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An Investment in Knowledge

EVENT: The Milwaukee Public Library Foundation hosted the Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration at the Central Library.
CAUSE: Proceeds support lifelong learning at the library, including early literacy programs and assistance for job seekers.
PROCEEDS: The event raised $500,000 through sponsorships and a live auction.
HONORED: On behalf of the Milwaukee Bucks, Peter Feigin accepted the Ben Franklin Award for the organization’s contributions to literacy and learning in the community.
Photos by Maria Harris

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Boots and Bling

EVENT: The Second Annual Boots and Bling Barn Dance Fundraiser featuring music by Frogwater was held at LifeStriders in Waukesha.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefited LifeStriders’ therapeutic programs for people with special needs.
PROCEEDS: $35,000 was raised through ticket sales, raffles, and live and silent auctions.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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Looking Sharp

EVENT: SHARP Literacy hosted A Novel Event with John Quiñones, the broadcast journalist, at The Pfister Hotel.
CAUSE: Proceeds from the event will support the delivery of SHARP’s foundational literacy program to more than 8,000 elementary school students in 36 of Milwaukee’s most at-risk schools.
PROCEEDS: More than $200,000 was raised through sponsorships, ticket sales and a live auction.
HONORED: Mayor Tom Barrett was presented with a Literacy Champion Award for his support of SHARP Literacy’s educational program and for improving literacy in Milwaukee schools. Richard Pieper Sr., the nonexecutive chairman of the board of PPC Partners, received SHARP Literacy’s first EDGE Award (energizing through dedication, giving and engagement).
Photos by Lisa Elias

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Re-creating Wine Country

EVENT: The Museum of Wisconsin Art hosted its biennial signature fundraiser, Vintage, turning the West Bend museum into a wine country of sorts among the artwork. As they were serenaded with music, guests chose samples from among 50 types of wine.
CAUSE: Proceeds will cover arts education programs and museum operation costs.
PROCEEDS: Close to $150,000 was raised through ticket sales, sponsorships and auctions.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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Inspiring Authentic Leaders

EVENT: Around 500 business leaders attended TEMPO Milwaukee’s 11th Leadership Event at The Pfister Hotel. Over breakfast, best-selling author Tommy Spaulding spoke about authentic leadership.
CAUSE: Proceeds support TEMPO Milwaukee’s mission to further the impact of women leaders.
PROCEEDS: More than $78,000 was raised through ticket sales and sponsorships.
Photos by Carly Shannon

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Beats and Brushwork

EVENT: The Greater Cedarburg Foundation’s gala at the Ozaukee Pavilion at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds featured a “Beats & Brushwork” performance by artist Shelby Keefe and music by the Vic Di Cristo Quartet.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefited The Greater Cedarburg Foundation, whose purpose is to support projects and programs that enhance the quality of life in the greater Cedarburg community.
PROCEEDS: $70,000 was raised through ticket sales as well as live and silent auctions.
Photos by Art Dahlke

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Feeding the Hungry

EVENT: The GROWTH and Change Tikkun Ha-Ir Fundraiser took place at the Jewish Home and Care Center in Milwaukee.
CAUSE: Proceeds support the nonprofit’s goal to alleviate poverty through programs benefiting food pantries, shelters and more.
PROCEEDS: $30,000 was raised through ticket sales, a raffle and a silent auction.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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