2020 Virtual Leadership Luncheon

The Wauwatosa Public Library Foundation holds an annual Leadership Luncheon to present the Arthur B. Kohasky Leadership Award to a citizen who has made a positive impact in our community, and Leadership Awards to area high school students.

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Keynote Speaker

Bud Selig
Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball
Author: For the Good of the Game

Bud Selig
Milwaukee native Bud Selig served as Major League Baseball’s ninth commissioner for a record 22 years. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 30, 2017. His book, For the Good of the Game: The Inside Story of the Surprising and Dramatic Transformation of Major League Baseball, chronicles Selig’s career, takes fans inside locker rooms and board rooms and offers an intimate, fascinating account of the frequently messy process involved in transforming an American institution.

Jim HoefgenArthur B. Kohasky Leadership Award

Jim Hoefgen
President of Tosa Baseball, Fastpitch Softball & Titans Baseball Leagues

Jim has dedicated his time and talents to ensuring that Tosa youngsters learn the fundamentals of baseball and Fastpitch softball in a positive and fun environment that emphasizes good sportsmanship.  Under his leadership the leagues have thrived with more than 650 players playing on diamonds all across Wauwatosa.  The leagues also employ more than 45 Wauwatosa students as umpires.  Jim was instrumental in raising funds to renovate two fields and build an indoor practice facility, all of which are used by teams throughout the community.

High School Leadership Awards

Junior honorees from the following: Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Marquette University High School, Pius XI High School, Wauwatosa East High School, Wauwatosa West High School and Wisconsin Lutheran High School.

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