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William Cherek Charitable Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the William Cherek Charitable Fund to its family of funds.A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

“This donor advised fund will support Mr. Cherek’s charitable wises.Mr. Cherek also maintains a scholarship fund with the Foundation that supports Rosholt High School students.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
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Engine 2713 Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Engine 2713 Fund to its family of funds.A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

“This endowment fund will support the long-term maintenance of the Engine 2713 site development located at the corner of Church and Monroe Streets in Stevens Point.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
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Women's Fund Closes in on Fundraising Goal

Women and children are gaining empowerment and experiencing life-changing opportunities through the work of the Women’s Fund of Portage County.

The group, founded 15 years ago, is closing in on its Spark the Legacy Campaign with a goal of increasing the Women’s Fund Endowment to $500,000.

“The future of our community is dependent on the opportunities available to women and children,” said Joan North, the chairwoman of the endowment.

It all started with almost 100 women dedicated to empowering female philanthropists by creating opportunities to fund programs and initiatives that help meet the needs of the two crucial demographics. Since its inception, the Women’s Fund has granted more than $225,000 to programs and initiatives to help meet the needs of women and children in the community.

One-third of the endowment goes to the local YMCA Foundation and Saint Michael’s Foundation.

The Women’s Fund is “such a powerful group that helps women and children and leaves that legacy. We are really bl…