Latest Racine, Wisconsin Stories

2014-09-17 12:22:06

Public Invited to Participate in Kick-Off "Garden Build Event" on Saturday, October 4 RACINE, Wis., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2014 study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health* scored Racine County, Wis., among the state's 10 least-healthy counties. In response, SC Johnson, whose global headquarters is located in Racine, Wis., is partnering with Zoe Outreach Ministries and Racine Urban Garden Network to give residents in one Racine-area neighborhood greater access to...

2014-06-04 23:13:13

Trend Expert Jack Uldrich will keynote the 31st Anniversary Celebration of the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) delivering his speech "The Big AHA: How to future-proof Yourself Against Tomorrow's Transformational Trends, Today." Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) is celebrating 31 years of providing Wisconsin based businesses with a variety of services necessary to complete an expansion,...

2014-05-02 12:25:01

Research Tower is Now Open to the Public; Tour Schedule Expanded, New Dates and Times Added for Free Summer Tours RACINE, Wis., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, for the first time ever, SC Johnson opens the doors of its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower to the public. For 32 years, the Research Tower served as a hub of innovation and the birthplace to some of the world's most beloved household products, including Glade(®), OFF!(®),( )Pledge(®)( )and( )Raid(®). Visitors can...

2014-03-05 23:29:10

Community for Change, Racine Interfaith Coalition call on communities across Wisconsin to join them. Racine, WI (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As the season of lent begins, leaders from 26 religious organizations, health care providers and community organizations will come together on Ash Wednesday to fast and pray for the expansion of Medicaid. Organized by the Racine Interfaith Coalition (RIC) and Community for Change, the group is also calling on counties across Wisconsin to do the same. “We...

2014-03-03 08:24:01

Draft Legislation from Chairman Shimkus is "Vital Step Forward" in Modernizing 38-Year-Old Statute RACINE, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, one of the world's largest household goods manufacturers and a strong supporter of TSCA reform, applauded the release of the draft "Chemicals in Commerce Act" by U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. "We have long supported updating this antiquated statute," said Kelly M. Semrau,...

2014-01-14 08:31:46

Local CITGO Marketer and Retailer Raise Nearly $6,000 for Racine Children RACINE, Wis., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Lakeside Oil and Retailer Mitch and Marty's CITGO raised nearly $6,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Racine & Kenosha Counties and Racine Youth Sports at the first annual Mitch & Marty's CITGO Charity Golf Outing. More than 70 members of the Racine community gathered at Meadowbrook Country Club for a day full of activities in support of...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.