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VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR’S corner
RECENTLY, A PARENT shared concerns about
her child no longer wanting to wear a bike helmet.
It is no longer “cool” to wear that helmet!
This attitude normally begins around the age of
10 or 11, and only escalates from there. How
often have we heard that argument from our
kids that “none of the other kids have to.” Below
you will find some information and suggestions
regarding this topic. At the end of the day, the
responsibility falls to you, the parent, to enforce
the bike helmet wearing rules within the family.
Personally, I have seen several bike accidents
with kids and I have seen the damage that can
be caused to the head and, tragically, to the life
of a young child. These accidents do not have
to be at high speeds to cause trauma. In fact,
two of the worst child bike accidents I’ve seen
both occurred in a 25mph zone. This does not
include my own bike accident where I flew over
the handlebars when the bike stopped abruptly.
No, I was not wearing a helmet.
As we talk about bike safety, please remind
your kids that riding down the hill from the
MBCC pool to the beach should be done carefully.
The natural reaction for a kid is to get up
as much speed coming down the hill as they can.
At the end of the MBCC driveway, there is a
road which is a completely blind intersection for
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kids need to be under control so they can properly
navigate that crossing over to the beach.
Here is some information and
suggestions about helmets:
Helmets are important for kids’ safety and
to prevent brain injuries if there is a collision.
About 20 states have laws that kids under the
age of 16 or 18 must wear helmets. Please go to
the following website for some great facts compiled
by LAB: www.bikeleague.org/media/facts/
There is an exercise called the "egg drop"
that can be done in the classroom or at home
to show how fragile the head is, and how it is
protected by a helmet.
Many teen and pre-teen kids don't like bike
helmets, but do like multi-use helmets which
can also be used for other sports, especially
because they can put cool stickers on those
Parent education is key - including data on
why helmets are important for kids to wear.
Parents must lead by example! Do your research!
Promotional programs (especially led by
kids) promoting helmets as cool and safe. To
affect middle school and high school students,
the program is best to be led by the kids with
support from adults.
If you have further questions or need more
information you may contact:
Deb Hubsmith, Director
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Village Administrator/Police Chief
244-3048 ext. 111
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Dear Residents of Maple Bluff,
Summer is one of the fullest seasons of the year and with July comes the peak of many
of our summer activities and commitments. This month means it’s time for one of
Madison’s great summer traditions, the All-City Swim Meet. If you’ve cheering on a
swimmer at the meet we would love to hear from you.
This past spring, my husband and I decided that this year we would try our hand
at our very own vegetable garden. Unfortunately, the garden didn’t fare so well in our
yard! I’ve heard from many of you that your gardens are thriving and we’d love to hear
about it! Share your pictures, tips, tricks and summer recipes here in the newsletter.
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pages here each month, or if you have a special neighbor you would love to see us
highlight, please feel free to contact me.
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The Village of Maple
Bluff Community Corner
Garden Volunteers Needed!
Springtime in Maple Bluff and
the public gardens come alive,
creating beautiful spaces for
everyone to enjoy as they walk or
drive through the neighborhood.
These public triangles, as well
as the Beach Park gardens,
are maintained by resident
volunteers. The Village provides
a budget for planting each one.
However, the Lakewood entrance
and the border around the gazebo
at Johnson Park are currently
without caretakers and it shows.
These areas need to be weeded,
deadheaded, and mulched in
order to look their best. A design
is being drawn up for the empty
area south of Lakewood Blvd.
and help will be needed for
installing plants sometime this
summer. If you would be willing
to help revitalize the entrance
please contact Bruce Morrow
at firstname.lastname@example.org. We
would all appreciate your help.
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AS OF THIS WRITING June is shaping up to be the city’s efforts. This will likely be late June MAPLE BLUFF
a very dry month. We are making the rounds and/or early July. We will send out e-mails and
MAY 2012 JUNE 2012 JULY 2012
when possible to water the young trees that post on the web site dates for this work.
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have recently been planted. However, if I Another project that could happen in June
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could ask of everyone to identify young trees or early July is the rehabilitation of the meter
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# or shrubs on your property and along the vault # for Fuller’s Woods water supply. This is #
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street terrace and give them a generous soak- located #
at the intersection of Sherman Ave. #
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ing of water it would be greatly appreciated. and #
Fuller Drive (south). The intersection #
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Of course, this is a mute point if we get some and stretch of Fuller Dr. up to Paget will be
closed for the work. Here again we will pro- RECYCLING SCHEDULE
The dryness AUGUST of sub 2012 soils was painfully ap-
S parent M while T the Wcrew was T removing F S and replacing
the split 1rail fence 2 at 3 Beach 4 Park.
5There 6 wasn’t 7 a trace 8 of 9moisture 10 as 11 we dug
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# the holes 24” deep for the posts. While we
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# continued with the install of the new fence
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# we also brought the water wheel to the park
in an attempt to keep the grass from going
dormant as the Fest on the Fourth is nearing.
S It Mis likely T that Wby the Ttime this F newsletter S is
in your hands some of the 1projects 2 I’ll mention 3
4have 5started 6or have 7 taken 8 place. 9 The first 10 item
# to make 12 mention 13 14of is water 15 main 16 flushing. 17
Our 19 supplier, 20 Madison, 21 22 will be 23 flushing 24 the
north 26side mid-late 27 28June. 29The village 30 will fol-
low up with our own flushing to complement
vide e-mail notification SEPTEMBER 2012 and web site posting
when S Ma schedule T is Wdetermined. T F S
There will be street maintenance work 1 on
Lakewood 2 3 Blvd 4 similar 5 to 6 what 7 has taken 8
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place # the last couple of years. The contractor
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will # remove the surface and prepare the sub-
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surface # prior to paving. We are looking for
this # maintenance work to provide a suitable
driving surface for the next 7-9 years when
at S that Mpoint Tthe village W may T be in F a position S
to take on a Capital Improvement Project 1 for
utilities 2 3and streets. 4 5 6 7 8
9Additional 10 street 11 maintenance 12 13 areas 14 will 15 in-
clude a 17 surface 18 sealer 19with 20slag for 21 the 22 900-
1300 blocks 24 of 25 Farwell 26 Dr. 27and also 28 Warner 29
Dr. Access 31
# to these streets will not be allowed
during S the M work, T but Wwill be Topen Fto vehicle S
traffic once 1 the materials 2 3 have 4 been 5“rolled”. 6
A 7reminder, 8 there 9 is 10 a village 11 ordinance
prohibiting 15 placing 16 debris 17 for 18 collection 19 20 of
any kind 22 in the 23 streets. 24It is to 25 be placed 26 27 on
the terrace 29
# of the 30 corner 31 of your driveway
apron and away from any other obstruction
that would prevent collection.
Also, we DO NOT collect grass. Additional
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information is available in the phone directory.
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Please call me with your questions and
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concerns. # Have a great summer!
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Tom # Schroeder, Public Works Director
244-3048 # ext. 28 12029
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Recreation Programs and Community
Events from the Department of Recreation
The Village’s Canoe & Kayak sharing program
has been moved to the beach for the summer
months. The program is available for FREE
to all residents. The Village owns 2 canoes, 2
paddleboards, 1 tandem kayak and 4 single
kayaks. To participate in this program, please
contact Curt Erickson for more information.
Now that summer is in full swing, there
are a lot of great summer programs for
your children to take part in. Several of the
trips this summer are not full. If you haven’t
signed up for one these great adventures,
please do so. A list of the trips is below.
July 12 7:15am – 8:30pm
Six Flags Great America Fee: $75.00
Participants will meet at the Village Center and
will head to Gurnee, IL. Participants will have access
to all the amusement rides and the water
Open for Lunch
Crazy Cup Challenge
Two Person Shotgun
August 5th, 2012
BIG HOLES, LITTLE HOLES,
TWO HOLES, COME OUT FOR A FUN
TWO PERSON EVENT FOLLOWED BY
FOOD AND PRIZES
Call 608-244-1822 ext.1 to sign up
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Monday - Thursday
Early Bird Until 11:00am
18 HOLE WITH CART $29.99
CALL 608.244.1822 ext. 4
FOR MORE INFORMATION
park. If participants will be using the water park,
please have your child pack a swimsuit and
towel. Program participants will need to bring
money for lunch and dinner. Some rides have a
minimal height requirement to ride on them.
July 18 8:00am – 6:00pm
Brewers vs. Cardinals Fee: $65.00
Participants will meet at the Village Center
and travel to Miller Park to watch the World
Series Champion Cardinals vs. Milwaukee
Brewers. Participants will receive a tailgate
lunch prior to entering the stadium. Seats
are located in sections 220-221. Maple Bluff
was given 18 tickets, so please sign up fast.
July 26 8:15am – 5:45pm
Noah’s Ark Water Park Fee: $65.00
The Big Kahuna, Black Anaconda, The Plunge,
Scorpions Tail and many more awesome
water thrills are waiting for you on this field
trip. Participants will have lunch provided by
Noah’s Ark with an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.
All participants must wear/bring a swimsuit,
towel, flip-flops or sandals, sunscreen and
extra money to get a locker or concessions.
July 30 6:45pm – 9:30pm
Madison Mallards Fee: $35.00
Participants will meet at the Village Center
and we will drive to Warner Park for the
Mallards game. Chaperones may be needed
to drive and attend the game. Chaperone
tickets will be paid by the Village.
August 7 11:00am – 9:00pm
Green Bay Packers Experience
Participants will get to watch the Packers
gear up for the upcoming season. Participants
will have the opportunity to watch a training
camp practice, Hall of Fame, Pro
Shop and receive a Stadium tour.
Curt Erickson -CPRP
Village of Maple Bluff
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Live Life. Live Well.
By: Anne Murphy, Sgt.
I HOPE EVERYONE has been able to enjoy the
summer thus far. We have made it through the
majority of the local events, Walk for Courage,
Madison Marathon, Village Garage Sale, and
Rhythm & Booms have all come and gone. I
want to thank you all for your patience.
4th of July is here and the Fireworks concerns
must be addressed. By Wisconsin State
Statute it is illegal to discharge anything that
explodes and/or leaves the ground. It is not
illegal to purchase or possess fireworks, but it
is illegal to discharge. Even sparklers, that are
legal, can reach a temperature of 2000 degrees
F. We are very fortunate to be close enough
to Warner Park to view the fireworks that are
professionally displayed, as well as our own
Village Fireworks displays. Officers will cite
for fireworks violations.
With the balmy summer nights come
some other issues as well. Some law enforcement
instructors like to teach their students
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Getting more information about senior living options is easy. Call (608)
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“night time is crime time”. While this does
not always hold true, it certainly seems to
for what we have termed “car shopping”. I
am learning that residents are not always reporting
entry into their vehicles to the police
department. Even if nothing was taken, it is
important for the police department to have
knowledge of these activities. We track crime
trends of facts and try to schedule officers to
So many times we are presented by the
media with the “burglar” all dressed in black
prowling in the night. The more common
trend is actually daytime burglaries. People
go to doors with a pretense and if no one
comes to the door, may try to make entry
right then and there. So if you see suspicious
activities call 9-1-1 or the non-emergency
number 255-2345 and an officer will be radio
dispatched to respond. **By calling the
Village Center you create a substantial delay
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Maple Bluff Resident Spotlight
Melissa Droessler and
AMI Montessori School
MELISSA DROESSLER AND her husband, Chet Droessler live with
their son, Roman in the Upper Bluff. They have lived in the neighborhood
for almost two years, and have enjoyed every minute of it. They
feel fortunate to have such kind and wonderful neighbors!
Melissa Droessler of Maple Bluff and Carrie Marlette of Madison
began the process of creating Isthmus Montessori Academy almost a
year ago. Montessori has grown exponentially in all major cities in the
United States and around the world. Melissa believes it is now time for
Madison to be able to provide the same for its children and families.
“We are Madison’s only AMI Montessori school serving children
and families from the age of 14 months or steady walkers to the age of
12,” said Melissa. “After three years, IMA will offer an AMI Montessori
Junior High Program and a Montessori High School Program by
2022! It will be the first Montessori High School in Madison and only
the second in the state!”
Isthmus Montessori Academy
255 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, WI 53704
M-F 8am-3pm with Before School Care from 7:30-
8:00am and After School Care from 3:00-5:30pm.
The school is looking for people interested in
fundraising and creating fabulous events for the
neighborhood so that they can begin building IMA’s
scholarship fund and building fund from the start!
If you have any special talents, fundraising
ideas, or if you would like to join us for a
workday at the school, please email Melissa at
Melissa and Carrie founded this non-profit organization
in the beginning of this year with the hopes of
creating an educational environment that responds to
the individual needs of each child while fostering community
involvement and collaboration. Melissa and
Carrie saw the need for an authentic AMI Montessori
school in Madison and they are passionate about making
it happen. Not to mention, Melissa saw a need for
a neighborhood school for her son, Roman!
Isthmus Montessori Academy (IMA) will begin its
inaugural school year on September 4th of this year.
Their vision is to help all children of the Madison area reach their
highest and unique potential. They seek to reflect and inspire the
true diversity of Madison’s urban setting and to encourage a society
of compassionate, responsible, and productive leaders. Their mission
is to provide an aid to life through a holistic AMI Montessori
Education; helping children achieve their greatest success, develop
independence, and live with genuine kindness to others and the
IMA is partnering with Drumlin Community Farms to provide
organic and natural snacks as well as CSA packages for families.
All families who sign up for a CSA through Drumlin Community
Farms will have their CSA box delivered to the school during the
growing season. As the school grows and the need for space increase,
their farmer, Sandy, has agreed to help in planning the school garden.
The older students will then run the garden as a business, proving
the snacks for the school and selling goods to help raise funds
for the school.
The school is also partnering with Harmony Art and the Green
Bag Lady to provide families with 3 organic cotton bags for spare
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clothes, library books, and lunch. It is a priority of their learning
community to foster resourcefulness and sustainability.
IMA is working with a Madison permaculturist to create a natural
playground for the children, complete with riverbed and water
wall. They are always looking for volunteers to help with the labor
in creating the playground.
The children love creating art, music, and being active. As often
as possible they like to connect the children with Madison artists,
musicians, or people who have special outdoor talents such as kayaking
or cross country skiing. They have also had specialists come to
the school to work with interested children, such as Archaeologist
PhD candidate Emily Epstein allowing the children to help classify
the specimens found at her dig site in Oregon’s high desert.
“It is important that children connect with people in their
community as a part of the learning process,” said Melissa. “It is
an experience to watch a YouTube video of an artist create work
with textiles. It is an unforgettable experience to work alongside
a Madison artist like Bird Ross creating thoughtful and complicated
Melissa and Carrie have 23 years teaching experience, in both
public and private, traditional and Montessori schools. Their inspiration
has and will always be their incredible passion for working
and learning with families and children of all ages.
Melissa has a special message to share with her neighbors:
Collaboration is imperative to the success of the school and in
turn, for the success of the children. IMA is excited about meeting
the families of Maple Bluff and working with them to continue to
make our neighborhood a wonderful place to live.
Opening this Fall
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The 10 th Annual
$25K for Parks!
THANKS TO MANY, this year’s Bocce Beach
Bash set a record for funds and fun. Our
Silent Auction divas, Bonnie Stewart and
Michelle Pressentin, solicited and coordinated
over $20K in donations—which over 300
residents who donated and bid helped to raise.
Special thanks to the rest of the hard-working
Parks Committee, the volunteer bartenders,
Village staff, and the Martine and Pedro’s family
for making this Bocce the best organized ever.
And, of course, big congratulations to
this year’s tourney champions, Teri Gehin
and Eric Hausmann, for winning 7 matches
to claim the 2012 title, have their names
emblazoned on the traveling trophy—and
drink free at next year’s Bocce Beach Bash.
So start planning now. Next year’s Bocce
Beach Bash will be on Friday, June 7th, 2013.
With your help, we’ll set another record.
A Reminder from
Maple Bluff Country Club
THE POOL IS OPEN at Maple Bluff Country Club! Our pool facility has a
heated baby pool, diving well and a lap lane. All Village Residents are welcome
to use the pool during the following days/ times:
Every Sunday 10:00am – 1:00pm
Every Tuesday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
All residents are required to check in at the pool desk. Please remember that
the pool is available to you and your family living at your home, including
kids up to 21 years of age, or those in college up to 23 years
of age. Unfortunately, due to the high volume at the pool,
residents cannot bring guests to the pool. We ask that all residents
abide by this rule. We want you to enjoy the pool and
other amenities at the club this summer, so please stop over
to cool off!
Don’t forget about the other amenities for village residents:
We invite you to play tennis on Fridays from 12:00pm –
3:00pm through Labor Day. Please call the tennis shop to arrange
court times at 249-5101.
We invite you to golf up to three (3) times per year with three
(3) guests each time for the cost of the guest fees and cart fees.
Please call the golf shop to arrange tee times at 249-2000.
We invite you to dine at the club up to three (3) times per year.
All village residents receive a 4 digit member and all charges will
be billed to your number and mailed monthly. If you have not
received a member number, please contact Roberta at the club.
For Roberta and/or dining reservations, please call 249-2144.
If you are interested in learning more about club membership
or would like a club tour, please contact Jennifer in the main
office at 249-2144.
Have a wonderful summer!
Maple Bluff Country Club
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MAPLE BLUFF REAL ESTATE MARKET: 5/6/2012 - 6/5/2012
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50 Cambridge Rd
301 Farwell Dr (Lake)
16 Fuller Ct (Lake)
49 Cambridge Rd (Lake)
417 Kensington Dr
42 Fuller Ct
33 Harbort Dr (Lake)
731 Farwell Dr (Lake)
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White = Sprinkman Real Estate Listings
DOM = Days on Market
All statistics have been gathered from the SCWMLS and may not include homes sold by builders or without a Realtor.
R E A L E S T A T E
Now offering lake home showings by boat!
Call Trey Sprinkman at 608.354.4000
to schedule a private lake living tour today!
Why Are There So Many Lake Homes
For Sale In Maple Bluff?
Most of the people selling are doing so because after
many wonderful years of living on the lake with their
families, the kids are grown and are moving out. There are
also those who simply want to retire to warmer climates
or a downtown condo. They’re ready to switch gears and
find a home that better suits their new lifestyle. Facing
your own life transition? Ready to make your own family
memories on the lake? Maybe it’s time to consider a
home move. It certainly is a great time to buy a house
on the lake!
To see all the lake homes listed by Sprinkman Real Estate, visit:
WEDNESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 1
on the Square
Held on the State Capitol lawn
for six consecutive Wednesdays,
Concerts on the Square is one
of Madison’s largest outdoor
concerts. Concertgoers come
early and pack the Capitol
lawn, turning it into a sea of
blankets. Balloons and picnic
baskets line the square as
the aroma of many different
cuisines from vendors fills the
air. A Kids’ Area offers special
activities each week. Whether
you enjoy a romantic dinner, a
bottle of wine, a warm summer
night or an evening sunset,
join us for one of Madison’s
finest outdoor celebrations.
JULY 13, FRI.
@Middleton High School
Performing Arts Center
As part of the 34th annual
BDAA convention Russian
and East-European folk music
will be performed on authentic
Russian folk instruments,
balalaikas and domras. Local
and international artists will
be featured including; soloists,
small ensembles, vocals, dancers,
and a 100-member balalaika
orchestra conducted by Madison’s
own Victor Gorodinsky.
JULY 13, FRI.
Stand Up For Kids –
Second City Improv
Come on out for a night of
hilarious satire and cutting-edge
improvisation! In addition to the
show, the ticket price, the event
also includes a silent auction, a
decadent dessert buffet and an
after-party dance extravaganza
hosted by DJ Nick Nice. Silent
auction items will be listed on
the Dane County CASA website
two weeks before the event.
Time: 7pm: Doors open,
JULY 14 & 15, SAT. & SUN.
Art Fair Off the Square
@Monona Terrace Community
and Convention Center
140 Wisconsin artisans show
and sell on the esplanade of the
Monona Terrace Community
Center. Live music, refreshments
and children’s entertainment.
Held in conjunction with
Art Fair on the Square.
Time: Sat.: 9am-6pm,
JULY 18-22, WED.-SUN.
Dane County Fair
@Alliant Energy Center
Enjoy fabulous fair food, an
interactive children’s petting
zoo, carnival rides along with
great entertainment. This
annual Dane County event
has something for everyone!
Cost: 12 and over: $8 daily,
$20 season, 6-11: $3 daily, $6
season, 5 and under: FREE
Parking is FREE
JULY 18-AUGUST 12
@Olbrich Botanical Gardens
& Bolz Conservatory
Experience the magnificence
of free-flying butterflies while
strolling through the tropical Bolz
Conservatory. Live butterflies
emerge from chrysalises daily in
the Conservatory, including lowflyers
like the playful yellow and
black striped zebras and bright
orange julias. More than a dozen
species of butterflies, native to
both Wisconsin and the more
tropical areas of the southern
United States can be seen at
various times during the exhibit.
Time: 10am-4pm daily
Cost: 13 and up: $5, 3-12:
$3, 2 and under: FREE
JULY 20-22, FRI.-SUN.
Maxwell Street Days
– State Street
For 33 years, Maxwell Street Days
has provided bargains, culinary
delights and music for more than
30,000 annual attendees. Enjoy
great bargains on clothing, jewelry,
gifts, artwork, sporting goods,
books and more, plus fabulous
food from nearly a hundred State
Street and Capitol Square vendors.
Time: Fri.&Sat.: 8am-
6pm, Sun.: 10am-5pm
JULY 21, SAT.
Paddle & Portage Canoe Race
@James Madison Park
A canoe race that begins at
James Madison Park with a 1.5
mile paddle on Lake Mendota,
followed by a 1 mile portage
over the central isthmus, and
a final 1.5 mile paddle across
Lake Monona. At Olin Park, the
post-race celebration is open to
everyone, with live music, food,
ice-cold beer and beverages,
and of course, the Paddle &
Portage Awards Ceremony.
JULY 21, SAT.
Rock ‘n Roar Benefit
@Henry Vilas Park
Help bring back an old tradition
and get your groove on at our
Rock ‘n’ Roar Benefit Dance. Put
your dancing shoes on and join
us under the Main Tent for food,
drink and more. Our live music
will keep you rockin’ all night
long. All of our exhibits will be
open so enjoy a stroll around the
Zoo grounds while the sun sets.
Cost: $50 (includes 2 drink tickets)
JULY 28, SAT.
WJJO Band Camp
@Alliant Energy Center
Band Camp returns to Willow
Island with a great line-up of
bands! This year will bring Korn,
Taproot, Ghosts of Augusts,
Slaves on Dope, The Veer
Union, Red Line Chemistry
and more to rock your world.
Cost: $42 in advance,
$55 day of show
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Meet Our Members
By: Kristopher Loy, Assistant Chief
The Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department
Captain Daniel Albrecht has
been a proud volunteer of
the Maple Bluff Fire Rescue
Department since 1976. He
graduated from Madison East
High School in 1968. Dan
then served in the U.S. Air
Force for four years with an
additional 20 years with the
Wisconsin Army National
Guard. He started his firefighting
career in 1974 with the
Fitchburg Fire Department for
2 years before joining Maple
Bluff. He was actively involved
in the startup of our Blooming Grove, Burke and Maple Bluff
Ambulance District and was an EMT with our service for many years.
Dan and his wife Mary created all the maps for our EMS district.
He is a certified Fire Fighter 1 & 2, Hazardous Materials (Hazmat)
Technician, and Driver/Operator for fire apparatus. Dan has been
involved with Southern Wisconsin Northern Illinois Fire Rescue
Association’s annual Monroe Fire School for over 30 years. He was
a certified instructor with Southwest Technical College and teaches
Locally Owned and On Your Way
Diesel Fuel • Propane
Fresh Bakery Daily
Pizza • Hot Sandwiches
This months Special:
Fresh, Made Daily
Personal Pan Pizza $2.99
CITGO QUIK MART
1010 N. Sherman Ave Across from the “Esquire Club”
basic breathing apparatus classes for the Fire School.
Dan and Mary have been residents of Maple Bluff since 1992.
Dan worked for many years at Meriter Hospital’s Emergency Room
as a LPN and HAZMAT instructor until his retirement in 2009.
Since Dan’s retirement, he has had more time to devote to the Fire
Department. He has been instrumental in the creation of the Maple
Bluff Fire Auxiliary program. If you would like to contact Captain
Albrecht, call 608-249-7535 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to become a firefighter, EMT, or auxiliary member
of the Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department, please visit our website
www.mapleblufffire.com for information.
Fest on the Fourth
Selling food and beverages on July 4th is our department’s largest
fundraising event of the year. Without the continued support of all
Village residents, successful events like this would not be possible. The
Maple Bluff Fire Department would like to specifically thank Fest on
the Fourth volunteer organizers Jennifer Kuehn and Kate Zbierski for
all of their hard work in organizing this year’s festivities.
Kristopher I. Loy, Assistant Chief
Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Dept.
Fur & Leather Experts Since 1924
Hundreds of used furs and leathers
from under $100
Expert leather cleaning, repairs, and restoration
Secure climate controlled Cold Fur Storage
Professional fur cleaning, repairs, and alterations
(608) 255-5191 • www.saviduskys.com
1191 N Sherman Ave - Madison, WI 53704
In the Northgate Shopping Center
Authentic Italian and Pizza
Café La Bellitalia Bellitalia Restorante Restorante & Pizzeria
– Dine in or Delivery –
1026 N Sherman Ave., Madison • (608) 243-1200
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Paint the Town Blue
Support us in celebrating the promise of a safe and secure future for every child in Dane
County and attend Paint the Town Blue on August 16, 2012.
Paint the Town Blue has become a signature event for Center for Families and has helped
to raise funds and awareness of child abuse prevention. This year there will be silent auction
of local art, and a hors d’oeurve buffet. A short presentation will feature the “Good People
Awards” which will be given by Center for Families to community members who have shown
outstanding dedication to making a difference in the lives of children and their families.
Thursday August 16, 2012
Boardman & Clark
Law Firm overlooking
NEW! Simmons Beautyrest Pillowtop NEW! NEW! Brown Jordan® Park-
Boxspring & Mattress King Set, Ultra way Replacement Suncloth® Cush-
Premium Luxury Firm, Aleneva, mint conions for Action Lounge Chair(s) or Chaise.
dition set $500. 608-630-9073.
Complete set of cushions for two lounge
chairs or one chaise. Color: Canvas. Purchased
directly from Brown Jordan for
$1,960 ($980.00 each set). Asking $995/
both sets. 608-827-0094.
NEW! WALK TO THE BEACH! First floor
condo on the quiet end of Sanibel Island,
FL. Walk right out the lanai to the heated
pool, shuffleboard, tennis, bicycles and the
beach! Easy for families, perfect for couples.
Call 608-444-8426 or www.flipkey.
NEW! STOUGHTON CONDO FOR SALE:
$75,000 Immaculate 1st floor, 2-bdrm,2bath,
1133 sq.ft, heated underground
parking and lovely deck with pine trees for
privacy. Contact Lori 608-239-6781.
NEW! Wisconsin Dells Condo For
Sale. 2 bedroom/2bath Wilderness on
the Lake(WOL) Condo. Great investment
and WOL handles all rentals and maintenance.
Owner can use condo and have
access to all waterparks. www.wildernessonthelake.com
NEW! MINT CONDITION! Two Solid
Cherry Lyndon® Shaker/Craftsman
Tapered Leg Occasional Tables. Size:
20”x28”x22” Purchased from Woodworks.
Retail: $499.00/each. Asking:
NEW! SOLOFLEX exercise system:
includes: attachments for full body wt.
training, full range of wt. bands w/extra
sets. $225. 608-827-6150.
Tickets are $35.00 and can be purchased through
our website at www.centerforfamilies.org
Or by sending a check to:
Center for Families with the memo
Paint the Town Blue 2012
Center for Families
2120 Fordem Ave., Madison, WI 53704
NEW! NEW! Norwalk® Sectional with
Chaise, 2 Chairs and Ottoman. Top
quality, hand-made furniture. Kiln dried
solid maple frame. 8-way hand tied steel
springs. High density compression-free
foam. Scotchgard charcoal gray microfiber.
4 matching pillows. Retail: $6,999.
Asking: $4,495. 608-827-0094.
GUITAR FOR SALE: Ibanez Pro Series
hot pink metallic with Floyd Rose locking
nuts; mint condition with hard shell
case. Hamer (USA made), teal color, with
hard shell case. $450, slightly negotiable.
Contact Virginia: 257-3223. Photos
available via email.
SOFA: Robert Allen Tapestry Design.
82”L, 33”D, 35” back H. Arms 25”H. Seat
19”H. Body of kilndried hardwood. Multicolored.
Smoke/pet free environment. Excellent.
$450. Call Georgia: 278-4222.
Cherry Curio Cabinet: Beveled glass
front, mirrored back & floor. 4 glass
shelves w/plate groove. 72”H, 17 3/4”W,
10 1/2”D. Crown molding. Excellent.
$165. Georgia 278-4222.
Precor Elliptical Fitness Cross-trainer
SmartRate-Instant display of your actual
heart rate. Electronic readout-Monitors
calories burned and strides taken.Cross-
Ramp technology- The cross-trainer ramp
angle is fully adjustable from 13-30 degrees.$1500
email or call. email@example.com.
Beachfront Villa on Sandy Beach,
Rincon, PR: Magnificent ocean views,
spacious 3 bedrms, 2 baths, fully
equipped kitchen, dining, living, rooftop
terrace & lots of outside living spaces.
Scottsdale Vacation Rental: Beautiful
Scottsdale home. Go to www.luxurydesertmountainrental.com
and full details.
Sharper Image Massage Chair: Taupe
leather $750 or best offer. 833-6771 Ann
PRIDE MOBILITY CHAISE LOUNGER
MODEL 560: Quiet, smooth, 3 position
infinite lift system. Infrequent use, clean,
taupe fabric. Capacity 375 lbs. Online full
price $1,300. Paid more at local medical
store. $500 delivered within 30 miles of
Cherrywood. GAIL: 608-576-7863.
Yamaha Baby Grand Piano: Ebony,
bought new in 2007; low mileage!
Vacation in the US Virgin Islands! Visit
the beautiful island of St. John and stay
in our new 2 bedroom/2 bath condo overlooking
the ocean! More at www.vrbo.
com/328461 or 334-6708.
1976 Corvette Stingray with 59,400
miles Orange with a clear coat finish and
brown leather interior. Runs great! New
radiator, alternator, belts and hoses. New
battery etc. 608-575-1220
Prince Edward Island North Atlantic
Ocean-front home looks at surf and
Canada’s largest parabolic dunes. Beautifully
outfitted to sleep 5. Swim, fish,
golf, bike---or eat lobster and attend Celtic
concerts. Available September starting at
$1200/week. Margo: 233-0215.
Residents: This is your free
classified section. Your item will
be listed for sale not only in your
neighborhood publication, but also
in other area newsletters - creating
more exposure on your item!
Go to www.ncpublishers.com and click
“submit classifieds.” All ads must be
personal items and not business related.
For free listings, classifieds must be 40
words or less. To remove or change your
classified listing, please email directly
the content coordinator as noted in your
newsletter. You will receive an email
of confirmation and your request will
be taken care of promptly. Thank you!
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YOU NOW HAVE A CHOICE . . .
DERMATOLOGY WITHOUT THE WAIT
Is the wait too long to see your dermatologist? Now you
have a choice— a new clinic in Middleton with board
certified dermatologists and available appointments for
adults and children. Isn’t that the way it should be?
• Open house - July 11 from 5-7pm
• Schedule appointments - 608.417.8550
Meet our dermatologists at Meriter.com/dermatology.
NEW! Tennis Racquet Stringing: In need of having their tennis racquet restrung?
I will string your racquet for $10 (you provide string) or for $13 with string I have
purchased (Gosen OG Sheep 16). Contact Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org or at
Looking for a full or part-time babysitter this summer? I am a Maple Bluff
resident. I just graduated from college and have years of babysitting and nanny
experience in the Maple Bluff neighborhood. Please contact Hilary at: hlgehin@
coe.edu or call 608-576-2481if you are interested or have any questions.
Please see the
I drive a Ford Explorer, have a safe driving record and would like to help you
with your driving needs. Please call or TEXT at least one day in advance @ 608-
698-5433. hard copy of your
Responsible, fun-loving 14 year old available to baby or pet sit. Please call
or TEXT 608-695-1174.
Responsible newsletter 12 year old sports enthusiast will for make a the great mother's helper
or pet sitter. Call or TEXT 608-695-8316.
Interested in learning French this summer? I, Anna January, a recent Butler U
MADISON Youth Classifieds
grad (Art History/French) will be available for language lessons from Mid-May till
ly.Neighborhood.ad.indd 1 late August. I have experience working with children in an educational setting,
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and am flexible to do one on one tutoring or working with groups. Contact me at
email@example.com or 608-338-9150. section
I am happy to answer questions, provide
resume or schedule an interview.
11 year old would be able to * be a mother's helper * pet-sit * and lawn care
call (608)280-1836 if interested.
Magazine Best of
2009, 2010, 2011
CALL FOR RESERVATIONS 608.242.7000 firstname.lastname@example.org
CORPORATE AND AIRPORT SERVICES
Calling All Kids & Teens!
This is where you can showcase your services to the neighborhood. Your
neighbors need things done around the house and you need a little extra
money. Just have your parents help you go to www.ncpublishers.com
and, under “submit classifieds,” type in what you want to do and what
neighborhood you’re in. The next month you could be in business for yourself!
Village Wide Garage Sale Re-Cap
Thank you to all village residents who participated in the
June 16 garage sales, to those who did not participate but
patiently tolerated the increased traffic, and to the Maple
Bluff police department for their hard work in keeping
traffic and parking problems to a minimum. Approximately
40 homes participated in the sales. There was $275 left
over from registration fees after paying for ads, maps
and signs. That money has been donated to Camp Ya-
Gotta-Wanna. Thanks again for a successful event.
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