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Learn what's new through regular Tribune Updates. These updates are written for participants and interested individuals. A new update will be posted monthly, or as Tribune developments dictate. Email [email protected] if you'd like to receive the updates.

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Tribune Updates

June 20, 2017
Headlines include: Tribune Building Project featured in SSIR; Support the Tribune and win 4 Rafters Founders tickets!; Monarch fundraiser; Brat Fry; Gannett’s “A Community Thrives” grant contest; Reminder: Strawberry Summer Celebration.

May 3, 2017
Headlines include: Tribune Brat Fry | Friday, May 19; A Community Thrives (ACT) grant contest; New donation webpage; Monarch fundraiser; State budget; Facebook page.

March 22, 2017
Headlines include: Community Information Session: Tribune Building; Confluence Project site visit; State Budget update.

February 8, 2017
Headlines include: Share your love for community this Valentine’s Day!; Incourage Community Information Session: Tribune Building; Voice your support for the Tribune!

January 18, 2017
Headlines include: Join us January 24; …and again on January 25!

December 8, 2016
Headlines include: Join us December 13; Riverfront design presentation; Pulaski site visit.

September 8, 2016
Headlines include: Join us September 19; Tribune receives APA award; Updated FAQ; Tribune 101 presentations.

June 24, 2016
Headlines include: Conditions for success; WIPPS event; Incourage receives $50K; Additional updates.

April 14, 2016
Headlines include: Join us April 19; Blacksmith studio open house; Historical images needed!; Date Night Cooking Class.

March 12, 2016
Headlines include: Join us March 16; Meet Jenny Harms; Environmental Sustainability event – April 19; Survey reminder; From Kelly: Redefining Philanthropy.

February 1, 2016
Headlines include: Testifying in favor of Creative Economy; Tribune 101s in demand – schedule yours!; Mark your calendars; Updates to tribunebuilding.org.

December 11, 2015
Headlines include: Construction Progress Continues; December 1 Meeting Summary; Art in Action in our Community; Holiday Wishes from Incourage.

November 6, 2015
Headlines include: Spread the word about Tribune 101; You can be part of Tribune art; Under Construction; Mark your calendar for next Public Meeting.

October 8, 2015
Headlines include: October 6 Public Meeting; Construction Update; Environmental Sustainability Learning Opportunity; Tribune 101 Presentation.

September 18, 2015
Headlines include: Tribune Meetings Resume on Tuesday, October 6; Learning with Marc Buttera, O’so Brewing Company; Area Schools Welcome “Tribune 101” Presentation; $472K WEDC Grant to Wisconsin Rapids; Grand Affair: A Day to Play, Learn, and Tour the Tribune.

September 1, 2015
Headlines include: In the News! Tribune: Our Community Accelerator; Kelly Ryan’s CEO Blog; Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s news release; WSAW TV7/CBS Broadcast; Community Update from Mayor Vruwink; Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune article; WSAU 550AM/99.9FM Broadcast.

July 30, 2015
Headlines include: Parking Lot Ownership Transferred to Incourage; Reflections Conversation with Table Hosts Highlights Shared Accomplishments and Confirms Hope for Our Future; Tours with Area Youth Spark Excitement; Learning: FEED Kitchens Tour Highlights; Community Picnic; Tribune Pre-Construction Tour with Helen Jungwirth.

June 23, 2015
Headlines include: Special Opportunities – Tribune Tours June 23 and July 9; Progress Continues; In the News; New Website; Tribune 101 Presentations; Community Picnic.

June 2, 2015
Headlines include: NightSeeing Opportunity; Reminder – Join Us Tonight.

May 22, 2015
Headlines include: Next Tribune Meeting on June 2; Solarus Makes Gift to Tribune; Learning Opportunity – Solar Program; Now Available – Tribune Networking Cards; Balance, Transparency and Equity: Keys to Sustainable Development.

April 23, 2015
Headlines include: Tribune on Target: Construction Manager Announced & Detailed Designs Revealed; ArtPlace Opportunity Artists Selected; Downtown Development Interest Group; Join Us; Please Share.

March 25, 2015
Headlines include: Tribune. A Champion of the People; LEED Certification, Sustainability Features, Construction Management; Join us for our next Public Meeting on April 14.

March 6, 2015
Headlines include: Environmental Sustainability: Broad Community Benefit; Trust, Transparency and Shared Responsibility; Growing Participation from Downtown Neighbors; Advancing Artists Gather in south Wood County.

February 10, 2015
Headlines include: Phase 2 Programming Document Now Available; Thank You City of Wisconsin Rapids; Call for Artists Attracts More than 100; General Contractor Selection; Just Launched – Phase 3 Connections; Tribune Building Project “In The News”.

January 9, 2015
Headlines include: Igniting Connections Launches January 27; Call for Artists! $300K Funding Opportunity; Economic Impact | Operating Model; How to Rebuild Architecture; Tribune Building Project Celebration Recap.

December 3, 2014
Headlines include: December 9 Celebration Event; Building Updates.

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