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Racine Roundup

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, June 22. This week, Racine County Eye editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed various community happenings around Racine County.

During this week’s segment, Carole Meekins was in the studio Zooming with Loren while Carole’s counterpart, Ryan Jenkins, was off making a lap at the Summerfest grounds.

1. 18 children graduate from Cops ‘N Kids program

Students enrolled in the Cops ‘N Kids Margaret Drysdale Reading Program have graduated.

18 individuals between the ages of two and four years old have been meeting weekly since September, learning reading, cooperation, arts, movement and much more.

Loren educated viewers about the nonprofit’s impact both globally and in Racine.

2. Achievements by James starts caterpillar project

Adults with disabilities enrolled in day service programs at Achievements by James, 1014 Vine St., have begun a new community caterpillar project involving painted rocks.

Loren informed viewers about the connection that the group hopes to make with the community when it comes to naming their caterpillar and how they can help it grow.

3. Racine Pride Day on June 25

The City of Racine in partnership with the LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin will celebrate Pride month and show their support for the LGBTQIA+ community on June 25.

The second annual Racine Pride Day will take place at City Hall Plaza at 730 Washington Ave from noon until 2 p.m.

Loren relayed information about the event and its significance alongside Racine’s positive role in supporting LGBTQ+ community members.

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, and sometimes Kenosha County as well. The Racine Roundup will focus on providing solution-based journalism to viewers in Racine, Kenosha and Milwaukee Counties and more, reaching a larger audience throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

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