integrys 2006_wpsc
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

integrys 2006_wpsc

on

  • 684 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
684
Views on SlideShare
684
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

integrys 2006_wpsc integrys 2006_wpsc Presentation Transcript

  • w h o w e a re ex p e r i e n c e t h e e n e r g y 2 0 0 6 C O M M U N I T Y I N V O LV E M E N T R E P O R T Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, a regulated electric and natural gas utility, is a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. The company serves 429,012 electric customers and 311,620 natural gas customers throughout northeast and central Wisconsin and upper Michigan. More than 2,300 Public Service employees provide products and services through a network of local offices. 700 North Adams Street Green Bay, WI 54301 www.wisconsinpublicservice.com 800-450-7260 Printed on paper that contains 10% post-consumer fiber, using environmentally conscientious vegetable inks. 19 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT © 2007 Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
  • experience the energy There’s an energy at Wisconsin Public Service Corporation unlike any other I know. It’s a spirit of generosity, of giving, of deep commitment to the communities we serve. You’ll find it in the vital volunteerism of employees and retirees who join with friends and neighbors to lend a hand, share their expertise, and make a genuine difference in their hometowns. It’s evident in the philanthropic outreach of our foundation, which quietly sustains endless possibilities throughout our service area, from helping those in need, to preserving historic places, to fostering knowledge among young and old. Wherever you experience the power of community, you’ll discover our support. Wisconsin Public Service has a heritage of involvement through financial resources and the time and effort of our dedicated employees. This report shares stories about the special places and people of Wisconsin Public Service. Charles A. Schrock President CONTENTS 4 ARTS & CULTURE 6 COMMUNITY & CIVIC AFFAIRS 8 EDUCATION & LIFELONG LEARNING 10 ENVIRONMENT 12 HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 14 BUSINESS & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 16 AGRICULTURE SUPPORT 18 BENEFICIARIES OF WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE FOUNDATION 18 MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM 18 DOLLARS FOR DOERS 19 WHO WE ARE 20 FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS IN OUR COMMUNITIES 2 3 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT
  • a r t s & c u l t u re INTERCULTURAL INITIATIVE GENERATES UNDERSTANDING It takes a good deal of positive energy to break cycles of fear and prejudice— the ingrained legacy of hundreds of years of history. But thanks to the support CHORUS IN TUNE WITH COMMUNITY of Wisconsin Public Service, the Intercultural Leadership Initiative (ILI) is taking important steps to address racial tensions and conflicts in schools that serve Wisconsin tribal communities. At Wisconsin Public Service, employees do more than whistle while they work. The organization, in association with Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, gives A volunteer choir made up of Wisconsin students in Vilas and Oneida counties the tools to resolve conflicts, appreciate Public Service employees, families, and diverse cultures, and become empowered to change. friends, energizes community gatherings Working with Native American youth and peers in a multicultural setting, ILI throughout our service area with its helps students make the critical transition from 8th to 9th grade. This transition spirited vocal performances. can be particularly challenging, since students are integrated from small, The chorus prepares several musical homogeneous community schools to a large, extremely diverse high school. programs a year, performing at no The program uses creative drama, talking circles, service teams, and more to charge from September through May. encourage students to learn about each other’s traditions and openly explore The group is especially busy during the issues that have caused conflict in the past. It’s just one of the many ways holidays, when it sings at nursing and we’re empowering the value of diversity, one child at a time. retirement homes, civic club meetings, Choral Director and service organization gatherings. Jonathan Kent, whose wife works Booking the group for a community for Wisconsin Public celebration or club is as simple as a Service, leads the phone call to Wisconsin Public Service. 32-member chorus. left: Minocqua area students in the Intercultural Leadership Initiative program are learning to overcome prejudice and work towards tolerance. 4 5 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT View slide
  • c o m m u n i t y & c i v i c a ff a i r s CARING HEARTS BRIGHTEN HOLIDAYS There’s no time like the holidays to reveal our employees’ deep caring for the communities they serve. Their generosity shines from the lakeshore to the DOERS EARN DOLLARS northwoods to our headquarters in Green Bay. This year, the lives of many families in need were brightened through the Now in its sixth year, the Dollars for Salvation Army’s Adopt-A-Family program. Employees donated gifts, household Doers program continues to fuel the items, clothing, and, in one case, bunk beds and a full Christmas dinner. spirit of volunteerism at Wisconsin Public Service. Throughout 2006, our “doers” The energy was everywhere, from Project Santa in Wausau, where employees recorded more than 13,100 volunteer raised money for local families through a Christmas basket raffle, to Oshkosh’s hours in their communities. Employees magnificent Celebration of Lights. and retirees who volunteer 20 hours or more of their personal time qualify to In Kewaunee, checks were delivered to area food pantries so the hungry have up to $100 donated to their favorite could find meals. Employees from Green Bay wrote greeting cards to soldiers eligible non-profit organization. serving overseas, held silent auctions to support local charities, and brought books for the Give-A-Kid-A-Book campaign. And, the giving habit didn’t stop In 2006, 94 different agencies benefited with employees—Christmas baskets brimming with food were assembled from the program. Many non-profit and delivered by our retirees. agencies are eligible for matching Wisconsin Public Service gifts, and include diverse organizations One thing is certain. If there is a Grinch, he won’t be found anywhere at retiree Arnie Rentmeester, supporting arts and culture, community Wisconsin Public Service. an active volunteer with the and civic affairs, health and human American Red Cross, is one services, and the environment. of the “doers” who has volunteered more than 200 The commitment of our doers is striking. hours in the last two years. In the past two years, four employees and retirees have volunteered 200-plus hours—with one volunteering more than 400 hours—in service to community. left: The Project Santa collection in Wausau helped many local families feel remembered during the holiday season. 6 7 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT View slide
  • education & lifelong learning WIRED FOR HANDS-ON LEARNING ENERGIZING EDUCATION WITH “KEEP” Wisconsin Public Service has always In classrooms in communities throughout Wisconsin, children are becoming energetically supported the Einstein more energy-literate, thanks to an innovative public/private partnership Project, an organization that supports between educators and energy professionals. schools with kits and curriculum for The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) is expanding energy hands-on science education. The education in Wisconsin’s schools by reaching out to teach the teachers, working Einstein Project started as a unique towards systemic change that impacts the greatest number of students. An consortium of nine school districts in initiative of the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education, and housed at northeast Wisconsin, addressing the the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, KEEP educates 200 to 300 teachers growing need for young people to a year with graduate-level in-service courses and curriculum materials. Several become more knowledgeable in Wisconsin Public Service employees serve as adjunct faculty in the program. science and mathematics. Since then, the Einstein Project has grown At just $50 for a one-credit class, the course is highly affordable, thanks to to serve over 40 districts in Wisconsin. scholarships from energy companies including Wisconsin Public Service. The Students from Christa program focuses on key energy concepts and includes a special activity guide On the Einstein Project’s 15th anniversary, MacAuliffe Elementary featuring creative activities. Using ideas from the class and guide, teachers Wisconsin Public Service sponsored the School in Green Bay, learn to incorporate energy lessons into all grade levels and subjects, even refurbishment of the 4th grade electric Wisconsin, explore concepts disciplines like art, music, and foreign language. circuit kits. The electric circuit kits help from electric circuit kits. students learn basic properties of electricity and how it is conducted; explore circuits and switches; and study the symbols used in an electric circuit diagram. Children apply their discoveries by wiring a cardboard house. Schools lease the popular kits out nearly 200 times a year, reaching about 200 teachers and 5,700 children each year. The involvement of companies like Wisconsin Public Service makes it possible to keep the Einstein units affordable to all schools. left: Teacher Kathy Odeman incorporates KEEP energy education training into her Merrill High School classroom. 8 9 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT
  • e n v i ro n m e n t SPECIAL DERBY HOOKS HANDICAPPED ON FISHING At the annual Heads-Up Derby, there’s a lot of laughing, groaning at slimy bait, UW– O DECLARES ENERGY INDEPENDENCE and taking wiggling trout off hooks. It’s like any other fishing outing, with one important exception. The first Wisconsin university to purchase ”green” energy, the This remarkable event is sponsored specially for special needs children and adults. University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, Hosted by the Great Lakes Sport Fishermen organization at a private pond in will seek ways to wean the campus off Menominee, Michigan, the annual tournament delights more than 60 participants. fossil fuel by using renewable energies, Event volunteers work side by side with the handicapped individuals, making sure innovative energy-efficient technologies, they have a whale of a time. It’s a can-do experience where the participants do it and demand-side conservation. UW – all, with a little help from their friends, from baiting hooks, to casting, to reeling in Oshkosh is one of four University of the big ones. Wisconsin System schools selected to take part in a pilot program to make the To keep the event jumping, the club plants the pond with live rainbow or brook campuses energy-independent in the trout, plus relies on native perch, bluegills, and bullheads to supplement the next five years. action. At the end of the day, the children, adults, and volunteers share prizes, Energy conservation good food, and mile-wide smiles. Wisconsin Public Service is teaming efforts, including lighting up on the initiative with students, retrofits, are part of a Big hearts and big fish stories have always been part of our local communities. faculty, and administrators at the campus-wide initiative to Wisconsin Public Service is proud to support them both, with events that build three pilot campuses in our service make UW – Oshkosh less connections like the Heads-Up Derby. area. In addition to UW – Oshkosh, the energy dependent. pilot campuses are the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. The energy independence program is just part of UW – Oshkosh’s greening movement. The school is a founding member and national leader in the Earth Charter Community Summit program and is currently the state’s largest purchaser of alternative energy through the Wisconsin Public Service NatureWise® program. left: Special needs fisherman Greg Maccoux, whose father, Pete, worked for Wisconsin Public Service, volunteers his time at the Heads-Up Derby to help other handicapped individuals learn to fish. 10 11 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT
  • health & human services BUILDING COMMUNITY WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NEW 4WD RESCUE VEHICLE TO Every family deserves decent, affordable housing. It’s a matter of conscience. It’s EXTEND REMOTE RESPONSE a matter of action. That’s the credo of Habitat for Humanity, a global organization with local affiliates throughout the Wisconsin Public Service territory. In the unforgiving climate of northern Wisconsin Public Service has a long history of partnership with Habitat. From Wisconsin, snow, mud, ice, and Minocqua to Green Bay, you’ll find employees and retirees rolling up their remote off-road locations are just sleeves and working side by side with Habitat families to build their homes. some of the challenges faced by Volunteerism is backed by strong financial support to fund the builds and local emergency responders. encourage innovative partnerships. For example, in 2005 and 2006, a special To respond to critical calls despite grant program helped local Habitat chapters build more energy-efficient homes demanding conditions, the Crivitz Rescue that met ENERGY STAR® certification criteria. Wisconsin Public Service Squad is launching a capital campaign employees also work with homeowners one-on-one to evaluate bill-paying to purchase a new four-wheel-drive options and learn ways to keep energy costs down in their new homes. ambulance. The new emergency vehicle For us, Habitat involvement is about more than building homes. It’s about will be made possible, in part, with the building dreams and building community. support of Wisconsin Public Service. The rescue vehicle will better position the Snow and mud will no squad to serve remote, off-road locations longer pose obstacles to and the Tommy G. Thompson Centennial emergency response in the State Park, which opened in 2005 and Crivitz area, thanks to a brings an additional 200,000 visitors a grant supporting the year to the recreational area. purchase of a new four- wheel-drive rescue vehicle. Wisconsin Public Service has a long history of supporting the rescue squad, which serves five townships and the village of Crivitz. More than 30 years ago, our company donated land and a building for the rescue squad, which now operates from newly expanded facilities. left: Eleonso, Aquilian Arias, Alex, and Julian Mendez enjoy their new energy-efficient Habitat home, built together with employees of Wisconsin Public Service. 12 13 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT
  • business & community development THINKING “BIG PICTURE” WITH REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT Vibrant economies power vibrant communities. That’s why Wisconsin Public Service is connected to a dynamic new breed of regional development DOWNTOWN CONFERENCE corporation: multi-county consortiums that bring together sectors from CASTS DO-ABLE VISION education to economic development to industry—all pursuing the common goal of job growth and economic viability. Wisconsin Public Service is making the Partnering with New North, Centergy, and Grow North, we’re energizing success of Main Street the main event efforts to foster regional cooperation, focus on targeted growth opportunities, in the second annual “Recapturing Your support an entrepreneurial climate, and differentiate our regions with clear and Downtown” Conference. Now in its tangible brands. second year, the conference is helping small villages and big cities alike learn Central to our involvement is the philosophy of being wired into the process, ways to foster healthy, vibrant downtowns. creating commitments beyond financial support. A Wisconsin Public Service employee, for example, serves on the board of Centergy, as well as New The development conference features North’s Advanced Manufacturing Committee. A “loaned” employee is helping nationally recognized speakers, with New North research baseline regional attributes. And another employee is breakout sessions on how-to ideas, serving as a board member of Grow North. It’s an investment of intellectual case studies, and tactics from farmers’ capital we’re confident will pay strong returns to the regions we serve. markets to public art. Wisconsin Public Service A founding organizer, Wisconsin Public helps downtowns prosper Service has played a pivotal role in by sponsoring how-to launching and promoting the Wausau events like the popular event, which has grown from 85 to more “Recapturing Your than 200 attendees in just two years. Downtown” Conference. The conference is just one of the many ways we are teaming up with chambers, businesses, and local leaders to drive the growth and economic health of our communities. left: Our support of regional development corporations helps communities leverage shared strengths to promote their regions and maintain an attractive quality of life. 14 15 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT
  • a g r i c u l t u re s u p p o r t FAIRS GENERATE GOOD, SAFE FUN FARM SHOW KEEPS GROWING There’s nothing like county fairs to create community, where farm and urban Momentum just keeps building at the folks connect to enjoy the best of area agriculture. And where there’s a fair, Wisconsin Public Service Farm Show. there are the people, and the support, of Wisconsin Public Service. Going strong for four decades, the free show is THE place for the agricultural The Ag Adventure Tent at the Wisconsin Valley Fair is a case in point. Each community to make connections, visit year, Wisconsin Public Service sponsors fun-packed activities like an ice with friends, and check out the latest cream making demonstration, chick hatching, cow milking displays, a petting farming equipment, machinery tools, zoo, a pedal tractor course, and wading pools filled with soybeans or corn. and services. Wisconsin Public Service also sponsors Kids Day at the fair to offer free fun for area children. Held at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) grounds in Oshkosh, Fairs also provide the perfect way to share public safety messages. Wis., the event has grown to 160,000 Employees volunteer to staff exhibits and demonstrations, and safety square feet, and attracts upwards of mascot “Louie the Lightning Bug” can be found handing out electric 25,000 attendees from four states The Wisconsin Public safety information and coloring books. Perhaps most popular are our and Canada. Nearly 400 exhibitors are Service Farm Show is a “Path-to-Ground” presentations—dramatic demonstrations that teach on-hand, showing and selling farm popular source for the children and their parents how to prevent electrical accidents. products from gigantic combines to latest information on farm professional consulting services. equipment, products, and services. Besides fun events like kiddie tractor pulls and a silent auction for the Wisconsin FFA Foundation, the show offers serious opportunities for farm businesses to improve their bottom line. Ongoing seminars are held to help farmers manage their energy consumption—one of the farming industry’s most significant business costs. Topics include energy-efficient equipment and techniques, producing bio diesel fuel, and strategies to better manage energy costs. left: Exhibits like this popular “Path-to-Ground” electrical demonstration spread important safety messages at local fairs and community events. 16 17 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT
  • 2006 BENEFICIARIES OF 2006 FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS IN OUR COMMUNITIES WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE FOUNDATION Adolescent Parenting Coalition, Inc. FISC Consumer Credit Counseling NEW Curative Rehabilitation, Inc. Vilas County Youth Coalition, Inc. of Door County, Inc. Aging & Disability Resource Center NEW Hope Center, Inc. Village of Denmark Volunteer Fire Dept. of Brown County Forest County Humane Society NEW Paramedic Rescue, Inc. Volunteer Center, Inc. Agricultural Heritage & Resources, Inc. Fox Valley Humane Society NEW Zoological Society, Inc. Waupaca Area Parks Foundation Health & Human Services $ 399,937 Altrusa International Foundation of Green Bay, Inc. Freedom House Mission Ministries, Inc. Noquemanon Trails Network Council Wausau Area Chamber Foundation, Inc. 37% 6% Alzheimers Association of Greater Wisconsin Friends of Mead Public Library Education $ 299,375 Northeast Wisconsin Beat the Heat Corp. Wausau Area Housing Development Corp. American Cancer Society Friends of the Brown County Library, Inc. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Wausau Hospitals, Inc. Civic & Community $ 261,047 6% American Lung Association of Wisconsin Friends of the Manitowoc Family Aquatic Northeastern Wisconsin Arts Council Wausau Incubator, Inc. Center, Inc. American Red Cross Northland Lutheran Home Health Services, Inc. Weidner Center Presents, Inc. Environmental $ 65,800 Girl Scouts of America Angel on My Shoulder, Ltd. Northwoods Children's Museum White Pine Community Broadcasting, Inc. Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. 27% 24% Ashwaubenon Youth Football Club, Inc. Oconto Area Humane Society & Animal Shelter Wisconsin Association for Homes & Culture & Art $ 62,838 Great Lakes Spaceport Education Foundation, Inc. Aspiro, Inc. Community Education Omega House Greater Green Bay Community Foundation Associates For Collaborative Education, Inc. William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Inc. On Broadway, Inc. Total $1,088,997 Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Baraga County Community Foundation Winnebago County Park View Health Center Operation Boostrap, Inc. Foundation, Inc. Bay Area Humane Society and Animal Shelter, Inc. Winnebago Interfaith Needs Response, Inc. Oshkosh Area Humane Society, Inc. Green Bay Botanical Garden, Inc. Bay Area Medical Center Foundation, Inc. Winter Park Recreation Association, Inc. Oshkosh Opera House Foundation, Inc. Green Bay Community Theater Bay Area Youth Hockey Association Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc. Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra Green Bay Film Society, Inc. Bay Cliff Health Camp Wisconsin Council of Economic Education, Inc. Partners with St. Joseph's Hospital Green Bay Metro Soccer Club, Inc. Becoming an Outdoors Woman, Inc. of Marshfield, Inc. Wisconsin Council of the Blind, Inc. Green Bay Symphony Bellin Foundation, Inc. Paul's Pantry Wisconsin Foundation of Independent Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Colleges, Inc. Bethel Foundation Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh Pine Mountain Music Festival, Inc. Heritage Hill Foundation Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Research Foundation Big Brothers, Big Sisters Place 2-B, Ltd. Hispanic Community Center, Inc. Wisconsin Public Radio Association, Inc. 2006 MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM Boy Scouts of America Portage County Business Council Foundation, Inc. Holy Family Memorial, Inc. Wisconsin Sports Development Corp. Boys & Girls Club Portage County Department on Aging Household Abuse Victims Emergency Woodland Dunes Nature Center, Inc. Brett L. Favre Foundation, Inc. Portage County Humane Society Network, Inc. Woodside Foundation, Inc. Brown County 4-H Portage County Youth on Ice, Inc. There were 321 employee and retiree participants. Howard Suamico Storm Breakers WRVM, Inc. Brown County Children with Disabilities Portage Lake District Library Humane Society of Marathon County YMCA Brown County Civic Music Association, Inc. Prevent Blindness - Northeast Wisconsin Chapter $123,754 Employee & Retiree Gifts Jasper Pickett Foundation, Inc. YWCA Brown County Human Services Pals Program Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services, Inc. Junior Achievement Brown County Tennis Association, Inc. Raptor Education Group, Inc. $59,181 Foundation Matching Gifts Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Calumet All Sports Booster Club, Inc. Rawhide, Inc. Kewaunee County Economic Development Corp. $182,935 Total Gifts Calumet County Tourism Association, Inc. Rebuilding Together of Greater Green Bay Kewaunee School District 2006 Agriculture Contributions Calumet Nature Studies Rebuilding Together of Sheboygan County KI Sawyer Community Association Brown County Breakfast on the Farm Calumet Theatre Company Rhinelander Ice Association, Inc. Lake Superior Community Partnership Foundation Brown County 4-H CASA of Brown County, Inc. Riverside Medical Center, Inc. Lakeland Hawks Ice Association Calumet County Dairy Project Enhancement Cerebral Palsy, Inc. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Program Lakeshore Chorale, Inc. Community Foundation of North Central Service League of Green Bay, Inc. Coleman FFA Alumni Lakeshore Communications Wisconsin, Inc. Sheboygan Community Theater Foundation, Inc. Dairy Business Association of Wisconsin Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Community Mental Health Service, Inc. 2006 DOLLARS FOR DOERS Soccer Association for Youth EAA Aviation Foundation Lincoln Park Zoological Society of Compassionate Friends, Inc. Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc. Manitowoc County Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm PROGRAM Concerned Hearts Club Spies Field Literacy Council of Brown County Kewaunee County 4-H Crivitz Rescue Squad, Inc. St. Mark Lutheran Church Little League Baseball, Inc. Marinette County June Dairy Month Breakfast Crivitz Youth, Inc. St. Mary's Home for the Aged Luxemburg-Casco PTA Manitowoc County Breakfast on the Dairy Farm Cup O’ Joy Christian Coffee House, Inc. Dollars for Doers is a foundation program that started in July 2001 to St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center of Green Bay M&M Area Community Foundation Merrill Area Breakfast on the Farm DAR Boys & Girls Club St. Vincent DePaul Society Machickanee Players encourage community service. When employees or retirees contribute Merrill Area Kiddie Tractor Pull De Pere Christian Outreach St. Vincent Hospital Manitowoc Aviation Resources, Inc. Midwest Rural Energy Council at least 20 hours of volunteer time, the Foundation donates up to $100 De Pere Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Inc. Sunshine House, Inc. Manitowoc County Domestic Violence Center, Inc. National Food & Energy Council De Pere Girls Softball Association to the non-profit organization of their choice. The Alger Regional Community Foundation, Inc. Manitowoc/Two Rivers Area Chamber Foundation National Potato Growers Association De Pere Historical Society, Inc. The Einstein Project Marathon County Public Library Foundation, Inc. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Farm Tour De Pere Lions Club Scholarship Foundation, Inc. The Salvation Army March of Dimes WalkAmerica The program focuses on organizations assisting with arts and culture, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Farmstead De Pere Rapides Youth Soccer Club, Inc. Three Eagle Trail Foundation, Inc. Rewiring Refresher Course Marinette Area Chamber Foundation, Inc. community and civic affairs, health and human services, and the Dial Help, Inc. Tigerton Main Street, Inc. Portage County 4-H Marinette County 4-H Door County Economic Development, Inc. environment in our service territory. Town Line 4-H Club Portage County Fair Marinette County Historical Society Downtown Green Bay Charitable, Inc. Town of Morrison Volunteer Fire Dept. Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Marquette General Hospital, Inc. Ducks Unlimited Town of Oneida Volunteer Fire Dept. In 2006, 140 employees and retirees participated in this program, Wausau Ag Adventure Marshfield Clinic Eagle River Recreation Association Town of Woodboro First Responders Wausau Dairy Breakfast Mercy Health Foundation, Inc. giving 13,146 total volunteer hours, resulting in $14,000 in donations Eastshore Humane Association, Inc. Trees for Tomorrow Wausau Farm-City Dinner Merrill Historical Society, Inc. from the foundation. Eastshore Industries, Inc. Trout Unlimited Wisconsin Ag Stewardship Initiative Minocqua Winter Park Trail Fund Corp. Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc. Twin Counties Free Clinic, Inc. Wisconsin Agribusiness Foundation Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc. Encompass Child Care, Inc. Two Rivers Historical Society Wisconsin FFA Foundation National Multiple Sclerosis Society Environmental Part Trust of Sheboygan County Two Rivers Main Street, Inc. Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association National Railroad Museum, Inc. Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Two Rivers-Mishicot Area Ecumenical Pantry Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association National Wild Turkey Federation Family Educational Broadcasting Corp. United Fund & United Way Wisconsin Rural Leadership Program Neighborhood Housing Services of Green Bay of Door County Unity Limited Partnership Neville Public Museum Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc. University of Wisconsin – Green Bay NEW Community Clinic Family Violence Center, Inc. University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh NEW Community Shelter, Inc. 18 20 21 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT 2006 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT REPORT