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Black Health Coalition celebrates 30 years of building a healthy community

October 18, 2018

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, The Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) celebrated their 30th Anniversary at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St. The story of the BHCW started in 1984 when a small group of colleagues began meeting on a regular basis to discuss solutions to lack of quality health care… [Read More]

MPS Foundation hosts ‘2nd Annual Alumni Awards Dinner’

October 18, 2018

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation hosted its “2nd Annual Alumni Awards Dinner” at the Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago St. Milwaukee Public Schools alumni strengthen our city and make a difference in our world every day. The MPS Foundation took the opportunity to recognize 10 outstanding alumni at the event…. [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts US Bank hiring event

October 18, 2018

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) and US Bank hosted a hiring event at the MUL offices, 435 W. North Ave., in order to identify 25 qualified candidates to fill teller and universal banking positions that typically start at $15 per hour. Pictured at the event are (back row, from left)… [Read More]

Wilbur and Susan Arms celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary with four generations of family

October 18, 2018

Wilbur and Susan Arms celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Davian’s in Menomonee Falls. In addition to a catered meal, a special tribute on their accomplishments was given by friends and four generations of family members. Pictured at the 50th anniversary celebration are (back row, from left) Nicholas Cooil; Justin… [Read More]

Milwaukee churches band together to get ‘Souls to the Polls’

October 18, 2018

Central City religious leaders from diverse denominations mobilize voters for Nov. 6 More than 40 Ministers from City of Milwaukee convened at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church,– 2975 North 11th Street, on September 29, 2018, to hold a press conference before they launched a massive door-to-door canvass effort. Ministers and members of their congregations knocked on… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts an ‘On the Table’ discussion on education

October 11, 2018

As part of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s citywide “On the Table” event, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted their table topic, “Education Emergence: Action, Not Excuses!” on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Milwaukee Urban League offices, 435 West North Ave. The event was moderated by Marquette University Institute for the Transformation of Learning Founder… [Read More]

Mind in the Making Milwaukee Institute presents ‘The Seven Essential Life Skills’

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October 8, 2018, the Bezos Family Foundation and Herzfeld Foundation presented the Mind in the Making Milwaukee Institute’s “Seven Essential Life Skills,” at the Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road. The three-day event presented workshops that discussed life skills and hot topics. The event was organized by Clinical and Translational Science… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers shut out Colorado Rockies to sweep NLDS

October 11, 2018

It’s on to the National League Championship Series for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 at Coors Field to sweep the NLDS, with shutouts in the final two games of the series. Five Milwaukee relievers combined to give up just one hit in 41/3 innings to close out the game. Milwaukee… [Read More]

ACLU hires Maxine Webb as Development Director

October 11, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin (ACLU) has hired Milwaukee native Maxine Webb as its Development Director. In that role she leads the revenue generation strategy for the statewide Annual & Major Gifts programs and represents the ACLU in the community. Maxine received a bachelor’s degree in communication from University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee…. [Read More]

Majestic Community Choir celebrates 40th Anniversary

October 4, 2018

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, the Majestic Community Choir celebrated its 40th Anniversary at Mason Temple Church, 6098 N. 35th Street. The Majestics celebrated with a huge concert with many special guests and speakers, including Way of the Cross pastor Rev. Kurt Boyd (upper photo, left). During the anniversary concert celebration, Majestics founder and director… [Read More]