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#HCS: Grace Welcome Center cuts ribbon on new cooler, celebrates anniversary

“God, we sit in this basement in Grace Welcome Center ready to see you in our midst. Open our eyes and our hearts to greet you and all that come this day.” KENOSHA ⏤ Those were the closing words of Pastor Kevin Beebe’s prayer in the Grace Welcome Center basement Wednesday as the pantry cut … Continue reading #HCS: Grace Welcome Center cuts ribbon on new cooler, celebrates anniversary

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Alderperson announcement, City Council #OfInterest this week

KENOSHA ⏤ This week, Observer readers found the words of Alderperson Jan Michalski and also Alderperson Holly Kangas of the City Council to be #OfInterest. Of primary focus, Michalski announced that Gorman's will be bringing a full grocery store to the Uptown Neighborhood. Not only will this be coming to Uptown, but it will be … Continue reading Alderperson announcement, City Council #OfInterest this week

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#HumanityCenteredSaturday: A sit-down with ‘Mama’ Arnetta Griffin

https://youtu.be/iKlT3DmRw9w KENOSHA ⏤ Known as “Mama” in her community, Arnetta Griffin has been working to better Kenosha, doing God’s work.  With First Step Warming Center shutting down in May 2017 and her own experience as a single mother, Griffin wanted to make a difference in people's lives.  https://youtu.be/qtSg8gHczpg After she went through her own trials … Continue reading #HumanityCenteredSaturday: A sit-down with ‘Mama’ Arnetta Griffin

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Observer In-Depth: Grace Welcome volunteers risk safety to take care of city’s vulnerable citizens

KENOSHA ⏤ When the pandemic started, volunteers at Grace Welcome Center got together and came to a decision: If they die from doing their work, “So be it.” Volunteers at the center, located at 2006 60th St. in Kenosha, express seeing working at the pantry as working for the people they love, for the people … Continue reading Observer In-Depth: Grace Welcome volunteers risk safety to take care of city’s vulnerable citizens