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2014 Children's Legacy Luncheon

View 2014 Children's Legacy Luncheon Invitation Here.

The thirteenth annual Children's Legacy Luncheon will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014 at The Florian Gardens. This event creates awareness of special issues regarding the welfare of children in our community and raises funds to help causes related to our children. The Children's Legacy Luncheon also honors community members who have made important and lasting contributions on behalf of children in the greater Eau Claire area. 

The Honorees for the 2014 Children's Legacy Luncheon "Outstanding Achievement Award" are:

  • Colleen Bates
  • Chris Hambuch-Boyle
  • Christopher Stratton
  • Lisa Walter
  • Vicki Hoehn

Major sponsors for the 2014 Luncheon include:

Diamond Sponsors:  BMO Harris Bank, Sacred Heart Hospital 

Gold Sponsors:  Avalon Floral, Leader-Telegram, Marshfield Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System, Royal Credit Union

Bronze Sponsors: Northwestern Bank, Orgel Wealth Management, Richard and Nikki Hanna, Royal Construction, Student Transit-Eau Claire, Wegner CPA's, Weld Riley Prenn & Ricci SC, Wipfli CPAs and Consultants LLP

Table Sponsors:  Bates Orthodontics, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern WI, Century 21 Metro Realty, Festival Foods, Kristo Orthodontics, Market & Johnson, Mcdonough Manufacturing, UWEC-Foundation, UW-Stout, WEAU Channel 13, Westconsin Credit Union, Wisconsin Division for Early Childhood Learning, Xcel Energy

If you would like to learn more about the honorees, wish to attend the Children's Legacy Luncheon, or are interested in becoming a sponsor, please click below for more information.

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Women's Giving Circle Spring Gathering

Come join members of the Women's Giving Circle for their annual Spring Gathering! This year's Gathering will take place on Thursday, May 8, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Eau Claire Golf and Country Club.

The Spring Gathering offers a great opportunity to meet members of the Women's Giving Circle, learn more about their mission, and hear from the organizations that have benefited from their contributions.

For more information about the Spring Gathering, including how to register, please click the link below.

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Jeffers Park Development Project: Giving Eau Claire the Chance to "Play Ball!"

A new collaboration between two local sports leagues and a group of concerned citizens is hoping to give people young and old the chance to hear that familiar cry of summer - "Play Ball!"softball

The project, the Jeffers Park Development Project, is a partnership between the Eau Claire National Little League and Eau Claire Fastpitch. The mission is to plan and construct Jeffers Park, located on Eau Claire's northwest side, to feature a five field baseball and softball complex and include other park amenities, such as a playground, pavilion and trails.

Tax deductible donations can be made to the fund by going to and selecting "donate online" or they can be mailed directly to the foundation:

306 S. Barstow Street, Suite 104, Eau Claire, WI 54701

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~Katy Mattice
In remembrance of her parents
John and Nellie Kaiser






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