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Events for Folks Who Love Books and Reading at Boswell Book Company

February 7, 2019

Upcoming Events at Boswell Book Company February 13 to March 13, 2019.

Happy 100th Birthday Nettie Walton

February 7, 2019

On December 21, 2018, Ms. Nettie Walton celebrated her 100th birthday. Ms. Walton was born on December 23, 1918, the same year that the U.S. Congress established time zones and approved daylight saving time. A party was held at the the Serafino Square Apartments Clubhouse, 9993 West North Ave. by her granddaughters Viva Crape and… [Read More]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter welcomes new members

January 31, 2019

On Sunday, December 23, 2018, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter welcomed 41 new members during their New Members Luncheon at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. This year the sorority welcomed the largest group of initiates ever, since it was founded in 1949. In attendance this year was Epsilon Kappa Omega… [Read More]

Milwaukee Chapter-National Black Nurses Association hosts 39th Annual Prayer Breakfast

January 24, 2019

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) hosted their 39th Annual Prayer Breakfast at the Aurora Sinai Medical Center Rapkin Auditorium, 945 N. 12th Street. Traditionally, the NBNA have always started the new year off with a prayer breakfast as it sets the tone for the origination… [Read More]

Born2Dream presents ‘ART WORK’ exhibit at Gallery Night and Day

January 17, 2019

Milwaukee artist and entrepreneur Darrin Reasby, the founder of Born2Dream, presents, “ART WORK: An Exhibit of Innovative Canvas Paintings Featuring Speakers.” The art works in this exhibit will have built-in speakers, that will mix sound with the painted image. The show will also feature photographs by local photojournalist Yvonne Kemp, whose work has been featured… [Read More]

Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies presents Michael W. Twitty

January 17, 2019

The Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies proudly presents two events with Michael W. Twitty, author of the highly acclaimed book The Cooking Gene: Book talk Monday, February 18, 2019 at 6 p.m. Mitchell Street Library 906 W. Historic Mitchell Street Reservations required: 414-286-3011 Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 4 p.m. Panel discussion… [Read More]

Church Women United-Milwaukee hosts 87th Annual Christmas Tea to support local organizations in need

January 10, 2019

On December 5, 2018, the Milwaukee Unit of Church Women United (CWU) held its 87th Annual Christmas Tea at Albright United Methodist Church, 5555 W. Capitol Dr., with Thomas Thao serving as the host pastor. The tea was held as a fundraiser to collect toys and funds for more than 10 local not-for-profit agencies, including… [Read More]

Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucus certified election results and sworn in during private ceremony

January 3, 2019

On Friday, December 14, 2018, Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucus (left) certified his election results and received his certificate of election at a private swearing in ceremony at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. He was joined by his wife, Linda (center) and was sworn in by Chief Judge Maxine Aldridge White. Lucas, a Major League Baseball security official,… [Read More]

Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club holds first annual ‘Christmas with Dignity’ service project

January 3, 2019

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, the Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club held its first annual Christmas with Dignity Service Project at St. Ann Center-Bucyrus Campus, 2450 W. North Ave. The program was designed as a social enterprise and community development project that gives deeply discounted prices on brand-name toys, clothing and books, making purchases affordable… [Read More]

Rev. George Jolly hosts trip to the Holy Land

December 27, 2018

Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church pastor Rev. George Jolly hosted a trip to the Holy Land this past November. The tour visited many of the legendary sites in the Bible. The photo was taken in the Garden of Gethsemane, an urban garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, most famous as… [Read More]