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News2024-05-06T16:10:02-05:00
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2205, 2024

The Dangers of the Pike River

May is Safety Around Water Month. The Kenosha Safety Around Water Coalition Continues to Raise Awareness and is Offering Tips To Keep Our Community Safe in and Around Water this Summer. Tip #4: Don't Swim in the Pike River There may not be a more dangerous spot on the Lake Michigan shore than the mouth of the Pike River in Kenosha.   The mouth of the Pike River is at the north end of Pennoyer Park [...]

1505, 2024

Reach & Throw, Don’t Go!

May is Safety Around Water Month. The Kenosha Safety Around Water Coalition Continues to Raise Awareness and is Offering Tips To Keep Our Community Safe in and Around Water this Summer. Tip #3: REACH & THROW, DON'T GO! When it comes to drowning prevention, our first instinct may be to jump in, swim to the victim, and try to carry them to safety. But unless you are a trained rescuer, this is not the [...]

1405, 2024

Kenosha Emerging Leaders Academy Names New Director

Kenosha Emerging Leaders Academy Names New Director The Kenosha Emerging Leaders Academy (KELA) is pleased to announce its inaugural Director, Atifa Robinson. Atifa Robinson comes to us from UW-Madison, Division of Extension, the Racine, and Kenosha FoodWIse Nutrition Program where she managed a team of Nutrition Educators that empowered families to eat healthy, in that leadership role she had the opportunity to provide diverse programming for individuals ranging from early education to seniors. "We are delighted to [...]

805, 2024

Flip, Float & Follow

May is Safety Around Water Month. The Kenosha Safety Around Water Coalition Continues to Raise Awareness and is Offering Tips To Keep Our Community Safe in and Around Water this Summer. Tip #2: FLIP, FLOAT & FOLLOW “Flip, Float, and Follow,” is a campaign to help people remember how to successfully escape a variety of drowning accidents including dangerous currents such as rip currents, long-shore currents, and structural currents, all which can occur at [...]

105, 2024

Know What Drowning Looks Like

May is Safety Around Water Month. The Kenosha Safety Around Water Coalition Continues to Raise Awareness and is Offering Tips To Keep Our Community Safe in and Around Water this Summer. Tip #1: Know What Drowning Looks LikeDrowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in children ages 1 to 14. As we wait for summer to make an appearance, now is the time to start thinking about swimming and water safety.It is very important [...]

1202, 2024

UNITE THE FIGHT Dance Fitness Fundraiser to Benefit LIVESTRONG at the Kenosha YMCA

Join the battle against cancer at the 6th Annual UNITE THE FIGHT Dance Fitness Party (formerly known as the CharityWERQ Fundraiser)! This year, it's BIGGER and BETTER as we combine THREE dance fitness formats – Turn Up, WERQ, and Zumba – to unite in the fight against cancer, party harder, AND raise more funds for LIVESTRONG at the YMCA.