Recycle your old Christmas Lights!

Holiday Lights Recycle Program! Habitat Wausau takes holiday lights that are new or old. Lights can twinkle or fizzle. Broken or tangled lights are gladly accepted. Every strand of lights contributes to increasing homeownership in the greater Wausau area. All lights collected support Habitat’s Home Ownership Program, Critical Home Repairs and Veterans Build in the Wausau area. Habitat for Humanity of Wausau’s goal is to collect 5,000lbs of lights this holiday season. Collection boxes are convenient locations across the community and will be out now through January 15th. Wausau Habitat ReStore takes holiday lights all year round during regular store and donation hours of operation.  Habitat for Humanity of Wausau has been recycling holiday lights since 2014 and has kept over 33,000lbs of lights out of our local landfill. 

8 year old brings more swings to Spencer

- 8 year old Sophia Felix loves her hometown, but after being crowned Lil Miss Spencerama this summer she was asked if there’s anything she’d change about Spencer. Her answer: every park should have a swing that someone in a wheelchair can use. Her Brother Nolan was in a wheelchair and they it was hard for him to play with his siblings at a park. "Now I want everyone to be able to play at playgrounds," she said. Her goal? To raise enough money for three swings for Spencer's parks. It's a fundraising goal of $2,688. "It doesn't matter if you're different or not that you can all still have fun and play on playgrounds and stuff," said Felix.

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Lands of the Bible Cruise and Tour

Local churches have teamed up to offer a Lands of the Bible Cruise and Tour March 14 through 24, 2024.

Start your cruise around some of the world’s most fascinating ancient sites in Athens, home to the dazzling ruins of the Acropolis. Stand on the banks of the River Jordan in Haifa. Walk around Jerusalem’s Old City and visit the holy Western Wall. Tour the fascinating landmarks of Alexandria. Visit Cairo and the Great Pyramids of Gaza, the Sphinx and treasures of Tutankhamun. Finish off your journey at the sprawling ruins of Ephesus, where you’ll have the chance to see one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.


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