Milele Coggs
Press Release

Jazz in the Hood raises awareness for bone marrow and blood donations

The event is a continuation of the #BronzevilleSummer series and will take place from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on N. 4th St. between W. North Ave. and W. Garfield Ave.

By - Jul 6th, 2016 12:17 pm

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites community members to attend Jazz in the Hood on Friday, July 8th to enjoy an evening of free live music and family fun in honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month. The event is a continuation of the #BronzevilleSummer series and will take place from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on N. 4th St. between W. North Ave. and W. Garfield Ave.

“Music is such a powerful tool to bring people together to start a conversation about critical issues facing our community,” Alderwoman Coggs said. “Even one blood or bone marrow donation can save a life and make our community healthier and stronger.”

Residents are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for the event.

Event sponsors and partners include the City of Milwaukee, Maures Development Group, Jazale’s Art Studio, CUPED Corporation, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Be the Match, Universal Companies Family of Schools, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Friends of Bronzeville, MKE<->LAX and Newaukee.

What: Jazz in the Hood

When: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8

Where: 4th St. between North Ave. and Garfield Ave.

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