White Cane Day is an observance devoted to celebrating life with visual impairment or blindness. It’s also known as Blind Americans Equality Day. This year, it occurs this coming Saturday (Oct. 14). It will be observed in the Chippewa Valley from noon to 3 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1120 Cedar St. in Eau Claire […]
A discussion of how Alzheimer’s Disease is increasingly affecting communities is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. today (Sept. 25) in the Capernaum Room at Grace Lutheran Communities, 206 N. Willson Dr. in Altoona. Lisa Wells, dementia care specialist at the Eau Claire County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), will be the featured speaker. […]
The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide meaningful coverage of area nonprofit organizations in order to increase public awareness of what they do and why they are needed. This week’s featured organization is the Womens’ Giving Circle, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The WGC raises money and distributes funds to projects and initiatives that improve the lives of women and children in the Eau Claire area.
The sunflowers are finally blooming and Babbette’s “Seeds of Hope” sunflower maze could finally open this past weekend (Aug. 26-27). The maze was created to honor Babbette Jaquish, who died in 2014 after a nine-year battle with multiple myeloma. It was established by her family, and is located on the family farm at W5725 State […]
Two new members have joined the Board of Directors of the Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF), which is currently celebrating its 20th year of service to the community. Sherry Mohr and Dale Wood were named to three-year terms on the board. Chris Hasenberg was reappointed to the board for a second three-year term. Laura Talley is […]
Jill Prushiek and Sarah Stokes have been elected to lead the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) of the Eau Claire Community Foundation in 2017. They will serve as co-chairs for the organization’s Circle Advisory Team, which also includes seven other women elected at the WGC’s annual meeting plus the team’s immediate past chair. Prushiek is an […]