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ZCare is committed to making a difference in our community. Along with our friends at Mattress Outlet La Crosse, we provide support to our friends and neighbors in a number of ways and we couldn't do it without you. Thanks for your partnership in improving the lives of those in need.


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Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:31

Benefit for Jesse Graves

Jesse was diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM), an aggressive, grade 4, malignant brain tumor. He has since been put on radiation and pill-form chemo. Join the friends and family of Jesse for a benefit with proceeds going towards Jesse and his family.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 12:22

Jeremy Ulmen Benefit

Jeremy Ulmen was a self-employed logger who was injured by a falling tree. He suffered many injuries including several broken vertebrae, a traumatic brain injury, several broken ribs and fractures to his scapula. The accident has left Jeremy unemployed along with a the challenges of mounting medical bills and providing for his family. Help support Jeremy and his family by attending the Jeremy Ulmen Benefit. It will be held Saturday, November 14th at Hokah City Hall (Hokah, MN) beginning at noon. The benefit includes:

  • Live Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Raffle
  • Bake Sale
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches and more

To make a donation you can contact Jen Ulmen at 507-458-1548, Amy Schuster at 608-304-2554 or Linda Ulmen at 608-780-2321

Monday, 02 November 2015 19:23

West Salem EMT Chili Supper

The West Salem Emergency Medical Team will be holding their 35th annual Chili Supper Thursday, November 12th from 4-7PM in the West Salem High School cafeteria.

Monday, 02 November 2015 19:21

Honoring Sara Rose Hougum

20 year old college student, Sara Rose Hougum, was murdered in her apartment on March 26, 2012. She was a daughter, sister, granddaughter, classmate and friend who was lost too soon do to violence. Help honor Sarah by joining her friends and family at the Moose Lodge on Saturday November 7th from 5-7PM for a Spaghetti Dinner. Enjoy all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread and salad bar for $8 (plus tax). A portion of the proceeds will be given to the La Crosse Police Department K-9 Unit in loving memory of Sara Rose Hougum.

Monday, 02 November 2015 19:10

1st Annual 3K, 5K Veteran Honor Walk/Run

Be part of the 1st annual 3K, 5K Veteran Honor Walk/Run in support of the Wounded Warrior Project. The event will be held Sunday November 8th at the Viroqua VFW Post 3032. Registration begins at noon: $10 for entry, $5 for veterans, children 5 & under are free

  • 1PM walk/run begins
  • 4PM-7:30PM Silent Auction/Raffle
  • 5PM Guest Speaker
  • 5:30PM-7PM Chili Cook Off
Monday, 26 October 2015 18:25

Sip to Save Lives

The Coulee Region Humane Society will host its annual beer and wine tasting event this Friday, October 30th to help raise funds for the Coulee Region's homeless animals. Cost is $30/ticket if purchased in advance or at the door. A discounted rate of $50 for two tickets is available until 7PM Thursday.

Sip to Save Lives:

  • Friday from 5PM-8PM
  • Cargill Room, 328 Harborview Plaza in La Crosse
  • Samples of beers & wines
  • Silent auction & Raffle
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Live music from David Reedy
  • Caricatures from Mike Martino

For more info and tickets click here


Monday, 26 October 2015 17:54

Halloween Trick-or-Treat in the Park

Join Holmen Parks & Rec along with local organizations for a night filled with friendly witches, ghosts, vampires and scarecrows during the 2nd annual trick-or-treat in the park. A variety of games and treats will be provided for this free event for all children and family.

  • Wednesday October 28th 2015
  • 4:30PM to 6:30 PM
  • Deer Wood Park: 500 Anderson Holmen, WI

For more info click here


Monday, 26 October 2015 17:28

Tyler Shockey Cancer Benefit

Tyler is a 2012 graduate of Holmen High School. Tyler's dream is to serve his country by becoming part of the U.S. Marine Corpse. Unfortunately, the dream had to be put on hold due to being diagnosed with Hogdkin's Lymphoma after receiving emergency surgery to remove a lymph node. After his diagnosis, Tyler made the decision to take leave from work for treatment and to spend time with family and friends. Tyler is very determined to kick the cancer and make a full recovery to still be able to serve his country. Join the friends and family of Tyler on November 15th for a benefit that will be held from 12PM to 8PM at the Holmen American Legion. There will be food/beverages along with silent/live auctions and items to be raffled off throughout the day. If you'd like to make a donation to Tyler's benefit, visit


Monday, 26 October 2015 16:49

Scarlett McKenzie Benefit

Scarlett McKenzie was born on July 27th with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH). This is a hole in her diaphragm which allowed her abdominal organs into her chest, not allowing her lungs to fully develop. She has since had repair surgery and is doing well..progressing from several breathing tubes to a CPAP. However, it's still a long road to recovery. Scarlett's family is currently challenged with mounting medical bills and costs of transportation. Her father spends his weeks at home in La Crosse to make sure her older brother can make it to school daily, then drives to Rochester every weekend to visit Scarlett and Sarah at Mayo. Any help for Scarlett and her family is greatly appreciated. Support Scarlett and her family by attending the Scarlett McKenzie Benefit at the Moose Lodge from noon to midnight on Saturday, November 7th. Tickets are $10. There will be free food and beer, raffles, kid games, bake sales and lots of live musical entertainment. For more info on the Scarlett McKenzie Benefit click HERE.

Monday, 19 October 2015 17:55

2nd Annual Paws at the Pub

New Leash on Life Dog Rescue is 100% non-profit and strives to save the lives of as many dogs as possible. For more information click here.