My Labor Of Love Requires Humility

Yesterday my daughter, Katie, posted a meme on her Facebook wall about how much she has been working between having three jobs and volunteering. This got me thinking about Labor Day, and the work I do. Katie starts her last year of college next week and I reminded her that she is building her life. […]

Labor of Love: Concert with a purpose

  You’re invited to celebrate Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 5) with one of the summer’s biggest concerts. Country music star Chris Young headlines Labor of Love 2016 at Festival Park, 5 Fifth St., Racine. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Case Construction Equipment, the event benefits Team Rubicon (TR), a disaster relief and medical […]

What Labor Day Means to You

Today is Labor Day, a national holiday established in 1894 after Chicago Pullman train workers went on strike to protest unfair working conditions and nearly put a halt to railroad traffic across the country. According to the history.com website, recognizing the contributions of American workers with Labor Day was the culimination of riots and other activities sparked […]

What’s Closed on Labor Day

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, here’s what’s closed: Schools are closed Most banks are not open Government offices; local, state and federal are closed No mail delivery No garbage pick-up; in Caledonia and Mount Pleasant, there will be a one-day delay. In the City of Racine, there will not be pick-up on Monday […]

Labor Day Weekend Fun Ahead

Labor Day Weekend may be the traditional end of summer, but it’s certainly not the end of family fun in Racine County. An all-day music event, special zoo activities, a Downtown party and a lighthouse view are all on the way. Real Racine has you covered. Country music and more. A big Labor Day Party […]

Labor Day weekend happenings

Just because Labor Day weekend is upon us doesn’t mean the end of summertime fun. In Racine County, you’ll find live music, a new local art exhibit, the last call for water-skiing and a Labor Day celebration. Real Racine has you covered. Highlighting area artists. Take a glimpse at the area’s art talent during Saturday’s […]