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Archive | April, 2003

Job Training Organization Now in Riverwest

In today’s economic climate, a good job can be hard to come by. It can be even harder for those without the education or resources to land a job that provides a living wage. That’s where Work for Wisconsin, Inc., (WFW) comes in. The non-profit organization, which recently moved its offices to Riverwest from downtown, […]

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New Family Health Center Provides Range of Services

Columbia-St. Mary’s opened its new Family Health Center on the corner of North and Humboldt Avenues on Monday, March 3. The health care provider chose the Riverwest location in the storefronts adjacent to the Jewel-Osco store because it is centered in the community that it serves.

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BCU Annual Meeting and Financial Report: Riverwest Moves Closer to Getting its Own Credit Union Branch in the Neighborhood

Attendees of the recent annual Brewery Credit Union (BCU) membership meeting were treated to a continental breakfast and updates from the credit union’s President, Jim Schrimpf, Vice President Steve Janssen, and Paul Copper, Chairman of the Board of Directors. More than 40 people came to the Italian Community Center on Saturday, March 1 for the […]

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Nueva Yores

by Tom Tolan – Part 4 of 6. (en Espanol) “Nueva Yores.” They meant New York, the main destination for people on the Island, but the term became the popular shorthand for all destinations on the mainland. In time, everyone in Puerto Rico had at least one family member in “Nueva Yores.” Milwaukee’s first major […]

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