Family Archives

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]

Hey Republicans, great new strategy — but before you bet on blacks…

May 13, 2013

By Theodore Johnson Op-Ed Columnist, 2012 White House Fellow One would think that a pro-defense family man raised in a red-state, Southern Baptist household would be easy pickings for the Republican Party. Last October while out checking the mailbox, however, canvassers clad in Romney paraphernalia walked right past me without so much as a hello…. [Read More]

Congratulations Bezelee Martin and Family

April 28, 2013

Pictured are several of the Martin family members: (from left) Bruce Martin, Anthony Martin, Derrick Martin, Lena Martin, Greg Martin, Bezelee Martin, and Eric Martin. Congratulations to the Martin Family Most recently, Bezelee Martin was honored along with several other Milwaukee business leaders, including: Dr. Adolph Gunderson of Gundersen Lutheran; Joseph J. Zilber of Zilber, Ltd.,… [Read More]

Announcements

April 21, 2013

First Annual Spring Praise & Worship Musical Featuring: • Wisconsin General Baptist State Convention Choir • Wisconsin General Baptist State Convention Youth Choir • Wisconsin General Baptist State Convention Pastors/Ministers ChoirDate: Saturday, April 27, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Providence Baptist Church 3865 N. 82nd St. Rev. Joe A. Games – Host Pastor Dr. Robert… [Read More]

Mrs. Dorsey celebrates her 107th birthday

April 18, 2013

Mrs. Harriet Dorsey celebrated her 107th birthday with family and friends Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Clinton Rose Senior Center. Born in Douglas, Georgia, she moved to the city of Atlanta and later to Cincinnati, Ohio, where she and her husband raised three of their children. Some years later, Mr. Dorsey travelled to Milwaukee… [Read More]

Mattie Cooper celebrates her 100th birthday

April 12, 2013

Church members, family and friends of Mattie Cooper gathered together on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 to celebrate her 100th birthday at St. Anne’s Home for the Elderly, 3800 N. 92nd Street. Family members seated in front row are: Theresa Hughes (granddaughter), Destinae Franks (great-greatgreat- granddaughter), Mattie Cooper (honoree) and Daisy Franks (daughter). Pictured in second… [Read More]

Resurrection service held at Victory Missionary Baptist Church

April 10, 2013

Walking in the Light conference at Friendship Progressive Church Friendship Progressive Baptist Church and Dr. Michael A Cokes, Sr., is hosting a Women’s Conference, “Walking in the Light” on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Nine women will be preaching about the significance of shoes. First Lady Tangie Cokes will be preaching on “11… [Read More]

How are you?

March 27, 2013

Being Frank By Frank James IV The world turns, football’s over and it’s almost baseball season. The politics of the nation continues to be a cesspool and crime is still a major problem. But how are you? How are you doing, dear reader? How is your life going? Do you know your life’s path? If… [Read More]

When retiring together doesn’t make sense

March 15, 2013

By Jason Alderman Back when people from my parents’ generation were first planning their lives together, most married couples looked forward to working hard for a few decades, buying a house, raising a family and then retiring together while they still had enough money and energy to travel and pursue favorite hobbies. Some couples do… [Read More]