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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: The Racine Art Museum is offering another look at its Peep Exhibit. Have you seen the whole exhibit yet? https://www.facebook.com/ramartmuseum/videos/295974605300786/ Like poetry? The Racine Literacy Council is celebrating National […]

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Racine Zoo welcomes bald eagle

RACINE, WI – If you’re walking down the path along Lake Michigan near the Racine Zoo, you may hear a new, high-pitched call coming from Racine Zoo’s newest resident — a three-year-old male bald eagle! Over a year of planning and construction, the Racine Zoo is excited to unveil the new exhibit and animal to […]

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Serve Wisconsin Recruiting Organizations Working to Alleviate Poverty in Wisconsin

Serve Wisconsin is seeking to place 20 AmeriCorps VISTA members this August in nonprofits, schools, and government agencies to help them build organizational capacity to alleviate poverty in Wisconsin.  To learn how AmeriCorps VISTA members can assist in reducing poverty, organization can register to attend one of four virtual presentations this April. Tuesday, April 13 […]

Posted inProperty Transfers

House of Harley-Davidson, JC’s Muffler and Brakes sell

According to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record, Racine County had 88 properties transferred to new owners between March 22nd and 26th.  The properties acquired had a cash value of just over $24.5 million. Further, the properties sold included properties previously occupied by House of Harley-Davidson, JC’s Muffler and Brakes, and […]

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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: The Volunteer Center of Racine County has started a new program for 4K-4th grade students. https://www.facebook.com/volunteerracine/posts/3653743441405171 UnitedWayRacine has a purse auction coming up to benefit women and children. https://twitter.com/UnitedWayRacine/status/1376949889884696579 […]

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Honoring Women’s History Month

While there were local days and weeks celebrating the contributions of women in our country since 1978, it was in 1987 that Congress designated March as “Women’s History Month.” Society’s Assets Board member Adrienne Stiger, Kenosha, is a voice for women with disabilities like herself. She is an AKA, which is an above-the-knee amputee. She […]

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Youth Detention Center’s Future Face-Off With Racine: Here’s What You Should Know

By Cindy Cummings A 45-million dollar juvenile facility to be constructed at Taylor Avenue is expected to hold about 48 youths, according to the Racine County Eye. Plans to replace the outdated and almost windowless Racine County Juvenile Detention Center at 1717 Taylor Avenue are still in progress. The county has already purchased a lumberyard across […]

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OP-ED: The Power of Partnerships to Transform Higher Education

By Chancellor Debbie Ford / President John Swallow When the goal is as universally important as increasing access to higher education and attainment of bachelor’s degrees, we must roll up our sleeves and work together. Carthage College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside have a long history of working together for the betterment of students and […]

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Milwaukee VA Needs Volunteer Drivers to Take Patients to Appointments

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is seeking volunteer drivers to take patients back and forth to their hospital appointments. The Disabled American Veterans, which oversees the driving program, needs volunteers for the Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, and Milwaukee area. The program is set up to give free rides to patients for their hospital appointments at the […]