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Community Night and Jim Heuer Chili Fundraiser

May 13, 2016 10:18AM ● Published by Jim

By: SAGES: School for AGricultural and Environmental Studies - Fox Lake, WI

Come together as a community at the School for Agricultural & Environmental Studies’ (SAGES’) Community Night and Jim Heuer Chili Fundraiser on Thursday, May 19. This special event will showcase K-8 student/class project displays and interactive learning stations, plus celebrate the life of a devoted community member ─ Jim Heuer!

Beyond poetry readings and project poster sessions, visitors can explore the newly created “Outdoor Garden Classroom” and view plans for SAGES’ “Living Schoolyard” project. Plus, there will be Family Reading Time, a Book Exchange: bring a used book & take a book, and food for sale! “The Chili Fundraiser is being held to honor Jim Heuer, a long-time Fox Lake resident, area farmer, and SAGES’ Governance Board member,” shared Judy Stiteley, SAGES’ Secretary and Fundraiser Chair. “Jim was a devoted community member and strong supporter of SAGES. We could always count on him to lend a hand and will remember him for his go-getter attitude and big smile.” There is no charge to attend the SAGES’ Community Night. For the Jim Heuer Chili Fundraiser, prices vary. Chili served in a commemorative SAGES’ mug: $10; Commemorative SAGES’ mug without chili: $8; chili without mug: $3. Proceeds from the Chili Fundraiser will support SAGES’ “Living Schoolyard” project and driveway improvements ─ both items Heuer was passionate about.

Hosted at SAGES Charter School on 200 South Depot Street, Fox Lake, Wisconsin, this community gathering runs from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm on May 19th and is open to everyone – community members, families with children at SAGES, friends and family of Jim Heuer, current or prospective volunteers and learning partners, local agriculturists and environmentalists, or anyone with an interest in learning more about the school or how they can support SAGES.

SAGES is a project-based, public school with more than 130 students in grades K-8. To learn more about SAGES or for a complete Community Night schedule, visit

SAGES’ Community Night + Jim Heuer Chili Fundraiser

• Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 | Time: 4:30 – 7:00 pm

• Place: SAGES – 200 South Depot Street, Fox Lake, Wisconsin

• Event Highlights: Student/Class Project Displays, Interactive Hands-on Activities, Chili & Baked Goods to Purchase, Book Exchange: Bring a used book & Take a book, Family Reading Time, and more!

• Cost: SAGES Community Night: no charge; Jim Heuer Chili Fundraiser: prices vary – Chili served in a commemorative SAGES’ mug = $10, Commemorative SAGES’ mug without chili = $8; chili without mug = $3

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