Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:33 am
*Saturday, July 18, The Women’s Center will hold its “Summer Evening” fundraiser in support of its free programs and services for women and children overcoming the cycle of violence. The event will include live and silent auctions, jazz music played by Jay Anderson, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. The Women’s Center suggests attendees wear cocktail attire. The fundraiser will run from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at The Legend at Merrill Hills, W270 S3425 Merrill Hills Road in Waukesha. Tickets cost $150. For more information on the event or to register, visit http://twcwaukesha.org/event/summer-evening/.
*Monday, July 20, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin and Town Bank will hold the second session in the “Money Smart for Small Business” Series. The information session will focus on credit reporting and will help attendees learn how credit reports factor into the underwriting of business loans and get insight on business practices and tools to use for credit reporting. The session will also cover strategies that can improve business credit and ways businesses can protect themselves from credit scams. The event will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, located at 2338 N. 27th Street in Milwaukee. The session is free for chamber members and costs $10 for non-members. For more information or to register, click here.
*Tuesday, July 21, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop focused on the kinds of insurance nonprofits need. The workshop will inform attendees about exposures common to nonprofits and the kinds of insurance coverage that can best protect them. Attendees will learn about data breach liability, volunteer liability, directors and officers insurance, and more. The workshop will be led by Jim Wojciechowski, of Marsh & McLennan Agency. The event will run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. Nonprofit Center members can attend for free. Admission costs $15 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, click here.
*Tuesday, July 21, “Chill on the Hill” will feature live music performed by The Vitrolum Republic and Grasping at Straws. “Chill on the Hill” is a free weekly music series that brings live music acts to Humboldt Park in Bay View each Tuesday evening. The music kicks off at 6 p.m. The summer series, presented by the Bay View Neighborhood Association, runs through Tuesday, Sept. 1. For more information on the series, visit www.bayviewneighborhood.org/chill_on_the_hill.
*Thursday, July 23, East Town Association will hold another “Jazz in the Park” concert. 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 showcase the music of Jim Liban & The Joel Paterson Trio. “Jazz in the Park” runs through Thursday, Sept. 3. For more information on the series, visit www.easttown.com/events/jazz-in-the-park/.
*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.