Built in 2011, Veterans Manor Apartments in Milwaukee is the only establishment of its kind in the state of Wisconsin. It offers residents a comfortable place to call home and services such as an on-site counselor, weekly support group meetings and, most of all, a sense of community. Veterans Manor won the 2012 PNC Trail Blazer Award at the MANDIs (Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation).
Health care reform advocates, some dressed as the “Grim Reaper,” protested outside an Americans for Prosperity convention last weekend. Leading opponents of the Affordable Care Act, including Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, spoke at the conference, whose purpose was to educate conservative activists.