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Monthly Archives

January 2018

Deadlines approaching for $1 million in scholarships

The Community Foundation has more than $1 million in scholarship money available to students from 60 schools in the region, and the application deadlines are drawing near. Many scholarship applications are due by March 1. The Community Foundation’s scholarship webpage lists 200 scholarships available to students by school. Most are for graduating seniors, but there also […]

Advocate will help LEAVEN clients to degree

Two years ago, Fox Valley Technical College worked with nonprofit organizations, grant funders and employers to address an employment problem in the Fox Valley. The problem is that there are 10,000 unfilled jobs in the region for which employers are seeking technical school graduates, and a significant population of people with potential who are unemployed […]

500th subscriber uses the Loop to inform coworkers

We’re by no means going to challenge any major metropolitan newspapers anytime soon, but subscriptions to The Loop have been growing steadily since we added it to our website in May of 2016. We reached a milestone recently when Julie Swiecichowski became subscriber number 500. Julie is the administrative assistant at the Neenah-Menasha YMCA. She […]

Nominations open for 2018 volunteer awards

2017 Award Recipients Carolyn Ragusett, 2017 Arts Award. Above, Jane Dwyre Garton, 2017 Rugland Community Service Award. Kaylie Bittner, 2017 Youth Award Sally Podoski, 2017 Groth Mentoring Award Mary Downs, 2017 Janet Berry Award Kimberly-Clark and the Diaper bank, 2017 Business Partnership Award Lee Hillstrom, 2017 Health Care Award Photos courtesy of The Post-Crescent There is […]