Milwaukee, Wis. – On Tuesday, June 7, Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) Secretary-designee Kathy Blumenfeld will visit with small business owners in Milwaukee to highlight the impact of the Live Event Venue Assistance Grants. These grants previously announced by Governor Tony Evers aimed at ensuring a strong recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant recipients include Bounce Milwaukee and the Cactus Club.

Event Venue and Live Event Small Business Assistance Grants were previously announced by Gov. Evers in December 2021. Tuesday’s visit will provide an opportunity to highlight the impact of those grants in assisting small business owners. Nearly $27 million was invested with 200 businesses across the state. View the data behind the grants here.

  WHO:
  • Department of Administration Secretary-designee Kathy Blumenfeld
  • Becky Cooper, Owner of Bounce Milwaukee
  • Kelsey Kaufmann, Owner of Cactus Club
  • Shawn Phetteplace, Midwest Regional Manager Main Street Alliance
   
WHAT:
  • Event Venue & Live Event Small Business Assistance Grant Recipient Visit 
   
WHEN/WHERE: 

 

  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
    • Bounce Milwaukee 
    • 2801 S 5th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207
   
PRESS NOTE: Members of the press who wish to attend should RSVP to DOA Communications Director Tatyana Warrick at [email protected]gov

Members of the press should arrive 15 minutes prior to the event for set up.

Attendees must follow all local public health and CDC guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including, as appropriate, mask wearing and social distancing.

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