Day 4. Froedtert, Milwaukee.

A very good event put on by the media person Susie Falk at Froedtert Transplant.

Froedert is a National Kidney Registry hospital that also participates in the Voucher Program that Lynn and I both used and feel is the absolutely best way for anyone to donate.

Learn more about it here.

Mayor Dennis McBride of Wauwatosa spoke.

We had two kidney surgeons (Dr. Thomas is the head of the kidney/pancreas department) and Dr. Dunn speak.

My old High School JV basketball coach and my 6th grade teacher, Lawrence Haugen.

30 year canoing buddy, Bill Kelly and his wife Mary who live in town.


L to R. BIL Dean, their son Garrick, sister Gee Gee, Lynn, me, and Lynn’s cousin and Wauwatosa City Manager, Jim Archambo that rode in with us.

Recent kidney recipient Carl Jackson who did an amazing job with an ending song.

TV interview

Doug and Nancy opened their home to us, joined in the bike ride to Froedtert

L to R. Doug, Nancy, me, Jeff

and with LuLu made us completely welcome.



We all biked down to the National Kidney Foundation of WI to get a tour from CEO Mike Crowley.

L to R. Nephew Garrick Jannene, Mike Crowley, nephew Jeramey Jannene, Nancy Ubick (who we stayed with), Jeff Lange, kidney donor Jesse Gitter, me