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MEETINGS:

When:

Every Tuesday 5:00 – 6:30 pm

*If the Portage, Wisconsin Schools are closed or released early the PFSP meeting will be canceled and announced on our facebook.com/portageskatepark page as canceled or with a new meeting location as soon as possible* Cancelations and Closings can be found at this link http://www.wkow.com/category/176140/closingscancellations

Where:   The Gerstenkorn Administration Building – Room 20 305 East Slifer Street Portage WI 53901

What we do: –    Answer your questions.

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Discuss where we are in our planning and fundraising stages

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Brainstorm and talk about what’s working and what isn’t

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New people bring new ideas and insights so everyone is welcome to attend a meeting

 

We also have shirts & wristbands and other items for sale.

Want to Volunteer?  Contact us at portageskatepark@gmail.com

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It’s an Official Win
It’s an official win! The Portage Family Skate Park has found support for its vision not only from community residents, but from Portage city officials, because the leadership and volunteers are getting the job done with excellence! On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Steve Sobiek, Director of Business Development and Planning for the city of Portage, attended the PFSP public meeting to show big support for the Portage Family Skate Park. His message “There are so many things happening in Portage right now” and the PFSP is a big part of it. Steve is excited about what the Skate Park has accomplished and believes there is more to come. So much that he submitted the PFSP project for the official Columbia County Tourism Award. Steve sees big potential in the Skate Park bringing more economic development to the city of Portage and explained that PFSP events are creating real economic impact in Portage. When the vision is right and city officials show up to support, it’s an official win!

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The PFSP welcomed a check from Kevin Malone owner of Malone's Blarney Stone in the amount of $300. This years Chili Cook-off was a testament of time continued with the PFSP  year after year. 

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Join the Portage Family Skatepark at Walsh’s Ace Hardware & Rental of Portage April 23rd Sunday from open till close for all the fixings. We will be hosting a brat hut with all the fixings and that includes all sorts of Ace deals outside and inside. Lots of specials from tools to everything you need for that special project your looking to tackle.

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Date-Monday, May 30th, Monday June 20th, Monday July 25th, Monday Aug 22nd and Monday, Sept 19th Times - 10-2 pm Location-Pierces Market Place Portage.

 

Don't forget our Saturday dates July 23rd and September 17th 10-2 pm

 

 

Address: 2915 New Pinery Rd, Portage, WI 53901

Phone: (608) 742-2386(608) 742-2386

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Come Join the #PFSP for brats and hot dogs and so much more at this years Portage, Wisconsin Citywide Flea Market. Dates will be June 11, July 16,  Aug 13 all 9-3 pm. All will be held at the Fairgrounds starting with building #6 and filling out from there! More details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Portage-Annual-City-Flea-Market-100151216723675/?fref=ts

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Levee Cruise

September 10th Saturday 10 am.

See last years at http://portageskatepark.org/2015/09/07/portage-family-skate-park-levee-cruise-2015-recap/

 

Details can be found at http://portageskatepark.org/2015/11/11/2016-portage-family-skate-park-levee-cruise/

We are having fun bringing people together for the 4th Annual Levee Cruise.  The Levee Cruise is a local skateboarding event with the charm of historic Portage and state-wide recognition!  Cruise together on the scenic levee trail, enjoy local musicians, engage with keynote speakers, and picnic at Riverside Park.  This event is for skateboard and longboards only.  Helmets are required.  The cost to register is $20; Free T-shirt with pre-registration.  The city of Portage is causing together for a better future and we want you! 
Email for more information.Jared@activatechurch.tvLinks for more information.http://business.portagewi.com/events/details/portage-family-skateboard-levee-cruise-13254http://www.travelwisconsin.com/events/adventure-sports/portage-family-skateboard-levee-cruise-67560 
DateSaturday, September 10, 2015 
Time 10 am Sharp

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Family Night Trick or Treat 2016

October 31st from 6:30-8:00pm but one thing we do know is the location will be 4 times as big as last year!!!!

See last years at http://portageskatepark.org/2015/11/02/brave-at-the-pfsp-family-trick-or-treat-night/

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PFSP Gear for Sale in stores now!

 You can now get all your Portage Family Skate Park Project gear at Prairie Flowers Beads 210 West Cook Street Portage, Wisconsin 53901 .

Stop in or call and don't for get to ask about upcoming events.  http://prairieflowerbeads.com/ We have Shirts ONLY $10 or 2 for $15 also Wristbands for ONLY $2.00. Take a look at the Limited Edition PFSP deckstool.com Stool …

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Is my (grand)child old enough to skateboard?

Is my (grand)child old enough to skateboard?

I remember wondering this when my first grandson came home with skateboarding gear after visiting an uncle.  To me, skateboarding seemed risky and dangerous.  But as I watched him putting on his knee pads and helmet like a pro and say with a smile from ear to ear 'Watch me Grandma!' and sail down the driveway and sidewalk (they have …

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Brick Fundraiser!

Download yours today and help us build a skate park for tomorrow. 

http://portageskatepark.org/2013/08/09/pfps-brick-fundraiser/

 

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Make donations payable to: Kiwanis
Memo: Portage Family Skatepark Project 
Mail to:
c/o Rita: Portage Skatepark,
Prairie Flower Beads,
210 W Cook Street, Portage, WI 53901

 

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING

THE

PORTAGE FAMILY SKATEPARK PROJECT!

 

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"No child left inside"  Mayor William Tierney Portage, Wisconsin

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What kind of future is there for Skateboarders anyway?

What kind of future is there for Skateboarders anyway?

There are many people who base a lot of their decisions on academics so I decided to do a search on skateboarders with college degrees.  I searched several sights – and found skateboarders who had earned degrees in Psychology, Chemistry, English, Business, Anthropology, Creative Writing, So what kind of future is there for a skateboarder?  Whatever kind of future the …

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Is skateboarding a bad influence?

Is skateboarding a bad influence?

The following is an article written by Steve Cave.  Steve is a professional skateboard instructor who has been teaching through skate clubs, books, websites and magazines.  He has given us permission to quote parts of his answer to this question in our website, newsletter and flyer. Question:  Is skateboarding a bad influence? "A young skater named Noah wrote and told …

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Why Would Your Business Want to Team Up in Fundraising with and for The Portage Family Skate Park?

Why Would Your Business Want to Team Up in Fundraising with and for The Portage Family Skate Park?

Why indeed would your business want to Team Up with The Portage Family Skate Park Fundraising Efforts? 1.  Did you know that Restaurant Business is shown to increase by anywhere from 4% to 8% in communities where Skate Parks exist?   What is your daily, weekly, monthly, annual income? 2.  Did you know that Retail Business is also shown to increase? …

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Valentine's Pop to Win!

Valentine's Pop to Win!

 

At Portage Papa Murphy's, we're all one big family. Over the years that Katharine and I have worked for Papa Murphy's we've made thousands of pizzas, unforgettable friendships, and have been an active part of giving back to our local community. One of our closest and most active allies is the Portage Family Skate Park. Over the last year, their …

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Say “Grande Cheese” and Smile!

Say “Grande Cheese” and Smile!

Say “Grande Cheese” and Smile! It’s people like Mary Ann and Forrest at Grande Cheese in Wyocena who make building a better future in Portage, Wisconsin a matter of the heart!  President Kyle Little, and board members Andrew Tamminga and Jared Pierson were presented with a generous $1,300 check, on February 24, 2016, for the Portage Family Skate Park construction …

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Marching into Spring!

Marching into Spring!

 

 Go mad this month at Papa Murphy’s.  The Portage Papa Murphy’s store is donating 10% of their net sales every Monday for March 2016.  Serendipity, baby!  Make Papa Murphy’s your dinner destination every Monday for March Madness 2016.  Go Badgers! It’s easy to identify that generosity is in the DNA of the Papa Murphy’s Portage Location.  All you have to …

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Papa Murphy's supports PFSP

Papa Murphy's supports PFSP

The Portage Papa Murphy’s store will donate 10 percent of net sales every Monday through March the the Portage Family Skate Park. District Manager Mary Lechner and Store Manager Steven Schmaltz enjoy supporting the community and the Portage Family Skate Park. Pictured are Emily Schmidt, Mary Lechner, Kyle Little and Steven Schmaltz. PFSP raised $428.42

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PFSP receives donation

PFSP receives donation

On March 15, President of the Portage Kiwanis Margaret Rudolph presented Kyle Little, president of the Portage Skate Park with a check for $500. This donation was made possible from the Portage Alumni tournament and the hard working volunteers that served the community during alumni weekend. PFSP thanks Sean Malone and the Portage Kiwanis.

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In the box Deal!

In the box Deal!

 

 

Hi Everyone, I’m writing to ask you all to consider sponsoring the 2016 Portage Family Skate Park community events. I’m so excited about the Package Events. I had a blast last year with community-wide involvement and I’m seeking your partnership for 2016. I’ve attached a folder organized with succinct notes. Have fun as you consider partnering together for a better …

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