Nonprofit News

Communications firm to offer free media training for nonprofits
Milwaukee-based Haig/Jackson Communications has agreed to offer four free media training or presentation skills training seminars for eligible nonprofit organizations in 2012.
Former Milwaukee journalists Barbara Haig and Jeff Jackson have delivered these seminars to individuals and organizations since 1995. The goal is to help them conduct more effective media interviews and deliver more successful presentations.  Additionally, clients that purchase two full-day executive communication skills coaching seminars in 2012 also can receive up to two free media training or presentation skills training seminar for a non-profit organization of their choice.  For more information, visit www.haigjackson.com and click on “Free Non-Profit Seminars.”

Brewers winning season helps area nonprofit
The Milwaukee Brewers record-breaking season helped Sojourner Family Peace Center in more ways then one. For every Brewers’ run, WaterStone Bank donated $10 to Sojourner Family Peace Center, the bank recently presented the organization with a check for $7,700.
“Thanks to WaterStone Bank, the Brewers’ impressive season helped fund necessary programs and services for local residents we serve,” said Angela Mancuso, co-executive director of Sojourner Family Peace Center. “With the steady increase of domestic violence reports in our community, this donation couldn’t have come at a better time. We are especially grateful that WaterStone graciously extended this generosity through the Brewers’ postseason.”
In addition to its monetary donation, WaterStone Bank Fund, in conjunction with WTMJ-the Brewers Radio Network, underwrote commercial messages to help communicate SFPC’s mission to the Milwaukee baseball community. 2011 marked the second year of WaterStone’s partnership with the Center.

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