Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. (LBWN) recently received a $112,000 grant from Wells Fargo to continue home renovation efforts in the neighborhood. The money will be used for the Turnkey Renovation program, a project in which foreclosed homes are purchased, renovated and fitted with the latest in energy-saving technology.
The nonprofit Centro Legal clinic has provided free bilingual legal services for 20 years on Milwaukee’s south side. The need is particularly strong in family courts, according to Heather Ramirez, executive director.
The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette is offering classes to Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service readers at a substantial discount.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated its annual Harvest Day complete with live entertainment, food and information booths for local businesses and organizations.
For Lindsay Heights to be a healthy neighborhood, residents need to communicate with one another more, adults and children need to get more exercise — playing on playgrounds, walking in parks and working out at affordable fitness centers.