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July 3 – Frog Jump TODAY!

Happy 4th of July!

The Friends of the Library’s Frog Jump will take place at Gilman Park on Wednesday, July 3rd at 6:30 PM, rain or shine! Come join us in having a “Hopping good” time!

Bellringer Early Bird pick-up & registration will be on Wednesday, July 3rd, 4-6 PM.

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2019 Bellringer Run: The Horseless Cowboy, The Reader Family, Northern Lights Electrical – AK, The Rock Community Church, Superior Choice Credit Union, Mountain Funeral Home, North Country Lumber Co., Inc., Northern Finnish Mutual Insurance, Terry Peters Logging, Inc., O’Dovero Farms, Town of Morse, Ashland County Housing Authority, Camp Eagle Ridge, Kretzschmar, Holsteins, Inc., Mellen Manor, Family of Robert Tafelski, Fisher Sand & Gravel, Northern State Bank, Northland Foods, LLC, Tom Lazorik Electric, George and Joan Schultz Family, VFW – Copper Falls, Post 2273, Columbia Forest Products, Cans for Kids, Tri-M Sanitary/Recycling, V-Septic, Xcel Energy, Blocks Market, Town of Ashland, Evelyn Jokinen & Family, and the Mellen Lions Club. These sponsors and a few generous anonymous donors help to keep the costs of running the race down, so please share your thanks with them as you are able.

Small groups of volunteers have been meeting often these last couple of months to prepare for the Bellringer. So much time and effort goes into this event to pull it all together by a great core of volunteers, who in turn recruit more volunteers for race day. There is no way this event would take place without them. “Thank you!” for the time you have already donated in putting this event together. And “Thank you, ALL!” for sharing your 4th of July with the Friends of the Mellen Library and helping to make their FUNdraiser a successful event.

“Thank you!” to Kendra Thewis for your annual Dairy Day Fun at the Library visit. This year the kids milked water filled gloves and saw how whipped cream is made. She shared dairy fun facts and an ice cream treat. The treat was compliments of the Chequamegon Dairy Association.