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Woodman’s Sports & Convention Center
Sponsors & Pledges

The Friends are grateful for the generous support from our donors! In total, our supporters have pledged over $9.5 million (as of Feb. 1, 2024) toward the construction of the Woodman's Center.


Woodman's Markets


Kennedy Family Foundation

Donor TBA

Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Uptown Janesville/RockStep Capital

$49,999 - $10,000

Attorney Steve Caya

Craig & Jen DeGarmo

First Community Bank-Milton

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.

Mid-States Concrete Industries


Angus-Young Associate, Inc.

Anonymous 1

Anonymous 2

Anonymous 3

Barb Callahan, Ryan Callahan, Danyelle Callahan

Ben & Macy Ryan

Bill & Carol McCoshen

Bjoin Limestone Inc

Bob & Kathe Schaffner Family

Camilla Owen

Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates

Dahl Family & Klecker Family

Dan & Connie Ryan

David & Telma Siker Family

David L Frank

Dongarra Family in memory of William Dongarra

Dongarra Family In memory of John & Peach Dongarra

Doug & Christine Rebout

Elevated Identity, Inc.

George & Karen Collas

Gray Family

Greg & Lisa Hughes

In memory of Leo & Marcy Marklein

Jamin Arn

Jean & Douglas Marklein

Jensen Family

John & Gina Petry

Jose & Shanan Massas-Caraballo

Justin Wiskie

Kathi & Dan Braun

Kislia Families

Kolste Family

Kristopher & Allison Bjoin

Kristen & Jerry Moisson

Larry & Cindy Squire

Lindsey & Jake Lentz

Lindsey & Sean Kennedy

Lynn & Smokey Gardinier

Mary & George Cullen

Mason Lyttle & Erin Jensen

Matthew & Hannah Kealy Family

Michael Spielmann & Krista Berkley

Mitch & Jill Benson in memory of Virginia M Benson

Nate & Danielle Rogers

Pakes Family

Patrick & Kelly Gardner in recognition of Jase & Teagan Gardner

Paul & Janna Ryan

Paul & Jennah Benson Family

Petruzzello Family

Ravi & Twinkal Patel

Riley & Kathleen Hamilton

The Springer Family

Summit Accounting Group, Inc.

Tom & Sabrina Bowerman Family

Troy & Andrea Kruser

William E Mears & Gina Erickson

$499,999 - $100,000

The Diamond Center

The Jim & Ann Johnson Family


The Mallon Family

The Joe & Tina Pregont Family

Janesville Youth Hockey

$9,999 - $1,000

Mary Jo & Joe Villa

MAKING DREAMS Realty, Kevin & Renee Clark

Amos & Amanda Sookraj

Gary & Kristine Schieve Family

Jane Dooley

Larry & Meg Bowerman in recognition of my grandchildren: Mimi & Bobby Bowerman

Peter Wautlet

$99,999 - $50,000



Todd & Kari-Ann Buehl

David & Kathy Cullen

Johnson Financial Group

JP Cullen Foundation

Shannon & Bekki Kennedy

Mo's Taasbag

Nowlan Law LLP

Premier Oral Surgery

R.H. Batterman Co, INC

Matt & Molly Ryan

Tobin & Oakleigh Ryan & Family

Tim & Marcy Weber Family

Uncommon Cents Investing

Up to $999

Nancy Knott in recognition of my grandchildren: Tommy, Caroline, Lydia & Sydney Knott

Jamie Karns

Jeffrey Clark

Keith & Angela Burisek

Updates to donor lists are continuous.

Woodman’s Sports & Convention Center
Funding Updates

Woodman's Center Donor Wall rendering

Nov. 2022

November 2022: Woodman's Market made a secondary pledge of $1 million in support of the proposed Janesville facility. The amount follows a $2 million naming rights donation Woodman's given in 2019.

Feb. 2023

Friends of the Woodman's Center launched the "Together We Can" donor and public outreach Campaign. 

Dec. 2022

The Janesville City Council voted, 5-2, to approve the intent to borrow $17.3 million for the proposed Woodman's Sports & Convention Center.

Jan. 2024

The Friends met their goal to raising a minimum of $9M, the largest and most significant private fundraising campaign in Janesville's history. 

Dec. 2022

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin's office announced $5 million awarded through the Senate's approval of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 in support of the Woodman's Center. It's part of $24 million in federal and state funding requested by the city of Janesville and private stakeholders.

Pledge today!

For additional information please contact Sabrina Bowerman

You can also donate directly to the Woodman's Sports and Convention Center Legacy Fund by CLICKING HERE.

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