Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and former Brewers pitcher Jerry Augustine will highlight the 31st annual Dug-Out Club Winter Baseball Banquet, set for Monday, Jan. 16, at the Madison Marriott West Hotel in Middleton.

A silent auction with assorted MLB, NFL, NBA, Wisconsin Badgers and Madison Mallards items and a 50-50 raffle will be held throughout the night. A social hour, including free refreshments and a cash bar, will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with a steak dinner and a program featuring the Brewers representatives to follow.

Tickets are $500 for a table of 10, with a limited number of individual tickets at $55 each available. For information, contact Dick Anderson by phone (608-233-6435) or via email (

Since 1992, the Dug-Out Club has contributed nearly $290,000 to support baseball programs in the greater Madison area.

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