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COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series continues Thursday with Packers’ Mark Murphy

Published Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series of webinars continues this Thursday, June 25, from 11 a.m.-12 noon with the perspective of a community leader from the New North, Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy. He will be joined on the webinar by Greg Marcus, CEO of The Marcus Corporation. The two will have a conversation on Tourism and Entertainment in more»

$28,000 from Fund Provides Critical Support to Six Local Nonprofit Organizations During COVID-19

Published Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, six nonprofits were recently awarded $28,000 in grants to assist their efforts as they respond to the unfolding public health emergency. That brings the total awarded to 77 nonprofit more»

Three prominent regional educators named to New North board of directors

Published Monday, June 22, 2020
Three prominent regional educators – Dr. Michael Alexander of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Dr. Paul Carlsen of Lakeshore Technical College and Dr. Christopher Matheny of Fox Valley Technical College – have been named to the board of directors of New North Inc., Vicki Updike, New North co-chair and chair of the board development more»

Lakeland Care Celebrates 20 Years of Service!

Published Monday, June 22, 2020
Lakeland Care, Inc. (LCI) is excited to announce our 20-year milestone of providing key services to seniors and adults with disabilities! Located in communities throughout Northeast and North Central Wisconsin, Lakeland Care is proud to be known as a member centered long-term care resource for individuals. Lakeland Care evolved from Creative Care more»

WMC Statement on Former Governor Tommy Thompson’s Appointment as Interim UW-System President

Published Friday, June 19, 2020
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents announced on Friday that former Governor Tommy Thompson has agreed to serve as UW System Interim President effective July 1. The UW System’s release said, “Thompson is a well-known champion of Wisconsin’s public universities, and he has called for a renewal of the Wisconsin Idea, the more»

Applications close June 23 for $75 million We’re All In Small Business Grants

Published Friday, June 19, 2020
With the application deadline just days away, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today announced that more than 16,000 businesses have already applied for the $75 million We’re All In Small Business Grant (WSBG) Program. The online application will be open until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23. The program, which will provide $2,500 more»

Community Conversations Aim to Understand Race, Racism, Antiracism

Published Friday, June 19, 2020
To make it easier to talk about race and have compassionate community conversations, Imagine Fox Cities is providing a series of free conversation guides to those who live and work in the region. “We’re launching this series on Juneteenth in recognition of the lasting racial inequities in the US that have their origins in the transatlantic more»

The Community Blood Center Hosts 32nd Annual MASH Blood Drive Honoring Veterans

Published Thursday, June 18, 2020
The Community Blood Center (CBC) will host the 32nd annual Appleton MASH Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 24, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. While this summertime favorite event has traditionally taken place in Houdini Plaza, CBC has changed the location this year to ensure ample space for all donors. The MASH Blood Drive will be held at the Fox Cities Exhibition more»
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