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Fight Poverty, Not The People Who Live It

Dr. Donna Beegle grew up in generational poverty and has studied poverty for more than 20 years. She will share her personal insights during a free presentation on May 31 hosted by CAP Services and sponsored by the Community Foundation. The event titled “Fight Poverty, Not The People Who Live It” will be held 3:00-4:30 […]

Scholarship helps others fulfill life cut short

Posted on May 24, 2017, by

Ethan Zwiers has a life full of potential to fulfill. Luckily, he’s not alone in that assignment. Ethan, a Stockbridge High School graduate from Hilbert, is this year’s recipient of the Katie Hemauer Memorial Scholarship, with our Chilton Area Community Foundation partner. The scholarship fund was set up by Katie’s family in honor of the […]

Bergstrom-Mahler’s digital project completed

Posted on May 22, 2017, by

The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass has completed a major digital photography project that allows glass art connoisseurs worldwide to see the detail of 1,000 pieces in the Neenah Museum’s collection. A Capacity Building grant of $43,750 from the Community Foundation helped make the work possible. The Bergstrom-Mahler is one of 460 museums internationally contributing to […]

Mental health screening earns business innovation award

Posted on May 17, 2017, by

An in-school mental health screening program that works to save students from suicide was recognized with a special category of Insight Magazine’s Thinc! Innovation Awards after identifying 1,190 Fox Valley students at risk of suicide. Samaritan Counseling of Menasha received the special award for Excellence in Community Response at the sixth annual Technology & Human Innovation Networking […]

Fox Cities working on diversity

Posted on May 9, 2017, by

By Carolyn Desrosiers Community Engagement Manager Embracing diversity isn’t only the right thing to do, it may be profitable. That was part of the message at a “Community Diversity & Inclusion Discussion” in the Warch Campus Center at Lawrence University, supported by a Community Foundation Community Education grant. About 50 community leaders attended the April 19 panel […]

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 […]

10 things heard at Celebrating Volunteers

Posted on May 4, 2017, by

Nearly 500 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton May 2 for the community’s 20th year of celebrating volunteerism. Celebrating Volunteers captures what’s special about living in the Fox Cities by honoring the recipients of eight volunteer awards. Go to CelebrateVolunteers.org to see the award recipients, the nonprofit […]