Area fundraisers

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Pancake & Porkie Breakfast: 8 a.m.-noon, St. Brendan's Inn, 234 S. Washington St. , Green Bay. $6, free age 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit Downtown Green Bay Kiwanis Club scholarships and community youth programs. (920) 327-7835,

Walk MS: 9 a.m. check-in, 10 a.m. 3.5-mile walk begins, West De Pere High School, 665 Grant St., De Pere.


Marion House RibsFest Fundraiser: 5:30 p.m. silent auction and hors d' oeuvres, 7 p.m. buffet dinner, Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. Musical entertainment by Mike Garrity. Proceeds benefit Marion House's programs for young mothers. Sponsored by Green Bay Exchange Club,

Silent Night: Hand-N-Hand Fundraiser: 5 p.m., Tundra Lodge Resort, Green Bay. Auctions, dinner, casino events, live music. Master of ceremonies: Pete Petoniak. $75 per person; sponsorship opportunities available. Reservations due April 8., (920) 737-0477.

Casino Royale Night benefiting Exceptional Equestrians: 6 p.m.-midnight, St. Norbert College Michels Commons Ballroom, 409 Third St., De Pere. Glamorous evening of cocktails, gambling, chocolates and entertainment. $100 or $1,200 for a table for eight. Reservations required by April 12. Call (920) 336-0700,


Green Bay March for Babies: 8 a.m., Ashwaubenon Community Center, 936 Anderson Drive, Ashwaubenon. Supports community programs that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and funds medical research. (920) 337-9099,

Celebrate Fairview: Noon, Groucho's, W139 Angelica St., Krakow. Raffles, auction, basket sale. Booyah, bake sale, karaoke, kids fun run. Fairview Choir. Supervised kids area with games, crafts and bouncers. Proceeds go toward Fairvew Elementary School's outdoor educational and recreational opportunities for students, families and the community. Free admission. (920) 494-9141.

West Side YMCA electronics recycling day: 8 a.m.-noon, West Side YMCA, 601 Cardinal Lane, Howard, in the south parking lot (near the library). Laptops, cell phones, wire/cables, stereos, telephone systems, keyboards, modems, appliances. Computer monitors and televisions will be recycled for $10 fee. Proceeds benefit the YMCA's Strong Kids Campaign.

May 2

NWTC Night Out at the Bottle Room: 5:30 p.m., The Bottle Room, 2300 Lineville Road, Suamico. Wine, networking, and fun. $30. Proceeds benefit the NWTC Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

May 6

Brown County Community Women's Club game day party: 10:30 a.m. registration, 11:15 luncheon, noon-4 p.m. gaming and prizes, May 6, Thornberry Creek Golf Club, 470 Pine Tree Road, Oneida. Mexican dominoes, bridge, and hand and foot canasta. Lunch, bake sale, raffle and silent auction. Open to nonmembers and members. $25. Email Sue Protzman at Proceeds donated to Brown County charities.

May 11

Caring For Mackenzie Benefit: 4-10 p.m., 21 Guns Saloon, 110 Main St., Denmark. Music Raffles Silent Aution Food and more Proceeds go to help the family with medical costs. Donations accepted. (920) 863-2824.

Walk to Cure Diabetes: 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk begins, Brown County Fairgrounds, 1500 Fort Howard Ave., De Pere. (920) 997-0038,

May 17

Toast 2 Success: 6-9 p.m., Green Bay Distillery, 835 Potts Ave., Ashwaubenon. Auction, raffle, food, drinks and entertainment, hosted by Packers wide receiver James Jones and his wife, Tamika. $25 tickets available at or

May 30

Celebrity Bartending: 6 p.m., Green Bay Distillery 835 Potts Ave, Ashwaubenon. Pro football players Jordy Nelson, Mason Crosby, Davon House and Chris Jacke tend to raise funds to support the CP Center. Silent and live auctions, appetizer buffet, raffle. $50 per person includes commemorative pint glass. (920) 337-1122.

June 10

Brown County Community Women's Club golf outing: 10 a.m. shotgun start at MidVallee, 2013 Mid Vallee, De Pere. Proceeds benefit organizations in Brown County. Taco bar luncheon to follow. Registration deadline: May 24. Register at, or call Nancy Daniels, (920) 499-4995.

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