Release: LGBT Chamber Welcomes Milwaukee Bucks as Organization's 400th Member

Milwaukee Bucks join LGBT Chamber as Platinum Founding Member

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today that is has reached 400 current and active members of the LGBT Chamber with the addition of the Milwaukee Bucks, who are joining as a platinum founding member.

“We couldn’t be prouder to welcome the Milwaukee Bucks as our newest platinum member,” said Jason Rae, executive director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “The Milwaukee Bucks are a true hometown team, focused on engaging all members of the community. We cannot wait to work with the team to grow a pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber as their newest platinum founding member,” said Bucks President Peter Feigin. “The Milwaukee Bucks are committed to building an inclusive fan experience that truly engages members of the LGBT community. As an organization, inclusion and diversity is a core pillar of who we are. We look forward to a strong partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber over the years to come.” 

Platinum membership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber is one of the highest levels available. Membership includes a listing in the Business Directory and a seat on the Chamber’s Corporate Leadership Advisory Council.

“Reaching 400 current and active members in under four years exceeded our expectations and we are so grateful to do that with the Milwaukee Bucks. We know that this will be a rewarding partnership for all,” added Rae.

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has 400 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.

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