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2018 Wisconsin Self Determination Conference

Community Outreach| Events

It’s a privilege to be involved in community activities. We value learning new information, working with community partners, and meeting new people at conferences and events throughout the year. It helps to inform us so that we can best support people with maintaining independence at home and in the...

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Aging Empowerment Conference

Community Outreach| Events

Last week, we were proud to sponsor and exhibit at the Aging Empowerment Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Madison, Wisconsin. Jordan and Trista joined fellow exhibitors and community partners for two days of learning and networking. The conference, hosted by InControl Wisconsin, is one of the premier events...

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Bell Ringing

Community Outreach

Care Network Wisconsin embraced the holiday spirit by volunteering their time for The Salvation Army to ring bells and collect donations. The Salvation Army has a rich history of supporting our communities. By collecting money, goods, and clothing from good Samaritans each year, 25 million Americans receive the resources...

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Aging Empowerment in Wisconsin

Community Outreach

Today Consumer Direct Wisconsin is sponsoring/exhibiting at the Aging Empowerment Conference hosted by InControl Wisconsin. The conference focuses on the interconnected relationship between older adults, their caregivers, and the professionals who support them to live a self-determined life. We are exploring ways to advance self-determination as the foundation for providing support while...

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2017 Senior Fair

Community Outreach

Extending our outreach into Adams County, Lori Schoblaski (Program Coordinator) and Matt Moore (Regional Coordinator) attended the 2017 Senior Fair at the Adams Community Center on May 11. The event provided a great opportunity to meet other providers and share about our services to new members. On July 1, Family Care...

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Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Community Outreach

2017 marks the 20th year of the Special Olympics Minnesota Polar Plunge, supporting more than 8,100 athletes. On Saturday, March 4, we took the plunge for the fifth year in a row. Ten of our jumpers braved the ice cold temperature raising over $1,300!  The Plunge is sponsored by the Law Enforcement...

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Feed My Starving Children

Community Outreach

Engaging our communities and participating in activities that lends a helping hand to those in need is important to us. On Saturday, February 18, our Wisconsin staff seized an opportunity to help. We volunteered our time to help the Feed My Starving Children – Goliath Mobile Pack at the...

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10th Annual Regional Caregiver Conference

Community Outreach

On Friday, September 30, Trista Brandt, Program Manager, and Nicole Ryan, Regional Coordinator, for CDWI attended the 10th Annual Regional Caregiver Conference in New Richmond. Many people were interested in our services and was a great opportunity for us to connect with local providers, caregivers, and families that are new to...

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Think Big – 2016 Wisconsin Aging Network Conference

Community Outreach

On September 21, Nicole Ryan, Regional Coordinator for CDWI, attended the Wisconsin Aging Network conference. This year the theme was “Think Big” as nearly 500 professionals in aging gathered for the two-day event. We were happy to be exhibitors and talk with partners about issues facing our aging communities....

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Senior Living EXPO

Community Outreach

On September 14, we exhibited at the 19th Annual Senior Living EXPO in Appleton. This year’s EXPO was the biggest ever with over 760 attendees.  This event is the only EXPO in the area that is strictly a fundraiser for area charities. Trista Brandt  |  Program Manager Consumer Direct Wisconsin

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