Portage County Tavern League donates hundreds to local causes
City Times Staff
STEVENS POINT — Here is a rundown of ongoing activities and contributions from the Portage County Tavern League.
PCTL donates $350 to “Movies in the Park”
In support of the 2018 “Movies in the Park” Portage County summer series, the Portage County Tavern League has donated $350, which will soon be matched by the Tavern League of Wisconsin. Movies in the Park provides popcorn, cotton candy, root beer, youth activities & a featured movie the 1st Friday in June, July & August. Pictured: Steve Zarecki (audio visual), Mary Tepp (Secretary, PCTL), Trisha Steinhorst (Event Coordinator & Chairperson), Don Witkowski and Mike Minger (fundraising support).
PCTL donates $250 to Plover VFW
On April 7, there was a celebration for Vietnam Veteran’s Day, at the Plover VFW. The Portage County Tavern League recently donated $250 to the Vietnam Veterans Committee, through the Plover VFW Post #10262. With help from the Tavern League of WI, they will soon receive a matching funds check for another $250. Pictured(left to right): Barbara Schultz, Sherry Engel, Christine Almanza (PCTL President), Robbie Dunlap & Sherrie Jay.
On Saturday, March 24, Rookie’s Sports Bar hosted a “Kicking Cancer” benefit, in honor of Alysia Makuski-Claussen and Jodi Pingle. The Portage County Tavern League proudly donated $275, with “matching funds” soon to follow from the Tavern League of WI. Pictured: Alysia Makuski-Clausen, Christine Almanza, and Jodi Pingel. The benefit was a huge success & both parties would like to thank all the volunteers & attendees that played a role in it.
On February 11, the Portage County Tavern League proudly hosted a charity bowling tournament at Skipp’s Bowling, to benefit Portage County’s Junior Achievement Program. It was a beautiful success. As a result, the program received $500 from the PCTL, and will also be receiving “matching funds” from the Tavern League of Wisconsin. Pictured: Mary Tepp, (PCTL Secretary); Stephanie Printz, (Junior Achievement Coordinator), and Christine Almanza (PCTL President).