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The Westphal Group of Robert W. Baird, Valenti Classics and Porsche Club of America – Milwaukee Region sign on as 2016 sponsors

The Masterpiece Ltd., host of the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance, welcomes The Westphal Group of Robert W. Baird & Co., Valenti Classics and the Porsche Club of America – Milwaukee region as returning sponsors for 2016.

“We are pleased to have these outstanding organizations and long-time supporters of our event return again for 2016,” said Gary Messing, president – The Masterpiece Ltd. “Our sponsors’ support provides the vital, solid foundation to enable us to execute a first-class event.”

“The Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance is one of the attractions that make Milwaukee great. Baird has been committed to Milwaukee since our beginnings in 1919 and our support of the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance is representative of our community involvement,” said Paul Westphal, director – The Westphal Group. “Great city, on a great lake with a great Concours d’Elegance automobile experience. We salute all that make this the finest show of its kind in the Midwest.”

Valenti-Classics“We look forward to another great year with the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance, said Steve Valenti, Valenti Classics president. “This event has grown to become the Midwest’s premiere event for car collectors and spectators alike. The quality and variety of vehicles that are selected for the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance is outstanding,” he said. Valenti Classics, located in Franklin, Wis., caters to an international audience offering not only custom car builds and complete concours restorations to exacting standards but also preservation, authentication, sales, service, maintenance, appraisals, consulting, storage and a car locator service.

Porsche-Club-of-America“The Milwaukee Region-PCA has been actively involved in the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance for several years and we are pleased to continue our support in 2016,” said Donna Daufenbach, region president. “Not only do our members show their cars in Saturday’s Show & Glow by the Lake™ casual event but we have several members in key Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance leadership and committee roles.” The PCA Milwaukee Region has more than 500 members. The region celebrated its 55th anniversary in 2015.

In addition to Sunday’s, Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance, Aug. 28, 2016, the weekend includes Show & Glow by the Lake, a celebration of all things motorized, Aug. 27, 2016, at Veterans Park. More than a casual car show, Show & Glow by the Lake includes motorcycles, trucks and even boats, collectively defining enthusiasts in the Midwest.

Saturday also will feature an evening social with food, beverage and a silent auction. The elegant Milwaukee Club in downtown Milwaukee is the setting for the 2016 Style & Speed Social.

Proceeds from the weekend’s events will benefit Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and Meta House.

Buy tickets and find more information about the 2016 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance online.