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Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center holiday book giveaway continues for its 20th year on Dec. 17

RACINE — Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center will be hosting its 20th annual book giveaway this holiday season. Books come at no charge to those attending the event. On Dec. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m., this local nonprofit will distribute books to children at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street, in Downtown Racine. This event […]

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Junior League of Racine

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements The Junior League of Racine, Inc is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Racine will grow through and be […]

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Junior League of Racine Announces 2019 Volunteerism in the Racine Community Scholarship Winner

Talia Brach, a Horlick High School graduate, has been named the 2019 Junior League of Racine Volunteerism in the Racine Community scholarship winner for her commitment to a wide variety of organizations throughout Racine County. Talia has served as the chair of her school’s blood drive for three years, is a member of Horlick’s National […]

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Junior League of Racine now accepting applications for 2019 scholarship

The Junior League of Racine has announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2019 annual scholarship program. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in the spring to one female who has demonstrated a commitment to volunteering that lives in Racine County and attends a Racine County high school. The nonprofit group is an […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Jeanne Hanson Stoppleworth Cape Loved Music

Jeanne Marilyn Hanson Stoppleworth Cape passed away peacefully at home in Monterey, California on Monday. She was born in Racine on April 1, 1927 to Pearl Ruud Hanson and Alfred Hanson.  Her mother was widowed twice and subsequently married George Strombeck, Jeanne’s beloved step-father. Jeanne graduated from William Horlick High School in 1945, and moved […]

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Volunteers Install Little Free Libraries, Learning Trails

For this year’s Day of Action, United Way of Racine County and local partners focused on literacy. Private business, nonprofits and volunteers worked together Wednesday to put up five new little free libraries and updated two Born Learning Trails. The little free libraries are small community libraries where local residents can borrow and return books […]

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Excellence in Racine: Park Grad Awarded Volunteer Scholarship

Washington Park graduate Claire Weyers is getting a little extra help with her college education thanks to her dedication to her community. The Junior League of Racine announced Friday that Weyers has been awarded a $1,000 2014 Volunteerism in the Racine Community scholarship, according to a press release from the organization. Weyers has been a Youth as Resources […]

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