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Octoberfest 2020 Reimagined Event Kick-Off

Published Thursday, September 24, 2020
From the very first Octoberfest in 1981 to today, the Octoberfest mission remains the same – to set a stage for non-profit organizations to showcase the good work they do in our community and make money as food vendors, wristband sellers, and more. To date, Octoberfest has reinvested nearly 3 million dollars into our community. As was shared back in more»

Peter C. Kelly, President and CEO at United Way Fox Cities to retire May 2021

Published Thursday, September 24, 2020
United Way Fox Cities announced today that Peter C. Kelly, the organization’s president and CEO will retire, effective May 2021 after serving 23 years in the position. He began his distinguished career at United Way Fox Cities in April 1998. “Peter’s achievements and contributions to our community will not soon be forgotten,” more»

WEDC accepting applications for Entrepreneurship Support Program

Published Wednesday, September 23, 2020
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is now accepting applications from nonprofit and community-based organizations for a grant program designed to advance the statewide climate for entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship Support Program provides financial assistance of between $10,000 and $100,000 for projects that promote entrepreneurship more»

Gineris joins Fox Communities Credit Union as Vice President of Retail Lending Service & Sales

Published Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Steve Gineris has joined Fox Communities Credit Union as Vice President of Retail Lending Service & Sales. Steve will be responsible for supporting the mortgage and consumer lending lines of business to ensure that members receive the finest products and services. Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management from Hanover more»

Top 16 Announced in Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest

Published Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group announced on Monday the Top 16 products moving on in the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. After more than 18,000 votes were cast over the last week, the top vote-getters will move on to the next round and compete in Manufacturing Madness, a head-to-head tournament-style more»

Gov. Evers Declares New Public Health Emergency Due to Campus Outbreaks, Issues New Face Coverings Order

Published Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Gov. Tony Evers today declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin due to recent surge in cases among young people and issued a new face coverings order effective immediately. Executive Order #90 is available here. Emergency Order #1 is available here. Both orders are effective immediately and will expire after sixty days or with a subsequent more»

Fox Cities Chamber Announces 2020 Business Awards Recipients

Published Monday, September 21, 2020
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce is eager to announce the 2020 Business Awards recipients. These annual awards recognize businesses and organizations in the Fox Cities that help make this a vibrant, innovative and dynamic community. The awards are given based on leadership, dedication and achievement. While the coronavirus pandemic has shifted the way more»

Kimberly-Clark Donates 250,000 Diapers to Local United Ways to Address Diaper Need

Published Monday, September 21, 2020
In recognition of Diaper Need Awareness Week (September 21–27, 2020), Huggies®, a Kimberly-Clark brand donated a total of 250,000 diapers to the Fox Cities Diaper Bank (an initiative of United Way Fox Cities), Oshkosh Area United Way, and Brown County United Way to help families in the region. According to the National Diaper Bank Network, more»
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