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June 6th, 2014 School's Out Ice Cream Social

posted May 19, 2014, 9:06 PM by Family Focus   [ updated May 19, 2014, 9:07 PM ]

Campfire Cookout

posted Jul 27, 2013, 3:56 PM by Family Focus   [ updated Jul 27, 2013, 4:00 PM ]

Learn about the Family Focus organization, meet new friends and
area families while playing yard games. Then, cook a s’more and
sing songs or play music under the starlight. Bring a side dish to
pass and what you want to throw on the grill. A grill will be
available for you to cook your own food. Bring an instrument to
play around the campfire to make the night sing.  Event Signup Available..

August 2013 Newsletter

posted Jul 21, 2013, 9:46 AM by Family Focus

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

On July 11th a group of kids from Family Focus rang the bells for the Salvation Army Summer Kettle Campaign. Special thanks to all who stopped by to drop some change in the bucket!

Cambridge Area School Supply Drive

Family Focus will be collecting school supplies from August 1 – August 11 at Grace Lutheran Church for children in the Cambridge area. On August 4th, we’ll be passing the Noisy Bucket during service at Grace to collect money from those who’d rather give a financial contribution. Common supplies needed include notebooks, folders, pencils, pens, colored markers, 24-pack crayons, scissors, rulers, colored pencils, erasers, pencil boxes, backpacks, glue sticks, bottled glue, expo markers, watercolor paints, and thin black sharpies. Supply donations can be placed in the designated box in the fellowship hall. Items and money collected will be brought to C.A.R.T. for distribution.

Family Focus Community Campfire Cookout

Join us for a cookout and campfire Saturday, August 17 from 5-9 p.m. in Rockdale at the home of Janet and Chuck Hutchens, 109 Exchange St.. Learn all about the Family Focus organization, meet new friends and area families while playing yard games. Then cook a s’more and sing songs or play music under the starlight.

Bring a side dish to pass and what you want to throw on the grill. A grill will be available for you to cook your own food. Bring an instrument to play around the campfire to make the night sing. Sign up to attend by August 9 on our website at http://www.familyfocuswi.org/home/event-sign-up.

Save the Date(s)

  • September 21st – Cambridge Fall Fest – Family Focus will have a food stand in the park
  • September 29th – Family Focus Farm Day at Schuster's Playtime Farm
  • October 14th – Family-friendly Halloween Party

We Invite You to Get Involved

We as a group, want to be good stewards of God and our community by using our time, talents, and treasures to make a difference in people's lives. If you are feeling called to get more involved, we welcome you to any of our events or planning meetings. For the latest updates from our group, visit us at www.FamilyFocusWI.org or “like” us on Facebook at FamilyFocusFun.

Pulling for Dawn's Journey

posted Jun 24, 2013, 5:24 PM by Family Focus   [ updated Jul 8, 2013, 4:32 PM ]

Event Location: 
Lake Ripley Park (Beach)

Event Date: August 10th, 2013
Event Time: 9:00 a.m.
Prices:   Park Admission $2/Adult $1/Child (12 & under)
Entry Deadline: July 31, 2013

Park Amenities include: 
  • Swimming (no lifeguard on duty)
  • Tennis (bring your own equipment and balls)
  • Disk Golf (bring your own equipment)
  • Volleyball (bring your own ball)
  • Soccer Field (bring your own ball)
  • Playground right on beach
  • Large Sandy Beach with children's play area!

Event Details
Enjoy a fun family event at the beautiful park of Lake Ripley.  At the event there will be 
  • Food/Drinks
  • Music
  • Live Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Dancing
  • Pampered Chef Booth
  • Spirit Squad
  • Kids Games
  • Face Painting
  • Bouncy House
  • Information on the National Kidney Association
  • Free Blood Pressure screenings
Tug-A-War Competition Details
Every team Must 
  • Have 6 people consisting of 3 woman and 3 men  
  • Have matching headbands, they can do whatever they want to the headbands! There will be a judging for most creative headbands.  
  • Pick a team entrance song.

Tug-A-War Competition Fee
$60/team, $10/head  Proceeds will be going towards The National Kidney Association and Dawns Journey Funds

Cambridge Blood Drive

posted Jun 10, 2013, 10:14 PM by Family Focus   [ updated Jun 10, 2013, 10:18 PM ]

Family Focus is need of some volunteers and donors for the Cambridge Blood Drive.

12:00 to 3:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21st to assist with the blood drive.  We are also looking for folks to help unload the truck at 10:30 a.m.  The unload takes about 30 minutes.    Please send an email to familyfocusmail@gmail.com if you have the time to volunteer.

Donating blood is a simple, feel-good gesture which can save a life.  With the natural disasters occurring there is more than ever a need for blood donors.  It takes very little time to donate and the reward is saving a life.  See information below to schedule an appointment.

Salvation Army Red Kettle

posted Jun 10, 2013, 9:24 PM by Family Focus   [ updated Jun 10, 2013, 9:25 PM ]

Family Focus of South Central Wisconsin, Inc. has signed up to ring bells for the Salvation Army at the Piggly Wiggly on July 11, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Volunteer signup available.

Vacation Bible School / Little Free Libraries

posted Jun 2, 2013, 10:26 AM by Family Focus

Vacation Bible School
This is a reminder to those that have yet to sign their children up for Vacation Bible School.  The deadline is fast approaching.  The link to the registration form is below.  Several parents are available to provide rides to and from VBS.  If you need ride assistance, please fill out the Family Focus Event Form.  

Registration form for Grace Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School
Return the form and payment to Grace Lutheran Church by Monday 03JUN2013

Family Focus Ride Assistance or Provider for Vacation Bible School form
If you are not comfortable using the form then please contact Grace Lutheran Church or Mandi Buonincontro.

Little Free Libraries
We are looking for book donations to place in each of the Little Free Libraries.  Please deliver the books to Grace Lutheran Church in Cambridge between 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. M-F.

Cambridge Memorial Day Parade

posted May 23, 2013, 8:36 PM by Family Focus

Those wishing to walk with Family Focus in the parade should line up in front of Nikolay Middle School at 10 am on Monday, May 27th

Lutherdale Day Camp

posted May 7, 2013, 6:18 PM by Family Focus

Who:  Kindergarten thru 5th Grade
What: Games, Worship, Bible Study, Swimming & More!
When: 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Monday Aug 5th, 2013
(bus will depart East Koshkonong at 8 am and return at 6 pm)
Where: Lutherdale Bible Camp
Cost: $30 per camper/$65 family maximum
(includes transportation and lunch) 

This day of camp gives you the opportunity to hear the good news of 
God’s love, to grow in Christian community, and to get to know committed 
Christian role models in the life of faith, while participating in healthy
activities. We hope that this will be a positive introduction to the camp
experience and create a strong desire to spend a week at camp! 

Registration form attached.

Send the form with payment to
454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI  53523

Camrock Cleanup Approaches

posted Apr 22, 2013, 6:31 PM by Family Focus   [ updated Apr 29, 2013, 8:00 PM ]

Family Focus of South-Central Wisconsin, Inc., Friends of Cam-Rock Park, and Camrock Cafe & Sport are joining together to sponsor this year’s CamRock Clean Up.  Rendezvous at CamRock 1 shelter from 10-1 p.m. for registration and supplies, then check out our education stations to learn more about the park’s wildlife and water critters.

Clean up will occur from CamRock 1 to Cambridge on various trail routes. Everyone will end at CamRock Café & Sport for a celebration and to announce winners of a clean-up contest.

Bring a water bottle, work gloves, weather-appropriate clothing and get ready to enjoy nature and help maintain our beautiful local park system.

If you would like to signup to bring food items please visit the signup page.  Need a reminder or a map visit the calendar.

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