Retirement Celebrations Archives

King Drive postal worker Naomi Curry retires after 27 years of service

October 7, 2021

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, United States Postal Service carrier, Naomi Curry (inset), retired after 27 years. Pretty much from the the start of her time at the U.S. Post Office, she has delivered mail to the King Drive Business District and Halyard Park residents. Naomi was greeted in front of the King Drive Postal… [Read More]

A Grand Retirement Celebration For Pastor Mary Jean Lewis-Jiles on June 13

June 3, 2021

A GRAND RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR Pastor Mary Jean Lewis-Jiles Celebrating 16 Years of Service Sunday, June 13, 2021 Christian Fellowship Community Church 2176 North 39th Street • Milwaukee, WI 53208 MORNING SPEAKER: 11:00 A.M. Pastor Rev. Dr. Joyce Thornton, Texas Committed to Christ International Ministries Member of the T.D. Jakes Potter House International Ministries AFTERNOON… [Read More]

UW-Milwaukee’s African Diaspora Council celebrates retiring members

February 18, 2021

During Black History Month, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic did not stop the African Diaspora Council from celebrating its retiring members. While the platform changed from a face-to-face to a virtual event, held Wednesday, February 10, 2021, we were still able to honor the professional milestones of our retiring African Diaspora faculty, staff and administrators. The… [Read More]

After 42 years of community work, MacArthur (Mac) Weddle celebrates retirement

July 4, 2019

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Northcott Neighborhood House and Double B Entertainment presented, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye,” a celebration in honor of community leader MacArthur (Mac) Weddle’s (right) retirement. The retirement celebration, which also served as a fundraiser for the Northcott Neighborhood House, was held at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin… [Read More]