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Gee’s MKE Clinic hosts annual ‘Holiday Toy and Food Drive’

December 29, 2022

On Saturday, December 17, 2022, Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic hosted their annual “Gee’s Holiday Food and Toy Drive,” which was a huge success. Gee’s along with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin were able to provide toys, food, and resources to more than 200 families. The event was sponsored by Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic,… [Read More]

Gee’s Clippers hosts ‘Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway’

November 24, 2022

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Gee’s Clippers Barber and Beauty Salon, 2200 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., hosted “Gee’s MKE Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway,” which was a huge success! Gee’s was able to feed 200 families and provide them with a turkey and gift card. There was also free Flu and COVID-19 vaccines, blood pressure… [Read More]

Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative presents ‘Real Men, Real Talk’

April 7, 2022

On Thursday, March 21, 2022, Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, Be Inspired Works, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Gee’s Clippers hosted the first of a series of forums called “Real Men, Real Talk, Barbershop Series” for men of color here in Milwaukee at Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. “Real Men, Real Talk”… [Read More]

Jammin’ 98.3 FM hosts ‘Stokes Coats’ at Gee’s Clippers

December 30, 2021

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, Jammin’98.3 FM along with America Works of Wisconsin, Inc., and Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N. MLK Dr., hosted “Stokes Coats.” Jammin’98.3 FM radio host Earl Stokes and the staff of Gee’s Clipers collected adult and children’s coats for those in need here in Milwaukee. In total Earl and crew collected more… [Read More]

Gee’s Wellness Clinic now offers free COVID-19 vaccines

September 16, 2021

Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic is located inside Gee’s Clippers at 2200 N. Dr. MLK Jr., Dr. The wellness clinic is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and supported by 17 Milwaukee community-based organizations and provides health education, referral resources, and even testing and vaccines to keep you and your families safe. No appointment or… [Read More]

Black men’s health—taking care of business

March 11, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing New York Times editor Brent Staples reports that newspapers celebrating unsung Black heroes were for many years “religiously passed from home to home and read aloud in barbershops.” Today, barbershop owners are using their businesses as venues to raise awareness about chronic diseases… [Read More]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity helps get voters registered for 2020 Presidential Election

October 1, 2020

On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., set up at Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N. Dr. M.L.King, Jr., Dr., to register voters for the 2020 Presidential Election. The Kappas, along with other voter registration volunteer organizations, will be all over the city getting people registered to vote, prior to the… [Read More]

Despite challenges, King Drive looks to have a bright future

August 13, 2020

While many businesses continue to struggle due to the coronavirus pandemic, Deshea Agee, Executive Director of the Historic King Drive Business Improvement District (BID) #8, is using his unique skillsets to help ensure that businesses in his district not only survive the pandemic, but thrive. Agee, who has headed the King Drive BID for more… [Read More]

Gee’s Clippers and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield launch free clinic to support men’s health in Milwaukee

March 12, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Gee’s Clippers and Anthem Blue Cross BlueShield joined with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Gee’s Clippers owner Gaulien “Gee” Smith (at podium) for the grand-opening of Gee’s Milwaukee Wellness Clinic, located in Gee’s Clippers, 2220 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The clinic will be available to customers every… [Read More]