September 5, 2019
By Milwaukee Business Journal
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Milwaukee Admirals owner Harris Turer and the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Robert Bell were honored Wednesday by Safe & Sound at the Milwaukee nonprofit’s gala at the Italian Community Center. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer Kenny Yoo to see who attended the event.
In all, about 500 Milwaukee-area business executives attended the event, called “A Night to Unite: The Power of Community,” which raised money for the group that focuses on improving public safety in city of Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Turer, the longtime owner of the Admirals hockey team, received the Herb Kohl Champion Award, while Bell, the DEA’s special agent in charge, received the Law Enforcement Leader Award. Others honored were the Longfellow School Parent Group in Clark School, which received the Resident Leader Award and Taker Freeman, who was honored with the Brewers Community Foundation Youth Leader Award.
The event was led by co-chairs Marybeth Budisch and Mark Sabljak of Sabljak & Budisch, along with Greg Wesley of the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee-area business executives and community leaders in attendance included Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales, Milwaukee Municipal Court Judge Derek Mosley, Tami Garrison of MillerCoors, Jen Dirks of Tempo Milwaukee, Jason Eggert of Wells Fargo, Linda Gorens-Levey of General Capital Group, JoAnne Anton of Herb Kohl Philanthropies, Erik Kennedy of Advocate Aurora Health, Denise Thomas of The Effective Communication Coach and Wanda Montgomery of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.