2018 Chippewa Valley Book Festival Sponsors

Our festival partners—the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council, Inc., the Eau Claire Area School District, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Pablo Center at the Confluence, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation — gratefully acknowledge the generosity of donors whose direct funding and in-kind support ensure that the Chippewa Valley Book Festival remains a vibrant and enriching community experience. Please consider sponsoring part of the festival.

If you have donated and do not see your name listed after a week or two, contact Meredith Pirazzini at the Arts Center business office: 715.832.2787 or via e-mail.

Eau Claire Bestseller: $2,500 and greater

At our highest level, these foundations and individuals allow us to create long-range planning, including bringing rising, award-winning authors, at national, regional, and local levels. Our deepest thanks for your generosity.

  • The John & Elizabeth Morris Fund, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation
  • Pablo Center at the Confluence

Publisher: $1,000 to $2,499

These businesses and individuals donate significant support and allow us to bring in national and international authors to the Chippewa Valley so you can enjoy their presentations!

  • Lopa & Sandeep Basu
  • Eau Claire Area School District
  • Eau Claire Regional Arts Council, Inc.
  • Brady & Jeanne Foust
  • Mildred & Brian Larson
  • L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
  • Orgel Wealth Management, LLC
  • Ruder Ware
  • Cathy & Michel Sultan
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
    • Forum Series
    • Department of Geography and Anthropology
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • College of Arts, Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences, Dean Maria Alm
    • Chancellor Robert Meyer, Office of Chancellor
  • Woodman's Markets

Editor: $500 to $999

  • Amy Alpine
  • Tom & Jill Barland
  • Commonweal Development Corp.
  • Judy Dekan & Rick Koziel
  • Eau Claire School Library Friends
  • Eileen & Steven Immerman
  • Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
  • Kerry & Dr. Dan Kincaid
  • Irene & Paulis Lazda
  • Northwestern Bank
  • OakLeaf Clinics:  Eau Claire Womens and Family Care, Southside Medical/OB/GYN and Eau Claire Medical Clinic
  • L.E. Phillips Family Foundation
  • Maury Pasternack & Shelley Fredson
    • Peters Real Estate Group LLC
    • Plank Enterprises
    • Royal Credit Union
    • Katherine Schneider
    • Rita R. Simon
    • Paula J. Stuettgen
    • Xcel Energy

    Copywriters:  $250 to $499

    • Eau Claire Anesthesiologists, Ltd.
    • Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library
    • Beth & Slavko Ivankovic
    • Paul Kaldjian & Meg Nord
    • Charles & Helen Nordstrom
    • Bob & Juanita Peck
    • Meredith & Mark Pirazzini
    • Robert V. St. Louis
    • Sue & Roger Tietz
    • Toppers Pizza
    • Sally Webb
    • Mark & Karen Wise
    • Shannon & Timothy Young

    Proofreaders:  $10 to $249

    • Louise Barfknecht
    • Lucy & Charlie Bauer
    • Bruce & Barbara Bayley
    • Kay Beardsley
    • Carol Benning
    • William & Amy Benson
    • Chester & Kathryn Berkey
    • Gregg Bohlig - State Farm
    • Margot Bouchard
    • Paul Bowman
    • Ann & Rusty Brand
    • Susan J. Bruce
    • Tom & Sara Bryan
    • Myron Buchholz
    • C.T. Bundy 2d
    • Greg & Teresa Burnett
    • Mary Burt
    • Bette Butler
    • Dave & Eileen Cattau
    • Charter Bank
    • Bev & Bill Childs
    • Chippewa Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    • Tom & Wilma Clark
    • Richard & Susan Cochrane
    • Carlyn Conway
    • Darlene Cornell
    • Connie Cranford
    • Ruth Crouse
    • Kirk & Cindy Dahl
    • Carol & Larry Doyle
    • Eau Claire Energy Cooperative
    • Bob & Lisa Eierman
    • Mary & Ed Elworthy
    • Janet Etnier
    • Robert Fabiny
    • Yvette & Daniel Flaten
    • Mary Flynn & John Lawler
    • Dr. Lou & Jan Frase
    • Mary H. Genz
    • Nora Gerber    
    • Brigid & Charles Geroux
    • Betty Gertner
    • Jeff & Tess Goodwin
    • Penny R. Graham
    • Harry Harder
    • Sarah Harder
    • MaryEdna Hagen
    • Carole & Wayne Halberg
    • Philip & Janice Happe
    • Karen Havholm & Glenn Reynolds
    • JJ Henricksen & Andrew Becker
    • Bill & Pat Henke
    • Ann Heywood
    • Roland & Pamela Hicks
    • Virginia Hilbrich
    • Michael Hilger
    • Karen & Tim Hirsch
    • James Hoeppner
    • Peter & Sue Holm
    • Revs. David Huber & Yuki Yamamoto
    • Marlene R. Jannusch
    • Danielle & Eric Jennings
    • Carole Johnson
    • Lila C. Johnson
    • Eleanor Jones
    • Carol Kading
    • Betsy Kell
    • Lori Kempen
    • Sue & Ray Koch
    • Christine Kondrasuk
    • Vicki Lord Larson
    • Kae Lieberman
    • Keith & Rita Lee
    • Kathryn Lindsay
    • Henry & Judith Lippold
    • John & Jane Lokken
    • Joe & Mary Lonsdale
    • Sherry Macaul
    • Rick Magyar & Lyria Palas
    • Jim & Sharon Manz
    • Don & Patricia Marjala
    • Richard & Kathleen Matter
    • Memorial High School
    • Pat McKearn & Richard Smith
    • Marge McManus
    • Mary Ryan-Miller & Thomas Miller
    • Dan & Karen Mittag
    • Emily & Gregg Moore
    • Joe & Joy Motto
    • Tony & Michelle Nelson
    • Claudia & Greg Niemuth
    • Daniel & Laurie Norstedt
    • Michael & Martha O'Halloran
    • Connie & Dennis Olson
    • Margaret Olson
    • Karen Overhulser
    • William & Barbara Pearson
    • Daniel J. Perkins
    • Gregory & Jeanne Peterson
    • Barbara & Jack Pladziewicz
    • Cheryl & Fred Poss
    • Lois Postlewaite in memory of Phyllis Fabiny
    • Kathy Prentice
    • Linda Presley
    • Jerry & Merey Price
    • Margaret Quaid
    • Arlene & Gene Radtke
    • Ann & Tiit Raid
    • Claran Ramsdell
    • Mary L. Rosolack
    • Kathie Roy
    • Susan & Tom Rusboldt
    • Tim & Connie Russell
    • Jane Schley
    • Bob & Gail Schneider
    • Dee Schorr
    • Mike & Mary Schutz
    • Randi Scobi
    • Ron & Candis Seningen
    • Gail & Allan Servoss
    • Jenny Shaddock & Jack Bushnell
    • Ted Simpson
    • Suzanne Smith
    • Michael & Sanae Stacy
    • Dale & Jacquie Staebell
    • Cynthia Tate
    • Kathryn Teeters
    • Roger & Mary Tlusty
    • Kimera Way
    • Don & Kay Weber
    • Mark & Annis Williams
    • Pat Williams
    • Helen & Norb Wurtzel
    • Jackie & Ed Young
    • Tom & Sheila Zahorik

    Media Partners

    • Converge Radio (formerly BluGold Radio)
    • Volume One
    • Wisconsin Public Radio

    In Kind Donations

    • Altoona Public Library
    • School District of Altoona
    • Augusta School District
    • School District of Bloomer
    • Chippewa Falls Unified Area School District
    • Chippewa Valley Montessori Public School
    • Chippewa Valley Museum
    • Chippewa Valley Technical College
    • Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild
    • Fall Creek Public Library
    • Insty Prints
    • L&M Mail & Courier
    • Leader Telegram
    • The Lismore Hotel
    • Oxbow Hotel
    • Memorial High School Teen Literacy Initiative
    • Menomonie Public Library
    • Unitarian Universalist Congregation