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hOur Community TimeBank Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the hOur Community TimeBank Fund to its family of funds.

“Distributions from the fund will support the operation of an area wide TimeBank.hOur Community TimeBank is an organized exchange system through which members earn TimeHours for time spent helping other members.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

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Irene E. Kubisiak Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Irene E. Kubisiak Scholarship Fund to its family of funds.

“An annual scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a Portage County high school pursuing a degree in music performance or music education.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
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Scholarship Opportunity

College is expensive!Not that this is a revelation to any parent, but once you start looking at the cost of tuition and books, living expenses, and extra-curricular activities, the numbers can feel overwhelming.I can attest to this firsthand, as I just delivered my son to UW-Madison for his freshman year.His high school junior year was filled with college visits, online research and a serious look at the financials for each institution.Scholarship opportunities are one way to help relieve the financial burdens of higher education.

Everyone always asks “when and where do I begin to look?”The answer to when is easy – begin as soon as possible.Beginning includes having a student resume that lists personal awards, club membership and community involvement, copies of the most current transcript, letters of referral from teachers, coaches, employers and volunteer organizations, and your FAFSA application completed.Having these items prepared beforehand will help you streamline the applicatio…