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Free, outdoor MSO concerts next salute to Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s centennial

Washington Park Bandshell (photo by Adam Carr0

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will perform two free, outdoor concerts as the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s centennial Gifts to the Community continue into the summer months. While representing the Foundation’s June gift, the festive performances will occur in early July and help bring MSO music to the broader community. The signature event will be an Independence […]

Program aims to expand minority representation in commercial real estate

The Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) Program is an industry-supported initiative that recruits and retains minorities for professional careers in the field of commercial real estate.  The ACRE program was created by Professor Mark Eppli and the Marquette University College of Business in 2005 and is now administered through LISC Milwaukee in partnership with […]

Neighborhood Fourth of July celebrations in Milwaukee parks

Since 1911, the City of Milwaukee has provided its citizens, neighbors and visitors a safe and friendly celebration of America’s independence. In parks throughout the city, families and friends gather for picnics, games, doll buggy parades and talent contests. At night the sky is filled with fireworks bursting all over town. Click each park’s name for […]

Eleven U.S. schools each receive HeartSine AED package as winners of SCA poster contest

Eleven schools across the United States each have been awarded a HeartSine Automated External Defibrillator (AED) package as winners of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) poster contest sponsored by Project ADAM and HeartSine Technologies. The poster contest, which was part of an important initiative to raise awareness of SCA, gave all U.S. elementary, middle, and […]

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin receives $25,000 grant from Morgan Stanley

Photo courtesy of Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin received a $25,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to fund its School Pantry Program, a child hunger initiative that helps ensure that hungry children have a readily accessible source of healthy and nutritious food to prepare at home. This is the fourth gift Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has received from Morgan Stanley, […]

A Father’s Day plea

As a former smoker, each Father’s Day is an extra special blessing for me. To think, had I not quit smoking there’s a good chance I wouldn’t be spending the day with my children and grandchildren today. Sadly, many other African American smokers no longer have that option. According to the CDC, 45,000 African Americans […]

Sikh Temple to host candlelight vigil for victims of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Our friends at Serve2Unite and the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin wish to share the following release: The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin is holding a candlelight vigil for the peace of the souls of those who died in the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC on June 21, 2015. When: Sunday, June 21, […]