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  • Work for Yourself@50+ Free interactive workshop

    Join Us Wednesday March 29th at 6 pm to 7:30.  Dinner included.  Turn your hobby into cash. The program  is specifically designed to help people 50+ to learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed.  Being your own boss, the program will help you understand the requirements and connects you with resources in your community.  Where:   Workforce Solutions   1717 Taylor Av,    Classroom D, Racine, WI  call 888-339-5617 to register for this workshop.

  • Recogniton Luncheon - Volunteer Center of Racine County

      The Volunteer Center of Racine County, Inc. is looking for nominations for outstanding volunteers in Racine County for our annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 28, 2017. You can print out a nomination form that is included in our e-newsletter and as a link on our website http://www.volunteerracine.org just click on nominate an outstanding volunteer. Or stop in our office and pick up a form.  You can also register to attend the luncheon.    All nominees must be Racine County residents. Based upon the criteria listed below, please submit no more than a one-page letter in support of the nominee outlining their accomplishments and/or volunteer contributions in addition to the nomination form . It should include the following: Volunteer accomplishments, Impact on the community, Leadership Position, and Nominee Quote Prior to submission. Please discuss application with the nominee. The above information will be the sole basis of evaluation for the judges. Category or Categories of Consideration Agriculture: Serves others (people, animals, earth) in the agricultural arena. Arts & Culture: Demonstrates excellence in the area of arts and culture through volunteerism. Economic Development: Fosters community development and sustainability. Education: Demonstrates a positive learning experience and impacts others with a commitment to education. Environment: Betters our community by sustaining our natural surroundings and preserving our environment for the future Good Neighbor: Helps his/her neighbors or neighborhood and promotes a sense of community. Health Services: Serves others by giving his or her time in the health service arena. Heroic: Courageous volunteer actions in the midst of a traumatic or devastating event or situation. Human Service: Improves the quality of life for others in our community. Senior: (age 55+) Demonstrates excellence by giving of him/herself through volunteerism. Youth: (K-College) Selflessly volunteers to better our community through service to an individual(s) or organization. Veteran Award: Veteran who continues to serve his/her community and nation through service. RETURN the nomination form and 1 page support letter TO THE VOLUNTEER CENTER OF RACINE COUNTY NO LATER THAN Monday, February 27, 2017, to 6216 WASHINGTON AVENUE, SUITE G, RACINE WI 53406, OR send via EMAIL to mailto:avolmut@vulunteerracine.org AWARD RECIPIENTS MUST BE PRESENT AT VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION LUNCHEON FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 .

  • SCORE Southeast Wisconsion Informational meeting

    Learn how SCORE mentors and our partners ignite new businesses start-up, expansion of existing small businesses and creation of new jobs in the Racine and Kenosha area.  If you are intrested in becoming a member of SCORE this is the meeting you should attend.  Registration will start at 7:15 am followed by Continental Breakfast and program of speakers.

  • Garlic Mustard Pickin' Party

    Join Weed Out! Racine and Discover Racine for an Earth Day event!   We will be pulling and bagging garlic mustard from the Colonial Park floodplain, as part of a larger restoration project.   Gather with us on May 6, just past the Root River Steelhead Facility.  You will go with a trained crew chief across the bridge into Colonial Park, where we will pull and bag the garlic mustard.  It's easy to identify and pull.  It's a family event!  kids can pull, too. We will provide gloves and tools, though you can bring your own if you prefer.  Please dress for the weather; long pants and sturdy shoes are recommended.   At noon, we'll enjoy eclectic Celtic music from the Garlic Mustard Pickers band, and lunch will be served. 

  • Great Pumpkin Chuckin Festival

    This 2-day event will feature Pumpkin Chuckin Competitions, where teams will catapult pumpkins as far as the eye can see! Raymond Middle School holds the record for the Junior Division with 229 ft., Waterford High School holds the record for the Intermediate Division with 317 ft., and Trinity Lutheran holds the record for the Advanced Division with 476 ft. This 2-day event will feature Pumpkin Chuckin Competitions, where teams will catapult pumpkins as far as the eye can see! Raymond Middle School holds the record for the Junior Division with 229 ft., Waterford High School holds the record for the Intermediate Division with 317 ft., and Trinity Lutheran holds the record for the Advanced Division with 476 ft. The event also includes a KCBS Sanctioned BBQ contest. Last year over 50 teams competed to win over $7000 in cash and prizes.  More Exciting Events Taking Place at the Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest Multiple Stage Performances by the Racine Zoo, Food, Vendors, Seasonal Beers, Free Kids Games and Activities, Carnival and Hay Rides, Pumpkin Baking Contests, Costume Contest and so much more! Fun for all ages! 


 

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