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Racine Roundup

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, March 9. This week, Racine County Eye staff writer Emma Widmar discussed a new business, an art group in the area, and a new mobile coffee cart at Horlick High School with TMJ4 anchors, Susan Kim and Carole Meekins.

1. PuroClean of Burlington

PuroClean of Burlington, which is a Veteran-owned company, is now serving the greater Racine area.

The Wine Family, who live in the area, are no strangers to the insecurities that face the county. Widmar explained providing for those in the area was a driving force behind starting their business.

Their business provides 24/7 water damage, fire and smoke restoration, mold and biohazard removal services.   

2. Urban Sketchers Racine & Kenosha

Next up, Widmar introduced Urban Sketching to viewers. This isn’t a new medium, but it’s taking off in the area.

The premise is to sketch on location and show the world one sketch at a time.

Through a Facebook group, they post various events for community members to attend and sketch at. Participants sketch local landmarks and create a timestamp of our surrounding community through art.

3. The Rebel Roasters

The segment wrapped up with a heartwarming story about Horlick High School’s Rebel Roasters.

The group of students with disabilities serves coffee to staff during the school day.

Through their coffee service, they learn skills such as time management, how to handle money, and interacting with their customers.

Stay tuned to learn more about other school with similar programs.

About the segment

Each week a Racine County Eye staff member will share in-depth information on select stories from the week in our collaboration we call the Racine Roundup.

These stories have been curated to highlight what’s happening throughout Racine County. The news report will focus on providing solution-based journalism to readers and listeners in Racine County, reaching a larger audience throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

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