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Attorney Peter Bruce Honored for Philanthropic Efforts by Association of Fundraising Professionals

November 12, 2019

MILWAUKEE – Davis|Kuelthau attorney Peter Bruce, was recognized along with his wife, Joan at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, themed, “The Art of Philanthropy”.  This luncheon recognized individuals, organizations and volunteers who have made an impact in the community through philanthropy.

Nominated by Alverno College and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Peter and Joan received the Evan P. Helfaer Donor Award.  This award honors distinguished service in sharing resources with charitable organizations.  Both Peter and Joan’s many philanthropic contributions to nonprofits in Southeastern Wisconsin span over 10 years.For nearly 50 years, the AFP has provided recognition and thanks to the people and organizations who strive to make the world a better place through fundraising and community involvement.  The awards are given in recognition of National Philanthropy Day, a day that recognizes the global impact of philanthropy.  Peter and Joan were honored along with 5 other individuals and businesses for their excellence in community engagement and philanthropic efforts.

Since September of 2007, Peter has been an of counsel member of Davis|Kuelthau.  The firm has provided a supportive platform for his continued civic work and for his service as guardian ad litem in Milwaukee County Children’s Court for children in the foster system and as a volunteer lawyer with the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee.

Peter and Joan received their award on Tuesday, November 12 at The Art of Philanthropy Luncheon at the Pfister Hotel.

Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. offers an array of innovative legal solutions to business owners and businesses of all sizes, including emerging, middle market and Fortune 500 companies, high net-worth individuals and families, private and institutional investors, and lenders.  The firm’s attorneys, who practice from three offices across Wisconsin, have national experience combined with strong community ties.