The St. Croix Valley Foundation recently announced the recipients of its most recent competitive grant program. This fall, the organization awarded $33,940 to 14 schools in Wisconsin and Minnesota through its Music Education grants program.
What does it mean to be a part of giveBIG St. Croix Valley? It means bringing communities and nonprofits together to make a BIG impact. giveBIG St. Croix Valley, an online fundraiser, returns on April 30. Not only will the fundraiser return to Amery, Osceola, New Richmond, St. Croix Falls and Somerset, but it will expand to include Hudson, River Falls and all of Polk County to make BIG things happen.
The River City Chorale will celebrate the peace and the beauty of Christmas with friends and neighbors by presenting the fifth annual "Christmas with the River City Chorale" on Saturday, Dec. 15. The Chorale's three choral ensembles will present two concerts, one at 3 p.m and one at 7 p.m., at a new location, Faith Community Church, 777 Carmichael Road in Hudson.
The Western Wisconsin delegation of the YMCA Youth in Government (YIG) program is seeking new members to be part of their 2019 Model Assembly conference. The Model Assembly program is open to all youth grades 8-12 throughout the greater St. Croix Valley and provides a hands-on, real time simulation of the Minnesota state government. The conference will take place Thursday, Jan. 10, through Sunday, Jan. 13.
If you are approaching eligibility for Medicare, the Benefit Specialists from the Aging & Disability Resource Center of St. Croix County will help you understand the different pieces of Medicare — Part A, B, C, and D, plus Supplemental Insurance. They will highlight the differences between Supplemental Policies and Medicare Advantage/Cost/Deductible plans, so you can decide which coverage is best for you. You'll also learn some basics about public benefits and the Wisconsin Senior Care Program. Informational Sessions: