Nonprofit News

Fundraising auction for RedLine
RedLine Milwaukee will host its Second Annual “Art Auction Fundraiser on Friday, June 25 from 7 to 9 p.m.  The auction will feature work from both local and national artists priced from $20 – $4,000. The auction will also include RedLine’s first ever Art Lottery. The Jason Spottek Jazz Ensemble will be performing. General admission cost is $10 per person. Tickets will be available at the door.

Lupus Foundation makes strides for Lupus research
The Lupus Foundation of America, Wisconsin Chapter will host its 9th Annual Strides for Lupus Walk on Saturday, June 12, on the Mount Mary College Campus, 2900 N. Menomonee River Pkwy.  The three mile or one mile non-competitive walk offers participants a chance to raise funds and awareness for the disease. Lupus is a chronic non-contagious autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, injury to tissues and pain. More than 90 percent of people with lupus are women. Symptoms and diagnosis occur most often when women are in their child-bearing years, between the ages of 15 and 45.
To register for the Walk or for more information visit

Tasting Tuesday at the Ale House

The Center for Communication, Hearing & Deafness will host Tasting Tuesday at the Milwaukee Ale House, 233 N. Water St., on Tuesday, June 15 from 5:30 until 9:30 p.m.
Proceeds from the annual event support critical programs and services for children and adults throughout Wisconsin who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Attendees will have the opportunity to sample hand-crafted beers and wines from around the world, while enjoying food from the Milwaukee Ale House and music from Dan Dance. A live and silent auction will also be held.
Cost to attend is $40 per person or a $350 for a ten pack. Purchase tickets online at or by calling 414-604-2200. An online silent auction will also take place as part of the event at from Tuesday, June 1 until Tuesday, June 14.

YWCA to host breakfast series

The YWCA of Greater Milwaukee will kick off its Professional Women’s Breakfast series on Wednesday, June 16 at Mount Mary College, north dining room, 2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The first session, Experience Speaks will feature panelists Shelia Cochran, chief operating officer, secretary/treasurer of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Patricia Pearman, director of disparity programs & U.S. partnerships, General Electric Company and Ursula Twombly, president of Continuum Architects + Planners. Cost to attend is $25; tickets can be purchased at Future series dates are scheduled for Aug. 18, Sept. 15 and Oct. 20.

An evening with the arts in Milwuakee
MKE Live in partnership with the Southeastern Wisconsin Arts Guild will host An Evening with the Arts at Discovery World Pier Wisconsin’s Pilot house, 500 N. Harbor Drive, on Monday, June 14 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The evening will feature members of the Milwaukee Arts and Entertainment community engaging business leaders on topics like The Art of Improv, Some Refelctions on a Life in Theatre, Guerilla Music-Making and Neighborhood Arts Advocacy and much more.  “It is the first in a series of events designed to integrate the Arts and Business communities together to form a mutually-beneficial cultural alliance,” said Dan Laske, President of the Southeastern WI Arts Guild.
Cost to attend is $20 at the door or $15 if you pre-register at
Cost for “An Evening with the Arts” is $20 at the door, but only $15 if you pre-register at

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