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Milwaukee Times DIGITAL EDITION 14, 2013

July 24, 2013

Milwaukee Times Digital Issue (July 18, 2013)

July 18, 2013

Interfaith’s ‘8th Annual Pearls of Wisdom Benefit Dinner

June 8, 2013

Pictured at Interfaith’s 8th Annual “Pearls of Wisdom Dinner and Benefit’ are (top photo, from left) Sandra Quartemont, Pat Bantz, Kay Bloesl, Barb Miller, Calleen Bettine, and Linda Doran; (middle left photo, from left) Director of FCSN Pat Bruce, and Board Member of Southwest NOP Linda Doran; (middle right photo, from left) PR/ Marketing Director… [Read More]

Sex trafficking in Milwaukee: An outcry from the African American community

May 13, 2013

      By Carmen A. Murguia History has shown us, God moves us to act to rescue His people. When you picture sex trafficking victims, what comes to mind? If it is a young, Black girl beaten, raped, and forced at gunpoint to have sex with men for money, then you are right. If… [Read More]

Bridging the skills gap

May 13, 2013

By Raina J. Johnson Special to the Milwaukee Times Launched in February 2013, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch began a “Real Jobs with Rebecca” tour in our state. “The real jobs tour was started because we were looking for a way to illustrate the skills gap to all of Wisconsin. The skills gap is that space… [Read More]

Mother’s Day by design: How to help your family plan the perfect holiday

May 13, 2013

I urge moms everywhere to “live by design” on Mother’s Day by thinking about and communicating with their families what they’d most like to do! By Ivana Pignatelli It’s no secret that on Mother’s Day, husbands and kids of all ages want to celebrate the outstanding moms in their lives. If you’re skeptical, consider the… [Read More]

OUR Milwaukee County

May 13, 2013

A press conference and joint listening session was held on Thursday April 18 at the Washington Park Senior Center. The listening session called “OUR Milwaukee County” was hosted by District 5 and 10 County Board Supervisor Russell Stamper, II and Supervisor David Bowen. They drew an audience of nearly 80 people to discuss the County… [Read More]

Energy assistance deadline coming soon

May 13, 2013

The May 15th deadline to apply for Energy Assistance at the Social Development Commission (SDC) is looming.  Eligible residents looking for help with their utility bills are being urged to come in now to apply for the program.  Applications are being taken at three SDC locations Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m…. [Read More]

Four county supervisors seek to oust new chairwoman, as state looks at radically altering county board

May 7, 2013

“The people of Milwaukee County do not want political stunts; they want elected officials to represent their best interests. Right now we should be focusing on serious issues that matter to people, such as funding to sustain our transit system. This is the time to come together as we reform Milwaukee County. People are tired… [Read More]

Black Women’s Network Pre-Mother’s Day ‘Mother’s Moment’

May 7, 2013

The Black Women’s Network will host a Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch “A Mother’s Moment” an uplifting celebration of love on May 4, 2013 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn 11600 West Park Place, Milwaukee, WI. The Pre Mother’s Day Brunch will honor living and deceased mothers.  In love and respect to you and… [Read More]