Milwaukee VA takes its town hall on road Thursday to Union Grove. The Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which oversees the Union Grove Clinic, will hold a town hall, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The event takes place at the Post 171 American Legion, 1027 New Street, in Union Grove. The event is open to […]
Daily, thousands of people drive past the Case IH Racine manufacturing plant on Highway 11 in Sturtevant and don’t give it a second thought. Unless they work inside the massive facility, or know someone who does, they may not have a clue of how the bright red Magnum tractors made inside have an impact on […]
There is good news for anyone looking to lock down their credit to protect their identities. Starting today, a new federal law makes all credit freezes free and extends fraud alerts from 90 days to one year. “A freeze on your credit account is one of the strongest tools we have to protect against financial […]
The extra push needed to spur employment in the City of Racine has started to take root as the unemployment rate dropped from 5.6 percent in July 2017 to 4.9 percent in July 2018. This represents the biggest drop in unemployment among the 32 most populated communities in Wisconsin and is about twice the statewide […]
Monday, Sept. 10, is the deadline to sign up this year to be a Schools of Hope volunteer tutor. When kids can read, they succeed. Schools of Hope strives to help students become more confident, capable readers. Schools of Hope is a United Way-led initiative in partnership with Racine Unified School District, Burlington Area School […]
The purchase and installation of a new citizen engagement mobile device application for the City of Racine was approved Tuesday evening by the city council. Based on a recommendation from the city’s management information systems (MIS) department, it will spend $23,000 to purchase and install the app from its creator, Los Angeles-based CitySourced Inc. That […]
Frontida Assisted Living – Onsite recruitment – Wed., Sept.. 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Workforce Solutions, Racine. Hiring Caregivers & CNAs.
Halpin Staffing Services – Onsite Recruitment – Tues., Aug. 28th, 9 to 11 am at Workforce Solutions, Racine. Too many positions to list – see flyer for positions available.
Most job fairs don’t come with burgers and hot dogs and a DJ pumping up the crowd. Maybe they should. Friday’s job fair at Knapp Elementary School, presented by Racine County, was the first of two planned programs that are as much family picnic as they are a serious effort to connect employers with potential […]
There may be nothing more depressing for people who have been out of work for some time than to attend a cattle-call style job fair. Racine County looks to change that atmosphere with two job fair events that will feel more like block parties. Two upcoming events will include a family-friendly and a chance to […]
Addressing the country’s skills gap needs and providing industry with trained, credentialed workers is a pressing need in today’s economy. To that end, Gateway Technical College is hosting two national events this week. Gateway Technical College is hosting two national events this week. The National Coalition of Certification Centers, NC3, addresses these issues in key […]
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Ray Allen came to Racine Monday to announce Racine Works, a new workforce training program to help prepare City of Racine residents for public and private sector construction job opportunities tied to the influx of development throughout Racine County due directly or indirectly to the arrival of the Foxconn […]
The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce is seeking veteran entrepreneurs and business owners looking to take their startup or business to the next level. Command Post at Ward 4 Milwaukee is an innovative program offering veterans education, coaching, and co-working membership at no cost. The Command Post is a one-of-a-kind startup accelerator program offering veterans […]
Tom Mahoney, Senior Vice President – Director of Mortgage, announced that Don Roberts has been promoted to Vice President – Mortgage Field Manager for Johnson Bank’s Southeast region. Roberts will be responsible for leading a team of ten mortgage lenders in Racine and Kenosha. With more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, […]
The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce applications are open for the second cohort of the Veteran Young Professional Leadership Program. This program provides young professional veterans with the tools, knowledge, and support they need to become effective, visionary leaders in the community, further their careers, and successfully transition from the military to […]