Milwaukee County War Memorial


Donor Spotlight: Foundation Support

With exciting plans in the works to celebrate our 60th anniversary in 2017, we take time to reflect on the transformative impact on the War Memorial Center from our local foundations and corporations.

Wolves at the WMC Program Set for Jan. 25, 2017

Join us on Jan. 25, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for “Wolves at the Memorial Center,” a program offered to local Cub Scouts to satisfy their two requirements for the Cub Scouts Duty to God Footsteps adventure loop.

WMC “Birdcage” Renovation Takes Shape

It may look like Santa left a giant present in the middle of Veterans Courtyard, but this gift won’t be opened until May 1. That’s when the renovation work on our signature staircase (affectionately known as the “birdcage”) will be completed.

Former Refugees Visit WMC

On November 7, the War Memorial Center welcomed 20 students and their teacher and interpreter from the Milwaukee Neighborhood House U.S. citizenship program.

WMC Welcomes New Board Members

The War Memorial Center (WMC) is pleased to announce three new members to our Board of Trustees.
Michael Grebe, Michael Gibson, and Charles “Andy” Gordon are all veterans of the United States Army with significant military, business and philanthropic experience.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

For 2017, we have several important activities planned and more major reconstruction. So, as I am fond of saying about the WMC, “You ain’t seen nothing yet!”

WMC’s Big Facebook and Twitter Changes!

On December 5th, we’ll begin taking that to a new level by transforming our Facebook and Twitter pages into richer experiences for our audience!

25th Anniversary Ceremony
SE WI Vietnam Veterans Memorial

On October 20th, a touching ceremony was held at the Southeast Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial in honor of the 25th anniversary of its dedication.

Lake Effect Showcases WMC and Mettle & Honor

In conjunction with MPTV’s airing of Mettle & Honor: The Greatest Generation, WUWM’s Lake Effect interviewed WMC board members Cream Pepito and George Gaspar.

Gold Star Family Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The memorial will be dedicated on Saturday, Nov. 5th, immediately following the 2016 Veterans Day Parade.

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