To truly experience the rewards of belonging to our organization and maximize your connections with other women in the group, get involved on a committee or in a program.
Mid-Day Women's Alliance is 100% driven by its member volunteers and its success is entirely dependent upon the contributions of the women who choose to be involved.
Black & Pink Ball Committee
The Black & Pink Ball Committee plans and executes Mid-Day Women's Alliance annual silent auction fundraiser. The Black & Pink Ball raises funds for a different nonprofit organization each year. The organizations chosen as our recipient support women and children in need in the Fox Cities. Planning for the ball includes, general event planning, creation of silent auction baskets, soliciting sponsors and donations and management of registration for event attendees.
The Bylaws Committee reviews and updates the bylaws of Mid-Day Women's Alliance. To join this committee contact the board member who chair this committee here.
The Communications Committee works on communication strategies.
Entrepreneurship Grant Committee
To help support female small business owners in the Appleton-area, Mid-Day Women’s Alliance, in collaboration with CAP Services, provides the Fox Cities Women’s Entrepreneurship Grant Program (FCWEGP). The committee is responsible for facilitating the full program from application review, interviews and selection of the recipient. The committee also establishes and monitors the mentoring portion of the program.
The Finance Committee prepares an annual budget and presents it to the board and members. The committee has general supervision of all expenditures and assists in developing sound financial policies.
The Foundation Committee plans and executes all fundraising activities. This committee supports, and promotes interest in, the Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation. The committee provides leadership and direction to, and collaborates and communicates with, the Black and Pink Ball Committee, Golf Committee, Woman of Distinction and any other Mid-Day fundraising committee to ensure that all areas of the events are successful.
Golf Outing Committee
The Golf Outing Committee is a non-voting, special committee, responsible for conducting an annual networking social event centered on women appreciating and enjoying the game of golf, along with raising funds to support a local worthy organization whose mission is consistent with our mission.
The Legislation Committee provides education and information relative to the legislative platform adopted by Mid-Day Women’s Alliance. To learn more click here.
Marketing and Public Relations Committee
The Marketing and Public Relations Committee creates awareness and promotes the organization, its programs and activities, through various media using both on-line and off-line vehicles. Regular and ongoing contact with local print, TV and radio media is required, as well as maintaining a strong on-line presence on both the website as well as social media.
The Membership Committee creates an inviting atmosphere for new and potential members and fuels the continuous improvement of the membership experience.
The Mentoring Committee links mentors and mentees with members and the community to further their leadership skills.
The Networking Committee works to provide networking events for members and their businesses. The mission is to build community relationships through networking, creating an awareness of Mid-Day in the community while recruiting new members. The committee organizes and participates in different networking opportunities to enhance membership relationships and encourage business collaboration. The focus of these events is on different techniques to embrace networking and learn how networking can benefit all of us! This will be open to all Mid-Day members and a guest. Guest must be invited by a member.
The Program Committee arranges and schedules speakers for monthly meetings to support MDWA’s mission. The committee acts as a liaison for monthly speakers to schedule, introduce and arrange programs. They will also coordinate programs with Networking, Mentoring, Leadership Development and Foundation committees to schedule meetings and speakers to coordinate with our mission and vision.
The Sunshine Committee works to uplift our members and let them know how much they matter. The committee offers well wishes for things like birthdays, promotions, new careers, births, weddings, and other life events. This is a great opportunity to play a role in bringing a smile to someone deserving.
As a Toastmasters International Chapter we are committed to empowering people to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams. Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.
The Website Committee helps all committees ensure website pages and events are accurate and consistent with our branding. The committee also assists members in setting up their profiles and navigating the site.
The Welcome Committee is a non-voting committee responsible for overseeing registration, guest and member relations at the meetings.
Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Committee
The WILD Committee provides leadership development workshops, for members and non-members, by identifying compelling topics and workshops as well as promoting and supporting the workshop completion.
Woman of Distinction Committee
The Woman of Distinction Committee organizes the application and selection process for the annual Woman of Distinction Award. The award is provided to a woman who stands out as a shining example to all women in the Fox Cities area through the strength of her character, the selflessness of her efforts, and her dedication to our community. She is the woman who comes to mind when you ponder - who is it that has really made a difference in the lives of other women, and truly exemplifies the values we all admire – compassionate, devoted and caring. This is the Woman of Distinction, the woman who we will honor at a special awards ceremony each fall.
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