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Latest News and Events from Portage Health Foundation

April 19, 2021

Volunteer Emergency Services the Focus of $50,000 in Funding from PHF

Available to all Copper Country volunteer emergency services units – deadline May 21, 2021

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is proud to announce a new grant opportunity for volunteer emergency services providers, such as fire departments and first..

April 14, 2021

Podcast: Good Grief is Group Grief at Omega House with Cynthia Drake

In this episode we talk with Cynthia Drake, the Grief Educator at Omega House. She is the host of a monthly community grief support group. The Third Thursday Community Grief Support meets every month for an hour from 5 to 6 p.m.

“We noticed we..

March 27, 2021

Citrusy Green Beans - A Light and Citrusy Twist on Steamed Green Beans

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March 23, 2021

Leadership Changes at Copper Country Senior Meals

Copper Country Senior Meals announces changes to the organization as it continues to fulfill its mission of providing nutritious food and a wellness check so that the seniors in our community feel neither hungry nor isolated.

First the organization..

March 16, 2021

Up to $3,000 Grants Available from Portage Health Foundation

April 16 Deadline for Small Grants Request for Proposals

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) has released a request for proposals (RFP) focusing on small grants, with a maximum award for each applicant of $3,000. In total, $20,000 is available through..

February 27, 2021

Learn to Cook Delicious Eggroll Bowls with Biblio Bistro

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February 25, 2021

CLK School’s Police Partnership Crucial in Trauma-Informed Initiative

Think back to that first day of school. It’s full of fresh energy. It’s intimidating and fun. It’s exhausting and exhilarating. In the long run, you remember little from it, but it somehow helps shape the entire school year. Now, imagine the night..

February 17, 2021

Podcast: Karyn Juntunen discusses school gardens, seed saving and more

In the latest PHF Podcast Karyn Juntunen from the Copper Country Intermediate School District joins host Michael H. Babcock and Portage Health Foundation’s (PHF) Director of Community Health Michelle Seguin, M.D. to discuss school gardens, community..

February 16, 2021

30 years in the making, tow rope reopens in Greenland Township

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February 9, 2021

Podcast: Leah Polzien recaps Calumet Farmers Market's Incredible 2020

The Main Street Calumet Farmers Market had a banner year in 2020. Despite the challenges brought on by a global pandemic, they saw more vendors, more sales, more customers and even extended the market well into the fall for the first time in the..