Archive | December 2007

Crystal Mello, Don Austin, Phyllis Berentsen, Karen Swanson

Peacemakers of the Year Award

The Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee, Inc. awarded Karen Swanson and Crystal Mello the Don Austin-Phyllis Berentsen Peacemaker of the Year Award at a celebration Wednesday, November 14. The award is named for Don Austin and Phyllis Berentsen, honoring their extraordinary work founding and developing the Peace Learning Center, which provides workshops that teach methods […]

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For years volunteers have been sharing food with the needy of Milwaukee out of the food pantries at St. Casimir and Gaenslen School.

Holiday Helpers in Riverwest

Meet Isaiah, or Ike as his friends call him. He said you could “put down anything” for his last name. You may have seen him pushing his shopping cart on the sidewalk outside your house or along alleys, always with trash bags fat with aluminum cans draped over each side. Ike’s bloodshot eyes and weathered […]

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