Mark Attanasio, along with Roger and Jackie Caplinger, Participate in Check Presentation to the We Care Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research
On September 8, 2019 the Brewers Community Foundation presented a check on-field at Miller Park for $51,000 from the Purple Tie Guy event to benefit the We Care Fund to accelerate groundbreaking pancreatic cancer research. The Pancreatic Cancer Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is one of the premiere centers in the United States for the care of patients with pancreatic cancer that is dedicated to integrating medical research with clinical care to benefit the patients of today and tomorrow.
The Purple Tie Guy event, held on July 14, was hosted by the Milwaukee Brewers and co-chaired by Robin Yount and Bob Uecker along with Jackie and Roger Caplinger. It was attended by over 75 individuals, including many former and current players.
Participating in the check presentation were (left to right) Liza Longhini, We Care Committee, Arlene Lee, Chair-We Care Committee, Roger Caplinger, Medical Director for the Milwaukee Brewers, Jackie Caplinger, Mark Attanasio, Chairman and Principal Owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, and Dr. Douglas B. Evans, Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin