Photo Credit: Grace Connaster

In the Media: 18th Annual Harvest Day and Caring Neighbors Mural Restoration

Harvest Day has wrapped up but we’re still in celebration because the Caring Neighbors Make Good Communities mural is fully restored and lighting up the alleyway next to Walnut Way. The mural gained a lot of attention at Harvest Day and youth, artists, and ArtWorks Executive Director, Terry Murphy, were present to unveil the hard work they did to restore the mural this summer. Read all about it in the latest article by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Grace Connaster. Click here to read the article.

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MMSD Honors Walnut Way with Green Luminary Award

Walnut Way uses green infrastructure projects to continue our vision of an environmentally sustainable community with an emphasis on environmental and economic justice. We are honored to be recognized by Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) with the Green Luminary Award, for our unique work connecting workforce development and green infrastructure. We demonstrate projects in clean energy and green infrastructure, train and employ community residents through our Blue Skies Landscaping Program in the installation and maintenance, spark neighbor-to-neighbor conversations and educational opportunities on the importance of the projects, and knit the new developments with existing green assets to form a cohesive sustainability pathway that is based on neighborhood strengths and interests.

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HuffPost’s Listen to America Tour to Visit Walnut Way’s Innovations & Wellness Commons

As part of a cross-country listening tour, HuffPost (huffpost.com) will be visiting Walnut Way’s Innovations and Wellness Commons (IWC) in Milwaukee’s Lindsay Heights neighborhood on Friday, October 6th, from 12pm-3pm at 1617 W. North Avenue. HuffPost will set up their mobile studio in the parking lot of IWC between 12pm-3pm. All are welcome to visit and be interviewed.

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