The new ballpark name will be called American Family Field in an announcement yesterday from American Family Insurance. The new name will take effect January 1, 2021. According to Jack Salzwedel, American Family chair and chief executive officer, “The name is short, simple and sweet with its alliteration of ‘family’ and ‘field’. The words ‘American Family’ capture our brand and reflect the family-orientated atmosphere that our research showed fans clearly value in the ballpark.”
The report goes on to mention that In addition to the renaming of the ballpark in Milwaukee, American Family also acquired naming rights to the Brewers spring training complex in Maryvale, Arizona. The complex, which completed an extensive renovation last year, is being renamed American Family Fields of Phoenix.
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Many businesses have been waiting to see if they will be in the security perimeter that will exist during the Democratic National Convention, July 13-16 in Milwaukee. Officials released the security perimeter today. They also stated that no businesses would be forced to close as a result of this secured area. The area below outlined in orange is the secured perimeter.
It's that time of the year when Cafe Benelux unveils the Ice Bars in Milwaukee. This will be done in conjunction with Gallery Night which opens on Friday, January 17 in the trendy Third Ward. According to a recent news report by Fox 6, 'A large bar and throne made of ice will be installed by Art Below Zero in front of Café Benelux on North Broadway'. Here is a link to Gallery Night so you can check out all the galleries that are participating and other activities going on in the Third Ward.
The 2020 Democratic National Convention will be here in 185 days, 12 hours and 52 minutes, but whose counting! This anticipated convention will showcase Milwaukee to the world and we want to help you plan your event over the DNC. Michael Greco, Director of Business Development at PRA Business Events along with our team at Dm-Connection & Events have many resources to assist with your planning efforts: transportation, decor, entertainment, staffing, etc. We look forward to working with you!
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