The work of Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 is supported by our amazing Stakeholders. If you are one of them, thank you for your continued support. We are so grateful for your desire to make our communities better and are committed to being good stewards of your dollars.
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Your Dollars at Work
If you’re thinking about contributing and want to see where your dollars are put to work, take a look at some of the initiatives and projects your funds have gone towards supporting!
Youth in Government
YMCA Youth in Government: Model Assembly Through the YMCA Youth in the Government, students were able to participate in an incredibly realistic and complex simulation of Minnesota state government. Approximately 1,600 students in grades 8-12 took part in the Model Assembly Session on January 9-12, 2020. Students in the program got the opportunity to serve …
Movies in the Park, A Local Summer Tradition
Movies in the Park has become a family favorite tradition for summer outdoor fun in the Willmar Lakes area. The event coordinators take the traditional spin of outdoor drive-in movies and bring it to our local community. Vision 2040 funds from the 2019 grant were utilized to purchase a movie screen and speakers to project …
Join in the work! Meet up with our Health & Wellness team!
Join in the work as we continue to discuss Health & Wellness in the Willmar Lakes Area and ways we can improve it! What does the Health & Wellness group do? The Health & Wellness team develops ways to improve the health & wellness resources, provides education on healthier choices and creates a collaborative approach …
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Rural Refugee Project
Rural Refugee Project Guest Blog By Erica Dischino Following your gut can be a hard thing to do. “Is this even possible? Will anyone believe in me? How will this all work out? Am I good enough?” are frequent thoughts that race through your mind. But, in moments of clarity there’s a little voice that …
Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 has been working towards making our communities better. One project that was born of Vision 2040 is the Destination playground, on Robins island. This project was much more than a playground, to quote the leader of the project, Sara Carlson, “When you set out with what some people thought was …