Nonprofit Calendar

*Friday, June 7, City Year Milwaukee will host a special graduation celebration to honor its corps members for their year of national service. Sixty five corps members are part of this year’s graduation class. Members spent the year investing more than 111,000 hours of service to help 5,600 students from eight Milwaukee Public Schools. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held at ManpowerGroup, located at 100 Manpower Place in Milwaukee, beginning at 5 p.m. Vincent Lyles, president and chief executive officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will present a keynote address, and a reception will follow. For more information or to RSVP, contact Luke Fickbohm, development associate at City Year, at or 414-882-2015.

*Sunday, June 9, Historic Milwaukee, Inc. will present a Wisconsin Avenue Churches Tour with stops in churches primarily built in the late 1860s through the 1920s. The tour will highlight the architectural features of each church, which range from Gothic Revival, Lombard and Victorian Romanesque to Modern. The tour will be led by Dr. Judy Wimmer, a former professor and administrator at a host of universities and a current docent and tour guide for Historic Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Public Museum. The tour will begin at 1 p.m. at Central Library, located at 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee. Cost is $10 for Historic Milwaukee members and $20 for nonmembers. Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit Interested attendees can also contact Historic Milwaukee at 414-277-7795.

*Tuesday, June 11, BoardStar Inc. will host a workshop titled “Orientation Express Webinar.” The workshop, focusing on the roles of board service, will educate new nonprofit board members and remind established board members about how to set policies, approach strategic planning and navigate liabilities. Eloiza Altoro, president of Mind Redesign Consulting, will lead the workshop, which will take place online at 12:15 p.m. Cost to participate is $35 for BoardStar members and $50 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit

*Thursday, June 20, Well City Milwaukee will offer business owners a Well City Orientation to highlight best practices of workplace wellness programs. Attendees will receive a step-by-step guide outlining ways to create effective, affordable wellness programs. The orientation is free and aligns with Well City Milwaukee’s efforts to make Milwaukee one of the country’s healthiest cities through employee wellness. The orientation will run from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and will be hosted by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) at its offices, located at 756 N. Milwaukee St. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit

*Friday, June 21, Best Buddies Wisconsin will present the inaugural “Milwaukee Glow in the Night 5K” to help the nonprofit build financial support and advance its mission of providing leadership and friendship opportunities for people with disabilities. The run is one of seven being held by the organization across the country. The Milwaukee race will start at 8:30 p.m. at Hart Park, located at 7300 W. Chestnut St. in Wauwatosa. Race organizers recommend runners wear white t-shirts during the 3.1-mile race, during which they will be immersed in color dust under black lights. The event is open to athletes of all skill levels, and the race will not be timed. An after-party featuring music and food will also be a part of the event. Race admission costs $40. For more information or to sign up, visit

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