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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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Posted on 9/30/2016
Cresa is proud to announce that KMG Software will maintain its presence in Madison's CBD, renewing their lease at 214 N. Hamilton Street, with the help of commercial real estate specialists Ross and Tim Rikkers of Cresa Madison. KMG is a software company that provides polished user interface experiences for the customers of companies such as Disney, Sony, Universal and, more locally, Kalahari and WPS. Their decision to stay in the CBD is another sign of a growing tech sector in downtown Madison.

Posted on 10/17/2016
On October 12, SSM Health St. Mary’s Foundation-Madison held a press conference to launch the $1.5 million Restoring Strength & Hope capital campaign to redesign and relocate the inpatient Behavioral Health unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. 1 in 4 Americans are affected by mental illness each year, and more than two-thirds of those affected live in communities like ours and lead productive lives. We invite you to learn more about this campaign and consider how you can help others in our community who desperately need support. For more information, contact Sandy Lampman at 608-258-5600 or click here.

Posted on 9/28/2016
In as little as one hour per week, you can provide the academic coaching that a struggling youth needs to realize their full academic potential! Urban League is seeking at least 500 volunteer tutors for the Schools of Hope Middle School Program this year. Schools of Hope is a signature partnership between the Urban League, United Way, and the Madison, Sun Prairie, and Oregon School Districts. Many times and locations are available to fit your schedule and free training is being provided this Thursday, September 29, 5:00 PM at Memorial High School. Training will be led by MMSD staff. This training workshop is open to all new and continuing volunteer tutors. Sign up for tutoring opportunities right on site, download a tutor application now, or contact Anthony Brown.


Posted on 10/17/2016
Join Sustain Dane on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 7:30 AM to 9:30am for thier "B-Corp in Our Backyard: Certifying Sustainability" event. Two local businesses - Yumbutter and Cricket Design Works - share their sustainability journeys in becoming B-Corp certified and the lessons learned along the way. Join Madison’s business leadership community to gain unique local perspectives on this rising standard for sustainable business certification. Click here for more info.

Posted on 10/12/2016
Diversity isn't just for the human relations department. Creating an inclusive and diverse organization requires buy-in from all areas of an organization. Join Sustain Dane on Wednesday, November 30, from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM to learn how you can affect positive change within your organization, no matter your job title. Participants will go through an interactive process for identifying how to utilize their roles, create goals and start action plans with a focus on diversity, inclusion and equity. Click here to register.

Posted on 10/12/2016
Housing Initiatives, the City of Madison Arts Commission, and event partners present the Wisconsin Premiere of a new documentary film that investigates the failed mental health policies of the US military and the deadly consequences to the troops. Join Housing Initiatives on Tuesday, October 25th, 7pm at the Barrymore Theatre to experience this film that sheds light on what our soldiers face after they return home and how our country can better support them. Learn more here.

Posted on 9/23/2016
On Thursday, October 20, 12-1pm, grow your business dream and get answers to all of your social media-related questions with this live, online Q&A session. Experts Dean DeLisle of Forward Progress and Heather Heuman of Sweet Tea Social will be online answering your questions in their area of expertise. Feel free to submit your questions to the coaches ahead of time by emailing them to Click here to register

Posted on 10/3/2016
We live in an unprecedented time of opportunity. With so many choices, it can be difficult to know which road to take. Sometimes, you just have to trust yourself, take one step at a time and move in a new direction. In this talk, Laura Gallagher will share her insights as a trailblazing entrepreneur, author and musician. Join DreamBank on Tuesday, October 18th, from 8:30-9:30am. Doors open early at 8 am for this event. To register click here.

Posted on 8/31/2016
If you wanna be a Badger, just come tailgate with The Edgewater! Park onsite and take their round-trip shuttle to and from Camp Randall, then stay after the game for live music, Badger prizes and games and a tailgate that only The Edgewater can provide. The 2016 Edgewater Tailgate Series will take place for each Badger home game on 10/29, 11/12 and 11/26. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your friends, family and fans down to the shores of Lake Mendota in the heart of downtown Madison! *Tailgates are outdoors, so follow The Edgewater on social media for any inclement weather and real-time updates. For more info including the live music line-up for each tailgate, click here.

Posted on 8/30/2016
The Saris Gala is taking place on Friday, November 4th at 7:00pm at Union South. This year’s gala is going for gold with special guest, world champion triathlete and 2016 Team USA gold medalist, Gwen Jorgensen. Proceeds for the gala go to support the Wisconsin Bike Fed and programs that enhance bicycling in our community. Tickets are on sale now! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Posted on 8/25/2016
Each year Madison Public Library partners with UW-Madison to extend the perennially popular Go Big Read program into the broader community with book discussions and other events. This year, the program is based around the powerful and timely book Evicted by Matthew Desmond, which follows several Milwaukee residents as they struggle to find and keep housing in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. The author will be speaking at the Memorial Union on Tuesday, November 1st and a resource fair is being held at the Central Library a week later on Wednesday, November 9th in order to provide an opportunity for anyone interested to learn more about how the issues addressed in the book affect our community, how organizations are working to address these issues, and how others can get involved. For more information, click here and to participate in the resource fair, click here.

Posted on 7/26/2016
Join Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM) on Saturday, December 3rd for their Creating for a Cause Holiday Art Fair. Over 60 local artists are donating 20% or more of their proceeds to MOM's homelessness prevention and hunger fighting programs. Come and shop for a cause! Beautiful pottery, many styles of jewelry, fused and blown glass, fiber arts including purses, scarves and aprons, wood, paintings, and prints - all created by local artists. For more information click here.

Posted on 7/22/2016
Mark your calendar for the 2016 Badger Bioneers conference on Thursday, November 10th. Join Sustain Dane to celebrate social innovation and honor champions in our community. With keynote speakers, t10oughtful discussion, and collaborative workshops, the Badger Bioneers conference offers insight, solutions, and inspiration. You can register early and save $50! For more information and to register, please click here.


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Employee Promotions/Changes

Posted on 10/13/2016
Wegner CPAs is pleased to introduce the new, talented employees that joined our firm this fall: Cam Brawley, CPA, Director of SALT Services; Christy Rudolf, CPA, Outsourced Accountant; Andrei Maghiar, CPA, Senior Accountant-Tax; and Collin Alexander, Staff Accountant-Tax. Each person brings unique expertise and will enhance our service to clients in the departments they join. We are excited to have these four new staff on board!

Job Listings

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