10th Annual Mining for Silver Dinner & Auction

Supporting Community, Diversity, and Opportunity in Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park neighborhoods!

On June 8, 2017, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors celebrated our 10th Annual Mining for Silver Dinner & Auction! This wonderful event supports LBWN’s economic development and job creation initiatives in Milwaukee.

Thanks to the 100+ Milwaukee’s area business leaders and collaborative partners who supported the strengthening and revitalization of our Commercial Corridors in Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park neighborhoods.



For questions about 2018, please contact Celia Benton, LBWN Economic Development Manager at celia@lbwn.org or 414.585.8536.

Event Highlights Include:

Happy Hour – 5:30-6:30pm

Sponsored by MillerCoors
Select MillerCoors products are FREE from 5:30-6:30pm!

Cash Bar Specialty Drink:

“The Silver Miner”

Mining for Silver’s ‘Signature Drink’ is a tasty fruit and rum-based international infusion!

You’ll for sure want to be there to check out what we have in store from:


Speakers for the evening include:

Emcee: Marjorie Rucker is the Executive Director of The Business Council, Inc. (TBC). Prior to joining TBC, Marjorie was a Program Officer for commercial corridors at LISC Milwaukee, and before that was at the King Drive Main Street Business Improvement District (BID) . Marjorie loves Milwaukee and loves to make an impact on revitalizing neighborhoods within the City of Milwaukee. In her spare time, Marjorie volunteers on several non-profit boards, including Chairing the Board of LBWN.


Guest Speaker: Debra Mickey has owned Mamie’s Bar and Grill since 1981. Since purchasing the bar, she has shaped the business into the beloved bar today, known for its live blues music, eclectic decorations, great deals and friendly atmosphere. Be sure to visit Mamie’s on Silver City Day, June 17th, when they will offer live music starting at noon, food and drink specials and more! LBWN congratulates Mamie’s for being a great community partner and a great neighborhood business for 36 years!

2017 – Presenting Sponsor


2017 – Corporate Sponsors