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Executive Director Jane E. Graham Jennings Reflects on 20 Years with The Women’s Community

As Jane E. Graham Jennings reflects on her work at The Women’s Community over the past 20 years, she remembers the pain of loss, and the glory of survival.

She chronicles the buildings, people, and milestones of this non-profit organization, now slated to be de-funded by the County over the next 4 years due to budget cuts. (Click the title to read more…)

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Sheriff’s Office Leads 1st Annual “Shop With a Cop” Initiative

In December 2018, 50 children in need from across Marathon County participated in the 1st annual Shop with a Cop event. Employees from the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office shopped with the children and selected a special toy or gift for each child and then shopped for basic necessities for the child’s family. Go on a visual stroll through the aisles with some uplifting kid-cop pairs, and find out how to support this brand-new holiday initiative. (Click the title for details.)

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Help Educate Others & End Domestic Abuse via The Women’s Community #ButterflyEffectChallenge

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Executive Director Jane E. Graham Jennings provides some shocking statistics on the significant impact that violent homes have on children. Download a #ButterflyEffectChallenge Kit to help support The Women’s Community. (Click the title to read more…)

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From GARBAGE to GORGEOUS :: Former Landfill Becomes Big Draw as Sports Complex

Decades of effort & millions of dollars turned the former Holtz-Krause landfill into the Eastbay Sports Complex. See how this 60-acre site is spurring the economy & providing unparalleled recreational opportunities. (Click the title for details…)

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Read, Learn, Listen, & Play :: “Build a Better World” During the MCPL Summer Library Program!

See highlights of action-packed summer programming for all ages at the 9 area Marathon County Public Library locations. (Click the title for details…)

44th Annual Children’s Festival :: FREE Community Event at Marathon Park (Sat., April 8, 2017)

Bring the kids to this fun-filled day of arts and crafts, games, woodworking, snacks, and more. Plus, get ready for spring with children’s bike helmets available at a reduced rate of only $7! (Click the title to learn more…)