Representatives of Freshwater for Life Action Coalition (FLAC) urged residents attending a recent public meeting to purchase certified water filters to protect against lead-tainted drinking water.
Health and Wellness
The high school students participating in Teens Grow Greens spent eight weeks working on business skills and developing a business plan for an original product.
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.
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.