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At-risk boys do an About Face at Rawhide

Posted on Nov 1, 2018, by

With all the negative news we hear every day, you may wonder if anything positive can be done to improve the lives of young people who’ve made poor decisions. The answer is yes! In New London, Rawhide is changing the minds and hearts of thousands of at-risk boys. The nonprofit has been devoted to working […]

Clintonville Honors Community Hero

By Jeff Hoffman, Clintonville Area Foundation This past weekend our Clintonville Area Foundation selected our 2018 recipient of the Community Heroes Award—Connie Mitchell. Connie is considered a significant role model by people around her: in her family, church, place of employment and community organizations. Connie’s volunteer service is a whirlwind of participation in those spheres […]

New Waupaca grant helps prevent suicide

Posted on Oct 4, 2018, by

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds globally. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate a jump in the badger state’s suicide rate of more than 25 percent over the past two decades. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation recently awarded its first-ever Community Enhancement Grant to the Center for […]

Real Conversations About Autism

There is a good chance you know someone who has autism or is caring for an autistic child or adult.  The latest analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term “spectrum” means there are a wide range of symptoms and levels […]

Brick-by-brick, Navarino Nature Center builds playscape

By Tim Ewing, Director/Naturalist, Navarino Nature Center Navarino Nature Center in Shiocton is creating a new natural playscape designed to get children outdoors exploring the wonders of nature. Natural playscapes are interactive play areas that use natural items (music, art, water, trees, etc.) to offer endless possibilities for running, jumping, exploring and discovery in an […]

Four-legged officer fights drug use in Clintonville

Posted on Sep 6, 2018, by

By Emily Pappin Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region The Clintonville Police Department has welcomed a furry new member to the force. A $3,000 grant from the Clintonville Area Foundation has assisted in the training of a new narcotics detection and patrol K-9 named Charr, after the untimely loss of K-9 Chero last September. “The […]