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MAY 1, 2013

Volume 8, Number 18

Festival of Beer promises Media members barrels of fun and froth treated to a taste of Kohler with three new events Tickets are now available for a host of beer-themed educational seminars, tastings, demonstrations and happenings at the Kohler Festival of Beer, May 31-June 2 at The American Club resort. This year features signature event favorites and new brew-themed events including a 5K Beer Trail Run‚ Grilling University and a Pub Crawl. Prost! New Events On Tap Beer enthusiasts have a unique opportunity to attend the new Grilling University, an interactive cooking demonstration alongside skilled Kohler chefs. Grilling University will be set up in Baker Plaza and offers attendees the opportunity to "grill your own" with the Chefs, creating sizzling summer masterpieces and learning how best to maximize grilled flavors by accompanying them with the perfect brews. For those who are keen on fitness and fun, Saturday kicks off with the inaugural Kohler Festival of Beer 5K Beer Run – a trail run through the scenic areas of River Wildlife. At each mile mark, participants will be rewarded with a refreshing beer stop. Runners should pre-register online for $30. A Friday evening event added to this year’s line-up is the Pub Crawl. This brew tour starts at The American Club outdoor garden courtyard with a tap of the festival’s inaugural keg and continues on an excursion to Cucina, Blackwolf Run and concludes at The Horse & Plow. Each stop features a regional brewer’s selected taps paired with a chef-selected plate of signature foods to complement the brew selections. Featured brewers include 3 Sheeps Brewery, Milwaukee Brewing Co. and a selection of international beers from Paramount Merchants. Signature Soirees Educational opportunities are abound with informative sessions hosted at a variety of resort locales including Friday evening’s Central Waters Beer Dinner at the Immigrant Room – the resort’s Forbes Four-Star Restaurant – Beer Seminars at The Horse & Plow, Beer &

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Food Pairing Seminars at The Demonstration Kitchen, and a delicious Beer & Chocolate Pairing Session at Craverie Chocolatier Café featuring Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates. Time-honored events not to be missed include Shorts and Chefs, where top local and regional chefs create mouth-watering grilled dishes and pair them with delicious beers, Cheers to Beers at the renowned Kohler Design Center, and Home Brew Competition judged by American Homebrew Association certified judges at the Main Pavilion. Start each morning with the Eggs & Kegs Breakfast Buffet at Cucina featuring traditional morning favorites and delicious sampling of brews. Golfers can compete at the annual Blackwolf Run Beer Challenge Tournament by Leinenkugel’s featuring specialty beer samples, prizes and a Million-Dollar-Shootout. Throughout the weekend, guests can raise their steins at the outdoor Beer Garden, located at the Baker Plaza at the Shops at Woodlake Kohler and at the recently renovated Horse & Plow Pub & Restaurant located within The American Club. The historic tap room reopened in early April with aesthetic changes, expanded beer offerings,

new décor with historic charm and an innovative menu featuring pub fare with flare. The lengthened bar now hosts 19 American and imported brews and one root beer on draft. Kohler Festival of Beer tickets are available for purchase for individual events online at AmericanClub.com/BeerFestival or by phone at 1-800-344-2838. Event prices start at $25. Many events and tastings are complementary. Stay up to date on news and happenings on Facebook: facebook.com/americanclub and Twitter: twitter.com/ theamericanclub. More Dates to Save & Savor: 13th Annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience Later this year‚ thousands of wine glasses will be raised at the 13th annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience (October 17-20). Wine enthusiasts are invited to enjoy food‚ wine, spirits and fun as the resort hosts celebrity chefs‚ regional restaurateurs, mixologists and winemakers for a four-day exposé of culinary, wine and spirits. Cheers! More event details‚ tickets and hotel packages available soon.

On April 13, a group of culinary writers, travel writers, freelancers, and other media members were treated to a day of memorable meals, sweet morsels, and a “Kohlernary” tour of the Kitchens of Kohler. The day began with lunch in The Wisconsin Room alongside farmers from the region who provide Kohler with the freshest of fresh foods, including representatives from Fox Valley Berkshire Pork, LaClare Farms Cheese, and Trusted Earth Farm and Forage. Executive Chef Rick Boyer and Wisconsin Room Chef Alex Glass also spoke about offerings at The American Club Resort. Media members were then shuttled to the Craverie for chocolates and wine and a chance to pose questions to Kohler Original Recipe Chocolate chocolatier Anette Righi and Mixologist Jason Van Auken. Righi said plans are in the works for a new line of

chocolates to be introduced before next winter’s holiday season. She spoke of Herbert Kohler’s passion for chocolate, and possible expansion of the business, including a separate building for making the chocolates if the need arises. (This prompted one of the culinary writers to ask if Kohler plans to have its own version of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory!) Righi said the ultimate goal would be for Kohler to own its own cocoa bean plantation, but that would probably be 20 years down the road. The group then returned to The American Club for a behind the scenes tour of the kitchens and laundry room, led by Director of Hotels Christine Loose. The highlight was the chance to observe The American Club’s chefs, Kris Burns and John Vollmar, preparing sweets, and to take a look at the huge machine that cleans all the resort’s towels and linens. After a break, the group returned for a Horse & Plow grand opening celebration, where Chef Loren Rue and Anello Mollica of Central Waters Brewing Company took questions and served up drinks and appetizers. The evening was capped off with an intimate sweets and cheese reception at the Winery Bar.

– Photos by Mary Struck, The Kohler Villager

Chef Kris Burns, The American Club

Above, Anello Mollica of Central Waters Brewing Company. Left, Annette Abhold feeding linens into the laundering machinery.


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West Bend Mutual Insurance joins Road America as official insurance provider for Teen Driving School ELKHART LAKE – In response to the increasing numbers of driving accidents and fatalities impacting teenagers, Road America has announced a multi-year partnership with West Bend Mutual Insurance Company as its official insurance provider for the Road America Teen Driving School. Road America’s Teen Driving School provides teens with the skills they really need to know, including awareness of surroundings and active driving skills to develop driver confidence, as well as the proper foundation to being a safer driver which could someday save their lives, or the lives of others. “This is a way we can give back to our community and policyholders by helping them protect the newest drivers in their household,” says Scott Stueber, marketing service specialist for West Bend. “Ultimately, it’s about saving lives. Road America has an excellent program and we’re glad to be a partner. We are equally proud to offer tuition reimbursement to current customers, as well as to the general public. For a limited time, the cost of the course will be $50 for current West Bend customers and $80 for non-West Bend customers, so sign up your family and tell your friends today.” Road America’s Teen Driving School provides inexperienced teenage drivers with the necessary

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skills to succeed at accident avoidance by practicing emergency driving situations in a safe and controlled environment. In the classroom, teens will learn the physics and dynamics of good driving, including collision avoidance and skid control. Teens will apply their classroom knowledge through hands-on driving activities including wet braking, emergency lane change, slalom, and skid car drills which simulate driving in weather conditions such as ice, snow, and rain in a safe, off-street environment. “We’re pleased to welcome West Bend to Road America and partner with them in this capacity,” said Michael Kertscher, programs manager for Road America. “For one of the most well-known insurance companies in Wisconsin to embrace our mission of making teens better and safer daily drivers is testament to our program and our instructors, and we are very proud to have them on board.” Road America’s Driving and Motorcycle schools provide professional driving and riding instruction to drivers and motorcyclists of all skill levels. Programs vary from teen schools to high-performance driving and winter driving programs on the automobile side, all the way to basic, experienced, dirt, and supermoto riding programs on the motorcycle

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The Kohler volunteer fire department will be holding its annual brat fry on Sunday, May 5 at the Kohler fire station from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. See the Village News section on page 8 for more information.

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Village spring election results The Village of Kohler saw a 36% turnout for the April 2 spring election with 573 voters casting their votes at the polls. Tom Schnettler received 473 votes for Village President. Four candidates ran for three open positions on the Village Board of Trustees. The results were: Brian Post (367),

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NEW LISTING 1680 Maple Ln, Town of Wilson MOVE-IN READY RANCH • 3 Bedrooms and master with bath • Mostly finished lower level great for family fun • Lower game area, bar, exercise room and more! • Living room with fireplace, vaulted ceiling • Dining room-family room combo off kitchen • Patio doors off dining area to nice deck • Near State Park, nature hiking, bike trail & golf course VIEW THIS PROPERTY AT: www.1680MapleLn.com #3771 $177,500 Mike Daniels 946-0034

NEW LISTING RIVER TRAILS EIGHT HOME SITES REMAIN • Wooded terrain bordered by a nature conservancy and Black River • Secluded development off of S. 12th St • Accessed via a secured private road • Lots range from 1/3 acre to 2 ¼ acres • Carefully plotted to maximize privacy and ensure minimal disruption of the natural setting • 10 Minute drive from many resort amenities at the Village of Kohler #3770 Call for prices Jim Schermetzler 459-1706

PRICE REDUCED 1084A Creeks Cross Rd, Kohler EXTRA SPECIAL KOHLER CONDO • Set in the picturesque Village of Kohler • Loaded with extras, really great family room with tin ceiling • Main level master suite with 2 WI-Closets • Refinished Barnboard flooring in LR, Dr, and FR • Bright & cheery throughout, all appliances included • Wonderful landscaping with a hidden stone patio • 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 baths, storage garage #3747 $279,500 Mike Daniels 946-0034

#3756 $179,900 Kathy Nonhof 254-4784 1111 Aspen Rd, Kohler IMPECCABLE MODERN/TRADITIONAL KOHLER HOME • Beautiful two story entry/open staircase • Sunken living/dining combo • Gourmet style kitchen w/eating area • 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths & 2 half baths • Master bedroom suite w/dressing room • Master bath with separate tub/toilet areas • Lower level family room w/wet bar • Professionally landscaped yard • Custom deck w/built-in planters & lighting #3697 $389,900 Terri Stewart 912-4303

NEW LISTING 633 E Riverside Dr., Kohler BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath 2-Story Cape Cod • Completely remodeled kitchen w/breakfast bar • New patio doors to newer wrap around deck • Living room w/entrance to screened porch • Updated upper bath w/dbl vanity & tiled shower • Lower rec room wired for surround sound, office & ¾ bath • Kitchen, LR & deck are hardwired to surround sound stereo • Near to park, golf courses, shopping & dining #3769 $190,000 Trish Valleskey 980-7805

PRICE REDUCED 412 Summit Rd, Kohler TRADITIONAL KOHLER BRICK HOME • 3 bedroom home w/tons of charm • Bright and cheery kitchen • Beautiful living room w/fireplace • Dining room w/gleaming wood floors • Finished lower level rec room • Nice size yard w/great views of park • 1 car detached garage w/carport #3672 $219,900 Brian Homiston 889-9439

NEW LISTING 911 W. Park Ln, Kohler PICTURE PERFECT 2-STORY HOME • Close to school, park, tennis courts and pool • Newer roof and garage door in 2010 • Newer upper rear porch & door in 2010 • 3 Bedrooms, main level vestibule • Living room with French doors to dining room • Attractive remodeled kitchen with appliances • Updated bathroom with separate tub & shower #3774 $155,000 Shari Jensen 459-1714

William Kunst (346), Charles Keller (326), Dietmar D. Wohlgemuth, Jr. (306). The Kohler School Board had five candidates running for three positions. Results: Matt Kautzer (393), Marlene Yang (338), Diane Kelly (310), Christina Koberstein (244), Jim Sloan (136).

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1430 N. 7th Street, Sheboygan TRADITIONAL BRICK HOME • 3 Bedroom 2 bath home • Great northeast side neighborhood • Walking distance to Lake Michigan • Lovingly restored • Formal living and dining areas • Nicely redone kitchen • Wonderful woodwork & built-ins • New garage in 2010 #3756 $179,900 Kathy Nonhof 254-4784

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

826 Briarwood Ct, Kohler BEAUTIFUL BRICK COLONIAL • Gorgeous lot – flowers, shrubs, stone walk & patio • Over 3,200 sq. ft., plus 1,200 sq. ft. in lower level • Main Floor Formal living & dining rooms, family room, full bath & 4th bedroom • Open loft on upper, 2 full baths, 3 bedrooms, bonus room • Beautiful wood floors, woodwork and crown moldings • Lower level rec room w/kitchenette, full bath & more • Close to Sports Core and all Kohler amenities #3482 $449,000 Shari Jensen 459-1714


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Performing Arts Organization “The Kohler Derby” highlights On Saturday, April 20, the Performing Arts Organization held their sixteenth annual dinner auction at Pine Hills Country Club. It was an evening of fun and excitement. The event raised funds to be used toward future scholarships and performance tours for the band and choir. The success of this evening is due to the tremendous support and charitable donations offered by many local corporations and individuals. Please visit the music department website to view all of our generous sponsors. In addition, a special thank you to all the auction committee chairs who volunteered to help coordinate this event. The Kohler PAO would like to thank: Volunteers Dave Adams Marcia Adams Evelyn Baka Heidi Becker Nina Hughes Brohn Nancy Case Daven Claerbout Erin Coppersmith Jodi Ducharme Vicki Friske Cheryl Gmach-VanZeeland Jenni Grose Sarah Hapeman Julia Hart Sonja Heins Lisa Heun Kathy Hillstrom Karen Hogan Kathy Hoekstra Lori Hucke Wendy Kukla Patti Leick Linda Lewis Lynn Maas Nancy Madigan Tracy Maggi Kathy Mauer Lisa O’Neill John O’Neill Maryellen Pellegrino Steve Proudman Tandra Sbrocco Joni Stefanczyk Beth Tengowski Rich Tengowski Lori Tobin Susan Vicente Judy Waniorek Donors/Financial Supporters Academic Travel Service Mike & Evelyn Baka Bank First National Bed Bath & Beyond Tom & Diane Belot Maryann Bertschy Ilsa Bick Bicycle Works-Bike And Sports Shop Mark & Amy Biznek Kathleen Blaser Tami Blonde Tom & Marie Boerner Bread and Bean Eatery Daniel & Nina Brohn Brown-Forman

Bullard Children's Dentistry Burkart Heisdorf Insurance Agency Caan's Floral and Greenhouse Cafe Selmarie Café-Ba-Ba-Reeba! James & Nancy Case Catholic Financial Life Chili's Grill & Bar Scott & Shelly Cieszynski Jim & Laura Conklin Michael & Jean Coulson Stephen Davis Dr. Toby and Kim Watson Dramm Corp. Dutchland Plastics EAA Museum Eat at the Lake Elise Cantrell Entourage Salon & Spa Falls Firehouse Pizza Falls Healing Arts Kim Feltner Floral Essence Fox World Travel Mel Free Chris & Lorrie Garces Tom & Rita Gast Great Lakes Hydraulics LLC, Tom Valicenti Green Bay Packers, Inc Greg & Jenni Grose R. Bruce & Carol Grover Jeffrey & Mary Lee Hansmann Jeff & Suzie Herold Highland House Don & Kathryn Hillstrom Jay & Kathy Hoekstra Brian Homiston Imogene’s Cleaning Center Pro-Clean, Inc. John Michael Kohler Arts Center Johnson Bank Johnsonville Foods Just Drive Driving School Kohler Co. Kohler High School Class Band & Choir Parents Kohler Middle School Band & Choir Parents Kohler School Kohler School Engineering Club Kohler Sports Core David & Nina Kohler Rachel Kohler & Mark Hoplamazian Ken Kusel Maria Kusel Lakeside Pepsi Bottling Co Leick Furniture, Inc. Linda M. Bryce, D.D.S., SC Lori Neurohr Magestro Orthodontics MediaCom Memories By Linda - Linda Neil Jaume & Maria Mesalles Mike Koenig Construction Company, Inc. Milwaukee Admirals Milwaukee Brewers Community Relations Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Wave Mike & Amy Molepske Lisa Morrisset Nest Nina Hughes

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Public invited to Grace UCC events Confirmation Service with the Sacrament of Holy Communion On May 19th The congregation of Grace UCC looks forward to celebrating the confirmation of faith from nine young people at the 10:00 service of worship and Sacrament. Nine young people from Sheboygan, Sheboygan Falls, and Kohler will publicly proclaim their faith and venture forward into the service of Jesus Christ. After they have made a confession of their faith they will receive their first communion, bringing them fully into the fellowship of faith. The public is invited to celebrate with these young people and fully participate in the Sacrament of Communion, bringing all into the family of God.

Choral Enhanced worship, June 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. The people of Grace UCC, 500 School Street, invite the public to join them for their final 10 a.m. Sunday service of the school year. The Senior Choir, under the direction of Audrey Braatz, will sing five numbers for the service. They will reprise numbers that they have sung throughout the school year. With the variety of numbers and styles the service is a delightful way to celebrate the goodness of the Lord. In addition to the numbers that they worked up this past year, the Senior Choir will sing Don Besig’s “A Closing Prayer” to honor those graduating from high schools in our area.

Brat Fry Wednesday, June 5, 2013 The people of Grace UCC, 500 School Street, invite the public to join them for supper on Wednesday, June 2 from 5-7 pm. We will offer brats, chicken sandwiches, hamburgers, salads, desserts, and beverage to be eaten at tables on the church lawn or for carry out to the KHS scroll night festivities. It will be a wonderful way to ease the rush on this night as you go and watch the activities of our youth and children. Come join us and have your cake and eat it too. In case of inclement weather, we will serve in the church basement.

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Boys tennis: On your mark . . . get set . . . GO! Kohler takes first and second in University School championship

Register today for the 2013 Race! Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 9:00 am 5K Run & 1 Mile Run/Walk Registration forms are available in the Kohler School Office or online at www.kohlerschoolfriends.com

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Kohler’s #1 singles player Tyler Lewis captured the championship at the University School’s Jim Laing 8-team Tennis Tournament. Lewis won his match over Bjorn Norderhaug of Brookfield Academy 6-2, 6-2, then beat 2012 Division 2 state champion Zane Navratil of Racine Prairie 6-4, 7-5. In the championship match, Lewisbeat Michael Lukas of University School 6-0, 6-4. Kohler’s #2 doubles Tim Valicenti and Kyle Struck placed second with wins over Chad Menster /Zach Bishmann of Arrowhead 62, 6-0 and Adil Bodtia/Nan Trunzo of Brookfield Academy 6-2, 6-2. They fell in the championship match 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Mark Cullen/Nick DelMoral of Green Bay Notre Dame. Kohler’s #2 singles Andrew Grose took 6th place. He lost to Will Conley of Brookfield Academy 6-2, 6-0, then beat Joey Niesen of Middleton 6-3, 7-6 (7-2). He fell to Matt Friske of Green Bay Notre Dame 6-3, 6-1 in the consolation championship match.

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Thursday, May 9th Sheboygan Lutheran/ Kohler vs. Ozaukee At Ebben Field 7pm Kickoff Pre-game festivities begin at 6:30. All youth players wearing their blue Kohler soccer jerseys will get in FREE

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Library (at library) 5/6 Finance Committee 5/6 Property Committee 5/13 Village Board 5/20 Rec. Committee 5/23 Plan Commission

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Actions taken by the Village Board during their February 11 meeting:

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All meetings are held at Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland Drive, unless otherwise indicated. KOHLER FIRE DEPARTMENT BRAT FRY On Sunday, May 5, 2013, the Kohler Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual brat fry at the Fire Station from 11:00am – 6:00pm. Here’s a chance to enjoy some great food & refreshments, and at the same time show your appreciation to the firefighters who give so much time and effort, and risk their own lives to make our community safer. Proceeds from the fry are used to purchase special fire/rescue equipment, subsidize a portion of our business and social expenses, support various community youth programs, local area Fire/Rescue projects, and fund a scholarship in Police/Fire Sciences. Advance sale tickets are available from all members of the Fire Department, and we will be selling door-to-door throughout the Village in the weeks preceding the fry for your convenience. The tickets cost $1, and are worth $1 in trade at the fry, and also give you a chance at our nice selection of door prizes. Thank you for your support! See you on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

From Clerk/ Treasurer Laurie Lindow Office Closed: The Village Offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular office hours are: Monday-Friday 7:30 am–4:00 pm. Spring Election Results: The Village of Kohler had 573 voters or 36% turnout at the polls on April 2nd. Thomas R. Schnettler received 473 votes for Village President. There were four candidates running for three open positions for Village Board Trustee: Brian Post-367, William R. Kunst-346 , Charles E. Keller326, Dietmar D. Wohlgemuth, Jr.306. The Kohler School Board had five candidates running for three positions: Matt Kautzer-393, Marlene Yang-338, Diane M. Kelly-310, Christina Koberstein244, Jim Sloan-136.

Approved the Collaboration Agreement between Kohler Fire Department and City of Sheboygan Falls Fire Department. = Denied the four claims filed by Kohler Co. for excessive 2012 assessment against the Village for The American Club & Carriage House, Blackwolf Run, Riverbend, and Inn on Woodlake. = Approved operator’s licenses as requested. = Approved December 2012 Revenue/Expense Reports and bank reconciliation. = Approved the following Resolutions: 2013-3, Amending the 2012 General Fund and Capital Outlay Budgets. 2013-4, Adopting an Updated Emergency Operations Plan

and Authorizing the Village President and Village Emergency Management Director to Approve Expenditures Under a State of Emergency.

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New Squad: You may have seen our new squad over the last several weeks. It stands out because it is an SUV. Over the last decade, we have purchased only Ford Crown Victorias every year except one (Charger in 2008). The Crown Victoria was the largest police sedan made, which was needed due to the amount of equipment for patrol and as First Responders. Production of the Crown Victoria was discontinued,

leaving smaller sedans or SUVs as the only options. The Ford Explorer we purchased is All-wheel drive, and was not much more than the smaller sedan. This vehicle won’t require snow tires, etc. and should have a higher resale value than the sedans also. You will probably see more and more of these on patrol with other agencies, who are in the same predicament.

Public Works Superintendent Bruce Neerhof Holiday Garbage Pickup: Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, garbage pickup for Tuesday, May 28th will be delayed to Wednesday, May 29th. Sheboygan County Clean Sweep: Bring your household hazardous waste to the Sheboygan County designated locations on May 10 & 11, 2013. There is a $10 charge per vehicle. For more information go to www.sheboyancounty.com. Removal of Cemetery Christmas Wreaths: All Christmas wreaths should be removed from the cemetery by May 13th. Yard Waste: Yard waste is picked up on Tuesdays and must be placed in solid containers like a garbage can or bushel basket. Brush should be neatly piled in five-foot lengths. NO PLASTIC BAGS ARE ALLOWED. DO NOT RAKE GRASS, LEAVES OR DEBRIS INTO THE STREET. Village residents are allowed to rake their leaves in the street during the designated fall leaf collection program only. Garage Sale Signs: One temporary “garage sale” or “for sale” sign shall be permitted on each lot or parcel. Signs located on public property will be removed by the Public Works or Police Department.

Building Permits: A reminder that building permits are required for new structures, additions, remodeling, accessory structures, pool, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, siding, roofing, fences, signs, modification more than $1,000 and driveways that encroach on right-of-way. Any questions about building permits and/or permit fees can be directed to Bruce Neerhof, Village Building Inspector at 459-3881 or bneerhof@kohlervillage.org. PERMIT APPLICATION FORMS NOW AVAILABLE ON VILLAGE WEB SITE www.kohlervillage.org. It is necessary to have approval from Kohler Co. and the Village Plan Commission, if stated in your property deed, before construction begins on projects including, but not limited to: fences, accessory buildings, garages, home additions and decks. Guidelines as to what needs to be submitted to Kohler Co. and the Village Plan Commission are available at either kohlervillage.org or the Public Works Department. Storable Swimming Pools: Storable swimming pools, located within the Kohler Village limits, require an annual $50 permit. A storable pool is any pool, which holds 1000 gallons of water or more. Storable pools must be located 35 feet from all lot lines and meet ALL electrical codes

for the pump. Stormwater Pollution Prevention: To meet the Village’s stormwater permit education requirements and to be environmentally friendly, residents need to be aware that storm drains located throughout the village discharge directly to the Sheboygan River. Please do not dump liquids or pet waste into the storm inlets. When you wash your vehicle, wash it on the grass to avoid dirt and detergent from flowing down your driveway and into the storm inlets.

Recreation Director Doug Bocchini Memorial Day Parade: The Village of Kohler Memorial Day Parade will be Monday, May 27, at 8:00 a.m. The parade will start at Village Hall and proceed down School Street over to Woodland Cemetery, where the Village President will lead the dedication service.

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


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Booster Club golf outing, June 29

Summer Kohler Kare Signup We are now accepting applications for the Summer Kohler Kare at the Kohler School starting June 13 thru August 27th. Children starting JK in the 2013 school year thru 5th grade may attend and do not have to attend Kohler School. The summer day consists of outdoor play,

attending Kohler Village Recreation Department Programs, Library Time, Cooking Classes, Computer Classes,Field Trip Thursday and Swimming each day at the Kohler Pool. Applications can be picked-up with Mrs. Neil in the Kohler School Cafeteria or

The 8th annual Kohler Athletic Booster Club golf outing takes place on Saturday, June 29 at Town & Country Golf Club. Check-in will be at 7:45 a.m., Shotgun starts at 9:00 a.m. Cost is $80 per person or $320 per foursome. Golf cart and lunch included. Contact Lisa Gartman: 920-457-3576

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printed from Kohler School web page under Kohler Kare. You may email Mrs. Neil at neill@kohler.k12.wi.us or phone 803-7250.

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May 24 is snow make-up day May 24 will be the day Kohler Schools students make up a day of school that was missed due to a February 27 snowstorm.

Kohler students testing the waters The TTW science enrichment program allowed students to participate in a community service project which encouraged them to employ both biology and chemistry skills. Students actively shared in data collecting, analyzing, and interpreting biology and chemistry data related to the water quality of the Sheboygan River. Kohler students tested a site along the river near Black Wolf Run Golf Course. Students from the county experienced the scope of the Sheboygan River Watershed via a bus tour at the beginning of the school year. This year we worked with the Great Lakes Area of Concern Program, along with

Camp Y-Coda, the DNR, and UWSheboygan water quality extension. Water quality specialists explained the many facets of the watershed with stops at many locations along the tour, and explained the dredging of the PCB’s. The area schools then gathered to be trained on how to accurately conduct each of the tests. Some of the tests included dissolved oxygen, BOD, pH, temperature, total phosphates, nitrates, turbidity, total solids, fecal coliform, and macroinvertebrates. The data collection portion of the program provided students an opportunity to conduct water quality tests and accurately report data. The Kohler

group also presented a program for the 8th graders, participated in a canoe trip, and went on a snow shoe hike along the river. On Earth Day, April 22, 2013, students attended a watershed county Symposium. Students from ten schools throughout the county researched and discussed the human impacts, both positive and negative, and analyzed the river data from upstream to downstream. Along with sharing and presenting the data, students suggested explanations for their findings, and worked together to explore possible action plans that might have a positive impact on the area’s land conservation and the environment.

Congratulations to the following team members for all of your efforts! 2012-2013 TTW members: Seniors: Katie Anderson, Cole Brock, Courtney Gmach, Karianna Heins, Madeline Heun, Connor Hogan, Madeline Kelly, Abby Lee, Sarah Leick, Tyler Lewis, Rachel Maggi, Molly Misfeldt, Kitty O’Neill, Nick Pfrang, Greg Suralik, Thomas Sutherland, Nate Tures, Katelyn Van Treeck, Login Willis, Kelsey Wright, Sydney Yang, Sophomores: Megan Conklin, Ben Madigan. Juniors: Anne Benishek, Philip Case, Emery Ed-

munds, Derek Egbert, Sara Ertel, Cody Gartman, Annabelle Goese, Lindsey Grisold, Andrew Grose, Brittany Harrington, Brennan Ladwig, Valerie Linck, Grace Lofgren, Brett Mueller, Zach Neil, Billy O’Neill, Joe Pellowski, Courtney Rutten, David Shapiro, Calvin Stefanczyk, Maddie Todd, Paul Vicente, Jon Watson, Logan Wright, Richard Zi. Advisor: Dana Krejcarek

The Kohler High School Baseball Team needs your donations for our “FILL-A-BAG” Garage Sale FUNDRAISER! Gather up your unused small household items, toys, books and clothes and let’s get this thing done! LOCATION: Kohler High School Event Lobby Saturday, June 1st, 2013 8am to 1pm Bring your donations to Martha Safford or Suzanne Fink any time from now until the date of the event. Questions about this fundraising event can be directed to: Suzanne Fink at boys321@charter.net or Martha Safford at safford@charter.net – Submited photo

CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES PROCEDURE

To view all future Kohler Schools menus, please visit: kohlerpublicschools.org and click the “Lunch Menu” link

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


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Prom 2013 Prom 2013 is scheduled for Saturday, May 4th at the Waelderhaus from 8:0012:00.Music will be from 8:00 until midnight with the presentation of prom court at 9:30. The professional photographer will be taking pictures from 8:00 until 9:00.All students should plan on arriving by no later then 8:30 p.m. Each student who purchases a ticket for prom will receive two complimentary tickets to be used by their parents or other members of their family to view the crowning ceremony. Due to the necessary restrictions on numbers in the Waelderhaus balcony, we must ask that parents honor this two ticket limit so that we don’t jeopardize our ability to use this beautiful prom facility. Parents may begin to enter and proceed to the balcony 15 min-

utes before crowning ceremony (9:15). House lights will be brought up for an intermission following the presentation of the court and parents will be invited down to the main floor to take pictures. When the house lights are dimmed, approximately 10 minutes after court presentation, all parents will be asked to exit by 9:45. Once students arrive at Prom, they will not be allowed to leave and return. If the dance area becomes warm, students may walk outside but must remain in the supervised flagstone area immediately fronting the entrance. Students who are not attending Prom, serving for Prom, and do not have a family ticket will not be allowed in at Prom. No freshman is allowed as this is a senior, junior, sophomore Prom only.

Kohler Spring Band Concert On Monday, May 6 the Kohler Band Department will present its final concert of the school year. The concert, featuring the Sixth Grade Band, Concert and Symphony Band, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Kohler Memorial Theater. Some of the selections to be performed include American Spirit March, Rise and Shine March, Echo Blues, Serengeti, American Riversongs, Military Escort, and The Great Locomotive Chase. You don’t want to miss this final concert of the school year. The Kohler Bands are under the direction of Richard Tengowski. The concert is free and open to the public. Summer Music Scholarships The Performing Arts Organization is sponsoring partial summer

music camp scholarships to middle school music students. We are requesting that students fill out the Kohler Performing Arts Organization Scholarship Application form found on the music department website. Information regarding the various summer music camps is included on the website. Forms must be turned into Mrs. Hucke or Mr. Tengowski by May 3. Funds earned at the PAO Auction on April 20 will be divided amongst those who have applied for a scholarship. All scholarships will be sent directly to the summer camp. A letter will be sent to you notifying you of the balance due upon your arrival at the summer camp. For more information, contact Mrs. Hucke or Mr. Tengowski.

Bomber Basketball Club Announces Calendar Raffle Winners for March 1-Mar 2-Mar 3-Mar 4-Mar 5-Mar 6-Mar 7-Mar 8-Mar 9-Mar 10-Mar 11-Mar 12-Mar 13-Mar 14-Mar 15-Mar 16-Mar 17-Mar 18-Mar 19-Mar 20-Mar 21-Mar 22-Mar 23-Mar 24-Mar 25-Mar 26-Mar 27-Mar 28-Mar 29-Mar 30-Mar 31-Mar

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The Bomber Basketball Club supports Kohler youth basketball programs and coaches by providing leadership and funding for equipment, tournaments and coaching guidance at all levels. Our vision is a sustained, successful basketball program that promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and school spirit in our youth and the greater Kohler community. If you’d like to learn more about the Bomber Basketball Club, please contact Jeff Romanoski, Marcus Knuth or Jason Keller, or email us at bomberbasketballclub@gmail.com. Please watch the Kohler Villager for more information about the Bomber Basketball Club. Thank you for your continued support and GO BOMBERS!

Kohler 6th grade girls participate in state invitational championship The Kohler 6th grade girls basketball team participated in the Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Tournament in Merrill, Wausau and Marathon on March 23 and 24, 2013. This tournament, which was organized by The Great Northwest Basketball League, brought together 83 of the top community-based 6th grade girls basketball teams from all across the State of Wisconsin. State champions were crowned in four divisions: Division 1, Division 2, Division 3 and Division 4/5, based on the enrollment of the high school into which each team feeds. The Kohler 6th grade girls team played in Division 4/5, finishing in 13th place. The results of Kohler’s six games were as follows: Pool Play Laconia 43, Kohler 21 Kohler 36, Melrose-Mindoro 20 Round of 16: Mineral Point 29, Kohler 22 9th – 16th Place Quarterfinals: Alma Center 33, Kohler 32 13th – 16th Place Semi-Finals: Kohler 48, Blair-Taylor 16

13th Place Game: Kohler 32, Colfax 21 Mineral Point defeated Laconia to win the Division 4/5 Championship. The Kohler team is coached by John Renzelmann, Steve Zielke and Bridgitt Zielke. The All-Tournament team for Division 4/5 consisted of: Mara Aschliman (Mineral Point), Alissa Dins (Laconia), Ashley Groshek (Amherst), Kiah Kalander (Prentice), Brittney Limoseth (Waterloo), Kathleen Mathias (Darlington), Elizabeth Misky (Cuba City), Kiarra Otto (Laconia), Morgan Radtke (Elk Mound), McKenna Reichling (Mineral Point), Gracie Rieder (St. Mary's Springs Academy) and Taylor VandeBerg (Laconia). In the other three divisions, Mukwonago defeated Appleton North to win the Division 1 Championship, Beaver Dam defeated Luxemburg-Casco to win the Division 2 Championship and GaleEttrick-Trempealeau defeated Valders to win the Division 3 Championship.

Wisconsin State tournament team members include, left to right: Emma Egbert, Nicole Konecke, Elly Udovich, Sarah Sobecki, Sami Renzelmann, Molly Thomack, Cecelia Zielke and Alivia Hundt (missing from the photo). – Submitted photo

The Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Tournament is an annual event, held in February, March or April of each year, pitting the top community-based

teams in the State of Wisconsin against each other. The tournament is organized by size of communities, much like the WIAA state high school tournaments, so

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Introducing The Kohler Co. debuts new entrance and stunning guest Taste of Woodlake rooms at The Carriage House Series Woodlake Market is putting a delicious twist on demonstrations with a new Taste of Woodlake series that highlights all the unique aspects of Kohler's hometown store! The Taste of Woodlake Event topics vary from benefits of organic produce to the taste profiles of Boars Head Meat and Sartori Cheese to the latest trends in beer, wine and liquor. These events will take place in the Woodlake Market Atrium unless otherwise noted. Visit the Woodlake Market website at www.woodlakemarket.com and

click “Events” to find the complete schedule of activities. For more up-to-date information “Like” Woodlake Market on Facebook. May 16 - Oskar Blues Brewery May 21 - Crispin Cider June 4 - 3 Sheeps Beer June 18 - Capitol Husting Wines July 2 - Founders Beer July 16 - Ommegang Beer July 20 - Boars Head Meat August 6 - Terra Sol Gardens Produce August 20 - Sartori Cheese

Boars Head Brand finds a home with Woodlake Market One of the renovated guest rooms at The Carriage House.

Kohler Co. announced today the completed renovation of The Carriage House at The American Club resort in Kohler, Wisconsin. The 55-room annex boasts a prime location above the Forbes Five-Star Kohler Waters Spa and offers guests the ultimate KOHLER experience, from FiveStar hospitality to top-of-the-line bathing experiences. The Carriage House renovation is part of a multi-year renovation to the guest rooms at The American Club, one of 45 hotels in the world to be honored with the Forbes Five-Star and AAA FiveDiamond designations. The Carriage House offers a unique guest experience in a variety of ways, most notably with access to the common areas of the Kohler Waters Spa – a tranquil spa known for its innovative hydrotherapy treatments and toplevel service. Guests who stay at The Carriage House also enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cordials, all while never having to leave the comfort of the building. Many guests enjoy the entire facility in their robes, changing only to venture for dinner at one of the 11 restaurants throughout the resort. Each room in The Carriage House also features a KOHLER bathtub for complete relaxation. As of this writing, the Carriage House will have a brand new entrance off Highland Drive by May 24 (weather permitting),

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providing guests with a special greeted arrival from the front desk staff. The renovated historic building continues to serve as a brilliant showcase of the company’s plumbing and interiors products and as a resort destination for the discerning traveler who seeks the finest in hotel surroundings, amenities and service. “The Carriage House offers a truly memorable experience for our guests,” says Christine Loose, Director of Hotels for Kohler Co. “From the new entrance to the renovated rooms, every part of the experience has been enhanced and elevated. Many of our Carriage House guests rarely leave the building and are able to have the ultimate relaxing getaway while enjoying the spa’s relaxation pool, roof-top deck and fireplaces.” With a nod to the history of the unique building, each room of The Carriage House is named after a famous carriage or carriage manufacturer. The décor is on par with the major renovation at The American Club hotel, incorporating dark wood accents, elegant furnishings and rich colored draperies. Furthermore, 12 rooms of the rooms include Mark David trunks near the bedside as a nod to the interior of a historic carriage. The guest room renovation incorporates plumbing, furniture and tile products from Kohler Co.’s diverse product portfolio. The products are incorporated from the

following brands: KOHLER, Kallista, Baker, Mark David, McGuire, Ann Sacks and Robern. Just as in The American Club, The Carriage House rooms include a porcelain Karner Butterfly, made at the Kohler factory across the street. “This butterfly is a unique way for the guest to communicate to the housekeeping staff if they desire fresh linens,” said Loose. “We choose the Karner Blue Butterfly because of its special story in Wisconsin. This particular species was endangered but is now flourishing in the State of Wisconsin. This is our way of helping tell that success story through our conservation efforts.” The company is continually renovating the hotel and its properties to provide Five-Star amenities and the latest Kohler Co. products. This cycle of hotel renovations began in December 2009 and is complete with The Carriage House reopening this May. This renovation follows the recent on-property enhancements of the Kohler Waters Spa, Cucina Italian Restaurant, Sports Core Health & Racquet Club, Inn on Woodlake and Horse & Plow. For reservations, please call 800-344-2838 or visit www.AmericanClub.com for more information. Stay up to date on news and happenings on Facebook and Twitter at facebook.com/americanclub and twitter.com/theamericanclub.

Boar’s Head Brand meats and cheese are now available at the Woodlake Market Deli. With today’s ever-increasing health conscious consumer base, Woodlake Market offers a full line of delicatessen products that fit into this lifestyle. Boar’s Head Brand product line promises to be free of the following: fillers, by-products, artificial colors or flavors, Trans- fat and gluten. In addition to these promises, many of the Boar’s Head brand meat and cheeses are also certified by the American Heart Association. There are also a variety of low-sodium products to choose from. One product that stands out is the no salt added oven roasted turkey breast, which only contains 55mg of sodium per 2oz serving. For our guests that desire nutritional information on these new products, informational brochures can be located in our deli. There are specific brochures for the gluten free, heart-healthy and low-sodium products. For our cheese lovers, the only Boar’s Head cheeses that Woodlake Market will carry are made right here in Wisconsin. Not only will the Boar’s Head brand be available to purchase freshly sliced from the deli, these products have been reflected in the new catering offerings. Whether it’s a gathering for ten or a graduation party for two-hundred, Woodlake Market in The Shops at Woodlake Kohler offers delicious, distinctive catering for events. Choose from the menu featuring popular selections for

breakfast, lunch and dinner or create a menu all your own. Your event is sure to be a success with Woodlake Market catering as the staff will handle the cooking, set-up and clean-up. Woodlake Market also offers a wide selection of party trays, party subs, fruit trays, cheese and sausage platters, dessert trays and so much more. The new Boar’s Head products will also be featured in the Kitchens of Kohler Sandwiches and deli trays. Our Kitchens of Kohler sandwiches are made daily using only the freshest bread from The American Club pastry kitchen. This Artisan bread is baked twice daily within the Woodlake Market Bakery, so deli trays are made to order and can be customized to suit your individual needs. Artisan pizzas are one of the top selling catering choices for carry-out or delivery. A Neapolitan-style crust handmade in the Kitchens of Kohler, Woodlake Market pizzas are loaded with fresh toppings and baked to perfection in a stone hearth oven. Look no further than Woodlake Market for an event your guests are sure to remember. Visit www.woodlakemarket.com or call (920) 457-6570 for more information. As a way introduce the new line of product, Woodlake Market is offering $1.00 off per pound of Boar’s Head Brand meats and cheeses for anyone one that brings in this article during the month of May.


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Kohler Waters Spa – Fore Your Information: Kohler Golf New Event! TaylorMade “New Product Experience” New Service! Citrus Reviver – a refreshing Clementine sparkling soak is used for this reviving hydrotherapy treatment. It addresses the full body and feet for exfoliation using contrasting cool elements under warm Vichy shower sprays. A pressure point facial

massage and cool-stone eye treatment relieve congestion, while a finishing application of citrus moisturizer completes the treatment. $130 plus tax and gratuity. 50 minute service. Call 1-800344-2838 for more information.

Blackwolf Run Golf Course is hosting a TaylorMade “New Product Experience” Event on Saturday, May 11 from 11am-3pm on the Practice Range. All are invited to experience an array of new TaylorMade golf products, receive complimentary club fitting and analysis provided by certified TaylorMade representatives, register to win golf clubs, balls and prizes. Looking to add more yards to your bag without spending more? Golfers have the option to bring used clubs of any major brand in exchange for the latest TaylorMade clubs through their “Trade To Upgrade” certified pre-owned program. For more information on the Taylor Made “New Product Experience” event, call Blackwolf Run at 920-457-4446. Kohler Golf Academy News: The pros of the Kohler Golf Academy are offering unique opportunities to help improve your game with clinics for

adults and juniors. For more information and registration visit www.KohlerGolfAcademy.com or email KohlerGolfAcademy@kohler.com. Get Golf Ready Clinics The five week sessions for Beginners (Wednesdays) and Intermediate/Advanced Players (Thursdays) begin May 8 at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits. Weekly topics and activities include – Fundamentals, Fitness, Full Swing, Short Game, Course Management, Rules & Etiquette, Bunker Play and Video Review. The sessions conclude with a 9-hole event and hors d’oeuvres reception on Saturday, June 8 at Blackwolf Run. $149 per participant. Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors Kohler Golf Academy, with guidance from the PGA Sports Academy, uses a fun, systematic approach to encourage long-term player develop-

ment. Offering four levels of instruction (Starter for Ages 4-6 ($65) Parent Child, Sport ($115) for Ages 6-9, Player 9 ($135) for Ages 10-13, and Champion ($200) for Ages 14-17 looking to play high school level golf), the program focuses on five core elements to help youth learn, develop and practice skills to become better golfers and enjoy the sport of golf. All participants will be exposed to the fundamentals of golf including short game, long game, putting, rules and etiquette. To provide a safe and intimate teaching environment, each session will be limited to thirty students with a 5:1 student/teacher ratio. The objective of the program is for each child to learn to play golf and have fun in the process. Sessions are available in June and July. A special skills event and banquet will be held on Sunday, August 4 at Whistling Straits for all participants and parents.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS Kohler Waters Spa Facials Special May, Mondays through Thursdays only In celebration of the opening of new facial rooms at Kohler Waters Spa, enjoy a 25% discount on Classic Facials at Kohler Waters Spa. Based on availability. Some restrictions apply. Call 800-344-2838 for information or reservations. Exhibit: Garden Song April 7 – June 30 ARTspace – A Gallery of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center Garden Song brings together four accomplished artists whose varied works complement the new Arts Center series of exhibitions UNCOMMON GROUND. Included is work by ceramicist Sandra Byers (WI), photographer Lisa Frank (WI) and the jewelry of Roberta and Dave Williamson (OH). 920-452-8602 L’Aventure Wine Dinner May 9 Immigrant Restaurant Michael Young from L’Aventure Winery joins Matt Bauer, chef of The Immigrant Restaurant, for an exquisite culinary evening. Mother’s Day Dining at The American Club Sunday, May 12 Enjoy special Mother’s Day brunch menus at The American Club in Grand Hall of the Great Lakes and in The Wisconsin Room. Call 1-800344-2838 for pricing, menu options and reservations. Free Reiki Body Scan May 12 Intentions Space is limited please call for an appointment 920-457-9543. Mother’s Day gift with purchase May 12 Intentions

Receive a 60ml Floral Hydrosol Water free with any purchase of $40 or more. Made in America Celebration May 16-18 Kacia Just in time for spring, we are featuring all things made in the USA; denims, Americana prints, and cotton whites! Spend $50 on American made, save $10. Spend $100 on American made, save $20. Spend over $250 of American made, save $50. Stop in during this 3 day event and sample a slice of that all-time American delight, homemade Apple pie! For more information call 920458-9121. Sports Core Open House May 19, 1-4pm Come one, come all! Complimentary access during the Sports Core open house. Don’t have a friend who’s a Sports Core member? That’s ok! You’re still welcome to enjoy a tour, free offerings (TRX, Pilates Exercisers, Zumba, Yoga, Tennis, Youth Activities and more!) and win prizes! Please call the reception desk at 457-4444 to let us know you’re coming. Kohler Festival of Beer May 31 - June 2 Don’t miss the 5th annual Kohler Festival of Beer. There will be more FUN BY THE BARREL! Experience Kohler Festival of Beer; a well-crafted celebration of malts, hops and the art of brewing. The Village of Kohler comes alive as the country’s top craft brewers converge in a celebration of suds. This threeday festival will feature tastings, educational sampling seminars and brand-new events for 2013. There is no shortage of food, entertainment and, of course, beer. Call 1-800-3442838.

The Shops at Woodlake Say Cheers to Beers with In-store Specials While the Village of Kohler comes alive during the Kohler Festival of Beer, the unique boutique stores at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler offer specials, samples & giveaways. Special offers and opportunities are listed below available May 31-June 2 unless otherwise noted. Cheers! Tie Tutorials at Art Imig’s Clothiers Stop in and learn to tie a bow tie and we will also answer any other questions that you have about neckties. Save $20 on any in-stock shirt and tie combination. 920-459-4190 Celebrate Dark Beer at Kacia Complimentary pretzel necklaces and samples of chocolate Guinness cupcakes, while supplies last. In celebration of dark beer, we are discounting all dark (blacks and browns) clothing, full-priced merchandise only, accessories do not apply. 920-458-9121 Summer Toys Gift Basket at Movers & Shakers Enter to win a spectacular gift basket filled with summer toys! 920453-2874 Tokyo-Milk Gin & Rosewater Gift Basket at Scentualities Enter to win a fantastic gift basket of Tokyo-Milk Gin & Rosewater! 920208-4935 Handcrafted Beer Bottle Cap Jewelry at Wisconsin Trader Meet Jessica Lemberg on Saturday, June 1 from 12pm-2pm, local artist of handcrafted beer bottle cap jewelry...made in Wisconsin! Join us for an afternoon with Jessica as she creates her jewelry, discusses her craft and the details that go into her art. Shop our collection of Wisconsinmade handcrafted beer bottlecap jewelry all weekend and treat your-

self to some fashionable frills with a 20% discount during Kohler Festival of Beer! Choose from earrings, necklaces and bracelets available in an assortment of Wisconsin themes including Brewers, Badgers, Packers, beer and much more! 920-451-2113 Children’s Shoe Sale at With Child Maternity BOGO, buy one pair of children’s shoes at the regular price and receive 50% off the second pair. 920287-7611 Homemade Treats at Intentions (June 1 only) Sample a delicious homemade treat using beer as a primary ingredient. While supplies last. 920-457-9543 Craft Time at Movers & Shakers Kids Toys (June 1 only – from 11am-3pm) Join us for a fun-filled craft time! Choose from a selection of items to make your very own toy! $5 per child. 920-453-2874 Free Gift with Purchase at Scentualities (June 1 only) Purchase any swimwear piece by Lisa Curran and receive a free pair of OKA b. Madison Sandals! Other discounts may not be applied with this offer. Limit one offer per customer. 920-208-4935 Beer Cupcakes at With Child Maternity (June 1 only) Stop in and sample beer cupcakes. Delicious for Dads and safe for expecting Moms, while supplies last. 920-287-7611 Chakra Balancing Body Scan at Intentions (June 2 only – from 11am1pm) Intentions Complete the Kohler Festival of Beer with a Chakra Balancing body scan. During a 10-minute session, our Reiki Practitioner will scan your low-

est energy area and give you feedback, while bringing your chakras back into balance. Walk-ins welcome. 920-457-9543 SPORTS CORE SPECIALS AND CLASSES For more information, pricing details and to register call Sports Core at 920-457-4444. Ballroom Basics: May 29, 6:458:45pm Cycle Mania: Sundays through May 26, 8:30-10am Zumba Cinco De Mayo Celebration: May 5, 1-2pm Adult Beginner Tennis Clinic: May 5, 1-2pm Tiny Tot Camps: Friday, May 3 and May 17, 9-10:30am Kids Night Out: Friday, May 10, 59pm For all TRX Session Schedules visit the Sports Core website or stop in for a printed schedule. Next sessions begin the week of May 20. Pro Shop Specials: Celebrate Mother’s Day and enjoy $5 off a $50 purchase in the Pro Shop, May 1012 Salon at Sports Core: Receive $50 off discount on our unique Brazilian Keratin hair-strengthening treatment in the Salon. YOGA ON THE LAKE SPECIALS AND CLASSES For more information, pricing details and to register call Yoga on the Lake at 920-453-2817. Beginner’s Workshop: Sunday, May 5, 2-4pm, $25


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