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March 19, 2015
| BloodCenter of Wisconsin to Host 15th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is teaming up with the Milwaukee Bucks to host the 15th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive. The drive will be held Monday, March 23, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee. Donors may call 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visit ww...
Posted by michellepilak at 3:39 p.m. | Talkbacks
March 17, 2015
| 5 Ways to Celebrate #ReadingBlitzday
United Way’s #ReadingBlitzday connects people to easy Education-themed activities. Check out 5 ways you can join in on the fun! VOLUNTEER: Grab your co-workers and friends to read to students for 1 hour throughout Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. DONATE: Host a children&rs...
Posted by LiveUnited at 11:55 a.m. | Talkbacks
March 6, 2015
| Couch Potato Investing
PORCH CHAT - Reflections from the Front PorchCouch Potato InvestingBy Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®Urban Dictionary defines a couch potato as a lazy person who does nothing but sit on the couch and watch television. I really like the synonym they list -- a sofa spud. Encouraging someone t...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:28 p.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 26, 2015
| We All Die
We all die. It's the common element that binds all life together, particularly humans, but for those of us who are fortunate enough to have an estate left over for loved ones or charity, what happens to our wealth after we die can be complicated. One of the most important choices when planning a ...
Posted by SamuelClemens at 10:37 a.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 10, 2015
| Good People, Doing Good Things, For Good Reasons
GOOD PEOPLE Membership in the Order of the Eastern Star is open to all Master Masons and their female relatives. Members of the Order are working men and women, stay at home moms, college students, retired couples; individuals from every walk of life. Members share a joy for life, possess spirit...
Posted by wiboots at 2:45 p.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 3, 2015
| Princesses wanted: No Experience Necessary
Are you looking for a fun event to attend this weekend? Then this is the place for you and your family to visit.Your entire family is invited to come and spend an afternoon with the members of Job's Daughters International on Sunday, February 8th from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Activities to include Wii ...
Posted by wiboots at 10:49 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Jan. 30, 2015
| Frankenberry Three Xbox Four Sixty
PORCH CHAT - Reflections from the Front PorchFrankenberry Three Xbox Four SixtyBy Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®I am a fan of the comedic stylings of Frank Caliendo. He is a master impressionist who rose to fame with his dead-on imitations of George W. Bush, Robin Williams and of course, sp...
Posted by FrontPorch at 2:56 p.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 15, 2015
| Martin Luther King's Legacy
January 19, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for the civil rights revolution. Initially, he was reluctant to lead beyond his local community, concerned as well as in...
Posted by aicyr at 7:47 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 12, 2015
| Torture, Morality and War
Barbarism and the law collide in war. The law is vital for mitigating the most brutal aspects of collective killing. Today, both dimensions are present in the intense politicized debate in Washington about CIA torture of terror suspects. The Senate Intelligence Committee report released December ...
Posted by aicyr at 2:12 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 10, 2015
| Freedom, 'The Interview' & North Korea
The effort of North Korea to suppress Sony's satirical film "The Interview" has failed, but only after initial success. For months, Pyongyang has expressed outrage about the irreverent production.In November, Sony discovered computers were breached by a group called "The Guardians ...
Posted by aicyr at 12:11 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Movies & TV