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A Happy 70th Birthday for Betty Mitchell

July 12, 2018

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Betty Mitchell (center) along with multiple generations of her family, celebrated her 70th birthday. A party was held in her honor at the Hilton Garden Inn. The theme was a Hawaiian luau, where all the guests wore tropical prints and were greeted with leis. Guests shared stories and gave praise… [Read More]

Happy 100th Birthday Mrs. Molly Place

July 5, 2018

Centenarian Molly Place celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, June 30, 2018 with family and friends in Milwaukee. Ms. Place was one 16 children born in Bellefontaine, MS and moved to Louisville in 1941. In 1952, she relocated to Milwaukee. She married Purgi Lewis in 1968. She later married Robert Place. She is the mother… [Read More]

Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries presents Women of Double Honor Breakfast Conference

July 5, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries hosted the “Women of Double Honor Breakfast Conference,” at the Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Park Place, 11600 West Park Place. The event was held to honor those from Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries and in the community who help keep the… [Read More]

African American Breastfeeding Network celebrates 10th Anniversary

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), along with 15 sponsoring organizations and more than 100 guests, joined together at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, 3020 West Vliet St., to commemorate 10 years of service to the community. Formed in 2008, the organization was founded by concerned community residents due… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Brewers honor the life of Davey “Nellie” Nelson

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The Milwaukee Brewers celebrated the life of the late Davey “Nellie” Nelson( inset), who passed away on April 22, 2018, by renaming the FOX Sports Wisconsin stage where Nelson reported pre- and post-game shows as “Nellie’s Corner” in his honor. A memorial plaque was placed at the stage to formally… [Read More]

Mount Zion Wings of Glory COGIC hosts ’17th Annual Men’s Day’

June 28, 2018

On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Mount Zion Wings of Glory Church of God in Christ hosted their “17th Annual Men’s Day Service: All Denomination Men in Black,” at their church located at 2630 N. 6th St. Among the men honored at the services were Min. Alonzo Washington, Min. Daron Cross, Sr.; Head Deacon Roosevelt Holly;… [Read More]

Despite the weather, Milwaukee celebrates Juneteenth Day

June 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Milwaukee celebrated its 47th Annual Juneteenth Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Despite a rainy and overcast day, thousands turned out to take part in the festivities which included a parade, vendors, music, food, and live performances. The Milwaukee celebration is put on by Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc.,… [Read More]

AACCW hosts 2018 Annual Breakfast of Champions

June 7, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin hosted their 2018 Breakfast of Champions, at the Harley Davidson Museum – Chrome, 400 W. Canal Street. The breakfast is a major fundraising event aimed at bringing the Greater Milwaukee community together to support its mission and to honor a local business… [Read More]

WestCare Foundation Wisconsin introduces new Chief Operations Officer and Human Resource Director to the community

June 7, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, WestCare Foundation Wisconsin hosted a Soul Food Breakfast Meet and Greet for their newly appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer Craig Knierim; and new Human Resources Director Dave Murray at Grace Fellowship Church, 3879 North Port Washington Rd. The event was hosted by WestCare Foundation Wisconsin Regional V.P. Elizabeth M. Coggs… [Read More]

Dr. Roland A. Pattilo, MD receives honorary degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin commencement

June 7, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018, the Medical College of Wisconsin hosted its 2018 commencement ceremony at the Miller High Life Theatre, 500 West Kilbourn Ave. Besides the usual bestowing of degrees on the graduating class of seniors, The Medical College often bestows a number of honorary degrees to members of the community. Among the nine… [Read More]