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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin- Whitewater’s Department of Art and Design with support from the Visiting Artists Fund, welcome Cruz Enrique Espana, an internationally acclaimed folk artist to campus. He will give a free public lecture on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 3:15- 4:45pm in the Greenhill Center of the Arts Ceramics Area Room 1037. The public is welcome.   Cruz Enrique Espana (b. 1950) is ...read more
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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    The League of Women Voters-Whitewater Area is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters with a Centennial Tea.  The celebration will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Cravath Lakefront Center in Whitewater from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The program features a talk on the origins of the National League, a short video about the work of the Wisconsin ...read more
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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Ahead of the Spring Primary, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin offers the nonpartisan election resource VOTE411.org. This “one-stop-shop” for election information provides simple, easy tools to help Wisconsin voters navigate the voting process. VOTE411 provides candidate information for statewide and local offices, a list of upcoming League-sponsored candidate forums, and other helpful ...read more
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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites you to join us for our Black History Month 2020 celebration.Focusing on ProgressWednesday, Feb. 19, 20205 p.m.Reception to FollowJames R. Connor University CenterHamilton Room, 164UW-Whitewater pauses to recognize and celebrate Black History Month. The nation has adopted — and the university purposefully celebrates — February to honor and respect the ...read more
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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Art and Design will welcome world-renowned designer and artist Stefan Sagmeister for a free lecture and presentation at 7 p.m. on March 3 in Young Auditorium as part of The Annette and Dale Schuh Visiting Artist Endowment project. Speaking on “Why Beauty Matters,” Sagmesiter will use examples from architecture, design and science to show that ...read more
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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    The Common Council of the City of Whitewater recently passed an ordinance which increases the charge for removing snow and ice from sidewalks. The $50 charge has been raised to a minimum of $100 for a first-time offense and a minimum of $150 for subsequent offenses if the City is required to remove the snow/ice. Residents are required to remove snow and ice from the public sidewalk, including ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    The Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club will be serving their all-you-can-eat Kiwanis pancakes, delicious Jones Sausages, coffee, milk and orange juice on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Old Armory, 146 W. North Street, in downtown Whitewater. For just $5 in advance and $6 at the door, people can enjoy a delicious meal and help the Kiwanis Club raise funds for many ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    The Whitewater Arts Alliance welcomes the regional CLAY COLLECTIVE group exhibition at the Cultural Arts Center in March. The exhibit will be open to the public Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, noon until 5 p.m. from February 27 to March 29. The free Artists’ Reception will be Sunday March 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. Matt DeBlass, a Madison-based harpist, will perform at the reception. The ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    It may be chilly outside but live music can warm the soul and UW-Whitewater’s Department of Music has several concerts in February. Concerts will feature faculty members and visiting artists. Tickets can be purchased by calling 262-472-2222 or online at http://tickets.uww.edu .   Wisconsin Alliance for Composers Music FestivalFebruary 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm in Light Recital Hall The concert will ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    UW- Whitewater Music Department is excited to present the fourth concert in the Music Mosaics concert series Woodwinds & Friends featuring the UW-Whitewater Faculty Woodwind Trio and MyungHee Chung, piano. This is the third Music Mosaics concert with an eclectic program of music from around the world including a world premiere piece by Christian Ellenwood. The concert takes place on February 20, ...read more
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    Friday, January 31, 2020
     Qualifying taxpayers are invited to receive free tax preparation and electronic filing of 2019 federal and state income tax returns at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinic. This IRS-sponsored program is available for low and moderate income taxpayers at no cost, and no appointments are needed.   Clinic hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on ...read more
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    Friday, January 31, 2020
    United Way of Walworth County today announced that $98,200 was distributed among over 40 local charitable agencies. This is the second round of checks awarded during the United Way’s fiscal year.  The presentation took place at the first Partner Agency Coffee Circle meeting held at the United Way office in Elkhorn.The monthly Coffee Circle brings together the United Way’s supported agencies.  ...read more
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    Friday, January 31, 2020
    Rainbow Hospice Care is celebrating 30 years in 2020! In 1990, Rainbow Hospice Care was founded by a dedicated group of volunteers. Those volunteers helped set the foundation for a hospice and palliative care program the currently serves over 200 patients daily. Over time Jefferson County has become “an island of excellence for end of life care.” Jefferson County is a place where more people ...read more
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    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    Contact:          Ron Binning, 262-203-3247                                                              Kiwanis Donates $1,400 to Friends of Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center(WHITEWATER – November 1)  Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club again donated $1,400 to the Friends of the Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center (WAFC) for the Family Partnership Program.  The Family Partnership Fund makes ...read more
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    Saturday, November 02, 2019
    November 2, 2019 LWV Whitewater Area Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, Plastic waste pollution is a complex and growing problem that will only be resolved by close collaboration between community, business and government interests. This collaboration must begin at the grassroots level. Local units of government in Wisconsin are tasked by laws and regulations to manage Municipal Solid Waste; ...read more
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