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Summer Concert Returns Music to Indaba Band Shell

Warm sun and cool jazz were the perfect combination when the Nite ‘n Day Band played for fans of all ages at St. Ann Center’s Bucyrus Campus. The intergenerational activity was the first performance of 2020 at the Indaba Band Shell—during a summer that was to have launched a series of family-friendly concerts. Due to […]

St. Ann Center to Livestream Concert Featuring Nite ‘n Day Band

St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care will present a livestreamed concert by the Nite ‘n Day Band at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24. The popular Milwaukee group will perform an upbeat mix of R&B, Motown, gospel and smooth jazz for music lovers of all ages. The private concert, a special intergenerational event, will take place […]

Summer Issue #48 Newsletter Cover Story

Staff Helps Milwaukee Mask Up The Bucyrus Campus doubled as a mini mask-making factory in mid-May. During St. Ann Center’s temporary closure, staff members joined forces to make 1,400 masks, addressing the urgent need to stem the spread of COVID-19. Staffers volunteered as part of the MaskUpMke challenge to create 3.5 million homemade non-surgical masks […]

The Chaplain’s Corner: It All Comes Out in the Wash

Jumbo jellyfish, plump and pink, floated side by side, weaving squirmy tentacles into a wavy blanket that reached from the shore thirty feet into Long Island Sound. Upon arriving at the beach, heavy-laden with beach chairs, towels, cooler, beach balls and sandcastle-making stuff, we were seriously disappointed. These creepy creatures had floated in with the […]

The Chaplain’s Corner: What’s Behind Our Open Doors

I didn’t see it–but the “Things to Do List” for the reopening of St. Ann Center was probably longer than Santa’s list of good girls and boys! Sr. Edna and staffers were meticulous while working on building updates, completing mounds of paperwork and learning and teaching issues pertinent to COVID-19. So all is going very […]

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