Common Council Approves City Administrator Contract

In a 10 to 3 vote, the Racine Common Council voted to hire on James Palenick as its new city administrator in a three-year contract. He replacec Tom Freidel, who is retiring at the end of March. Palenick was attracted to Racine’s potential, he said. “There’s so much here that an outsider sees that maybe insider’s […]

Hospitality Center Names New Executive Director

The Hospitality Center of Racine, which serves people who are homeless or near homeless, has a new executive director: Seth Raymond. Part of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, the Hospitality Center is a thriving ministry. It evolved from a casual day program with coffee and snacks to the largest hot meal program in Racine, and […]

Perez Named Hospitality Center Executive Director

Racine city alderman Henry Perez will take over as executive director of the Hospitality Center, a center for people who are homeless, or near homeless. Perez takes over the vacant position after Rev. Kevin Stewart left the ministry in December. Stewart turned over the position to longtime volunteer Leif Peterson while the Episcopal Diocese of […]