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Celebs Play Pickleball at Gruber Law’s Summerfest Event

Celebs Play Pickleball at Gruber Law: Summerfest, presented by American Family Insurance, is excited to introduce a new addition to this year’s lineup: the Milwaukee Celebrity Charity Pickleball Tournament and Exhibition. This event, sponsored by Prolite, Pickleball Kingdom, and Centerline Athletics, will take place on June 20 and June 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Gruber Law Offices Sportszone. The event will be covered by Newsradio 620 WTMJ, ESPN Milwaukee, and 101.7 THE TRUTH.

Event Highlights

The Celebrity Pickleball Tournament will show prominent local media and business professionals who will team up to play for charity. Organized by Mark Kass of TEAM Lammi in partnership with Summerfest, the event promises a mix of competition and community spirit.

Scheduled Players

Participants include:

  • Ted Perry and Carl Deffenbaugh from FOX6
  • Tina Chang of SysLogic
  • Dario Melendez from WISN TV 12
  • Jon Horst from the Milwaukee Bucks
  • Angela Johnson from Children’s Wisconsin
  • Scott Grodsky, Mike Curkov, and Bill Walsh from CBS 58
  • Vince Vitrano and Greg Matzek from AM 620 WTMJ
  • Brian Niznansky from TMJ4
  • Harris Turer of the Milwaukee Admirals
  • Pam Turer from Fifth Third Bank
  • Tom Hughes from the Milwaukee Athletic Club
  • Evan Hughes from Central Standard Craft Distillery
  • Joel Brennan from GM
  • Alec Knutson from Milwaukee County
  • Mark Kass and Brian Lammi from Team Lammi
  • Alex Lasry from the Federal Department of Commerce
  • Linda Gorens-Levey from General Capital Group

Additionally, City of Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley will participate in two exhibition matches during the events on June 20 and June 27.

Learn and Play

For those interested in joining the pickleball trend, a special opportunity is available on July 5. From 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., instructors from the Wisconsin Athletic Club will be present at the Sportszone to teach the fundamentals of this rapidly growing sport. Participants can enjoy open play, receive valuable tips, and benefit from expert instruction.

Charity Donations

Charities chosen by the winning teams will receive donations from the event sponsors. Some of the designated charities include the Milwaukee LGBTQ+ Center, Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation, Special Olympics Wisconsin, Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee County Parks Foundation.

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Event Details

  • Dates: June 20 and June 27, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Summerfest, Gruber Law Offices Sportszone
  • Broadcast Partners: Newsradio 620 WTMJ, ESPN Milwaukee, and 101.7 THE TRUTH

News in Brief: Celebs Play Pickleball at Gruber Law’s Summerfest Event

Gruber Law’s Summerfest event introduces the Milwaukee Celebrity Charity Pickleball Tournament on June 20 and 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Gruber Law Offices Sportszone. Sponsored by Prolite, Pickleball Kingdom, and Centerline Athletics, it features local media and business celebrities playing for charity, including FOX6’s Ted Perry, Milwaukee Bucks’ Jon Horst, Mayor Cavalier Johnson, and County Executive David Crowley. Newsradio 620 WTMJ, ESPN Milwaukee, and 101.7 THE TRUTH will cover the event. Proceeds benefit charities such as the Milwaukee LGBTQ+ Center and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, blending competition, community, and charitable support during Summerfest in Milwaukee.

Also read: 7 Celebrities Who Loves And Play Pickleball

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