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Responding to Mental Health Crises in a New Way

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, & Marathon County is shining a light on an innovative collaboration among Marathon County Sheriff’s Office, Wausau Police Department, & North Central Health Care for their initial success as part of a new, local Crisis Assessment Response Team, known as CART. (Click the title for the full story…)

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A Look at Jonette N. Arms & Her Vision as the New Executive Director of the ADRC-CW

Learn some of the WOW factors in Jonette Arms’s background — and her powerful vision for our local ADRC — as she leads a team of nearly 100 staff dedicated to assisting older adults & individuals with disabilities in Marathon County. (Click the title for the full story…)

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Sara’s Law Signed at Marathon County Courthouse April 11, 2018

Governor Scott Walker visited the Marathon County Courthouse to sign Sara’s Law. See what Sara’s husband had to say about the bill signing, view pictures of this historic local event, and more. (Click the title for the full story…)

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Day On” Helped County Employees Serve Our Community EVEN BETTER!

See highlights of the county-wide MLK Day On’s events & learn about new community programs & resources you may not be aware of. (Click the title for details…)

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School of Second Chances :: Marathon County Jail & NTC Partnership Changes Lives, Builds Workforce

Our Marathon County Jail has provided educational/vocational programming to inmates for over 30 years. Educators provide a chance to leave jail & re-enter our community with improved life & job skills — plus, hope for a brighter future. Go “behind the scenes” at the latest graduation ceremony at the Marathon County Jail. (Click the title for details…)

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Wausau Noon Optimists :: Helping Youth Develop Optimism as a Philosophy of Life!

Get a peek into one local organization — the Wausau Noon Optimists — who serve over 5,000 youth in the Greater Wausau Area. (Click the title to find out what they do and what other volunteer opportunities await YOU…)