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UW Credit Union Presents “Friday Night Lights” in Partnership with Light the Hoan

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SNEAK PEEK: Light the Hoan to Demo LED Design

Milwaukee residents are about to get a glimpse of what
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Light the Hoan Continues Momentum with Website Launch, Quiet Fundraising Phase

Though its been some time since our last update, big
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Light the Hoan Reaches Key Fundraising Milestone with $1.2M Gift

Nearly one year after Light the Hoan gave Milwaukeeans a
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Local Partners Launch “Code the Hoan” to Inspire Next Generation of Tech Talent

This month, Light the Hoan joined forces with several local
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**Please note that donations are requested for ALL bridge lightings.**

We try to respond to all requests within 2-3 business days.

The Hoan Bridge lights have two main public viewing spots:
1) Milwaukee Riverfront Boat Launch at 600 S. Water Street
2) Riverwalk on East Erie Street right before the Milwaukee Pierhead Light.

There are also several local establishments with views of the Hoan Bridge lights:
1) Indeed Brewing Rooftop inside the Eagleknit building 

2) Cooperage/Boone + Crockett

3) Milwaukee Sail Loft

4) 2A Wine Merchants

5) The Outsider rooftop located in Journeyman Hotel

6) Blu at the Pfister (small corner view)

  1. Visit lightthehoan.com.

  2. Click the Dedicate a Bulb page.

  3. Select your donation amount. Be sure to check out all of the Hoan gear that is available at different donation levels!

  4. Checkout and fill out your shipping information and billing information. Be sure to follow the steps on the checkout page to submit your dedication!

  5. Review your dedication to make sure everything is correct.

  6. Receive your order confirmation and printable dedication certificate via email. 

  7. View your dedications on the Find Your Bulb page. Please allow 2-3 hours after you’ve dedicated for your dedication to appear on the page. 

  8. If purchased, you will receive any items ordered via postal mail. 

Dedications can be viewed online on our website, under the Find Your Bulb page. Please allow 2-3 hours after you’ve submitted, for your dedication to appear on the page.

To view the upcoming schedule for the Hoan Bridge Lights, please visit our regularly updated Light Schedule page.

Light the Hoan, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations to it are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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