Results tagged with 'parks'
Published March 22, 2015
The Milwaukee Public Market, in response to a proposal by Milwaukee County Supervisor Martin Weddle, announced Friday it would provide up to $5,000 as a matching grant should the Milwaukee County Board approve the proposal to provide equipment and youth chess classes this summer at five parks: Washington, Lincoln, McGovern, Mitchell and Sherman.
Published March 18, 2015
While Milwaukee resident Virginia DuPriest and her neighbors already have a lot to be proud of in terms of cleaning up the neighborhood, now they have something else according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report. Ezekiel Gillespie Park, completed last fall, sits on the corner of 14th and Wright only a couple houses away from DuPriest's.
Published March 17, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the Milwaukee County Parks will receive a grant of $635,000 as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes basin.
Published Feb. 5, 2015
Parks Director John Dargle, Jr. invites the public to share opinions on Parks topics--from beer gardens to volunteering -- in a series of public input sessions the last week of February.
Published Jan. 27, 2015
After the success of last year's traveling beer garden - selling more than 35,000 beers, nearly 6,000 sodas and 2,300 root beer floats, in the process raising almost $250,000 toward improving Milwaukee County's parks - County Executive Chris Abele announced today that a second traveling beer garden tour will be added for the upcoming summer season.
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