*Saturday, April 20, the “Stuff the Truck for Independence” will collect electronic items to be donated to IndependenceFirst, a United Way nonprofit organization serving individuals with disabilities in greater Milwaukee. The eWaste drive, sponsored by AT&T, its affiliates and River Run Computers, will benefit IndependenceFirst’s Computer Recycling Program. Electronics in working and non-working condition can be dropped off. Items that will be accepted include anything with a plug or a battery – computers, laptops, cell phones, tablets, appliances, televisions, computer accessories, etc. Computers will be reused, and other donations will be disposed of properly. The drive will take place in the parking lot of the Pettit National Ice Center, 500 S. 84th St. in Milwaukee, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the Computer Recycling Program, visit www.independencefirst.org.
*Wednesday, April 24, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will present a second program on health care reform. The program, titled “Health Care Reform – How Does It Affect Your Business?” is targeted toward smaller businesses. Speakers at the program include Bob Suycott, president of Tailor Made Benefit Solutions; and Liz Kaiser, shareholder at Winter, Kloman, Moter & Repp, S.C. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Ottawa University, 245 S. Executive Dr. Cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information, call 262-786-1886.
*Wednesday, April 24, the Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon will feature Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, who will discuss the potential impact of the likely reforms that will restructure Milwaukee County’s government. Abele will also answer questions posed by a panel of journalists about the status of a number of county services. BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler will moderate the event. The luncheon, open to the public, will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost is $15 for club members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students. Seating is limited. To register, visit www.milwaukeepressclub.org.
*Friday, April 26, the Waukesha County Business Alliance will present its monthly One-on-One with Public Officials meet and greet. The event will feature Representative Adam Neylong of the 98th Assembly District. Attendees will have a chance to sit down with Neylon and ask him their questions over coffee. The free event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the Jannsen Conference Room of the alliance’s offices, located at 2717 N. Grandview Blvd., Ste. 300, in Waukesha. For more information or to register, visit www.waukesha.org.
*Friday, April 26, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will host a ceremony to unveil the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home Historic District’s National Historic Landmark plaque. The event will begin at 11 a.m. on the Soldiers Home grounds, 5000 W. National Ave. in Milwaukee, and will be held near the fountain by Old Main (Building Two). National Historic Landmark status represents the highest historical honor a site can achieve. Fewer than 2,500 sites across the country have achieved this honor. The celebration is open to the public. To RSVP, contact Matthew Cryer, program manager at Department of Veterans Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.