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Local Artist Ras ‘Ammar Nsoroma helps dedicate portrait of local health advocate at MHS grand re-opening

June 5, 2013

Portrait artist, painter, and muralist Ras `Ammar Nsoroma stands in front of his newly completed “bas-relief” portrait of C. C. Henderson, the for- mer president and chief executive of  the Milwau- kee Health Services. Inc., who passed away in 2010. It was unveiled in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new addition to MLK’s Heritage… [Read More]

Local Artist Ras ‘Ammar Nsoroma helps dedicate portrait of local health advocate at MHS grand re-opening

May 30, 2013

Portrait artist, painter, and muralist Ras `Ammar Nsoroma stands in front of his newly completed “bas-relief” portrait of C. C. Henderson, the for- mer president and chief executive of  the Milwau- kee Health Services. Inc., who passed away in 2010. It was unveiled in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new addition to MLK’s Heritage… [Read More]

Local eye care specialists explain risks and treatment options for glaucoma

January 3, 2013

By Cheryl L. Dejewski Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S., especially for African- Americans. In fact, black Americans have a 6-8 times higher risk of developing glaucoma than whites, and a recent study found that one in five black Americans age 75 and older has glaucoma. What exactly is glaucoma? It’s an… [Read More]

Local eye care specialists explain risks and treatment options for glaucoma

January 3, 2013

By Cheryl L. Dejewski Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S., especially for African- Americans. In fact, black Americans have a 6-8 times higher risk of developing glaucoma than whites, and a recent study found that one in five black Americans age 75 and older has glaucoma. What exactly is glaucoma? It’s… [Read More]

Nearly $1 million donated to 30 local children’s charities through Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s ‘Miracle on Canal Street’

December 27, 2012

Benefiting organizations receive more than $32,000; contributions since program’s 1994 inception surpass $12.5 million Thirty children’s charities from southeastern Wisconsin celebrated after Potawatomi Bingo Casino announced December 14, 2012, they raised $981,273 during the 2012 Miracle on Canal Street program. Each charity will receive $32,709. Miracle on Canal Street is the Casino’s signature charitable program…. [Read More]