"What They See Is What They'll Be"

News from the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. 

 February 2014
  

 

100 Black Men of Madison General Membership Meeting
15 February 2014 - Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

 

The next General Membership Breakfast of the 100 Black Men of Madison will be held 8:00-10:00 a.m., Saturday, 15 February 2014, at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse, Greenway Station, 8390 Market Street, Middleton, Wisconsin.
 
Members, if you have not already done so, and as soon as possible, please CLICK HERE TO RSVP your intent to be present. 
19th Annual Heart & Soul Scholarship Ball
15 February 2014 - The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club 
 
Given the importance of successful educational outcomes for our youth, the Madison Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will stage the 19th Annual Heart & Soul Scholarship Fundraiser, 15 February 2014, 7:30 p.m., at The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club, 1 West Dayton Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

 

For the last eighteen years, the Madison Alumnae Chapter has awarded scholarships to local area high school seniors to be applied toward their goal of attending college. Thousands of dollars have been bestowed to numerous area youth to aid their quest in the pursuit of post-secondary education. 

 

To register, please click here.

 

5th Annual Hearts for Helping Wine & Cheese Tasting  
21 February 2014 - The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club
 
Join us for the 5th Annual Hearts for Helping Wine & Cheese Tasting Event on the evening of Friday, 21 February 2014, at the Madison Concourse Hotel.

Sample an excellent selection of Wisconsin's best wines, beers and gourmet cheeses. Bid in the live and silent auctions and enjoy live music!

All proceeds from the event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County serving nearly 3,000 Dane County youth who need us most!
A Conversation with the Candidates: Madison School Board Candidate and Community Forum  
4 March 2014 - Fountain of Life Covenant Church  
 
Michael Flores
Wayne Strong
The Madison Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., will host "A Conversation with the Candidates: Madison School Board Candidate and Community Forum," Tuesday, 4 March 2014, at Fountain of Life Covenant Church, 633 West Badger Road, from 6-7:30 p.m.
 
This event will focus on the upcoming Madison Metropolitan School District School Board race between Wayne Strong and Michael Flores.

To register, please click here.
Party with the 100
29 March 2014 - UW-Madison Pyle Center  
   
On behalf of the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc., you are invited to come Party with 'the 100', 7:00 p.m., 29 March 2014, in the Alumni Lounge of the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706.
 
This will be a good ole' fashioned party with everything you need for a good time.
  • Live Music
  • Silent Auction
  • Dancing
  • Hors D' Oeuvres
  • Door Prizes
  • And Something Special 

African American History Challenge Bowl
5 April 2014 - MMSD Doyle Administration Building 
   
The 100 Black Men of Madison African American History Challenge Bowl (AAHCB) is an educational program designed to enhance the study of African American history. The AAHCB is open to all Madison-area middle school students with the goal to encourage pride, self-worth and an appreciation of the African American legacy and culture. It also is a challenging and fun way for students to expand their knowledge of African American History in highly competitive local and national competitions.

The 2013 winner of the local competition was the team from Spring Harbor Middle School (pictured above).
Outstanding Educators and Mentors Appreciation Breakfast
10 May 2014 - Quarles & Brady LLP
 
Today, within the context of our community, there are few actions more important than the education and mentoring of African-American children.

 

In concert with our Mission and Values, the 100 Black Men of Madison seek to recognize those educators and mentors who have demonstrated an extraordinary sense of humility and a strong commitment to continual improvement, based upon a fundamental motivation to inspire student success.

 

On 10 May 2014, the 100 Black Men of Madison will host its third annual Outstanding Educators and Mentors Appreciation Breakfast.  At this event, those who have made positive differences in the lives of our children will be recognized and celebrated.

 

Registration is required to attend this event. 

To watch a brief video from last year's event, click here

Annual Golf Outing
28 July 2014 - The Legend at Bergamont   
 

The 100 Black Men of Madison cordially invite everyone to join us for a wonderful day of golf on Monday, 28 July 2014, at The Legend at Bergamont in Oregon, Wisconsin.

 

Gather your friends, family and coworkers and join us for a fun day of golf to support the 100 Black Men of Madison as we strive to provide mentorship to our youth in Madison and Dane County!

 

The format is a four-person, best-ball scramble. Prizes and awards will be given for low-gross teams, longest drive, closest to the pin, hole-in-one, $10,000 putting contest, and more! Individuals and teams are welcome, and non-golfers also are invited to attend and support this event at the Awards Dinner.

 

This golf outing is one of our signature events! This fundraising event helps support all of the 100 Black Men of Madison's endeavors, such as our Youth Mentoring Programs, Backpacks for Success event, scholarship campaigns and more!

 

COME OUT AND HELP US SUPPORT OUR YOUTH!

 

To register for this event, please click here. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well.

 

Backpacks for Success Appreciation Banquet
12 August 2014 - UW-Madison Kohl Center  

 

The 6th Annual Backpacks for Success Banquet is scheduled for 12 August 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kohl Center (Gate A).

 

The Banquet raises awareness and funds to support the Backpacks for Success Picnic, which will take place on 16 August 2014, at Demetral Park on Madison's east side. 

 

Over the past 18 years, we have provided over 25,000 backpacks filled with school supplies (at no charge) to area disadvantaged students. This event has become strongly affiliated with the "100" and is a key component of our brand in the community. We need your support to continue this tradition, which has become increasingly relevant in today's economic environment.

 

For more information and to register, please click here

 

Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk
13 September 2014 - Downtown Madison, WI  

 

The 100 Black Men of Madison will hold its 2nd Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk 13 September 2014, in downtown Madison, WI.

 

Last year's walk was the first of its kind in Wisconsin. The objective is to raise awareness about a disease that is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States and affects African-American men more than any other nationality.

 

Encouraged by the vision of Curley Dossman, Jr., Board Chairman of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., this event endeavors to encourage men to be screened to "Help Save the Life of Someone You Know."

 

Watch the 100 Black Men of Madison website for future details about this year's Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk.

 

Ride for Prostate Cancer Awareness
20 September 2014  

 

The 100 Black Men of Madison will hold a Prostate Cancer Awareness Ride on 20 September 2014, and endeavor to promote this as a national event through a partnership with the 100 Black Men of America.

 

Watch the 100 Black Men of Madison website for future developments.

 

 Upcoming Events

  
CLICK HERE to view the entire 100 BMM 
Calendar of Events.
  

15 February
100 Black Men of Madison General Membership Meeting

 

15 February  19th Annual Heart & Soul Scholarship Ball: A Masquerade Affair

 

21 February
Hearts for Helping Wine & Cheese Tasting

29 March
"Party with the 100"  
 
5 April
African American History Challenge Bowl

10 May
Outstanding Educators and Mentors Appreciation Breakfast 

28 July
100 Black Men of Madison Annual Golf Outing

12 August
Backpacks for Success Appreciation Banquet

14 August
Backpacks for Success Stuffing Party

16 August
Backpacks for Success Picnic 
MISSION

 

The Mission of the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.
VISION

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments where our children are motivated to achieve, and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities we serve.

VALUES

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.
P.O. Box 787
Madison, WI 53701
E-Mail | Website

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