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Great ideas fueled by a cup of coffee

Posted on Feb 15, 2018, by

When Lynn Peters calls and asks someone from a nonprofit to have a cup of coffee with her, they should quickly say yes. The result could be sweeter than a peppermint mocha latte. Lynn, the Community Foundation staff member who works with U.S. Venture’s Basic Needs Giving Partnership, calls them her “coffee and conversation” sessions. […]

Meet our new database manager, Diane

Posted on Dec 7, 2017, by

Hello, I’m Diane Zempel, the new database manager here at the Community Foundation. The best way for me to tell you about the talent I bring to the Community Foundation is to describe my kitchen pantry. In it, you will find canned vegetables grouped together by type with their labels facing forward. Likewise, in my […]

Welcome Intern Amy!

Hi everyone! I’m Amy Niemuth, and I am interning at the Community Foundation for Fox Valley Region for my fall semester. I grew up and attended school in New London. Currently, I am finishing my fourth and final year at UW-Green Bay with a major in Public Administration, minor in Political Science, and certificate in […]

Becoming Dementia Aware

When you come to our office, you will now see a purple angel sticker on our front door. This means our employees have been trained to warmly welcome and offer extra help to visitors experiencing memory loss, confusion or other symptoms associated with dementia. This week, 16 Community Foundation employees participated in the the Purple Angel […]

Executive assistant learned charity from ‘Gram’

Posted on May 8, 2017, by

Meet Debra McIntire, our new executive assistant, who is supporting our President and CEO Curt Detjen and supervising our team of administrative professionals. Debra previously worked for more than five years as an executive assistant to Becky Tuchscherer-Group President of Commercial Welding at Miller Electric. Prior to that she spent 10 years in the financial […]

Larry Kath ‘shaped the dream’

Posted on Apr 27, 2017, by

When Walter S. Rugland’s father, Walter L, Rugland, formed the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region in 1986, working behind the scenes to position this new force for charitable giving was Larry Kath. Walt reflects on the contribution made by Larry Kath, who died Sunday at age 76. (Larry Kath is at the far […]