Press Release

CelticMKE Announces New Board of Directors

Organization hosts and runs Milwaukee Irish Fest each year in Downtown Milwaukee

By - Feb 20th, 2019 09:52 am

MILWAUKEE (February 20, 2019) – CelticMKE, home of Milwaukee Irish Fest, has appointed three new members to their board of directors for 2019. Greg Baran of Milwaukee, Bridget Jaskulski of Hales Corners and Paul Crawford of Wauwatosa were added to the board.

For the past 12 years, Baran has been a volunteer for Milwaukee Irish Fest in the Cultural Village and recently started volunteering for the CelticMKE organization on a more year-round basis in a fund development role. Jaskulski has been involved with Milwaukee Irish Fest since its inception in 1981 and has held a leadership role in our audience participation areas for several years. Crawford has volunteered for over 10 years in the festival grounds office.

Baran, Jaskulski and Crawford will bring their volunteer and professional experiences to help the organization grow and continue to serve its mission. They will join Linda Clark Klibowitz, Matt Jendrzejczyk, Catherine Ward, Bernie McCartan, Linda Daley, Nancy Flagg, John Daley, Colleen Kennedy, Peter LaBonte, Dave Modlinski, Stewart Oliver, Mona Pliskie and Ed Ward on the organization’s board of directors. This year’s elected officers are: Klibowitz, president; Jendrzejczyk, vice-president; McCartan, secretary and Linda Daley, treasurer.

“The festival is celebrating its 39th year and we could not do it without our dedicated board members and staff,” said President Linda Clark Klibowitz. “We are very excited to add these three talented individuals to our Board of Directors.”

To learn more about CelticMKE, visit celticmke.com.

About CelticMKE
CelticMKE is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting both the heritage of Celtic nations and their current cultures. Through original programming and events, CelticMKE aims to celebrate all aspects of Irish, Irish American and Celtic cultures and to also instill an appreciation of these cultures in current and future generations. CelticMKE produces Milwaukee Irish Fest, along with a variety of Celtic themed concerts, lectures, music workshops and classes and cultural heritage projects. For more information about CelticMKE, please visit celticmke.com.

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