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Local Resident Raises Funds for Food Industry Workers

Local businesses, bartenders, and servers are being hit hard by COVID-19. Their work has drastically changed because of the precautionary measures and effects of the pandemic. Businesses have shut down, reduced hours, and transitioned to contact-less services. Incomes are no longer steady. Employees are facing uncertainty. But, there is hope. Raising Funds for Racine Racine […]

Posted inCelebrations, Schools

Jefferson Lighthouse Spreads Holiday Cheer to Senior Citizens

This holiday season just got a little brighter for local senior citizens. Jefferson Lighthouse, an International Baccalaureate school within Racine Unified School District, is aiming to put a smile on many faces this holiday season. Staff, students, and families have come together to spread holiday cheer via an inspirational Youtube video. Third-grade teacher, Student Council […]

Posted inCelebrations, Schools

Teaching through Gingerbread House Building

Third graders at Olympia Brown Elementary School are exploring different learning avenues this December. Dr. Carlene Cogshall began the gingerbread house building and competition about 7 years ago. The event incorporates a project-based learning opportunity for students to partake in. This holiday season staff and parents teamed up to provide students with a fun activity, […]

Posted inNon-Profits

United Way COVID Relief Awards More Than $60k To Nine Nonprofits

RACINE – The United Way of Racine County (UWRC) has awarded $62,466 in pandemic relief grants to nine local nonprofits. The grants, announced Monday, were the first to be awarded through the UWRC COVID Relief Fund. The grant recipients are: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine CountyRacine Health Care NetworkRacine CountyRacine ZooRacine Friendship ClubhouseSAFE […]