US Veterans Project – Library

Vets Cafe

This program is sponsored by the U.S. Veterans Project – Library, a weekly gathering at the Dwight Foster Public Library. This group meets every Wednesday from 9 am to 1 pm in the Wisconsin Room at the Dwight Foster Public Library. It is open to all veterans, their family members and others who would like to learn more about military history and operations.

Special Programs

Programs take place at Dwight Foster Public Library, 209 Merchants Ave, Fort Atkinson and on Zoom.

Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. – Overseas Military Cemeteries CLICK HERE to join on Zoom

The US Veterans Project Library and the Dwight Foster Public Library invite you to celebrate Memorial Day with this tour of the military cemeteries of Europe. This program will be presented by Wes Sisson. Many fallen soldiers and military personnel from WWI and WWII remain buried in cemeteries in various countries around the world. Sisson will present images and history from these sacred places. Sisson, originally from Milton, WI taught High School history mostly in overseas military schools. He spent 31 years living in Heidelberg, Germany. While living in Europe he was able to spend time visiting the cemeteries there and was able to locate Milton residents who were buried in them.

Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. – Heritage Honeybee farm in Sullivan CLICK HERE to join on Zoom

Tim Wilbanks, owner of Heritage Honeybee, is a fifth generation beekeeper. He grew up in Claxton, Georgia working in his family’s commercial package and queen rearing business, The Wilbanks Apiaries, Inc.. He has a first-hand understanding of the time, effort, and dedication that goes into raising quality queens and producing healthy bees for all beekeepers, from hobbyists to commercial levels.  He is an active member of the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association, the Iowa Honey Producers Association, and the American Beekeeping Federation. 

Thursday, July 14 at 6 p.m. – U S Army Air Corps Anniversary

Thursday, August 4 at 6 p.m. – U S Coast Guard Anniversary

Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. – Dick Bong, America’s Top Fighter Ace

US Veterans Project – Library
Contact Us:
Donald A. Millar
Phone: (920) 568-2880