4WCommunity Happenings: Milwaukee Recreation, Fatherhood Initiative make room for Daddy and Daughters at annual dance

Written by admin   // March 1, 2012   // Comments Off

Milwaukee Recreation recently partnered with the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative to host the eighth annual Daddy/Daughter Dance in the cafeteria of North Division Community Center, 1011 W. Center St. recently. The evening included dancing, games, food, prizes and a live DJ.
The Daddy/Daughter Dance was a chance for fathers and daughters to dress up and ejoy a great evening together.
It was also a great way for young ladies to strengthen their relationships with their fathers.
The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative is a non-profit organization with a broad-based mission to improve the well-being of young people by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible and committed fathers in their lives. (Photos by Yvonne Kemp)
Voice of the Fatherless Child organization and Home Depot to team up again to provide community job opportunities!
Because of the success of a partnership earlier this month between “Voice of the Fatherless Child” Center for Intervention Through Entertainment and the Home Depot in which men and women from the community had the opportunity to apply for 70 job openings with the home improvement chain, the two entities plan to host another Job Readiness program in March. The Home Depot plans to take the second program to another level in order to help the community and children with workshops and other events.
Monte Mabra (shown at left, front row second from left), director of Voice of the Fatherless Child Center said he was honored when Home Depot Port Washington location officials asked for his assistance in filling job positions coming in April. (Photo by Yvonne Kemp)

AT&T presents a $90,000 Aspire grant to Milwaukee Public Schools to fund the Restorative Justice and Math Achievement programs at Bradley Tech and Vincent High Schools. Pictured above is AT&T Director of Government Affairs Dextra Hadnot posing with students and staff of Bradley Tech and Vincent High.



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