Manitowoc Cardboard City nets $9K, The Haven fundraiser set at Qdoba

Cardboard City’s fundraiser raises more than $ 9,000 for three local nonprofits

The Cardboard City fundraiser, which ran online November 1-15 this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, raised $ 9,965 donated to Habitat for Humanity, the Hope House of Manitowoc County and The Haven of Manitowoc County to be divided. All three agencies support the homeless population in the Manitowoc community.

Jenine Soucoup, senior executive and volunteer coordinator at the men’s homeless shelter in The Haven, said the event had “an amazing turnout” and also included a Facebook Live event. She said the organizers would like to thank the following people:

  • Attendees: Manitowoc First Lutheran Church Youth and Families, Jill and Tom Pope, ReMax Port Cities and Haven Board Member Jeanette Greenwood; Habitat for Humanity – Jean Wakefield; House of Hope – Lillian Lamoureaux; Haven – Michael Etheridge; and Pat Pelz and family.
  • Sponsors: Metropolis sponsors: Hope Community Church, St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Crossroads Community Church, Lakeshore Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Seehafer Broadcasting; On-site sponsors: UnitedOne Credit Union, port cities Jill Pope / Remax, Truck Diagnostics, Holschbach Excavating; Neighborhood Sponsors: Americollect, Kaysun Corporation, Red Arrow-A Kerry Company; Block sponsors: Newton Meats, Shipbuilder’s Credit Union, Manitowoc Pharmacies, Bitter Neumann, employees of Hawkins Ash CPA, Carron Net, Inc., Linzmeier Chiropractic, Hamman Construction and Legend Larry’s.

Fundraiser for The Haven on December 6th in Qdoba

A fundraiser for the men’s homeless shelter in The Haven of Manitowoc County will be held on December 6th, 11 am-3pm at Qdoba Mexican Eats, 4550 Calumet Ave., Manitowoc.

Qdoba will donate a portion of the proceeds from every purchase made during this time to The Haven.

Restaurant orders should include a donation flight (or a photo of the flyer on a mobile device) to show the cashier. If you order online, you should write “Fundraising” in special instructions when ordering.

For more information or to obtain a flyer, contact The Haven at 920-652-9110.

Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA Crafts Show canceled due to COVID-19

A craft fair, which traditionally takes place on the second Saturday in December at the YMCA Manitowoc-Two Rivers, will not take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The organizers said in an email that they are confident that the fair will return in December 2021.

Anyone looking to purchase a handcrafted item direct from a craftsman or have questions about the Crafts Fair should call 920-553-1776.

Two Rivers is delaying enforcement of its winter parking ban

With no snow accumulating so far and none in the forecast, the city of Two Rivers is delaying enforcement of its winter parking ban, which usually begins December 1st.

The city said enforcement will begin when snow build-up is predicted or after the first snow build-up. Updates will be posted on the Two Rivers City Hall and Two Rivers Police Department Facebook pages and the city’s website,

The winter parking ban generally prohibits parking on city streets between 1am and 6am from December 1st to March 15th. The fines for violations are $ 15 but increase to $ 45 if imposed while the snowplow is operating.

I-43 repair work planned in Manitowoc County

Maintenance teams will be repairing pavement on Interstate 43 south and north between the Brown County / Manitowoc County line and the railroad between 7:00 am and 2:30 pm on December 11th. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said several lanes will be closed during repairs.

WisDOT said maintenance teams will also be installing tiles on US10 eastbound in County R from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on December 4th. According to WisDOT, a right lane will be blocked during these repairs.