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New group builds partnership to fight tough weeds

Posted on Dec 23, 2019, by

Watch out invasive weeds, there’s a new posse in town. About 30 people gathered at Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London Dec. 12 for the organizational meeting to create a Fox Valley Cooperative Invasive Management Area (CISMA). The crowd included foresters, woodlot owners, nature center staff members, conservation advisors, DNR employees and gardeners. The […]

Donors leave legacies in Shawano area

By Jon Meyers, Shawano Area Community Foundation Board Chair Legacy means many different things to different people. The one continuous thread is passion. Most people want to be remembered in a way that aligns with their own passions. As the chairman of the Shawano Area Community Foundation (SACF), it has been my privilege to bear […]

Impacting lives in Brillion

Brillion Board of Directors. Front Row (l-r): Carla Buboltz, Co-Chair; Audrey Buboltz; and Sarah Pielhop, Co-Chair Back (l-r): Larry Dietz, John School, George Petrie, Don Mathiebe, Treasurer; Dennis Miller and Earl Herring. Absent: Steve Klessig, Vice Chair; Steve Meyer, Secretary; Doug Buboltz, Carrie Dieter and Beth Wenzel. The Brillion Area Family of Funds has launched […]

Clintonville Area Charities Receive $11,215

The Clintonville Area Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, awarded $11,215 in grants to seven charitable organizations serving the Clintonville area last year. The grants, which benefit a range of community causes, were awarded from a variety of charitable funds within the community foundation. Eligible nonprofit organizations submit grant requests through the foundation’s annual competitive […]

Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca receives technology boost

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, hosted its annual Celebration of Giving on October 1st, awarding $80,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. One of the recipients is Tomorrow’s Children, a nonprofit helping children who’ve experienced trauma. By Kelly Hackett, Waupaca Area Community Foundation Tomorrow’s Children, a residential care center in […]

Clintonville’s new Community Hero

One of our five affiliate partners, the Clintonville Area Foundation (CAF), has bestowed its 2019 Community Heroes Award on local volunteer Ralph Williams. The award ceremony was part of the Foundation’s annual fundraiser, The Art of Living/Giving, held at the Perform Clintonville Riverside Golf Course. Here is a slideshow from the event. Click the arrows […]