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Tulsi Becker, a nursing educator at Gateway, said the wide variety of resources and connections available at the event were fantastic.

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“It’s just great community action to offer,” Becker said.

Joe Hamlett, of the Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center, said he was happy to meet people in person again after struggling at the worst of the pandemic.

“It’s always useful for people who come looking for information and documents,” Hamlett said.

Nicole Leipski, of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, had a similar feeling.

“It’s great to finally go out and connect with people in person,” said Leipski. “It’s the beauty of connecting all these agencies together for the benefit of the community. “

Nes Ismaili, also with UW-Extension, said the event also provided a chance for community organizations to connect with each other.

“I already have a bunch of cards in my bag,” Ismaili laughed.

Other organizations in attendance included the Shalom Center, United Way of Kenosha County, Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha, Kenosha Public Library System, Women and Children’s Horizons, Kenosha Police Department, Kenosha Human Development Services, First Student , Employment Service Connection, Action communautaire Racine-Kenosha and Familia Dental.

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