The American Red Cross North Central Chapter serves communities across these Wisconsin counties: Iron, Vilas, Florence, Oneida, Forest, Lincoln, Langlade, Menominee, Marathon, Shawano, Wood and Portage. Our Chapter also serves five counties in the U.P. of Michigan: Keweenaw, Houghton, Ontonagon, Iron and Gogebic. In addition, this Chapter serves the Forest County Potawatomi, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Sokaogon Chippewa Community, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, and Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Wendy Savage is a long-time resident of Central Wisconsin and has been with the American Red Cross since 2010. Her experience includes grant writing, fundraising, training and volunteer management in higher education and the non-profit sector. A lifelong volunteer herself, she is a board member of several local and state organizations. Wendy and her family reside in Merrill.
Board of Directors
Jay Cricks – Board Chair; Northstar Restoration
Don Oakland – Secretary; Retired
Gary Klingbeil – Retired
Brent Olson – Wausau Police Department
Robert Barteck – Wausau Fire Department
Jacquelyn Frombach – Marshfield Clinic Health System
Red Cross blood drive held in memory of Levi Linscheid
By Laura McGuire, American Red Cross In October 2019, Highland, Wisconsin native, Levi Linscheid, passed away in an automobile accident at the age of 24. Levi lived his short life with the consistent philosophy of helping others. He was a dedicated fitness trainer who is remembered for his unmatched kindness to everyone, his commitment to […]
By Kay Elmsley Weeden, American Red Cross It’s hard to imagine someone as busy and caring as Bonnie Schuenke. Outside of her work as a Critical Care RN Case Manager covering the Heart Care Unit, Oncology, and ICU at Waukesha Hospital, at home she fosters dogs for several different rescue organizations. Both of these could be […]