Milwaukee, Wis. – Jan. 9, 2014 — Kohler Co., Kohler, Wis., has signed on as a major sponsor for the 2014 Milwaukee Masterpiece. The announcement was made today by Leon Flagg, chairman, The Masterpiece Ltd.
“We’re delighted to have Kohler Co. join us as a sponsor for 2014,” Flagg said. “Kohler Company, founded in 1873 and a respected industry leader, has a rich heritage in Wisconsin. Similarly, the Milwaukee Masterpiece is building on its heritage as we celebrate our 10th year.”
“We’re proud to align Kohler Co. with the Masterpiece, which is gaining national recognition as a premier celebration of automotive and motorcycle art and beauty,” said Ronald Pace, Kohler president – Decorative Products. “We look forward to being part of the exciting display that will enhance Milwaukee’s lakefront in August.”
In its 10th year, The Milwaukee Masterpiece will showcase 125 of the most significant vehicles from years past, as well as 125 new participants to Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance at The Milwaukee Masterpiece. “Each one is a work of automotive art,” Flagg said.
The Milwaukee Masterpiece presents two separate collections of collector vehicles over two days, Aug. 23 – 24, at Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront. Both days, with unique collections, are open to the public. Events include:
- Club Saturday Day At The M, Aug. 23 – A gathering of local and regional car club members who display their favored marques. Club Day will begin with a Parade of Club Day vehicles from the Harley-Davidson Museum to the show grounds on Aug. 23.
- The Style & Speed Social, Aug. 23 – A social event in which Milwaukee Masterpiece participants and guests enjoy an evening of food, beverage and camaraderie in a unique setting.
- The Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance, Aug. 24 – More than 250 stunning vehicles selected by the concours committee take over the show grounds to compete for senior awards including Best of Show, Chairman’s Cup and Chief Judge’s Cup as well as first-in-class distinction.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, tile and home interiors, and an international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.
The Milwaukee Masterpiece is organized and operated by The Masterpiece Ltd., a non-profit organization. The Masterpiece Ltd. is organized and operated exclusively to support other public charities including but not limited to those operating in southeastern Wisconsin which provide medical and social service care and relief to underprivileged children and families through various motor vehicle-related fundraising events.