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American Club receives

2016 spring primary The
AAAs Five Diamond rating
election sees 19%
turnout in Kohler
Only 291 of the Villages 1,517
registered voters turned out for
the February 16 spring primary
election, where three candidates
squared off for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Rebecca Bradley
received the most Kohler votes
at 186. JoAnne Kloppenburg received 88 votes, and Joe Donald
received 17.
Justice Bradley, who was appointed by Governor Scott Walker
received 45% of the votes statewide, and Kloppenburg, an appeals Judge, received 43% with
Donald receiving 12%. Donald
has since endorsed Kloppenburg.
The next election will be the
Spring Election and Presidential
Preference Primary on Tuesday,
April 5. The Presidential Preference Primary is for the Republican and Democrat parties to determine which candidate should be
nominated at the parties national
conventions to be their presidential candidate in the general election in November.
Kohler voters will also elect
school board and Village board
candidates at the spring election.
For school board, the seats of Pete
Schueller and Marlene Yang will
be up for grabs. The term of office
for school board members is three

years beginning on Monday, April

25, 2016.
For Village Board, the seats of
Susan Jaberg and John Winter will
be up for re-election. John Pethan
has decided not run for re-election. All terms begin on Tuesday,
April 19, 2016, and are for two
Polls at the Kirkpatrick Center
at the Kohler Village Hall, 319
Highland Drive, and will be open
from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters
will again be required to show a
photo ID to vote, and must have

lived in the Village of Kohler for

28 days to vote in the Village of

Need an absentee ballot?

The deadline for requesting
an absentee ballot is Thursday,
March 31. The ballot will be sent
by mail, and absentee voting in
the Clerk/Treasurers Office will
be available from Monday, March
21-Thursday, March 31, 8:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. and Friday, April 1,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Absentee
voters are also required to show a
photo ID to vote.

Candidates invited to
submit statements for
April 1 Kohler Villager
In the interest of helping to keep
readers informed, The Kohler Villager invites candidates for the
April 5 spring election to submit
statements about their candidacies for publication in April 1 edition. There is no cost to submit a
statement. Deadline is March 20.
Those wishing to also place a paid
ad in the March 15 and/or April 1
issues receive 25% off. A second
run is 50% off. Visit kohlervillag- for sizes, rates

and advertising deadlines.
As a guideline, the statement,
should outline the candidates
background, qualifications, views
about current issues involving
the school district or Village, and
specific reasons why they are the
best choice. A photo to accompany the statement is encouraged, but not necessary. Email

Village loses appeal in tax dispute with Kohler Co.

The Village of Kohler has lost
an appeal in its tax dispute with
Kohler Co. after three appellate
judges ruled unanimously in favor of Kohler Co. in its lawsuit
against the Village.
The companys lawsuit claimed
it overpaid more than $600,000
in 2012 property taxes due to the
over-assessed value of its resort
properties. The Village appealed

after Sheboygan County Circuit

Court Judge Timothy Van Akkeren ruled in favor of the company in February, 2015.
At issue was the method used
by the Villages assessor to include more than just the value
of the land and facilities when
determining assessed value. The
assessor also factored in the value of the companys business op-

erations for The American Club,

Inn on Woodlake, Riverbend, and
Blackwolf Run.
Similar court cases have ruled
that business value may be included in a property assessment if its
determined that the propertys inherent income producing capacity would survive the sale of the
underlying land. Kohler Co. arContinued on page 3

The American Club and The Immigrant Restaurant teams accepting their AAA awards. From
left Justin Gephart-Director Sales; Vicki Hanson-AAA Regional President; Matt Bauer-Manager Food & Beverage Operations; Christine Loose-General Manager The American Club
& Inn on Woodlake; Nick Jarmusz-AAA Public Relations Manager, Denise Frigo-Executive
Housekeeper; Hanna Buckles-Manager Guest Services; Nathaniel Leibham-Manager Front
Desk & Carriage House.
Kohler Co. photo

The American Club resort-hotel has been awarded the coveted

AAA Five Diamond designation
for 2016. This is the 31st time that
the resort has attained this prestigious rating, and it is the only
property in the State of Wisconsin
to achieve it.
The American Club is part of a
select group representing the upper echelon of the hospitality industry in North America. Currently, just 118 hotels hold the AAA
Five Diamond Rating. Hotels at
this level employ experienced,
highly qualified staff to provide
the custom service that luxury hotel guests expect. These establishments deliver unmatched guest
comfort with luxurious accommodations, extraordinary facilities
and many personalized amenities.
We are honored to receive
the coveted AAA Five Diamond
Award designation, said Michael
Belot, General Manager of Destination Kohler. This award reflects the commitment of our staff
and management to provide every
guest with exceptional hospitality
on a consistent basis which we
are proud to have done for more

than three decades.

A big part of becoming a Five
Diamond establishment is consistently exceeding expectations
of even the most discriminating
traveler the AAA inspector.
Five Diamond properties deliver
a highly personalized, memorable
experience, and we are pleased
to recognize The American Club
with the Five Diamond Rating,
said Nick Jarmusz, director of
public affairs for AAA Wisconsin.
In addition to the Five Diamond
lodging accommodations, The
American Club is also home to
the Immigrant Restaurant & Winery Bar, which has also received
a Four Diamond designation from
AAA. Restaurants at this level,
of which there are only two other
in Wisconsin, offer a distinctive
fine-dining experience and attentive service with menu offerings
that are typically distinguished
by highly creative chefs using
top-quality ingredients. The Immigrant Restaurant & Winery Bar,
is renowned for its modern cuisine
and the unique intimacy provided by its six small dining rooms,
Continued on page 12



Kohler girls youth basketball players

honored at half-time of girls varsity game
On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Kohler
Public Schools honored Kohlers
female youth basketball players,
who ranged in age from 7 to 14
years. The annual recognition salute took place at half-time of the

Kohler girls varsity game against

Random Lake. Team members
and coaches of Kohlers girls
youth basketball teams, which
included teams from 1st grade
through 8th grade, were an-

nounced and had the opportunity

to cheer on their fellow players
during the salute.
This annual recognition event
is an important component of
the Kohler girls basketball feed-

er program in not only spreading

awareness of girls basketball but
also increasing support of the
work by school administration,
coaches and parents to ensure all
girls have the chance to play bas-

ketball beginning in elementary

school and continuing through
high school.

Submitted photo

Arts at the Waelderhaus in 2016

KOHLER, WI Kohler Foundation
offers an expanded slate of cultural
events at the Waelderhaus this year.
Five unique events, all free and open to
the public, will bring chamber music,
Shakespearean drama, and beautiful
performances to the unique, historic
house in the woods, which overlooks
the Sheboygan River in Kohler.
Each event is at 2:00PM on a Sunday afternoon. Reservations are encouraged, due to limited capacity, but
no tickets are necessary. Call Kohler
Foundation at 920-458-1972 to reserve
your seat, or email kohlerfoundation@ Additional information is
available on Kohler Foundations website:
Sunday, February 28: Wisconsin
Chamber Orchestra Quartet
A small ensemble of Madisons acclaimed Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra will perform for the first time in

Riso Quartet

Sunday, April 24: Kathryn Henry,

soprano, with David Sytkowski
Henry is a 2011 Recipient of the
Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for
Artistic Excellence, and a graduate of
Sheboygan South High and senior at
UW-Milwaukees Peck School of the
Arts. She recently advanced to the final
round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in New York.

Michael Winkler

Kathryn Henry

Sunday, June 26: Michael Winkler,

trumpet, with Wayne Wildman
The 2015 recipient of a Kohler Foundation Merit in the Arts Scholarship,
Winkler attends Luther College, and
Submitted photos

performs with the Colleges Symphony and Jazz Orchestras.

Sunday, September 18: Riso Quartet
Featuring Megan Buschkopf on violin, Rachael Charles on viola, Alicia
Storin on cello, and Sheboygans own
Johanna Schilling on piano. All four
are graduates of the Leonard Sorkin
International Institute of Chamber Music at UW-Milwaukees Peck School of
the Arts.
Sunday, October 23: David Daniel of
American Players Theatre
Part engaging lecture, part entertaining performance with David Daniellong-time actor and Director of Education at American Players Theatre in
Spring Green, Wisconsin.
The Waelderhaus is managed by
Kohler Foundation, Inc. It is located
at 1100 Riverside Dr., Kohler, and is
open daily (except holidays) to the
public for guided tours, free of charge.
For information or to arrange a
group tour of the facility during the
week, please contact The Waelderhaus
Manager at (920) 453-2851, or Kohler
Foundations office at (920) 458-1972.
For the latest news and Waelderhaus
events, Like the Kohler Foundation
on Facebook.
Kohler Foundation is a non-profit,
private foundation that supports arts,
education, and art preservation initiatives.



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Village tax appeal, continued from page 1

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reportedly get a property tax refund of $605,908.51 plus interest.

Other court cases are pending for
taxes paid by Kohler Co. in 2011,
2013 and 2014. In 2011, Sheboygan County Circuit Judge Terence

Bourke ordered the Village to reassess the properties. The company is still contesting some of those

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On February 13, Mary Lou

(Rafool) Barrock was born to
eternal life with family by her
side at Holy Family Memorial
Hospital in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. She died of natural causes.
The daughter of Thomas and
Mary Rafool, Mary Lou was born
and raised in Peoria, IL and was
the baby of six. She met the love
of her life, Robert G. Barrock, at a
Lebanese convention in St. Louis,
MO, and made an art out of her
role as Homemaker.

Mary Lou built and nurtured

lasting friendships in Manitowoc
for 54 years. Her kindness, generosity, beauty and hospitality will
be missed by all her dear friends
and loving family who she leaves
Mary Lou is survived by 2 children, Monica (Yves) and Christian (Suzie), 4 adoring grandchildren: George, Catherine, Edward,
and Anne. She is also survived by
her loving sister, Cecelia Ayoup,
with whom she spoke daily.
She was preceded in death by
her beloved husband, Bob, of over
50 years, her sisters Ann Huebe,
Catherine Basil, Jean Newgent,
and brother Joseph E. Rafool.
A funeral was held Thursday,
February 18, at the Jens Family Funeral Home in Manitowoc. Online
condolences may be expressed at

Diane Reuter (1942 - 2016)

Diane Cecelia Reuter, 73, of Sheboygan, passed away on
Friday, January 29,
2016 as the result of
a brain hemorrhage,
at St. Lukes Medical
Center in Milwaukee,
surrounded by her
Diane was born
on July 28, 1942 in Waukesha
to William and Virginia (Petrie)
Reseburg. She graduated from
Kohler High School with the class
of 1961. Diane was united in marriage to James Albertin from 1963
to 1993.
On July 16, 2005, she was united in marriage to Frank Reuter.
Diane was employed by Bemis
Manufacturing Company and retired after 36 years in 2005. She
was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Diane was an excellent cook, she loved spending
time with her family and friends,
had a Heart of Gold, was very
compassionate, and was always
there for others. She always put
people before herself almost to a
Diane is survived by her husband Frank Reuter, by children;
Michelle Mlodzik of Jackson,
Renee (Mark) Lutzke of Oak
Creek, and Jason (Rose) Albertin

of Sheboygan, by two
step-children, David
(Laurie) Reuter of
Sheboygan and Steve
(Colleen) Reuter of
Newton, by seven
grandchildren; Seth
and Nina Mlodzik,
Jacob and Graciana
Nylomah, and Viktor
Albertin, by six step-grandchildren; Candice (Jeremy) Brunner,
Timothy Daly, Phillip Vandehei,
Kyle, Jacob and Natalie Reuter,
by five step great-grandchildren;
Daniel, Haiden, Brooklyn, Kyri
and Sam, and by her siblings;
Kathleen (Roger) Zutz, Robert
(Nancy) Reseburg, and Bill Reseburg, and sister-in-law Sharon
Reseburg. She is further survived
by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Diane was preceded in death by
her parents and a brother James
A funeral service was held on
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at
Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, Sheboygan,
with Rev. Alan Kubow officiating.
In lieu of flowers a memorial
fund will be established in Dianes
Please visit or sign the guestbook at


Charles Zillier
J. Eugene Tendollen Jerry
Jerry Charles ZilliGene Tendollen, 91 yrs., passed
away peacefully on Friday, Feb.
5th, in Portland, OR.
Gene graduated from Kohler
High School, the University of
Oregon, and served as a Lieutenant in the Army during World
War II.
Genes wife Betty passed away
in 1995.
Gene is survived by his children
- Vivian Linda (Renny), David
(Linda), Dan (Cindy), grandchildren and great grandchildren. He
is also survived by cousins Roy
and Alan, and by his sister, Doris
Wyckoff, who resides in Sheboygan.
Gene - we will all miss your big
grin and those really corny jokes!

er, 71, Bismarck, ND

passed away February 5, 2016, at CHI
St. Alexius Health in
A memorial service was held at St.
Georges Episcopal
Church in Bismarck
with Rev. Jim Zotalis
officiating. Burial was at the Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.
Jerry was born November 23,
1944, to Carl and Theresa (Kjelson) Zillier in Sheboygan, WI. He
was raised in Kohler, WI. Jerry
served four years in the Air Force
during the Vietnam War. He married Shirel Brasch on June 11,
1966. He worked for the Kohler
Company for 28 years, working in
Kohler, WI, Philadelphia, PA, and
Bismarck, ND.
He was an avid collector of vintage cameras and pocket watches.
He enjoyed camping, hunting,
photography, and computers.
Jerry is survived by his wife,

three daughters, Shelley (Mark) Ness,
Zillier, Bismarck, and
Vicki (Tom) Loepke, Phoenix, AZ; ten
grandchildren; eight
two sisters, Nancy
Yurk (special friend
Beverly Evans), and Roberta
(Don) Rathbun; two brothers,
Carl (Shirely) Zillier and his twin
brother, Steve (Jwin) Zillier; and
one step-brother, Martin (Lockey)
Kjelson III; two brothers-in-law,
Jerry (LaNae) Brasch and Jimmy
(Helen) Brasch; and many nieces
and nephews.
Jerry was preceded in death
by his parents; and his aunts and
uncles, Virgina (Eric) Tank, Charlotte (Ralph) Zahnow, and Aunt
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March is National
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Gary N. Hart (1929 - 2016)

Gary N. Hart, 86, of
Kohler, died peacefully
at his home on February
15th, 2016.
Gary was born in Hayward, California on May
30th, 1929, to George
and Ella (Nyhof) Hart.
He was a 1946 graduate
of Sheboygan Falls High School.
Gary served with the 11th Army
Airborne as a paratrooper from
1946 to 1948. On November 25th,
1950, he married the love of his
life, Rosaleen Hartmann, in Sheboygan. Rosaleen preceded him
in death on September 17, 2012,
following 61 years of marriage.
Gary was a devoted husband
and father, and spent many happy
hours planning and enjoying family trips across the country. He was
known for his great sense of humor, and will be greatly missed by
his family and many friends.
Gary is survived by one son,
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da (Peter) Baalke; six

Hart, Mike Hart, Carl
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(Jeremy) Willems, John
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and his brother Charles
Gary was preceded in death by
his beloved wife Rosaleen; his
son, Charles (Joanne) Hart; and
his sister-in-law, Janet Hart.
Family and friends gathered at
the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls on February 21 to
celebrate Garys life. Military
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A memorial fund has been established in Garys name, for
the benefit of the Friends of
Kohler-Andrae State Park, where
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Kohler schools receives

Pantry donations to Making Spirits another grant from
Bright provide months of supply for ExxonMobile
those in need locally, cash
contributions to be granted
Collection matches last years total of 73,000 pounds, award for most
pantry items collected by a volunteer group goes to RCS Empowers, up
to $75,000 available for grant requests
Making Spirits Bright lights show
has passed, but the impact of pantry donations collected is having
a lasting impression. Visitors to
the fourth annual Making Spirits
Bright, by the Sheboygan County
Rotary clubs, contributed 73,000
pounds of items for the ten area
food pantries that comprise the
Sheboygan County Food Bank.
The award for most pantry items
collected at a business location
and contributed to Making Spirits
Bright went to RCS Empowers.
The 73,000 pounds equates
to a four to five month supply
of canned goods and other non
perishable items as an answer to
an ever growing need, said Liz
Kroll, Executive Director of the
Food Bank.
Monetary donations were generous as well so Making Spirits
Bright, Inc. can award grants to

other 501 (c)(3) organizations

from a portion of those contributions. This year that will amount
to a record of up to $75,000.
Those interested in applying by
the April 1 deadline, can find
the application and details at
We are extremely grateful to
our sponsors for their commitment to making this relatively
new family tradition a possibility, said Gerry Plehn, Chair of
the event. We want to extend a
special thanks to Dave and Sandy
Sachse, the Grover Family Foundation, the Frank G. and Frieda K.
Brotz Family Foundation, Rockline, and Festival Foods for providing support all four years of
Making Spirits Bright.
The lights display ran from
the Friday after Thanksgiving
through New Years Eve with a
record 21,600 vehicles entering

the gate. Additionally, the Quarryview Center offered visits with

Santa, entertainment from varied
sources, wreath raffles and Discovery Trolley rides.
An award was also garnered
on behalf of the Making Spirits
Bright event. Gerry Plehn, event
chair, was one of two people selected as the individual volunteer
of the year at the first ever Spirit
of Sheboygan Volunteer Awards.
Making Spirits Bright is provided by the three Sheboygan County
Rotary Clubs as a service to the
communities they serve and beyond. The event incorporates the
assistance of over 600 volunteers
from businesses, churches, organizations and individuals throughout the year. For those interested
in becoming involved in 2016,
visit for

RCS Empowers was presented the most pantry items collected at a business location award for the 2015 Making Spirits Bright. The events
Volunteer Committee co-chairs, Terri Hackbarth (standing second from left) and Judy Strauss (far right), presented that award to members of
the Participant Council at RCS. Submitted photo

Kohler Public School, Howards

Grove, Middle School, Cleveland
Elementary School, and Lutheran High School were all awarded
a $500 Grant from ExxonMobil
Educational Alliance Program.
Kristin Guske, owner of the Petro
Centers, worked with the principles of the schools to secure the
grant. The grant is made available by ExxonMobil to schools
across the country. As an Exxon
Mobil retailer, the Petro Centers
are proud to help provide extra funding through the grants to
make it possible to provide cur-

rent technology equipment for

students and intensify the learning
of the students in the area of Science Technology. Exxon Mobil
believes that, as members of the
community, retailers are best qualified to work with local educators
to identify schools that could use
extra funds to make learning more
intriguing for the students. The
Petro Centers had to meet certain
criteria before applying for the
grant. Peter and Kristin Guske
strive to provide great customer
service with competitive pricing
in a friendly atmosphere.

March classes at Intentions

The Modern Shaman Workshop (2 Nights)
Learn how to walk between worlds
and live in each one. Move thru
life as an energy being. You will
learn techniques to heal yourself
and others and create what you
want by changing your perception
of the world. This class focuses on
the core essence of what it is to be
a shaman. Topics covered: What
is Shamanism, Dont Squeeze
the Shaman, Human Being of
Light, Know Thou Art Spirit, and
Who Are You. Presented by Reiki
Master/Teacher and Modern Shaman, John Oestreicher. Certificate
of Completion.
Date: Tuesday, March 1st and
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 (two
nights), Time: 6:30pm 9:00pm,
Fee: $79.00 (cash or check)
As You Think
This class is about using your
thoughts effectively to create the
life you want. You will learn
what the Vibrational Universe
is and how it works. Learn to
recognize why your life is moving in a certain direction and
how to change it. Techniques
will be given to apply the power of intentions and to attract
what you want in life. Presented
by Mental Imagery expert and
UW instructor, John Oestreicher.

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Time: 6:30pm 8:30pm
Fee: $30.00 (cash or check)
Forever Young
Is it possible to reverse the aging
process? Can we grow younger?
In this class you will learn that
is it possible to look, feel and be
younger. Popular speaker, John
Oestreicher will present anti-aging studies and how other cultures
have reversed the aging process.
Learn natural, holistic and practical techniques that will help you
tap in to the fountain of youth
within you.
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 6:30pm 8:30pm Fee:
$30.00 (cash or check)
Meditation Training
Relaxation expert John Oestreicher has been meditating for 30
years and teaching meditation for
ten years. In this informative and
relaxing class, participants will
learn: the benefits of meditation,
how and when to meditate, focused attention, and how to slow
down and release the minds endless chatter. Students will practice
meditating and each individual
will receive a customized meditation based on their goals and energy scan.
Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Time: 6:30pm 8:30pm Fee:
$30.00 (cash or check)





Village Meetings Scheduled for March
Library Board (at Library) 12:30 pm
Property Committee
4:30 pm
Finance Committee
5:00 pm
Village Board
5:30 pm
Planning Commission
4:30 pm
All meetings are held at Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland
Drive, unless otherwise indicated.
Presidential Preference & Spring Election
The Presidential Preference & Spring Election will be
held Tuesday, April 5. The polling place is located in the
Kirkpatrick Center at the Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland
Drive, and will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters
are required to show a photo ID to vote. You must have
lived in the Village of Kohler for 28 days to vote in the
Village of Kohler.
Will you need an Absentee Ballot for the Spring Election?
The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot to be mailed
to you is Thursday, March 31. Absentee voting in the Clerk/
Treasurers Office is available from Monday, March 21
Thursday, March 31, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday,
April 1, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Absentee voters are also
required to show a photo ID to vote.
Do you have the right photo ID?
These are acceptable for voting purposes and can be
unexpired or expired after the date of the most recent
general election:
Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license
Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card
Military ID card
U.S. passport
These photo IDS are also acceptable for voting purposes
but must be unexpired:
Certificate of naturalization issued within the last two
Unexpired Wisconsin driver license or identification
card receipt
Photo ID issued by a Wisconsin accredited university
or college containing date of issuance, student
signature and expiration date no later than two years
after date of issuance, along with a separate document
proving enrollment.
If you are eligible to vote but dont have a photo ID, you may
obtain a free ID from the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Apply for the ID as soon as possible. Visit Department of
Motor Vehicles, 3603 Kohler Memorial Drive, Sheboygan,
The Partisan Primary is August 9 and the General Election is
November 8. For more information about voter registration,
absentee voting, acceptable forms of proof of identification
or upcoming elections, contact the Clerk-Treasurers office
at 920-459-3873.
Dog and Cat Licenses
All dogs and cats over 5 months of age require licensing.
Rabies vaccination certificate is required at time of
licensing. Dogs and cats must be licensed by April 1 of
each year. Fees are:
Unaltered dog/cat $12.00
Altered dog/cat
$ 5.00
Late fee
$ 5.00
Cash or check only.
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Vacation Checks
Dont forget that if you are planning to go away on spring
break or at any time during the year, that you may have

the Kohler Police Department check your house while

you are gone. Residents can request a vacation check online through the Kohler Police Departments web page, by stopping by the department or
calling. If you call outside of regular business hours you
may leave a message too. In your message just include
your name, address, duration of your vacation and any
other pertinent information that we may need to know.
Some pertinent information may include lights that are on
timers, alarms, and names of persons that may stop by or
keyholders. Any other questions about this service, please
call the police department 920-459-3877.

Latex (Water Based) Paint is not hazardous. It can be

disposed of with regular garbage once dried. Simply
remove the cover to let it dry up, or pour it out in a
container and add kitty litter to help it dry.
Waste Pharmaceuticals can be recycled in the lobbies
of the Sheboygan, Kohler, Sheboygan Falls, Plymouth,
and Elkhart Lake Police Departments. Each department
has an anonymous drop box for recycling.
The Household Hazardous Waste Collection sites are
funded through the Sheboygan County Planning &
Conservation Dept, 508 New York Ave, Sheboygan, 920459-3060,


Building Permits
Building permits are required for all residential projects
involving construction, heating, plumbing or electrical
work that has a value greater than $1,000.00. Home
additions, garages, accessory buildings, decks and other
exterior modifications need Kohler Co. and Village Plan
Commission review. Work started without a permit results
in double fees. Visit our website at
or call the Public Works Department for more information,
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
(Note: Fees Required)
Sheboygan County has established four collection sites
for disposing of hazardous wastes. The majority of the
program is funded with County tax dollars; be prepared to
show proof of residency. When those funds are depleted,
the sites will be closed until funds are again available.
Friday, May 20, 1-4:30 p.m. at Sheboygan Cty Hwy
Dept-Southside Shed, 7614 Frontage Rd, Sheboygan
Saturday, May 21, 8-11 a.m. at Sheboygan Cty Hwy
Dept-Cascade Shed, W6451 St Hwy 28, Cascade
Saturday, April 2, 8-11 a.m. at Maywood
Environmental Park, 3615 Mueller Rd, Sheboygan
Saturday, September 17, 8-11 a.m. at Sheboygan
Cty Hwy Dept-Plymouth Shed, N6111 Cty Rd OJ,
The county encourages citizens to bring their hazardous
wastes to the May 20 and 21 collection events as much as
possible because the grant money received helps pay for
these collection events.
Due to an unexpected, very steep increase in the cost of
accepting electronics at our events, fees have changed.
$10 vehicles with only hazardous waste.
$25 vehicles with only electronics.
$25 vehicles with both hazardous waste and
What kind of materials will be accepted at the events?
*Flammable liquids
*Fluorescent bulbs (household quantities)
*Oil-based paints
*Household batteries
*Acids and bases
*Reactives (pool chemicals)
*Pesticides and herbicides
*Old gasoline
*Most electronics (for detailed list go to and navigate to the Planning
& Conservation Department website)
Are there materials that WILL NOT be accepted? YES!
LATEX PAINT, waste oil, radioactive materials, explosives,
medical wastes, waste medications, pressurized cylinders,
large appliances, and tires will not be accepted.
What can I do with the unacceptable materials?
Waste Oil is recycled at many sites in conjunction with
community recycling programs.

Cadet Baseball Registration

For all boys currently in grades 3-8, Cadet Baseball
registration is open. Registration will close March 15,
2016, so register early! For more information or to register
online please visit us at
Registration is also available at Village Hall.
New fees:
3rd/4th graders $60 resident or Kohler/Christian student
$70 non-resident
5th-8th graders $90 resident or Kohler/Christian student
$100 non-resident
The Village Board approved the following items during
their January 11 meeting:
Agreement for Maintenance Assessment Services from
Associated Appraisal Consultants, Inc. for 2016-2018.
Appointed Dr. Eileen Hilke to the Library Board.
Operators licenses as requested.
Temporary Class B beer & wine license for St. John
Evangelist Catholic Church for 1/31/16.
November 2015 Revenue & Expense reports, bank
reconciliation and journal entries.
Youth Center Manager salary and hours as presented.
Bid from Michels Corp for the CIPP sewer work and
manhole rehabilitation in West I, $152,324.
Purchase 2016 Ford F-250 with plow from Ewald
Automotive, $32,674.
Purchase lawn mower and attachments from Riesterer &
Schnell, $39,850.
Tourism Promotion & Development Committee Funds
$5,400 2016 Kohler Villager Destination Kohler
$5,000 2016 ice skating rink on Woodlake.
$6,000 Kohler Comedy Night on 3/5/16.
Resolution 2016-1 Amending the 2015 General Fund
2016-1 Regarding Posting Locations
2016-2 Regarding on-Premise Signs
Village Board
Thomas Schnettler, President
Susan Jaberg
Charles Keller
John Pethan
Brian Post
John Winter
Mike Zimmermann
Laurie Lindow
Police Chief
William Rutten
Director of Public Works
Brett Edgerle
Fire Chief
Mike Lindstrom
Recreation Director
Doug Bocchini
Erin Coppersmith




Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes January 25, 2016

Call to Order
Marlene Yang called the meeting to order at
7:15 p.m. in the Kohler Public Library. Chad
Hamilton called roll. The following board
members were present: Marlene Yang, Chad
Hamilton, Christina Koberstein and Pete
Statement of Public Notice
January 22, 2016
Approval of Agenda
Christina moved to approve the agenda.
Pete seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion
Board Presidents Report (Marlene Yang)
The February 8 COTW will be in executive session in order to discussion human resources issues.
The board governance workshops will be
rescheduled in order to accommodate
new board members.
New board members will take the oath
of office at the board meeting on April
11, 2016.
Superintendents Report (Quynh Trueblood)
ISOMORPHISM - what happens in one part of
the organization is mimicked in other parts
of the organization and creates a phenomenon. When an event occurs at the top level,
isomorphism may significantly benefit the
organization. In this case, boards midyear
evaluation of my performance accomplished
three things:
1. Acknowledged and promoted high
leverage actions on clear goals
2. Challenged my mental models and
stimulated divergent thinking
3. Triangulated different perspectives,
ideas and resources to arrive at better
Playing forward, mimicking throughout the
organization influences how we think, how

we do things, and what we accomplish. It is

clear the board is creating an organizational
phenomena that capitalizes on the capacity
of its people and what Peter Senge, systems
scientist, calls a learning organization.
Triangulating the performance review with the
attention at the 95th State Education Convention sponsored by WIs Associations of School
Boards, District Administrators, and Business
Organizations, the sessions of greatest
importance included: How a Strategic Plan
Supports the Work of School Board, Effective
Governance Processes: Facilitating a Positive
and Productive Board Meeting, and Ramp Up
your School Communication Plans that Works.
Elementary Principals Report
(Lisa Greene)
McKenna Holzrichter, a 5th grader in Mrs.
Bartelts class, organized a book drive. We
collected 2,435 books to give to The Next Door
Foundations Books for Kids program based
in Milwaukee. The winning classes were
Mrs. Roeber and Mrs. Bitter. Both classes
will receive a pizza party for their outstanding
The Elementary School has qualified to
continue to move to a Tier II PBIS (Positive
Behavior Intervention and Support) program. The Tier II program will assist us
to give more individualized attention and
strategies to students who may need more
guidance with behavior expectations.
We continue to monitor the learning process
and student progress with our PALS and MAP
testing. Both of these assessments will be
finished by mid February.
MS-HS Principal Report (Timothy Brown)
We had a successful end to the first semester. When comparing the same months in
2014 as 2015, we have seen a total reduction
of 25% of our students that have at least
one tardy and a 41% reduction in the total

number of tardy students. When we have

students to class on time, this lessens reductions to our learning environment, allows
teachers, and students, to begin classes
immediately without disruption the net result
is increased student achievement.
This achievement can clearly be seen in
our Exam Exemption policy. Of the 220 high
school students, 178 qualified for the exam
exemption based on three or fewer tardies,
twenty seven or fewer missed class periods,
and zero unexcused absences. Our goal was
that 80% of our students would earn the
exam exemption, and we have a success rate
of 81% qualifying. Our students and learning
community at the high school should be proud
of our successes.
We will be further digging into the data at the
end of this week when we have final grades
posted, but our preliminary indicators that
we are having a high number of students
passing their classes and are well on track to
graduate. This, again speaks volumes to the
learning environment that everyone, students,
teachers and community members can take
great pride in.
At the middle school we also found great success based on our data collection. As stated
earlier, we firmly believe that when students
are in class at the bell and prepared to learn
that we have set up the correct parameters
to ensure a healthy environment. At the end
of semester 1, 86% of our middle school
students had one or fewer tardies. Only 13
students had 2 or more. This is phenomenal data that demonstrates our successful
Finally we have begun the task of preparing
our school for success for the 2016-17 school
year. We are in the process of reviewing
our course scope and sequence of our class
offerings and making important modifications

Child Development Day

April 12, 2016


All resident children who will be at least 3 years old

on April 12, 2016.

What: The development of all early childhood children living in the Kohler School District will be screened
through parent report, direct assessment, and observation. Parents will also be able to register for
the 2016/2017 4K Program (must be at least 4 years
old on 9/1/16 to register).

Screening helps identify if a child is developing appropriately cognitively, physically and emotionally.
During screening, children will work with a professional in a play-based format to assess their development. School professionals will also be available
to answer questions parents may have about their
childs development and/or the 4K program. In addition, information about a variety of community resources will be available.

When: April 12, 2016. If you are unable to attend and have
concerns about your childs development, please contact Cindy Payne, Director of Pupil Services @ 920
Where: Kohler School District Village Gym-333 Upper Road,
Kohler, WI

Parents should call Theresa Theune @ 920 8037283 to schedule an individual screening time by
April 8, 2016.

to these offerings to ensure student success

based on state and local guidelines. The
most significant change that we are addressing is a modification to the middle school
elective at the 7th and 8th grade levels and
a high school science offering. It is our belief
that this change will bring about positive
changes for continued student success.
Review of District Finances
Matt Kautzer reported the 2015-2016 budget
is on-track this year.
Consent Agenda
Approval of December 15, 2015 Board Meeting minutes
Approval of Invoices
Reports of the Committee of the Whole-Operations- The Board participated in a workshop on
Board Governance led by Peggy Black
and Todd Bugnacki from Black Black
Recommendation to move the proposed
organizational restructure to the finance
committee for approval
Reports of the Finance Committee
Recommendation to the full board to
approve the 10 year long term capital
improvement plan.
Recommendation to the full board to
approve the organizational restructure
Recommendation to the full board to
approve the accounts payable position
Pete moved to approve the consent agenda.
Christina seconded the motion. All ayes.
Motion carried.
Action and/or Discussion Items
Appointment of committee members
Marlene appointed herself to the finance
committee. Marlene appointed Chad
Hamilton and herself to the ad hoc policy
Approve the new courses: middle school

Friday, December 16
1:45 p.m.

Kohler Memorial Theatre

engineering design and high school conceptual chemistry as recommended by the

Chad moved to approve the middle school
engineering design course and the high school
conceptual chemistry course as recommended by the administration. Christina seconded
the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Accept the resignation of Doug Bocchini,
Director of Student Life and Community
Chad moved to accept the resignation of Doug
Bocchini. Pete seconded the motion. All
ayes. Motion carried.
Accept the resignation of Diane Kelly,
board treasurer
Christina moved to accept the resignation of
Diane Kelly. Pete seconded the motion. All
ayes. Motion carried.
Approve the maternity leave of Nicole
Nevers, ms science teacher
Christina moved to approve the maternity
leave of Nicole Nevers. Chad seconded the
motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Accept the $500 grant from ExxonMobil
Educational Alliance program awarded to
Jessie Good, high school science teacher
Pete moved to accept the $500 grant from
ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program.
Christina seconded the motion. All ayes.
Motion carried.
Accept the generous donation from the
Frederic C Kohler Trust in the amount of
$7200 to broaden course selection and/or
offer additional advance courses
Christina moved to accept the generous
donation from the Frederic C Kohler Trust in
the amount of $7200. Chad seconded the
motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Pete moved to adjourn. Christina seconded
the motion. All ayes. The meeting adjourned

Procedures for school

closings due to
inclement weather
We ask parents to discuss this issue with their child now before the
actual emergency occurs. If you are
generally not home during the day,
be sure your child knows where he/
she is to go if school closes early. Will
he/she go home with a classmate, an
older sibling, or a relative? Have you
made prior arrangements with this individual to be on stand by for these
occasions? Please make your arrangements in advance and make sure your
child is fully aware of what to do in
case school closes early.
Any decision to close school for
all or any portion of a school day will
be made as early as possible in order
to afford parents the opportunity to
make alternate child care plans. All
closing announcements or early dismissals will be made on the Kohler
School web site kohlerpublicschools.
org and the following area radio/television stations:

WHBL (1330 AM),
96.1 FM),
WSTM (91.3 FM)
WLKN Lake (98.1 FM)
WTMJ (620 AM) &
(94.5 FM)




Kohler Math Team

season recap
This year, 51 students in grades 9-12 were members of the Kohler High School Math Team. Students met
weekly at lunch to work on their problem-solving skills and then showcased their skills at four math meets
this season. Kohlers top ten point earners were: Archie Brohn, Nathan Waniorek, George Palof, Zac Hoell, Lauren Horth, Hank Biznek, Jim Conklin, Ashley Thyes, Angela Schmitt, and Kyoko Ikeda. George
Palof had a stellar first season on the team, placing in all four meets this year.
Lakeland Meet: Team 1 (2nd place) Members: Biznek, Denny Kanz, Schmitt, Waniorek, Hoell, Brohn,
Conklin, and Palof
Individual Winners: Archie Brohn (3rd)
Nathan Waniorek (Top 20 Honorable Mention)
George Palof (Top 20 Honorable Mention)
St. Lawrence
Seminary Meet: Team 1 (3rd place) Members: Kanz, Brohn, Conklin, Waniorek, Horth, Hoell, Palof,
Individual Winners:

10th grade: Keith Baka (3rd place)

9th grade: George Palof (1st place)
Oakfield Meet: Team 1 (3rd place) Members: Amelia Grose, Kanz, Waniorek, Ikeda, Brohn, Horth,
Hoell, Palof
Individual Winners:

Kohler Meet:

12th grade: Hank Biznek (3rd place)

11th grade: Nathan Waniorek (2nd place)
Archie Brohn (3rd place)
10th grade: Lion Chen (3rd place)
9th grade: George Palof (1st place)
Ashley Thyes (2nd place)

Team 1 (3rd place) Members: Grose, Waniorek, Ikeda, Brohn, Horth, Hoell, Chen,
Individual Winners:

11th grade: Zac Hoell (1st place)

10th grade: Keith Baka (3rd place)
9th grade: George Palof (1st place)
Ashley Thyes (3rd place)

Kohler mid-winter
music concerts
The Kohler high school band and choir will present their Mid-Winter
Music Concert on Tuesday, March 15. This concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
in the Kohler Memorial Theater.
On Thursday, March 17, the Kohler middle school band and choir
will present their Mid-Winter Music Concert. The concert, featuring the
middle school bands and choirs, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Kohler
Memorial Theater.
The choirs are directed by Lori Hucke and the bands are under the
direction of Richard Tengowski. Both concerts are free and open to the

Kohler Performing
Arts to host dinner
and auction
Plans are underway for the 19th annual Kohler Performing Arts Organization dinner and auction on Saturday, April 23 at the Pine Hills
Country Club. This years theme is Lets Get Reel and will include
performances by the Kohler high school music students, silent auction,
three-course dinner and a live auction.
Everyone is welcome to attend the event. Parents of music students
can pick up their invitations at one of the upcoming concerts. Invitations can also be picked up at the library, school office or from the
music department. Invitations and reservations can also be found on the
Kohler Performing Arts website at
For more information or online registration, go to the
Most importantly, 100% of the proceeds support middle and high
school student scholarships and performance tours.

Mission accomplished for

Kohler Athletic Booster
Club Chili Cook-off
The mission of the Kohler Athletic Booster Club Chili Cook-Off
was accomplished at its January
25 fundraiser. The mission? To
offer a chance for Kohler Schools
coaches and staff to win funds for
their athletic team or educational
Seven chili entries were sub-

mitted for tasting. The recipe receiving the most votes for favorite chili belonged to Girls Varsity
Soccer Coach Lesley Cassidy. A
check for $100 was presented to
Coach Cassidy at half-time of the
Kohler-Sheboygan Area Lutheran
High Schools varsity boys basketball game.

Team 1 for Lakeland Meet Standing: Angela Schmitt, Nathan Waniorek, George Palof, Zac Hoell, Archie Brohn. Kneeling: Hank Biznek,
Denny Kanz, Jim Conklin. Submitted photo

Pictured: Lesley Cassidy and Matt Maggi, Kohler Athletic Booster Club President
Submitted photo



Kohler Comedy Night

returns, March 5

Five Diamond Rating, continued from page 1

each one decorated in the distinctive style of the first Europeans to
settle Wisconsin: French, Dutch,
German, Normandy, Danish and
The American Club was initially built in 1918 as a dorm for immigrants who had come to work
at the Kohler factory across the
street. On an imaginative leap of
faith, Kohler Co. set out to transform the red-brick Tutor property
into a luxurious resort hotel in
1981, and today it is recognized
as one of the most premier resort destinations in the country.
Offering elegant rooms outfitted
with the finest KOHLER plumbing products along with tile and
furnishings from Kohler Interiors
brands including Ann Sacks, McGuire and Baker The American
Club maintains what AAA recog-

nized as impeccable standards of

In addition to myriad dining
options and sophisticated conference facility and services, the
resort also boasts the luxurious
Kohler Waters Spa. This soothing sanctuary offers an extensive
menu of unique treatments that
make use of the companys stateof-the-art plumbing technologies,
as well as a relaxation pool and
glass-enclosed rooftop deck. In
addition, The American Club is
renowned for its award-winning
championship golf courses, Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run,
which have hosted three PGA
Championships, the U.S. Senior
Open, two U.S. Womens Opens
and is home to the upcoming 2020
Ryder Cup.

Matt Bauer-Manager Food & Beverage

Operations and Christine Loose-General
Manager The American Club & Inn on
Woodlake accept AAA Five-Diamond award
for The American Club and AAA Four-Diamond award for the Immigrant Restaurant.
Kohler Co. photo

No Passport Required Wine Dinners

Take a tour of wines most
interesting regions this spring in
the comfort of The Normandy
Room at The Immigrant Restaurant. With five perfectly prepared
courses and expert pairings by
wine Sommelier Eric Newton,
each wine dinner is sure to delight your senses and you might
just learn something too. Purchase your seat for these experiences online at KohleratHome.
com for $135 per person for the
reception that begins at 6:30pm

with dinner at 7pm.

Napa Valley Wine Dinner March 18
Join us to celebrate the wonderful food and vino from the Napa
Valley region. Come join Chef
Josef Powell and Wine Sommelier Eric Newton as they take you
a journey through the wonderful
vineyards of Napa, California.
French Wine Dinner - April 15
Join us to celebrate the birthplace
of wine and take you on a tour of
the wonderful culture of France.

Come join Chef Trevor Koch and

Wine Sommelier Eric Newton as
they take you a journey through
the wonderful vineyards France.
Pacific Northwest Wine Dinner
- May 13
Join us to celebrate the emergence of great wines and foods
coming from the Pacific Northwest. Come join Chef Forest
Farrel and Wine Sommelier Eric
Newton as they take you a journey through this ever growing
wine and food culture.

Laughs are headed this way

again! Destination Kohler once
again welcomes nationally touring comedians for a night of
laughter on Saturday, March 5.
The evening features four comedians - emcee Pat Tomasulo,
Patti Vasquez, Andrew Norelli and Lachlan Patterson -who
have been featured on network
television late night talk shows,
Comedy Central and NBCs Last
Comic Standing. Tickets are
$28.75 for Kohler Comedy Night
on March 5, 8-10pm (doors open
at 7:15pm). Purchase tickets on or 855-4442838. Make it a laugh-cation with
an overnight hotel package starting at $95 that includes one night
room accommodations, premiere
cocktail seating with tableside service and one complimentary drink
start at $95 per person.

Patti Vasquez


Andrew Nore

Lachlan Patterson

Pat Tomasulo

Kohler Co. photos

Kohler Waters Spa Spotlight March

Spring Break Pedicure Event
Thursday, March 24, $55
Join us as we kick off Spring Break with beautiful toes! Enjoy a
25-minute pedicure to clean up your winter feet and relax with spa
facility access from 4pm until 8pm. Stop in the boutique to take the
spa home with you with a $25 retail credit towards any $50 retail
purchase made during the event. Please contact Megan Hoffmann
at 920.451.2160 or to reserve your
appointment. Space is limited. Registration fee is non-refundable and
non-transferable for special events
Special Offer! Buy any 2 full size Kerstin Florian Products receive a
travel size Kerstin Florian Spirulina Masque free! For more information call 920-457-7777.

Destination Kohler Calendar of Events

Sushi Night
Thursdays, 5-9pm
The Winery Bar
The Winery Bar presents a fresh, new experience as we expand our menu and offer sushi
roll options. Asian-inspired dishes and a variety of complementary specialty sake drinks.
Delight in our new Japanese-inspired cuisine
with fresh fish flown in daily from Hawaii,
Japan and Alaska.

The Modern Shaman Workshop

Tuesday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 8, 2016
(two nights), 6:30-9pm, $79 cash or check
Learn how to walk between worlds and live
in each one. Move thru life as an energy
being. You will learn techniques to heal yourself and others and create what you want by
changing your perception of the world. This
class focuses on the core essence of what
it is to be a shaman. Topics covered: What
Rib Night
is Shamanism, Dont Squeeze the Shaman,
Saturdays, 5-9pm, $24
Human Being of Light, Know Thou Art Spirit,
Blackwolf Run
and Who Are You. Presented by Reiki Master/
The restaurant is also featuring Complimentary Teacher and Modern Shaman, John OestreichValet Parking from 5-10pm and Dinner Music er. Certificate of Completion. Please call for
6-9pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
reservations. 920-457-9543
Kohler Golf Academy Indoor Studio Special Demonstration Kitchen Series
4-week Program
Saturdays, January through April, 11am and
This winter, spend some time on your golf
2pm, $39
game so when April hits, you will be in
Demonstration Kitchen at The Shops at Woodmid-season form. Take advantage of the
Kohler Golf Academys four week program de- The annual Demonstration Kitchen series resigned to help improve all areas of your game. turns for another season of engaging sessions
hosted by the culinary talents of Destination
The $250 package includes four 45-Minute
Golf Lessons and Unlimited Practice Sessions Kohler. Home cooks of all skill levels are afforded a delightfully delicious way to enhance
valid through March 31 at the Kohler Golf
Academy Indoor Studio. Get started today by cooking skills and expand their recipe box
during educational programming in the inticalling 920.565.6075 or emailing
mate, informal working kitchen at The Shops
at Woodlake. Chefs demonstrate selected recExhibit: FULL CIRCLE
ipes from preparation to presentation to final
Through April 24, 2016
tasting paired with a complementing beverage.
ARTspace A Gallery of the John Michael
Complete schedule available online.
Kohler Arts Center
March 5 - Championship Recipes from
The Shops at Woodlake
Whistling Straits with Chef Tiffany Ringsletter
Circles and spheres take shape both literally
Whistling Straits
and conceptually in this exceptional exhibition March 12 - Irish Feast with a Twist with Chef
featuring the work of four artists. The Exhibi- Evan Wallerman Blackwolf Run
tion features mixed media wall sculptures by March 19 - Field and Stream with Chef Lucas
Barbara Gilhooly (CO), mixed media paintings Oppeneer Special Events
by Shane McAdams (WI), hand-colored
March 26 - Chocolate Skills with Chocolatier
etchings by Mark Mulhern (WI) and silver and Anette Righi DeFendi and Gary Dinstuhl
enamel jewelry by Beth Novak (MN). Please
KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates
call for more information. 920-452-8602.
April 2 - The Ultimate Bloody Mary Brunch

with Chef Paul Smitala Blackwolf Run

Kohler Comedy Night
March 5, $25 plus taxes and fees, Doors open
at 7:15pm for general admission
The American Club
Kohler Comedy Night hosts three nationally
acclaimed comedians: Lachlan Patterson, Patti
Vasquez, & Andrew Norelli. Pat Tomasulo is
the Emcee for the evening. Tickets can be purchased through Call for
more information: 920-457-8000 Ext: 55687
As You Think
March 15, 6:30-8:30pm, $30 cash or check
This class is about using your thoughts effectively to create the life you want. You will
learn what the Vibrational Universe is and
how it works. Learn to recognize why your
life is moving in a certain direction and how to
change it. Techniques will be given to apply
the power of intentions and to attract what
you want in life. Presented by Mental Imagery
expert and UW instructor, John Oestreicher.
Please call for reservations. 920-457-9543
Forever Young
Tuesday, March 22, 6:30-8:30pm, $30 cash
or check
Is it possible to reverse the aging process? Can we grow younger? In this class
you will learn that is it possible to look, feel
and be younger. Popular speaker, John Oestreicher will present anti-aging studies and
how other cultures have reversed the aging
process. Learn natural, holistic and practical
techniques that will help you tap in to the
fountain of youth within you. Please call for
reservations. 920-457-9543
Meditation Training
Tuesday, March 29, 6:30-8:30pm, $30 cash
or check
Relaxation expert John Oestreicher has been
meditating for 30 years and teaching medi-

tation for ten years. In this informative and

relaxing class, participants will learn: the benefits of meditation, how and when to meditate,
focused attention, and how to slow down and
release the minds endless chatter. Students
will practice meditating and each individual
will receive a customized meditation based
on their goals and energy scan. Dont like the
dates? Schedule your own class. Bring two
or more of your friends and make an appointment. Please call 920-946-0363.
For more information, pricing details and to
register call Yoga on the Lake at 920-4532817 for more information. Yoga On The Lake
offers workshops, special events and guest
instructors throughout the year.

STRONG, SEXY, SVELTE - Saturday, March 19

- 10:30am to Noon
DAUGHTER YOGA - Saturday, March 19 2:30-3:45pm
COOKING DEMO, HEALTH TIPS & Q&A SESSION* - Saturday, March 19 - 5-7pm
*This event is only available to guests on
overnight packages
YOGA TONE - Sunday, March 20 - 10:30am
to Noon
For more information please Email



For more information, pricing details and to

register call Sports Core at 920-457-4444 or
online at for more
Early Release Wednesdays-Youth Fitness
Training: Wednesdays, 2:45-3:30pm
Kids Night Out: Friday, March 11, 5-9pm
Waltz Dance Classes: Mondays, March
14-April 4, 6-7 pm
Speed & Agility Camp for Tennis Athletes:
Mondays & Thursdays, March 14-24, 5:306:30pm
Yoga on the Lake is proud to welcome NYC
Healthy Shoulder Workshop: Tuesdays,
celebrity yoga and Pilates instructor, Kristin
McGee. Join us for a weekend of powerful
March 15-April 5, 6-7 pm
yoga sessions, mix & mingle events and
Kids Motion: Wednesday, March 16, 9-10am
cooking demos. Whether yoga is new to you TGIF FUN: Friday, March 18, 5:30-7:30pm
or already a part of your life, Kristin is here to
Youth STRENGTH Bootcamp: Mondays,
help guide you to being fully present and connected to your body. Book a weekend package March 21-April 11, 4-4:30pm
Youth CARDIO Bootcamp: Thursdays, March
and dont miss a minute.
24-April 14, 4-4:30pm
PRIVATE DINNER PARTY WITH KRISTIN Adult Tennis Mixer: Friday, January 29,
Friday, March 18 - 6:30pm
POWER YOGA - Saturday, March 19 7-8:30pm
Yoga Weekend with Kristin McGee March 18-20