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Foundation Makes The Community Stronger

Posted on Apr 28, 2022, by

Reg Wydeven is an attorney at McCarty Law in Appleton. He is a member of the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors. By Reg Wydeven, Community Foundation Board Member  The Community Foundation continues to make our community a better place. From my first interactions with the Community Foundation when working with my estate planning clients to […]

Friends make a difference

Posted on Dec 1, 2021, by

We’re humbled by the outpouring of compassion and support we’ve witnessed – financial and otherwise – to sustain the Fox Valley region. Our community’s collaborative spirit of giving, driven forward by partners like you, has never been stronger and is reflected in a record year of philanthropy in our community. For over 35 years, the Community Foundation has […]

Wisconsin’s Niagara Escarpment: It’s “Ledge-ndary”

By Eric W. Fowle, AICP, Founding Co-Chair, Niagara Escarpment Resource Network You’ve seen the scenic rock formations that make High Cliff State Park and other natural areas in Wisconsin special. But did you know that these rock ledges belong to a more than 1,000-mile-long international geologic feature that connects Eastern Wisconsin with the grandly iconic […]

Hispanic newcomers need all of us working together

Posted on Sep 23, 2021, by

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month which celebrates the long history and rich cultures of the nearly 62 million people who make up the Hispanic and Latinx communities in the United States. The impact of the Hispanic and Latinx population on the economy, history, and culture of this country cannot be […]

Hands On Deck: free rides and a culture of creativity

Posted on Sep 21, 2021, by

By Mark Hawkins, founder and president of Hands On Deck “Estuary Connection Opportunities” is our new program offering free rides in a restored vintage wooden boat, as an extension of Green Bay’s Hands On Deck. We created the program to provide matched mentoring pairs with a unique experience of exploring the Fox River and the […]

Clients reassured their legacy is secured

Posted on Sep 14, 2021, by

By Reg Wydeven, McCarty Law and Community Foundation Board member As an estate planning attorney in the Fox Valley, I am continuously amazed at the generosity of our community, and my clients in particular. So many of my clients want to include charitable organizations in their estate plans and want to explore the different ways […]