Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

MHSI hosts ‘ 10th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway’

November 25, 2021

On Friday, November 19, 2021, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., held its “10th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and COVID-19 Safety Kit Giveaway,” at their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 west Silver Spring Drive. In an effort to help feed those in need this Thanksgiving, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI), MHS Health Wisconsin, Social Development Commission, Green… [Read More]

Milwaukee’s downtown lights up for the holidays

November 25, 2021

Milwaukee’s downtown was illuminated with more than 500,000 lights and dozens of animated displays during the 23rd annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival presented by Johnson Financial Group, Nov. 18, 2021 – Jan. 1, 2022. The celebration kicked off on Thursday, November 18, 2021, with a holiday broadcast on WISN-TV 12, which featured a sampling of… [Read More]

Your Safe Haven celebrates grand opening

November 25, 2021

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, newly founded non-profit, Your Safe Haven celebrated its grand opening at 8500 W. Capitol Drive. After hosting a series of events for two months, there was a ribbon cutting ceremony, free food, on-site tours and presentations, information packets for youth and families and much more. For more information about Your… [Read More]

Alderwoman Milele Coggs hosts 11th Annual Housing Resource Fair

November 18, 2021

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, invited residents to attend the 11th Annual Housing Resource Fair at Northcott Neighborhood House, 2460 N. 6th St. The free event provided residents with information on home financing, home repairs, foreclosure assistance and more and featured virtual workshops and an… [Read More]

Parklawn Assembly of God hosts Milwaukee career and employment summit

November 18, 2021

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, Parklawn Assembly of God, 3725 N. Sherman Blvd., hosted the Milwaukee Career and Employment Summit. During this uneven recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, job seekers are in high demand by local employers. Yet many job seekers with barriers to employment still are finding it difficult to find a good job… [Read More]

Cannaan Baptist Church celebrates 8th Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Fredrick E. Jones and First Lady Marian Jones

November 18, 2021

On Sunday, November 14th, 2021, Canaan Baptist Church, 2975 N. 11th Street, celebrated the 8th Year Anniversary of their Pastor, Rev. Dr, Fredrick E. Jones and First Lady Marian Jones. The theme for this event was “Standing on God’s Word,” from II Timothy 3:16-17 KJV and keynote speaker was Rev. Joseph H. Jackson, Jr., Pastor… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts ’36th Annual Black and White Ball’

November 11, 2021

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, the Milwaukee Branch of the Urban League (MUL) hosted their “36th Annual Black and White Ball,” at the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. The Black and White Ball is one of Wisconsin’s premier social events of the year and once again the MUL was able to hold the event… [Read More]

Milwaukee’s own Esquires inducted into WAMI Hall of Fame

November 11, 2021

On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) celebrated their “40th Annual WAMI Awards and Hall of Fame” inductions at the Turner Hall Ballroom. This year WAMI celebrated 40 years of music excellence by inducting four legendary music acts from the great state of Wisconsin. Among this year’s honorees were the legendary… [Read More]

Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy hosts ‘Scienceween’

November 4, 2021

On Friday, October 29, 2021, The Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy, 6600 West Melvina Street, hosted a “Scienceween.” Special guest the “Amazing Science Guy,” gave the students a chance to display their work. The event took place in the Science Exploratory Dome installed on the outside of the school’s property. The goal of the Scienceween was… [Read More]

MLKEDC dedicates statue to former Executive Director, Welford Sanders

November 4, 2021

Members in the community came out to attend the dedication ceremony of the life size bronze statue honoring Mr. Welford Sanders, the former Executive Director of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp. (MLKEDC) on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at the Welford Sanders Historic Lofts and Enterprise Center. Among those in attendance were MLKEDC leaders,… [Read More]