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Member News

Member News is the place were DMI members can share newsworthy announcements on the DMI website. Submissions include upcoming events, award recognitions, employee promotions, and much more. Check out what's happening with DMI members below!

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General News

Posted on 9/14/2017
The Schools of Hope Middle School Tutoring Program strives to support the success of students through academic tutoring, focusing on the areas of math and literacy skills. Every year, The Urban League of Greater Madison works with hundreds of individuals who volunteer their time in service to our youth. To make sure they are able to support the needs of students this year, they have set the ambitious goal of recruiting 500 volunteer tutors. There are openings at various times and locations to fit your schedule. For more information about the Schools of Hope Middle School Tutoring Program, please click here or contact Hannah Blaser at volunteer@ulgm.org.

Events

Posted on 9/12/2017
Join WWBIC on September 25th from 6:30PM-8:30PM at thier Work for Yourself@50+ event. Gain the knowledge, support and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself” and figure out the right first steps toward successful self-employment. This event is taking place at 2300 S Park Street. To register, click here.


Posted on 9/1/2017
Join WWBIC for their Strong Women Stron Coffee Networking Event: on September 22nd, 7:30am - 9:00am at the WWBIC Community Room: 2300 S Park St, Madison 53713. Strong Women, Strong Coffee encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build meaningful connections. Fueled by caffeine and passion, this morning networking event is for those who are focused on achieving something fresh and new for their businesses and themselves. Featured Speaker: Tera Johnson, a serial entrepreneur whose mission is to create the next generation of environmentally and economically regenerative food and farming businesses.


Posted on 9/1/2017
Join Enterprise Systems Group on September 26th from 4:30-7pm at the Madison Club for their next Taps & Technology event. The event will focus on the top 5 technology considerations when designing collaboration spaces. Technology plays a pivotal role in our work lives today. It can increase efficiency, improve time to market, attract employees, and retain current employees if done correctly. In this event we will look at the top 5 things to consider when putting in technology into your work space. What to consider, how to maximize its use and create more efficient and usable spaces for all employees and clients. For more information and to register, click here.


Posted on 9/1/2017
Join Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan for the Off the Square Club Madison Gala 2017 on September 28th from 6-8pm at Madison Marriott West. The guest speaker will be Suzy Favor Hamilton, Three-time Olympian, mental wellness advocate, and best-selling author. Event Proceeds benefit Off the Square Club, a daytime drop-in resource center in downtown Madison for adults living with mental illness, and Madison Clinic, an outpatient facility treating children and adults with mental health concerns and/or substance abuse disorders. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


Posted on 9/1/2017
Join the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County for their next Enlace networking event on Thursday, September 21st from 6-8pm at Synergy Coworking, 5201 Old Middleton Rd. Learn more about Synergy Coworking, LCC's office there, plus make valuable business connections, learn about what's coming up with the Latino Chamber, try some appetizers, and have fun! Members and non-members are welcome. For more info, click here.


Posted on 8/30/2017
Join 1000 Friends of Wisconsin on September 25th, from 8:30 AM – 4:30pm at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center for their Transportation: The Future is Now conference. The conference will cover: changing demographics - and opportunities to invest in a 21st century transportation system, how to harness changing technology while retaining core community values, how to be economically competitive while providing equitable access to everyone, and so much more.



Posted on 8/29/2017
Join the Urban League of Greater Madison for their 2017 Urban Cabaret October 13th from 6 to 10 PM at the Monona Terrace. Each year, the Urban Cabaret has captivated its audience with an eclectic mix of local performers that has included artists, dancers, aerialists, instrumentalists, magicians, poets and so much more. Click here to purchase tickets and learn more.



Posted on 8/22/2017
Join the Madison Area Sports Commission and ESPN Madison for their next quarterly Morning Sports Report breakfast on September 19th, 7:45-9:00 a.m. at HotelRED. Networking begins 7:45 a.m. and the program begins at 8:15 a.m. This program will be on Celebrating 100 years of Camp Randall. Click here for more info and to register.



Posted on 8/22/2017
Join Sustain Dane for their Step Up workshop on September 19th from 5-7pm at Agrace HospiceCare. It will focus on using effective communication tools to help people through difficult conversations in everyday situations. Participants will learn about intent vs. impact around microaggressions, discrimination and inequalities. This is a highly interactive workshop. Through scenarios, sharing, and examples, participants will gain the skills and tools needed to challenge themselves and others to advocate for diversity, inclusivity and equity. Equity Matters is a collaborative effort by Sustain Dane, the Latino Professional Association, and local entrepreneurs to increase and support diversity in the workplace, the boardroom, the executive and leadership teams and to find solutions to create an inclusive and thriving environment for all. For more information, click here.



Posted on 8/17/2017
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 3rd from 7-11pm for the third annual Lip Sync for Schools brought to you by the Foundation for Madison's Public Schools at The Brink Lounge! Join your favorite principals, staff and community members in celebrating and supporting public education at Madison's original lip sync battle. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 15th. For more information about Lip Sync for Schools, including how to perform, sponsor or contribute to the silent auction, contact Valerie Chesnik, Marketing & Development Manager.



Posted on 8/11/2017
Join Sustain Dane at their Badger Bioneers Conference on November 29th from 8:30am-5:00pm. Come explore the idea of human(ity) -- the duality of celebrating our diversity while deepening our connection. Together, we will build a movement for a happy, healthy future in our region and beyond. Gain new skills through hands-on activities that will challenge you to think outside the box. Dive into new perspectives with engaging speakers. Build relationships across sectors and neighborhoods. Learn how we fit into the national picture through video keynote presentations. Celebrate local changemakers with the Badger Bioneer Awards. Surround yourself with people who, like you, care about our community, economy, and planet. For more information, click here.



Posted on 8/11/2017
Join WWBIC for Strong Women Strong Coffee on September 22nd from 7:30-9:00am at the Madison WWBIC Community Room. This coffee encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build meaningful connections. Fueled by caffeine and passion, this morning networking event is for those who are focused on achieving something fresh and new for their businesses and themselves. Click here for more details.


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Job Listings

Posted on 8/3/2017
Downtown Madison, Inc. has exclusively retained The QTI Group to conduct the search for its new President. This position requires a gifted, visionary leader with an exceptional skill set and track record in economic development, general management, advocacy, collaboration with a large and influential Board of Directors, and cultivation of public/private partnerships. For a detailed information about this opportunity, including application instructions, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/presidentDMI

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