The first phase of a citywide bike share program could hit the streets of Milwaukee next year following approval of $320,000 in city funding by Milwaukee’s Public Works Committee during a Wednesday hearing.
The Water Council and the Milwaukee Institute have announced a new partnership to “accelerate water-based product development and research utilizing Wisconsin’s very own high performance computing and storage resources.”
The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Southeast Wisconsin has announced plans to launch a new Ways to Work program in Milwaukee to assist families who have poor credit ratings in obtaining low-cost loans to purchase or repair a pre-owned vehicle.
Area organizations and companies like Menomonee Falls-based Kohl’s Department Stores have expanded their philanthropic efforts globally to support disaster relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.
Mariano’s, one of five grocery banners of Milwaukee-based Roundy’s Inc., delivered an emergency relief donation of water to Illinois tornado victims on Tuesday. Coordinated through the State of Illinois Emergency Management (IEMA), a full Mariano’s trailer carrying 1,428 cases of Roundy’s bottled water (34,272 individual bottles) was delivered to Washington, Ill. Tuesday afternoon.