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GAME ON! Fundraiser was a Winner!

Category: Fundraising

Congratulations to Tom and the Valley Views! The top fundraisers and the winners of the Championship Round, Tom and the Valley Views came away as the double winner of the GAME ON! The Ultimate Game Night! Team members Jay Jaehnke, Sue Dillenbeck, Sue Weidemann, and Tom Ballinger celebrate their win! Thanks to all the teams,...

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Senator Jennifer Shilling to Receive the 2014 Government Leadership Award

Category: Press Releases

The 2014 Rehabilitation for Wisconsin/Wisconsin Rehabilitation Association Government Leadership Award will be presented to Senator Jennifer Shilling at the Rehabilitation and Transition Conference in Green Bay, Wis., May 1st, 2014. “Empowering individuals with special needs to identify their unique abilities and maximize their potential continues to be a priority for me as a state senator,”...

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Collaboration Brings New Sixteen Pines Residential Living to Life

Category: Press Releases, Program Services

Soon more community living options will be available for adults with disabilities in the Coulee Region. Riverfront, Inc. and Four Loons, LLC are collaborating to provide supported, independent living in a four-bedroom licensed Adult Family Home and eight newly constructed accessible one-bedroom, single-story log homes. “We are pleased to be working with Mary Scheel at...

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Join the Fun at GAME ON! The Ultimate Game Night!

Category: Fundraising

At GAME ON! teams face off in four rounds of fun party games, with fans in the audience cheering them on.  The final two teams will be vying for a chance to win up to $1,500 dollars for the school special education program of their choice! Your Gift Will Benefit People with Disabilities Served by...

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Three Riverfront Women Featured in Coulee Region Women!

Category: Press Releases

Coulee Region Women magazine contacted Riverfront late last year with a request to write about three Riverfront women who work with participants. Kristin Chapiewsky, Michelle Lesky and Rebecca Waschek contributed to the attached article by providing stories about how they came to Riverfront. Their stories demonstrate the caring and commitment that our participants experience through...

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Happy Holidays from Riverfront!

Category: Participants

Wishing you peace and joy this holiday season! The snow has fallen, the temperature’s dropping, holiday parties are wrapping up and it’s time to relax and enjoy. Some of our participants want to share holiday thoughts with you. Below is a link to our video featuring La Crosse participants, where they share thoughts about snow,...

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Riverfront Participants Perform Original Production

Category: Participants, Press Releases, Program Services

The Riverfront Drama Group will perform an original play Monday, December 16th at 6:30 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 612 Division St, La Crosse, WI, 54601.  “The Storm That Brought Spring!” is a story about friendship and hope. Admission is free. Riverfront’s arts program gives individuals an outlet for self-expression through a variety of accessible...

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Wisconsin Vocational Rehabilitation Receives a Financial Boost

Category: Employment, Press Releases

Riverfront Job Developer Ellen Clason had the opportunity to participate in a conversation with Governor Walker about the benefits of Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. He was in La Crosse signing a bill to increase the state’s contribution to vocational rehabilitation programs through the Department of Workforce Development by about $4.2 million. In doing this, Wisconsin...

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Riverfront Volunteers in the News

Category: Press Releases, Volunteering

Riverfront has the volunteer support of the Janesville Jets of the North American Hockey League (NAHL). The Janesville Gazette printed a story about the Jets, Riverfront and volunteering that made it into the NAHL News.  



Riverfront in the News

Category: Press Releases

Mary Kessens, Riverfront President and CEO, shares some thoughts about Riverfront in this feature story aired on WXOW.



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