Bubbler Calendar

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:14 pm

*Thursday, April 16, the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation will hold a class on “Exploring Entrepreneurship – Do You Have What It Takes?” The free course will brief participants on the considerations they need to make in starting a business, how to begin market research and how to gauge if their business idea is feasible and sustainable. Participants will also receive resources on licensing, regulations, financing and more. The course will run from 6 to 7 p.m. in Conference Room 1 at Schlitz Park, located at 1555 N. RiverCenter Drive in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, click here.

*Monday, April 20, FUEL Milwaukee and WCREW will present a workshop that will allow attendees to explore the strength of their circle of influence. The interactive workshop will advise attendees on how to frame their professional focus and connect with key mentors and peers. The event will feature a presentation by Alonzo Kelly, founder of Kelly Leadership Group. The workshop will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ellipse Community Room of East Library, located at 2320 N. Cramer St. in Milwaukee. Cost is $20 for FUEL and WCREW members and $30 for non-members. Lunch and a tour of the new East Library will be included. For more information or to register, click here.

*Wednesday, April 22, Marquette University president Michael Lovell will headline the Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon. Lovell will discuss the future of Marquette and the collaborations he is building with the community as he is interviewed by a panel of Milwaukee journalists. The discussion will be moderated by BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler. The event will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. in downtown Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Press Club presents the Newsmaker Luncheons to shed light on issues of the day. The public is invited to attend the luncheons. The cost to attend is $18 for MPC members, $23 for non-members and $13 for students. Lunch is included. Seating will be limited. Advance registration and payment are required. To register to attend, visit www.milwaukeepressclub.org.

*Wednesday, April 22, UW-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education will hold an information session on “First Steps to Starting a Business.” Along with learning how to evaluate the feasibility of a business idea, participants will learn how to weigh the risks and rewards of starting a business and calculate costs. The course will also cover marketing strategies, legal considerations, financial resources available to entrepreneurs and more. The course will run from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UWM School of Continuing Education, located at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost is $29, and seating is limited. For more information or to secure a spot, click here.

*Thursday, April 23, Milwaukee will hold a Well City Celebration themed “Making Wellness the Way of Work.” The program, in its seventh year, will salute the work of more than 40 area companies who together have enabled Milwaukee to become the first city to ever receive the Wellness Council of America’s Well City USA Award a second time. The event will feature a keynote address by Ryan Picarella, president of WELCOA, and recognition of participating employers. The celebration will run from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the Italian Conference Center, located at 631 E. Chicago St. in Milwaukee. Cost for individuals is $55. For more information or to register, click here.

*Saturday, April 25, Concordia University Wisconsin will host an education career fair at its Center for Environmental Stewardship. The fair will cater to certified teaching and administrative positions, including licensed literacy teachers, school administrators and school counselors. Representatives from area school districts will be present. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Concordia University Wisconsin is located at 12800 Lake Shore Drive in Mequon. For more information, contact Krista Oldenburg of Career Services at 262-243-4340 or visit www.cuw.edu/careers.

*Thursday, April 30, BizTimes Media and ActionCOACH of Elm Grove will present a workshop on “Leadership: Building Your Dream Team” as part of the Next Stage Workshop Series. The session will feature a keynote address, a panel discussion and an interactive workshop component, all focused on how business owners and executives can develop a quality team that will be able to support their vision. Deanna Tillisch, president and chief executive officer of the United Performing Arts Fund, will give the keynote address. The event will run from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Sheraton Hotel, located at 375 S. Moorland Rd. in Brookfield. Cost is $30 for individuals and $240 for a corporate table of eight. For more information or to register, visit www.biztimes.com/nextstage.

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