71st Annual Awards Dinner
Join us for the 71st Annual Awards Dinner on May 9, 2024 at the Pfister Hotel
Sponsorships make the Annual Awards Dinner and our work all year long possible. If interested in sponsoring this event, please fill out and return our Sponsorship Packet.
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This year’s Award Winners include:
Witness to History: Les Weil and Jodi Peck
This award honors those who have played a significant role in shaping and documenting our community’s history.
The Courtland R. Conlee Community Service Award: Ken Leinbach
Named in 1981 for the Milwaukee Journal vice president devoted to the Milwaukee County Historical Society, this award recognizes individuals who make major contributions to forging Milwaukee history through strengthening the community.
Frederick I. Olson Historic Preservation Award: ThriveOn King Collaboration
Named in honor of legendary MCHS Board member Fred Olson, this award recognizes the efforts of individuals and organizations to preserve and protect historic architecture in Milwaukee County.
Dan Emmer Recognition Award: Mark Zalewski
Named for a long time MCHS volunteer and Board member, this award recognizes the efforts of volunteers or organizations that make significant contributions to the operation of the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
Thank you to our generous Sponsors:
AO Smith Corporation
Brewers Community Foundation
Dorothy Inbusch Foundation
Godfrey & Kahn
Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Good Karma Brands
John & Mary Emory
Doris & Ed Heiser
We look forward to celebrating our Anniversary Accolade Recipients:
Sisters of St. Francis de Assisi
AO Smith Corporation
St. Michael’s Ukranian Church
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Columbia Savings & Loan Association
Butters-Fetting Company Inc.
Milsco Manufacturing Co.
Lake Bluff Grade School
Shorewood High School
Selig Leasing Company
The Packing House
Argus Technical Company
Hunger Task Force, Inc.
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Hales Corners Historical Society
Brass Light Gallery