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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Legislators to introduce bill addressing marriage equality

MADISON – Joined by couples affected by Wisconsin’s outdated marriage and family law statutes, Reps. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit), JoCasta Zamarripa (D-Milwaukee), and Chris Taylor (D-Madison) will announce legislation modernizing Wisconsin’s statutes to reflect current law on marriage equality on Monday, December 21st at 2:30 PM in the Assembly Parlor at…

Nominations Open for Music Educator Award

The Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO), in partnership with Ward-Brodt Music, is accepting nominations for its Award for Excellence in Music Education to one outstanding music educator in southern Wisconsin. Nominations will be accepted until January 15, 2016 and the nomination form can be found on the Madison Symphony website. For…

$10,000 Reward Offered in Wrongful Conviction Case

Madison, Wisconsin—A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer of Sarah Gonstead murdered in 1994. Penny Brummer was convicted of killing Gonstead despite no weapon, no forensic evidence, no motive, and literally no evidence of any kind tying Brummer to the…

Fair Wisconsin announces Megin McDonell as new Executive Director

Madison, WI – Today, the Board of Directors of Fair Wisconsin, Inc. and Fair Wisconsin Education Fund announced that they have hired Megin McDonell to serve as the organization’s Executive Director. “The boards of Fair Wisconsin and Fair Wisconsin Education Fund are thrilled to welcome Megin to this new role…

New initiative to help Military Veterans and their families from Project Home

What: Project Home’s Serving Those Who Served Program is a new initiative to make health and safety related home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy upgrades to the homes of low-to-moderate income veterans and their families. Our STWS program would identify income-eligible home owners, who served in the military, and utilize…