Paradigm Foundation and UW Health team up to offer free tickets to A Christmas Carol


MIDDLETON, WI [December 13, 2019] – Almost 700 first responders and their families converged on the Overture Center’s Capitol Theater today for a trip back in time to Victorian England.

The Paradigm Foundation and UW Health, sponsored an exclusive showing of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, presented by the Children’s Theater of Madison. Tickets were offered free of charge to all of the Dane County region’s fire, police, EMS, and 911 Center employees and their families, to show appreciation for their commitment to keeping our communities safe and healthy throughout the year.


“We’re delighted to partner with UW Health in this gesture of gratitude…” — Paradigm CEO Nathan Herbst.


The Paradigm Foundation is a charitable initiative created by Paradigm, a Middleton software company, that is committed to supporting first responders and other service organizations throughout Dane County and the surrounding region. 

“We’re delighted to partner with UW Health in this gesture of gratitude for our community’s first responders,” says Paradigm CEO Nathan Herbst. “A night out featuring some holiday cheer is just the ticket to give them and their holiday season a much-deserved boost.”

“First responders are a critical link in making our community safe, strong and healthy,” adds Joshua Ross, MD, Executive Vice Chair of the Berbee Walsh Department of Emergency Medicine at UW Health. We’re honored to offer them this opportunity for some rest and relaxation with their families during the holidays”


Paradigm provides technology solutions designed to simplify the process of configuring, quoting, and manufacturing complex configurable building products. Their software solutions help manufacturers and retailers in the building products industry.

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UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with approximately 1,750 physicians and 21,000 staff at seven hospitals and more than 80 outpatient sites.

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