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UPDATE: Rodgers, Braun restaurant raises $60K for Azana spa victims


BROOKFIELD (WKOW) -- A fundraiser held by the restaurant named for Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun raised more than $60,000 for victims' families of a Brookfield spa shooting.

The Green Bay Packers quarterback and Milwaukee Brewers outfielder did not attend Monday evening's event at 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in Brookfield but donated items for auction.

The pair are partners in the restaurant, which is run by SURG Restaurant Group.

The group's co-owner, Omar Shaikh, says the proceeds will go to the eight children left behind by the three women killed at Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield on October 21.

More than 115 salons, spas and beauty schools are also donating some profits Tuesday to the families.


BROOKFIELD (WKOW) -- The Brookfield community raises money for the families of three women killed in the spa shooting last month.

The fundraiser was the restaurant owned by Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun and Green Bay Quarterback Aaron Rodgers. They weren't at the event, saying they didn't want to be a distraction according to WISN-TV in Milwaukee.

Sports memorabilia was donated and patrons paid $100 just to get in the door. All the money raised goes to the children of the women killed in the October 21 shooting.

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