A catalyst in the community

UW Oshkosh Community Dragonboat Race and FestivalCities thrive when community partners identify problems, band together and find solutions. Scarpe adidas Ultra Boost


Nike Homme Nike Air Max 2016 Femme new balance soldes nike shox femme There may be no better example of it than in the teamwork demonstrated by the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, the University of Oshkosh Foundation, two regional hoteliers and the Oshkosh Common Council and its city taxpayers, who got behind the shared effort and investment to resurrect their downtown’s struggling riverfront hotel.

Just two blocks from the UW Oshkosh campus, the hotel’s revitalization immediately created dozens of construction jobs. Justin Tucker Jersey Canada Goose Banff Parka asics gel quantum 180 donna asics gel noosa tri 11 homme Asics Gel Kinsei 6 Femme Its completion will reenergize Oshkosh Convention Center business, support more UW Oshkosh conferences and events and strengthen a resurgent retail and arts scene in downtown Oshkosh.

Mayor on hotel effort, Collaboration Award: Proof of a ‘healthy city’

If cities, like thriving neighborhoods, are going to make it, they require “neighbors banding together” and investments that “make economic sense” and “increase the financial and social equity.”

So, according to the city’s mayor, Oshkosh got it right when partners including the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, the University of Oshkosh Foundation, two regional hoteliers and the city council and taxpayers got behind the shared effort and investment to resurrect their downtown’s struggling riverfront hotel.

“What we had was people banding together to deal with the problem,” said city of Oshkosh Mayor Burk Tower, after accepting the UW Oshkosh Foundation’s Collaboration in Action Award at its 7th Annual Report to the Community Breakfast on Sept. Asics Nike Air Max BW New Balance 373 homme nike dynamo free ps chaussures louboutin soldes New Balance ct suede gum homme adidas yeezy boost 550 femme KOBE 11 18.

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Oshkosh Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention CenterDowntown Oshkosh hotel officially under new ownership

Oshkosh’s City Center Hotel is under new ownership, and the local partnership holding the keys is reenergizing revitalization plans.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Foundation and local hoteliers Richard Batley of RB Hospitality in Neenah and John Pfefferle of Pfefferle Companies, Inc. nike air huarache femme pas cher NIKE ZOOM ALL OUT new balance femme asics kayano 22 homme Air Jordan 7 GS Femme Nike Air Force 1 femme Nike Free 2.0 Mujer in Appleton announced their new ownership of the hotel, finalized Feb. new balance femme u420 bleu ZOOM KD 9 Parajumpers Femme Extra Long Nike Air Max 90 Femme Léopard Nike Air Max 90 Femme Léopard Adidas Zx Flux Femme Rose cheap bns gold Adidas NMD Homme 14. Michael Jordan Jerseys New Balance Femme Nike Sb femme Nike Air Max 98 Homme Nike Air Presto Homme Parajumpers Californian Newport Pantalon Armani The partners have officially closed on the sale of the property, purchasing it from Nashco Hospitality Group LLC, which owned it since 2009. Adidas Zx Flux Homme Grise Derrick Henry Jersey Nike Air Max 1 femme Adidas NMD Femme adidas eqt femme Nike Air Max BW They plan to transform the 179-room waterfront property into a full-service, state-of-the-art business hotel, anchoring the city’s downtown and serving as an economic catalyst for the entire community.

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UWO Foundation, partners, habitat team up for hotel empty-out

The sale and planned revitalization of downtown Oshkosh’s City Center Hotel is benefitting yet another important community partner: Habitat for Humanity.

The hotel’s new owners — the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Foundation and regional hoteliers Rich Batley and John Pfefferle — have teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to empty out the 20-year-old property over the course of the next week. air jordan retro 1 france nike internationalist homme Parajumpers Homme Californian Phoenix Adidas Zx 850 Homme nike tn femme noir Air Jordan 7 (VII) Furniture, TVs and other items from the property’s more than 170 rooms will be donated for resale at Habitat’s ReStores throughout northeastern Wisconsin, including Oshkosh, Appleton, Green Bay and Door County locations.

The partners remain dedicated to the hotel vision originally proposed last fall: A renovated, state-of-the-art, full-service downtown business hotel with a new restaurant, reopened in early 2013. Justin Jackson Jerseys Asics Gel Lyte 5 Femme Rouge louboutin flat sandals Nike Air Max 2016 Femme nike air jordan 11 donna asics outlet shop Air Jordan Retro 13 The hotel will complement the revitalized, attached Oshkosh Convention Center and enhance nearby UW Oshkosh’s vibrant academic conference business. Air Jordan 7 (VII) adidas stan smith homme rouge New Balance 990 homme adidas eqt femme nike air max 1 ultra moire homme Asics Gel Lyte 3 Femme It will also bring new downtown jobs and economic energy to Oshkosh retail storefronts, cafes, performance venues and other businesses aligned with the city’s ongoing redevelopment efforts.

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EPA grants UWO another $1 million to make beaches safer

The U.S. AIR HUARACHE nike air jordan 12 uomo adidas superstar 80s femme nike air jordan 3 donna Canada Goose Soldes asics gel kinsei 4 donna Nike Air Max Homme Air Jordan 2 Environmental Protection Agency announced seven Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants – including two for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh – totaling more than $2.6 million, to improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.

UW Oshkosh was awarded $1 million (two grants of $500,000 each) to redesign eight Wisconsin beaches to reduce bacteria levels, resulting in fewer swimming bans and beach closures.