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August 2014

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Learn or Upgrade Skills at Life Coaching Workshop

Learn or Upgrade Skills at Life Coaching Workshop

The Certified Coaches Federation (CCF), recognized as one of the leading life coach certification and executive coach certification programs in the world, will conduct a two-day intensive workshop on October 4 and 5 at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown.

Sustainable Water Management Progress Unveiled in New Report

Sustainable Water Management Progress Unveiled in New Report

In June, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett released the Sustainable Municipal Water Management Public Evaluation Report, the first annual report charting progress in regional water management.

Nature Kindergarten Program Offered at Tiny Green Trees

Nature Kindergarten Program Offered at Tiny Green Trees

Tiny Green Trees, an eco-conscious child care center located on the edge of Milwaukee’s Three Bridges Park, will host Nature Kindergarten from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning September 9.

Victory Garden Initiative Seeks Future Food Leaders

Victory Garden Initiative Seeks Future Food Leaders

In October, Victory Garden Initiative will launch the third session of its successful Food Leader Certificate program, which trains two dozen people in community organizing and leadership skills and strategies and how to grow food.

Ezekiel Gillespie Park Complete

Ezekiel Gillespie Park Complete

City leaders have completed the Ezekiel Gillespie Park, a former vacant lot on the corner of 14th and Wright streets that was transformed into a vibrant community park featuring an underground rainwater cistern, porous pavers, a rain garden, fruit trees and berry bushes.

Milwaukee’s Bay View Neighborhood Gets Solar

Milwaukee’s Bay View Neighborhood Gets Solar

More than 25 home and small business owners in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood will add solar to their rooftops this summer, thanks to Milwaukee Shines’ second neighborhood group purchasing program, Solar Bay View.

Pilgrimage Theme for New Wind Folk School

Pilgrimage Theme for New Wind Folk School

New Wind Folk School’s spiritual and Earth-based event, Pilgrimage, will take place in Port Washington from August 15 to 17.

Dr. Jodie’s Natural Pets Products Now Available

Dr. Jodie’s Natural Pets Products Now Available

Veterinarian Jodie Gruenstern, the owner and full-time veterinarian of Animal Doctor Holistic Veterinary Complex, in Muskego, has created Dr. Jodie’s Natural Pets, a unique line of pet treats, supplements and personal care items.

August 2014 Publisher Letter

August 2014 Publisher Letter

As I read this month’s feature article on transformative education by Linda Sechrist, I was reminded of my early experiences with the American educational system.

Enrollment Open at New World Montessori School

Enrollment Open at New World Montessori School

New World Montessori School, located inside the Indian Hill Elementary School building, in River Hills, is accepting enrollment of children from 18 months to 10 years old.

Raising Children in Harmony with Mother Nature

Raising Children in Harmony with Mother Nature

The Waldorf school approach prepares children to become adults able to live in harmony with the Earth and in integrity with themselves.

Montessori Inspires Career Helping Children Thrive

Montessori Inspires Career Helping Children Thrive

Priscilla Bovee, head of school at New World Montessori School, in River Hills, has a rewarding career helping children grow and learn naturally.