Milwaukee Public Library seeks development partners

Taking the first step towards identifying potential real estate development partners to build mixed-use buildings featuring a library on the first level, Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) is asking real estate developers to submit information on current and potential projects that could be compatible with a library near four neighborhood libraries slated for replacement. The Milwaukee […]

MPS’ ‘staggered start’ for 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students aims to ensure successful start to school careers

To help ensure a successful start to the educational careers of Milwaukee Public Schools’ youngest students, all 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students attending traditional calendar schools will begin the year on a “staggered start.” The 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students will start on one of three days – September 2, September 3 or September 4 […]

All students at 156 MPS schools will be able to receive a healthy breakfast, lunch at no charge

Milwaukee Public Schools announced Monday an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for the 2014-2015 school year. The district is now among the first school systems in Wisconsin participating in the Community Eligibility Program (CEP), which means that all students at 156 MPS […]

Scale Up Milwaukee accepting applications for second class of “Scalerator” entrepreneurial training program

Scale Up Milwaukee, a multi-stakeholder effort helping support entrepreneurs at all stages to grow their ventures by stimulating a strong regional entrepreneurship ecosystem, today announced it is accepting applications for the second class of its Scalerator program – an innovative training designed to teach ambitious, local companies how to maximize their growth potential. Following the […]

Medical Grants Available for Children in Wisconsin

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant with a lifetime maximum of $10,000 […]

Back to School Health Fair helps students get ready for class

On Friday, City of Milwaukee officials, the Milwaukee Health Department and UnitedHealthcare came together to host the first of two back to school health fairs at North Division High School. Children received free backpacks and school supplies, as well as up-to-date shot records and vaccinations. Attendees included Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; Ralph Beck, chief operating […]

Hatch Staffing and Kforce Staffing compete to benefit teen interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee

ArtWorks for Milwaukee, a local nonprofit that combines workforce development and the arts, is slated to benefit from the Staffing for a Cause Challenge, a fundraising contest between the employees of Hatch Staffing and Kforce Staffing. ArtWorks for Milwaukee is experiencing a pivotal year in 2014 in the hope to serve over 100 teens this […]