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January 2017

Dance group will encourage dialog on diversity

Posted on Jan 31, 2017, by

By Amy Gosz Director of Programming and Community Engagement Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Throughout history people have used the arts to promote understanding and inspire change when faced with challenges that divide us. In February, a visiting troupe at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will seek to encourage dialogue about race and diversity. […]

67 more approaches to improving the community

Posted on Jan 24, 2017, by

2016 brought 67 new approaches to donors improving their community through the Community Foundation. That’s how many new charitable funds were created during the calendar year, bringing the total to 1,430. Each fund is an expression of the charitable passion of the individual, family, business or other group that has established it. Here are a […]

Asylum exhibit shines light on mental health

Posted on Jan 20, 2017, by

By Nick Hoffman, former Chief Curator History Museum at the Castle NOTE: Nick Hoffman has left the museum since this article was first posted. A new exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle in downtown Appleton local history in hopes of stimulating community conversations about mental health and helping to remove stigma. Asylum: Out of the […]

Nonprofit leaders learning skills to lead better

Posted on Jan 6, 2017, by

If you see management of a nonprofit in your future, you can earn a Nonprofit Management Certificate through the Leadership Institute. The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 13. The class maximum is 12 participants. The Leadership Institute is a year-long series of seminars led by experts and designed for new nonprofit executive directors or those in […]