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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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 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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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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Self-Taught Artist Mary Wehner

By laura / May 18, 2020 /

We are sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Mary Wehner is a self-taught artist who inspires others to embrace their creativity.  She is illuminating… Mary Wehner Self-taught artist Mary Wehner has spent the majority of her life in Fond du Lac.  Mary primarily focuses on abstract painting and poetry.  She…

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Finding Purpose In The Pain

By laura / May 14, 2020 /

We are sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Mara and I have shared many laughs over the years.  Her positivity and sense of humor will light up any room.  Mara is finding purpose during this challenging season in her life.  She is illuminating… Mara Springborn Mara Springborn loves to laugh…

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Illuminating Women Project Highlights Marcie

By laura / May 11, 2020 /

We are sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Marcie Schneider of Christian Parents For Kids is changing the world through kindness.  She has touched countless lives in our community and we are forever grateful for her dedication to the next generation.  We are honored to highlight Marcie in the Illuminating…

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Change The World Through Kindness

By laura / May 4, 2020 /

We are sharing our Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. Camille illuminates the power of positivity with her genuine smile.  A smile can change the world. Camille Rosenmeier Camille Rosenmeier was born to a large Catholic family in Wisconsin.  While the appearance of her family was perfect, Camille’s childhood was marked by…

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