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African American Breastfeeding Network helps ‘Lift Up Every Baby!

September 6, 2018

On Saturday August 25.’ 2018, the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) hosted it 4th Annual Lift Up Every Baby! event at Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N. 46th St., in recognition of National Black Breastfeeding Awareness Week (August 25-31) and World Breastfeeding Awareness Month. This free community-wide event celebrated the benefits and wellness of breastfeeding and the… [Read More]

Citywide cleanup held in memory of slain city inspector

August 31, 2018

Hundreds of volunteers spent the morning of Saturday, August 25, 2018 cleaning up trash as part of “Big Clean MKE,” a citywide cleanup effort was a part of Hip Hop Week MKE. The event was in memory of Greg “Ziggy” Zyszkiewicz a city of Milwaukee inspector who was shot and killed while on the job… [Read More]

Highlands At Riverwalk celebrates July and August Birthdays

August 31, 2018

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, Highlands At Riverwalk Senior Apartments, 10954 N. Cedarburg Rd., Mequon, hosted their bi-monthly birthday celebration for residents and their family and friends. This event celebrated all the residents that had a birthday in July and August; a total of 13 residents celebrated with fun, games, food, and fellowship. “Happy Birthday… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League Guild collects school supplies at Old School Daze

August 23, 2018

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League Guild along with Bosco and the Milwaukee Boppers, Steppers and the Ballroom Community hosted an “Old School Daze” event at Mr. J’s Lounge, 4610 W. Fond du Lac Ave. The event’s purpose was to collect donated school supplies and backpacks to donate to Milwaukee Public School… [Read More]

Old Walnut St. celebrated at the 31st Annual Walnut Street Picnic

August 23, 2018

On Saturday, August 18, 2018, The Walnut Street Social Gathering Club, the North Division Alumni Association and Lincoln Alumni Association co-hosted the 31st Annual Walnut Street Picnic at Carver Park. Each year many former residents gather on the third Sunday in August to congregate, reminisce, and celebrate their old neighborhood. This year they were joined… [Read More]

‘Third Annual Sleepover for Education,’ helps out MPS students in need

August 16, 2018

On Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, 2018, volunteers and organizations from all over Milwaukee gathered for the “3rd Annual Sleepover for Education,” at Pete’s Fruit Market, 2303 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. During the event volunteers collected school supplies for Milwaukee Public School students in need and camped out overnight on the… [Read More]

City honors late civil rights advocate Vel R. Phillips with street naming

August 16, 2018

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the City of Milwaukee along with the Bader Foundation and Alderwoman Milele Coggs held a special street renaming ceremony at North 4th Street and West North Avenue to honor the late civil rights advocate Vel Phillips. The intersection will now be known as North Vel R. Phillips Ave. The renaming… [Read More]

Hallowed Missionary Baptist Church hosts ‘Community Outreach Cook-out’

August 16, 2018

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Hallowed Missionary Baptist Church hosted a “Pre-Vacation Bible School Community Outreach Cook-out,” at their church, 3800 N. Port Washington Rd. The annual event offered the opportunity for the community to meet with local organizations, officials and representatives coming together to work on community needs in an effort to promote a… [Read More]

Jeremy Jeffress and teammates host Brewers Bowl-A-Thon

August 16, 2018

The Milwaukee Brewers invited fans to join pitcher Jeremy Jeffress (center photo) and his teammates for the Brewers Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at JB’s on 41, 4040 S. 27th St. Participants enjoyed a unique opportunity to throw a strike with their favorite Brewer, all the while helping raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation… [Read More]

Keynote speakers Tim Wise and C. Nicole Mason headline SDC’s Poverty Summit, presented by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

August 16, 2018

They are some of the country’s most popular speakers. Google the names and you’ll find their highly-rated TED Talks, media commentary and speeches across the internet. Thanks to presenting sponsor Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, Tim Wise and C. Nicole Mason will be keynote speakers at the 2018 Summit on Poverty – Statewide Edition in Milwaukee. Thursday,… [Read More]