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Posted on Jul 23, 2014, by

I noticed very shortly after joining the Community Foundation 11 years ago that, for as much of a mystery as it is for a lot of people, its impact is everywhere you turn. When I drive around in the Fox Cities, I see a nonprofit helping the homeless, a basketball court, a bike rack on […]

Neighbors growing together

Posted on May 15, 2014, by

The best way to get a neighborhood to grow together, might be for them to grow things together. A project that attempts to help a central Appleton neighborhood work toward a better quality of life – from the dirt up – geared up this week with volunteers from the Fox Cities Kiwanis Club delivering wooden garden […]

Free to fly

Posted on Jul 11, 2013, by

In the middle of Appleton’s Arbutus Park,  dark cloth obscured a pair of panels, positioned to create two sides of a triangle. With the covers removed, the crowd of 60 or so seemed compelled to push forward and touch what they saw — a ceramic butterfly mosaic representing the rebirth of a park, and a […]