Kimberly Dickman believes sexual assault can be stopped. Dickman, a sexual assault program analyst for the U.S Air Force Academy, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday (Dec. 4) in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Her topic will be “It Takes a Campus: Stopping Sexual Assault and Building […]
By Patricia Scott, for the Chippewa Valley Post The effects of human-caused climate change are increasingly evident here in Wisconsin. Birds are arriving sooner and spring plants are blooming earlier. According to the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI), since 1950 the average temperature in this part of the state has increased about two […]
(PHOTO FEATURE) Seventeen members of the Chippewa Valley After Hours Rotary Club participated in assembling and delivering Thanksgiving meals to 30 local families in need last week.
After working several hours to assemble the meals, a dozen Rotary Club members also took time to make sure the meals were delivered, according to Andy Neborak, the group’s president. For more photos of this effort, follow the link on the inside page continuation for this story.
(All photos courtesy of the Chippewa Valley After Hours Rotary Club)
The Women’s Giving Circle of the Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF) will make the official presentation on Dec. 6 of grants totaling $41,466 to eight local organizations. The amount is a new high for the Giving Circle, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The grants were awarded to groups that will use them […]
More than 200 people from the UW-Eau Claire and the general Chippewa Valley communities backed their beliefs with their signatures on Nov. 27, urging Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) to support passage of the Federal Dream Act 0f 2017. The bill would extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program — an initiative begun under former […]