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May 6, 2022

On May 3rd, we welcomed the Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Palermo's, Nick Fallucca. As a 3rd generation leader of the Palermo family’s Milwaukee-based business, Nick addressed a range of topics including Palermo’s history, its family of brands, the partnership with Funky Fresh Spring Rolls, and managing...


Apr 28, 2022

On April 26th we welcomed Bob Babisch, Summerfest's Vice President of Entertainment.

A 46-year veteran of Milwaukee World Festival, and highly respected member of the entertainment industry, Bob manages tens of millions of dollars in the entertainment budget and helps book the world's biggest acts for Summerfest on an...


Apr 21, 2022

Milwaukee County is blessed with 15,000 acres of public green space—one of the largest holdings in urban America. It wasn’t always that way. Historian John Gurda gives a fresh look at the evolution of our stellar—and much-endangered—park system from the days of tiny public squares and private beer gardens to...


Apr 15, 2022

On April 12th, we welcomed Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman to Rotary.

Chief Norman was appointed to the Milwaukee Police Department in 1996. Before being sworn in as the Chief of the Milwaukee Police Department in 2021, he was the executive commander of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, which oversees the...


Apr 6, 2022

At Tuesday's breakfast, we welcomed David Reeves, an entrepreneur and former President of Open Gov. After growing up in Milwaukee, David started an amazing career helping build successful companies including an IPO company in Silicon Valley. David shared his journey from his move back to Milwaukee in 2020, his...