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Franciscan Peacemakers striving to help women in need

November 19, 2020

For more than 25 years Franciscan Peacemakers, has quietly and consistently worked to provide a pathway to a sustainable healthy, safe, and productive life for women engaging in prostitution due to trauma, human sex trafficking or drug addiction. Founded by Fr. Bob Wheelock, pastor of St Elizabeth, and Fr. Mike Sullivan, pastor of St. Ben’s,… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League celebrates Halloween at Auer Avenue Elementary School

November 12, 2020

On Friday, October 30, 2020, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) helped the students of Auer Avenue Elementary School, 2319 W. Auer Ave., celebrate Halloween in a safe way. Students were greeted by school Principal Dr. Zanetta Walker; her staff; MUL President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall; and MUL volunteers dressed for a “Halloween Munch… [Read More]

New games available in adult E-Sports leagues

October 29, 2020

It’s time to put your gaming skills to the test with Milwaukee Recreation! Join Milwaukee Recreation’s adult E-Sports league! Go head-to-head every week in a variety of popular video games. Think you have what it takes to be crowned champion? You must be 18 years or older to join the adult E-Sports leagues. Participants must… [Read More]

Poetry Slam Fundraiser to be hosted by PEARLS For Teen Girls

October 29, 2020

PEARLS for Teen Girls, a dynamic and innovative leadership development non-profit serving girls in 5th through 12th grade in Milwaukee, is hosting a Poetry Slam Fundraiser on November 11, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., CST. The event, hosted by actor, singer and former PEARLS girl LaChrisa Grandberry, will feature spoken word performances focused… [Read More]

Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield hosts drive-thru ‘Thank You’ event

October 22, 2020

On Saturday, October 17, 2020, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicaid hosted a drive-thru “Thank You” event at Gee’s Clippers Barber and Beauty Salon, 2200 N. Doctor M.L.K. Jr. Dr. Anthem partnered with Advocate Aurora Health, All of Us, Froedtert and the Medical Collage of Wisconsin, Covering WI, Target, Progressive Community Health Centers, LIHF, Vivent Health,… [Read More]

Milwaukee holds ‘First Annual Milwaukee Police Appreciation Day’

October 22, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the City of Milwaukee hosted its first ever “Annual Milwaukee Police Appreciation Day,”at MPD District 1, 749 W. State St. The idea for “Police Appreciation Day” came from Milwaukee Coalition Against Hate Executive Director Tracey Dent (front row, right). “We just wanted as a community, as a whole, to say… [Read More]

Community organizations partner with Harambee residents for neighborhood clean-up

October 15, 2020

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, WestCare, and Wisconsin Safe & Sound partnered together to host an end of the summer “Harambee Intergenerational Community Clean-up” at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. A number of local volunteers, including the District 5 Milwaukee Police Department… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. hosts voter registration event at Isaac Coggs Center

October 15, 2020

On Friday, October 9, 2020, the Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., hosted a voter registration event at their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 W. Silver Spring Dr. Attendees could safely register to vote for the upcoming presidential election as well as receive a free COVID-19 safety kit containing hand sanitizer, facial tissues, masks and more…. [Read More]

Gloria Miller celebrates 69th birthday

October 1, 2020

On Friday, September 25, 2020, St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care Special Events Director Gloria Miller (center) celebrated her 69th birthday during St. Ann’s Free Refreshment Friday at St. Ann’s Bucyrus Campus, 2450 West North Avenue. Sixty-nine of her friends, family, neighbors and co-workers joined her in celebrating her birthday “old school.” Music was provided… [Read More]

Vernon Townsend celebrates his 100th birthday

October 1, 2020

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Vernon Townsend, one of Milwaukee’s few remaining World War II veterans, celebrated his 100th birthday. Five generations of his family and friends gathered to wish him well for his 100 birthday with a surprise drive-by parade (due to social distancing). Happy Birthday Mr. Townsend!