An annual UEDA Event

Thanks to all who joined us at UEDA’s annual fundraiser!  On Saturday, February 28 nearly 320 people in the UEDA community in celebrating Milwaukee’s culture and diversity through food and music.

Carnival Milwaukee 2015 featured a Food Tasting with 24 local restaurants & caterers, large puppets, dancing and live music by The Aluar Pearls.  Each year this event raises funds for UEDA and supports local businesses and organizations that contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of Milwaukee.  Check out pictures from the event here – it’s an event not to be missed!

CMilw 2013_91Carnival Milwaukee is a “party with a purpose” – it’s an opportunity to celebrate our cultural diversity with an evening of fun & entertainment, while supporting local businesses and raising funds to support UEDA’s programs & operations, a

CMilw 2013_84501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.   These businesses are all locally-owned and operated, and contribute to the economic vitality of our community. We encourage you to patronize and support them! You’ll find a list of past Carnival Milwaukee Food Tasting participants on our About Carnival Milwaukee page.

CM'14_182015 FOOD TASTING PARTICIPANTS: Amaranth Bakery & Cafe and Tabal Chocolate, Avia Cakes, Bosley on Brady, Cakes By Linda Kay, Casablanca, Cempazuchi, China Gourmet, Colectivo Coffee, Hazel Lee Cheesecake, HeartLove Place, Immy’s African Cuisine, KASANA, Larry’s Hoagies & Bar-B-Que Station, Lisa Kaye Catering, Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant, Pepper Pot Catering, Speed Queen BBQ, Suzy’s Cream Cheesecakes & Distinctive Desserts, Terri Lynn’s Express, Thai Lotus, Tres Hermanos Restaurant, Troop Cafe, Zarletti Restaurant

2015 EVENT SPONSORS: Associated Bank, ATID Properties, Chase, CW18 & My24, Educators Credit Union, EWH Small Business Accounting, Generation Growth Capital, Goyke & Associates, Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS, Guaranty Bank, Johnson Controls, Kabiaru Advanced Technology Services, Kelben Foundation, LISC Milwaukee, ManpowerGroup, Mueller Communications, Outpost Natural Foods, PNC Bank, PyraMax Bank, Stephen & Jane Chernof, Team Management, U.S. Bank, We Energies, Wisconsin Urban & Rural Transit Association (WURTA)

Thank you to our community partner, Radio Milwaukee, for donating promotional support for Carnival Milwaukee!88nine_color

2015 RAFFLE DONORS: Joaquin Altoro, Afro Fusion Cuisine, The Bartolotta Restaurants, The Brass Rooster/The Hen House, Buckley’s Restaurant & Bar, Cinderella’s Threads, ComedySportz Milwaukee, Garfield 502 Club, David Glenn, Evan Goyke, Harley-Davidson Motor Co., Harley’s Store for Men, Loews Hotel Chicago, Magpie Jewelry, Maxie’s Southern Comfort/Blue’s Egg/Story Hill BKC, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Natural Touch Massage, Pabst Theater Group, Nikki Payne, Skylight Music Theatre, Sophisticated Man Boutique, Speed Queen BBQ, St. Paul Fish Company, Transfer Pizzeria, Urban Milwaukee, Ye Olde Manor House B&B and Zarletti Restaurant

Check out the 2014 Carnival Milwaukee Recognition Flier, which lists all our Food Tasting Participants, Sponsors, Raffle Donors and more.  PLANNING COMMITTEE: We thank the following individuals for their support and commitment to UEDA and Carnival Milwaukee. This event is a success each year because of their hard work and effort!CM'14_25

  • Joaquin Altoro, Town Bank
  • Marlene Castillo, UEDA Board Member, BMO Harris Bank
  • Genyne Edwards, P3 Development Group
  • LaMarr Franklin, Garfield 502 Club
  • Gary Goyke, UEDA Board Member, Goyke & Associates
  • Cheryl Harvey
  • Elizabeth Hummitzsch, UEDA Board Member, Mueller Communications
  • Andreku Ishaq, African Beat TV
  • Mutope Johnson, UEDA Board Member, DigiGrated LLC
  • Alfredo Luna, MATC
  • Nikki Payne, SEWRPC
  • Marjorie Rucker, The Business Council
  • Dominique Samari, UEDA Board Member, P3 Development Group

This fundraiser supports UEDA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, in its collaborative work in areas such as foreclosure mitigation, public transportation and jobs, sustainable homeownership and the regional food economy.  This work includes initiatives such as Take Root Milwaukee, the Food Enterprise Development Network and Coalition for Advancing Transit.  About UEDA           

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