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    Thursday, January 18, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Rafters held their 5th Annual Hot Stove Rendezvous event presented by Aspirus at Hotel Mead & Conference Center on Thursday, January 11th. Along with hearing from former Rafters catcher and current Giants prospect Rob Calabrese, attendees were informed of the first player signings of 2018 by Rafters GM John Fanta and Field Manager Craig Noto. The Rafters will welcome ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News, Sports
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    Connected products are everywhere. From light bulbs and door bells to connected thermostats and smoke detectors, making your home or office smart is easier than ever. Most connected devices are designed to integrate with Wi-Fi because of their proximity to such a network, but Cellcom also carries two 4G LTE cameras that are directly connected to a cellular network. Why would a camera need cellular ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Have you ever felt truly heartbroken? A broken heart can be very real.   Aspirus invites all ladies to learn about this actual medical condition at the free Aspiring Women girls’ night out, “Broken Heart Syndrome.”   Dr. Robert Martin, MD, FACC, cardiologist with Aspirus Heart & Vascular at Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, will explain what broken heart syndrome is, why it ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release, Member News
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Starting January 22, Mid-State Technical College has a variety of IT courses available to fit the lifestyle of a busy, working adult. When your limited time doesn’t allow you to tackle an entire program degree, why not take a step at a time by knocking out individual courses?  And the great news? A number of these courses are offered in a variety of ways, including online and even at night to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Member News
    Friday, January 12, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin honored its many supporters Wednesday during its Thank You and Recognition Celebration at Great Expectations.  “Our most important assets are our donors and our volunteers,” said Tari Jahns, CEO.  “We thank each and every person who rolled up their sleeves and did their part during the 2017 campaign – either by making a donation or by pitching ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News
    Thursday, January 11, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin is currently accepting funding applications for programs that address Financial Stability and Safety Net Services (shelter and food).  Programs that receive funding in this cycle will receive a two-year grant for 2019 and 2020.  Education and Health programs are currently funded through 2019 and will be able to apply again in 2019 for ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, January 11, 2018
    All events are free and open to all businesses in designated Wisconsin Main Street and Connect Communities program areas. Visit http://inwisconsin.com/community/assistance/for more information on these programs and maps of participating communities. Registration for individual events is available by clicking on the links below, or via link from our Facebook page at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    Incourage has asked residents of all ages throughout the south Wood County area to share their thoughts and opinions for our community’s future by taking the Community Survey from now until January 15.    They’re partnering with nationally recognized researchers to conduct the survey. Final survey results will help to better understand residents’ hopes and concerns and identify priorities for ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A free presentation from Yaron Svoray, one-time undercover agent and spy inside the world of terrorism, is coming to Mid-State Technical College’s Wisconsin Rapids and Stevens Point campuses this month. Mid-State’s Diversity Committee will host Svoray on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. in the Wisconsin Rapids Campus’s auditorium and 5 p.m. in the Stevens Point Campus’s ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 09, 2018
    In Our Hearts Forever, a free grief support group for those who have experienced infertility, pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death, will meet Tuesday, February 6, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center. In Our Hearts Forever offers support during a difficult time. The group consists of people who have experienced the same losses and wish to ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release, Member News
    Tuesday, January 09, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A series of continuing education classes on healthy aging is coming soon to each of Mid-State’s locations in Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids. The Healthy Aging Series includes five different course offerings on select weeknights from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Jan. through April.   With classes like Moving to Age Well and Understanding the Language of ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, January 04, 2018
    Categories: Health, Press Release, Member News
    Thursday, January 04, 2018
    The USAF Band of Mid-America’s Shades of Blue jazz ensemble will present a concert at the Performing Arts Center in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, on March 14, 2018, at 7:30 pm. Admission is free but seating is reserved so a ticket is required.   Presented in partnership with the Arts Council, this is a family-friendly, all-ages event. Tickets will be available through the Arts Council office beginning ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News
    Thursday, January 04, 2018
    Matt Steinmetz Named Assistant GM for Rafters Steinmetz comes to Rafters after most recently working for Milwaukee Brewers organization   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – As the Rafters begin the march toward their 9th season the team has announced a new addition to the front office.  Matt Steinmetz has been named Assistant General Manager.     "Matt comes to us with a wide array of experiences, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Sports, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 02, 2018
    You can save a life by donating blood at an Aspirus Riverview Hospital community blood drive. Blood drives are held twice monthly in the hospital’s lower level conference center.    The January blood drives will be Tuesday, January 16, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, January 22, from 2:30 pm to 7 pm. No appointment is needed. To accommodate donors, there are six donor chairs ...read more
    Categories: Health, Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Wendy Schooley, APNP, FNP-BC.   As an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner, Wendy helps patients of all ages determine and achieve their health-related goals. As a native of central Wisconsin, she is excited to provide primary care services to the community where she grew up.    Wendy sees children and ...read more
    Categories: Health, Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are proud to announce that through partnerships with local businesses they have raised money to donate over $20,000 to local non-profit organizations. The Rafters were able to use a variety of different formats to raise money throughout the 2017 season.   Always popular nights amongst fans, alternate jerseys worn by the Rafters during three ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Sports, Press Release
    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    Mid-State ‘Get Credit’ event helps students earn college credit for life and military experience   WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is hosting an informational session for students who would like to earn college credit for their life and military experience. Part of the College’s Credit for Prior Learning program, the “Get Credit” event will be offered on Tuesday, Jan. 9, on the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News, Education
    Friday, September 15, 2017
    Developing a new business can be the road to your future! Mid-State Technical College Continuing Education and the School of Business & Technology, with support from the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, Grow Rapids, Incourage Community Foundation, and the Current – Wisconsin Rapids young professionals group are offing a 10-session course that will provide an overview of many of the ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
    Friday, September 15, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A new continuing education offering from Mid-State Technical College promises to help community members learn how to successfully start, grow and sustain their small business. The Entrepreneurship Series will be presented by local business owners, community leaders and Mid-State instructors over ten sessions, October through March. Anyone considering taking the course is ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Member News