Nonprofit Calendar

*Saturday, Oct. 4, the Milwaukee Art Museum in partnership with omTownYogis will present a yoga session for all levels at the museum. The session, titled Global Mala in Windhover Hall, will include a meditation follow by a yoga class. The session will run from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the museum, located at 700 N. Art Museum Drive in Milwaukee. Attendees are encouraged to register by 5 p.m. on Friday. Walk-ins will be accepted according to space. All attendees should bring their own mat. A $20 donation is recommended to benefit the museum and omTown Yogis’ annual grant fund. For more information or to register, visit

*Saturday, Oct. 4, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare will present a free “Health Humor & Happiness” information session for women. The morning will include a continental breakfast along with health lessons and humor. The program will be particularly helpful for women impacted by cancer. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 6401 S. 13th St. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, click here.

*Thursday, Oct. 9, BoardStar Inc. will facilitate a workshop on nonprofit sustainability. The workshop will help attendees understand how to construct a business model that will ensure sustainability for their nonprofit organization. The information session will cover how much money nonprofits should spend on programs that struggle financially, what role boards should play in deciding what programs to continue, how an organization can truly make a difference with its mission and more. The session, to be led by Steven Zimmerman of Spectrum Nonprofit Services, will run from 8 to 10 a.m. at Pathfinders, located at 4200 N. Holston, Suite 400, in Milwaukee. Cost is $25 for BoardStar members and $30 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit

*Thursday, Oct. 9, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will host a workshop on “Starting a Nonprofit & Beyond: Legal Issues and Documents.” The information session will walk attendees through the process of launching a 501(c)(3) organization and will highlight forms to be completed along with development of bylaws. The center’s “Starting a Nonprofit,” “Orientation to Starting a Nonprofit” and “Bringing an Idea to Life” workshops are suggested prerequisites. The workshop, to be presented by attorney Jacqueline Boynton of Boynton Law Offices, costs $70. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the Nonprofit Center, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit

*Friday, Oct. 17, BizTimes Media’s 2014 Get Smarter Conference will feature an all-star panel of executive presenters who will offer young professionals advice on ways to advance their careers. The talent development conference, themed “The Transfer of Knowledge and Power to the Next Generation,” will help millennial workers understand how to become more in demand for employers. Executive panelists will share 50 ideas related to professional development, followed by a second panel of “rising stars,” who will highlight additional best practices for career advancement. The breakfast event will run from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee. Cost is $40 for individuals and $320 for a corporate table of eight. For more information or to register, visit

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