• Community Spotlight

    American Legion honors 95-year-old local veteran

    December 9, 2016

    On Saturday, December 3, 2016, the American Legion Wisconsin State Vice Commander Ensley Brown (right); and American Legion Post Commander Craig Ellis (left) of Corporal Cornice D. Grace – American Legion Post 455 in Milwaukee presented Emmitt Williams(center) the Judge Advocate of Corporal Cornice D. Grace – American Legion Post 455, with the American Legion… [Read More]

    Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee honors local leaders making a difference

    December 9, 2016

    On Thursday, December 1, 2016 The Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee held their 46th annual “Making Waves” luncheon at the Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago Street. The luncheon is hosted as an “oasis of inspiration” to all denominations to come together to build understanding, tolerance and friendship in Milwaukee’s faith communities. As part of… [Read More]

    5 places to find Christmas in or near Milwaukee

    December 9, 2016

    Candy Cane Lane in West Allis is famous for Christmas displays that benefit the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer Fund. Konzal’s Crazy Christmas Light Show, which benefits the Wisconsin Make-A-Wish Foundation, makes the trip to Jackson worthwhile. If you’re looking to shake off your inner Scrooge, check out these five businesses where season’s greetings are considered a company gift… [Read More]

    Packers Legend LeRoy Butler meets Sojourner families

    December 1, 2016

    Facetime for Android Smart-Phones On Monday, November 21, 2016, Super Bowl champion and “Lambeau Leap” inventor LeRoy Butler visited Sojourner Family Peace Center, 619 W. Walnut Street. Butler met families and talk about dreams, determination and the social problems that result from bullying. Butler shared his personal experiences of dealing with violence and bullying and… [Read More]

    North Division Alumni Association hosts Holiday Food Drive

    December 1, 2016

    Facetime for PC Download Latest Version The North Division Alumni Association hosted a food drive to support the senior student leaders at North Division High School on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Alumni Association members collected canned goods, donations and other non-perishable food items. The food drive event was hosted at Garfields 502 Club located at… [Read More]

    Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. hosts Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway

    December 1, 2016

    IMO for PC Downloads On Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., hosted their Sixth Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway and Health Screenings event at MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The event was co-sponsored by Trilogy Homegrown Health Care, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, the American Cancer Society, Gruber… [Read More]

    Milwaukee Downtown flips the switch on the 2016 holiday season

    November 23, 2016

    iCloud Drive On Thursday, November 17, 2016 Milwaukee Downtown BID #21 hosted Milwaukee’s Annual Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza to light up downtown’s parks and streets for the 18th season during its switch-flipping ceremony at Pere Marquette Park. Performers in the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza included: local variety band Platinum; USO-style trio The Radio… [Read More]

    One Accord Foundation hosts Pre-Holiday Networking Mixer

    November 23, 2016

    Interior Designer Banglore On Thursday, November 17, 2016 the One Accord Foundation hosted its Pre-Holiday Networking Mixer at the Tripoli Country Club, 7401 N. 43rd Street. The event was hosted by Shanna Saleem Katina Jewel and featured musical entertainment by Christopher’s Project. The mixer was held to introduce the community to new One Accord Foundation… [Read More]

    Former corporate executive, community leader and mentor Mary Dowell launches new book

    November 23, 2016

    On Friday, November 18, 2016 former Johnson Controls executive, community leader and mentor Mary J. Dowell (left), added a new title to her list – author. Dowell hosted a book launch event at Boswell Book Company, 2559 North Downer Ave. The event included a discussion and book signing. The book entitled, “Playing Through the Fence,”… [Read More]

    White House email from Kevin Durant that highlights a new PSA he appears in for the My Brother’s Keeper Success Mentors Initiative.

    November 19, 2016

    Born and raised in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, I grew up in a community with higher rates of poverty and lower graduation rates than most of the state. For me, having the support of my mom was critical, but the support of mentors like the people I met at the local Boys and Girls Club, or… [Read More]