Event Photos

Make Believe Ball

EVENT: First Stage Theater held its annual black-tie, family-friendly event at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
PROCEEDS: This year’s event raised nearly $150,000 through silent and live auctions and a raffle.
SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT: Guests enjoyed trying out their improvisation skills with First Stage’s Organized Chaos group. First Stage alumni, Chris Feiereisen and Elyse Edelman entertained families during dinner with a special First-Stage version of “I love Paris/First Stage” and taught the young guests the can-can dance, which they performed before dessert.
Photography by Dan Wilson

16 Photos

COA Gala

EVENT: The COA Youth & Family Centers held its annual gala themed “Steppin’ Out on Hollywood’s Biggest Night” at the Milwaukee Hilton City Center.
CAUSE: All proceeds go to the organization’s Camp Helen Brachman, the parental involvement programs HIPPY & HIP, and the After School and Early Education programs.
PROCEEDS: The event raised $136,000 through a silent auction, paddle appeal, table sponsorships, and event sponsorships.
HONORED: Jondre Robinson and Day’zhane Anderson were given the Rising Star award for their accomplishments as participants in COA programming.
Photography by Dan Wilson

26 Photos

Neroli Salon & Spa’s Mequon Grand Opening

Guests were treated to mini services, refreshments and giveaways at Neroli Salon & Spa’s Mequon Grand Opening in the Mequon Pavilion.
Photography by Matt Haas

20 Photos

Broadway Season Announcement

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts continues to bring the best of Broadway to Milwaukee, recently revealing its 2014-15 schedule at the Broadway Season Announcement event.
Photography by Matt Haas

11 Photos

Auto Show Gala

EVENT: Guests dressed in Gatsby-inspired attire for the fundraising event held at the Wisconsin Center. The Duesenberg car from the most recent “Great Gatsby” movie was on display and guests enjoyed the All That Jazz Speakeasy Lounge.
CAUSE: Proceeds from the gala will benefit Junior Achievement Wisconsin-JA Finance Park.
PROCEEDS: More than $100,000 was raised from sponsorships, ticket sales and auctions.
Photography by Matt Haas

16 Photos

You Gotta Have Art

EVENT: The Cedarburg Cultural Center held an art-themed fundraising event.
CAUSE: Proceeds from the event will benefit arts education at the center. The mission of the Cedarburg Cultural Center is to provide a gathering place to celebrate community, the arts and local heritage.
PROCEEDS: More than $14,000 was raised at the event which featured a silent auction and live auction of original artwork created earlier in the day at the “Paint Your Art Out” event.
Photography by Matt Haas

15 Photos

Milwaukee Heart Ball

EVENT: A gala to benefit the the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association was held at The Pfister Hotel.
CAUSE: The event will benefit research, awareness and educational programs designed to help build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
PROCEEDS: Nearly $214,000 was raised through sponsorship, live and silent auctions and the “Open Your Heart” special appeal.
HONORED: Heart disease survivors Dr. Robert Santilli and Josephine Pasbrig were recognized during the evening’s program.
Photography by Daniel Wilson

19 Photos