Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Zamjahn has been coaching the Greendale Cheerleading Team for about 30 years. A number of people attest to her dedication in helping guide young girls in many aspects in life.
We asked you and you nominated. Drum roll please. The Greendale Person of the Year is… TINA ZAMJAHN!!! Zamjahn has been coaching the Greendale High School Cheerleading team for about 30 years. She has taken her to team to win several State Championships and has taken second at Nationals. She has lived in Greendale on and off for most of her life and is a Greendale High School graduate, and former cheerleader. Zamjahn says she loves the relationships she has developed with her girls. “I was so fortunate to have great coaches and mentors for my three children during their high school years and I know how important those relationships were to my children,” Zamjahn said. “I have always felt it takes a village to help children grow into strong…
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Check out the winners of the lighting contest. Cool houses!
The results are in for the Public Celebrations Holiday Lights Contest. Residents entered their grand lights decor and the judges have spoken. The winners are: FIRST PLACE ($100 gift certificate): Kurt Carwardine and John Moreland 5226 Middleton Ct N SECOND PLACE ($50 gift certificate): Jennifer Waterstrat 5319 Mansfield Dr THIRD PLACE ($25 gift certificate): Art Frey 6860 Horizon Dr. Show off your homes by adding your own photo to the gallery.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Patch will make it easier for you find few restaurants and stores open on Christmas Eve around the area.
If you have ever driven around trying to find a place open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this list might be able to help reduce the hassle of doing it this year. Check out a number of restaurants and stores open on Christmas Eve around the Greendale and Greenfield area. Unfortunately we only found that Starbucks is open on Christmas Day. If you know of any other places please let us know in the comments section. Ferch's Malt Shoppe & Grill Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Applebee's Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Ruby Tuesday Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m Olive Garden Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Red Lobster Christmas Eve, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Kopps Frozen Custard Christmas Eve, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Klasiana Pizza Christmas Eve, …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Several churches offer services on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
For those who attend once a year and those who go each and every Sunday, Greendale Patch has compiled a list of local churches’ Christmas Eve and Day services. In addition, several local churches have celebrations on Sunday, Dec. 23, in conjunction with or in addition to regular Sunday services. Please check with your church for Dec. 23 activities. St. Luke's Lutheran Church Christmas Eve 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. Christmas Day 10 a.m. St. Stephen The Martyr Lutheran Church Christmas Eve 5 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Christmas Day 9:30 a.m. St. Alphonsus Parish Christmas Eve 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Christmas Day 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Greendale Community Church Christmas Eve 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Our Shepherd Lutheran Church Christmas Eve 6 p.m. Christmas …
Monday, December 17, 2012
You voted and this house was the top local vote-getter in our Deck the House contest.
Who has the best “decked” house in Greendale According to users who voted in our annual Deck the House contest, this home once again has the best holiday lights in Greendale. Last year this same home won the town contest and made to the National finals. We had tons of national entries in this year’s Deck the House contest and in our quest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in the country, we’ve seen everything from a life-size Santa to holiday lights so bright they could blind the neighbors. We loved showcasing everyone’s holiday spirit, but Deck the House isn’t over yet. We’re still looking for the one home so spectacularly decorated that it could be the national grand prize winner of our contest. We will choose 24 …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Christmas tunes are on the airwaves: tell us which songs get you into the holiday spirit by posting a comment below.
Whether you love it, hate it or merely accept it as an unavoidable component of the holiday season, we at Patch want to hear your thoughts on Christmas music. What's on your Christmas playlist? Does Wham's, "Last Christmas," make you break out in song and dance? Do you serenade your special someone with Mariah Carey's, "All I Want for Christmas is You?" Does The Pretenders', "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" get you into the holiday spirit? Artists have been releasing Christmas albums in recent months: Blake Shelton's Cheers, It's Christmas, has popped up on my iPod this week. What's on yours? For other holiday news, tips, recipes and more, check out the Patch Holiday Guide. Let us know by posting in the comments, or adding a …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Greendale's Village Center was packed as crowds enjoyed a wide variety of holiday entertainment and store specials.
This year's "A Dickens of a Christmas" and the nice weather brought crowds of people to Greendale's Downtown Village on Friday night. Visitors enjoyed various carolers and musicians, outdoor "Christmas Carol" skit and much more. Businesses offered great deals, samples and complimentary snacks. Take a look at our photo gallery to reminisce on the night. Also, free to upload your own photos to the gallery.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Winners get $100 to $25 gift certificates to Downtown Village shops. The contest runs through December 14.
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Have you already started planning your holiday light display for this year? Are you known on your block as having the house that best rivals that of the Griswold family in the 1989 movie classic 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation? If so, your efforts might just pay off in a contest being planned by the Village of Greendale. The Greendale Public Celebrations Committee is holding a local residential "Holiday Lights Contest" sponsored by the Greendale Entertainment Association. Greendale residents would need to fill out the attached registration form by December 12 in order to participate in the contest and turn it in to the Greendale Village Hall. Prizes would be gift certificates to businesses in the Village of Greendale. 1st Place: $…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Local fitness experts share pound-losing tips during a time when people might be eating sweets and heavy foods.
After all of the turkey, carbs, cookies are eaten, egg nog is drank and naps are taken, many pounds will be put on during this holiday season. But there are several ways holiday revelers can keep off and shed those extra pounds that typically come with yuletide cheer. Using the stairs instead of an escalator or elevator when shopping or at work is a great way to keep the pounds off, according to Mary Misko, who has been with the Greendale Park and Recreation Department for 26 years. "Get your exercise in while you are doing other things since everyone is so busy," said Misko, who oversees the baseball program and teaches a BodyWorks and a water aerobics classes among others at the department. "In the routine of the day, park further away …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Santa Claus is at Southridge. Families can choose from a number of photo packages.
As usual, Santa Claus is at Southridge Mall and for a price parents can take the kiddies to get a photo with the jolly man in red. The company Santa Memories offers five packages. See prices below: Rudolph $45.99: (3) 5 x 7 portrait, (3) 4 x 6 portrait, (4) 3 1/2 x 5 portrait, (12) wallet, includes digital download online, plus $20 online credit Blitzen $32.99: (1) 5 x 7 portrait, includes digital download online, plus $10 online credit Comet $27.99: (1) 5 x 7 portrait, (1) 4 x 6 portrait, (2) 3 1/2 x 5 portrait, (4) wallet, plus $10 online credit Dasher $22.99: (1) 5 x 7 portrait, (2) 3 1/2 x 5 portrait, plus $5 online credit Santa's Special $39.99: Pick any four (1) 5 x 7, (2) 4 x 6, (2) 3 1/2 x 5, (8) wallet, includes digital download…