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Haas promoted to Vice President, Banking Sales Manager at Johnson Financial Group Sept. 28

Matt Haas has been promoted to Vice President, Business Banking Sales Manager at Johnson Financial Group, as of Sept. 28, 2022. Matt Haas Hass joined Johnson Financial Group in 2015. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance. Haas has more than […]

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YMCA gets outside support to boost lifeguard pay, benefits for SCJ Community Aquatic Center

RACINE – The Racine Family YMCA is boosting the pay and benefits for lifeguards at the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center. The facility, located in Pritchard Park, 2800 Ohio St., has been closed for much of the summer because of ongoing staffing shortages. A lifeguard shortage has sharply cut the operating hours at the SC […]

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SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center sidelined by lifeguard shortage

RACINE – On a recent sun-splashed, summer afternoon, you’d expect to see the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center, 2800 Ohio St., packed with fun-seekers splashing, swimming, wading, playing, laughing. Instead, all is quiet. A sign on the door explains the eerie quiet at the facility. – A sign taped to a locked entrance door says […]

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Summer Youth Employment initiative of Racine County a success in its 2nd year

RACINE — On June 13, Racine County’s Summer Youth Employment initiative started back up for a second year, with much excitement from Racine leaders. The Summer Youth Employment initiative Summer Youth Employment aims to recruit youth — particularly kids and teens of color — in the Racine area to give them better opportunities for the […]

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Racine County launches ReConnect project to bring seniors, retirees back into workforce

Racine County and Premier Solutions Group have recently launched a new workforce initiative. ReConnect is Racine County’s new project that works to connect seniors and retirees to companies that are in need of skilled workers. Employers looking to hire For businesses hiring seniors or retirees, they are getting employees who have more work experience and […]

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Senator Bernie Sanders takes CNH Industrial to task over UAW strike during rally

MT. PLEASANT, Wis. — U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders critisized Case-New Holland (CNH) Industrial management for not resolving a contract with the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 180, which resulted in a strike that has lasted more than seven weeks. The former presidential candidate spoke to union workers at CNH Industrial, 3323 Kearney Ave. in Mount […]

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Racine Area Veterans Incorporation Hosts Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28

The Racine Area Veterans Incorporation (RAVI) will be hosting the first Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28. This free event will take place on Memorial Day weekend as a way to support Veterans, their families, and support systems at Memorial Hall, 72 7th St. in Downtown Racine. Racine Veterans Support Expo The expo will […]

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Racine County Community Resource Directory

The Racine County Eye has compiled a helpful Community Resource Directory to provide assistance when someone is in need of available resources. This directory contains resources such as emergency resources, abuse resources, advocacy support, consumer needs, education, employment help, food resources, financial assistance, healthcare, housing, parenting, mental health, transportation, and veteran services. Racine County is […]

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‘They can bring so much’: Despite barriers, Afghan evacuees enrich Wisconsin’s workforce

by Zhen Wang / Wisconsin Watch, WisconsinWatch.orgMay 5, 2022 Mohammad Ali Afshar, right, and Hedaiatullah Azim participate in an English class on April 14, 2022, at Faith Lutheran Church in Allouez, Wis. Before fleeing the country, both defended the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as part of the Afghanistan military’s special operations, said Mike Ruminski, who […]

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Summit Packaging Hiring to Fill $28M Expansion Space

Southside manufacturer Summit Packaging is hiring full- and part-time workers to make the transition into a $28 million, 77,000-square-foot expansion space go more smoothly. Company officials hosted a groundbreaking Tuesday at their current facility at 3441 S. Memorial Drive with Racine Mayor Cory Mason and other city representatives as well as folks from Wisconsin Economic […]

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Creative Welding & Fabrication of Burlington Expands, Focus on Creating Jobs

Creative Welding & Fabrication, a partner of  Inland Lake Harvesters of Burlington, previously leased the majority of the space at 120 Industrial Drive. The business became a recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 program. Owners Roger Baumeister and Jeremy Uhlenhake decided to purchase the building, which allowed them to expand operations and […]

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Elaine De La Cruz Joins the Racine County Eye

Elaine De La Cruz has officially taken on a role at the Racine County Eye as the manager of sales and marketing. De La Cruz will be assisting businesses and individuals who are interested in advertising with this local news organization. In doing so, she will be helping these companies to increase their revenue through […]

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Rocket Wash seeks Crew Member

Job title: Crew Member Company: Rocket Wash Address: 4733 Spring Street, City: Racine Industry:  Duties: Responsible for providing customers with an exceptional buying experience. Maintain efficient operation of wash and overall cleanliness of the facility. Promote car wash cash sales and engage customers in car wash promotions. What makes your job special?  Are you looking for a position […]

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Flowers by Walter seeks Floral Designer

Job title: Floral Designer Company: Flowers by Walter Address: 503 6th Street, City: Racine Industry:  Duties: Selecting and arranging flowers and decorative items to create standard and customized floral arrangements. Maintain an accurate record of floral arrangement orders, special requests, and delivery information. Ensure flowers are properly processed, watered and stored Required Skills Include: 2 or more […]