2015 Juried Senior Exhibition

Event Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Venue: Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Description: 2015 Juried Senior Exhibition

If you missed MIAD’s impressive 2015 Senior Exhibition, this is your chance to see the best and brightest talent of the 2015 graduating class in the 2015 Juried Senior Exhibition. The exhibition is juried by faculty from the 130+ projects in the 2015 Senior Exhibition, and represents all the majors offered by MIAD.

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, 273 E. Erie St.
Frederick Layton Gallery
June 2 – July 25

This event is free to attend.

Brew Your Skill & Network: Effective Coaching

Event Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Event Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Venue: Ale Asylum Riverhouse
Description: Whether you are leading employees or leading clients, coaching plays a vital role in your ability to transfer skill. The ability to transfer skill is a SKILL on its own, and this is why we are going to teach you coaching. Learn how to choose the right style for the right person and become an even better leader for your people at this months workshop.

Sharpen Your Core Business Skills
Expand Your Professional Network
First Drink Is On Us!

Jewish Family Services Luncheon of Champions

Event Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Venue: Discovery World
Description: Jewish Family Services Luncheon of Champions

Jewish Family Services' (JFS) annual spring Luncheon of Champions will be held on Tuesday, June 2, from 11:00am to 1:30pm at Discovery World in downtown Milwaukee.

JFS care managers and therapists provide life-sustaining assistance to our clients throughout the Milwaukee area to ensure that they are never without the very basic human needs of food, shelter and wellness. With that in mind, this year’s honorees specialize in these three areas and work hard to advocate for better lives for JFS clients and all members of the community. They have exemplified what it means to be a champion through their volunteerism or philanthropy, or both.

Please join us this year as we honor:

Bartolotta Restaurant Group/Care-a-lotta
Award accepted by Joe Bartolotta, Owner/President, and Jennifer Bartolotta, Director of Care-a-lotta

Local Initiatives Support Corporation-Milwaukee
Award accepted by Leo Ries, Executive Director, LISC Milwaukee

Aurora Health Care
Award accepted by Nick Turkal, MD, President and CEO, Aurora Health Care

The Luncheon of Champions starts at 11:00am with registration, a raffle and a
silent auction. Lunch will begin at noon with the program and awards ceremony to
follow. This event is open to the entire community.

Individual tickets are $50, and a variety of corporate and individual sponsorships
are available. For more information, please visit or contact
Sarah Drilias at 414-225-1342 or

Women Of The World

Event Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Event Time: 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Venue: Marquette Alumni Memorial Union
Description: Women Of The World

Join the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin at their annual Women of the World health and wellness conference. Participants can learn about weight management, healthy meal preparation, hepatitis, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions. This program gives women a chance to speak one-on-one with medical professionals and hear them speak about different health concerns. The event is free, however, attendees are encouraged to bring whole grain pasta and cans of tuna or chicken for a food drive.

For more information or to register visit:

Phone: 262-821-0705

This event is free to attend.

Engage employees in wellness

Event Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Event Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue: A Space for Change Movement Studio
Description: "The part can never be well unless the whole is well." Plato

TIME: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm **Class starts on time** June 9th next class.

COST: $5 - $10 per person (pay what you can). This special runs through the month of May 2015.

Nia is a way to naturally embody your body's way of moving towards wellness.

Nia moves mind, body, emotions and spirit. A whole body exercise experience. Nia is a movement practice that goes beyond the studio dance floor! To learn more about Nia technique please visit:

LOCATION: A Space for Change Movement Studio. Located inside PT Plus Bay View clinic. 3073 S Chase Avenue. Follow the PT Plus lawn signs inside the Chase Commerce Center at the corner of Chase and Oklahoma.

Direct all questions to Bonnie at

Les Paul Community Birthday Party

Event Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Venue: Waukesha County Museum
Description: Les Paul Community Birthday Party

Celebrate Les Paul like never before at the WCM. Les Paul’s birthday celebration will take place Tuesday, June 9. Attendees will experience all current museum exhibits, including the original Les Paul: The Wizard of Waukesha exhibit, before they are redesigned and moved to a new location. Tickets for the party cost $50 and include light hors d’oeuvers, a silent auction and a cash bar. The silent auction will feature Les Paul autographed memorabilia and a Fireside Dinner Theatre package. Patrons will enjoy dancing to the classic and contemporary soul music of Kelly and the Soulmates. The event is open to the public and begins at 7 p.m.

Essential Ingredients for Long-Term Investing – The Recipe for a New Diversified Portfolio

Event Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Event Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Venue: Western Racquet Club
Description: Essential Ingredients for Long-Term Investing – The Recipe for a New Diversified Portfolio

The local branch office of Ameriprise Financial will host a seminar on long-term investing, and the importance of a diversified investment portfolio, June 10, 2015, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The seminar, “Essential Ingredients for Long-Term Investing – The Recipe for a New Diversified Portfolio,” will examine the many elements of a long-term investing strategy, and how diversification plays into the mix. The seminar will include guest speaker Ben Marcelliano of Lord Abbett & Co.

Space is limited, so please call (262) 785-1010 to reserve your seat. There is no cost or obligation to attend.

This event is free to attend.

Uncharitable: Rethinking Nonprofits with Dan Pallotta

Event Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Event Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Venue: Marcus Majestic Cinema
Description: Uncharitable: Rethinking Nonprofits with Dan Pallotta

The way we’ve been taught to think about charity and change is upside down. If we changed the way we think about charity, charity could change the world.

This presentation is based on Dan’s book, Uncharitable, the best selling title in the history of Tufts University Press. The Stanford Social Innovation Review said it, "deserves to become the nonprofit sector’s new manifesto."

Uncharitable is for philanthropists, nonprofit executives and staff, donors, students, and anyone who cares about the great causes of our time.

Dan Pallotta, Author and Nonprofit Activist
Dan invented the multi-day charitable event industry with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer 3-Days. To date the industry has raised in excess of $1.5 billion for important causes in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K employing innovations Dan pioneered in the sector. His iconic TED Talk, "the way we think about charity is dead wrong" has been viewed more than 3 million times. It is one of the top 100 most-viewed TED Talks of all time.


Event Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Event Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Venue: Country Springs Hotel
Description: The annual Top 10 Businesses of the Year Awards, presented by the Waukesha County Business Alliance in partnership with BizTimes Media, honors 10 businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. Winners are selected by an independent panel of judges based upon financial growth, customer focus, a history of outstanding employee relations and a commitment to the community. They are honored at the awards luncheon and featured in the print and online editions of BizTimes Milwaukee.

2015 Have a Heart Motorcycle Ride

Event Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Event Time: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Venue: Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson®
Description: 2015 Have a Heart Motorcycle Ride

The 7th annual Have a Heart Motorcycle Ride, sponsored by the Suburban Milwaukee HOG Chapter and Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson®, will be held on Saturday, June 13. It will begin and end at Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson® in Thiensville.

Join us for a 70-mile scenic ride through the hills and countryside of Southeastern Wisconsin to support life-saving cardiovascular research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiovascular Center. Last year a record number of 154 riders participated in the 6th Annual Event!

Event details:

Ride begins and ends at Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson®, 139 N. Main Street, Thiensville, WI 53092

Check-in from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Rider Welcome at 11:30 a.m. sharp, rain or shine

All participants will enjoy a pre-ride light breakfast, the 70-mile ride, a commemorative Ride Pin, a post-ride barbecue, live music, raffle and auction.

Secrets to a Longer, Healthier Life: The Blue Zone Solution

Event Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue: Beaver Dam High School Auditorium
Description: Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. is leading the charge in helping its region become a Blue Zone and transforming the way members of the community - and the entire state of Wisconsin - view health, wellness and happiness. Blue Zones are areas of the world where people live longer, healthier and happier lives. The Blue Zones Project utilizes a systems approach in which citizens, schools, churches, employers, restaurants, grocery stores and community leaders collaborate on policies and programs that move the community toward better health and well-being. The project implements long-term, evidence-based policies and interventions that optimize environments within communities, guiding people toward healthier choices throughout their daily life. Please join Tony Buettner, Vice President of Product and Business Development with Blue Zones and Kim Miller, FACHE, President and CEO of Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. (BDCH) for an informational session and open discussion on how Wisconsin can become a Blue Zone.

This event is free to attend.

First Steps to Starting a Business

Event Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Event Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Venue: UWM School of Continuing Education
Description: Get the information and skills you need to open a business.

During a fast-paced three-hour course, you will:
- Assess the feasibility of your business idea
- Identify the risks and rewards of starting your business
- Receive tools to calculate start-up costs
- Learn important marketing strategies
- Explore legal considerations
- Understand the value and content of a business plan
- Identify financial resources

Bring your questions, discuss concerns and network with other entrepreneurs. Start working on your business in class and leave with a wealth of information and resources

Lakefront Festival of Art

Event Date: Friday, June 19, 2015
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Venue: Milwaukee Art Museum
Description: Lakefront Festival of Art

Lakefront Festival of Art (LFOA), the weekend-long festival on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum each June, will celebrate its 53rd year this summer when it kicks off Friday, June 19, 2015. LFOA features the works of more than 175 national artists amid activities, food and entertainment, while serving as a primary fundraiser for the Museum. In addition to the variety of artists’ booths — including jewelers, painters, sculptors and photographers — LFOA offers family-friendly activities, such as live music, refreshments and the PNC Children’s Experience, featuring drama performances and hands-on art projects for kids of all ages. For adult audiences, gourmet food is available, as well as libations at the Milwaukee Magazine Wine Garden, which sits beneath the world-famous Calatrava-designed Burke Brise Soleil, and the Blue Moon Beer Garden. Attendees also can peruse a sculpture garden created by Hawks Landscape or bid on donated pieces of art at the silent auction, which closes Sunday, June 21.

CREATING A MAGNETIC EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE: Nurturing Talent From Recruit, to New Hire, to Evangelist

Event Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Event Time: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Venue: HNI
Description: CREATING A MAGNETIC EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE: Nurturing Talent From Recruit, to New Hire, to Evangelist

The war for talent is on. It’s getting increasingly challenging to find the “right fit” people with the skills and work ethic needed to fuel growth. Talented individuals have choices about the organizations they choose to give their blood, sweat, and tears to.

This HNI University event will feature a series of short presentations (TED Talk style, each 15 minutes or less) on how you can be the kind of organization that attracts and retains talent better than your competition.

This event is free to attend.

Kids From Wisconsin Premier

Event Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Event Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Venue: West Allis Central Auditorium
Description: The Kids From Wisconsin are kicking off their 2015 "No Place I'd Rather Be" tour on June 24 at the West Allis Central Auditorium.

Performing live annually for more than 120,000 across Wisconsin and the Midwest, the Kids from Wisconsin presents great entertainment with some of Wisconsin's most talented performers ages 15-20. The revue is produced in collaboration with some of the countries best writers, arrangers, and choreographers.

The KIDS maintain a broad repertoire of music that includes the American favorites, big band, 50's- 80's classics, Motown, country, Broadway and current top hits, filling a two hour fully staged performance.

The premier event begins with a pre performance celebration of raffles and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 with the performance beginning at 7PM. This Premier Event will benefit “Realize Your Dream”, A Kids from Wisconsin Outreach Experience. Tickets for the Premier Performance are available online.

General admission - $20

Seniors - $15

Preferred Seating - $30 (includes signed KID collector button, preferred seats and 5 raffle tickets)

Special Senior Group Rate is available for groups of 5 or more seniors. Please call 414-266-7067 for more information

Managing a Workforce in 2016

Event Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Event Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Venue: The American Club
Description: Managing a Workforce in 2016

A premier event presented by the Milwaukee Office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., at the American Club in Kohler, WI, designed for sophisticated human resources professionals and in-house counsel, the seminar will address a variety of employment and labor law issues impacting employers.

Yappy Hour with the Wisconsin Humane Society

Event Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Event Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Venue: Rock Bottom Brewery
Description: Yappy Hour with the Wisconsin Humane Society

Bring your pup, have a pint, make new friends at Rock Bottom Brewery's Charity Tapping event, benefitting the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society's shelters. Buy a $5 party cup and sample a new microbrew, with all proceeds going to help animals in need. Bring your own pups and enjoy an after-work Yappy Hour like no other!

Young Professionals Networking Event

Event Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Event Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Venue: Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University
Description: Engage with other young professonals while discovering the Haggerty Museum of Art

Enjoy complimentary reception with hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, and soda

Exhibition tours of the summer shows:
Current Tendencies IV: Topography Transformed
Out of the Vaults: Keith Haring
Landscape: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

This event is free to attend.

MMAC World Trade Assn Compliance Rountable

Event Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Event Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Venue: MMAC
Description: MMAC World Trade Assn Compliance Roundtable

Compliance in the global arena can be a lonely place, especially for employees who wear many hats. This program is designed to assist anyone in international business who is responsible for compliance in their workplace. It’s a roundtable where you can ask questions, get advice and share your best practices program in a small group setting.

National ADA Legacy Bus Tour

Event Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Venue: Harley-Davidson Museum
Description: National ADA Legacy Bus Tour

The National ADA Legacy Tour “Road to Freedom” Bus is driving coast to coast to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and it will stop in Milwaukee on June 26 for two great events. The ADA Legacy Tour highlights the work of individuals in the disability rights movement that led to the historic passage of the ADA on July 26, 1990, and that continues today to ensure full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of our communities.

As part of Milwaukee’s June 26 ADA Legacy Bus Tour stop, a commemoration with dignitaries will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee, and more celebration will follow from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. when the bus stops at the Curative Care Network lot at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, 1000 N. 92nd St. in Milwaukee. The public is invited to both events.

For more information call 414-226-8386 V/Relay, email, visit or use #ADA25MKE on social media.

This event is free to attend.

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