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Lemke family establishes new Hawkins Forever grant

Ladysmith News What started as a conversation between Stewart and Doris Lemke and their children has resulted in a wonderful gift for the Hawkins area, $100,000 to establish the Hawkins Forever Fund. The Lemke children, Tina Lemke, Linde Vacho, Dinah Hahn and Todd Lemke had this

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RCCF Establishes Women With Courage Fund

The Rusk County Community Foundation (RCCF) is proud to announce the receipt of $10,000 for the establishment of an agency fund for the Women With Courage organization. The establishment of this agency fund provides donors with another option when giving to the local community through the

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Rusk Community Foundation Selects CFCC for Partnership

After interviewing several organizations, the Rusk County Community Foundation (RCCF) is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Community Foundation of Chippewa County (CFCC). “In eight years the Chippewa Foundation has grown their endowments to over three and a half million dollars and has

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Foundation Members Attend Donor’s Forum Conference

Members of the Rusk County Community Foundation Board of Directors attended a two day Conference in Eau Claire sponsored by the Wisconsin Donor’s Forum. Pictured are board members Sandy Roth, Kevin Smith, Gloria McGahey, Dinah Hahn, Kathy Pakes, Andy Albarado, Bev Dukerschein, and Eleanor Anderson. For

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Foundation Receives Wells Fargo Contribution

In support of an anonymous donor’s $50,000 challenge grant to the Rusk County Community Foundation, Eric Rogness, on behalf of Wells Fargo, donates $500 to the RCCF. The anonymous donor is matching fifty cents for every dollar raised, and will contribute an additional $25,000 for immediate

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$7,500 Gift to Rusk County Community Foundation

The recently established Rusk County Community Foundation (RCCF) has received a $7,500 donation to seed a general endowment fund. Per a matching challenge grant, an additional $3,750 will also be added to the Foundation’s permanent funds. “We are happy to kick off our inaugural year campaign

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RCCF Announces IDC Donation

On behalf of the IDC, Don Rubrow awards $3,000 to the Rusk County Community Foundation. Accepting the gift is Lori Stushek, RCCF board member. A community foundation is a public charity which administers endowed funds and grants to eligible organizations and non-profit purposes within a geographic

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Rusk County Community Foundation Gears Up for Grantmaking

The Rusk County Community Foundation (RCCF), created after an anonymous donor pledged substantial funding to support non-profit organizations throughout Rusk County, is gearing up for its first round of grant making in the fall of 2008. The RCCF board of directors is currently identifying the areas

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Nonprofit Community Foundation Organized in Rusk County

An anonymous donor with ties to Rusk County has taken steps to assist in the development of the Rusk County Community Foundation (RCCF), a permanent, non-profit, public charity organized to promote charitable, educational, scientific, recreational, and literary endeavors in Rusk County. Pursuant to a challenge grant,

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