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MIAD 2014 Senior Exhibition

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Friday, April 18, 2014
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wisconsin’s largest and most exuberant exhibition of the emerging professionals whose applied creative talents inspire, problem-solve and innovate for our economy and society.

Throughout MIAD galleries
Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank
Exhibition runs April 18 - May 10

Shully's Flight Night

Shully's Cuisine & Events
Friday, April 18, 2014
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Shully's Cuisine & Events is hosting a one-of-a-kind, non-traditional "fish fry" experience. On Good Friday, Shully's opens their doors to the public for a "Flight Night". Shully's chefs have teamed up to prepare a meatless multi-course fish and seafood dinner paired with hand-crafted, artisanal beers. Each "Flight" is a small-plate course complimented with specially selected brews. The evening starts at 6:30pm with passed hors d'oeuvres. At 7:30pm, guests are seated and the dinner begins. After four scrumptious courses and some lively conversation, the meal concludes with a trio of desserts. Gather your family or friends for an evening of live music, Shully's creative cuisine and the drink that made Milwaukee famous!

Mayfair Rotary Easter Egg Hunt

Wisconsin Avenue Park
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Please join the Mayfair Rotary Club of Wauwatosa as it celebrates the tradition of hunting for Easter eggs on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
The "hunt" will start at exactly 10:30 a.m.
Children ages 9 and under may participate.
Prizes and refreshments will be provided for all children, as well as a visit from the Easter Bunny.
The hunt will be outdoors so please prepare for sun, rain or snow. Remember a basket or bag for your goodies.
Non-perishable food donations to benefit the Wauwatosa Food Pantry.
The Mayfair Rotary Club of Wauwatosa looks forward to seeing you there!

MSOE Student Life & Campus Center
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
WI Servant Leader Cities Tour - Milwaukee

Join business and community leaders as they learn how to incorporate servant leadership into their business/personal life journey. Theme for this spring's event is "Foresight."

Guest Speakers:
Cheff Jeff Malek, - "#7. Foresight-is there an APP for that?"
DeAnna Leitzke, Pieper Family Endowed Chair of Servant Leadership at MSOE - "How My Journey Began"
Geneva Johnson - "What I Have Learned That Goes Deep"

HR Legislative Conference

Radisson Hotel
Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Wisconsin State Council of SHRM and the Milwaukee Society of Human Resource Management will be hosting their Annual State Legislative Conference in Milwaukee on April 24. The Conference targets HR professionals and those with HR responsibilities.

Presentations include state and federal law updates, the status of the Family and Medical Leave Act, an update on State administrative policies affecting employment, especially related to workforce development, and an update on legislative actions from the recently-ended legislative session in Wisconsin.

Featured speakers include Attorney Bob Gregg, Attorney Kris Hanson, Attorney John Murray, DWD Secretary Reggie Newson, State Representative Dan Knodl, and WMC's Chris Reader.

The program has been approved for 6 hours of HRCI general credit for HR professionals holding professional certifications (PHR, SPHR).

E-cycle Drive

Pettit National Ice Center
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
IndependenceFirst will host an e-cycle drive on Saturday, April 26 in the Pettit National Ice Center parking lot, 500 S. 84th St., Milwaukee. The e-waste collection will run from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. IndependenceFirst is partnering with AT&T, River Run Computers, Digital Recyclers, Rocket Clicks and the Pettit Center for this great event.

All computer donations will benefit the Computer Recycling Program at IndependenceFirst, a volunteer-driven program benefitting people with disabilities by providing them with a free computer. In addition to computers, other items such as large appliances, TVs and other electrical equipment will be accepted.

University Club
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Are you making the most of Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities?

Every year corporations spend millions of dollars on cause-related marketing and event sponsorships. Does your nonprofit organization have an effective plan to attract corporate sponsors? This presentation will include panelists representing both the corporate and nonprofit sectors and their views on attracting sponsorship dollars.
You will Learn:

-Methods local nonprofits use to solicit sponsorship dollars
-Best practices used to provide value for both organizations
-Corporate expectations for return on their investment in your organization
-How to target sponsors as advocates for your organization and mission

The panelists:
-Scott Marshall, Hunger Task Force
-Linda Schieble, Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation
-Christine Culver, United Performing Arts Fund
-Annie Somermeyer, SVA Certified Public Accountants

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee-Brookfield
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Join Orion Communications Inc. at their SIP Seminar to see how you can grow your business by making your telecom environment more successful. There is no cost to you in order to explore this technology.

Breakfast will be included along with a presentation by Orion Communications' president, Dan Flaschberger.

Topics to be covered include:
Security considerations

Not sure if SIP Trunking is right for you? Here are some factors that contribute to an ideal SIP environment:
Multiple Locations
Seasonal Demands

Remember, these are not the only considerations when dealing with SIP. Every organization is unique and being open to all types of solutions is critical. Join us and see how this technology can add value to your business!

Discovery World: The Pilot House
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
We Rebuilt this City on Rock and Roll

Get ready, gear up, you're invited! Join us for Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee's upcoming event to celebrate our 14th Rebuilding Season!
Gourmet dinner by Bartolotta's and two live bands will guarantee a night
you won't want to miss!

To register please go to:

About Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee:
Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee (RTGM) preserves affordable housing and revitalizes vulnerable neighborhoods throughout the Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. We improve lives by providing FREE, professional home restoration, vital safety repairs and life-changing accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners who are senior citizens, veterans and/or persons with disabilities. Our impact is extended beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods. Home by home, block by block, entire communities are transformed.

Milwaukee Athletic Club
Thursday, May 1, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Speed Networking and Growth Tips

Join Susan K. Wehrley and her BIZremedies Consultants at this networking event and learn how to:

1) Choose the right events and places to network with potential customers
2) Brand yourself in 10-seconds or less in a captivating way that tells your prospect what's in it for them!
3) Learn how to grow your business from consultants who have expert advice in ways that will captivate potential customers and grow your business!

This event is held at the MAC in the President's Room (758 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202), on Thursday, May 1st from 4:30-6:30 PM.

There is a cash bar and networking after the presentation. Valet parking is available at the MAC for $5. BIZremedies members are free as are first time attendees. Otherwise it is $35. for this event.

You must RSVP to attend.

Italian Community Center
Thursday, May 1, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Working Parents' Luncheon - Escape Adulthood

Author and professional speaker, Jason Kotecki will be speaking on how to “Escape Adulthood: Living and working with Less Stress and More Fun." This high-energy, jam-packed program will be coated in humor and fun and will leave attendees with a renewed passion and optimism for life, provide everyone with techniques to have more fun while getting more done and motivate everyone to live a richer, more balanced life even with the craziness of being a working parent.

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown
Friday, May 2, 2014
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
The annual M&A Forum, presented by BizTimes Media, will examine different business exit strategies, including recapitalizations, employee stock ownership programs, management buyouts, sale to private equity firms, mergers with strategic partners and more.

The M&A Forum will feature a leading keynote speaker in addition to a forum discussion designed to further educate and inform business owners, CEOs, presidents and their advisers to implement the right strategies.

Nicolet Knight on the Town

The University Club of Milwaukee
Friday, May 2, 2014
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Nicolet High School Foundation hosts its annual "Knight on the Town" fundraiser to support enhanced academics at Nicolet High School. This year's theme, A Major League Event, will showcase Nicolet students' achievements in the classroom, the laboratory, and the robotics pit.

Nicolet alumnus Rick Schlesinger (Class of '79) will give attendees a sneak preview of the 2014 Milwaukee Brewers Season. As COO of the Milwaukee Brewers, Mr. Schlesinger oversees all operations of the MLB team.

WTMJ a.m. Radio Show Host Jeff Wagner (Class of '76) will emcee the event.

For more information contact Chris Macon:

Italian Community Center
Friday, May 2, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
The Women's Center Anniversary Luncheon

The Women’s Center’s Anniversary Luncheon will feature presentations from local and national experts on human trafficking and on empowering survivors to rebuild their lives. Keynote Speaker Lisa T.D. Nguyen, founder and executive director of Senhoa Foundation, will discuss how Senhoa addresses modern slavery by working with women and children in South East Asia. Additionally, James L. Santelle, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, will speak to the prevalence of trafficking in the Greater Milwaukee region. The event will include a large silent auction and raffle.

The mission of The Women’s Center is to provide safety, shelter, and support to women and their families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, and to facilitate their development. Proceeds benefit The Women’s Center’s free programs and services that help women and children heal and break the cycle of violence.

Creative Fusion

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Saturday, May 3, 2014
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Experience Milwaukee’s most avant-garde celebration that immerses guests in art and design at MIAD’s unique college campus. Creative Fusion provides MIAD student scholarships to tomorrow’s creative leaders.

Chairs: Jessica & David Jubelirer
Presenting Sponsor: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® walk presented by Kohl’s Cares

Veterans Park
Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join the American Cancer Society and Kohl’s Cares in the fight to end breast cancer by joining the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk. By participating in this inspiring event, you not only honor and celebrate those impacted by breast cancer, but every step you take and every dollar raised helps save lives. When more walkers raise money to fight breast cancer, there will be more survivors able to celebrate more birthdays.

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Saturday, May 10, 2014
5:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Milwaukee Rep's 60th Anniversary Gala - Something Unexpected!

Join us Saturday, May 10, 2014 for The Milwaukee Rep's 60th Anniversary Gala! With a nod to The Rep's successful history and a look toward the company's bright future, this party is our largest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds provide essential funds for The Rep's artistic, educational, and outreach programming. Activities include onstage entertainment, exciting live and silent auctions, dinner and dancing. The event begins at 5:30 pm in The Rep's spaces. For more information visit

Harley-Davidson Museum
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
As the number of unseated trucks grows in the transportation industry, finding new ways to attract drivers is an imperative. This full-day HNI University workshop will feature some of the leading subject matter experts in the transportation industry sharing their insight on the risks and opportunities that come with filling seats.

Sessions will cover:

Quick and Dirty Guide to Employment Law
Best Practices for Your Owner Operator Program
State of the Owner Operator Landscape
Working With the Next Generation of Talent
Building a Culture That's a Driver Magnet
Q&A Panel Discussion with the Speakers

Team Captains’ Meeting

House of Peace
Thursday, May 15, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Capuchins’ Run Walk For The Hungry To German Fest Team Captains, or those who are interested in forming a team, please attend one of the two information sessions (May 17 at St. Ben’s Community Meal). You will learn how to grow your team to help the Capuchins feed Milwaukee's hungry. We'll share team recruitment tips and tools plus take questions about the team benefits. Please let us know you'll be attending by emailing:

Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Make plans now to exhibit at the 2014 BizExpo where you’ll have the opportunity to connect with area vendors and learn first-hand about their products and services, choose from 20 strategy seminars that will offer business solutions and ideas to help you grow your company, hear from high profile speakers at 2 major events and network with fellow executives at the lively BizExpo After Hours event.

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