Month: April 2021

Eau Claire Library Launches Construction Phase of Expansion

DONATE TO THE STORY BUILDER CAMPAIGN The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library and its Story Builder expansion campaign held a media event at the library’s Eau Claire Street facility on Wednesday morning, April 28 to officially launch the construction phase of its expansion project. At the event, library staff and campaign officials discussed important redesign features, funding updates, and news about the library’s temporary location. Library Deputy Director Shelly Collins-Fuerbringer has coordinated many aspects of the expansion project over the past year. She says, “We’ve been drawing and re-drawing expansion…

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Draper Hills Financial Literacy Student Is Wisconsin State Winner of a Prestigious Essay Contest

Olivia Piller (right) with her teacher, Jessica Zarnke, at the InvestWrite Award presentation. Loyal High School student Olivia Piller was recognized as the Wisconsin state winner of the SIFMA Foundation’s Fall 2020 InvestWrite competition with her essay on how challenges can create opportunities in the global economy and in life. The InvestWrite national essay competition bridges classroom learning in math, social studies, and language arts with the practical research and knowledge required for saving, investing and long-term planning. Piller was introduced to the InvestWrite competition through…

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ECCF Receives Grant from Compeer Financial

ECCF is honored to receive a $7500 grant from Compeer Financial to support our COVID relief efforts. Compeer Financial is a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving and supporting agriculture and rural communities. The $24.9 billion organization provides loans, leases, risk management and other financial services throughout 144 counties in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Based in the Upper Midwest, Compeer Financial exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America, while providing personalized service and expertise to clients and the agriculture industry. ECCF sincerely thanks Compeer Financial for its generosity…

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