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LANG Supports Milwaukee Public Television

The LANG Companies, Inc. Provides Donation in Support of Milwaukee Public Television


Waukesha, WI USA – WEBWIRE

“It’s a great way for The LANG Companies, Inc. to give back to Milwaukee Public Television and it helps us build new relationships within the community,” stated Julie Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at The LANG Companies, Inc. “Not only do we  gain valuable television exposure but it allows us to continue our corporate mission of giving back to our communities.”

WAUKESHA, Wis. April 26, 2016 - The LANG Companies, Inc. recently teamed up with Milwaukee Public Television to support an annual fundraising tradition, known as the Great TV Auction. The LANG Companies, Inc. was able to help support this event by providing product donations for the live television auction. LANG products such as a fashion tote filled with a wall calendar, coloring book, soy candle, etc. will be auctioned off during the live broadcast on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. during a Treasures of Waukesha Neighborhood feature.  

“It’s a great way for The LANG Companies, Inc. to give back to Milwaukee Public Television and it helps us build new relationships within the community,” stated Julie Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at The LANG Companies, Inc. “Not only do we gain valuable television exposure but it allows us to continue our corporate mission of giving back to our communities.”

The unique, on-air fundraising event airs live on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10 to Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. New merchandise, certificates, services, art, antiques, and collectibles are auctioned off to viewers who bid both by telephone and online. The funds raised from this live auction are used to purchase quality programming and maintain equipment for Milwaukee Public Television. 

The LANG product featured during this live auction can also be found online at www.lang.com

About The LANG Companies, Inc.
Headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin, The LANG Companies, Inc., is an American industry leader with over 30 years of experience producing art and design driven, exceptional quality gift and specialty products, indoor and outdoor home décor, and sports licensed products including greeting cards, calendars, drinkware, tableware, puzzles, games and stationery. The diversified product portfolio is marketed under three widely-recognized, company-owned brands; LANG®, Wells Street by LANG® and Turner Licensing™. Each unique brand has a long-standing heritage, is differentiated in the marketplace and dominant in the most attractive segments of the market. The LANG Companies, Inc., is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. and Catterton Partners, leading private equity firms. 

About MPTV
Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) is southeastern Wisconsin’s premier non-commercial media organization. With studios and offices at the downtown campus of Milwaukee Area Technical College, the MPTV family consists of two traditional television stations, WMVS and WMVT; seven additional digital television services; a state-of-the-art production facility; the popular website mptv.org; the monthly magazine Fine Tuning; and an associate’s degree program in Television and Video Production through MATC. The MPTV stations are the area’s only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials, K-12 and college credit broadcasts, and outreach activities for young and old that are responsive to community needs and interests.
For more information regarding this announcement please visit www.lang.com or contact:
The LANG Companies, Inc.
Julie Smith
Chief Marketing Officer
262-523-9288
jsmith@thelangcos.com
                                                                                                 

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