2019 Get in the Game Luncheon a Hit

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THANK YOU!

On April 11, 2019, Playworks Wisconsin hosted 100 guests and community leaders for our 3rd annual Get in the Game Luncheon. This year’s honorees included The Milwaukee Bucks and Johnson Controls in recognition for their investment in Browning Elementary School and the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center. They received the 2019 Game Changer Award. The project also received the 2019 MANDI Award.

A special recognition was awarded to Edwin from Bethesda Elementary School in Waukesha by his principal, Mr. Martin. Edwin received the Junior Coach of the Year medal for his transformation as a 4th grade leader in his school.


Check out more photos from the event in our Facebook album

 


Special thanks to all our sponsors who made this event a success!

High Five Hero:

 

Table Hosts

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee

Johnson Controls

Milwaukee Bucks

Park Bank

School District of Waukesha

Paul Schmitz

United Healthcare

 

 

 

 

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