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Party with a Purpose at Carnival Milwaukee

Carnival Milwaukee event to celebrate the culture and diversity of Milwaukee, promote local businesses and organizations

By - Feb 3rd, 2015 03:52 pm

Milwaukee – On Saturday, February 28, the Urban Economic Development Association of Wisconsin (UEDA) will celebrate Milwaukee’s culture and diversity with a night full of music, dancing, dining and carnival entertainment at its annual fundraiser, Carnival Milwaukee. The event will be held from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at the Zoofari Conference Center located at 9715 W. Bluemound Road in Milwaukee.

Every year, more than 250 Carnival Milwaukee attendees have the opportunity to taste an array of exotic dishes from Milwaukee restaurants and caterers, enjoy live music by De La Buena and participate in raffles and other activities. A list of participating food vendors can be found at www.CarnivalMilwaukee.com. All guests are encouraged to dress up in Carnival costumes or cultural attire.

Tickets are $45 and may be purchased online at www.CarnivalMilwaukee.com or by calling (414) 562-9904. Funds raised by the event will further UEDA’s work in community and economic development assisting organizations to build their capacity and better serve their communities. In addition, support will ensure that UEDA can continue to use its expertise in coordinating, facilitating and forging collaborations in areas such as foreclosure mitigation, small business growth, public transportation and jobs, sustainable homeownership and regional food initiatives.

About UEDA:

UEDA is a 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals and groups working in community and economic development in Wisconsin. UEDA works to enhance Wisconsin’s ability to attract and retain a talented workforce, invest in and support initiatives that strengthen Wisconsin communities and urban neighborhoods, and recruit and secure new business opportunities. To learn more about UEDA, visit www.uedawi.org.

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