BY KATIE MATTESON I received the 2019 Gene Szymczak Community Trustee Award at the Leadership Racine graduation ceremony on May 14. I felt incredibly honored to receive recognition for my contributions, but also humbled in the presence of the 22 graduates of the program and the legacy of the 20 … [Read More...]
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NYPB owner Ian Ballantyne demonstrates the commentator studio, which is used to live stream competitions on Twitch (a live streaming platform for gamers). Christine and Dan Padilla, owner Twin Dragon Games, have moved their three-year-old business from Kenosha to inside NYPB. Not Your Parents … [Read More...]
BY DAVE BLANK Once upon a time there was an old carpet mill town that had seen better days. A river flowed through it. You could tell the color of the carpet that was being made that day because it was the same color as the river. The colorful water cascaded over a waterfall, only no one could … [Read More...]
BY KATIE MATTESON Trisha and Peter Speers moved to Racine from the Appleton area seven years ago when Peter started a new job at S.C. Johnson. The couple didn’t know anyone in their new community when they arrived and Trisha was pregnant with their first child. Evalyn, now 6, was later joined … [Read More...]
Business Name: As Time Goes By Antiques2Modern Location and Contact Info: 223 6th Street, Racine, WI 53403, 262-488-2842, www.astimegoesbysales.com Year Established: 2018 Hours of Operation: Thursday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. or by … [Read More...]
BY KATIE MATTESON If you’re thinking about leaving town for the 4th of July, you might want to reconsider. You definitely won’t want to miss Racine’s 83rd Annual Parade and Fireworks. “This year we’re bringing back our rich history of big floats, marching bands and giant parade balloons, along … [Read More...]
Carl Matteson photo. Please introduce yourself I’m Ahmad Qawi. I’m currently the Vice President/Chief Operations Officer of the Racine Family YMCA. My responsibilities as VP/COO range from providing leadership to all programmatic areas of the organization, to fund development, marketing and … [Read More...]