Event Photos

Cheers to the Kids

EVENT: Friends of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) enjoyed fine wines and sweet and savory bites from nearly 40 of the area’s best restaurants, chefs, bakers and caterers at the 28th annual KidShare culinary event at The Pfister Hotel.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefit the Jewish Community Pantry and fund the JCC’s scholarships for early childhood education, day and overnight camps, and special needs programs for children and adults.
PROCEEDS: More than $350,000 was raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, a raffle, and silent and live auctions.
Photos by Dan Wilson

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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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