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May 2023

Chilton benefits from Rock the Block

Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity recently held its 20th Rock the Block event in Chilton. Rock the Block brings together residents, municipalities and community partners to complete exterior home repairs for low-income homeowners as well as community-based projects. These improvements help beautify neighborhoods, increase property values and neighborhood safety, and have a ripple […]

Spirit of service

When a group of concerned citizens and parents of children with developmental disabilities got together in 1964, the result was the creation of the Sheltered Activity Center (SAC), which operated until 1989. The SAC Developmental Disabilities Fund, founded in 1990 by Larry Abler and John Cumicek, continues SAC’s mission in an important and ongoing way. […]

Path Forward: New Report Outlines Strategies to Improve Mental Health

Posted on May 18, 2023, by

The Northeast Wisconsin Mental Health Connection (The Connection) has shared a new report on recommendations to improve the mental health of adults in the Fox Valley. Raising the minimum wage; increasing walk-in services for mental health care; speeding up the state licensure approval process for new therapists; and adopting social connectedness strategies are among the […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on May 4, 2023, by

May is a time to raise awareness about mental health to help reduce the stigma that can come with a mental health diagnosis. This year, Mental Health America (MHA) is encouraging people to look at the world around them and consider how their surroundings may be impacting their mental health. Three key factors in our […]