Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

MHSI hosts a socially distanced ‘9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway’

November 26, 2020

On Friday, November 20, 2020, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted their “9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway,” at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Due to COVID-19 this year was different however, as families could not just walk up to receive their free holiday meal. Families were required… [Read More]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic host flu-shot health events in November

November 26, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to protect your health and the health of families, friends and the community. One way is to take action in fighting the flu by getting a flu shot, at Anthem’s free flu shot clinic, held Friday, November 20, 2020. The flu shots were administered by Hayat Pharmacy, provided by… [Read More]

Family and friends honor cancer patient with month full of gifts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November 26, 2020

On Saturday, October 31, 2020, the friends and family of Damiyen Smith surprised her with a brand new recliner chair and book of quotes and pictures from friends and family. Saturday was the culmination of a month long celebration of Mrs. Smith, who is currently battling stage 4 breast cancer. As October was Breast Cancer… [Read More]

SOS Center hosts community open house

November 19, 2020

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, the SOS (Strength of Our Savior) Center, located at 4620 W. North Ave., hosted an open house to feature the many activities the center has to offer as well as many local vendors. The SOS Center is a non-profit social services agency that facilitates Christian care, educational instruction, after-school programming… [Read More]

Workforce Development hosts North Side and North West Side drive-thru job fairs

November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the City of Milwaukee Office of Workforce Development hosted North Side and North West Side “Drive-Thru Job Fairs,” for Milwaukee job seekers looking for immediate employment opportunities. The job fairs focused on neighborhoods within the 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 9th Aldermanic Districts, all which have been hit hard by COVID-19…. [Read More]

SBA regional administrator to meet Milwaukee Micro-entrepreneurs

November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Great Lakes Regional Administrator Rob Scott (2nd from right) made several stops in Milwaukee to visit businesses assisted by SBA economic relief programs and the SBA’s Program for Investment in Micro-entrepreneurs (PRIME) grants. One of those entrepreneurs who has been helped by the grant is… [Read More]

Voices Against Violence Coalition says ‘Put the Guns Down’ in new video

November 12, 2020

On Saturday, October 31, 2020, Voices Against Violence Coalition, Milwaukee Coalition Against Hate, and Peace for Change Alliance, Inc., met in McGovern Park, 5400 N. 51st Blvd., for a video shoot for an anti-gun hip hop/rap video entitled, “Put’em Down (Put the Guns Down)” The video was created by the Milwaukee Coalition Against Hate to… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League celebrates Halloween at Auer Avenue Elementary School

November 12, 2020

On Friday, October 30, 2020, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) helped the students of Auer Avenue Elementary School, 2319 W. Auer Ave., celebrate Halloween in a safe way. Students were greeted by school Principal Dr. Zanetta Walker; her staff; MUL President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall; and MUL volunteers dressed for a “Halloween Munch… [Read More]

Outreach Community Health Centers hosts ‘Walk-Through Baby Shower’

November 5, 2020

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, Outreach Community Health Centers’ Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) hosted a “Walk-Through Baby Shower,” for pregnant mothers and those who have recently delivered, at their offices, 210 W. Capitol Drive. Expectant and new moms came through one at a time and with masks to receive free gift bags filled with baby… [Read More]

Paradise Memorial Funeral Home hosts ‘Free Food Distribution Giveaway’

November 5, 2020

On Saturday, October 31, 2020, Paradise Memorial Funeral and Cremation Services, along with Westside Church and Ionic Consistory #70, hosted a “Free Food Distribution Giveaway.” at Paradise Memorial, 7625 W. Appleton Ave. Boxes of free food and gallons of fresh milk were handed out to those who drove up, first come, first served. Pictured are… [Read More]