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Community Involvement

The strength of our communities and business is interconnected.

Our communities have given us so much. At Blue Door Consulting, we believe the strength of our communities and our business is interconnected.

GIVING BACK

Through time, monetary and in-kind donations, we strive to be an active player and offer support to communities where our team members live. We also actively encourage each individual team member to volunteer their time and expertise with nonprofits and businesses that give back to their community.

Seizing the day and sharing the love with others

As a local business giving back to our community, we encourage our team members to give one hour per month toward volunteer activities. Our team supports:

APPLETON PUBLIC MONTESSORI

Volunteer

Appleton Public Montessori education follows the child. It answers the native curiosity of children by connecting them with lessons and manipulative learning materials. Daniel Shepherd serves as a volunteer.

appleton rotary club

Volunteer

Rotary is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. Megan Leiser is a member of the Rotary Club of Appleton – Downtown and serves as the co-chair of the Communications Committee and the Advisor for the Appleton North Interact Club Students.

BE WELL FOX VALLEY

Leadership Table Member, Marketing Team Co-Lead

Be Well Fox Valley works to improve the conditions in our community necessary to improve the health and well-being of individuals. Brenda Haines serves as Leadership Table Member and Marketing Team Co-Lead.

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

Youth of the Year Speech Coach

The Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh provides programs that emphasize youth development services and family outreach support to meet the needs of young people ages 6 to 18 years-old and their families. Brenda Haines serves as Youth of the Year Speech Coach.

Downtown oshkosh business improvement district

Volunteer

The Downtown Oshkosh Business Improvement District assists business owners in downtown Oshkosh to coordinate their marketing, promotion, property management, revitalization and retention program efforts. Jessica Davis serves as a volunteer and a committee member for the 2021 Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Parade.

MIRAVIDA LIVING

Board Member, Secretary

Miravida Living provides apartments, assisted living, skilled nursing and dementia care in Oshkosh. Kathy Bermingham serves as Secretary and Board Member.

OSHKOSH AREA UNITED WAY

Board Member, Community Investment Committee Member, Early Education Investment Panel Chair, Golf Outing Committee Member, Resource Development Committee

Oshkosh Area United Way is a non-profit organization supporting programs that make Oshkosh a better place for all of its residents. Heidi Strand serves on the community investment committee and is an Early Education Investment Panel Chair. Mark Cyrulik serves on the board of directors, golf outing committee and resource development committee.

OSHKOSH AREA BUSINESSES FOCUSING ON HEALTH

Board Member

OABFOH encourages and assists Oshkosh-area employers to enhance the well-being of their workforce, better manage health-care costs and improve community health. Kathy Bermingham serves on the board of directors.

OSHKOSH FOOD CO-OP

Board Member

The Oshkosh Food Co-op is Northeast Wisconsin’s first cooperative member-owned, full-service grocery store in Oshkosh’s central city. Brenda Haines serves on the board of directors.

PAINE ART CENTER AND GARDENS

Jazz in the Gardens Committee Member

The Paine Art Center and Gardens is a preserved historic estate with a mansion and gardens located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Jazz in the Gardens is their bi-annual fundraiser. Kathy Bermingham serves as a committee member.

SANDI PAWS RESCUE

Foster Parent

Sandi Paws Rescue is an in-home foster-based program that is committed to protecting the quality of life and improving the well-being of abused, neglected and unwanted dogs and cats through prevention, education, intervention, placement and lifelong care. Alyssa Riegert serves as a foster parent.

TEDX OSHKOSH

Committee Chair

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. Jason Toney serves as Committee Chair.

WISCONSIN CHAPTER OF BACKCOUNTRY HUNTERS AND ANGLERS

Treasurer, Board Member

The Wisconsin Chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers was formed to provide a voice to hunters and anglers throughout Wisconsin that want to protect public land legacy. Dan McElroy serves as Treasurer and Board Member.