Girls on the Run will hold a Brewer’s Game fundraiser

Written by admin   // May 29, 2012   // 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE, Wis.  – Girls on the Run, a local non-profit that teaches teen girls life skills through running events, will hold a Brewer’s Game fundraiser on June 8th.

WHO: Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee inspires girls to develop positive self-esteem, build a collection of genuine experiences and inspire life-changing confidence through accomplishments. The volunteer-led program weaves training for a 5k run with fun by expressing joy, optimism, and gratitude through our words, thoughts and actions.

WHAT: The upcoming spring fundraising event on June 8 will feature an exciting afternoon tailgate party, followed by a Brewer’s Game to raise money for local programs to educate girls for a lifetime of respect and healthy living.

A fundraising ticket includes the pregame tailgating party at 4:00 p.m. with food, beverages and entertainment, and admission into the 7:10 pm game versus the San Diego Padres. Individual tickets are $55 or a family four-pack for two adults and two children is available for $150. Tickets can be purchased online at http://gotr-milwaukee.org/events/registration.

A raffle will also take place during the tailgate party, with prizes including an autographed Ryan Braun baseball, a SURG group gift certificate, a tandem skydive jump, and a running package including two race entries into Bastille Days.

WHEN: Friday, June 8th at 4:00 p.m.

Girls on the Run is a life-changing, experiential learning program for girls age eight to thirteen years old, that combines interactive curriculum and running to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls. Our core curriculum addresses many aspects of girls’ development – their physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. Lessons provide girls with the tools to make positive decisions and to avoid risky adolescent behaviors.

Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee (gotr-milwaukee.org), is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is part of Girls on the Run International (www.girlsontherun.org), whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.


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