LAUREL — To this year’s Susan B. Anthony Women of Influence Award winners — Betsy Brown, Rita Hagen, Virginia “Ginny” Brydges and Kate Schaper. They, along with scholarship winners, will be honored for their community service and leadership tonight at the annual Women of Influence Awards Dinner in Kenosha.
LAUREL — And big applause for Kenosha’s Betsy Ade, who wowed the judges Tuesday night on “The Voice” and joined John Legend’s team moving forward on the show. “My mom’s going to be a rock star some day,” said her son, Talynn, 10. Tune in to “The Voice” on NBC and find out.
DART — To increasing concerns over complicated medical billing and documentation, as outlined in a column published yesterday. Medical services complaints to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) increased 30 percent in 2018, rising to fifth in the annual list of the top consumer complaints received. Consumers are encouraged to visit datcp.wi.gov to file a complaint if disagreements can’t be worked out.
LAUREL — To the 200 or so people of all ages who had their heads shaved to raise funds for childhood cancer research at the annual St. Baldrick’s event at the Brat Stop. Organizer Tom Doyle said the Kenosha event is one of St. Baldrick’s biggest fundraisers every year. “This is a community of working people — just regular, average people — and they’ve been extremely generous,” he said. “The warmth of this community is second to none.”