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James A. Peterson Veteran Village receives free repairs from Generac Power Systems, Racine Habitat for Humanity

RACINE – On Friday, employees from Generac Power systems volunteered their time and talents to bring a series of repairs and home improvement projects to the James A. Peterson Veteran Village. The effort was in partnership with the Racine affiliate of Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin. The James A. Peterson Veteran Village is led by […]

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‘Akeelah and the Bee’ Opens Tomorrow at the Racine Theatre Guild

When Rylee McGee auditioned for “Akeelah and the Bee” in February of 2020, she had no idea that it would take two years to make it to the stage. Rylee, who played Rhonda (Akeelah’s bully), and the rest of the cast had made it through most of the production time, learning their lines, blocking, costumes, […]

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Johnson Financial Group and Racine Habitat for Humanity partner to provide more affordable housing to those in need

RACINE – Johnson Financial Group and Racine Habitat for Humanity have struck up a new partnership for the good of Habitat homeowners. As of April 1, the financial group has begun servicing the mortgages, free of charge, to Racine Habitat for Humanity. Partnership Means Serving More Families in Need With this new partnership, Racine Habitat […]

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SC Johnson to Support Girl Scouting in Racine County, 4 Girl Scouts Troops Achieve Highest Awards

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is pleased to announce an investment of $5,000 from SC Johnson to support Girl Scouting in Racine County. This grant will make it possible for GSWISE to bring the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to more girls in Racine County. Girl Scouting began in Racine County in 1919 when five […]

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SC Johnson Announces Support of Southeast WI Community Organizations to Deliver After-School and Summer Programs Targeting At-Risk Youth

RACINE– SC Johnson today announced it is supporting four local Southeast Wisconsin charitable organizations including the Racine Family YMCA, the Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department via the Lakeside COP House, the Cops N Kids Reading Center, and the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. More than $100,000 is being donated to help support after-school and […]

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SC Johnson Professional Announces Winners in Happy Hands Contest

SC Johnson Professional has announced the winners of this year’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest, which promotes the importance of handwashing and sanitizing at school. The winner in the elementary school (K-5) category is Stella F., a fourth-grader at Floranada Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Wilfred O., a sixth-grader at Gifford School in […]

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SC Johnson donates $5 million to fund STEM Scholarships

SC Johnson today announced it is donating $5.5 million to Gateway Technical College (Gateway) to create the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway, a program dedicated to providing women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in STEM-related career […]

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SC Johnson Professional Announces Top 10 Finalists in Happy Hands Contest

SC Johnson Professional revealed the finalists of this year’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest, which promotes the importance of handwashing and sanitizing at school. From a germ-busting soap dispenser to a rocket ship “blasting off” germs into space, the public can now choose their favorite soap dispenser design by K-12 students across the U.S. View […]

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Information sessions to be held for more SC Johnson HOPE program training

Gateway Technical College will hold three online workshops for those interested in enrolling in additional training sessions for the successful SC Johnson-funded Highly Skilled Occupations for Professional Employment (HOPE) program. The effort provides cost-free training to workers for in-demand career fields. Training programs begin in January and February and will consist of CNC operators, mechanical […]