Best Bet Business Events for Week of July 30

Posted on Jul 29, 2012 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The 20th Annual Women’s Golf & Luncheon Benefit will be held Monday, Aug. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Butte des Morts Country Club. The day’s events include a silent auction, raffles, golf and indoor games such as Scrabble, Bunco and Dominoes. Participants have the chance to win a trip for four to Disney World in Orlando. Organizers hope to raise $100,000 for a new Mother Baby Family room in the renovated St. Elizabeth Hospital Women & Families Unit. Last year, the event raised almost $98,000 for a suite in the St. Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center. Since its inception in 1993, the Golf & Luncheon Benefit has raised more than $980,000.

  • Monday, July 30: Current, the Green Bay Chamber’s young professionals group, will host Read to Lead: The Traveler’s Gift, from noon to 1 p.m. For each session of Read to Lead, an area professional will lead a discussion of a book. The speaker will be Chad Heath of Alliance Insurance Centers, LLC, and the book is The Traveler’s Gift: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success, by Andy Andrews. Bring a bag lunch; beverages are provided. Contact Brian Johnson to register: (920) 593-3408 or [email protected].
  • Monday, July 30: The Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce is teaming with the Community Blood Center and Goodwill Industries to host a blood drive from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Chamber office at 101 E. Wisconsin Avenue in Kaukauna. Appointments are recommended. Call The Community Blood Center at (920) 738-3131 or visit www.save3lives.org. Goodwill Industries also will have a donation truck on site.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15: The Women Leaders & Entrepreneurs Series will host the presentation “It’s in the bag – the origins of Chaumé” by Mollie Thirey and Amanda Rhodes, the creators of the handbag company. The free event will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Appleton Yacht Club. To register, visit http://womenleadersseries.eventbrite.com/.
  • Saturday, Aug. 18: The Big Green Sustainable Music Festival will launch its premiere event from noon to 9:30 p.m. at Sunset Park in Kimberly. The proceeds from the event will benefit Sustainable Fox Valley, a local nonprofit organization that promotes self-reliant local economies and a healthy natural environment. The festival includes local food, local marketplace, speakers and exhibits. Admission is $10 and tickets are available now at www.thebiggreenfest.com. Vendor, sponsorship, volunteer and exhibit opportunities are available. Contact Autumn Hill at [email protected] or call (920) 788-1111.