Promoting girl power in protective services careers; that’s been the goal of Camp Hero for the last ten years. The camp focuses on teaching young women what it’s like to work in protective service. Ten years ago, Madison Fire Capt. Jen Roman realized women were underrepresented in the EMT, fire and policing fields.
I have worked at Northport and Packer Community Learning Centers since they were established in 1995 — and I’ve lived in the Packer Townhouses since 1985. Our business model is designed around the idea that all staff live on-site.
Every day for the last two years, a Madison man has shown that through hard work anything is possible. “I know it sounds silly to you or crazy to you and you may not understand it,” 67-year-old Charles Satterfield said. “But, yeah, having a high school diploma and degree, ‘Charles G. Satterfield.’ Wow.” Satterfield received a GED diploma on Thursday at Madison College. The next morning, he went back to the school to work. He has been a custodian there for the last several years.