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Amy Spreeman

American Heart Month: staying healthy at home

Posted on Feb 1, 2021, by

Jane Lowe, American Heart Association, dropped by the Community Foundation to deliver “Heart Boxes,” valuable resources supported by funds within the Community Foundation. By Jane Lowe, development director for the American Heart Association, Northeast Wisconsin February is American Heart Month, which reminds people of the importance of focusing on their cardiovascular health and well-being. But […]

Appleton’s Octoberfest is Reimagined for 2020

Reimagined for 2020: Octoberfest will look a little different this year, due to COVID-19. By Nikki Voelzke, Octoberfest marketing committee member From the very first Octoberfest in 1981 to today, the Octoberfest mission remains the same – to set a stage for nonprofit organizations to showcase the good work they do in our community and […]

Grant makes work-based learning opportunities available via youth apprenticeship program

Posted on Aug 4, 2020, by

GPS Education Partners recently received a $5,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation to create a Work-Based Learning Delivery Model for Menasha Corporation’s Education Center, which is helping provide Fox Valley area students who have been lost in the education system and are at risk of not graduating high school with […]

Local partnership hosts online training Wednesday on “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultivating Culture”

Posted on Jun 9, 2020, by

Us 2 Behavioral Health is teaming up with NPlace.org to present a timely topic, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultivating Culture. The online training is tomorrow, June 10, at 3 p.m. The presentation is made possible by a grant from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for […]