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United Way of Racine County Invites Participation in the 21-Week Equity Challenge

United Way of Racine County has launched the 21-Week Equity Challenge for Racine County residents. This challenge, adapted by United Way of Wisconsin from the work of Dr. Eddie Moore, is an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and community. Participants receive an email at the beginning of each week, Feb. 1 through June […]

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Downtown Achievement Award Nominations Needed

The Downtown Racine Corporation is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Achievement Awards in which individuals, businesses, or organizations are recognized for their contribution to the vitality of downtown during the past year. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Downtown Showcase Award – An exciting event, person, or organization that has helped attract […]

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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 raising money for next year’s programs. (Don’t forget the CARES Act allows for a $300 deduction for nonprofit donations.) https://www.facebook.com/ramartmuseum/posts/10158246684032585 Own or run a […]

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Racine County Sheriff’s Office Staff Raise $4,700 for the Women’s Resource Center

During October, November, and December 2020, over 60 members of the Racine County Sheriff’s Office Staff participated to raise money for the Women’s Resource Center in Racine. For a $75 donation, deputies and corrections officers were authorized to grow a beard which is normally prohibited. Several participants donated over the required $75. On Monday, Sheriff […]

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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 […]

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Racine Public Library Wins Grant to Support Climate Change Programs

City of Racine – The Racine Public Library has been selected as one of 25 U.S. libraries to participate in Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that will help libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis. “We are proud to be […]