CAP recognizes partners
CAP Services hosted its 46th annual awards reception May 30 in Waupaca.
The Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation received the Sargent Shriver Award for contributions valued at over $75,000.
Ted long CAPartner Awards recognize trade allies who have partnered with CAP to offer innovative and effective anti-poverty programs.
Among those recognized locally were volunteers led by Ruth Behm, Churny Cheese); Shelley Henke, Fox Valley Technical College; John Edelbeck and Henry Veleker, city of Waupaca; and David Thiel, Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation.
The Victor and Christine Anthony Family Fund of Waupaca received the Corporate Citizen of the Year Award, which recognizes an outstanding contributor to CAP's anti-poverty effort from the business community.
CAP Chief Executive Officer Mary Patoka noted that CAP's success was due to staff, volunteers, and community partners choosing to invest their time, effort and dollars in helping people move out of poverty.
CAP Services is a private, non-profit community action agency that has been helping low-income people in Marquette, Outagamie, Portage, Waupaca and Waushara counties since 1966.
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