2018 Events

August
Funding Information Network (FIN) Training: Proposal Writing Workshop
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Email Svetlana Belova with your name, phone number, and the date of the workshop you would like to attend at svetlana.v.belova@lawrence.edu
  • When: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lawrence's Thomas Steitz Hall of Science, Room 202, 421 E. College Avenue, Appleton
  • Details: Through a collaboration with United Way Fox Cities, the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, and Oshkosh Area United Way, the Seeley G Mudd Library at Lawrence University serves as host to a Funding Information Network location, providing free public access to a valuable collection of funding resources for grant seekers.
FREE Wake Up with Weight of the Fox Valley: Food as Medicine
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Register online
  • RSVP: Please respond by Friday, August 3, 2018
  • When: Friday, August 10, 2018 from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center, 1000 Cameron Way, Neenah
  • Details: Join us for keynote speaker Dr. Kay Theyerl from ThedaCare to learn what drives health and disease and how we can move from a system of "disease care" to  a path of "empowered health care" using food as medicine.
Leadership Event Series: Leadership Talk with John F. Bergstrom
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders, by invitation only
  • When: Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, 400 W. College Avenue, Appleton
2018 United Way Fox Cities Community Campaign Kickoff
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Register by email
  • When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: SECURA Insurance Companies, 2401 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton
  • Details: Parking available in the east lot. Event will be held under the tent, rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for this outdoor event. 11:30 a.m. to noon Lunch Buffet, noon to 1:00 p.m. Program.
6th Annual United Way Fox Cities Community Golf Outing presented by ERC
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Download and fill out form
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Ridgeway Country Club, 2913 County Road II, Neenah
  • Details: Limited to 27 team entries. A portion of your entry fee is tax deductible. Rain or shine event. Download flyer to learn more.
September
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Breakfast at Homeless Connections
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders
  • Registration: Register online
  • When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Homeless Connections, 400 North Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Emerging Leaders provide the food and serve a warm breakfast for 50-75 residents.
Fox Cities Youth Worker Coalition: Sleep Hygiene Community Campaign
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required, no cost to attend 
  • When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lou's Brew Café located on College Avenue
  • Details: Learn how lack of sleep impacts mental health of children and youth. Presenters will be Wendy Harris Magas, Project Director, and Beth Clay, Executive Director with the N.E.W. Mental Health Connection.

Emerging Leaders 10-year reunion: Save the Date
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders
  • When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Community First Credit Union, 1575 Dresang Way, Neenah
  • Details: Join past and current members
October
Nonprofit Workshop: Powerful planned giving with a shoestring staff and budget - you can do it!
  • Open to: To maximize the benefit of this session, nonprofit staff members should be accompanied by at least two or three board members but having four or more will make a world of a difference.
  • Cost: The cost to attend the workshop is $35 per person (includes handouts, continental breakfast and buffet lunch).
  • Registration: For more information, or to register, call Carla at 920-236-2026 or visit schencksc.com/events.
  • When: Thursday, October 4, 2018. Workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center, 1000 Cameron Way, Neenah
  • Details: During this workshop, learn easy, practical ways to engage your staff and board members in jumpstarting your nonprofit organization’s planned giving efforts — an essential part of fundraising. Learn more.

Fox Cities Youth Worker Coalition: Human Sex Trafficking
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required, no cost to attend 
  • When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lou's Brew Café located on College Avenue, Appleton
  • Details: Learn about efforts to prevent, educate, and respond to sex trafficking of youth within the child welfare and youth justice systems. Learn about child sex trafficking in this community, factors that make youth more vulnerable, methods of recruitment and grooming tactics. Presenters will be Jenny Jamison, Anti-Trafficking/Prevention Education, Reach Counseling, and Abby Persons, Anti-Human Sex Trafficking specialist, Outagamie County Youth and Family Services.

November
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Breakfast at Homeless Connections
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders
  • Registration: Register online
  • When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Homeless Connections, 400 North Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Emerging Leaders provide the food and serve a warm breakfast for 50-75 residents.
Fox Cities Youth Worker Coalition: Child Protective Services (CPS) Mandatory Reporting - Myth vs. Reality
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required, no cost to attend 
  • When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lou's Brew Café located on College Avenue, Appleton
  • Details:  Who to call and when to call if abuse of neglect is suspected. Presenter will be Outagamie County Children Youth & Families staff.

December
Fox Cities Youth Worker Coalition: Engaging Youth in Volunteering
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required, no cost to attend 
  • When: Wednesday, November 12, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lou's Brew Café located on College Avenue, Appleton
  • Details: Learn about youth volunteering in the Fox Cities and what resources are available to help guide them to opportunities. Presenter will be Kirstin Cates, Marketing & Events Director for the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin.