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Building for Kids removes fear of STEM learning

Kids and parents are excited for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)  through the Innovation Lab, the latest expansion at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum. Thanks to a $35,000 Bright Idea Fund grant from the Community Foundation, the Building for Kids added an Innovation Lab Coordinator, who is responsible for creating weekly interactive STEM  challenges, writing curriculum […]

Science nights offer learning and more

By: Carol Couillard Development Director, Paper Discovery Center An education filled with science, technology, engineering, art and math (STE(A)M) is crucial in today’s schools, and, more importantly, in our community. However, keeping up is hard for kids recovering from domestic abuse, who often test lower than their peers, and are less likely to finish school. Thanks […]

Athletes receive special grant

Bob and Pat Endries presented a grant check for $10,000 from their Bob and Pat Endries Charitable Fund to SOAR to purchase new uniforms for athletes who participate in Special Olympics. The Brillion couple presented the grant check on Dec. 22 during a basketball practice for the Special Olympians at Foster Elementary School in Appleton. The Robert and Pat Endries Family […]