The Pewaukee Area Arts Council hosted its Spring Bling Fashion Show at the Country Springs Hotel, featuring guest emcee Toya Washington, evening co-anchor for WISN 12 News. The event benefited the PAAC and its mission to raise community awareness about the vibrant art scene in the Pewaukee area. Photography by Mark Bertieri
Neroli Salon & Spa celebrated the move of its original downtown location after 20 years by participating in a cut-a-thon on Earth Day. Aveda stylists offered haircuts in return for a donation that benefited local charity Alliance for the Great Lakes. A ribbon cutting also took place to open the event. Photography by Mark Bertieri
Goody Two Shooz celebrated the grand opening of its Brookfield location with food and refreshments, goody bags and raffle prizes. Photography by Mark Bertieri
EVENT: The Milwaukee Art Museum’s Friends of Art presented a fundraising event at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
CAUSE: The 450 guests who attended helped raise funds to benefit the museum’s Art Acquisition and Exhibition Fund.
Photography by Daniel Wilson
EVENT:A champagne toast started the evening at the Harley-Davidson Museum to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the fundraising event that benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
CAUSE:Proceeds will be used toward LLS’s mission to find cures for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
PROCEEDS:Approximately $88,700 was raised through a silent auction, Wheelbarrow O’ Booze raffle, a wine cork pull, gift card pull, donations and ticket sales.
HONORED:Kate Kornetzke was the Honored Patient Hero at the event.
Photos by Daniel Wilson
EVENT: A fundraising gala for Kathy’s House was held at The Wisconsin Club.
CAUSE: The event raised more than $108,000 for Kathy’s House which provides accommodations and emotional care for patients and their families traveling to Milwaukee for medical care.
SPECIAL GUESTS: Dick and Judy Vogel, founders of Kathy’s House, were recognized as well as Bob and Kris Cary as outstanding guests. Lynn Dickey, former Green Bay Packers quarterback was also a special guest. He hosted a booth where he autographed memorabilia.
Photos by Matt Haas
EVENT: A black-tie gala was held at the Crowne Plaza to benefit Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin. Eighteen local food and drink vendors contributed to the wine, cheese and chocolate tasting, signature appetizers, dinner and gourmet desserts.
PROCEEDS: Funds raised for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin will help grant the wishes of at least five Wisconsin children living with a life-threatening medical condition. Equally, $25,000 will go to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin‘s Special Needs Clinic and their Childhood Cancer Research Department.
Photos by Matt Haas