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The restaurant will sell $100 tickets for the event which covers food and wine. A silent auction will feature items donated by the MVPs and many businesses.
Update Friday: Tickets are sold out. 8-twelve MVP will hold a Nov. 12 fundraiser for Azana Salon & Spa, with $100 tickets benefitting the children of the three spa employees killed in the Oct. 21 mass shooting. The restaurant owned by the Brewers' Ryan Braun and Packers Aaron Rodgers plans to sell a maximum of 200 tickets to the dinner and silent auction and donate all proceeds to the salon families, Megan Boucher, media coordinator for SURG Restaurants, told Patch. "We expect them to go fairly fast," Boucher told Patch. The event will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 12 at 8-twelve MVP Bar & Grill, 17800 W. Bluemound Rd. in Brookfield. Reservations can be made at www.surgrestraurantgroup.com and 8twelvebenefit.eventbrite.com. Braun and Rodgers …
Friday, October 26, 2012
The state MVPs are planning a fund raiser dinner at their Brookfield restaurant.
Saying they wanted to help out a fellow Brookfield business enduring a senseless tragedy, 8-twelve's MVPs are planning a fundraiser for Azana Salon & Spa. The details should be released Monday, but the restaurant owned by the Brewers' Ryan Braun and Packers Aaron Rodgers plans to donate all proceeds of a dinner and silent auction to the salon, Megan Boucher, media coordinator for SURG Restaurants, told Patch. Update: Attendees will pay a per-person charge which will cover their food (via food stations) and drink, with 100 percent of that charge and all silent auction proceeds going to the Azana shooting victims' families, Boucher said. The date and more details on how to attend will be released, possibly on Monday. The estranged husband of…
Monday, July 30, 2012
Were you at 8-twelve's party Sunday night with Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun? Add your photos to Patch's gallery here.
The new Aaron Rodgers-Ryan Braun restaurant, 8-twelve MVP Bar & Grill, held a private big bash Sunday night to celebrate its grand opening in the Town of Brookfield. Among those in the packed crowd: the two MVPs, Surg Restaurant Group owner Omar Shaik, Gov. Scott Walker and his wife and sons, Brookfield Mayor Steve Ponto and Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas. The Business Journal was there and snapped these shots. Ponto, who attended with his wife Mary, said the party was packed and the restaurant was a great experience. So what does he recommend? The calamari and prime rib, paired with red wine, were "excellent," he said. Were you there Sunday evening? Share your photos! And if you've been to 8-twelve since it opened July 5 at 17800 W…
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Green Bay Packer and Milwaukee Brewer holding food drive in conjunction with the opening of their new restaurant in Brookfield.
Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun are teaming up with the Hunger Task Force at their new restaurant, according to a news release from the SURG Restaurant Group. The food drive is being held in conjunction with the opening of the athletes’ restaurant in Brookfield, 8-twelve. The restaurant quietly opened earlier this month in the Town of Brookfield at 17800 W. Bluemound Rd., in the former Charro pan-Latin restaurant. Anyone who donates food between July 13 and July 23 will be entered to win a prize that includes two autographed jerseys, the use of Braun’s suite for a Brewers’ game, a 50-inch TV and an invitation for two people to attend the 8-twelve grand opening. “Hunger Task Force is excited to have the support of Wisconsin’s two reigning MVPs…