Bay View Community Center
Press Release

Thursday, July 12th – 6:30-7:30 p.m. An Evening With John Gurda Fundraiser

"Milwaukee – A City Built on Water"

By - Jun 29th, 2018 02:31 pm

Milwaukee, WI, July 2, 2018– For the second consecutive year, the Bay View Community Center will be hosting beloved Milwaukee historian John Gurda ( on Thursday, July 12th for his talk, Milwaukee – A City Built on Waterat 88Nine Radio Milwaukee‘s Community Room in Walker’s Point at 220 E. Pittsburgh Avenue.

The event will include food from one of Milwaukee’s most thrilling new restaurants, Birch + Butcher & Chef Miles Borghgraef, Live Music from The Danny Kerns Experience, capped off with John Gurda’s educationally charged talk on Milwaukee’s waterfront history.

Proceeds from ticket sales and the raffle will directly benefit the Center’s community programming (see below), which drives a critical need for additional funding.

Tickets may be purchased:  Online: at In Person: at the Bay View Community Center, 1320 E. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, or By phone: Visa/Mastercard for Will-Call call (414) 482-1000

The Bay View Community Center ( is a non-for-profit organization that serves individuals and families in southeastern Wisconsin. The Bay View Community Center provides a variety of fun and exciting programs. These include classes for children, activities for seniors, family events, and health enrichment programs for adults. Special programs, like the Emergency Food and Infant Formula Pantry, give a helping hand to those who could occasionally use it. As a non-profit organization, the Center’s success is truly a community effort. Volunteers, donors, and caring individuals are at the heart of the Bay View Community Center.

The Center believes in the power each individual has to stretch beyond his or her own expectations. We strive to provide information to individuals and families that can help them make strong and informed decisions.

Strong decisions lead to greater change, and that’s what makes the Bay View Community Center thrive. By strengthening our community’s greatest resource—its people—we help make the community a better place to live. We provide a place for individuals, families, and groups to gather and belong. In turn, they strengthen the community with a greater sense of pride and their support.

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