Holiday Shopping & Secret Santa Fundraiser Event November 22, 2014 - November 22, 201410:00am - 4:00pmSpencer School-Big Gym 300 School St., Spencer WI 54479 Community DNA Banking Day November 24, 2014 - November 24, 20141PM - 5PM3800 South Business Park Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449Join us at our annual DNA Banking Day at PreventionGenetics and bank your DNA!! We will have a phlebotomist on hand to draw blood for FREE from 1-5pm. Cost of DNA Banking is: $98 for single individual, $88 each for 2-4 family members, and $78 each for 5 or more members. Walk-ins welcome! Not sure what DNA banking is, or why you should bank your DNA? Post your questions to our page, or visit our website https://www.preventiongenetics.com/dna-banking/ Sommunity Thanksgiving Dinner November 27, 2014 - November 27, 201411:00 - 2:00St Bronislava Church, 3200 Plover Rd, PloverThe 31st annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, November 27th. If you would like to volunteer go to www.volunteersrock.org or call Suzanne at 715-341-4054. To volunteer to deliver meals call Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 715-341-6122. The dinner is free to all Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk November 27, 2014 - November 27, 20148:30 a.m111 S. 1st Avenue. Wausua, WI 54401The Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk is an event held in support of fighting hunger in Marathon County. All proceeds will be donated to the Marathon County Hunger Coalition. Participantscan register online untill November 21, at 4:00 p.m or register the day of the race at the site starting at 6:30 a.m. as long as there is room available. Registration will be granted untill the race capacity of 1,500 is filled. Health Insurance Fair December 2, 201410am - 2pmBoys and Girls Club: WausauInsurance companies who offer plans on the health insurance marketplace will be available to answer consumer questions, Certified Application Counselors will be present to answer Affordable Care Act related questions and/or help consumers enroll in a marketplace plans, and Aspirus, Ministry, Marshfield, and Bridge will each have booths with information and some sort of health screening or give-away. Bring any questions you have regarding the Affordable Care Act, Marketplace, or health insurance! Wednesdays at the Wood December 3, 2014 - December 3, 20142 p.m. - 4 p.m.UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449Visit your local University of Wisconsin campus to learn how you can receive an affordable, high quality education. Students who start at UW-Marshfield/Wood County have a 15 percent higher graduation rate when they transfer to a four-year campus than the students who start there. Learn about classes, professors, student activities, and organizations from current student ambassadors. Learn more online at marshfield.uwc.edu/admissions/visit or call 715-389-6530. Christmas Concert December 20, 2014 - December 20, 20148pm - 10:30Marshfield High SchoolReserve this date: December 20th, 2014 Red Higgins and the Yankee Train will be doing a Christmas Concert at the Marshfield High School Auditorium to benefit the Frederic Ozanam Transitional Shelter. In the meantime, check out Red Higgins at the Central Wisconsin State Fair Saturday August 30th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dG5quglOd5o#t=90 Wednesdays at the Wood January 7, 2015 - January 7, 20152 p.m. - 4 p.m.UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449Visit your local University of Wisconsin campus to learn how you can receive an affordable, high quality education. Students who start at UW-Marshfield/Wood County have a 15 percent higher graduation rate when they transfer to a four-year campus than the students who start there. Learn about classes, professors, student activities, and organizations from current student ambassadors. Learn more online at marshfield.uwc.edu/admissions/visit or call 715-389-6530. Passport to Paradise January 10, 2015 - January 10, 20157 pm - 10:30pm601 N Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481 (715) 345-1600Are you looking for a fun Friday night? Then check out our Passport to Paradise event at the new Sentry World facility in Stevens Point Friday, January 23rd from 7-10:30pm. For $25 you get a chance to win a large raffle item, a buffet of food, a live salsa band, fabulous silent auction items, and an opportunity to learn salsa dancing! Portage County Taste of Wine & Cheese 2015 April 10, 2015 - April 10, 20157pm - 10 pm4501 Hwy 66 Stevens Point, WI 54481The 11th annual Portage County Taste of Wine & Cheese features over 100 wines from around the world, more than a dozen specialty cheeses, hand crafted beers, delicious desserts, a silent auction, and a special bourbon tasting to celebrate our 11th anniversary.