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United Way of Portage County honored dozens of volunteers and businesses for their support during the 2016 campaign at its annual Recognition Luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Stevens Point.

The Hofmeister/Okray family, owners of Spectra Print in Stevens Point – in their final role as the 2016 Campaign Drive Chairs – role thanked the more than 220...

The offices at United Way of Portage County have a brand new look thanks to a donation from a local company.

Recycled Office Environments (ROE), 5225 Joerns Drive, Stevens Point, donated and installed all new office furniture at United Way’s 10-person office space at 1100 Centerpoint Drive, Stevens Point, after ROE’s Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Budelier, decided an upgrade was needed...

Nearly 4,000 Portage County households will be randomly selected to participate in a LIFE (Local Indicators for Excellence) survey being conducted by community partners. The results from the survey will generate a LIFE Report that will help guide action to improve life in Portage County.

The purpose of the LIFE Report is to identify community strengths, challenges and priorities that...

The Born Learning Funding and Program Evaluation team has selected Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Community Services to provide home visitation services for families in Portage County.

Born Learning partners put out a Request for Proposal (RFP) in October, asking for submitting agencies to use the Parents as Teachers curriculum, said Lisa Falduto, Born Learning Engagement Specialist...

United Way of Portage County will hold its 2016 Recognition Luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 1, at noon at the Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Stevens Point. Register for the event at www.unitedwaypoco.org by clicking “2016 Recognition Luncheon” under the Events tab.

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The new Born Learning initiative recently received a $350,000 Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) grant. The grant will allow Born Learning and its partners to develop efforts to strengthen families and support optimal child health and development in Portage County.

Born Learning will use the 30-month grant for community partners to create a shared screening tool and make referrals to...

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