*Saturday, June 13, the Suburban Milwaukee H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) Chapter and Suburban Motors Harley Davidson in Thiensville will host the 7th annual Have a Heart Motorcycle Ride to benefit the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Cardiovascular Center. MCW’s Cardiovascular Center is a national leader in research. More than 150 physicians and scientists are united in the search to prevent and develop new treatments for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and diabetes. The 70-mile ride through the countryside of southeastern Wisconsin begins at 11:30 a.m. (registration at 10:30 a.m.) at Suburban Motors Harley Davidson, located at 139 N. Main Street in Thiensville. Day-of registration is $35 per individual rider ($55 per rider with passenger). Ride registration includes a light breakfast and lunch, raffles, a commemorative pin and live music.
*Tuesday, June 16, the Milwaukee Center for Independence will hold a “Garden Party” at the Milwaukee Center for Independence Nexday Campus, located at 3333 S. Howell Ave. in Milwaukee. The party will feature special guest Melinda Myers, who has authored more than 20 gardening books and who is at the center of the television series, “Melinda’s Garden Moment.” Myers will teach guests how to create container gardens and will also host a book signing during the event. The event will also include cooking demonstrations by chef Darryl Anderson and the sale of original artwork by MCFI clients. The party will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $20, and proceeds will benefit horticultural therapy services for individuals with disabilities. For more information on the event or to register, click here.
*Wednesday, June 17, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop about the relationship between board diversity and revenue. The workshop, titled “What Does Board Diversity Have to Do with Revenue?” will feature a discussion about how board diversity can result in increased revenue. The event will also cover ways to build more diverse boards. The conversation will be led by Peter Zehren of Zehren Consulting and AFP Southeastern Wisconsin. The workshop will run from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center, located at 2819 W. Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee. Cost is $25 for Nonprofit Center members and $50 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, click here.
*Wednesday, June 24, the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation will hold a free online course about its services. The course, titled “What Can WWBIC Do For You?” will guide participants through the organization’s menu of services and support for entrepreneurs and small businesses aiming to grow. The course will run from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information or to register, click here.