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Big plans for Rock the Block in 2019

Rock the Block 2019 Brillion committee members: Left to right: Bob Endries, Sarah Wylie (Habitat), Ryan Roth (Habitat), John Weyenberg (Habitat), Pat Endries, Sarah Pielhop.  A $50,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation is just one of many gifts from generous donors that will help expand Rock the Block into Brillion […]

Farm couple honored by grandchildren

Posted on Apr 6, 2018, by

For the Wittmann clan, a dairy farm near Brillion was the place childhood memories took shape. That also was where grandma and grandpa – Alfred and Anna Wittmann – lived and taught subtle life lessons. One of the important ones concerned giving back. To honor those lessons, the couple’s 16 grandchildren established the Alfred and […]

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 […]

Endries Foundation grants greater than $8 million

Posted on May 3, 2016, by

BRILLION, Wis. – Robert and Patricia Endries of Brillion have turned business success into successful philanthropy. Their charitable foundation has awarded more than $8 million in its 30-year existence, $3 million of that since joining with Community Foundation in 2005. The Robert & Patricia Endries Family Foundation concentrates its giving on the needs of the […]