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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 3/27/2015
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Madison is proud to be involved with this year's Movers for Moms. Donations to benefit moms in crisis will be collected at schools, daycares and other community partners (see list below) throughout April and then delivered to YWCA of Madison and Rock County around Mother's Day. Ideal donations include nice soaps, hair styling products, shampoos and conditioners, pillows, blankets, slippers and other basic clothing items. Some items specifically requested by YWCA include: Disposable diapers & pull ups (Sizes 3, 4, & 5), Wet wipes, Hand wipes, pads, tampons, toothbrushes, toothpaste, New dishcloths & towels, and Laundry soap. See more and donation locations here


Posted on 4/14/2015
Community Partnerships, Inc. will be hosting its 8th Annual Circle of Hope event, Friday May 8, 2015 from 6-10 pm in Varsity Hall at Union South, UW-Madison Campus. We will again be hosting a Casino Night with this year'€™s theme "Vintage Vegas"€. In addition to a night filled with casino fun complete with prizes, we will have both a live and silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, and will again present our annual Circle of Hope awards honoring and recognizing those who have offered outstanding service and supports to children, young adults, and families with human service needs or who are struggling with mental illness. The goal of the event is to increase public awareness of mental health and raise funds for Community Partnerships to provide innovative programming that keep children and individuals impacted by mental illness at home and in our community.

Posted on 4/8/2015
The Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County welcomes members and non-members to a networking event at The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison, on Thursday, May 21st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Free. Light appetizers will be served. Make new connections. Go to to register, or call 608-712-3522 with questions.

Posted on 4/1/2015
Sustain Dane is hosting through their Sustainable Business Network their Quarterly meeting featuring: John Sheehan, UW Health American Center Willa Small Kuh, Affiliated Engineers, Inc. Fred Betz, Affiliated Engineers, Inc. PLUS special guests in the audience will include a Delegation from the City of Lidkaping, Sweden, who are visiting Madison to exchange best practices within the sustainability field. The delegation includes: Kajsa Ezelius, Mayor Elin Liljeback Nilsson, Director Sustainable Development Unit Gabriella Lapadatovic, International Developer Linnea Bengtsson, International Business Developer Free for Sustainable Business Network members & first time businesses Networking starts at 7:30am with light breakfast and coffee. Program begins at 8:00 am. Learn more about Sustain Dane's Sustainable Business Network here. This meeting is sponsored by: Union Cab of Madison UW Credit Union Sustain Dane With food provided by: Whole Foods Market

Posted on 4/1/2015
SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP - Laser Business Coaching Open House Tuesday, April 21st, Noon-1:30pm Give your confidence a boost, and break through obstacles to pursue your dream! Three experienced business coaches will provide free "laser" sessions to help get you out of your rut and ready to take the next step towards your dream. Laser sessions are a short 20 minutes, and they help you gain clarity or see things from a new perspective. Step into 20 minutes of focused attention just for you – it’s a powerful way to boost your business and bring your dream to life! To reserve your spot, please visit our upcoming events page here.

Posted on 3/26/2015
In continued partnership, the Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) and the Urban League of Greater Madison (ULGM) will host a joint event for Madison Region business and community leaders focused on economic development and diversity. This Summit builds on last year’s inaugural joint event and marries MadREP’s annual State of the Madison Region Summit and the Urban League’s Workplace Diversity & Leadership Summit in recognition of the need for authentic collaboration to advance the region’s economy, understand the impact of diversity within business, and improve opportunities for all the region’s citizens. The day-long Summit on May 14th at Monona Terrace will engage, educate, and empower attendees around issues related to economic, workforce, and community development. Held at the Monona Terrace, the event will feature keynote speakers, break-out sessions, and ample networking opportunities. Visit here for more details and to register!

Posted on 3/24/2015
Gooseberry on the Square has opened! They are open 6am-6pm Monday thru Friday. Breakfast and lunch is served all day with 4 home made soups and a 20 foot salad bar. Check out for more details! And if you have a chance, like them on facebook.

Posted on 3/10/2015
In most parts of the world people come together to break bread. In Wisconsin, we break ice. As frosty and frozen give way to the heat of March Madness and cabin fever, the change of season is a reason to come together. The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce introduces IceBreaker, a new annual, spring lunch and networking event to be held on April 23, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the floor of the Kohl Center, the first business event of its kind. Innovation requires space for human interaction, making the Kohl Center home of UW basketball and hockey the perfect, yet unconventional, place to make connections happen. For this event, school spirit makes way for the spirit of innovation. IceBreaker is the spring companion event to the fall Annual Dinner, the premier networking event for the Greater Madison business community. Last year'€™s dinner drew a sold-out crowd of more than 1,000 attendees. Like Annual Dinner, IceBreaker promises an energizing program of influential speakers with Greater Madison's business and community leaders in attendance. Register here.

Posted on 2/26/2015
Join Sustain Dane, Dane Buy Local & Latino Professional Association of Greater Madison for a new four-part series in 2015 on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We will learn and renew appreciation for workplace equity and inclusivity issues. The topics for the series will be chosen based on feedback received from 80+ community members at our launch event in December 2014. Read our pledge and be part of this honest conversation and movement to create a more inclusive and equitable workplace. Friday, May 1, 8:30-10:30 AM @ Urban League - Company Culture Friday, September 18, 8:30-10:30 AM @ Urban League - Training Friday, December 4, 8:30-10:30 AM @ Urban League Individual sessions | $20. For more info, click here.

Posted on 2/17/2015
Tickets to the 9th Annual Merrill Lynch Grand Gala benefitting Operation Fresh Start are now on sale. The event is taking place on Friday, May 1st and will be a memorable evening celebrating 45 years of providing youth a path to self-sufficiency! You can learn more here.

Posted on 2/05/2015
Register now for the 34th Annual Crazylegs classic! The race is taking place on Saturday, April 25th at 10am and will feature an 8K Run and 2 Mile Walk with Coach Kelly Sheffield, Head Coach of the UW Women's Volleyball team, serving as the 2015 Crazylegs Grand Marshal! There are three registration time-lines, sign up early and save money! Also be sure to stay for the post-race celebration in Camp Randall Stadium featuring live entertainment from one of the region's best cover bands, Super Tuesday and the UW Marching Band. Get yourself, your family, your friends, or your co-workers ready to be part of a UW Madison springtime tradition! For more information or to register, click here.

Posted on 1/22/2015
Madison Area Technical College is holding a Spring Leadership Conference at their West Campus (302 S. Gammon Rd) on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Learn leadership at all levels with break out sessions in the afternoon. The event runs from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, lunch is provided and the cost is $149/person or a bundle price of $125/each for 3 or more registrations. For more information and to register, click here!


Posted on 3/26/2015
SVA has been named to the Accounting Today Top 100 Firms list which ranks the top accounting firms in the US by revenue both nationally and regionally. SVA is ranked in the top 60 firms nationally and in the top 15 firms regionally. "We are proud to again be recognized as part of this elite group of peers," stated Carl Schultz, President and CEO. "œSVAÃ's continued recognition in these rankings from year-to-year and the overall firm'™s success is attributed to the success of our clients. Our focus on their needs, while helping them achieve measurable results, is our top priority."

Employee Promotions/Changes

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Job Listings

Posted on 4/1/2015
The Vice President of Operations is a key position for a forward-thinking, growth-oriented, customer-focused technology company like SupraNet. This position involves an array of responsibilities including strategy, technology operations, project management, and team management, along with experience and vision when it comes to technology. The VP of Operations must have leadership skills and enthusiasm for serving the needs of both internal and external customers. The VP of Operations must comply with established policies, procedures and overall Company Core Values. Learn more here.

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