Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Ascension Healthcare hosts Community Conversations in Milwaukee

January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Ascension Healthcare hosted four Community Conversations in Milwaukee. The sessions were held within two days, with each day hosting two sessions. The sessions on Jan. 8 were held at St. Joseph’s, located at 5000 W. Chambers St., and the other two were held on Jan. 9… [Read More]

Born2Dream presents ‘ART WORK’ exhibit at Gallery Night and Day

January 17, 2019

Milwaukee artist and entrepreneur Darrin Reasby, the founder of Born2Dream, presents, “ART WORK: An Exhibit of Innovative Canvas Paintings Featuring Speakers.” The art works in this exhibit will have built-in speakers, that will mix sound with the painted image. The show will also feature photographs by local photojournalist Yvonne Kemp, whose work has been featured… [Read More]

Church Women United-Milwaukee hosts 87th Annual Christmas Tea to support local organizations in need

January 10, 2019

On December 5, 2018, the Milwaukee Unit of Church Women United (CWU) held its 87th Annual Christmas Tea at Albright United Methodist Church, 5555 W. Capitol Dr., with Thomas Thao serving as the host pastor. The tea was held as a fundraiser to collect toys and funds for more than 10 local not-for-profit agencies, including… [Read More]

Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucus certified election results and sworn in during private ceremony

January 3, 2019

On Friday, December 14, 2018, Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucus (left) certified his election results and received his certificate of election at a private swearing in ceremony at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. He was joined by his wife, Linda (center) and was sworn in by Chief Judge Maxine Aldridge White. Lucas, a Major League Baseball security official,… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts 59th Equal Opportunity Day Luncheon

December 20, 2018

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted the 59th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Luncheon at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. The Equal Opportunity Day Luncheon is a significant event, not only because it helps to reinforce the importance of diversity and equal opportunity, but it also generates funds which… [Read More]

Voice of the Fatherless Child brings Christmas cheer to families in need

December 20, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018 marked the 11th annual “Voice of the Fatherless Child’s Single Parent Christmas,” which has been co-sponsored by Home Depot for the past 10 years. Home Depot employees and Voice of the Fatherless Child staff and family joined together to go into the homes of 10 families to decorate the home, put… [Read More]

Alderman Cavalier Johnson hosts 2nd District holiday event

December 20, 2018

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, Alderman Cavalier Johnson (holding sign) invited families to his 2nd District holiday event at the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, 5460 N. 64th Street. Alderman Johnson was joined by State Senator Lena Taylor; Warden Steve Johnson (right); Andre Brown of Project Return, and members of the Milwaukee Youth Council, who helped… [Read More]

Northwest Family Activity and Events Center hosts 4th Annual Mrs. O’Bee Toy House

December 13, 2018

On Sunday, December 9, 2018, the Northwest Family Activity and Events Center hosted its fourth Mrs. O’Bee’s Toy House, at 4034 W. Good Hope Road. For the past four years the staff of Northwest Funeral Chapel opens the doors of the event center and allows local children between the ages of 1 to 8 years… [Read More]

Bethel Baptist Church honors Maestro Douane McDowell for 35 years of musical service

December 13, 2018

On Friday, December 7, 2018, Bethel Baptist Church honored Maestro Douane McDowell for his 35-plus years of musical service to Bethel Baptist Church in a special celebration entitled, “The Sound of Music,” at 2030 W. North Ave. The event featured choirs and performers from all over Milwaukee who came to honor the musical talents of… [Read More]

Milwaukee Fire Department celebrate Milwaukee Fire Recruits graduation

December 6, 2018

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) celebrated the commencement ceremony of the Milwaukee Fire Recruits class of 2018. Among those graduating where Tahj Lea (front row, center), the son of Torrey Lea and Pam Malone, who at the age of 20 has decided to forgo the college career track in architecture… [Read More]