On September 26, 2017, Downtown Kenosha, Inc. (DKI) hosted its annual State of the Downtown Address at the GFWC Woman's Club of Kenosha. Speakers included Nicole Thomsen, DKI Executive Director; Ted Matkom, WI Market President, Gorman & Co.; Kevin Ervin, DKI President; Mayor John Antaramian; and Lacy Beasley, President and COO, Retail Strategies.
We're happy to share some wonderful news from our friends at the Kenosha Public Library: Reserve your tickets to a stylish, Great Gatsby-inspired evening of festivities at the historic Simmons Library on Saturday, October 7th. On this night, the Kenosha Public Library Foundation will highlight the contributions of its extremely dedicated community members. This year the honored guest will be Betsy Brown, accepting the Library Legacy Award on behalf of herself and her late husband, Howard.
The evening will present music, wine, beer, and champagne, and fabulous small plates and desserts from Sazzy B. Silent auction items will include four Disney passes and other coveted pieces. The night will close with a stunning fire-dancer show.
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oOur friends at Big Brothers Big Sister of Racine and Kenosha Counties have a fun evening planned for Saturday, September 23, 2017 when they host The Big Jam at the Thirsty Horse Pub and Grill, 12711 Bristol Road in Kenosha, WI. The event will feature bags tournaments, raffles, live music and music with a DJ. Proceeds benefit this organization's one-to-one mentoring programs for children in Racine and Kenosha Counties. Last year, they worked with almost 200 boys and girls, ages 6-18. For more information, visit www.beabignow.org/
The Shalom Center held a building dedication and open house of its new facility at 4214 39th Avenue on Thursday, September 7, 2017. This nonprofit organization responds to the food, shelter and support service needs of the homeless and low-income population of Kenosha. Congratulations to the staff, Board of Directors, and volunteers at the Shalom Center. Learn more about this organization by visiting their website: shalomcenter.org/
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