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February 01, 2020 1:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Sharyn Alden

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Journaling Tips to Get What You Want in Life with Chicago Author and Life Coach, Judith Joy, Hosts FREEMini-Workshop on How to Accomplish Your Dreams—Through Journaling!

Barnes & Noble, East Towne Mall

Come and Meet Author Judith Joy for her Workshop, Book Talk, Sales & Signing

Judith Joy, the author of the new book, Dear Future Lover: Bring Your Book Boyfriend to Life says, “Strategies that worked for me –bringing my ‘book boyfriend (now husband) to life, can work for you, too.” Joy is a Chicago-based dream creation coach, Matrix Energetics Certified Practitioner, teacher, author, speaker, wife, mother and grandmother.  www.yeswithjoy.com  

The author coaches lifestyle workshops and gives presentations to groups of all sizes about finding future (best) relationships, new opportunities, even jobs. During the workshop she will describe her own journey and the process she used to find true love.

Betty Custer

Saturday, February 8   2pm

Celebration of the life of Sandra Gajic

Overture Lobby, Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State St

A Celebration of Life for Sandra Gajic, the CEO and president of the Overture Center for the Arts who passed away on December 6 after a seven-month battle with cancer, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. in the Overture Hall Lobby with light desserts and coffee/tea in Promenade Terrace afterward.   Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with the celebration free and open to the public. Sandra was a Tempo member.

She was the first woman to run Overture Center. She had relentless energy, passion for her work and a strong business acumen, leading Overture Center during one its most successful seasons ever. A seasoned executive in the arts with more than 28 years of experience to her credit, Gajic began her Overture tenure on August 13, 2018.

Megan Purtell

Sunday, February 9, 2002 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

13th Annual Beer and Chocolate to benefit The Breast Cancer Recovery

Dexter’s Pub, 301 North St

Enjoy an afternoon of cookie, beer, wine, and spirits tasting with over 30 different area breweries and distilleries from the Southern Wisconsin area! $25 at the door, along with a fabulous silent auction and 50/50 raffle. All proceeds support Breast Cancer Recovery’s Infinite Boundaries Retreats.

Jennifer Uphoff Gray

Sunday, Feb. 16 from 5:00 pm - 8:00pm

Forward Theater Game Night Featuring BINGO

Goodman Center Brassworks Building, 214 Waubesa St., Madison

Bring the whole family and enjoy good eats, fun games, and great company at the 3rd Annual Forward Theater Game Night Featuring BINGO!

In addition to an epic night of some high-stakes BINGO games, you can bring a gently used board game or puzzle for the Game Swap, or enter the Super Raffle to win experiences and treasures from area businesses such as:

· Dave & Buster's

· Conscious Carnivore


·Willy St. Coop

·Bricks & Minifigs, I'm Board!, and Noble Knight Games

All proceeds benefit Forward Theater! Seating is limited.

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Renee Moe

Thursday, Feb. 27, 8-9:30 a.m.

Community Celebration

Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center 1 John Nolen Dr.

United Way brings community together to address our most difficult human challenges. If you care about homelessness, our local youth, health and education access, how non-profits collaborate, or individual and corporate social responsibility, this is an inspiring event that you won’t want to miss.

Non-profit organization the event proceeds benefit:  United Way of Dane County (no charge to attend thanks to sponsors and this isn’t a fundraising event)

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Martha Sullivan

Friday, February 28, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Leadership Roundtable on Alzheimer’s

Panera Bread, 3416 University Avenue

As a leader in our community, your input is invaluable.  We know that Alzheimer’s disproportionately impacts women – both those living with the disease and as caretakers.  We cordially invite you to join Alzheimer’s Association staff and other community members for a roundtable discussion about growing the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest fundraiser to fight the disease and build awareness of the needs of those impacted, available support and research surrounding Alzheimer’s.  Together, we’ll brainstorm how you and your network can help lead the way to a future without Alzheimer’s.

Please join us.  We are not asking you to serve on the Walk Planning Committee – unless, of course, you’d like to.  Rather, we would like to take this opportunity to gather your feedback on who you think might be a good leader and partner within our community to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Free event – Come learn more about the resources the Alzheimer’s Association provides and how to help. RSVP to hemeronk@alz.org  or 908.203.8500, ext. 8003 by February 26, 2020
For more information:  Martha Sullivan, Partner, Honkamp Krueger & Co.; Executive Committee and Board member – Alzheimer’s Association – Wisconsin

Valerie Renk

Saturday, Feb. 29 from Noon – 6 p.m.

Souper Bowl

Madison West High School, 30 Ash St.

We'll have all of your favorite mascots, media personalities, mayors, and maybe even Miss Wisconsin! The event is scheduled a few weeks later than normal, so please mark your calendar to join us at Madison West High School on Saturday, Feb. 29 from Noon - 6 p.m. Last year’s event served more than 1,400 attendees over 200 gallons of soup! We hope to see you there!  The cost is $15 for a bowl (including soup, salad, bread and dessert); or $35 for a family of four (two bowls, four meals). We also will have soups that are vegan/vegetarian/gluten free!

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Eve Galanter & Megan Purtell

Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Arty Party: Leaping into Our New Space

HotelRed, 1501 Monroe St, Madison 53711

Enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, raffles, and games as you hop from station to station to collect stamps on your trail map! Arty Party is Monroe Street Arts Center’s major fundraising event of the year, we are also celebrating (and raising money...) for our move this summer down the street to a larger space!

Ticket Options: $65.00 per person or $200.00 for group of four

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Holly Cremer Berkenstadt

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 5:30 to 8 PM

Goodman Community Center's:
5th Annual International Women’s Day Event

Working theme: Stronger, Smarter, Bolder Together

Monona Terrace and Convention Center, Madison, WI

With all Madison has going for it, it also has some of the most extreme racial disparities in the country. Dane County repeatedly ranks near the bottom in national studies of racial disparities in economic status, health, education, justice and child welfare for African Americans as well as for Hispanics and Asians. That’s simply not right, and until that changes, Madison cannot be counted as a great place to live and work — for everyone.

$100 per person

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Annette Knapstein

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

2020 LUNAFEST Film Festival -- Films by, for and about women

Marcus Point Cinema, 7825 Big Sky Drive

Zonta Club of Madison is part of an International organization working together to empower women worldwide through advocacy and service. This is the second year Zonta has brought LUNAFEST to Madison, and last year it sold out!

LUNAFEST was created to provide a platform for women to share their untold stories with the world. Ticket proceeds will support the “Bring the Basics. Period.” project and a variety of other efforts that support women and girls in the Dane County area.

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Tiffany Kinney

April 9, 2020 from 5:00 pm -8:00 pm

Downtown Madison Spring 2020 Wine Walk

Tickets on sale February 1, 2020

Join Madison’s Central Business Improvement District for the Downtown Madison Spring Wine Walk on Thursday April 9, 2020 from 5-8pm. This evening event is a fun, safe way to shop and to enjoy downtown. Attendees will explore the shops and businesses in Downtown Madison as they taste a variety of wines. All attendees can register to win one of three great prizes, including a grand prize bag worth between $300 and $500. Tickets are $37 and include a commemorative wine glass, wristband, shopping bag, drink samples, and shopping specials at a variety of Sip Stops. There are 20+ stops. Free tickets are available for designated drivers. Tickets go on sale February 1, 2020. For more information, please see our event page here: https://bit.ly/38FEpor

Annette Knapstein

On-going through June 2020

Bring the Basics. Period.

Donate products through Annette Knapstein or make checks payable to Zonta Madison Foundation

Zonta Club of Madison’s “Bring the Basics.Period.” project is collecting period products and monetary donations to address period poverty in the greater Madison area. The products will be distributed to almost 20 local agencies that serve women and girls in need.

And the need is real! A recent study by Always brand found that one in five girls in the U.S. miss school because they lack access to pads and tampons. More Information

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