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Granny Pod Movement Arrives in Fox Valley

Published Thursday, August 1, 2019
Granny Pods have become an affordable solution for seniors who want to maintain their independence while staying close to family. As assisted living costs continue to rise, many seniors are choosing to embrace the movement that is becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. Although the Granny Pod concept is new to America, the idea has been around for more»

CHASE BUFORD INTRODUCTORY PRESS CONFERENCE SET FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7

Published Thursday, August 1, 2019
The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, will introduce Chase Buford as the team’s new head coach on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at The Howard in Oshkosh. The press conference will begin at 1 p.m. with Herd General Manager Dave Dean and President Steve Brandes joining Buford to give remarks and answer questions. Wednesday’s more»

UA 400 Pipe Trades Receives $1,500 Grant from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region through the Rollie Choudoir - UA Local 400 Memorial Fund

Published Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc. has awarded a $1,500 grant to UA 400 Pipe Trades through the Rollie Choudoir – UA Local 400 Memorial Fund. The funding will be used for the purchase and installation of new heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) equipment to train apprentices at the UA 400 Training more»

MENASHA CORPORATION PUBLISHES 9th ANNUAL CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

Published Monday, July 29, 2019
Menasha Corporation announces the publication of its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting the company’s environmental, social and governance performance during calendar year 2018. The report includes updates on GHG emissions, water use, waste, safety, certifications, and acquisition and expansion activities. more»

Free Admission, Music and More at the Building for Kids Music Makers Free Day

Published Monday, July 29, 2019
Looking to jam? The Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM) will have free admission for Music Makers Free Day Saturday, August 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event, created in partnership with Mile of Music, will feature music programs from the Mile of Music Education Team, plus other music and art activities. Along with the musical programs more»

CHASE BUFORD NAMED HEAD COACH OF THE WISCONSIN HERD

Published Monday, July 29, 2019
The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, has named Chase Buford as the team’s new head coach. Buford becomes the second head coach in team history. “Chase has had wide-ranging basketball experiences over the past seven years, both in the G League and the NBA, and we believe he’s one of the bright young more»

$100,000 grant awarded for High Cliff accessible playground

Published Monday, July 29, 2019
The Friends of High Cliff State Park has been awarded a $100,000 grant toward building an ADA-accessible play-ground at the state park on Lake Winnebago near Sherwood. The grant is one of 27 totaling $3.8 million awarded this year from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. It will go a long more»

Community Foundation announces $3.8 million in grants

Published Monday, July 29, 2019
The David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region recently has awarded $3.8 million in grants to local and state nonprofit organizations reflecting the charitable interests of the late couple and their family. In May 2018 the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region announced it had received an more»
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