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May 2017

Executive assistant learned charity from ‘Gram’

Posted on May 8, 2017, by

Meet Debra McIntire, our new executive assistant, who is supporting our President and CEO Curt Detjen and supervising our team of administrative professionals. Debra previously worked for more than five years as an executive assistant to Becky Tuchscherer-Group President of Commercial Welding at Miller Electric. Prior to that she spent 10 years in the financial […]

10 things heard at Celebrating Volunteers

Posted on May 4, 2017, by

Nearly 500 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton May 2 for the community’s 20th year of celebrating volunteerism. Celebrating Volunteers captures what’s special about living in the Fox Cities by honoring the recipients of eight volunteer awards. Go to CelebrateVolunteers.org to see the award recipients, the nonprofit […]

The 2017 Celebrating Volunteers honorees

Posted on May 3, 2017, by

Nearly 500 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton Tuesday for the community’s 20th year of celebrating volunteerism with the Celebrating Volunteers gala. Volunteers in eight award categories were honored during the event, which has been hosted by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and The […]

Churchills to discuss great-grandfather today

Posted on May 3, 2017, by

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” A program supported by the Community Foundation will give people an opportunity to explore the latter part of that Winston Churchill quote, when two of the great wartime British prime minister’s great-grandchildren visit Appleton […]

Rock the Block welcomed in Kaukauna

Posted on May 2, 2017, by

“The Friendly City” has lived up to its nickname, producing a large group of volunteers to help their neighbors for a Habitat for Humanity Rock the Block campaign. The all-out volunteer blitz to clean up and fix up the Fassbender Park neighborhood of Kaukauna launched Monday and continues through Saturday. This is the final year of […]