Nonprofit Calendar

*Sunday, May 18, members of seven Milwaukee-area museums will be granted free general admission to each participating venue through Member Swap Day. Held twice each year, Member Swap Day encourages individuals and families to soak up arts and culture at Milwaukee institutions. Participating museums are: The Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World, the Harley-Davidson Museum, the Grohmann Museum, the Charles Allis Art Museum, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, and the Pabst Mansion. Members must show their membership card upon entering to receive free admission. Non-members will also be able to sign up for membership on Member Swap Day and earn the same benefits.

*Tuesday, May 20, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Greater Milwaukee Chapter will host a spring mentorship roundtable. The event will be grounded by a discussion with nonprofit mentors in marketing, programming, operations, development and other areas of expertise. Featured mentors will include Donna Triplett of Sixteenth Street Health Center, Becca Kitelinger of Skylight Music Theatre, Gerry Howze of PEARLS for Teen Girls, and Griselda Aldrete of Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee. The roundtable will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, located at 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave. in Milwaukee. The roundtable is free for YNPN members and $5 for non-members. For more information or to register, click here.

*Wednesday, May 21, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, will host a workshop on “The Role of the Supervisor” to education nonprofit leaders about effective oversight. The workshop will cover what makes an impactful supervisor, how supervisors can best interact and communicate with their employees, and how they can best motivate their staff. The workshop will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee. Cost is $35 for Nonprofit Center members and CDBG agencies and $75 for non-members. For more information or to register, click here.

*Saturday, May 24, Verlo Mattress Factory Stores and the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative will host the inaugural “Verlo Veterans Fitness Challenge.” During the fundraising challenge, Verlo will donate one dollar to MHVI for every sit-up or push-up attendees can complete, up to $2,500. Verlo also plans to donate mattresses to MHVI to benefit veterans in transition as well as collect furniture, kitchen items and toiletries for donation. The fundraising event will run from noon to 3 p.m. at Verlo Mattress Factory Store, 6501 W. Layton Ave. in Greenfield.

*Wednesday, June 4, the Milwaukee Press Club will host a Newsmaker Luncheon featuring a conversation between Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and a panel of Milwaukee journalists. Abele will address several topics, including the future of the county’s entertainment venues, the impact of county minimum wage ordinance, and the future of the county’s parks and transit systems. The Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheons are open to the public and are held to create dialogue on important city issues. The June 4 event will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost is $18 for Press Club members, $23 for non-members, and $13 for students. Lunch is included, and seating is limited. Attendees must register and pay in advance. For more information or to register, visit

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