Groups that boost Boulder Junction

By Ben Jones

The Boulder Junction area has strong community organizations that work hard to improve the quality of life here for residents and visitors. Volunteers work tirelessly to host important annual events and build and maintain critical community assets. Boulder Junction would not be the community it is without them. Here are a few of the groups that help make this area so special:

 

 

American Legion Post 451

Boulder Junction Area Historical Society

We work to preserve and present the history of the area.  We have the original depot from 1903 with its artifacts.  The museum next door has displays and photos of the logging era, resorts, fishing, people stories.  Remember Aqualand and Dr. Kate.  Free Admission

Boulder Junction Community Foundation Inc.

Our mission: Preserve and enhance Boulder Junction for present and future generations. We provide grants for projects such as the Community Center & Library, the music stage and its lights, bike repair stations, the children’s reading program, fundraising activities of the Fire Department, a downtown mural, upgrades to the ball field, and renovation of the veterans’ memorial. Growing the Endowment Fund guarantees funds for future requests. Your donations are tax-deductible. We provide estate planning opportunities through the Legacy Circle.

Boulder Junction Lioness Club

The Boulder Jct. Lioness Club is a group of service-oriented women fulfilling our mission of “We Serve Too”! Funds raised are returned to the community through donations and in support of Lions missions and projects.

Boulder Junction Lions Club

The Boulder Junction Lions are built on community volunteerism and sacrifice since 1972. Our mission statement is to create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation. A total of 74 members during this past year have donated over $30,000 to over 30 service organizations.

Lakeland Area Kiwanis Club

Lakeland Area Kiwanis is a year-round local organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Raising money to help area organizations that work directly with kids – scholarships, camperships, i-pads for children in the autism spectrum, etc. Student recognition awards and 4 fundraisers a year. We are looking for new members to help us! Come join the fun at 7:30 am on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (Sept-May) at Molly’s Cafe, 9832 Plaza Dr., Minocqua, WI 54545.  (Near Walmart)

Vilas County Economic Development Corporation

The Vilas County Business Incubators provide start-up and expanding businesses a low cost solution for working space, equipment and internet access. We are staffed by experienced professionals to provide assistance and financial, marketing and strategic counseling.

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