Washburn Community Education Foundation

In 1999 the Washburn Community Education Foundation was established to increase the Washburn area’s potential as an inspirational place to work, play, learn, and teach. The foundation provides financial support for creative and innovative educational opportunities for all age groups within or outside the jurisdiction of the Washburn school system.

Washburn Beautification Foundation

As one of the oldest service organizations in the area, Washburn Beautification Foundation members are dedicated to improving the quality of life of residents and visitors by planting flowers, plants, and shrubs. They also oversee seasonal decorations throughout Washburn’s residential and commercial areas.

The Garland City Consort

The Garland City Consort is the Chequamegon Bay’s chamber orchestra. Founded in 2016 and performing actively since then, the Consort is a musician-owned ensemble bringing Baroque music alive.

School District of Washburn

The School District of Washburn, is dedicated to the youth in our community. They provide services and quality educational experiences for children in their early childhood program through 12th grade. Their mission is to enable students to enter the global society with the knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes required to be contributing citizens.


PFLAG is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with their families, friends, and allies. Founded in 2009, PFLAG’s Washburn chapter serves Ashland and Bayfield counties in Northern Wisconsin. Its mission is to advance LGBTQ+ equality through support, education, and advocacy. The chapter provides information …

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Northwood Technical College

Northwood Tech, formerly WITC, is Northwest Wisconsin’s leader in technical education, focusing on academic excellence, personalized instruction, and hands-on learning. With over 100 years of innovative education, they create dynamic career preparation and personal growth opportunities, ensuring meaningful and professional experiences for students. The College continues to focus on “Learning First” and is committed to …

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Northland College

Think differently, live differently. Northland College, a traditional liberal arts and sciences college on Lake Superior’s South Shore, is known for its commitment to sustainability and environmentally conscious initiatives. The campus features two wind turbines, five photovoltaic arrays, four hot water arrays, and a geothermal heating and cooling system. Forbes Magazine listed Northland as one …

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North Coast Cycling Association

North Coast Cycling Association (NCCA) is a non-profit organization formed to promote bicycling in Bayfield and Ashland Counties. Our area has some of the most scenic cycling routes in the state. NCCA host numerous events throughout the year such as Bike Across the Bay, a fat bike race on Lake Superior in February.

Historic Civic Center Foundation (The Club)

The Club is a community recreation center that is being renovated to provide space, programming, and opportunities to gather together. Join in for activities such as pickle ball, youth basketball, and indoor winter walking. The Club will be open to the public at increasing levels as funding is secured and volunteers are available

Helping PAWS Pet Rescue

Helping PAWS Pet Rescue, a nonprofit organization in Chequamegon Bay since 2006, aims to prevent adoptable companion animals from euthanizing due to lack of medical care or a good home. As a no-kill animal rescue, adoptable animals remain with them until they find their forever furr-ever homes. HPPR collaborates with volunteers, animal welfare partners, and …

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