The Milwaukee Community Sailing Center is celebrating its 40th year and hosting a benefit to provide funding for our STEM Education and programs for youth and the physically‚ mentally and financially disadvantaged.
Saturday‚ March 3‚ 2018
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Anodyne Walker’s Point Roastery
224 W. Bruce St. - Milwaukee
East Side SOUP (Supporting Our Urban Projects) is a micro-granting dinner celebrating and supporting community projects on the East Side of Milwaukee. SOUP is a worldwide initiative that began in Detroit and now has local roots.
Do you or someone you know have a project that would benefit the east side?
Attendees pay $10 for soup‚ salad‚ bread‚ and a vote for which of four pre-selected projects they think will benefit the East Side the most. The winner goes home with all of the money raised at the door to carry out their project. At the dinner‚ residents and supporters connect to share ideas and community resources.
5:00 pm: Sign in‚ grab some food‚ and mingle with your fellow Milwaukeeans.
6:00 pm: Presentations start! Presenters have four minutes (with no visual aids/materials allowed) to tell us about their project and why we should vote for them. They will be allowed to answer up to four questions from the audience (YOU!).
6:30 pm: Discuss the projects‚ ask presenters questions at their tables - presenters can bring project/organization materials for this portion.
7:00 pm: Vote! After a quick word from the event sponsors‚ the winner will be announced!