Among those things at the Methodist Christmas Bazaar were these Christmas wreaths, fashioned to resemble pine branches and without beginning or end. Church submitted photo.
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Statement from Tuesday Rally

This rally tonight was to show Jon how much he means to this community.

He is known far and wide for being a very compassionate, caring, and fun nurse!

We wanted to show him support in his decision to not take the vaccine.

No one should have to have an experimental substance forced in them.

Doesn’t natural immunity mean anything? I understand private businesses can do what they want. But if these “heroes” could work for the last year and a half without the vaccine they should be able to continue to do so.

You don't fire good, seasoned professionals if we are suppos edly in a pandemic!

We fully trust God has bigger and better plans for Jon!

Dana Carlson

Stanley Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Stanley Community Fund, was endowed through the Community Foundation of Chippewa County in October 2018, as a result of over 50 donors and due to the Leadership of the Stanley Lions Club. Thanks to them, the Fund this year has slightly over $1,200 to award to Stanley community projects. Last year’s available funds were awarded to the D. R. Moon Library for a summer children’s program and the Stanley Area Historical So- ciety for their roofing project. Again, due to limited funds, non-profit groups applying for grants should limit their requests to less than $500 and requests for even smaller amounts are encouraged. Non-profit and 502 (c)3 organizations in the Stanley Area are encouraged to apply. Applications for the following type projects will be considered: projects that fulfill unmet needs, one-time projects, special pro grams serving others, striving to improve the quality of life in the community, and making a difference are encouraged to apply. Grants will not be made to directly support individuals and routine operating expenditures of an organization.

Groups or organizations interested in applying should sub-

Methodist Christmas Bazaar mit no more than a one page typed proposal on how they would use the grant funding. Deadline for receiving proposals will be Friday, January 7,2022. The Grants Committee will meet shortly after that and make the awards decision. Written proposals should be addressed to: Stanley Community Fund Grants Request, % Stanley City Clerk, 353 S. Broadway, Stanley, WI 54768.

The Stanley Community Fund is intended to provide a way for local people, businesses and organizations to give back to the community and support the improvement of the quality of life in the Stanley Area. Tax deductible donations are welcome anytime and can be made by writing a check to CFCC – Stanley Community Fund and sending it to: Community Foundation of Chippewa County, 404 ½ N Bridge Street, PO Box 153, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. All donations are then applied to the Stanley Community Fund. Between 7-1-20 and 6-30-21 the fund received $750 in gifts. Thank you to those who donated this past year. Gifts to this fund keep on giving each year.

December 15, 2021