April Meeting Recap

April was Mental Health Awareness Month and BVN decided to focus on physical and mental health for the April Membership Meeting. We began the meeting with a diaper packing project benefiting The Beacon. The remaining potion of the meeting featured panelists from several nonprofits: Kim Tesch, The Beacon Kristen Esbensen, NAMI Dane County Kathleen Roach, Special Olympics The […]

Community Volunteer Awards Recap

Katrina Dunlavy, WKOW TV The community came together April 30th at the Madison Concourse Hotel for the 29th Annual Community Volunteer Awards. There were over 500 attendees including over 100 volunteers celebrated at the event. Nolan Brown from Springs Window Fashions, along with 27 News Anchors Amber Noggle and George Smith hosted the event. Many awards were […]

Tech-Know: LinkedIn

Starting June 2019, the Business Volunteer Network is retiring its LinkedIn Group and moving to a LinkedIn Company Page in order to more effectively share value-add content. We’re excited to make a switch with our social media presence. Starting June 2019, we’re hoping to expand our social media reach with a new LinkedIn Company Page. While the […]

Seasons of Caring: Day of Action

How will you use your extra time? Consider volunteering on June 21! We’re thrilled to launch Summer Seasons of Caring: Day of Action on June 21! June 21 is the Summer Solstice, so we are asking the community to volunteer on the longest day of the year at projects throughout Dane County. Here’s how you and your employees can […]

Meet a BVN Member: WKOW

WKOW TV was the first television station in Madison, Wisconsin. The company was established June 30, 1953 and since then they have grown to 80 employees. WKOW is owned by Quincy Media, Inc. a family-owned communications company whose subsidiaries operate seventeen television stations, AM and FM radio stations, and two newspapers. The company takes an active role in working for […]