Anniversary Celebrations Archives

Pastor Joseph Hamilton Jackson, Jr. and First Lady Brenda Jackson celebrate 5th anniversary

December 6, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Pastor Joseph Hamilton Jackson, Jr. and First Lady Brenda Jackson of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their 5th Anniversary at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, 10499 Innovation Drive. The Jacksons were joined by their family, friends and church family for the theme of “Christ Celebrated~ Pastor Appreciated,” and were… [Read More]

Rev. Dr. Archie and First Lady Jeanette Ivy celebrate 23rd pastoral anniversary

November 15, 2018

The story of how Rev. Dr. Archie Ivy and First Lady Jeanette Ivy were joined together began in the small town of Shannon, Mississippi. Archie Ivy and Jeanette Rogers were both students at Shannon High School. Archie is the oldest son of ten children while Jeanette is the youngest of five children, both grew up… [Read More]

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]

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]

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]

Nefertari African Dance Company celebrates 50th Anniversary

September 20, 2018

On Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2018, the Nefertari African Dance Company (NADC) hosted its 50th Year Anniversary at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St. The weekend events included multi-cultural dance workshops, and a gala event. The Nefertari Dance Company was founded in 1968 at the North Division High School by teacher… [Read More]

My Choice chooses vendors who support Community-based employment for its anniversary celebration

September 6, 2018

By: Sue Pierman To celebrate its second anniversary as a non-profit, My Choice Family Care selected Friendship Bakery and LilyWorks Catering, which provide community employment to people with special needs, to provide food for its event. “We thought it was important to choose these vendors because we support community- based employment for our members with… [Read More]

Milwaukee Community Journal celebrates 42nd Anniversary with the ‘Year of the Child’

August 10, 2018

On Sunday, August 5, 2018, the Milwaukee Community Journal celebrated its 42nd Anniversary at the Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago St. As part of their 42nd year, Milwaukee Community Journal publisher Patricia O’Flynn Pattillo dedicated this year as the ‘Year of the Child.’ Along with a year-long series of articles published in their newspaper,… [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]