The Milwaukee-based National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a line of presidential candidate bobbleheads. The museum seeks to raise $10,000 through Feb. 29 for the campaign, which offers Kickstarter voters a chance to back their favorite bobble candidate: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, et al. For more, go to bobbleheadhall.com.
The State Bar of Wisconsin's Young Lawyers Division recently announced an initiative providing legal aid to Milwaukee's homeless youth, offering a series of free legal clinics throughout February.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, has launched the bipartisan Congressional Rural Broadband Caucus with Democratic Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont and Republican Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Bob Latta of Ohio.
A small number of tickets remain available for the Midwest’s largest LGBT fundraising gala.
The 10th Annual Car Menorah Parade celebrates the 2015 Chanukah season starting at 3 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 6, with more than 80 menorah-topped cars departing the Bayshore Town Center in Glendale and traveling to Mequon through some major Milwaukee thoroughfares.
Beginning Feb. 9, Diverse & Resilient is expanding its free HIV and STD testing services to the Milwaukee Northwest Health Center, 7630 W. Mill Road. The expansion, made possible through a partnership with the Milwaukee Health Department, is designed to help address the rising rate of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among African-American gay men.
Members of 350 Madison Climate Action Team will stage a rally on Dec. 12 at the Capitol.
Farms Not Factories wins ‘Good Neighbor’ award
The Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau presented Farms Not Factories with the 2015 Good Neighbor Award on Nov. 12 for the nonprofit’s work to protect Lake Superior from threats to clean water posed by the proposed Badgerwood Concentrated Animal Feed Operation.