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Diversity Holidays and Celebrations in May (Week 1)

May 6, 2021

Did you know May 21st is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development? This day is set aside by the United Nations as an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and to learn to live together in harmony. The article goes on to say that “acceptance and recognition… [Read More]

Positions Open at The Department of Mission & Ministry at Marquette University

May 6, 2021

The Department of Mission & Ministry at Marquette University announces part-time job openings in its programs serving clergy and congregations. Pastoral Leadership in a Cultural Context (PLCC) prepares early-career clergy from across denominations to engage as public theologians on social issues in the greater Milwaukee area. PLCC is hiring: • Assistant Director, with MDiv or… [Read More]

April – Alcohol Awareness Month (Conclusion)

April 29, 2021

We are continuing to bring awareness to alcohol abuse According to alcohol.org,1 Alcohol Awareness Month is a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence as a way of increasing outreach and education regarding the dangers of alcoholism and issues related to alcohol. The program was started in April 1987… [Read More]

April – Alcohol Awareness Month (Week 3)

April 22, 2021

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. We have been focusing on increasing awareness of the effects of abuse of alcohol. This week, Mental Health America of Wisconsin1 asks these questions to look out for warning signs of alcohol abuse noting if you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, you may have a problem with… [Read More]

April – Alcohol Awareness Month (Week 2)

April 15, 2021

April is set aside to bring awareness to Alcohol Awareness and to increase awareness of alcohol addiction. This week, let’s look at the harm of adolescent alcohol abuse as outlined by the American Addiction Centers at www.alcohol.org: Teenagers who begin abusing alcohol in their formative years are very likely to suffer from serious health and… [Read More]

March Awareness Days Week 5: Honoring Nurses

April 8, 2021

National Doctor’s Day is celebrated March 30, 2021; however, we could not think of honoring our doctors without also giving a shout out to our nurses who are often unappreciated and their hard work goes unnoticed and sometimes overlooked. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a strain on our health care system. While International Nurses Day… [Read More]

April – Alcohol Awareness Month (Week 1)

April 8, 2021

Spotlighting different awareness topics helps to educate the community and it reminds people that these conditions exist. For the month of April, we will bring attention to alcohol awareness. According to the alcohol.org(1), Alcohol Awareness Month is a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence as a way of… [Read More]

Remaining faithful in a pandemic

April 8, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing The pandemic has taken a toll on our lives and many of our mainstay institutions and businesses—even the church. For more than a year now, Sunday mornings have looked different with many communities of faith going to virtual services, reaching out by telephone,… [Read More]

Happy Easter from the Milwaukee Times Staff

April 1, 2021

“Happy Easter… May the renewal of life At Easter bring new Blessing of love, hope Peace, good health and Happiness to you and Your loved ones… Embrace the renewal of life.” – Babz

March Awareness Days Week 4: #NationalDoctorsDay Celebrated March 30, 2021

April 1, 2021

Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without doctors? I don’t know about you, but I don’t even want to think about it! We pause this month to celebrate our doctors. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated the 30th day of March every year. It is our time to celebrate these… [Read More]