GREEN BAY - Saturday was a day of volunteering for millions across the country, including people in our area.
They were taking part in Make a Difference day, and in doing so, made a difference in their own communities.
One volunteer event was held at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.
People of all ages gathered in the cafeteria to donate their time and and their creativity to help others.
And in Green Bay, what better way to make a difference than with a little fun?
The Volunteer Center of Brown County ended its day of helping with a Halloween Ball for Seniors at the Aging and Disability Resource Center.
"They gain so much from being with these seniors and they hear stories, they get to enjoy themselves and so both sides really benefit from spending time together, said Michael Schwartz-Oscar with the Volunteer Center of Brown County.
Make a Difference Day has been around for more than 20 years.
It's the nation's single largest day of service.
An armed robbery suspect sustained life-threatening injuries after being shot in Fond du Lac County.
First responders helped ring in the holidays at the 45th annual Howard-Suamico Christmas Parade.
Christmas is just two and half weeks away, and kids and families are getting into the holiday spirit.
Single digit temps around the area caused problems in the Fox Valley Saturday morning.
The frigid temperatures forced some area communities to cancel their weekend Christmas celebrations. But New London braved the cold for its annual Holiday of Wonder Parade.
Maybe it's the weather. Maybe it's all of the injuries, but many Packers fans are saying "no thanks," to this weekend's Packers game.