• News for Human Interest

    Friday, November 15, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Small Business Saturday, otherwise known as Shop Small, is about more than shopping at small businesses. It's a cause that helps support local economies and promotes vibrant, diverse communities. This is a nationwide movement fueled by shoppers, business owners, and organizers who come together and celebrate the community because they know it matters.American Express created ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber News, Human Interest, Chamber
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    As we age, our bones lose strength and density, putting us at risk for osteoporosis, falls and fractures. Aspirus invites all ladies to “Be Unbreakable ~ Brilliant Bones & Balance,” a free Aspiring Women ladies’ night out at the Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids on Wednesday, December 4, from 5:30 to 7 pm. Aspirus Physician Dr. Craig Flinders will discuss how to monitor and improve your bone ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Community, Health, Member, Press Release
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties’ campaign is in full swing.  If you haven’t made your donation yet, we have a fun way to accomplish that!   The WFHR Radiothon will be Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 9am – 10am. During the Radiothon, United Way staff and volunteers will be in the studio during the “Morning Show” talking about all of the work United Way is ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Member, Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Students will earn ServSafe Manager Certification, 10 college credits and an SV apprenticeship ROME, WI – Sand Valley, a leading destination resort located in central Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the Sand Valley Culinary Institute, a new development training program for the hospitality industry.  Sand Valley will give students the chance to enroll in the program on full scholarship. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Papers/Research, Press Release, Sports
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
       The John E. Alexander South Wood County YMCA has been honored as the 2019 Community Development of the Year from the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credit. Each year, the national awards recognize community development organizations that have made exceptional contributions to their communities. The YMCA received the Community Development Qualified Low-Income Community Investment (QLICI) Award in ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Health, Human Interest, Member, Member News, Press Release
    Monday, October 21, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - The November meeting of the Celiac Support Group will be held Tuesday, November 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Water’s Edge Dining Room on the lower level of Aspirus Riverview Hospital, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The meeting will feature “Holiday (and Anytime) Desserts.” Attendees are asked to bring their favorite gluten-free dessert, along with the recipe, to share ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, Member, Press Release, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News