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Mel’s Charities Receives Roundup Campaign Check

Mel’s Charities Receives Roundup Campaign Check

Ryan Olsen (right), owner of Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly in both Cedarburg and Mequon, recently presented Tom ‘Mel’ Stanton, executive director of Mel’s Charities, with a check for $11,079.51 as a result of the stores’ roundup campaign in the month of September. Photo by...

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Teen’s legacy of giving grows

Teen’s legacy of giving grows

Started in 2013 to fund scholarships in memory of Tyler Buczek, Bags 4 Buczek becomes part of Mel’s Charities to expand its mission of helping others A CROWD OF people tossed bags during last year’s Bags 4 Buczek, an annual fundraising tournament held the third...

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2020 Pig Roast Pickup

2020 Pig Roast Pickup

‘What we raise here stays here’ By Lisa Curtis Special to the News Graphic CEDARBURG — It was a pretty lofty goal that Mel’s Charities had in mind in early August, when it set out to raise some $80,000 during a pandemic. Organizers knew that holding their historically...

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Mel’s Softball Tournament

Mel’s Softball Tournament

Saturday was a perfect day for softball and plenty of people turned out to support Mel’s Softball Tournament at Centennial Park in Grafton. It was a day full of action as eight teams competed in a one-pitch, wood bat event. A team sponsored by Lime Cantina emerged as...

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Burgers, Beats and Brews

Burgers, Beats and Brews

CEDARBURG — Wayne’s Drive In held their first annual Burgers, Beats and Brews Bash for Mel’s Charities last Sunday. The event provided a much needed fundraising activity for the charity as numerous fall events hosted by Mel’s Charities (including BC’s 8 pin,...

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