Local Company's Shields Protecting Workers, Patrons
Alliance Plastics of Chippewa Falls is taking action to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With the help of CVTC, Alliance Plastics is taking the lead in supplying the equipment to set up the protective plastic shields.
WESTconsin Credit Union
Give the Gift of Warmth this Winter with WESTconsin Credit Union
This holiday season, WESTconsin Credit Union will host The Mitten Tree campaign - a Kindness Counts imitative. While the annual collection event will be a little different this year, the credit union is excited to collect cold weather apparel and accessories for those in need as the winter season's sub-zero temperatures set in. Last year, the credit union collected 3,019 items and $4,411.18 in support of this cause.
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Regional UW Campuses Announce Shift to Online Instruction After Thanksgiving Break
Following the announcement of 100% capacity at area hospitals, along with the executive order issued by Gov. Tony Evers concerning the rise of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin, three western Wisconsin regional UW campuses have decided to move to remote instruction after Thanksgiving break.
Survey to measure UW-Eau Claire alumni satisfaction
The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and other UW System schools will join in a national survey of alumni to measure graduates' satisfaction with their career paths. The National Alumni Career Mobility Survey, which will be administered from Nov. 14 - Dec. 31, will ask select groups of alumni about pathway factors. The survey will go to alumni who graduated in 2010 and 2015. Full story
UW-Eau Claire professor to discuss community recognition of Tribal Nations and their land
Dr. Heather Ann Moody, an associate professor of American Indian studies at UW-Eau Claire and an enrolled member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, will present “What Do You Know About Your Neighbors? Recognizing the Native Land and People in Your Community” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 19 for UW-Eau Claire – Barron County's “Thursdays from the U” livestreamed lecture series. Full story.
Eau Claire City-County Health Department
Health Department Updates COVID-19 Prevention and Control Community Expectations
The Eau Claire City-County Health Department is releasing revised COVID-19 Community Expectations. These Community Expectations were first released on October 15, 2020. Since that time, Eau Claire County has unfortunately seen a dramatic and dangerous increase of COVID-19 spread in our community. This is negatively impacting our hospitals, our public health system, our businesses, our schools, and most importantly the individuals and families
in our community who are becoming sick and dying from this disease.
Prevea Welcomes Family Medicine Physicians, Drs. Danielle Helmick and Charles Steinmetz
Altoona, WI - Prevea Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Danielle Helmick and Dr. Charles Steinmetz, family medicine providers serving the Altoona and Chippewa Falls areas.
L.E. Phillips Career Development Center
L.E. Phillips Career Development Center Outreach Office Provides Emergency Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in Chippewa County
With the cold weather quickly approaching, emergency shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness is a great need as there if no homeless shelter in Chippewa County. The Outreach Office if reaching out to the community to raise money for motel vouchers to help those in need.
Pablo Center at the Confluence
Ten Area Nonprofit Arts Organizations Receive COVID-19 Cultural Grant
Eau Claire, WI - Governor Tony Evers announced that $15 million in COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants has been awarded to 385 cultural organizations across Wisconsin. Ten nonprofit organizations in Eau Claire, Chippewa, and Dunn counties have awarded a combined %531,065.91 in grants.
Chippewa Valley Technical College
CVTC Referendum Projects Underway
Eau Claire, WI - Construction work on the projects approved in the Chippewa Valley Technical College spring referendum began this week with a groundbreaking at the Manufacturing Education Center on Monday, Nov. 9. Now under construction is a 10,000 square-foot addition onto the southeast corner of the building to expand the existing Welding program facilities.
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.