August 18, 2020, marks the Centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which stated that the right to vote could not be denied based on one’s gender.
This historic milestone granting women the right to vote will be celebrated in Marathon County through a number of virtual events, including (Facebook/Zoom) panel discussions, interviews, and learning community sessions.
A few of the topics to be discussed during the several-day program in August 2020 include who worked to support the 19th Amendment, how amendments work, what role social and civic groups played, what to expect for women over the next 100 years — including an interview with Wausau Mayor Katie Rosenberg — and much more! (Click the title for details…)
Marathon County will “hit the Pause button” on its Uniform Addressing project in November, when snow and frozen ground will prohibit crews from installing any more street and address signposts. Workers will begin installing signs again in spring 2019.
Read on for info on voter ID, project updates, a children’s “My Home Address” practice worksheet, and which municipalities are scheduled to get new addresses yet in 2018 and which will wait till 2019. (Click the title to read the full story.)
Have you heard of MCDEVCO’s new “Wausau SOUP” night events? You’re not gonna want to miss “SOUPthree,” featuring a massive pop-up art gallery & local musicians. Find out the SECRET LOCATION of your next chance to experience these trendy $5 crowdfunding dinners designed to enhance our local community. (Click the title to read more…)
Entertainment and ambiance you wouldn’t believe all for a mere $5. Find out who SOUP II attendees awarded a $957 micro-grant for a new citizen-led project. (Click the title to read more…)
There’s a new kind of soup in the community, but it’s not being served by a restaurant, a food truck, or even a kitchen, but rather by MCDEVCO—the county’s economic and community development corporation. Food, fun, fellowship, and funding—See how this creative new Wausau SOUP initiative is making an impact on your community. (Click title to read more…)