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AmFam, Brewers create new scholarship program

American Family Insurance and the Milwaukee Brewers/Brewers Community Foundation have established the Fearless Dreamer Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors currently residing in Milwaukee.

Gov. Evers endorses Beloit casino decision

Gov. Tony Evers concurs with the U.S. Department of Interior’s decision that 32 acres of land in Beloit should be taken into trust to develop a new Ho-Chunk Nation casino.

AmFam contributes new donations in honor of Hank Aaron

In anticipation of Milwaukee Brewers opening day at the new American Family Field, and to honor baseball Hall of Famer Henry “Hank” Aaron (No. 44), Madison-based American Family Insurance is contributing two new $44,000 donations for scholarships for Milwaukee students to support programs started by Hank and Billye Aaron’s Chasing the Dream Foundation.

College essay contest seeks messages of connection

Several performing arts organizations, including Overture Center for the Arts, have partnered with Rogers Behavioral Health, a not-for-profit provider of mental health and addiction services, to provide five $1,000 scholarships to Wisconsin participants in the Dear Evan Hansen “You Will Be Found” College Essay Writing Challenge.

Gaming youth league adds local sites

XP League, for kids 7–15 to compete in organized video gaming, has launched at Code Ninjas in Sun Prairie, Edgewood College, and BB Jack’s in Cottage Grove.

FOX Sports Wisconsin to rebrand

FOX Sports Wisconsin, the network televising Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Bucks games, will change its name to Bally Sports Wisconsin.

In Business magazine