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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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To make a submission online, please use the Member News Submission Form.


General News

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

Events

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 3/26/2015
Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Participate in Madison Startup Weekend — part of a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a cofounder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. Register now for the best weekend of your life!


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 gooseberrymadison.com for more details! And if you have a chance, like them on facebook.


Posted on 3/24/2015
Flux Moped's 100% Electric Flux Moped Spring Auction is live! Check out their Facebook page here for more details!


Posted on 3/24/2015
ActionCOACH Workshop: 6 Steps to a Great Business Gain control of your time, team and money , Turn your marketing into an investment, not an expense , Multiply your customers, revenue and profits , Leverage team, systems, technology and marketing , Recruit, motivate and retain a winning team of employees to create a profitable company culture , Steps to Financial Mastery and understanding the numbers that drive any business The workshop is complimentary, however seating is limited. Date: Friday, April 10 Time: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM Where: The Madison Club, 5 E Wilson St , Madison, WI 53703 Registration: here Questions: (608) 441-5375


Posted on 3/18/2015
The Edgewater is pleased to announce two Easter Brunch options. The Statehouse will offer a four-course prix fixed menu and the Grand Ballroom will offer a gourmet buffet. Make your reservations here today!


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!

Awards/Recognitions

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."


Posted on 3/10/2015
Summit Credit Union has been honored with the 2014 Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award for its CUatWork educational program for employees of Madison- and Milwaukee-area businesses. "It'™s an honor to receive this award for Summit'™s partnerships with employers to bring the benefit of financial wellness to their employees," said Kim Sponem, CEO/President of Summit Credit Union. "œCUatWork is part of our holistic approach. Providing financial education in the workplace means employees know more, have greater control, fewer financial worries and less stress for better health and productivity."

Employee Promotions/Changes

Posted on 2/26/2015
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP recently announced that Denasha A. Scott been elected to the Board of Directors and that Christopher B. Hughes has been re-elected chair of the firm's Board of Directors and Managing Partner of the firm.

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