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Archive of: Nonprofit Biz Report

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Stoughton Goodwill to open

Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin will open its new Stoughton retail store and donation center on Friday, Mar. 16 at 1780 US-51 in a former Walmart building.

March 2018

AmFam extends PGA contract

American Family Insurance has extended its agreement with University Ridge Golf Course, the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department, and PGA TOUR Champions to extend the American Family Insurance Championship through 2020.

February 2018

Walmart won’t donate Sam’s Club building

Dane County Boys and Girls Club CEO Michael Johnson’s attempt to entice Walmart to donate its recently shuttered Sam’s Club building on the west side for a youth sports center was rejected.

February 2018

Johnson sees future for Sam’s Club building

With the Sam’s Club on Madison’s far west side closing, Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County, has asked Arkansas-based Walmart to consider donating the building to his nonprofit so it can be converted into a sports and regional job-training facility.

January 2018

Businessman creates solar energy fund

Cal Couillard, an Edgerton businessman, has created a fund that encourages nonprofits to switch to solar energy.

November 2017

Urgent request: Thanksgiving basket donations down

With Thanksgiving around the corner and basket deliveries beginning Saturday, the Goodman Community Center has put out an urgent request for more basket donations.

November 2017

In Kiio WEA Trusts

WEA Trust, the Madison-based nonprofit that provides health insurance plans for state employees, has invested $1 million in Fitchburg-based startup Kiio to help people with lower back pain.

October 2017

Holstein head charged in embezzlement case

Larry P. Nelson of Fitchburg, the former executive director of the Wisconsin Holstein Association, has been charged with embezzling more than $15,000 from the Baraboo organization.

October 2017

Recall effort targets Fitchburg mayor

A group angry at Fitchburg Mayor Jason Gonzalez for pulling funding for nonprofits from his proposed 2018 operating budget has launched a recall campaign.

October 2017

Dane County, Vera Institute partner to help immigrants

Dane County has been chosen as one of 12 jurisdictions to be part of a Vera Institute of Justice national initiative called the Safety and Fairness for Everyone (SAFE) Cities Network, a partnership to provide legal representation to immigrants facing deportation hearings.

September 2017
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