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Tim Smith Receives The Marcus Corporation 2018 Ben Marcus Humanitarian Award

Smith has built countless partnerships with the community and has chaired or co-chaired many fundraising events for local nonprofits.

By - Oct 14th, 2019 12:52 pm
Tim Smith. Photo courtesy of The Marcus Corporation.Tim Smith. Photo courtesy of The Marcus Corporation.

Tim Smith. Photo courtesy of The Marcus Corporation.

MILWAUKEE, October 14, 2019….. The Marcus Corporation, based in Milwaukee, today announced Tim Smith as one of three recipients of the 2018 Ben Marcus Humanitarian of the Year Award. Smith, a resident of Greenfield, Wis., is managing director of The Pfister Hotel and Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel in Milwaukee.

The Ben Marcus Humanitarian Award, named after Marcus Corporation founder and committed community advocate Ben Marcus, builds on the company’s legacy of community involvement by recognizing exceptional associates who have gone above and beyond in their volunteering for others.

Over his 30 years with the company, Smith has built countless partnerships with the community and has chaired or co-chaired many fundraising events for local nonprofits. These include United Way and UPAF campaigns, serving as co-chair of Pathfinders Milwaukee benefitting homeless youth, chairing the Wisconsin Humane Society Gala in 2018, which raised the highest amount ever for the organization, and his involvement with the Cathedral Center shelter for women and families. He helped to create the Pink rooms at the Saint Kate. Conceived by a group of hotel associates who were affected by breast cancer, a portion of each stay in a pink room supports ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Milwaukee. Recently, Smith received the “Power of One to One” award for his role in raising funds and awareness for the organization for over five years.

To recognize Smith’s commitment to the community, The Marcus Corporation donated $1,000 to the charity of his choice, Pathfinders Milwaukee, Inc.

About The Marcus Corporation

Headquartered in Milwaukee, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. The Marcus Corporation’s theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the U.S. and currently owns or operates 1,106 screens at 91 locations in 17 states. The company’s lodging division, Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, owns and/or manages 20 hotels, resorts and other properties in eight states.  For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.marcuscorp.com.

About Marcus Theatres

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 1,106 screens at 91 locations in 17 states. It is comprised of the Marcus Theatres, Movie Tavern® by Marcus and BistroPlexSM brands. For more information, please visit www.marcustheatres.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@Marcus_Theatres).

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