The Milwaukee Observatory, a public art installation created by students at Bay View High School, came to Mitchell Park this summer for the first time.
When Charles Brown, director of youth programs for Journey House, started a youth football program six years ago, he envisioned an activity that would keep youth between the ages of 6 and 14 off the streets and teach them life and character development skills. A few weeks ago, the Journey House Packers took to the practice field as the reigning division champions.
Professional photographers from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service will be taking free portraits of community members attending the Weed & Seed National Night Out on Thursday, July 28, at Clarke Square Park, 2330 W. Vieau Place, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Journey House GED graduate Shanice Brown received the Jim and Karen Schlater Scholarship at the organization’s graduation dinner on Monday, May 23. This one-time award was presented to Shanice for her volunteerism and demonstrated commitment to helping her neighborhood.