Community Involvement

Millennium Soccer Club

Laura Lyons is a volunteer coach for the Millennium Soccer Club and coached an indoor soccer team in the Winter 2018.  The Millennium program brings affordable and accessible organized youth soccer to Madison's low-income, ethnically diverse neighborhoods.

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DAIS Legal Program Sponsor

BMR was a proud sponsor of the Legal Association for Women’s “I Resolve” event on January 18, 2018, which raised over $8,000.00 for the DAIS Legal Program. The DAIS legal program provides support, information, advocacy and court accompaniment to people who are experiencing intimate partner violence or stalking. This includes assistance with restraining orders, family law, criminal law, immigration and other legal matters. Pictured below are BMR Shareholders Patti Epstein Putney and Sheila Sullivan, with Associate Eileen Dorfman at the event. Eileen serves as president-elect of the Legal Association for Women in Dane County.

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Badger Honor Flight Fundraiser

Employees at BMR dressed “Badger Casual” on Friday, October 13th and gave donations to help support the Badger Honor Flight

Badger Honor Flight is an affiliate of the national Honor Flight Network, which is a non-profit organization created to help provide our veterans with an opportunity to go to Washington, DC to see the memorials erected in their honor.

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Justine Burgraff - "Girls on the Run®" Volunteer Coach


This fall Justine Burgraff volunteered as a running coach for the "Girls on the Run®," which is a "non profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams." Over the course of 10 weeks she helped coach a group of elementary school girls to train for a season ending 5K, using a running based curriculum that encourages fitness, self confidence and social skills. This was a very rewarding experience.


BMR Supports Buckets for Hunger

On October 05, 2016, a group of attorneys from Bell, Moore & Richter and friends united to put their knowledge to the test in support of Buckets for Hunger at its annual trivia contest. While the BMR team may not have won the contest, they had a lot of fun and were honored to support Buckets for Hunger. Buckets for Hunger is an all-volunteer organization that has raised more than $2,000,000 for food pantries around Wisconsin.

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Kids' Chance

Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. is proud to be a Gold Sponsor with the "Kids' Chance of Wisconsin," a nonprofit organization.  Kids' Chance assists in giving educational opportunities to children of workers severely injured or killed on the job.

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Laurie Girls On The Run

This June 2016, Laurie Lemanski and her "little sister" Alex participated in the 2016 5K run for the organization "Girls on the Run®."  They both completed the run and had a great time.  "Girls on the Run® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams."

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

BMR was a sponsor of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County's 2015 Dream Big Gala, which was held on June 18, 2015.  Attending the Gala were: Ward and Ellen Richter, John and Renee Moore, Paul Cichanofsky and Laura Lyons, Laura McFarlane, and Itzel Fuentes.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County - Coach Gard Radio Show

On January 22, 2016, Laurie Lemanski and her "litter sister," Alex attended the "Greg Gard Radio Show" held at the Great Dane-Hilldale.  Alex is a big basketball fan and plays on two teams of her own.  She really enjoyed meeting Coach Gard, was a little shy, but in awe!  This is a special event BBBS takes part in during the basketball season and Laurie and Alex were thrilled to be in attendance. 

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