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Brewers Community Achievers

What is the Brewers Community Achievers program?

The Brewers Community Achievers Program recognizes volunteers, philanthropists and other heroes in the community that have helped their neighborhoods in extraordinary ways. Perhaps they started a neighborhood clean-up program, volunteered to prepare meals for their elderly neighbors or even performed some feat of heroism.

How will winners be acknowledged?

The winner of the award will receive four game tickets to a pre-selected game, on-field acknowledgement and the opportunity to throw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the game, along with a Brewers Community Achiever certificate and a gift bag filled with Brewers memorabilia. The winners' photo and name will be featured on the Brewers website during the season.

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How to nominate your Brewers Community Achiever:

Fans can nominate their Brewers Community Achiever online now or pick-up a nomination form at the Guest Relations Booth located on the Field Level Concourse at Miller Park.

Who is eligible to participate?

All adults and school-aged children throughout the State of Wisconsin are eligible to participate in the Brewers Community Achievers Program.

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Brewers Community Achievers 2015 Monthly Winners

April Community Achiever: Beth David

April's honoree was Beth David. As the founder of Racine Uncovered and We Are Racine (WAR) Advocacy Center, Beth is changing lives one person at a time. The WAR Center provides assistance and resources for individuals and families in improving the quality of life in Racine. Beth helps underprivileged kids by providing lunch and activities during the summer and help with homework during the school year. This year, she coordinated PeaceFest for the residents of Racine, to help bridge the gap with Police Officers and Firefighters so everyone can work together for positive change and get our community back. Beth has worked tirelessly and unselfishly to make lives better for the residents in Racine.

May Community Achiever: Patrick Mickelsen

May's honoree is Patrick Mickelsen. In 1978, Patrick received a fresh turkey from his place of employment. He considered himself to be pretty blessed so he wanted to help those less fortunate, so he decided to donate the turkey. He encouraged some of his friends and co-workers to do the same. After a great response, The Turkey Club was born. The Turkey Club was founded for the sole purpose of providing turkeys to families in need during the Thanksgiving holiday. All turkeys collected are donated to food pantries and meal programs in Milwaukee, Washington, Jefferson and Waukesha counties. The Turkey Club hosts a number of fundraising activities to help purchase turkeys. Patrick, the founder and president of The Turkey Club have put in a great deal of time and support for the past 36 years. Because of his commitment and dedication to families in need are able to have a bountiful dinner.

June Community Achiever: Margaret Wendt

June's honoree is Margaret Wendt. Mary serves as an ambassador for the Mary Kay Foundation, which supports cancer initiatives for women and domestic violence prevention and education. With Margaret's leadership, she spearheaded their largest fundraiser, Project Pink, which raised over $15,000. As a Mark Kay sales rep, Margaret donates baskets to several non-profit organizations and schools in support of their fundraising efforts. She also shares her fashion style with students at Mount Mary and Marquette University in support of the Dress for Success program. When Margaret isn't spearheading fundraisers or walking the runaway for several nonprofit fashion shows, she is hosting Pampering Nights which provides complimentary makeovers to women at the Women's Center of Waukesha and Sojourner Family Peace Center.

July Community Achiever: Tammy Conforti

July's honoree is Tammy Conforti. Tammy is the founder and President of The Kenosha Dream Playground Project. Tammy has worked as a teaching assistant for children with special needs in the Kenosha Unified School District for the past 16 years. She became inspired to start this project after seeing a handicap-accessible swing while on vacation in South Dakota. Upon her return from that vacation, she started on her quest and with a mere $300.00 of her own funds from her craft sales that she was saving for a trip to Hawaii. Tammy has been advocating and educating for a fully inclusive and handicap-accessible playground in the City of Kenosha for the past 3 years. She regularly speaks at meetings of the Kenosha Parks Commission and Common Council to share her vision. She formed a committee of area residents to help her spread the word on the need for an accessible inclusive play area and organized a public/private partnership with the City of Kenosha and the Kenosha Achievement Center. Tammy has presented her vision at numerous schools, churches and community service organizations in Southeastern Wisconsin. In just under 3 years, Tammy has raised over one million dollars and her dream will become a reality this September as the Kenosha Dream Playground will be built by volunteers in a community build.