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Celebrating Volunteers 2020 is ready for nominations!

Do you know local volunteers who put their hearts and souls into serving others in the Fox Valley? Nominate them for a well-deserved award! The Celebrating Volunteers nominations are now open. Check out the 2019 awardees here. Nominations are being accepted for an annual event celebrating some of the Fox Valley’s outstanding volunteers and nonprofit-business […]

10 Things Heard at Celebrating Our Volunteers

Posted on Apr 20, 2016, by

Nearly 600 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel April 19 to honor volunteers in eight award categories at the Celebrating Our Volunteers gala. Here are some of the highlights of the things they heard. Leah Witthuhn, Youth Volunteer honoree, on her nonprofit Music Mission: “To be able to have […]

You know a volunteer to honor

Posted on Jan 25, 2016, by

Candice Zehner taught middle school students about valuing themselves through her “True Beauty” Program. David Bond ran a support group for victims of brain tumors. Sue Kinde earned the nickname “the Mother of the Fox Cities Trail System.” Robert Bertschausen worked hard to make diversity a reason for celebration. The staff at Aerotek has donated […]

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 […]

April 16, take time to celebrate volunteers

Posted on Apr 8, 2015, by

When the 2015 Celebrating Our Volunteers awards are given out on Thursday, April 16, the recipients’ families will be there, perhaps their bosses and some co-workers, certainly the people who nominated them, and the sponsors of the awards. But why should you be there? Maybe you’ve been at one or two of these community galas […]