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Medical College of WI, All of Us, Bader Philanthropies and WNOV host live broadcast addressing health research questions

May 5, 2022

The All of Us Research Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin sponsored a WNOV live broadcast with Keith Parris on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Bader Philanthropies. The morning opened with a continental breakfast and the gathering of enthusiastic registrants for a panel discussion about health research and its role in addressing health disparities,… [Read More]

Newly elected Milwaukee Mayor Johnson and family take in Easter Brewers game

April 21, 2022

On Sunday, April 17, 2022, the newly elected Milwaukee mayor Cavalier Johnson, his wife Dominique, and children celebrated Easter Sunday at the Brewers game at American Family Field to watch the Brewers defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6 – 5. Happy Easter to Milwaukee’s new First Family.

After 66 years local Milwaukee business closes its doors

April 14, 2022

After more than 62 years under ownership by the same family, another locally owned Milwaukee business closed its doors for the last time on April 1, 2022. The north side of Milwaukee used to be full of ‘neighborhood’ businesses like Schmidt/Kil-Bac Restaurant and Janitorial Supply which for the past 55 years has been located near… [Read More]

Edward Leland Carlson’s 80th birthday celebration

April 7, 2022

On March 26, 2022, Edward Leland Carlson celebrated his 80th birthday with his wife of 33 years, Linda Miles Carlson, 5 generations of family and many friends at the Elks Lodge in Milwaukee. Mr. Ed, as he is frequently called, is a native of Phoenix, AZ, but has enjoyed his residency in Milwaukee for the… [Read More]

Northcott Neighborhood House Senior Club presents “Remember & Rejoice Luncheon”

March 24, 2022

On Friday, March 18, 2022, Northcott Neighborhood House Executive Director Tony A. Kearney, Sr., and Northcott Senior Club hosted “Remember & Rejoice Luncheon,” at 2400 N. 6th Street. The luncheon was held in order to rejoice over the possible ending of the pandemic, and to spend time with good friends and great food. It was… [Read More]

Congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs. Whatley

March 17, 2022

On Friday, March 11, 2022, Romell (top photo, right) and Jacqulin Whatley (top photo, left) joined in holy matrimony in a private and intimate ceremony at Hawthorne Terrace Apartments, 7700 North Portland Ave. They were joined by close family and friends and the ceremony was presided over by Rev. Lovelace Redmond (top photo, center). “Congratulations… [Read More]

NŌ Studios hosts a ‘Celebration of Girls and Women in Sports’

March 10, 2022

On Saturday, February 5, 2022, NŌ Studios, Milwaukee Youth Sports Alliance and Human2Human, LLC hosted a “Celebration of Girls and Women in Sports,” at their event space, 1037 W. McKinley Ave. The event featured fitness round tables on yoga, core wellness, and sports-related fitness as well as panel sessions, interactive presentations, a Black business expo,… [Read More]

A Black History Month luncheon fit for a Queen

March 3, 2022

On Sunday, February 27, 2022, Dr. Jackie Edwards, International Mrs. USA 2021 hosted a “Black History Month Queen’s Luncheon,” at Taylor’d Event Studio, 3425 W. State Street. This event was an informative event for young women and girls, and highlighted the importance of representation and celebrated different Black Queens throughout history. The event featured many… [Read More]

Frances Utsey celebrates her 80th birthday with four generations of family

February 24, 2022

Frances Utsey, at 80 years old, is the matriarch of her family. Frances and her mother came to Milwaukee in 1956. She attended Rufus King High School, graduating in January 1960, and continued her education at MATC. Frances married William Utsey in 1965 and was blessed with 2 daughters. She realized, after working at Wisconsin… [Read More]

Essential Prenatal Care, LLC hosts ‘Women’s Empowerment Brunch’

February 17, 2022

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, Essential Prenatal Care, LLC and Bloom Prenatal Care, LLC presented the “Women’s Empowerment Vision Board Brunch,” at 2703 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The leadership team at Essentials Prenatal Care wanted to bring clients in for an in-person activity. The event was hosted by Nita Farrow, auditor for… [Read More]