Mike Ullstrup Presentation to the City of Delavan (Wisconsin) and Lake Lawn Resort
Mike Ullstrup of the Brown-Ullstrup Performing Arts Foundation spoke to the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Delavan, Wisconsin thanking them for welcoming and embracing Japanese-American internees during World War II. Eight families were sponsored out of the Minidoka Internment in Idaho to live at Lake Lawn Resort on Delavan Lake. Steve Brown and Mike Ullstrup wrote a radio mystery telling of the discovery of this story and this show went on to win a first place recognition from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and a Silver Division award at the Hear Now Festival in Kansas City, Missouri in 2019. Mike presented the first place awards to the City of Delavan and Lake Lawn Resort on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.