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

Category: Fundraising

At GAME ON! teams face off in five 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! Join us for the ultimate game night! Your Gift Will...

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Forward Janesville Honors Riverfront with Diversity Award

Category: Employment, Press Releases

Forward Janesville honored Riverfront Inc. with the 2015 Diversity Award at the Fourteenth Annual Forward Janesville Awards Luncheon on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Riverfront was selected by peer businesses and community members as the honoree for the 2015 Diversity Award because of it’s exemplary contributions in implementing policies procedures and/or programs that enhance the diversity...

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Wisconsin’s Older Worker Network Names Riverfront the 2014 Host Agency of the Year

Category: Employment, Press Releases

Wisconsin’s Older Worker Network (OWN) has named Riverfront, Inc. the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Host Agency Award. The honor is presented to a nonprofit organization or public/government agency based on a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of employment opportunities for older workers. Workforce Connections nominated Riverfront, noting that with mutual respect and trust, older...

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Governor Walker Recognizes Riverfront Participants

Category: Press Releases

Governor Walker Recognizes the Work of Riverfront Participant Employment Team     La Crosse, WI- A certificate of recognition from Governor Scott Walker will be presented to Riverfront participants employed to maintain Rest Area 31, Eastbound I-90, La Crosse. The recognition is part of the governor’s “Year of the Better Bottom Line,” to encourage employment...

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Registration Deadline Extended!

Category: Press Releases

The registration deadline for the Seven Rivers Region Community Challenge Summit has been extended to September 17th. Registration information is available at https://www.riverfrontinc.org/community-challenge-summit .



Keep Options Available for Adults with Disabilties

Category: Advocacy, Participants

A plan recently released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) may eliminate all facility-based work centers so that all adults with disabilities will work in community-based employment. We support DHS’s plan to increase community-based jobs—Riverfront serves twice as many participants in community jobs as in our work centers. As experts in our field,...

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The “A-TEAM” Voice your Choice Tour Stops at Riverfront

Category: Advocacy, Press Releases

Individuals with Disabilities and Families Tour Wisconsin to Protect Their Choices Wednesday, August 6th  10:30 a.m Riverfront, Inc., 3000 South Avenue, La Crosse, WI 54650 About the Event Hundreds of individuals with disabilities and their families plan to mobilize at 10 stops around the state to voice their choice in response to the Department of...

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The Community Challenge Summit

Category: Press Releases

Tackling complex and systemic issues throughout the Seven Rivers Region Riverfront, Inc., in partnership with Forward Community Investments, is hosting the Community Challenge Summit this fall to examine how to tackle complex and systemic community concerns. Issues such as poverty, mental health, adults with disabilities, homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, sustainability, and health and wellness...

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Riverfront Foundation Fundraising Benefits Area High Schools

Category: Fundraising, Press Releases

The special education departments of two area high schools received donations totaling $1,500 from money raised through the Riverfront Foundation’s successful GAME ON! fundraiser. Each GAME ON! fundraising team raised money for Riverfront’s Innovation Fund, and on the night of the event, eight teams played party games before a live audience. The top fundraising team...

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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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