Excerpts from the blog of Nita Becker of Southport Bank: The April, 2017 Leadership Kenosha class meeting began at the Community Action Agency. After a tour of the Community Action Agency, Pam Halbach presented a very interesting discussion of the various programs the Community Action Agency performs, including the Dedicated Dad’s Program which is run by our own Sharmain Harris! Dine Bosovich of the Kenosha County Division of Health also gave a presentation on the numerous services performed by the Division of Health and the partnership between the two agencies.
Debra Karp, Interim Executive Director of Continuing Education and Community Engagement of the University of Wisconsin Parkside, also discussed the role of non-profit agencies, the characteristics of the corporate structure and the roles of the Board of Directors.
The afternoon session was hosted by Aurora Heath Care and Doug Koch, President, gave an overview of the operations of Aurora and led a discussion on leadership. This was followed by a session on multiculturalism and diversity presented by Julani Bayan of Gateway Technical College. Overall, the day was extremely informative and everyone walked away with an ever-increasing knowledge leadership.
Today we had the honor of attending the Ribbon Cutting for Binder Family Chiropractic to their move to their newer, larger location. Dr. Kellen Binder has been practicing for 3 years in the greater Kenosha area and will be joined by his wife, Dr. Amanda Binder, in their new location. Binder Family Chiropractic offers Chiropractic services, x-ray, digital nerve scans, massage therapy and wobble and traction therapies. Both Drs. Kellen and Amanda are dedicated to serving the community by improving the health of you and your family through Chiropractic wellness care.
Binder Family Chiropractic
10715 75th Street
Kenosha WI 53142
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Tedi Winnett, Leadership Kenosha facilitator, will be retiring in June of 2017 after 30 years of service as the Director of Kenosha County UW-Extension and Leadership Kenosha Facilitator.
Tedi has been a member of the Leadership Kenosha Steering Committee since its inception in 1998. She’s been a wonderful facilitator and will be missed dearly. Thank you for your dedication to the leaders of Kenosha!
Join us in welcoming Sugar Boxx to Downtown Kenosha! They kicked off their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting on April 15, 2017 and we were honored to attend. Local dignitaries greeted the owner, Charrie Ferguson, and wished her well. They included Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian, State Representative Tod Ohnstad, Downtown Alderman John Fox, Alderman G John Ruffolo, and Downtown Kenosha Executive Director Nicole Thomsen.
Sugar Boxx has the biggest selection in frozen treats with over 100 choices. Their ice cream and popsicle flavors will send your taste buds on an adventure! Enjoy them in the store and they will also have three trucks for deliveries, corporate parties, and more.
5700 6th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
The 2017 Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Golf raises valuable funds for the KACC Foundation. All proceeds will be used to award college scholarships to graduating seniors! The 2017 Scholarship Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 12th at the Kenosha Country Club.
Be noticed by Kenosha area businesses and community leaders and help us raise valuable funds to support education in Kenosha County! The following sponsorship opportunities are available: