In 1986, Bill Schmidt, youngest of the Schmidt brothers, started the first golf outing originally called the U.S. Oil Open for Diabetes. The money raised stayed in the community and a fund was set up at the newly formed Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. It was our very first fund established at the […]
Since May, I’ve hosted 18 Community Conversations on behalf of your Community Foundation that have aired on the nonprofit radio station 91.1 The Avenue and appear on its website.
It was a major announcement. Decorated pro golfer and philanthropist Mary Beth Nienhaus was breaking the seal of secrecy on her donation of Winagamie Golf Course to the Appleton Education Foundation. But there always are stories behind the story.
Wow. Has there ever been a week in the Fox Cities like the one we just experienced?