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MILWAUKEE MONTESSORI SCHOOL Harley-Davidson Motor Company thanks all the teachers and staff of Milwaukee Montessori School for guiding our future generations down their journey to greatness.

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WELCOME! Friends of Milwaukee Montessori School: On behalf of our faculty and Board of Trustees, I welcome you to our 5th annual Gala Event. We all appreciate how vital your support is to our success. In fact, the extraordinary programs we offer today and the tuition assistance we are able to provide for deserving families are due in great part to your generosity. You have made it possible for us to distinguish ourselves at a national level, even being named a “School of the Future” by the National Association of Independent Schools. As we continue to raise our program to unprecedented heights, your sustenance remains our foundation, giving us the confidence to move boldly forward. We truly thank you. We also thank our skilled Gala Chairs, Adam and Christina Berger, their dedicated committee members, and the cooperative efforts of all of our community members in making this celebration possible. We hope you enjoy this evening as a celebration not only of MMS, but of you, our dedicated community of supporters. Gratefully yours,

Monica Van Aken, Ed. D.

2013 - 2014 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Brian Amore Christina Berger Jeffrey Childs, Sr. Natalie Harlan Julie Ledger Kate Lewis Kathleen O’Brien Dave Swanson Joseph Thomae John Yingling Amit Verma

Joseph Thomae

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE MEMBERS OF OUR GALA PLANNING COMMITTEE EVENT CHAIRS: Adam & Christina Berger CORE COMMITTEE: Jill Hansen Krissy Kappl Allison Kelly Julie Kempken Preetha Kurudiyara-Hill Kate Lewis Rose Moylan W. Scott Nelson

CLASSROOM CAPTAIN COMMITTEE: Julie Kempken Catie Barksdale Angela Loberg Julie Barnes Shefalika Naik Adrianne Busch Jodi Nolte Nicole Fernhaber Audrey Salick Bridget Gawronski Bridget Sullivan Cady Gille Kristin Walters Brenna Holly SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE: Greg & Adrianne Busch Amit Verma Pete Hansen Greg Wesley Vikram Naik

2014 Sponsors Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors! Doctorate Sponsor

Master’s Sponsors Chris & Krissy Kappl Helfaer Foundation

Program Sponsors

DOERING LEASING CO. Corporate Table Sponsors

The Berger Family DÉcor Underwriter

Supporters & In-Kind Sponsors

Dessert Underwriters

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Appetizer Underwriter

Evening’s Itinerary

xperience the Elegance of the Renaissance 6:00 p.m.

Hors d’oeuvres & Silent Auction

7:30 p.m.


7:45 P.m.

Opening Remarks

8:15 p.m.

Silent Auction closes

8:45 p.m.

Voice Auction

9:30 p.m.

Check out begins

Featuring the Musical Stylings of the Phil Seed Trio

Dinner Menu SIMPLE GREEN SALAD Mesclun Greens, Feta, Craisins, & Sweet Potato Hay

Braised Beef Short Ribs & Grilled Chicken With Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Compote Gorgonzola Roasted Garlic Truffle Puree Green Beans Polonaise

DESSERTS Chocolate Mousse Votive CrÉme Brulee White Berry Cheesecake Shooter

Renaissance Raffle TICKETS: 1 for $10 • 3 for $25 • 8 for $50 • Arm length for $100 Winners announced during the dinner program. WINE TASTING Enjoy a private wine tasting for 2 hours for up to 16 people. Includes 8 bottles of wine and a wine consultant. Thanks to: PRP Wine International Value: $350 APPLE TV Apple TV with 1080p HD gives you access to the best content—blockbuster movies, TV shows, sports, your music and photos, and more—right on your TV. Thanks to: Tim & Mary Linehan Value: $100 BRING OUT THE ATHLETE IN YOUR STUDENT. Your child will enjoy being part of the team at MMS. Valid for Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball or Track & Field. Good for a “season” of the sport, ex. Fall Volleyball. Thanks to: Milwaukee Montessori School Value: Up to $380 BREWERS TICKETS 4 tickets to the Brewers vs. Cardinals on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 7:10 p.m. Section 329, Row 2. Includes Stadium Club Passes. Thanks to: Brian Quincy & Rose Moylan Value: $350 STELLA AND DOT LEATHER SNAKE SKIN CLUTCH Thanks to: Matt & Bridget Sullivan Value: $158 MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM FAMILY FUN 8 Family Passes to the Milwaukee Public Museum. Each pass is good for 2 adults and up to 2 guests/children. Thanks to: Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan Value: $400 RESTAURANT FRENZY Dine all over town with this selection of gift certificates including Blue’s Egg/Maxie’s Southern Comfort, Le Reve, Bel Air Cantina, Firefly Bar and Grill and Hector’s! Thanks to: Blue’s Egg/Maxie’s Southern Comfort, Bel Air Cantina, Firefly Bar and Grill, and Hector’s Value: $225

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AUCTION These guidelines have been established to create a fair and enjoyable event. • Silent auction bidding begins at 6 p.m. and closes promptly at 8:15 p.m. • Once a bid has been entered, it may not be removed or altered. You are responsible for all items on which you bid. • To avoid disappointment, please check all expiration dates or limitations on certificates, tickets and services. • To constitute a valid bid, each bid must be equal to or exceed the minimum bid programmed on the BidPal app. In addition, each increase in bid must equal or exceed the minimum raise figure on the BidPal app. • The closing bid constitutes the winning bid. All items will be sold to the person making the highest valid bid. • To bid on a Voice Auction item, simply raise your assigned paddle/bidder number to attract the attention of the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer will have the final decision as to who will be deemed the purchaser of the item being auctioned. • All winning bidders must pay in full at the end of the auction. Check out service will be available after the live auction ends. Accepted forms of payment include: cash, check, MasterCard, Discover, or Visa. • The dollar values and the descriptions of the items in the auction were provided by the donors and are not warranted by Milwaukee Montessori School or the Auction Committee for tax or any other purposes. • The purchaser of an auction item should consult with a tax advisor regarding an income tax deduction for the amount of the purchase in excess of its fair market value. • All sales are final.

Andrew Imholte, Auctioneer Andrew Imholte grew up in central Minnesota where even at a young age you could see him working in his family’s auction business. After receiving his degree in marketing and graphic design he attended auction school and for 10 years has been helping non-profits raise much needed funds. He holds his Benefit Auctioneer Specialist designation and was a contributing author in the recently released book: “Boost Your Benefit Auction, Tons of Fundraising Tips from Pro Auctioneers.” Graphic Designer by day and Auctioneer by night, he lives in Shakopee, Minnesota with his wife and young son where he spends his free time teaching him to count...just like an auctioneer. Fladeboe Auctions is a second-generation, family-owned business specializing in benefit fundraising and agricultural land auctions. Siblings Glen, Kimberly and Kristine (all auctioneers) are passionate about carrying on the family business their father Dale started in 1978 in Willmar, Minnesota. Today, Fladeboe Auctions is one of the largest benefit auction companies in the Midwest. The company considers it a privilege to have helped more than 512 nonprofit and educational organizations raise more than $14 million in 2013.

Rik Akey, Emcee A native of Milwaukee, Rik Akey has enjoyed the opportunity to serve as an emcee, auctioneer, and DJ at fundraisers, weddings, and parties for the past 10 years. Last year, he stepped in at the last minute to serve as the MMS Gala auctioneer. He has an amazing ability to make all of the guests at his events (regardless of age) feel as though they are part of something special. Rik works at Northwestern Mutual as an insurance operations consultant. He is an avid runner, and is married to his college sweetheart (and MMS Director of Communications & Marketing), Cynthia Akey.

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WEEKEND IN CHICAGO Enjoy a 2-night stay in a category 6 Marriott Hotel in Chicago, plus a $150 Lettuce Entertain You dinner gift certificate. Over 36 restaurants to choose from including Mon Ami Gabi, Scoozi and Everest. Valid for one year. Thanks to: Sven & Angela Loberg


SAILBOAT RIDE & DINNER Spend time enjoying Milwaukee from the other side–the Lake Michigan perspective–by sailboat. Adam Berger will take a group of 6 on a 2-3 hour sailboat voyage on a 2013 built J/111 36-ft sailboat. Where we go and how long we stay out are weather dependent and passenger-comfort dependent. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in trimming sails, steering, or just enjoying the beautiful view. Dinner at the Milwaukee Yacht Club is also included! Get your best yacht clothes ready! Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Dick & Christine Hobbs


MAJOR LEAGUE MOMENT Stand next to one of your favorite Milwaukee Brewers players during the National Anthem at a select Sunday home game during the 2014 season. In addition, receive 4 tickets to the game, an autographed baseball from the player, an introduction over the jumbo-tron, an Official PNC Major League Moment t-shirt and baseball cap, and a commemorative photo on the field. This is good for ONE child who is between the ages of 6-13. Thanks to: PNC Bank


CATERED EVENT BY ZILLI HOSPITALITY GROUP Enjoy a private catered event at your location. Choices include: a gourmet 5-course dinner for 12 (steak & seafood), heavy hors d’oeuvres for 20, or a Latin-inspired menu Margarita Party for 20. Also includes a 3-hour Peace of Mind Concierge Service gift certificate towards a wide variety of household and business services. Thanks to: Zilli Hospitality Group and Peace of Mind Concierge Service


ESCAPE TO THE MOUNTAINS Enjoy 5-days at Pine Ridge Condominiums for 8-10 people in Breckenridge, Colorado–one of the nation’s premier year-round destinations. Not available over the Christmas holiday. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Valid for one year. Thanks to: Robert & Kathleen Murray


COOKING CLASS FOR 10 AT ENGINE COMPANY NO. 3 Cooking class for 10 at Sandroni’s newest restaurant–Engine Company No. 3 which opens in August. In the hands-on class, expect to be prepping and chopping. Peter will teach the group global cuisine inspired by the food at La Merenda. At the end of class, the group will sit down to eat what was prepared, with wine of course! Travel in style for the evening in a stretch limousine (4 hour limit) from Andrus Limousine Service with a double magnum of Alberti 154 Malbec Mendoza 2011. Thanks to: Engine Company No. 3–Peter & Sonia Sandroni, Andrus Limousine Service, and Amit & Kusum Verma

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Voice Auction ADVENTURE AWAITS Create your own adventure with a 3-night stay at a W Hotel, Westin or Sheraton Hotel. Tons of destination options including San Francisco, Napa, Boston, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Hilton Head. Also included are 75,000 points towards airfare on Delta and car service to and from General Mitchell Airport. Destination must be within the continental U.S., location and date are subject to availability, and must be arranged by September 30, 2014. Where will your adventure be? Thanks to: Rick & Kimberly Dillon, Liam & Allison Kelly, and Uptown Motors


FLIGHT IN A 1942 BOEING STEARMAN PLANE Experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride in the open-cockpit of a 1942 Boeing Stearman airplane. Thanks to: Scott & Aaron Marshall


WEEKEND GETAWAY TO LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN The owners of renowned Chicago architecture firm Muller & Muller built a spectacular home on the Lake Michigan bluffs in Ludington, MI with access to the beach. Stay in a one room, private-entry cabin Friday to Sunday. Drive a Porsche convertible from Milwaukee and return it Monday. Also included are round trip tickets on the Lake Express Ferry. Unit includes full bath, microwave, mini-fridge, queen bed, ceiling fan. Dates available: May 17/18, June 14/15, August 16/17 or September 6/7, 2014. Thanks to: Jay and Cindy Muller, Muller & Muller Architects, Chicago, IL, International Porsche, and Pete & Jill Hansen


ORLANDO TRIP Enjoy a 3-night stay in a 1 bedroom villa at either Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas or the Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort in Orlando, Florida. Also includes 4 complimentary Disney Park Hopper tickets. Dates to be mutually agreed upon and are subject to availability. Valid for one year. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Disney World





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Your day includes 10 passes to the Milwaukee Zoo plus 6 certificates for one of the following: Train, Zoomobile, SeaLion, Carousel or Stingray. Expires 8/31/14. Thanks to: Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan Value: $154 Backyard soccer package includes backyard soccer net “Powr Net” with carrying case, cinchsack, soccer ball, and t-shirt. Thanks to: Keepers Goal Value: $275 Enjoy a staycation at Country Springs. Includes 4 waterpark passes and an overnight stay in a deluxe room. Thanks to: Country Springs Hotel Value: $150 12 admission passes to Incredi-Roll good for select sessions. Expires 12/31/14. Package also includes a drawing kit, watercolor painting kit, and a $15 gift certificate to the Learning Shop. Thanks to: Barnes & Noble, Incredi-Roll Skate Lazer Tag & Family Fun Center, and The Learning Shop Value: $125 On Your Toes offers classical ballet instruction with traditional barre warm up, floor technique and dance combinations. Tap is also offered for students aged five and older. Certificate is good for 1 semester of dance instruction. Thanks to: On Your Toes Dance Studio Value: $130 Event includes horseback riding for up to 4 children-including the birthday child. Party includes meet-and-greet with animals, farm tour, and riding lesson. Also includes: puzzle, totes, invitations, plates, napkins, cups, and a medium ice cream cake. Thanks to: Gregory & Adrianne Busch, Equitate, LLC, and Baskin Robbins Value: $203 1-hour lifestyle or event photography session with Juniper Ash Photography’s owner and Stepping Stones mom, Anna Oakes. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Package includes proofs to be provided within one week of the event and edited shots will be provided online 1-2 weeks later. Thanks to: Scott & Anna Oakes Value: $200

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Silent Auction FAMILY Fun CELEBRATE GIRLS WITH AN AMERICAN GIRL DOLL Surprise your little princess with a “Rebecca” doll with an accompanying paperback book, “Meet Rebecca.” Also includes an American Girl Clip and Knot Bracelet Set, Roll Paper into Bracelets Set, and Create and Craft your own Keeper Set. Thanks to: American Girl and Chris & Krissy Kappl Value: $177 MORE TO EXPLORE AT MILWAUKEE MUSEUMS Package includes 2 tickets good for complimentary admission to the HarleyDavidson Museum and a family pass to the Milwaukee Public Museum good for 2 adults and all children and grandchildren 17 and under. Expires 10/31/14. Thanks to: Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan and Harley-Davidson Museum Value: $88 SWIM. PLAY. SUMMERSAULT. Ensure a happy toddler with 2 admission passes to the Big Backyard; 2 family swim passes to Swimtastic Swim School; 1 week of Tot summer camp at M&M Gymnastics, Dance and Cheer; a blue, white and sage-colored hand-knit baby blanket; and 2-1/2 lbs. of signature coffee, a coffee mug, and 4 complimentary latte coupons for mom and dad. Thanks to: Christine Hobbs, M&M Gymnastics Dance & Cheer, Swimtastic Swim School, The Big Backyard, and Stone Creek Coffee Value: $267 WHAT’S FUN AND BLUE? EXPLORE CHICAGO. See a show. Visit the museums. 2 tickets to a select performance of Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theatre; 4 museum admissions to the Museum of Science and Industry; and 4 tickets to the Shedd Aquarium. Thanks to: Blue Man Group, John G. Shedd Aquarium, and Museum of Science and Industry Value: $242 FALL INTO AN APPLE ADVENTURE You and up to 15 guests are invited to enjoy a day at Brightonwoods Orchard in Burlington, WI. Take a personalized tour of the apple orchards, play in the giant tree house, and have lunch on the grounds. The apples at Brightonwoods are outstanding! Visit must take place in September 2014. Thanks to: Brightonwoods Orchard Value: $350 FIND YOUR INNER ARIST AT OTTO’S ART ACADEMY Gift certificate of $100 toward monthly tuition of an art class. All ages. Thanks to: Otto’s Fine Art Academy Value: $100







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DOWNTOWN FAMILY FUN Includes a family pass to the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 4 general admission passes to Discovery World, and a family pass to the Milwaukee Public Museum. Thanks to: Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World and Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan Value: $149















This portrait package includes a 1-hour on-location photography shoot and 3 high-resolution digital images of your choice from your private online gallery (print release included). Thanks to: Alia Morgan Photography Value: $300 Includes 2 Milwaukee Zoo Adult or Child Admission Tickets, a $25 gift certificate to Rainbow Booksellers (expires 6/30/14), 2 Beanie Babies and a $25 gift certificate to Yo Mama Frozen Yogurt and Goodies. Thanks to: Milwaukee County Zoo, Rainbow Booksellers and Yo Mama Value: $96 Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Milwaukee Public Museum for 10 with MMS alumni parent Dawn Thomae, and MPM basket of goodies. Thanks to: Joe & Dawn Thomae Value: $260 Cinchsack of DSHA goodies including a sweatshirt, cap, EOS lip-balm, water bottle and keychain. Thanks to: Divine Savior Holy Angels Value: $75 Package includes 2 Clip’n Go passes to Adventure Rock (good for 2 participants each) and 6 ice skating passes redeemable at either Eble Park Ice Arena or Naga-Waukee Park Ice Arena. Thanks to: Adventure Rock and Waukesha County Parks System Value: $112 Tuition for a 12-week session of gymnastics classes (1 hour or less) at Swiss Turner Gymnastics Academy. Expires 10/1/14. Thanks to: Swiss Turner Gymnastics Academy Value: $190 Artist will paint a 5” x 7” portrait of your child. A memory to treasure. Thanks to: Nicholas Straube & Kim Hurlebaus Value: $150

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Silent Auction FAMILY Fun WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF YOUR CHILD Artist will paint a 5” x 7” portrait of your child. A memory to treasure. Thanks to: Nicholas Straube & Kim Hurlebaus Value: $150


FAMILY OUTING AT MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM 5 family passes to the Milwaukee Public Museum plus 4 planetarium show passes. Thanks to: Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan Value: $250


FIRST STAGE TICKET VOUCHER Gift voucher redeemable for 2 tickets valid for any Saturday performance (excludes the holiday production, First Steps series and Young Company shows). Thanks to: First Stage Children’s Theatre Value: $68


FAMILY PHOTO SESSION Family portrait session at the location of your choice. Your favorite image will be mounted on a 16” x 20” canvas. Valid for a weekday session only, immediate family only, expires 12/31/14. Thanks to: Christine Plamann Photography Value: $625


MSO DISNEY IN CONCERT 4 main floor tickets on April 24, 25 or 26 to Disney in Concert featuring scenes from your favorite Disney movies–including Frozen, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, The Lion King, and more. Thanks to: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Value: $208


MARTIAL ARTS LESSONS & PARTY 3-months of martial arts lessons and a uniform. Redeemable at all 5 locations. Includes a complimentary child’s birthday party. Thanks to: J.K. Lee Black Belt Academy Value: $775


MARTIAL ARTS LESSONS 3-months of martial arts lessons and a uniform. Redeemable at all 5 locations. Thanks to: J.K. Lee Black Belt Academy Value: $600




A DAY IN THE LIFE OF YOUR STUDENT Spend a day in the life of your student with this personalized DVD that features teacher and student interviews, daily activities, and photo stills. This is a great way to remember your student’s days here at MMS now and into the future. Thanks to: Roger Gonzalez Value: Priceless!


ALL KEYED UP. PLAY LIKE MOZART. 6 thirty-minute piano lessons with MMS’s own Katie Ausen, plus introductory piano books. Thanks to: Katie Ausen Value: $200


EXPRESS YOURSELF - JACKSON POLLOCK PARTY Jackson Pollock inspired 2-hour art party for up to 10 children (1st grade or older). Includes pizza and a piece of original art for each child. Nice clothes are prohibited! Thanks to: Karen Gorecki Value: $350


GET IN GEAR NEXT SPRING WITH ROBOTICS CLUB Reserved spot in the Lower Elementary Robotics Club–guaranteed. Thanks to: Milwaukee Montessori School Value: $204


KEEP LEARNING & HAVE FUN ALL SUMMER LONG Your child will enjoy a week-long class of your choice at MMS’s Summer Program (excludes Robotics). Includes a MMS Thirty One Large Utility Tote filled with 2 MMS beach towels. Thanks to: Milwaukee Montessori School and Michelle & Scott Vandenhouten Value: $250


STRING FLING. PLAY LIKE VIVALDI 6 thirty-minute violin lessons with MMS instructor John Patek. Thanks to: John Patek Value: $150


DRONE AND DRINKS PARTY Party for up to 12 adults (21 or older) at MMS flying quadcopters and other flying drones. Appetizers and adult beverages will be served. Up to 3 hours. Thanks to: Jaime Cieszynski Value: Priceless!


MMS FRONT ROW FEVER Enjoy our concerts next year from a Front Row Seat! 2 concert seats reserved for every concert in the 2014-2015 school year. Thanks to: Milwaukee Montessori School Value: Priceless!


THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES 8th Grade Autographed and Framed Class Photo. Thanks to: MMS 8th Grade Class Value: Priceless!

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Enjoy a Manicure and Pedicure with a junior stylist at Salone, and a Vera Bradley Cosmetic Trio in the Indigo Pop pattern filled with nail polish. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Salone Value: $100 Accessorize in style with this Lodis berry hobo handbag with a rounded top. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger Value: $350 In-home fitness training and wellness package includes (2) 1-hour in-home Personal Training sessions; 1-hour Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness consultation with founder Jill Lindberg and a $75 gift certificate good towards Organizational Services by one of their professional organizers. Thanks to: Destination Fitness Value: $350 Treat yourself with a $100 gift certificate to Neroli Salon & Spa and a Rosemary Mint Aveda product set. Thanks to: Neroli Salon & Spa and Peter & Susan Haise Value: $145 Beautiful chalcedony white sapphire pendant set in 18kt. gold over sterling silver features 16-18” adjustable chain. Thanks to: Dunay Joaillier Value: $450 Improve the look of your skin with a Roden & Fields Redefine Macro exfoliator and regimen for the appearance of lines, pores, and loss of firmness. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger Value: $472 Package includes a $300 gift certificate to Performance Running Outfitters and a $35 Elements Massage gift certificate (Elm Grove location). Thanks to: Elements Massage and Performance Running Outfitters Value: $335 Sterling Silver Chrysocolla and Peridot Pendant with an 18” sterling silver octagon snack chain. Thanks to: Starfire Jewelry Value: $249

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Silent Auction Spa, Beauty & Jewels RUN. LIFT. SWIM. 90-days of fitness membership at WAC. Good for non-members only, must be 18 years of age. Redeem by 7/31/14. Also includes an Oxygen Facial at Skiin. Thanks to: Wisconsin Athletic Club and Skiin Value: $580 CUT AND COIFFED Enjoy a haircut at Grace Salon Suite. Thanks to: Grace Salon Suite Value: $33 SENSATIONAL SHADES A pair of Serengeti Sunglasses–1 men’s and 1 women’s. Enhance your outdoor experience with advanced photochromic lens technology. The women’s sunglasses include glass lenses and are polarized. Thanks to: Metro Eye Value: $640 ME–TIME THERAPY Package includes a handbag and scarf from Bangles and Bags plus a massage at Avalon Body Works Massage Therapy. Thanks to: Bangles & Bags and Avalon Body Works Massage Therapy Value: $113 SOPHISTICATED SILHOUETTE Madison Small Phoebe shoulder bag in black chenille ocelot print. Graceful handles with 11” drop fits perfectly on the shoulder. Thanks to: Chris & Krissy Kappl Value: $278 FITNESS FRENZY Includes 1-month individual membership with access to your choice of 5 Elite clubs (New Members only–activate by 8/31/14) as well as 1 lb. Kenya wholebean coffee, Mocha VIA Latte 4-pack, mug, and an Oxygen Facial at Skiin. Thanks to: Elite Sports Club, Skiin, and Starbucks Brookfield Value: $274 PEDICURE PERFECT Pamper yourself with a pedicure at Stella’s Salon Spa (Expires 10/5/14). Also includes a Vera Bradley Cosmetic Trio in the Paisley Meets Plaid pattern filled with nail polish. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Stella’s Salon & Spa Value: $80 GROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT Enjoy a haircut and straight razor shave with Miss Ashley at Groom. Thanks to: Groom for Men Value: $66

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A SHARP DRESSED MAN OR WOMAN Certificate for 2 custom dress shirts (up to a $300 value) plus an additional $200 of alterations with a complimentary wardrobe consultation from Tom James. Thanks to: Tom James Clothiers–Mark Bechtel Value: $500


KALIBRE JEWELRY COLLECTION Sculptured pieces to create your personal style. This collection features a necklace and bracelet set. Thanks to: Faye’s Boutiques Value: $ 338


WHITEN YOUR SMILE Basket includes a dental whitening kit, dental products, Sonic toothbrush and dental cleaning at Integrative Dental Solutions. Thanks to: Integrative Dental Solutions Value: $550


LOVE YOUR SKIN Package includes an Oxygen Facial at Skiin and a Microderm or Micropeel treatment at Cascadia Medispa. Thanks to: Skiin and Cascadia Medispa Value: $265


MOTHER-OF-PEARL WHITE SAPPHIRE ADJUSTABLE BANGLE Adjustable bangle bracelet accented with mother-of-pearl and white sapphires. Features a sterling silver setting with 18kt. yellow gold plating. Thanks to: Dunay Joaillier Value: $500


MOTHER-OF-PEARL EARRINGS Enchanting mother-of-pearl earrings with white sapphire accents featuring a sterling silver setting with 18 kt. yellow gold plating. Thanks to: Dunay Joallier Value: $600


WHITEN YOUR SMILE #2 Basket includes a dental whitening kit, dental products, Sonic toothbrush and dental cleaning at Integrative Dental Solutions. Thanks to: Integrative Dental Solutions Value: $550


LOVE MY SKIIN Pamper yourself with 2 Oxygen facials that will leave your skin nourished and hydrated. Thanks to: Skiin Value: $300


PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT Signature photo shoot either in studio at Gloss Photography Studios or on location for one person (multiple outfits). Also includes an 11” x 14” wall portrait. Thanks to: Gloss Photography Studios Value: $350 16 | 2014 MMS Gala

Silent Auction Spa, Beauty & Jewels BIKRAM YOGA Change your body. One month of yoga classes at Bikram Yoga. Hot Yoga is a therapeutic sequence of postures that will challenge each individual based on their own personal abilities. Thanks to: Bikram Yoga Value: $150


CONTINUUM SILVER RING Continuum silver ring with .42 cts of rose cut diamonds. Thanks to: A Trio Jewelry Value: $575


WRISTLET AND COFFEE BAG MARKET TOTE Thanks to: Little Miss Fancy Pants Value: $46


ORANGETHEORY FITNESS PACKAGE Includes 1-month elite membership, a t-shirt, pen, water bottle, drawstring bag, stress ball, and pen. Thanks to: Orangetheory Fitness Value: $125


COLOUR TUBE (2) - $75 Certificates for services at The Colour Tube Salon. Thanks to: The Colour Tube Salon-Joe & Holly Bilicki Value: $150


HAIR AND BEAUTY BASKET Basket contains professional hair and beauty products along with a $75 certificate for services at The Colour Tube Salon. Thanks to: The Colour Tube Salon-Joe & Holly Bilicki Value: $225


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INSTANT PARTY! A 2-hour live backyard concert with local rock band, Rectifier (featuring MMS dad-rocker Scott Oakes). Event date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Also included: 2 CDs of the album “Something Warm” and 2 download codes for the EP “Bourbon & Flowers.” To get the party started, enjoy a fully-stocked Tommy Bahama Rolling Cooler. Spirit selection includes vodkas, whiskey, gin and more. Thanks to: Scott & Anna Oakes, Julie Kempken, Adam & Christina Berger, Chris & Krissy Kappl, Matt & Bridget Sullivan, Shannon & Robert Levandowski, and Jay & Jodi Nolte Value: $1,200


CHILLED AND FILLED Fully-stocked Emerson wine fridge. Wine selection including Petit Verdot, Fritz Russian River Valley 2009 Pinot Noir, Bennett Family 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, La Crema 2012 Pinot Noir, Frank Family Vineyard 2012 Pinot Noir, and more. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Chris & Krissy Kappl Value: $370


PIZZA AND COMEDY Treat yourself to a $50 gift certificate to Transfer Pizzeria or Via Downer and 3 admission tickets to any ComedySportz match. Not valid for special shows, the midnight show, or the dog and pony show. Thanks to: ComedySportz and Transfer Pizzeria Cafe Value: $86


A NIGHT OF ROMANCE Enjoy 1-night deluxe accommodations at The Pfister Hotel, a $75 gift certificate from Allure, a $30 gift certificate to Rose’s Flower Shop and a $100 gift certificate to Powers Goldmith Jewelers. Thanks to: Allure, Powers Goldsmith, The Pfister, and Rose’s Flower Shop Value: $505


PAINT THE TOWN! Receive a $70 gift certificate to Arte Wine and Painting Studio, a city scape painting, and (2) $25 gift certificates to The Cheesecake Factory (Expires 2/15/15). Thanks to: Arte Wine and Painting Studio and The Cheesecake Factory Value: $120


MARTINI MADNESS–SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED Martini basket includes vodka, napkins, martini glasses and bar tools. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Shannon & Robert Levandowski Value: $95


DOUBLE-DATE NIGHT: DINNER AND A MOVIE Date includes 4 VIP guest passes valid at all Landmark Theatres and (2) $25 gift certificates to Café Hollander (Expires 12/31/14). Thanks to: Café Hollander and Landmark Theatres Value: $90

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Silent Auction Dining & Entertainment CREATE A SOUNDTRACK FOR YOUR LIFE Take your tunes with you on the go. iPod Nano 16GB - Silver. Thanks to: Marc & Denise Abernethy Value: $145 OPERA & OVERNIGHT Enjoy a voucher for 2 tickets to the Florentine Opera’s performance of La Boheme by Puccini on May 9 or 11, 2014 and a complimentary 1-night stay at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown. Expires 12/30/14. Thanks to: Florentine Opera and Milwaukee Marriott Downtown Value: $379 COOPERS HAWK WINE TASTING & WINE Lux wine tasting for a group of up to 4 people to enjoy a tasting of their most prestigious Cooper’s Hawk Wines. Includes a gourmet chocolate truffle and 3 bottles of Wine: Coopers Hawk Red, Coopers Hawk White, and Tempranillo Sangiovese. Thanks to: Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants Value: $108 CHEF’S TABLE AT LA MERENDA Dinner for 6 at La Merenda - a casual tapas bar & restaurant located in historic Walker’s Point. This 5-course dinner with wine pairing will be designed by owner and MMS parent Peter Sandroni. Thanks to: La Merenda and Peter & Sonia Sandroni Value: $500 TASTE MILWAUKEE Explore Milwaukee’s most delicious and historic neighborhoods and receive generous samplings from specialty food shops and eateries along the way. Enjoy a $40 gift card towards the excursion of your choice with Milwaukee Food Tours. If you’re still hungry, enjoy this stocked Italian basket from Fresh Market, selection of Trader Joe’s merchandise and Valentine’s coffee mugs and certificates. Thanks to: Fresh Market, Trader Joe’s, Valentine Coffee Company, and Milwaukee Food Tours Value: $145 DATE NIGHT AT THE REP Includes 2 ticket vouchers to a 2014-15 Milwaukee Repertory Theater Quadracci Powerhouse or Stiemke Studio production (excluding A Christmas Carol or opening night performances), and a gift certificate for dinner for two at SMYTH. Based on availability, some exclusions apply. Thanks to: Iron Horse Hotel and Milwaukee Repertory Theater Value: $240 WINE TASTING AND MAID BRIGADE Bearer is entitled to a private wine tasting for 2-hours for up to 16 people. Includes 8 bottles of wine and wine consultant. Redeem by 5/31/14. Must be 21 or older to participate. Also entitles you to $150 worth of green cleaning from Maid Brigade. Thanks to: PRP Wine International and Maid Brigade Value: $500

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Dinner on the go from Blaze Pizza. 6 free pizzas–one per customer, in store orders only. Expires 5/31/14. Thanks to: Blaze Pizza Value: $90 Includes a 90 mL magnum of Cabernet and electric wine opener, decanter, wine stoppers, and a Cooper’s Hawk cookbook. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and a friend of MMS Value: $185 Experience Milwaukee’s Festival Season with (4) 2014 Summerfest tickets valid for weekday admission from 12-4p.m. and 4 tickets to the 2014 Lakefront Festival of the Arts (June 20-22, 2014) held on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Thanks to: Milwaukee Art Museum and Summerfest Value: $112 Overnight accommodations at the Aloft downtown on a mutually agreed upon date. Must be redeemed in 2014 and is subject to availability. Also includes 2 tickets to Milwaukee Ballet’s “Don Quixote” which runs from October 30November 2, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger and Milwaukee Ballet Value: $290 Included in this basket is a recipe card, 4 copper mugs, Great Lakes Distillery vodka, citrus juicer, ginger beer and limes. Thanks to: Pete & Jill Hansen Value: $135 Shopping spree includes a $25 gift certificate to spend at Barcelona Artful Living. Expires 12/31/14. Also includes a $40 gift certificate to Meritage restaurant. Expires 2/25/15. Thanks to: Barcelona Artful Living and Meritage Value: $65 Troop Café is a not for profit café that provides food service and hospitality training to United States Veterans while serving delicious, high-quality meals to the public. Package includes a $25 Troop Café gift certificate, books Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories and Café Wisconsin and a t-shirt. Thanks to: Joe & Dawn Thomae Value: $100

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Silent Auction Dining & Entertainment BEL CANTO CHORUS 2 ticket vouchers for a performance of the Bel Canto Chorus (excludes December concert). Valid for 1 year. Thanks to: Bel Canto Chorus Value: $70 SYMPHONIC ENTHUSIAST 2 Premium Orchestra seats to a Friday, Saturday or Sunday Classics 7 series. Thanks to: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Value: $574 DINNER ON THE GO! Dinner on the go from Blaze Pizza. 6 free pizzas–one per customer, in store orders only. Expires 5/31/14. Thanks to: Blaze Pizza Value: $90 GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE 2 VIP experience passes to a 2014 Grant Park Music Festival Concert–summer classical concert series on Chicago’s lakefront. Also includes acrylic stackable goblets, wine bottle chilling bag, a bottle of wine, and a bottle platter. Thanks to: Grant Park Music Festival and Greg & Adrianne Busch Value: $94 PRIVATE WINE TASTING FOR EIGHT Thief will host you and 7 guests at a private wine tasting held at either of their Milwaukee Public Market or Shorewood locations. Tasting includes 5 themed wines which Thief staff will help you select; tasting notes and discussion; and artisanal cheese. Thanks to: Thief Wine Shop & Bar Value: $180 CLASSIC. URBAN. SOPHISTICATED STAY. Enjoy a 2-night stay in a deluxe suite. Expires 2/25/15. Thanks to: Hotel Metro and Shefalika & Vikram Naik Value: $500

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GAME ON! BUCKS VS. CAVS 4 tickets to the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game on Friday, April 11, 2014. Section 200, Row G (11th Row), Seats 11-14 with admission to the Palermo’s Courtside Club–before and after the game. Includes parking pass. Thanks to: Chris & Krissy Kappl Value: $526


PACK ATTACK! 2 Packer tickets to the 2nd home game (Gold Package). Section 114 (Packer’s bench side), 10th Row aisle seats. Package also includes a 2013 Green Bay Packers collectors football with transferred signatures from 2013 Packers team. Thanks to: Marc & Denise Abernethy and Green Bay Packers Community Outreach Value: $380


VIP BREWERS EXPERIENCE Meet a Brewer and watch a Milwaukee Brewers game from The Gehl Club. Receive 4 tickets to the July 22, 2014, 7:10 p.m. game versus the Cincinnati Reds. Receive an autographed item (to be determined) which will be autographed in-person by one of the Brewers. Gehl Club tickets include a catered buffet dinner and two drinks per guest. These tickets are not available to the public! Thanks to: Bill & Susanne Wertz Value: $600


ELKHART LAKE’S ROAD AMERICA WEEKEND TICKETS Enjoy 2 weekend tickets to the Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints. June 12-15, 2014 at Elkhart Lake’s Road America. No exchanges or refunds. Non-transferable. Thanks to: Elkhart Lake’s Road America Value: $230


BE LEGENDARY. HIT THE LINKS. Round of golf for 4 at one of three Legend Golf Clubs - Brandybrook, Bristlecone or Merrill Hills. Includes golf with carts, lunch and cocktails, and beverage cart service. Tee times available with certificate Monday-Thursday. Offer expires 12/13/14. Thanks to: The Legend Clubs Value: $1,000


TAKE YOUR SHOT. EXPLOSIVE WORKOUT. Package includes 1-month unlimited boxing and kickboxing classes, gym bag, gloves, keychain, t-shirt and wraps. Thanks to: Title Boxing Club Value: $145


FRONT ROW MILWAUKEE BREWERS TICKETS See the players up close! 4 seats to a Milwaukee Brewers game on July 22 or August 24, 2014. Seats are directly behind home plate in Section 119, Row 1, Seats 5-8. Dates to be mutually agreed upon. Also includes a gold parking pass. Thanks to: Bill & Susanne Wertz Value: $425

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Silent Auction Sports & Recreation GO UW-MILWAUKEE PANTHERS! Show your Panther Pride. Receive 2 UW-Milwaukee Panther Basketball t-shirts and a Panther cinchsack. Thanks to: UW-Milwaukee Value: $50


GOLF AT GENEVA NATIONAL Enjoy a memorable 18-holes of golf for 2 at the prestigious Geneva National Golf Club. Valid for the Arnold Palmer or Lee Trevino Course. Monday Thursday only. Cart included. Expires 11/1/14. Thanks to: Geneva National Golf Club Value: $240


MILWAUKEE BREWERS TAILGATE PARTY 8 great tickets for Brewers vs. Cubs game on for the Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 1:10 p.m. located in Section 123, Row 14. Tailgate package features a selection of Wildtree products, grill tools, and $40 gift certificate for meat from Bunzel’s Old Fashioned Meat Market. Thanks to: Liam & Allison Kelly, Rik & Cynthia Akey, Synara Brown and Bunzel’s Old Fashioned Meat Market Value: $900


WATCH MU GOLDEN EAGLES FLY 4 lower level tickets located between the baselines. Select from one of three non-conference games. Game selection may not include premium games such as Marquette vs. Wisconsin. Package includes cocktails and dinner for 4 at either location of the Wisconsin Club. After dinner, the Wisconsin Club will escort you and your guests to the downtown event. Thanks to: Dave & Kathy Eurich and The Wisconsin Club Value: $390


ON WISCONSIN: GO BUCKY! 2 Badger football tickets for the September 27, 2014 game against the South Florida Bulls. Seats are on the 45 yard line. Thanks to: Jon & Cindy Skavlem Value: $110


FAST CHALLENGING GREENS Enjoy a round of golf at New Berlin Hills–18 holes with carts. Valid MondayThursday anytime, Friday-Sunday & Holidays after 2 p.m. Expires 12/31/14. Thanks to: New Berlin Hills Value: $180


GOLF IN MEQUON Enjoy a round of golf for 4 at the River Club of Mequon. Thanks to: River Club of Mequon Value: $360


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Silent Auction Home & Garden I HATE MY YARD. FIX IT. LandWorks’ team of talented and creative professionals would like to help you design your next landscape project. Landscaping package includes $500 in Landscape Design and $500 in Landscape Services. Expires 8/31/14. Thanks to: LandWorks, Inc. Value: $1,000 KEURIG COFFEE PACKAGE Package contains a Keurig K-10 Mini Plus Personal Brewer, a stainless steel coffee pod drawer, two red coffee mugs, and k-cups. Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger Value: $175 PAMPER YOUR POOCH & YOUR CAR The package offers all-inclusive accommodations for a wonderful week long getaway. Your pet will enjoy a private suite, unlimited playtimes and belly rubs. Includes an express departure bath along with a VIP Goodie Bag. Pamper your car after your drop-off or pick-up at Spa Paw & Tail with a full service car wash at Wash Brite. Thanks to: Spa Paw & Tail - Steven & Nina Race and Wash Brite Value: $300 CONNECT WITH NATURE! Receive a 1-year family membership to the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. New Membership Only. Redeem by September 2014. Package also includes Wisconsin Bird Identification book, birdseed, niger sock, suet feeder and suet cakes. Thanks to: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, Wild Birds Unlimited, and Cece Sullivan Value: $150 MULCH! (2) $50 gift certificates toward any selection of mulch for pick up or delivery from Kanavas. Expires 10/15/14. Thanks to: Kanavas Landscape Management Value: $100 PHOTOGRAPH - TICKET SHACK #1 This photograph of the “Ticket Shack” is from artist Mike Rebholtz’s photo series that explored 10 Weeks of Ice Fishing in Wisconsin. Ticket Shack #1, Rock Lake, 2012. Inkjet print on archival paper. Thanks to: Mike Rebholz Value: $900


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WHITEFISH BAY CLEANERS CERTIFICATES (2) $25 gift certificates to Whitefish Bay Cleaners. Thanks to: Gregory & Adrianne Busch Value: $50


ENJOY NATURE ALL YEAR AROUND! Annual Membership to Lynden Sculpture Garden, Boerner Botanical Garden, and a family membership to the Urban Ecology Center. Also includes gift certificate to Stein Gardens and Gifts. Thanks to: Lynden Sculpture Garden, Boerner Botanical Garden, the Urban Ecology Center, and Stein Gardens and Gifts Value: $220


SCALED LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND CONSULTATION This package includes 3 in-depth discussion meetings, scaled plans and quotation for installation. Plans designed to fit your specific budget. Service Area: From Kenosha to Fond du Lac and west to Madison. Thanks to: La Rosa Landscape Company Inc. Value: $1,400


MULCH! Includes (2) $50 gift certificates toward any selection of mulch for pick up or delivery from Kanavas. Expires 10/15/14. Thanks to: Kanavas Landscape Management Value: $100


AFGHAN AND ORNAMENT Multi-colored afghan and Swarovski crystal shooting star ornament. Thanks to: Michael Weiss Value: $50


CHERRY BLOSSOMS PAINTING This painting evokes the promise of spring. Acrylic on canvas 24’’ x 48’’. Thanks to: Billie St. Martin Value: $250


COMPUTER HARD DRIVE 180 GB SSD Drive. This solid-state drive delivers a high performance storage solution. Thanks to: Milwaukee PC Value: $160


DOGGY GIFT BASKET Basket includes a day of pampering at Central Bark in Wauwatosa as well as toys, treats, a dog bed duvet, bandana, and a mug. Thanks to: Central Bark Value: $100


SHARP DRESSED MAN OR WOMAN Certificate for 2 custom shirts (up to a $300 value) plus an additional $200 of alterations with a complimentary wardrobe consultation from Tom James. Thanks to: Tom James–Mark Bechtel Value: $500

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Silent Auction Home & Garden ANTIQUE BRASS & RECLAIMED PINE BOLT ACTION PEN The wood used is from an 150 year old building. The grain is tight, not like pine of today. This pen comes with both a stylus end or a flat finished end. Thanks to: Brian & Kira Wendel Value: $85 VITAMIX - MAKE SMOOTHIES, SOUPS, & MORE The VitaMix is a powerful and functional drink machine that allows you to create fruit smoothies, frozen coffee drinks, and healthy shakes. The sharp, dependable blades creates enough torque to crush almost 64 oz. of cubed ice in 3 seconds. Thanks to: Todd Minkin, Fein Brothers/Dine Out, LLC Value: $750 LAWYER UP Protect your family, protect your assets. Have an estate plan. Estate planning package that includes up to: 2 wills, 2 powers of attorney for healthcare, 2 durable powers of attorney for finances, 1 marital property agreement, and 1 revocable living trust. This package may be substituted for up to 10-hours of legal work in the areas of tax planning and/or business formation, dissolution and succession planning upon mutual agreement of all parties. Package is transferable to a loved one. Thanks to: The Law Offices of Christopher F. Molnar and Christopher & Kim Molnar Value: $1750-$2500 CHROME & BETHLEHEM OLIVE WOOD BOLT ACTION PEN This pen is made from olive wood from Bethlehem. Pen comes with both a stylus end and a flat finished end. Thanks to: Brian & Kira Wendel Value: $100 ANTIQUE BOTANICAL PRINTS Thanks to: Ottoman Society Value: $130 TABLET REPAIR OR RENTAL Certificate valid for $100 in tablet repair or 1 week rental. Thanks to: Vanguard Computers, Inc. Value: $100 HAWK’S LANDSCAPE DESIGN 10-hours of professional landscape design services. Residential or commercial property must be located within 20 miles of Hawk’s Landscape. Thanks to: Hawk’s Landscape Value: $600 HOME MAKEOVER Gift certificate for $150 and an in-home consultation with an interior designer. Thanks to: Manhattan Textiles Value: $235

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BECOME A BREWMASTER PARTY Winner of this package will enjoy a night of fun for 8 guests. Includes dinner and your very own starter brewing equipment needed to brew a five-gallon batch of beer. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Hosted at the home of State Fair award-winning brewmaster Jill Hansen and aspiring brewmaster Pete Hansen. Thanks to: Pete & Jill Hansen Value: $600










Package includes a $500 gift certificate to The American Club Resort plus golf for 2 on the Irish at Whistling Straights or the Meadow Valleys at Blackwolf Run (includes golf cart but excludes caddie and gratuity). Thanks to: Jason Scott Realty-Jason & Nicole Fernhaber Value: $880 Sit in studio with 88Nine RadioMilwaukee’s morning team–Dori Zori and Jordan Lee! Visit RadioMilwaukee’s new studios in Walker’s Point and sit in as Jordan and Dori host A.MKE. Afterwards, enjoy a homemade breakfast in the Green Room with the morning team, hosted by 88Nine’s development director (and MMS parent), Francesca Kempfer. While there, you and each of your guests will receive an 88Nine t-shirt of your choice. Date to be mutually agreed upon for a weekday morning (July-Sept. 2014). Thanks to: 88Nine RadioMilwaukee Value: $500 2-hours of VIP access to Evolution Milwaukee’s private room which features private bar service and two handcrafted walnut table tennis courts for you and your guests to enjoy. Package does not include food and drinks. Expires 11/1/14. Thanks to: Evolution Milwaukee Gastro Pong (Formerly SPIN Milwaukee) Value: $500 Receive a “Live in Harmony Certificate.” Certificate includes a 1-night stay in a premier suite with a $25 spa credit, as well as 2-signature breakfast buffets. Valid Sunday-Thursday only, based on availability, excludes holidays and peak times. Also includes a $100 gift certificate to Sundara Inn & Spa. Thanks to: Jason Scott Realty - Jason & Nicole Fernhaber and Sundara Inn & Spa Value: $425 PRIVATE CULINARY SCHOOL FOR EIGHT Enjoy a private evening at the Braise Culinary School with one of the Braise Chefs. The chef will demonstrate a topic of your choice while you and your friends sample and appreciate the results! Thanks to: Braise Restaurant & Culinary School Value: $520

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Silent Auction Experiences BRADFORD BEACH PARTY Host a party for your friends or family at Bradford Beach. Includes three cabanas (2 lounge chairs each), a $50 food and beverage voucher, reserved Volleyball court time, and a volleyball. Also includes a beach bag with beach towels, sunscreen and craft beer. Thanks to: Todd & Bridget Gawronski, Shannon & Robert Levandowski and Pete & Jill Hansen Value: $331


TRAP SHOOTING EXPERIENCE Your choice of trap, skeet, sporting clays, or five stand for 2 people (50 targets each), but could accommodate additional people. Range fees and ammunition are included. Never shot before? No problem! We will provide safety tips and instructions. Shoot at the Waukesha Gun Club in Pewaukee. Thanks to: Phillip & Lynne Miller Value: $125


EXPERIENCE HUSCO–FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANY Private tour of HUSCO’s high-tech engineering and development facility for up to 12 adults or children age 7+ (minimum 4:1 ratio) and a chance to operate heavy equipment on the proving grounds. Thanks to: HUSCO International Value: $1,000


DOOR COUNTY GETAWAY Enjoy 2-night stay at Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor in a 2 bedroom, 2 bath king loft with a water view. With 300 miles of graceful, beautiful, and sometimes dramatic shoreline, Door County has been hailed as a premier getaway destination in Wisconsin. Based on availability, exclusion during Fall Festival week. Thanks to: W. Scott and Mary Nelson and Landmark Resort Value: $600


DAVE MATTHEWS BAND AT SUMMERFEST 2 tickets to a very special evening with the Dave Matthews Band at Summerfest on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7 p.m. Tickets are in Section 17, Row AA. Also includes a wine voucher good for a $100 discount off a case of wine priced at $160 or higher from Thanks to: Robert and Elizabeth Marriott Value: $246


HARLEY PACKAGE Get ready to ride. Includes 2 Harley Jackets (Women’s Medium & Men’s Large), 2 t-shirts, 8 museum passes, snow globe, survival bracelet, bottle opener, salt & pepper shaker, crystal bracelet, belt buckle and paperweight. Thanks to: Christian & Kristin Walters Value: $700


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Dinner to be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014. All participants and hosts will begin the evening at Adam and Christina Berger’s home in Elm Grove for appetizers and cocktails at 5:30 p.m. At that time, all guests will find out which house they will be going to for dinner–hosts include Christian and Kristen Walters, Greg and Adrianne Busch, Mike and Marcela Molezzi, Liam and Allison Kelly, Tadeo and Crystal Balderrama and Ted and Nicole Eull. After dinner, everyone will meet again in Elm Grove at O’Donoghue’s for dessert and after dinner drinks at 9 p.m. This is a great time to get to know families in the MMS community and celebrate a fun evening! Thanks to: Adam & Christina Berger, Liam & Allison Kelly, Greg & Adrianne Busch, Mike & Marcela Molezzi, Tadeo & Crystal Baleramma, Ted & Nicole Eull, and Christian & Kristen Walters Price: $50 per person. Limited to the first 36 participants. Marc and Denise Abernethy in Elm Grove will host MMS’s Deepali Namboothiry for an Indian cooking demonstration and tasting on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. The party will also feature Henna applied by Masooda Begum. Thanks to: Marc & Denise Abernethy, Deepali Namboothiry and Masooda Begum Price: $50 per person. Limited to the first 10 participants. Celebrate the summer on Saturday, June 14 with this parent-child yoga class held under the covered play area with MMS’s own Heather Eiden. Yoga is an ancient art that helps people move more easily. Your family will learn the flowing sequence of poses called a Sun Salute. Continental breakfast is also included. Guests must provide their own yoga mats. Thanks to: Heather Eiden Price: $20 per person (adult or child). Limited to the first 24 participants. Children 5 and up may register. Husbands vs. wives kickball tournament for 16 hosted by Greg and Adrianne Busch and Brian and Kira Wendel on Saturday, August 23 from 3-4:30 p.m. in Hart Park, followed by a giant pretzel party from Leff’s (15 pitchers of Miller Lite or High Life, 5 giant pretzels, free soda, and reserved table). Thanks to: Leff’s Lucky Town, Greg & Adrianne Busch, and Brian & Kira Wendel Price: $30 per person. Limited to the first 16 participants. Join 11 of your MMS friends for a night of poker on October 4, 2014 at MMS dad Matt Sullivan’s house (in Wauwatosa). Drinks, appetizers, college football, and dealer’s choice card playing (with “buy-in” mutually agreed upon). Novice players are welcome! Thanks to: Matt & Bridget Sullivan Price: $40 per person. Limited to the first 11 participants.

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Thank You to Our Donors 88Nine Radio Milwaukee A Trio Jewelry Marc & Denise Abernethy Adventure Rock Indoor Climbing Gym Allure The American Club American Girl Andrus Limousine Service, Inc. Arte Wine and Painting Studio Katie Ausen Avalon Body Works Massage Therapy Tadeo & Crystal Balderamma Bangles & Bags Barcelona Artful Living Barnes & Noble Baskin Robbins Masooda Begum Bel Air Cantina Adam & Christina Berger Betty Brinn Children’s Museum The Big Backyard Joe & Holly Bilicki Bikram Yoga Blaze Pizza Blue Man Group Blue’s Egg / Maxie’s Southern Comfort Braise Restaurant & Culinary School Brightonwoods Orchard Synara Brown, Wildtree Bunzel’s Old Fashioned Meat Market Gregory & Adrianne Busch Cafe Hollander Cascadia Medispa Center Central Bark The Cheesecake Factory Jaime Cieszynski The Colour Tube ComedySportz Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants Country Springs Hotel Destination Fitness Rick & Kimberly Dillon Dine Out Discovery World Disney World Divine Savior Holy Angels Heather Eiden Elements Massage Elite Sports Club Elkhart Lake’s Road America Engine Company No. 3 32 | 2014 MMS Gala

Equitate, LLC Ted & Nicole Eull Dave & Kathy Eurich Evolution Milwaukee Gastro Pong Faye’s Boutiques Jason & Nicole Fernhaber Firefly Bar & Grill First Stage Children’s Theatre Florentine Opera Fresh Market Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Todd & Bridget Gawronski Geneva National Golf Club Gloss Photography Studios Roger Gonzalez Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan Karen Gorecki Grace Salon Suite Grant Park Music Festival Green Bay Packers Community Outreach Groom for Men Peter & Susan Haise Pete & Jill Hansen Harley-Davidson Museum Hawk’s Landscape Hector’s Dick & Christine Hobbs Hotel Metro HUSCO International Incredi-Roll Skate Lazer Tag & Family Fun Integrative Dental Solutions International Porsche Iron Horse Hotel Dunay Joaillier Kanavas Landscape Management, Inc. Chris & Krissy Kappl Keepers Goal Allison & Liam Kelly Francesca Kempfer Julie Kempken La Merenda La Rosa Landscape Company Inc. Landmark Resort Landmark Theatres LandWorks, Inc. Law Offices of Christopher F. Molnar, LLC The Learning Shop Leff’s Lucky Town The Legend Clubs Shannon & Robert Levandowski

Tim & Mary Linehan Little Miss Fancy Pants Sven & Angela Loberg Lynden Sculpture Garden M&M Gymnastics Dance & Cheer Maid Brigade Manhattan Textiles Robert & Elizabeth Marriott Scott & Aaron Marshall Meritage Metro Eye Phillip & Lynne Miller Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Ballet Milwaukee County Zoo Milwaukee Food Tours Milwaukee Marriott Downtown Milwaukee Montessori School Milwaukee Repertory Theater Milwaukee PC Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Mike & Marcela Molezzi Christopher & Kim Molnar Alia Morgan Photography Muller & Muller Architects Jay & Cindy Muller Robert & Kathleen Murray Museum of Science and Industry

Shefalika & Vikram Naik Deepali Namboothiry W. Scott & Mary Nelson Neroli Salon & Spa New Berlin Hills G.C. Jay & Jodi Nolte Scott & Anna Oakes On Your Toes Dance Studio Orangetheory Fitness Ottoman Society Otto’s Fine Art Academy PNC Bank PRP Wine International John Patek Peace of Mind Concierge Service Performance Running Outfitters The Pfister Christine Plamann Photography Powers Goldsmith Shop, Ltd. Brian Quincey & Rose Moylan Steven & Nina Race Rainbow Booksellers Mike Rebholz River Club of Mequon Rose’s Flower Shop

Thank You to Our Donors Salone Billie St. Martin Peter & Sonia Sandroni Schlitz Audubon Nature Center Jason Scott Realty John G. Shedd Aquarium Jon & Cindy Skavlem Skiin Spa Paw & Tail Starbucks - BrookďŹ eld StarďŹ re Jewelry Stein Gardens and Gifts Stella’s Salon & Spa Stone Creek Coffee Nicholas Straube & Kim Hurlebaus

Matt & Bridget Sullivan Cece Sullivan Summerfest Community Donations Sundara Inn and Spa Swimtastic Swim School Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy Joe & Dawn Thomae Title Boxing Club Tom James Clothiers Trader Joe’s Transfer Pizzeria Cafe Uptown Ford Lincoln Urban Ecology Center UW-Milwaukee

Valentine Coffee Company Michelle & Scott Vandenhouten Vanguard Computers, Inc. Amit & Kusum Verma Christian & Kristin Walters Wash Brite Waukesha County Parks System Michael Weiss Brian & Kira Wendel Bill & Susanne Wertz Wild Birds Unlimited Wisconsin Athletic Club Wisconsin Club Yo Mama Zilli Hospitality Group

M I LWA U K E E MO N T E S S O RI S C H O O L Founded in 1961, Milwaukee Montessori School is a private, independent, co-educational elementary day school educating over 400 students from toddlers through eighth grade. Recognized for its outstanding and dynamic academic program, the school is dedicated to providing an individualized educational experience. The challenging and enriching curriculum encourages the development of real-world skills.

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