United Way of Washington County determined to improve work ethic of future workforce
March 27, 2015 11:24 AM
Under a new business model that positions United Way of Washington County as a community problem solver and a convener, the nonprofit organization is pivoting much of its focus toward a solution for the county's workforce crisis.

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New Jesuit president to take over Marquette High in 2016
March 27, 2015 11:27 AM
Rev. Michael Marco, S.J., has been named the 11th president of Marquette University High School, following unanimous approval from the Marquette University High School board of directors and the Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus.

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Cover story: Employers have a stake in the urgent need for mental health care
March 27, 2015 11:29 AM
Mental health conditions affect millions of Americans, with more than 25 percent of people in any given year experiencing some kind of anxiety, depression or other condition, according to Mental Health America.

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Volunteers ready to roll at PGA Championship
March 27, 2015 11:32 AM
The PGA of America announced this week that all volunteer positions for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits have been filled, with approximately 3,400 volunteers set to represent 42 states and five countries during the August 10-16 event in Haven, Wis.

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BizTimes Around Town: LBWN Executive Breakfast
March 27, 2015 11:34 AM
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. celebrated the neighborhood development progress it has made in the last two decades during its 2015 Executive Breakfast, held March 19 at Alverno College. The event, in its ninth year, highlighted LBWN's 20th anniversary while also calling attention to the nonprofit's pool of stakeholders. LBWN, founded by the School Sisters of St. Francis, has leveraged more than $40 million in neighborhood investments throughout its history. The breakfast event included networking, remarks from community leaders and public officials, and a panel discussion featuring insight from neighborhood residents.

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BizTimes Media 2015 Giving Guide
March 27, 2015 11:35 AM
BizTimes Media’s fifth annual Giving Guide serves the region’s business community as a vehicle to engage with area nonprofit organizations and discover opportunities for philanthropic involvement.

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Boys & Girls Clubs to launch basketball league with $2M donation
March 20, 2015 11:03 AM
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will form a competitive basketball league for students in 3rd through 8th grades, thanks to a $2 million donation from Albert Nicholas, founder and chairman of Milwaukee-based Nicholas Company, Inc.

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State Farm seeks applications for neighborhood improvement grants
March 20, 2015 11:05 AM
State Farm will again work to transform neighborhoods across the country this year with its fourth annual State Farm Neighborhood Assist program.

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Philanthropic Impact & Insight: Diversity yields effective business
March 20, 2015 11:08 AM
Nonprofits and corporations share a desire to honor diversity. To be seen as fair. But in a world with varying definitions of what a diverse work place looks like, and what that means for both consumers and business owners, many questions arise on how to keep up with the changing tides of inclusion.

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Milwaukee Biz Blog: State's changes will cause people to go hungry
March 20, 2015 11:12 AM
Beginning April 1, the state will enact new regulations that will make it more difficult for poor people to receive public assistance for food.

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Hall to receive BizTimes Woman Executive of the Year Award
March 20, 2015 11:14 AM
Dr. Eve Hall, president and chief executive officer of the newly revived African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, will be the recipient of the 2015 BizTimes Woman Executive of the Year Award.

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