L W C – Class XIX Graduation will be Thursday, May 9!

L W C Class XIX will have a Graduation program on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Par 4 Resort located at 201 Foxfire Drive in Waupaca.  The evening will include a dinner, a presentation of community projects by the participants, and the graduation ceremony. It has been another wonderful year getting to know this […]

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Exploration of Systems Thinking

Exploration of Systems Thinking by Casey Gardner We began our new journey into systems thinking with a broad question- What is knowledge? This was an interesting question since we as humans just “know” what knowledge is. A simple description appeared to be that knowledge is our experience, practice, growth and flexibility. It is based on […]

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Day One at the Capital

Day One in the Capital Building by Wendy Hoppa As our group entered the Capital building, we were all in awe of its beauty and eager to start snapping photos of the history before us. This was a highly anticipated trip for the leadership group, and it definitely did not disappoint. Our first speaker was […]

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Local Leadership Makes Local Government

Local Leadership Makes Local Government by Thiago Souza Below I have highlighted a few key learnings from Class XIX’s session 4, which took place at the Waupaca County Courthouse and was focused on Town, Village, City and County Government functions. Waupaca County Corporation Counsel Diane Meulemans started our morning with a thorough presentation breaking down […]

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Doing Good in the Community: Retaining Young People

As a group, we all found that it is becoming increasingly obvious that employers in our community are having a challenging time retaining employees. Often employees will find themselves directly out of college starting out their working career in the Waupaca community. Once they have a couple years of work experience, they will move to […]

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Doing Good in the Community – Class XVIII Aging in Place Team

Our group started our project knowing we wanted to go in the direction of health care/access to health care. What we found after discussion was a common concern among all that as our population ages, the difficult decisions about whether to leave the home for additional health care support and the financial burden and stress […]

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