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Clintonville’s Compassionate Connections

Posted on Feb 8, 2023, by

In many rural areas of the Fox Valley region, there are often serious gaps in services such as transportation, healthcare, and other services meant to help individuals and families that might be struggling economically.  Clintonville’s Compassionate Connection Center, a nonprofit we partner with here at the Community Foundation, is working to bridge those gaps. In […]

Small Steps in learning

Kathy and Richard Block have made education both a profession and a passion. Although they have since retired, they believe that continuous small steps in learning are the path to make a difference in the lives of others. They established the Small Steps Scholarship within the Clintonville Area Community Foundation to encourage individuals who would […]

Compassionate Connections receives funds from Clintonville Community Heroes Award winner

The Clintonville Area Foundation, one of our five affiliate partners,  awarded Sue Aschliman its Community Heroes Award a few years ago. In 2021 she announced she was directing the $2,000 from the award to Compassionate Connections Center. Established in 2011 by Clintonville native Dan Olk, the award recognizes and celebrates outstanding volunteers and their activities […]

Brick-by-brick, Navarino Nature Center builds playscape

Posted on Sep 20, 2018, by

By Tim Ewing, Director/Naturalist, Navarino Nature Center Navarino Nature Center in Shiocton is creating a new natural playscape designed to get children outdoors exploring the wonders of nature. Natural playscapes are interactive play areas that use natural items (music, art, water, trees, etc.) to offer endless possibilities for running, jumping, exploring and discovery in an […]