September 7, 2013
For 13 years, organizers of the Fellowship Open, one of the nation’s largest diversity charity golf events, have embraced a philosophy and mission to lift up and inspire young people to become better leaders, to give back to their local communities and to succeed in the 21st century. A great tradition of the Fellowship Open is its annual recognition of civic and business leaders whose records of service exemplify a strong commitment to investing in the next generation of leaders...
August 3, 2013
The Fellowship Open, one of the country’s largest diversity charity golf outings, will extend its tradition of recognizing extraordinary leaders for their service and contributions to the Wisconsin community when it honors former Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl and Johnson Controls executive Charles Harvey at its 13th annual outing, Friday, August 16 at the Silver Spring Country Club...
August 18, 2012
Forty years after the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks named him the first African-American general manager in all of professional sports, Hall of Famer Wayne Embry returns to Milwaukee on August 17 to be honored by the annual Fellowship Open golf tournament with its Legends Award...
June 9, 2012
The 2012 Fellowship Open Board of Directors has announced that NBA Hall of Famer Wayne Embry and Sande Robinson, Director Emerita of the Educational Opportunity Program at Marquette University and Milwaukee Art Museum Trustee, will be honored at the event slated for August 17 at the Silver Spring Country Club. The two honorees have made a lasting imprint on the Milwaukee community and embody the Fellowship Open’s commitment to honoring citizens who have demonstrated tremendous personal commitment to the lives of others...
July 2, 2011
The 2011 recipients of the Fellowship Open Golf Outing awards were announced at a reception at the offices of Quarles & Brady, LLP on Thursday, June 16th. In attendance with the awardees were the Honorary Chairs of this year’s Open. Now in its eleventh year, the Fellowship Open has highlighted and contributed to organizations in the Milwaukee area that support youth and have a real impact on their lives. The 2011 award recipients are: African World Festival, Milwaukee Summer Reading Program, MPS/UWM Rob Jeter’s Basketball Camps, NAACP – ACTSO Program, PGA Minority Collegiate Scholarship, Usher’s New Look Foundation, V.E. Carter Development Group and the Willie Davis Scholarship Fund...
June 12, 2010
The Fellowship Open has selected Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman and ReDonna Rodgers as honorees for this year’s annual charity golf event that will take place on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, at the Silver Spring Country Club. Junior Bridgeman, former NBA professional basketball star, and owner and president of Bridgeman Foods, Inc., and ReDonna Rodgers, co-founder and president of the Center for Teaching Entrepreneurship in Milwaukee , will be honored for their entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding contributions to youth in their communities. The Fellowship Open is the largest golf tournament in Wisconsin, which promotes diversity and youth organizations in Milwaukee. Since its inception in 2001, the Fellowship Open has contributed more than $500,000 to more than 50 youth organizations.