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Take steps to prevent childhood lead exposure during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

MADISON — National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is observed now through Oct. 29. During this week, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages all Wisconsinites to take steps to prevent and detect childhood lead exposure. Success in prevention and detection can be made by getting the facts, helping children get tested for lead exposure, […]

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Business Spotlight: The Joint Chiropractic in Racine

The nation’s largest network of chiropractor services is facilitated through The Joint Chiropractic franchise. Through their no-appointment needed, walk-in service business model, chiropractors in Racine are able to assist patients in need of treatment, when they need it. The goal of The Joint Chiropractic in Racine is to eliminate stress and give people in the […]

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Pritchard Park pickleball courts grand opening set for Oct. 19

RACINE – A grand opening and dedication ceremony for the county’s newest public pickleball courts is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pritchard Park, 2800 Ohio St. Community members are invited to see the new facility and bring along their paddles and balls for a friendly game after the event. No registration is necessary. The […]

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NAMI presents local candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 5

RACINE — A Legislative Advocacy Candidate Forum is planned for this Wednesday evening by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine County Chapter. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St. “It’s really important to bring awareness of these issues,” said Bridget Munson, NAMI Racine County executive director. […]

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We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym hosts grand opening on Oct. 1

RACINE — The Bennett Family is creating more opportunities for those with disabilities. Their new all-inclusive gym is called We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym. The family invites Racine and Kenosha County residents to come and play with a purpose, starting with the grand opening on Oct. 1, 2022. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym […]

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2022-2023 Vaccine requirements for Racine County students

Students will soon be back in the classroom. Before the bell rings for class to start, vaccine requirements need to be met by students. To help protect students, children, staff and community members from diseases that are preventable by immunization, vaccinations are recommended and encouraged. The City of Racine Public Health Department and the Racine […]

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Business Spotlight: Luxe Injection Boutique

Union Grove is a little fuller now; there’s a new botox provider in town. Luxe Injection Boutique has opened its doors inside Wellness At Wildwood at 4514 Jack Pine Lane in Union Grove, Wisc. A local nurse is aiming to provide community members with an outlet that helps them achieve comfortability in their own skin. […]

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Fall, winter season adult volleyball, basketball team registrations begin Aug. 22

RACINE — The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) want to help Racine residents to have a little fun on fall weeknights beginning at the end of October with adult volleyball and basketball teams. Registrations are being accepted beginning Aug. 22, until Sept. 23. Adult volleyball details There are three types of teams that […]

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Fall season adult kickball, softball team registrations accepted until Aug. 5

RACINE — The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) wants to help Racine citizens to have a little fun on fall weeknights beginning at the end of August with adult kickball and softball teams. Registration is accepted until Aug. 5. Adult kickball details An adult kickball team needs 10 players, consisting of five women […]

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Business Spotlight: Neuro Advantage Rehabilitation

Owners and best friends, Megan Kramp and Elizabeth Olley have embarked on an exciting journey together that they hope will provide an underserved population some much-needed relief. Neuro Advantage Rehabilitation, 13200 Globe Drive, Suite 206 in Mount Pleasant, opened on May 17 this year and provides a unique niche in the rehabilitation world, neurologic-centric physical […]

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Local breast cancer survivor Amanda Lipke to share her story at Relay For Life of Racine July 15

RACINE — This Friday, Grace Church, 3626 Highway 31, is hosting a Relay For Life at 5 p.m. with guest speaker Amanda Lipke, who will offer a message of hope to its attendees. In particular, she wants to let people know that “there is life after that cancer diagnosis.” Lipke, who was diagnosed with breast […]

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Bridget Munson named Executive Director for NAMI of Racine County

RACINE — Racine County has appointed Bridget Munson to be the Executive Director for the local branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 2300 De Koven Ave. Due to Munson’s background in marketing and passion for mental health advocacy, she was a standout candidate in NAMI’s search for Executive Director. NAMI Board of […]