06/25/2019- The Dementia Friendly Community Coalition of Marinette County has partnered with the M&M Area Community Foundation and is the recipient of a $500 grant to help spread awareness of dementia and related illnesses. The Dementia Friendly Community Coalition is a non-profit volunteer organization with the mission of creating a community that is safe, respectful, and welcoming for people living with dementia and the grant funds will support their Purple Angel Training initiative. This training teaches participants how to foster a dementia friendly environment that recognizes and assists those touched by dementia issues. You can get more information about the organization and the Purple Angel program on their Facebook page.