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Milwaukee Film Festival Partnership4, October 2017

We are honored to be a Community Partner of the Milwaukee Film Festival again this year! Support the festival by checking out the movie we are paired with – Kids Shorts Size Small –…/kids-shorts-size-small-1/

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Share your Heart!1, September 2017

Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community program. Half of each $3 or $7 Canal Street Bingo game purchased goes to the Heart of Canal Street fund, which totaled more than $1.1 million last year and provided funding to children’s charities in southeastern Wisconsin. Penfield Children’s Center is in the running… Read More »

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Celebrating 50 years at Penfield Children’s Center12, July 2017

Fifty years ago, Martha Watts, owner of the Watts Tea Room, received a call that would forever solidify her reputation in Milwaukee’s nonprofit community. Community leader and philanthropist, Jane Pettit, asked Marti if she might be interested in visiting a Montessori school for central-city children with special needs. Marti’s curiosity got the best of her.… Read More »

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Bubble time!19, June 2017

On Friday, June 16, we enjoyed a special visit from nursing students at Marquette University. We learned how to wash our hands with soap and water, and to sing the “Happy Birthday” song twice while washing to ensure our hands are germ-free. What a fun (and clean!) morning!