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  • Milwaukee Chapter Newsletter – September 2019

    9/30/19

    Catch up on news, events and more in the September issue of the Milwaukee Chapter Newsletter.

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  • Chapter Golf Outing Raises almost $7,000 for Scholarships

    9/26/19

    The 4th Annual WAA: Milwaukee Chapter Golf Outing at Silver Spring Country Club raised almost $7,000 for our scholarship fund. Funds through player fees, sponsorships, contests, and a silent auction.  Last year, $20,000 in scholarships were awarded to Milwaukee area students headed to UW. That pool of students included seven first generation college students and […]

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  • Badger Spotlight: Erica Blohm ’15

    9/26/19

    Erica Blohm ’15, is the Vice President of the WAA: Milwaukee Chapter Board. She graduated with a major in Risk Management and Insurance and Management and Human Resources with a Health Care Management Specialization. Blohm knew UW-Madison was the school for her since middle school when she did a project that required them to pick […]

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  • 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients Announced

    6/13/19

    We are excited to announce the selection of our 2019 scholarship recipients.  Our Chapter represents more than 40,000 Milwaukee and Ozaukee-area alumni.  Scholarship support is made possible through generous donations and special event fundraising.  Since 1997, we have awarded more than $500,000 in student scholarships to more than 250 students from our area. We believe […]

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  • Congratulations! Forward under 40 and Badger of the Year Recipients

    5/24/19

    Congratulations to Milwaukee Chapter’s Badger of the Year award recipient, Yaribel Rodriguez ’09 and Kashoua “Kristy” Yang JD’09, recipient of the UW’s Forward under 40 award. To read more about their amazing accomplishments, here are their bios: Meet 2019 Badger of the Year Recipient Yaribel Rodriguez Meet 2019 Forward under 40 Award Recipient Kashoua Kristy […]

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter March 2019 Newsletter

    4/2/19

    Check out the latest edition of our Chapter’s newsletter!  It features news about the merger between the Milwaukee Chapter and the Milwaukee Young Alumni Chapter, upcoming events, Big Red Rally recap and much more!  WAA Milwaukee Chapter Newsletter March 2019

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter January 2019 Newsletter

    1/14/19

    Check out our Chapter’s newsletter from January 2019.  It features a message from Luke Mueller ’15, our Young Alumni Chapter President and Milwaukee Chapter Vice President and Secretary along with information about upcoming events and much more!  WAA Milwaukee Chapter Newsletter January 2019

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  • Big Red Rally – Thursday, February 7th

    12/19/18

    Get a BIG dose of Badger football — in the middle of winter! Thursday, Feb. 7, at 5:30 p.m. | Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago Street, Milwaukee. Enjoy food, complimentary Miller Lite, and lots of Badger spirit. It’s a rare chance to gain special insight into the team — straight from Coach Paul Chryst […]

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter December 2018 Newsletter

    12/12/18

    Check out the latest edition of our Chapter’s newsletter!  It features news about the merger between the Milwaukee Chapter and the Milwaukee Young Alumni Chapter, upcoming events, Big Red Rally info and much more!  WAA Milwaukee Chapter Newsletter December 2018

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  • Badger Football Trip Itinerary – November 3, 2018

    10/30/18

    Check out the itinerary for the Badger Football trip on Saturday, November 3, 2018.  For questions, contact:  Tim Ranfranz (414-405-7182) with any questions. Or, for a PDF version:  BADGER FOOTBALL TRIP ITINERARY 2018 RUTGERS GAME

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter October 2018 Newsletter

    10/10/18

    Check out the latest edition: WAA Milwaukee Chapter October 2018 Newsletter.

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter August 2018 Newsletter

    8/8/18

    Check out the latest edition of our Chapter’s newsletter:  WAA Milwaukee Chapter August 2018 E-News  

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  • Vincent P. Lyles ’84, JD ‘87 – 2018 Badger of the Year

    7/31/18

    Vincent P. Lyles ’84, JD ’87, President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, was recently honored as the Milwaukee Chapter’s 2018 Badger of the Year. The award recognizes local alumni who have represented the university positively through generous service to the community.  “I am honored to be selected the Badger of […]

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  • ANNOUNCING 2018 MILWAUKEE CHAPTER SCHOLARS

    5/21/18

    BIG CONGRATS to a wonderful group of students and best wishes in your first year at the University of Wisconsin – Madison! Go Badgers! On Monday May 21, 2018 the Wisconsin Alumni Association – Milwaukee Chapter and Milwaukee Young Alumni Chapter were pleased to announce the selection of their 2018 scholarship recipients. Each year, the […]

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter May 2018 Newsletter

    5/8/18

    WAA MKE May Newsletter

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  • WAA: Milwaukee Chapter February 2018 Newsletter

    2/26/18

    WAA Milwaukee Chapter Newsletter – February 26, 2018

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  • Tim Sheehy ’81 — 2017 Badger of the Year

    7/14/17

    Tim Sheehy ’81, president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, was honored as our 2017 Badger of the Year.

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  • WAA: MILWAUKEE CHAPTER – 2017 $3,000 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

    6/19/17

    Congratulations to our newest Badger scholars!  Best wishes as you enter your university experience! Isabella Boudnik – Saint Thomas More High School Alexis Bradt – South Milwaukee High School Morgan Green – Cedar Grove Belgium High School Max Herteen – Wauwatosa West High School Andia Lybeshari – South Milwaukee High School Ethan Meyer –  Oak Creek High School Katya […]

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  • Badger Holiday Party at Blu (Dec 8, 2016)

    8/8/16

    Enjoy cocktails for a cause and a little holiday cheer with your fellow Badgers! Join recent and veteran alum at Blu located on the 23rd Floor of the Pfister Hotel.  Badger “Blu-tenders” will sling drinks while you catch up with friends. 10% of the drawer and tips go to incoming UW student scholarships! Each hour two Badger Blu-tenders “face-off” to […]

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  • Order The Red Shirt™ Today and Support the Milwaukee Chapter

    8/2/16

    Trust in Bucky, and buy The Red Shirt™, Ninth Edition — on sale now! Proceeds support student scholarships, and this year’s design is the coolest one yet. Buy yours today!

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  • Badger Student Send-off Celebration (Aug 18, 2016)

    7/29/16

    Don’t miss this celebration filled with Badger spirit! Be there when incoming UW-Madison students, current students, and alumni gather to have fun and share stories about the university and campus life. New students will leave knowing what to expect on their first day in Madison. Learn more and register today!

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  • Badger Fan Fest (Aug 30, 2016)

    7/19/16

    Join with fellow fans in preparing for Wisconsin’s upcoming football season the best way Badgers know how: by throwing a tailgate party! You’ll enjoy loads of food, fun, and fans. And since this is a summertime celebration, don’t worry about braving the cold — just slip on your finest flip-flops and Badger tee to experience […]

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  • Go Red Day @ Summerfest – (July 1, 2016)

    6/29/16

    The Big 920 – WOKY is sponsoring Go Red Day Summerfest!! If you enter the gate between 12:00 – 3:00 pm wearing a RED shirt you will get in FREE! The WAA Milwaukee Chapter willl also have a table next to the The Big 920 – WOKY radio booth – stop by the Wisconsin Alumni Association Milwaukee […]

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  • WAA Football Trip – Wisconsin vs. Illinois (Nov 12, 2016)

    6/29/16

    Wisconsin Alumni Association Milwaukee Chapter/ Wisconsin Alumni Association: Milwaukee Young Alumni Chapter are taking to the road for the Wisconsin vs. Illinois Saturday, Nov. 12th. Alum meet at 9:00 am at the TGI fridays at Miller Park. Free parking in the lot for the day. The bus heads first to the Wisconsin Union South tailgate party […]

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  • 2016 Badger of the Year: John W. Daniels, Jr. MS‘72

    6/1/16

    John W. Daniels, Jr., chairman emeritus of the law firm of Quarles & Brady, was recently honored as our Chapter’s “2016 Badger of the Year.”  A well deserving recipient, his legal leadership at Quarles & Brady has resulted in some of most complicated real estate transactions, all while serving as chairman of the firm.  He was credited […]

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  • Badger Red, White and “Blu-tending” (June 9, 2016)

    4/9/16

    Enjoy cocktails for a cause! Join your fellow Badger alum at Blu located on the 23rd Floor of the Pfister Hotel.  Badger “Blu-tenders” will sling drinks while you catch up with all your local Badger buddies.  10% of the drawer and tips go to scholarships for students headed off to our alma mater! Each hour two Badger […]

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  • Now Accepting Scholarships Applications for Future Milwaukee and Ozaukee County Badgers

    3/9/16

    Be one of eight winners of a $3000 scholarship to help with your expenses as you kickoff your education at the Universtity of Wisconsin, Madison! FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY

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  • Milwaukee Chapter Founders’ Day Celebration, Wed., Apr. 13, 2016

    3/9/16

    Please join the Wisconsin Alumni Association Milwaukee Chapter on Wednesday, April 13th for a fun and educational event celebrating the University of Wisconsin’s 167 year history! Enjoy a cash bar reception and dinner program featuring Badger of the Year, John Daniels and a Special Presentation by distinguished guest Jerlando Jackson. Milwaukee Chapter Founders Day Celebration Wednesday, April […]

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  • Get yourself to the Big Red Rally!

    1/6/16

    This great annual event is coming up again! Get a BIG dose of Badger football this winter at the Big Red Rally.

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  • 2015 Scholarship Winners

    8/26/15

    We Congratulate Our WAA: MILWAUKEE CHAPTER 2015 $3,000 Scholarship Winners!!!   Sanja Grujo – Greendale High School Abbey Jones – Wauwatosa West High School Devin Lafford – Rufus King International High School (MPS) Aliyah Mfinanga – Wauwatosa West High School Tuyet Nguyen – Greenfield High School Emily Rau – Oak Creek High School Mitchell Sella […]

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  • Our 2015 Badger of the Year: David Baumgarten ’73, MBA’74

    5/28/15

    Baumgarten is the chief executive of Bank Mutual Corporation and Bank Mutual in Milwaukee.

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