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Fourth Beer, Brats and Beethoven on tap July 14

Posted on Jul 5, 2018, by

By Linda Drezdzon, Development Director at Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Music is for everyone! That’s the mission behind Brats, Beer and Beethoven, a free, family-friendly concert event on Saturday, July 14. Join the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers for this fourth annual evening of music and fireworks at the Neuroscience Group […]

Creative Kids Returns to Downtown Appleton

Posted on Jun 6, 2018, by

By Brian Leone Tracy Resource Development Director, Appleton Downtown, Inc The fun and educational children’s program Creative Kids is returning to downtown Appleton this summer for its second installment. Creative Kids was created by Creative Downtown Appleton in partnership with The Building for Kids and is tied to the popular interactive art walk, Art on […]

A day to do something

Posted on May 17, 2018, by

The Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region, in partnership with the Community Foundation,  is encouraging teens to do something charitable and is helping them figure out what their “thing” is. Up to 16 Fox Cities students from grades 8-10 will explore a range of charities for Do Something Day on June 12, 8 a.m. to […]

Grant helps another Earth Day event educate kids

Posted on May 15, 2018, by

The appearance by best-selling author Richard Louv at the grand opening of the new Bubolz Nature Preserve nature center building was not the only Earth Day Event backed by a Community Foundation grant. At the Sustainable Development Institute on the campus of the College of the Menominee Nation, more than 300 young people learned nature […]

Salvation Army finds us to be a good match

Posted on May 11, 2018, by

By Robert Waugus Salvation Army of the Fox Cities The Salvation Army of the Fox Cities held a civic dinner May 10th to recognize employees, community volunteers and community supporters on the eve of National Salvation Army Week. Included in the honors were the donors of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. Since […]

Louv tells eco groups to work together

Posted on Apr 23, 2018, by

“You need a bigger boat.” That was best-selling author Richard Louv’s advice to Fox Valley nature centers and environmental groups as the keynote speaker for Earth Day and the grand opening of the new nature center at Bubolz Nature Preserve Sunday. His reference was to the movie Jaws — which he acknowledged is factually flawed […]

Author brings cure for nature deficit to Fox Cities

Posted on Apr 19, 2018, by

The author whose extensive review of research concluded that Americans are falling victim to “Nature-Deficit Disorder” will speak at a  special Earth Day celebration Sunday, April 22, at Bubolz Nature Preserve and share what he’s learned in the more than decade since his book “Last Child in the Woods” became a best-seller and captured the attention […]

LU library offers info on funders

Posted on Apr 16, 2018, by

A series of workshops offered by Lawrence University’s Office of Corporate, Foundation, and Sponsored Research Support will open the door to a wealth of funding information for area nonprofit organizations. Lawrence University has partnered with Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Oshkosh Area United Way and United Way Fox Cities to bring a Funding […]

Rugland honoree brings unifying voice

Posted on Apr 10, 2018, by

What is specific about Nancy Heykes’ service as a lifelong volunteer is that she is willing to help everyone from any group. “She gives generously, cares genuinely and does everything from the heart,” one person said as part of the nomination for the Walter L. Rugland Community Service Award. Nancy will be honored with that […]