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August 2018

KNOWing Protects Children from abuse

The Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities is teaching adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse through its three-year initiative, KNOW More to Protect Children. The program uses the only primary prevention program for adults, Darkness to Light-Stewards of Children. The curriculum encourages every community to achieve what author Malcolm Gladwell calls […]

Say ‘Terve!’ to our new team member

Posted on Aug 20, 2018, by

Hi everyone! My name is Iida (pronounced Eee-da) Berg and am thrilled to be a part of the Community Foundation team as an administrative associate, supporting multiple areas of the Foundation. I have a diverse professional background from working with international visa processes to managing lifeguards at a waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, to my previous position […]

Make a meal, make a connection

Community members broke ground today on a new kitchen that will benefit the Ascend Initiative, a program of Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities and NAMI Fox Valley. Ascend serves young adults with mental health challenges in semi-independent housing in Neenah. Last fall, the J. J. Keller Foundation invited local nonprofits to participate in Kickstart, an […]

Theater games offer art, but more

Posted on Aug 13, 2018, by

By Kathy Fehl of  Wega Arts The workshop “Jump Up & Shout,” scheduled for Aug. 13-18, will include theater games, skit development and creating a new song. There will be a live performance on Aug. 18  at 2 p.m., at Wautopia!, part of Waupaca Arts on the Square. The project will also include making a […]

History Museum working at “Bridging the GAP”

Posted on Aug 7, 2018, by

By Dustin J. Mack Chief Curator, History Museum at the Castle The History Museum at the Castle has designed a three-month exhibit to explore growing divisions in our society and we’ve called it, Bridging the GAP Years, 1969-2019. Over the past 50 years, political polarization, wealth inequality and feelings of social isolation have increased while […]