Mayor Tom Barrett
Press Release

Mayor Barrett to Host Tournavation Pitch for Bloomberg’s Mayors Challenge Tonight at City Hall

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has entered Milwaukee into The Mayors Challenge---a competition organized by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic foundation that challenges cities across America to find innovative solutions to problems, improve urban life and make city government work better.

By - Aug 28th, 2012 04:43 pm

WHAT

  • Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has entered Milwaukee into The Mayors Challenge—a competition organized by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic foundation that challenges cities across America to find innovative solutions to problems, improve urban life and make city government work better.
  • Mayor Barrett called on the creative, innovative and dedicated people of Milwaukee to assist the City in the development of its submission.
  • More than 100 ideas have been submitted by committed Milwaukeeans addressing two major issues all cities in America face: Food Security and Foreclosures.
  • Tonight the top ten submissions will be presented to a panel of judges and public audience.  The winning idea, as selected by the panel of judges, will be included in Milwaukee’s submission to the Mayors Challenge. 

WHO

  • Mayor Tom Barrett
  • Milwaukeeans who have entered the Tournavation Pitch and representatives from the top-ten ideas
  • A panel of judges representing innovative organizations in Milwaukee, subject matter experts and a local restaurateur.

WHEN

  • TONIGHT
    Reception starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tournavation Pitch starts at 6:00 p.m. with a welcome from Mayor Barrett.

WHERE

  • City Hall Rotunda
    200 East Wells Street

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