Friday, May 13, 2011
Caledonia teens show success through Central Racine County Health Department program.
Officials from the Central Racine County Health Department—which serves Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant, Caledonia and North Bay—shared information about their Teen Parenting Support program at a Friday conference at The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread. The conference brought together Racine County agencies that support pregnant and parenting teens so they could learn more about how their missions complement each other. Many of the people there talked about how they work to meet teens where they are, and to help them achieve goals like accessing health care for themselves and their children, attending and completing high school, and becoming a better parent.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
North Bay resident Paul Oemig will compete in the National Skills USA Competition.
Still only a high school junior, Paul Oemig is an award-winning photographer, having recently been awarded first place in the photography category of the Skills USA State Competition, held in Wisconsin Dells. He aspires to work as a professional photographer, but first, the Washington Park High School student will compete at the 47th National Skills USA Competition in Kansas City, scheduled for June 19-25, where he will compete against the top student from each state. “It was a little more involved than a typical contest where you submit a photo and it’s judged by a panel,” said Paul. “The organization’s whole mission is to provide training for the workplace, so for the photography contest/competition there were about 40 people there from…
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Caledonia, Sturtevant, Mt. Pleasant, North Bay and Wind Point residents can use this service.
Wondering what to do with those leftover solvents, fertilizers, insecticides and other things in your garage, basement or closets? The first of this year’s seven planned household hazardous waste collections runs from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Residents, living east of I-94, can drop off items at the collection site located at 6200 21st Street, just north of the former Sam’s Club. “We run the gamut—old solvents, oil-based paint, floor cleaner. It’s almost like a history lesson. We’ll see cans and boxes of stuff that’s 50 years old,” says Keith Haas, general manager of the Racine Water & Wastewater Utilities, which organizes the hazardous waste drop-off. Last year’s collection program took in about 71,000 pounds of materials from …
Thursday, January 20, 2011
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