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Gathering on the Green - Sound-check Party

Gathering on the Green hosted a fundraiser at the Wisconsin Club’s Country Club. Attendees enjoyed a silent auction, dinner and music by the Lou Menchaca Trio. Proceeds benefited Gathering on the Green’s youth and scholarship programs.
Photos by Jake Hill

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Danceworks - Once in a Lifetime

Guests gathered at the BMO Harris Bradley Center to witness more than 700 students from the Danceworks Mad Hot program compete in ballroom dancing. The event raised $20,000 for Danceworks.
Photos by Jake Hill

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Honoring Local History

EVENT: History aficionados celebrated at the Milwaukee County Historical Society’s 64th annual awards dinner at The Pfister Hotel’s ballroom.
CAUSE: Funds help the organization to preserve Milwaukee’s history and share it with residents and visitors.
PROCEEDS: $65,000 was raised through a silent auction and sponsorships.
HONORED: A number of people were recognized, including Bud Selig for his role in shaping and documenting local history.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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Igniting the Night

EVENT: Friends of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) gathered at its annual Creative Fusion event in the school’s studios.
CAUSE: Funds go toward student scholarships in support of MIAD’s mission to ignite curious minds through art, design and service.
PROCEEDS: More than $425,000 was raised through auctions, event sponsorships and ticket sales.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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Literary Nuggets

EVENT: The Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library hosted the Spring Literary Luncheon at the Wisconsin Club. Elizabeth Strout, best-selling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Olive Kitteridge,” shared wise words as this year’s featured speaker.
CAUSE: Proceeds provide support to keep the library’s collections, resources and programs free and accessible for the community.
PROCEEDS: $27,000 was raised through ticket sales, corporate and patron sponsorships, new memberships and a raffle.
Photos by Sarah Haas

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Mission to Give

EVENT: The Elm Grove Junior Guild invited secret agents to gather at the InterContinental Milwaukee for the 51st annual Tree of Giving gala, featuring a James Bond theme.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefit the village of Elm Grove and regional charities that align with its mission to improve the lives of women and children and to strengthen the community.
PROCEEDS: $45,000 was raised through a raffle and auction.
Photos by Will Skaggs

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College Dreams Come True

EVENT: College Possible’s annual Dream Big Dinner took place at the UW-Milwaukee Union Ballroom.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefited College Possible’s mission to make college admission and success possible for low-income Milwaukee students through coaching and support.
PROCEEDS: $250,000 was raised through event sponsorships, ticket sales and donations.
HIGHLIGHT: Erika Johnson, who attended St. Joan Antida High School and Dartmouth College, gave a speech as College Possible’s first Ivy League graduate.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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