Tour of Homes
 
 
Lisa and Dennis Waletich
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
 
Lisa and Dennis Waletich live in a townhome just east of Groton off Highway 12, at 13447 Sunset Drive. Their spacious townhome features a great room with a vaulted ceiling and a fireplace. The beautifully finished basement with a custom bar, cozy living area and a unique mural make this lovely
 
Glenn and Wendy Cooper
Monday, December 31, 2012
 
Wendy and Glenn Cooper’s home at 208 N. 2nd Street has been completely remodeled. It is handicap accessible, including a chair lift for the steps leading upstairs. The main floor has a three-sided fireplace in the living room-kitchen area. The upstairs displays Glenn’s extensive Notre Dame sports
 
Kelly and Carla Kjelden
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
 
The home of Kelly and Carla Kjelden is located at 404 East 14th Avenue in the Olson Development in Groton. This ranch-style home was built in October 2003 and features an open staircase, wood kitchen/dining room floors, a gas fireplace and vaulted ceilings in the great room. This house also has a
 
Duane and Val Kavanaugh
Sunday, December 9, 2012
 
• Val and Duane Kavanaugh’s Queen Anne home at 508 North 3rd Street was built in 1898 by a lawyer named Kenneth McKenzie. It is a three-story house with a wraparound porch and a large corner tower. With the exception of the kitchen, the house retains its original floor plan and decorative
 
 
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The event was cancelled due to the weather.
• Give yourself a refreshing and revitalizing break from hectic holiday preparations to enjoy the sights, sounds and wonders of Christmas with Groton’s holiday tour of homes on Sunday, December 9. This year’s Tour will feature the beautiful homes of Lisa Adler, Wendy and Glenn Cooper, Val and Duane Kavanaugh, Carla and Kelly Kjelden, and Lisa and Dennis Waletich, all of Groton. This line-up of homes includes an interesting range of home styles, from recently built to pre-century homes and promises a fun variety of decorating styles and creative holiday touches to entertain and inspire you.
• The self-guided tour will be from 1 to 5 p.m., with refreshments served in the high school arena lobby. Tickets are $10 each and are available from any of the following show choir members: Allen Baker, Rachel Blackmun, Michaela Cutler, Hailey Donovan, Laura Garcia, Jerick Hanson, Kari Hanson, Amy Hockhalter, Mikki Kavanaugh, Brittany Kjelden, Matt Knecht, Kiana Kokales, Lincoln Lane, Ashley Larson, Kaitlin O’Neill, Devon Poppen, Emily Raap, Cheyenne Schaller, Amber Schuster, Erica Schuster, Aaron Severson, Maggie Simon, Luke Smith, Garrett Stene, Chance Strom, Sydney Thorson, Allison Weber, Rylee Winburn, Alex Worlie and Amanda Worlie; technical crew members Laurie Gardner, Taylor Gustafson, Marlee Jones, Nikki Koehler, Jamie Krueger, Jasmine Schaller and Alyssa Sippel; and pit crew members Jaden Oliver, Alec Voss and Kasey Waage. Tickets are also be available at the following area businesses: First State Bank, Lori’s Pharmacy and Olde Bank Floral ‘N More, all of Groton, and at Pizza Ranch in Aberdeen. In case of inclement weather, the tour will not be rescheduled; tickets are non- refundable. A map for the tour is printed on the back side of the tickets.
• The annual event is the largest fundraiser for the Prismatic Sensations Show Choir of Groton Area High School. Funds raised help make it possible to purchase costumes and assist with travel costs to show choir competitions. The 2012 Tour of Homes committee and the Prismatic Sensations would like to take this opportunity to offer a huge thanks to the owners of the five homes for agreeing to be on this year’s Tour fundraiser. The committee asks the cooperation of tour-goers to be respectful and grateful to the homeowners for opening up their homes for this event. It is a huge commitment of time and energy to extend this type of hospitality, and it is deeply appreciated.
 
 
 
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