Seventh Annual City Stadium Run for Veterans is Saturday, September 8, 2018

Recipient is UW-Green Bay’s ‘At Ease: Veteran & Service Member Student Lounge’

Green Bay, Wis. – The annual City Stadium Run for Veterans is a community 5K run/walk to benefit a military veteran cause in the Northeastern Wisconsin area. This year’s event will be held on Sept. 8, 2018 at 8 a.m. at historic City Stadium (home of the Green Bay Packers from 1925-1956). This year’s beneficiary will be UW-Green Bay’s “At Ease: Veteran & Service Member Student Lounge.”

logoThe “At Ease: Veteran & Service Member Student Lounge,” is used by UW-Green Bay students who are serving in active duty, as well as veterans and their family members to assist them with financial aid, school counseling, therapy counseling, tutoring, study groups and social gatherings. Find out more at www.uwgb.edu/veterans. There are three goals associated with the 5k event:

— Showcase Historic City Stadium
— Showcase the beautiful green parks and pedestrian trials along the 5k course
— Showcase local veterans and help veteran groups and organizations with financial support

Since its inception in 2012 the City Stadium Run for Veterans has raised more than $55,000 for various veteran causes.

Online registration is open on the City Stadium Run for Veterans website www.citystadiumrun.org. Registration will close Sept. 4, 2018. However, walk-up registration will be available on, Sept. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Sept. 8 from 6:30-7:45 a.m. in the Green Bay East High School cafeteria, 1415 E. Walnut St.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through award-winning reaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information visit www.uwgb.edu.

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