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Last 4 of 36 free professional headshot sessions available for Women’s History Month giveback

RACINE — Racine businesses and their owners are coming together on the last day of Women’s History Month to offer free professional headshots to women and other under-represented LGBTQ+ people in the community. There are currently four time slots out of the 36 offered that are still available. Chris Slater, a former Racine County Eye […]

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Patton Law Office, S.C. receives hero’s welcome to Racine

RACINE — A throng of around 70 people came to show their support and to welcome a new business to Racine. Patton Law Office, S.C. was officially welcomed into the Racine business community yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) and Mayor Cory Mason among others. The mural, painted by […]

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Business Spotlight: The Joint Chiropractic in Racine

The nation’s largest network of chiropractor services is facilitated through The Joint Chiropractic franchise. Through their no-appointment needed, walk-in service business model, chiropractors in Racine are able to assist patients in need of treatment, when they need it. The goal of The Joint Chiropractic in Racine is to eliminate stress and give people in the […]

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Quilts on Barns Road Adventure set October 8

RACINE COUNTY – Visitors and residents alike are invited to hit the beautiful backroads of Racine County in search of Quilts on Barns on Saturday, Oct. 8. The Quilts on Barns Road Adventure takes motorists on a tour of 28 different, colorful quilt patterns (mounted on 8-by-8 foot square plywood pieces) on barns throughout the […]

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RAMAC partners with Upper Iowa University Corporate Advantage Partnership program

FAYETTE, IA — The Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) is Upper Iowa University’s newest partner for the Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) program. RAMAC families to benefit with UIU As CAP program members, RAMAC members, employees, their spouses and dependent children (under the age of 26) are eligible to receive set tuition grants for courses […]

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State adds 14 new pathways to Youth Apprenticeship offerings

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and Gov. Tony Evers’ office announced this week that the state’s high school juniors and seniors will now have 14 new occupational pathways for Youth Apprenticeship. “We have to make sure our kids have apprenticeship opportunities and different pathways to get the jobs and skills training […]

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 […]

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May 22 Draft Day Event Matches Nonprofits With New Board Members

RACINE COUNTY – A first-ever, free event aims to match local nonprofits with prospective board members. Racine County Nonprofit Draft Day is planned for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at River Bend Nature Center, 3600 N. Green Bay Rd., Caledonia. Nonprofit Draft Day is hosted by Leadership Racine, a program of Racine Area […]

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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 […]

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Activities Planned For Young Professionals Of Racine

Young Professionals of Racine (YPR) will host a number of networking events the last week of April as part of a statewide young professionals week. The events will focus on discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter most among young professionals in Wisconsin. Young Professionals of Racine works  to attract, engage, cultivate […]

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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 […]

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