Wisconsin’s statewide smoking ban went into effect today. This law bans smoking in all restaurants and bars, retail businesses and public places. While this new law may be inconvenient to those who smoke, it serves to protect others from the … Continue reading →
I can’t put into words the honor that we feel to be representing Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin at the National Association of Children’s Hospital’s Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. For the last five years, insurance coverage and health care have … Continue reading →
After a lot of hard work, we finally made it! On Monday, July 5, 2010, we will be a smoke-free Wisconsin! The long wait for Wisconsin to join the 27 other states that have gone smoke-free is just around the … Continue reading →
When I decided to become a nurse, supporting political positions never crossed my mind. Of course I have opinions! But publicly advocating for them never was a priority. Recently, I finally found my voice. I had the opportunity to participate … Continue reading →
Our state’s Legislature is considering legislation that can help save lives in our schools. Can you help us? Assembly Bill 725 will require all schools in Wisconsin to offer enrolled high school students instruction in lifesaving skills. In situations when … Continue reading →
It’s a funny headline that invokes funny images – toddlers running down the halls of congress, infants putting on their best diapers to impress and teenagers texting about a critical vote. It’s a funny image, because this could never happen. … Continue reading →
Every year since 1998, Carole and I have had the great opportunity to host the Miracle Marathon. Since then, we have raised more than $12 million for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
This year, we have the chance to jump-start our total gift by $50,000. Foresters™ and Children’s Miracle Network are searching for North America’s Most Caring Radio Station. To celebrate its ongoing commitment to Children’s Miracle Network, Foresters will donate $50,000 to the radio station with the most votes to put toward the total of their 2010 radiothon.Continue reading →