The 2011 Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 with the starting line at the UW Green Bay Kress Center. Dig out your red hats and bells and get into the holiday spirit by helping others fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. Read more.
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The inaugural event, Business Week, drew high praise and plenty of corporate support.
Organizers of the event, who are planning for Business Week #2, thanked their sponsors with a special presentation.
Spend a night watching the Green Bay Bullfrogs with fellow alumni, family and friends at Joannes Stadium in Green Bay.
The game starts at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9 and UWGB Alumni receive a special deal. The $11 package includes a Bullfrogs hat, general admission ticket and a hot dog and soda voucher ($26 value). Graduates should stop by the Alumni Tent and register for door prizes — drawing to be held at the end of the fifth inning. And we will bring the bug spray — just in case!
Order your tickets online at www.frogsgroups.com and enter the password ‘uwgbalumni’ or mail in this form to receive your special offer. ($1.50 convenience charge applies to tickets purchased online.)
See you there!
Thanks to a generous donation from Schwabe, parent company of Enzymatic Therapy and employer of numerous UW-Green Bay alumni (some are pictured above), UW-Green Bay got its pick of rotary evaporation equipment, an extensive glassware selection and more. The equipment, which would be worth an estimated $15,000 to $20,000 if purchased new, was donated and appreciated. Click here to see a video, photos and to read more.
Don’t waste this opportunity to hear from leaders and experts in areas of waste transformation and management for the agricultural, industrial, municipal and institutional sectors. Featuring Wisconsin’s premiere showing of the award-winning documentary, DIVE! Living Off America’s Waste (www.divethefilm.com) and a post-documentary forum with the film’s producer.
Only $79, pre-registration. For more information, go to www.uwgb.edu/embi.
The UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is teaming up with Festival Foods for the Association’s annual food drive to benefit local food pantries. Volunteers are needed to help out at these Festival Foods locations: Howard-Suamico, De Pere, Green Bay East & West, Manitowoc, Appleton West, Darboy, Fond du Lac, and Oshkosh. Volunteers will be handing out flyers from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26.
Interested in helping? Contact the Alumni Office at 920-465-2586 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Current Young Professionals Awards on Thursday, Jan. 27 and several UW-Green Bay alumni were presented with the “Future 15″ honor.
Jody Weyers ’96, volunteer and communications director, American Red Cross
Jacqueline Frank ’00, executive director, National Railroad Museum
Ryan Price ’07, partner development coordinator, Schreiber Foods
Mary Frank-Arlt ’08, community relations specialist, Wisconsin Public Service
Though not an alum, congratulations also to Adi Redzic, program director at The Mauthe Center, (formerly the Ecumenical Center).