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October 2018

Clintonville Honors Community Hero

By Jeff Hoffman, Clintonville Area Foundation This past weekend our Clintonville Area Foundation selected our 2018 recipient of the Community Heroes Award—Connie Mitchell. Connie is considered a significant role model by people around her: in her family, church, place of employment and community organizations. Connie’s volunteer service is a whirlwind of participation in those spheres […]

A legacy that lasts for centuries

At age 99, Cody Splitt of Appleton doesn’t have to wonder what she will be remembered for. Even after she celebrates her last birthday, the retired attorney and active community volunteer will continue to support favorite community causes for centuries to come through gifts to her charitable funds at the Community Foundation. Cody and her […]

Fall Jumpstart to Planning

By Michelle Lippart Hardwick We still have a little bit of autumn left before winter rolls in, and many people are thinking ahead to the holiday season. It’s the best time to start planning for any year-end giving you intend to do. As the director of gift planning for the Community Foundation, I help donors […]

LEAVEN opens Community Resource Center

LEAVEN is celebrating its newly expanded Community Resource Center after nearly a year of construction. A ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday launched the way for LEAVEN (Limited Emergency Assistance Valley Ecumenical Network) to better provide comprehensive, integrated services and programs under one roof. The building has now doubled in size and has space for more than 20 […]

Neenah’s historical Hometown exhibit earns award

Posted on Oct 9, 2018, by

If you enjoy seeing stories and images from the past come to life, check out the Neenah Historical Society‘s award-winning exhibit, “Making a Hometown – Life in Neenah’s Progressive Era.” The exhibit has been awarded the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Museum Exhibit Award for 2018, and tells the story of life in Neenah in the early […]