Calendar

    Apr
    5
    Fri
    Individual Build Day!
    Apr 5 all-day

    Looking for a way to help us build homes, communities, and hope? Join us for Individual Build Day! This is a free and fun day on the job site with other enthusiastic volunteers.  NO experience is needed, and it’s sure to be a good time!  Click here to sign up:  https://www.giveffect.com/campaigns/6493-individual-construction-build-days

    11th Annual Health Summit @ Lunda Center, Western Technical College
    Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – 12:15 pm

    La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium

    Intersection of Health:  The Impact of Poverty and Racism

    Featured Speakers:

    Shaundel Spivey, College Connections Manager
    Western Technical College

    Uttara Manohar, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
    University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    Bridget Todd-Robbins, System of Care, La Crosse County/School District of La Crosse

    Chad Dull, Dean of Learner Support and Transition
    Western Technical College

    Community Resource Speaker:

    Mary Mundt Reckase, Director
    Great Rivers 2-1-1

    Register by:  Friday, March 22cd.

    Apr
    6
    Sat
    Women’s Fund of Greater La Crosse Spring Fling @ Radison Hotel
    Apr 6 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Join us for a fun and relaxed event, with door prizes, vendors and a silent auction! Organize a themed table to celebrate what unites us as women, or come as your wonderful self.

    Thank you for your continued support for women and girls in our community! We look forward to celebrating with you.

    Apr
    9
    Tue
    “Financial Dashboards: Nonprofit Financial Reporting” – A Free Workshop for Nonprofits @ University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Student Union, Room 2130
    Apr 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

    FREE EVENT – BREAKFAST INCLUDED – RSVP REQUIRED

    Please join us for an interactive community forum about nonprofit financial reporting. The forum will cover key financial metrics a nonprofit board and other stakeholders should review to ensure the fiscal sustainability of the organization.

    At  the forum participants will review their organization’s most recent three-year financial performance to determine if they are financially on track. To facilitate this process, participants should bring the last three years of Form 990s. 

    Professor Daniel Neely will present. He is an international expert in nonprofit accounting and finance and faculty member in the Accounting program in the Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

    Co-sponsors for the event include: La Crosse Community Foundation, Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management, and the Political Science & Public Administration Association (PSPAA).

    TO RSVP: Email katie@laxcommfoundation.com with your name and name of your organization. 

    Apr
    12
    Fri
    AAUW La Crosse WINGS workshop @ Myrick Park Center
    Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

    The La Crosse branch of AAUW is once again offering a WINGS (Women INterested in Going to School) workshop!

    WINGS is a gateway to a promising and productive future for women of all ages. This workshop provides information on the aspects of returning to school and gets women started on the process. The target audience of the workshop is women seeking a GED certificate, college admission, a career change, or an upgrade in their job skills.

    Andrea Hansen, director of the SSP program at UWL, is planning the presentations for the workshop.

    Presentations will cover topics such as:

    – What direction, destination and decisions are right for me?

    – Am I smart/ready/good enough to be a successful student?

    – How much does it cost? How can I get financial help?

    – Can I really be a student, parent, provider?

     

    There will also be an opportunity for participants to talk with each college representative.

    Registration deadline: Friday, April 5.

    The entire program is free to participants; childcare and lunch will be provided.

    Apr
    17
    Wed
    YWCA La Crosse Circle of Friends @ La Crosse Center - South Hall Ballroom
    Apr 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Please join us in celebrating the power of individual philanthropy in a community where we’ve been empowering women and families for over 110 years.

    Honoring: Olive Meyers, Philanthropist of the Year and Lynn Berra, Volunteer of the Year.

    RSVP by Tuesday, April 9th.

    Apr
    18
    Thu
    YMCA’S ANNUAL CELEBRATION @ The Waterfront and Cargill Room
    Apr 18 @ 8:00 am

    Join the La Crosse Area Family YMCA to celebrate our year in review and help us honor our 2018 top volunteers.

    When: Thursday, April 18th
    Where: The Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern (Cargill Room)
    Time: 8:00 AM
    COST: $10 per person (includes hot continental breakfast buffet)

    RSVP

    Apr
    27
    Sat
    Neighbor’s Day
    Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

    SIGN UP TO RECEIVE HELP OR VOLUNTEER

    Join Habitat for Humanity and Friends of the Marsh to spruce up the city of La Crosse.  Volunteer for this year’s annual Neighbors Day as we help the elderly and disabled residents get their yards ready for Spring and help clean up our beautiful Marsh.

    Call 608-433-2004 FOR HELP

    Are you an elderly or disabled resident of La Crosse? Sign up by April 15th for Assistance.

    May
    22
    Wed
    La Crosse Area Mental Health First Aid Training Day @ Viterbo University Fine Arts Center
    May 22 all-day

    Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course that gives you the tools to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.  There are courses specific to adult mental health and youth mental health – both courses will be offered at this training.

    What it covers:

    • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness
    • Common signs and symptoms of substance abuse
    • How to assist an individual in a crisis
    • How to connect an individual to help

    Who should attend:  Adult community members, Employers, Faith leaders, Parents, Caring individuals

    www.surveymonkey.com/r/RegisterYMHFA

    Please pre-register – training capacity and space is limited and walk-in availability is limited.