Nonprofit Calendar

*Saturday, Jan. 25, the Burleigh Street Community Development Corporation will hold the “MKE Business Now Entrepreneurship Summit.” Through workshops and vendors, the summit will equip entrepreneurs with information and resources related to launching and growing a business. The summit, which is being sponsored by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee, located at 3620 N. 18th St. in Milwaukee.

*Saturday, Jan. 25, Above & Beyond Children’s Museum in Sheboygan will host its seventh annual Ice Golf Tournament on Wood Lake. During the fundraising event, which takes place during Winterfest in Kohler, participants will use racquetballs to play nine holes of ice golf on Kohler’s frozen Wood Lake. Event tee times run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $160 per foursome, which includes tee time, Titleist ear bands, a chipping contest and a team photo. Reservations are required. For more information, visit www.abkids.org. To register for the golf outing, call the museum at 920-458-4263.

*Sunday, Jan. 26, Sanford and Tutto Restaurants, in partnership with Taste of the NFL, will present a “Food Bowl” at Tutto Restaurant to raise funds for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. The event will feature hors d’oeuvres prepared by chefs from both restaurants, a complimentary craft Bulleit Bourbon punch, a silent auction, live entertainment, and The Pro Bowl airing on all TV screens. Attendees who bring a nonperishable food item to donate will receive a free drink ticket. The bowl will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Advance tickets cost $30 and tickets at the door cost $35. The restaurants hope to raise $10,000 through the bowl. Tutto Restaurant is located at 1033 N. Old World 3rd St. in Milwaukee. For more information about the event and tickets, click here

*Monday, Jan. 27, the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UW-Milwaukee will host an information session on its two graduate education programs. The programs enable students to complete a Masters of Science in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Each program prepares students to manage nonprofit organizations in accounting, board governance, fund development, marketing, human resources and more. The institute’s information session will brief attendees on program curriculum, admissions requirements and financial aid among other topics. The session will run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the UWM Alumni House, located at 3230 E. Kenwood Blvd. in Milwaukee. To register for the event, call the institute at 414-229-3176.

*Thursday, Jan. 30, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will team up with Marquette University Law School to hold a free legal clinic. During the clinic, volunteer attorneys will be onsite to assist nonprofits with filings, fundraising registration, bylaw updates, contracts and negotiation, employment law and more. The clinic will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the law school, located at 1215 W. Michigan St. in Milwaukee. Interested nonprofits must register in advance by contacting Dr. Karin Holmberg-Werner, director of the Marquette Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations, at karin.werner@marquette.edu [HYPERLINK] or at 414-288-5536. For more information on the clinic, visit www.nonprofitcentermilwaukee.org.

*Saturday, Feb. 1, the Great Lakes Pet Expo will come to the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds. In addition to featuring hundreds of animals available for adoption, the pet lovers event will include 300 exhibits, live entertainment and an interactive reptile education zone. The event will also include a Puppy Bowl as well as speed dating rounds for attendees and animals up for adoption. And in celebration of the expo’s 10th anniversary, a tribute to members of the U.S. Armed Forces will showcase the stories of men and women who have healed through the tragedies of war with the help of pets. The family-friendly expo will begin at 10 a.m. on fair grounds, located at 640 S. 84th St. in West Allis. Cost is $6 for adults. Admission is free for veterans, military personnel with I.D. and children under age 12. All event proceeds will benefit homeless veterans, companion animals and their families throughout the state. For more information, visit www.petexpomilwaukee.com.

*Friday, Feb. 7, Safe Babies Healthy Families will hold its “Sweetheart Fashion Show” featuring a lunch and raffle in addition to a fashion show, all to benefit the nonprofit organization’s mission to end child abuse, neglect and poverty. The fundraiser will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel, located at W231 N1600 Corporate Ct. in Waukesha. Cost to attend is $45 for individuals and $450 for a table of 10. Attendees must RSVP by Monday, Feb. 3. For more information about the event, registration, and donor and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.safebabieshealthyfamilies.org/events/.

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