The MANDIs recognize individuals, organizations, and corporations who are strengthening Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods (read a recent NNS story on this year’s MANDIs here). Below are photographs of the MANDI finalists from the recent announcement event at O’Brien’s Irish Pub, 4928 W. Vliet St.
BMO Harris Cornerstone Award Finalists
Left to right: Sarah Andritsch, Progressive Community Health Centers; Carl Quindel, ACTS Housing; Jill Haupt, BMO Harris Bank; George Torres; La Causa
Brewers Community Foundation Public Space Award
Front Row Left to Right: Marcia Caton-Campbell and Jeff Rainwater, Center for Resilient Cities; Jim Keegan; Milwaukee County Parks; Cecelia Gore, Brewers Community Foundation; Will Sebern, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors.
Back Row: Willie Karidis and Ken Leinbach, Urban Ecology Center
Northern Trust Navigator Award
Left to Right: Jim Godsil, Sweetwater Organics; Jamie Reeve, Northern Trust; Welford Sanders, Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation; Charlotte John-Gomez, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors
PNC Bank Trailblazer Award
Left to right: Ray Schmidt and Irma Yepez Klassen, Select Milwaukee; Eugene Manzenett, PNC Bank, Rukiya Alexander and Bob Dunn, Our Next Generation; Frank Finch, Milwaukee Rising
State Farm Building Blocks Award
Left To Right Front Row: Kelly Savage, State Farm; Monique Charlier, Rivet; Falamak Nourzad and Vaishali Wagh, Continuum Archetects; Laura Bray, Menomonee Valley Partners; Tina Anderson, AndersonWebb Development
Left To Right Back Row: Eric Manders, Uihlein Wilson Architects; Ken Leinbach, Urban Ecology Center; David Uihlein, Uihlein Wilson Architects; Sherri Webb, AndersonWebb Development, Robert Lemke, Wisconsin Redevelopment; Troy Wohlt, Uihlein Wilson Architects