Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.
South Milwaukee's own "Garlic Mustard Pickers" gaelic band has three performances in September they would like for folks to know about:
Rotary Club of Mitchell Field President Hibbie Hayslett and Vice President Mark Felsheim proudly display the South Milwaukee "Reds"plaque the 10-11 year-old girls softball team gave RCMF for being the 2015 team sponsor.
New board members of Rotary Club of Mitchell Field, which serves South Milwaukee, Oak Creek, Franklin, Cudahy, St. Francis and Bay View, are sworn in by RCMF charter member Rodger Nelson.
The Gift Shoppe doesn't have a sidewalk these days, thanks to Packard Avenue construction, but Gift Shoppe owner Judy Carlin has found a way: Move it inside!
Volunteering to help elementary school reluctant or below-grade-level readers is reward enough in just getting to spend time with some great kids and observing their improvement. But yesterday brought a close to this year's weekly trek to E.W. Luther in Grant Park to a third-fourth grade where half-dozen students read to me during their class's independent reading period. On occasion, I stayed and hung with the entire class and helped with writing assignments and presentation preparation.