John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
Are your children set to return to school yet. Now is the time to make sure that you have everything that they need ready to go. School supplies are on sale now in most stores. Children's clothing can be purchased from many stores. While the sales are on, this is the time to purchase all of your children's needs to return to school. Many stores have pencils, pens, notebooks, rulers, folders and other school supply on sale with a large supply of these items. Anything electronic needed will be another matter. These items will have to be searched for to find a sale. Remember, happy school days are here again and happy days at home are also here. Relax and enjoy your children.
On Saturday, September 13, the Bay View Bash will be back. There will be several stages with activities during the day and night time. The area we will be involved with is the Children's Area, located on I.C. Catholic Church parking lot. There will be lots of action in the Children's Area. This area is family oriented and ideal for families with young children to be. The Dog Walk will begin near our area. There will be stage acts for the children to enjoy. S. Kinnickinnic Ave. from E. Potter Ave. to S. Clement Ave. will be closed for the Bash. This is a once a year event. There will be vendors and activities at the various other stages for the adults to enjoy.
Give credit to good coaches and excellent playing by our Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team. It has been a difficult season, but the Milwaukee Brewers are holding their own in the league. Get out here and support our baseball team. Good attendance means a lot to our players. It gives them more incentive to play better. No baseball players wants to play in an empty stadium. The bigger the crowd, the more the team responds to us. There will be good days and bad days. Please stay with them through thick and thin. Go out there and cheer for our own Milwaukee Brewer Baseball Taem.
Now we are having the pre-season of the Green Bay Packers. If our hopes are confirmed, we may have a top team in the NFL. Take the time to watch the preseason games so you can see which players will eventually make the team. It takes teamwork to build a championship team. All of the players will have to act together to win games. we will lose some games, but we will win others. Some people are involved with fantasy football. They draft the various players to be on their fantasy team. Each week, they will add up the totals as listed in their game rules to determine who wins that week. Whether you play fantasy football or just enjoy watching real football games, your season is now in front of you.
It seems like most of the stores out there are promoting back to school sales. The children are fearing the day that they must return to school. While shopping for clothes and school supplies, you will find some good prices if you look hard enough. After you are done shopping, it would be a good idea to take your children out for an ice cream cone or frozen custard. This is a good way to relive the stress of shopping for school needs. Most children hate doing this kind of shopping because it reminds them that school days are soon to be upon us. Just think, a few school holidays are coming. The knowledge that you learn in school will be with all the days of your life. This is the best investment a person can make. A good challenge is good for a preson. As you go to school, you will meet some old and some new friends. Life will be great for you and your fear of returning to school will go away. Have your parents get involved in a parent group like the National PTA, and become a part oif your education process. There are many programs out there to improve you at school. Relax and grin and bear it. It won't be forever. Have a good constructive school year.