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Celebrating and remembering Hmong American Day in the Fox Cities

Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Community Chords: Engagement through Music and Art is an exciting community project I lead as the Hmong Family Outreach Specialist with the Appleton Public Library. It celebrates Hmong American Day on May 14, a time to remember and honor Hmong people’s history, stories, and contributions in the […]

Imagine Fox Cities to help shape a living vision for the area

How do you define well-being in a community? Imagine Fox Cities is a new, inclusive community-wide initiative created to be more intentional about shaping the future of the Fox Cities to improve individual and collective well-being. Many communities define well-being differently but most include common threads of housing, safety, health care, lifelong learning and more. The initiative was […]

Volunteers make area special

Posted on May 4, 2015, by

The recent Celebrating Our Volunteers event reminded me once again why some communities thrive and prosper while others stagnate and decline. The answer is simple: It’s the people. People who act beyond their own self-interests to be kind to a neighbor, volunteer their time and talents to a non-profit organization or take their passion for […]