On Wednesday morning, March 11th, Hunzinger Construction Company hosted Waukesha County Business Alliance Young Professionals Morning Program at our Hunzinger University Building, 21050 Enterprise Avenue, Brookfield, WI. Over 40 or the area’s “20- and 30-somethings” attended the event whose program was about “The Changing Role of Young Professionals in the Non-Profit Community”. The event began at 7:00 AM and provided a networking opportunity for the members who enjoyed a continental breakfast.
The program began at 8:00 AM sharp with a welcome by Kevin O’Toole, Executive Vice President of Hunzinger and an accomplished volunteer who spent 20 years as a Make-A-Wish Board member both locally and nationally and currently is on the Musicians on Call Board of Directors, serving as its secretary. Musicians on Call is based in New York City and is a nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. They use music to promote and complement the healing process for patients, families, and caregivers.
Christina Szews, an Assistant Project Manager for Hunzinger also welcomed the group and shared her experience as a young professional working at Hunzinger.
The panelists for the program included Angela Mancuso, Executive Director of the Women’s Center, Inc., Diane McGeen, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Waukesha County and Danny Robb, Recruitment Coordinator for Big Brothers Big sister of Metro Milwaukee. The moderator was Jayne Thoma, Vice President of the Center for Community Collaboration United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. They all discussed the scope of their organization’s work and the importance of volunteer service to the wider community.
Danny Robb shared that BBBS has their March Mix @ 6 Social taking place on Wednesday, March 18th from 6-8 PM at Club Paragon Sports Bar at 3578 South 108th Street, in Greenfield for more information on the Mix@6 social or the BBBS organization click www.bbbsmilwaukee.org.
The Women’s Center mentioned that their Annual Luncheon would be held on April 24th at the Italian Community Center, 631 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee at 11:00 AM and tickets for the event are $65 per person. For more information about their luncheon click www.twcwaukesha.org.
Diane McGeen of Waukesha’s Habitat for Humanity explained how local women are invited to be part of a nationwide effort and will help build a home with other caring people in their own community on May 5-9, 2015. For more information on this exciting volunteer opportunity go to http://www.hfhwaukesha.org/.
“Hunzinger was proud to host the event. Nurturing the development of young professionals is something we take very seriously at Hunzinger. The energy and enthusiasm in the group was exciting and it was a great way to start a day!” said Kevin O’Toole.
The Waukesha County Business Alliance Young Professionals is a group that helps “20-& 30- something’s” advance professionally, connect to the community, enrich relationships and become the next generation of leaders in Waukesha County. Networking programs, educational luncheons, and developmental workshops are designed for up-and-coming professionals to interact and build lasting connections.