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Monday, October 26, 2015

Gallery of Children's Art at Door Community Auditorium!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct 22, 2015


Door Community Auditorium
3926 Hwy. 42 • PO Box 397
Fish Creek, WI 54212-0397
(920) 868-2728


Peninsula School of Art (PenArt) is proud to display artwork created by youths attending their 2015 Summer Studios for Young Artists workshops, as well as the School’s Family Art Days outreach program, in the upcoming Art of the Family exhibition, on view starting October 23 at The Link Children’s Art Gallery at Door Community Auditorium.

Artwork from PenArt’s summer youth workshops includes pieces created in the fine art media of painting & drawing, ceramics (hand building and on the potter’s wheel), animation, sculpture, and printmaking.

Contributions to Art of the Family from September’s Family Art Day follow the theme of “#ArtofTheFamily,” with family members working together to draw a “selfie” of their family enjoying a special memory from within a paper iPhone-shaped frame. In a world where the “selfie” self-portrait is seen consistently on Facebook and Instagram newsfeeds, PenArt stepped away from a focus on the individual to concentrate on what truly makes Door County unique – the families that support a strong arts-centered community.

After discussing their ideas, families drew a “#familie” that expressed what makes their bond unique. Those visiting the exhibition are encouraged to create and add their own #familie to the Link Gallery walls. By doing so, they join the featured artists of Art of the Family in a celebration of the beauty that is created when families collaborate their creativity and express their feelings through art, and then share it with the Door County community.

Since PenArt’s founding summer in 1965, the commitment to providing meaningful and fun curriculum for young artists remains strong. The summer youth arts program has grown from only two children’s workshops to today’s nearly 40 classes for children ages 3.5 to 17 years old, including those with family-centered activities.


The Link Gallery of Children’s Art is Door County’s first exhibit space dedicated to the showing of artwork that portrays the world through the eyes of children.  Exhibits can be viewed from noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from noon to show time on show nights.  The Link Gallery of Children’s Art is located at 3926 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek, inside the Door Community Auditorium.




Ted Pollman Scholarship Awarded to Three Area Students



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
October 23th, 2015
Contact Beth Levendusky
blevendusky@dcwine.com    920-743-7431


Ted Pollman Scholarship Awarded to Three Area Students

Carlsville, WI - Recipients of the 2015 Ted Pollman Scholarship were announced this week. Casey Rosenthal who attends Bellin College, Mathew VanBramer who attends UW Madison, and Ethan Ray who attends UW Parkside were chosen out of many deserving candidates. All three will received $1500 towards schooling and are current employees of Pollman family businesses.

The Ted Pollman Scholarship was created by the Pollman family, owners of Door Peninsula Winery and other Door County businesses, to honor the memory of their youngest son who was tragically killed in a car accident in 2000. Despite being diagnosed with severe learning disabilities at the age of five, Ted exceeded through hard work and persistence. The intent of the scholarship is to award graduating seniors or those currently pursuing higher education who have overcome financial, scholastic and/or physical challenges in their life.

The scholarship is in its fourteenth year, beginning in Biloxi, Mississippi at Ted's alma mater, St. John's High School. During Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the high school was destroyed and the decision was made to move the scholarship to Door County due to Door Peninsula Winery's location.
  
Applicants are asked about their educational aspirations, community involvement, extracurricular involvement, and the challenges they have faced and overcome. Each application is read by the Pollman family and deserving students are chosen based on their answers.

"It was difficult for us to make a decision," said Bob Pollman. "We received so many deserving applications this year that we couldn't decide on just one. We are pleased we are able to help these young people and keep the memory of our son going."

There are 3 additional Ted Pollman Scholarships awarded each year to area graduating high school seniors going on to higher education.

The Pollman family has owned Door Peninsula Winery since 1984 and also owns Door County Distillery and Bistro 42, attached to the winery; Juniper's Gin Joint, The Barrel Room and The Cherry Hut in Fish Creek; and Shipwrecked Brew Pub and Fat Louie's Olive Oil Company in Egg Harbor.



Sunday, October 25, 2015

Share Your Favorite Door County Pics!

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Another Thanksgiving Day Feast! At Carrington Pub & Grill in Egg Harbor!

Another favorite of ours at DoorCountyNavigator.com, Carrington Pub & Grill is having a Thanksgiving Day Feast!


Thanksgiving Day Feast

Join us for a sumptuous Thanksgiving Day meal. We'll serve up all the traditional goodies - from roasted turkey to home-style mashed potatoes.
Gather family and friends for this amazing spread. Celebrate and give thanks by staying out of the kitchen this holiday season. Let the Landmark Resort handle food preparation. Enjoy one delicious dish after another. Yummy.

Date

Thursday, November 26

Time

Serving from 10am - 3pm

Price

Adults (12 and older)  .......  $17 each
Children ages 4-11 ..............  $10 each
Children ages 3 and under .......  Free

Menu

Our menu includes ...
Roasted Turkey
Roasted Pepper & Garlic Pan Fish with Creamy dill sauce
Monterey Shrimp over paella rice
Penne primavera
Apricot Glazed Ham
Chicken Dumpling Soup
Butternut Squash Soup
Apple Cranberry Stuffing
Home Style Mashed Potatoes
Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes
White & Wild Rice Blend
Fall Harvest Vegetables
Mixed Greens Salad
Seasonal Salads  
Assorted Seasonal Salads
Dessert Display including chocolate dipping fountain

Reservations

Call today to make your reservation.
920.868.3205

Thanksgiving Buffet at Harbor Fish Market & Grille!

One of our favorite places to dine - this is a great feast!  If you are in Door County on Thanksgiving and want to eat well, check this out and tell them that DoorCountyNavigator.com sent you!
Traditional Thanksgiving Day Buffet in the 
Heart of Door County!






   
Make reservations by visiting our Facebook page, on our website or by calling us directly at 920-839-9999.  Reservation times fill up quickly so please make your reservations early!