NEWS RELEASE: Grand Avenue Club Receives Design for a Difference Milwaukee Makeover


FLOOR360 brings together interior designers and local businesses to provide

a free makeover for local non-profit

MILWAUKEE, WI (June 1, 2022) – FLOOR360, provider of high-fashion flooring and designs announced that Grand Avenue Club in Milwaukee, WI will receive the 2022 Design for a Difference Makeover free of charge. An all-volunteer group of interior designers will work with a group of local businesses, suppliers, installers, painters, and other volunteers to plan and provide a much-needed interior design makeover for Grand Avenue Club, 210 E. Michigan Ave, Milwaukee, WI.

“We selected Grand Avenue Club focal meeting area to receive a makeover because it was clear that new design and finishings are needed for the volunteers, staff and clients who use the space,” said Ryan Koechel, President of FLOOR360, “I’m confident we can deliver the wish list of items necessary to execute the makeover with generous support from the Milwaukee interior design and business communities.”

“The Grand Avenue Club is looking forward to transforming our space to be more functional and welcoming to our members, staff, visitors, and friends,” states Rachel Forman, Executive Director, Grand Avenue Club.

FLOOR360 collected nominations for the 2022 Design for a Difference Makeover from March through May of 2022. The Design for a Difference Milwaukee selection committee met and reviewed all the nominations then performed site visits to see a select few in person. FLOOR360 representatives gave the news to Rachel Forman and the leadership team on June 1, 2022 that Grand Avenue Club is the Design for a Difference Milwaukee Makeover recipient for 2022.

There are three phases in the 2022 Design for a Difference / Grand Avenue Club makeover process:

  • Planning – June
  • Designing & Procuring Elements – July through August
  • Installation – September

A variety of sponsors and volunteers have donated time, money and materials to make the Design for a Difference Madison makeover happen since 2015. FLOOR360 performed a makeover of Walker’s Point Youth and Family Center, Milwaukee in 2019. FLOOR360 coordinates the services of local interior designers and business partners to help a local non-profit make over their space so they can focus on their programs, services and mission. To date, cumulatively, there have been over 500 Madison and Milwaukee volunteers and businesses involved, over 2 million dollars in labor and materials donated, and over 40,000 individuals impacted. More information visit floor360.com/d4ad

About FLOOR360

FLOOR360 uses design to make a difference in your home and in our community. The design and installation professionals at FLOOR360 utilize comprehensive processes that ensure a high level of satisfaction at every stage of the buying process. FLOOR360 sponsors the only design driven movement in Madison that brings interior designers and local businesses together to makeover much needed spaces at local charities, Design for a Difference-Madison. For more information, visit floor360.com

About Grand Avenue Club

(from their website) The mission of Grand Avenue Club is to provide adults who have experienced mental illness with pre-vocational training, paid employment opportunities, supported education and enriching evenings/weekend/holiday programming. Visit grandavenueclub.org

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