Posted inLocal news, Non-Profits

Leadership Racine Seeks Applicants for New Class

RACINE COUNTY – Leadership Racine, a program that develops leaders for local public influence and decision-making, is seeking applicants for its 25th class. The nine-month program, sponsored by Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC), provides a unique learning environment that includes teaching leadership skills, fostering community service and developing community trusteeship. Sessions are scheduled monthly […]

Posted inBreaking

RAMAC Business Expo Set

The Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce is hosting a business to business expo from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Racine Festival Hall, 5 5th St. RAMAC held the event for 26 years, but it was discontinued five years ago and now the event is back, said Anna Clementi, operations supervisor  and leadership coordinator […]

Posted inBusiness, Government, Schools

Op/Ed: Blame Game Between RAMAC and Union Needs to End

I applaud the effort the Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce is making by forming a master education plan for the county; any time you have community engagement around an issue there is an opportunity for improvement. But, I have serious concerns about its effectiveness because of the level of rhetoric coming from the Racine Education Association (REA), the union representing Racine Unified teachers, and […]