News for Human Interest

Monday, May 20, 2019
Caption: Laura Zelenak points to a pepper plant in the green house at the Central Rivers Farmshed headquarters in Stevens Point as she discusses the upcoming plant sale with Farmshed Executive Director Layne Cozzolino. Zelenak recently nominated Farmshed for a $1,000 Employee-Driven Corporate Giving grant from Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc.   STEVENS POINT – “Every time we make a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The Stevens Point Alliance, Inc. is a non-profit organized group of small business owners and organizations with a common goal to increase tourism, support local businesses, advance their causes and make historic Downtown Stevens Point a destination for everyone.  We are currently working on a project to build a dock system that will increase accessibility and enhance the waterfront area of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Gail Rice, from Wisconsin Rapids, Price is Right winner, will be receiving the keys to her new Nissan Versa on Friday from Van Horn Nissan in Stevens Point.   Ms. Rice appeared on the Price in Right earlier this month and won the Showcase Showdown. Prizes included a new computer, trip to Texas, and a brand new Nissan Versa. When given the dealership options, she chose Van Horn Nissan in Stevens ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 10, 2019
2019 Quality of Life Leadership Award Recipients: (l to r) Mary Patoka; Lorraine Avery; Jim Anderson and Erik Carlson of Ellis Construction  Ascension St. Michael’s Foundation held its annual Community Leadership Celebration on May 4th at SentryWorld.  For 26 years, this event recognizes community leaders who go out of their way to enhance the quality of life in the community.Lorraine Avery is a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, May 10, 2019
Shown is Ryan's mother, Jenna (seconf from left), Ryan (third from left) and Ryan's siblings. Simplicity CU is excited to announce that Ryan Lubek was selected as one of four winners of the Saver’s Sweepstakes® in a statewide drawing for a quarterly prize of $1000.  “We love that the Saver’s Sweepstakes® program rewards credit union members for being smart savers and it’s even more gratifying to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release