Wednesday, April 4, 2007

PPF Presents

On April 25th, Forum president Jeff Browne will present the results of our race relations survey at a breakfast event sponsored by The Business Journal, the Valuing Diversity Task Force of Sussex/Lisbon, the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce, the Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce, and the Hamilton School District.

After Jeff’s presentation there will be a business panel discussion on “Diversity and Doing Business in Waukesha County.” The panel includes: Keith Everson, President, Rexam Sussex; Gloria Keshemberg, Manager of Employment and Employee Relations, Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls; Pat Pearman, Global Manager of Diversity, GE Healthcare; Rob Quadracci, Director of Employee Services, Quad/Graphics, Inc.; Mark Sabljak, Publisher, The Business Journal of Milwaukee; Daniel Trawicki, Waukesha County Sheriff; and Daniel Vrakas, Waukesha County Executive.

For more information and to register, call the Hamilton School District at 262-246-1973 ext. 1100.

Click here for more details on the April 25th diversity presentation.

Also, next week Forum senior researcher Ryan Horton will present findings from our recent analysis of City of Milwaukee economic development efforts. The presentation and following discussion will be held on April 10th at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP) building in Room 345 from Noon - 1:30 pm.

The lecture is part of SARUP's Smart Growth Lecture Series. The Spring 2007 theme for the lecture series is Hidden Assets: Building Community Wealth.

Click here for more details on the April 10th economic development presentation.

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