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1 Senior Center The first two floors of the Crossroad Building (the former Janesville Public Library building) are renovated to create a new senior center. Cost is $600,000. Sometime in 1985, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 215
2 Sports Craig High's Don Brovik wins the WIAA boys' golf championship. Sometime in 1985, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 215
3 Sports Mary K. Derouin wins the Janesville women's golf tournament for the fourth time in 1985. Sometime in 1985, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 215
4 Parks (Janesville) Monroe Elementary School children--with the help of local businesses--create Jackman Nature Park out of an undeveloped 9-acre area. The park has limestone walks, 500 trees, an amphitheater, and a gateway, but will be lost to the construction of the new Marshall Middle School in 1995-1996. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 217
5 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) The Janesville YWCA receives almost 4000 calls on its domestic abuse hotline and shleters 139 women and children from such abuse. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 217
6 Economic conditions (Janesville) Mortage rates falls below 10%, averaging 9.5 perent at the end of the year. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 217
7 Housing (Janesville) Janesville Teamsters Local 579 donates 3 acres at 1112 Burbank for a 50-unit apartment building for senior citizens. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 216-217
8 Schools - Janesville Opened in 1985, Janesville Christian Schoool at 5122 Driftwood now has 102 students. It is sponsored by 11 local churches. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 217
9 Janesville Little Theatre Janesville Little Theatre begins to offer dinner-theater performances. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 217
10 Parker, George S., Senior High School Shane Fleming becomes Parker's first state champion in Big Eight wrestling. Sometime in 1986, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 217

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