Posted inNon-Profits

Giving Tuesday: Racine Zoo

The Racine Zoo is very active within the local community. Their specialists educate and inspire all ages, from preschoolers to seniors, on the importance of conservation education and ways to connect with wildlife. The mission of the Racine Zoo is to foster an enlightening and affordable wildlife experience that improves the bond between people and […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

Racine Concert Band Cancels Summer Season at Racine Zoo

The Racine Concert Band, the official band of the City of Racine, has cancelled its 2020 summer concert season at the Racine Zoo, due to city regulations on mass gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We kept hope alive for an abbreviated 98th season during August and early September until we learned that while mass gathering […]

Posted inCulture

Racine Zoo Announces Tamarin Twins Birth

The Racine Zoo is excited to announce our third generation of emperor tamarin babies! Twin tamarins were born in the early morning hours of Earth Day, April 22 to first-time parents Amelie and Pitino. Amelie was born at the Racine Zoo herself in 2017 and these babies represent the ninth tamarin birth since Isabella moved […]

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Racine Zoo Animals Featured In New Book

Would you ever describe a penguin as ungrateful, or an elderly gibbon as working spectacularly? Several animals from the Racine Zoo have been featured in a new book – one that improbably links the idiosyncratic nature of the zoo’s animals with the shopping reviews typically found on online retailers. The new book, Animals Reviewed: Starred […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Mary Ann Miller Farley Was A Dedicated Volunteer

Mary Ann Miller Farley passed away with her husband and daughter by her side on Thursday in Racine, Wisconsin. She was born March 2, 1931, in Racine, Wisconsin to Mary Elizabeth “Dolly” Middlecoff Miller, of Duluth, Michigan, and Bernard “Bernie” Henry Miller, of Racine, Wisconsin, co-founder and co-owner of Miller Bros. Insurance Company. (The original […]

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