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How To: Helping Those Less Fortunate In Our Community by Donating to These Two Food Banks in Franklin WI

Here’s How to Donate & Volunteer at a Pair of Franklin WI Food Pantries

Here at Boucher VW of Franklin near Milwaukee, WI, we’re about more than just providing the customers in our community with the best new Volkswagen models around. That’s because we’re also a big believer in giving back to the community that we live in and love. And while we believe in giving back to our community all throughout the year, we can’t deny there’s something extra special about helping during the holiday season. And since Thanksgiving kicks off that holiday season, we figured now is the perfect time to let everyone know how to donate and volunteer at a pair of food pantries here in Franklin, WI. So, let’s all come together and make sure everyone in our community has enough to eat now, all throughout the holiday season, and every other day of the year.

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Can We Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 as a Family at the Milwaukee Domes near Franklin WI?

New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at the Milwaukee Domes

A family-friendly New Year’s Eve 2019 celebration is coming to the Milwaukee Domes near Franklin, WI, and it looks to be the perfect way to ring in the new year as a whole family without having to try to keep the kids up until midnight – because every parent knows how it goes whenever you try to keep the young ones up beyond their bedtime. But, if it’s not taking place at midnight, when exactly is the 2019 New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at the Milwaukee Domes? And where exactly are the Milwaukee Domes? Well, we’re going to cover all of that and more right here as we tell you all you need to know to enjoy celebrating the start of 2020 at the Milwaukee Domes near Franklin, WI.

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All of the Information You Need to Know About the 2019 New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at the Milwaukee Domes near Franklin WInew years eve party favors

Even though it’s not taking place at midnight, the 2019 New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at the Milwaukee Domes is taking place on New Year’s Eve. More specifically, the 2019 New Year’s Eve Family Celebration is taking place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at the Milwaukee Domes – which are located at 524 South Layton Boulevard in Milwaukee, WI. This fun, family-friendly, New Year’s Eve celebration will feature a magic show by Rick Allen, live music by Fox and Branch, stories and folk songs by David Drake, a fire dance performance by Prismatic Flame, face painting and balloon sculpting by The Real Clowns, light shows in the Show Dome, a DJ, and a big old fashioned balloon drop.

And if you find yourself in need of any kind of automotive service or a new Volkswagen to get you to and from the party, please contact our staff here at Boucher VW of Franklin near Milwaukee, WI.

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Is the 2019 Holiday Craft and Gift Expo Taking Place in Franklin WI?

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Holiday Craft & Gift Expo

Everyone has their own post-Thanksgiving traditions they like to partake in. Some go out for a run to burn off all of those Thanksgiving calories. Others head straight for the couch for hours upon hours of football. And then there are those brave enough to head on out for Black Friday to get some of that holiday shopping done. Well, if you’re one of those shopping lovers who doesn’t happen to love all the Black Friday crowds, we suggest you head on over to the 2019 Holiday Craft and Gift Expo right here in Franklin, WI. Not only will you be able to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping, but you’ll be able to do it without the Black Friday craziness – and while supporting local businesses. So, let’s check out everything you need to know about the 2019 Holiday Craft and Gift Expo right here in Franklin, WI. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Get Ready for the 2019 Trunk or Treat Event in Franklin WI with this Date and Time Information

Important Details for the 2019 Trunk or Treat Event in Franklin WI

The leaves are changing here in Franklin, WI, and that means many things – including the fact that snow will soon by on its way. But let’s not think about that for the time being. Instead, let’s think about all of the fun we’re going to have with family and friends this Halloween. And there’s no better way to celebrate Halloween here in Franklin than by heading on over to the 2019 Trunk or Treat festival. But when is the 2019 Trunk of Treat festival here in Franklin? And where exactly is it? Well, we’re going to cover that right here as we go over all of the important details for the 2019 Trunk or Treat event right here in Franklin, WI. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Independence Day 2019 Events and Happenings in Franklin WI

The Fourth of July is probably the most important day of the year for us as Americans – it commemorates the date that we declared our independence from Great Britain, paving the way for our country’s transformation from a loose collection of colonies to a global power. Here at home, there’s always reason to celebrate our nation, so in a few short weeks we invite you to join us at some awesome Independence Day 2019 Events and Happenings in Franklin WI. Have fun!  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What’s happening during Memorial Day Weekend in Franklin?

Memorial Day 2019 Events near Milwaukee WI 

It might be known for many as an unofficial start to the summer season, but Memorial Day is such an important holiday for a much bigger reason – it gives every American the opportunity to pay respects to the servicemen and women that sacrificed their lives to protect our freedoms. So, if you’re looking for some fun things to do over the long weekend in a couple weeks, check out some of our favorite Memorial Day 2019 Events near Milwaukee WI!  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Where can I go golfing in Franklin?

Best golf courses near Franklin WI

It’s spring again, and that means that it’s finally time to brush off your clubs, grab all your friends, and head out for a day on your favorite links. Here in the Milwaukee area, there’s no shortage of awesome courses and opportunities to swing the clubs, so we invite you to join our VW Franklin team at some of the best golf courses near Franklin WI all spring and summer long; just be sure to stay in the fairway!   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Best gyms and training centers in Franklin WI 

The arrival of the new year affords us all the opportunity to start fresh. This is why so many people make their yearly resolutions, promising themselves to be better financially, socially, and in all other aspects of life. Across the board, however, fitness reigns supreme as the top goal that people set for themselves whenever the calendar turns to January – if this is one of your priorities for 2019, we’re here to help; join Franklin VW at the best gyms and training centers in Franklin WI, and most of all, have fun!  Read the rest of this entry >>