A three-year, $1 million initiative is intended to promote assets and reduce crime on the near west side.
Leaders from several of Milwaukee’s largest business, education and non-profit organizations today announced the formation of Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP), an organization with a mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor, through collaborative efforts to promote economic development, improved housing, unified neighborhood identity and […]
September 26th, from 6-9 p.m. neighbors and the general public are invited to a Musical Extravaganza fund-raising event at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W Vliet Street to enjoy local music. Tickets are $10.00 ordered in advanced via phone at 414-708-8975, or $12 at the door. There will be music, dancing, and fun, along with […]
Tuesday August 5th, Neighbors will gather with lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks at the Martin Drive Community Gardens, 1335 North 46 Street to enjoy “The LEGO® Movie” at 8:30 p.m. “The neighborhood really came together to do something fun for the whole family,” said Raymond Duncan, Martin Drive Neighborhood Association Projects and Planning Committee Chair. […]
Eleven women have been singled out for their efforts to establish their own childcare businesses. They were among the aspiring business operators recognized at the Multicultural Entrepreneurial Institute’s (MEI) 2014 Graduation ceremony. The women are participants in the Refugee Childcare Microenterprise Development Project coordinated by the Social Development Commission in partnership with MEI and the […]
United Way of Greater Milwaukee has teamed up with the Milwaukee Area Labor Council to collect blankets and bedding for homeless shelters and those in need this winter. The Blanketing Greater Milwaukee drive kicks-off January 20 and runs through January 31. New and gently used blankets can be dropped off at United Way of Greater […]
A monthly Blessing of the Sick will be offered at St. Francis of Assisi Parish on the first Friday of each month in commemoration of Venerable Solanus Casey. A beloved Capuchin friar, Fr. Solanus Casey is credited with miracles and healings. He was humbly raised on a farm in Wisconsin and Pope John Paul II […]