Upcoming events and fundraisers in the nonprofit world you should know about
- Friday, Sept. 11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance Luncheon at the Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Diana Aviv, Independent Sector president and chief executive officer will key note the event. For more information visit the Donors Forum website online: http://www.dfwonline.org/page10000826.cfm
- Saturday, Sept. 12, the Elmbrook Humane Society celebrates Wag Fest at Mitchell Park, 19900 River Road in Brookfield, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to support the society’s efforts in providing medical care, spay/neuter, and temporary refuge to the animals at the shelter, as well as promoting education of humane care and treatment of animals. Admission to the event is free and includes refreshments, live music, raffle items, dog courses, and adoptable animals. Dogs are welcome.
- Sunday, Sept 16 and Monday, Sept 17. Interfaith’s RSVP volunteer program is hosting a two day VolunteerFest where Milwaukee non-profit agencies can connect with individuals or groups who are interested in volunteering. Attending this one stop shop will help people speak directly to different agencies so that a match of needs, interests and abilities can be made. VolunteerFest will take place from 3-7 p.m. on Sept. 16, at Wilson Park Senior Center, 2601 W. Howard Ave., Milwaukee, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17, at Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee.
To view additional events or to submit your nonprofit event, visit the BizTimes interactive calendar at www.biztimes.com/cal/community-events.