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Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc. hosts 46th Annual Débutante Cotillion

December 4, 2019

The Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc., hosted its 46th Annual Débutante Cotillion on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. This year’s event was entitled, “Empower Her.” Ten young women who hail from Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and other area school districts participated and were awarded scholarships at the foundation’s black… [Read More]

Christian Business & Professional Alliance hosts 39th Annual Débutante Cotillion

December 4, 2019

On Friday, November 29, 2019 the Christian Business and Professional Alliance hosted its 39th Annual Débutante Cotillion at the downtown Milwaukee Hilton Grand Ballroom. Six young women from the Milwaukee area were presented. The Christian Business and Professional Alliance is group of individuals committed to improving the quality of life for young citizens of our… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. makes it a Happy Thanksgiving for 1,600 families

December 4, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 The Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted their 8th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway and Health Screenings at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Thanksgiving dawns the beginning of the holidays and represents a season of giving. This year MHSI was able to give… [Read More]

Help for the holidays: Places in Milwaukee where you can get free meals

December 4, 2019

The holidays can be a time of happiness and festivities. But not for everyone. For some, it can be hard to feel joyful when they’re strapped for cash and struggling to buy food. Here is a partial list of organizations in Milwaukee that have stepped up to help. We know there has to be more… [Read More]

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kicks off with magical lineup

November 27, 2019

On Thursday, November 21, 2019, Milwaukee Downtown BID #21 hosted Milwaukee’s Annual Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza to light up downtown’s parks and streets for the 21st season during its switch-flipping ceremony at Pere Marquette Park. The dazzling night of performances included Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, Jenny Thiel, cast members from “Black Nativity” and Milwaukee Repertory… [Read More]

Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club hosts Veterans Clothing Drive

November 27, 2019

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club and Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Services hosted a Veterans Clothing Drive at Fox Point Farmers Market North Shore Congregational Church, 7300 N. Santa Monica. The Rotary Club collected new and gently used warm coats and jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, boots, and any other winter clothing… [Read More]

America’s Black Holocaust Museum board hosts luncheon for film maker

November 27, 2019

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, The America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) Board of Directors hosted its first official luncheon since the reopening of the museum earlier this fall at 401 West North Ave. As part of the Milwaukee Film Festival Black Lens, African Black Holocaust Museum was the community sponsor of Jacqueline Olive’s film “Always… [Read More]

Top Ladies Of Distinction, Inc. hosts Top Teens of America induction ceremony

November 27, 2019

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. (TLOD) Milwaukee Chapter presented the induction ceremony of their 2019 Top Teens of America (TTA) at St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1616 W. Atkinson Ave. Top Teens of America (TTA) provides all teens, regardless of their ethnic or socio-economic status, the opportunity to… [Read More]

Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. hosts Walk in the Spirit Recognition Luncheon

November 20, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Alpha Pi Chapter of Milwaukee, WI hosted their twelfth Annual Walk in the Spirit Recognition Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, 2303 N. Mayfair Rd., honoring “Outstanding Men Who Walk in the Spirit.” The “Walk in the Spirit Luncheon” honors men who work… [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC hosts 2nd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon

November 20, 2019

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church hosted their 2nd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon at the church, 1825 W. Hampton Ave. The luncheon was co-sponsored by the American Legion Post 470 and the Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Darrell Williams, Administrator of… [Read More]