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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 […]

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UW-Extension encourages healthy eating and eliminating food waste, offers free in-article recipe

Are you tired of eating the same thing for dinner each week? Perhaps you feel that when you are cleaning out the refrigerator, you’re tossing out untouched food. These are problems that community members are facing. UW-Extension is working to provide families with options to utilize what they have. And with food and gas prices […]

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31st Annual Aging Well Conference hosted by UW-Parkside is June 3

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education Office will host the 31st Annual Aging Well Conference on June 3, from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Student Ballroom Center located at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha. This year’s conference will feature keynote presentations and breakout sessions. The breakout sessions will […]

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Primrose Retirement Community residents stay active with LyndaFit

Residents at Primrose Retirement Community are staying active despite age and disabilities. LyndaFit, a locally owned and operated business, is working to help residents maintain and retain their independence, for as long as possible. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, residents from the independent living and assisted living sides of the facility gather […]

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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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Roe v. Wade: ‘We saw this day coming’ — midwives prepare to protect abortion access in Wisconsin

by Ruth Conniff, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 4, 2022 The morning after the terrible news broke about the draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, I called my homebirth midwife, Ingrid Andersson. Ingrid is my hero. She helped me have all three of my daughters at home. No one is more dedicated to women’s health and […]

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Senior Recreational Softball by City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services starts May 11

RACINE – Calling all softball-loving adults ages 50 and older! The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) is inviting any adults in the 50-plus range to come on out and play in a recreational softball program. The program will be Wednesday mornings at Island Park, 1700 Liberty St., Racine. Both men and […]

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Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in Communities of Color

This Friday, April 22, begins a series of online presentations called “Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in Communities of Color” for the Eighth Annual Minority Health Month through the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute Regional Milwaukee Office. The presentations will take place via Zoom this year and are free to attend. These events are funded and sponsored […]

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Medication Collection Boxes at 13 locations in Racine County offer public safety

Medication collection boxes are available throughout the Racine County community. Authorized collection sites in Racine County serve to safely dispose of leftover medications or unused prescriptions. Racine County has 13 official medication boxes available for use. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) provides insight into the crucial role that medication collection boxes provide. “Stored […]