Upcoming Community Business Breakfasts
November 14 - Wake Up Call: Recognizing the Signs of Substance Abuse
The goal of this presentation is to educate parents and other adults who are influential in the lives of youth so they know what seemingly innocent items can actually be an indication of substance abuse.
There is a $5.00 charge for this breakfast.
Katie Westerman, MRC, MS
Educational Coordinator Katie is a certified K-12 School Counselor and former Rehabilitation Counselor. Her experience includes working as a counselor for the Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, program manager at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and most recently, the coordinator for parent and community education programs in the Oconomowoc Area School District for 8 years.
MPA Executive Director, Your Choice to Live, Inc. Ashleigh Nowakowski has been working in the substance abuse prevention field since 2009. Her work includes speaking in middle and high schools, teaching in health classes, and working with high-risk youth in the Detour program. Ashleigh also has experience working with youth who are concerned about a loved one’s substance use. Ashleigh has her Master’s degree in Public Administration.
Founder of Your Choice to Live, Inc. Sandi's personal experience with her son, Tyler's addiction and her passion for helping others led her to leave her career in banking to start Your Choice to Live, Inc. Your Choice is a drug and alcohol abuse prevention, education and awareness program for students, parents and communities.
October 16, 2018 - Workforce Development
Jim Falco discusses Workforce Development's achievements of pairing employers who are looking for employees to employ those who are looking for jobs.
Tricia Braun explains the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's (WEDC) goal to draw people's interest in the state of Wisconsin.