The community will have an opportunity to weigh in on the heroin and opioid epidemic during a community engagement session on Saturday, June 9, hosted by the City-County Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force.
The Common Council has approved the Milwaukee Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Advisory Board’s $526,000 in funding recommendations for six projects that will construct new housing for those in need, rehabilitate existing housing stock and convert historic buildings to adaptive reuse residential developments.
The MKE Plays initiative will be presented with a $100,000 check from Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s signature community charitable program, Heart of Canal Street, on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber anteroom. Media coverage is invited.
Building on a report from the office of Alderman Michael J. Murphy, an analysis of opioid overdose deaths conducted by the Medical College of Wisconsin shows Milwaukee County is on pace to significantly eclipse last year’s figure of 231 heroin and opiate overdose deaths.
FacebookTwitterGoogle+email Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community charitable program, Heart of Canal Street, today announced the City of Milwaukee’s MKE Plays initiative as its Charity of Choice, and a generous donation from it will be going to renovate a near south side park playground. Alderman Michael J. Murphy said the first $100,000 raised through Potawatomi […]
FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailIn partnership with the city’s Earn and Learn Summer Youth Internship Program and the Milwaukee Public Schools Recreation Department, MKE Plays will employ six young Milwaukeeans this summer to help offer free, drop-in programming at two newly-reconstructed playgrounds. “When we launched this effort to provide kids with safe, engaging play spaces throughout the city, it […]