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Leadership Oneida County seeking community service project ideasSubmitted: 09/12/2017
Lane Kimble
Lane Kimble
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lkimble@wjfw.com

Leadership Oneida County seeking community service project ideas
RHINELANDER - Sprucing up your downtown or helping care for hundreds of dogs doesn't happen without plenty of help.  A couple dozen people in Oneida County want to make more projects like that happen, but they need your ideas first.

Leadership Oneida County is looking for a handful of community development projects to complete this winter.  Anyone living in Oneida County can come up with an idea, submit it, and possibly see it happen.

Past projects include the United Way's Leaderfest event, planting trees in downtown Rhinelander, helping the non-prfit spay and neuter service "The Fix is In" with organizational planning, and developing a historic memorial at Sarocka Field in Rhinelander.

"We're all trying to make ourselves more skilled and our organizations more successful for the betterment of our community," Oneida County UW-Extension Natural Resource and Economic Development Educator Myles Alexander said.

Ideas are due by September 29th. Final selections will happen in early October. Leadership Oneida County members will then work on the projects through May.

"A group may have an idea, they don't know how to accomplish it," Alexander said. "They'll get this number of people to work with them to figure out how to do it and get it under way."

Any idea will be considered, but ideas should not solely focus on fundraising.

To submit your idea call Myles Alexander at 715-365-2759 or email him at myles.alexander@ces.uwex.edu.

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