- Friday, Nov. 13 ArtWorks for Milwaukee’s Night by the River beer & wine tasting fundraiser at the Manpower headquarters, 100 Manpower Place, from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy beer & wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, cheese sampling, live jazz music from Sue Russell & the Ray Tabs Trio, local art work, silent and live auctions, and a raffle for two airline tickets. The event will support additional 2010 programming to better prepare local teens to enter the workforce. Pre-registration before Nov. 9 is $25 and cost to attend is $30 at the door. Register online: www.NightByTheRiver.com
- Saturday, Nov. 14 the Salvation Army’s Prison Toy Project gift wrapping day. More than 100 volunteers will wrap Christmas gifts for children of incarcerated parents from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army of Greater Milwaukee Divisional Headquarters, 11315 W. Watertown Plank Road. More than 2,500 applications were received from parents requesting Christmas gifts for their children.
- Tuesday, Nov. 17 Ozaukee Family Services will host its Fall Luncheon “There’s No Place Like Home” at North Shore Country Club, 3100 W. Country Club Dr., in Mequon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Help pave the Yellow Brick Road to help Ozaukee County families succeed. Event will feature lunch, a raffle and guest speakers: the Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man.Cost is $45 per person. To make your reservation, call (262) 376-7774 or visit www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org
- Tuesday, Nov. 17 RitzHolman CPAs, a Milwaukee-based accounting firm, will host a seminar, “Nonprofit Financial Management Update,” at IndependenceFirst from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The event will focus on such issues as the adoption of the new Form 990 and the enactment of a new state law affecting endowment funds. The seminar is free and a continental breakfast will be provided. To register, please contact Missy Barkelar at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-390-1182 by Friday, Nov. 13. For additional information visit www.ritzholman.com .
- Tuesday, Nov. 17 Organizations that are interested in the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau’s annual Business Ethics Torch Award are invited to attend an application workshop from 4 to 5 p.m. at the BBB’s office, 10101 W. Greenfield Avenue, Suite 125 in West Allis. The Business Ethics Torch Award, which began seven years ago, is an annual ethics competition hosted by the Wisconsin BBB, which honors outstanding businesses and charities in several categories based on the organization’s number of employees. The application is free, and companies do not need to be a BBB accredited business to apply. This year’s winners were Mouse Bytez, Make A Wish Foundation of Wisconsin, All American Window & Door Company, and PyraMax Bank. At this workshop, businesses will learn how to apply, discover what the judges are looking for, see past winning applications and ask any questions about the process. Pre-registration is recommended, but not required. Please RSVP to Carole Milos at 414-847-6064. For more information about the Business Ethics Torch Award, go to http://wisconsin.bbb.org/torch/.
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