February is American Heart Month, an annual event that focuses on assisting all Americans achieve better heart health. There are lots of things you can do to help your heart, like eating lots of fruits and vegetables, working out, and getting your blood pressure and cholesterol checked on a regular basis. Want another tip to […]
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There is a new no-cost choice for tax filers who want to file their own tax returns this season. The option offered by the Milwaukee Asset Building Coalition (MABC) and the Social Development Commission (SDC) is providing access to a free on-line tax filing service this year. The local tax preparation service is offering a […]
College Possible Milwaukee has received a three-year $700,000 grant from the Burke Foundation, a Milwaukee-based foundation that invests in opportunities to improve urban education and youth leadership and development. The grant will support College Possible Milwaukee’s expansion into several high schools in the next three years in order to serve even more Milwaukee students through […]
Chariesse Ellis has committed herself to service. The senior at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School – High School Campus has spent more than 200 hours helping people through agencies such as City on a Hill, which provides medical care to people who are homeless or uninsured. Now her work is getting noticed. Chariesse […]
Do you have an idea that would make your community a better place to live, and would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is here with the assist. From March 3 through March 23, people from the United States and Canada can submit a cause for a chance to win one of 40 $25,000 State […]
WNOV Radio personality Wanda Williams’ next interview guests will be entrepreneur Daphne Malone, president and CEO of Malone’s Fine Sausage and Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor. Tune in to “Heart and Soul” on WNOV 860 AM Radio/Internet on Saturday March 1, 2014, at 8:00 a.m.
ACTS Housing will provide home ownership counseling services to tenants of foreclosed properties through the city’s Tenant Transition to Ownership Project (T3OP). ACTS Housing was recently awarded a one-year contract with the City of Milwaukee for up to $50,000 to provide these services. “ACTS Housing is thrilled to be a vital part of the push […]
Neighborhood House, which serves thousands of children, adults and families on Milwaukee’s west side, has announced the retirement of Executive Director Richard Cox at the end of April 2014. Cox has served as the Executive Director of Neighborhood House since February 2008. Prior to his service at Neighborhood House, Cox spent 26 years in service […]
Improving women’s health and quality of care across the lifespan, improving comprehensive reproductive health services, and working to eliminate racism and improve the social, economic, educational and environmental determinants of health are key parts of the broad efforts needed to help reduce infant mortality rates in Milwaukee, according to a comprehensive report released today by […]
CVS Caremark pharmacies took a bold stance on February 5 by announcing they will cease selling tobacco products in their stores by October 1, 2014. When I first heard the news about CVS’ decision, I jumped for joy and was shocked that a private sector, for profit organization was willing to walk away from billions […]