August 29th, 2018

The Worth of a Penny!

Have you ever wondered – what is the worth of a penny? From the number of these coins that can be found on floors and in parking lots, many would likely reply – not much!

Let’s go ‘back in time’ to the early 1950s. Dr. Kate Newcomb, Wisconsin’s Angel on Snowshoes, had a reverence for […]

June 27th, 2018

Mineral Point Excellence in Education Presents Grants

Margaret Mead’s famous quote – “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – most certainly reflects the accomplishments of the Mineral Point Excellence in Education Advisory Board. Formed in January of 2017, this group – including Kristin Mitchell, chair; Nancy […]

May 29th, 2018

Inaugural Grants Awarded from Mineral Point Community Endowment

MPCF board member Nancy Schmit, center, presents a grant in support of the Restoration of the Governor Dodge Lodge at Water Tower Park to Kiwanis President Joelle Doye (left) and Kiwanis 50-year member Merle Freymiller.

Some may remember the early conversations – in January of 2016 – about the development of an endowment that […]

February 5th, 2018

Mineral Point Community Fund Grants Available

It was in early 2016 (just 2 years ago) that a group of enthusiastic volunteers came together to work on building an endowment to fund projects in the community. That group (known as the Mineral Point Community Foundation), which includes Nancy Harker, Lisa Hay, Jim Kackley, Frank McGettigan, Kristin Mitchell, Lori Pittz, Nancy Schmit, Mike […]