Ann Miller, 2604 Grove Road, Baileys Harbor, 54202, 920-839-2288; Robert Tidball, P.O. Box 308, Ellison Bay, 920854-4676. Clerk/Administrator: Walter Kalms, 11161 Old Stage Rd., Sister Bay, 920-8542934. Treasurer: Janet Johnson, 11741 Humbug Rd., Ellison Bay, 920-854-7273. NASEWAUPEE Est. 1859. Pop. 2,886. Equalized: $728,521,000. E-mail: Chairman: Steven Sullivan, 7044 County C, Sturgeon Bay 54235, 920743-9391. Supervisors: Timothy O’Connor, 4094 Larson Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4715; George Whitford, 7057 County C, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-3397. Clerk: Brenda Olsen, 6897 Meredith Ln., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-3118. Treasurer: Carol Russell, 7191 Guilette Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-6352, email: SEVASTOPOL Est. 1859. Pop. 2,628 (2010 census). Equalized: $741,765,500. Town Office: Town Office, 4528 State Hwy. 57, Sturgeon Bay, 54235; 920-746-1230; fax, 920-7461245; e-mail, office@townofsevastopol. com; Website, Chairman: Leo Zipperer, 3850, Bay Shore Dr., Sturgeon Bay, 54235, 920-743-6355. Supervisors: Tom Girman, 4396 Glidden Dr., Sturgeon Bay, 920-746-0318; Dan Woelfel, 4774 Bark Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-8686; Chuck Tice, 4759 Bluff Dr., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4790; John Staveness, 3811 Whitefish Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-9738. Clerk/ Treasurer: Linda Wait, P.O. Box 135, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-6884. STURGEON BAY Est. 1857. Pop. 906. Equalized: $202,557,500. E-mail: nancy. Chairman: Daniel Cihlar, 1976 County U, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-7844. Supervisors: Harry Porter, E5395 County T, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-2114; Paul Skup, 5323 Silverdale Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-746-5218. Clerk: Nancy Anschutz, 2445 Sand Ln., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-3908. Treasurer: Lynne Gustafson, 2067 Taube Rd., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-9426. DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

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UNION Est. 1865. Pop. 949. Equalized: $133,955,500. Town e-mail: Chairman: Cletus Fontaine, 11185 Shoemaker Point Rd., Brussels 54204, 920-8251209. Supervisors: John Bur, 247 Breezy Acres, Luxemburg 54217, 920-866-2600; Ron Renard, 639 Sand Bar Beach Rd., Luxemburg, 920-8669624. Clerk: Rena LaLuzerne, 1621 Tru-Way Rd., Brussels, 920-825-7569. Treasurer: Denise Englebert, 1298 Pit Rd., Brussels, 920-8251206. WASHINGTON Est. 1849. Pop. 715. Equalized: $329,429,900. Town Office: 920-847-2522; e-mail: townoffice@washingtonisland-wi. gov. Chairman: Joel Gunnlaugsson, 1423 Town Line Rd., Washington Island, 54246, 920-8473456 or 920-883-6601. Supervisors: Elizabeth Holmes, 1340 Jackson Harbor Rd., Washington Island, 920-847-2834; Randall Sorenson, 1362 Jackson Harbor Rd., 920-847-2694; Ronald Overdahl, 2228 Green Bay Rd., Washington Island, 920-847-2638; Tom Jordan, 1481 Main Rd., Washington Island, 920-535-0134. Clerk/Treasurer: Valerie Carpenter, P.O. Box 220, Washington Island, 920-847-2522; Deputy Clerk/Tres./UD Manager. PO Box 220, Washington Island, 920-847-2522.

the villages Egg Harbor Est. 1861. Pop. 274. Equalized: $346,892,900. Village Office: P.O. Box 175, 7860 State Hwy 42, Egg Harbor 54209, 920868-3334; Fax: 920-868-9507. e-mail: President: Nancy Fisher, 5110 Alpine Ln., Egg Harbor, 920-8681693. Trustees: Brude J. Hill, P.O. Box 527, Egg Harbor, 920-333-0326; Robert Dickson, P.O. Box 20, Egg Harbor, 920-868-1852; Barbara Cammack, 7650 W. Shore Dr., Egg Harbor, 920868-9359; Paul D. Cashin, 4636 South Trail, Egg Harbor 920-868-3631. Clek/Treasurer: Patricia Gureski, P.O. Box 175, Egg Harbor, 920-868-3334. Deputy Clerk-Treasurer/ DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Administrative Assistant Kelly A. Popp, PO Box 175, Egg Harbor, 920-868-3334. Administrator Joshua J. VanLieshout, P.O. Box 175, Egg Harbor, 920-868-3334. EPHRAIM Est. 1853. Pop. 288. Equalized: $317,334,100. Village office: P.O. Box 138, 10005 Norway, Ephraim, 54211, 920-854-5501; Fax: 920-854-2072; e-mail: President: John Cox, P.O. Box 127, Ephraim, 920-421-0100. Trustees: Jane Olson, P.O. Box 390, Ephraim, 920-854-7952; Sue Sherman, P.O. Box 21, Ephraim, 920-854-2515; Stephen Sauter, P.O. Box 757, Ephraim, 920421-0755; Tim Nelson, P.O. Box 175, Ephraim, 920-854-9240. Clerk: Charity Buhr, P.O. Box 138, Ephraim, 920-854-5501. Treasurer: Erin Bristol, P.O. Box 138, Ephraim, 920-854-5501. FORESTVILLE Est. 1858. Pop. 429. Equalized: $28,783,500. Village office: P.O. Box 6, Forestville 54213, 920-559-6572; e-mail: President: Terry McNulty, 300 E Park St., Forestville, 920-8566711. Trustees: Gayle Gulley, 371 S. Forestville Ave., Forestville, 920-856-6727; David Miller, P.O. Box 57, Forestville, 920-856-6444; Robert Jahnke, 152 E Park, Forestville, 856-6581; Don Londo, 256 E Main St., Forestville, 920-8566768. Clerk/Treasurer: Kathleen Mueller, 131 Krueger, Ave., Forestville, 920-856-6572 or 920-559-6572. SISTER BAY Est. 1912. Pop. 876 (2010 Cencus), Equalized: $419,314,000. Village President: Denise Bhirdo; Village Office: P. O. Box 769, 2383 Maple Dr., Sister Bay 54234, 920-8544118; Fax: 920-854-9637. Staff members: Administrator, Robert L Kufrin; Clerk-Treasurer, Christy Sully; Finance Director Juliana Neuman Utility Clerk, Martha BAker; Administrative Assistant, Janal Suppanz; general e-mail:; Website: www.; Intranet site: Zoning/Development information is accessible on the Intranet site. If you have zon-

ing or development questions please contact the village administrator. Sister Bay Marina, 10733 N. Bay Shore Dr., 920-854-4457; Sports Complex, 2155 Autumn Ct.; TKH Community Ice Rink (winter months only) 2155 Autumn Ct., 920-854-7014; Utilities Department, 2124 Autumn Ct., 920-854-2246; Parks/Maintenance Department, 2313 Mill Rd., 920-421-0273; Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library, 2323 Mill Rd., 920-854-2721; Post Office, 10685 N. Bay Shore Dr.; Sister Bay Advancement Assoc. Office, 10635 N. Bay Shore Dr., 920-854-3230; Tourist Information Center, 2380 Gateway Dr., 920854-2812; Sister Bay Historical Society/Corner of the Past Museum, 10310 Fieldcrest Rd., 920854-7680. To rent village facilities contact the Administrative Assistant Janal Suppanz.

the city Sturgeon Bay Incorporated April 7, 1883. Pop. 9,868. Equalized: $854,553,000. City Hall: 421 Michigan St., 920-746-2900; Fax: 920-746-2905; e-mail: info@sturgeonbaywi. org; Website: Mayor: Thad Birmingham, 909 Jefferson Pl., 920-7462900. Aldermen: Dan Wiegand, 1155 N. 4th Ave., 920-743-7145; Ronald Vandertie, 818 Oregon St., 920-743-3886; John Lodl, 823 S. 15th Ave., 920-746-0197; James Abeyta, 863 S. Lansing Ave., 920-746-6719; Joe Stutting, 329 N Geneva Ave., 920-495-8300; Stewart R. Fett, 1324 N. 11th Pl., 920-743-5011; Robert Schlicht Jr., 244 N. 17th Dr., 920-746-0777. Staff: City Administrator Steve McNeil, Assistant City Administrator Mary Lou Allen, Clerk Stephanie Reinhardt, Finance Director/City Treasurer Valerie J. Clarizio, Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak, Public Works / Park & Rec Superintendent Bob Bordeau, City Engineer Tony Depies, Police Chief Arleigh Porter, Fire Chief Timothy Herlache. Sturgeon Bay Utilities General Manager James Stawicki, 920-746-2820. AUGUST, 2011 | PAGE 17

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public schools Gibraltar Area Schools

change your li fe change your wor ld Lucas came to UW-Green Bay because of its Human Biology program. Next stop? Graduation and medical school. Thanks to hands-on research experiences, his own determination and faculty who care. UW-Green Bay provides • Tremendous value • Academic rigor • State-of-the-art facilities • And so much more...

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The Gibraltar Area Schools serve the northern Door County, Wisconsin communities of Baileys Harbor, Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Ephraim, Sister Bay, and Ellison Bay. Gibraltar High School has been recognized by US News and World Report and Newsweek as one of “America’s Best High Schools” as result of the district’s exemplary record for student achievement in college preparatory programs. Students excel in the district’s balanced array of academic, activities, arts and athletic programs, with special awards recently honoring students and staff in the district’s theater, forensics and music programs.

Board of Education: Sally Pfeifer, president; Fredrik Anderson, vice president; Lynnea Hickey, treasurer; Martha Luber Pelrine, clerk; and members Miriam Erickson; Suzanne Brennan; Mike Peot, April 2013. Each member is elected at large for a three-year term. Administration: Stephen Seyfer, superintendent and elementary principal; Kirk Knutson, secondary principal; Susan Holwald, pupil services director.

Sevastopol School District

4550 Hwy 57, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6282. The district serves the towns of Sevastopol, Egg Harbor, Jacksonport and Sturgeon Bay and part of the city of Sturgeon Bay. Board of Education: Sue Todey, president, term expires April 2012; Dick Weidman, vice president, 2013; Lisa Bieri, clerk, 2012; DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Jane Luebker, treasurer, 2014; Bill Behme, assistant clerk, 2012; members Mark Herrell, 2013 and Jay Zahn, 2014. Board members are elected at large to three-year terms. Administration: Superintendent Stephen Cromell, High School Principal Adam Baier and Elementary Principal Joe Majeski; contact information on the Website at www.

Southern Door School District

2073 County DK, Brussels, WI 54204; 920825-7311; Website: Southern Door is a rural area serving the towns of Brussels, Clay Banks, Forestville, Gardner, Sturgeon Bay, Nasewaupee and Union, the village of Forestville, and a portion of the city of Sturgeon Bay. Board of Education: Dustin Miller, president, term expires 2013; Lori Sampo, vice president, 2012; Pam Parks, clerk, 2014; Dawn Routhieaux, treasurer, 2012; members Steve Bretl, 2013; Deb K1uth, 2014; Terry McNulty, 2014. Members are elected at large to threeyear terms.

Administration: Superintendent Joe Innis, 920-825-7311; High School Principal Steve Bousley, 920-825-7333; Middle School Principal Gary Langenberg, 920-825-7321; Elementary School Principal Laurie Connell, 920-825-7321.

Sturgeon Bay School District

1230 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-2800, Website: www.sturbay.k12. The district serves the city of Sturgeon Bay and a portion of the town of Sevastopol with district offices and high school (Gr. 9-12) at 1230 Michigan St.; a middle school at 19 N. 14th Ave. (Gr. 6-8), 920-746-2810; elementary schools at 1414 Rhode Island St. (Gr. 3-5), 920-746-2814 and 60 Willow Drive (Gr. 1-2), 920-746-2817 and an early learning center at 827 N. Eighth Ave., 920-746-2811. Board of Education: Joel Kitchens, president, term expires 2014; Pamela Seiler, vice president, 2013; Lori Raye, clerk, 2012; Roger Wood, treasurer, 2013; and members John Hauser and Tina Jennerjohn, 2014; Julie J. Hathaway and Keith Miller, 2012; Steven

VanKirk, 2012. Administration: Superintendent Joe Stutting, 920-746-2801; High School Principal Robert Nickel, 920-746-2800; Middle School Principal Randy Watermolen, 920-746-2810; Elementary School Principal Ann Smejkal; 920-746-2817; Pupil Services, Sharon Sanderson, 920-746-2800.

Washington Island

Wisconsin’s smallest public K-12 school district, 888 Main Rd., R.R. 1, Washington Island, WI 54246; 920 847-2507; fax: 920-847-2865, Website: Board of Education: Robert Cornell, president, term expires 2011; Amy Jorgenson, vice president, 2013; Elizabeth Boshka, clerk, 2013; Lisa Munao, treasurer, 2012. District Administrator: Raymond, ED.S



Parochial Schools

Peninsula Christian School, 1715 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6065; a non-denominational Christian school located continued on page 20 >>>

More than 8,000 people in Door County enrolled at NWTC in the past five years. Let us serve you! • • •


Build your career in business, IT, health, protective services, trades & more. Choose your service - classes, degrees, seminars, even UW credit transfer. Pursue interests like landscaping, computer use, cooking and Spanish. Learn where you wish, like your town, workplace or home computer. PLUS! Visit NWTC-Sturgeon Bay for the free wireless "hotspot" or the Learning in Retirement office! For information contact the Sturgeon Bay campus:

(920) 746-4900 or (800) 422-NWTC, ext. 4900

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<<< continued from page 19 at the Family Worship Center (1715 Michigan St.); Janet Haugen, director; gr. 3-12. St. John Bosco Catholic School, a cooperative district operated by the parishes of St. Joseph, 130 N. Fifth Ave., and Corpus Christi, 15 N. Elgin Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, and SS. Peter and Paul, 4761 E. Dunn Rd., Sevastopol. Contact 920-743-4144. St. Peters Lutheran School, (WELS), 108 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-7434432; Paul Lutze, principal; gr. Pre-K - 8. Zion Lutheran School (WELS), 3937 County Rd. V, Egg Harbor, WI 54209; 920-743-2325. Early childhood center now open; 920-7432325, ext.1#.

higher education Local & Commuter Schools

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St., P.O. Box 19042, Green

Bay, WI 54307-9042, 800-422-NWTC; http:// The state vocational, technical and adult education facility for Northeast Wisconsin with a campus at 229 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-4900 or 800-422-6982.

other education opportunities The Clearing, 12171 Garrett Bay Rd., Ellison Bay, WI 54210; 920-854-4088. The Clearing is an adult folk school offering a wide variety of classes in the arts, fine crafts, humanities and natural sciences, ranging in length from a half day to a week. Contact The Clearing toll free at 877-854-3225 or Door County YMCA, program centers at 1900 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, 920-743-4949; and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek, WI 54212, 920-868-3660;

“The opportun ities that St. No rbert College has pr ovided me with are immeasurable— from academic ally challenging cl asses to compe titive Division III athl etics, my decisi on to attend has be en very rewardi ng. The location of the college is perf ect for me—close en ough that my parents can attend my basketball gam es, but far enough that I am an indepe ndent college studen t. Being a St. No rbert College studen t has made m e more confident, inde pendent and m otivated to succeed, m olding me into the person I am to day.” Brigette Baud hu Brussels, Wis. in ’12

Lawrence University’s Bjorklunden, 7590 Boynton Ln., P.O. Box 10, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202; 920-839-2216. Week-long and seminars from early June to late October. Visit the Website at or send an e-mail to samantha.a.szynskie@ Music and Arts School of Door County, 606 N. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI. 54235; 920-746-1308. Individual and group instruction in musical instruments, dance, theatre and art. Peninsula School of Art, 3900 County F, Fish Creek, WI 54212; 920-868-3455, Nationally-recognized artist/educators provide year round instruction in all media for all levels. Also, summer youth arts, gallery exhibitions and community outreach. www. or e-mail Savory Spoon Cooking School, 12042 Hwy 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210; 920-854-6600; Website: Sievers School of Fiber Arts, Jackson 986 Harbor Rd., Washington Island, WI 54246; 920-847-2264;Fax, 920-847-2676 http://

St. Norbert College offers academic excellence and prepares students for service and leadership through more than 40 programs of study. Right from the start students will experience the personal attention that sets St. Norbert apart.And the opportunities available to students—internships, student-faculty research, study abroad and more—will make them stand out from others when it’s time to apply to graduate school or start their career. Come see why so many students call St. Norbert College “home.” | | 800-236-4878

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DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book Classes in all types of fiber arts. E-Mail: mail@sieversschool. com. Team Leadership Center, 4497 Ploor Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-9999; Website: TLC provides an inspiring keynote speaker, strategic planning facilitation and team building and leadership development adventures throughout Door County and the continental United States. University of Wisconsin-Extension, Door County Office, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, 920-746-2260; fax, 920-7462531; The Door County UW-Extension Office works to bring knowledge of the University to Door County citizens and help people apply this information. The staff works with individuals, families, businesses, organizations and communities. Non credit instruction includes programming by county based Cooperative Extension faculty in the areas of Agriculture, Community Resource Development, Family Living, and 4-H Youth Development. Learning in Retirement, the lifelong learning program sponsored in partnership with

NWTC, Sturgeon Bay. themes Catalogs are available at NWTC and in public locations. More information: Website: (type LIR in the search box); or 920-746-4947 (voice mail box); or E-mail: Door County YMCA at 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4949 and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek, 920-868-3660 Programs are available at the YMCA for all ages and interests whether learning a new skill in exercise class, participating in youth camps or attending one of our Wisdom Wednesday lectures.

libraries Community libraries within Door County have been active since 1866. Several libraries combined to become the Door County Library in 1953. At each library, materials are available for adults, teens and children: There are books in large print, regular print and paperback; audio books, music, magazines and newspapers, DVDs; computers with free Internet access; reference and interlibrary loan services; and free WIFi (wireless) Internet access.

library card; there are no age or residence restrictions. Present ID (like a driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license) and fill out a simple application. Borrowers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign for their card. Original cards are free; there is a small fee for replacement of lost or destroyed cards. The largest of eight Door County community libraries is in Sturgeon Bay, at 107 S Fourth Ave., 920-743-6578. This is also the location of the library offices and the Miller Art Museum, 920-746-0707. Branch libraries are located in: Baileys Harbor, 2392 County F, 920-8392210; Egg Harbor, 7860 Hwy. 42, 920-868-2664; Ephraim, 9996 Water St., 920-854-2014; Fish Creek, 4097 Hwy. 42, 920-868-3471; Forestville, 123 Hwy 42 S, 920-856-6886; Sister Bay/Liberty Grove, 2323 Mill Rd., Sister Bay, 920-854-2721; Washington Island, Main Road & Lakeview Rds., 920-847-2323. The Door County Library is affiliated with over fifty other northeast Wisconsin libraries in the Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS) and the Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLS). Information about library hours, summer and year-round programs and resources is available online at

Visitor or resident, everyone is eligible for a

CALL TODAY 920.683.4707 WI-5001363414

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Church Directory Door County EDUCATION & SUPPORT


Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors

Communion, 1st & 3rd Sat./Sun. Elementary School, PreK-8th Children's Book Club Adult Bible Study Programs Divorce Care Program Grief Share Support Group

Saturday, 5 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 & 10 a.m. Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.

The People of the United Methodist Church

WORSHIP 8:45 ZION 8781 County F, Fish Creek Cty F between Fish Creek & Baileys Harbor 10:15 CALVARY 4650 County E, Egg Harbor Cty E just E. of Highway 42 Rev. Jane Sommers 868-3112 -


ST. PETERS LUTHERAN, WELS 108 W. Maple St. Sturgeon Bay 743-4431



Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church

4767 E. Dunn Road • Hwy. 57 - Institute

Saturday 6:00 p.m. Sunday 8:00 a.m. Spanish Mass Sunday 4:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s

Lutheran Church, ELCA

WELCOME TO ST. PAUL'S: A FRIENDLY PLACE TO WORSHIP Pastor Michael Brecke Gary Scharrig, Lay Minister Handicapped Accessible East of Hwy. 42 on Juddville Rd. WI-5001365707

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Liberal Religious Community of Faith

10341 Hwy 42 ~ North Ephraim ~ 920.854.7559

2731 Highway 42 (Top of Little Sister Hill)

Holy Nativity

Phone: (920) 421-1525

County V, Jacksonport Saturday Evening Eucharist 5:00 p.m.

Christ the King 512 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay Adult formation 8:30 a.m. Sunday Eucharist 9:30 a.m.

The Very Reverend George Hillman, Vicar


Whoever you are, wherever you are on the journey of faith, we welcome you! WI-5001365130

Thought-provoking, eclectic Sunday Services Year-round at 10:00 am

Art Gallery ◊Poetry Series ◊ Cultural Events

Sunday 10:00 a.m. Non-Demoninational * Contemporary Christian Worship * Adult Ministries * Nursery & Children’s Ministries Treasure Seekers (K-6th) * Youth Group (7th-12th) WI-5001367288

Midweek Adult Class Class subjects change - call for information


The Episcopal Church Welcomes You!

JUDDVILLE • FISH CREEK SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE 8:00 & 9:30 Year Round 11:15 June thru October Holy Communion Every Sunday Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Midweek Service of Holy Communion Wednesday 6:30 p.m.


Pastor Ed House

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churches Baptist

Bethel Baptist Church, 852 Europe Bay Rd., Ellison Bay; 920-854-4490.

SS. Peter and Paul, State Hwy. 42 at Dunn Rd., Institute, 920-743-4842.

Lutheran ALC Bethany Lutheran, 3028 Church St., Ephraim; 920-854-4065.

First Baptist Church, 2622 S Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-2544.

Stella Maris Catholic Parish: Encompasses churches in Baileys Harbor, Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Jacksonport, Sister Bay and Washington Island (held in Trinity Ev. Luth. Church). Central Parish Office: 7710 Hwy 42, P.O. Box 49, Egg Harbor, WI 54209; 920-868-3241.

First Baptist Church, 610 N. 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-5058.


Holy Nativity, Jacksonport, 920-743-3286.

Hainesville Lutheran Church, 3944 County Hwy. M, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-9806.

Christ the King, 512 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-3286.

Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7973 St. Hwy 57,Baileys Harbor; 920-839-2224.

Church of the Atonement, 9390 Cottage Row, Fish Creek, 920-868-2700.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, W4167 Juddville Rd., Fish Creek; 920-868-2826.

Church of the Precious Blood, 9696 County Hwy. C, Brussels, 920-824-5061.

Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, 11836 State Hwy. 42, Ellison Bay; 920-854-2988.

Door Bible Baptist Church, 1302 County C, #2, Brussels; 920-825-1380.

Peninsula Baptist Church, 3486 20th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-2969.


Corpus Christi, Duluth Ave. at Juniper St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4716. Holy Name of Mary, Maplewood, 920-856-6440. St. Francis and St. Mary Parish, Brussels, 920-825-7555.

St. Luke’s Church, 2336 Canterbury, Sister Bay, 920-854-9600.

St. Joseph Church, 526 Louisiana St., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-2062.

ELCA Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4705.

Tanum Forest Lutheran Church, 6140 County Hwy. OO, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-3150 or 743-9822. continued on page 24 >>>

Church Directory Door County Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church 836 Michigan St.

7:45 and 10:30 Worship Services Through October 16, 2011 8:00 and 10:30 Worship Services October 16, 2011 through May 20, 2012 9:00 - Sunday School and Adult Forum September thru May

Handicapped Accessible

Child Care Available at 10:30 Service

Joe Mitchell, Pastor

743-3241 -


Worship Services

Saturday 5:00 PM Sunday 8:00 & 10:30 AM


340 West Maple Street Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 Phone (920) 743-4705

Certified Day Care Available During Sunday Services

Education for All Ages

Pastors Tim Malek & Jerry Groth

First Baptist Church of Sister Bay


Adventure Club (4 yr. - 6th) Youth Program (7th - 12th) Koinonia Kupboard Food Pantry Small Group Bible Studies BRIDGES - an Outreach to International Students

Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Service also at 8:00 a.m. from Memorial Day thru Labor Day Sunday School - 9:15 a.m. Year-round Nursery Available Handicapped Accessible

2622 S. Bay Shore Drive. • (920) 854-2544 Dr. Mark Billington, Pastor • Gary Lundquist, Youth Director • “We exist to enjoy and share Christ’s love!”

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Sundays Sept. thru May at 9:15 AM


10:00 a.m. Contemporary

Saturday Worship 5:00 p.m. Traditional

Bible Class Programs For all ages & groups Call 743-7750 for schedule

Master’s Cup Coffee House

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE WIFI access

OASIS Center

Rev. Jim Hill, Director 920-743-7750 or 920-256-9499

Rev. Nathan Lewis, Senior Pastor 1756 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 Church Office: 920-743-7750 WI-5001367010

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<<< continued from page 23 Trinity Lutheran Church, 1765 Townline Rd., Washington Island;920-847-2341. LCMS Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7750.

Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6121 Gordon Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-7439511.

United Methodist

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 316 W. Main, Forestville; 920-856-6420.

Calvary United Methodist Church, 4650 Cty. Hwy. E Egg Harbor; 920-8683112.

WELS Christ Lutheran Church, State Hwy. 57 & Cty. Hwy. Q, Sister Bay; 920-854-5135.

United Methodist Church, Hwy. 57 & Cave Point Dr., Jacksonport; 920-7433241.

Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8612 Cty. Hwy. D, Kolberg; 920-856-6115.

United Methodist Church of Sturgeon Bay, 836 Michigan St., 920-743-3241.

Salem Lutheran Church, 3339 Cty. Hwy. MM, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6683.

Zion United Methodist, 8781 County Hwy. F, Fish Creek; 920- 868-3112.

Fish Creek Community Church, 9400 Cottage Row Rd.,Fish Creek; 920-868-3811.

St. John Lutheran Church, 4911 N Brauer Rd.,Valmy; 920-743-5343.

Other Places of Worship

Friends Community Church, 204 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-868-2532.

St. Peters Lutheran Church, 108 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4431. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6710 County Hwy. T, Egg Harbor; 920-743-5153.

Assembly of God Family Worship Center, 1715 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743 6065. Baha’i Faith, 9633 County A, Fish Creek; 920868-9698. Bethel Evangelical Free Church, 1821 Main Rd., Washington Island; 920-847-2116.


Hope United Church of Christ, 141 S. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-2701. Jehovah’s Witnesses, 918 Circle Ridge Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7367. Southern Door Community Church, 905 County Hwy. DK, Brussels; 920-825-7501.

Ephraim Moravian Church, 9970 Moravia St., Ephraim; 920-854-2804.

Bethel Shalom, 899 Hwy 57, Brussels; 920-8257501.

Moravian Church, 323 S. 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6218.

Christian Science Society, 212 S. 7th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-8582.

Moravian Church, 10924 Old Stage Rd., Sister Bay; 920-854-4080.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 660 18th & Florida St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-7434797.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Hwy 42,Ephraim; PO Box 859, Sister Bay; 920-854-7559.

Door of Life Christian Church, 2731 Hwy. 42, Sister Bay; 920-421-1525.

White Star Church, 2481 County Hwy. C, Brussels; 920-388-2622.

Seventh Day Adventist

Seventh Day Adventist Church, 9402 Hill St., Fish Creek; 920-868-3925.

Sturgeon Bay Community Church, 515 N. 12th Ave.; 920-746-9587. Transfiguration of Our Lord Chapel, 10764 N. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-4215.

senior resources advance directives Ministry Door County Medical Center, 323 S. 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920743-5566. Assistance is available the first Wednesday of each month from 1-2 p.m. in the Chapel at Door County Medical Center to assist with Health Care Power of Attorney or answer questions regarding Advance Directives.

durable medical equipment Bay Pharmacy, 1300 Egg Harbor Rd., Ste. 112, Sturgeon Bay, 54235, 920-746-2158. PAGE 24 | AUGUST, 2011

Sells and/or rents a variety of durable medical equipment including walkers, wheelchairs, commodes, grab bars, power scooters and lift chairs; sells specialized medical supplies such as support hose, nutritional supplements and incontinence products. Will bill Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance where appropriate. Brussels Lions Club, Jim Wautier, 920-8251213. This organization provides short-term loans of durable medical equipment. Neighbor to Neighbor Medical Equipment Loan Closet, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920743-7800. Free equipment - wheelchairs, lift chairs, hospital beds, walkers, commodes, etc. - on loan to people in need. Northern Door Contact: Sheila Petroni, 920-868-3648; Washington Island contact: Janet Hanlin 920535-0021.

health Aseracare Hospice, Green Bay; 866-2683203. Medical, psychological and spiritual support to patients facing terminal illness and their families. Avada Audiology and Hearing Care, 1300 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920743-1970. Free hearing tests and consultation on solutions. Senior Foot Clinic, services provided by the Ministry Door County Medical Center at Lake Side Surgical Associates, 1843 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, from 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays; fee based on income. Call 920746-3570 for appointment. Foot and Nail Clinic, services provided at Scandia Village Good Samaritan, 290 Smith DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Beltone Hearing Care, 1449 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-743-6008. Free hearing tests and consultation on solutions. Miracle Ear, 611D Jefferson St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-7434900 or 800-933-3480. Free testing and consultation on solutions. Wisconsin’s Lifeline & LinkUp. These programs are offered through local telephone companies to help low-income customers reduce their phone bills. Lifeline reduces monthly phone charges for income-eligible households, and Link-Up waives local telephone connection charges to enable people without phone service to obtain it and those with service to keep it when they move. For details, call AT & T/SBC - 800440-9853.

housing Subsidized Housing for The Elderly: contact the Door County Housing Authority at 920-7432545. Property Tax Deferral Loan, Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority: 1-800334-6873, ext. 624 Applications due by June 30 of each year. ASSISTED LIVING APARTMENTS: The Meadows at Scandia Village, 10554 Applewood Rd., Sister Bay; 920-854-2317. COMMUNITY-BASED RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES (CBRF’S): Cardinal Ridge Residential Care, 817 Circle Ridge Pl., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-9289. The Gathering Place, 204 N. Duluth Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Hearthside Cordial Care, 10569 Fieldcrest Road, Sister Bay, 920854-7225. Whispering Heights, 1704 Georgia St.; 920-746-8998. Whispering Pines, 1610 Georgia St.; 920-746-7080. Whispering Winds, 1632 Georgia St.; 920-746-8859. Woodview of Scandia Village, 2311 Meadow Wood Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-2317. Skilled Nursing Facilities: Ministry Door County Medical Center, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), 330 S. 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-3719. Golden Living Center Dorchester, 200 N. Seventh Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6274; Skilled nursing and Rehab (pt, ot) facilities. Scandia Village Good Samaritan, 10560 Applewood Rd., Sister Bay; 920-854-2317.

it’s a mission. HOME HEALTH SERVICES


RESIDENTIAL CARE APARTMENT COMPLEXES (RCAC’S): Pine Crest Village, 1241 N. 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-7461280.

GOOD SAMARITAN - SCANDIA VILLAGE A Senior Living Community Scandia Village offers outstanding senior housing choices and services. They welcome you to visit and see for yourself the advantages of having multiple levels of care at one facility.

in-home supportive services Advocates for Independent Living, 920-746-2000. Offers client-oriented in-home service options personalized to meet the needs of those requiring care; short-term hourly service to 24/7 care and supervision available. Experience working with individuals who are elderly or have physical, emotional or developmental disabilities or mental illness. Dedicated team of service providers offers assistance with daily living activities, housekeeping, personal cares, medication monitoring, respite and companionship. continued on page 26 >>>

Keeping you at home with compassionate home health care.


Ministry Home Care; 920-7437983. A home health agency that provides services to individuals in their own homes. The agency is certified to bill Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance, sliding fee scale available.

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Independent Living Choices: Meadows Apartments The Villas Levels of Care Available: Woodview Assisted Living 24 hour Care Center Birchwood Special Care Unit (Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care)


Dr., Sister Bay, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Call 920-854-2317 to schedule an appointment.

10560 Applewood Road Sister Bay • 920-854-2317

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<<< continued from page 25 Door County Wraparound Program, 800-6361161 or 920-593-3516. A program operated by Northeast Wisconsin Curative; trained personnel provide a variety of services from housekeeping, meal preparation and companionship to supervision, transportation, shopping, errands, medication monitoring, respite care and personal care assistance. Crisis assistance is available 24 hours a day. Econo Foods Grocery Delivery, 920-743-8896. Grocery delivery provided throughout Door County. Helping Hands, 1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay (Oasis Center of Prince of Peace Lutheran church), 920-217-2961. Provides quality care in the home environment the promotes independence & quality of life. Home Instead Senior Care, 920-743-9370. A trusted source for in home health care services to seniors. Professionally trained, bonded and insured caregivers can support you or your loved ones in your home. Services Include housekeeping, meal preparation, companionship, med reminders, laundry, transportation, shopping/errands and more. Also, Alzheimer’s and Dementia care services providing incontinent care, bathing, grooming and more. Services available from three hours per day to 24/7.

information, referral & support Door County Department of Social Services, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-2300. See Senior Resource Center. Door County Senior Resource Center, 832 N. 14th

Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-2542. This public agency provides information and assistance, congregate and home delivered meals, guardianship services, benefit counseling, transportation, activities and educational programming for older adults in Door County, elder abuse/neglect reporting.

Memory Care Connections, provides free information, screening, referrals and support for people (age 60 and older) experiencing memory loss and their caregivers. Funding for respite and other support services is available to those who meet eligibility criteria. In Door County, call 920-493-0339;

Door of Hope, supportive recovery through grief and loss. A healing journey. The following support group meetings are held each month. The second Monday of month at 11:00 12:30p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Baileys Harbor. The second Tuesday of month at 5:30 Prince of Peace Church,1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. A fall seminar, Holiday grief and loss workshop, TBA. Facilitator: Chaplain Joan Carlson, Co-facilitator, Eileen Koelpien. 920868-9471.

Neighbor to Neighbor, 920-743-7800. A non-profit umbrella agency for Respite Care of Door County, a medical equipment loan closet, Peer Companion Program, and the Lemonade Club Cancer Survivors Support Group.

Family Centers of Door County, the group provides a variety of activities for senior citizens and young families at several locations throughout the county. Check the Website at An Older Adult Breakfast Social is held the 1st Wednesday of each month at the town hall in Maplewood. Frequent events for seniors are also held at the Washington Island Family Center. Call 920-743-4949 in Sturgeon Bay, 920-868-3660 in Fish Creek, 920-854-4244 in Sister Bay, 920-825-1430 in Southern Door; and 920-847-2226 in Washington Island. JAK’s Place, 820 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-818-0525. A community resource center for people whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Lakeshore Community Action Program, Inc. (Lakeshore CAP), 131 S 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-0192 provides food assistance, emergency rental assistance, homeless and juvenile services.

Older Adult Breakfast Social, 920-825-1430. This program offers an opportunity to enjoy a nutritious breakfast, socialize and learn about community resources from various guest speakers. It is held at 9 a.m. on the 1st Wednesday of every month at The Southern Door Family Center building, 1400 Cty. RD. DK, Brussels. Reservations are required by noon the day before. Door County YMCA at 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4949 and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek, 920-868-3660 At the Y you will become part of a community committed to helping you learn new things and make new friends. Socialization with friends, group exercise and learning opportunities geared towards Seniors.

legal assistance Elder Law Center, a public interest legal services program operated under the umbrella of the Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG). Call 800-366-2990. Legal Aid of Door County, 920-743-3934. Legal services for financially and case eligible clients.

community resources 211: general information

financial assistance

United Way of Door County, 211. Need nonemergency help? 2-1-1 is where you start. Whether you need to find after-school programs, counseling, elder care of any other non-emergency services, 2-1-1 provides confidential, easy to use and free access to the information you need.

Bay View Lutheran Church Emergency Fund, 920-743-4705. An emergency fund for prescriptions, medical procedures, rent payments, and food for people whose need does not qualify for other assistance programs. Referrals must be made by an organization on behalf of the potential recipient.

driver’s examiners Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 1009 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 800-924-3570; Office hours 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. PAGE 26 | AUGUST, 2011

Door County Benefit Specialist, Senior Resource Center, 832 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-746-2542. Assists people 60 and older by providing accurate and current information on benefits.

Door County Department of Social Services, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920746-2300. Provides financial assistance in the form of Food Stamps, Medicaid, Badger Care, energy assistance to people who meet eligibility guidelines, low income home energy assistance. Door County Job Center, Cherry Point Mall, 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay; 920-7436915. The Door County Job Center offers employment services and community resources referrals to everyone. Individualized services are available through its many employment programs such as; Disability Resources: Employment and Transition Services (Ticket to Work), Door County Transportation Options Program, Employment Resources for Offenders, FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET), Wisconsin Works (W-2), DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Youth Employment Services (YES)., Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC), Community Care, 920-743-5566. The hospital provides community care for all services provided to the general public via the hospital (inpatient and outpatient) and Ministry Home Care (home health agency). Door County Transportation Options Program, Cherry Point Mall, 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6915. This program administered by WEP, Inc. for the State of Wisconsin, assists eligible employed individuals in Door and Kewaunee Counties with transportation assistance. Services include gas vouchers, vehicle repair/purchase loans, and van pools. www.doorcountyjobcenter. org, Door County Veteran’s Service Office, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; 920-7462225. Assistance for honorably discharged veterans and their families. Door/Kewaunee Weatherization Program (DKWP), Cherry Point Mall, 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7273. This program administered by WEP, Inc. for the State, reduces energy costs by making homes more energy efficient in Door and Kewaunee Counties for eligible families. Interested parties must apply through the Energy Assistance Program administered by WEP., Door-Tran, 920-743-9999, 877-330-6333 www.; Offers rideshare matching, maintains a local transportation resource guide, operates a half-price travel voucher program and a veteran transportation program. Door-Tran also is a transportation information and referral system and track unmet transportation needs for future service planning. Family Centers of Door County, The agency provides a variety of activities for people of all ages at several locations throughout the county. The main facility is located in downtown Brussels at 1400 County Road DK. The Southern Door Facility is equipped with Wi-Fi and computers that are available for public use, a childrens library, full kitchen and toy room. The building is available to rent for private parties (seating for 60) at $15 per hour. Programs for older adults are held on Washington Island during the winter months and a Breakfast Social is held the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Southern Location. The Childrens Christmas Stores, family activities and women’s and parent support groups meet monthly in Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay and in Northern Door. Call, 920-825-1430 or Toll Free 1-800-856-1651. Check the Website at for a rotating schedule of events. FISC Consumer Credit Counseling, 57 N. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-1862. Consumer credDOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

it counseling and assistance in managing finances and reducing debt.

makes available free food, and clothing at very low cost.

Ministry Fund, (also known as Katie’s Fund), MDCMC, 920-743-5566. The programs pays for emergency shelter, transportation, food, fuel/utilities, medications.

Koinonia Kupboard, 2622 S. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay 54234; 920-854-2544. A food pantry operated by the First Baptist Church of Sister Bay; open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Available to Northern Door County residents.

St. Joseph Parish Emergency Fund, 526 Louisiana St., Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-2062. Assistance in emergency situations. Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP), Cherry Point Mall, 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7273. This program administered by Women’s Employment Project, Inc. (WEP, Inc.) subcontractor for DCDSS, seeks to assist eligible low-income individuals and families in Door County with energy assistance, emergency furnace repairs/replacement, and energy crises.,

Holy Name of Mary Parish, Maplewood, 920856-6440. A food pantry for people in need. Open 10 a.m.-noon 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays. Most accessible to residents of southern Door County. Lakeshore Community Action Program, Inc. (Lakeshore CAP), 131 S 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-0192. A client choice food pantry for individuals and families in need of basic nutritional food; eligibility is based on monthly household income.

Women’s Employment Project, Inc. (WEP, Inc.), Cherry Point Mall, 1300 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7273. WEP, Inc. provides programs for employment (as lead agency for the Door County Job Center), transportation, energy, and weatherization services to eligible low-income individuals and families in Door and Kewaunee Counties.,

Loaves & Fishes Community Meals Ministry, 920-743-6218. A community-based program provides hot meals to hungry people and families in Door County. Meals are served in in Sturgeon Bay: at NWTC on the 1st, 3rd & 4th Fridays of the month from 5:30PM to 7:00PM. In Sister Bay at St. Rosalia’s on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Door County YMCA at 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4949 and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek, 920-868-3660 The YMCA is committed to making participation affordable for everyone. If you feel you cannot include the cost of a membership in your budget, please consider joining through our easy and confidential Scholarship program.

SHARE, a nonprofit, volunteer-run food buying club helps families save 30-50% on supermarket quality food. For over 25 years, SHARE has served the Upper Midwest with savings on a wide selection of foods. Everyone is welcome to save money on food and help their community through SHARE. There are NO income limits, eligibility guidelines or membership fees.  Order forms can be found in the monthly SHARE Times newspaper available in many Sturgeon Bay Community agencies, Laundromats and Churches or on-line at Food is distributed monthly at Prince of Peace Church, 1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay.  For information call Darlene at 743-7750.

housing Door County Housing Authority, 57 N. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay 54235; 920-743-2545. Rental assistance provided to families, elderly, disabled and single individuals who qualify. Door County Weatherization Program, 920743-7273. The program, administered by Women’s Employment Project (WEP), seeks to reduce energy costs by making homes more energy efficient. Eligibility is tied to the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP), administered by the Department of Social Services. Lakeshore Community Action Program, Inc. (Lakeshore CAP), 131 S 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-0192 provides emergency short term rental assistance to families, elderly, disabled and single individuals who qualify under program guidelines.

food Door County Community Resource Program (Feed My People and Clothe My People), 204 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay 54235; 920-743-9053. A sharing program that belongs to the community

community services Ideal Services, 920-746-9935. The agency provides a variety of services including companionship, personal assistance, housekeeping, lawn care, home administration, meal planning and preparation, errands, medication monitoring and transportation. Specialized Services, LLC, 920-743-8316. The agency provides a wide variety of services to individuals in our community who are elderly, physically disabled, developmentally disabled or experiencing mental illness or alcohol/drug addictions. Trained staff provide housekeeping assistance, companionship, supervision, transportation, shopping/errands, skills development.

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legal assistance Legal Services of Northeastern Wisconsin Inc., 800-236-1127 or 920-432-4645. Door County is served by the Green Bay office.

mental health services Door County Department of Community Programs, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay, 920-746-2300. A publicly funded human service agency provide comprehensive services to assist Door County residents with mental health/emotional wellness, alcohol and other drug abuse issues, developmental disabilities and severe and persistent mental illness. Bay Counseling Clinic, LLP, 50 S Madison Ave, Suite 3, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4428. State certified mental health clinic offering individual, family and marital therapy. Catholic Charities of the Green Bay Diesis, 20 S 1st Ave, Sturgeon Bay; 920-495-0162. Individual, couple and family counseling available to assist in resolving a variety of issues. Counseling Associates of Door County, 620 N. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-9554. The agency provides a wide range of counseling services to citizens of all ages.

interpersonal therapy Dennis White, PhD; 207 S 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-1346. Provides a variety of clinical and consulting services to individuals and agencies in Door County.

child care Licensed Family Child Care Centers

Licensed Group Child Care Centers Adventures Child Care Inc., 1645 Tee Off Ln., Brussels; 920-8251145. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 12 yrs; 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri. Sandy Jandrin, director. Door County Child Care Services, 3913 Cherry Rd., Sturgeon Bay. 920-743-2833; fax, 920-743-4590. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 12 yrs; 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri.; Laci Massart, director. Door County YMCA, Sunrise School Kids Club after School Program, 1414 Rhode Island St., Sturgeon Bay; contact Ben Rikkola, 920-7434949; kindergarten – 5th grade, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri. Northern Door Children’s Center, 10520 Judith Blazer Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-4244. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 10 yrs., 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri.; Cindy Trinkner-Peot, director. Sneakers & Boots Inc., Child Care & Learning Center; 876 S. Lansing Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-0213. Enrolling: 6 wks – 10 yrs; 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri. Jayne Hayes, director. Treehouse Leaning Center, 323 S. 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920743-7187. Enrolling: 3 years to 4 years, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m., Mon. - Thur., Sep.- May. Abby Zelhofer, director. Washington Island Preschool, Inc., 1246 Main Rd., Washington Island; 920-847-3305. Enrolling: 3 yrs. – 5 yrs., 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Mon. – Fri. Betsy Boshka, director.

Bounce back. Sometimes we need extra attention before resuming the activities we enjoy.

Karen Zelhofer, 4382 St. Hwy. 57, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-1347. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 8 yrs., 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri., Jan. – Dec.

We strive to restore your strength and confidence, and put a little spring back in your step. With our therapy services, you’ll be back to your active life in no time.

Robillard’s Little People Family Day Care, Pam Robillard, 806 E. Fathom Pl., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-0227. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 12 yrs., 6:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon. – Fri., Jan. – Dec.

To find out more, call us today!

Maximum capacity of 8 children Dandylion’s Day Care, Ann Mueller, 652 St. Hwy 42, Sturgeon Bay, 920-856-6369. Enrolling: 6wks., - 10 yrs., 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri., Jan. – Dec.

Sandy’s Licensed Family Day Care, Sandra Worachek, 449 S. Fulton Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4313. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 7 yrs., 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri., Jan. - Dec. Noah’s Ark Family Day Care Center, Katie McGrane, 167 Green Bay Rd., Washington Island; 920-847-3218. Enrolling: 6 wks. – 12 yrs., 6:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri., Sept – June. Wee Ones Family Day Care, Jessica Gibbs, 745 E. Fathom Pl., Sturgeon Bay, 920-495-1180, Enrolling: 6 wks., - 12 yrs., 5 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon. – Fri., Jan. – Dec. PAGE 28 | AUGUST, 2011

Golden LivingCenter – Dorchester 200 N. Seventh Avenue • Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 920-743-6274 Equal opportunity provider of healthcare services. GLS-06249-10-CL

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the arts music Door Community Auditorium: Located adjacent to Gibraltar Schools on Hwy. 42, in Fish Creek, Door Community Auditorium has a long tradition of bringing a wide variety of big-name entertainment to the Peninsula. Performances are booked year round and offer entertainment for all ages and tastes. For more information, contact the auditorium box office at 920-8682728 or go online at Peninsula Music Festival: Professional symphony orchestra that presents nine different symphonic concerts each August in Door County. Concerts every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. Indoors, air-conditioned, reserved seating. Full concert details on our website: February Chamber Music series, too! Birch Creek Music Performance Center: Located 3 miles east of Egg Harbor on County E, Door County’s unique summer concert venue holds concerts from late June through midAugust featuring nationally known musicians in Symphony, Percussion & Steel Band and Big Band Jazz. Concerts begin at 8:00pm in DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

the renovated Dutton Concert Barn with preconcert music at 7:30pm. To reserve tickets, call (920) 868-3763 or visit for more information. 3821 County E, P.O. Box 230, Egg Harbor, WI 54209. Third Avenue Playhouse: Now in its 11th season, Third Avenue Playhouse has grown into a valuable community resource, offering affordable, quality musical and theatrical performances for all ages year-round. For additional information regarding the program schedule, call 920-743-1760 or visit www. Midsummer’s Music Festival: brings worldclass chamber music to the Door and to the county’s various constituencies. For information, call 920-854-7088 or visit online at

performing arts Peninsula Players Theatre: In its 76th season; a new stunning stage house is in keeping with the theatre’s open-air pavilion feel for which it is famous. The season begins in midJune and extends into October, and consists of five plays. For more information, call 920-8683287 or visit

American Folklore Theatre: Heartwarming Musical Comedies to Delight the Whole Family. AFT performs 3 shows in rep “under the stars” at the AFT Amphitheatre in Peninsula State Park mid-June through August. Fall and Holiday shows at Door Community Auditorium and historic Door County venues in September, October and December. “One of the top regional theatres in the country” – Money Magazine. Advance tickets and complete details at www. PO Box 273, Fish Creek, 920-854-6117 Door Shakespeare: Performances are held in the garden at Bjorklunden Estate, located on the shores of Lake Michigan south of Baileys Harbor. Door Shakespeare’s season runs from mid-July through much of August. For information, call 920-839-1500 or visit Third Avenue Playhouse: Now in its 11th season, Third Avenue Playhouse has grown into a valuable community resource, offering affordable, quality musical and theatrical performances for all ages year-round. For additional information regarding the program schedule, call 920-743-1760 or visit www.

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parks & recreation nature walks The Ridges Sanctuary: Originally set aside as a refuge for wildflowers. More than 25 species of native orchids, and over a dozen plants listed on the Wisconsin Threatened and Endangered Species List, grow there. Visitors can learn more about the sanctuary’s treasures by taking a naturalist-guided tour through the ridges and across the swales. Guided hikes are offered twice a day at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. during the months of June, July and August. Call 920-839-2802 for tour times in May, September and October or visit Ephraim Wetlands Preserve: Located on the southern edge of Ephraim, 9820 Water St. You can access the area from Highway 42, May through October. As you head north, turn right or east when you see the Ephraim Wetlands Preserve sign. There is a map at the entry and 14 educational signs along the way. Here, seven acres of wetlands have been preserved through efforts of the village of Ephraim. On two trails with man-made bridges, you can hike one-third of a mile through the area. Circling the New Life Meadow, the loop is the larger trail and has a 45-foot bridge. On the swamp loop, you’ll cross over two bridges - one 160 feet long and another 65 feet long. There’s also a small spur called the white pine trail.

state trail Ahnapee State Trail: From downtown Sturgeon Bay, the county-operated trail winds south and west 30 miles along the Ahnapee River to Algoma and Casco in Kewaunee County; hike, touring bike, ski, and snowmobile. Contact information: Door County Parks, 3538 Park Dr., Sturgeon Bay 54235, 920-746-9959, or Courthouse, 613 Dodge St., Kewaunee 54216, 920-388-4410.

activities BOATING: The daily boat launch fee is $5 for county-run launch locations. The 2010 annual permits fees are: $31.75 - Door County Resident (includes 5.5% sales tax); $52.75 - Non Resident (includes 5.5% sales tax). Annual boat launch permits also available at: Door County Parks Department or Door County Clerk’s Office, 3538 Park Dr. or 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay WI 54235. 920PAGE 30 | AUGUST, 2011

746-9959 or Annual permits are good at all the following locations: Olde Stone Quarry Park – 4 1⁄2 miles north of Sturgeon Bay; Carmody Park – Little Sturgeon; Chaudoir’s Dock Park - Town of Union; Forestville Dam Park - Forestville; Frank E. Murphy Park - Town of Egg Harbor; Lily Bay Boat Launch. Other boat launch locations can be found in Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Baileys Harbor, Jacksonport, Sister Bay, Ephraim, Ellison Bay, Gills Rock, Rowleys Bay and on Washington Island. The City of Sturgeon Bay boat launch complex is located adjacent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources office on the city’s west side near the Maple-Oregon Street Bridge.

Bay rink is also home to a popular broomball league. SWIMMING: Two of the most popular beaches in Door County are located inside state parks: Whitefish Dunes and Nicolet Beach in Peninsula State Park. The county also maintains beaches. In addition, many of the shore side towns and villages also maintain public beaches (Egg Harbor, Ephraim, Fish Creek, Sister Bay, Jacksonport) as does the City of Sturgeon Bay with beaches at Sunset and Otumba parks. Swimmers are advised to take note of advisories, which can change on a daily basis.

golf courses Maxwelton Braes: 920-421-4653, classic 18-hole design located on 7670 Highway 57 south of Baileys Harbor.

Ramps are also located at Potawatomi and Peninsula state parks, and at Whitefish Bay adjacent to Whitefish Dunes State Park.

Peninsula State Park: 920-854-5791, only golf course in Wisconsin’s state park system, with 18 holes, located on Highway 42 near the south entrance to Ephraim.

Cross country skiing: Extensively groomed cross country ski trails can be found in the four mainland state parks. See contact information in this section of the Answer Book.

The Alpine Resort: 920-868-3232. Located in Egg Harbor, has been a resort favorite for 70 years and now sports 36 holes, 7670 County Hwy G.

The Crossroads at Big Creek also maintains trails on its property on the eastern edge of Sturgeon Bay at the intersection of Hwy. 42-57 County TT. For more information, contact 920-746-5895 or visit

The Orchards: 920-868-2483, relatively new 18-hole layout located at 8125 Heritage Lake Rd., Egg Harbor.

SNOWMOBILING: Potawatomi and Peninsula state parks maintain snowmobiling trails. For more information on trails and their conditions outside the parks visit the Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Club’s website for Door County at door.html. HUNTING/FISHING: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Service Center in Sturgeon Bay located at 110 Neenah Ave. offers information on public shore fishing areas, boat launches and fish species, as well as provides licenses, stamp approvals and regulation pamphlets. Call 920-746-2860. More information is available by calling 24-hour fishing hotlines in Door County 920-743-7046 or Kewaunee County 920-487-3090. ICE SKATING: Ice skating rinks are located in Sturgeon Bay and Sister Bay. The Sister

Stonehedge: 920-868-1861, Executivelength 9-hole course, 4320 County E, Egg Harbor. Idlewild Golf Course: 920-743-3334, an 18-hole layout located near Potawatomi State Park south of Sturgeon Bay, 4146 Golf Valley Dr. Cherry Hills Resort: 920-743-3240, an 18-hole located north of Sturgeon Bay in former expansive orchard property, 5905 W. Dunn Rd. 27 Pines: 920-746-8762, a 9-hole executive layout in southern Door County, 5611 Silverdale Rd. Bay Ridge: 920-854-4085: Well established regulation 9-hole course in Sister Bay, 2688 S Bay Shore Dr. Deer Run Golf Resort: 920-847-2017, offers a 9-hole challenge in the center of Washington Island, N10W1885 Michigan Rd.

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youth activities Birch Creek Music Performance Center: Offering four two-week resident sessions in Symphony, Percussion & Steel Band and Big Band Jazz in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, for advanced musicians ages 14-19. Faculty includes nationally known music educators and performers. Students are mentored by faculty during the day and perform in 6-8 public concerts at night. Auditions required. For more information, call (920) 868-3763, email visit 3821 County E, P.O. Box 230, Egg Harbor, WI 54209. Door County 4-H: Door County 4-H and UW-Extension Youth Programs integrate research, education and community-based partnerships, enabling youth to learn and practice skills to be productive citizens. Dawn Kuelz; 920 746 2260; Government Center, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235; www.; dawn.kuelz@ces. Door County YMCA: at 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4949 and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek, 920-868-3660 The Y is committed everyday to helping kids learn, grow and thrive. Summer camp, afterschool programs, sports, arts, dance, swimming, martial arts and special event opportunities are here for your kids. Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes: In a unique girl-only environment, Girl Scouts build courage, confidence and character all while having fun. There are many ways a

girl can participate in Girl Scouts - we have a program that’s just right for you! Contact: 888-747-6945 or Green Service Center, 920469-4860. Boy Scouts of the Bay-Lakes Council (BSA): Building 12 core values including: citizenship, compassion, cooperation, courage, faith, health and fitness, honesty, perseverance, positive attitude, resourcefulness, respect and responsibility. For more information contact Voyageur Senior District Director Osmara Vielma, 920-639-1516, osmara.vielma@ Boys & Girls Club of Door County: Strives to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Located inside of Sawyer Elementary School in Sturgeon Bay and Gibraltar Elementary School in Fish Creek. 920-746-5125, P.O. Box 579, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-0579, Peninsula School of Art: 3900 County F, Fish Creek, WI 54212. Open throughout the year and offers workshops in all media for every skill level with nationally-recognized faculty. Educationally themed gallery exhibitions of professional artists’ works, including the annual Door County Plein Air Festival and an active community outreach program enhance the school’s curriculum. Summer studios for young artists. for more information: 920-868-3455, www.peninsulaartschool. com, www.doorcountypleinair,com or e-mail Third Avenue Playhouse: Now in its 11th season, Third Avenue Playhouse has grown

into a valuable community resource, offering affordable, quality musical and theatrical performances for all ages year-round. For more information regarding the program schedule, call 920-743-1760 or visit www. Door County Soccer Association (DCSA) is a volunteer rec league with 500 players in beautiful Door County WI. We are affiliated with SAY soccer. Games are primarily played at John Miles Co Park soccer fields as well as the Sister Bay Sports Complex srbader@; Website: Cal Ripken Boys Baseball: A youth baseball organization for ages 7-12 encompassing the Rookie, Minor and Major leagues affiliated with the national Cal Ripken program. Games are played beginning in late May until early July at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay. Girls Little League Softball: A youth softball organization for ages 7-15 affiliated with national Little League Softball. Leagues are divided by age group. Games are played on a complex of three diamonds, part of Sturgeon Bay’s Memorial Field athletic fields. For more information about the leagues or how to register contact Pete LeClair, 920-493-2982. Boys Babe Ruth Baseball: A youth baseball organization for ages 13-15 combining teams from throughout Door County under the umbrella of national Babe Ruth Baseball. Games are played on a number of sites in the county. For information contact George Husby at 920-743-6322.

lighthouses Pottawatomie Light (1858): North shore of Rock Island. Oldest lighthouse in Door County. Entertains visitors during summerfall months.. Baileys Harbor Range Lights (1869): Located in the Ridges Sanctuary, became necessary when the first lighthouse had to be extinguished because of poor positioning. Known as the “birdcage lighthouse” because of its lantern room design, the tower still stands at the entrance to the harbor. Plum Island (1895): These lights located in the center of Death’s Door passage at the tip of the Door Peninsula are really “range lights.” These are two widely separated lights DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

at different elevations that appear to merge together, one over the other, when a ship is entering the passage safely. Chamber’s Island: Situated in Green Bay near Fish Creek. It and Eagle Bluff are nearly identical except for the shape of the towers. Cana Island: Located off County Q north of Baileys Harbor, is an imposing 65-foot brick tower built in 1869 and sheathed in steel in 1902. Operated by the Door County Maritime Museum, Cana Island is open mid-May to late October. Eagle Bluff Lighthouse: Erected in 1868 and is in Peninsula State Park north of Fish Creek. The Door County Historical Society

has restored the building and furnished it with period antiques. Guided tours highlight the story of the second keeper, William Duclon, and his family. Sherwood Point: Became the last Great Lakes lighthouse to be automated by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1983 when its keeper retired. Situated on Green Bay at the mouth of Sturgeon Bay. U.S. Coast Guard Station: Both a centuryold tower light which signals the entrance to the man-made passage that connects Lake Michigan with Sturgeon Bay and a “headlight” marking the end of the breakwater.

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The following businesses are located in the Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park. The industrial area, managed by the Door County Economic Development Corp., offers a variety of incentives to encourage industry to invest in the park and for existing businesses to expand. Incentives essentially are based on employment and added tax value. For details, contact DCEDC at 920-743-3113. (Number of employees provided where available).

Bay Electric Systems, 230 Keel Ct., 920-7437680; Residential, commercial and industrial electrical contracting. Number of employees: 7. Bissen Asphalt and Sturgeon Bay Sand & Gravel, 934 Shiloh Rd., 920-746-8850, Gravel, sand, topsoil, and decorative stone. Number of employees: 14. C & S Manufacturing Corp., 1052 S Neenah Ave., 920-743-6941,; Plumbing and heating supplies. Number of employees: 60. Door County Economic Development Corp., 185 East Walnut St., 920-743-3113,, Business development services and business incubator. Number of employees: 6. Door County Overhead Door, 1525 Shiloh Rd., 920-746-0377,, Door repair and replacement Eagle Mechanical, 850 S Lansing Ave., 920746-9200; Plumbing and heating contractor. DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

Number of employees: 22. ExacTech, 107 E Walnut St., 920-7462954,, Fabrication for MarineTravelift, Shuttlelift, and other companies. Number of employees: 105. Hatco Corp., 1118 S Neenah Ave., 920-7435595,; Custom food service equipment for restaurants and other businesses. Number of employees: 298. Hill Building Maintenance, 1555 Shiloh Rd., 920-743-8312. Commercial and residential cleaning and restoration. Number of employees: 38. Hi-Tec Fabrication (a division of Wulf Brothers), 811 S Neenah Ave., 920-746-0925,; Metal fabrication. Number of employees: 20. HTF Inc., 1447 Shiloh Rd., (920) 746-9850,; Custommade thermal process, waste reclamation and other equipment. Number of employees: 10.

746-1362,; Plastic fabrication. Number of employees: 5. Linen Press, 224 Keel Ct., 920-746-4034 or 800-407-7667,; Commercial laundry, rental and process linens for hotels and restaurants. Number of employees 10 - 30 seasonal. Mann Machine, 1411 Shiloh Rd., 920-746-0891, Machining services. Marine Travelift, 49 E Yew St., 920-743-8650, Manufacturer of large mobile boat hoists used in marinas, shipyards, fishing ports and navel stations. Number of employees: 162. Murrockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Yard Maintenance, 203 Keel Ct., 920-743-9358, Residential and commercial landscape maintenance and snow removal. Number of employees 6 - 12 seasonal. NEW Industries, 905 S. Neenah Ave., 920-7438575,; CNC machining services. Number of employees: 150.

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<<< continued from page 33 Parcus Medical LLC, 839 S. Neenah Ave., 920-746-8661,; Production of surgical metal products for hip and knee replacement. Peninsula Creations, 201 Yew St., 920-746-9744,; Custom and semi-custom cabinetry and furnishings. Number of employees: 2. Portside Properties, 810 S. Lansing Ave., 920-746-1092,; Design, construction, and remodeling of residential and commercial properties. Pro Products Inc, 918 S. Lansing Ave., 920-743-1575,; CNC machining, small fabrications, welding and parts assembly services to original equipment manufacturers. Number of employees: 15. Shipyard Partners, Shiloh Rd., 920-746-1912, 414-283-2680, www.; Boat storage for Cal-Marine. Skipper Buds, 705 Quarterdeck Ln., 920-743-8985, www.skipperbuds. com; Full service marina, including boat storage and sales. Number of employees: 12.

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Sunshine House Inc., 55 W. Yew St., 920-743-7943,,; Bulk mailing, small assembly and other sub-contracted services to provide jobs for people with developmental disabilities. Serves as a collection site for Goodwill Industries. Number of employees: 88. Therma-Tron-X Inc., 1155 S. Neenah Ave., 920-743-6568, www.;; Industrial paint and finishing systems. Number of employees: 132. T.R. Cochart Tire Center, 911 Shiloh Rd., 920-743-1500, Tire repair and replacement. Number of employees: 5. Valley Cabinet, Inc., 966 Green Bay Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, 920-743-2243, Valley Cabinet is a full service custom cabinet manufacturer with 3 showroom locations. We offer outstanding design service, high quality custom-built cabinets, knowledgeable field technicians, and talented installers. Stop into one of our showrooms today! Viking Electric (formerly Anchor Electric Supply), 1416 S. Neenah Ave., 920-743-5505,; Electric supplies for construction and business. Number of employees: 4.

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Warner-Wexel LLC, 210 Jib St., 920-746-1700, www.warner-wexel. com; Distributor of pool, janitorial and non-perishable products for hotels, taverns, restaurants, stores and other small businesses. Number of employees: 15. Wulf Brothers, 155 E. Walnut St., 920-743-5587, www.wulfbrothers. com; Heating and ventilation systems, air conditioning, spas, fireplaces and stone products. Number of employees: 65. WireTech Fabricators, 124 E. Leeward St., 920-743-7201, www.; wire form solution provider since 1963. Number of employees: 103.

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door county economic development corporation The Door County Economic Development Corporation provides resources to anyone thinking about starting a new business or expanding an existing business in Door County. DCEDC can assist with locations, financing, incentives and other information to help your Door County business grow. DCEDC provides local companies of all sizes with programs and information geared to create positive growth for the Door County economy. The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) is a public/private partnership dedicated to improving the economic vitality of the county and its residents. Founded in 1989, DCEDC has a successful track record of helping businesses create and retain thousands of jobs through a myriad of programs and initiatives. DCEDC partners with companies and entrepreneurs to help build successful businesses in Door County and continuously improve the area’s economic climate. It’s a relationship that allows businesses to tap into the expertise of area leaders, and provides them with access to a variety of local, state and federal resources. For more information, contact: Door County Economic Development Corporation, 185 E. Walnut St., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. 920-743-3113 or 800-450-3113.

financial institutions Baylake Bank

Main office: 217 N. Fourth Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-5551 Branches: 34 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-3980 1364 County DK, Brussels; 920-825-7022 7842 State Hwy. 42, Egg Harbor; 920-868-3871 12046 State Hwy. 42, Ellison Bay; 920-854-2814 9405 State Hwy. 42, Fish Creek; 920-868-3323 2438 S. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-2326 1131 Main Rd., Washington Island; 920-847-2557

North Shore Bank

225 N. Fifth Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-3391 209 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6978 2614 S. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-2381

Bank Mutual

1227 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-8206 or 800-261-6888

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Carrington offers premium appetizers, sandwiches, and steaks, as well as many exciting twists on a traditional bar and grill offering. Located at the north end of the Landmark Resort, the Carrington Pub & Grill will satisfy both the thirsty and the hungry with an appealing, varied menu and a full bar. Check out our Friday Fish Fry. You’ll be hooked. Voted “Best of Door County.”

Associated Bank Main office: 57 N. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-6521; Branches: 1332 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-0624 519 S. Lansing Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-7281 10440 Townline Rd., Sister Bay; 920-854-2339 or 839-2885

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3030 Park Drive, Suite B, Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-8150, ext. 08204.

Citizens Bank

1426 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-7666 or 920-839-3734

Pioneer Credit Union

665 N. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-8271 1449 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-8271

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hospitals & clinics Aurora Health Center, 1910 Alabama St. Sturgeon Bay 54235; 920-746-7200; Sister Bay, 920-854-2347; and Green Bay, 888-2118866. Wide array of health services. Community Clinic of Door County, 1623 Rhode Island St., Sturgeon Bay 54235; 920746-8989; and 10539 Applewood Dr., Sister Bay; 920-854-4154. Non-urgent, primary health care services and mental health care to people who have no insurance. Appointments are required. communityclinicofdoorcounty. org Ministry Door County Medical Center, 323 S. 18th Ave., Sturgeon Bay 54235; 920-7435566. Full service medical facility. Door County Public Health Department, 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay 54235; 920746-2234. An array of community services, screening clinics, immunization/flu clinics and community education. Ministry North Shore Medical Clinic, 323 S. 18th Ave.; 920-746-0510 with branches in Algoma, 920-487-3496; Fish Creek, 920-868PAGE 36 | AUGUST, 2011

3511; and Washington Island, 920-847-2424. NurseDirect, 877-746-0003. A 24-hour tollfree health information call-in service provided by Ministry Door County Memorial Center. Registered nurses are available to provide confidential advice on illnesses, injuries and other health concerns. Partners in Health Clinic, 10539 Applewood Rd., Sister Bay; 920-854-4154. Clinic provides internal medicine primary care. Unity Hospice & Palliative Care, 920-7436440. The not-for-profit agency meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients during serious illness, at the end of life and in coping with grief and loss through palliative, hospice and bereavement programs. Patients are helped to remain living in their homes but services are also available in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals. Care is provided by teams of nurses, home care aides, social workers, physicians, counselors, chaplains and volunteers. Program costs adjust based on a sliding fee scale, and community support is available for patients with limited resources. Many of the services offered are covered by Medicare.

Wellness Center of Door County, 312 N. 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 54235; 920-7469444. Open Monday-Friday in Sturgeon Bay and clinic hours in Sister Bay on Tuesdays. Confidential, compassionate and affordable primary health care for males and females of all ages. Services Include health counseling, exams, acute and chronic health care, STD testing and treatment, rapid pregnancy/ HIV test results, breast and cervical cancer screening, peri & postmenopausal testing and management and care following sexual assault. On the web at and on FACEBOOK. Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center, 30 N. 18th Ave. Sturgeon Bay 54235, 920-743-7255; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Eat Well, Think Well, Move Well to be Well!â&#x20AC;?

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by significant health issues to access immediate help when needed. Call 920-746-3578. Aurora VNA Lifeline, the program provides a means for people who are elderly, disabled or impaired by significant health issues to access immediate help when needed. VNA Lifeline serves all of Door, Brown, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Oconto, and Marinette Counties. Call 800508-5527 for information.

pharmacies Aurora Pharmacy, 1910 Alabama St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-7340. Bay Pharmacy, Cherry Point Mall, Ste. 112, Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-2977. Pamida Pharmacy, 2541 S Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay 920-854-9182. Walgreens Pharmacy, 808 S. Duluth Avenue at State Hwy. 42-57, Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-5245. Wal-Mart Pharmacy, 1536 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-746-0412.

prescription drug assistance Door County Benefit Specialist, Senior Resource Center, Sturgeon Bay, 920-746-2546.

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Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Wisconsin Helpline, 800272-3900. Toll-free 24-hour helpline provides information and support to people who have Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders, their families, caregivers and the general public. Brain Injury Resources, designed to provide education and support to victims of traumatic brain injury and people who care for them. Call Kathleen Nostvick at 920-839-9307. Caregiver Support Group of Door County, the groups provide an avenue of support for anyone caring for a loved one or friend. The Sturgeon Bay group meets from 1-2:30 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at the Door County Senior Resource Center, 832 N 14th Ave. The Sister Bay group meets from 1-2:30 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at the Sister Bay-Liberty Grove Library, 2323 Mill Rd., Sister Bay; 920-746-2542 for details. The Washington Island group meets from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Trinity Lutheran Church. All groups are facilitated by professionals. If you have any questions, please contact Bev Knutson, Door County Senior Resource Center at 920746-2545, 832 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Compassionate Friends, a self-help support group for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings who have lost a child of any age. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of the month at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Call Carol Moellenberndt at 920-743-3476 or 800-589-2669; continued on page 38 >>> DOOR COUNTY | Answer Book

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Dementia Caregiver’s Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, the group provides support and education to caregivers of people who have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. the 1st Monday of the month at Scandia Village Good Samaritan in Sister Bay. (2nd Monday if 1st Monday is a holiday.) Call 920-854-2317. DivorceCare, 14-week divorce recovery meetings that consists of group discussion, prayer and videos featuring the nation’s foremost expert on divorce and recovery. These weekly DivorceCare groups are designed to become an “oasis” for divorced or separated individuals. The program takes a biblical approach to divorce, separation and related issues. It emphasizes the real healing from the intense pain of divorce must begin with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Contact: 920-743-4431 for schedule information; St. Peters Lutheran church, 108 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay. Door County Stroke Support Group, a group for people who have experienced a stroke, their families and interested friends. Meetings are usually held around lunch time the 2nd Thursday of the month; location varies. Call Andy Anderson or Rhawn Lampkins at 920-746-0410, Ministry Door County Medical Center Rehab. GriefShare, a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

Everyone is welcome. Contact: St. Peters Lutheran Church for schedule, 108 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay; 920-743-4431. Heart to Heart Cancer Support Group, the group is intended for people affected by cancer and their loved ones. Meetings are held from 6-7:30 p.m. the 1st Monday of the month in the conference center, rooms 1 & 2, at Ministry Door County Medical Center. Call Pauline at 920-868-1653, or Mary at 743-5050. Domestic Abuse HOTline, a 24-hour hotline for domestic abuse victims. Call 920-743-8818 or 800-914-3571. HELP Visitation & Exchange Program, provides supervised visits and monitored exchanges as well as supportive parenting. Call HELP 743-8819. Healthy Relationships Support Group, a supportive and confidential group for women that discusses the dynamics of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Meetings are every Monday from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Children’s support group is available at the same time. If you are Interested In attending please call HELP at 920-743-8818. JAK’s Place, 820 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; 920-818-0525. A community resource center for people whose lives have been affected by mental illness. The Lemonade Club Cancer Survivors Support Group, the group is intended for people afflicted by cancer and their loved ones. Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month, 12 noon, Draft Haus, 901 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay. Call Neighbor-to-Neighbor, 920-743-7800. Navigating the Waters of Grief, a fiveweek support group open to any adult who has experienced the death of a loved one.

The group is facilitated by a professional counselor. Topics include understanding the grief process, common reactions to grief, memories and continuing bonds, adjusting to new roles, self-care and finding hope. Call Unity - Leaders in Hospice & Palliative Care at 920-743-6440 or 800-990-9249. Additional information: www.unityhospice. org. Parkinson’s Support Group, is intended for people who are experiencing Parkinson’s and their support people. Meetings are held from 1-2:30 p.m. the 1st Thursday of the month from 1-2:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church, Sturgeon Bay. Call Carol Moellenberndt at 920-743-3476. Sexual Abuse Individual Support Groups for Women or Men, provides a safe and confidential place for women and men to gain support as they cope with issues of past or present sexual violation. Call the Door County Sexual Assault Center at 920746-8996. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG), 920-421-8815; pflag@; P.O. Box 213, Sturgeon Bay 54235; Wellness Center of Door County, 312 N 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay & 10539 Applewood Dr., Sister Bay. 920-746-9444. Door County YMCA at 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-4949 and 3866 Gibraltar Rd., Fish Creek, 920-868-3660 Whether looking to stay active, shed a few pounds or reach a specific goal, the YMCA is your partner in achieving a healthy lifestyle. Health screenings, group exercise classes, personal training, health fairs and more.

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Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center 920-743-7255 •

What is a Subluxation and what does it do to me? In simplest terms, a subluxation (a.k.a. Vertebral Subluxation) is when one or more of the bones of your spine (vertebrae) move out of position and creates pressure on, or irritates spinal nerves. Spinal nerves are the nerves that come out from between each of the bones in your spine. This pressure or irritation on the nerves then causes those nerves to malfunction and interfere with the signals traveling over those nerves. How does this affect you? Your nervous system controls and coordinates all the functions of your body. If you interfere with the signals traveling over nerves, parts of your body will not get the proper nerve messages and will not be able to function at 100% of their innate abilities. In other words, some part of your body will not be working properly. Some signs and

symptoms of a subluxation of the nervous system are: • Arthritic joint pain • Asthma like symptoms • Arm and leg numbness • Back pain • Carpal tunnel syndrome • Colic/lack of thrive (fussy) child • Disc bulges/hernias • Headaches • Irritability • Fatigue • Muscle tension • Neck pain • Sciatica • Scoliosis (curvature in the spine) • Tingling in arms or legs

SERVICES OFFERED AT STAUDENMAIER CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER: • Chiropractic Spinal Adjusting for children and adults • Extremity Adjusting (Carpal tunnel, hip, knee and ankle rehab) • Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression (treatment of disc bulges, herniations and pain due to arthritis of the spine) • Therapeutic Massage • EB-Pro (heavy metal detoxification) • Sports Injury Rehabilitation • Nutritional assessment and detoxification programs

Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center


920-743-7255 • 30 N. 18th Ave. • Sturgeon Bay •

Eat Well, Think Well, Move Well to be WELL!

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Total Mobility Care: Joint Replacement and Repair

TOTAL MOBILITY CARE • Arthritis Care • Orthopedic Surgery • Podiatry • Rehab (PT/OT) • Total Joint Replacement • Diagnostic Imaging • Integrative Medicine • Sports Medicine

For more information, please visit or call 800.522.8919 to schedule a consultation with any of our specialists. Patients can be seen at any of our clinic locations in Sturgeon Bay, Algoma and Fish Creek.

SURF’S UP FOR THIS SHOULDER SURGERY PATIENT When you think about surfing, Wisconsin waters probably do not come to mind. But Dennis Schermerhorn, of Sturgeon Bay, is one of many people who actually surf in Lake Michigan.

Rehab Services. Today, he is able to move with ease, lift items over his head and pursue the sports he loves.

“It was the best surgical experience. I not only had it done once, but twice, “While surfing, I made the final tear in once on each shoulder”, he said. “I can now surf and ski. I can do everything painmy shoulder which was extremely painful. I knew I had to do something,” free,” said Schermerhorn, said Schermerhorn. The “Everybody thinks when w h o r e c o m m e n d s D r. decision to go to Dr. Steven Davis to other people in they hear rotator cuff Davis, an orthopedic surgeon need of shoulder surgery. surgery that they have at Ministr y Door Count y to go to Green Bay, but “Ever ybody thinks when Medical Center, was an we have one of the ‘big t h e y h e a r r o t a t o r c u f f surgery that they have to easy one for Schermerhorn. guns’ here in the area.” go to Green Bay, but we He was very impressed with have one of the ‘big guns’ here in the Dr. Davis and delighted with the care he received from the nurses, surgery team and area—Dr. Davis,” Schermerhorn said.

Our Total Mobility Care initiative is a collaborative effort of multiple service lines that are focused on preventing, diagnosing, and treating injuries of the joints, muscles, and bones. From sports medicine and rehab to rheumatology and total joint replacement, we provide personal, complete care, supported by state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Our surgeons evaluate and treat conditions of the musculoskeletal structure, including shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot and perform minimally invasive procedures called arthroscopy – a technique that allows for smaller incisions, less scarring, and shorter recovery times.

today. tomorrow. together.®

STURGEON BAY | 323 South 18th Ave. | 800.522.8919 |

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