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HR @ the Bar, presented by Buelow Vetter
Location: Third Space Brewing
Date & Time: February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Please join Buelow Vetter for a relaxed networking/social event with other human resources professionals and business owners/leaders. You’ll learn a little more about what’s new in Employee Discipline & Discharge legal issues and spend the rest of the evening socializing and enjoying local craft beers at:


Third Space Brewing
1505 W St Paul Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233


Thursday, February 21, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 PM


5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Registration and Social
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Discussion on Employee Discipline & Discharge led by Attorneys Brian Waterman and Claire Hartley
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Social/Networking


Register now for this fun and insightful event. There is no charge to attend this event and the first beer is on free for everyone who RSVPs! Space is limited so be sure to register soon.

Member Sponsored Event: No Small Matter Documentary Viewing
Location: Marquette University
Date & Time: January 30, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Rotaract Club of Milwaukee’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
Location: Oak Barrel Public House
Date & Time: December 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cerebrate the Rotaract Club of Milwaukee’s 10th Anniversary on Thursday, December 13th at Oak Barrel Public House from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

“Rotary Sings” at Enchantment at in The Park
Location: Regner Park
Date & Time: December 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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You are invited to join fellow Rotarians at Enchantment in the Park in West Bend for a Rotary Christmas choral sing along! We are hoping to get a stage full of Rotarians to sing together at this awesome holiday light show.


Enchantment was started 10 years ago by the Washington County Rotary Clubs. It gets bigger and better every year. Rotary will meet in the Santas stage area. It is enclosed and heated. Singing begins promptly at 6:30pm. Song sheets will be provided. West Bend Sunrise Rotary’s very own Joyce Malloy will lead the group. Please let us know for planning purposes how many from your club will attend (best guess). You don’t need to sing well, you just need to love to sing!

Horse and carriage, santa, and roasted marshmallows on tap! Hot soup, hot cocoa and treats available for purchase.


What a fun night for Rotary! For more information about Enchantment on the park please see the website

Ozaukee County NAACP 2018 Freedom Fund Dinner featuring Xavier Ramey of Justice Informed
Location: River Club of Mequon
Date & Time: November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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You are invited to join the Ozaukee County NAACP Branch for their 2018 Freedom Fund Dinner. The evening will begin at 5pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6:15pm, and the dinner program will include presentation of their Game Changer Awards. Their guest speaker will be Xavier Ramey, the CEO of Justice Informed, a social impact consulting firm in Chicago. And our event theme is “The Road to Peace Is Justice.”


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Xavier Ramey is the CEO of Justice Informed. He is also an award-winning social strategist, noted public speaker, and a conflict mediator who has a background in economics, social impact activism, and direct action campaigning in the Black Lives Matter Movement. Xavier has served as the lead of the Social Innovation and Philanthropy Strategy at the University of Chicago, managed multi-million dollar philanthropic portfolios, and worked as a nonprofit Director of Development in Chicago’s North Lawndale community. Xavier is a Rotarian in the Maywood Provisio Rotary Club in Maywood, IL. He also was a presenter at the Rotary Presidential Peacebuilding Conference in Chicago, IL in June of 2018. As well, he is a dynamic speaker with a strong ability to assess how we can move forward in positive ways, as evidenced in his speech to the Rotary International Convention (click here to hear the speech).

YWCA Southeast Wisconsin Evening to Promote Racial Justice
Location: Marcus Center for Performing Arts
Date & Time: November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join YWCA Southeast Wisconsin for their 14th annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice, with keynote speaker Symone Sanders.


This event highlights YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s unparalleled leadership in racial justice efforts and encouraging colleagues and friends to reflect on the work that is yet to be done. It will feature keynote speaker Symone Sanders and annual awards that recognize individuals for their commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women in their professional and personal lives.


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Milwaukee Press Club Luncheon Featuring Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson
Location: Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St.
Date & Time: November 14, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson to Speak
 at Newsmaker Luncheon Hosted by Milwaukee Press Club and


MILWAUKEE – Tommy G. Thompson, Wisconsin’s longest-tenured governor, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmaker Luncheon, hosted jointly by the Milwaukee Press Club and, on Wednesday, November 14.

Thompson, who also served for 20 years in the state Legislature, was elected governor four times, serving from 1987 until 2001, when President George W. Bush appointed him as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. After leaving the public sector at the end of the Bush Administration, Thompson joined the law firm Akin Gump, and the consulting firm Deloitte and joined the boards of directors of a number of other companies. Now managing his family’s 1,500-acre farm in Elroy, Wisconsin, Thompson has a recently released book, Tommy – My Journey of a Lifetime, co-authored by Doug Moe.

Thompson will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. Books will be available for sale and Thompson can sign copies for a limited time after the program. The event is open to the public.
The media panel:

  • Charles Benson – News Reporter/Anchor,TMJ4
  • Dan Bice – Watchdog Columnist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Joyce Garbaciak – Anchor/Reporter, WISN 12 News


The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin. joins the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Press club Newsmaker Luncheons are held to shed light on issues of the day. The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited.  Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done online at  Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at with any questions or call 262-894-2224.

Inspire with Hope Gala
Location: War Memorial Center
Date & Time: November 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Lutheran Home Association (TLHA), a senior and disability housing and outreach ministry, will host the Inspire with Hope Gala at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center in Milwaukee, WI on Friday, November 2. The Inspire with Hope Gala celebrates TLHA’s 120th anniversary and will honor the association’s military and Christian heritage. Click here for more information!

USO Wisconsin Gala
Location: Harley-Davidson Museum
Date & Time: October 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Milwaukee Public Library’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration
Location: Historic Central Library
Date & Time: October 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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All Milwaukee Rotarians can receive the Friends rate. Click here for more information!