Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:33 am
*Friday, July 24, Capuchins’ Run/Walk for the Hungry will raise funds and collect food for Capuchin Community Services toward its efforts to help poor and homeless residents in Milwaukee. The event features a 2-mile walk through Lakeshore State Park and a 5K run that is chip timed. The event will also include an awards presentation, free admission to German Fest for participants, a $5 food and drink coupon and a two-for-one coupon for addition admission into German Fest. The run/walk is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the south gate of German Fest grounds, 100 N. Harbor Drive in Milwaukee. Registration opens at 5 p.m. Cost varies among the walk and run. Cost is $30 for adult 5K runners and $20 for children. Cost is $25 for adult walkers and $15 for children. For more information, visit www.CapuchinsRunWalkForTheHungry.org.
*Thursday, July 30, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop on crowdfunding. The workshop, titled “Crowdfunding: Fundraising Hijacked!” will feature a roundtable discussion on how fundraising has been impacted by online campaigns for causes other than nonprofits. The conversation will also touch on how nonprofits can work to change the context of fundraising’s meaning today. The workshop will be led by Peter Zehren, Zehren Consulting, professional fundraiser and vice president of communications at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southeastern Wisconsin chapter. The event will run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center, located at 2819 W. Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee. Cost is $20 for Nonprofit Center members and CDBG and $40 for the general public. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, July 30, East Town Association will continue its “Jazz in the Park” concert series. The free outdoor music series, presented by Boston Store and Columbia St. Mary’s, brings live jazz to Cathedral Square in downtown Milwaukee. Concerts are held each Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. The music kicks off at 6 p.m. with a happy hour scheduled for 5 p.m. The next event will bring Davina & The Vagabonds to the stage. The group is known for its blues style among other jazz varieties. “Jazz in the Park” runs through Thursday, Sept. 3. For more information on the series, visit www.easttown.com/events/jazz-in-the-park/.
*Tuesday, Aug. 4, the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation will hold a course that will brief attendees on its menu of resources and services. The free event – titled “What Can WWBIC Do for You?” – will cover the organization’s business education courses and business loans among its other offerings. The event will run from noon to 1 p.m. at WWBIC Racine, located at 245 Main Street in Racine. For more information or to register, click here.