Join Us for Our Biggest Celebration & Fundraiser of the Year

Awards | Silent Auction | Raffle | Dinner

April 27, 2017
Reception at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner & Program begins at 6:15 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
10499 W. Innovation Dr. in Wauwatosa

$125 per person | $1,000 for a table of 8

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Why sponsor?

Your attendance and support of this event allows us to continue providing services
and opportunities to ensure older adults remain an integral part of our community.

Can’t make it, but still want to support Milwaukee-area older adults?
Consider making a tax-deductible donation online: every dollar makes a difference.

The Raffle Starts Now!

To commemorate this year’s Pearls of Wisdom, you can enter a raffle to win a 18″ cultured pearl necklace with a 14-carat gold clasp — starting now! The necklace is valued at $750, so don’t miss your opportunity to win: only 200 raffle tickets are available.

Raffle tickets are $20 each, and you do not need to be at Pearls of Wisdom to enter or win. Call us at 414-220-8628 to buy your tickets and enter the raffle! They will also be on sale at the event.

Special thanks to Robert Haack Diamonds for donating this elegant necklace. 

Wisdom Awards

Each year at our Pearls of Wisdom event, we honor outstanding people in the Milwaukee area who are making priceless contributions to older adults through volunteerism and advocacy. This year’s award recipients are listed below.

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Phyllis Mensh Brostoff & Jonathan Brostoff, Winners of the Generational Gem Award

Phyllis Brostoff, CEO of Stowell Associates Inc., and her son, State Rep. Jonathan Brostoff,
have been active in social work, community advocacy and volunteerism for decades.

This award honors persons of different generations who have inspired each other, and as a result,
have created new and better ways of providing service to others.

Anne Presser, Winner of the Making the World More Beautiful Award

Annie Pressor

Anne, 89, has been an active Interfaith volunteer in different roles for more than 15 years. 

Nominees in this category are adults 50 and better who
willingly share gifts and talents to enrich the lives of others.

Rose Oliva, Winner of the Living Life to the Fullest Award

Rose, 72, has been an Interfaith volunteer for more than 30 years
at our Southwest Neighborhood Outreach office. 

Nominees in this category are adults 50 and better who are living life to the fullest,
and having a positive impact on the community and others.

Nucor Cold Finish Wisconsin, Recipient of the Business Community Impact Award

Nucor Cold Finish Wisconsin is the recipient of the Business Community Impact Award. This award recognizes a local business for its dedication and commitment to volunteering with Interfaith. Nucor has been a community business partner with the South Shore Regional Neighborhood Outreach office for many years.
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Thomas Nielsen & Geraldine Sykes, Recipients of the Exceptional Caregiver Award

Thomas and Geraldine were selected from Interfaith’s Family Caregiver Support Network’s clients for their dedication, wisdom, and positive approaches to their individual caregiving challenges and lifestyles.
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Andrea Garr, Bashir Easter & Nelva Olin, Recipients of the Outstanding Caregiver Partner Award

These professionals help Interfaith meet our objectives to provide better support and services to caregivers in Milwaukee’s Latino and African-American communities. 

Andrea Garr

Bashir EasterFrom left: Andrea Garr and Bashir Easter, Dementia Care Specialists with the Milwaukee County Department on Aging. Nelva Olin is the Program Coordinator for the United Community Center.

Thank you, sponsors!

Become a Sponsor or Advertise

We are looking for generous organizations to sponsor this event. By becoming an event sponsor, you’re supporting services for thousands of older adults and caregivers. Take a look below at the variety of sponsorship opportunities available – with exclusive benefits! Advertising in the event program is also available.

Sign up for a sponsorship or ad online, or call 414-220-8616.

Become an event sponsor

Advertising Requirements:

  • Ads must be sent camera-ready, with image resolution at 300 dpi.
  • Please send your ad as a .pdf or .jpg file only.
  • Ads will be printed in black and white (ads sent in color will be converted to grayscale).

If you have any questions at all about Pearls of Wisdom, sponsorship
opportunities, or advertising, please give us a call at 414-291-7500.