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June 2021

Congrats to Leadership Institute’s Class of 2021!

It’s the season of graduations! The Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI), a program of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, is celebrating the graduation of 13 nonprofit leaders from the Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute is a yearlong management program for nonprofit senior leaders presented in collaboration with Fox Valley Technical College. I am […]

Celebrating Pride Month in Northeast Wisconsin

Posted on Jun 16, 2021, by

Rainbow Over Wisconsin’s first NEW Pride Alive event at the Brown County Fairgrounds in 2019. We’re featuring a series of articles from local authors celebrating our diversity in the Fox Valley. By Josh Kilgas, president, Rainbow Over Wisconsin Early in our relationship, my now-husband took me to my first pride events in Chicago and Milwaukee. […]

Neighbor to Neighbor provides bountiful meals for Manawa

Posted on Jun 10, 2021, by

An idea that started out as leftover bread for chickens has evolved into Neighbor to Neighbor, a food donation program in Manawa that has provided 1,900 meals since March to thankful residents. By Brenda Vander Zanden, Co-Director, Neighbor to Neighbor Meals of Manawa Neighbor to Neighbor Meals of Manawa began as a “serendipitous happenstance,” but […]

Glass Museum humbled by generosity during pandemic

Posted on Jun 8, 2021, by

In addition to its many exhibits and events, the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah will soon be able to hold in-person classes like this one again. The museum is supported by many generous donors in the community. By Amy G. Moorefield, Executive Director, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass “Flexible pivots” has been our mantra over […]

Fox Cities, Calumet County Relay For Life Events Light up Trails

Posted on Jun 2, 2021, by

Luminaria bags will light up a trail on Loop the Little Lake this month, each one representing a life touched by cancer. By Heather Krawinkel, senior development manager, American Cancer Society in Northeast Wisconsin The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community. […]