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November 2014 Newsletter
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Please Consider Helping Us with our Giving Tree Project!

November is finally here and for Service League of Green Bay, that mean our Giving Tree project is in full swing! Each year, our members work together with Encompass Early Education and Care, Inc., to provide Christmas presents for children who otherwise would not receive them. Each one of our active and active associate members is given the opportunity to select a child or children to purchase Christmas gifts for, based on a wish list the child has created. It is a wonderful way for us to give back to our community, as each of these children attend one of the Encompass centers in our area. If you would like to help us this year by purchasing gifts for a child, please contact Renae Schnaubelt at (920) 217-1712, or rschnaubelt@yahoo.com
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Get to Know Us: 
Maria Bruhn 
A Q&A with one of our newest members, Maria
 

  

1. Where are you originally from and where do you live now? I am originally from Casco, WI and I currently reside in New Franken, WI with two of my girlfriends.  
2. Please share a little about your family:  I don't have any kids but we do have a guinea pig named Sue Ann and she is just the sweetest thing!  
3. Do you have any hobbies outside of Service League?  My hobbies include watching dirt track racing and simply being with my friends. 
4. What is your current role in Service League? My current role in Service League is in the Finance/Reservations committee. 
6. What is your current/past occupation? I am a Compliance Intern at Integrys and I am in my senior year at UWGB working on getting a degree in Accounting. 
7. How did you learn about Service League, what made you join, and what are you most excited about with this organization? I learned about Service League through the Back to School Store. The presentation some of the Service League members made at my work caught my attention and I decided to join!

Congratulations to Cheryl Guc!

Cheryl has been chosen as the Service League Associate of The Year. 

We would like to extend many thanks to Cheryl for her years of dedication to Service League, and are excited to honor her at the 2015 Big Blue Bash!

President's Message: Deb DeLeers


 

"Great things are brought about and burdens are lightened through the efforts of many hands anxiously engaged in a good cause." - Elder M. Russel Ballard


 

In this season of giving, our organization remains focused on giving back to the children in our community.  The holiday season provides many opportunities for our members to give of their time to make the holiday season brighter for those in need.  This month many of our members will participate in our annual Giving Tree, as well as volunteer their time to community activities. 


 

The Giving Tree provides first names, ages and wish lists of Encompass children who may otherwise not have a Christmas without our members' generosity.  In previous years, we have been able to provide Christmas to 100 children.  We hope to do that again this year!  If you are interested in participating and bringing the magic of the Christmas season to local children, please contact Renae Schnaubelt at rschnaubelt@yahoo.com.

We are also hosting the third annual Service League "Windy City Shopping Trip" to Chicago.  The bus trip will be held on November 15th and is open to the general public.  All funds raised from this event will go to benefit Service League's projects, including the Back To School Store, Basics for Babies, Basic Necessities, and Teens for Independent Living.  We'd love for you to support us by gathering all of your closest friends for a fun-filled day taking in the sights and sounds of the Magnificent Mile.  Trust me, shopping has never felt so good! 


 

Our goal again this year is that we also give $50,000 to the Back to School Store and continue to support our other programs.  The children of Brown County need our services now more than ever.  As you enjoy this season of giving, please remember our organization and help us to continue to give back to the children in this community!


Respectfully yours,

Deb DeLeers
 

Last Call for our Shopping Trip to Chicago!!!


 

CLICK HERE to register and buy your ticket online! Or simply visit our website, www.serviceleaguegb.org and click the link on our home page. Be sure to to click on the "Register Online" button on the event page. Tuesday November 11th is the last day to buy tickets!

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Have questions? Please contact Heather Munagala at (920) 660-7928 or pearson625@msn.com

Service League Cookbook SALE!

 Just in time for the holidays, Buy two get one FREE!
to visit the Cookbook page on our website. There you can choose payment options, and buy your cookbooks today! We will ship them to your door! These make great gifts and have lots of recipes perfect for the holiday season! Check out this one from Active Member Chris Karman:

Low Fat Cream of Pumpkin Soup
1 T. olive oil
1 sm. yellow onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 T. curry powder
1 tsp.cumin
3 c. fat-free, low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
15 oz. can pumpkin
12 oz. can evaporated fat-free milk
fresh ground pepper to taste

Heat oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened. Stir in curry powder and cumin and cook for 1 minute. Add chicken broth and pumpkin. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Add evaporated fat-free milk and cook for 2 minutes. Transfer soup to a blender and blend until smooth. Serves 6.
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Upcoming Events

November 15th:
Girlfriend Trip to the Windy City! See above article for details
November 20th:
Service League Board Meeting - 5:00pm 
December 3rd:
Service League General Meeting - 11:00am social, 11:30am lunch, 12:00pm business meeting, Brett Favre's Steakhouse. 
We wish you all a warm and cozy Fall Season!
Sincerely,
Service League Marketing Committee
Service League of Green Bay

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