April 20, 2017
La Crosse, WI - The La Crosse, La Crosse City/County Tavern League presented a $10,000.00 check to Fisher House in Milwaukee, WI during a ceremony that took place at the State Tavern League Convention on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the La Crosse Center. The check was accepted on behalf of Fisher House by Dick Leinenkugel, Leinenkugel Brewing Company, Chippewa Falls, WI.
The donation was made possible with a collaborative effort between the La Crosse City/County Tavern League Foundation, $1500.00 from Tavern League of Wisconsin Foundation, and $800.00 from Tavern League Wisconsin 3rd District. The theme for the State Convention is “Proud to Serve” because we, as tavern owners, are proud to serve our veterans and to help when we can.
In addition to the Fisher House contribution, the local Convention Planning Committee collected $1,600.00 from attendees for the Hunger Task Force in La Crosse.