Nonprofit Calendar

*Friday, June 6, through Sunday, June 22, the Milwaukee Art Museum is partnering with Pick ‘n Save to run the “Feeding Families Food Drive” in support of Hunger Task Force. Museum visitors who show their Pick ‘n Save Fresh Perks card and donate a nonperishable food item to the drive at the museum will receive $5 off museum admission. The Milwaukee Art Museum is located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee.

*Friday, June 6, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center will hold its 2014 Gala: The Four Seasons. The event will feature cocktails, dinner and an auction. The event will start at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, located at 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Bayside. Attendees are invited to arrive early at 5:30 p.m. to take part in a guided hike on one of the center’s many trails. Cost to attend is $200 per person. Casual attire is acceptable. All proceeds will benefit SANC’s environmental educational programs, including student scholarships. For more information, click here or contact Debby Fulton at 414-352-2880 ext. 152 or dfulton@sanc.org.

*Saturday, June 7, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will present “Adult Prom.” The fundraising event, scheduled to run from 7 to 11 p.m., will feature drinks and dancing at The University Club, 924 E. Wells St. in Milwaukee. All event proceeds will go toward the purchase of sports equipment for use at the newly renovated Sherman Park Baseball Diamond. Individual event tickets cost $45, and tickets for couples cost $75. Additional ticket options are available. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

*Tuesday, June 10, BoardStar and the United Way of Sheboygan County Affiliated Agencies will present a workshop on “Understanding Revenue Strategy: What’s the Board’s Role?” The workshop will cover ways nonprofits can engage their boards in various revenue strategies and what specific roles boards should play in rolling out revenue strategies. The workshop will be led by Steve Strang, managing director of BoardStar. The event will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at United Way of Sheboygan County, located at 2020 Erie Ave in Sheboygan. Cost is $20. For more information or to register, visit www.boardstar.org.

*Wednesday, June 11, BizTimes Milwaukee and Trivera will present Social Media University – Milwaukee. The day-long conference will cover all aspects of social media and its purpose in marketing and business strategies. The conference, geared toward marketers, business owners, and agencies working B2B or B2C, will include multiple keynote presentations and several breakout sessions featuring area experts. It will also include a panel discussion on Milwaukee’s changing social media environment and exhibitors onsite. The conference will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a networking reception, at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, located at 1721 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee. Tickets cost $139. Companies that register three or more representatives at once can save $10 per ticket. For more information or to register, visit www.socialmediamilwaukee.com.

*Saturday, June 14, SHARP Literacy Inc. and Summerfest Foundation Inc. will hold the first annual “Kids Run to Read” fun run at Henry Maier Festival Park. The one-mile race is open to children ages 6-12 and will benefit SHARP’s foundational literacy program and the initiatives of the Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., which organizes Summerfest in addition to other festivals. The fun run will coincide with the fourth annual Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run. The fun run will be limited to 250 youth participants, who will each take home a race T-shirt, race prize bag and finishing medal. Cost is $12 in advance or $17 on race day, if the race has not met capacity, and waivers will be required for each participant. The race will start at 10 a.m. The Henry Maier Festival Park is located at 200 N. Harbor Dr. in Milwaukee. For more information on the fun run or to register, visit the “Kids Run to Read” page of www.rocknsolerun.com.

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