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Kenosha Creative Space Announces Partnership with Plywood People

On Monday, Kenosha Creative Space is announcing The Path business accelerator program in partnership with Atlanta-based Plywood People. Through the local affiliate of this national program, members of Kenosha Creative Space and select program applicants from the Kenosha area will have the opportunity to launch or develop their business idea in community with other like-minded […]

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Gateway Technical College Fire Students Train with Kansasville Fire Department

Students from Gateway Technical College’s Fire School were in Kansasville for training. The 17 students in attendance were practicing fire and rescue training modules. Rob Knight captured the event and those participating in Firefighter I & Firefighter II classes. The Kansasville Fire Department assisted the Gateway students. Gateway Technical College Fire Students train with Kansasville […]

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North Shore Bank Hosting Kenosha Welcome Party to Connect New Residents, Locals, Small Businesses

On the heels of the opening week of the brand-new Kenosha South branch, North Shore Bank today announced the Kenosha Welcome Party to be held on Thursday, Sept. 9 from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Apis Hotel and Restaurant, 614 56th Street, Kenosha, WI 53140. The Welcome Party, presented by the community bank, will […]

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Local Organizations Receive Beyond the Classroom Grants

MADISON –  Four Racine organizations and two in Kenosha are among 115 out-of-school providers receiving a total of $49.5 million through the Beyond the Classroom Grant Program. The awards were announced this week by Gov. Tony Evers. The Beyond the Classroom grants were made available to eligible nonprofit organizations providing virtual and in-person programming for […]

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Kreuser Announces Appointments to Kenosha County’s New Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

KENOSHA — Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today announced the seven applicants he is recommending to serve on the county’s new Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission. Kreuser interviewed and selected these individuals from a field of 35 individuals who applied before the June 30 deadline. Under the County Board resolution that established the committee earlier […]

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Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Announces 2021 College Scholarship Recipients

KENOSHA- The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation is honored to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients for three different scholarship types: the Foundation Scholarships to graduating High School Seniors, Herzing University Adult Learner Scholarships, and Tempo Kenosha Scholarships. The Chamber extends their gratitude to the dedicated Scholarship Committees who read through the submissions, interviewed and […]

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Mahone Fund, Kenosha County Public Health Partner to Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations at Upcoming Music Events

KENOSHA — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available at this summer’s Lincoln Park Live Music Series performances and at the Aug. 21 HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival, event organizers announced today. These vaccination stations will be provided by way of a partnership between the Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund and Kenosha County Public […]

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Community Care Expands PACE Services to Kenosha County

Community Care, Inc. is expanding its Program of All-Inclusive Care to the Elderly (PACE) to Kenosha County, beginning Aug. 1. PACE is a unique program offering wrap-around services to help frail seniors and individuals with disabilities, 55 or older, who qualify for nursing home care but choose to remain in their homes. Community Care is the […]

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Jeffris Family Foundation Awards Challenge Grant to Support Restoration of Kenosha County Ceremonial Courtroom

KENOSHA COUNTY— The Jeffris Family Foundation will provide a $675,000 challenge grant to help fund the restoration of the Ceremonial Courtroom in the Kenosha County Courthouse, provided additional funds can be raised locally, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced on Monday. To earn the $675,000 award, Kenosha County must raise $1.35 million in private donations over […]

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Kenosha County to Offer Human Services on the Go, a Mobile Unit Targeted to Specific Neighborhoods

The Kenosha County Division of Aging, Disability, and Behavioral Health Services, in partnership with other agencies, will offer a mobile human services unit that will travel through targeted areas throughout the summer beginning this week. Housed in a small bus, the Human Services on the Go unit will offer on-the-spot Narcan training, information about substance […]

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Kenosha County Parks to Offer Busy Schedule of Summer Programs for All Ages

Kenosha County Parks is offering several free outdoor activities this summer that are sure to get everyone moving, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced on Friday. The Traveling Yoga Series kicked off the season in May, offering free yoga classes at a different park every Saturday and Sunday, from 9 to 10 a.m. Additional, regularly scheduled […]