2019 LGBTQ Progress Awards

Thu, Aug 8 from 5:30pm - 8pm

Online ticket sale have ended. Please email Carrie@shepex.com to purchase tickets.

Shepherd Express and Cream City Foundation are excited to celebrate LGBTQ progress in Milwaukee on Thursday, August 8th at the 1451 Renaissance Place. $1 of every ticket sold will be donated to Diverse & Resilient and 5% of all proceeds during the night will go directly to the Cream City Foundation. With your support, we can make great strides in Milwaukee and beyond!

Individual Ticket: $50
Half Table- Four Seats: $180 ($45/seat)
Full Table- Eight Seats: $360 ($45/seat)
**Limited seating available. ALL winners receive a FREE seat at the event**

5:30-6:15pm Socializing and cocktails
6:15-7:00pm Dinner – Catered by Simple Eats MKE (Dairy & Gluten-Free, Vegan option available)
7:00-8:00pm Awards Presentation


  • LGBTQ Struggle for Equality sponsored by Diverse & Resilient
    WINNER: Brenda Coley and her partner Dr.Sandra Jones
  • LGBTQ Progress in Philanthropy sponsored by Planned Parenthood
    WINNER: Cream City Foundation
  • LGBTQ Progress in Youth Activism sponsored by Courage MKE
    WINNER: Pedro Perez Valdez
  • LGBTQ Progress in Activism sponsored by Stephanie Murphy DDS
    WINNER: Bill Meunier
  • LGBTQ Progress in Business sponsored by Northwestern Mutual
    WINNER: This Is It
  • LGBTQ Progress in Arts& Culture sponsored by Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
    WINNER: Mrs. Fun (Connie Grauer and Kim Zick)
  • LGBTQ Progress in Health and HIV Awareness sponsored by ARCW
    WINNER: Act-Up (Yuri Keegstra, Christopher Fons, et al)
  • LGBTQ Progress in Sports sponsored by Milwaukee Gay Sports Network
    Winner: HIT Bowling Organization

Special thanks to our Ally Sponsor, Walker Forge Inc.
Thank you to our partners: 1451 Renaissance Place, Snapdragon Flowers, Table of Contents Vintage Rentals, Simple Eats MKE and Cranky Al's.

Please contact eventreg@shepex.com if you have any questions.

1451 Renaissance Place

1451 N Prospect Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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