Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail hosted its 17th annual 5K run and walk, with more than 1,000 people participating. For one runner, it was the 753rd race of his life.
Health and Wellness
A five-year research study conducted in the homes of children with uncontrolled asthma seeks to better understand the effects of chemical irritants, asthma education and genetics in controlling the disease.
PEARLS for Teen Girls, funded by United Way, is helping decrease the birth rate for teen girls through educational programs about pregnancy prevention. In the last 10 years the birth rate for Hispanic and black teen girls has decreased by almost half.
Tonda Thompson helped create the 5k HaRUNbee Walk/Run, to be held Saturday, Aug. 6, in Harambee to raise awareness about reducing infant mortality.
Milwaukee County has adopted the SEED initiative, which employs mobile markets, community gardens and food preservation to address the issues of hunger and urban food deserts.
Milwaukee hosted the second annual Ciclovía Sunday on S. Cesar Chavez Drive. The city closed the street to automobiles from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Angela Moragne, founder of That Salsa Lady, created an urban ranch in her backyard for other food businesses to grow their plants.
A mother, daughter and her husband work together as emergency room nurses at Aurora Sinai Medical Center. They say the unusual situation has many benefits.
The second and third of 12 parks to be reconstructed as part of the MKE Plays initiative will open this summer.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Center is offering a support group for Latina teens to help them cope with mental health illnesses. Latinas are three times more likely to have suicidal thoughts or attempts than the general population.