News & Events

Thurs, April 16, 7:15 p.m.
NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Christine Lidbury.  The book to read is Reign of Terror: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools by Diane Ravitch.  Cricket Redman will be the discussion leader.  Please RSVP to Christine.

Tues, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Book Bags
will be meeting at the home of Jane Richardson.  The book to read is Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple.  Please RSVP to Jane.


Wed, April 22, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  SOLD OUT
Join Eileen Goode on a culinary adventure at the Madison College Culinary Restaurant.  This is a fun outing as the students end their semester and prepare a fine lunch.  The event is open to TEMPO members and guests.  There is room for twenty (20) attendees.  PRICING:  Pay at event - $20 Cash or Check ONLY, does not include tip.

Contact Eileen to RSVP and if you are interested in carpooling from the west side.

Sat, April 25, 9:30 a.m..
It's Country Club Weekend! Join us for a leisurely breakfast at Bay5 Diner in Mazomanie.

Mon, April 27, 5:00 p.m.
No Strings Attached will hold its next quarterly meeting Monday, April 27, 5 p.m. at Eve Galanter’s home, 109 North Roby Road.  This is a Pay It Forward group; members can contribute any amount at any time that is convenient for them. Donations to the group are completely anonymous as are the gifts we make to women in need.

If you wish to join or if you have any questions, please email Eve Galanter ( or Mary Hamre (  We would love to have you join the group! 

Mon, May 4, 12:00 p.m.
TEMPO Traveler Group
  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Traveler Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.


Sat, May 9, 9:00 a.m.
TEMPO Breakfast Club: Middleton Hills Branch  Show up at the Prairie Cafe in Middleton Hills and join us for breakfast, coffee, and conversation, for as long as you wish to stay.  We each pay for ourselves.  Feel free to bring a friend, any friend!


Thurs, May 14, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Women's Guide to Playing Business Golf Want to learn more about doing business on the golf course?  Or maybe you just want to feel comfortable accepting an invitation to golf from a client.  Join Alicia Olson as she discusses everything you need to know about playing business golf.  

Alicia Olson is the sales manager and assistant golf professional at Cherokee Country Club.  She played collegiately as well as professionally.  Alicia has a passion to grow the women's golf programs and get more women involved in golf.

A selection of hors d’oeuvres will be provided by TEMPO.  Cash bar will be available for beverages.Please register by Friday, May 8.  Women's Guide to Playing Business Golf








TEMPO Madison


The Nolen Waterfront: A Transformative Vision for Downtown Madison




Join us on Tuesday, May 12 when we welcome Tim Anderson who will present The Nolen Waterfront: A Transformative Vision for Downtown Madison. Please plan to meet at The Madison Club at 11:30 for networking; we will be seated promptly at 11:55 for lunch. Your entree selections are Pan Seared Salmon or Crispy Black Bean and Shitake Cakes; both served with candied ginger steamed Jasmine rice, steamed broccoli, and cashew scallion ponzu sauce.  

In 1908, Harvard educated landscape architect John Nolen was contacted by John Olin of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association for advice in laying out Madison city parks. Nolen had a comprehensive approach which blended social, economic, and physical aspects of urban life with the preservation of natural beauty.  The plan he developed for the City of Madison is considered a preeminent example of the urban landscape movement.

In 2010, the Madison Design Professional Workgroup created a vision for the Law Park area that seeks to continue the vision of John Nolen.  Tim Anderson will present the proposal which facilitates the connection of the city to the waterfront, addresses traffic congestion, and creates economic and environmental benefits. He will also discuss the process of spearheading a vision through the community planning process, a vision that was created by design professionals with a passion for their city.

Tim Anderson is a former Principal and founding Owner of Schreiber Anderson Associates, a Madison planning, landscape architecture and civil engineering firm established in 1984. Tim has over 40 years of community planning and design experience. Tim’s work has focused on downtown and neighborhood master plans; urban infill and redevelopment projects; architectural design guidelines; waterfront, streetscape and public space designs; and historic preservation. In 2008, Tim created the Madison Design Professionals Workgroup, a volunteer group of design and planning professionals who collaborate to assist on community projects.  They offer bold and exciting visions that promote sustainability, place-making, transportation connections, and economic development.



Coming in June: TEMPO Annual Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, June 9 for the TEMPO Annual Meeting.  This is a business meeting for TEMPO members only.  Please plan to meet at The Madison Club at 11:30 for networking; we will be seated promptly at 11:55 for lunch. Your entree selections are Parmesan and Herb Roasted Chicken Breast or Spring Vegetable Pasta Primavera. 



“Supporting the Next Generation of Women Leaders” from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.


TEMPO MADISON MAIN_060812_VIMEO sdws.mp4 from TEMPO Madison on Vimeo.

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