News for Human Interest

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Please join us for our 6th Annual Basket Raffle & Bake Sale. This year all proceeds plus matching funds from The First Weber Foundation will be donated to Evergreen Community Initiatives which helps the nearly 200 homeless people in Portage County. We will be raffling off baskets donated by local businesses plus a bake sale with lots of goodies. We will also have a 50/50 raffle and a Wine Pull more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Stevens Point, Wis. – Delta Dental of Wisconsin is pleased to announce Doug Ballweg as president and CEO and he assumed this role on November 2, 2019. Ballweg replaces former president and CEO Dennis Peterson, who has retired after more than 41 years with Delta Dental. Peterson will now serve as the president of the Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation. Ballweg joined Delta Dental in August 2010 more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
HATCH, an entrepreneurial pitch program has selected the finalists to pitch their ideas to regional judges and a live audience at the annual event held at John and Patty Noel’s Car Barn on November 13 from 6:00-8:30 PM. Special thanks to Compass Properties for their support of the event at the Car Barn. Registration to attend is requested.  The seven finalists are:Michelle Goetsch, Kronenwetter, more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 04, 2019
The book printing business is doing so well at Worzalla that the company is planning to invest more than $10 million toward an expansion that will add square feet to its building, new equipment and more than 50 jobs. The project will focus on modernization and expanding the facility, said Jim Fetherston, the president and CEO of Worzalla. Physically, the company is adding 50,000 square feet more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Portrait: Dorothea Harju left $4.3 million to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to support rural education in Wisconsin. It is the largest individual gift to UW-Stevens Point.  A woman who devoted her career to helping children read has provided the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the largest individual gift in its 125-year history. A gift of $4.3 million from the estate of more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
From turkeys to deer, learn about wildlife at free programs offered this November at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Schmeeckle Reserve.   Led by UW-Stevens Point students, these programs meet at the reserve’s Visitor Center, located at 2419 North Point Dr., Stevens Point, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 715-346-4992 or go to Dress for more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest