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Imagine More Dinner

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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Imagine More

A nationally recognized philanthropic event, the Imagine More Dinner gives us the chance to share the hope that novel research and innovative treatment brings to those facing the challenges of diseases, disorders, and injury to the nervous system.

The Imagine More Dinner is a catalyst for change. All proceeds from this event will directly support the Neuroscience Research Center, contributing to their pioneering advancements in neuroscience research. By participating, you're not just attending a dinner; you're becoming part of a movement to forge a brighter tomorrow.

Registration Now Open!

Please join Jon and Ann Hammes, chairs of the 2024 Imagine More Dinner, for an evening to celebrate novel research and innovative treatments that bring hope to those facing diseases, disorders, and injuries to the nervous system.

Register Now!

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

The Imagine More Dinner inspires all of us to envision a world without the debilitating effects of stroke, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, mental illness and other conditions that impact patients and families.

View 2024 sponsorship opportunities (PDF)

Event Co-Chairs

Ann and Jon Hammes

Thank You to Our 2024 Event Sponsors!

Ann and Warren Pierson

Ann and Jon Hammes

2024 MCW Imagine More Dinner Sponsor, Baird

David and Madeleine Lubar | Bonnie and Ned Timarac

GE Healthcare | Habush Habush & Rottier | Kennedy Family Foundation

Elizabeth Brenner and Jon Brakke | CleanPower, LLC | Mary and Dan Druml | Ron and Vicki Krizek | Michael and Sarah Weiss | Zurn Elkay Water Solutions

Advanced Plating Technologies | Albert J. & Flora H. Ellinger Foundation | The Davis Family | Albert J. & Flora H. Ellinger Foundation | Jackie and Arlyn Fredrick | Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD | Billie Kubly | Shekar N. Kurpad, MD, PhD | Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP | O’Leary Guth Law Office, S.C. | R&R Insurance Services | John Selix and Nancy Bonniwell | von Briesen & Roper, S.C. | Wagner/Strauss Family | WE Wealth Management – RBC Wealth Management | Stacy and Blair Williams | Ed and Diane Zore

John Bosbous | Brian Eckrose | Jan Lennon

Other Donors

Colleen Dougherty and Steve Marcus | Eugene and Colleen Jacobus | Susie Kasten | | Jaime Maliszewski | Jeff and Ann Olson | Kathie Poblocki | Marilyn and Neal Spear | Christine and Paul Stenklyft | The Hon. Mary Triggiano

About the Neuroscience Research Center

The Medical College of Wisconsin's Neuroscience Research Center was founded in 2010 with the goal of enhancing neuroscience research at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The Center's overarching goal is to use a team approach to tackle neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Philanthropy plays an important role in advancing the work of the Neuroscience Center and the patients who receive its benefits. Your gift will support research that moves us one step closer to understanding complex and devastating brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and dementia, Parkinson's disease, ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and schizophrenia, among others.


Dr. Binder and the Williams Family Discuss Impact of Stroke

Empowering stroke recovery through neuroscience research.

Dr. Mantsch and MCW Community Member Share Impact of Trauma

Decoding Resilience: How neuroscience research can positively impact victims of trauma.

Neuro Hero Award

Presented at the Imagine More Dinner, the NRC Board selects an individual or organization for outstanding commitment to Neuroscience Research.

Learn more about the 2024 awardee

Contact Us

Heidi Gempeler Olson

Associate Director of Stewardship

(414) 955-4730