Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:47 am
Female CEOs to speak to Waukesha women’s group
The Professional Women’s Development Network, a group of the Waukesha County Business Alliance, will hold its first event of the year on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Western Lakes Golf Club at W287 N1963 Oakton Road, Pewaukee.
The breakfast topic will be “It’s (Not) a Man’s World,” and the event will feature Marie O’Brien, president of Enterforce, Inc., Judie Taylor, president of DUECO/UELC Inc., and Susie Feia, president of Feia Construction.
The network motivates and encourages women by celebrating the unique contributions that women bring to business.
The event will start at 7:15 a.m. with breakfast and networking, The cost to attend is $25 for Alliance members and $40 for non-members.
The women’s network has two other breakfasts and two luncheons scheduled for 2012, as well as its annual golf outing in August. For more information, visit www.waukesha.org.
Menomonee Falls Community Chamber announces award recipients
The Menomonee Falls Community Chamber announced that Police Chief Anna Ruzinski will be presented with the Larry Stewart Humanitarian Award at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, Jan. 16,
This award is presented to a person whose actions promote the welfare of humanity, the betterment of the Menomonee Falls area and the quality of life of its citizens.
Other awards to be presented by the chamber will include: Community Betterment Award to Tri-County YMCA; Community Improvement Award to the Falls Area Food Pantry; Captain of Industry Award to Harvey Neu, owner and president of Neu’s Building Center Inc.; Chamber Business of the Year Award to Sal Zizzo of The Trysting Place Pub; Chairperson of the Year Award to Pete Sorenson of Pete’s Main Street Headliners; Volunteer of the Year Award to Greg Rossebo of The Great Frame Up; Committee Person of the Year Award to Brian Arndt of First Financial Bank Centre; President’s Award to Diane Henning.
For additional information about the event, contact Toni Yates at the chamber at (262) 251-2430 or chamber president Mary Metzger at Cornerstone Community Bank at (262) 251-9050.
Harley Davidson Museum to showcase Willie Davidson watercolors
The Harley Davidson Museum will open “Watercolors by Willie G.", an exhibit that features the work of Willie G. Davidson, Harley Davidson’s Chief Styling Officer and grandson of the original founders.
The exhibit will feature Davidson’s paintings of rural landscapes and still life art. The work hints at time spent in the countryside during 48 years as a pacesetter in motorcycle design.
“My father has devoted a majority of his life to help guide and shape what Harley-Davidson means to motorcycling enthusiasts around the world,” said Bill Davidson vice president of the Harley Davidson Museum. “I’m excited to open this special exhibit and provide all our visitors a glimpse into his more artistic world, and to show them another side of him, which is a very important part of who he is.”
The exhibit will be open Friday, Jan. 20 and run through Sunday, April 15. The exhibit will kick off with a special evening reception with Davidson on Thursday, Jan. 19. Davidson will describe his experience and passion for art and design and take questions from the audience. Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for non-members.
Newsmaker Luncheon to feature Tommy Thompson
BizTimes readers are invited to meet former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson at the Milwaukee Press Club’s next Newsmaker Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 23, from 11:45 to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub in downtown Milwaukee at 137 E. Wells St.
The Press Club is featuring the Wisconsin candidates for the U.S. Senate in a series of Newsmaker Luncheons open to the public.
Thompson, former Congressman Mark Neumann and Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald are vying for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat. They will square off in a primary on Aug. 14.
The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Thompson will be interviewed by a panel of journalists, including reporter Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; news anchor Michele McCormack of WDJT-CBS 58; and talk show host John Mercure of AM 620-WTMJ. The discussion will be moderated by BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler.
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 $15 for MPC members, $20 for non-members, $10 for students. Lunch is included. Seating will be limited. Pre-registration and advance payment is required and may be done online at www.milwaukeepressclub.org.
Future Newsmaker Luncheons will feature Neumann, Fitzgerald and Democrat Tammy Baldwin.