Born on April 10, 1906 in Georgia and raised in Cincinnati, Harriet Dorsey moved to Milwaukee in the early 1940s. She celebrated her 106th birthday with a public event at the Clinton Rose Center in Harambee where she volunteered for 18 years. She makes her home in Lindsay Heights. Lindsay Heights is a mega-neighborhood composed […]
Volunteers from Target, City Year and MPS recently painted a new, colorful playground at the Hopkins Lloyd Community School in Lindsay Heights.
Three documentary films that offer models to prevent gun violence were screened recently at Coffee Makes You Black.
Gardening has gone viral for the teens of Neu-Life Community Resource Center in Lindsay Heights, who are using the Internet to help plan their plot at Alice’s Garden.
Fondy Food Center is one of 100 agencies nationwide competing to win a free fruit orchard. To vote, go to www.communitiestakeroot.com.
Brown Street Academy’s newly renovated outdoor classroom was the site of Milwaukee’s 47th annual Arbor Day celebration.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated Earth Day by cleaning the streets of the Lindsay Heights neighborhood, and “lifting up” community spirit.
Marjorie Rucker, LISC Milwaukee’s commercial revitalization specialist, is focusing her efforts on restoring commercial corridors in the central city.
Harriet Dorsey, the oldest resident of Walnut Way, celebrated her 106th birthday this week. State representative Elizabeth Coggs (10th District) joined the party, held at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. In 2006, when Dorsey was 100, she was inducted in the Milwaukee County Senior Hall of Fame, receiving a special “Century of Service Award.” The long-time community volunteer has been called “the Queen Mother of the African American community.”
If you’re interested in lowering your energy bills, the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program may be right for you. The program, designed to help homeowners save money on energy costs, is recruiting in Layton Boulevard West, Lindsay Heights, Thurston Woods and other central city communities this spring.