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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:

Family of Mike and Rita Shannon

          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 County Master Gardeners

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


Special Thanks to the 2015 Young at Heart Event Sponsors: 

  • Action Printing
  • Bank of Oakfield
  • C.D. Smith
  • The Grass Family
  • Holiday Automotive
  • J.F. Ahern
  • Muthig Industries
    • Jeff and Andrea Nuss
    • Troy and Polly Nachreiner
  • The Schultz Family
  • Dr. Burt Steffes and Alysia Hopper
  • Wells Fargo Advisors
    • John Korb, Mike Korb, Carl Hellenberg and John Welsch

2015 Young at Heart Table Sponsors: 

  • Agnesian HealthCare


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

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Click to download the reply card

Individual Tickets: $130 each

Table Sponsorship: Table of 8 for $1000


2015 Planning Committee

  • Heather Reilley (Chair)
  • Michael Beeck
  • Dr. Brenda Grass
  • Melissa Hierl
  • Alysia Hopper
  • Andrea Nuss
  • Andrea Welsch

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 

2014 Impact Awards

Kathy & Dave Cook, Cook’s Construction

Julie & Brian Balson, Gallery & Frame Shop