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July 2018

Donors get a special look at the vision for Bubolz

Posted on Jul 27, 2018, by

When Bergstrom Enterprises President John Bergstrom stood up to address a group of 50 Community Foundation donors, volunteers and staff members invited July 26 to learn about changes planned at the Bubolz Nature Preserve in Grand Chute, the remaining unmet cost for the improvements was $382,000. By the time he sat down, that need had decreased by […]

FRESH food shares the bounty in Shawano

Posted on Jul 24, 2018, by

Reprinted with permission from the Shawano Leader The FRESH Project’s goal is to educate people to eat healthy, and many people in Shawano County are working to get healthy food to everyone through “Share the Bounty” tables. “We ask all gardeners to plant an extra row and donate it, along with extra produce,” said Barbara […]

Fund helps area children pursue the arts

Area children and the community are two important things to Les and Dar Stumpf of Kaukauna. Together, they have created a youth arts grant program in support of young people in the Fox Cities area who are interested in music, drama, dance and visual arts. “We wanted to give young people the chance to use […]

Brillion Nature Center adds ride for seniors

Posted on Jul 16, 2018, by

Older residents of Calumet County will be able to bicycle around to some Brillion area local sights, while only exerting their smile muscles, because of a ride made possible by a grant from the Chilton Area Community Foundation. The $5,000 grant, along with donations from two Chilton businesses, helped the Brillion Nature Center to coordinate […]

Volunteering with a twist

Posted on Jul 9, 2018, by

Volunteer Fox Cities has combined volunteering and mystery into one large mobile movement and they call it the Give Back Bus. The Give Back Bus is a fun, new program created by Volunteer Fox Cities that has generated lots of excitement in the community. The bus puts a spin on traditional volunteering by adding the […]

Fourth Beer, Brats and Beethoven on tap July 14

Posted on Jul 5, 2018, by

By Linda Drezdzon, Development Director at Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Music is for everyone! That’s the mission behind Brats, Beer and Beethoven, a free, family-friendly concert event on Saturday, July 14. Join the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers for this fourth annual evening of music and fireworks at the Neuroscience Group […]

Building hope in the community

Posted on Jul 3, 2018, by

Big changes happening inside Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs at 720 W. 5th St. in Appleton may not be visible from the building’s exterior, but they are transforming what goes on inside the facility to provide for abuse survivors. On Sept. 6, 2017, Harbor House broke ground for the public phase of their Building Hope Campaign. As […]