Ozaukee & Washington County Real Estate: April 2009

Find out more about Ozaukee and Washington County real estate, including the cities of Grafton, Belgium, Cedarburg, West Bend, Jackson and Germantown.

St. Joseph Parish Teams with Wisconsin We Care

I think sometimes we all tend to get so wrapped up in the stresses and struggles of everday life that we lose perspective of the smallest blessings that find their way to us.

Military support

When I learned of a service project being done at my church, I knew that I wanted to get the word out so that as many people as possible could assist in getting some much needed items to our military personnel --most of which are things we just assume will be available to us as we need them.

Wisconsin We Care is an organization that accepts food and other items from various businesses and individuals, packages them and then sends them to Wisconsin military units in Irag and Afghanistan. You can find out more information about this organization at wiwecare.com.

St. Joseph Parish in Grafton is setting up a drop-off point in their parking lot on Saturday, May 2, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Cash donations to help cover shipping will also be accepted. Those checks can be made payable to "Veterans Day Parade of Milwaukee," and should have "Wisconsin We Care" written in the memo line.

Below is a list of items requested by the troops. Those with an asterisk are in short supply.

*White socks

Batteries (AA & AAA

*Canned pasta

*Tuna Kits

Canned beef stew

*Canned fruit


Hygiene products (non-aerosol)

Canned cheese spread



*Shaving razors

Canned dips for chips

Non-aerosol shaving cream

Hard candy


Snack/power bars

Beef jerky

*Instant coffee

*Powdered drinks

Crossword/Word search puzzles

Playing cards/DVDs/magazines

Items can be dropped off in the parking lot near the main entrance. If you have questions or would like assistance in picking up your items, please call Ann Wissmueller, 262-227-3347.

Thank you for your consideration and support. 


Peggy Wester
Phone: 262-370-1757
Email: pwester@realtyexecutives.com
Website: peggywester.com
Blog: peggysblog.com

Peggy Wester - Realty Executives Integrity

Comment balloon 2 commentsPeggy Wester • April 27 2009 12:47PM
St. Joseph Parish Teams with Wisconsin We Care
I think sometimes we all tend to get so wrapped up in the stresses and struggles of everday life that we lose perspective of the smallest blessings that find their way to us. When I learned of a service project being done at my church,… more
Transform Your Digital Camera With a Magnetic Wide Angle Lens!
Ever wonder how you could take an adequate picture of a 10x10 bedroom without making it look like you're trying to sell the furniture rather than the space? I just found out the other day that there is a magnetic wide angle lens you can… more
Want a Good Laugh? Go Have Lunch with Some Friends
This morning I went to a class offered through my local MLS, which offered some tips on growing your business through the most innovative marketing and technology tools available these days. I attended the class with three of my co-workers,… more
Burning Question Answered! Is a Duplex or Multi-Family Dwelling…
Another informative post provided by Gwenn Tanvas A buyer just asked me this question and I knew I could rely on Gwenn for some helpful information! Now that the cat is out of the bag, more questions are popping up since my post titled 21 Top… more
PLEASE READ -- Benefit for Renee Feider Alexander
Renee passed away early this morning, Saturday, April 18, 2009. Please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers. *************************** Please consider attending a benefit being held for Renee… more
So What's Happening in Your Neck of the Woods?
We're over halfway through April already, and here in Ozaukee and Washington counties the sun is shining and the temperatures are rising -- finally! Spring has sprung. And the real estate marke is abuzzing. Here's a quick snapshot of what's… more
Never Ever, Ever Judge a Book By Its Cover
How often do we judge something or someone based on outside appearances only? I'm guilty of it. Hate to admit that, but it's true. There's a video that's making its way around the internet these days, and I thought I'd share it with all of you… more
A Season of Renewed Trust
What a great Easter weekend this has been! The Easter Vigil I attended last night was, as always, the most moving and emotional service of the year. The Scripture readings and the music are the perfect blend of reminders of God's love… more
How Do I Know If I Should Make a Price Adjustment on My House?
I recently wrote a brief post about the increase in sales in Ozaukee and Washington counties from February to March of this year. While this is encouraging news, by no means are we "out of the woods" yet. Short sales and foreclosures are… more
Is That the Light at the End of the Tunnel That I See??
Over the past month, it seemed like the activity at my office was picking up a bit -- open house attendance was up, more showings were being scheduled, more offers were being written on the board, and more listings were being taken. But it… more