News & Events

Wed, July 23, 9:00 a.m.
WOWzers will visit the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville.  Established in 1988 by Janesville Rotary Clubs on the grounds of a defunct sand and gravel quarry, the 20-acre site contains a number of themed gardens, including Japanese, Scottish, French formal, Italian, and English cottage gardens. Meet at 9am at the Dutch Mill Park & Ride to carpool.  To sign up go to:

Sat, July 26, 9:30 a.m.
It's Country Club Weekend!  Join your TEMPO friends for a leisurely breakfast at the Luckenbooth Cafe in Black Earth.

Monday, July 28, 5:00 p.m.
No Strings Attached will hold its next quarterly meeting 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, August 4, 12:00 p.m.
TEMPO Traveler Group  If you've got the time and want to talk travel, join the TEMPO Go-Go Travel Group on the first Monday of each month at Sofra Bistro in Middleton.

Tues, August 19, 7:30 p.m.
Book Bags summer meeting will be at the Chocolaterian, 2004 Atwood Ave., Madison.  Book Bags received a $25 gift card for the Chocolaterian from the Library for book club of the year.

Thurs, August 21, 7:15 p.m.
NFL Book Club will be meeting at the home of Eunice Gibson.  The book to read is The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a 13 year old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida.  Cricket Redman will be the discussion leader.  Please RSVP to Eunice.



TEMPO Madison


Transforming Women's Health:  An Intimate History

On Tuesday, August 12 TEMPO Madison will welcome Judith Houck who will present Transforming Women's Health: An Intimate History.  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 choices are Poached Tuna Salad or Grilled Summer Vegetables Pita.  Please register by Thursday, August 7:  August 2014 Luncheon Registration

This talk will provide an overview of the women’s health movement of the 1960 and 1970s.  Houck will describe the complaints feminists had with the medical system and how they changed medical practices and institutions.  She will focus on the example of cervical self exam to demonstrate the range of feminist efforts to return women’s health to women’s hands.  

Judith Houck is the Chair of Gender and Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, History of Science and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  She is a medical historian specializing in the history of women’s health in the United States.  Her first book, Hot and Bothered: Women, Medicine, and Menopause in Modern America was published by Harvard University Press in 2006. She is working on a second book project, which focuses on the history of the women’s health movement.  This book is tentatively titled: Looking through the Speculum: Feminist Health Praxis, 1969-2010.




Coming in September:  Rebecca Blank

On Tuesday, September 9 TEMPO Madison will welcome Rebecca Blank.  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 choices are Seared Salmon or Tofu and Mushroom Wellington.


“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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