2017 LGBTQ Progress Awards


The Shepherd Express and Cream City Foundation are excited to celebrate LGBTQ progress in Milwaukee on Thursday, August 10th at the Wherehouse.

5:30-6:15pm Socializing and cocktails
6:15-7:00pm Dinner – Catered by Ball n’ Biscuit (v/gf options)
7:00-8:00pm Awards Presentation

2017 LGBTQ Progress Awards Categories:
LGBTQ Struggle for Equality - Sponsored by Cream City Foundation
Winner: Plymouth Church, Milwaukee

LGBTQ Progress in Philanthropy - Sponsored by Cream City Foundation
Winner: Jack H. Smith

LGBTQ Progress in Youth Services - Sponsored by Gruber Law Offices
Winner: Cathy Arney

LGBTQ Progress in Activism - Sponsored by Milwaukee Gay Sports Network
Winner: Lloyd Barbee

LGBTQ Progress in Business - Sponsored by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Winner: Carl Szatmary

LGBTQ Progress in Arts & Culture - Sponsored by Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
Winner: Mark Bucher

LGBTQ Progress in Health and HIV Awareness - Sponsored by AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin - ARCW
Winner: Brady East STD Clinic (BESTD)

20% of all proceeds during the night will go directly to the Cream City Foundation. The Cream City Foundation mobilizes philanthropic resources by harnessing pride, passion and commitment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people and their allies to advance the human rights and respond to the human needs of LGBTQ+ people in Southeastern Wisconsin. With your support, we can make great strides in Milwaukee and beyond!

Tickets: $40 Individual, $35/ticket for half or full table
There is limited seating available so make sure to get your tickets early!


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