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Drop-in Playground programs at 7 Racine locations for summer

It’s summer and it’s time that children in Racine to get outside. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) invites community members to attend their Drop-in Playground programs. This program which does not require a sign up allows children to attend a nine-week theme-oriented summer program. Solbraa Park – The free program […]

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Business Spotlight: We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym is coming to Racine. Andre and Heather Bennett are opening this all-inclusive gym to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to grow, strengthen their bodies, and thrive in an accepting community. The future gym will be located at 5509 Durand Ave. and will serve families of Racine and Kenosha […]

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‘Take the Plunge’ to become a foster parent in Racine County, 7 informational sessions available

June kicks off Racine County’s Foster Care information series. The goal of these sessions is to educate community members about becoming foster parents in Racine County. As of now, there are 97 providers and 120 kids in the foster care system within Racine County. There are seven scheduled sessions in June at the four local […]

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UW-Parkside to offer exciting STEAM-based programs in summer camps to middle, high school students

SOMERS – The Professional and Continuing Education Department at UW-Parkside will be offering STEAM-based programs in the form of weekday summer camps to middle school and high school students that run from July to August. Each program is designed to inspire creativity and ingenuity in its participants, with topics spanning from Minecraft animation to geology […]

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Navigating the formula shortage: What Wisconsinites need to know

The United States is facing a national formula shortage. In February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall of Abbott’s powder formula. Due to this unforeseen circumstance, other formula supply companies have been unable to keep up with demand. Formula serves many types A formula shortage affects more than just infants. Many […]

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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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The Search for “A Few Good Moms” Mother’s Day 2022 Entry #8

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens tribute to Mother’s Day 2022: “A Few Good Moms”Eighth nomination: July Foster, Amaya’s mom I want to nominate my mom because even though she is an AMAZING mother, wife, sister, daughter, and friend, she’s never been nominated for anything in her life. She also just recently lost her […]

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The Search for “A Few Good Moms” Mother’s Day 2022 Entry #7

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens tribute to Mother’s Day 2022: “A Few Good Moms”Seventh nomination: April McDonald April is a single mother of 4 children, ages 16, 15, 13 and 5. She has a full-time job working at Aurora and is also a full-time student trying to progress her career in Healthcare. While […]

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The Search for “A Few Good Moms” Mother’s Day 2022 Entry #6

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens tribute to Mother’s Day 2022: “A Few Good Moms”Sixth nomination: Sheri Hess The fifth and sixth nominations come from and mother-daughter duo! It feels almost impossible to sum up my thoughts, feelings, and experiences around the relationship I have with my mom. We have been through so much […]

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The Search for “A Few Good Moms” Mother’s Day 2022 Entry #5

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens tribute to Mother’s Day 2022: “A Few Good Moms”Fifth nomination: Harley Rae Glodowski The fifth and sixth nominations come from and mother-daughter duo! I would like to nominate my daughter, Harley Rae Glodowski. She really is the best mom that I know. Harley had more than a few […]

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The Search for “A Few Good Moms” Mother’s Day 2022 Entry #4

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens tribute to Mother’s Day 2022: “A Few Good Moms”Fourth nomination: Brittany Rouse I would like to nominate my daughter, Brittany Rouse. She is a stay-at-home mom who has taken on more than a young woman should have to and has rocked it every step of the way! She […]

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The Search for “A Few Good Moms” Mother’s Day 2022 Entry #3

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens tribute to Mother’s Day 2022: “A Few Good Moms”Third nomination: Mary-Ann Abbott My Mom birthed 11 children because she knew each of us chose her to be our Mom. She stayed home, raised, and sacrificed so much so she could stay at home with us as small children. […]