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Community Services & Events

We offer a variety of events and services to members of our community, including discounted services, family events and more. 

Community Cooking Demos

Attend a cooking demonstration in the Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre, a state-of-the-art, tier-style room featuring numerous camera angles to provide you detailed preparation views. Professional chefs will prepare food and offer tips, and at the conclusion, you'll get to sample the dishes. 

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Cultural Cuisine

Sunday, February 21, 2016
3-6 p.m.
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton
Use Entrance 10

  • Stroll through endless cultural hors d'oeuvre buffets
  • Refresh your palate with spirits & refreshments (non-alcoholic beverages included; beer & wine available for purchase)
  • Silent auction in the Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre

Tickets are $40.00 per person ($55 at the door). Buy tickets

Presented by FVTC's Culinary Arts and Hotel & Restaurant Management Students & Staff
In conjunction with the Wisconsin Restaurant Association-Big Four Chapter, the Fox Valley Culinary Association and the Fox Cities Lodging & Hospitality Association

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Speaker Series

See nationally known speakers on a variety of topics. All Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.

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Drive-In Movie

This September event includes a double feature of recently released family movies. Movies are shown at the Appleton campus, in the west parking lot. Movie starts at dusk. 

Admission is free with a student or staff photo ID, or $5 per carload without ID. 

For more information, contact Student Life at 920-735-2545.

Drive-In Movie 2015

Featuring: Inside Out and Jurassic World

Saturday, September 12
FVTC Appleton
1825 N. Bluemound Drive
West Parking Lot
Lot opens at 6 p.m., movie starts at dusk

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Therapeutic Massage Clinic

As part of the curriculum, FVTC Therapeutic Massage certificate program students conduct massages in a supervised clinical setting under the direction of Mark Griebeler. Students are in their final semester of the Therapeutic Massage Certificate program.

The Massage Clinic is FULL for this Spring, 2015 term. However, if you are interested in being put on our waitlist, please email the Service Division Office at

Seeds of Hope Fund

The Seeds of Hope Emergency Fund was established to support emergency financial needs of students.  The fund, which is managed by the FVTC Foundation, is designed to assist students with a financial emergency shortfall to pay for educational or personal expenses such as, but not limited to, medical, family needs, transportation expenses or repairs, occupational requirements such as certification examinations upon program completion, tools, and uniforms.

View the Annual Report (PDF) to see our highlights over the past year.

The Seeds of Hope Committee is comprised of people who want to make a difference in the lives of FVTC students by donating their resources to support their needs. To learn more about Seeds of Hope, contact Kelly Amador at 920-735-2465 or

To contribute to Seeds of Hope, contact the FVTC Foundation, Inc. at or 920-735-5608.

Seeds of Hope Fundraising Events
One Stop Shop Holiday Craft Fair  |  November 2016 
Wreath Sale  |  November 2016 
Tea for Two  |  Spring 2016


«November 2015»
10/28/2015 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Speaker Series: Rich Graham

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m., S.J. Spanbauer Center, Oshkosh | Col. Rich Graham flew the world's fastest and highest flying aircraft, the SR-71 Blackbird

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11/7/2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Money Conference

Saturday, Nov. 7 | Learn about a variety of financial matters including the importance of good credit, budgeting, eating healthy on a budget & much more.


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11/11/2015 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Explore the Fab Lab

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 4-5:30 p.m., FVTC Bordini Center | Come see what the FVTC Fab Lab has to offer.

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11/12/2015 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Speaker Series: Craig Culver

Thursday, Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m. | Craig Culver, founder and CEO of Culver's Restaurants

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11/14/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cooking Demo: Simmering Soups & Sizzling Stews

Simmering Soups & Sizzling Stews | Saturday, November 14, 10 a.m. - Noon

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11/20/2015 - 11/21/2015

Scandinavian Boutique & FVTC Showcase

Friday, Nov. 20 & Saturday, Nov. 21, Waupaca Regional Center 

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12/2/2015 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Speaker Series: World Relief

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m. | World Relief works to provide resettlement to refugees entering the United States.

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