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Gee’s Wellness Clinic now offers free COVID-19 vaccines

September 16, 2021

Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic is located inside Gee’s Clippers at 2200 N. Dr. MLK Jr., Dr. The wellness clinic is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and supported by 17 Milwaukee community-based organizations and provides health education, referral resources, and even testing and vaccines to keep you and your families safe. No appointment or… [Read More]

Walnut Way Conservation Corp. hosts annual ‘Harvest Day’

September 16, 2021

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Walnut Way Conservation Corp. hosted their annual “Harvest Day,” at Fondy Farmers Market and Park, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave. The market included numerous vendors selling fruits and vegetables, preserves, flowers, art, jewelry and much more. There was also music, dancing and other live performances on their main stage…. [Read More]

Trinity MBC holds ’27th Annual Chicken & Fish Fundraiser’

September 16, 2021

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Trinity Missionary Baptist Church hosted their “27th Annual Chicken and Fish Dinner Fundraiser” at the church, 2829 N. Teutonia Ave. The delicious dinner which featured fried fish and chicken, as well as sides of all kinds, was lovingly prepared by the women of Trinity MBC. Pictured are the church volunteers… [Read More]

Five shot, wounded by gunfire during vigil for Milwaukee teen

September 16, 2021

Milwaukee police say five people were wounded near North Sherman Blvd. and Burleigh St. on Monday September 13, 2021 at the scene of a candlelight vigil for a teenager that was fatally shot earlier in the day. Officials say the gunfire rang out shortly before 8 p.m. The shooting victims include two 15-year-old Milwaukee girls,… [Read More]

Outreach Community Health Centers host award presentation for Governor Tony Evers and State Senator Lena C. Taylor

September 16, 2021

On August 31, 2021, Outreach Community Health Centers (OCHC) hosted an award presentation for Governor Evers and Senator Taylor at their clinic at 210 W. Capitol Drive. The State Champion Award was in recognition of their support and advocacy to increase investment for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), and their commitment to advance access to… [Read More]

Outreach Community Health Centers host award presentation for Governor Tony Evers and State Senator Lena C. Taylor

September 9, 2021

On August 31, 2021, Outreach Community Health Centers (OCHC) hosted an award presentation for Governor Evers and Senator Taylor at their clinic at 210 W. Capitol Drive. The State Champion Award was in recognition of their support and advocacy to increase investment for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), and their commitment to advance access to… [Read More]

Brewers Tap Takeover features Brewers legend Rickie Weeks

September 9, 2021

On Sunday, September 5, 2021, former Brewers outfielder Rickie Weeks stepped up to the plate for the “Brewers Tap Takeover,” where a current or former Brewers player took over as bartender at various locations throughout the park. Rickie tended bar at the Restaurant to be Named Later on Sunday. Later that day he took to… [Read More]

Heavy Hitters Promotions, LLC presents ‘Live Pro Boxing Night’

September 9, 2021

On Saturday, September 4, 2021, Heavy Hitters Promotions, LLC presented a live pro boxing fight elimination event at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave. While there were more than seven different bouts on the card for the evening the main event for the night was between Dennis “The Mongoose” Morris and Marcus Oliviera…. [Read More]

‘The Wire’ and ‘Lovecraft Country’ actor Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment

September 9, 2021

Michael K. Williams, an actor best known for his role as Omar Little on HBO’s “The Wire,” has died. He was 54. Williams was found dead in his New York City apartment Monday, September 6, 2021, a law enforcement official told CNN. “It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Emmy… [Read More]

A. Philip Randolph Institute commemorates the March on Washington 58 years later

September 2, 2021

On August 28, 2021, A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI)-Milwaukee Chapter hosted a commemoration of the March on Washington in the city of Milwaukee. The march started with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., statue on King Drive and ended at Zeidler Union Square downtown. The rally included guest speakers APRI President Larry… [Read More]