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    Friday, May 20, 2022
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties recently announced it will distribute $445,700 in south Wood County and $38,000 in Adams County, for a total of $483,700, pending a successful fall campaign. Please note that dollars raised in each county are allocated in the county they are raised, unless noted otherwise by donor.  Earlier this year, United Way accepted funding ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 18, 2022
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Help United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties fight the “summer slide” by attending the twelfth annual Great Book Giveaway from June 7-14, 2022!  Volunteers will be reading to children at each location for approximately half an hour; and afterwards each child can select  FREE books to take home and keep.  The books were collected during a book drive held this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News
    Tuesday, May 17, 2022
    Mid-State Technical College and the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Department will host an event to celebrate its Marshfield Fire Training Center partnership. This 10-year partnership will leverage financial resources to provide relevant and local training opportunities to our area firefighters who serve our communities each day. The event starts with a photo opportunity for the partnership at 9:45 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    June 16th canned food sculpture event will help local food programs  WISCONSIN RAPIDS – It’s the start of summer – and that means United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties and the South Wood County Hunger Coalition are teaming up to fight hunger!  Residents will be able to help “Strike Out Hunger” during the tenth annual “United We Can” food sculpture event, set for June 16th at Witter Field, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Clinic Health System and Security Health Plan have announced b.e.s.t. grant recipients for the 2022-23 school year.   b.e.s.t. ® (Behavioral Emotional Social Traits) is an online screening tool that helps educators build and support the emotional health of all school children while identifying students who may need additional positive behavioral support. Developed by ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Member News
    Wednesday, May 04, 2022
    In 12 hours, 100 trees were saved from being cut, mulched and pulverized. No, there weren’t communes of individuals using themselves as human shields, rather hundreds participated in three free Shred Day events organized by Prevail Bank. Nearly six (6) tons, or 11,500 pounds, of paper was collected for recycling purposes.   According to the University of Southern Indiana’s paper recycling ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 03, 2022
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Nearly every one of us has the power to save a life… and it only takes about an hour. That’s how little time it takes to donate blood. Blood supplies remain very low; so please consider being a blood donor. Blood drives will be held in the former East Junior High School music room at 311 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, May 17, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, May ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Health, Press Release
    Monday, May 02, 2022
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties is now distributing the 2022 Help Guide for South Wood County.  So far, over 10,000 Help Guides have been distributed throughout south Wood County, including non-profit organizations, government offices, clinics, banks, gas stations, and churches.  The Help Guide answers questions that someone going through a challenging time might ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
    Friday, April 29, 2022
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College and the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) came together on April 28 to host a job fair celebrating 10 students completing the Construction Trades technical diploma program this spring. The special hiring event was held on the College’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus.  Many of the graduating Construction Trades students received ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
    Monday, April 25, 2022
    April 25, 2022, Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Leadership Group donated numerous boxes of household items, non-perishable food, and personal hygiene products along with over $4,000 in monetary donations to the Wisconsin Rapids Family Center.“After learning about the Family Center’s needs, it became clear this was an organization we wanted to help” said group ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber News, Press Release
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