Next Door 50th Anniversary

Next Door Board of Director Marge Laughlin, Brenda Levatich, Nancy Roos, Mary Kellner and Kathryn Housiaux

Next Door, a leading provider of high quality early childhood education in Milwaukee, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. On Friday, Jan. 25, the nonprofit organization kicked off its year-long celebration at the place where Next Door began in 1969, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. Around 70 guests attended the President’s Breakfast program, including company representatives from Baird, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Manpower, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Technical College, North Shore Bank, and SummerFest. In addition, Next Door hosted Our Savior’s parishioners who were around during the founding of Next Door, plus city and state leaders and Next Door volunteers, donors and staff.