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Harbor House and McMAHON make great partners

Posted on Apr 18, 2018, by

It is said that volunteerism leads to philanthropy. Learning about all Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs does to help its clients as a volunteer led Jan Lamers to see the need. Her volunteer work led her husband, McMAHON CEO Denny Lamers, to take up the cause. McMAHON donated all of the architectural and engineering services […]

Harbor House meeting need for more beds

Posted on Sep 11, 2017, by

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs broke ground Wednesday on an expansion that will get the mattresses off of the floors by more than doubling the number of sleeping rooms and adding exam and work spaces. The shelter at 720 W. Fifth St. in Appleton kicked off the public phase of its Building Hope Campaign. Harbor […]

Fox Cities living means home, safe, home

Posted on Aug 29, 2016, by

By any measure, the Fox Cities region is a safe place to live. Statistics for 2014 show that the rate of violent crime here was half the national average and below the state average, according to the 2016 Fox Cities Leading Indicators for Excellence (LIFE) Study. The LIFE Study has been conducted every five years […]

Warming up inside

Posted on Jan 7, 2014, by

While we’re all coping with the frigid cold, I thought I’d share a few stories about caring people in our community that will warm your heart. Music to their ears Twice late last year, groups of local musicians took it upon themselves to organize fundraising concerts to help where they knew help was needed.  One […]