YMCA Fitness Instructor Becky Wightman

By laura / June 30, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate our beautiful community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Becky Wightman of the Fond du Lac YMCA is a strong force of inspiration.  She is illuminating… Becky Wightman Becky Wightman grew up in a big family on a dairy farm in Eden. …

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Sister Stephen Of Cristo Rey Ranch

By laura / June 25, 2020 /

Sister Stephen Bloesl of Cristo Rey Ranch is compassionate and kind. Sister Stephen and I have had several conversations about following your calling.  In addition to motivating me, she boosted my self-confidence.  As a result, I continue moving forward on my journey of discovering my life’s mission.  From the bottom of my heart, thank you!…

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Entrepreneurial Spirit Guides Judith

By laura / June 24, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate our beautiful community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Judith Berger O’Brien’s strong intuition guides her entrepreneurial spirit.  She believes in the power of education and gives back to the community in countless ways.  Judith is illuminating… Judith Berger O’Brien Judith…

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Mahala’s Hope Founder Sandy Hardie

By laura / June 16, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate our beautiful community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Sandy Hardie of Mahala’s Hope is driven to make the world a better place.  She is illuminating… Sandy Hardie Sandy Hardie grew up near the beautiful Apostle Islands.  She experienced significant trauma.  She…

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Fond du Lac Native Amy Charneski

By laura / June 12, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate the Fond du Lac community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. I first met Amy Charneski while she was an aid at Saint Mary’s Springs Academy.  She was the teacher’s assistant in my son’s kindergarten class.  Amy’s smile lit up the…

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Fond du Lac School District Equity Coordinator

By laura / June 8, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate our community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Laurice Snyder first shared her story during her 2017 TEDx Talk, then she shared it with us.  We were honored to sit down with Laurice and hear her personal journey that led her…

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Brita McCullough Followed Her Calling

By laura / June 4, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate our community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. From the moment I met Dr. Brita McCullough in the delivery room, I knew she was someone special.  Her compassion and patience radiated the room as I was about to become a first-time…

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Holy Family Director Of Operations Gail Kraig

By laura / May 28, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate our beautiful community. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. This week we’re highlighting the Director of Parish Operations for Holy Family Catholic Community, Gail Kraig. Gail Kraig Originally from Milwaukee, Gail Kraig has been a long time Fond du Lac resident. …

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Village Wide Rummage Sales

By laura / May 27, 2020 /

I don’t like going to rummage sales, nor do I like having them. But because of the success of our “FREE” rummage sale last year, I decided to do it again this year. Plastic totes line the attic and basement walls.  The time has come for major spring cleaning and these items are ready to…

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Salchert Meats Owner Katie Fuhrmann

By laura / May 21, 2020 /

We are sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Memories come flooding back to me as I walk through the doors of Salchert Meats.  It seems like yesterday that I was rocking in one of their chairs enjoying the flavor of my cherry Dum-Dum. It fills me with joy knowing that this fifth-generation business is…

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