Anniversary Celebrations Archives

Monumental MBC celebrates Pastor and First Lady’s 20th Year Anniversary

November 27, 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019, Monumental Missionary Baptist Church celebrated the 20th Year Anniversary of their Pastor Roy C. Watson, and First Lady Sharon Watson (left photo) , at Meyer’s Restaurant & Banquet Hall, 4260 S. 76th St. Pastor and First Lady Watson were joined by their family, friends and church family at an elegant “Black… [Read More]

New Saint James UMC celebrates 70th church anniversary

October 3, 2019

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, The New Saint James United Methodist Church held their 70th Church Anniversary at Alioto’s Restaurant. Founded on September 25, 1949, it is the first African American United Methodist Church established in Milwaukee. The event welcomed current and past members, who had time to reflect on 70 years of good fellowship…. [Read More]

MUL celebrates 100th anniversary with “100 Women for 100 Years”

May 9, 2019

On Monday, April 29, 2019, in celebration of Milwaukee Urban League’s (MUL) 100th anniversary, 100+ women leaders came together for an evening of networking and fun! This special event was sponsored by BMO Harris Bank and took place at the Pfister Hotel. The evening ended with each attendee donating $100 to support the programming efforts… [Read More]

Friendship, Inc. hosts semi-annual membership and anniversary banquet

April 25, 2019

The Friendship Club held its semi-annual anniversary banquet on Saturday, April 20, 2019. The Friendship Club is the first African American operated sobriety club in Milwaukee. The Friendship Club is located on 2245 West Fond Du Lac Ave. and serves hundreds of recovering people and their families in the community. Dr. Shirley Moutry, a retired… [Read More]

Pastor Joseph Hamilton Jackson, Jr. and First Lady Brenda Jackson celebrate 5th anniversary

December 6, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Pastor Joseph Hamilton Jackson, Jr. and First Lady Brenda Jackson of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their 5th Anniversary at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, 10499 Innovation Drive. The Jacksons were joined by their family, friends and church family for the theme of “Christ Celebrated~ Pastor Appreciated,” and were… [Read More]

Rev. Dr. Archie and First Lady Jeanette Ivy celebrate 23rd pastoral anniversary

November 15, 2018

The story of how Rev. Dr. Archie Ivy and First Lady Jeanette Ivy were joined together began in the small town of Shannon, Mississippi. Archie Ivy and Jeanette Rogers were both students at Shannon High School. Archie is the oldest son of ten children while Jeanette is the youngest of five children, both grew up… [Read More]

Black Health Coalition celebrates 30 years of building a healthy community

October 18, 2018

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, The Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) celebrated their 30th Anniversary at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St. The story of the BHCW started in 1984 when a small group of colleagues began meeting on a regular basis to discuss solutions to lack of quality health care… [Read More]

Wilbur and Susan Arms celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary with four generations of family

October 18, 2018

Wilbur and Susan Arms celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Davian’s in Menomonee Falls. In addition to a catered meal, a special tribute on their accomplishments was given by friends and four generations of family members. Pictured at the 50th anniversary celebration are (back row, from left) Nicholas Cooil; Justin… [Read More]

Majestic Community Choir celebrates 40th Anniversary

October 4, 2018

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, the Majestic Community Choir celebrated its 40th Anniversary at Mason Temple Church, 6098 N. 35th Street. The Majestics celebrated with a huge concert with many special guests and speakers, including Way of the Cross pastor Rev. Kurt Boyd (upper photo, left). During the anniversary concert celebration, Majestics founder and director… [Read More]

Nefertari African Dance Company celebrates 50th Anniversary

September 20, 2018

On Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2018, the Nefertari African Dance Company (NADC) hosted its 50th Year Anniversary at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St. The weekend events included multi-cultural dance workshops, and a gala event. The Nefertari Dance Company was founded in 1968 at the North Division High School by teacher… [Read More]