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Shawano community service awardee is true trailblazer

Posted on Jun 3, 2019, by

(Photo by Curt Knoke) Greg Sturm keeps the wheels of progress — and bicycles — turning in Shawano County through his work with Shawano Pathways. The efforts to provide better roads, activities and facilities for outdoor recreational enthusiasts have earned Sturm the Shawano Area Community Foundation’s Shawano Community Service Award. By Lee Pulaski, Shawano Leader […]

Shawano Area Community Foundation recognizes volunteers

Posted on May 7, 2019, by

 Teacher Lynn Schaal spends her weekends helping Boy Scouts earn their merit badges in Bonduel. She is one of four Volunteer Award winners we’re featuring from the Shawano Area Community Foundation, our affiliate. By Lee Pulaski, Shawano Leader Lynn Schaal spends all day in a classroom setting, teaching and shaping young minds. That teaching instinct doesn’t […]

Scholarships top $1 million again

Posted on Jun 27, 2018, by

Generous donors and qualified graduates combined to allow the Community Foundation to award more than $1 million in scholarships for the third year in a row for students attending college in fall. Our 409 scholarship recipients for 2018 received a total of $1.01 million in scholarships offered from among 189 charitable funds with the Foundation. […]

Harbor House and McMAHON make great partners

Posted on Apr 18, 2018, by

It is said that volunteerism leads to philanthropy. Learning about all Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs does to help its clients as a volunteer led Jan Lamers to see the need. Her volunteer work led her husband, McMAHON CEO Denny Lamers, to take up the cause. McMAHON donated all of the architectural and engineering services […]

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 […]