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7/20: Downtown Block Party Video included

The Downtown Block Party will take place Sunday, July 29 from 11a to 3p on E. Grand Avenue and S. Barstow Street, just outside the Museum.

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7/18: The Music Man Video included

Music Director, Jerry Way and thespian, Emily Kassera stopped by News 18 to talk about their show "The Music Man" opening at the end of July.

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7/17: National Grilling Month Video included

July is National Grilling Month and it's the perfect time to enjoy Wisconsin's diverse agriculture industry to add extra color to our plates with Wisconsin grown fruits  and vegetables.

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7/17: National Ice Cream Month Video included

July is National Ice Cream Month and we have some great ideas for how to celebrate this month with great recipes.

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7/16: The Fore a Great Cause Annual Golf Outing Video included

The Fore a Great Cause Annual Golf Outing kicks off Thursday, July 26th at the Lake Wissota Golf Course.

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7/13: Summer Masquerade Ball Video included

Vet plus and 29 Pines Restaurant are teaming up to bring you a fun and different night out by hosting a Masquerade Ball to benefit the Dunn County Humane Society on August 24th, 2018.

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7/11:Antioxidants Video included

Doctor Dan Czelatdko was with us to talk about the importance of antioxidants.

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7/10: Chevytown Corvette Club Video included

The Chevytown Corvette Club will be holding a Corvette only auto show to raise money for the Stepping Stones Food Pantry in Menomonie.

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7/9: Ashley for the Arts Video included

There is still plenty of time to grab your tickets for Ashley for the Arts this year in Arcadia on August 9, 10, and 11th, 2018.

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7/6: Eau Claire Children's Theatre Video included

If you're looking for some fun entertainment, come on out to the Eau Claire Children's Theatre to see 'Sleeping Beauty' and 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'.

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7/5: Valley Gospel Choir Video included

If you haven't heard the Valley Gospel Choir, you are in for an evening of inspiration when the choir performs its annual concerts this summer!

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7/4: Party in the Prairie Video included

Mark your calendars so you can come out and enjoy this inspirational 5k event and live music for a Party in the Prairie September 22nd and 23rd.

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7/3: Spooner Rodeo Video included

Spooner is celebrating their 65th rodeo and they are inviting you to join the run, thrills, and excitement.

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7/3: Prex Claire Video included

On Thursday July 5th, Converge Radio announced the second annual Prex Claire Celebration.

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7/2: Northern Wisconsin State Fair Video included

We are all excited for this years Northern Wisconsin State Fair on July 11th- 15th.

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7/2: Water Street Mile and 5-K Video included

Put on your running shoes and join us for the 19th Annual Water Street Mile and 5-K on July 14th.

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6/29: Saturday Morning Hullabaloo Video included

The Chippewa Valley Family and Prevea will present The Saturday Morning Hullabaloo in Phoenix Park Saturday July 14th and August 25th.

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6/27: Family Day Video included

Join us Saturday, June 30th for the 2nd Annual Family Day Downtown for a festival to highlight family life in the city of Eau Claire.

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6/26: Freedom Fest Video included

Menomonie is getting ready for the area's largest 4th of July celebration at Wakanda Park in Menomonie, WI.

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6/25: The Lake Menomin WaterX Video included

Cone on out and support your Lions Club by coming out to Lake Menomin WaterX June 30th and July 1st 10am - 4:30pm!

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6/22: Red Cross Northern Wisconsin Chapter

Two representatives from the Red Cross Northern Wisconsin Chapter came to WQOW to discuss a couple of events.

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6/21: The Chippewa Valley Theaters Guild Video included

The Theater Guild proudly presents The Rogers and Hammerstein musical 'State Fair" as the last show the Theater Guild will produce at the State Theater.

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6/20: Microgreens Video included

Doctor Dan Czelatdko came to talk to us about microgreens!

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6/19: Helping your children when they take their first job after college Video included

Andy Schlafer with Baird shared some ideas on how to help your child get off on the right foot when taking their first job out of college.

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6/18: International day of yoga celebration Video included

One local yoga studio wants you to celebrate the 3rd Annual International Day of Yoga Celebration with them at the Farmers Market Pavilion in Phoenix Park on June 20th.

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6/15: P10 Festival Video included

Join us at the River Prairie Park in Altoona on June 16th for the P-10 Festival.

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6/15: Rock the Riverfront Video included

On June 22nd, RCU will be hosting Rock the Riverfront for family fun! RCU Foundation's Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic event.

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6/14: Trinity Equestrian Center Video included

Trinity equestrian in Eau Claire does amazing things with horses and our veterans.

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6/13: Heyde Center for the Arts Video included

There is always something unique happening at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

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6/12: June Dairy Month Video included

It's June Dairy Month and we're celebrating the hardworking dairy farm families who work around-the-clock to provide us with a variety of delicious and nutritious dairy foods.

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6/8: 44th Annual Parade of Homes Video included

The 44th Annual Parade of Homes runs June 9 - 16 and Ashley Construction is featuring a home. 

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6/7: Trap Shoot Video included

Eau Claire's Rod and Gun Club will be shooting down senior hunger at their trap shoot.

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6/6: Triple Play Membership

The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire, Beaver Creek Reserve, and The Chippewa Valley Museum has made it easier to belong to all three.

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6/4: Camp Wabi Video included

Registration is open for a camp designed specifically for kids who want to achieve a healthy weight.

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6/1: Learn to Fish Video included

Everyone can fish for free this weekend in Wisconsin and the Chippewa Valley Family Y-M-C-A has a fun event planned for Saturday, June 2nd.

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5/31: Breakfast in the Valley

Agriculture, business and the general public will come together at the 22nd Annual Breakfast in the Valley, on Friday, June 8, 2018.

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5/30: Cinder City Days

For over 4 Decades thousands have gathered at Cinder City Park in Altoona for family fun, great food, and great atmosphere!

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5/29: OneFest Video included

There's Country Fest, Country Jam, Blue Ox and many other festivals, but now, a Christian music festival is coming to the Chippewa Valley. It's called OneFest. Watch the video to learn more. 

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5/28: Eau Claire Children's Theatre Video included

The director of the Eau Claire Children's Theatre came on Daybreak Monday to talk about upcoming productions. Watch the video to learn more. 

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5/25: Bitty Breakfast on the Farm Video included

Rise 'n' shine with us to celebrate June Dairy Month! The event is Tuesday, June 12 from 8:30a to 10:30a at the Children's Museum of Eau Claire.

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5/24: Tuesday Night Blues Video included

Join us September 8 for our Tuesday Night Blues 10th Anniversary Bash!  It takes place at The Metro in Eau Claire with Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys featuring Westside Andy. Joining them that night will be Alex Wilson and The Jay Edward Band.

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5/23: Sharing Hope Walk to Prevent Suicide Video included

The Sharing Hope Walk to Prevent Suicide is September 15 at 8 a.m. at Carson Park. 

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5/22: Child Sales Tax Rebate Video included

Financial Advisor Andy Schlafer from Baird came on Daybreak Tuesday to discuss the Wisconsin Child Sales Tax Rebate. 

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5/21: Be The Source Video included

Overall, what has started as a small plan for the eighth grade to help a few people in our community, has grown into a school and community-wide mission to inspire citizens to give back to the community and eachother out of the kindness within themselves. It is by far one of the most beneficial and memorable projects we've completed during our schooling this far.

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5/18: Big Band Bash Video included

The Big Band Bash is May 18.

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5/16: Lyme Disease Video included

Dr. Dan Czelatdko came on Daybreak to talk about Lyme disease, watch the interview to learn more. 

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5/15: Sacred Heart Foundation Golf and Tennis Classic Video included

HSHS Sacred Heart Foundation will hold its annual Golf and Tennis Classic at the Eau Claire Country Club on July 30.

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5/14: 32nd Annual Fido and Friends Fun/Run/Walk Video included

Please join us for the 32nd Annual Fido & Friends Fun Run/Walk on May 19, 2018. Festivities begin at 11:00 AM and the run/walk starts at 12:00 PM.

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5/14: Charity Ball Video included

The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital invite you to Cead Mile Failte - One Hundred Thousand Welcomes to the British Isles, for the 47th Annual Charity Ball. Each year the Partners host the dinner to give thanks to current donors and also to raise money for HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital.

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5/11: Creative Economy Week

Creative Economy Week May 12-19, 2018, celebrates the blossoming creative economy movement in Wisconsin. 

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5/11: Warm Weather Appetizers

Break out in to the warm weather with some delicious appetizers featuring Hispanic-style cheese.

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5/9: Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra is holding it's the last concert of the season.

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5/8: High School Savings

Andy Schlafer, a financial advisor from Baird came on Daybreak to discuss ideas for high school aged kids.  

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5/7: Trap Shooting Video included

The Eau Claire Rod and Gun Club is hosting an event to shoot down hunger for The Meals on Wheels program.

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5/4: Wine and Cheese Fundraiser

The Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley is having their 11th annual wine and cheese fundraiser next Saturday.

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5/3: Creative Container Plantings

Nancy Skelley, New 18's gardening expert came on Daybreak Thursday to talk about creative container plantings.

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5/2: Bill W. and Dr. Bob

Bill W. and Dr. Bob is the story of the two men who pioneered Alcoholics Anonymous, and the show will be featured at the Heyde Center.

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5/1: Monsters in the Hallway

Jim Kosmo, author of Monsters in the Hallway came on Daybreak to explain his new book. 

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5/1: 15th Annual Women's Business Conference

The 15th Annual Women's Business Conference presented by the Western Dairyland Women's Business Center is coming up on May 22 at the W. R. Davies Student Center at UW-Eau Claire. 

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4/30: Eau Claire Children's Theatre

The Eau Claire Children's Theatre has a couple of shows coming up. Watch the Daybreak interview to learn more. 

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4/27: The Oz Run

May 26 is the date for this year's Oz Run. 

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4/27: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild proudly presents the musical comedy, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

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4/25: Stand in the Light Memory Choir

The Stand in the Light Memory Choir is performing a concert at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd on Thursday April 26. 

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4/24: Beer and Wine Tasting Gala

The Second Annual Beer and Wine Tasting Gala benefiting the L.E. Phillips Senior Center is coming up on Saturday May 5.

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4/24: Controlling Debt

Andy Schlafer, a certified financial planner from Baird came on Daybreak Tuesday to talk about how to control your debt.

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4/23: 2018 International Folk Fair

The 2018 International Folk Fair is Sunday April 29 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Davies Center in UW-Eau Claire. 

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4/20: CVRD presents: A Smashing Good Time!

Saturday April 21 is our final home bout, and we're taking on another tough Madison team (The Reservoir Dolls). 

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4/19: Hero Fun Run

The Anu FS Hero Run is coming up Friday May 11 at Carson park.  

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4/18: Chippewa Falls Main Street

Join Chippewa Falls Main Street and over 150 of our awesome volunteers as we clean up our downtown for Earth Day in Chippewa Falls! 

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4/18: Kickin' it in the Park

Kickin it in the Park for NF is Saturday May 19, 2018 at Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls in the main pavilion.

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4/17: Young Professional Week

Next week is YP (Young Professional) Week in the Chippewa Valley!

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4/16: Eau Claire Jazz Festival and 52nd Street

The Eau Claire Jazz Festival includes events on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21. 

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4/12: Junior Achievement Hero's Gala

An annual gala is coming up to recognize advocates of Junior Achievement.

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4/11: 14th Annual Kids Expo

Join us for the 14th Annual Kids Expo on Sunday, April 15th from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

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4/10: Retirement plan account

Certified Financial Planner Andy Schlafer from Baird came on Daybreak to talk about retirement plan accounts. 

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4/9: 17th Annual Children's Legacy Luncheon

The 17th Annual Children's Legacy Luncheon recognizes individuals for outstanding impact in their communities. 

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4/4: Savoring the Arts

The Savoring the Arts fundraiser is our biggest fundraiser of the year and it helps us cover costs that ticket sales alone don't cover. 

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4/3: Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web, a new musical based on the book by E.B. White, is coming to the State Theatre April 6-8. 

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4/2: Early Learning Conference

The Early Learning Conference is a full day educational event for child care providers, teachers, parents, Head Start staff, 4K coordinators, early childhood education students, and anyone interested in the welfare of children. 

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3/28: “Legends of the Knight”

An acclaimed film, featuring some real-life super heroes, is coming to the Chippewa Valley in April. 

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3/27: Volatility in the stock market

Financial Adviser, Andy Schlafer from Baird came on Daybreak Tuesday to discuss the recent volatility in the stock market. 

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3/26: CVTC Spring Open House

CVTC is hosting an open house on March 27 and it will give prospective students and families a chance to explore careers. 

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3/21: Senior Americans Day

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education is hosting an event for Senior Americans Day.

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3/20: Govin's Lambing Barn

This is an exciting time of the year here at Govin's. We invite you to come and enjoy our lambing barn. Children of all ages can enjoy seeing lambs nursing and bouncing around their mothers.

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3/20: Steering into the Skid

Steering into the Skid is a one-act play that showcases the ups and downs of a care-giving relationship, and it will be performed on Tuesday May 1, at Bethesda Lutheran Church. 

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3/19: 2018 Spring Tree and Birdhouse Sale

Since 1996 the Chippewa Rod and Gun Club has offered locally sourced seedling trees for sale to the public.

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3/14: Decompression Therapy Video included

Dr. Dan Czelatdko came on Daybreak Thursday to talk about decompression therapy. Watch the interview to learn more. 

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3/13: Identity Theft Video included

As identity theft is becoming more and more prevalent, it's important to take every action possible to protect your identity.  

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3/12: UWEC Continuing Education Program Video included

In one month, UW Eau Claire's Continuing Education Program is hosting thier 'Sales Skills Training to Transform your Business' seminar. 

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3/6: Eau Claire County Co-op Video included

A representative from Eau Claire County Co-op came on Daybreak to talk about their annual meeting. 

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3/5: Driving Miss Daisy Video included

The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild is putting on the Pulitzer Pize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy. 

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2/27: Tax Filing Season

Certified Financial Planner, Andy Schlafer came on Daybreak Tuesday morning to talk about ways to make this tax filing season a little less "taxing". 

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2/26: Empty Bowls Fundraiser Video included

Feed My People's Empty Bowls Fundraiser is coming up Thursday, March 1, from 11 am - 7 pm at the Florian Gardens. 

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2/23: Heyde Center for the Arts Video included

Deb Johnson was on Daybreak Friday morning to talk about what's coming up at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

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2/21: Southview Elementary playground Video included

Southview is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction/Raffle fundraiser for a $200,000 barrier free playground, it's the first of its kind in Chippewa Falls. 

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2/20: 40th annual Home & Garden Show in Eau Claire Video included

The 40th annual Home & Garden Show presented by the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association takes place this weekend at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center. 

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2/14: Heart Health Video included

Valentine's Day is all about love and the feelings in your heart, but if you don't take care of your heart (literally) you won't have much time with your sweetheart on earth.

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2/13: Stock Market Volatility

Andy Schlafer, a certified financial planner from Robert W. Baird & Company discussed the recent volatility in the stock market on Daybreak on Tuesday. 

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2/8: Kidz Kabaret & Team Jeopardy

The Eau Claire Children's Theater has a couple fun events coming up!

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2/6: Mid-Winter Fun Night

The second annual Chippewa Falls Lion's Club Mid-Winter Fun Night is Saturday February 24 at the Fill-Inn Station in Chippewa Falls from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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2/1: "Her Story, Her Heart" panel on heart attacks, heart failure

Mayo Clinic Health System is hosting a special panel to help you better understand heart disease and how it may affect your family, friends, or even yourself.

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1/31: Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra

The Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra has a concert scheduled for Saturday, February 24. 

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1/30: 11th Annual Cancer Benefit

Flambeau High School is having their 11th Annual Cancer Benefit this Friday. 

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1/29: Winterfest Show Choir

This weekend, the Memorial High School auditorium in Eau Claire will be transformed for the 26th annual Winterfest Show Choir. 

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1/26: Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Presents "American Quads"

The Chippewa Valley's only flat track roller derby team has a bout coming up this weekend, and they're inviting you!

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1/24: Eau Claire Children's Theatre

Watch the Daybreak interview to see what's coming up at the Eau Claire Children's Theatre.  

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1/22: Mardi Gras fundraiser

The annual Mid-Winter Mardi Gras is definitely a FUNdraiser! This adult evening of great food, entertainment, music, and games is something you won't want to miss! The decorations and the crazy outfits some of our guests wear are worth the price of admission.

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1/16: Healthy Eating with the Milk Marketing Board

The holidays are over and 2018 is here! For many of us, that means making a resolution to eat healthier and lucky for us, cheese is a nutritious choice that deliciously fits into most eating plans.

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1/10: 6th Annual Super Beans Bean Bag Tournament & Chili Feed

This is a double elimination tournament. Teams can register as a 2 or 4 person team.

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12/3: 513free Prison Ministry inmate artwork

The 513free Prison Ministry and the Heyde Center for the Arts are excited to work together in featuring inmate artwork.

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12/29: Rock'n New Year's Eve Family Skate

Get a jump on your New Year's Eve celebration with the entire family during the Eau Claire Parks and Recreation Department's Rock'n New Year's Eve Family Skate.

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12/15: Wisconsin inspired Christmas Gifts

Are you still looking for those last minute Christmas gifts and need them in time for the holidays, Friday's Daybreak interview has some great options for you.

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12/12: Year-end charitable giving strategies

Many of us give to charities, so what ares some year-end charitable giving strategies?

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12/8: Red Cross accepting nominations for 2018 Heroes Breakfast

The even may not be for a few months, but the American Red Cross is accepting nominations for their annual Heroes Breakfast now.

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12/5: Holiday Desserts with the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

Are you still wondering what desserts to whip up for your holiday party? Well look no more, we have some recipes to pass along from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.

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11/24: Holiday Toy Trains at the Chippewa Valley Museum

Visitors to the Chippewa Valley Museum this holiday season can marvel at a 384 square foot standard gauge toy train display decked out for the holidays on select dates from November 24 to December 30. 

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11/3: "Last Lists of My Mad Mother" at the Heyde Center

Next weekend, a humorous yet moving play about a mother-daughter relationship, all while dealing with Alzheimer's Disease is coming to the Heyde Center.

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11/7: Spaghetti Spectacular

The 10th Annual Spaghetti Spectacular is happening at the McDonell Central Catholic High School on Sunday, November 12.

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11/7: Eau Claire North's Veteran's Day Ceremony

Eau Claire North's Veteran's Day Ceremony is on Friday.  

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11/6: Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus

The Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus is a mixed-voice ensemble open to students entering 2nd through 7th grades with no audition required. 

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10/24: Local financial planner talks about Trump's tax plan

Trump's tax plan is one of the most recent proposals from the White House, but what is it exactly? 

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10/23: Kids Club Spook Night

A spooktacular event is coming up this weekend, and we have the details ahead of time for you.

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10/11: Vounteer Opportunities at the ADRC

The Aging and Disability Recourse Center has plenty of opportunities for the Chippewa Valley to volunteer for the community.

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10/6: October events at the Heyde Center

The Heyde Center for the Arts has plenty coming up for you during the month of October.

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10/4: AAUW Book Sale

If reading books wasn't beneficial enough, buying them at an upcoming sale will do even more, for others.

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9/15: Events at the Heyde Center for the Arts

Several shows are set for the next few weeks at the Heyde Center for the Arts, and Daybreak has the details.

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9/12: Unforeseen challenges during Retirement

Retirement can a relaxing time for many, but how do you stay on track when unforeseen challenges arise?

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9/7: Weekend Kids' Meal Program

A special program, aimed at helping area kids, is about to start up again and we have what you need to know.

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