Summer learning takes center stage

The raucous cheers of more than 100 students gathered for “Beginning of Day” exercises at the First Stage Theater Academy die down just long enough for a school-age girl to issue her bold challenge to the group: “If you scan all of the people who are leaving, there’s at least one person who you don’t probably know. So, I’m going to challenge everyone to make one new friend.
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Community sets tables for conversation

Since announcing the launch of On the Table in July, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation has seen enthusiasm for its vast, upcoming community conversation initiative soar.
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Museum memories the perfect ‘Gift’

A full day of free admission and scores of special activities drew 8,500 people to the Milwaukee Public Museum on Aug. 12 for the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s 2017 Gifts to the Community. More than 2,000 people enjoyed free planetarium shows while all guests had a chance to learn about the 2017 solar eclipse.
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Improving the community, ‘link by link’

Generous people giving to and through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation have been able to leave an indelible mark on the community over the last century because, together, we share a vision for what our region can be and achieve. This shared vision is expressed throughout the Foundation’s recently published 2016 Annual Report.
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