Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm
*Tuesday, April 22, Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability and Rock the Green together will host the third annual Earth Day Celebration at the CityCenter, located at 735 N. Water St. in downtown Milwaukee. The event, free and open to the public, will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with live music on a bicycle-pedal powered stage, eco-educational booths, and organic lunch items served on compostable serving ware. The celebration will also feature remarks by Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderman Robert Bauman, Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability and Rock the Green. Each will touch on Milwaukee’s sustainability efforts and future plans.
*Wednesday, April 23, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will host an orientation focused on Volunteer Center services and ways to use VolunteerMilwaukee.org, an online resource that details volunteer opportunities. The free orientation will run from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, click here.
*Saturday, April 26, IndependenceFirst will hold an e-cycle drive in the parking lot of the Pettit National Ice Center, located at 500 S. 84th St. in Milwaukee. The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will collect computers, large appliances, televisions and other electrical equipment. All computer donations will support IndependenceFirst’s Computer Recycling Program, which gives free computers to people with disabilities. The e-cycle drive is made possible with assistance from AT&T, River Run Computers, Digital Recyclers, Rocket Clicks and the Pettit Center. For more information, visit www.independencefirst.org.
*Tuesday, April 29, SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. will host a luncheon and panel discussion for nonprofits centered on “Are you making the most of Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities?” The event will teach nonprofits about strategies they can use to draw sponsorship dollars, best practices to enhance the value of a nonprofit and corporate partnership, corporate expectations for return on investment in an organization and how to identify sponsors as supporters. The panel will include input from both nonprofit and corporate representatives. The event is scheduled to run from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club, located at 924 E. Wells St. in Milwaukee. Cost is $10, and seating is limited. Interested attendees should register by Sunday, April 20. For more information or to register, click here.
*Wednesday, April 30, Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee will host a fundraising kick-off event themed “We Rebuilt this City on Rock and Roll.” The kick-off will celebrate the start of the organization’s 14th rebuilding season with music, dancing and a meal provided by Bartolotta Restaurant Group. The fundraiser will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Pier Wisconsin in Discovery World, located at 500 N. Harbor Dr. in Milwaukee. Tickets cost $100. For more information or to register, visit www.rtmilwaukee.org.