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Women’s Giving Circle Makes $41K in Grants to Nonprofits

latest round goes to Boys and Girls Club, C.V. Museum, more

A female-powered group that pools money for maximum charitable impact, the Women’s Giving Circle, recently announced it will distribute more than $40,000 in grants to Chippewa Valley programs that help women and children ...

UW-Stout’s Fostering Success Program, Leaders Recognized by Gov. Evers

first-of-its-kind program, Provost Rodríguez, Professor Lukowski recognized Oct. 27 at state Diversity Awards

A unique program and two outstanding individuals at UW-Stout were recognized by the Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action and the Division of Personnel Management for their commitment to faculty, staff and student success through diverse educational services and efforts in the workforce...

Metropolis Resort’s Sara Abbott Named 2023 Innkeeper of the Year

not everyone works somewhere with a water park, ninja warrior course, go-karts, and more, but Abbott has made a career out of just that

Sara Abbott, resort general manager of Eau Claire’s Metropolis, was honored with the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association’s annual Innkeeper of the Year award on Nov. 6 at the 2023 Wisconsin Lodging Conference. WHLA noted Abbott’s exceptional work ...

Red Letter Grant Expands into More Counties, Announces Fall Winners

women entrepreneurs in eight more counties can now apply for upcoming grant cycles

The Red Letter Grant, a 501(c)(3) non-profit since 2017 has been issuing grants to entrepreneurial women in ten counties of Wisconsin. Thanks to a grant from WBD Inc., the Red Letter area of coverage has expanded to include eight more counties including Polk, Barron, Burnett, Washburn, Sawyer, Rusk, Price...

UWEC’s Dr. Dorothy Chan Finds Joy in Community

acclaimed writer, educator receives Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People

Having joined UW-Eau Claire’s faculty ranks just a few years ago in 2019, Dr. Dorothy Chan’s recognition in receiving this year’s Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People emphasizes their influential efforts in creating a truly safe, inclusive ...

LEADING LIGHTS: UW System Honors UWEC, UW-Stout Professors

meet three outstanding Chippewa Valley women in education

The Chippewa Valley is fortunate to have many people who labor day in and day out to improve the equality of our institutions, our community, and our world. Here are three who were recently honored for their work at UW System institutions in ...

DAY OF THE RED: New Female-Fronted Businesses Get Grants

four entrepreneurs chosen out of 28 applications for latest Red Letter Grants

This year’s Red Letter Grant finalists were unveiled on Nov. 18, and four female entrepreneurs were chosen out of 28 applications. The Red Letter Grant was created to and aims to support and empower ...

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