My Racine County 2017: Burlington Events
Saturday’s activities are running concurrent with the annual “Off the Hook” Ice Fishing tournament held on Browns Lake and hosted by the Burlington Jaycees. There will be the annual gun raffles, along with Beaver Dam products, meat raffles, a 50/50 drawing and more, with more than $5,000 available in prizes and raffles.
Ice fishing opens at 8 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m., with registration, beer, food, coffee, restroom facilities, judging and raffles all taking place at the Fischer Park boat launch. Raffles begin at 2:30 p.m.
My Racine County 2016: Pool options on the drawing board
Originally comprised of four members from each of four services clubs – Jaycees, Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary – the board had been down to about six regular attendees last year.
A lawyer for the 501C non-profit that runs the pool suggested a nine-person board – one member from each of the four services clubs an appointee from the Wagner Foundation, a Mayor-appointed Common Council member (who is currently Alderman Bob Grandi), plus three at-large members.
Joe Mangelsdorf (Jaycees), Bob Prailes (Kiwanis), Jerry Robertson (Lions) and Hoffman (Rotary) are representing the service clubs. At-large members are Ed Nadolski and Darrell Eisenhardt – both former service club reps – along with Jeanne Otter.
My Racine County 2016: Jaycees fishing derby promises frozen fun
As a slave to Wisconsin winter weather, local ice fishing tournaments can be an adventure.
It was last year for the Burlington Jaycees, who held their annual “Off the Hook” ice fishing derby on what president Justin Mueller called the worst day of the winter – blowing snow, single-digit temperatures and wind chills well below zero…
My Racine County 2014: City moving ahead with pool plans
The Community Pool is owned by the City of Burlington, but operated by a volunteer board representing four of Burlington’s service clubs – Jaycees, Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary.
Operating costs of the pool are covered by memberships, daily fees and contributions from each of the service clubs. No city tax money is used for operating expenses.