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Festival shows year’s best paddling films

Posted on Mar 18, 2019, by

Whether it’s plunging over a waterfall in a river kayak or following Alaska’s Inland Passage to recreate the past, a festival of 2019’s best paddling films is being presented Friday, March 22, at Lawrence University’s Warch Center Cinema in Appleton. The films will communicate the adrenaline and beauty of kayaking or canoeing in the wild. […]

Imagine Fox Cities to help shape a living vision for the area

How do you define well-being in a community? Imagine Fox Cities is a new, inclusive community-wide initiative created to be more intentional about shaping the future of the Fox Cities to improve individual and collective well-being. Many communities define well-being differently but most include common threads of housing, safety, health care, lifelong learning and more. The initiative was […]

Music program is breaking down barriers

Music is for everyone! Thanks to three-year, $30,000 Bright Idea Fund grant from the Community Foundation, Fox Valley Symphony has been able to expand its music outreach program, In Harmony, to eight different sites throughout the Fox Valley. In Harmony partners a Fox Valley Symphony orchestra string quartet with a licensed music therapist, volunteers and […]

Mile of Music has room for learning

Posted on Aug 1, 2018, by

In the midst of the Mile of Music you will find at least several blocks of learning. A $7,500 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation will support more than 60 free, interactive music education activities during the music festival in downtown Appleton Aug. 2-5. This is the sixth Mile and sixth […]

LU library offers info on funders

Posted on Apr 16, 2018, by

A series of workshops offered by Lawrence University’s Office of Corporate, Foundation, and Sponsored Research Support will open the door to a wealth of funding information for area nonprofit organizations. Lawrence University has partnered with Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Oshkosh Area United Way and United Way Fox Cities to bring a Funding […]

Grant makes Mile of Music educational

Posted on Aug 2, 2017, by

From Brazilian drumming to Hmong dancing to jamming with a funk band, aspiring musicians will find just about anything among the educational offerings at Mile of Music in downtown Appleton. A $7,500 grant from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region to Lawrence University will help cover the cost of the educational workshops held […]

Fox Cities working on diversity

Posted on May 9, 2017, by

By Carolyn Desrosiers Community Engagement Manager Embracing diversity isn’t only the right thing to do, it may be profitable. That was part of the message at a “Community Diversity & Inclusion Discussion” in the Warch Campus Center at Lawrence University, supported by a Community Foundation Community Education grant. About 50 community leaders attended the April 19 panel […]