Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful
2016 IDEAL Awards Gala
The 2016 IDEAL Awards Gala was a huge success! The event was held on Saturday, November 5th at the InterContinental Milwaukee. The IDEAL Awards recipients exemplify the spirit and passion of individuals and organizations that protect, preserve or sustain our environment. Finalists embody environmental excellence and value Innovation, Diversity, Education, Accountability, and Leadership in their efforts to Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful.
This year’s winners are:
Innovation Award – GE Healthcare
Innovation by a for-profit or a not for-profit corporation in promoting and implementing creative and effective services that enhance our environment.
Diversity Award –U.S. Forest Service Eastern Region Urban Connections
An individual or organization fostering inclusion, collaboration and equal opportunity.
Education Award – Milwaukee County Zoo
An individual or organization educating and teaching the principles and value of sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Accountability Award – Naval Station Great Lakes
An individual or organization promoting environmental sustainability throughout the community and accepting personal responsibility for stewardship.
Leadership Award – Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity
A dedicated and accomplished community leader working for the good of our community.
Also, Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful honored the Zilber Family Foundation with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Thank you to the following for their support of the 2016 IDEAL Awards and Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful. Contributions helped to raise funds for KGMB's environmental education programs.
Cheese & Wine Social Sponsor:
Bel Canto ChorusCafé LuLu/Juniper61
Canned Water 4 Kids
Courtyard by Marriott
David J. Frank Landscape Contracting
DoubleTree by Hilton
First Stage Children’s Theater
Florentine Opera Company
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
Great Lakes Coca-Cola
Great Lakes Distillery
Green Bay Packers
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Marquette University Athletics
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Boat Line
Milwaukee County Parks
Milwaukee Ethnic Festivals
Milwaukee Marriott Downtown
Milwaukee Repertory Company
Milwaukee Symphony OrchestraOro di Oliva
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Skylight Music Theatre
Sprecher Brewing Company
The Pfister Hotel
Wisconsin State Fair
Also, thank you to the IDEAL Awards committee members and volunteers. Your generosity is one of the best investments you can make in our children, our community, and our future. By supporting our mission you are making a tangible difference.
Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful Inc.
1313 W. Mount Vernon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233-2620
Phone: (414)272-5462 Fax: (414)272-5060