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Schlecht Family Foundation Library Challenge Grant Doubled

A $15,000 challenge grant to the Capital Campaign for the New Glarus Library is now $30,000 due to the generous support of the Schlecht Family Foundation. The enthusiastic monetary response to the initial grant surpassed the goal quite quickly. As a result,...

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Library Building Project Moving Forward

This summer, the New Glarus Village Board made two key decisions that will allow the library building project to proceed. First, unanimous approval of the west side location, next to the Swiss Center of North America; and second, a commitment to borrow $1 million for the project. These actions...

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New Glarus Village Board Accepts Recommendation of Ad Hoc Facilities Committee

by Drake Daily, Village of New Glarus Administrator

New Glarus, WI – On May 21, 2019 the New Glarus Village Board discussed the recommendation of the Ad Hoc Facilities Committee regarding the Public Library and Village Hall. The recommendation comes...

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New Glarus Library Capital Campaign Receives Challenge Grant

The Schlecht Family Foundation has generously provided a challenge grant to the New Glarus community for the new library in the amount of $15,000. Schlecht Family Foundation will match donations up to that amount received by December 31, 2019.

“It’s meaningful for...

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