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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Suicide Awareness, Insight Course, 'Alice's Tea Party' Exhibit

Wednesday on Lake Effect

The fall elections and the holiday season lead to a double whammy for the state's suicide help line. Later, Pewaukee High School puts its own stamp on the "Shark Tank" concept - a capstone class called “Insight." Artist Della Wells talks about the inspiration behind her pillow doll creations, and Lake Effect​ essayist James Spangler reflects on what it really means to come home for Christmas.


  • Barb Bigalke, executive director, Center for Suicide Awareness
  • JJ Heesch, Insight program director, Pewaukee High School; Zenkar Kollumath, Brooke Jende, Emma Steiler, Brittany Aiello, Matt Wildman, and Derek Armstrong, students
  • Della Wells, artist; Deb Brehmer, owner, Portrait Society Gallery
  • Jim Spangler, Lake Effect essayist