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Young at Heart Benefit

Young at Heart 2015

Join us on Friday, May 15, 2015 for the 11th Annual Young at Heart Gala!  This event honors Impact Award and Friend of the Museum Award recipients, and benefits the Children’s Museum’s Every Child, Every Family program that grants access to the museum for families and schools who may not otherwise be able to enjoy it.  Enjoy delicious French cuisine, an exciting raffle, and more at this Parisian-themed fundraiser.  Young at Heart will be held at South Hills Golf and Country Club.

2015 Friend of the Museum Award Recipient:

Shannon Family

          The Friend of the Museum Award honors individuals and organizations that significantly advance the museum’s ability to build opportunities for children to experience, explore, discover and make sense of their world.  

2015 Impact Award Recipient:

Fond du Lac Master Gardeners Association

          The Impact Award honors individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on supporting the development of the museum over the past year.

 

2015 Young at Heart Table Sponsors: 

  • Bank of Oakfield
  • C.D. Smith
  • J.F. Ahern
  • Muthig Industries

 

To purchase event tickets or sponsor a table, contact CMFDL at 920-929-0707.


 

Young at Heart 2014

Thank you to everyone who attended the 10th annual Young at Heart Celebration!  It was a huge success and a fun time was had by all.  Net proceeds for this year’s Young at Heart and for the support in developing the Butterfly Garden totaled $36,000!  The event was held Friday, May 16, 2014 at South Hills Golf and Country Club, and honored the 2014 recipients of the Friend of the Museum Award and the Impact Awards.

2014 Friend of the Museum Award

Stone Family Foundation

The Friend of the Museum Award honors individuals and organizations that significantly advance the museum’s ability to build opportunities for children to experience, explore, discover and make sense of their world.  

2014 Impact Awards

Kathy & Dave Cook, Cook’s Construction

Julie & Brian Balson, Gallery & Frame Shop

The Impact Award honors individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on supporting the development of the museum over the past year.

2014 Raffle Winners

Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort (link) – Winner:  Burt Steffes
2-night stay in a “Northwoods” double suite and waterpark passes for 6 guests
Valued at $600

American Girl – “Isabelle” Doll, Outfit and Book (link) - Winner:  Lora Vliet
Valued at $160

Skateboard, Pogo-Stick & Helmet from Attitude Sports (link) – Winner: Event Attendee
Valued at $160

Olsen’s Auto Spa (link) – Winner:  Stacey Mertens
Ultimate Cleaning
 Valued at $175

Stuart’s Spring Clean Up (link) – Winner:  Tim Olig
Valued at $150

Massage & Facial Package (link) – Winner:  Michael Brooks
by Stacey Loehr Mertens
Valued at $100

Trinity Restaurant (link) – Winner:  Dana Nett
$100 Gift Certificate

Saavy Boutique – Winner:  Melissa Kowalski
$100 Gift Certificate

Botanicals Floral Package (link) – Winner:  Loree Olsen
$100 Gift Certificate

Schmid Custom Cleaning - Winner: Dwayne and Christine
2 Hours, 2 People and Products
$100 Gift Certificate

Signature/Boat Raffle – Winner:  Dr. Karen Meyer
Donated by Mercury Marine
Valued at $2,200

Special Thanks

Event Sponsors

  • Rose and Tim Ahern
  • Ann and Dick Blamey
  • Children’s Museum Board of Directors
  • Ann and Shawn Kelly – Wempner’s School of Dance
  • Mercury Marine
  • Dr. Karen Meyer & Kurt Krueger
  • Jeff and Andrea Nuss & Troy and Polly Nachreiner – Muthig Industries, Inc.
  • Burt Steffes, MD
  • Andrea and John Welsch

Table Sponsors

  • Agnesian HealthCare
  • Bank of Oakfield
  • Burg Homes & Design / Otter Creek Landscape
  • Burt Steffes, MD
  • C.D. Smith
  • Dr. Karen Meyer and Kurt Krueger
  • Joan and Richard Kleinfeldt
  • Muthig Industries
  • National Exchange Bank and Trust
  • Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
    • (John Korb, Mike Korb, Carl Helleberg and John Welsch)

Raffle, Auction and In-kind Donors:

  • Attitude Sports
  • Bob and Bonnie’s Donuts and Cakes
  • Botanicals Floral Studio
  • Kristine and John Buelow
  • Crazy Cake Pop Lady
  • Dr. Amy Emmer-Sheldon
  • Gallery & Frame Shop
  • The Goldsmith –  Ron and Terri Emanuel
  • Todd, Pam and Katie Hammond
  • Mike and Melissa Hierl
  • Hughes Chocolates
  • Joan King
  • Mercury Marine
  • Model Cleaners
  • Dr. Karen Meyer and Kurt Krueger
  • Olsen’s Auto Spa
  • Print Right
  • Saavy Boutique
  • Schmid Custom Cleaning
  • Schreiner’s Restaurant and Bernie’s Pub
  • Dr. Mary Schultz
  • South Hills Golf and Country Club
  • The Spice Crate
  • Stacey Loehr Mertens
  • Stephanie’s Sweets
  • Stuart’s Landscaping and Garden Center
  • Tamara’s the Cake Guru
  • Trinity Restaurant
  • Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort
  • The Wreath Factory / Otter Creek Landscape

Planning Committee

  • Alysia Hopper (Chair)
  • Michael Beeck
  • Heather Biró
  • Kristine Buelow
  • Dr. Amy Emmer-Sheldon
  • Dr. Brenda Grass
  • Melissa Hierl
  • Kristin Lenz
  • Dr. Karen Meyer & Kurt Krueger
  • Cheri Neitzel
  • Andrea Nuss
  • Heather Reilley
  • Andrea Welsch
  • Katie Zurawski