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Things we’re excited about in March

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The team at RSPR shares what events and holidays have them chasing a pot of gold this March.

 

Pulse Young Professionals 2017 Future 15 Young Professional Awards

On Thursday, March 2, the Pulse Young Professionals, a program of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and the Fox Cities Regional Partnership (FCRP), will host the 2017 Future 15 Young Professionals Awards from 6 to 9 p.m. The annual event, in collaboration with Post-Crescent Media, will honor 15 young professionals who excel at their places of employment, as well as give back to our community.

To register for the event, please visit the event’s page and select “register now.”

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Employee Appreciation Day

The first Friday in March is observed as National Employee Appreciation Day. On March 3, it is a day for employees to take a break from climbing the corporate ladder (in a skirt) and let our bosses shower us with appreciation.

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International Women’s Day

As we look for peace in a world of turmoil, International Women’s Day serves as a celebration for the vast and the variety of achievements of women. It also serves as a reminder that women are still fighting for gender equality.

Since its founding in the early 1900s, International Women’s Day has provided support for women while campaigning for peace during some of the world’s most historic events. With growth comes change, and it is appropriate that this year’s theme is #BeBoldForChange. International Women’s Day is calling on its sisters in solidarity to raise awareness in hopes to have a better working world, as well as a more gender-inclusive world.

 Visit International Women’s Day’s event page for how you can participate in events near you.

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Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology’s Survivorship Support Group

Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO) will host its survivorship support group for anyone affected by cancer on Thursday, March 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., led by Paula Wroblewski-Gozner, the YMCA Fox Cities’ health and wellness assistant and Livestrong team trainer.

The survivorship support group meetings will take place at FVHO’s Health & Wellness Center, located at 3925 N. Gateway Drive, Appleton. Wroblewski-Gozner will discuss the YMCA’s 12-week Livestrong program, which is designed to assist adult cancer survivors, along with their caregivers, in feeling physically and emotionally strong post-cancer.

FVHO’s survivorship group is free and open to the public – no registration needed. For more information on upcoming events, visit fvho.org.

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St. Patrick’s Day

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day, a religious holiday celebrating the Catholic missionary St. Patrick who was credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. A more popular legend of our man St. P was that he rid Ireland of snakes during the fifth century A.D.

Today, however, St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of everything Irish, which includes but is not limited to dancing, drinking, corned beef and cabbage, anything green, drinking, four-leafed clovers, and did I say drinking?

If you’re still looking for ways to celebrate that are suitable for all ages, head over to New London for Wisconsin’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade and Irish Festival.

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Faith Technologies’ Job Shadow Event

On Friday, March 24, Faith Technologies, an electrical, engineering and technology systems contractor, will host local high school students at a full-day job shadow event where they will have the opportunity to speak with industry professionals and explore career options within the construction, manufacturing and engineering fields.

The free event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Faith Technologies’ Neenah, Wisconsin, manufacturing center, located at 585 Enterprise Drive. During this time, students will have the opportunity to learn more about what a job in each industry means, whether it be a career in field and project management, estimating, engineering, CAD or 3D modeling. Lunch will be provided.

To register for the event please contact Jami Ralston at jami.ralston@faithtechnologies.com or (920) 225-6648. More information and future job shadow event dates can also be found at www.faithtechnologies.com/careers/job-shadows.

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The Trout Museum of Art’s Regional Artist Gallery

Wednesday, March 1 through Sunday, June 25, The Trout Museum of Art will display The Artist’s View by Ann Herzog Wright in the Regional Artist Gallery, located on the third floor of the Fox Cities Building for the Arts.

The exhibit features artwork in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil, hand-colored etchings and sculptures. The pieces share the theme of the simple things that surround Wright, including landscapes, birds, cows and other elements in nature. Wright’s fascination with the people and landscapes around her has fostered her directions in art.

The Regional Artist Gallery is an extension of The Trout Museum of Art and is located on the third floor of the Fox Cities Building for the Arts. The gallery is open free of charge to the public during museum hours and is a community-oriented space that features high quality artwork from regional artists. Please visit www.troutmuseum.org for additional exhibit details.

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