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United Way of Portage County Breaks New Record with Blenker Campaign

by Kyle Halter The United Way of Portage County announced Wednesday, Dec. 6 at SentryWorld in Stevens Point, Wisconsin that it raised a record-breaking $3,048,991 during its annual campaign with the Blenker family, the campaign chairs for 2017. The amount raised this year transcends the yearly goal of $2.85 million and also the previous year’s total of...
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Amherst Area Foundation Adds Three New Members

The Amherst Area Foundation Board, which oversees the Jensen Community Center, added three new members to its board in 2017 and they were asked to give a brief background and their vision for the Jensen Center. Michael Toelle Tomorrow River School District Administrator Toelle said he joined the board because, “As a school administrator, I’ve had an opportunity to work...
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