July 2010 Backyard Heroes

Nora CusackNora Cusack, Wisconsin Women’s Network

Nora Cusack served on the board of Wisconsin Women’s Network (WWN) for eight years and as chair for two years.  Thanks to Nora’s hard work and leadership, WWN was chosen as one of five pilot partners for a national project to clarify the needs of the elderly, and to present possible solutions. Wisconsin’s Elder Economic Security Initiative illustrates Wisconsin’s leadership on issues regarding the elderly.

For information about the Wisconsin Women’s Network or to volunteer, please visit www.wiwomensnetwork.org or call (608) 255-9809.

Duane BarmoreDuane Barmore, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters

Duane Barmore has volunteered with Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Institute since he was motivated by the group’s efforts to pass the Great Lakes Compact.  Duane has been very active in the League–doing everything from meeting with legislators to gathering support from citizens to stuffing envelopes. Now retired, Duane is also active in local city planning.

For information about the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters or to volunteer, please visit www.conservationvoters.org or call (608) 661-0845.

Photos provided by John Urban, The Urban Photo Company