The LIFE report provides a wide spectrum of information and data depicting the quality of life in Wausau and Marathon County. Its purpose is to provide a reference for the community to evaluate strengths and weaknesses and identify priority issues. The report, which is published every two years, serves as a tracking vehicle to show how the community has changed over time. The LIFE Steering Committee hopes this report will not only serve as a reference but also as a starting point for community action on the key Calls to Action.
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Click here to view the LIFE Snapshot Report
||On January 24, 2014, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, spoke at the LIFE Forum where the 2013-2015 LIFE report was released. To view a video of the forum, go to the Wausau Area Access Channel website at http://waac.pegcentral.com/player.php?video=e0eb6c142e4e994ae349bd7ae2e40f2e.
To connect to Marathon County Collaborations who are working together to improve the LIFE Priorities click here: Summary of Marathon County Collaborations
Want to learn more about life in Marathon County? View the video Wisconsin Central Time.
Duplication of information in this report is encouraged and permitted provided the source is cited as: The LIFE Steering Committee Focus 2013-2015 LIFE in Marathon County: Local Indicators for Excellence. Wausau, WI, 2013.
Questions, comments, or requests for additional copies of this report can be made by contacting United Way at: 705 S. 24th Ave., Ste. 400B, Wausau, WI 54401; 715-848-2927; 715-848-2929 (fax); or by e-mail.
The LIFE Report project is guided by the LIFE Project Steering Committee and made possible through the support of the organizations listed below.
|Judd S. Alexander Foundation
||Marathon County Government
||Marshfield Clinic – Eastern Division
|B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation
||Saint Clare’s Hospital – Ministry Health Care
|City of Wausau
||United Way of Marathon County
|Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin
||UMR – United Healthcare Services, Inc. (In-Kind)
||Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce
|Gannett Foundation – Wausau Daily Herald
|Greenheck Fan Corporation
||Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
|EO Johnson Business Technologies
||Domtar Corp. (In-Kind)
|River Valley Bank