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Area Students Presented Projects on Catalyst Day at Ripon College

Catalyst Day – held each fall and spring – is designed to showcase Ripon College’s Catalyst curriculum and celebrate the achievements of the students who are completing the capstone seminar in Applied Innovation. The theme for Catalyst Day reflects Ripon’s institutional commitments to sustainability and innovation. Throughout the day, attendees have the opportunity to watch […]

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May is Older Americans Month

The month of May has been proclaimed as Older Americans Month throughout the State of Wisconsin by Governor Tony Evers. The proclamation celebrates older adults for their vision, wisdom, advocacy, hard work, and volunteerism. The Governor notes that Wisconsin continues to be committed to assisting our aging and older adults in managing their health by […]

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Kenosha County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Now Serving 12+ Population

Kenosha County Public Health’s COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinics are now able to serve clients ages 12 and up, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced today. This expansion of eligibility follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s action on Wednesday to authorize use of the Pfizer vaccine for adolescents ages 12 to 15. The change […]

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RCEDC Announces 2020 Annual Award Winners

The Racine County Economic Development Corporation has announced their 2020 Annual Award Winners. The 2021 RCEDC Annual Meeting will be held live from Foxconn’s High-Performance Computing Data Center Globe on June 3 at 12:30 p.m. Volunteer of the Year Ralph Malicki Ralph Malicki’s extensive list of community involvement includes serving as the incoming Chair of […]

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The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: Senior Companion Program, Inc. has in-home COVID vaccines for seniors. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2816389848611969&id=1438510486399919 Need financial help? NAMI Racine County wants to help you find the assistance you need. https://www.facebook.com/NAMIRacineCounty/posts/3923195264459814 The Racine […]

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Elder Abuse Bills Pass Assembly

Madison – Today the State Assembly passed legislation to address concerns for our elderly population. “I am pleased to have supported each of these bills today, said Wittke (Wind Point); caring for our most vulnerable population is a priority to me”. Elder abuse is a growing concern. Reporting of physical, emotional, and financial abuses are […]

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City and State Partner to Open Vaccine Clinic at Racine’s Community Centers

City of Racine – Today, Dottie-Kay Bowersox, the City of Racine Public Health Administrator, and Mayor Cory Mason announced that thanks to a partnership with the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Wisconsin National Guard, Racine’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Community Center will be a COVID-19 community vaccination location for […]

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Evan Steinberger of Burlington earns University of Nebraska-Lincoln degree

Evan Thomas Steinberger of Burlington was among 3,512 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during commencement exercises May 7 and 8. Steinberger earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the College of Business. The graduates are from 58 countries, 43 states and the District of Columbia, and more than 250 […]

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UW-Parkside gets ready to graduate the largest class in the university’s history May 15

SOMERS, Wis. – More than 566 UW-Parkside graduates, the largest in the university’s history, will join a proud tradition of excellence in serving as talented and newly minted alumni on May 15 with the 52nd Spring Commencement.  Although we will not be able to gather and celebrate in the De Simone Gymnasium as we have in years past, we will mark this joyous occasion with both a virtual ceremony and in-person celebrations.  Here’s what to expect:   WHAT: UW-Parkside’s 52nd spring commencement  WHEN: Saturday, […]

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Students perform in joint concert with Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra at UW-Whitewater

The following students performed in the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra Concert. These groups released their final concert of the year in a virtual format on April 30 – Racine, WI: Charlie Shilhavy, who is studying music, played bass – Waterford, WI: Wesley Woitowicz, who is studying music, played bass The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra […]