The following is a record of this extraordinary event.

1989

Hosted By:  Terry Hueneke

855 W. County Line Road, Bayside

Founding Challengers:

Ed Hashek, Gary Hollander, Terry Hueneke,

Dana LeVan, Jim Miersma

Recipient Organization: Milwaukee AIDS Project

Total Funds Raised:  $14,040

 

1990

Hosted By: Chuck Wilson

2640 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers: 

Ed Hashek, Gary Hollander, Terry Hueneke,

Jim Miersma, Chuck Wilson

Recipient Organization:  Milwaukee AIDS Project

Total Funds Raised:  $19,000

 

1991

Hosted By:  Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Ed Hashek, Gary Hollander, Terry Hueneke,

Jim Miersma, Anne Marie Peterson,

Chuck Wilson, Kate Zbella

Recipient Organization:  Milwaukee AIDS Project

Total Funds Raised:  $20,795

 

1992

Hosted By:  Posner Gallery

207 N. Milwaukee Street, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Ed Hashek, Gary Hollander, Tom Martin,

Jim Miersma, Anne Marie Peterson, Kate Zbella

Recipient Organizations:

Milwaukee AIDS Project (Receiving $25,000)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $4,000)

Total Funds Raised:  $29,000

 

1993

Hosted By:  Steve Biondi & Don Schmidt

2505 N. Wahl Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Cathy Arney, Ed Hashek, Gary Hollander,

Sally Lewis, Bill Manly, Tom Martin,

Anne Marie Peterson, Kate Zbella

Recipient Organizations:

Milwaukee AIDS Project (Receiving $25,000)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $6,000)

Total Funds Raised:  $31,000

 

1994

Hosted By:  Peck’s Water Street Garage

1421 N. Water Street, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Cathy Arney, Chris Doerfler, Ed Hashek,

Russell Van Hooser,  June Kriviskey, Bill Manly, Dan Riedl

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $17,225)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $7,225)

Total Funds Raised:  $24,450

 

1995

Hosted By:  Milwaukee Public Museum/Rain Forest

800 W. Wells Street, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Cathy Arney, June Kriviskey, Bill Manly,

Shelli Marquardt, Dan Riedl, Dave Stowe,

Russell Van Hooser, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $12,625)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $5,085)

SAGE – Milwaukee (Receiving $4,540)

Total Funds Raised:  $22,250

 

1996

Hosted By:  Russell Van Hooser

924 E. Juneau Avenue, Penthouse Suite 900, Milwaukee

Challengers: Cathy Arney, June Kriviskey, Bill Manly,

Shelli Marquardt, Dan Riedl, Dave Stowe,

Russell Van Hooser, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $17,185)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $4,115)

Human Rights League (HRL) (Receiving $5,400)

Total Funds Raised:  $26,700

 

1997

Hosted By:  John Wirth

3223 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee

Challengers: John Boyle, Gary Chapman, Rich Grunke,

Shelli Marquardt, Cathy Priem, Dan Riedl,

Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $12,000)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $5,000)

Brady East STD Clinic (Receiving $7,000)

Total Funds Raised:  $24,000

 

1998

Hosted By:  Dave Stowe & Gene Webb

2611 N. Wahl Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, John Boyle, Rich Grunke,

Shelli Marquardt, Cathy Priem, Dan Schmidt,

Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $13,640)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $8,145)

PrideFest (Receiving $2,445)

Total Funds Raised:  $24,230

 

1999

Hosted By:  The Pabst Mansion

2000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, John Boyle, Rich Grunke,

Cathy Priem, Dan Schmidt, Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $10,725)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $11,602)

PFLAG (Receiving $5,475)

Cream City Foundation (Receiving $1,500)

Total Funds Raised:  $29,302

 

2000

Hosted By:  John Wirth & Jim Buchta

1400 E. Henry Clay Street, Whitefish Bay

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, Rich Grunke, Cathy Priem,

Dan Schmidt, Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $11,309)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $13,213)

PFLAG (Receiving $6,363)

Total Funds Raised:  $30,885

 

2001

Hosted By:  Dan Schmidt & Mark Berry

2977 N. Summit Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, Steve Biondi, Rich Grunke,

Mary Rita Hurley, Ruth Irvings,

Cathy Priem, Dan Schmidt, Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $17,805)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $16,250)

Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee

(LAMM) (Receiving $7,475)

Total Funds Raised:  $41,530

 

2002

Hosted By:  Michael Dillon & Andy Herbach

8223 N. Gray Log Lane, Fox Point

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, Steve Biondi, Rich Grunke,

Mary Rita Hurley, Ruth Irvings,

Cathy Priem, Dan Schmidt, Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $16,040)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $19,565)

Ebony Pride (Receiving $4,990)

Total Funds Raised:  $40,595

 

2003

Hosted By:  Scott Tagliapietra

4800 N. Lake Drive, Whitefish Bay

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, Steve Biondi, Kathy Charlton,

Rich Grunke, Mary Rita Hurley, Ruth Irvings,

Cathy Priem, Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $12,250)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $14,288)

Galano Club (Receiving $4,735)

Total Funds Raised:  $31,273

 

2004

Hosted By:  Jim & Sue Wiechmann

2727 E. Newberry, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Michael Bernklau, Steve Biondi, Rich Grunke, Christine Harris, Ruth Irvings, Dennis Miller, Mike Ryan,

Dave Stowe, John Wirth

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $16,800)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $24,913)

Counseling Center of Milwaukee (Receiving $9,812)

Total Funds Raised:  $51,525

 

2005

Hosted By:  Steve Donatello & Todd Dekker

2701 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Neil Albrecht, Michael Bernklau, Rich Grunke, Christine Harris, Ruth Irvings, Sue Jurgens,

Dennis Miller, Mike Ryan, Janis Shogren

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $14,250)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $18,860)

Alliance School (Receiving $11,000)

Total Funds Raised:  $44,110

 

2006

Hosted By:  Robert & Tina Gruenstern

130 N. Water Street, Unit 301, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Neil Albrecht, Michael Bernklau, Marianne Burish, Christine Harris, Sue Jurgens, Dennis Miller, Bill Morley,

Mike Ryan, Janis Shogren, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $14,608)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $15,109)

Fair Wisconsin (Receiving $21,683)

Total Funds Raised:  $51,400

 

2007

Hosted By:  Bonnie & Leon Joseph

8130 N. Beach Drive, Fox Point

Challengers:  Neil Albrecht, Melissa Beastrom, Marianne Burish, Christine Harris, David Harrison, Sue Jurgens,

Dennis Miller, Bill Morley, Janis Shogren, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $13,733)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $20,083)

Alliance for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care (Receiving $10,034)

Total Funds Raised:  $43,850

 

2008

Hosted By:  Joseph Pabst

2770 N. Summit Avenue, Milwaukee

Challengers:  Neil Albrecht, Melissa Beastrom, Marianne Burish, David Harrison, Sue Jurgens, Bill Morley, Audrey Potter,

Carlos Rodriguez, Janis Shogren, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $26,350)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $22,525)

Milwaukee Gay Arts Center (Receiving $8,525)

Total Funds Raised:  $54,700

 

2009

Hosted By:  Carlos Rodriguez & Chris Leichliter

11380 N. Ashbury Woods Drive, Mequon

Challengers:  Neil Albrecht, Marianne Burish, Sue Jurgens,

Bill Morley, Mike Murray, Janet Osborne, Audrey Potter,

Carlos Rodriguez, Janis Shogren, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $14,450)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $14,975)

Equality Wisconsin (Receiving $13,625)

Total Funds Raised:  $43,050

 

2010

Hosted By:  Nicholas Lemus & Martin Huenneken

12720 N. Lakeshore Drive, Mequon

Challengers: Marianne Burish, Jenny Gryniewicz, Sue Jurgens,

Bill Morley, Mike Murray, Janet Osborne, Audrey Potter,

Carlos Rodriguez, Janis Shogren, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $18,025)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $12,275)

Brady Eeast STD Clinic (Receiving $11,120)

Total Funds Raised:  $41,420

 

2011

Hosted By:  Harbor Lights Room

909 E. Michigan, Milwaukee

Challengers: April Calvert, Terri Full, Jenny Gryniewicz,

Sue Jurgens, Janet Osborne, Audrey Potter, Carlos Rodriguez,

Barb Stollenwerk, Steph Zilli, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $19,872)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $17,821)

Lesbian Fund of the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee (Receiving $23,000)

Total Funds Raised:  $60,693

 

2012

Hosted By:  Mike Laska

106 W. Seeboth Street, Unit 818, Milwaukee

Challengers:  April Calvert, Terri Full, Jenny Gryniewicz,

Carlos Rodriguez, Barb Stollenwerk,

Steph Zilli, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $15,625)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $17,125)

UWM LGBT Campus Partners (Receiving $21,250)

Total Funds Raised:  $54,000

 

2013

Hosted By:  Andy Nunemaker

2221 N. Terrace Ave.

Challengers: Neil Albrecht, April Calvert, Terri Full,

Jenny Gryniewicz, Peter Larson, Dale Leifker,

Carlos Rodriguez, Barb Stollenwerk, Steph Zilli, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $ 14,350)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $ 16,500)

Alliance School (Receiving $ 11,100)

Diverse & Resilient (Receiving $ 7,000)

Total Funds Raised:  $ 50,450

 

2014

Hosted by: Patrick Mutsune and Brett Timmerman

1154 E. Kane Place

Challengers: April Calvert, Anne Curley, Sue Haertel,

Peter Larson, Dale Leifker, Patrick Mutsune , Wendell Perkins, Emily Phillips, Carlos Rodriguez, Steph Zilli, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $ 20,325)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $25,750)

The Holton Street Clinic (Receiving $ 20,350)

The American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU) (Receiving $ 11,000)

Total Funds Raised: $78,325

 

2015

Hosted By: Peggy Ann

923 E. Kilbourn Ave, 30th Floor

Challengers: Neil Albrecht, April Calvert, Anne Curley,

Sue Haertel, Peter Larson, Dale Leifker, Patrick Mutsune ,

Emily Phillips, Carlos Rodriguez, Steph Zilli, Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $ 19,900)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $ 32,415)

Alliance School (Receiving $ 11,585)

Pathfinders Q-Blok Program (Receiving $ 11,325)

Total Funds Raised: $85,225

 

2016

Hosted By:  Peter Kudlata & Margie Freeman

2326 West Bonniwell Road in Mequon.

Challengers: April Calvert, Anne Curley, Sue Haertel,

Peter Larson, Dale Leifker, Patrick Mutsune,

Wendell Perkins, Emily Phillips, Steph Zilli and Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $ TBD)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $ TBD)

The Holton Street Clinic (Receiving $ TBD)

SAGE Milwaukee (Receiving $ TBD)

Total Funds Raised:  $ TBD

 

2017

Hosted By:  Greg & Beth Myers

2419 North Wahl Avenue in Milwaukee.

Challengers: April Calvert, Chris Chambliss Sue Haertel,

Peter Larson, Dale Leifker, Patrick Mutsune,

Wendell Perkins, Emily Phillips, Steph Zilli and Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

Diverse & Resilient (Receiving $19,610)

The Holton Street Clinic (Receiving $14,610)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $27,135)

UWM LGBT Resource Center (Receiving $13,285)

Total Funds Raised:  $74,640

2018

Hosted By:  Keith Collins, Jeff Jarms, Fabian Shkreli

3481 North Lake Drive inilwaukee.

Challengers: April Calvert, Chris Chambliss Sue Haertel,

Peter Larson, Dale Leifker, Patrick Mutsune,

Wendell Perkins, Emily Phillips, Steph Zilli and Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

(ARCW) (Receiving $00.00)

Diverse & Resilient (Receiving $00.00)

The Holton Street Clinic (Receiving $)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (Receiving $00.00)

UWM LGBT Resource Center (Receiving $00.00)

Total Funds Raised:  $00.00

2019

Hosted By: Mark Mone & Sara Swanson

UWM Chancellors home

3435 North Lake Drive, Milwaukee

Challengers: April Calvert, Chris Chambliss Sue Haertel,

Dale Leifker, Patrick Mutsune, Wendell Perkins,

Emily Phillips, Steph Zilli and Sal Zizzo

Recipient Organizations:

Diverse & Resilient (Receiving $25,025)

The Holton Street Clinic (Receiving $12,350)

Alliance School (Receiving $10,475)

UWM LGBT Resource Center (Receiving $10,350)

Total Funds Raised:  $60,200

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