Sneaker Soiree

Where:  Marquette University

When:  Friday, March 10, 2017

What:   Enjoy cocktails, dinner, great auction items and stay for dancing after our program. The event will be cocktail attire – but feel free to wear your “fun” sneakers! Join us as we raise funds to support and build confidence in our youth, assist our girls on scholarship and showcase how we are making a difference in the community.

We are excited to have as our Guest Speaker, Bonnie St. John who became the first African-American to win Olympic Medals in downhill ski racing at the 1984 Paralympics. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and was appointed by President Clinton to the White House Economic Council. She is also the best-selling author of the book “How Great Women Lead – A Mother-Daughter Adventure into the Lives of Women Shaping the World”.


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Event Details:

Event Details:  Friday, March 10, 2017, 5:30 PM- 10:30 PM

Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union,  Monaghan Ballroom 

1442 West Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233 

Valet Parking


5:30 PM- 7 PM- Reception, Cocktails & Silent Auction

7:15 PM- 9 PM- Program, Dinner, Live Auction & Speaker

9 PM- 10:30 PM- Music & Dancing 

Featuring Guest Speaker:  Bonnie St. John- Paralympic Ski Medalist, Fortune 500 Business Consultant, Rhodes Scholar, Former White House Official and Best-Selling Author.

Cocktail Attire & Fun Sneakers Encouraged

For questions, additional sponsorship & giving opportunities please contact Tina Jones 414-367-8171 or


Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. More than just a running program, GOTR combines training for a 5K event with innovative lessons that encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical development. The result: girls are empowered with the confidence and character they need to become strong, healthy women!  Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee will serve over 1400 girls in 2017.  Over 700 of those girls will be on scholarship where proceeds from events like the Sneaker Soiree help provide this much needed program to these girls.  Thank you for your participation.Thank you to our amazing supporters who helped make this event happen!


**A BIG THANK YOU to our Gold Level Sponsors**   



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Girls on the Run Greater Milwaukee
5800 N. Bayshore Drive
Suite A226
Milwaukee, WI 53217

(414) 367-8171