Tag: Fundraising

January 10, 2019 5:14 PM

The City of Madison Employee Bowling Tournament is a long-standing tradition. For the past five years, the event has had an additional great purpose. Of course there is the comradery, and the competition, but more important, the effort to raise money and collect food contributions for Second … [read more]

April 9, 2018 3:38 PM

It is time for ShredFest 2018. While receiving free and confidential shredding for your personal records of up to 100 pounds of paper, you can donate to the Second Harvest Foodbank. What a great way to prevent identity theft, get some spring cleaning done, and help your fellow Madisonians end … [read more]

January 11, 2018 2:12 PM

The City of Madison is lucky to have employees that are dedicated to their community in many ways. Not only do they work diligently every day to keep our great City running smoothly, but on their time off, they get together, as a team each year, to do something good for the community, and I truly … [read more]

October 27, 2017 4:27 PM

It is the time of year where Dane County and the City of Madison team up to help raise money for our communities through the Combined Campaign program. There are over 350 nonprofit agencies that public employees can choose from. The deadline is Tuesday, October 31st, so you still have time to … [read more]

January 25, 2017 12:45 PM

City of Madison Employees work hard to provide top notch service for Madison residents. In fact, they take service to others so seriously they even include it in their free time! Every year over 500 City of Madison Employees, from all departments, spend a Saturday together bowling. It’s a … [read more]

October 20, 2016 9:55 AM

Part of what makes Madison so special is our deep commitment to the arts and our compassion and understanding for the most vulnerable. It is embedded in our history, our university, and our culture. As a City, we believe that none have a voice unless all have a voice, and that means … [read more]

October 10, 2016 2:06 PM

Many Americans do not realize the issues surrounding the service and struggles of our nation’s military and Veteran caregivers. The Elizabeth Dole Foundation has launched the Hidden Heroes program to help bring awareness to the traditionally underserved group of parents, spouses, siblings and … [read more]

September 28, 2016 3:44 PM

The Madison Parks Foundation is celebrating 122 years of Madison’s amazing park system as well as the people who helped to create them. These wonderful areas of our city have been enjoyed by many generations and together, with all of our help, will continue to bring pleasure to every age group … [read more]

February 10, 2015 10:04 AM

Oh what a night! Friday evening was an evening of firsts. City of Madison police officers and firefighters suited up for the first annual Madison Fire vs. Madison Police ‘Battle of the Badges’ game that took place at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Great people were brought together … [read more]

February 3, 2015 12:35 PM

Another busy weekend in Madison. Of course there was the Frostiball that Sara and I attended with over 1,200 others at the Overture Center Saturday night. Another great event!  It is certainly a nice way to break up the winter. Earlier on Saturday, I was able to attend Super Saturday held … [read more]

September 19, 2014 4:44 PM

Those of you who attended or tuned in for the Common Council meeting on Tuesday might have noticed something funny on top of Chief Koval’s head: a rainbow-colored clown wig. Sitting beside him, Chief Davis sported a new buzz cut. Every year the Rainbow Project of Madison, a non-profit that … [read more]