Nonprofit calendar of events

  • Friday, June 15 Join Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin at Polish Fest for its 6th Annual Walk With Me event. Attendees can enjoy free admission to Polish fest and an evening filled with fun just by registering for the walk. Children age 15 and under will also be admitted free to Polish Fest. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. at the main gate of the festival. Then proceed to the Potawatomi stage for the pre-walk entertainment. The 1 mile family fun walk will take place along the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan’s Lakefront and Lakeshore State Park at 6:30 p.m. Money raised through this event will be used to provide direct services for individuals with special needs. For more information visit www.walkwithme.org/Milwaukee or contact the event manager, Chris Cornolo at 414.604.5080 or chrisc@eastersealswise.com
  • Saturday, June 16 The Milwaukee Urban League will host its 27th Annual Black & White Ball from 5:30 p.m. to midnight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St. in Milwaukee. The black/white formal attire event will raise money for the League’s education, employment, economic development and entrepreneurship programs. En Vogue, a female R&B vocal group, will perform at the ball. For more information about donating or attending, contact bwball@tmul.org.
  • Wednesday, June 20 Shawn Williams, president, and the King Advisory Inc. Board of Directors will host its annual volunteer and vendor kick-off event to support the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Back-to-School Festival at Gene’s Lanes & Lounges, 4900 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., in Milwaukee from 5 to 8 p.m. Attendees can enjoy food, and door prizes. Volunteer and vendor sign up forms will be provided at the celebration.
    The 18th Annual MLK Back-to-School Festival is scheduled for Aug. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
  • Tuesday, June 26 The Wisconsin Nonprofits Association in partnership with the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UW-Milwaukee and the school of continuing education at UW-Eau Claire will host a seminar entitled Protect Your Tax Exempt Status- Special IRS Workshop for Nonprofits. The workshop will be presented by experienced IRS Exempt Organization Specialists and will explain what 501(c)(3) organizations must do to keep their tax-exempt status and comply with tax obligations. This workshop is recommended for anyone new to the nonprofit sector, new to their agency or looking for a refresher course on the fundamentals of complying with IRS standards for small and mid-size tax exempt 501(c)(3) organizations. Registration is $50 and includes workshop materials and lunch. The workshop will be held at UW-Milwaukee Union from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Click here to register. http://wisconsinnonprofits.org/irsworkshop/index.html
  • Friday, July 20 Timber-lee Christian Center will host its 15th Invitational Golf Outing at Grand Geneva Golf Club, 7036 Grand Geneva Way in Lake Geneva. The outing will benefit Urban Camp, Science Education Center and Scholarship Programs at the Center. Registration will begin at 12 p.m. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. on the course followed by dinner and a live and silent auction. A special video-taped message from Green Bay Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will also be featured. Cost to attend is $150 a person for golf and dinner. Tickets to the dinner only are $35 a person. For more information or to register visit www.golf4timberlee.com. 
  • Monday, July 23 the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host the Pyramax Bank Four-Ball Golf Challenge at Hidden Glen Golf Club in Cedarburg. The event includes breakfast, lunch, golf, on-course contests, raffles, a silent auction and a reception dinner. Proceeds will go to research to help those suffering from cystic fibrosis. Registration begins at 7 a.m. on golf day, followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. For more information and to register, visit http://wisconsin.cff.org/fourballgolf, or contact the CFF event director, Lola Budzinski, at (262) 798-2060 or lbudzinski@cff.org

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