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Brewers Beyond the Diamond community initiative returns

Published May 9, 2017

The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the return of the organization's community initiative, "Beyond the Diamond," which features a series of outreach events that will take place throughout the season.

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Brewers' "Hitting 4 the Cycle" benefit bike ride will return Aug. 12

Published April 13, 2017

The Brewers Community Foundation is proud to announce the return of the "Hitting 4 the Cycle" benefit bike ride on Saturday, August 12. Registrants will participate in a 25-mile route that starts and ends at Miller Park, followed by a tailgate party in the parking lots.

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A dark and stormy morning drive becomes a drive into the sunshine

Published March 21, 2017

This is a story about Marticia Jenkins, but not about just her. It's about dozens of generous and kind people, and two very special women, who have set in motion a series of events that are going to make a huge difference in Marticia Jenkins' life.

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Our 2016 Heart of Canal Street partner: Milwaukee Public Museum

Published Aug. 11, 2016

OnMilwaukee is once again honored to support Potawatomi Hotel and Casino's Heart of Canal Street program. As a long-time partner and passionate community advocate we're also thrilled to announced that this year we'll help support our long-time partner, the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM).

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Harley hosts free barbecue festival

Published June 15, 2016

The HOG and STEER BBQ Competition and Festival takes place on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wisconsin Harley-Davidson. If you bring non-perishable food items to donate to the 250KCBS Meals Mission, Feeding America will distribute the food to those in need.

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Bingo raises big bucks for kids

Published Dec. 5, 2015

Since 1994, Potawatomi Hotel and Casino has raised millions of dollars for dozens of children's organizations. For the past few years, OnMilwaukee staff members have called a bingo game in support of the program, and senior writer Molly Snyder seems to have a calling for bingo calling.

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Christian Laettner's coming to town

Published Oct. 26, 2015

Thanks to recruitment from the Wauwatosa East basketball program Christian Laettner's coming to town next month to hold youth basketball camps and raise money for his charity.

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Today's United We Dine supports United Way

Published Oct. 7, 2015

Join area restaurants in supporting United Way. Participating restaurants today and tonight will donate 10 percent or more of their total sales to United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha.

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Verizon awards Sojourner Family Center $20,000 grant

Published Jan. 30, 2015

Milwaukee's Sojourner Family Center was awarded a $20,000 grant from Verizon through as part of a financial pledge made through "Because Voices Have Power," a social media campaign that encouraged people to share messages of hope to domestic violence victims and survivors.