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A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.

Keep an eye/ear out here for noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events within our community around the issues and trends impacting women & girls in our community, but also in our world.

Recent Updates

About your Leadercast Women 2018 Panelists

Leadercast Women 2018 is right around the corner. The livestream is sure to be amazing and our local women leadership panel is the perfect addition. Get more details on the event  |  Get your tickets! Meet Kyla* Kyla Heyer is a business owner, social media specialist, co-creator of “Oh That Mom Glow”, and a mom. […]

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Fond du Lac striving to become a hub in women’s leadership.

When you think of women’s leadership in the state, where does your big, beautiful brain take you? Perhaps you think of one of the major cities in our state – Madison, Milwaukee, Green Bay… or a great company making waves in this area? Here – in Fond du Lac – we see a giant opportunity […]

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2018 Grant Guidelines & Application

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund mission statement: The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund promotes positive change in the lives of Fond du Lac area women and girls through grants to local 501(c)3 organizations for programs consistent with its mission; engages women in philanthropy; and creates community understanding of the strengths and challenges of […]

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Leadercast Women coming to Fond du Lac

Register Now! Friday, Oct 12, 2018 7:00 AM – 2:45 PM | Holiday Inn Fond Du Lac Cost: $100 per person (includes light breakfast & lunch) Get your tickets The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund is thrilled to bring women AND men together to celebrate women in leadership throughout our community and beyond. We’re hosting a live […]

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Girls On The Run Fond du Lac Signature Program

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has selected Girls on the Run Fond du Lac as a signature program for the next five years.  This program not only aligns with the collaborative Fond du Lac Says No More: Preventing Violence against Women & Children initiative strategy, but the program curriculum, working with girls in grades […]

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2018 Commitment to Kids Award

From Left to Right: Linda Selk-Yerges, Alyson Zierdt, Audra Hoffmann, Ann Freund, Dr. Alan Patterson On Thursday, April 26, the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund was awarded the Commitment to Kids Award. The Celebrate Great Futures annual awards night was presented by the Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac to recognize the Boys […]

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Congrats Sandi Braun Roehrig, 2018 Women of Achievement

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund named Sandi Braun Roehrig as 2018 recipient of its Women of Achievement award. This award honors local women who, through visionary thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, or philanthropy, made a significant difference in the quality of life in this community. ABOUT SANDI Roehrig, Executive Director of Fond du Lac Area […]

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Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund receives collaboration award

On February 20, 2018, The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund was awarded the Eden-Schneider award from Envision Greater Fond du Lac. This award recognizes an organization’s collaborative spirit to have a positive impact on employees, their industry or the community. The Eden-Schneider award was founded in recognition of former board chairs Tom Schneider and […]

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2018 Elected Officers & New Board Members

  Erin Gerred, Director of Administration, Fond du Lac County, was elected by Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund Board of Directors as its 2018 President. The board also elected Deborah Hoffmann, President-elect; Janelle Anderson, Secretary; and Ann Freund, Treasurer. Bethany Rusch is Immediate Past President. Audra Hoffmann, Meggin McNamara, Kelly Norton, Linda Selk-Yerges, Sarah […]

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Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund Awards 2017 Grants

Pillar & Vine received $7,450 for a new program for children in foster care and the community, “Camp S.K.I.L.L.S. (Supporting Kids in Learning Leadership-based Skills)”. The week-long camp is designed to help children develop social skills and learn how to maintain and manage emotions as they enter adulthood. Read more › St. Vincent de Paul […]

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