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Op-Ed: Rare Disease Day: How my conditions shaped me to be a community storyteller

What do you want to be when you grow up? I bet you’ve asked and answered that question more times than you can count. Did you grow up to be what you wanted? I hope, like me, you became everything you thought you’d never be. I became a storyteller. I am who I am because […]

Posted inCommunity, Health and Fitness, Opinion

Op-Ed: A congestive heart failure diagnosis at 49 years old and my journey to better health

September 8, 2019, was a beautiful fall day, a Sunday made for a perfectly lazy day. But this day turned out not so perfect because I found out that I have congestive heart failure. I’m telling you this story because today is National Wear Red Day and February, the American Heart Association’s Heart Awareness Month. […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Tender Touch Therapy, Toys for Tots, and Rochester’s ‘Day in the Country’

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, Sept. 15. Racine County Eye owner Denise Lockwood discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Susan Kim and Ryan Jenkins, on the newscast. This week’s Business Spotlight is Tender Touch Therapy. While not new, the business is expanding in Kenosha. The Kenosha location […]

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TMJ4 announces Unlocking Racine multimedia project addressing the housing crisis

Unlocking Racine is a multimedia project that will address the housing crisis in Racine County. This year-long project will launch starting in September. Through the work of storytelling, art projects, reporting, and photography, Racine County Eye hopes to unlock solutions to problems that face community members. We are proud to be partnering with TMJ4 News […]

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Racine Roundup: Inclusive opportunities in Racine, best of the best nominations

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, July 28. Denise Lockwood, owner of the Racine County Eye, discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchor Symone Woolridge on the newscast.  During the segment, the Racine County Eye announced the launch of the upcoming nonprofit, The Inclusive Bean, and its unique employment […]

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Nonprofit Spotlight: The Village of Hope Inc.

Wansheba Lawal has been running The Village of Hope Inc. since 2009. This nonprofit organization has a mission to make a difference by giving hope and promoting those involved in becoming empowered. The nonprofit focuses on serving the area through different programs such as tutoring and enrichment activities. As an educator, Lawal was motivated to […]

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Writing Your Truth classes to start Nov. 18

Finding your inner voice, letting it develop into one of authority and allowing that voice to be heard is a powerful act. So what’s your story? Racine County Eye owner Denise Lockwood will host two five-week long writing classes called Writing Your Truth, finding your inner voice through short stories. In a small group setting […]

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Racine County Eye receives investigative journalism grant

Racine County Eye is among 18 recipients of a $1,500 investigative journalism grant from the Local Independent Online News Publishers (LION) and the Excellence and Ethics in Journalism Foundation. The Impact-Designed Investigative Grants range from $500 to $1,500. The winning online publications serve an array of audiences, including those in California, Wisconsin, Rhode Island and North Carolina. The […]

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