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LGBTQ Progress Awards

2019 LGBTQ Progress Awards

THURSDAY, AUG. 8, 2019 | 1451 RENAISSANCE PLACE
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LGBTQ Progress Awards 2019

Shepherd Express and Cream City Foundation excited to celebrate LGBTQ progress in Milwaukee on Thursday, August 8th at 1451 Renaissance Place. A portion of all proceeds during the night will go directly to the Cream City Foundation. With your support, we can make great strides in Milwaukee and beyond!

TICKETS

Individual Ticket: $50
Half Table- Four Seats: $180 ($45/seat)
Full Table- Eight Seats: $360 ($45/seat)
**Limited seating. ALL winners receive a FREE seat at the event**

EVENT TIMELINE

5:30-6:15pm Socializing and cocktails
6:15-7:00pm Dinner – Catered by Simple Eats MKE (D&GF, Veg Option available)
7:00-8:00pm Awards Presentation

Special thanks to our Ally Sponsor, Walker Forge, Inc. Thank you to our partners: 1451 Renaissance Place, Snapdragon Flowers of Elm Grove, Relics Vintage Rentals, Simple Eats Mke and Cranky Al's.

The LGBTQ Progress Awards printed program is made possible by Verdant CBD.

HERE'S A RECAP OF LAST YEAR'S EVENT:

2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Read about all of the 2019 winners here.

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY SPONSORED BY DIVERSE & RESILIENT
2019 Honoree: Brenda Coley and her partner Dr. Sandra Jones
Past Honorees: Tommy Salzsieder (2018), Plymouth Church (2017), Saturday Softball Beer League (2016-Organization), Si Smits (2016-Individual)
Diverse & Resilient

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN PHILANTHROPY SPONSORED BY PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WISCONSIN
2019 Honoree: Cream City Foundation
Past Honorees: The Challenge Party (2019), Jack H. Smith (2017), Joseph R. Pabst (2016)
PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WISCONSIN

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN YOUTH ACTIVISM SPONSORED BY COURAGE MKE
2019 Honoree: Pedro Perez Valdez
Past Honorees: Celeste Guse (2018)
Courage MKE logo 2019

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN ACTIVISM SPONSORED BY DR. STEPHANIE MURPHY, DDS
2019 Honoree: Bill Meunier
Past Honorees: Mark Behar (2018), Lloyd Barbee (2017), Karen Gotzler (2016)
Stephanie Murphy logo

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN BUSINESS SPONSORED BY NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL
2019 Honoree: This Is It
Past Honorees: Mark Mariucci (2018), Carl M. Szatmary (2017), Bob Schmidt (2016), Ed Seaberg (2015)
Northwestern Mutual logo

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN ARTS & CULTURE SPONSORED BY MARCUS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
2019 Honoree: MRS. FUN (Connie Grauer and Kim Zick)
Past Honorees: Carmen Murguia (2018), Mark Bucher (2017), Ruthie Keester (2016), Carl Bogner (2015)
Marcus Center For The Performing Arts

LGBTQ PROGRESS IN HEALTH AND HIV AWARENESS SPONSORED BY THE AIDS RESOURCE CENTER OF WISCONSIN
2019 Honoree: ACT UP (Yuri Keegstra, Christopher Fons, et al)
Past Honorees: Tanya Atkinson (2018), Brady Street STD Clinic (2017), Jeff Kelly (2016), Doug Nelson (2015)

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin


LGBTQ PROGRESS IN SPORTS (NEW IN 2019) SPONSORED BY MILWAUKEE GAY SPORTS NETWORK
2019 Honoree:
HIT Bowling Organization
Milwaukee Gay Sports Network