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 […]
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By serving as role models and hosting a safe, fun Halloween event for younger children, Admission Possible Milwaukee students engaged in service in honor of Make A Difference Day, the largest community service movement in the country. More than 150 Admission Possible students, staff and AmeriCorps members dedicated their Saturday morning hosting a Halloween celebration […]
More than 70 Johnson Controls employees volunteered for Habitat for Humanity as part of United Way’s Days of Caring program.
John Schlifske, chairman and CEO of Northwestern Mutual, Mike Lovell, chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Jackie Herd-Barber, Greater Milwaukee Foundation Board member and civic volunteer, have been named chairs of Milwaukee Succeeds, a new broad-based strategic partnership that will serve as a long-range major civic initiative to focus on educational success for all children in Milwaukee.
Schools throughout the nation employ successful programs to promote healthy eating in children, and summer camps are now increasingly considered as holding promise for similar initiatives. However, there is a gap in our understanding of the current status of healthy nutrition in summer camps and potential summer camp nutrition interventions that might help curb childhood […]
The Johnston Center, a collaboration of Mercy Housing and Hope House, has been open for almost one year. This building, formerly a clinic, offers 92 single occupancy units for the chronically homeless and disabled. The building features common spaces, a computer lab, and an exercise room. But what makes the housing “supportive” is the case management provided by Hope House staff.
As part of the Alice’s Garden program, Fieldhands and Foodways, Brown Street Academy 4th & 5th grade students come to the garden each Thursday morning. This past Thursday, they visited the Kenosha Civil War Museum. Fieldhands and Foodways is an agricultural, historical and cultural-based learning opportunity for young people and community families to celebrate the farming, […]
President Obama has released the administration’s 2011 National Drug Control Strategy, which features Milwaukee’s Safe & Sound program, a partnership between law enforcement agencies, local residents and young people to prevent youth gang activity, crime and drug use.
Agape Community Center is working to provide healthier food for the families who participate in its community meal program.
On Saturday, July 30 from 10:30am-1:00pm, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors will host a free, guided bus tour of homes for sale in the Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park neighborhoods of Milwaukee’s near South Side. The tour will begin in Room 203 of the Sacred Heart Center at 1545 S. Layton Blvd. (entrance at […]