Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association celebrates National Nurses Week with grand party

May 23, 2018

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (MCNBNA) celebrated National Nurses Week 2018 with a Nurse Week Day Party. Nurses, their friends and family from all over were invited to the party, hosted at the Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront, 4700 N. Port Washington Rd. Attendees enjoyed music, light… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. hosts Luau Lullaby Community Baby Shower

May 17, 2018

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) along with Molina Healthcare hosted the “Luau Lullaby Community Baby Shower”at the MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. MLK Dr., in recognition of Mother’s Day. Participants had the opportunity to attend educational sessions, and meet with community- based health and social service agencies, physicians, clinicians… [Read More]

Pastors United hosts 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet

May 10, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Pastors United hosted their 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet at Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, 7830 West Good Hope Road. This year’s theme was “Year of the Woman: Our History is Our Strength.” The guest speaker was WNOV 860’s “The Mid-Week Flow” host Michelle Bryant. This year’s awards… [Read More]

Ms. Maggie Vance celebrates 100th Birthday

May 3, 2018

Maggie “Idea” Vance celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Carter Conference Center at Holy Redeemer COGIC. She was born in Wilmot, AR on April 17, 1918. She moved to Milwaukee in 1949. She held various jobs through the years at nursing homes and the dietary department… [Read More]

Happy 80th Birthday to Ms. Lilly Simmons

April 26, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Milwaukee Exposure & Explorer Project (MEEP) founder Lilly Simmons celebrated her 80th birthday at the Gathering Hall Community Center, 4355 W. Bradley Road. Lilly celebrated her birthday, which featured a Mardi Gras theme, with family and friends. Lilly, who grew up in Houma, LA, is a retired educator who has… [Read More]

MCFBL hosts Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet

April 26, 2018

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Milwaukee Christian Fellowship Basketball League (MCFBL) hosted their 23rd Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at Miller Park. During the banquet, about a dozen scholarship were given out to youth members of MCFBL, who range in ages 12-18. After the banquet the attendees and their families were treated to a… [Read More]

American Legion Post 490 hosts southern style breakfast

April 26, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, American Legion Post 490 hosted a Southern Style Breakfast at the Elks Lodge, 5555 W. Good Hope Rd. The breakfast was held to raise funds to help veterans and their families. The event featured WNOV Radio personality Ernie G, who provided music for the event and served as M.C. American… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League celebrates opening of newly renovated computer lab

April 19, 2018

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL), celebrated the grand opening of the new Workforce Technology Center located inside their offices at 435 W. North Ave. The center offers individuals the opportunity to learn valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills that can lead to rewarding career opportunities. The new center… [Read More]

Frances Starms students host fish fry fundraiser at Garfield 502

April 19, 2018

On Saturday, April 7, 2017, students from Frances Starms Discovery Learning Center (FSDLC) hosted a fish fry fundraiser at Garfield 502. The fundraiser was the brainchild of Dr. Janice Pugh (center left) for her fourth and fifth grade students. The funds will allow her students to participate in a field trip to the Pfister Hotel… [Read More]

Reps. Gwen Moore and Keith Ellison host forum on gun violence

April 19, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) hosted “Misery in Our Midst: A Forum on Gun Violence,” at Sojourner Family Peace Center, 619 West Walnut Street. The forum discussed many different topics related to gun violence and its prevention, including the link between domestic violence and gun violence… [Read More]