Celebrating 15 Years of Enriching Our Community

Category: Funds

Kyle Kempen Memorial Scholarship Fund

Kyle Kempen was a fun loving teenager who spent his time with friends and playing sports. He exemplified the example of being a good sport by showing good sportsmanship at every turn.   Although he disliked homework, he loved school and knew the importance of a

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Dan Glaze Memorial Scholarship Fund

Luke Klink – Ladysmith News A Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and killed while on-duty 5 years ago, and his name endures through a scholarship fund named in his honor. The Dan Glaze Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to high school graduates interested in pursuing

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Anita & George Lawrence Covenant Fund (LEEF)

In 2018, the Anita and George Lawrence Covenant Fund was established with the Rusk County Community Foundation as a Designated Endowment Fund (LEEF). When George was asked why they established this fund, he shared the following: “We all want our children to make good choices but

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Flambeau Valley Arts Association Fund

The FVAA Fund was established in 2015 to provide financial stability and support for the Flambeau Valley Arts Association. The 501(C)3 organization, which celebrates its 50th season in 2021-22, was created by a group of residents interested in the performing arts. Its mission is to present

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Joseph R. Geisler Scholarship Fund for Bruce Schools

Joseph Raymond Geisler farmed all of his life until retirement in Bruce, Wisconsin. He then became a Certified Nursing Assistant and worked at Rusk County Memorial Hospital.  His nephew Gary Geisler says,  “Joe worked hard, saved his money and didn’t really do things for himself.”  Joe

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Give365Rusk

The idea is simple. You give $365 – a dollar a day – to make our community better.   Each year, we pool all of the GIVE 365 members money. As a member of GIVE 365 you get a vote. Your vote helps decide which non-profit

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Servite Center for Life

 The Servite Center for Life was incorporated in 2002 and closed in December of 2020. The Center, an interfaith ministry, rooted in the Servite tradition, presented spiritual, religious, and educational programs to the people of the Ladysmith and Rusk County area. The public continues to be

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Flambeau Forever Foundation

OVER 500 STUDENTS, OVER 500 REASONS TO CARE! Established 2016 About Us Why the need for the Flambeau Forever Foundation: Provide student educational opportunities. Create a financial bridge between the community and students. Provide educational equipment. Elevate student achievement. What sort of things can/has the Foundation

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