October 2013 Backyard Heroes

Callen Harty, Rape Crisis Center, OutReach, Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Local playwright and activist Callen Harty worked with CSW member nonprofits Outreach, Rape Crisis Center, and Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault—along with other groups and...

September 2013 Backyard Heros

Dennis Tande, Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired The Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired thanks Dennis Tande for tending the many flower beds around the Council’s building on Willy Street.  If you’re there you might see...

August 2013 Backyard Heroes

Erik Pettersen, Sierra Club Foundation – John Muir Chapter Erik Pettersen has been an indispensable volunteer with the Sierra Club Foundation John Muir Chapter, helping on clean transportation and renewable energy by doing office work and creating video for the web....

July 2013 Backyard Heroes

Lorie Zantow, Wisconsin Literacy  Lorie Zantow works full time for an area accounting firm, but she still manages to give several hours weekly to the accounting and financial needs of Wisconsin Literacy, where she has been Board Treasurer since 2008.  Lorie has...

June 2013 Backyard Heroes

Ananda Mirilli, Nuestro Mundo, Inc Ananda Mirilli, a parent of a child at Nuestro Mundo Community School, the charter school managed by Nuestro Mundo Inc., has generously volunteered at the school for five years. She also volunteers and serves on the board of the...