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Visit Beloit Blog | January 20, 2018

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AboutMarty, Author at Visit Beloit Blog



I am a life-long resident of the area who just retired after a 35 year career as a pharmacist. I’ve been involved in a number of community organizations including Rotary Club, City of Beloit Parks Commission, Friends of Beckman Mill, Beloit International Film Festival board, Beloit City Council (2003-2011), and am currently chair of the Beloit Police and Fire Commission. I’m an avid car enthusiast who writes freelance automotive articles. Widowed in 2011, I share my home and life with my two cats, Bernie and Millie.

Posts By Marty

I Was a Screener for BIFF

February 18, 2015 |

I Was a Screener for BIFF (Beloit International Film Festival)

If you see a film at Beloit International Film Festival that you especially like (or dislike) there’s a chance that I’m responsible. You see, I was a screener for BIFF.

Like many of … Read More

A Farmers’ Market Meal in Beloit Wisconsin

September 8, 2014 |

The Main Event

Downtown Beloit is the heartbeat of our city and the Farmers’ Market is downtown’s signature event.

You could buy similar products in the grocery store any day of the week, but shopping at the Farmers’ Market is an experience … Read More

Fridays in the Park – It’s What’s For Lunch!

June 9, 2014 |

The Food Routine

Since I retired, I’ve been trying to eat at home as much as possible. Not only does it save a little money, but it’s (maybe) a little healthier. I really am beginning to like my … Read More