Most members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee leave when they finish high school. But 19-year-old Erick Perkins has returned to the program at North Division High School as a volunteer. The aspiring entertainer credits the club with helping him realize his gift for music.
Members of the Lindsay Heights neighborhood have created a cookbook that provides healthy African-American-inspired recipes. The book’s purpose is to help a community at high risk for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure make better food choices.
Public safety was a hot topic as community members met recently to hear updates on the Quality of Life plan goals in Lindsay Heights, including the announcement of a $5,000 grant to improve safety.
November 21, 2011 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm North Division High School Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is applying for U.S. EPA Brownfield’s cleanup grant to assist in the remediation of 1609 N. 16th St. This is the site for the Innovations & Wellness Commons. A copy of this grant proposal is available for public review […]
Brown Street Academy is going green with a new schoolyard under construction this fall. The renovated playground will promote nature-focused and interactive learning in an outdoor space that children can use year-round.
Seaway Bank introduced its Church Partnership Initiative program to religious leaders at a dinner at the bank’s Milwaukee branch in Lindsay Heights.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is offering up to 15 fruit trees to property owners in the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood this November. Fruit trees are free and are available on a first come, first serve basis. The fruit trees being offered are compact varieties that are hardy and disease-resistant. Fruit trees need a spot will with […]
A new training program in urban medicine offered by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health sent a medical student to the Bread of Healing Clinic in Lindsay Heights and another to the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center in Clarke Square last year. Now the two students have chosen to complete their three-year residencies in Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated its annual Harvest Day complete with live entertainment, food and information booths for local businesses and organizations.
A small group of skilled craftsmen in Lindsay Heights is restoring foreclosed and abandoned houses while employing out-of-work tradesmen. The Craftsmen Restoration Guild, conceived by Walnut Way Conservation Corp., aims to improve the community by bringing houses up to code and increasing curb appeal.