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August 2020

$204,157 from COVID Fund Provides Critical Support to 15 More Nonprofits

The F.R.E.S.H. Project at the Shawano County Farmer’s Market. Large sections of Shawano County are “food deserts,” areas with low household incomes and limited access to food. A grant from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund will help the nonprofit establish a new food pantry. Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund […]

Pandemic Pivoting and Planning in Our New Fiscal Year

A grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation to the Waupaca Community Arts Board helped the community create hundreds of Kindness Flags, which were displayed recently in downtown Waupaca.  By Tammy Geenen, Vice President Community Engagement, Community Foundation Unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during the last several months continue to […]

Many partners make Nelson Crossing happen

Posted on Aug 19, 2020, by

It almost seems like if all the people involved in making a new pedestrian, bicycle and fishing bridge connecting the Little Chute and Kaukauna trail networks happen were to link hands, they, too, could stretch 1,133 feet across the Fox River. Work started almost three weeks ago but a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday (Aug. 18) officially […]