Local News Briefs Saturday 11-2-13

Flowers In The


The Fond du Lac County
Master Gardner Association along with the Fond du Lac Area Foundation have established a Fond du Lac
City Parks Flower Fund for the purpose of providing support to the City of Fond du Lac Flower
Program and flowerbed improvements.  The money will be used solely for the
city to purchase, grow and maintain the flower and flowerbeds in our
community.  Contact the Fond du
Area Foundation for more information on how to
contribute to this fund.  


Helping Out


The North Fond du Lac Police
Department and the North Fondy Police Benevolent Association is gearing up for
their annual “Food For Families” program. 
Each year they adopt a number of families during the Christmas season
and provide them with gifts and groceries. 
They are no longer accepting food items for the drive, but will accept
cash or gift cards.  They also are in
need of the following items; new in package socks & underwear, new winter
jackets of any size for children and adults, paper products, and
toiletries.  You can drop off any items
at the North Fond du Lac Police Department.

Heating Help

Alliant Energy is reminding customers that Wisconsin
Home Energy Assistance Program agencies are now accepting applications for the
upcoming heating season. The program provides dollars to moderate and low
income level households to help pay a portion of their winter gas or electric
  Payments depend upon household size, income level, and home energy costs.
The program helps income-eligible households. For example, a family of four
which earns approximately $47,485 annually or less, or a two-person family with
earnings of about $32,290 or less, may qualify for energy assistance dollars.To
obtain energy assistance, qualified Wisconsin residents can apply to their
local county energy assistance agency for WHEAP funds through May 15,
2014.  Visit 
homeenergyplus.wi.gov for more info.

Fall Back


Daylight Savings Time
officially ends on Sunday morning at 2am. 
Remember you “fall back” by turning your clocks back an hour.  If you forget….you’ll be very early for
church on Sunday morning.