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Archives: March 2016

Football coach takes his message beyond the field

Posted on Mar. 29, 2016 by Amy Hanson
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Mark Speckman doesn’t let barriers block him. Instead, after being born without hands, he learned to adapt to the world that surrounded him. “I think people like a good story. … We haven’t really come that far from kindergarden. People like sitting on the rug and hearing a good story,” says Speckman who is the READ MORE

Matisse makes the cut

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Pierre H. Matisse is going the distance for Appleton’s arts education with the opening of his “Freedom & Love” tour at the Feather and Bone gallery inside The Draw in Appleton. The exhibit, which opened on March 18, will be open until April 22 and the home to 17 of Matisse’s original pieces including cut-outs, READ MORE

Nonprofit provides more than diapers

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There are thousands of children across the globe, but also in the Fox Cities, whose caretakers are forced to choose between providing them with food or with clean diapers. Maybe it’s providing them with both, but at what cost? There are families and caretakers who are forced to dig through waste to find, used, disposable READ MORE

Fox Cities P.A.C. presents ‘Beautiful’ lineup

Posted on Mar. 2, 2016 by Amy Hanson

It was a “Beautiful” announcement tonight of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center’s 2016-17 Season with new hits and returning favorites slated to take the stage as part of a lineup including 16 titles in the Fox Cities P.A.C. Presents Season Ticket Package and eight Broadway shows in the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America — Fox READ MORE