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The Life Navigators Challenger Event is a golf outing, dinner and auction benefiting kids and adults with disabilities.

Golf is SOLD OUT and due to limited dinner availability, please call 414-774-6255 to inquire.

Underwriting opportunities are still available.


Timeline of Events        

10:30 am
Golf Registration & Lunch

12:00 pm
Shotgun Start for Golfers

5:00 pm
Silent Auction, Hors d'oeuvres & Cocktails

6:30 pm
Dinner (Jacket Required),  Program & Auction

Your support will make a meaningful impact on Christine and many others. As Ray & Kelly begin to create a plan for the future, they are so thankful for Life Navigators' futures planning services to provide peace of mind and ensure that Christine will have the supports and services she needs. Because of you, individuals with disabilities will have access to these critical services to ensure they are safe, happy and healthy in our community.

Sponsorships & Registration

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Double Your Impact Today

Every Challenger Gift received will be matched up to $35,000!
Your gift will support kids and adults with disabilities to be safe, happy and healthy in our community.

Meet Our Honorees

 Life Navigators is excited to announce Ray & Kelly Wilson as our 38th Annual Challenger Honorees.
Ray & Kelly are great friends of Life Navigators, and we are so pleased to recognize them for their leadership and dedication to our community. 


 Read Their Story

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Curt & Sue Culver
Chris & John McDermott
Dick & Mary Lou McGuire
Roger & Cindy Schaus
Ray & Kelly Wilson

Gold Sponsors

AP/National Insurance Services
The Boerke Company, Inc.
Godfrey & Kahn
Haskin & Karls
The Hickory Fund
Johnson Financial Group
Murphy & Prachthauser
O'Leary & Anick
Quarles & Brady LLP
The Riverwood Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley
Harris & Pam Turer

Silver Sponsors

Baird & the Voisin Family
Pegasus Partners
R&B Wagner, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

Dave & Carol Anderson
Camp Bar/Tito's Handmade Vodka
Executive Search Partners
First Business Bank
Jodi Gibson
Great Midwest Bank
Dave & Camille Kundert
Dr. Craig Larson & Ann Larson Living Trust
Mike & Ginny McBride
MSI General Corporation
Next Electric, LLC
Dick & Sue Pieper
Prairie Trust
Sodexo Health Care
David & Paula Strelitz
Eric & Deanna Tillisch
John & Vicki Wachniak
Dave & Edie Werner
Zilber Property Group

Hole Sponsors

Entasis Asset Management
Full Circle Construction LLC
Gustave A. Larson Company
Tom Irgens & Christine Culver
Dr. Craig Larson & Ann Larson Living Trust
Mike & Barb Lauer

Robertson Ryan & Associates, Inc.

Ruthmansdorfer Law Group, S.C.
Jesus & Jennifer Sanchez
Suburban Asphalt Co., Inc. 
Kasey Tillisch
Jay Yuergens & Joni Anderson-Yuergens
Ava Yuergens & Ben Otto

Underwriting Sponsors

Beauchamp Maleki Group - Program
Beer Capitol Distributing - Beer
Mike & Maggie Butterfield - Past Honoree Flowers
CannedWater4Kids - Water
Children's Wisconsin - Golf Cart
Creative Graphic Imaging - Invitation Printing Services
Haskin & Karls - Golf Balls
IEWC and Dan & Amanda Witkofski - Hole-in-One
Imprint Digital Printing & Design - Golf Course Signage
Tom Irgens & Christine Culver - Chocolate
The McAllister Charitable Fund - Silent Auction
Dr. Kevin McGinn Elmbrook Family Dental - Comfort Station
Chris & John McDermott - Past Honoree Event
Murphy & Prachthauser, S.C. - Save the Date Postcard
My Choice Wisconsin - Program
PepsiCo - Soda
PwC - Reception
Owen & Kim Sullivan - Wine
Tom & Anne Wamser - Silent Auction
Zoological Society of Milwaukee - Hospitality Hole
88Nine Radio Milwaukee - Supporting Media

Voice Auction Sponsors

Mike Harvey
Larry & Holly Haskin
Marcus Performing Arts Center
Mike & Ginny McBride
Saint Kate-The Arts Hotel
Roger & Cindy Schaus
Joyce Ursic
Ray & Kelly Wilson


View our available sponsorship opportunities

Matching Gift Sponsors

Scott & Linda Haag
Ray & Kelly Wilson

Challenger Gifts

Helen Bechthold
Tom & Lisa Bolger
Russell & Sara Burmeister
Steve & Barb Cramer
Tom & Maripat Dalum
Russ & Sue Darrow
Gary Davenport
Michael & Kathleen Frohna
Tom & Mary Gavinski
Greg & Sandy Groth
Ben & Kendra Ingram
Bill & Mary Pat Jacoby
Andrew & Christine Lampereur
John & Cathy McCarthy
Bradley Oltmanns
PPC Foundation
Amanda Stahmann
Scott & Mary Ellen Stanek
Mike & Nancy Steffes
Mike & Mary Jo Stroh
Werner & Associates

Our Virtual Silent Auction Will be LIVE at 12 pm on Thursday, September 23rd, and Will Close on Monday, September 27th, at 7:15 pm.

Questions on How to Participate? 


 View Silent Auction Info & FAQ's


 Silent Auction Donors

Thank You to Our Board & Challenger Event Committee

Board of Directors

Mike Dover, President
Elizabeth Ruthmansdorfer, Vice President
Lisa Voisin, Secretary
Greg Block, Treasurer
Adam Keller, Past President
Cindy Schaus, RDC Chair
Cindy Bentley
Tim Brown
Maggie Butterfield
Christine Culver
Nick Curran
Darryll Fortune
John "Chin" Klein
Stephanie Larson
Kurt Maltby
Sue Pickering
Ray Wilson

Challenger Event Committee

 Cindy Bentley
 Greg Block
 Maggie Butterfield
 Larry Haskin, Committee Chair
 Brian Lanser
 Chris McDermott
 Cindy Schaus
 Lisa Voisin

Past Honorees


2020 Don & Joan Prachthauser

2019 Chris & John McDermott

2018 Mike & Ginny McBride

2017 Deanna & Eric Tillisch

2016 Dave & Carol Anderson

2015 Harris Turer

2014 Curt & Sue Culver

2013 Cindy Bentley

2012 John "Chin" Klein

2011 Don & Kate Wilson

2010 Bill & Priscilla Boelter

2009 Scott Haag

2008 Dick & Sue Pieper

2007 John & Carole Steiner

2006 Jon & Teri Vice

2005 Dick & Carol Richards

2004 Tom & Maripat Dalum

2003 Ned & Helen Bechthold

2002 Russ & Sue Darrow

2001 Roger & Regina Dirksen

2000 ARC Board of Directors

1999 Jack & Patti McKeithan

1998 John & Murph Burke

1997 Jack & Jill Pelisek

1996 Bill & Wendy Randall

1995 Tom & Kathy Schrader

1994 Stu & Ann Tisdale

1993 Mike & Ginny Bolger

1992 Wisconsin Bell

1991 Roger Fitzsimonds

1990 Stephen N. Graff

1989 Charlie & Ann McNeer

1988 Ben Marcus

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Life Navigators
Questions? Contact Amanda Stahmann, Marketing & Development Manager


Blue Mound Golf and Country Club, West North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI, USA

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