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October 2020

Brillion flourishes in a year of uncertainty

Posted on Oct 29, 2020, by

By Sarah Pielhop Brillion Board Chair This has been a year. A year of pandemic. A year of uncertainty. A year of great ups and great downs. And everyone has had a different experience. Knowing we are all in this together has helped me. It may not be the same for everyone, but something has […]

Learning and experience can overcome racism in outdoor activities

As a child in a working-class, Black neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, Dudley Edmondson was teased by his friends for his appreciation of nature. Now as a video producer, photographer and author, Dudley is a one-man campaign for overcoming the disconnect between African Americans and the outdoors. His own connection with nature came as an escape […]

Needs urgent for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley

Posted on Oct 26, 2020, by

A Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley student receives nourishing food and care along with learning and fun. But resources are shrinking and the needs continue to grow. By Melissa Wurzer, marketing coordinator, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley Within days of school closures all across our community, the Boys & […]

$500,000 Challenge to Benefit Brillion Community

Posted on Oct 22, 2020, by

The Brillion Area Family of Funds was established in 2013 as a collection of charitable funds to actively preserve, strengthen and improve the quality of life in the Brillion area. Bob and Pat Endries want to leave a legacy by helping shape the future of Brillion today. From now through October 31, 2023, they are […]

A Legacy and Life Well Lived

Posted on Oct 19, 2020, by

Mary Lamers Grist passed away in August. She was part of the Community Foundation’s Himebaugh Legacy Circle, recognizing those who have made future plans for their favorite charitable causes through a bequest or similar deferred gift to the Foundation. For 91 years, Mary Lamers Grist poured her love for making an impact into the Fox […]

Keep the Curtain Open for Performing Arts Groups

Posted on Oct 12, 2020, by

One of the many performing arts organizations in the Fox Valley Region, the Appleton Boychoir, gives boys the opportunity to forge friendships and share in the camaraderie of bringing music into the community and all over the world. By Fox Arts Network members Like so many businesses, the performing arts industry is at a standstill. […]