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BizTimes Around Town-YP Impact at State Fair Corn Roast
Volunteers with YP Impact recently helped the New Berlin Lions Club with its corn roast at the Wisconsin State Fair.

BizTimes launches nonprofit Giving Guide
BizTimes Milwaukee announces the launch of Giving Guide, Regional Philanthropic Opportunities, a new print and digital publication to showcase nonprofit organizations seeking support from the business community.
Giving Guide, Regional Philanthropic Opportunities will be a glossy four-color magazine that will highlight nonprofit organizations that have a presence in southeastern Wisconsin. It will be published and distributed along with the Oct. 29 issue of BizTimes Milwaukee and will also be available online in a digital page turn format. It will include information on nonprofit organizations involved with the arts and humanities, health and human services, foundations and fundraising.
"The BizTimes Giving Guide will provide an opportunity for nonprofit organizations throughout southeastern Wisconsin to connect with the businesses and the key business executives of the region,” said Dan Meyer, publisher of BizTimes Milwaukee. “The nonprofit industry is an important sector of our local economy. This guide will be a great resource for the nonprofits, as well as business people who are looking for ways to serve.”
Space in the Giving Guide includes a year long two page spread in the print and online edition of the Giving Guide, logo recognition in Giving Guide promotional ads, 10,000 impressions on BizTimes.com, a text link and an ad in an issue of BizTimes Nonprofit Weekly as well as logo placement next to the organization listing in the BizTimes Nonprofit Directory.
“The Giving Guide will be a year long ‘value play’ for our participating nonprofit organizations,” said Tom Gaertner, BizTimes Media vice president of sales. “It’s all about putting the right message in front of business owners and decision makers who can truly make a difference in our community.”
Nonprofit organizations that want to be included in the Giving Guide can call Gaertner at (414) 336-7112.

ARC receives a three year $30,000 grant
The Stackner Family Foundation recently awarded ARC of Greater Milwaukee a $30,000 grant over the next three years to support high school students with developmental disabilities and their families.  The money will fund ARC’s Education and Transition Program, which supports young adults as they transition from high school services to community living.     
“The Stackner Family Foundation’s long-time commitment to individuals with developmental disabilities is truly appreciated!  We are so grateful for their continued support and desire to help young adults with disabilities achieve their dreams,” said Vicki Spataro Wachniak, executive director.
ARC’s Education and Transition Program is a collaborative program that works with students, parents and school districts to provide services including futures planning, educational advocacy and self-advocacy training programs.  ARC works with 15 area school districts throughout the greater Milwaukee area, including Milwaukee Public Schools.

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