Nonprofit Calendar

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:17 pm

*Friday, Aug. 30, The Salvation Army wraps up its school supplies drive benefitting students in Milwaukee. Needed items include books bags, backpacks, pencils bags and boxes, glue sticks, crayons, colored pencils, No. 2 pencils, spiral notebooks, pocket folders, notebook paper, graph papers, and calculators among other school supplies. Donations can be dropped off at The Salvation Army Distribution Center, located at 5880 N. 60th St. in Milwaukee, between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information about additional drop-off locations, visit

*Friday, Sept. 6, the sixth annual Ozaukee Autumn Golf Open will take place at the Mee-Kwon Park Golf Course, located at 6333 W. Bonniwell Rd. in Mequon. The charity golf event, a four-person scramble, will benefit Ozaukee Family Services’ Coordinated Services Teams and the Criminal Justice Collaborating Council. The golf outing starts at 1 p.m. with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. A raffle, silent auction and dinner event will follow the golf outing. Cost is $100 for 18 holes of golf, a cart, prizes, lunch, dinner and dessert. Individuals interested in attending the dinner and silent auction only can register for $30. Registration is required by Saturday, Aug. 31. To register, contact Michele Brandner at 262-238-8255 or Jackie Sopko at 262-238-7720. For more information about the golf event, click here.

*Wednesday, Sept. 11, Refashion for Life Charity Fashion Show will raise funds for CommonGround Ministry and Elena’s House in Wauwatosa. The sixth annual charity event will feature a show of fall and winter fashions in addition to a number of home improvement and remodeling products. The event will run from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Callen Construction’s Muskego Showroom and company grounds, located at S63 W13131 Janesville Rd. Participating clothing retailers include Boutique Larrieux, Goldi, Lela, Luci, Mode, and Urban Laundry. The event will also include a voice and silent auction, food from Saz’s Catering, and live music. Tickets cost $40 and can be purchased at

*Thursday, Sept. 12, Literacy Services of Wisconsin will host a volunteer orientation for individuals interested in donating their time to the nonprofit’s tutoring programs. The orientation will be strictly informational. Attendees will not be required to commit to volunteering. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Literacy Services of Wisconsin, located at 555 N. Plankinton Ave. in Milwaukee. For more information, contact Mark Neufang at or (414) 344-5878.

*Friday, Sept. 13, BizTimes Media will present a panel discussion and information sessions on elements of health care reform, including insurance, finance and legal requirements. The event, titled “Understanding Health Care Reform,” will help employers gain a better understanding of health care changes coming in January 2014 and what they need to do to prepare for those changes. Industry experts will participate on the panel. The event will run from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Milwaukee Marriott Downtown, located at 323 E. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee. Cost is $40 for individuals and $400 for a corporate table of 10. For more information or to register, visit

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