Six of Milwaukee’s most outstanding civic leaders will be honored by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation at its 97th annual meeting Wednesday, June 27, at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee.
Individuals and organizations are invited to submit news releases, short articles and photos about their issues and events.
LBWN is pleased to announce the 2012 Most Improved Home Contest with the backing of Tri City National Bank and The Home Depot. This year’s expanded competition will build off the success of last year’s Most Improved Porch Contest in which 15 neighborhood residents invested over $24,000 in exterior, curb appeal enhancements. This year’s contest […]
On May 4, I, along with nearly 400 fellow students, graduated from Rufus King High School . The event was spectacular; cheering families, teachers, and community members proudly boasted their pride in our students. We live in a society that values college education and, these days, the question that’s asked after high school graduation is: […]
Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening disease…and one that affects almost 20 million people in the United States. As we close out Asthma Awareness Month, it is important for Milwaukeeans to remember: Milwaukee is one of the worst asthma cities in the U.S. Milwaukee is plagued by asthma more than most cities in the U.S. and […]
LEAP summer youth work program to launch Today A new program that will enable Milwaukee teens to gain critical job skills and work experience while also allowing for regular communication and interaction with Milwaukee police personnel kicked off off during a news conference Friday, May 18 at District 7, 3626 W. Fond du Lac Ave. […]
Becoming a mother is one of God’s greatest gifts to a woman and Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms for who they are and all of the wonderful things they do. Unfortunately, tobacco use among women remains a serious problem: more than 21 million women currently smoke; an estimated 173,000 women die every […]
In an effort to bring about awareness of the more than 6,500 youth in foster care in Wisconsin and the more than 150 who age out of foster care in the state each year, Lad Lake, Inc., will kick off Project Pinwheel this week. Project Pinwheel is an annual initiative that Lad Lake started four […]
“Preparing for my 40th Mother’s Day and working with my younger business partner makes me feel like my father did when he worked with me,” said Bryan Lorentzen, President and Owner of Parkway Floral in South Milwaukee. We help prepare a new generation of Parkway Floral employees so people can continue to express their emotions […]
Children from low-income families across the greater Milwaukee area and the country will have access to hundreds of thousands of brand new books due to the generosity and partnership of three organizations: First Book,New Threads of Hope, and M&I, a part of BMO Financial Group. This week, more than 400,000 books provided by First Book, were shipped to schools […]
The United Community Center (UCC) is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Friends of the Hispanic Community Awards, which recognize individuals that have made immeasurable contributions to the development and well-being of the community at large. Honorees will be celebrated at UCC’s 42nd Anniversary Celebration. This year’s award recipients are The Walton Family […]