What: Northern Lights – A radio play on stage When: Sunday, December 8 – Door @ 5 pm., play begins 6 pm. Where: Falcon Bowl hall, 801 E. Clarke St. (Clarke & Fratney) Free: Performance for all (Chili and Woolly Bear Cookies for sale) Presented by: Riverwest Currents, River Revitalization Foundation & UWM Service Learning program, YMCA neighborhood […]
Proceed Until Apprehended: Vince Bushell
Vince’s personal philosophy revolves around the idea to GO. “It’s not just saying you are going to do things, but actually going and doing them.” Since writing the strategic plan for the area, Vince has been active in the Riverwest community.
Riverwest: An Abundant Community
There’s a feeling in the air, and it has nothing to with meteorology. It might fall under the wide category of sociology or even anthropology.
It’s a sense of empowerment and a willingness to fight the status quo.
It’s a true reflection of the word “community,” which means, literally, “with union.”
Sean Kafer • Neighbor Spotlight
by Janice Christensen, photo by Greg Thompson
Sean Kafer has a map of the Mississippi near Madrid, Iowa from 1877. It shows the main channel of the river surrounded by wide meandering channels colored red or blue, wandering miles into the surrounding countryside. “That’s the way the river was. It changed course every year,” Sean says.
Revival of Holton Youth Center
The team ready to bring the new Holton Youth and Family Center tolife (l. to r.): Rafeal Andrews, Executive Director of Minority ChristianCoaches Association (MCCA); Mario Costantini, Board president of the HoltonYouth & Family Center; Linda Wade, Executive Director of Above the Clouds;Torre Johnson, Wisconsin Community Services (back row); Joyce Mallory,Executive Director of Malaika Children’s Center; Victor Barnett, ExecutiveDirector of Running Rebels (back row); Holly Patzer, Executive DirectorWisconsin Community Services; Clarence Johnson, Wisconsin CommunityServices (back row); Shawn Smith, Wisconsin Community Services.
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