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May 2012

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CORE/El Centro

CORE/El Centro

This grassroots organization is returning the world to its natural state of health and wholeness—one individual, one family and one community at a time.

First L-Prize Awarded by DOE

First L-Prize Awarded by DOE

The Philips Lighting Company has been awarded the inaugural L-Prize in the Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize competition.

MayDay! Whole Foods Cleanse of Body, Mind and Spirit

MayDay! Whole Foods Cleanse of Body, Mind and Spirit

Holistic health coach Elizabeth Lundberg, of Milwaukee, will lead “May Day! Whole Foods Cleanse of Body, Mind and Spirit,” a four-week workshop on cleansing the body with whole, real foods. Each session will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, beginning May 1.

Milwaukee Acupuncturist Earns Detox Certification

Milwaukee Acupuncturist Earns Detox Certification

Beth Bachus at Simply Acupuncture, a community clinic in West Milwaukee, recently received national certification in Acu Detox from the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association.

GreenSquare Center for the Healing Arts

GreenSquare Center for the Healing Arts

GreenSquare Center for the Healing Arts, located on a modern, two-building campus in the heart of Glendale, draws together leading specialists in the integrative healing arts.

HeartSpace Special Helps Women Reignite Their Spark

HeartSpace Special Helps Women Reignite Their Spark

To help busy women reignite their spark, Licensed Acupuncturist Jori Azinger, of HeartSpace, in Thiensville, is offering two specials for the months of May and June in honor of “women who do so much.”

The Natural Path Expands Hours and Services

The Natural Path Expands Hours and Services

Under the new management of Carol and Scott Edmonds, The Natural Path has inaugurated new, more convenient hours and the addition of acupressure and aromatherapy services. The new hours are Sunday–10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday–1:30 to 7 p.m.; Friday–4 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday–10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Corporate Charity Race to Benefit Muscular Dystrophy

Corporate Charity Race to Benefit Muscular Dystrophy

The Salus Wisconsin Corporate Championship 5K Run & 2.1 Mile Walk to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association will begin at 9 a.m., May 19, at the Harley-Davidson Museum, in Milwaukee.

Free Anxiety Screenings at Wellness Counseling Milwaukee

Free Anxiety Screenings at Wellness Counseling Milwaukee

In observance of National Anxiety Screening Day, May 1, Holistic Anxiety Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor Di Philippi, MA, LPC, of Wellness Counseling Milwaukee LLC, is giving anxiety screenings throughout the month at no charge.

Celebrate Spring at Prairie Hill Waldorf School

Celebrate Spring at Prairie Hill Waldorf School

The May Faire Celebration, May 12, at Prairie Hill Waldorf School, in Pewaukee, features a range of activities for families and children of all ages, including an old-fashioned cakewalk and maypole dancing.

Special Stop-Smoking Offer from Classic Acupuncture

Special Stop-Smoking Offer from Classic Acupuncture

For the months of May and June, Classic Acupuncture, in Wauwatosa, is offering a Smoking Cessation Special of $199.

Milwaukee Public Radio WUWM 89.7 FM Relaunches Website

Milwaukee Public Radio WUWM 89.7 FM Relaunches Website

Milwaukee Public Radio, WUWM 89.7 FM, has upgraded its website, WUWM.com, and mobile website for smart phones, to deliver more up-to-date local, national and international news and more user-friendly navigation.

Invasive Plant Removal Project

Local citizens will work together to encourage the growth of native flora by removing invasive garlic mustard plants along the Kinnickinnic Parkway, from 1 to 4 p.m., May 5 and 19 and June 2. A native plant hike will begin at 4 p.m., June 2, following the cleanup.

Events at Shalom House Retreat Center

Events at Shalom House Retreat Center

Monthly events at the four-room Shalom House Retreat Center facility include Sunday at Shalom for Families and Open Space for Women: A Time of Sharing Food and Thought. In addition, owner Diane Lipman will lead a quiet retreat from 6:30 p.m., May 12, to 11 a.m., May 13.

Man with Muscular Dystrophy Walks Wisconsin, Releases Book

Man with Muscular Dystrophy Walks Wisconsin, Releases Book

In January 2012, Bradley Carlson published a book about his walk across Wisconsin called Wisconsin 1 Step at a Time: Taking Steps to Trample Muscular Dystrophy.

May 2012 Publisher Letter

May 2012 Publisher Letter

We are excited to bring you this month’s issue of Natural Awakenings on Women’s Wellness, full of helpful information to support you and all the women in your life.

Sustainability Fair in Port Washington

The fifth annual Sustainability Fair, sponsored by the Ozaukee Community Awareness Forum and PortFish, Ltd., will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 19, at the First Congregational Church, in Port Washington.

Wisconsin Company Turns Palm Leaves into Disposable Dinnerware

Wisconsin Company Turns Palm Leaves into Disposable Dinnerware

Intended to be disposable, the dinnerware products from Arthware are not just environmentally friendly; they are made from only earthen materials, and therefore do not need any help degrading back to Earth.