Nonprofit Calendar

  • Sunday, July 31 Sprecher Brewery has teamed up with The Milwaukee Wave, The Milwaukee Admirals, Mid-America Race Car Driver Lyle Nowak and Bikers for Burn Camp to host a fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the WI Alliance for Fire Safety from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Rooty the Sprecher Root Beer mascot, Brad Beach of the Milwaukee Wave and Roscoe from the Milwaukee Admirals will all be on hand for the fundraiser from 12 to 7 p.m. The event will feature music and live performances from The Rabid Aardvarks.  Cost to attend is $10 for adults; $8 for kids 16 and over and $5 for kids under 15. Adults 21 and over, will receive unlimited soda, a commemorative tour glass and four 7oz beer samples. Pre-ticket purchasers will also receive one ticket for Germanfest or one ticket for the Wisconsin State Fair. Tickets can be purchased at the Sprecher Gift Shop, 701 W. Glendale Ave. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Gift Shop at 414.964.2739.
  • Thursday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 7 The Greater Milwaukee Chapter of Parents Of Murdered Children will host the 25Th Annual National Conference of Parents Of Murdered Children at The Wyndham Milwaukee Airport Hotel and Convention Center, located at 4747 S. Howell Ave. Parents of Murdered Children offers support to Parents who have lost a child in a violent manner. The event will feature speakers and workshops as well as a silent auction, raffle and banquet. All branches of the Military will be present to host a POW/MIA Remembrance Table which honors men and women who have given their lives for this country. A service on Friday afternoon will be held in remembrance of them. Fore more information visit www.milwpomcsupport.com  and click 2011 conference.
  • Thursday, Aug. 4 through Tuesday, Aug. 9  The Cathedral Church of All Saints, Milwaukee will host the 30th Annual Great Hunger Booksale from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily the rest of the days. The sale is free to attend Friday through Tuesday or attendees can get the pick of the books on Thursday evening for a $5 donation at the door. For more information visit www.ascathedral.org
  • Monday, Aug. 22 Farmers Insurance and the March of Dimes Foundation will host the Third Annual Be A Hero for Babies Golf Tournament to raise funds to prevent premature births at Silver Spring Golf Course in Menomonee Falls starting at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $100 per person which includes use of a golf cart with GPS, range balls and lunch.  All proceeds will help the March of Dimes in their fight to assure healthy babies for everyone.  Additional information is available by calling 262-432-9732.
  • Sunday, Aug. 14 The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will host the 19th annual Camp Whitcomb/Mason Triathlon at W294 N8436 Camp Whitcomb Rd. in Hartland. The race is open to individuals and relay teams of all abilities. Proceeds from the event will benefit members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee who attend the camp’s year-round programs. Participants will swim one-third mile, bike 22 miles and run three miles. The race will be timed with the ChampionChip Electronic Timing System. Athletes age 15 or older may register as long as they are capable of safely completing a triathlon of equal or greater distance in the allotted time. If the athlete is under 18 years of age, parental permission is required. Registrations forms are available online at www.campwhitcombmason.org. Registration and packet materials will be available for pick-up on Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and on race day from 6 to 7:30 a.m. There is an additional fee for race weekend registration. Capacity will be limited to the first 530 athletes.
  • Thursday, Aug. 25 The Milwaukee Center for Independence and the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin will present a seminar entitled “Current Perspectives: Non-Alzheimer’s Dementias” from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the MCFI Conference Center 2020 W. Wells St. During the conference, attendees will learn about other progressive degenerative conditions that cause dementia, as well as the unique needs and challenges associated with them, and ways to best support individuals and families who are dealing with dementia. Diane Mosnik, Ph.D., of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Neurology, will discuss Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration. Michelle Braun, Ph.d., ABPP-CN, of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare All Saints, will discuss Lewly Body Dementia. Jody Krainer, LCSW, MBA, Director of Senior Services at the Milwaukee Center for Independence, and Krista Scheel, Program Director at the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, will also speak about community resources for people with dementia and their families.Conference fees are $30 per person and includes breakfast and an attendance certificate and materials. To reserve your spot, contact Dawn Nelson, at (414) 937-2030 or dawn.nelson@mcfi.net, or register online. https://www.123signup.com/register?id=cxscv.
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