The recipients are spread across Dane County and include the Goodman Community Center, Deerfield Community Center, Bayview Foundation, Kennedy Heights Neighborhood Center and the Lussier Center.
Community Development Division Director Jim O'Keefe said the new funding structure cements the city's relationship with neighborhood centers.
Dear Editor: Thank you to Paul Terranova ("It's time to change the conversation about the Tree Lane Apartments") for standing with the residen…
You tell me it’s a mistake to get homeless families safe and in stable housing, and I’m sorry, those are fighting words. It is time to step up, not to finger-point, not to expect instant miracles — but to recognize that this will be hard, messy. Thank our local officials for acting when they didn’t have all the answers because our neighbors needed them now, not after further study.
Lussier, who died on Friday, was a major Madison philanthropist. He contributed millions of dollars to projects around the city, many of which bear his name.
The Lussier Community Education Center received a $25,000 grant for their “Youth on Air,” program, an opportunity for students to broadcast on a low-power FM radio station and online.
“Bluefish,” a young adult novel written by Pat Schmatz, and “The Art of Fielding” by Racine native Chad Harbach, have won top honors in the Wisconsin Library Association’s (WLA) annual literary awards conveyed on authors or book illustrators with Wisconsin ties.