Press Releases


January 29, 2013

On Monday, February 25 at 5:00 p.m., "Work and Purpose" will be the topic of a discussion featuring Pamela Mitchell, President and CEO of the Reinvention Institute and author of The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention -- a Harvard Business Review Top Shelf Recommended pick. The event will be held at Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee.

The free, public event will be presented by Milwaukee Public Television as part of its NEXT AVENUE Community Conversations series. Speakers will also include Denine Rood, Vice President of Learning for Waukesha County Technical College; and Lori Hayes, Division Manager of Volunteer Engagement for the United Way Volunteer Center of Waukesha County.

Mitchell, Rood and Hayes will share wisdom and advice to help find meaning and purpose over the age of 50. The panelists will offer hope and concrete tools to those who find themselves unfulfilled in a career or without one altogether.

Waukesha County Technical College is located at 800 Main Street in Pewaukee. Space is limited and can be reserved by calling (414) 297-7514. Free parking is available and the facility is fully accessible to those with disabilities.

This Community Conversation will be streamed live on MPTV's website,, on February 25 at 5:00 p.m. The video presentation can be viewed after the event at

Community Conversations is partially funded by Milwaukee's Helen Bader Foundation. It is a local outreach effort for NEXT AVENUE, a new national website available at designed to help adults over 50 lead more fulfilling lives.
About MPTV
Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) is southeastern Wisconsin's premier non-commercial media organization. MPTV consists of two traditional television stations, WMVS and WMVT, and seven additional digital television services. The MPTV stations are the area's only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials. The station is watched by over 900,000 viewers each week throughout southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
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Erin Eaton, Publicist/Grant Writer
P: (414) 297-8229

Darlyne Haertlein, Manager-Community Relations
P: (414) 297-7518