Tuesday, June 28, 2011

4th of July Weekend Show - VETransfer

UPDATE! Listen to the show: VETransfer.org

On this Saturday's show Diane will be talking with Veteran Entrepreneurial Transfer executives Ted Lasser, Director with VETransfer and a Vietnam Air Force Veteran, and Nick Wichert, Director of Business Development and a VETransfer Coach.

Listen in to learn about VETransfer, why the program is important, what it means to veterans, and how veterans can get involved. 

About VETransfer (for more information visit www.vetransfer.org): 
As of March 28, 2011 VETransfer.org has been funded in part by the VA and soon through charitable donations via the Patriot Partner Program. The business accelerator program is earmarked through the Department of Veteran Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2) as a future GI Bill Benefit. All Veteran Entrepreneurs who served or are currently serving in the U.S. Military who are interested in starting a business should contact VETransfer. Regardless of your level of expertise, VETransfer can assist as much as or as little as you need to help you plan, launch, and succeed at running your business!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

It's that time of year again - SUMMERFEST!

Update! Listen to the show: Summerfest 
Summerfest - The World's Largest Music Festival right here in Milwaukee - is around the corner and this Saturday Diane will be talking live with Summerfest executives Don Smiley, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John Boler, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Tune in to hear about the latest and greatest this year at Summerfest:
June 29 – July 3 and July 5 – 10, 2011 (Closed on Monday, July 4)
Noon until midnight daily

Gate Admission Tickets
  • Adults and Children over 10: 
    • Weekday Admission Ticket $8 (valid Tuesday – Friday, prior to 4:00 pm)
    • General Admission Ticket $15 (valid anytime, including evenings after 4:00 pm and weekends)
  • Seniors (60 and over): $3 at all times
  • Children (10 and under): $3 at all times
  • Infants (2 and under): FREE
Advanced Sale Tickets
Visit Instant Tickets on Summerfest.com to purchase General Admission tickets.
3-Day Pass: $33 (Save $12 off the evening and weekend admission price!)

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

This Saturday - Business Succession Planning

Update! Listen to the show: Business Succession Planning
Listen in this Saturday as Diane and Carl Holborn, Attorney at Law with O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., discuss Business Succession Planning. They'll review many aspects of succession planning including:

  • Can the Business be transferred
  • To whom should the Business be transferred to
  • How much is the Business worth
  • And many other topics!

Carl assists individuals, executives, professionals, and business owners with estate and business planning, as well as trust and probate administration. He also focuses on estate, gift, and income taxation.

Make sure to listen live and call in to have your questions answered!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

2011 Lakefront Festival of Arts

Updated! Listen to the show: Lakefront Festival of Arts
The 2011 Lakefront Festival of Arts is coming up June 17 - 19, and this Saturday Diane will be talking with Mick Dwyer, Lakefront Festival of Arts Co-Chair, and Krista Renfrew, Milwaukee Art Museum's Special Events Director. Diane, Mick and Krista will talk about what is new at LFOA this year, who the artists will be, the "Summer of China" and more about the long-running festival, now in its 49th year!

Lakefront Festival of Arts

Friday, June 17, 2011, Noon–9 PM
Saturday, June 18, 2011, 10 AM–7 PM
Sunday, June 19, 2011, 10 AM–5 PM

$14 at the gate
$20 three-day pass
$8 for Milwaukee Art Museum Members with valid membership card. Free to kids under 16 with a paid adult.

Official festival parking is available.

Order tickets online.
Advance ticket sale locations available starting May 23.
For more information, call 414-224-3253

View the official LFOA program online.

2011 MAP
Download the LFOA Map.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Mark O'Connell and Guest from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

Updated! Listen to the show: 
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

This week Mark O'Connell, resident political expert and Executive Director of the Wisconsin Counties Association, is joined in the studio by James Buchen from the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Make sure to listen and call in; join the conversation with your questions and comments!