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Fundraiser for Olympics-bound triathlete from Waukesha

Fundraiser for Olympics-bound triathlete from Waukesha

By the WTMJ News Team. CREATED Dec 15, 2011

MILWAUKEE - You can help a local Olympian who will compete in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London.

Waukesha South graduate Gwen Jorgensen is a triathlete.  She will represent the United States in 2012.

A fundraiser has been scheduled for Thursday to cover her expenses in the effort to bring home a gold medal.

The event happens on Thursday night from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Derry Hegarty's Irish Pub on West Bluemound Road in Milwaukee.

The $25 cost covers beer, soda and snacks.