On Saturday, May 27, 2023, The Spann Foundation formerly the Rev. James W. Spann, II Foundation, celebrated its 20th Anniversary Scholarship Awards Ceremony with an ‘all white attire’ brunch at the Holiday Inn- Milwaukee Riverfront, 4700 N. Port Washington Road.
At this year’s scholarship awards eight students were awarded a $1000.00 Scholarship. The keynote speaker was the Honorable Judge Milton L. Childs, Sr., Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge; and the Mistress of Ceremonies was Sargento Foods Public Relations Director Portia Young.
This event also was dedicated to the memory and life work of the Foundation’s former COO, Margo W. Spann who passed away in 2021.
Pictured at the event are members of the Spann foundation and Spann family including (back row, from left) Spann Foundation Chief Financial Officer Kelby Spann and Peter Spann; (front row, from left) Karen Spann-Tuner, founder Dr. Wilma M. Spann, and Spann Foundation Scholarship Director Kemberly Johnson.