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Summer of Service teaches skills through art

Posted on Aug 24, 2017, by

By Kayla McNamara Director of Targeted Support Services Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley For three rainy days in August, a group of young people overcame the elements to paint a mural that celebrates what their efforts were all about – working together to promote a message of unity in diversity. Under the […]

Fund honors Mielkes’ years of service

Posted on Jun 27, 2017, by

A new charitable fund dedicated to improving supporting early childhood needs in the Fox Valley has been established within the Community Foundation to mark the end of Dr. John Mielke’s 26 years on the Appleton Area School District’s Board of Education and to honor his service and that of Sally Mielke, his wife, to many causes […]

Music of Strauss stirs creativity for young artists

Posted on Dec 1, 2016, by

What inspires art can be expressed in many different ways depending on the artist and the art form. The inspiration that 50 Appleton third- and fourth-graders drew from a piece of music and then expressed through visual art is on display at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum through this weekend. Seventeen schools took part. The […]

Partners+Service=Student Success

A nationally recognized program in its second year in Appleton appears to have found the right formula to help at-risk teenagers feel more empowered to make a difference in school and in their lives. The month-long Summer of Service Program, which is coordinated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley and Appleton […]